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Lecturers back boycott of Israeli academics (tags)
Critics of state policies exempt from sanction · Narrow vote welcomed by Palestinian groups
Books of the Year (tags)
Critics name their favourite books of the year 2005
US fires Guantanamo defence team (tags)
U.S. Defence Attorneys objected to the Bush Junta's Kanagaroo Court in Guantanomo and so were fired for actually expecting a Judicial Proceding rather than Drumhead Military Courts with a predertimed guilty Verdict. They have already been embarassed by the numbers of innocent Prisoners that they have had to release.
The Samarra Massacre...Vietnam all over again... (tags)
It appears as if the U.S. is using Vietnam-style tactics in Iraq and portraying Vietnam-style civilian massacres as heroic battles against a fierce enemy. The U.S. corporate media is once again complicit in the covering-up of U.S. crimes and atrocities around the world. Eight Civilians are killed, two Mosques are desecrated, and the U.S. corporate media simply tells us that the U.S. forces fought off an ambush, not even mentioning the Iraqi witnesses which state that the U.S. simply opened fire, indiscriminately, into a crowd of worshippers and pilgrims.
How British Charity Was Silenced On Iraq (tags)
One of Britain's most high-profile charities was ordered to end criticism of military action in Iraq by its powerful US wing to avoid jeopardising financial support from Washington and corporate donors, a Guardian investigation has discovered. Internal emails reveal how Save the Children UK came under enormous pressure after it accused coalition forces of breaching the Geneva convention by blocking humanitarian aid.
'We could lose this situation' (tags)
Reality begins to set in with the NeoCONs that the Iraqi People are not going over and play dead so that Georgie and Co. can Pillage the Oilfields and cut FAT no-bid reconstruction Contracts with their their Cronies. As the Bush Sycophants circle the Wagons and start snarling now is not the time to let up on the pressure. NO CONQUEST FOR OILSRAEL.
Dreamers & Idiots (tags)
Britain And The US Did Everything To Avoid A Peaceful Solution In Iraq And Afghanistan
Long Queues At US Drive-In Soup Kitchens (tags)
George Bush's America while American's lose their jobs, their homes, and their dignity. OK you neocon appologists...lets hear from YOU.
Could Tony Blair look at the internet now, please? (tags)
Why is the British Prime Minister the only person who seems to be unaware of the US hawks' agenda.
9/11 inquiry alleges witness intimidation (tags)
But Steven Push, whose wife died on September 11 and who represents victims' families, said: "I believe that there is stonewalling going on here." He added: "It's beginning to look like some type of a cover-up."
IRAQ: The Human Toll (tags)
The 'daisy-cutter' bounced and exploded a few feet above ground, blasting red-hot shrapnel into the walls not of a tank but of houses. Rahad Septi and 10 other children lost their lives; another 12 were injured. Three adults were also killed.
US TV networks 'kissed ass', says Wolff (tags)
"Ass kissing has gone on to a profound degree. It's pervasive throughout all these news organisations. They need the FCC to behave in certain ways. In order to do this we have got to go along to get along," said Wolff, who delivered the keynote speech at today's MediaGuardian forum on war coverage.
Iraqi mobile labs nothing to do with germ warfare, report finds (tags)
Steeeeeerike 17! The Bush Junta and Phony Tony Struck out a long time ago. But it helps when the American Press will not report stories like this.
'I simply don't believe the whole thing was a lie' (tags)
"In the Iraq debate, my conscience was overruled by loyalty but I doubt I'd vote the same way again. The sole reason I backed the government amendment was because we were given very clear indications there were weapons of mass destruction and that these could be used against neighbouring countries. As far as I'm concerned, that was the only legitimate reason for going to war.
Red Cross denied access to POWs (tags)
Up to 3,000 Iraqis - some of them civilians - believed to be gagged, bound, hooded and beaten at US camps close to Baghdad airport
Cheney oil firm widens Iraq role (tags)
Kellogg Brown and Root, a Halliburton subsidiary, is pumping up oil despite earlier claims that its contract with the American government was for fighting oil fires, a spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers told the Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,951385,00.html
UK envoys held at gunpoint by Israelis (tags)
Israeli forces opened fire above a British embassy convoy and held it at gunpoint in Gaza while it was carrying diplomats and the family of an English peace activist left in a coma by an Israeli bullet. http://www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,2763,950072,00.html
Isreal Seeks Pipeline For Iraqi Oil (tags)
Plans to build a pipeline to siphon oil from newly conquered Iraq to Israel are being discussed between Washington, Tel Aviv and potential future government figures in Baghdad. http://www.guardian.co.uk/oil/story/0,11319,940109,00.html
Secret units in desperate hunt for banned arsenal (tags)
It is a sign of the desperation in London and Washington to find a "smoking gun" to justify the war that the Anglo-American team has already conducted three inspections in the past two weeks. No banned weapons have so far been found.
Inbedded Journalists Quiting Rolls (tags)
But the US military is not happy with this development. "We would really rather they did not do this," said Major Tim Blair, the US army officer in charge of the embed programme, citing safety concerns.
Senator Robert Byrd (tags)
Robert Byrd, 85, the oldest and longest-serving man in the US Congress, last week (March 19, 2003) denounced his nation's march to war. Byrd, a Democrat from West Virginia, was first elected to the Senate in 1958 after six years in the House of Representatives. This is an edited version of his speech.
Israel scorns 'anti-semitic little Belgium' (tags)
Israel accused Belgium of anti-semitism yesterday following a court decision which could lead to the prosecution of Ariel Sharon, the Israeli prime minister. The Belgian supreme court ruled on Wednesday that Israeli military commanders could be prosecuted for complicity in the massacre of 800 Palestinians in Lebanon in 1982.
Global protest is a force for good (tags)
The G8 leaders must listen, then act
Coca-Cola in 'terror campaign' (tags)
Bottling plants in Colombia alleged to have used rightwing death squads to terrorise workers.
Flag Protest Aims to Get U.S. Thinking (tags)
A blast of symbolic disobedience will force America to think hard about the meaning of its original revolution and its subservience to corporations today,"