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US breaches Geneva Convention (again)

24-10-2004 22:12

The U.S. government transferred al Qaeda fighters out of Afghanistan during the war there after it ruled that they were not protected by the treaty. Former members of the Iraqi military and Saddam Hussein's Baath Party, by contrast, are considered to be protected by the treaty, the Post said.

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An European Social Forum in London" PHOTOS REPORTAGE from LondonESF2004

24-10-2004 21:11

320 photos, the days of the ESF, the demonstration against war and the intelligent police of Blair. Things of the other world...

after so many words...
"An European Social Forum in London"

the images and the daily surprises of the European forum 2004

copyleft* photos reportage by Maurizio Biosa

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Weyman Bennett attack at ESF - the plot thickens

24-10-2004 19:04

This was sent to the ESF e-list. I cannot vouch for its authenticity but if what this person is saying is true it certainly sheds a very different light on things. Is anybody eles aware of this announcement being made in the Unison hall?

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Maelstrom - Events Next Weekend (28-21 Oct)

24-10-2004 16:46

Next week at Maelstrom...

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Fairford Coaches at Court of Appeal - Photos of 14 October 2004

24-10-2004 16:01

See below several photos of the support demo outside the courts on the first day of the Fairford Coaches hearing at the Court of Appeal. If the police were willing to post the photos on Indymedia which THEY took at the demo, there would be plenty of sharp close up photos of all of our faces. Since there is no such arrangement, enjoy these photos! For photos of the second day of the hearing see-

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Blunkett legislates to silence lone protester at Westminster

24-10-2004 15:48

His home is a roll of green plastic sheeting, his possessions no more than necessary to make coffee, keep warm and roll the occasional cigarette.
Approaching his fourth winter on Parliament Green, few passers-by even notice Brian Haw and his collection of anti-war poster. But Blunkett wants to legislate to silence him.

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Resistance not responsible for abduction of aid worker

24-10-2004 14:00

Resistance not responsible for abduction of aid worker. Will the CIA have her beheaded and offer another grisly video to assure the American people that our enemy is pure evil and that God is on “our side? The best protection we can offer her is to understand what is going on and spread that understanding. Wake up already. It’s 1984. jamie

"She had been living in Iraq for 30 years and she was a humanitarian. The resistance did not kidnap her because this would have left a bad impression of the resistance in the world," said another commander.


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International Day of Action Against Depleted Uranium

24-10-2004 13:47

As part of the International Campaign to get Uranium based weapons banned..........

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Call for Witnesses to Naseh Ghafor – Road Blockade

24-10-2004 10:25

At least 5 Kurdish people have been arrested and charged with violent disorder and criminal damage arising from the incident with the bus on Spital Hill during the vigil for Naseh Ghafor's hunger strike. The incident happened around 7pm on Tuesday 17th August. Two English people are due to be charged soon. The Kurds are due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates Court on Tuesday 26 October. Amazingly the bus driver who started it all is not being charged !

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A Hollow President for a Hollow Nation

24-10-2004 05:57

Why do so many Americans still revere George Bush, the most failed president in US history? Because he reminds them of themselves.

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Indymedia under cyber attack

24-10-2004 04:27

right wing kiddies launch low level cyber 'attack' on Indymedia using simple HTML exploit. Originally seen on just NYC IMC, now the exploit has been published it is sweeping across dozens of other sites...

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Al-Kubaysi arrested by US soldiers (Negroponte death squads)

23-10-2004 22:42

2nd Right,Al-kubaîsi in Paris Intern. conf of Solidarity with the Iraqi People

Free Abd-El Jabar Al Kubaysi
Our friend, Abd-El Jabar Al Kubaysi, who communicated us informations about the uprising of Falluja at our conference of solidarity with the Iraqi resistance, the 15th of May 2004 in Paris, have been arrested by US soldiers in the morning of the 4th of September 2004. We call for the immediate release of Abd-El Jabar Al Kubaysi.

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Reading Anti-G8 public meeting this week!

23-10-2004 22:26

Reading Anti-G8 group will host a public meeting, presented by the Dissent! roadshow group 'Trapese' at 8.00pm on Saturday 30th October at Reading International Solidarity Center.

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Storming the Palace

23-10-2004 22:17

About 200 people storm the European Social Forum on Saturday October 16th 2004...

There's two versions of the same video - if you have the connection the MP4 is much better...

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Spray it with Sainsbury's

23-10-2004 20:47

Devon supermarkets get delivery of GM animal feed warning message.

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Police intercept covert GM action

23-10-2004 20:25

What follows is a cautionary tale for all involved in covert direct action. Although the story is several weeks old, it hasn't previously been covered on indymedia and was the most worrying and comprehensive police interception those involved had ever experienced.. It also shows how many people are still taking (or trying to take) large scale action against GM.

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Song of Guantanamo Base

23-10-2004 19:03

in our bright red overalls...
a poem/song aimed at becoming a collective song, anyone may contribute by adding another stanza anywhere in the poem, the only requirement being that it matches its rhythm, ie metrical and rhyming pattern.

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Downloadable flyers for anti-capitalist action on 5 November

23-10-2004 19:01

Remember, remember the 5th of November! Disrupt the Meeting of the International Elite!

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Resist the meeting of the international elite!

23-10-2004 18:21

A couple of groups connected to the Dissent! Network are calling for action against the "Rule Making in Global Capital Markets" conference to be held in Wilton PArk house in Styning from 5th-6th November 2004. The following is the text of the flyer. PDF versions of the flyer and poster are available from
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