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War on Terror


Scrap racist anti-terror law

24 May 2011
People from ethnic minorities are 42 times more likely to be stopped and searched under anti-terror laws, it has been revealed.

Guantanamo files show US horrors

26 April 2011
Some 700 leaked US government files about Guantanamo Bay show the brutality and paranoia at the heart of the regime.

Britain trains Bangladeshi torturers: new evidence

18 January 2011
Further evidence has come to light of the relationship between British governments and a Bangladeshi paramilitary death squad.

Wikileaks reveals British government trained death squad

04 January 2011
The British government has been training a Bangladeshi paramilitary death squad, leaked US embassy cables have revealed.

US tortures its own soldier over Wikileaks

04 January 2011
Bradley Manning, a 22-year old US army private, is being tortured by the US state.

Decision Points: George W Bush was an evil genuis - no really!

23 November 2010
George W Bush is not an idiot. He was more dangerous than that.

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.

US killed an aid worker and countless Afghans

12 October 2010
Tory foreign secretary William Hague was caught lying last week, after kidnapped aid worker Linda Norgrove was killed by a US grenade in Afghanistan.

School students to relaunch School Students Against the War

21 September 2010
An important meeting of school students will take place this weekend.

War round-up

14 September 2010
Bad week for bomber Blair Protests forced Tony Blair to back out of a series of events last week.

Anti-war soldier Joe Glenton is released from military prison

13 July 2010
Joe Glenton, the British soldier who refused to fight in Afghanistan, was released from military prison on Monday after serving four months for going absent without leave (Awol).

Inquiry will continue torture cover-up

13 July 2010
The government has announced an inquiry into the British security services and torture. It is too little too late.

Court rules in favour of Babar Ahmad

13 July 2010
The European Court of Human Rights ruled last week that, after six years in prison without charge, Babar Ahmad should not be extradited to the US. Judges ruled that his extradition should be temporarily frozen due to deep concerns regarding possible "cruel and unusual punishment".

Tories keep 28 days terror law

29 June 2010
The Tory-Lib Dem coalition has renewed New Labour’s policy of 28 days’ detention without charge for terror suspects. It shows its claim of being in favour of greater liberties is a sham.

Jail after web comments

29 June 2010
A young man who had initially been accused of encouraging the murder of Gordon Brown and Tony Blair was jailed for five years last week.

British Muslim: ‘Did Britain set me up to be tortured?’

29 June 2010
Adil has faced state racism in Britain from an early age. "The police harassment started when I was a kid.", he said. "In 1996 me and my brother went to martial arts classes at an Islamic Centre.

Guantanamo detainees seek justice from British government

11 May 2010
The British government is scrambling to keep more evidence of its complicity in torture under wraps after judges dismissed an attempt to suppress it.

Court hears of anger over Gaza

27 April 2010
Martin Askew, who was arrested at the London protests against the Israeli invasion of Gaza, was found guilty on two counts of violent disorder on Tuesday. He will be sentenced on 28 May.

Tortured for 7 years - and the British government knew it

16 March 2010
Muhammad Saad Iqbal Madni is just 32 years old but has difficulty walking even with a walking frame. He is dependent on antibiotics and antidepressants and he can’t hear out of his left ear.

Shocking birth defects in Fallujah

09 March 2010
Children in the Iraqi city of Fallujah are still being born with severe birth defects.

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