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Former head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation speaks at the LSE (Mon 14 July)

13-07-2008 10:01

Dr Etemad has been a member of the panel of experts on nuclear reactor shielding for IAEA and a member of board of UNESCO on educational innovation in Asia working on the international university for UNESCO.

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Kilburn Total Oil Burma Protest 9th July 2008

12-07-2008 20:06

Three protesters braved the rain on Wednesday 9th July to protest at Totalitarian Oil at Kilburn Total station, 409 Kilburn High Rd, Kilburn, NW6 7QG. For many years French Total Oil has been funding the brutal Burmese junta's oppression of the Burmese people, with hundreds of millions of dollars a year from the Yadana gas pipeline. The Burmese don't benefit from the gas exported to Thailand, instead they have suffered from forced labour and the military camps around the pipeline. The junta spends 50% of Burma's budget on the army and uses foreign currency it earns to buy weapons.

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Iran: War or Privatization: All Out War or "Economic Conquest"?

12-07-2008 14:32

Washington has no interest in the imposition of a privatization program on Iran, as an "alternative" to an all out war. In fact quite the opposite. There are indications that the Bush adminstration's main objective is to stall the privatization program.

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Another Demo at Heckler & Koch weapons manufacturers HQ in Nottingham

10-07-2008 22:35

On Tuesday 8th July, people had initially met on the corner of Abbey Bridge and the road leading to Lenton Lane. Then, arriving together, people gathered at the UK headquarters of Heckler & Koch, based within the Easter Park Industrial Estate on Lenton Lane, Nottingham.

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Suicide Note for the Organisers of Fairford Air Tatoo

09-07-2008 09:49

Suicide note, page 1
Plane Stupid protesters have hand a suicide note for use by the Director of this years Fairford Air Tattoo. The CIA have said that our biggest threat is climate change. How can flying bombers around the world help with this.

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Deconstructing the Anti-Iran Resolutions

09-07-2008 03:19

The failure of the MSM to illuminate this same information only highlights their role in this Conspiracy.

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Frocks and shots: on cocktail parties and builder blocking

08-07-2008 08:16

Yet another fantastic opportunity to mix business with pleasure! Aldermaston Women's peace camp(aign) host another fabulous women's cocktail party at the peace camp on Saturday 12 July, while Block the Builders meet in nearby Reading the following afternoon to plot the downfall of the nuclear-industrial complex ;)

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LGC & Project 2012 Independence Day Picnic Report - 4 July

07-07-2008 12:59

empty plate picnic protest
To "celebrate" American Independence Day, the LGC took a break from its weekly vigil (we did that too!) and went to the park next the Embassy and held a freedom picnic and debate on what freedom, if it exists, means to us all now? Feel free to add any extra thoughts below...

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'On The Verge': Smash EDO Film July 21st South London

07-07-2008 11:13

Film Screening: ON THE VERGE: The Smash Edo Campaign
The film the cops tried to ban!!!

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Welcome for new owners of DSEi

07-07-2008 10:18

VSS, the parent company of Clarion Events, was welcomed to the world of DSEi and the arms trade last weekend. Paint and glue were vigorously applied to their central London offices.

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Wimbledon Southfields Total Oil Burma Protests

06-07-2008 23:19

June 25th Southfields
On 25th June and 2nd July the team held a protest at Southfields Total Oil Station, 262 Wimbledon Park Road, London SW19 6NL. They leafleted the pedestrians attending the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament just down the road from the station. French Total Oil funds the brutal Burma junta with 500 million dollars a year and its gas pipeline in Burma was built with slave labour (see

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Wrexham Peace & Justice News Issue 25 out now

06-07-2008 18:24

Peace and Justice news for Wrexham, Wales and beyond.

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film: the new attack (Chiapas)

06-07-2008 12:03

para tod@s todo
Interview with Ernesto Ledesma (CAPISE) about the Mexican State's new offensive against the
zapatist indigenous communities in Chiapas / Mexico.

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Iran attack 'imminent' US congressman declares. More 'terror' to follow?

05-07-2008 22:30

Congressman Ron Paul has warned millions of radio listeners that the US is heading into a deadly confrontation with Iran, revealing his disbelief at members of Congress who have openly voiced support for a pre-emptive nuclear strike on the country. Does this indicate that we can expect more 'terror' attacks both here and in the US?

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Some Thoughts on "Patriotism" written on July 4

05-07-2008 20:10

Most important thought: I'm sick and tired of this thing called "patriotism".

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BAE Systems at Leeds Jobs Fair this Thursday

05-07-2008 18:03

This Thursday (the 10th of July: 10am to 7pm), at the home of Leeds United football ground, the infamous British manufacturers of torture equipment and weapons arrive in Leeds, hoping to recruit people to their unethical company, the largest arms producer in the UK who attract perpetual criticism for its sale of military equipment to oppressive regimes and human rights abusing dictatorships

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Rwanda: UN's Louise Arbour Under Fire Over 1994 murder of the presidents of Rwan

05-07-2008 03:55

The former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour is responsible for covering up the murder of the President of Rwanda, the President of Burundi and many other persons who were assassinated on April 06 1994, a senior attorney with the UN Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) has alleged.

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'US Fears Israel Preparing Iran Strike'

05-07-2008 01:04

Since the US has signed 'defence' agreements saying they will side with Israel even if Israel fires the first shot, this should read "US fears Israel will start a war it will have to fight".

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AUDIO (25mins)-Ploughshares Ciaron O'Reilly on Raytheon 9 Action & Trial

04-07-2008 19:06

Acquitted Plowshares Activist Ciaron O'Reilly interviewed on Hungarian radio following the acquital of the Raytheon 9 in Belfast and the impending Bush visit to Belfast. Reflects on the significance for Republicans, Socialists and anti-war activists in Ireland of the Raytheon 9 action, Raytheon Corp, the Raytheon 9 trial, the use of anti-terror laws to silence anti-war dissent etc (25 mins)

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PSC Agrexco Summer 2007 Callout

04-07-2008 13:27

Summer 2007 Callout