Ariel Tirosh | Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered outside of Governor Paterson's Manhattan office today to call on Paterson, State Senator Malcolm Smith, and other legislative leaders to repeal the 70s-era Rockefeller Drug Laws. more... 0 Comments
Family and Friends of Daniel McGowan | A Good Time for the Good Time Bill: Dinner, A Movie ("Hoot") and Conversation
Ken So Wala | Larry Cox, head of Amnesty International, stood silent as a guard violently assaulted a human rights activist who asked him a question at a public gathering at the Ethical Culture Society.
Dan Roberts | A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia. more... 0 Comments
Healthcare-NOW | Demonstrate in NYC to demand the end of the private
Artur Rodos | yesterday i had found very interesting train,
lovely | Witnesses saw Mike Mineo being assaulted with his pants down by 4-5 cops in Brooklyn during the day on October 15 in the Prospect Park Subway Station for smoking a joint. He says he was raped by an officer's walkie talkie. The radio and a nightstick are being tested for DNA. Protest today, October 30th, at City Hall, 3-4 PM. more... 0 Comments
Pablo | More than 800 representatives from organizations throughout the Americas made their way to the northern city of La Esperanza, Honduras to take a strong stand against the militarization of their nations and communities. Following three days of workshops, the participants read their final declaration. They called for an immediate halt to the recently launched "Merida Initiative," the Bush administration's new Trojan horse for remilitarization of the region..
Fernando Reyes | Esta mañana recibí en el foro de un Colegio de Abogados al que estoy suscrito, un video para el cual no tengo palabras ni términos que lo puedan describir more... 0 Comments
Luis Agüero Wagner | El clérigo-presidente de Paraguay, Fernando Lugo, llegará a Bogotá este domingo 28 de setiembre de 2008 para una visita de dos días en la que se entrevistará con su homólogo de Colombia, Álvaro Uribe, con quien revisará el intercambio bilateral, que ya es bastante fluido en el rubro de las drogas. more... 0 Comments
TradeJustice NY Metro | Two activists disrupted a reception for Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez to denounce Uribe’s support for a free trade agreement between the US and Colombia. Activists shouted, “No Free Trade Agreement with Uribe’s death squad government! Over 100 union organizers have been killed in the last 2 years in Colombia! Uribe is lying about demobilizing the death squads! The free trade agreement will mean more Afro-Colombian communities displaced for oil palm plantations and more indigenous people displaced for oil pipelines!” more... 5 Comments
Juan | We join a growing chorus of human rights activists, religious leaders and labor leaders opposing the militarization of South and Central American society under the pretext of a 'war on drugs'.
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