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Mas protest to save the Tamils Sat. 20th June

14-06-2009 20:44

Tens of thousands killed this year alone. Over 13,000 disappeared from the internment camps.

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extract from a work in progress

14-06-2009 20:37

I have experienced the sinister charade of the court system. The perverted concern for results rather than truth. The acceptance of falsehood and confession obtained under duress. This conflict has enhanced my own interest in questions linked with justice. I was too ill and stressed by ill treatment to help myself. I made a serious attempt on my life that almost worked.

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Pick an "ism": Netanyahu Speech 14th June 2009

14-06-2009 20:26

Netanyahu makes offer of a Palestinian State: with conditions attached.

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Letter to Gordon Brown from President Abdelaziz of Western Sahara

14-06-2009 18:29

The full text of the letter delivered to Gordon Brown on Friday 12th June by high level delegation to Downing Street

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Zagreb LGBTIQ Pride

14-06-2009 18:26

poster mobilizing for zagreb pride
Yesterday the 8th LGBTIQ (lesbiangaytransintersexualqueer) pride took place with around 500 people in zagreb, the capital of croatia.
The pride this year was for two reasons something special. On the one hand the stonewall riots have their 40th anniversary in 2009. On the other hand it was first time this year that a legal "anti-pride" demonstration was announced by variouse small croatian fascist and nationalist groups and parties.

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Delegation to Downing Street demands action on Western Sahara

14-06-2009 18:24

Brown called on to take action to “liberate Africa’s last colony”

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Greenwash Guerrillas Targeting Guardian Climate Change Summit

14-06-2009 17:56

Press Release: the Greenwash Guerrillas will be outside the E.ON-sponsored Guardian Climate Change Summit at Russell Square tomorrow morning, why not come along and support them?

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Support the Revolt in Iran

14-06-2009 14:16

Yassamine Mather, chair of Hands Off the People of Iran, assesses the highly fluid situation in Iran.

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I, Thomas Paine, Two Hundred Years Hence*

14-06-2009 14:05

Below is an essay which Thomas Paine wrote this past Monday, the 200th anniversary of his death. He generously approached me to inquire as to whether I would be willing to transcribe it for readers worldwide who might benefit from his posthumous words of wisdom.

To read the article with embedded links, visit the below webpage:

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Some observations on the Iranian presidential election and its aftermath

14-06-2009 10:45

Sunday Times, 14 June 2009
As this is being written, official announcements in Iran today of a landslide victory by incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad are being met with cries of “fraud” by supporters of his principal challenger, former Prime Minister Mir-Hossein Mousavi.

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President Hugo Chavez Frias, the greatest student of 'Humania del Sur'

14-06-2009 03:20

To know what is socialism is to know what is capitalism, it is the dialectical negation, it is anti-capitalism.

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Gay Rights: Save Ali and Roodabeh, Iranian Homosexual Refugees

13-06-2009 23:40

EveryOne Group, IRQR and a network of human rights organizations are asking the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Turkish Government for international protection and asylum for Roodabeh and Ali, two Iranian homosexuals.

Sign Petition now:

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Report of anti-BNP march in Leeds

13-06-2009 22:42

Somewhere between 300 and 500 gathered by Leeds Art Gallery today (Saturday) to oppose the BNP after their electoral success in Yorkshire and the Humber. Despite the police refusing permission, a march took place in which Anti-Fascists briefly reclaimed the streets of Leeds.

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Obama’s Afghan War: The New Metric of Civilian Casualties

13-06-2009 21:31

By Eneko in Diagonal Periódico.
During 2009, seven out of ten civilians killed by the Obama and NATO
military machines have been women and children. Clearly, the Obama regime
has failed on the metric of civilian casualties.

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Leeds Unite Against Fascism photos

13-06-2009 17:25

Leeds UAF demo photos

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Loyalists in Leeds photos

13-06-2009 16:49

Loyalists march in Leeds after 40 years absence - they were unopposed... This time

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Loyalists March in Leeds for first time in 40 years

13-06-2009 16:22

Less than a week since the BNP took the polls the Orange order took to the streets of Leeds - In the same place the Left had gathered for an anti-fascist rally less than an hour earlier.

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The 300-350 Show: Repay the Climate Debt!

13-06-2009 15:12

What do we need to do to escape the current deadlock at the UN climate talks? Rich countries need to start acknowledging their historical responsibility for climate change and their capacity to pay for adaptation and mitigation measures in poor countries. They need to start bringing targets to the table that are adequate from the point of view of both science and fairness. As the call for rich countries to repay their climate debt grows louder, we speak to Matthew Stilwell, author of “Climate Debt: A Primer”, for a sharp analysis of what’s needed to seal a fair climate deal.

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Radioactive Tritium with your Tea? Yes, More Please say Sellafield Ltd

13-06-2009 12:44

Showing Support for the above: posted 12/06/09

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Swan Housing, other "social landlords" slammed by George Galloway

13-06-2009 12:32

Social landlords Swan Housing, Old Ford Housing, One Housing and East End Homes have been named and shamed by MP George Galloway in an Early Day Motion filed in Commons on June 11th, 2009.
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