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Striking Parellels: Africa and the Middle East?!

17-12-2004 16:56

A little bit long but do read on!

This is an extract from today's edition of The Independent...

...followed by a *SUBTLY ALTERED VERSION* of the same text.

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European Convention on Human Rights Applies to Iraq

16-12-2004 18:56

In a landmark case, the High Court has ruled that the Human Rights Act and the European Convention on Human Rights can be applied to UK troops serving in Iraq.

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Kelly Minio-Paluello arrested for filming peaceful demonstration near Ramallah

16-12-2004 18:32

Journalist and community activist Kelly Minio-Paluello (23) was arrested brutally by Israeli Border Policemen while filming a peaceful demonstration on Tuesday outside Ramallah, Occupied Palestinian Territories. She is currently being held in Hadera Detention Centre awaiting deportation. Kelly has visited Cambridge several times. Her husband, Cambridge activist Mika Minio-Paluello, remains in Palestine.

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TURKEY: Conscientious objector Halil Savda arrested / fear or torture

16-12-2004 16:22

Fear of torture: Turkish conscientious objector in military prison

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British company accused of pillage promotion and told to walk the plank

16-12-2004 13:09

Windrush Communications are corporate pirates!
Havoc was created at a British company HQ yesterday when 4 anti-war activists occupied the offices of Windrush Communications Ltd. The protestors asked to see the director of the company and when this was refused, occupied the space outside the offices.

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US: KGB and STASI reinforce Homeland Security. For whom?

16-12-2004 13:06

Why have Soviet secret service 'KGB', General Yevgeni Primakov, as well as Markus Wolfe, the ex-boss of the ''STASI'', the equally feared former East German 'State Security Police' been hired by - and for - the US Gov't.?

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GREECE: Lazaros Petromelidis sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison

16-12-2004 12:50

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2 1/2 years prison for refusing to kill

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GREECE: Another trial for conscientious objector Lazaros Petromelidis

15-12-2004 13:25

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Lazaros Petromelidis needs your solidarity!

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the worth of petrol

15-12-2004 13:14

the reason for the iraq war, and any war at large.

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BAe blockaded in Edinburgh

15-12-2004 13:11

Glasgow Anti War Action struck for the second day in a row yesterday when they blockaded BAe System's factory in Edinburgh. This is the facility at which they make components for cluster bombs. On Monday, the same network were involved in shutting down Weir Pumps for pillaging Iraq, and because of their connections with Halliburton.

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15-12-2004 12:40

Missile defence shield test fails
A target missile that was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base leaves a blue light over the night sky in California, 7 July 2000.
The Pentagon blamed the test failure on an.............

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The Glorious Dead

15-12-2004 12:27

Fallujah in Pictures, that you won't see on CNN.

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Naomi Klein Audio: The Corporate Invasion of Iraq (69mins)

15-12-2004 11:45

Naomi Klein audio (69 mins) from talk on the corporate rape and pillage of Iraq, from:

Making a Killing: The Corporate Invasion of Iraq
London Wednesday the 24th of November
Friends Meeting House

AUDIO: 69 mins 16 meg 32 kbps


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Blunkett names kite as B52 base terror weapon

15-12-2004 06:44

Blackhawk Helicopter defends RAF Fairford from the Kite Menace
David Blunkett testified to Parliament on Monday that Fairford protesters were found in possession of... a KITE.

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More Remembrance - Less War

14-12-2004 20:44

Support the broadbased, non-aligned, global "Remembrance: Once a year is not enough" campaign to deepen and extend Remembrance to encourage reflection, information-sharing, learning and actions around the eleventh of EVERY month "...because, as yet, we are neither remembering or learning enough to stop it happening". Here, we are posting a Faslane Peace Camp press release, some Eisenhower speech, and some breaking news.

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Done up like kippers in Brighton!

14-12-2004 16:54

Six Activists from London and Brighton were on trial this week for obstructing the access road into EDO/MBM Technology, a factory producing bomb-release mechanisms and tank diagnostic systems for the US/UK and Lockheed Martin. Protesters planned to use the case as a platform to allow victims of attacks using similar equipment in Iraq and Palestine to give evidence in court, Brighton magistrates had other ideas

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Notes on teach-in on Iraq in London December 5th and in Glasgow on Dec 11/12th.

13-12-2004 23:51

Michael Hoffman of Iraq Veterans against the war speaks. Ewa Jasiewicz chairs.
These are notes (about 1,700 words) on the International teach-in on Iraq in London December 5th and of the Anti-war forum in Glasgow 11th and 12th December. Four labelled photos of the London teach-in are attached.

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Bringing Democracy to the Middle East

13-12-2004 15:57

G8 meets Middle East in Morocco under the guise of bring democracy to the Middle East.

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13-12-2004 14:39

This morning, 6 activists from 'Glasgow anti-war action' blockaded Weir Pumps Ltd in Glasgow who have been profiting from the war in Iraq. The company who are a supplier to Halliburton are part of a new campaign of direct action with the aim of causing the company sufficient disruption and economic damage, that they stop supplying components to Halliburton.

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from halabja to Fallujah

12-12-2004 20:12

Take your time and have a look