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UK Terror War Newswire Archive

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Saved from landfill or stolen? Garden chair update

06-06-2008 08:52

Has the farcical police investigation into the alleged theft of four unwanted green plastic garden chairs from a skip destined for landfill been abandoned yet? Of course not! A file on the case is currently with the Crown Prosecution Service for their consideration.

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Washington demands permanent bases to repress Iraqis, launch new wars

06-06-2008 08:41

The United States is demanding that Iraq grant it the authority to establish 50 permanent military bases scattered across the country, as well as other sweeping powers that would extend the present US military occupation indefinitely and formalize the country’s status as an American semi-colony.

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Israel Anthrax Fueled Iraq War Intelligence

06-06-2008 04:00

CIA Points To Saddam Hussein While Israel TEVA PHARMA Under WMD Microscope
Secret government TELEXs see research reveal ORPHAHELL B.V. (aka) ORVET B.V. (aka) TEVA PHARMA B.V. of Israel's TEVA PHARMACEUTICALS supplied anthrax to Iraq, names U.S. friendly nations that hid the secret delivery, and exposes CIA informant making British intelligence case for Iraq War.

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Binyam Mohamed, British torture victim in Guantánamo: an update

06-06-2008 02:15

Andy Worthington, author of “The Guantánamo Files”, reports on the latest news about British resident Binyam Mohamed, who has just been put forward for trial by Military Commission at Guantánamo, at the same time that a UK court has made a ruling in his favour regarding his demand that the UK government reveal evidence of what it knew about his rendition to torture.

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Bilderberg 2008 confirmed at Chantilly, Virginia nr. Washington DC

06-06-2008 01:30

Outside the Westfields Marriott hotel this afternoon
So will Dick Cheney fulfill that little promise his puppet George W. made to the Knesset about dropping a few nasties on Iran and putting the last remaining fragments of the UN Charter through the shredder? Let's hope not.

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US: Republicans prepare to play terror card in 2008 election

05-06-2008 20:21

The Republican Party and its presidential candidate Senator John McCain are preparing to wage their 2008 campaign on the same essential issue that the Republicans have used to contest the last three national elections: terror.

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Solidarity demo at Broughton for Raytheon 9

04-06-2008 20:16

Campaigners from Wrexham, Chester and beyond held a demonstration outside the Broughton Raytheon factory this afternoon in solidarity with the Raytheon 9. Meanwhile, back in Belfast, the defendants were acquitted of one of the charges against them...

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'Hate Iran Week' continues with Rice urging Europeans to jump on the bandwagon

04-06-2008 14:22

Time is running out for the US and Israel as the US presidential elections roll ever closer. They are becoming desperate to gain public support for an attack on Iran and the ‘Hate Iran Week’ AIPAC conference is their last big chance of swinging the American people behind them to support an attack.

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Take URGENT ACTION for Binyam Mohamed!

03-06-2008 08:55

Binyam Mohamed
Binyam Mohamed is a 29 year old Londoner who is currently facing a military tribunal and the death penalty at Guantánamo Bay. The evidence against him was procured through torture. Write to the British government to urge it to take action IMMEDIATELY to seek his release and return to Britain.

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Talks & Discussion: Academia & "Terror"; Moazzam Begg & more..

02-06-2008 21:40

Hosted by Nottingham Student Peace Movement, this event aims to discuss and respond to the violation of academic freedom, erosion of civil liberties and encroachment of 'terrorism' measures, as illustrated by the recent incident at the University of Nottingham.

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Bush Replays Iraq Games on Iran

02-06-2008 17:16

Stop! Please. Get beneath the hype over former White House press secretary Scott McClellan’s book, What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception. Don’t miss forest for trees.

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Meeting Report: Binyam Mohamed: The Last Londoner in Guantánamo Bay

01-06-2008 22:43

At the start of the meeting, David Harrold speaking
Over 100 people attended a public meeting organised by the LGC on Saturday 31 May concerning the plight of Binyam Mohamed, a British resident currently facing a military tribunal and potentially the death penalty at Guantánamo Bay

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LGC Press Release: Tortured Londoner Faces Trial In Guantanamo Military Tribunal

01-06-2008 20:37

On Friday 30 May, the US announced its decision to try Binyam Mohamed, the last Londoner in Guantánamo Bay, on terrorism-related charges. All "evidence" relating to the charges was procured through torture in Morocco, one of his pitstops through the murky underworld of "extraordinary rendition". Binyam, if "convicted" in this "kangaroo court", faces the DEATH PENALTY.

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George Monbiot Attempts Citizen’s Arrest on John Bolton

31-05-2008 20:35

John Bolton, the former US ambassador to the United Nations, escaped a citizen’s arrest Wednesday night as he addressed an audience in Britain. We speak to George Monbiot, the British activist and columnist who tried to arrest Bolton. Monbiot says Bolton is a war criminal for his role in helping to initiate the US invasion of Iraq.

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Provocations as Pretexts for Imperial War: From Pearl Harbor to 9/11

31-05-2008 07:06

The long, unending, costly and losing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan undermined international and national support for the Zionist-promoted New American Century project. US militarists and their advisers and ideologues needed to create a new pretext for the US plans to subdue the Middle East and especially to attack Iran . They turned their propaganda campaign on Iran ’s legal non-military nuclear energy program and fabricated evidence of Iran ’s direct military involvement in supporting the Iraqi resistance to US occupation. But is Iran ’s existence a sufficient pretext or will a ‘catastrophic’ incident be necessary?

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Fallout from McClellan book: The Iraq war’s “complicit enablers,” then and now

30-05-2008 13:19

Former White House press secretary Scott McClellan’s new book indicting the Bush administration for employing a “political propaganda campaign” and deception to drag the US into an “unnecessary war” in Iraq has unleashed a wave of bitter recriminations from the Republican right, while prompting opportunist attempts by Democrats to exploit the tell-all memoir for their own political purposes.

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Binyam Mohamed’s letter from Guantánamo to Gordon Brown

30-05-2008 13:17

As the US administration prepares to charge British resident Binyam Mohamed in a Military Commission at Guantánamo, Andy Worthington reports on his last-minute appeal to Prime Minster Gordon Brown to intervene on his behalf.

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Leak from experts at Fort Detrick on the anthrax used in 2001 attacks

30-05-2008 12:33

Even experts at the U.S. bioweapons facility at Fort Detrick think that the anthrax which was used in the 2001 attacks came from their facility.

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Lindis Percy jailed for trespass at Fylingdales

30-05-2008 10:57

From The Guardian:

Campaigner jailed for trespass at US radar base

Lindis Percy, the veteran campaigner against US bases in Britain, was yesterday sentenced to one month in jail. Christine Dean, a fellow member of the Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases, said Percy was sentenced at Scarborough magistrates court after being found guilty of aggravated trespass at the Fylingdales early warning radar station in North Yorkshire. The station was recently upgraded and will be part of America's missile defence system. Percy, convicted under the 1994 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act, has been jailed before for her protests.

Richard Norton-Taylor
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