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‘OURAIM Magazine on Hamas & Hizbullah’ now illegal in Britain

Posted by Indian Vanguard on June 11, 2007


Organisation to Understand Radical Arab
& Islamist Movements



– Magazine containing articles, extracts of books from academics and intellectuals and leaders of Hamas and Hizbullah closed down and magazines seized by police on Saturday 09 June under Section 44 Terrorism Act 2000 for displaying the Hamas logo on front cover.

– An attack on the democratic freedom to write, print and distribute information

– Reject criminalisation of independent media and journalistic activity

– The OURAIM Magazine on Hamas and Hizbullah has no direct or indirect organisational link to either organisation, and OURAIM does not support any Islamist movement

– An attack on the development mutual-understanding and respect between British and Arab and Muslim people, specifically Palestinians and Lebanese

– OURAIM stresses the necessity for developing dialogue and understanding as opposed to conflict and hostility

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Anger in Rome against Bush

Posted by Indian Vanguard on June 11, 2007

George W. Bush’s visit to Rome was expected to arouse anger among many Italians as more than 50,000 demonstrated against the US leader’s presence in the city.

As Bush met the Pope on what was their first official meeting angry protesters battled with the police on the streets outside who responded with tear gas.

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