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Rally against ExxonMobil in London this Wednesday 5pm-6.30pm!

16-02-2008 15:47

In the past few days, British, Dutch and US courts have accepted a compensation claim by ExxonMobil and frozen up to £12 billion worth of Venezuela's assets. Hands Off Venezuela is calling for all supporters to protest against these provocative actions and tell ExxonMobil: Hands off Venezuela's oil! Join us outside its London offices this Wednesday (February 20th) from 5pm to 6.30pm, 3 Clements Inn WC2A, nearest Tubes: Temple, Holborn.

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More CDG lies exposed

16-02-2008 13:38

Following inquiries by DWP concerned at adverse comments on Indymedia UK, CDG were asked to comment. Their comments make interesting reading and reveal the extent to which they are prepared to lie to hang on to their lucrative training contracts.

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Hackney Social Centre Opens!

15-02-2008 18:04

Free cafe!
London's newest autonomous zone opened last night with a free cafe, music, and a series of short films.

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Disability to be privatised

15-02-2008 16:47

Disability claimants to be outsourced to private companies.

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Brown gives yet another speech on training

15-02-2008 16:40

Today Gordon gave a major speech on training to a Labour conference in Wales.

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Victory for Brighton bin wildcat

15-02-2008 14:16

After two days on wildcat strike, refuse workers at Brighton's Hollingdean Depot have won their fight against management bullying.

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No G8 Japan Info-Tour

15-02-2008 14:04

Films Talk and Food with Japanese activists against G8 Japan 2008
When - Friday 22. February from 6:00pm until 8:00 pm

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Scientology: what it is and why we fight it

15-02-2008 13:14

0. Prologue.

Tottenham Court Road, 10th February 2008. A busy London high street filled with shoppers. On one side of the road, the “Dianetics and Scientology Life Improvement Centre”. On the other, a crowd of people clad in V for Vendetta masks, dancing to Rick Astley and holding placards. Fair Game. Lisa McPherson. The Rehabilitation Project Force. What in the name of Xenu are they on about?

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LSE Union Demands Divestment from Israel

15-02-2008 12:50

LSE Students' Union General Meeting
The London School of Economics Students' Union (LSESU) yesterday voted overwhelmingly to call on its university and the National Union of Students (NUS) to divest from companies that provide military and commercial support for the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land, condemning the decades of human rights abuses and systematic oppression that has occurred as a result.

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Around the Campaigns Friday 15th February 2008

15-02-2008 08:42

Glasgow the Brave: People in Glasgow found the idea that refugees should be arrested and returned to a brutal regime, which they had bravely opposed, completely unacceptable and took to the streets to protest. Many of these protests helped to form Anti-Deportation campaigns, which were the inspiration for the wider defence of refugees, which has been mounted across Glasgow over the years often to considerable success.

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Emergency action needed to stop deportation of Nigerian family Today

15-02-2008 02:23

Nigerian family living in Byker due to be deported with their last remaining child 12.50pm TODAY (Friday). Please send your messages of protest to the addresses below.

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Cuban Students Denounce Manipulation

14-02-2008 23:05

Students whose images were exploited by different foreign media to present them as a sign of rebellion against the Cuban government spoke during a video interview denouncing the manipulations that occurred and denying that they were arrested on Tuesday.

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Careers Development Group – Revelations

14-02-2008 22:14

The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. This is EVERYTHING CDG does not want you to know and disregards as lies. Today I blow the lid on a pack of lies told by CDG itself.

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BlokR Cancelled

14-02-2008 18:13

BlokR calls off the siege on Copenhagen's City Hall on February 21.

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Unofficial "Memories" of Colombia's Armed Conflict

14-02-2008 16:41

el baile rojo
London Branch 19th February, 7.30pm.

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Spain:More than 100 immigrant farm worker on strike

14-02-2008 13:39

More than 100 immigrant farmworkers, who are organised within the syndicate of
immigrant workers (SOI) are on strike for an unlimited period. Amongst other things they claim better working conditions and a regularisation of all "sin papeles".

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Carmel Blockade photos

14-02-2008 12:38

12/02/08 Brighton and London Palestine Solidarity demonstrators blockade Camel Agrexcos main UK headquarters in Hayes, Middlesex but run into the violent workforce first.

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Brighton refuse workers on wildcat strike

14-02-2008 11:29

200 refuse and recycling workers from Brighton and Hove City Council walked out today over management bullying.

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Total's Gain Burma's Pain in French Total Oil's 4Q Results

14-02-2008 04:14

Whilst Total announced that its fourth-quarter profits had risen 62 per cent to 5.23 billion US dollars exploiting high oil prices, eighteen protesters at Total's London HQ on February 13th, announced the real results of Total's exploitation of the oppressed Burmese in Totalitarian Burma.

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Don't leave Burma to Rambo

14-02-2008 03:47

Rambo is just a fantasy hero, but the violence and villains depicted in the latest Rambo movie are a reality in Burma. At the UK premiere of Rambo, the pro-democracy Burmese community thanked Sylvester Stallone for helping to raise awareness of the genocide and atrocities of the Burmese military junta.
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