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Ban dropped on lethal military equipment to Iraq

10-04-2004 14:15

The United States dropped its long-standing ban on the export of lethal military equipment to Iraq, on the one-year anniversary of the fall of Baghdad to US forces.

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Emergency demo against US/UK repression and killing in Iraq, Downing St, Sun 11

10-04-2004 13:50

In response to the current wave of US/UK repression and killings in Iraq - which have claimed the lives of hundreds of people over the last week - Voices UK has called an EMERGENCY DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE DOWNING STREET TOMORROW, Easter Sunday (11th April) between 12 NOON and 1.30 PM. Please also WRITE, PHONE, FAX AND EMAIL YOUR PROTEST.

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Mission Accomplished?

10-04-2004 13:40

The Shia revolt promised before the war by those in favour of the American invasion has started, but with a twist: it is against American rule.

In these circumstances, anarchists can only redouble our call for the occupying powers to withdraw. It is up to the Iraqis to determine how they want to live, not an imperialist power which is shaping the country to further its interests.

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Iraq - a background and present information

10-04-2004 13:21

I have been asked to contribute this article by my daughter who is a regular reader of Indy Media.

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URGENT: Falluja Massacre Update. Eyewitnes Accounts. Please Take

10-04-2004 13:17

Urgent information and appeal from Ewa Jasiewicz, who worked with Voices
in the Wilderness and Occupation Watch in Iraq, giving eyewitness feedback from Paola Gaspirol, Italian, from Occupation watch and Bridges to Baghdad, Journalist Leigh Gordon, England, (NUJ, Tribune, Mail on Sunday) and a Palestinian friend with family in Falluja and friends in the Iraqi Islamic Party.

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Aldermaston march from Oxford

10-04-2004 10:11

Around 40 marchers left Oxford just now.

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War on Islam: Round 2 (by Latuff)

10-04-2004 10:02

Until the VICTORY!
Copyright-free artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Iraqi people and their resistance against foreign occupation.

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Send Bliar a postcard in Bermuda -Pictures of dead kids in Falluja

10-04-2004 09:46

Send a post card to Bermuda
USUK war crimes in Falluja.

There are 16 shots to choose from at

"Aljazeera exclusive in
Falluja siege"
The cost of gas just went up.

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Indymedia cinema in Brixton

09-04-2004 22:57

As part of an ongoing showcase of contemporary filmmakers who are finding new forms of cinema to show resistance to globalization throughout the world, distributing and screening grassroots videos covering issues ignored or distorted by the corporate media, Indymedia Cinema presents:

‘Life in the Fast Lane – The NO M11 Story’

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Final countdown for Bush (by Latuff)

09-04-2004 21:59

Bush in trouble
Copyright-free artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Iraqi people and their struggle against foreign occupation.

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Work Restarts in Biddu, Villagers Injured in Protests

09-04-2004 21:59

yesterday people from the village of Biddu, as well as several neighboring villages north west of Jerusalem confronted Occupation Bulldozers destroying their lands for the Wall's path.

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Hatred Reigns in Iraqi Hearts, U.S. Erodes Good Will

09-04-2004 19:17

In what may be a repeat of last week's mutilations of four dead U.S. mercenaries, foreign media is reporting that some Iraqis have taken to beating the unidentified corpses of the nine dead men in today's resistance attack on a U.S. convoy.

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Corruption, Cover-Up & Sexualabuse

09-04-2004 18:46

A Child Raping JUDGE Is Honored In Canada And I Name Him On My Web Site.I've spent a Lifetime seeking JUSTICE.

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Support for the Imprisoned Anti-War Activist

09-04-2004 18:42

Support Rosy Bremer

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Come and hear from Ewa J. about Iraq/Palestine

09-04-2004 18:04

First hand account.
As part of the Balata Exhibition, see IMC Scotland central column article, we are inviting Ewa to speak about her recent experiences in Iraq and Palestine.

Saturday 10th April-4pm.

Join us at 34 Albion Street, Glasgow.

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Massacre Imminent in Fallujah?

09-04-2004 17:10

It is been reported that during the brief, tenuous 90 minute US ceasefire earlier today in Fallujah that US troops announced over loudspeakers that all civilians should leave the city EXCEPT men of 'fighting age'(1).

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09-04-2004 16:55

A Hearing on the Project for the New American Century ( PNAC) and its war policies put into effect under the Bush administration by the invasion of Iraq

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The gloves come off for Round Two in the EU fight over Software Patents

09-04-2004 16:52


A mass action in Brussels on Wednesday 14 April has been called in opposition to software patents see:

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Birmingham Indymedia screening of We Interrupt this Empire... 15th April 7:30pm

09-04-2004 16:41

Birmingham Indymedia presents the second of its film screenings across the City in the lead up to its launch.

We are showing 'We Interrupt this Empire' along with some shorts and clips of direct action and community news followed by discussion and some conscious sounds...

The films start at 7:30pm at the Unit, Dennis Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham.

Look out for details of our future screenings at the Custard Factory (early May) and the mac (17th June)

Entrance is £2/£3 and no-one will be turned away through lack of funds.

Please help to distribute the attached flier...

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BBC Poll Finds That US + Globalisation Are A Bigger Threat Than Terror

09-04-2004 15:32

A BBC Poll of 1500 international people finds 52% think US and Globalisation are a bigger threat than terror.

(although quite what the difference is between these I dont get. ed)