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  • Over 50,000 demonstrate against EU policies

    Over 50,000 demonstrate against EU policies

    July 4, 2003

    THESSALONIKI, Greece – While governmental ministers were meeting at a European Union (EU) summit in a nearby seaside resort, over 50,000 demonstrators filled the streets of this ancient Greek port city June 21 to protest EU...

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  • In Iraq  Living conditions remain tragic

    In Iraq Living conditions remain tragic

    July 4, 2003

    In a recent edition of Tareeq Al-Shaab, the living conditions of the Iraqi people were described as horrific. “More than ten weeks have passed since the collapse of the dictatorial regime, however, the situation remains at...

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  • Students protest in Iran

    Students protest in Iran

    July 4, 2003

    News Analysis The student movement in Iran is again at the forefront of the struggle against the ruling dictatorship. While focusing on George Bush’s so-called support for the protesters, conveniently absent from most media reports is...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    July 4, 2003

    China: Gov’t ratifies ASEAN treaty China’s top legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, ratified the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia on June 28. The original treaty was signed in February...

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  • Israeli ‘refuseniks’ go to trial

    Israeli ‘refuseniks’ go to trial

    July 4, 2003

    TEL-AVIV – The court room at the central military court here was packed with families, friends and others in solidarity with the five conscientious objectors, who had been dragged to stand trial on June 24. But...

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