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The Blue Nightmare: last indyoaxaca video with translations.

20-02-2007 08:30

Blue Nightmare:
Oaxaca. after the State's concerted repression against the people of oaxaca and against the APPO on the 25th of November, the police took more than 200 People to prisons all over the country. Blue Nightmare takes us to the testimonies of some of them.

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High Court More Vulnerable To War Criminals?

20-02-2007 07:00

John Howard criminal control
Lawyers for Mr Thomas have argued the order imposed by the Federal Court is at odds with the Constitution

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Australian Man Robert Jovicic Gets A Visa?

20-02-2007 02:22

Federal Aliens
An Australian man who has lived in Australia since he was a child has been given a two-year visa and has thanked the Immigration Sinister Kevin Andrews for allowing him to stay home. What he can be assured of though is that he is an Australian no matter what the John Howard government say.

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last EZLN communiqué

20-02-2007 00:39

Communiqué from the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee – General Command of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation

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Support Professor Ward Churchill. Stop the Inquisition.

20-02-2007 00:20

The following is an essay that deconstructs the charges of research misconduct that were leveled against Ward Churchill - charges that were obvious retaliation for his comments concerning 9-11.

Please take the time to read this report. Internal appeals are now underway and it is possible that Ward Churchill may be fired from his tenured position at the University of Colorado at any time now.

If this happens, we cannot let it go unchallenged.....

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Demands grow for release of Australian Guantánamo prisoner, David Hicks

19-02-2007 21:41

But such is the mountain of lies from Canberra
But such is the mountain of lies from Canberra that government officials are losing track. On Monday, February 5, the government’s threadbare claims were suddenly cast aside when Howard told a meeting of government MPs that all he had to do was ask for Hicks’s release and the Australian would be repatriated.

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SOCPA - superintendent terry still acting unlawfully

19-02-2007 18:47

superintendent peter terry
in january a judge ruled that superintendent peter terry of charing cross police station did not have the power to authorise or impose conditions on demonstrations covered by the serious organised crime and police act sections 132 -138. a month later, he is still unlawfully doing so!

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Craig Murray wins Dundee University rectorship

19-02-2007 17:34

On the 16th February 2007 former Uzbekistan ambassdor with a conscience, Craig Murray, was elected to the position of Lord Rector at the University of Dundee. Craig Murray promised his best to kick out Special Branch from the campus and from spying on the Islamic Society and also pledges to defeat severe cuts in the departments of town and regional planning, modern languages and community education, which also could see the Botanic Gardens sold off.
The election saw an increase in turnout of 50% from the previous election, [Wikipedia]

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Italian judge indicts CIA agents for illegal kidnapping

19-02-2007 10:06

The US policy of “extraordinary renditions”—the illegal kidnap and transportation of supposed terror suspects to secret detention sites where they are then tortured—was the subject of both an Italian legal investigation and a critical report by the European Parliament last week.

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SDO The Bad and the Mediocre

19-02-2007 01:24

SDO The Bad and the Mediocre
Australia's perspective of pending Iran War, local news 30 mins

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18-02-2007 22:21

some thought after the london infonite of andreas the "activist" from Oaxaca.
A punch in the face to the APPO and to all the one are fighting for social change

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Up and Coming Silent Protest in Nottingham City Centre- Close Guantanamo Bay.

18-02-2007 20:55

The University of Nottingham's Amnesty International Society's silent protest against the continuing human rights abuses at Guantanamo Bay.

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Bush and Gonzales – Two Terrorists

18-02-2007 14:27

President Bush, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and the U.S. Justice Department subject an entire state to civil rights violations reminiscent of 1930s Germany.

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Australia: "Street Politiks"

17-02-2007 23:41

Things aren't always what they seem....

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UK government steps up assault on asylum-seekers

17-02-2007 22:31

The British Labour government is ratcheting up the pressure on asylum-seekers and refugees in Britain. Deportations are being pursued regardless of the consequences for the deportees. This policy reflects an increasingly belligerent government attitude towards refugees.

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Asylum From Homophobia: Urgent Support Needed

17-02-2007 21:15

Urgent support is needed for a lesbian woman seeking asylum from homophobic persecution: Ms Tilli Latifa who has been detained in Yarl’s Wood Removal Centre for almost nine months faces removal to Tunisia on Tuesday 20 February. Please support her by writing immediately to Immigration Minister Liam Byrne urging that she be allowed to stay (see below for details).

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Charter Flight to DR Congo - Monday 26th February 21.00hrs

17-02-2007 20:16

A number of DR Congolese individuals/families have been detained over the last few days. They all have the same removal directions...

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Protesters defy police ban

17-02-2007 16:51

CAMPAIGNERS marched on Worthing Police Station in West Sussex today (Saturday February 17) to protest at intimidation of volunteers manning support stalls for the Titnore Woods camp.

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Radley Wildlife Havens Destroyed, But No Photographs Please.

17-02-2007 16:15

Destruction of roosting and breeding grounds, assault, endangerment of life and a High Court Injunction to prevent anybody photographing the perpetrators.

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Murder and Other High Crimes in the Lacandón Jungle (Chiapas)

17-02-2007 10:51

Those pulling the strings and doling out the money to the Opddic have economic interests in the jungle’s natural resources; such as, precious woods (mainly mahogany and cedar), water (for generating electricity and bottling), oil and other minerals, ecotourism business opportunities and biodiversity.