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anarchist POW Gabriel Pombo da Silva on Operation Ardire (Germany, Italy)

24-08-2012 11:05

letter from prison of Aachen, Germany, from anarchist prisoner Gabriel Pombo da Silva on the anti-Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI) "operation ardire" conducted by Bologna prosecutor Manuela Comodi, for which he is investigated // more info on operation ardire here: // more letters from Gabriel here:

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Letter from Mario "el Tripa" Lopez, captured anarchist fighter (Mexico)

24-08-2012 10:54

viva la anarquia
letter from Mario Lopez, anarchist insurrectionary prisoner, Mexico // more info here: and here: (SPANISH LANGUAGE) // fire to the prisons

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insurrectionary news (global)

24-08-2012 10:36

aftermath of ccf/fai-mexico attack
fifth communique from "Conspiracy of Cells of Fire / FAI - Mexico" claiming responsibility for coordinated arson attacks in Apodaca, Nuevo León, and Puebla, State of Puebla, against Plásticos Viga company and the Museum of the Mexican Revolution // claim by "Friends of the Earth / FAI" for arson attack on FIAT car showroom in Buenos Aires, Argentina // "FAI/IRF - Unit: ‘Fire to sweatshops’" claim for arson of headquarters of Trastor real estate investment company, Athens, Greece // windows of olympic sponsors Lloyds TSB and Thomas Cook smashed in Bristol, Uk // many tires slashed in solidarity with Pacific North West (USA) grand jury resisters, Paris France // imprisoned eco-anarchist Marco Camenisch declares hunger strike, Swiss

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Do US Prisons Violate European Human Rights Law? (London event on Sept. 8)

22-08-2012 23:43

Robert H. King of the Angola 3 and Hamja Ahsan in London.
An important ruling is expected early in September from the European Court of Human Rights, regarding whether or not US prisons respect human rights enough for the UK to extradite ‘war on terror’ suspects to the US. We interview activist/journalist Aviva Stahl from alongside Hamja Ahsan, the brother of Talha Ahsan, one of the appellants that will be seriously affected by the September ruling, in prison since 2006.

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WikiLeaks cable: Gaddafi funded, trained CPP-NPA rebels

21-08-2012 13:28

MANILA, Philippines - Libyan strongman Moammar Gaddafi was a key financier of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and its military wing, the New People's Army (NPA), according to a US Secretary of State secret cable published by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks.

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Sat 25 Aug: Free Manning! Stand for Assange! Two Vigils - London

21-08-2012 12:05

previous solidarity event at the US Embassy
Veterans for Peace UK have called a vigil for Bradley Manning on Saturday 25 August at the US Embassy in London that will then continue to join the ongoing vigil for Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy.

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Sun 19 Aug: Julian Assange addresses his supporters from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London

20-08-2012 06:37

Julian Assange appears on the balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy

Hundreds of supporters of Julian Assange gathered outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for Julian's first public appearance since taking refuge there and seeking asylum in Ecuador exactly two months ago. Ecuador announced its decision to grant asylum on Thursday, but the British government is petulantly refusing to do what even the most repressive government would do in similar circumstances, namely grant Julian safe passage out of the country.

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Sun 19 Aug: Julian Assange to give public address from the Ecuadorian embassy

17-08-2012 21:42

2pm on Sunday, Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London.
Nearest tube Knightsbridge. The Embassy is round the back of Harrods.

Julian Assange will give a public address to his supporters.
Solidarity and support are now needed more than ever.

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Anarchists Detained by Counter-Terrorist Police

16-08-2012 17:13

For the past week, thousands of anarchists from across the world have been converging in St.Imier, Switzerland to celebrate the 140th anniversary of the founding of the Anarchist international.
On returning from the St Imier gathering, two anarchists, one a member of the UK Anarchist Federation, were detained for nearly two hours at Heathrow by SO15 (counter-terrorist) intelligence

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Julian Assange granted asylum by Ecuador

16-08-2012 14:00

In a strongly worded statement today, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Integration of Ecuador, Ricardo Patiño Aroca has announced that Julian's request for asylum has been granted.

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America’s Vassal Acts Decisively and Illegally

16-08-2012 13:33

I returned to the UK today to be astonished by private confirmation from within the FCO that the UK government has indeed decided – after immense pressure from the Obama administration – to enter the Ecuadorean Embassy and seize Julian Assange.

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16 Aug: Timeline from Ecuadorian Embassy vigil for Julian Assange

16-08-2012 10:17

Current livestreams from Ecuadorian Embassy:

The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister has said in a press conference that a decision regarding Julian Assange’s asylum application will be announced on Thursday 16 August 2012 at around 1pm UK time. There was an increased police presence including TSG at the Embassy from yesterday evening.

Following threats from the UK government to storm the embassy, WikiLeaks issued this statement:
and a spokesperson for the Ecuadorian government said:

A call has gone out for people to come to the Embassy now:

3 Hans Crescent, London SW1X 0LS
Nearest tube: Knightsbridge
For more information, call Ben at Veterans for Peace 07866 559 312
Twitter hashtags: #assange #stand4ja

See also:

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Breaking News : Support needed at Ecuadorian Embassy for Julian Assange

16-08-2012 02:17

The Ecuadorian Foreign Minister has said in a press conference that a decision regarding Julian Assange’s asylum application will be announced on Thursday 16 August 2012.

There is an increased police presence outside the embassy overnight and support would be appreciated if people can get there now. Otherwise, as soon as you can.

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TrapWire - surveillance system used in UK

14-08-2012 21:54

trying for the final time to get this information on indymedia

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War Without Mercy in Syria

14-08-2012 19:03

If wars had labels, Syria's conflict would be called Made in America. Paul Wolfowitz and other Project for the New American Century (PNAC) ideologues planned it years ago. They also targeted half a dozen or more other countries. PNAC's Statement of Principles called for "shap(ing) a new century favorable to American principles and interests." Doing so it said requires:

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Bradley Manning and Julian Assange: new flyer design

10-08-2012 06:16

New design for flyers for Bradley Manning and Julian Assange.

We've had some printed up as double-sided postcards and the first of them were distributed around Liverpool yesterday.

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Remembering Hiroshima, Bradley Manning and all victims of war

08-08-2012 18:53

Two events in the past few days, in Oswestry and Chester, remembered the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, as well as Bradley Manning, Julian Assange and all victims of war.

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The Return Of The King – Tony Blair And The Magically Disappearing Blood

02-08-2012 19:43

How many war crimes does a western leader have to commit before he is deemed persona non grata by the corporate media and the establishment? Apparently there is no limit, if we are to judge by the prevailing reaction to Tony Blair's return to the political stage.

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GodLikeProductions Government Internet Extortion?

30-07-2012 02:32

GodLikeProductions Government Spying
GodLikeProductions website, an incredibly controversial internet platform frequently visited by government intelligence agents worldwide may actually be a clandestine government collection point run amuck.

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Banner drop on Snowdon summit marks 2nd anniversary of release of the Afghan War Diaries

26-07-2012 20:03

an easy ride for those on the train

Exactly two years after the WikiLeaks release of the Afghan War Diaries, Wednesday 25 July 2012, banners were unfurled at the summit of Snowdon to mark the anniversary.

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