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Lebanon London peace demo pics

06-08-2006 02:58

huge crowds at start
With the psychopathic Israeli regime carrying out ethnic cleansing and mass civilian murder in Lebanon on an industrial scale, another A to B march would never seem enough. However the turnout was fantastic for such a short notice demo - must have been 100,000 but predictably the now blatantly pro-israel bbc is claiming a downright insulting 20,000.

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heavy-handed policing at stop the war demo in london (pics)

06-08-2006 00:49

bush and bliar
between 8,000 and 150,000 people (depending on who you believe) marched in london on saturday afternoon, calling for a ceasefire now. police seemed often heavy-handed and out of control, and there were at least a dozen arrests.

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Parliament Street Die In protest about Israeli Aggression

06-08-2006 00:40

Death outside the gates of Downing Street
Protestors took part in a sit down, and dead, protest outside Downing Street. With a group of demonstrators lying down as dead, with many stopping to sit and join them. The protest ended with members of the last groups of activists being arrested.

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London demonstration against Israeli attacks on Lebanon and Palestine - Pics

06-08-2006 00:31

Tony greets protestors as they head to Parliament
A very large turn out especially for something called at such short notice. The protest saw a diverse group of people trying to make the common opinion heard.

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Photos: Pro-Lebanon Protest in London. (05.08.06)

06-08-2006 00:30

Photos of the Pro-Lebanon Protest in London today. (05.08.06)

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Sacked Liverpool Dockers Call For Sanctions Against Israel

05-08-2006 22:22

On behalf of Merseyside trade unionists the Sacked Liverpool
Dockworkers have been asked to circulate, coordinate and collate all
responses to this message.

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Picket/Demo at Liverpool V Maccabi Haifa - 9th August

05-08-2006 22:17

Merseyside TUC, Liverpool TUC, Wirral TUC and Sefton TUC and the
Merseyside Coalition Against the War are supporting the Friends of
Palestine Picket / demonstration at the Liverpool versus Maccabi
Haifa football match on Wednesday 9th August at Anfield and call on
trade unionists to show Israelis that we are totally opposed to
their murderous activities in Lebanon. The football game will be
shown live on Israeli television and the key may well be to bring
banners / placards to show Israeli people exactly what the views of
trade unionists and anti war campaigners are.

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Understanding Tony Blair's Desperation

05-08-2006 21:54

"At best, Blair sounds like a defeated former colonialist visiting the world from his grave. At worst, we just had the opportunity to peep into the mind of a desperate war lord."

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7 Anti war activists arrested outside Downing St

05-08-2006 19:24

Seven anti war activists were arrested at 6pm this afternoon as they lay ‘dead’ in the road outside Downing Street in a protest to demand an unconditional ceasefire in the Middle East.

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Sitting down outside Downing St

05-08-2006 15:14

Presently there are about 150 people sitting outside Downing St, while a pile of children's shoes is growing on the inside of the gates.

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Oakland Police Infiltrators Took Control Of Anti-War Group

05-08-2006 14:07

US: cops attack peace protestors with wooden bullets / concussion grenades / gas

People might remember the brutal used of non-lethal weapons against anti-war protestors in Oakland, USA, in 2003, it was posted to UK IMC at the time: Non-lethal rounds shot at protesters in Oakland California and US: cops attack peace protestors with wooden bullets / concussion grenades / gas. Well now it turns out that Oakland Police Infiltrators Took Control Of Anti-War Group in a COINTELPRO (Counter Intelligence Program) style operation, read on for a repost from Indybay.

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Colombian and the Paramilitaries or How to Rebuild a Nation

05-08-2006 13:05

The paramilitaries in Colombia sewpt with any possibility of institutionality that could have been on the Colombian Soceity. How to regain that beacuse it is vilta to the future of the country.

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Israel is to blame.

05-08-2006 08:54

Support the killers
Israel is now drunk on it's power.

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US-Israeli war aim is to annihilate Lebanon

05-08-2006 08:47

The sharp escalation of the attacks against Lebanon Friday have made it abundantly clear that the objective of this US-Israeli war of aggression is to demolish Lebanon as an independent and sovereign country.

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Massive oil spill - Environmental Catastrophe

05-08-2006 04:20

Environmental Catastrophe
Israel/Lebanon oil spill spreads to Syrian coast:

Oil leaking from a bombed power station in Lebanon has reached the coastline of neighbouring Syria and is spreading north, the Kenya-based United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says. Lebanon's Environment Ministry has called it the worst environmental disaster to hit the Arab state. The spill has already polluted over 80 kilometres of Lebanon's coastline...

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Help Lebanon, write to your MP

05-08-2006 02:03

A sample letter to send to your local MP

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The Nine-Elevening of Lebanon

04-08-2006 18:34

Suffice it to say, it’s an uncomfortable summer here in New York. My own neighborhood was among those without electricity for a greater part of last week.

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Farc and the Uribe Administration: Or Different Strategies for Not Talking

04-08-2006 18:32

Why the attempts of negotiation between the Colombian Governement and FARC haven' been able to produce any result.

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Depleted Uranium Situation Worsens Requiring Immediate Action By Bush, Blair, Ol

04-08-2006 18:09

[Uranium weapons are being used in
Lebanon which means it is a NUCLEAR
WAR! These weapons are extremely
poisoness and deadly........along with
being illegal by all conventions and
treaties. These so-called "depleted"
uranium weapons are actually not
depleted, and their use constitutes
a war crime.]

By: Dr. Doug Rokke, PhD., former Director, U.S. Army Depleted Uranium Project

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Germany joins US, British, Israeli axis of aggression

04-08-2006 16:53

Last Sunday, German government spokesman Ulrich William spoke on behalf of the chancellor, Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union—CDU), and expressed Merkel’s “great regret and deep sadness over the consequences of the Israeli air raid on Qana.”
Two days later, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Social Democratic Party—SPD) began an interview in the Süddeutsche Zeitung with the words: “What took place on Sunday in Qana was appalling. The large number of civilian victims of the Israeli air raid is terrible and unacceptable.”