A Jewish peace ship heading for Gaza was intercepted by the Israeli navy today and towed to Ashdod, a cargo port in Israel 40km south of Tel Aviv. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q47lKN-fj8w&fs=1&hl=en_GB&rel=0] The London-based Jews for Justice for Palestinians had organised the...
Boustead Holdings Bhd has revealed that one of its companies has received a letter of award from the government for a RM1.3 billion 'in-service support' contract for the navy's Scorpene submarines. The total contract sums amount to 193 million euros...
Thought-provoking interview over BFM Radio with Kua Kia Soong, author of the book Questioning Arms Spending and former MP of Petaling Jaya. He questions the need for large amounts of defence spending in the region and the way defence...
Former senior CIA analyst-turned-peace activist Ray McGovern was forcibly ejected and injured when he stood up and turned his back towards Hillary Clinton in silent protest during her 'Freedom Speech'. http://www.democracynow.org/images/player.swf McGovern was in charge of preparing daily security...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwJUGL8aSb8&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] "Last night I had the strangest dream" Candle light vigils in solidarity with victims of war in the Middle East and elsewhere will be held in major cities on Saturday night, 10 January. It is being organised by the...
I used to walk along the aisles of the magnificent Westminster Cathedral, the "mother church" of the Catholic community in the UK, in awe of its unusual Byzantine style, its heavenly choirs and the majestic organ music that reverberated...
Anti-war protesters gave former British premier Tony Blair a torrid reception when he turned up to sign copies of his autobiography at a book-store in Dublin. http://www.youtube.com/v/06pYCF6HNzw?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0 One activist, Kate O'Sullivan, who managed to enter the book-store, tried to make a...
French lawyer William Bourdon speaking two nights ago in Penang - just 24 hours before he was deported - about the progress of the Scorpene submarine investigations in France. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS3jUffr4Sc&w=470&h=292]
http://www.youtube.com/v/oYjyvkR0bGQ&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman arrested while trying to come to the aid of her colleagues during a large anti-war protest on Monday The corporate media are the same everywhere. Somehow there is great reluctance to highlight popular people's protests...
It has been reported that the RMAF base is supposed to be relocated to Ara Kuda, or at least that is the site that is mentioned. But where exactly is Ara Kuda? [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=!1m29!1m12!1m3!1d79311.65233027516!2d100.41854058551019!3d4.954889555539207!2m3!1f0!2f35.03696553738245!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f35!4m14!1i0!3e0!4m5!1s0x304ac4d42647f25f%3A0x9a3065589c912bbc!2sButterworth+Airport!3m2!1d5.462778!2d100.392776!4m5!1s0x304ace65fd378b73%3A0x54f777e149d8664!2sMasjid+Jamik+Ara+Kuda%2C+13310+Tasek+Gelugor%2C+Pulau+Pinang!3m2!1d5.437359!2d100.51283199999999!5e1!3m2!1sen!2smy!4v1410619871741&w=640&h=600] Ara Kuda is only about 20km...

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