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Case dismissed for Occupy London’s #M12 five

Five Occupy London supporters viewed as a threat to the reputation of the UK economy have had the cases against them thrown out of court – with every single arrest deemed unlawful by the presiding judge.
District Judge Lachhar at Hammersmith Magistrates’ Court in West London dismissed the case this week (19 September) against the[...]

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Freedom under law at Runnymede?

The following post is from the Diggers2012
 
Diggers2012 and ‘Persons Unknown’ (meaning anyone in the known universe) have been served with court papers.  Despite the fact that there are no tents, structures or other items on their land, The National Trust is seeking an order for possession and an injunction prohibiting trespassing from a[...]

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ONN 06/09/12: JUSTICE FOR THE CLEANERS OF SOCIETE GENERALE

IWGB called a protest in solidarity with our members employed as cleaners at Societe Generale by the contractor Initial Facilities on 29 August. Following an assurance by Societe Generale, eventually confirmed by Initial Facilities that their planned cuts were suspended we cancelled the protest and suspended our campaign. A meeting with Initial Facilities management has[...]

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Participatory Economics – Occupy Radio interviews Robin Hahnel

I caught up with Robin Hahnel in central London and we had a chat about his alternative to capitalism. Check it out!

Participatory Economics – An interview with Robin Hahnel by Occupy Radio on Mixcloud[...]

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ONN 05/09/2012 : London Met International Student Protest

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Climate Siren drops a banner for climate justice once again!

(http://www.climate-siren.com)
 
In another bold act of civil disobedience three activists from the direct action group Climate Siren dropped a banner from Tower Bridge on Saturday, which read CLIMATE CHANGE: THE NEXT CHALLENGE.  This complemented beautifully the Paralympics logo just underneath.
The Olympics and Paralympics message is one of peace and universal goodwill. Climate Siren’s[...]

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The Friern Barnet People’s Library

The Friern Barnet People’s Library is an occupied and re-opened library. The Library was closed under our government’s austerity policies.

‘We The Library’ is a vibrant and much used space.
We would like to invite any people or groups wishing to put on talks, workshops, meetings etc. to contact us.
Phone: 07592231150
Email: friernbarnetcommunitylibrary@gmail.com

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Occupy London activists found not guilty for Xtrata action at Panton house

After seven months on bail and an intensive five days taken in two sittings of Westminster Magistrate’s Court, the ‘Xstrata 16′ were  yesterday found not guilty of behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress by disrupting work activity of global mining giant Xstrata in their London offices last November 30th.
The activists were arrested[...]

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International newsletter n.4 #A5

Weeks July 14 – August 4
Index
1. Olympics
a) Police assault Critical Mass during the Olympics opening ceremony in London
b) “Whose Games? Whose City?” demo organized by Counter Olympics Network
2. Direct Action. Raising awareness and empowering the 99%
a) International Network of activists held a mumble meeting  to create bridges between movements[...]

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