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WAKE UP!! WAKE UP!! No more fash by the sea
The free weekly direct action newsheet published in Brighton since 1994 - Copyleft - Information for Action
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DRAGON ON A CIGGIE
A brief history of the Dragon Festival and Cigarrones travellers site, southern Spain

The Cigarrones travellers’ site is one of several communities which have sprung up near Orgiva in Andalucía, Spain, in recent decades. Coming to the southern tip of Europe to escape the repression against travellers in Britain and elsewhere, they have carved out a life of avin’ it autonomous anarchy – despite increasing attention from tinpot local authorities who act like Franco is still in. Since 1997 the site has held the annual Dragon Festival - now arguably one of the most significant free festivals in Europe – but this is also under attack. Here is a brief history written by a resident of Cigarrones:

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'TIS THE SEASON TO BE EVICTED

Yes it's Christmas again and apparently the season of good will to all, unless you are a Traveller. For instead of celebrating the winter solstice and preparing for the Christmas festivities like the rest of the nation; travellers In Brighton, and around the country, are preparing to up sticks and find somewhere else to put their homes, as many sites face eviction only days before xmas.

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DALE FARM: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

It made global headlines but after an extremely expensive violent and destructive eviction what's happened to the travellers at Dale Farm?

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DALE FARM: NOMADS LAND

Last Thursday (20th) after a month long struggle of battles and barricades, the Dale Farm residents and Camp Constant supporters walked off the site, leaving their homes to the bailiffs’ tools of destruction.

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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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FIGHT FOR SITES

Traveller Solidarity turning the tables at the Department for Communities and Local Government as mass action day approaches.

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LOITERING WITHIN BRENT
A long standing travellers community is under attack in South Brent, Devon.

A long standing travellers community is under attack in South Brent, Devon.

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ALL BRENT OUT
The travellers community in South Brent, Devon has been ousted out

An update from the South Brent site.

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TRAVELLERS VICTIMISED

Traveller community complains of racial profiling during investigation into theft of Chinese antiquities.

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