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Issue No. 1746

In brief

OVER 400 people marched from Manor House to Wood Green in north London on Saturday in support of political prisoners in Turkey. LOCAL PEOPLE in Wolston vented their anger on multinational corporation Aventis at a public meeting last week. Aventis plans to carry out genetically modified (GM) crop trials at New Farm, Wolston, which is near Coventry.

AROUND 15 people protested at the BBC in Manchester last Wednesday at the Nazi candidate for Oldham, BNP leader Nick Griffin, being interviewed on Radio 4.


AROUND 30 tenants, trade unionists and campaigners attended a meeting last week to launch the "Tenants' Manifesto" in Bradford.

SOCIALIST WORKER supporters were invited to a 30-strong meeting of the General Union of Palestinian Students in Manchester on Sunday.


OVER 100 people heard veteran campaigner Bruce Kent speak on "Bush, Blair and bombs" on Thursday in the biggest CND meeting that Edinburgh has seen in years.


OVER 50 people attended a pre-election hustings between three local candidates organised in east London last week by Woodford and Wanstead Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

A PACKED meeting of Bengali elders on an east London estate last week heard the family of the murdered Shiblu Rahman, local Labour councillors and community spokespeople call for a national anti-racist demonstration.

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Sat 5 May 2001, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1746
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