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Aung San Suu Kyi Birthday Protest

24-06-2008 21:19

Burma Embassy
The Burmese community and Burma Campaign UK marked Burma's democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi 63rd birthday with a protest at the Burma Embassy in London. The Prime Minister Gordon Brown later met a delegation of young women from 5 of Burma’s main ethnic nationalities, Burman, Kachin, Karen, Karenni, and Chin, demonstrating the unity of the people of Burma in their struggle against dictatorship.

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nuclear prottest no arrests .peaceful and great

23-06-2008 16:46

thanks to all all who came you were a credit to the cause

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Bomb Iran? What's to Stop Us?

22-06-2008 00:51

Just because such an attack is insane, and the consequences of such an attack can have catastrophic repercussions not only on Iran, but the world, is no reason to think that the numbskulls in Washington and Tel Aviv won't do it.
In classic literature, in tragedy, there is a quality which characterizes the doomed hero (or heroine), and that is the concept of hubris.

Hubris is defined as "overweening pride, self-confidence or arrogance, often resulting in fatal retribution."

The kind of thinking by American and Israeli politicians which concludes in the sure and certain belief that there will be no real consequences of such an attack on Iran is hubris to the point of complete madness.

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Coming war against Iran: Increasing Anglo-American pressure on Turkey

21-06-2008 11:54

Covering the period of March-June 2008, this article will try to highlight the political pressure applied by the US and UK governments on Turkey in view of their war plans against Iran. It is complementary to an earlier article titled “Will Turkey be Complicit in Another War Against Another Neighbour?”

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Broken Laws, Broken Lives: The Consequences of Torture

20-06-2008 13:22

Physicians for Human Rights, based in Washington, D.C., has just published a report entitled Broken Laws, Broken Lives: Medical Evidence of Torture and its Impact. It presents a very detailed and exhaustive study of the medical evidence of torture by U.S. personnel and its impact on the victimized detainees. The group has effectively documented the systematic use of torture during interrogations at Abu Graib, Guantanamo Bay and elsewhere and they call for an immediate end to the use these illegal and immoral practices.

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Anti Arms Protestors Granted Legal Aid After High Court Threat

20-06-2008 00:16




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Anti-War Protestors Back In Court

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The trip to Summit 718

18-06-2008 21:14

A group of left-wing young people in the Czech Republic recently invaded a closed military area in the Brdy mountains. Why? Because an American radar base is planned there.

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Truce or Dare: Israel Issues Ultimatum

18-06-2008 20:42

I wonder if Israel's strikes on Gaza today, minutes before the Government announced to the international media that it had 'accepted the truce', were supposed to be the act of provocation which undid the deal.

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Bush brings his magic touch to Whitehall.

17-06-2008 19:42

He's back.
So the world’s most hated man comes to London, and the authorities decide that the best way to keep the situation calm is to ban people from freely moving in their own city. All this at the behest of a mass murderer. Really smart….

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John McDonnell MP at Hands Off the People of Iran Weekend School

16-06-2008 22:41

John McDonnell MP addresses the June 14-15 2008 weekend school of Hands Off the People of Iran. He argues that anti-war activists in Britain should not only oppose imperialism's war plans, but also be in active solidarity with the workers, women's and students movements in Iran.

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Arrests and police injuries at Bush demo

16-06-2008 16:30

Update from the 25 arrested, eleven people remain in custody and 11 others were released without charge.

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Turkey: Conscientious objector Mehmet Bal beaten in prison

16-06-2008 16:18

Mehmet Bal
Turkish conscientious objector Mehmet Bal, who was arrested by plain clothes police on 8 June 2008, has been severely beaten in prison.

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Police brutality and snatch squad at Bush demo

16-06-2008 15:48

For those of you who think we're moving towards a police state, this video will show you that we are already living one.

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Protest at Veterans' Day.

16-06-2008 15:47

In Wollaton Park on Sunday, 22 June, the military are holding a massive celebration for the veterans of all the various conflicts from which there are still veterans left.

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Protesters back at Nottingham arms company

16-06-2008 11:05

Demonstrators outside Heckler & Koch's industrial park
On Tuesday June 10th around 40 protesters returned to Lenton Lane to picket arms company Heckler & Koch. Protesters were entertained by music in the sunshine while distributing hundreds of leaflets to workers and passers by.

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film of bush demo whitehall yesterday

16-06-2008 09:17

8 minute film of bush protests in parliament square yesterday. more than a thousand police blockaded whitehall and brutally foiled any attempt to voice peaceful protest outside downing street while the disgraced war-criminals had their cosy dinner before being consigned to the dustbin of history

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Lyme Disease and Plague Combined in Biowar Vaccine

15-06-2008 12:27

While the Health Protection Agency continues to lie to the public and to the NHS about the true prevalence, chronic nature, and seriousness of Lyme Disease in Britain, their colleagues in the US are busily working on a biowarfare vaccine incorporating genetically modified Lyme and plague.

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A Welcome Police Whitewash

14-06-2008 23:08

Filmed at the Smash EDO Carnival in Brighton

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Israel putting pressure on the US to attack Iran (by Latuff)

14-06-2008 22:57

Israel pressures US on Iran
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.