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Chavez Revamps His Intelligence Services: The Corporate Media React

Stephen Lendman | The anti-Chavez campaign continues. more...  0 Comments

AJLPP Condemns Dutch court orders prosecution of Prof. Jose Maria Sison

By AJLPP | The Dutch authorities are at it again!

The Alliance Philippines today condemns the Dutch court orders that give prosecutors the go-ahead Thursday to pursue murder charges against Philippine communist leader Jose Maria Sison, despite an earlier dismissal of the case.

"Today, the District Court of The Hague decided in camera that the Public Prosecution Service may continue the prosecution of Jose Maria Sison for involvement in, among other matters, a number of murders committed in the Philippines in 2003 and 2004," said a press statement of the court.

The AJLPP National Coordinator Mario Santos today said: “The order of Dutch authorities at the behest of its US imperialist allies is a terrible blow to the cause of peace in the Philippines and fodder for the continuing war of terror against the Filipino people. The peace talks between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) have already been stalled for four years."

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Manuel Marlanda: En la lucha para terminar con la opresión, jamas faltó a su com

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Hearing in the European Parliament on Colombia

Agencia Prensa Rural | Hearing in the European Parliament
Aid for peace in the midst of war: The case of the ACVC - The
Campesino Association of the Cimitarra River Valley

Agencia Prensa Rural / Thursday 5 June 2008

The hearing called by parliamentary socialists, greens and left
looking to publicize in the European legislative grave humanitarian
situation prevailing in the Magdalena Medio, characterized by extra
judicial killings of peasants by the Colombian army, the activity of
the squads death in the region, indiscriminate fumigations with
glyphosate and the criminalization of political activity of the ACVC.

The ACVC makes an open call to their counterparts, partners and
friends in Europe to participate in the hearing.

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Adalah-NY Statement On Sunday's Salute To Israel Protest

Adalah-NY | Members of Adalah-NY: The Coalition For Justice In the Middle East were shocked at the unprecedented levels of hatred and racism on display at the "Salute to Israel Parade" on Sunday, June 1st in Manhattan. Adalah-NY organized one of a number of contingents of protesters that converged on 5th Avenue between 58th and 59th streets. more...  0 Comments

Labor for Palestine: New Flyer for Emergency NYC Picket -- Thursday, June 5

New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW) | "As someone who lived in apartheid South Africa and who has visited Palestine I say with confidence that Israel is an apartheid state. In fact, I believe that some of Israel's actions make the actions of South Africa's apartheid regime appear pale by comparison." --Willie Madisha, President, Congress of South African Trade Unions, June 6, 2006 more...  0 Comments

Labor for Palestine: Emergency NYC Picket -- Thursday, June 5

New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW) | "We urge international civil society in all its components, particularly institutions and individuals working in the arts, academia, sport, trade unions, and communities of faith to boycott the 'Israel at 60' celebrations wherever they are held in the world. These celebrations, by definition, insult our history, violate our rights, and deepen our oppression."
-- 171 Palestinian trade unions and other organizations, March 30, 2008 more...  0 Comments

Washington Planning to "Checkmate" Chavez

Stephen Lendman | Washington planning to oust Hugo Chavez. more...  0 Comments

Muste Institute Funds Counter-Recruitment Work

Pat Elder | Looking for funding for your counter recruitment work? Apply to the A.J.
Muste Memorial Institute Counter-Recruitment Fund by July 18th, 2008! more...  0 Comments

Manuel Marulanda, presente!

AJLPP | The Colombian revolutionary movement lost a great leader on March 26. Manuel Marulanda, born Pedro Antonio Marín Marín, was a founding member and top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army (FARC-EP). His life and political leadership spanned the entire history of the Colombian civil war.

Born to a peasant family around 1930, poverty forced Marín at age 13 to leave home and find work. In 1948, rising tensions between competing sectors of the Colombian ruling classes exploded with the assassination of leftist leader Jorge Eliécer Gaitán. The masses of oppressed people, living under brutal conditions, had looked to Gaitán to bring them relief. more...  0 Comments

Palestinians Don't Salute Israel

Soozy Duncan | Approximately 120 demonstrators lined Fifth Avenue on Sunday as the "Salute to Israel" parade held its 44th annual revelry. This year marks the 60th anniversary of what Zionists celebrate as the founding of Israel and Palestinians remember as the Nakba, Arabic for "catastrophe". more...  5 Comments

This Tuesday: Find Out What's Really Happening in Iraq

Gen. Petraeus | It's not a "mistake". It's a crime! Independent journalists Seymour Hersh, Jeremy Scahill, Chris Hedges and Laila Al-Arian will appear at the Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St.) on Tuesday night to pull back the veil on the U.S. occupation while also looking at what lies ahead as the war moves into its sixth year and the Bush administration threatens to expand the conflict to Iran and beyond. See for ticket info. more...  1 Comments

Documentary "Nakba Dailies" w/producer Adam Shapiro Tuesday 7PM in Bay Ridge

Adalah-NY | Adalah-NY presents the new documentary film "Nakba Dailies," with Q&A with one of the film's producers, Adam Shapiro, Tuesday at 7 PM in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. "Nakba Dailies" ("Yumiat Al Nakba") is part one of the six-part series "Chronicles of the Refugee" ("Seerat Al-Laaji"), produced by Adam Shapiro, Perla Issa and Aseel Mansour.
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Arnaud de Borchgrave on McClellan, Neocons & Clean Break

NOMOREWAR_FORISRAEL | Arnaud de Borchgrave on McClellan, Neocons & Clean Break

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Israel faces up to its past

Eric Rouleau, Le Monde Diplomatique - repost | With access to 60 years of official archives, Israel’s new historians have shed light on old myths. As a result, a new generation of writers, academics and artists is able to look afresh at the country’s past. more...  1 Comments

Updating Yassin's Struggle for Justice

Stephen Lendman | Yassin Aref's struggle for justice. more...  0 Comments

Disturbing 2008 Global Peace Index Report

Stephen Lendman | GPI unfairly targets Venezuela. more...  0 Comments

Message of Solidarity from the UHW-West and Circulo Pampangueno of Southern Cali

UHW-West and Circulo Pampangueno -USA | On behalf of the SEIU United Health Workers-West (UHW West), the largest workers union in the West Coast of the United States representing 150,000 health care workers in California, and the Circulo Panpangueno of Southern California Inc., an umbrella organization of 22 towns in Pampanga. Philippines extend our heart-felt condolences to the bereaved family, friends and comrades of the working class hero- Ka Crispin “ Ka Bel” Beltran.

Ka Bel and the UHW shared one thing in common. We are representing the interest of the common worker and the common man. We in the UHW are committed to a democratic-member run union with a mission of truly improving the workers’ lives and opposing the centralization of power away from union members. more...  0 Comments

UAE representatives in NY affirm boycott of Israeli settlement-builder Leviev

Adalah-NY | Officials at the United Arab Emirates Mission to the UN affirmed their government’s commitment to boycotting the businesses of Israeli settlement-builder Lev Leviev in a meeting Tuesday afternoon with representatives from Adalah-NY and Jews Against the Occupation (JATO). Leviev is attempting to open jewelry stores in the Emirate of Dubai and to sell his diamonds there. The UAE officials promised to pass on to their government photos from Dubai, one taken on May 27th, showing that Leviev’s local partner Arif Ben Khadra is currently advertising and selling Leviev’s products in Dubai in defiance of the Emirate boycott policy. more...  8 Comments

An evening of solidarity with Iranian Labor movement

Joseph Underhill |

Two years ago while transit workers in NY went on strike to demand a better contract, their fellow bus drivers in Tehran also went on strike, demanding creation of their own autonomous Bus Drivers▓ Syndicate. Though the bus drivers▓ strike was severely crushed by the security forces of Islamic Republic, some strike leaders, - including Mansor Osanloo (leading member of the Syndicate), - are still in jail, or face daily on-going harassment by the security forces.
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