The Australian government is locking up Asylum Seekers, ignoring their responsibility to the duty of care. Fatmia died in custody, leaving behind a husband and three children. She is the ninth person to die while being detained like an animal.
GUSHTAPA, Arab ocupied Kurdistan- The sudden expulsion of families from a 30-kilometer (20 mile) border strip between the autonomous Kurdish north and the rest of Iraq has led to speculation that President Saddam Hussein is clearing a buffer zone to defend against a US invasion from the north.
Greenpeace flag ship, the Rainbow Warrior, today (29/01/2003) entered Marchwood Military port in Southampton and blocked the departure of UK military supply vessels heading for the Iraqi conflict in the Gulf.
A local peace activist was arrested this morning after attempting to disarm a US military plane parked at Shannon Airport Ireland. Her actions again highlight the US military's use of Shannon airport in the buildup to war on Iraq.