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ANti war march in Reading

01-11-2002 12:42

over 100 people from grandparents to to tots in push chairs brought Reading(berkshire)town centre to a halt when they marched through as part of the 31/10 day of action. The rally after wards heard from an Iraqi exile and speakers from the swp and local peace campaigners. Our next event is a film showing at Reading RISC centre on the 18/11

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01-11-2002 12:32
bikes not bombs sheffild

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GuilFIN Peace Day pix

01-11-2002 12:31

GuilFIN Peace Day pix
pictures from Pedal for Peace and Parliament Square

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TURKEY: Conscientious objector Mehmet Bal on hunger strike

01-11-2002 12:25

TURKEY: Conscientious objector Mehmet Bal on hunger strike
Turkish conscientious objector Mehmet Bal started a hunger strike on 25 October.

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This war is nothing new

01-11-2002 12:02

The war on Iraq is nothing new. It is part of pattern hundreds of years old. The only difference is our expectations were raised by the concept of democracy.

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Armies and War

01-11-2002 12:00

Armies are employess doing their bosses bidding. This war will remind us who is in charge and what our democracy really means. Nothing new!

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Brixton Stop the War Day of Action 31st OCT

01-11-2002 11:49

DON"T ATTACK IRAQ DAY 31st Oct saw 150 people Rally in central Brixton despite Lambeth Council's attempts to stop the event and heavy police surveillance.

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Cop Out !! New Delhi COP8 Climate Talks

01-11-2002 11:34

Cop Out !! New Delhi COP8 Climate Talks
The climate talks in New Delhi over the past week appear to have been sabotaged in the face of over 170 countries. The Kyoto Agreement (the only international agreement on cutting greenhouse emissions) has again been sidelined by hardcore Exxon villains. check out the grauniad link & d-load the luvverly piccy (approx 50k methinks)

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Brighton, Day Of Action

01-11-2002 10:58

Brighton Uni ocupation followed by demonstrations

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Human Rights Watch: Suicide bombers guilty of war crimes

01-11-2002 10:40

A new report from Human Rights Watch confirms that Palestinian terrorists are guilty of crimes against humanity and must be brought to justice.

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Edinburgh Anti-War protests

01-11-2002 10:16

Edinburgh Anti-War protests
On Thursday 31st of October- Halloween and Samhuinn, anti-war protests were also taking place in Edinburgh. (article 1)

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What a washout the anti-war actions were!!!

01-11-2002 09:26

Yesterdays anti-war actions were at total washout with ony about 2500 people taking part in the largest one in London and most of the days actions being limited to student occupations of university buildings.

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Weapons Inspectors denied access to USAF Fairford

01-11-2002 08:24

On 31 Oct 2002 Gloucestershire Weapons Inspectors were turned away at the gates of USAF Fairford, and escorted home by police, after seeking access to inspect the base for weapons of mass destruction. Who are Gloucestershire Weapons Inspectors and what is their mission? Find out more here...

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Pentagon sends combat troops to Colombia

01-11-2002 05:36

The U.S. administration has dropped any pretense of fighting a "drug war" in Colombia. Now the U.S. troops are on the battlefield fighting the Marxist insurgencies

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[MLNews] Oct 31 Halloween 2002

01-11-2002 05:29

Stop the Drug War Against US College Students Events & Conferences DRCNet & Nov.Org Bush signs $355.5 Billion Defense Bill into Law Money for Jobs Not War 10/26 Follow-up 10/26 WORLD WIDE ANTI-WAR EVENTS

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9/11 "Time Line" @

01-11-2002 03:37

I can't recommend this site too highly. Its "9/11 time line" contains EVERY article (all from main-stream press) relating to 9/11. There are so many connections between the "event" and the CIA, BUSH, ISRAEL, and BIG OIL. It's CREEPY! Here's a summary of American Airline Stocks being sold short BEFORE 9/11 by the bank once headed by the guy who later became CIA chief. Check-out this site, it's VERY interesting!

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Does the religion absence leave the better people?

01-11-2002 03:30

While we don't get to suppress someone of the causes of the human suffering, we won't be entitled of trying the suppression of the means for the which the man tries to liberate of the suffering. The death exists. The cancer exists, the robbery, the usurpation, the murder. The hell is already in this world, but exist men and women that are fugitive of the hell, those are the religious persons.

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Report (news release) on Sheffield Protests 31-10-02

01-11-2002 01:55

Hundreds take to Sheffield Streets in Day of Action – Student Occupation Continues

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U.S. to deploy B-2 bombers in Britain

01-11-2002 01:53

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Missouri (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to deploy heavy B-2 bombers to Britain and the Indian Ocean Island of Diego Garcia, if necessary in time to lead an attack on Iraq, the officer in charge of the fleet said.

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Snatch arrests in London's Stop the War demo

01-11-2002 01:38

Tonight's Stop the War demo in London saw widespread use of snatch arrests of demonstrators by police. This follows two weeks of police harrasment of anti-war activists that had been followed and had their pictures taken by police surveillance units when attending meetings and other events.First legal estimates talk of about 14 people having been arrsted tonight by police snatch squads.
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