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This Week In Palestine – Week 32 2007

10-08-2007 16:19

This Week In Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for August 4th through August 10th, 2007.

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Credit fears spark stock market plunge

10-08-2007 16:04

Stock markets worldwide slumped Thursday amid mounting fears that the crisis in the subprime mortgage lending market is leading to a more generalized credit crisis. The Dow-Jones Industrial Average, the most widely followed stock index, ended down 387.18 points, its largest loss in six months and the fourth triple-digit movement in five days, an indication of the increasing instability in financial markets.

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Injunction granted against environmental protest at Heathrow Airport

10-08-2007 16:03

The granting of only a limited injunction to the British Airports Authority (BAA) on Monday banning named individuals from Heathrow Airport has been hailed as a victory for free speech. But whilst BAA failed in its original and far more sweeping objectives, its legal action and injunction that was agreed on is still in line with ongoing efforts to criminalise extra-parliamentary protest.

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Government site responsible for foot and mouth outbreak

10-08-2007 16:01

A British government-controlled laboratory site has been confirmed as the source of an outbreak of foot and mouth, which affects farm animals.

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Clown Army Workshop a success !

10-08-2007 16:00

Clown Army Workshop a success !
A wonderful & joyous day was had despite atempts at sabotage by moaners.

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Death row conviction overturned

10-08-2007 15:24

Kenny Richey
Death row Scot Kenny Richey has had his conviction overturned on appeal for the second time by a US court.

all credits: BBC News -

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UPDATE: Governator comes out of Closet

10-08-2007 13:19

Seriously dodgy clothing by Austrian Governor of California or a well-calculated hint of his true political roots and leaning: July 2007 Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals Nazi-similar-beltbuckle to the world during a press shoot for TIME MAGAZINE with NYs Mayor BLOOMBERG.

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Alternatives to Neoliberal Globalization

10-08-2007 12:58

Refusing to work out historical sins like colonialism, fascism and apartheid repeats the historical model of conquest, domination and exclusion. Kairos Europe is directed against a system and its structures, not against persons. Its positive goal sets life and people in first place.

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Britain finally requests release of British residents in Guantanamo

10-08-2007 09:57

On Tuesday 7th Aug, the UK Foreign Office finally agreed it was prepared to request the release of FIVE British residents from Guantanamo Bay, after 5 and a half years of lobbying by their families, friends and campaigners. They include Jamil El-Banna, Shaker Aamer, Binyam Mohamed, Abdennour Sameur and Omar Deghayes.

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drug use and Barry Bonds

10-08-2007 07:40

Bonds records need to be suspended as he used steroids to cheat the game, his team and his fans. this is what should go down in history.

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Jessica & Favour Edebiri -another attempt to remove them

10-08-2007 05:12

Jessica & Favour Edebiri
Jessica at the moment is spiraling into despair, unable despite many attempts, to find a solicitor who will try to reopen her case.

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The Shortwave Report 8/10/07 ¡Listen Globally!

10-08-2007 00:30

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

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St Athan - Campaign against Military Training Centre gains momentum

09-08-2007 22:23

A campaign to stop the building of St Athan Military Academy, a government pfi scheme involving arms manufacturers and the Open University, is starting to take shape. Read about it below. The next meeting will be on 23 August.

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No Nukes Stall in Oswestry for Nagasaki Day

09-08-2007 22:07

No Trident Replacement
Oswestry Coalition for Peace and its supporters held a stall in Oswestry town centre to mark the 62nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.

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Call for Direct Action at the Camp for Climate Action

09-08-2007 21:36

Activists campaigning against the impact of aviation on climate change have today released a website giving the low-down on Heathrow airport and the industries which encourage its environmentally damaging business.

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Family Court Demo

09-08-2007 21:34

real fathers for justice and fassit demonstrate about the corrupt family courts,We have picketed stoke,manchester and trafford courts.

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No Borders Info Day- Cardiff, 11th August

09-08-2007 21:30

No Borders South Wales presents an afternoon of talks, films and food to raise awareness of and mobilise for the upcoming No Border Camp in September

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Day of leafleting at Heathrow: Thurs 16th August

09-08-2007 20:19

A day of leafleting against the aviation industry - 16th August, Heathrow

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Haifa Seven - Solidarity with Haifa (Israel) anti-racist students

09-08-2007 19:07

The Haifa university has penelised students for holding an anti-racist demo against coments made by the student union.

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Royal Mail Strikes Called Off

09-08-2007 18:36

Following a meeting held today between Royal Mail and CWU a Joint Statement has been agreed that means detailed discussions will take place on all the relevant issues between the two parties.