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Issue No. 1783

CAMPAIGNERS are organising a conference in Brighton next week over safety at work. Among those backing the conference is the Simon Jones Memorial Campaign. Simon was killed on his first day at work as a casual worker in Shoreham docks. His death led to a long-running campaign and court cases against the company he worked for.

Life before profit-a rally to stop the corporate killers, Monday 21 January, 7pm-12.30am, Komedia, Gardner Street, Brighton.

OVER 400 people attended an anti-war meeting in Birmingham organised by the Emergency Committee for Iraq and Palestine on Sunday last week. Speakers addressing the meeting included George Galloway MP, Yvonne Ridley, Paul Foot and Salma Yaqoob.

The meeting heard about the current situation in Afghanistan. Over 3,000 Stop the War Coalition leaflets were distributed to build the picket of the Israeli embassy on Saturday 26 January.

AROUND 1,000 people took part in a march through York last Saturday to protest against threats to close down York City football club. Owner Douglas Craig wants to sell the club's ground to property developers for £4.5 million.

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Sat 19 Jan 2002, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1783
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