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Roads Blocked in London in Protest Against Falluja Attack (more NVDA on wed)

08-11-2004 20:59

This evening (monday 8th November) around 100 people met in central london to take part in NVDA (non violent direct action) in direct response to the attack launched today by the US against the city of Falluja in Iraq. Actions are planned again on Wednesday 10th November - meeting at 7pm at the statue of Edith Cavell (see below).

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York protests at attack on Fallujah

08-11-2004 20:58

A mother mourns
To raise awareness of the present situation in Fallujah, members of York Against the War organised a demonstration in Parliament Street on Monday evening, to coincide with the coalition forces' long-planned assault on the city.

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Germany: police threatens 16-year old activist with weapon

08-11-2004 20:47

- protests against the tran with nuclear waste rolling to germany
- after the death of the 23-year old frenchman situation seems to escalate
- in the night streetfights between police and protesters
- today: german police threatens 16-year old girl with weapon

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Pixie strike on Marble Arch

08-11-2004 20:31

An unnamed Pixie struck today on a bridge at Marble Arch station...

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Swindon vigil for Fallujah

08-11-2004 20:19

Candlelit vigil
Allawi gave the nod today for the occupation forces to start their ground invasion of Fallujah. In Swindon this evening, a candlelit vigil was held at the cenotaph, with a poetry reading, some songs and a minute's silence.

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Picture: You have identified yourselves

08-11-2004 20:15

a picture by cw

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Brighton demonstration against attacks on Fallujah.

08-11-2004 19:03

Tues 9th Nov. 5.30pm Churchill Square, Brighton

Demo over the assault on Fallujah called by Sussex Action
for Peace

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Peace activist deported from Israel

08-11-2004 18:32

Peace activist threatened with deportation from Israel.

Hannah James, London based Irish peace activist is being detained in Israel and will be unjustly deported.

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Over 30 Protests all around the UK against attack on Falluja

08-11-2004 18:09

US Soldiers are now storming Falluja. Across the UK there are protests in many towns and cities. People are calling this a war crime in an illegal war. There will be more protests tomorrow (tues) and on wednesday (see below):

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fallujah atack begins

08-11-2004 17:58

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The naked monkey facing the globalización. Do human beings really exist?

08-11-2004 17:50

Oscar Sanchez Fernandez de la Vega (google)
Author of the book: “Diez Horas con la Globalización”(google,yahoo,wanadoo,foro-los retos de la globalización,,,, netbiblo…...)

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Letter to send to homophobic Kent Council

08-11-2004 17:39

Letter to send to Kent County Council (and Kent MP's) in support of the campaign
against their retaining a part of the old anti-gay Section 28 in their education policy AND to get them to change their homophobic attitudes.
ONLY 5 of the 40 Tory County Councillors have opposed leader Sir Sandy Bruce-Lockhart's intransigent retaining of S28.

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Another Director Resigns from 'Bridge Across the Bay Co'

08-11-2004 17:20

Professor Bill Davies
Prof. Bill Davies has announced his resignation from the notorious 'Bridge Across the Bay Company' after protests last week at the Lancaster Enivironment Centre.

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Propaganda war rages ahead of battle for Fallujah

08-11-2004 17:12

As a battle for Fallujah opens, a psychological war has already been raging between the US military and fighters in the rebel enclave of western Iraq.

Insurgents claimed they had captured US and Iraqi soldiers, with Islamist leaders announcing over loudspeakers in a city mosque that 36 Americans and 107 Iraqi national guardsmen had been seized.

"Let us announce with joy the capture," the rebel claim said, adding that the prisoners would be paraded publicly and a video of their humiliation released.

Insurgents in southwestern Fallujah had also shot down a US helicopter, a symbol of America's military superiority over the often lightly-armed insurgents, said rebel leader Khaled Hammud Jumali.

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Four Arrested at the 'blood stained' US Consulate

08-11-2004 16:39

US Consulate stained 'blood red'
Four local residents have been arrested today at the US Consulate in Edinburgh - protesting at the continuing US heavy-handed approach in Falluja. Already there has been huge civilian loss of life in Iraq since the start of the illegal war. Red paint 'blood-stained' the steps of the Consulate, and activists spray painted slogans 'Stop the Attacks on Iraq'.

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The Government's misleading response to the Lancet Iraq Mortality Survey

08-11-2004 16:16

The Government's response to the Iraq Mortality Survey published last week in leading public health journal The Lancet (estimating that around 100,000 excess deaths may have been caused by the invasion of Iraq) is deeply inaccurate and misleading. Amongst other things it constitutes an opportunistic political attack on academic standards.

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Sheffield: Fallujah Protest/vigil tonight (monday)

08-11-2004 16:06

Sheffield: Falluja protest/vigil

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Fallujah Protests

08-11-2004 15:43

Town and city centre protests at 5pm Tuesday 9th November to protest at the attack on Fallujah

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Pictures of Cambridge protest against the destruction of Fallujah

08-11-2004 14:28

Protestors on the roof of the Guildhall (City Council)
Pictures of the banner drop from the Guildhall in Cambridge.

They came down after an hour and the police let them go.

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Grassroots Women Refuse to be Silenced at the ESF

08-11-2004 14:14

Letter published in the Guardian about censorship of the grassroots at the European Social Forum.