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Leon Kuhn: All Quiet on the Afghan Front

13 April 2010

Jailed soldier launches appeal

23 March 2010
Lawyers representing anti-war soldier Joe Glenton have lodged an appeal against his conviction. Joe, who refused to fight in Afghanistan, was sentenced to nine months in prison for going Awol.

Jail for British soldier who wouldn’t go to war

09 March 2010
Anti-war soldier Joe Glenton has been imprisoned for his refusal to fight in Afghanistan.

New Labour wants to cover up Guantanamo links

09 March 2010
New Labour is determined to continue its cover-up of MI5 collusion with Guantanamo Bay.

Inquiry into torture claims begins

09 March 2010
An inquiry into allegations that British soldiers tortured and killed people in Iraq began this week.

Meeting to build support for Gaza activists

09 March 2010
Over 100 people met last Tuesday to build solidarity for people jailed after protesting at Israel’s assault on Gaza last year.

Evidence of torture haunts the British government

09 March 2010
More evidence is emerging that the British government is allowing its territory of Diego Garcia to be used for torture.

Anti-war soldier sent to prison

05 March 2010
Joe Glenton, the British soldier who has refused to return to fight in Afghanistan, was sentenced to nine months in military prison today.

Judge jails seven more people over Gaza protests

23 February 2010
A further seven people were sent to prison on Friday last week on charges relating to London protests against Israel’s Gaza offensive.

Thousands of British soldiers are going Awol

23 February 2010
Ministry of Defence figures reveal that there were more than 2,000 incidents of British soldiers going absent without leave (Awol) last year alone.

Anger over Afghan war topples Dutch government

23 February 2010
The Dutch government collapsed last weekend as the Afghan war claimed yet another victim.

Tony Blair’s judgement day starts at Chilcot inquiry

29 January 2010
Hundreds of people protested outside the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war this morning as Tony Blair arrived to give evidence.

Army drops several major charges against Joe Glenton

28 January 2010
The army has dropped the some significant charges against Joe Glenton, the British soldier who refused to fight in Afghanistan.

Protesters greet warmongers’ London Afghanistan conference

28 January 2010
A lively anti-war protest greeted world leaders as they drove into the London conference on Afghanistan this morning.

Anti-war rally on eve of London protests

27 January 2010
Three days of activity against the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq began with a 200-strong public meeting in central London tonight, Wednesday.

Make Tony Blair’s day at Iraq inquiry a nightmare

19 January 2010
A storm of protest will welcome warmonger Tony Blair on Friday 29 January when he attends the Chilcot inquiry into the invasion of Iraq.

Blockade Afghanistan council of warmongers in London

19 January 2010
World leaders will gather in London on Thursday of next week for a "war council" on Afghanistan and Yemen.

Blockade Brown's Afghanistan conference

14 January 2010
A Stop the War Coalition meeting on Tuesday evening resolved to attempt to blockade Gordon Brown's Afghanistan conference and prevent it from going ahead.

Drop the charges against soldier Joe Glenton

15 December 2009
Joe Glenton, a British soldier who has refused to return to the war in Afghanistan, was released from military prison in Colchester last week.

Put Blair on trial for his war crimes

15 December 2009
Tony Blair finally admitted last week what millions of people in the anti-war movement have known for years – that he was intent on going to war in Iraq whether the country posed a threat or not.

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