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UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive

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Detention centre is a 'gitmo' military-style prison

22-11-2006 04:31

Prison detention centre on Christmas Island
Prime Sinister John Howards military style prison detention centre on Christmas Island off the Western Australia coast would be a great place to house the war criminals themselves?

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US-activist burns himself alive to protest Iraq war

21-11-2006 19:05

malachi ritscher
Activist and artist Malachi Ritscher burns himself alive in Chicago in front of morning rush hour commuters to protest the war in Iraq.

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Protest Caterpillar- Stop the war profiteers! Wed 22 Nov 5.30pm

21-11-2006 18:44

NOV 22ND 5.30 PM

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Israeli Settlements Are Illegal

21-11-2006 15:25

aerial photo of the Ma'ale Adumim settlement in the West Bank

The majority of Israeli settlements have been constructed either entirely or partially on private Palestinian land, in violation of Israeli law itself, according to a new report by Peace Now, one of the oldest peace movements in Israel that monitors Israel settlements in the West Bank. Based on data from a 2004 survey by the Civil Administration, which was leaked to Peace Now through an official in the CA, the report found that nearly 40% of the land the settlements sit on is effectively stolen from Palestinian landowners. Settlements in the occupied West Bank are illegal under international law, but Israel has long 'rejected' this. Some 430,000 Jews live in these residential areas in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

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Plans for Redrawing the Middle East: The Project for a “New Middle East”

21-11-2006 13:35

map of the new Middle East
The Middle East has been conditioned by outside forces into a powder keg that is ready to explode with the right trigger, possibly the launching of Anglo-American and/or Israeli air raids against Iran and Syria. A wider war in the Middle East could result in redrawn borders that are strategically advantageous to Anglo-American interests and Israel.

NATO-garrisoned Afghanistan has been successfully divided, all but in name. Animosity has been inseminated in the Levant, where a Palestinian civil war is being nurtured and divisions in Lebanon agitated. The Eastern Mediterranean has been successfully militarized by NATO. Syria and Iran continue to be demonized by the Western media, with a view to justifying a military agenda. In turn, the Western media has fed, on a daily basis, incorrect and biased notions that the populations of Iraq cannot co-exist and that the conflict is not a war of occupation but a "civil war" characterised by domestic strife between Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds.

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Democrats and Republicans Agree: Iraq Shall Suffer Occupation in Perpetuum

21-11-2006 13:23

As it turns out, predictably so, the tussle between neocon Republicans and their kissing cousin neoliberal Democrat relatives is not about ending the “war” in Iraq but rather over how many brainwashed kids will be sent there to be shot up, killed and maimed, afflicted with “mysterious diseases” that translate into a “debilitating death sentence,” thanks to depleted uranium (see Soldiers Face Debilitating Diseases).

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I like it.

21-11-2006 11:36

what next?

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Democrat Congressman calls for reinstating the draft

21-11-2006 09:50

Only two weeks after the US midterm elections, in which the overriding sentiment was public opposition to the war in Iraq, political debate in Washington has shifted markedly. Gone is any discussion of even a partial troop withdrawal in the near future. The main question within the political establishment is whether or not the US should send more troops to Iraq, and if so, how many and for how long.

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memorial service for son of Anni rainbow

20-11-2006 18:15

the strain shows on army Commanders faces
Corporal Matthew Cornish 29 of the first battalion of the light infantry was killed by a mortar shell which landed on his base at the old state building in Basra, his memorial was held at leeds parish church at 10.30am sunday.

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Brize Norton National Demonstration, 2 December

20-11-2006 17:03

Coaches leaving from Central London 9.30am
Tickets: £10 / £8 (to book contact or 020 7278 6694)

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Save Omar Conference

20-11-2006 10:18

Promoting a conference about saving Omar Deghayes from Guantanamo Bay CUBA

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20-11-2006 03:12

G20 Convergence
A review of news, opinion and photography recorded from the Indymedia Newswire. Free to rebroadcast. The world & recorded for the community archive!

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Iraqi Residents Welcome Resistance 'With Flowers'

19-11-2006 12:17

Women ululate. Children clap. Men raise fists in the air and shout 'Allah Akbar.’ And two young men approach and hand the masked 'mujahideen’ a bouquet of flowers, writes the Iraqi newspaper Azzaman.

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Four recent cartoons (by Latuff)

18-11-2006 22:33

White washing Israeli war crimes
Copyleft artworks by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of the brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell's state terrorism.

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Blair on Tyneside

18-11-2006 21:18

its not wor war North Shields
Blair seems to be doing his goodbye to u suckers tour of the Uk incorporated into the 100th anniversary of the Labour Party's foundation celebrations. Check your local party contacts for upcoming anniversary do's and help keep him movin on.

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Anarchists seize IDF tanks in Gaza

18-11-2006 18:12

Activists of the left-wing group Anarchists Against the Fence on Saturday took over Israel Defense Forces tanks and bulldozers between the Erez and Karni crossings in the Gaza Strip.

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Letters from Gov' re recent Lebanon/Israel conflict

18-11-2006 15:58

Two letters from Foreign office in reply to an Amnesy Intl letter (sent end Aug) regarding the investigations of war-crimes during the recent conflct...

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Melbourne Australia G20 Photos

18-11-2006 08:13

G20 Convergence
G20 Convergence

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hoWARd's connections with the abc in Australia and abroad

18-11-2006 06:48

Iraq and Afghanistan that's a huge leap
[So you have to have a story behind it to make up for the distance between false flag opps in Indonesia all the way across to Iraq and Afghanistan that's a huge leap to cover without a terror tale to hook into? What about the Icon of the Terror movement G W Bush? At least we know he's guilty! Osama bin Laden hasn't been found guilty of anything, yo!] And Indonesia has been blowing up bombs in their own country just to move people out of villages for years!]
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