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Femicide in the Aftermath of Guatemalan Civil War

Samantha Mathis | Actress Samantha Mathis discusses violence against women in Guatemala, including the recent increase of murders. This article is adapted from her testimony before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus on September 13, 2006.

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ACTIVISTS SET FOR U.S. RALLIES ON APRIL 20

Activistista | In 18 cities across the United States on Friday, April 20, Amnesty International USA activists will hold rallies and other protests to press the Guatemalan government to bring former General Efraín Ríos Montt to trial on genocide, torture and other human rights abuses or extradite him to Spain to face the charges.
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When 'human rights' groups look the other way

Amnon Rubenstein | When Human rights groups have an obvious double standard more...  0 Comments

HONESTY HAS A NAME: HELENA INDEPENDENT RECORD

Islamic Community Net | Of all the media in the United States, the only one with honesty to clearly mark yesterday's Virginia Tech slaughter as an act of terror is the Helena Independent Record of Montana. This runs contrary to the usual media policy in which only Muslims are deemed to be terror perps. So far, of all the thousands of corporate news outlets this is the only editor with the gumption to characterize the situation as it really is. more...  0 Comments

Rally Against Columbia University Expansion Plan on Wednesday, April 18

columbiawatch | Community residents and Columbia University students will be protesting against the Columbia University Administration's latest plan to grab more West Harlem land for its own use, despite the opposition of local community activists to Columbia's latest plan for institutional expansion (as indicated by the following press release) more...  1 Comments

INTERVIEW: Mumia's Attorney Responds to Philly DA

Hans Bennett | In this interview he responds to the recent move from the Philadelphia DA requesting that the entire Third Circuit Court recuse itself from Mumia’s case. more...  0 Comments

Fight for Justice, Campaign...

posted by F Espinoza | While in the name of the fight against terrorism, hundreds of thousands of people have died in Iraq and Afghanistan, and others - arbitrarily detained - are tortured in Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo, the United States government protects the most notorious terrorist in this hemisphere... more...  1 Comments

ADL Weekend of Action: 4/19-22

Vegan | Come down to the NY tri-state area for the weekend of the 19th- 22nd and help destroy Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS) with actions aimed at the New York Stock Exchange. The entire weekend will be focused on NYSE Arca the electronic trading system that allows HLS to be traded anonymously. There is one simple demand for NYSE Arca, DROP HLS! more...  2 Comments

NYSE Protest This Friday

NYSEHostage.com | Q:Who Controls Wall Street? A:You Do! more...  0 Comments

63rd KMP leader killed nationwide:Another Peasant Leader killed in Sorsogon

AJLPP-New York | Another militant peasant leader leader in Sorsogon was shot dead by a lone assailant in front of his house in Barangay San Juan yesterday, police reported. said Senior Superintendent Formoso Argarin, the city’s police chief. Willy Jerus, 35, president of the Samahan ng mga Magsasaka sa Sorsogon (Samasor), came under a barrage of fire from a .45 caliber pistol as he stepped out of his house at around 7:20 a.m.,Argarin said nine slugs were found at the scene but only five hit Jerus, who was the fifth official of a militant organization killed in the province amid the continued escalation of unsolved killings in the country. more...  0 Comments

OPEN LETTER TO MEDIA HYPOCRITES FROM ISLAMIC COMMUNITY NET

Islamic Community Net | Local Virginia news media: "gunman"
Associated Press: "gunman"
Reuters: "gunman"
AFP: "shooter"
Fox: "shooter"
Dajjal Bush: "horrified" at "shooting" more...  19 Comments

Imus - Huge Victory Against Racism

Prodcued by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, April 16, 2007, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
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Timor-Leste: El Dorado of the South Pacific

Kwang zi | The current population of East Timor is approximately one million souls while the value of its natural gas and oil reserves amount to billions of dollars. However, the tiny new island nation is impoverished with above 35% unemployment and a rural based economy. Without elaborating further, Timor-Leste presents an extremely volatile situation as greedy interests, primarily America via its ‘World’ Bank and Australia-New Zealand acting as the military arm, poise themselves to exploit the impoverished people and nation of Timor-Leste. more...  0 Comments

PARADE WITHOUT A PERMIT!

Radical Homosexual Agenda | Come and Parade without a Permit to protest the NYPD Parade laws and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's support of these regulations! more...  0 Comments

Nablus: Kids Used as Human Shields in Balata Refugee Camp

RJI / a-films | In a military operation taking place just outside Balata Refugee Camp (Nablus, Occupied Palestine), IOF troops forced two youngsters to serve as human shields.

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AJLPP-USA Denounced AFP Indiscriminate aerial bombing in Davao Del Norte, Mindan

AJLPP-NY/NJ | The Alliance for A Just and Lasting Peace (AJLPP) vehemently condemned the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) for indiscriminately dropping bombs at Barangay Manay in Panabo City, Davao del Norte in Mindanao, damaging homes and banana fields and endangering the lives of residents who had to evacuate to safer grounds.

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NY Anarchist Film Festival Honors Brad Will on FRI 13th 2007 - 1-9PM

Friend of Brad | New York Anarchist film festival in honor of Brad Will - Friday the 13th from 1-9PM at 9 Bleecker St. @ Bowery in New York City. more...  0 Comments

POINT OF ATTACK film screening (post 9/11 attack on civil liberties & humanity)

Baghat Singh | POINT OF ATTACK film screening (post 9/11 attack on civil liberties & humanity)
w/filmmaker Kathleen Foster, Shahid Comrade of Pakistan USA Freedom Forum and radical lawyer Lynne Stewart.
At Brecht Forum 451 West Street (between Bank & Bethune) Manhattan/NYC
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NYC IMC: fair warning of my intent to sue you for defamation of character

Bill Brown |  http://nyc.indymedia.org/en/2007/04/84865.html more...  15 Comments

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) Organizer Beaten to Death in Mexico

madhatter | FLOC Organizer Beaten to Death in Mexico
by James Parks, Apr 10, 2007

 http://blog.aflcio.org/2007/04/10/floc-organizer-beaten-to-death-in-mexico/

Santiago Rafael Cruz, an organizer for the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), was found bound and beaten to death this morning in the group's Monterrey, Mexico, office. more...  0 Comments

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