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Protest against deportations to DRC

12-04-2007 22:41

Today, at 12pm protestors gathered outside the Home Office on Marsham Street in London to protest the deportations of people to Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Australia: Call for skilled migrants to be sent to the ADF

12-04-2007 22:19

Chronic shortages in the Defence
Prime Minister John Howard wants the migrants to help fill chronic shortages in the Defence [WAR] Force.

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12-04-2007 22:12

(The Five Judges)
(Judge T., Judge B., Judge S., Judge M. and Judge K.)

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19th May - National Day of Action to Defend Asylum Rights

12-04-2007 21:58

Together we are stronger! Join us in a national day of action in defence of asylum rights on 19th May!

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The next Imperial Genocide: Iran may be the greatest crisis of modern times

12-04-2007 19:43

In a cover piece for the New Statesman, John Pilger evokes the memory of Germans 'looking from the side' at Bergen-Belsen to describe the challenge facing us in the West as the Bush/Blair 'long war' becomes 'perhaps the greatest crisis of modern times'.

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Arctic Ice 50% as thick as 1960

12-04-2007 18:36

A British submarine just back from a cruise under
the North Pole measured the ice. "They said there
is now evidence that the polar ice cap could
disappear in as little as 13 years if global warming
continues at its current pace."

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False stories part of plan to isolate Iran

12-04-2007 17:05

The crude commercialisation of the Tehran sailors' episode is part of a larger agenda. It is yet another manoeuvre designed to create the atmosphere for imminent military action against Iran. In facing this challenge, the Iranian leadership has to show that it is capable of holding on to certain principles while remaining strategically intelligent

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12-04-2007 15:24



A BNP candidate has been barred from standing for Kirklees because he works for the council.

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Auty Faces New Probe Over Song

12-04-2007 15:20

The Yorkshire Evening Post can reveal a new inquiry into the activities of Kirklees Council’s Coun Colin Auty (BNP, Dewsbury East) could begin shortly.

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State-Sponsored Terror in the Western World

12-04-2007 14:43

Inner Terror: Your Government Doesn't Mind Killing You

Most terrorist attacks in Europe, whether attributed to left-wing or right-wing activists or even Islamist fundamentalists, can be traced to actions by government-sponsored military or intelligence agencies.

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Rally against Frankenspuds, Hull, 21st April

12-04-2007 14:07

Campaigners call for rally against plans to plant genetically modified potatoes in Humberside.

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Workshop list for Bath Climate Camp

12-04-2007 14:06

Here is a list of workshops, talks and DIY sessions happening at Bath Climate Camp between Thursday 19th and sunday 22nd of April.

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Seaside food

12-04-2007 13:22

Why is seaside food and fast food so bad in Britain? Does it have to be bad? Does fast food have to be synonymous with junk food?

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Reith Lectures 2007

12-04-2007 13:20

This year's Reith Lectures are being given by the leading economist Jeffrey Sachs.

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BP AGM told: Hands Off Iraqi Oil

12-04-2007 13:14

Activists from the Hands Off Iraqi Oil campaign today delivered a warning to oil company BP that it will face massive public outrage if it continues in its attempts to ‘rip off’ Iraqi oil.

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Wall Street Journal and New York Times Attack Journalism

12-04-2007 12:42

US corporate media attacks against Hugo Chavez and Raphael Correa

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US raid on mosque leads to massacre in Baghdad

12-04-2007 11:26

Scores of people were left killed or wounded and bodies littered the streets of two crowded urban neighborhoods in central Baghdad following a major battle between US occupation forces and city residents Tuesday.

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Anger at sailors selling stories forces government U-turn

12-04-2007 11:17

The decision to allow 2 of the 15 sailors captured by Iran to sell their stories to the media has backfired—spectacularly and deservedly. Near-universal criticism forced Defence Secretary Des Browne just 24 hours later to announce a resumption of the ban on serving personnel accepting money for interviews. A review of the regulations was also promised by Second Sea Lord Vice-Admiral Adrian Johns, who, together with Browne, is accepting responsibility for taking the decision. Prime Minister Tony Blair is depicted as only having been “informed.”

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DJ ARBUTHNOT: Horseshit Road, Westminster Maggots Courts

12-04-2007 11:11

I cordially invite the public to come witness the antics of several very bent judges and the political trials of peaceful individuals.

Friday, April 13, 2007 @ 2:00 p.m. I am listed to be tried as an artist, for exhibiting art. It will be up to the courts to determine whether that act is a serious organised crime and whether I was participating in a "demonstration". Somehow reminds me of Mark Wallinger and his State Britain installation with regards to Mr. Brian W. Haw and his illegally seized artworks i.e. 3 Banksy's amongst gifts of art from around the globe, from all nations - an installation of evidence of genocide and torture, an exhibition of peace and love.

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What is a Terrorist Trying to Achieve? What can be Done About Terrorism?

12-04-2007 10:14

Can terrorism be fought with terror? Do the leading governments of the current world order really understand the phenomenon of terrorism?
This article attempts to shed some light on the functional purpose of a terrorist act whilst at the same time provide an alternative approach to the solution of this problem.