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Peace Demo in Edinburgh, Saturday, 12th of August

13-08-2006 22:12

The demonstration to support a ceasefire in the current Lebanon/Israeli conflict, gathered at around 1.30pm at the Meadows path. Lots of flags there, but the spectre of the demonstrators was varied.

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Brize Norton Peace Camp needs support

13-08-2006 21:46

A peace camp was established at RAF Brize Norton yesterday (Saturday) to monitor the use of the airfield following reports that it (along with RAF Mildenhall and Prestwick Airport) had been used to refuel planes carrying bombs from the US to Israel.

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bicycology cycle ride sets off for lancaster

13-08-2006 20:09

solar power
about a dozen cyclists, including a sound system and solar-powered mini-cinema met at the finsbury park festival in north london this afternoon to start their ride up to lancaster and the camp for climate action.

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What drives warmongers at home and abroad- Stop Thames GREEDWAY!

13-08-2006 19:58

Why the economic war on the East End is just as bad as other forms of war

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First ever gay pride march in Gloucester

13-08-2006 19:37

Hundreds of people turned out for Gloucester's first ever gay pride march. The event was organised in memory of barman Jody Dobrowski, 24, from Stroud, who was murdered because of his sexuality last year in London.

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Want to Stop Nuclear? - Faslane 365 London meeting

13-08-2006 17:12

Want To Stop Nuclear??!

On the 1st October 2006 an audacious civil resistance initiative to close down, for a whole year, the Faslane naval base in Scotland, where the UK’s nuclear warheads and nuclear submarines are stored, will begin.

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Sources claim latest "terror plot" a hoax cooked up to divert attention from Bla

13-08-2006 17:10

According to knowledgeable sources in the UK and other countries, the Tony Blair government, under siege by a Labor Party revolt, cleverly cooked up a new "terror" scare to avert the public's eyes away from Blair's increasing political woes.

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9-11 "conspiracy theorists" vindicated: Pentagon deliberately misled public opin

13-08-2006 16:50

Recent revelations by members of the 9-11 Commission (quoted in the Washington Post, 2 August 2006) have far reaching implications. They confirm that the Pentagon was involved in criminal wrongdoing by deliberately distorting and/or withholding information concerning the September 2001 attacks

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Bicycology Tour visits Nottingham next Saturday (19th)

13-08-2006 14:59

Bicycology is a biketour which will be travelling from London to Lancaster (via Nottingham) this August. Form Lancaster it will be heading to the Climate Action Camp.

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Incompetent UN Resolution Draft

13-08-2006 14:41

When the war criminals George W Bush and Tony Blair howl like wolves in the choir, that is a prelude to shooting.. State terrorism becomes ionternational policy. The UN only seems to be used for legitimation.

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Hezbollah defeats Israel.

13-08-2006 13:34

The American Arab Public Affairs Committee
Now nasrallah is going to set up The American Arab Public Affairs Committee.

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Photos from RAF Brize Norton A12

13-08-2006 13:22

Cardiff Anarchist Network at the main gate.
Anarchists, peaceniks, sambistas and hula-skirted murderers in the heart of Oxfordshire.

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Brize Norton - 2nd gate closed

13-08-2006 13:13

While peace protestors and activists block one gate - a covert group from London including a full pink samba band blocked the second busy gate on carterton highroad.

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Israel Rushing to Steal More Land

13-08-2006 09:29

Zionist paratroops make their way to a village in south Lebanon
Israel airlifted hundreds of soldiers and tripled its troop strength in Lebanon yesterday, racing to seize territory and capture Hezbollah strongholds in defiance of an unanimous UN call for ceasefire.

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Animal abuse in Titnore Lane - protest today!

13-08-2006 08:49

AN EMERGENCY protest is being held today in Worthing, West Sussex, after activists uncovered horrific evidence of animal neglect amounting to abuse.

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War now, peace later: Israel’s "Peace Now" line up behind war

13-08-2006 08:47

Peace Now has remained largely silent over Israel’s massive assault on Hamas and the Palestinians in Gaza, ongoing since June. In the case of Lebanon, from the moment full-scale hostilities began in July following Hezbollah’s capture of two Israeli soldiers, Peace Now declared its support for the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) and the Olmert government.

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Camping Against G8 And For Something Completely Different.

13-08-2006 07:46

workshop tents
“Camp Inski”, the preparation and information camp for the forthcoming G8 summit in Germany, took place from August 4th-14th in North West Germany. There, hundreds of activists prepared for the protests against the G8 2007 summit, to be held in the nearby town of Heiligendamm. Numerous (more than 100) workshops and action trainings provide information and skills while at the same time direct actions are already being carried out in the area. A first summary.

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Video of Israel Shooting Peace Prostester in Head (he's now brain-damaged)

13-08-2006 07:08

an Israeli activist has been seriously injured, apparently brain damaged, by Israeli police

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The Don't Support Israel Shopping Guide

13-08-2006 06:54

A useful list of products to avoid if you want to take part in the Israeli Goods Boycott.
More information at the War on Want and at the Boycott Israeli Goods web sites.

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Report of all Scotland demonstration for Lebanon Saturday 12th August 2006

13-08-2006 05:51

This is a 1,770 word piece with 20 photographs about the large and successful demonstration for Lebanon on Saturday 12th August in Edinburgh.