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Blockade on Gaza: Crime against humanity

19-02-2008 11:45

With the total or partly blockade on Gaza, the Israeli authorities are guilty of crimes against humanity

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Two Catholic Workers Found Guilty for DSEI "Rivers of Blood" Action!

19-02-2008 06:11

On Friday 15 February, London Catholic Workers Zelda Jeffers and Fr. Martin Newell appeared before Stratford Magistrates for pouring fake blood on Excel Centre, East London the first morning of the DSEI Arms Fair 12th September 2008. The Custom House entrance was closed to both the sellers and buyers as a result.They were charged with criminal damage at one of the entrances to the

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Guantánamo Activities in London last week

18-02-2008 23:06

A series of events took place in London this week calling for justice for Guantánamo detainees past and present, and for the detention camp to be closed down, taking in protests outside the Spanish Embassy and Westminster Magistrates’ Court, London Fashion Week and a packed meeting with Moazzam Begg in East London.

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Palestine Today 021808

18-02-2008 19:39

Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Centre,, for Monday February 18th, 2008.

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‘Iraq Oil robbers’ to be challenged by local campaigners - All Welcome!

18-02-2008 19:03

LOCAL campaigners stage demonstration against UK oil companies profiting from the Iraq war as part of a Global Day of Action to say ‘Hands Off Iraqi Oil’. A few local residents will be dressed as typical ‘robbers’, to represent the oil companies. The staged dialogue between these ‘robbers’ and local anti-war campaigners will explain the relationship between war, oil and profit to local passers-by. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN IN PLEASE SEE CONTACT DETAILS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION!

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Nottingham To 'Glorify' Veterans In June

18-02-2008 14:10

The Nottingham Evening Post reports:

The Ministry of Defence has asked Nottingham to lead regional celebrations for National Veterans' Day in June.

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Concentration camps in America: The consequences of 40 years of fear

18-02-2008 12:23

The incursions on civil liberties in the United States in the past 25 years, and particularly since 9-11, are mind-boggling. It matters not whether you are a Democrat or Republican, rich or poor, conservative or liberal, you have been deprived of substantial freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, unnecessarily, in the War on Terrorism. Fear the loss, perceive the danger, and do something about it!

The calendar may say 2008, but, increasingly, we’re living in 1984. America may not have concentration camps yet, but we’re sure enough working on ‘em.

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Obama: The “Best Face” For Imperialism

17-02-2008 14:51

Sullivan writes that a (ruling class) “consensus” agenda for endless war and increased repression will be in effect regardless of who is president. He challenges the reader to pick who could best implement all this in the face of global isolation and profound domestic alienation. And, in the process, he sheds light on the real role of elections in this society.

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Holding Barack Obama Accountable

17-02-2008 11:12

What would holding Barack Obama accountable on war and peace, on social security, health care and other issues look like, and is it possible to hold a political "rock star" accountable at all?

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Video: Nobel Prize speaks about imperialism and war

17-02-2008 02:09

Harold Pinter, the Nobel Prize in Literature 2005
Video of his lecture:"Art, Truth & Politics"
45 minutes about US imperial policy, war and truth. Watch here:

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B.A.E Be My Valentine Protest Newcastle Upon Tyne

16-02-2008 17:11

Protestors demonstrate against B.A.E tank factory.

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Rally against ExxonMobil in London this Wednesday 5pm-6.30pm!

16-02-2008 15:47

In the past few days, British, Dutch and US courts have accepted a compensation claim by ExxonMobil and frozen up to £12 billion worth of Venezuela's assets. Hands Off Venezuela is calling for all supporters to protest against these provocative actions and tell ExxonMobil: Hands off Venezuela's oil! Join us outside its London offices this Wednesday (February 20th) from 5pm to 6.30pm, 3 Clements Inn WC2A, nearest Tubes: Temple, Holborn.

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Sheffield activists ruin Friday for army recuiters...

16-02-2008 15:12

To mark the fifth anniversary of the 2,000,000-strong anti-war demo in London, members of the Sheffield Activist Network (SAN) blockaded the city's military recruitment centre on Church Street.

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Judges condemn police lies after 9/11 attacks that ruined pilot's life

16-02-2008 02:04

So case after case after case falls apart due to the abject lack of evidence to support the Official Conspiracy Theory, yet we're still expected to swallow this fairy tale, and allow those proven, pathological liars and killers who concocted it to continue with their most heinous international crimes, based solely on that Theory ...

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Aldermaston 50th Anniversary demonstration

15-02-2008 17:15

Surrounding Aldermaston
Merseyside CND have organised a coach for this important protest against
Britain's nuclear weaponary.

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Sheffield Army recruitment office blockaded

15-02-2008 15:46

A lock-on blockaded the Army recruitment office in Sheffield city centre today.

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Warfare of the Whisper –dividing the people and keeping them ignorant

15-02-2008 15:30

When the truth is too horrible to acknowledge, then it becomes very easy to believe in a series of lies instead. If the truth is that our leaders are really monsters, who have purposely manufactured a planned genocidal world war, in order to preserve America’s fading position in the world, then the truth becomes almost impossible to believe.

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15.02.03 What was all that about then? The Rise & Demise of the Anti-War Movement

15-02-2008 11:34

Where to Now Then?

It's five years on since millions marched against the invasion of Iraq.

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9/11: The New Evidence (Monday 18th February)

14-02-2008 19:26

London 9/11 Truth group presents: 9/11: The New Evidence. An evening
with Ian Henshall, author of the recently-published book of the same
title, and fellow-campaigners.