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Fair Game

15 March 2011
A new Hollywood thriller dramatises one of many unsavoury events in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq.

20 years in jail for soldier

01 March 2011
Former British soldier Danny Fitzsimons has been sentenced to 20 years in an Iraqi prison after being found guilty of killing two men and attempting to kill a third.

Tony Blair's war lust laid bare at Chilcot inquiry

25 January 2011
It was a case of deja vu as warmonger Tony Blair put in his second appearance at the Iraq inquiry last Friday.

Tony Blair caught out on war lies

18 January 2011
Former attorney general Lord Goldsmith’s written evidence will make things hard for Tony Blair as he faces the Iraq inquiry again on Friday.

Students: The birth of a movement

30 November 2010
Thousands of students poured out of schools, colleges and universities on Wednesday of last week—the biggest student walkouts since those against war in Iraq in 2003.

British war crimes revealed

09 November 2010
British soldiers could be found guilty of war crimes at a hearing at the High Court this week. Some 222 Iraqi detainees were tortured and filmed by British soldiers at a base near Bagram in Iraq.

Iraq war logs expose murder, abuse and torture

26 October 2010
Thousands of leaked US military documents have revealed the grisly reality of the murder, torture and abuse of prisoners by US, British and local pro-occupation forces in Iraq.

None Of Us Were Like This Before: A system of torture that destroys lives and minds

12 October 2010
The US and Britain’s "war on terror" is maintained by the torture and oppression of the people of Iraq and Afghanistan.

We need to crush, not cuddle, Lib Dems

21 September 2010
"There were some people, particularly around the height of the Iraq war, who gave up on the Labour Party and turned to the Liberal Democrats," said Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg last week at his party’s conference.

Tony Blair: the real criminal who should be jailed

07 September 2010
"You’ve got to put in prison those who deserve to be there," said Tony Blair this week—criticising the Tories. Of course he doesn’t believe that those who ram through cuts and attack workers should be locked up.

Tony Blair’s ‘journey’ ended in hell for Iraq

31 August 2010
War criminal Tony Blair enjoyed a high-level dinner with US president Barack Obama as his memoirs, titled A Journey, were published this week.

Slaughter in Iraq is no US victory

24 August 2010
A very revealing exchange took place on Radio 4’s Today programme on Thursday of last week.

Kurd kills himself over asylum case

03 August 2010
An Iraqi Kurd jumped to his death in Nottingham after hearing that he had been denied legal aid to fight his asylum case.

Letters

03 August 2010
Letters

Iraq: an illegal war that led to terrorism

27 July 2010
Evidence given to the Chilcot inquiry into the war in Iraq is consistently proving the anti-war movement right.

Iraq: twenty years since Desert Storm began the killing

27 July 2010
Western imperialism has devastated Iraq. More than a million people have died since the US and British invasion of 2003, all because of lies claiming that Iraq was harbouring weapons of mass destruction.

Bombing in Iraq is a sign of brewing tensions

20 July 2010
The bombing that killed at least 43 people in Radwaniya near Baghdad last week as they queued for their wages shows that instability still rocks Iraq.

Inquiry into death of Baha Mousa hears of 'horrific scene'

20 July 2010
The inquiry into the death of Baha Mousa heard this week that Colonel Mendonca, commander of 1st Battalion the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment, lied about the conditions of prisoners in Iraq.

Government knew the Iraq war was illegal

06 July 2010
Former Attorney General Lord Goldsmith warned Tony Blair three months before the Iraq war that an invasion would be illegal, secret memos showed last week.

Exclusive: the story of the British soldier jailed for turning against the Iraq war

06 July 2010
"I think the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are wrong. These wars are illegal and we shouldn’t be out there," says Ross.

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