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Statement from Detainees on Hunger Strike in Brook House

19-10-2009 23:13

Over forty detainees in Brook House including many who were forcibly deported to Baghdad and then sent back by the Iraqi government are hunger striking until they are released.

Solidarity is needed!

Contact to get involved

See the hunger strikers statement below:

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Charter flight UK/ France to Afghanistan tomorrow 20 Oct

19-10-2009 21:58

Departure of a anglo-french charter has been programmed this tuesday 20th october in the evening after a step in Lille-Lesquin, said a Cimade's responsible. Police has confirmed this information. This plane will be the first since 2005.

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Iraq deportation protest in Parliament Sq

19-10-2009 15:41

Anti-deportation campaigners gathered in Parliament Square, London, on Saturday, 17th October, to protest against the first (failed) mass deportation flight to Baghdad.

The demonstration, called by the Stop Deportation Network and the International Federation of Iraqi Refugee, saw protesters holding banners and placards and shouting slogans against forcible deportation in general and to a war zone like Iraq in particular.

Speakers, including veteran anti-war protester Brian Haw, denounced the British government's hypocrisy and its role in creating the Iraqi refugee crisis through its involvement in the invasion and occupation of Iraq.

Two deportees, who had been returned to Brook House detention centre after the flight was turned away at Baghdad airport by the Iraqi authorities, also spoke on the phone and told protesters, via a megaphone, of the violence and mistreatment they had experienced during the deportation at the hands of immigration officers and private security guards.

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Mass demonstration against the war in Afghanistan this Saturday

19-10-2009 15:19

There will be a mass demonstration against the ongoing war in Afghanistan this Saturday the 24th of October starting at Hyde Park, Marble Arch end 12noon and then marching to Trafalgar Square for a mass rally.

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The Pakistan Decapitation Papers By Zahir Ebrahim

19-10-2009 06:07

Who in Pakistan has not heard of the famous fable of King Solomon the wise. When presented with two women feuding over a baby, each claiming to be the real mother, the king drew his mighty sword to cut the baby in half to give to each quarrelsome woman. One of them, the real mother, cried out: “It's hers, it's hers, please give the entire beautiful baby to her, she is the real mother; I don't want half of the dead!” Alas, on the face of it, not one among the rulers of Pakistan is the real mother of the Pakistani peoples. The Pakistan Decapitation Papers examine that fact.

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Unlock the Concentration Camps, Tamil Protest, London - pictures.

18-10-2009 12:10

Death Squads.
Thousands of Tamils gather in London months after the Sri Lankan final assault against the Tamil Tigers ends in the deaths of tens of thousands of Tamils in Sri Lanka.

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War Is Peace. Ignorance Is Strength

16-10-2009 23:36

Barack Obama, winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, is planning another war to add to his impressive record. In Afghanistan, his agents routinely extinguish wedding parties, farmers and construction workers with weapons such as the innovative Hellfire missile, which sucks the air out of your lungs. According to the UN, 338,000 Afghan infants are dying under the Obama-led alliance, which permits only $29 per head annually to be spent on medical care.

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Four people prevented from going to Copenhagen

16-10-2009 12:31

Guardian reporting four people prevented from going to Copenhagen

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Demonstrate to stop deportations to Iraq tomorrow - new info

16-10-2009 11:02

The first deportation to Baghdad deported around forty people early on Thursday the 15th October on a specially chartered plane provided by Air Italy . We have since learnt that ten of the detained people were taken off the flight in Baghdad while the other detainees were not accepted by the Iraqi government and were flown back to detention in the UK. A Home Office statement has said they will "iron out" the difficulties they faced and "expect to carry out another flight".

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Target Brimar Demo - Saturday Oct 17th

15-10-2009 11:08

We're just a couple of days away from the Target Brimar demonstration this
Saturday – hope to see you all there. This is just a little recap of how
you can come along and join us, and what you can expect to find.

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4-5 November: Trial of the Northwood Six

15-10-2009 07:52

Trial of the six activists arrested at the 'Die-in for NATO's Victims in Afghanistan' outside Britain's military nerve centre in Northwood earlier this year.

From 10am, Watford Magistrates Court, The Court House, Clarendon Rd, WD17 1ST

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Benito Mussolini worked for MI5

14-10-2009 21:08

Influence Peddling: Defending Democracy With Dictators and Dosh

It turns out that Benito Mussolini, inventor of fascism and promulgator of vast atrocities in Ethiopia and elsewhere, had his sinister career kick-started with dollops of secret cash from -- where else? -- the intelligence service of one of the great and good world-leading democracies of his day.

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Palestine Today 131009

13-10-2009 16:09

Munitions store blows up at Hizballah's South Lebanon command center while high-ranking Hamas officials in Gaza keep their sons, brothers, wives, cousins living in comfort in Cairo.

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Obama Nobel Peace Laureate (by Latuff)

12-10-2009 20:02

Obama wins Nobel PEACE Prize!!!
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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Obama: Manufacturing A Savior––A Case Study In Social Engineering, Zahir Ebrahim

12-10-2009 11:56

Is the Norwegian Nobel Committee imbecilic? Or is it under the influence of some bizarre psychotropically induced “hope” that President Barack Obama might end World War IV sooner than expected? That American bombs, and American sponsored destabilizations and balkanizations, while bringing peace, might kill fewer innocent civilians and destroy fewer nations than thought earlier? What's really going on here? The Manufacturing of a 'Savior'.

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AUDACITY IN NORWAY!: It's a morbid joke, right? Barack Obama? Nobel Peace Prize?

12-10-2009 02:58

The Audacity of Hype! Not since Henry Kissinger was given "the Peace Prize" in 1973 has the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize involved such a sad and tragic irony. Between now and delivering his "Peace" Prize acceptance speech, Obama will be sending drones to bomb mostly collaterally innocent people every week (in their homes, marketplaces, villages, and even wedding parties). He will be continuing to operate George 'Dubya' Bush's practically beyond-the-law, rendition-torture gulags (notoriously, Gitmo & Bagram). He will be expanding the technological advancements, types and potential "usability" of U.S. nuclear weapons (while supposedly also being awarded "for his attempts to curb nuclear proliferation"). And, he will be, upon their every request, militarily resupplying a racist apartheid state (Israel) with cumulatively billions of dollars worth of cluster, DIME and phosphorus bombs, no matter how many fleeing families upon whom that state will use those execrable terror weapons. The Nobel Peace Committee must still be high on the 'Obamalade' to make such a blatant mockery of what the Nobel prize for peace(!) should stand for. Or, should they now call it the Nobel "Peace Is War" Prize? [ --JA]

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Troops Out of Afghanistan - national demonstration

11-10-2009 18:40

The majority of people in Britain want the troops out of Afghanistan now. They know this war is unwinnable and unjustifiable. The demonstration on Saturday 24 October will give voice to that majority who say the troops must come home now.

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Why Obama? By Zahir Ebrahim

11-10-2009 11:15

These prizes are anything but “empty gestures”. It is both a payoff to tickle the ego of the 'errand boy', and a propaganda seed. In the expert hands of the Mighty Wurlitzer, such a gift can convince the masses of the most ridiculous absurdities, like the War on Terror already has. The proof of these statements of fact is both empirical, and historical. Watch Barack Obama crafted into a fine new global 'savior' at the expense of the 'untermenschen'. That's why the United States President, ceremoniously presiding over the most militarized superpower in the world which has just devastated two civilizations to smithereens, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize while he rapidly accelerates his war prosecution to bring “peace” in a one-world government.

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Afghan Elections Fraudulent - Key Evidence Hushed Up in UN and in UK

10-10-2009 19:32

So determined are the British mainstream media, and all three main English political parties, to maintain patriotic support for the War in Afghanistan, that there has been almost no reporting here of conclusive evidence that the Afghan elections were entirely fraudulent.

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War and Peace Prizes

10-10-2009 19:19

The dismaying gift of the Nobel prize puts Barack Obama on the list of its winners who promised peace but prosecuted war.