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Guantánamo “Fair Trial” posters censored by shopping centre in Reading

07-03-2008 08:32

One of the “distasteful, offensive or political” posters that upset the Oracle.
Andy Worthington, author of “The Guantánamo Files”, reports on an act of political censorship against a promotion aimed at fair trials for Guantánamo prisoners in a Lush store in a shopping centre in Reading.

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UCL students expel the military from their campus

06-03-2008 20:27

University College London's students' union, UCL Union, voted to ban the officer training corps, territorial army and all other military recruiters from its premises and events, in what was its best attended general meeting in years, denying the military access to new recruits.

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GOOD NEWS:Spanish drop extradition requests for Jamil El Banna and Omar Deghayes

06-03-2008 15:32

Omar Deghayes and Jamil El-Banna,along with Abdel Nour Sameur, returned to the UK from Guantánamo Bay in December 2007. Deghayes and El-Banna were promptly arrested under a European arrest warrant...

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The bravery of U.S. Marines in Iraq (by Latuff)

06-03-2008 12:08

The bravery of U.S. Marines in Iraq
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

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International Zeitgeist Day, March 15th, find your local showing!

05-03-2008 21:59

Z-day details
Never posted on this site before, but could find no information regarding Z-day, so i thought I would take the initiative!
Zeitgeist is a free to view, non-profit documentary. More details below
video link:
find your local showing here:

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9/11: The Unraveling of the Official Story Continues

05-03-2008 18:45

The official story about 9/11 is disintegrating. The trend shows no sign of abating and in recent weeks it even appears to have accelerated. At the present rate, soon there will be nothing left of the official version of events but a discordant echo and a series of extremely rude after shocks.

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Dilawar was detained by U.S. troops...... Five days later, he was dead.

05-03-2008 18:40

Taxi to the Dark Side, tells the story of Dilawar, an Afghan taxi driver from a small farming village. In 2002, Dilawar was detained by U.S. troops and taken to the U.S. Military's Bagram Airbase. Five days later, he was dead.

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Interview with FARC Commander Raul Reyes

05-03-2008 17:59

Following the March 1st attack by a Colombian military operation that resulted in the death of 20 FARC forces including rebel leader Raul Reyes. Interview with slain FARC leader from July 2007.

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The U.N. is escalating the Iran nuclear crisis

05-03-2008 14:47

If the Security Council were truly concerned about Iran’s nuclear programme, it would have lifted sanctions in the light of the IAEA’s latest report and thereby secured Iranian adherence to the Additional Protocol.

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Labour government gags “extraordinary renditions” whistleblower

04-03-2008 15:22

Last Friday, the Labour government took out a high court injunction to prevent a former member of the British Special Air Services, Ben Griffin, from revealing further details about the government’s involvement in “extraordinary rendition”

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Guantánamo whistleblower Stephen Abraham addresses European Parliament

04-03-2008 00:15

Andy Worthington, the author of “The Guantánamo Files,” reports on a European Parliament meeting regarding the detainees in Guantánamo, and reproduces the testimony offered by former US military intelligence officer Stephen Abraham, the whistleblower who last year exposed the military tribunals as a sham.

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G8 2001 Bolzaneto, the indictment by Morisani, state prosecutor

03-03-2008 17:38

Bolzaneto G8 Police Detention Barracks
The Bolzaneto trial has entered its final phase process for the violence into the infamous G8 Police barracks & detention centre.

Last Thursday Genova Prosecutor Mario Morisani stood to begin his final arguments in the Bolzaneto G8 torture case, the sister case to Diaz. He spoke of the G8 in Genoa which "had been a wave of insanity. Everyone lost control on one side and the other".

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Creating the Climate of Fear: Counter-Terrorism and Punishment without Trial

03-03-2008 17:01

The government is seeking to pass new anti-terror laws giving the police and the judiciary more powers to use against you - the 42 day debate is just part of the package. Join us on 14 March and see what the Counter-Terrorism Bill really has in store. Public meeting: all welcome

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Indy Global Report from Bethlehem, on Resonance FM104.4

03-03-2008 14:34

IndyGlobal Reports from occupied Bethlehem, features Ghassan Banora of, offering analysis on the situation in Gaza, and the subsequence protests across the West Bank in the wake of the 120 deaths since last wednesday.

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Turmoil in South America

03-03-2008 14:17

An analysis of the recent tensions between Venezueal and Colombia.

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Gaza: Spread the word share this art (by Latuff)

03-03-2008 06:28

I'd like to beg all viewers to spread this image anywhere, as a way to expose Israeli war crimes against Palestinians. Use it on t-shirts, posters, banners. Reproduce it in zines, papers, magazines, and make it visible everywhere.

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Hear the Hezbollah Newspaper editor the Tory leadership wants to muzzle

02-03-2008 02:12

Bristol Broadband Co-operative's weekly podcast - Dialect - In Friday's edition of the Bristol Evening Post the leader column argued that this Lebanese Newspaper editor should not be allowed to speak in the city. So is Mike Norton's attempt to muzzle Ibrahim Mousawi motivated by a genuine concern to protect the city from terrorists? Or is he just an anti-Arab racist betraying his city on the gold-plated bandwagon of powerful corporations' illegal oil-grabbing wars?

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Luis Posada Carriles: the versatile USAmerican terrorist still walking freely

02-03-2008 01:09

While Arturo Hernández, Posada's attorney said: "Mr. Posada Carriles is not and has never been a terrorist"… "His lifelong ambition has been to bring democracy and freedom to his place of birth", declassified CIA and FBI documents, testimonies, and other compelling evidences suggest the contrary.

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Fake anti-war movement protested in Bristol

01-03-2008 13:41

In an act of surreal doublethink, Stop The War coalition have brought a spokesman for a fascist military cadre to the UK to make everyone who protested against the war look like utter idiots. I wasn't going to have this in my town and took it upon myself to tell the truth, however unpopular this made me. A full report follows.

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Israel threatens to unleash 'holocaust' in Gaza (by Latuff)

01-03-2008 07:50

Israel's plans for Gaza: Holocaust upon the Palestinians!
Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell's state terror.

High-resolution version for printing purposes here: