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Urgent appeal for Shaker Aamer

  To sign this petition, visit http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/29410.  From the London Guantánamo Campaign: 14th February marked the tenth anniversary of the detention without charge or trial of Shaker Aamer, the last Londoner held in Guantánamo Bay. To mark this anniversary, Shaker’s ...

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Dow legacy to hit Olympics?

As the Olympics approaches, the campaign against Games sponsor Dow Chemicals continues, with the Indian team considering taking protest action short of a team boycott at the event. The latest news is that Len Aldis of the Britain-Vietnam Friendship Society ...

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Mission accomplished?

Mike Phipps of Iraq Occupation Focus: So, in 2011 the last US troops finally left Iraq? Well, not quite. Combat troops may have gone, but private military contractors remain in their thousands. The US will spend nearly $1bn in 2012 ...

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