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HONDURAN-CE TEST

Continuing the long tradition of US presidents propping up illegitimate, undemocratic and brutal Latin American leaders, Obama last week hailed the return of a “strong commitment to democracy” in Honduras.

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DALE FARM UPDATE

The Dale Farm eviction may be back on any time soon, as the residents’ application for a High Court judicial review has been rejected.

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THOU SHALT NOTTS SQUAT

The Bigger Society Social Club opened its doors to the public of Lenton, Nottingham on Monday (28th) morning only to have them kicked in and closed a few hours later.

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WHAT LESSONS LEARNT?
brighton protester acquitted as cops court out bullying kids

During last November's Brighton student protests, aka "Day X", a 15-year-old protester was assaulted and nicked by police. More than a year later, on Thursday (1st) he's been acquitted of all charges at Brighton Magistrates Court.

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BOLLOCKS TO BORAT
kazakhstan kicks off

Since December 16th, major clashes have erupted between the state and the oil workers of Zhanaozen, Kazakhstan.

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SONIC SCREW LOOSE

Global Spring creates new market for crowd suppression gizmos.

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SchNEWS Person of the Year

And the winner is...

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When in Romania...

Anti-government protests target the president as austerity bites

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KIDDIE PORN COP BUSTED

Nicholas White, press officer for NETCU (the UK's sinister police spy agency) guilty of possessing thousands of images of child porn

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Southern Squatting Shenanigans

A weeks of squatting in Brighton – evictions galore, flying radiators and vagabonds

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Clermont Ferrand In Flames
anti police riots in france

French citizens hit the streets after fatal police brutality and the attempt to conceal it.

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WHEN PIGS CRY

French cops at la ZAD tear gassed as land occupation continues.

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safe crackers
police get overdrawn as brighton squatters occupy hsbc bank

Sussex police attempt to forcibly evict people from 'The World's Local Squat' but are thwarted by the number of supporters and the law.

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MOTION SICKNESS
Brighton Councillor Janio's Bid to Thwart Smash EDO Protest Backfires

Simulated Jubilee disruption threat leads to council corruption exposé of Tory military-industrial-police Cox-up

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Tags for the Memory

Gratton the German Activist who was tasered during the Dale Farm Eviction finally had his electronic tag removed.

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justice for kelly thomas
us cops in court following the brutal killing of a homeless man

On Monday 7th at Orange County Court, California footage of 37 year old Kelly Thomas being beaten to death was shown at the preliminary hearing of two of the officers responsible

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OUR JOB'S NEXT!
No Justice , No Queen's Peace!

Over 20,000 violent individuals take part in a surprisingly peaceful demonstration.

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GUNNING FOR GOLD
OLYMPIC RINGS OF STEEL AS UK PREPARES FOR MILITARY LOCKDOWN

Britain prepares for its biggest peacetime military mobilisation of all time. Iran invasion imminent? Libya campaign part 2? Not quite...

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QUEBEC'S AGAINST THE WALL

New laws brought in to crush Quebec's Maple Spring.

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PUNK'S NO PICNIC

Heads shaved, shoved into lorries and transported to a police compound for a ten day boot-camp just for going to a gig. Who says punk's dead?

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What freedom of movement?
Then they came for the Eastern Europeans...

As police round up and deport the homeless.

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Police Siren?
as the CACC sticks to the gates of Buckingham Palace

Climate Siren – a previously unheard of organisation connected to the Campaign Against Climate Change (CACC), stage one of the oddest actions SchNEWS has heard of for a while:a pro-monarchist anti-climate change lock-on

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'Ni Oubli, Ni Pardon'
Racist policing in Calais

Anger as French police refuse to investigate tragic death of Sudanese man in Calais.

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TOMLINSON KILLER WALKS FREE

Today, as feared, Ian Tomlinson's killer PC Simon Harwood walked free from court.

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Mass Arrest of the Week
Critical Mass that is- 182 cyclists nicked during the Olympic opening ceremony

London's Olympic ceremony didn't stand a chance of competing against Beijing in scale or spectacle, but Team GB is sure as hell giving the Chinese a run for their money when it comes to state repression.

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Building Resistance
organising opposition to new anti-squat law

Squatters prepare to resist new anti-squatting law as it comes into force on September 1st. Meanwhile renters show they can be radical too...

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Brought to Facebook

Azhar Ahmed convicted for criticising the occupation of Afghanistan on social media.

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SONS OF ANTIFASCISM

Anti-fascist vigilantes take to the roads on motorbikes around Athens as racist attacks increase.

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US Anarchist Crackdown

Three US activists in jail as federal authrorities target anarchists

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Don't Stop Til You've ZAD Enough
ZAD FIGHTS EVICTION

Land occupiers fight back as cops try to evict for airport development in France

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UKBA- blood on their hands
Cardiff family lose deportation fight

Activists and friends pull out all the stops to prevent UKBA sending family to persecution in Egypt.

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ABOVE THE LAW?

Murky goings on as Sussex fox-hunt fronted by ex-policeman attacks monitors and flouts the law.

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FOOL'S GOLD
Golden Dawn, the Greek state and anti-fascism

For 25 years Golden Dawn were a marginal group that for the most attacked small left-wing and anarchist groups and sometimes would also go for immigrants. Until a few years ago they never measured more than 200 members. Up until recently they had one office. Now? They have forty-eight.

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Calais Cops: Question Time

Following evidence of cruelty against migrants submitted by solidarity activists, French police are under scrutiny from Defender of Rights.

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Eco-Maniacs
Smears and hyperbole from pro-Israel counter protesters at Brighton's Soda Stream store

Despite reports from pro-Israel newspapers to the contrary, race war is not about to break out in front of Brighton's crappiest fizzy drinks seller.

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Wheels of Justice?
Only five convicted out of 182 arrests during last year's Critical Mass bike ride

A staggering five convictions out of the Met Police's largest ever mass arrest during the Olympic Opening Ceremony.

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Not a Happy Campus
1000 up-for-it protesters descend on Sussex University to mobilise against privatisation.

In solidarity with 235 Sussex University workers whose jobs are threatened with privatisation, protesters from around the country converge on Sussex University's campus (alread site of an ongoing occupation), invade management HQ and make a bonfire out of corporate files.

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CALAIS COPS AGAIN? SACREBLEU!

More updates from Calais No Borders Network

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PIG-ADILLY CIRCUS
Stop G8 Carnival Against Capitalism meets heavy police presence in Central London

Hundreds of anti-capitalistas confront an overwhelming police presence in London as part of a pre-emptive strike against the G8 summit

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CASTING DISPERSIONS
New law to give cops blanket dispersal powers

Another year – another crackdown on civil liberties.

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NO NAMES, NO FRACK DRILL!
Day 14 of Balcombe's struggle against Frack attack.

The camp's on the increase and the direct action hasn't stopped.

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BACK IN BLACK?
badger cull latest

Front line report from successful badger cull saboteurs, as the killing lurches towards a confused end.

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RED FLOWER POWER
Activists attacked by riot cops during the Rote Flora Squat demonstration

Riot police clashed with 8,000 protesters in Hamburg over the eviction of a social centre in Hamburg on Saturday(21st). Barricades were built and petrol bombs hurled as locals took a stand against gentrification.

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"DANGER ZONE" DAS REAL LIFE GAME

Police in Hamburg, Germany, announce a "danger zone" and impose military policing conditions following Rote Flora demonstration.

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ON DANGEROUS GROUND
Hamburg residents push back against police control zones.

Aftermath of Rote Flora riots play out on the streets of Hamburg, Germany as cops establish city-wide stop and search from Sunday(5th) leading to numerous protests.

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MOSS DEF
Front line report from Barton Moss anti-fracking camp.

Over 100 arrests so far as Manchester's infamous Tactical Action Unit police take their role as corporate foot soldiers very seriously.

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'Neither Confirm Nor Deny' My Arse

Police attempts to get case of women abused by undercover cops struck out is withdrawn.

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SKOOL'S OUT

Brighton students demo in favour of teachers' strike attracts police attention.

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