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TUES Letter-Writing for New Afrikan Anarchist POW Ojore Lutalo

NYC ABCF | Tuesday, October 28th, 7pm at 1-2-3!

All apologies for the late notice-- but THIS TUESDAY is dinner and letter-writing time. This one is for New Afrikan Anarchist Prisoner of War Ojore Lutalo. See below for more information about Ojore. This is a great opportunity to live up to the ideal that NYC anarchists and movement-builders support our warriors.
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U.S. urged to help end nuke tests in Baluchistan

Shehmir Gorgej | Baluchistan, like Kurdistan, was left divided by the wrong policies of British Imperialism. Even today U.S. arms are being used to crush the Baluch struggle for independence and justice. more...  0 Comments

Frank Moore, write-in candidate, on the protection of personal freedoms!

J. Wilson | Frank Moore, write-in candidate for President ( http://www.frankmooreforpresident08.com/),
on the protection of personal freedoms!
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C*H*A*N*G*E..... C*an't H*ave A*nother Needless G*eorgia E*xecution !!!

DOUGLAS FIELD | US CONGRESSIONAL MEMBERS WHO ARE ALSO LAWYERS BY TRADE, CONTINUE TO DENY POORER AMERICAN'S PROPER LEGAL REPRESENTATION !!!

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NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST

NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War | Change Colin Powell can believe in is exactly the kind of change we should fear. more...  0 Comments

New York Vigil for Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer

Vivian Demuth | The PEN Freedom to Write Committee, in conjunction with other human rights organizations, is organizing a vigil in New York City on Thursday, November 6th, from noon to 1:30pm, at the Egyptian Mission to the U.N. at 304 East 44th St. (between 1st and 2nd Avenues). Please see  http://www.freekareem.org for further information on Kareem Amer's case and on this international day of rallies.

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Carousel of Hope Ball signals collapse of settlement-builder Leviev PR strategy

Adalah-NY | In a stunning reversal, Israeli billionaire and settlement-builder Lev Leviev will not be sponsoring the Children’s Diabetes Foundation’s (CDF) 2008 Carousel of Hope Ball in Beverly Hills this Saturday evening. Alexis Stern of Adalah-NY explained that, “The developments with CDF, Oxfam, UNICEF and various stars appear to signal the collapse of Leviev and BluPRint’s cynical public relations strategy. The message is that no amount of deception, branding and PR can make a businesses’ human rights abuses acceptable.” more...  2 Comments

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- PALESTINE FOCUS

NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War | The Palestinian cause is the right of return for all refugees and nothing less. more...  0 Comments

PDC Says: "Free Mumia Now!” Philadelphia D.A. Seeks Execution for Mumia Abu-Jama

Kevin Gilroy, Partisan Defense Committee | In an ominous development, the Philadelphia district attorney’s office has announced that it is again seeking the execution of Mumia Abu-Jamal, an innocent man who has been on Pennsylvania’s death row for 26 years. more...  0 Comments

Press Release For Canadian Tent City Ruling (Oct. 24, 2008)

David Johnston | Now legal for homeless to erect 'temporary abodes' in city parks. more...  0 Comments

Lebanon: "Nahr al-Bared Between Past and Present" (Video)

a-films | One year has passed since the first Palestinians were allowed to return to the outskirts of the destroyed Nahr al-Bared refugee camp, to the so-called "new camp". Meanwhile, up to 15.000 people have resettled there, many of them waiting to access their destroyed homes in the "old camp", the core of what used to be Nahr al-Bared Camp. The Lebanese army still exclusively controls the old camp as well as parts of the new camp.
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Well-known investigator exposes alliance between McCain and terrorists

posted by F Espinoza | ANN Louise Bardach, the U.S. reporter famous for her interviews with Luis Posada Carriles and her investigations into Cuban-American terrorism, has written an extensive article for the website  http://www.slate.com on the close ties between Republican presidential candidate John McCain and notorious terrorists in Miami... more...  0 Comments

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST

NYCLAW -- New York City Labor Against the War | Powell has masterminded the deaths of three million Arabs. The reasons for the left to say, "Yeah, but," are quickly running out. more...  0 Comments

Dissident Iranian Union Leader Returned to Prison

SP-USA | Parvaneh expresses her amazement upon hearing Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s claim in interviews during a UN visit that all prisoners in Iran are tried publicly and are never denied representation by defense attorneys. more...  0 Comments

Rafael Coicu:Report_ Indigenous people in Colombia_Friday&Sunday October 24&

indy indigenous | The Indigenous People of Colombia Battle For Their Land and Dignity:
An Emergency Report Back from the Popular and Indigenous Mobilization/Minga in Colombia

Featuring Special Invited Guest:

Rafael Coicué, Nasa leader, former mayor of the Indigenous cabildo of Corinto in Cauca, and representative of the ACIN, Association of Indigenous Councils of Northern Cauca. more...  0 Comments

TODAY 5:30 Rally For Troy Davis, Innocent W/Execution Set Mon Eve & More Info

Cheryl Guttman | New York City: 10-23-08; 5:30 p.m.
STAND FIRM FOR JUSTICE! Solidarity Rally for Troy Davis at the corner of 33rd Street and 8th Ave (SE corner). Join fellow New Yorkers on Thursday Oct. 23 as we call for the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to grant justice to Troy Davis and stop his execution.
More info: Alyce Stark,  asce4@earthlink.net or Jamie Wood,  jwood@aiusa.org.

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Oaxaca Is Not Alone: From Coast to Coast, We Demand an End to Repression

Solidarity Without Borders - NYC | We call for direct actions, pickets and press conferences at the offices of Mexican consulates, defense contractors, and US government agencies across the country, teach-ins and benefits for organizations in Oaxaca, memorials and marches for beloved fighters lost in this struggle, everyday challenges to gender, racial and economic inequality, and anything else that people believe to be necessary. more...  1 Comments

MEMBER LAWYERS OF THE US CONGRESS DENY POORER AMERICAN'S PROPER LEGAL REPRESENTATION ?????

DOUGLAS FIELD | WHEN THE AMERICAN PUBLIC FOUND OUT THE TRUTH ABOUT THEIR IVORY TOWER US CONGRESS WHO COULD CARE LESS EVEN IF AMERICAN CITIZENS CONTINUE TO BE FALSELY IMPRISONED AND EXECUTED DUE TO A LACK OF PROPER LEGAL REPRESENTATION !!

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INB 10/21/08: South Carolina Poultry Plant Raided

Weekly News Update | On Oct. 12, about 65 people marched more than three miles from the Mills Manufacturing plant in Woodfin, North Carolina, to downtown Asheville to protest an Aug. 12 ICE raid at the parachute manufacturing plant and the impending deportation of the 57 workers arrested there. Speakers blasted what they said was overzealous or selective law enforcement by local sheriffs, particularly Van Duncan in Buncombe and Rick Davis in Henderson. more...  1 Comments

WNU #964: Mexican Activists Charged in Reporter's Death

Weekly News Update | The activists' arrests came as the Mexican government was cracking down on a teachers' strike in neighboring Morelos similar to the strike that set off the Oaxaca uprising two years before. more...  0 Comments

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