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Craig Murray on the death of Robin Cook

08-08-2005 12:07

Blair arranged Robin Cook’s defeat at Cabinet when Cook wanted to stop the export of British Aerospace Hawk jets to the Suharto regime of Indonesia, which has a strong history of vicious repression of its disparate peoples. I was told by a Cabinet Minister who sided with Cook, that Blair managed Cook’s cabinet defeat in as confrontational and humiliating a manner as possible.

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Parliament protests still go ahead

07-08-2005 16:25

Protestors unfurl banner on the green outside parliament
Around 100 people demonstrated outside the Houses of Parliament for two hours. Five people were arrested as police tried to enforce the new law preventing assembly outside the building.

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'Respect' for the dead? Not when it's Robin Cook!!!

07-08-2005 13:01

I am disgusted - though not surprised - by the incredible hypocrisy of Respect's statement on the death of Robin Cook. .

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General strike has spread all Kurdish cities in Iran

07-08-2005 12:57

The Iranian Government has unleashed unprecedented attack on Kurdish People
in different cities of Kurdistan , by murdering and committing of atrocities, massive
arrests. Now, an unannounced curfew is governing in all parts of the Iranian

Majority of Kurdish people in Kurdistan of Iran has joined the today 07/08/05 General strike.

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Cook resigns for ever from Blair's bellicose bunch

07-08-2005 12:56

Cook: "History will be astonished at the diplomatic miscalculations that led so quickly to the disintegration of that powerful coalition."

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RAF recruitment disrupted at Pride

06-08-2005 21:37

Today the Royal Air Force marched in the so-called 'Pride' march and held a stall in the park afterwards. There was disruption and noise from naughty queers who prefered something just a little more radical than commercial gayness...

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Hiroshima Day in Oxford - some photos

06-08-2005 18:24

On the 60th anniversary of the dropping of the Hiroshima bomb, Oxford peace groups marked the day with a minute's silence followed by a number of speeches from, amongst others, Irene Brennan, Zaid Marhan and Katy Beinart. There is also a small exhibition of posters in the Westgate Library that will continue for a week or so.

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Robin Cook Dead?

06-08-2005 18:03

Seems it is true the way C4 are talking about it.

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Hiroshima Bombing Commemoration at Deal Kent

06-08-2005 17:13

An eye witness account of a commemoration service for the Hiroshima bombing at Deal, Kent.

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AWE Aldermaston: 9 peace gardeners arrested after planting figs and vines

06-08-2005 07:49

International peace gardeners arrested planting vines and fig trees inside Atomic Weapons Establishment Aldermaston, UK; first court appearance on Hiroshima Day, Saturday 6th August.

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Vine & Fig Tree Planters held in custody. First court appearance Sat August 6th

05-08-2005 22:51

Vine and fig tree planters
International peace gardeners arrested planting vines and fig trees
inside Atomic Weapons Establishment Aldermaston, UK;
first court appearance on Hiroshima Day, Saturday 6th August

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International peace gardeners arrested planting vines and fig trees

05-08-2005 21:31

International peace gardeners arrested planting vines and fig trees
inside Atomic Weapons Establishment Aldermaston

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki- A Vigil of Remembrance in Cambridge

05-08-2005 20:01


In common with peace groups all over the world, Cambridge will be marking next Sunday-the Sunday nearest to August 6th when an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, with a simple act of remembrance.

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Braced for Martial Law

05-08-2005 18:32

State Sponsored Terrorism in Your Face

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05-08-2005 14:38

The US Defense Science Board has recommended that a covert counterterrorist force be established. The Proactive, Preemptive Operation Group will 'stimulate' reactions from terror groups prodding them into action so that they can be attacked. A classic application of the Hegelian Dialectic.

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60th Anniversary of the dropping of the first nuclear bomb on Hiroshima

05-08-2005 12:47

The nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, on August 6th, 1945, at a time when Japan was already suing for peace, was a massive leap in the horrors which human beings can inflict upon each other. Never before had so much damage been done to so many in so short a time. Never before had weapons continued to kill for many years after their use. Never before had weapons been used which would kill and maim future generations.

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Bush asks Berlusconi to smash the Anti-Imperialist Camp

05-08-2005 05:56

44 members of the US congress addressed a formal protest letter to the Italian ambassador in Washington, Sergio Vento, asking to outlaw the Anti-imperialist Camp.

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HICKS: Not a Happy Birthday!

05-08-2005 01:55

Imprisoned and tortured for 3 years and 9 months!
'It is time for the Australian Government to request David Hicks' repatriation, before it is too late,' Mrs Obeid added.

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Food Not Bombs at Hiroshima - Never Again Free Festival this Saturday

04-08-2005 21:40

Food Not Bombs will be serving free vegan food at the Hiroshima - Never Again Free Festival at Millennium Point in Birmingham this Saturday 6th August. The festival is from 2pm until -7pm and free tasty vegan food will be served from 3pm onwards!

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Video: Iraqi Resistance Attacks And Kills U.S. Marines

04-08-2005 20:55

This video is purported to have been taken on 08/01/05 by a section of the Iraqi resistance and shows an attack in which 6 U.S. marines are killed.