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Articles from 2010

  • 30 November 2010
    by Yvonne Ridley
    Quilliam Foundation is " trying to pimp its image to attract consultancy work" says journalist Yvonne Ridley
  • 25 October 2010
    by SACC
    5,773 US soldiers killed, 40,789 US soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan, $738.8 billion spent on Iraq, $357.4 spent on Afghanistan
  • 22 October 2010
    by SACC
    Jeremy Corbyn MP reports on the trial of 151 prominemt Kurdish figure in Diyarbakir, Turkey
  • 19 October 2010
    by SACC
    Do you know someone who wants to join the Army? Make sure they read this leaflet first.
  • 12 October 2010
    by SACC
    The threat posed by racists on the streets and fascists at the ballot box shows that racism has not gone away. Zita Holbourne, Weyman Bennett, Hesketh Benoit, Marcia Rigg and Assed Baig discuss their experience of racism and how to fight back
  • 13 September 2010
    by SACC
    Mohammad Asif, president of the Scottish Afghan Society, spoke at a meeting in Parliament last week on the eve of the first Parliamentary debate on the Afghan War in nine years.
  • 10 September 2010
    by SACC
    In the six years that Babar Ahmad has been incarcerated, his parents have had to undergo tremendous suffering
  • 21 July 2010
    by Lindsey German
    The message from the Kabul Conference on 20 July, attended by the US and its allies waging war in Afghanistan, was clear. This war is going nowhere.
  • 20 July 2010
    by Jim Swire
    "I welcome any intervention over Lockerbie that seeks genuinely to expose any aspect of the truth" says Jim Swire
  • 16 July 2010
    by SACC
    Documents released on 13 July 2010 in the Binyam Mohamed civil court case reveal that then-Prime Minister Tony Blair personally overruled the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's demand for consular access to British 'ghost' prisoners.
  • 15 July 2010
    by SACC
    Since 2000 several 'anti-terror' laws have been officially justified as necessary to protect us from global threats to our lives. Yet these laws have political aims and consequences.
  • 14 July 2010
    by Paul Donovan
    Paul Donovan weighs up what the review of the Prevention of Terrorism could bring
  • 08 July 2010
    by SACC
    In his first media interview since his arrest on a US extradition warrant in 2004, Mr Ahmad tells the Idependent's Robert Verkaik that he is the forgotten victim of the 'war on terror'.
  • 30 June 2010
    by Mohammed Asif
    The latest NATO debacle over Afghanistan takes place against the whole background of brute military failure, proving how intractable the crisis really is.
  • 23 March 2010
    by Yvonne Ridley
    It has now emerged that the British Government used spies, lies and community leaders to spew out anti-Palestinian propaganda during the Gaza War, says Yvonne Ridley
  • 22 March 2010
    by SACC
    Ahmed Belbacha is an Algerian national who lived in England for two and a half years. He is in his eighth year of imprisonment without charge in Guantánamo Bay
  • 12 February 2010
    by John Wight
    proposal to reward those who inform on benefit cheats elevates greed to the status of virtue
  • 03 January 2010
    by Ian Hamilton QC
    Britain's war aims in Afghanistan are illegal. Every officer in the armed forces should be persuaded to disobey the commands of their own immediate superiors, says Ian Hamilton QC