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Sussex police threaten Smash EDO Victory Demo

23-02-2006 22:26

After anti EDO MBM protestors beat the injunction in the high court the police have tried to impose their own conditions quoting health and safety!!!

This is a call out for everyone who wants to defend the right to protest to come to the Smash EDO Victory Demo at 4pm next Wednesday the 1st March...

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Peace Conflict Development Journal features Paul Rogers

23-02-2006 19:47

PEACE CONFLICT & DEVELOPMENT, an open-access journal focusing on contemporary issues in conflict and peace studies

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Fairford cases reach Law Lords, last day tomorrow

23-02-2006 14:01

This is probably too late for physical support, but the Fairford 5 could do with help towards expenses or just messages of support.

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World Chechnya Day

23-02-2006 12:45

On Thursday 23rd February 2006, Save Chechnya Campaign UK, along with many other individuals and organisations around the world, will commemorate World Chechnya Day.

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A multi-venue film festival in India for peace

23-02-2006 11:55

God! save us from american peace& liberty
The unipolar, globalised world is witnessing unilateral attacks on nation states and communities. The empire's scorched-earth policy that devastated Vietnam, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Korea, Somalia, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia and many countries in Latin America is now aggressively pursued in Afganistan and Iraq. The next stop may be Iran or Syria.

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The Real Face Of Terrorists- taking their mask off

23-02-2006 05:29

I found this show right on target, laying out the source of the endless war we find ourselves in filled with a lot of insight to how it is maintained, the manufacture of dissent, the anti-WTO movement and NGOs. Kosovo, war and globalization, financial warefare, the support of Islamic insurgencies and terror networks, the Taliban and drug trade in Afghanistan, the War on Terrorism to justify nuclear war. bellow is a link to a audio stream of the information.

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Compromised US Military Considers Nuclear Option

23-02-2006 01:59

Arab fighters and insurgents have demonstrated to the world that the US is a ‘superpower’ in name only. A poorly armed and trained but highly motivated and dedicated band of fighters has exposed the US military as weak, inept, unskilled, brutal and bereft. From South America to the Himalayas, resistance against capitalist plunder and exploitation signals the inevitable failure of militaristic capitalism. Regardless of all other considerations people today have confirmed that they will fight any aggressor who threatens their homes, families and way of life.

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22-02-2006 17:24

A review of news & opinion
A review of news, opinion, and photography recorded, from the Indymedia Newswire. With times and freqs for tuning in anywhere you can, at your leisure. Free to rebroadcast. The world & recorded for the community archive! Now crystal clear on widescreen!

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Explosion destroys dome of Shiite shrine

22-02-2006 16:53

"The attack today on an Iraqi Shiite mosque must be seen for what it is. This and other such events are the work of “psychological operations teams” working for our imperial bandits."

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Oil workers strike in Basra, Iraq

22-02-2006 16:39

The IFOU is an anti-occupation, anti-privatisation and politically independent federation of Iraqi oil workers, who are fighting to resist both the corporations and the US/UK occupation forces. It is a non-sectarian federation that aims to unite all oil workers in Iraq, and has also worked to expel oil company bosses who were supporters of Saddam Hussein.

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Command's Responsibility - Detainee deaths in US custody

22-02-2006 16:33

"An American soldier told us of our father's death. He said: "Your father died during the interrogation." So we thought maybe it was high blood pressure under personal stress. This would happen in American detention centers. People would die of high blood pressure. But afterwards the people who were imprisoned, detained with him said "No. They would torture him and they assigened American soldiers to him especially for the torture. He died during the torture."...Honestly, my mother, after the case, she entered a state we can say a coma or like a coma. She withdrew from life." -Hossam Mowoush

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Charade of peace - Israeli historian Ilan Pappe speaks in Sheffield

22-02-2006 11:33

Pappe was invited by the Sheffield Palestine Solidarity campaign to talk about "Israel in the post-Sharon era". Around 50 people heard an eloquent speaker describing what he called the "Charade of Peace", a strategy of the Israeli political elite since beginning of the peace process in 1993 to talk peace but mean ongoing occupation and neglecting of Palestinian rights to self-determination, refugee return and state-hood.

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A Harsher Light Shines on Guantanamo Bay

21-02-2006 21:25

Didn't recognize you without your jumpsuit
Many of the 250 detainees released (without any clarification of their detention) have confirmed these statistics (some in a new film, The Road to Guantanamo). Still, the US government and military remained doggedly insistent that the detention is legal.

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W Bush U.S. Petroleum-Trafficker-In-Chief addresses addicts

21-02-2006 06:10

So W Bush sacrificed those of low income American soldiers and our National Guard who should have been at home protecting our shores and raising their children as well as women who should not have been on a battlefield in the first place and now he goes around Congress and the American people to make deal with United Arab Emirate Muslim fundamentalists to guard our ports,a job those dead soldiers and National Guard in Iraq should have been performing !

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Peace Conference timetable

20-02-2006 21:52

Nottingham Student Peace Movement invite everyone to a day of discussion about global political issues, and what we can do about them on a local level, this Sunday (26th Feb) at the University of Nottinham.

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The closure of Guantanamo

20-02-2006 20:49

70 thousand prisoners
According to an AI's last year statement, there are approx. 70 thousand prisoners (of the so called war on terror) all around the world held either in US camps or at the behest of the US Adm. Therefore, it is imperative that we call for an end to the occupation of Iraq, the closure of US Bases in Iraq and all around the world.

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Calls for Dialogue in the Iran Crisis

20-02-2006 15:32

Renunciation on force and non-aggression guarantees are crucial for de-activating the crisis along with convening a UN mediation commission. All military options must be excluded.

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British casualties in Iraq: MOD stalls the release of figures under the freedom

20-02-2006 11:23

Attempts to find out the true extent of British casualties in Iraq are being stalled by the Ministry of Defence

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It's Everybody's World

20-02-2006 04:56

"The reality is that of 580,000 soldiers who served in that war 325,000 are on permanent medical disabilty and 11,000 have subsequently died - an astonishing figure of 56% of those who served are now seriously ill with radiation related sicknesses, eupehmistically labelled "Gulf War Syndrome" by the medical and military establishments that refuse, of course, to acknowledge its true cause." And much more.

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Appeal to Kofi Annan

19-02-2006 14:05

A moratorium and a UN mediation commission are vital to prevent escalation in the Iran nuclear conflict.. Since 1968, the nuclear weapon states and their allies have refused to conduct negotiations on total nuclear disarmament.