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Blair press conference disrupted in Lebanon

12-09-2006 00:36

link to indymedia ireland

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Death Threats Against Lancet's Haiti Human Rights Investigator

12-09-2006 00:32

"You are a dog ... you should die. We are going to necklace you," whispered a British-accented caller into the phone. It was the latest in a round of death threats that Athena Kolbe, Human Rights Investigator and Master's level social worker at Wayne State University, had received. According to police officials, Kolbe first began receiving threatening calls at home and on her cell phone at 4:00 AM on the morning of Monday September 4.

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NATO in disarray over military crisis in Afghanistan

12-09-2006 00:20

Bitter combat and inevitable casualties
With the prospect of months of bitter combat and inevitable casualties fighting an entrenched and popularly supported insurgency, however, no country has stepped forward as of yet to provide the additional troops. Less than two months after taking over operational control of the southern promises, NATO forces are sinking into the same quagmire as their American counterparts.

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Blair visits parents of kidnapped Israeli soldiers

12-09-2006 00:12

Will he now visit relatives of kidnapped British soldiers?

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More London 9/11 Truth Protest Photos

11-09-2006 23:37

9-11 Frame Up
Another set of photos from protest held on the 5th anniversary of the attacks on 11th September 2001 outside the US Embasy in London.

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London 9/11 Truth Protest

11-09-2006 23:07

9/11 Is A Lie
Protestors gathered on the 5th anniversary of the attacks on 11th September 2001 outside the US Embasy in London.

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Latest news from the rampART

11-09-2006 23:01

This is an edited version of the latest newsletter from the rampART social centre in East London. You can join the mailing list yourself via in order to stay up to date as the newsletter is not posted on indymedia every week.

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Classroom assistant suspended for anti-Blair protest

11-09-2006 22:19

A London classroom assistant has been suspended for helping to organise a protest against Blair when he spoke at his school last week. Please support the campaign to defend his job and workers' right to protest.

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Personal Experience of the Climate Change Camp

11-09-2006 22:11

The article gives impressions of what the climate change camp was like as a performer, workshop leader, and participant of workshops.

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Feedback from the Green Spirituality Workshop at the Drax Climate Change Camp

11-09-2006 22:06

There were 26 participants in a Green Spirituality Workshop which discussed spiritual answers to the coming climate change crisis.

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False Flag Operations: Declassified Military Documents Show How US Government Pl

11-09-2006 20:38

As reported by ABC News, stunning military documents codenamed "Operation Northwoods" were declassified in recent years and show how in 1962, the top US military leaders planned an operation to create terror attacks against its own cities and kill US citizens.

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Government in 100% support SHOCKER!

11-09-2006 19:59

Is the UK Government doing a good job?
Recently the Government has come under attack for a lot of things, dissent amongst the populous is high and support for the war on terror is very low.

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STOP PRESS - brian haw court case venue changed

11-09-2006 19:40

brian haw's court case over alleged breach of conditions imposed on his demonstration has been moved to horseferry road magistrate's court at 10am tomorrow morning, NOT marylebone as previously reported.

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SOCPA - judge trashes human rights "because she can"

11-09-2006 19:34

judge wright, when asked by barbara tucker's barrister why she was setting bail conditions that were unprecedented and 'unheard of', replied 'because i can'. today, the simple action of standing alone with a banner decrying blair's war-crimes has been criminalised not just in the designated zone, but even elsewhere, on penalty of imprisonment. this is way beyond even the original contentious socpa powers and marks a further sinister attack on protest.

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Remember September 11 (Palestine and Iraq) by Latuff

11-09-2006 19:23

Remember Iraq
Copyleft artworks by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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11-09-2006 18:41

Eviction within weeks if not days!

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Failure to support Strike Action at Hunterston Nuclear Power Station.

11-09-2006 17:09

British Energy staff at Hunterston B Nuclear Power Station threatened with dismissal if they show support (refuse to cross picket lines) for official strike action by Balfour Kilpatrick electricians.
Sept 12th / 13th 2006

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Titnore tree camp news

11-09-2006 17:08

AN ENERGETIC expansion bid has been launched by the Titnore Woods campers at Worthing, West Sussex, with eviction still expected at any time. Urgently needed is more timber and polyprop rope (6mm is best) and tarpaulins for tree houses etc, plus, on a more mundane level, supplies of toilet paper and real coffee.

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Canadian PM Harper becomes bagman for Bush, Rove & RNC

11-09-2006 16:54

President Bush and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper have now been fingered in the softwood lumber money laundry.
Harper allowed a $500 Million dollar deal to go forward at the expense of all Canadian citizens.

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Water Films Screening, Manchester FREE

11-09-2006 14:32

Come along to the World's Development Movement free 'Water for Life' film screening on 27th September 12-1pm at the Cornerhouse Cinema, Oxford Street, Manchester. It will be an opportunity to meet to meet other activists and learn in a visual way about the global water crisis. There will also be an opportunity for discussion and questions at the end.