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Promo video for the Carnival Against Vivisection

22-08-2008 12:44

Promo video for the carnival against vivisection at Sequani Labs and suppliers on the 6th September! More information visit or

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New body formed to unite Baluch Diaspora

22-08-2008 06:56

Baluch [also spelled Baloch] who got politically divided under Biritsh Imperial rule are today stateless in southwest Asia. Their homeland was used for testing Pakistan's so-called Islamic Bomb in May 1998. Their persecution remains unmitigated both in Iran and Pakistan. A new body has been formed to unite the Baluch, a fiercely individualistic people.
Picture shows the Khan of Kalat Beglar Begi [Prince among the Princes] Suleman Daud Ahmedzai with international human rights activist Peter Tachell protesting Pakistan's forced annexation of Baluchistan.

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Towards Women’s Liberation

22-08-2008 01:27

The cause of women’s liberation and the rights of women against sexual discrimination, exploitation and violence

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Boycott Israeli Dates - Ramadan Campaign

21-08-2008 15:28

See website to obtain Boycott Israeli Dates leaflets
Innovative Minds and the Islamic Human Rights Commission are calling on campaigners to create awareness in their communities about the boycott of Israeli goods, and in particular Israeli dates, this Ramadan.

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7 banks attacked 'no to UK Coal'

21-08-2008 14:39

7 attacks on Deutsche Bank, Commerz Bank, Allianz AG and Dresdener Bank
Berlin 14 August 2008

A communique sent via e-mail:

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John Bowden attack political liberals

21-08-2008 09:58

John Bowden, a long time class war prisoner, is constantly attacked by the prison service and various so called 'libertarians'. Here, he raises interesting questions about the nature of political action for self described 'anarchists', 'liberals', and 'Marxists'.

Is politics meant to be a holier than thou search for pure working class positions, which the working class are never part of, or is our politics meant to be for liberation of the working classes?

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Tibet Activists Take on the Chinese Government on their Own Turf

20-08-2008 17:29

Banner on a billboard next to the CCTV building
Over the last few weeks activists from Students for a Free Tibet have been taking action inside Beijing to protest against the Chinese governments brutal crackdown on peaceful demonstrations inside Tibet. You can follow all developments by watching the Windhorse Report live every night on

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Post-Climate Camp Tat Audit

20-08-2008 16:53

Do you have lots of equipment in your home/social centre since the Climate Camp that you don;t know what to do with? Did you learn some new skills you'd like to share?

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Crossrail - Bechtel makes its move for more UK taxpayers money

20-08-2008 15:29

The Crossrail scheme which is already proving itself to be worst public transport fiasco presided over by Britain even in its planning stages. Following a Huttonesque Royal Assent achieved by avoiding any scrutiny of Crossrail, chief executive of Crossrail, a Douglas Oakervee a man who was said to be economical with the truth when he presided over the Hong Kong fiasco is currently negotiating contracts using taxpayers money even though the funding for Crossrail is not place. We name and shame some of the characters.

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Interview with Amadeu Casellas Ramon, 60 days on hungerstrike

20-08-2008 12:10

The Catalonian anarchist prisoner Amadeu Casellas has been on hunger strike for 60 days to demand a solution to his critical situation of imprisonment, already lasting for more than 22 years. He has paid for 22 years for struggling against the state, for bank expropriations carried out in the 70s and 80s to help finance the workers’ struggles of that time.

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Balochistan: Baluchi Ha'al launched in Washington D.C.

20-08-2008 11:37

Dr.Wahid Baloch , President of Baloch Society of North America
Baluchi Ha'al launched in Washington D.C.

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11 year old becomes youngest person to visit the Angola 3

20-08-2008 10:52

An 11 year old from London has become the youngest ever British person to visit two prisoners in Louisiana State Prison, who are the longest serving inmates in solitary confinement. Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox have spent over 35 years held in 6ft x 9ft cells for crimes even a federal judge has overturned.

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why come to the carnival

19-08-2008 17:03

there are no organisers, no leaders
our right to protest has disappeared
this IS the place to take direct action
enough is enough, it's time to fight back
for the animals suffering inside Sequani labs
the Animal Liberation Front said they'd be there

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Sat 23rd: International Day of Resistance Against Enslavement

19-08-2008 11:44

This Saturday 23RD AUGUST*
*International Day of Resistance Against Enslavement*
A day of talks, seminars, film showings & discussion, entitled:
Time: *2 pm – 7 pm*
Venue: 166 Benhill Road, Camberwell, London SE5 7LL
Organised by the *Recovered Histories London Regional Network (RH-LRN)*

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Uphold the Militant Tradition of International Women's Movement

19-08-2008 05:29

In solidarity and with utmost joy, the International League of People's Struggle joins today the celebration of women in general and their revolutionary struggle for emancipation and liberation from imperialism, feudalism and patriarchalism. We remember and honor millions of women who trailblazed and paved the path for women's liberation movement.

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Tesco Introduce slave labour

19-08-2008 01:00

Tesco are using customers as unpaid checkout staff in a significant breach of health and safety and employment related legislation.

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DFEY Meeting :: Digital Freedom in Education and Youth

19-08-2008 00:57

DFEY-NW[1] (Digital Freedom in Education & Youth - North West) is a group focusing on young people and issues of freedom in the digital world, based in the Northwest of England at the moment.

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European Union immigration policy (by Latuff)

18-08-2008 18:31

European Union immigration policy
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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Police want the Carnival Against Vivisection organisers

18-08-2008 17:30

One of the posters advertising the event
PRESS RELEASE: Police want to lock up the organisers

For Immediate Release
Date: August 18th 2008
By: "The Promoters"
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