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Report of all Scotland protest against the current Israeli attack on Gaza.

11-01-2009 09:36

This is a detailed report with 20 photos of the all Scotland demonstration against the Israeli attack on Gaza. There is also a round up of a number of protests around the world.

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Thousands Rally and March in Washington, D.C. to 'Let Gaza Live'

11-01-2009 09:35

Today I participated in ANSWER's march and rally, "Let Gaza Live" in Washington, D.C. Attendance was excellent despite the weather. Among the many friends in attendance, I met a young man and his daughter who had come all the way from Greensboro, North Carolina to participate. The crowd was one of the most diverse that I have ever seen. I think our message is reaching deep into our country's heartland. Here are my remarks:

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UK arms supplies to Israel

10-01-2009 22:56

Guardian article 9th Jan: "An Israeli-owned British company has been drawn into the political controversy over arms sales to Israel prompted by the assault on Gaza"

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The cost of protest - Stop the War VAMPIRES

10-01-2009 22:41

Why are we giving money to Stop the War/Socialist Worker?

We need to give DIRECT AID to the Palestinian people in Gaza!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Gaza, January 9, 2009

10-01-2009 21:19

Reports from Vittorio Arrigoni, in Gaza with Free Gaza/ISM. More reports (in Italian) on

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Israel is experimenting new non-conventional weapons in Gaza

10-01-2009 21:05

Mounting evidence is emerging that Israel is experimenting new non-conventional weapons on civilian population in Gaza . "It is happening again what we saw in Lebanon two years ago", says Paola Manduca , genetics teacher and researcher at the University of Genoa and member of New Weapons Research Committee (NWRC), "where Israel used white phosphorus, Dense inert metal explosive (DIME), thermobaric bombs, cluster bombs and uranium ammunitions and experimented novel weapons and delivery modalities. Still today there are unexploded bombs and radioactivity on the ground".

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Day 15 of Israeli War On Gaza: More civilians killed: Death toll 810, wounded 34

10-01-2009 21:00

A Gazan journalist and aid worker reports from Gaza

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London's Gaza Demo Sat 10th: Pics of Anarchist / Anti-Authoritarian Solidarity Block

10-01-2009 20:57

Block forming at Hyde Park
Today's demonstration to the Israeli Embassy in central London was massive. Estimates talk about 100,000 people taking part. A call for an anarchist / anti-authoritarian presence at the demo was made earlier in the week, which has materialised today with a clearly visible block. Here there are some pics of it.

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Gaza demonstrations continue in Manchester

10-01-2009 20:56

As Israel threatens to 'intensify' its ground offensive in Gaza, and with the death toll amongst Palestinians exceeding 800, hundreds of Manchester residents again took part in protests this weekend.

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US resupplying Israel from port in Greece

10-01-2009 20:49

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz is reporting that the U.S. has arranged for a charter ship "to carry 325 standard 20-foot containers of what is listed as 'ammunition' on two separate journeys from the Greek port of Astakos to the Israeli port of Ashdod in mid-to-late January." The type and nature of the shipment is described as "pretty rare."

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boeing in bristol remains closed

10-01-2009 17:54

extended holidays at boeing?

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Bristol - Gaza M&S solidarity action updates

10-01-2009 16:04

Not Just A Protest...

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Frome Friends of Palestine - Gaza Vigil and Discussions with Lloyds

10-01-2009 14:03

Local activists in Frome, Somerset, held a vigil for the innocent victims of the Gaza strip today, raising awareness and support for the opposition to this horrific massacre. Several of us also visited the local branch of Lloyd's Bank to discuss their plans to shut down Palestinian charity Interpal.

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Manchester Palestine Protest Tomorrow!

10-01-2009 12:49

Protest! Sunday 11th Jan, 11 AM, Albert Square, Manchester

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Bristol - Gaza Marks & Spencers Solidarity Action

10-01-2009 12:26

Around 30 people took part in a protest in bristol city centre regarding Marks & Spencer's support of the Israeli State late this (saturday) morning.

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Open letter to Foreign Secretary David Miliband re the carnage in Gaza

10-01-2009 00:53

This is a short letter to British Foreign Secretary David Miliband about the failure of the British government to condemn Israel's actions and Israel's continued defiance of the United Nations and International Law.

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Gaza Vigil photos

09-01-2009 17:05

A record number of people gathered in Cornmarket St Oxford on Thursday evening, January 8, to protest against the ongoing Israeli attack on Gaza. All sections of the community were represented and people stood in the cold for two hours with banners, placards and candles, some waving Palestinian flags. The vigil was followed by a meeting in the Town Hall of the Oxford Stop the War Coalition.

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Gaza solidarity vigil - Falmouth - 10th January

09-01-2009 15:23

Gaza Solidarity vigil - 10th January - 10am - The Moor

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Vigil at Foreign Secretary Milibands Primrose Hill house: TODAY 2PM

09-01-2009 12:13

A group of Islington residents and supporters of Yibna will hold a vigil in front of the house of David Miliband in Primrose Hill. They will protest against the appeasement by Foreign Secretary Miliband of the 2 week long Israeli blitz of Gaza.

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On the Gaza Conflict

09-01-2009 09:42

Israel’s claims of self-defense are clearly refuted by the disproportionate consequences of its aggression. With the death toll rising to 599, including 133 children, 33 women, and 6 medics, Israel can no longer hide the fact that its actions are tantamount to genocide, as Richard Falk, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian Territories, has pointed out.