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The situation tonight in Oaxaca, Mexico

23-08-2006 03:40

In Oaxaca now as many possibly already know, the climate is of total ungovernability, the city has been completely taken, there are pickets and occupations of many government offices where already nobody works, whole streets are barricades with the participation of busand taxis drivers who have put their units into the blockades.

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PHILIPPINES: Impeachment killers, murderers of justice!

23-08-2006 01:12

Impeachment killers, murderers of justice!
“Murderers of justice! This is what Congressmen who will vote for the dismissal of the impeachment complaint against Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) will be remembered as.”, said AKBAYAN (Citizens Action Party) President Ronald Llamas today on the information that the House Committee on Justice will terminate the impeachment proceedings today.

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OutRage!- HIV : Rich 'North ' must help South to deal with it.

22-08-2006 15:45

lgbt rights group OutRage! calls for much greater co-operation between the rich 'North' to help the South defeat HIV.

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BNP's canoe fundraiser sinks without trace...

22-08-2006 15:32

...and a BNP member misses the bus!

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Restoration of Sparkbrook Cottage Continues Despite Looming Court Case

22-08-2006 13:24

The occupation of the Sparkbrook social centre known as the Cottage of Content is ongoing, yet while court proceedings and legalities are set in place against the occupation, the renovation and revival of the community asset is continuing unabated.

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Sparkbrook Social Centre Occupation Approaches Seventh Week

22-08-2006 13:19

The Sparkbrook community centre neglected by Birmingham council, known as the "Cottage of Content", is approaching its seventh week of occupation, with encouraging progress and community participation increasing.

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Fancy Dress Eviction Party

22-08-2006 09:54

Dub Roots Sounds , no techno

Fancy Dress Eviction Party
Elvis Sound DJ's MC's
Ishu. Minty & Andy (urban warfare)
+ surprise guests

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Solidarity for Marco Camenisch: Eco-Anarchist Prisoner

22-08-2006 09:48

Swiss cultural centre vandalised in solidarity with Marco
Marco Camenisch was born in Switzerland in 1952. In the late seventies, Marco, as a militant of the movement against nuclear power plants, was engaged in many struggles to fight the local Swiss nuclear mafia. Direct action was the base of such struggles; cutting down pylons, sabotage against power stations, attacks against the people involved in nuclear mafia.

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Tea Party at the Hague

22-08-2006 03:25

Is the Hague court a joke or have we just lost our sense of perspective? The latest indiscriminate slaughter of children and innocent civilians in Lebanon by ‘God’s chosen’ seems not to warrant the attention of the Hague court. Carla Del Ponte’s latest remonstration against the Serbian leadership for not delivering war criminals to her court seems ‘slightly’ dissociative in view of recent events. Her obsession with Serbs now borders on the pathological. Would the civilian death toll in Iraq warrant her attention? Iraq now approaches one hundred thousand innocent civilian deaths – eighty percent directly attributable to the forces of occupation!

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Mersey Ambulance Workers Win Talks

21-08-2006 19:15

Ambulance technicians in Merseyside and Cheshire have suspended their latest strike, having won talks on a pay deal their bosses had insisted was done and dusted.

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Firefighters to Strike Over Cuts

21-08-2006 18:45

Firefighters on Merseyside have overwhelmingly voted to strike against plans to make 120 workers redundant and reduce night-time cover to just one engine for the whole of Liverpool city centre. The cuts are planned because the government ordered £3 million of savings.

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Please sign statement in support of Feminist Fightback conference

21-08-2006 15:55

Feminist Fightback, a one day activist conference for feminist activists, will take place in London on 21 October. Please add your or your group's name to the statement of support for the conference.

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Convicted attention seeker Jack Roche called by afp as informant

21-08-2006 08:21

The afp fraud and the abc propaganda!
The afp fraud and the abc propaganda, and spin should not persist any longer in the fear that our children with be indoctrinated with stupidity by imbeciles and morons making ridiculous claims in a court of law just like they were in the movies or something.

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Torture By Satellite

20-08-2006 23:07

Really, really, really SCARY STUFF

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Merseyside Worker Killed by Fall

20-08-2006 18:35

A workman has died after falling from a cherry-picker, police have said.

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Angry Palestinian workers storm Jordanian banks

20-08-2006 17:04

Jordanian banks in Gaza and the West Bank on Saturday came under attack for the second time in three months as Palestinian military personnel and civil servants vented their anger at having loan repayments deducted from partial salary payments.

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Free Thomas Meyer-Falk - Anarchist prisoner in Germany

20-08-2006 16:25

Thomas Meyer-Falk
"Here was a strange world which resembled no other, here there were special rules, special garb, particular customs and usages. It was a death-house of the buried alive, within which a life was as nowhere else, and the people, as well, were different." - Dostoyevsky

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20-08-2006 14:50

In unity with other local and national groups of disabled people acting
against the Government's proposed incapacity benefit cuts, members of the
disabled people's Direct Action Network are discussing and planning to bring
our skills to a demonstration which will coincide with the Labour Party

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AUSTRALIA: Today's Sunday Telegraph?

20-08-2006 13:48

DNA matching latest murder victim?
Sunday Telegraph reporter finds Ivan Milat story on Indy, publishes it today, 3 months after events

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The CIA: They Do Kill People, Don't They?

20-08-2006 13:47

"Bove was a master at detecting hidden phone networks. Recently, at the direction of Milan prosecutors, he'd used mobile phone records to trace how a "Special Removal Unit" composed of CIA and SISMI (the Italian CIA) agents abducted Abu Omar, an Egyptian cleric, and flew him to Cairo where he was tortured. The Omar kidnapping and the alleged involvement of 26 CIA agents, whom prosecutors seek to arrest and extradite, electrified Italian media. U.S. media noted the story, then dropped it."
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