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Child Soldiers: US Military Recruiting Children to Serve in the Armed Forces

30-11-2008 01:07

In violation of its pledge to the United Nations not to recruit children into the military, the Pentagon “regularly target(s) children under 17,” the American Civil Liberties Union(ACLU) says.

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The Bologna Declaration: Critical Notes - Part 1

29-11-2008 19:06

After nearly ten yeas, the effects of the Bologna Declaration in shaping European Higher Education (HE) along neo-liberal lines are becoming evident

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APPO prisoner on hunger strike

29-11-2008 18:50

Following harrassment and beatings of several political prisoners in Oaxaca, a hunger strike has been commenced to demand their release.

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Israel's Slow-Motion Genocide in Occupied Palestine

28-11-2008 21:14

Today starving Gazans won't be silenced. They keep protesting, and according to Hamazah Mansur, head of the Jordanian-based Islamic Action Front's six-member parliamentary bloc: If conditions in the Territory worsens, "Arab rulers should expect an earthquake that would shake their countries and regimes." It's high time something shook them out of their silent complicity with decades of slow-motion genocide, now worse than ever in Gaza under siege.

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Anti-Starbucks Demo in Brighton (Sat Nov 29 midday-2pm)

28-11-2008 19:28

The world's largest coffee chain is guilty of corporate greed. It serves only 4% Fairtrade and has a branch in Guantanamo Bay. Whenever it sets up it seeks to wipe out competition and put smaller independent cafes out of business. Stand up to corporate corrupters...

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St Modwen the UK's Leading Degeneration Specialist!

28-11-2008 18:21

St Modwen the UK's Leading Degeneration Specialist!
A St Modwen hoarding in Walthamstow has been subverted to tell the truth.

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ZANU- Labour

28-11-2008 17:22

Two days after ZANU-Labours case against a journalist for ´suspicion of aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office´ collapses a member of the Shadow Cabinet is arrested by 9 anti-terrorism officers for the same offence. What exactly is going on here?

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High crimes and breach of parliamentary privilege

28-11-2008 16:51

Yesterday Damian Green a senior opposition politician was arrested and held for nine hours.

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'Smart' CCTV in Portsmouth

28-11-2008 15:49

Portsmouth introduces CCTV cameras that can 'identify' suspicious behaviour and alert their operators

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Surveillance Security State- Arrest of Shadow Cabinet MP

28-11-2008 13:15

Reports are coming in from official news sources that Damien Green,a leading member of the Opposition Bench has been arrested in connection with the "leaking" of documents which might be in the public interest.

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When is a tool not a tool?

28-11-2008 12:09

A Nottingham resident is bailed to return to Medway magistrates’ court 10am on the 10th. December for committal to crown court to face trial for possession of bicycle tools.

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BNP gets ready to open office

28-11-2008 09:21

THE CuNTROVERSIAL right-wing British National Party is gearing up to open its first branch in Sevenoaks, it claims.

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Fitwatch response to Counter-Terrorism Act Receiving Royal Assent

28-11-2008 02:07

The Counter-Terrorism Act received Royal Assent on 26th November. This act makes it a criminal offence, punishable by up to ten years imprisonment, to publish or elicit information abotu police officers which could be useful to terrorists.

Here is Fitwatch's response

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Jewish Voice for Peace Announces Shministim Solidarity Campaign

27-11-2008 15:47

The Jewish-American group Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) has announced a solidarity campaign with the Shministim, a group of Israeli high school students who refuse to serve in the Israeli military because of the occupation of Palestinian Territories.

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shacwatch... gone!

27-11-2008 13:11

shacwatch website down - violation of terms of service

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Burma Democratic Concern Hunger Strike, Parliament Square, London 26-27 Nov 2008

26-11-2008 21:50

From the pavement outside Parliament (with Mandela)
Burma Democratic Concern organised a 24hr hunger strike in solidarity with Burmese political prisoners starting at 9am on Wednesday 26 November in Parliament Square, London. Pictures copyright (C) 2008, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.

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Clinton learns Baluchi word as statehood urged

26-11-2008 19:09

Mikulski shows interest in Baluchistan
Right of Nations to Self Determination is a birth right of the Baluch people, who were denied their country because of imperial machination.

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60 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

26-11-2008 16:30

Bruce Kent
Tuesday evening 25 November 2008 Amnesty International hosted an evening of talks, music and video clips in Holy Trinity Church top of the cobbled High Street in Guildford to mark 60 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to ask the pertinent question: How much has been achieved?

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Big Brother - Train to snoop on AR people

26-11-2008 15:33

Company offering courses on how to snoop on AR people! Wonder if the Human Rights Act is on the course agenda i.e. The Right to Assembly, the Right to Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Speech etc?

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HIV carriers to be microchipped in Indonesia

26-11-2008 12:58

HIV carriers in the Papau province of Indonesia will be microchipped from next month if government legislation (popular with MPs) goes through.
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