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Day of Rage against Brighton Arms Dealers Supply of Weapons For War Crimes

07-08-2006 22:06

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8th August 2006
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Day of Rage against Brighton Arms Manufacturers’ Supply of Weapons For War Crimes in Gaza and Lebanon

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Bombs are not the answer

07-08-2006 17:09

short anti-war film

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israel-lebanon war: 35.000 tons of oil polluted the coasts from lebanon to Syria

07-08-2006 16:29

israeli airstrikes hit a lebanese power plant weeks ago.
up to 35.000 tons of oil polluted the mediterean see.
lebanon and syria are already affected by the catostrophe.
soon the oil will reach turkey.

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"Bring the soldiers home"! - It will not end.. until we talk!

07-08-2006 11:38

"Bring the soldiers home!"
The biggest demonstration against the war held in Israel until now took place on 5 August, 2006, in the heart of downtown Tel-Aviv, an area that is considered especially right-wing. Close to 10,000 demonstrators from all over the country, among them many Arab citizens, marched from Ben-Zion Boulevard, along King George Street, to Magen David Square. There, at the entrance to the Carmel market, a stage was set up. The thousands that did not find place in the square flowed over into Nahlat Binyamin and the other neighboring streets.


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Public statement on video about Lebanon and Palestine (by Latuff)

07-08-2006 10:51

Copyleft video by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Lebanese and Palestinian people, victims of the same U.S. funded IsraHell state terror.

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Prestwick War Crime Detectives Arrested after Boarding US Plane

07-08-2006 07:50

Weapons Detectives
Early this morning Trident Ploughshares activists boarded a US military plane at Prestwick Airport in the process carrying out an investigation of the involvement by the British authorities in covert and active collusion in Israeli war crimes in Lebanon.

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London: Tens of thousands protest against slaughter in Lebanon

07-08-2006 07:30

On Saturday, tens of thousands gathered in London to demand an end to the Israeli bombardment of Lebanon. The protest was called by the Stop the War Coalition (STWC) with just one week’s notice.

The organisers estimate that 100,000 people marched from Hyde Park to Parliament Square via the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square. The demonstration was also supported by the British Muslim Initiative, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, the Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Lebanese community associations.

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Cambridge Hiroshima Day Lantern Vigil

07-08-2006 02:07

The Lanterns...
"On the morning of August 6, 1945 the United States Army Air Forces dropped the nuclear weapon "Little Boy" on the city of Hiroshima, followed three days later by the detonation of the "Fat Man" bomb over Nagasaki, Japan."

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U.S. & Israel Selecting Targets for Cruise Missile First-Strike Attack

06-08-2006 23:47

Pentagon personnel responsible for selecting targets for cruise missile first strike attacks have been sent to Israel. This indicates that U.S. and Israeli military strategists are now likely meeting to plan a join attack on Syria and/or Iran.

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"Triple Alliance": The US, Turkey, Israel and the War on Lebanon

06-08-2006 22:13

If the Lebanon war were to escalate into a broader conflict involving Syria, Turkish ground troops could be deployed under the terms of the Israeli-Turkish military alliance. It is worth mentioning that prime ministers Recep Erdogan and Ariel Sharon in a 2005 meeting in Tel Aviv decided to set up a "Hotline for the exchange of intelligence" as part of their evolving military alliance. What this suggests is that Turkey is a potential partner in the ongoing war on Lebanon.

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Citizens Weapons Inspectors Enter Prestwick Airport

06-08-2006 17:39

As the UK Government, and the Scottish Police, fail to live up to their responsibilities to prevent the use of UK airports to facilitate War Crimes in the Middle East, a team of Citizens Weapons Inspectors entered Prestwick Airport late on Saturday night to investigate reports of flights carrying bombs to Israel refuelling there.

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Democracy is becoming a dirty word

06-08-2006 15:39

Smile nicely for the camera
How the concept of democracy is being used by neofascist leaders in order to justify a capitalist system that is falling apart at the seams.

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Stopping support for war by Velvet Revolution

06-08-2006 14:19

The role of mass protest in bringing positive change

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Bold Proclamations of Lebensraum

06-08-2006 12:17

Tony Blair and Condoleeza Rice have recently made statements that suggest a view that is, essentially, genocidal in nature. In so doing, they have stripped away their saccrine masks of democracy and apple pie, exposing themselves for the lizards they are.

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Refusenik jailed

06-08-2006 12:16

First israeli refusinik jailed - many others refuse to fight

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Anti-War Film Screening

06-08-2006 11:01

Video flyer
An evening of films on Monday 14th August as part of this years Portobello Film Festival in West London curated by Filmmakers Against War, includes the feature film 'Sir! No Sir!'

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Brutal Arrests on Pro-Lebanon Protest (05.08.06)

06-08-2006 10:43

Outside the American Emassy
Brutal Arrests on Pro-Lebanon Protest yesterday (05.08.06) outside the American Embassy and then (not so brutal) later on at Dowing Street.

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Peace Camp Now At Prestwick

06-08-2006 05:57

A Peace Camp has been established outside Prestwick Airport.

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Talk Tank - weekly news com. mp3

06-08-2006 04:14

This week [again] political and environmentally focussed items. length: 59 mins. mono 32 kb/s 14 MB