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Still Playing With Fire -- Gov't May Have Been Complicit in Terror Plot

22-05-2007 02:37

A Pakistani-based militant group reportedly receiving covert U.S. support has been implicated in the alleged plot to bomb multiple tran-Atlantic flights last summer. Moreover, the U.S. interfered with Britain's investigation of the suspects, allowing a seperate group of suspected terrorists to escape capture.

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Manchester No2ID Meeting Minutes, 17th May 2007

22-05-2007 01:10

Manchester No2ID Logo
Covering a change in our event cycle, student societies, film night, local elections, and many other things!

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Let's enlist Her Majesty The Queen to help Huddersfield Stop The War!

21-05-2007 23:49

The Queen is visiting Huddersfield this Thursday, 24th May. Our attendance could provide a show of support for her to speak out against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Israel stokes up Hamas-Fatah strife in Gaza, considers ground invasion

21-05-2007 23:43

Israel is intervening in the mounting factional strife in Gaza between Fatah and Hamas, with the explicit aim of eliminating Hamas as a military and political force.

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The US war and occupation of Iraq—the murder of a society—Part two

21-05-2007 20:31

Chronically malnourished
This is the second part of a three-part series. Part one was posted May 19. Its purpose is to examine a series of recent reports establishing the immense scale of death, destruction and oppression that have been wrought by the US occupation of Iraq, now in its fifth year. Taken together, these reports confirm that US operations in Iraq have amounted to sociocide—the deliberate and systematic murder of an entire society. The third and concluding part will be posted May 22.

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G8: The Independent Media Center needs money

21-05-2007 20:13

During the action days against the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, there will be a media center in Evershagen, a district of Rostock. Media activists will have the opportunity to work day and night to propose a different perspective on the protests from what is to be expected of corporate media. There will be information points on the camps as well, and another meeting place is going to be set up in the "Frieda", another school in Rostock. So there will be an infrastructure to allow serious media work, i.e. public access computers, internet connection, and audio and video editing facilities.

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The Empire is Failing – A Good Thing for America and the World

21-05-2007 20:01

Terry Paupp is the author of Exodus from Empire: The Fall of America’s Empire and the Rise of the Global Community. The book examines the downfall of the American Empire, its impact on the world community and what world order will take its place. Paupp has been a professor of philosophy and international law at Southwestern College, National University, San Diego City College. He served as the National Chancellor of the U.S. for the International Association of Educators for World Peace from 2001-2005. His previous books include “Achieving Inclusionary Governance: Advancing Peace and Development in First and Third World Nations (2000). He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs.

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Protest to prevent deportation of mother and baby to Cameroon

21-05-2007 19:35

Lordorice Djouontso
Campaigners 'Friends of Lordorice and Imelda' say that if they are sent back to the Cameroon, there is a serious risk to the life of this woman and potentially even that of her daughter.

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London Critical Mass Banned

21-05-2007 18:58

The Mass entering Picadilly Circus
The Metropolitan Police have won a court battle to allow them to ban London's Critical Mass cycle ride.

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Islam In Western Mirror

21-05-2007 18:00

The anti-Islamic tradition in the Christendoms has a long historical pedigree and it continues to be a dynamic factor affecting and determining international relations.

The question of ‘Islamic terrorism’, the denial of women’s rights under Islam and the alleged irreconcilability of Islamic and Western values appear all the time in the Western media. But such accusations reveal a deep-rooted ignorance and confusion.

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Rattcliffe 11 to face courts

21-05-2007 17:57

11 people have been charged with aggrevated tresspass for entering Rattcliffe on Soar power station on the 10th of April

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NYPD surveillance during RNC in NYC 2004

21-05-2007 17:10

statement of one of the groups surveillanced before and during the Republican National Convention in NYC USA in 2004

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Murkeyside Police Helibobs

21-05-2007 16:56

While Hampshires plod is critical of Spycams Merseysides plod is taking them to Arnie style

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Cafe Politique in Leeds

21-05-2007 16:18

Why do we need ideas?

Changing the world is about getting off our arses and 'doing it'. Or is it? Do we need to understand the world before we act? Or can we get the answers as we go along? And just what the hell are these things called 'ideas' anyway?

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Nyerere's Tanzania: The lessons for development, unity & peace

21-05-2007 16:13

Mwalimu Julius Nyerere
Meeting, Exhibition of children's art & Benefit with live music
Saturday 16 June, 11 am - midnight
Nyerere's Tanzania: The lessons for development, unity & peace
with Madaraka Nyerere son of Mwalimu Julius Nyerere, Tanzania's 1st President

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World should divest from World Bank Bonds

21-05-2007 15:52

We will we soon no longer have to fear the Wolfowitz, but the World Bank is still a majour U.S.-backed wolf at the world's door

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Corporate Oil Pirates

21-05-2007 14:38

A new company seems determined to help sell off Iraq's oil reserves

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By their Commission and Omissions you will Know Them

21-05-2007 13:16

We thank National Security correspondent to the Australian Broadcasting Commission (‘our’ ABC) Leigh Sales, for revealing her flagrant bias in relation to the David Hicks case. We were almost tempted to read her book, “Detainee 002 …”, until today’s extremely revealing report.

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Sunni Shia Unity Declaration

21-05-2007 13:13

"We are aware that the entrenchment of a sectarian fault line adds to the tensions reproduced in our beleaguered communities along axes of loyalty and moderation as a consequence of the ‘war on terror’ "

"We ask Muslims to recall how strategies of ‘divide and rule’ were used by colonial powers in the past to subjugate the Muslim world."

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Tony Blair in Iraq: War Criminal Admits Guilt

21-05-2007 13:06

Psycopathic Mass Murderer in Iraq
As Prime Minister Tony Blair Q.C., arrived in Baghdad on Saturday, for an 'unexpected' visit, to bid the Iraqi people he has helped decimate, farewell, he was welcomed by mortar rounds which fell in the 'International Zone', the illegally squatted palace of former President Saddam Hussein.