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Security Alert: Omali Yeshitela and Uhuru delegation determined to attend Sierra Leone workers conference despite martial law.
Supporters of human rights for African people alerted to protest if the government attempts to deter the delegation.
Brooklyn Councilman Charles Barron, a former Black Panther, declared: “We don’t want a president to transfer the war from Iraq to Afghanistan. We’ve come to Washington to say to President Obama, end the war in Iraq, end the war in Afghanistan, end the war in Pakistan.”
12-11-2009 01:13After months of mobilising and planning today the NATO Welcoming Committee set up the Smash NATO Convergence Space in Edinburgh. The space will act as a base for activists resisting the NATO Parliamentary Assembly meeting in the city from Friday.
12-11-2009 00:17War Resisters' International learned today that Lance Corporal Joe Glenton, who already faces charges of desertion for refusing to return to Afghanistan, has been arrested and charged with five counts of "disobeying a lawful order" public speaking resisting the war and in London on 24 October 2009, and for expressing his opposition to the war in Afghanistan to the media.
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Perhaps most irresponsible of all is the unverified claim that Hasan had written on the Internet in defense of suicide attacks by Muslims, even though the origins of those writings are entirely unverified. Similarly, certain news organizations -- like NPR -- used anonymous sources to disseminate inflammatory claims about Hasan's prior troubles allegedly grounded in activism on behalf of Islam.
Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre, www.imemc.org, for Wednesday November 11th, 2009.
11-11-2009 17:53There are plans to build a deadly virus containment facility in Camden. This poses a virus threat leak to residents and visitors. This also poses a threat to an environmentally protected area in Camden, Camley Conservation and Elm Village. Foot and Mouth disease was leaked into the water supply from Pirbright in Surrey. The areas Muslim community also faces persecution under terror legislation.
11-11-2009 15:46The governments proposals to bypass public scrutiny to implement a new generation of Nuclear power plants raises important questions for the climate change movement.
11-11-2009 15:06University protests spark in Poland.
11-11-2009 14:43The soldier currently serving with the Royal Logistic Corps has been arrested.
11-11-2009 14:41Update from those inside the lecture theatre, opposing the sacking of 180 workers and the cutting of 16 courses
11-11-2009 14:34With the EDL meeting up the road in Leeds a week back, Ragnor Ironpants digs below the surface to find what’s really behind the phenomenon.
11-11-2009 13:26The NATO mission in Afghanistan has been shaken by the news that two Czech officers were found wearing Nazi insignia. The symbols of SS battalions on their helmets has resulted in the two men being suspended. Their commanding officer has also been suspended amid reports that he'd ordered a cover-up. The two soldiers recently returned from Afghanistan and received state awards.
11-11-2009 13:22En los primeros minutos de este dia 11, jornada de Paro Nacional en México, se confirma PARO TOTAL Y CIERRE de los siguientes centros de estudio
11-11-2009 12:54Professor Magdi Yacoub will be among the celebrity guests at the launch of a new project for refugee children in Western Sahara tonight in London. There is still time to book a ticket at www.iefund.org.uk/event.html