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Iraq Vet and NJ Native Tells His Story

18-07-2006 18:32

Another casualty of war speaks out about what he has witnessed.

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Neocons Rise From Mideast Ashes

18-07-2006 17:18

Send this to your media outlets:

It all started on July 12 when Israel troops were ambushed on Lebanon's side of the border with Israel.

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Angry hospital staff protest in Southport

18-07-2006 16:55

Workers facing redundancy staged a protest at plans to cut 83 jobs from Southport and Ormskirk hospitals. More than 50 members of Amicus and Unison unions staged a protest against the cuts outside the Southport site from noon until 2pm yesterday.

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19 July Iran demo's 1st anniversary of gay executions

18-07-2006 15:55

19 July 2006 is the 1st anniversary of the execution of two teenage gay men in Iran on trumped up charges. Demo's are planned around the world, incl London to mark this event and the on-going persecution of gay people in Iran.

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Manchester NO2ID Meeting tonight 7:30pm Town Hall Tavern

18-07-2006 15:39

Manchester NO2ID and Manchester Defy-ID will be meeting tonight at 7:30pm in the upstairs function room of the Town Hall Tavern, Tib Lane, Manchester.

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Open Discussion on Israeli / Lebanon Crisis

18-07-2006 15:37

This is an open comments article aimed at collaborating news and opinion on the current Israeli / Lebanon crisis, and it's ongoing consequences.

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Lebanon/Gaza emergency demo London/ Manchester Labour Party Protest

18-07-2006 14:52

Lebanon crisis- Emergency London Demonstration this Saturday (22nd July) and National protest outside Labour Party Conference September 23rd.

EOSTW Coach tickets for Manchester from Quakers shop/ Uhuru foods / Inner bookshop.

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International Brigade: 70 Years On. London July 15, 2006

18-07-2006 13:59

International Brigade Banner
Several hundred people attended the annual commemoration at the International Brigade Memorial in Jubilee Gardens London organised by the International Brigade Memorial Trust on Saturday 15 July.

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Report from Activist (person arrested) in Russia

18-07-2006 12:51

Latest news from Russia on prisoners

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A Hyde Park Democracy - from London to Palestine

18-07-2006 12:43

The emergency conference called by ‘Stop the War’ on the crisis in Palestine drew a packed house. After a promising start we were left with the same options, a candle lit vigil and a state sanctioned march. With Gaza being bombed day and night surely it is time to step out of our comfort zone and reflect the courage of Palestinians.

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Protests at Peak Oil Conference ?

18-07-2006 12:18

Feel the heat.
At first glance it could have been a protest by Friends of the Earth or the like outside a conference full of business men, but not this time....

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The Next Generation of Israeli Terrorists

18-07-2006 11:07

Israeli girls write messages on a shell at a heavy artillery position near Kiryat Shmona, in northern Israel, next to the Lebanese border, Monday, July 17, 2006.

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2007 G8 Summit Dates Announced

18-07-2006 10:56

German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday announced the dates of the 2007 G8 Summit which her government will be hosting.

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Welsh activists released from Russian Jail

18-07-2006 10:48

All of the British and Welsh activists who were arrested in St Petersburg were freed late last night. They all seem to be fine, except for lack of food and water, which they are making up for now they are out.

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Dunlop Strike - NHS Demo

18-07-2006 09:55

Dunlop Strike

A mass picket was held on Friday 14th July at the gates of B'ham's Wood Lane, Dunlop Motorsport & UK Technical Centre, the seemingly unreported all-out strike, is now entering its third week (Rubberworkers Lodge 411, Convener John Oaks - mobile 07890938492).

A scan of the GMB, BTUC and sites found no links to any report of the strike action, which is presumably over pay? A trawl through the pages of the B'ham Post and B'ham Mail obtained a similar result.

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Climate change protest at Didcot power station

18-07-2006 09:32

Didcot Power station
Protesters dropped a banner reading 'Climate Crime' in front of the cooling towers of Didcot power station this morning - Tuesday 18th July.

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(BAYER) Medications infected with the AIDS virus:

18-07-2006 09:26

Medications infected with the AIDS virus: See Mike Papantonio on MSNBC awarding the “Rat of the week” to Bayer Corp.:

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Lecomber murder plot. Six months on and still no arrest. Why?

18-07-2006 08:08

No arrest or even questioning for a known terrorist who proposes to murder public figures, in a racially-motivated conspiracy - yet he isn't even questioned...

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Dublin Ploughshares/Shannon 5 Trial Reaches soon to Conclude

18-07-2006 07:34

The Pit Stop Ploughshares charged with $US2.5 million "criminal damage without reasonable excuse enter the 8th. day of their 3rd. trial at Dublin Four Courts today (J18). Charges arise from their nonviolent disabling of a U.S. Navy warplane en route to the invasion of Iraq at Shannon Airport (3(/203). They face a max sentence of 10 years imprisonment if convicted. all 5 have now testified. Kathy Kelly testifies this morning.