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Sheffield protest against repression in Burma

01-10-2007 20:32

Members of the Karen community in Sheffield were joined by activists and others to express solodarity with those opposing the regime in Burma.

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faslane ppl NEEDED

01-10-2007 19:33

blockades need ppl now- lets keep this going!!

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Blog strike for Burma! No blogging on 4th Oct: Burmese Bloggers Without Borders

01-10-2007 17:26

Following the lead of the fabulous Medicins sans Frontieres and Reporters sans Frontieres, the ever-fabulous Burmese People established Burmese Bloggers Without Borders on 30th September 2007. They are asking for a strike of supportive bloggers on Thursday 4th October, 2007.

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Aznar’s Silence...

01-10-2007 12:45

During a Round Table program aired on Cuban television on April 25, 2003, I pointed out that the then Spanish President José María Aznar, an ally of the world's leader in genocides and massacres, had met with President William Clinton on April 13, 1999, at an uncertain juncture of the war in Yugoslavia, and had told him, verbatim...

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hundreds descend on faslane for the big blockade

01-10-2007 10:02

100 arrests so far as 600 actvists block entrances to faslane nuclear weapons base. alex salmond sends message of support to protestors

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Rabbis Say Iran Seeks Peace, Respects Judaism

01-10-2007 07:46

Rabbis met with Ahmadinejad_24 Sep 2007
Rabbi Yisroel Dovid Weiss, spokesman of Neturei Karta International, issued the following statement on the eve of the group's meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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Bradford fairies arrested in anti-nuclear blockade

01-10-2007 06:36

Several Bradford campaigners, dressed as fairies, have been arrested already during the Big Blockade, the finale to Faslane 365. They were joining hundreds of others in blockading the nuclear submarine base.

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Burma: ask embassies in Rangoon to set up WiFi for photographic evidence

01-10-2007 06:30

The Junta have successfully cut off internet access to the outside world; some landlines are still working but mobiles can only pick up signals near the borders and are in any case rare at $1800 purchase price. The resistance have issued the following call for assistance via WiFi and the embassies in Rangoon.

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URGENT: Burma petition, e-signatures and forwarding requested

01-10-2007 03:09

To Chinese President Hu Jintao and the UN Security Council:

We stand alongside the citizens of Burma in their peaceful protests. We urge you to oppose a violent crackdown on the demonstrators, and to support genuine reconciliation and democracy in Burma. We pledge to hold you accountable for any further bloodshed.

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Preparations underway for Monday's Faslane 365 Big Blockade

01-10-2007 00:24

A Vanguard-class submarine capable of launching WMD sails into Faslane
People from across the United Kingdom and Europe are heading towards the west coast of Scotland to participate in Monday's "Big Blockade" of Faslane naval base, home of the UK's nuclear weapons arsenal.

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Wrexham Peace & Justice News out now

30-09-2007 21:47

This is a (currently quarterly) newsletter produced by Wrexham Peace & Justice Forum.
Issue 22 is out now. Read it online.

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Amerika Uber Alles -- Our Nazi Nation

30-09-2007 21:45

Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligence writer, develops the disturbing thesis that we have indeed become the new Nazis. Readers will be surprised both by who helped him form idea and who, ultimately, is behind our Nazification.

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Tasers for the TSG

30-09-2007 16:46

Now the Met's riot squad will try out Tasers.

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Democrats were Charged to End a War, Not Start One

30-09-2007 14:32

I'm beginning to understand the role of electronic vote (rigging) machines used in the last election. A Republican win would have been unbelievable, so these machines were used to install "friendly" Democrats (members of the RepubliCrat Party) to the halls of power, ensuring nothing would change, and that this Madness could expand.

The day before the election, CNN ran a priceless report, saying that E-Voting was provably 'unreliable', but that 76% of Districts were using the machines anyway. Then they cut back to the anchors, who paused for a moment, looking defeated, then basically said, "Oh, well" ...

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Israel and the USA Plotting to Attack Iran

30-09-2007 14:30

Wonder if the "news" media will ever report the story ...

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Stop the War Demo at Council House in Market Square, Nottingham

30-09-2007 12:46

At 1pm on Saturday 29th September at the Council House in the Market Square, Nottingham folks turned out to continue the call for troop withdrawals from Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Is the "Gay Executions in Iran" story being ginned up for political purposes?

29-09-2007 21:06

There's been a lot of talk about Ahmadinejad's statement about how Iran supposedly "doesn't have gays like you do" - which of course totally distracts from the substance of his speech in which he proclaimed that Iran was not going to attack anyone and that he didn't deny the holocaust as claimed but only questioned why the Palestinians had to suffer for it.

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Key Nations Delay Iran Debate

29-09-2007 15:39

Watch for the US to apply 'substantial pressure' on the IAEA between now and then.

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Things Can Only Get Buddha ... As SchNEWS Examines The Sudden Iintrest In Human

29-09-2007 15:19

As SchNEWS Examines The Sudden Iintrest In Human Rights In Burma

"I call on those who embrace the values of human rights and freedom to support the legitimate demands of the Burmese people." - George Bush.

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WMPSCPublic meeting:On experience of Palestinians living within Isreali borders

29-09-2007 07:49



Venue : Cafe One, Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham.

The talk will start at 5.00 p.m. , followed by a discussion. Light refreshments will be served at 6.30 p.m.