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Whose Games? Occupy London to join Counter Olympic Network protest on Saturday

Occupy London will this Saturday 28 July join more than 40 groups protesting against the Olympics for the ‘Whose Games? Whose City?’ demonstration, organised by the Counter Olympics Network. 
“The Olympics are meant to be a celebration of human endeavour. However the ‘people’s games’ in London are subject to the whims of global corporations and[...]

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‘Occupy Eleven’ Judgement

The ‘Occupy Eleven’, arrested and charged with “obstruction of a bailiff enacting a high court writ” during the eviction of the Occupy camp at St Paul’s Cathedral, have been found guilty but were released this afternoon with conditional discharges. The judge handed out the lowest sentence possible, despite the prosecution’s calls to exclude the accused[...]

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‘Occupy Eleven’ in Court

Yesterday, a District Judge declared that there is sufficient evidence for the prosecution case to continue against eleven occupiers who were arrested during the eviction of the OccupyLSX camp at St Paul’s Cathedral on February 28th. The ‘Occupy Eleven’ have been charged with “obstruction of a bailiff enacting a high court writ”.
The OccupyLSX camp[...]

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International Newsletter n.3 #J14

Weeks June 30 – July 13

Index

1. Repression and police brutality
a) Coal miners’ protest harshly repressed by police in Spain
b) Amnesty International denounces Greek police brutality
c) Protesters in Durban, South Africa, facing increasingly violent repression

2. Democracy
a) Mexico: fraudulent elections and anti-fraud actions by YoSoy132 and other activist groups

3. [...]

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Occupiers LIBORate Bikes Across London

 
Every morning this week, Occupy activists have been up early, quietly placing stickers  on the panels of the ‘Boris bikes’, which are sponsored by Barclays.
The London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) rate fixing scandal is being described as possibly the biggest fraud in history, affecting hundreds of trillions of dollars of financial transactions.
Despite[...]

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Occupy London Petition: Government Responsibilities for Housing

 
The Economics Working Group of OLSX/Occupy London have developed a Community Housingdocument to address the many relevant and associated issues. This activity has been supported by the GA of OLSX/OL and after final approval by GA, this petition was delivered by Tammy Samede, Dave Dewhurst and Chris FD to No 10 Downing Street on[...]

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Occupy International Newsletter #29J

 
Newsletter with news about Education, Housing, Banking, Democracy and Environment around the world. Take a look, spread the news and give us feedback if something related is happening in your city!!! linking #revolution helps us understand the need for #globalchange
WEEK 22 – 29 June
INDEX
1. ENVIRONMENT

Police repression at Global day of[...]

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Climate Siren activists scale Buckingham Palace gates to highlight climate emergency

 
Four members of the group Climate Siren, which included Occupy London supporters, chained themselves to Buckingham Palace gates on Saturday 23 June to highlight the biggest threat to our planet, climate change. The activists were there for over 4 hours and the stunt attracted national and international media attention. Their banners included a quote[...]

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Clarification about Upcoming Assembly: RDWG: Spain and the Monarchy

 
There is an assembly at St Paul’s Cathedral this Saturday 23rd June 2012, at 5pm by the Real Democracy Working Group entitled Spain and the Monarchy.
This event is NOT an Occupy London General Assembly and any claims made to the opposite are incorrect.
Occupy London is continuing its series of General Assemblies entitled[...]

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