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Angry Palestinian workers storm Jordanian banks

20-08-2006 17:04

Jordanian banks in Gaza and the West Bank on Saturday came under attack for the second time in three months as Palestinian military personnel and civil servants vented their anger at having loan repayments deducted from partial salary payments.

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Pink Picnic Bradford

20-08-2006 16:45

Bradford's Pink Picnic took place on Saturday 19th August in Peel Park Bradford.

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Free Thomas Meyer-Falk - Anarchist prisoner in Germany

20-08-2006 16:25

Thomas Meyer-Falk
"Here was a strange world which resembled no other, here there were special rules, special garb, particular customs and usages. It was a death-house of the buried alive, within which a life was as nowhere else, and the people, as well, were different." - Dostoyevsky

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Closing statement from the summer 2006 Saving Iceland/Friends of Iceland protest

20-08-2006 16:21

Closing statement from the summer 2006 Saving Iceland/Friends of Iceland protest camp:
20 August 2006

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Bicycology biketour pedals onwards : Nottingham Pix

20-08-2006 15:28

Bicycology is a biketour travelling from London to Lancaster (via Nottingham).

Form Lancaster it will be heading to the Climate Action Camp. It visited

Nottingham on Saturday 19th August.

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Caught! The FBI Lies Again

20-08-2006 15:02

Remember when the FBI informed us that the notorious anthrax letters sent through the mail came as a complete surprise, especially the fact that the contaminated letters cross-contaminated others? Well by now, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the FBI lied to us yet again.

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20-08-2006 14:50

In unity with other local and national groups of disabled people acting
against the Government's proposed incapacity benefit cuts, members of the
disabled people's Direct Action Network are discussing and planning to bring
our skills to a demonstration which will coincide with the Labour Party

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Armageddon and the Apocalyptic "Holocaust"

20-08-2006 13:58

Originally Christianity was community opposing the idols of war and wealth. In the 20th century, Chrisitanity in the US was corrupted into a prosperity religion. To end-time fundamentalists, the worse it becomes the better since every catastrophe is a sign of the times announcing Christ's return.

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AUSTRALIA: Today's Sunday Telegraph?

20-08-2006 13:48

DNA matching latest murder victim?
Sunday Telegraph reporter finds Ivan Milat story on Indy, publishes it today, 3 months after events

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The CIA: They Do Kill People, Don't They?

20-08-2006 13:47

"Bove was a master at detecting hidden phone networks. Recently, at the direction of Milan prosecutors, he'd used mobile phone records to trace how a "Special Removal Unit" composed of CIA and SISMI (the Italian CIA) agents abducted Abu Omar, an Egyptian cleric, and flew him to Cairo where he was tortured. The Omar kidnapping and the alleged involvement of 26 CIA agents, whom prosecutors seek to arrest and extradite, electrified Italian media. U.S. media noted the story, then dropped it."

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Hundreds remember four million civilians killed in the war in Adelaide?

20-08-2006 13:44

four million civilians killed
But the lowest casualty estimates for the Vietname war, based on the now-renounced North Vietnamese statements, are around 1.5 million Vietnamese killed. Vietnam released figures on April 3, 1995 that a total of one million Vietnamese militants and four million civilians were killed in the war. The accuracy of these figures has generally not been challenged. 58,226 American militants also died in the war or are missing in action. Australia lost almost 500 of the 47,000 militants they had deployed to Vietnam and New Zealand lost 38 militants."

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Ceasefire Violated: The Nature of the Beast

20-08-2006 12:59

Most people are familiar with the popular tales of the half-dead venomous snake that bit the man who saved its life and the scorpion that stung the frog that ferried it (on its back) away from floodwaters that threatened to drown it. Both stories share a similar moral; the beast remains true to its nature regardless of noble, humanitarian, mitigating factors – serpents will always strike and scorpions will always sting, regardless!

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Boycott Starbucks!

20-08-2006 11:44

Starbucks are about to open in Egypt - they already have nearly 10,000 branches around the world and as they themselves put it every cup of coffee helps `the close alliance between the United States and Israel`.

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Close Down Dallas Court - Report 18 August

20-08-2006 10:48

Defend Asylum Seekers
On 18 August 2006, the North West Asylum Seekers Defence Group, Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism!, asylum seekers as well as other anti-racist campaigners gathered outside Dallas Court Reporting Centre in Salford Quays, to protest against the racist treatment of asylum seekers and the continued kidnapping of people at Dallas Court. Including the recent kidnap and transfer to Campsfield, on Wednesday, 16 August of Jean Lobouka from Congo (Brazzaville), when he went to sign.

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Is Labour now ready to dump Blair over Iraq?

20-08-2006 10:35

Demands for Blair to quit over his slavish support for George W Bush are to be taken to Labour's annual conference next month.

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20-08-2006 09:15

trying to create a moral outrage by suggesting that people will die if you don't do what we tell you - AND NOW - the war on AIDS!

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Oficially-Induced Panic, Doubting 911, Bushite Useful idiots Forced to Apologize

20-08-2006 01:23

Since the tide has begun to shift so drastically against the Neo-Fascists, they seem intent upon Rule By Fear, if anot another phony "terrorist attack" ...

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B&K National March & Rally

19-08-2006 23:10

Over 200 people from across the UK gather in Hull with one single aim - to close down B&K Universal!

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Bomb Plots, Elections, Smokescreens, and the Way Forward

19-08-2006 21:43

A Democratic victory in November in the U.S. will do nothing to halt the Bush regime drive for global empire. Only driving the regime from power can hope to do so.

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Sheffield Protests: Israel out of Lebanon and Gaza – Don't Attack Syria or Iran

19-08-2006 21:34

Protestors gathered in front of Sheffield City Hall on Saturday 19th August 2006 for a demonstration called by the Sheffield StWC: Israel out of Lebanon and Gaza – Don't Attack Syria or Iran.