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Stop Police Harrassment! Defend Democratic Rights! - Public meeting 23rd Sept

28-08-2008 03:07

Leaflet/poster - feel free to circulate!
Stop Police Harassment!
Defend Democratic Rights!

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Fitwatch at Carnival Against Vivisection

27-08-2008 18:21

Solidarity for Sean Kirtley -
Saturday 6th September, 12 Noon, Grass verge opposite Ledbury Train Station

The animal rights movement has suffered vast amounts of repression over the years - repression which only seems to be getting worse.

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Animal Liberation and Social Revolution - PDF

27-08-2008 16:52

"a vegan perspective on anarchism
an anarchist perspective on veganism"

This is a good read for anyone looking to learn the basics of direct action, animal/total liberation, anarchy and social justice. With the self-managed Carnival Against Vivisection next saturday, it might be a good time to look into it all :-)

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1906 + 1973 + 2001 = ?

27-08-2008 16:06

3 reasons for Sep 11th.. & Picnics

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Suffer the little children, to come unto a UK removal centre

27-08-2008 15:08

Report on a full announced inspection of Tinsley House Immigration Removal Centre 10-14 March 2008 by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons. Report compiled June 2008, published Wednesday 27th August 2008.

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Inspection of Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre

27-08-2008 15:07

"an immigration removal centre can never be a suitable place for children" Anne Owers

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Police permission granted for the Carnival Against Vivisection!

27-08-2008 14:44

Version 1
"Police say demonstrators will be allowed to march from The Homend and back, providing there are “no significant issues” beforehand." - although nobody asked for permission from any authorities!

Promoters: 1 Police: 0

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Rossport update 26.08.08 21.54

26-08-2008 22:14

Shell to Sea week of action extended... update on current situation
Rossport Solidarity Camp Returns to Glengad with a Fresh Call Out for Action.
… And the Shell to Sea ‘Week of Action’ (announced last week) is extended indefinitely until Solitaire pipeline work is stopped.

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Squatting under threat (again) in the Netherlands

26-08-2008 22:01

A proposal has been brought to the Dutch Parliament to ban squatting, despite its many benefits.

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Common Ground Community Garden Celebrates Success with Party!

26-08-2008 17:58

Flyer 1 Front
After a year and half of green-fingered, community-spirited direct-action, we - the organisers of Common Ground Community Garden - are celebrating success … and we invite all our friends, neighbours and supporters to join in the fun!

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"Pride is a Protest" - Bradford MSGI marches at Manchester Pride

26-08-2008 09:54

UMSU and MSGI protesters
Several representatives of University of Bradford's MSGI society marched at Manchester Pride 2008 to proclaim "Pride is a Protest", along with several other groups.

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Tensions Begin on Eve of DNC

25-08-2008 22:01

Anti-capitalists reclaim the streets of downtown Denver to kick off DNC Protests, met by police in stand-off

Two pink tanks blasting raucous music and masked protesters carrying signs such as “It’s the $y$tem, Stupid”, “No HOPE in Capitalism,” and “Riot for Peace” took over the downtown of the Mile High City on Sunday on the eve of the Democratic National Convention.

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Read This B4 Planning Any Future Actions

25-08-2008 15:24

Devilvision: The World's New Wireless Grid.


The last 90 minutes of this show is an interview by Gina Romano ( with author of Devilvision Bill Gallagher ( of Hachita NM on ENMOD and chemtrails.

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40ft Mosaic mural dedicated to incarcerated Black Panthers unveiled in London

25-08-2008 14:39

King speaking at unveiling
A spectacular mosaic has been unveiled on the outside wall of a house in the west London suburb of Chiswick to raise awareness of African-American men confined in the notorious Angola prison, Louisiana.

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Uproar over Manchester Pride Parade Censorship

25-08-2008 11:47

Pride Not Profit Activists Claim Harassment by Parade Officials
Manchester's gay community expresses anger at pride stewards after they attempted to confiscate “Pride Not Profit” signs at the start of city's annual gay pride parade.

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The new Michael Meiring? The curious case of Kenneth Haywood andindia bombings

25-08-2008 02:24

People may recall the curious case of Michael Meiring, who in 2002 was found to have had a bomb in his hotel room in Mindanao Philippines. It blew up and he was sent to hopsital before being spirited away by the FBI.
Now meet Kenneth Haywood

Did US embassy pressure indian authorities to help him leave?

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The Last Pharaoh” will be the biggest challenge to Obama

24-08-2008 20:56

The Last Pharaoh: Mubarak and the Uncertain Future of Egypt in the Mid East
This is why whatever unfo lds on the Egyptian landscape; will be a story of monumental proportions.

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US 2008 Dem + Rep Conventions - shutting them down!!

24-08-2008 15:27

Anarchist Poster for Denver August 25th
Check the following sites for all you need to know on the upcoming convention protests:
Republican National Convention: St. Paul, Minnesota | September 1 - 4, 2008
Democratic National Convention: Denver, Colorado | August 24 - 28, 2008

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Protest planned outside Ledbury lab

22-08-2008 20:32

Police in Ledbury are bracing themselves for a mass protest outside Sequani’s animal testing lab on Saturday September 6.

Promoters of the day of action say they are showing support for Sean Kirtley, who is currently serving a four-and-a-half year prison sentence for his part in a prolonged protest campaign against Sequani.
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