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Progressive Theatre Plays to Pentagon

13-01-2011 18:22

Reported in London Evening Standard and on BBC Radio 4 news
Kilburn's Tricycle Theatre will give an extra special performance of their highly acclaimed The Great Game series of plays.

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Danish arms-trafficking ship hijacked by pirates

13-01-2011 12:44

The Danish arms-trafficking ship "Leopard" has been hijacked by pirates.

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Gone Beyond Words: Nine Years of Guantánamo Bay

12-01-2011 21:10

Clear enough?
The future's orange: nine years later, the regime of kangaroo courts and arbitrary detention without trial at Guantánamo Bay continues...Activists in London turned a small part of Trafalgar Square orange to mark a not very happy birthday at all!

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9 years of Guantánamo - Beyond Words: Silent Witness to Injustice

11-01-2011 23:17

Trafalgar Square silent vigil (D. Viesnik)
Tuesday 11th January, 2011 - Silent lunchtime vigil outside the National Gallery in London's Trafalgar Square to mark the 9th anniversary of the opening of the US military torture camp at Guantánamo Bay. At least 50 people took part in the hour-long vigil. There was a strong media presence, with a lot of photographers and videographers, and some reporters (e.g. Al Jazeera).

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Open Letter to Prime Minister David Cameron on Ninth Anniversary of Guantánamo

11-01-2011 08:33

The London Guantánamo Campaign, along with PeaceStrike, will this morning deliver a letter to Downing Street asking the Prime Minister David Cameron to take immediate action to secure the release and return to the UK of Shaker Aamer, seek the release of other prisoners to the UK on humanitarian grounds and help the US close Guantánamo Bay. The letter has been signed by 75 individuals and on behalf of organisations. Signatories include MPs Caroline Lucas and John McDonnell, MEPs Jean Lambert and Baroness Sarah Ludford, London Assembly Member Darren Johnson, Bruce Kent, Victoria Brittain, Andy Worthington, Lindsey German, Kate Hudson and many others.

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No JDL-EDL Zio-Nazi Nonsense in TO!

10-01-2011 22:55

'We are community groups that work daily to fight racism. We have come together to condemn the Jewish Defence League for their Islamophobia and their support for the racist English Defense League.'

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Press Release: Beyond Words: Silent Witness to Injustice

08-01-2011 16:42

Press release for London Guantanamo Campaign action to mark ninth anniversary of Guantanamo opening in 2002 on Tuesday 11 January

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January 15th-20 Years of War on Iraq *5.30 Gathering *7.30 Public Meeting *Vigil

08-01-2011 06:02

*Sponsored by Catholic Worker communities (Giuseppe Conlon House/ London, St Francis House/ Oxford, the CW Farmhouse/ Rickmansworth), "Harringey Soldiarity Group" and "Justice not Vengeance".
An initiative from D.C. taken up in London,spreading across the world!

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Wikileaks: British Police Trained Bangladeshi Death Squads

07-01-2011 10:27

Cables released by WikiLeaks reveal how the British government provides training to a Bangladeshi government paramilitary force specialising in executing political opponents.

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One Family in Gaza

07-01-2011 09:12

An amazing and powerful short film by Jen Marlowe of

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Petition to cut military spending not education!

06-01-2011 15:53

Want to take a stand in protecting education and condemning wasteful military spending? SIGN THE PETITION HERE!

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Obama’s reign of terror in Afghanistan

05-01-2011 01:53

2010 was the bloodiest year of the now nine-year conflict in Afghanistan and the tribal border regions of Pakistan. Under the command of General David Petraeus, a massively expanded US and NATO force is waging a campaign of extermination against various ethnic Pashtun and Taliban-linked insurgent movements that have not accepted the foreign invasion of their country.

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11 January:Beyond Words: Silent Witness To Injustice (London)

04-01-2011 17:20

Nine years since Guantánamo Bay opened, please join us in protest against this unspeakable injustice, and the deafening silence of the international community.

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Wikileaks: Israel Plans Total War on Lebanon, Gaza

04-01-2011 10:46

The Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten has summarized an Israeli military briefing by Israeli Chief of Staff Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi of a US congressional delegation a little over a year ago and concludes that

"‘ The memo on the talks between Ashkenazi and [Congressman Ike] Skelton, as well as numerous other documents from the same period of time, to which Aftenposten has gained access, leave a clear message: The Israeli military is forging ahead at full speed with preparations for a new war in the Middle East."

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Hillary Clinton: please send tanks to support elections

03-01-2011 22:46

#09STATE34688 : Straight from the horse's mouth: Hillary Clinton called for support for the Lebanese army for the June 2009 Lebanese election, her deputy Feltman praised the UAE for sending 10 tanks for the election, and Feltman criticised Saudi Arabia for *not* sending money to the pro-West March 14 Alliance.

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Washington’s “humanitarian” war and the KLA’s crimes

03-01-2011 11:39

Revelations of fascistic crimes carried out by the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) prior to, during and after NATO’s war against the former Yugoslavia should provide a salutary lesson whenever Washington again cites humanitarian concerns to justify its predatory war aims.

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Two Kurds at imminent risk of execution by Iran's islamic regime

02-01-2011 20:25

Hossein Khezri, a 28-year-old man, and Zeynab Jalalian, a 27-year-old woman, Kurdish Youth Activist, are feared to be at imminent risk of execution. Both were convicted of “enmity against God”, in separate cases, for membership of the Party for Free Life of Kurdistan.

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anarchist attack action in innercity bristol for a smashing new year

02-01-2011 17:55

january the first. anarchists saw in the new year 2011 with attacks on both newfoundland road police station and the probation office on upper york street using easily found stones.

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Oxford - Bradford : 'Freedom of Speech'

28-12-2010 13:15

Praveen Swami, of Pakistan Security Research Unit based at University of Bradford, writes as Diplomatic Editor in the The Telegraph today that recent events at Oxford denied 'freedom of speech' and that Dr. Liam Fox should visit Sri Lanka, soon.
What exactly is going on inside Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, since its inception in 2007?