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A Taste of Palestine

10-12-2004 20:15

Advance notice of an upcoming event organized by Oxford PSC.

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New Email Address for Internationals Wanting to Contact Dissent!

10-12-2004 19:33

> The email address, advertised at the European
> Conference in Belgrade, at the ESF and surrounding events, and on
> Dissent! propaganda distributed internationally over the last year
> been shut down.

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Goverment Publishes official G8 website

10-12-2004 19:14

The UK goverment has launched their official G8 website and it makes for some intresting reading

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56 Human Rights Day . 10 Dec 2004

10-12-2004 15:16

Father & Child . 54 Human Rights Day . Noon Peace March . WDC . 10dec02
On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ( calling upon all Member countries to publicize the Declaration and "to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and exponded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories.

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End Human Rights Violations in Colombia Picket Tonight Friday 6-8pm in Whitehall

10-12-2004 10:45

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was approved by the UN General Assembly in 1948. Yet 56 years later, and despite the ratification by Colombia of all the International Covenants that followed the UDHR, the Colombian people continue to suffer gross violations of their civil and political rights, but also of economic, social and cultural rights.

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Brighton Smash Edo activist arrested by special branch.

09-12-2004 12:16

A Brighton anti-war activist awoke yesterday morning to a dawn raid from Special Branch.

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Picket 6pm - 8pm Friday 10 Downing St - End Human Rights Violations in Colombia

08-12-2004 18:22

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was approved by the UN General Assembly in 1948. Yet 56 years later, and despite the ratification by Colombia of all the International Covenants that followed the UDHR, the Colombian people continue to suffer gross violations of their civil and political rights, but also of economic, social and cultural rights.

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Fundraise/Donate to Dissent! Anti-G8 Network

08-12-2004 18:04

An Appeal for fundraising and donations...

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Ukraine Get It - If You Really Want

08-12-2004 00:13

Ukraine - Cartoon - thanks, SchNEWS
Here is a report from SchNEWS’ Ukraine correspondent. A conclusion put forward is that "the majority went to the streets not to bring Yuschenko to power, but to prevent Yanukovych from seizing it. The feeling from the people is: “With Yuschenko – we’ll be in opposition; with Yanukovych, there’ll be no opposition”."

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Letter to Blair Seeks Iraqi Civilian Deaths Inquiry

07-12-2004 17:59

Former ambassadors, senior military figures and a bishop were among 44 signatories of an open letter to Prime Minister Tony Blair today calling for an inquiry into civilian deaths in Iraq.

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Occupation and Resistance in Iraq

07-12-2004 16:37

All day conference on Iraq organised by Iraq Occupation Focus. Held at University of London Union (Malet Street) Sunday 5 December 2004.

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Destructive Development - 10 point plan

07-12-2004 09:57

Destructive development is having a devastating impact on the daily life of people and their urban and green environments. Many people feel they are completely powerless in the face of powerful developers supported by politicians and certain councils but you can fight back. Here is a 10-point plan explaining the planning process use it to show you do not have to lose the power to govern how you live. Join organisations such as the London Social Forum and take back the power for the life of you, your family and your community.

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Straw welcomes UN plan for strikes on rogue states...

07-12-2004 06:53

Trying to cover his tracks, the British foreign secretary Jack Straw now urges a change in the Charter of the United Nations, in a shameless effort to get himself and all other war criminals of the hook.

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Oppose flouridation of our water in Manchester, North West of England

06-12-2004 20:48

We know that Manchester is the target for the first new fluoridation scheme. Any organisation concerned with public health, environment & Human Rights should be getting behind the campaign to stop this now!

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Deranged white supremacist exhorts indigenous peoples to "repent"!!

06-12-2004 20:14

Hardline unionist Ian Paisley has refused to bend on his demand
for the publication of photographs of IRA arms caches being

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Zanon workers' co-operative - Argentina

05-12-2004 21:11

Workers at the Zanon ceramic tile factory - an inspiring, worker-run factory in Argentina - have asked us to gather international support to prevent their eviction.

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Come and demonstrate at Marks and spencers Headquarters. This Thursday.

05-12-2004 16:47

We invite concerned people to join us for an afternoon and evening of protest at Marks and Spencers ongoing links with the state of Israel.

The actions will start outside M&S HQ, 35 North Wharf Rd. London W2 1NW at 4pm - bring banners, things to make a noise, and a sense of humour!!!

From HQ we will be moving on to the Millenium Hotel, Grosvenor Square, where M&S CEO Stuart Rose is due to address the Annual Dinner of the British-Israel Chamber of Commerce - at a reception and dinner which starts at 7pm.

For further info contact

While they stuff their faces, Palestinians go hungry .........

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Marks and Spencers Picket Arrested!

05-12-2004 01:19

In a shocking twist of events, on Saturday 4th December 10 members of the Marks and Spencers Picket were arrested by the Greater Manchester Police.........

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Brian Haw 24/7 protest reaches three and a half years!

04-12-2004 22:28

Brian's huge display on Parliament Square, London.
Here are four labelled photos of long time peace campaigner Brian Haw in London's Parliament Square, along with a short report. Photos taken on Saturday 4th December 2004.
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