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overview of the battle in Bilin

17-11-2005 18:42

since febuary a non-violent struggle has been challenging the theft of over 50% of Bilin's (palestine) land and has become symbolic of resistance to the wall.

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Call To Action: WTO Ministerial (Hong Kong 14-18 Dec 05)

17-11-2005 18:02

Call for action against the Hong Kong WTO Ministerial Conference (14 -18 December 2005)

*10 years of WTO ­ 10 years of plunder and destruction*

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The Plundered Iraq and Collaborationist Unions

17-11-2005 08:11

The imperialist assault of March-April 2003 has stolen the jobs, income, and lives of the Iraqi people. For the time being, the plunder takes mainly the form of contracts awarded. Meanwhile, the Iraqi labor organizations do not resist the invasion in a united manner.

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17-11-2005 04:20

you should not need to buy friends

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Rumsfeld in Adelaide

17-11-2005 02:53

US Secretary of Defence, Zionist and neo-con extraordinaire, Donald Rumsfeld, will visit Adelaide (of all places) to hold discussions with servile Australian politicians regarding Australia’s continuing involvement with the pariah nation of the world, the USA. Rumsfeld’s visit is timely, it coincides with nationwide dissent and protest against IR and draconian anti-terrorist laws recently implemented by leading US lackey and coward extraordinaire, John Howard.

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16-11-2005 23:16

Inqlab Flyer Front
INQLAB is a not-for-profit conscious clubnight organised by the South Asian Alliance. All artists play for free and proceeds will go towards grassroots community activity in the earthquake affected area...

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16-11-2005 20:44

"The alleged interest in a free debate on the future of policing in the UK has already been distorted by diversionary bias against a free debate.

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Amman Radisson Owned by Palestinians

16-11-2005 19:20

The Radisson SAS is a Scandinavian chain and owned by Palestinian-Jordanians.The Radisson SAS was bombed by Mossad because it was considered a Palestinian target—and because blame could be pinned on the mythical al-Zarqawi.

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Iran may have executed two more gays...

16-11-2005 16:18

News has been released that Iran may have executed two more young gay men.

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Latin american day school saturday 19th November

16-11-2005 14:48

The 3rd Ros makin dayschool on latin america in struggle building alternatives to free market plunder

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Political murder? Secret service critic gunned down

16-11-2005 10:30

In an article published two weeks ago Seveke - as a life long fighter against crime at the top and 'false flag' operations by special killing squads wrote: "If the government orchestrates terror, it should be more open about it."

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World's forgotten mothers wants UN's help.

16-11-2005 08:48

Bhutanese women in protest.
After fifteen years in exile the Bhutanese government has shown no real efforts to repatriate its citizens. We continue to remain in the refugee camps where the situation is increasingly degrading due to the prolonged waiting and the drastic cuts in the supply of the basic facilities has further worsened the condition of the people. The education sector has not been able to maintain the quality of education supposedly due to the financial constraints. The sudden halt of supplying panel roofs and green vegetables and the repeated announcement made by the funding agencies to further cut of the essential items such as kerosene and other items has frustrated us. At the same time, the sufferings of the people inside the country under the despotic rule of the present government are equally being left unheard and unnoticed by the world community.

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Stop Amir's detention - please read

16-11-2005 08:10

Dear all,

this email is being sent as an emergency measure to prevent the eviction of Brighton resident Amir-Hasam Nasabazadeh from the UK.

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Apologia of barbarity from the left intellectuals.

16-11-2005 01:53

“The state is a coldest of all monsters“
Fr. Nietzsche.
The publication on the Internet the staff of a public execution of criminals in the Peoples Republic of China has caused ambiguous comments from readers.

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County Mayo Tour - LARC, 17.11.05, 7.30pm

15-11-2005 19:51

Activists from County Mayo will be talking about their struggle against Shell - Films, Q&A/discussion, followed by a social and bar.

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Call for Solidarity: Repression vs. Indigenous, Colombia

15-11-2005 19:30

Indymedia UK are currently getting reports of 2000 riot police and an unspecified army presence outside of a squat held by 500 people, mostly poor indigenous families, in Cauca, Colombia. Over the past few days, 1 person has been killed and 37 people have been injured by police beatings and bullets. The situation is tense and they are calling for solidarity emails, letter-writing and publicity because they are worried that without this the police and army will attack.

Guambianos, Kokonuko and Nasa indigenous people, as well as thousands of peasants that are demanding land, have occupied haciendas (a hacienda is a huge piece of rural property) in several parts of Cauca since the 12th of October.

They are protesting because the INCODER (Colombian Institute for Rural Development) is not given funds or legal power to achieve rural reform, in Cauca or in the rest of the country.

Despite being heavily tear-gassed and losing one boy (Belisario Camayo Huetoto, 16) dead to police bullets, the families on the occupied land are calling for letters, phone calls, emails, and faxes to the Colombian Embassy to make it politically more difficult for the government to allow the police and army to attack the settlement.

Communications can be addressed to:

The Embassy of Colombia
3 Hans Crescent
Sw1x Olr

Telephone: 009 44 171 5899177
Fax: 009 44 171 5811529

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"Sweatshops, workers and international solidarity" conference

15-11-2005 18:59

The fifth No Sweat conference will take place at SOAS in central London on Saturday November 26.

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"Censored Artwork"

15-11-2005 17:13

"Censored Artwork"
Local public artwork officially censored by county council officials. See previous article

Titled ”Missing Syringe artwork” George Tugwell 03.11.2005 22:01 Oxford Website.

If you would like to vocalise your opinion

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Sheffield Indymedia's Pre Fest Film Night 17th Nov at Matilda FREE IN

15-11-2005 17:07

Thursday 17th November @ 8pm FREE ENTRY
Matilda Social Centre, 111 matilda street, S1 4QF
Giving a taster of the variety of films to be screened at the second Sheffield Indymedia Alt.Doc.Fest: Films from the Frontline, on 24-26th November

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Trashed towns and corrupt councils

15-11-2005 16:44

That a bunch of councillors against the wishes of the local community should choose to trash the historic heart of Bury St Edmunds comes as no surprise. It is happening in other towns too.
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