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Vortex Being Evicted!

Eviction Aruga!!6.03.2007 5:25am

The Vortex Social Centre is being evicted now. People needed urgently to get down to 141 Church Street, Stoke Newington, N16 and show support. Bring noise making equipment.

Reclaim the streets – Auckland

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Birmingham's Ride reaches Critical Mass

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Brum Critical Mass March '07 cop 4.3.2007
The first Friday of every month signals the call for cyclists and other forms of human-powered transport to meet up in Birmingham's Pigeon Park (St. Phillip's Cathedral) and go to mass, Critical Mass, that is.

announcement of Bath Climate Camp

4.03.2007

Bath Activist Network has begun organising a climate camp to be held between thursday the 19th and sunday the 22nd of April

The focus of the camp will be the headquaters of Land and marine, the company building a 150 mile long, environmentally destructive pipeline through Wales.

documentary: Reclaim Power - voices from the camp for climate action 2006

Climate camp view from gateIn the summer of 2006, 600 people convinced that there is no time to waste set up a Camp for Climate Action in the shadow of one of the biggest C02 emitters in Europe: Drax coal-fired power station in Yorkshire / UK. Cine Rebelde produced a documentary film about the camp.

Climate change is now a reality. Leading scientists across the world agree that in a ’business as usual scenario’ we have no longer than 10 years to prevent 2-3 degrees of additional global arming that will lead to irreversible climatic changes with dramatic consequences for our planet.

Rospuda camp of road protesters temporarily suspended

Due to agreement with road builders and the law not allowing to disturb the birds in lying eggs the Rospuda camp at the Rospuda River in Poland is temporarily suspended. Ecologists are located in nearby villages or await in other cities ready for immediate action. If You need to contact them and await with them ready for action, then here are the data of Polish Greenpeace:

Police evicts social centre 'Ungdomshuset' in Copenhagen (& solidarity demo in London)

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Ungdomshuset eviction 21.03.2007

After a long political and legal battle the basis-democratic, alternative political and cultural centre 'Ungdomshuset' was forcefully evicted by riot police and airborne anti-terror squads this morning. Ensuing demonstrations have seen large-scale confrontations between protestors and heavy-handed police, here is the full story from Copenhagen.

Save Rospuda Valley Demonstration, London, 9 March 2007

Rospuda valleyA 'Save the Rospuda Valley' demonstration will take place on Friday, 9th March 2007 at 16.30, outside the Polish Embassy, 47 Portland Place, London.

Invite to Tara

Tara vigil1.3.2007
The last in a series of legal challenges against the road through the Tara -Skyrne valley has failed today. There are 72 hours left before the road works which will not alone bisect the historic valley, but place a

The Campaign Against Prison Slavery

The Campaign Against Prison Slavery is a group set up to try to expose the reality of prison labour, how little of it teaches skills that can be used after release and which could help reduce the chances of re-offending.

SAVE PRIOY PARK : Mass Rally (photos)

Cops read Bling leaflet
Save Priory Park banner
26.02.2007

As promised by local campaigners, and expected by the wider public, hundreds of local people converged upon Southend Civic Centre last Thursday for the ‘Parkrally’, to oppose controversial plans to widen the A127/A1159 Priory Crescent, or ‘scheme F5’ as it has come to be known.

GP ship impounded during anti-Trident action

23 February: Greenpeace ship the Arctic Sunrise impounded during floating blockade of Faslane naval base. Snippets below from GP press releases.

This morning the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise out-manoeuvred MoD ships and is now anchored across the entrance to the base. Meanwhile six smaller blocking boats have dropped off Greenpeace volunteers in canoes who are attempting to scale HMS Vigilant, one of the UK's four Vanguard nuclear weapons subs berthed at Faslane.

Dozens of Swampys desperately needed to save Rospuda Valley, Poland

Rospuda 1Rospuda 2Rospuda 3People who will defend the valley are needed. Do not leave Polish eco-warriors alone. Polish ultracatholic government is building a road through primeval forest. An inquiry into the preparation of this investment shows that the decison process was undemocratic, a variant called Chodorki variant of the proposed bypass that was avoiding the valley altogether was excluded from the appraisal procedure, as well as the Eastern variant, which was the cheapest.

Police Critical of Mass (edinburgh)

23 Feb 2007
A critical mass of over 40 cyclists converged this Friday on Edinburgh city centre. After meeting between the art galleries near the mound they undertook a lively cycle ride, lasting nearly two hours through the town.

Southend: Hundreds gather to oppose controversial F5 road widening

As promised by local campaigners, and expected by the wider public, hundreds of local people converged upon Southend Civic Centre this evening for the ‘Parkrally’, to oppose controversial plans to widen the A127/A1159 Priory Crescent, or ‘scheme F5’ as it has come to be known.
The event follows the recent ‘storming’ of the British Archaeological Awards celebration at Prittlewell Priory in January(1), when dozens of local residents disrupted an invite only ‘wine and cheese’ event held for local dignitaries, in celebration of the discovery of the East Saxon king’s burial, which would be destroyed, should the £25m road scheme get the go ahead.