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Check out latest podzine from Nimbin's Community Radio.

Scan Dot Org Weekly Podzine 19. Feb. 06

Featuring:

Aboriginal comedian Sean Choolburra live in Byron Bay,

An aberrant political Nimbin weather report

A reaction to Dickie Richard PSA,

David Hallet live with two poems at the Nimbin Café Poetry Club,

Music contributed by melbournefringe.com.au Super Nova Jade live on the local market,

Heathen Jimmy for our in house embedding

Thanks to the Naked Hippy for his equipment

Length 59mins. File info 64 kb/s stereo 27 MB

cheers,

martin

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No more troops to Afghanistan! Bring them all back now!

The Socialist Alliance views the February 21 announcement by the Australian government to send 200 more troops to Afghanistan as a regressive development, and calls on it to reverse the decision and to remove all the troops currently stationed in Afghanistan and Iraq. Canberra's decision comes shortly after Washington's announcement that it will be withdrawing 3000 troops from Afghanistan.

Both the government and the ALP opposition claim that the new troop deployment (to the Oruzgan province in south-central Afghanistan) - which will bring Australia's occupation force in that country to around 500 by mid-year - is aimed at helping reconstruct the country.

The defendant was a ring-leader, if not the leader, of the inmates involved. He was the main protagonist and was instrumental in planning what occurred and recruiting others to become involved...

The explanation proffered for the rampage is concern about prison conditions and on the information put before the Court it must be said that those concerns were legitimate and the defendant, in particular, had reason for concern. 

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When the Immigration gestapo pounce on you, you're taken away immediately, no phone calls, no chance to pop home for a change of clothes, no chance to return your video rentals, no chance to arrange for someone to look after the cat. You're just seized, for being deemed"illegal," by this so-called civilised nation, and the cat is left alone in your apartment, and you are locked away, locked away for days, worrying about your beloved puss puss, and the days become weeks and months, and your cat is long dead.

This is just one of the many heartbreaking stories reported directly (first hand) to me by residents and ex-residents of Immigration Detention Centres.

SquatFest, “the anti-Tropfest fest”, is desperately seeking a guest celebrity to hand over the trophy to the winning filmmaker at next week’s annual festival. 

SquatFest happens every year at the same date and time as TropFest. While the hopeful entrants for TropFest are fretting about whether they'll get the chance to move up a rung in the Hollywood Sweatshop, artists and activists from 'round Australia are living it up, projecting films and videos in an inspiring squatted venue.

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The first court case against the five people arrested at Pine Gap in December takes place on February 27th.2006. Sean O'Reilly, from Redcliffe. was arrested by Australian Federal Police officer at a solidairty vigil at the gates of Pine Gap following the nonviolent resistance action inside the base early that morning, December 9th Sean is charged with "obstructing an officer of Australian Federal Police"

HOW YOU CAN HELP?

The 5 defendants need help to get back to court. Transport costs to Alice Springs average $500 each. Can you donate to a solidarity fund to facilitate the continuation of this witness against the warfighting role of Pine Gap? ....if so please donate to the group c/- "Sean O'Reilly" Commonwealth Bank, Kippa-Ring Branch Account Number :064166 102 66 104

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Christians Against All Terrorism 


On the 2nd anniversary of the death of TJ Hickey, justice has still been denied. The Redfern community is standing strong though, determined not to be silenced, not to be screwed over by the system yet again.

People gathered together today to remember TJ, and to protest against the system that murdered him. It was a successful day. It started with a solemn remembrance of TJ, then a rally and march to Surry Hills police station. A loud and passionate confrontation with the police took place. The event unfortunately ended with police harassment before the community returned to the Block for a barbecue


 

Art Resistance TV  are going to film Andorra performing live in their studio and we would like anyone interested to come along an participate.

Andorra is a political rock band that organises shows and events where we try to communicate positive resiliance to the things we care about. 

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On Friday 20 January, police in the semi-rural town of Bowral (NSW)
removed an anti-Howard political poster from a street stall following
an alleged complaint, or complaints, from the public. The poster was a
large homemade amateurish affair, comprising photographs of Adolph
Hilter and John Howard with the Question posed above them 'SPOT THE
DIFFERENCE', and below them the Answer 'THEY BOTH LOVE FASCISM'.

The poster removed by police was the work of the local branch of the
right-wing populist Citizens Electoral Council (CEC), an outfit founded
during the 1980s in Queensland and closely associated with the American
organization of political activist and perpetual Presidential candidate
Lyndon LaRouche.

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Ramsey Kanaan is a long time anarchist having been involved in many struggles and projects around the globe.

He was part of a network of community groups that initiated resistance against the Poll Tax in the UK, which became a major movement known as the Poll Tax Rebellion.

AK Press is another one of Ramsey's Projects. He Founded it as a teenager in Scotland selling zines at gigs. Today AK Press is the worlds largest publisher and distributor of anarchist and radical literature.

Hello No Nukes News subscribers,


No Nukes News is produced by Friends of the Earth and is sent to  over 600 subscribers.

Its like Crazy Clints Bargains down here at Jura. After numerous, saintly volunteers have spent hours organising the Fanya Baron Library, we've got cartons of old books to get rid of. So... Jura is having a sale. A giant sale that could mean you're walking home with a box of lovely books at a bonza price.

Here's the deal, there are two components:

- Ex-library books between 50 cents and $2 each. These books include a wide range of topics, not just radical literature. From psycology to Socrates, Footrot Flats to the Bible. There are thousands of titles ready to be snapped up.

Approximately 60-70 protesters turned up to protest against this crook corporation with assorted flags, bunting, placards and a 'Wheelie Good Sound System'.

The employer has been steadily freezing out unionists and attempting to deunionize the workforce on Sydney Harbour. In the latest instance the employer has refused the MUA delegate for engineers any work. The MUA delegate who attended the rally with his wife and five month old baby was impressed by the solidarity extended to him and his family.

More action will follow.........stay tuned agitators!

 

Finally. Sydney Indymedia has upgraded its software. Let's party!

There is a whole host of features with the new system.  You can now register a username, view stories by category or category combinations, and get RSS feeds of the newswire, featurewire and all categories.

Registered users can re-edit their stories, create polls and blogs and customize the way Sydney Indymedia looks.

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