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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 08:44 AM
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French riot police clash with anti-nuke protesters
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VALOGNE, France (AP) Riot police have used tear gas on hundreds of nuclear protesters in northern France trying to head off the departure of a train carrying recycled uranium to Germany.

Some 300 protesters clashed with police on Wednesday in fields in the village of Lieusaint, outside Valognes, site of the rail depot from where the train loaded with the uranium treated by Areva was expected to depart.

It was not immediately clear if there were injuries from the clashes, and it was not known when the train was to begin its journey to the German town of Gorleben.

Some protesters waved banners reading "Stop This Radioactive Train."

Read more: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gyHqO5y6Wg6RYLgtIl7qVF2dc5jQ?docId=da4ebf709b5e4065b6d1ce4a6b72761a
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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 12:52 PM
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1. Saw video of this and they were beating the hell out of French protesters --- !!!
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wordpix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 10:36 PM
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2. ah HA, the French commitment to nukes includes shipping waste to Germany, great solution to
the nuke waste unsolved problem. NOT
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