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Atos Macht Frei – That Censored Carer Watch Post Revealed!

28-08-2011 11:42

The post which led to IT company Atos using legal threats to close down the Carer Watch forums is reproduced below (1). Libellous?

The offending piece was not written by a Carer Watch forum member, but was a repost with a clear link to the site on which it originally appeared. Please republish.

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Sexual and physical abuse of domestic worker must be stopped

28-08-2011 10:17

While the Arab spring is bringing democracy to Libya and Egypt Saudi Arabia continues to abuse millions of domestic workers. Hundreds and maybe thousands of working class women working as virtual slave labourers in their employers houses in middle-eastern countries have been killed without. Nothing is done as working class women from poor countries are seen as expendable.

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URGENT call out against Evictions

27-08-2011 17:16

Southwark Council has written to 35 tenants where they or a member of their household have been charged over the disorder earlier this month. This is another opportunity for us to fight back against these draconian measures.

Let's send a clear message that we will not accept this spiteful attitude.
Southwark - not in our name - not with our money.


Follow us on twitter: @EndEvictions
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Solidarity Action for a comrade detained in Norway - !Acción Solidaria

27-08-2011 15:42

Greetings friends and comrades ! Solidarity needed against Scandinavian fascism, hate and homophobia, I have been executed social/Psych. by the community of Tromsø, and UNN TROMSØ, please read carefully, the situation is horrible -.-

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Chilean teenager shot dead during protests

26-08-2011 17:54

Boy, 16, dies in hospital after sustaining gunshot wound during mass demonstrations against Chile's president, Sebastián Piñera

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SOAS Students Day X - The Battle for Education

26-08-2011 12:09

SOAS samba on protest.
SOAS Students Day X - The Battle for Education is a documentary in the shape of a diary of events that led up to the day of the vote. It is a first hand account from the perspective of students. Funds to finish doc are being raised on indiegogo Powerful and unflinching the film is an elegy for the right to protest.

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Western colonialism must be stopped from within

25-08-2011 16:04

Libya is just the latest act of Western corporate/colonial terror.Who is next? Syria? Iran?
When does the western terror parade finally end and who will end it?

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EGYPT: Imprisoned blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad on hunger strike moved to solitary

25-08-2011 14:44

Maikel Nabil Sanad, the imprisoned pacifist blogger and conscientious objector sentenced to three years' imprisonment for "insulting the military" on 10 April 2011 (see co-alert, 11 April 2011), began a hunger strike in protest against his continued imprisonment on Tuesday, 23 August 2011 (see co-alert, 24 August 2011). In a new development, he has now been moved to solitary confinement, but the prison authorities refuse to transfer him to the prison hospital.

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Fightback Against Atos Censorship!

25-08-2011 12:13

The Carer Watch forums forced offline by poverty pimps Atos Origin are still not back despite Atos claiming to be willing to negotiate. It now appears that Atos are refusing to even state which posts on the site, a volunteer-run online meeting place for disabled people and their carers, they have deemed to be ‘libellous’ (1).

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Oxford social centre gets stay of execution

25-08-2011 12:06

The squatted social centre known as "Plebs' college" was in court this morning for an eviction hearing.

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Another possible cop murder: Media blackout?

24-08-2011 17:00

A man has died following calling the police to his house in Cheshire in need of assistance after being 'threatened with a gun'. An eyewitness describes him being severely beaten while cuffed by up to 11 officers.

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Day of Chaos against Shell at Aghoos Compound

23-08-2011 22:01

A mass trespass stops work, one person on top of a digger for 4 hours

Today 25 people from Rossport Solidarity Camp sustained a barrage of actions against the site Shell is preparing for its tunnel boring machine. Despite 80 security and three vans of gardaí they were unable to keeps the protesters out. In the chaos that ensued one person got through the lines to d-lock themselves to one of the diggers and remained up there stopping work for 4 hours. Elsewhere other diggers had to stop working as protestors approached.

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German Activists Sue re: Undercover Police Operation

23-08-2011 14:07

Simon Bromma, German undercover agent
new activist action in August 2011 against police repression!

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The "elimination" of poverty

22-08-2011 21:44

The ideologues of the New World Order which was imposed by the capitalist neo-liberal globalization have already proved their great skill to eliminate or distort annoying terms such as socialism, democracy (in its classic meaning of self-management), resistance against occupiers (defined today as "terrorism"), etc.

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ATOS Healthcare Vs The Whole Internet

22-08-2011 19:03

Solicitors Letter to AtosRegisterofShame's ISP
Quick! Someone call Anonymous!

Corporate Megadeath machine ATOS Healthcare are involved in the covert silencing of literally hundreds of its sick and disabled online critics. Over the last week numerous websites and internet discussion forums have closed after Atos's head of legal services, solicitor James T J Loughrey [1], contacted ISPs to demand the closures.

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Cartoons on the riots, genetic engineering and fracking.

21-08-2011 19:52

Riot cartoon 1
Two cartoons on the riots, two on genetic engineering and one on fracking.

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Unlimited Liability or Nothing to Lose? By Clinical Wasteman

21-08-2011 07:29

The first of two articles by Clinical Wastemen surveying the landscape of social struggles in austerity UK 2011. The second article, on the UK riots, appears here:

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Dignified and Undignified Rage:Brief Notes on a Pending Invitation, the UK riots

21-08-2011 06:12

here are some thoughts i wrote about the london riots and wider world dynamics.

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UG#564 - Choosing A Life of Action (Deschooling Society 4)

21-08-2011 05:51

The show this week reflects on why, in the face of dire predictions if we do not make big changes to how we live, so many people feel either powerless or even disinterested to try to effect such changes. We continue with last week's Gatto interview, followed by another chapter of Deschooling Society and an essay by Philip Balla.
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