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History will judge us. Which side are you on? Compassion and humanity, or terrorist apartheid Israel?

History will judge us all History will surely judge the Israeli Zionist state as among the most evil of the present era. It will also judge those who sought to support or appease this terrorist regime as complicit in its crimes against humanity. The … Continue reading

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Partial victory against Israel in Edinburgh, but the struggle goes on.

Unbelievably, in view of Israel’s record on human rights and the ongoing slaughter of innocents in Gaza, the management of the Underbelly venue at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival somehow thought it a good idea to book and then not cancel a show … Continue reading

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Israel’s “right to defend itself”: repeat a lie often enough…

If you think it’s OK to say “Israel has a right to defend itself”, you have already been propagandised I am sick of hearing about “Israel’s right to defend itself”. This seemingly innocent statement is, in fact, a cunning piece … Continue reading

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The USA and Iran – an interesting comparison!

The USA and Iran. One is an oppressive military regime with extreme socio-economic inequality, which arrests people for dancing, brutally suppresses peaceful protests and has just passed legislation moving it closer to a totalitarian state allowing its own citizens to … Continue reading

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Abu Ghraib company will not be used again for Scottish Census?

Below you will find (1) the Registrar General’s reply to my letter to him about the use of CACI (a company employed by the US government to work at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, where prisoners were tortured) … Continue reading

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The Census 2011: a letter to my MEP

UPDATE:  Read what has happened since I first wrote to my MP. Read the response from my MEP’s office to the letter I sent to him. CACI Ltd has been given an £18.5 million contract for key information technology work … Continue reading

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The Scottish Census 2011 and torture

UPDATE:  I have now sent a letter, based on the draft below, to my MP.  Watch this space for further news. I  do not want to be complicit in torture, and so am considering not returning my census form directly … Continue reading

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