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Court finds ITN journalist Terry Lloyd murdered by US forces

17-10-2006 09:52

An Oxfordshire coroner’s court ruled Friday, October 13 that the Independent Television News (ITN) journalist Terry Lloyd was unlawfully killed by US forces in southern Iraq in March 2003.

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Israel’s Plan for a Military Strike on Iran

17-10-2006 09:43

NAZARETH, 16 October 2006. The Middle East, and possibly the world, stands on the brink of a terrible conflagration as Israel and the United States prepare to deal with Iran’s alleged ambition to acquire nuclear weapons. Israel, it becomes clearer by the day, wants to use its air force to deliver a knock-out blow against Tehran. It is not known whether it will use conventional weapons or a nuclear warhead in such a strike.

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Nuclear Strike on Iran Is Still on the Agenda

17-10-2006 08:11

No nuclear country is likely to intervene when the U.S. uses nuclear weapons against Iran, so there is no military deterrent. The U.S. has now achieved vast nuclear superiority and is about to demonstrate to the world that its $5 trillion nuclear arsenal is not "unusable."

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Black Op Mujahideen Shura Council Declares Islamic State in Iraq

16-10-2006 21:46

The precisely timed statement was devised, with western intelligence connivance, not only to “stir up hatred between the Sunnis and the Shiites,” but break the country into three pieces based on ethnic and religious affiliation, a plan formulated in Israel, adopted by the neocons, and approved by the bankster global elite.

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House Demolitions in Jordan Valley

16-10-2006 21:36

These posts are from a Brighton based activist spending part of October in occupied Palestine with the International Solidarity Movement, a network of international activists set up to support Palestinian non violent resistance agaisnst Israeli occupation of Palestinian land. In these posts I will be writing short accounts of aspects of the occupation and resistance…

In October I will also be trying to foster grassroots links with grassroots organisations in the Jordan valley region, the most fertile area of the West Bank in danger of annexation by the Israeli state suffering from exploitation by Israeli and international corporations...

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16-10-2006 19:22

Ignored Harmful Effects of DU Munitions From the Horses’ Mouths.

By Elaine A. Hunter

Ignored US Government and Military data that DU munitions are harming the health of workers, both civilian and military,national and international, while they are in transit or just sitting around waiting to be used in battle.

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Shut DESO Action Day, London 16 October, 2006

16-10-2006 19:12

Protestors formed a ring around the DESO building.
The Defence Export Services Organisation (DESO) spends £15 million a year of our taxes selling arms for British arms manufacturers, often to countries with poor human rights records or engaged in violent conflict. We contribute ten times as much to promoting arms sales than promoting civil exports. Always headed by an arms industry executive, DESO gives the arms manufacturers a unique influence over government policies.

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Cuban Forum Analyzes Extra-territorial Nature of US Blockade

16-10-2006 15:08

Dresser Rand Group Inc, a New York-based company that manufactures turbines and compressors for the energy sector, announced that it will fight sanctions imposed by the US government against one of its subsidiaries as part of its economic blockade against Cuba.

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23 October (9.30-10.30am) "Parliament Square solo protests" for Fairford Coaches

16-10-2006 05:00

Signs in the coach windows during the detention.
Please take part in the hour of protest in Parliament Square on Monday 23 Oct 2006 (9.30-10.30am).

Hold your own "solo protest" in solidarity with Fairford Coaches case!

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Guantanamo Protest at Starbucks next Saturday 21st October

15-10-2006 21:54

The new Starbucks logo
Birmingham Guantanamo Campaign invites you to a protest against
Starbucks on New Street in Birmingham City Centre next Saturday
starting at 1.00pm.

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SOCPA - is superintendent terry mad?

15-10-2006 19:33

superintendent peter terry - mad or bad?
desperate to keep the ever more bizarre and crazy actions of charing cross police from being discussed in a court of law, superintendent terry seriously tried to have a peace protestor sectioned under the mental health act yesterday rather than charge her with an offence where real evidence could be scrutinised in a court of law..

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Online Petition: Stop the Legal Persecution of the Fairford Five

15-10-2006 15:17

We believe that after two hung juries – which are failures of the government to prove their case – that the it should end its persecution of the 5 Fairford protesters. Please sign up too!

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Schools to teach kids the arithemetic of war

15-10-2006 11:56

I reported a while back on the attempts by the government to indoctrinate children, including the Defense Schools Initiative. This involved selling kids on putative MoD values on such matters as "citizenship, humanitarian aid, ethnic diversity, human rights, veterans, conflict resolution and crisis situations".

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Solomon Islands PM condemns Australian “re-colonisation”

15-10-2006 04:04

The stakes are immense. Prime Minister Howard announced a major expansion of the military in August, and openly nominated Papua New Guinea, Fiji, and Vanuatu as potential targets for Australian military intervention. The RAMSI operation has been hailed, within Australia and internationally, as a model for intervention in “failed states”. Any setback in the Solomons will be seen as a major blow to the Australian ruling elite’s wider agenda in the Pacific.

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"Philippine President" Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is the Coddler of Criminals

15-10-2006 03:51

Dr. Francisco "Dodong" Nemenzo, Jr
Yesterday, former University of the Philippines president and Laban ng Masa (Struggle of the Masses) Chairperson, Dr. Francisco "Dodong" Nemenzo, Jr and ten others were charged with obstruction of justice for allegedly harboring fugitive rebel soldiers belonging to the Magdalo group which the government believed to be involved in the July 2003 failed coup.

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15-10-2006 03:06

Free to rebroadcast
A review of news, opinion and photography recorded from the Indymedia Newswire. Free to rebroadcast. The world & recorded for the community archive!

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confidence in Maliki government grows

14-10-2006 10:52

In the five months since Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki became Iraq's leader, the parliament and his ministries have formed hundreds of committees to address problems on everything from how to disarm militias to whether tainted meat caused a group of police officers to fall ill last week.

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Imperialism’s two failures - interview with Leila Khaled

14-10-2006 10:49

Following are excerpts from an interview conducted with Palestinian resistance leader Leila Khaled by Samia Halaby of the Defend Palestine Coalition, LeiLani Dowell of Workers World newspaper, and Sara Flounders of the International Action Center during a fact-finding delegation to Lebanon Sept. 11-17.