Resources for taking direct action

Legal links
General direct action links

Specific direct action tactics links:
-AGM actions
-Blockading
-CCTV destruction
-Coax cable cutting
-Digger Diving
-Genetic crop decontamination
-Office occupations
-Public Order Guide
-Sabotage
-Squatting
-Street parties
-Subvertising
-Supermarket actions
-Tripods
-Tunnelling
-Fences

Related campaigning tactics:
-Campaign strategy
-Corporate research
-Group-work
-Media/propaganda
-Planning system

>>LEGAL

Legal briefings & much more
No Comment: a defendant's guide to arrest or as PDF file ( you'll need Acrobat)
Sueing the police
Getting a good solicitor
Legal Guide (including deportation risks)
Basic Law for Road Protestors (112 page book by lawyer on 'everything' – still essential reading)
Section 6 Notice (for squatting)

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>>DIRECT ACTION (GENERAL)

Road Raging, Top Tips for Wrecking Roadbuilding (full campaign & direct action guide – the original and still the best)
The Encyclopedia of Direct Action
Direct Action Handbook:
version 1, produced for 2005 Scotland G8 protests
version 2, for 2006 Camp for Climate Action
version 3 updated for later camps

>>DIRECT ACTION (SPECIFIC TACTICS)

AGM ACTIONS (& SHAREBUYING)

>BLOCKADING
Delia Smith's Basic Blockading (a PDF file – you'll need Acrobat)

>CCTV DESTRUCTION
>CO-AXIAL CABLE CUTTING (for CCTV, antennae, radar or satellite receivers)

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>DIGGER-DIVING

Front & back Inside

>GENETIC CROP DECONTAMINATION
Gardener's Guide to survival in the modern world html | PDF
My First Little Book of GM Crop Decontamination (a PDF file – you'll need Acrobat)

Current UK GE crop release sites:
from DEFRA government department

>OFFICE OCCUPATIONS
here and here too

>PUBLIC ORDER GUIDE or downloadable as a PDF file

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>SABOTAGE
Ozymandias' Collective Sabotage & Direct Action Handbook ('the British Ecodefence')
(Volumes 1 & 2 with pictures)

Ecodefense: a Field Guide to Monkeywrenching
the missing – section 10.4 (currently disappeared from the web - about arson)

>SQUATTING

>STREET PARTIES - how to organise one

>SUBVERTISING
Art & Science of Billboard Improvement: a comprehensive guide to the alteration of outdoor advertising
Smashing The Image Factory: A Complete Manual of Billboard Subversion & Destruction
Bill Board Liberation Front (US)
Subvertise (UK)

>SUPERMARKET ACTION ideas

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>TRIPODS

>TUNNELLING
here and here too

>FENCES (a PDF file – you'll need Acrobat)

>>RELATED CAMPAIGNING TACTICS

>CAMPAIGN STRATEGY
An Introduction to Campaign Strategy

>CORPORATE RESEARCH
"http://www.corporatewatch.org.uk/resources/diyresearch.html">DIY Research info

>GROUP WORK
Seeds for Change groupwork resources

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>MEDIA/PROPAGANDA
An Activist's Guide to Exploiting the Media
How to Set up a Local Newsletter
Making Publications More Accessible
10 Steps to a Hard-hitting Action Media Team

>PLANNING SYSTEM
Beating the Developers - An Activist's Guide to the Planning System

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