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Iranain gays say thanks for Intl support -but do not attack Iran

10-08-2006 15:40

Iranian LGBTs thank their supporters, detail the country's human rights situation, and explain how a war against Iran would reverse progress.

ps:twiglet- As for my putting these articles up - "In an atmosphere of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act" George Orwell.

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India: Kerala Throws Out Coca-Cola and Pepsi

10-08-2006 12:15

The state government of Kerala in south India has banned the production and sale of Coca-Cola and Pepsi in the state. The companies will be asked to close their operations entirely.

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Occupation, not democracy!

10-08-2006 12:06

This is a small contribution of ours to the circulation of the students' struggle that emerged in Greece two months ago.

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Israeli Anarchists Blockade Air Force Base

10-08-2006 08:48

Around 20 Israeli anarchists on Wednesday blockaded the entrance to Ramat David air force base in the north of the country, from which fighter planes have been taking off to bombing missions in Lebanon.

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Migration bill passes, Howard government adds another dark victory to its tally

10-08-2006 05:31

Another dark victory
"In passing the most deplorable Migration Amendment Bill through the House of Representatives at 11am this morning, The Howard government has added another dark victory to its deplorable tally of "achievements" since the Tampa legislation set Australia on course for serious human rights breaches and the undermining of International Conventions," WA Rights group Project SafeCom said this morning.

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Dissident MPs line-up against migration Bill?

10-08-2006 05:29

Attempting to come to Australia by boat
I see so anyone attempting to come to Australia by boat and seeking asylum from despots who want to torture and kill them should just sink? Now that's been done before hasn't it?

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A very Heavy Load

09-08-2006 19:49

The Queen Mother`s Dead - New album from Heavy Load
Mixed ability Brighton band release their first album; The Queen Mother`s Dead, on their own label, Get In or Get Out, to critical acclaim. Full review here

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Nothing Nada Zilch - The Anti War Demo

09-08-2006 19:29

Bring the real war criminals to justice now
Last Saturday, 100,000 people marched to protest against the Middle East Crisis involving Lebanon and Israel. Despite the huge numbers and the valid demonstration of dissent there were no direct actions that would have drawn greater attention to the issues. This is my view on that day.

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The BNP's dating agency

09-08-2006 15:25

Let's all go out with Mark Collett. You know it makes sense!

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Cottage Social Centre Events

09-08-2006 15:17

Forthcoming events at the Cottage Social Centre

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Dutch Airport illegal weapons transport center for Israel

09-08-2006 15:03

The Netherlands officially confirms 23 uncontrolled flights with military cargos of great quantities of weapons and ammunition from the United States via Holland to Israel during the last two months. This according to the 'very underreported' gov't answers given to MP Farah Karimi.

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Hitting the Right Chords

09-08-2006 05:56

Film: Yours Emotionally!
'Yours Emotionally!', a new gay feature from India / UK that highlights issues of South Asian sexual minorities in UK and small town India, is striking the right chords in US festivals.

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09-08-2006 05:16


Assalamu aleikum.

Annie's Letters is an almost daily updated blog that includes significant photos and numerous articles exposing the zionist foe.

For today's (August 8, 2006) blog:
Annie's Letters

See also Annie's Letters archives (scroll to bottom of page at above URL).

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Former medical student to stand trial in kangaroo court!

09-08-2006 05:07

Not constitutionally valid!
Lawyers for the 23-year-old argue the charge is not constitutionally valid because they say the laws cannot cover alleged acts committed on foreign soil which do not have an Australian connection.

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Burrell sentenced to life for Whelan murder?

09-08-2006 03:25

There wasn't a shred of forensic evidence?
In his defence, his lawyers argued that the prosecution case was based on speculative and intrinsically flawed circumstantial evidence. What's more, Bruce Burrell's lawyers pointed out there wasn't a shred of forensic evidence linking him to the crime. Not a single hair, not even a microscopic trace of Kerry Whelan's DNA was ever found, despite extensive searches of his cars and property. But the jury's guilty verdict demonstrates that a strong circumstantial case can be sufficient to ensure a conviction?

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Recall to join the Demonstration, in front of Iraq’s Embassy in London

08-08-2006 20:45

21 August , The day that Saddam and his fellow perpetrators will be trialled against Anfal campaign and genocides of Kurds

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Fifth Strike for Mersey Ambulance Workers

08-08-2006 16:39

Ambulance workers across Merseyside and Cheshire are preparing for 48 hour stoppage this weekend, in a dispute over pay. Technicians - who assist paramedics in ambulances - began a series of walkouts a month ago, after the collapse of talks with their bosses.

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08-08-2006 12:51

The massive human rights violations of the Arroyo regime in the Philippines have been universally condemned by Amnesty International. UN Human Rights Committee, Asian Human Rights Commission, US National Lawyers Guild, International Association of People's Lawyers, Reporters Without Borders, and other civil-society groups. UK citizens should demand that their government halt any aid or assistance to the Arroyo regime unless it releases all political prisoners and halt the warrantless arrests, abductions, enforced "disappearances," and extrajudicial killings of its citizens.

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More from Hiroshima Day in Melbourne - part 1

08-08-2006 06:20

Hiroshima Day in Melbourne
The annual commemoration of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in effect merged with the fourth week of protests over Israeli attacks on Lebanon and Gaza ...

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Choosing Sides

07-08-2006 23:38

Capitalism hiding behind the veil of democracy, herding people into capitalism hiding behind veil of religious etremism - the black vs white division, the call to war - a battle that deletes any possibility of humane and socialist principles to find a voice and momentum either in the West or Middle East.