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(R)esistenza - (r)existence

10-02-2008 10:42

A new photographs competition organised by LibLab.

This competition will be a travelling exhibition and a show Book. Find out more.


To cooperate

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Grisham's Eyes Opened With Help Of Dennis Fritz On Death Penalty Wrongful Cases

09-02-2008 19:11

Hard work aside, it was the process of writing the book, The Innocent Man and his friendship with Dennis Fritz, author of "Journey Toward Justice"—who received a life sentence in the Carter case, and whom Grisham credits with helping him—that opened his eyes to the problems of death-penalty cases and wrongful convictions.

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Total Out of Burma Demo - Video, Ongoing.

09-02-2008 18:49

A video of a weekly demonstration in Brighton against Total.

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Total Out of Burma Demo 02/02/08

09-02-2008 18:31

Demonstration against the Total's participation in the running of brutal regime in Burma.

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Kilburn Get Total Out of Burma protest 7th February

09-02-2008 17:01

Eight protesters targeted Kilburn Total petrol station on 7th February at 409 Kilburn High Rd to demonstrate against the French Oil and Gas company. Total funds the brutal regime with hundreds of millions of dollars a year. Total's gas pipeline in Burma was built with slave labour from Burmese villages that were bullied and "relocated" by the junta's army for the pipeline (See

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Protest action against recent banning on Basque political parties EHAK and ANV

09-02-2008 06:52

The Basque Information Centre calls to protest against the banning by the Spanish justice at 8 February on the Basque political parties EHAK and ANV through casting a vote on the website for the banned party ANV.

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What a load of rubbish

09-02-2008 05:14

Big dump!
This story doesn't have too much to do with the UK. Except that, as the Buddha would say, we're all fundamentally interconnected. Or, to put it another way, one woman's waste is another woman's garden furniture.

And maybe the pics will help to stoke the fire in your belly...

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No Borders UK Gathering 16th-17th Feb/ reminder

08-02-2008 21:54

No Borders Groups from across the country will be gathering to discuss strategy and tactics in order to oppose the repression of migrants and refugees.

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Che Guevara's deputy comes to Manchester, 24 February 2008.

08-02-2008 18:43

Between 21 February and 7 March 2008, Che Guevara’s closest comrade from
Cuba will be touring Britain, speaking at meetings organised by the campaign group Rock Around the Blockade.

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Grace Ranti Cole, Esther and Joseph - Belong to Leeds

08-02-2008 17:51

Grace Ranti Cole, Esther and Joseph
This is an urgent request for your consideration of action necessary to avoid a serious breach of human rights for a family much loved by many in Leeds. Grace Cole and her two children, Esther (9) and Joseph (2) are currently detained in Yarl's Wood IRC and due to be removed on British Airways flight BA075 from Heathrow airport London @12:50hrs to Lagos on Sunday 10th February 2008.

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reclaim the city action planning event sun 17th feb 6pm

08-02-2008 16:23

Transform the City!
An action planning event at the Common Place, Leeds.
23 Wharf St.
0845 345 7334

6pm Sunday 17th February

Sick of skyscrapers, posh offices, yuppie flats and overpriced entertainment in Leeds?

Do you really live it and love it?
Or do you want to do something else?

April 11th and 12th 2008 will be European days of action to transform and reclaim our cities. As part of this there are plans to hold a weekend festival of resistance and creativity in heart of Leeds city centre.

All skills, ideas and interests are needed to transform the city. Let your imagination run free and help us dream another city!


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Gagged! #22 - South Wales Anarchist Newsletter

08-02-2008 15:00

the Latest issue of the South Wales Anarchist Newsletter

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Around the Campaigns, Friday 8th February 2008

08-02-2008 07:22

Two families didn't fly as the Home Office would have liked them too!

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Unacceptable Death of a person seeking asylum

08-02-2008 07:18

Mohammed Ahmadi, a ethnic Kurd died yesterday in Gloucester Hospital

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CDG UK – United

07-02-2008 19:30

Anything is possible

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Activists across the world denounce impact of free trade agreements

07-02-2008 16:41

Fighting FTAs: new publication and website on resistance to bilateral free trade and investment agreements launched

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Critical Mass 'Have a Go Hero' cleared of all charges in Bristol

07-02-2008 16:16

In May of last year, someone stood in the road and tried to stop a car, who had hit a Critical Mass cyclist off their bike, from driving away. For that he was arrested for obstructing the highway, thrown to the floor by his neck whilst handcuffed, and then - surprise surprise - also arrested for assaulting a police officer.

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Petition against the nomination of Tony Blair as President of the European Union

07-02-2008 11:14

I duly copy and publish this article:

We, European citizens of all origins and of all political persuasions, wish to express our total opposition to the nomination of Tony Blair to the Presidency of the European Council.

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April 13, venezuelan documentary

07-02-2008 06:53

Venezuela suffered a Coup d'Etat in april 11 of 2002.

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no work no home

06-02-2008 15:47

In a speech to the Fabian Society, government minister Caroline Flint says no work, no home.
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