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Racism against Gypsies: New Holocaust in Italy

Roberto Malini Glenys Robinson Dario Picciau | Human Rights Watch has brought to the attention of the international community the racism gypsies are being subjected to in Italy.

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Hostigan a colaborador de indymedia Sureste Mx

((( i ))) sureste mx | Hago responsables de mi integridad fìsica y psicológica, de la de mi familia, de la de mis compañeros y mis compañeras, que colaboran en el esfuerzo de construir una nueva manera de informar libre y sin mando; a todo el Estado Mexicano, y a los mandos medios y superiores de su aparato represivo. more...  0 Comments

Letter-Writing Dinner for SF8 Prisoners!

NYC Anarchist Black Cross | A Special Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner for SF8 Political Prisoners
Herman Bell and Jalil Muntaqim
This Tuesday Evening, November 27th, at 7:00pm at 1-2-3
(123 Tompkins Avenue between Myrtle and Vernon Avenues in Brooklyn)
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11/27 & 11/28: Dialogues on Immigration

Authors, The Politics of Immigration | Bring your arguments and concerns to a dialogue, and we'll work together to develop responses using facts, reasoning and personal experiences. more...  0 Comments

Youth on the Move Gives Bronx Cheer to NYPD School Cops (Indypendent)

Renee Feltz | The video may be the only public record of how students feel about this force. “The youth are the ones who really know what is happening in the schools,” said Chloe Dugger, field organizer for the NYCLU’s Police Accountability Project. Dugger said that is why the NYCLU supplied Youth on the Move with cameras to make the 4-minute film in July during three workshop sessions with a documentary filmmaker. While students are heavily affected by the agents, Dugger said they have no way to file a complaint if an agent behaves abusively or inappropriately. || NYC School Security by the Numbers more...  1 Comments

11/27:Norman Finkelstein at Judson Memorial Church

Brecht Forum | Embattled professor and penetrating analyst of the Middle East, Norman Finkelstein will examine the roots of the conflict between Israel and Palestine and the prospects for peace. more...  1 Comments

Iraq's Laboratory of Repression

Fight Imperial Genocide | The Bush administration is turning Iraq into a test tube for modern techniques of repression, from sophisticated biometrics that track populations to devastating weapons systems that combine night-vision optics from drone aircraft, heat resonance imaging and deadly firepower from the sky to kill suspected insurgents. The harsh repression surrounding the “surge” has drawn far less U.S. press attention. The grim reality, however, is that an increasingly desperate American military has stepped up its indiscriminate killing and jailing of Iraqis, especially “military-age males” or MAMS. more...  0 Comments

Hostigan a colaborador de Indymedia Sureste Mx

((( i ))) sureste mx | Cárdenas Tabasco a 21 de noviembre de 2007

Al pueblo de México
A la Otra Campaña
A las Organizaciones de Derechos Humanos
A los Medios de Comunicación Libres

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Tues- Protest Police Killing of Khiel Coppin

stopit | Tuesday November 27th
2pm @ 1 Police Plaza more...  0 Comments

PHILIPPINES: Estrada's pardon honor among thieves

AKBAYAN & SANLAKAS | AKBAYAN (Citizens' Action Party) condemned the granting of executive clemency for former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA), saying that it reflects not national unity but honor among thieves.

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15,000 Demonstrators Demand Closing of School of Americas

John Tarleton | Arriving at the gate, marchers attached crosses, photos, flowers and hand-written messages to an eight-foot high chain-link fence topped with three lines of barb wire. Before leaving, I tore a page out of my reporter’s notebook, wrote the name of an old friend— “Bradley Roland Will, 36, Indymedia”—rolled up the piece of paper and wedged it into the chain-link fence between three small white crosses that bore the names “Jesus de Antonio Garcia, Colombia”, “Israel Marquez, 80, El Mazote” and “34-year-old pregnant woman, El Salvador.” more...  1 Comments

NYC Rights Activists Escalate Protests Against Leviev Over Palestine Land-Grab

Adalah-NY | In a loud, festive protest this evening, 40 New Yorkers chanted, danced Palestinian Dabka and performed street theater. Protesters were faced by a cordon of police officer who leaned against the LEVIEV store windows, blocking any view of the expensive jewelry in the showcase. No customers entered the store during the hour and a half protest. more...  7 Comments

Is RWDSU the Sweatheart of Clothing Giant H&M at the Expense of UNITE HERE?

John Foreno | Why did Swedish-based retailer H&M sign a card-check agreement with RWDSU when it was Unite Here that had battled with the company because it wouldn't agree to card-check? more...  0 Comments

Save Makwan Moloudzadeh. Stop executions in Iran.

EveryOne Group | Sign the petition for Life in Iran:
 http://www.petitiononline.com/everymak/
or
 http://www.stopexecution.net
Send fresh flowers: one white, one red to say yes to a respect for human rights, no to the death sentence. Choose a company that guarantees deliveries to Teheran (Iran), Interflora, for example. Send the two flowers to: - President Mahmud Ahmadinejad - Pasteur Ave - 13168-43311 Tehran - Iran. We suggest you also sign the petition and send an email to the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran:
 dr-ahmadinejad@president.ir
- Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi - Ministry of Justice - Ministry of Justice Building, Panzdah-Khordad Square - Tehran - Iran. Email:
 info@dadgostary-tehran.ir

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I Don’t Want To Be a Gypsy Anymore

Ella Veres | Many Eastern European immigrants carry over to the USA their racism and homophobia. This is an account of two incidents that i had to go thru in NYC as a part-Gypsy writer. more...  6 Comments

The International Call to Stop The Gaza Siege Now

International Solidarity for Palestine | Please take one minute to SIGN the petition: "The International Call to Stop The Gaza Siege Now"  http://www.petitiononline.com/etgs1/petition.html
But first, read the following "Open Letter to Sir John Holmes" about the genocidal siege on the 1.4 million people in Gaza, Occupied Palestine. more...  2 Comments

thought police bill by democrat

citizen | With overwhelming bipartisan support, Rep. Jane Harman's "Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act" passed the House 404-6 late last month and now rests in Sen. Joe Lieberman's Homeland Security Committee. Swift Senate passage appears certain.
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ACTION ALERT: Ensure Fairness For Mumia on NBC’s The Today Show!

FreeMumia.com | On Dec. 6, NBC’s The Today Show intends to air a show about Michael Smerconish and Maureen Faulkner’s new book “Murdered By Mumia.” According to the announcement on Michael Smerconish’s website, the show is planning to feature both Smerconish and Faulkner as guests.

The International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal (FreeMumia.com), Journalists for Mumia (Abu-Jamal-News.com), and Educators for Mumia (EmajOnline.com) have initiated a media-activist campaign urging people to write The Today Show at  today@msnbc.com asking them to fairly present both sides of the Mumia Abu-Jamal / Daniel Faulkner case, by also featuring as guests, Linn Washington, Jr. (Philadelphia Tribune columnist and Associate Professor of Journalism at Temple University) and Dr. Suzanne Ross (Clinical Psychologist and Co-Chair of the Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition, NYC). more...  0 Comments

Free Movie Night: "When the Levees Broke" Part 1 @ 123 Space

love and resistance | As the world watched in horror, Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Like many who watched the unfolding drama on television news, director Spike Lee was shocked not only by the scale of the disaster, but by the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery effort. Lee was moved to document this modern American tragedy, a morality play witnessed by people all around the world. more...  0 Comments

ThanksTAKING-a celebration of genocide

WSQT Guerrilla Radio 87.9 FM in DC | In late November, North Americans get together to give thanks for what they take in a holday they call "Thanksgiving." It ought to be called "ThanksTAKING" as it is a celebration of the expulsion of millions that cleared the land for all those condos and $1M trophy homes. more...  0 Comments

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