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blair found guilty of war crimes

07-03-2005 18:39

The International Criminal Tribunal for Iraq, an extra-governmental and international body of jurists, has found Tony Blair and George W Bush guilty of war crimes and genocide.

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Huntsman arrested in Essex after attack on hunt saboteur

07-03-2005 17:47

A member of the Essex Farmers and Union hunt was arrested today (5 March 2005) after a hunt saboteur was struck on the head with a riding crop. The victim, a 29 year old woman, was not treated at the scene, but will be attending a doctor's surgery on Monday.

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Terrorism Act Affects Photographers

07-03-2005 17:20

Landscape photographer detained in Lancashire.

A photographer working at Heysham Port, near Lancaster, who was detained under the Terrorism Act, is urging others to be aware of new legal restrictions on photographers.

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Software patents

07-03-2005 16:49

Software patent directive adopted

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Colombia and Human Rights Defenders talk

07-03-2005 13:24

Talk on Colombia and Human Rights Defenders at thecommonplace -Tues 15th March 7pm

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'Hands Off' anti-war conference in Brighton 23 April

07-03-2005 13:24

‘Hands Off’ Conference
Saturday 23rd April
Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton
11am to 3.30pm

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EU adopts software patent directive

07-03-2005 13:14

7 March 2005 -- The Council Presidency today declared the software agreement of 18 May 2004 to have been adopted, in violation of the procedural rules and in spite of the evident lack of a qualified majority of member states and the requests of several states to reopen negotiations.

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Newcastle: Talks and films including critique of 'Make Poverty History'

07-03-2005 13:11

This thursday and friday, 'Why Don't You' are putting on talks and films as part of Newcastle University's 'Environment and Ethics Week'. A peace observer from Colombia will tell of the tragic situation there, and VSO workers recently returned from Malawi and Eritrea will explain why the aims of 'Make Poverty History' are not enough to stop the injustices in Africa.

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Anti- G8 Festival of Dissent! 6-10 April 05

07-03-2005 12:31

The Festival of Dissent! ... 6th-10th April Lanarkshire.... A chance to form networks of resistance... A chance to plot, conspire, and dream about resistance to the G8... To meet people learn skills, share information, practice direct action, and party together.

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anti-terrorism measures

07-03-2005 12:24

As the ‘anti-terrorism’ bill goes before the Lords, a scrambling Labour government is pulling out all the stops to try and avert large scale pre- election damage to the party.

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Manchester Social Forum 3rd Mancheser Peoples Assembly 16th April 05 at 10am

07-03-2005 12:23

3rd Manchester Peoples Assembly takes place on Saturday 16th April at 10am at Friends Meeting House Manchester.

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07-03-2005 10:37

looks like Bush has found the perfect weapon to get his serf's in line - being a bit of a cry baby myself, when i hear "expert in dental pain" and "US military" in the same article!

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Anti-WTO demonstrations in Kenya lead to dozens of arrests

07-03-2005 09:53

Chaos greeted the World Trade Organisation (WTO) mini-ministerial
conference yesterday as lobby groups tried to invade the venue in
Mombasa's South Coast.

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Turkish police detain women's rights protesters

07-03-2005 07:38

Turkish police have detained dozens of protesters after using pepper spray, batons and boots to break up a demonstration by women's rights supporters.

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Fortress America

07-03-2005 03:19

This is just part of a bigger picture of coming events.

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Filing fails to consider ozone layer, global warming in cost-benefit for O'Hare

07-03-2005 01:45

A filing last week with the Federal Aviation Administration on a plan to expand Chicago's O'Hare airport shows a cost-benefit ratio as justified, even under adverse scenarios [Paul Merrion, Crain's Chicago Business, 15 Feb. 2005].

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Fresh swipe at DNA labs

07-03-2005 00:51

It is essential, however, that scientific staff have confidence that the review will examine not only the processes but whether the system on which Queensland relies is in fact the best and most appropriate for the state.

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Art of War : Empires

06-03-2005 22:09


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Americans out of Lebanon

06-03-2005 22:03

Since the death of Hariri and the beginning of "Hariri's game" due to 30kg of explosive (still untraced) on Saint Valentine's day, the American university in Beirut, has invited along with other pro-US entities operating in the Lebanon, lots, nay, oodles of people to lend their shiny bright unbraced teeth to the photo-ops and poster writing.
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