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Child Victims of War - new charity sets up

20-07-2003 17:42

Child Victims of War, is a new charity being set up to deal with the aftermath of the recent gulf war (as well as the effects of the previous 12 years), with a number of grass-roots projects initiated to reach the victims directly.

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Contemporary Art of (Anti) war

20-07-2003 17:36

Contemporary Art of (Anti) war
Anti War Protest!!

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Mark Dankof on General Abizaid's "I Won't Hesitate to Ask for More"

20-07-2003 14:54

Mark Dankof notes the continuing quagmire for the United States in occupying Iraq, especially with General Abizaid's admission that the latter is now a full-blown guerrilla war.

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unFairford: A talk by Damacio Lopez on Depleted Uranium

20-07-2003 14:33

A talk by DU expert Damacio Lopez in Fairford Community centre on 20th July 2003 to coincide with the arms-fair.

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ISM Reports: "We Are All Palestinians" + News Of The ISM 8.

20-07-2003 13:24

1) Legal Appeal
2) \"We Are All Palestinians\" - Avi Zer-Aviv
3) Controlling the Gate on the Road Towards Peace - JohnP
4) Violence at the Gate: Israeli civilians and terrorizing of
Palestinian Farmers - JohnP
5) Where\'s the Peace? - John Heaney
60 Deportations, Detention, and the ISM 8

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How Did Our Oil Get Under Their Sand?

20-07-2003 08:08

Are the hawks in the Bush-Cheney Oilygarchy and Blair the only ones to blame for the Iraq war?

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Leeds/Bradford Mobilise to Disarm DSEi

19-07-2003 13:20

Disarm DSEi regional meeting at the 1in12 Club, Albion Street Bradford.

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STWC Members confront Jack Straw on Guantanamo Issue

19-07-2003 12:42

Jack studies the petition
Jack Straw's constituents met with the Foreign Secretary outside one of his surgeries at Audley Community Centre, Blackburn on Friday 18th July 2003.

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mysterious death of microbiologist david kelly

19-07-2003 11:59

The recent finding of the body of UK Government microbiologist Dr David Kelly adds to the death toll of at least 14 renowned microbiologists who have died in mysterious circumstances over the past 2 years.

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Bloody Aggression of Armenia against Azerbaijan

19-07-2003 00:14

At the end of the 20th century human mankind became faced with an unprecedented recidivism of the medieval barbarity - the mass expulsion of the people from their home places and the direct genocide towards the whole people. Azerbaijan turned out to be one of such victims. In 1987 Armenia raised a problem of joining the Nagorny-Karabakh Region of the Azerbaijan Republic to Armenia and a range of actions were undertaken by Armenia in this respect.
The wave of Armenian chauvinism raised in connection with the forced problem of "reunion" of Nagorny-Karabakh and even which does not have common borders on Armenia, led to the mass violations of human rights of Azeris living in Armenia.

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Interview with Mark Thomas at the Edinburgh anti-repression action, 17th of july

18-07-2003 23:31

On the 17th of july, an anti-repression action took place at St.Leonards police station in solidarity with Simon, a protester who got arrested and charged with incitement for racial hatred due the modifications of the American flag he was carrying on an anti-war demonstration at the 22nd of march in Edinburgh. Here is an Interview with Mark Thomas, recorded back at the Bongo Club, who called together support and campaigns for Simon.

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Israel’s Refusal to Recognize the Right of Palestinian Refugees to Return

18-07-2003 20:35

Since July 1 the Israeli government has violated RVERY recent agreement it made by carrying out military invasions of Palestinian areas, implementing a campaign of abductions, opening fire on civilian areas without provocation, imposing curfews and not relaxing its “draconian” closure that restricts all movement for Palestinians

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Bush Administration Promises Perpetual War

18-07-2003 17:39

"We're going to get better over time," promised Lawrence Di Rita, a special assistant to Rumsfeld. "We've always thought of post-hostilities as a phase" distinct from combat, he said. "The future of war is that these things are going to be much more of a continuum

"This is the future for the world we're in at the moment," he said. "We'll get better as we do it more often."

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Bush Uranium Lie Is Tip of the Iceberg

18-07-2003 17:32

Five months later, the truthfulness of one claim in George W. Bush's State
of the Union address has become the focus of growing media scrutiny. The
attention media are paying to this single assertion should be part of a
larger journalistic inquiry into other misstatements and exaggerations
that have been made by the Bush administration about Iraq.

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With God On Our Side? Bush’s Use of Almighty God to Justify War in Iraq

18-07-2003 16:11

By making certain statements about God blessing America in the war on Iraq, did George Bush inadvertently make it a Holy War? I will look at the use of God in his State of the Union address and how he has invoked God since then. Many religious groups and leaders were very upset by this.

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Interview with Mark Ballard,MSP, at an anti-war action 17.7.2003, Edinburgh

18-07-2003 14:42

This interview was taken at the anti-war action yesterday, 17.7.2003 in Edinburgh at St.Leonards police station. Called by Mark Thomas, about 60 protesters came more or less spontaneously to the police station to protest against the criminal proceedings and the charges against Simon.

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SOS2003: Aug 1-3 event against Bush push for new nukes

18-07-2003 14:21

Senior officials in the Bush administration who have proposed the production of a new generation of nuclear weapons have scheduled a meeting to discuss plans for nuclear proliferation at US Strategic Command (STRATCOM) during the first week of August 2003. We are going to be there to say NO! Join us!

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Iraq, Blair and WMDs

18-07-2003 14:04

Like all liars, Blair appaears to be digging an ever deeper hole.

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Pictures and report from the Edinburgh Anti-Repression action with Mark Thomas

18-07-2003 10:36

Mark Thomas called for a solidarity action at the police station in Edinburgh
On Thursday, 17th of july a shortly beforehand announced solidarity action took place at St.Leonards police station in Edinburgh.
Mark Thomas and friends have called for a symbolic action to point out the hypocrisy in the repression of anti-war protesters, who have now their court cases coming up.

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New Militant Movement In Iraq

17-07-2003 22:05

According to Arab press reports, a new resistance movement in Iraq has warned both U.S. and international military forces from staying in Iraq.