Anti-war

Free Margaretta D’Arcy

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Galway anti-war activist Margaretta D'Arcy was shamefully jailed earlier this month for protesting the U.S. military's use of Shannon Airport and its violent reign of terror across the globe.

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Anti-Islam movie: Reaping the grapes of wrath

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Protests sparked by an anti-Islam movie trailer made in the US have spilled over more than 20 countries across the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, countries with important Muslim communities, as well as a few other parts of the world. While a number of these marches - mostly aimed at American embassies and symbols - were peaceful, in several places they turned violent, leaving around a dozen people dead and hundreds injured.

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Afghanistan – Obama’s war

By Paul Murphy

THE HERALDED “change” from Bush’s foreign policy which Obama supposedly represents, is increasingly looking like a simple shift in geographical focus. The tactics used in Iraq – bribing past opponents and using a surge of military force – are to be employed in the coming months in Afghanistan. The justification is also largely similar to the rhetoric of Bush – a war against “terrorism” that knows no borders.

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Belfast Socialist Youth Gaza Protest

BUSH, OLMERT, CIA, how many kids did you kill today? was one of the chants heard outside Belfast City Hall as over 150 people protested their opposition to Israel’s merciless slaughter of Gaza’s civilians. Many of the protestors came from local schools and colleges

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