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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
One of the events for International Human Rights Day in Melbourne was a rally outside the State Library attended by about 100 people on Saturday December 10. Issues canvassed by speakers included opposition to mandatory detention of asylum seekers, treatment of indigenous Australians, opposition to the "anti-terror" laws, and scapegoating of the muslim community.
AFP head General Bung Mikado Kopassus told The Sunday Rage he had made the controversial decision due to past human rights abuses because it "might one day render more young Australian lives in Indonesia for state torture".
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The treasurer's comment piece was released shortly before the Senate passed the Howard government's "Welfare to Work" Bill on November 6. The new legislation will slash welfare payments for thousands of new claimants, and force single parents and the disabled into low-wage jobs. By driving down the living conditions of some of the most vulnerable members of the community, the government intends to create an enlarged pool of cheap labour available for exploitation.
TomSongs new release, "BushWhacked", has been burning up bandwidth this week with 32,000 downloads in just 5 days. The world is waking up to the travesty in Iraq!
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3 of the CPT hostages in Iraq were also in Palistine are known by the ISM and are friends of people within the London activist sean.
This radio article was made by Rockin' the Boat part of Freak Radio.
One thing I aint heard of in the corperate media is that there have been calls from Palistine to free the hostages.
December 10 is international human rights day, and people across the world will speak out against torture and abuse carried out in US-run prisons in Iraq and Guantanamo Bay.
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The anti-arms trade and freedom to protest demo in Brighton town centre tomorrow starts at 12 at Churchill Square.
A call to action to Americans from an American. Please distribute as much as possible by any means.
After four long years, David Hicks - and scores of others - have been confined in steel cages in Guantanamo Bay, without trial or charge. Here in Australia, draconian anti-terror laws abolish some of our most cherished freedoms, and give ASIO and the Australian Federal Police carte blanche to treat the Islamic community like criminals.
Never mind the Holy Grail. First 250 million-year-old peace award goes to cyberspace and airpond knight errant.
Last month had a very diverse mixture of demonstrations from the ever growing military recruiting stations, to the annual protest for the closing of the School of the Americas where an estimated 20,000
held an all day rally.
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Indymedia has learnt this includes a bank account his supporters say was set up to fund legal representation for Muslims facing any kind of legal action. The prosecution is understood to allege the money was intended for terrorist purposes.
Threats and intimidation in custody
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The war with Iraq and everything that led to war with Iraq was a lie. Is it not time to reopen 911 to see if it too was a lie? Was 911 the 'new Pearl Harbor' that the neocons so desired?