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The lion’s roar is yet to be heard!

26-02-2006 20:45

Further attempts to destabilise Iraq and destroy the unity of the people, have been made this week, through the bombing of the Golden Mosque in Samarra, which houses the tombs of the 10th and 11th imams of Islam.

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Calling anybody interested in Permaculture

25-02-2006 21:09

Announcing a Permaculture wiki project

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Fun and free chocolate – it’s a Fairtrade Café crawl!

24-02-2006 11:45

Cambridge World Development Movement (WDM) are planning a fun Fairtrade Café Crawl on Saturday 11th March.

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Peace Conflict Development Journal features Paul Rogers

23-02-2006 19:47

PEACE CONFLICT & DEVELOPMENT, an open-access journal focusing on contemporary issues in conflict and peace studies

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Defend Public Services demo April 29th

23-02-2006 10:53

Appeal from Cambridge Trades Council

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Peace Conference timetable

20-02-2006 21:52

Nottingham Student Peace Movement invite everyone to a day of discussion about global political issues, and what we can do about them on a local level, this Sunday (26th Feb) at the University of Nottinham.

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FOSS Means Business : Belfast -16th March 2006.

20-02-2006 11:54

FOSS Means Business
The FOSS Means Business conference will focus on the adoption and use of Free Software/Open Source Software (FOSS), with particular emphasis on the economic and competitive benefits for both the public and private sector.

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Nantes (France): Why are we occupying the construction site of a prison?

20-02-2006 10:11

A group of several dozen people is currently occupying the trees which are on the future site of the E.P.M. (a prison for minors) d'Orvault, near to the city of Nantes (France), in an attempt to stop the construction. We want to show our opposition in a determined manner to the state and economic violence which is destroying our lives: imprisonment, misery, ghettoisation, the politics of "security", racism, wage labour...

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Climate Prediction Experiment

19-02-2006 19:59

The BBC have teamed up with Oxford University to conduct the world's most ambitious climate modelling experiment. We want to do better than the world's supercomputers, using a technique known as distributed computing. Join in the largest climate prediction experiment ever, developed by climate scientists for the BBC using the Met Office climate model.

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Manchester University against the Arms Trade

17-02-2006 15:07

Students at the University of Manchester have voted in favour of a corporate ethics motion in their Student Union, demanding university divestment from BAE and other arms companies.

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When the wind blows, the cradle will rock

17-02-2006 13:25

A heart-breaking story was carried in The Independent newspaper on 16/2/2006, of a fifteen-year-old Palestinian boy, who was brutally shot dead by Israeli troops on the 15/2/2006, during an arrest operation that was taking place in Qabatia, near Jenin.

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George Fox 6 Appeal - Lancaster Crown Court 13th March 2006

16-02-2006 12:52

The George Fox Six are to be given a new trial after appealing the guilty verdict last September.

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Injustice in Spain attempting to close down website Papa Huelva Org

16-02-2006 05:57

An attempt has been made by Spanish judges to close fathers group website Papa Huelva and newly formed political party Action For Justice (AxJ) Accion Por La Justicia is protesting for violation of basic fundamental rights of free speech and freedom of press.

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East Anglia Social Forum

15-02-2006 01:12

You are cordially invited to the next meeting of the East Anlgia Social Forum (EASF) which will be on Saturday at the Friends Meeting House, 12 Jesus Lane, Cambridge. Starts at 12 finishes at 4 pm, followed by a Wild Thyme Cafe.
map available here

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Student Protest Against University Gag on calls for Ethical Investment

14-02-2006 19:17

Since 2001 Students have been campaigning for Oxford University's £2bn investments to be taken once and for all out of the Arms Trade - and for the University to commit to Socially Responsible Investment. A paper due to be discussed by the University Council was pulled from the agenda at the last minute on Friday - so students made their voices clearly heard through protest outside the Council meeting this Monday.

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more news re: worldwide week of candlelit sunset vigils 11- 18 march

13-02-2006 15:42

extra information, background, support, following up the previous post "re: war/peace; 11 - 18 march . . . . ideas to spread" and comments received via internet + other, here's....

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From Farrakhan to Danish Cartoons

13-02-2006 13:24

Two decades ago, the American Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan referred in an interview to Judaism as a "gutter religion."

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The Most Islamophobic Academic in Britain

12-02-2006 23:11

Colin Bundy was nominated for his mistreatment of Nasser Amin
The Director of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Prof. Colin Bundy condemned as an Islamophobe
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