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Protests, campaigns

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Issue 1684

Protests, campaigns

Save the state old age pension

  • Saturday 19 February Assemble 1pm, 
  • Surrey Street, Aldwych, London 
  • March to Parliament Square 
  • Called by the Greater London Pensioners Association

Stop Russia’s war in Chechnya

  • Demonstrate, 
  • Wednesday 23 February, 6-7pm, 
  • Russian embassy, corner Kensington Palace Gardens/Notting Hill Gate London 
  • Speakers include: Tony Benn MP, John Austin MP, John Foster president NUJ)

THE NESTL 16, activists arrested in Halifax on 30 November 1999, will appear in court next Tuesday. They are charged with a very serious crime just for protesting. On 30 November, as part of the worldwide protests against the World Trade Organisation, about 50 people climbed onto the roof of the Nestl factory. Sixteen were arrested and charged with conspiracy to burgle.

  • Defend the Nestl 16, Tuesday 22 February, 9.30am, Halifax Magistrates Court, Harrison Road, Halifax.

Send messages of support to Nestl 16, 10 Broughton Street, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 8JY. Phone 01422 844710 (ask for Penny or Billy).


Global Finance, Tobin Tax and the Casino Economy 
Saturday 19 February, 10.30am-1pm, 
TUC Congress House, Great Russell St, London WC1 
Organised by Amis UK and War on Want. Details 020 8444 4322

March against Remploy closure

Neath, South Wales Saturday 19 February, 
Assemble 10.30am Neath Remploy factory gates, 
opposite Neath playing fields

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