Nigeria's main trade union has said it will hold a second general strike in protest at fuel rises, warning it would specifically target oil production.
"A look at the use of language, perhaps the most accurate gauge of a society's moral collapse, will reveal the degree of racism that has gripped Israel. Media outlets, politicians and even academics have seen fit to brand Palestinian children as 'enemies', 'beasts', 'tormenting attackers' and 'terrorists' throughout this intifada. The main motive behind resorting to such dehumanizing diction in reference to children is a prevalent belief in the Israeli mainstream that Palestinians are more than anything else an imminent danger to be dealt with. They are a people born with a predisposition to terror, as if due to some mysterious genetic disorder. A child is then just a potential terrorist, a literal time-bomb."
The grave illness of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat has given rise to frenzied speculation about what will happen after he is no longer on the scene.
In a telephone interview, Dragan described prison guard abuse, saying "They harass me, they hurt me like in hell... They keep me naked for eight days. For two nights in those eight they took the matress out and this is truly a crime. I slept naked. I couldn't take it anymore. They said that 'if immigration isn't going to break you, we're going to break you here.'"
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Independent power producers are exploiting a massive loophole in the BC
"Clean Energy Guidelines" by developing proposals to burn dirty fuels
such as coal and garbage, says the BC Citizens for Public Power, a BC
Hydro watchdog group.
FORT SIMPSON, N.W.T. - The Deh Cho may be close to resolving their differences with the federal government over the Mackenzie Valley pipeline project.
6 People were arrested Friday night at a masquerade Critical Mass ride through the streets of Bellingham, Washington. One was dressed as a prisoner.
"The extreme ring wing/fascist group National Front was confronted this weekend by counter marches, fairies and anarchist blocks. The National front rally at parliament, (in) support of keeping the current national flag as a symbol of New Zealand's colonial heritage, was met by fairies throwing glitter over the skinheads and an anarchist block, who chanted 'boring' and 'nazi scum' throughout the nationalist speeches."
The Tr'ondek Hwech'in say the new Tombstone Park does not meet the environmental standards promised in the First Nations "Final" Land Claim Agreement.
from korean anarchist network (anarclan.net)
New Attacks Against Migrant Workers Here
At least since before October 4th, it seems that South Korean (bourgeois) mainstream media, news agencies and the government completley went crazy!
What was going on?
Last February, 14 Division (Toronto) police officers began a campaign of brutality against youth of colour in the Alexandra Park Co-Op. A number of youth were beaten, illegally detained, intimidated and charged.
VANCOUVER - Pivot Legal Society is questioning the timing of a newly released study on the Downtown Eastside crackdown by Vancouver police, and its connection to an upcoming budget request by the Vancouver police. The VPD is approaching the City of Vancouver for an extra $5 million to pay for a budget overrun caused, in large part, by costs associated with the crackdown. The City of Vancouver refused to pay for the $2.3 million initiative when approached by police in the spring of 2003.
The Makahs offered homage to the spirits of the four seasons. The Russian
guests donned long, fur-lined robes to celebrate the reindeer that helped
feed native people in the northeast Russian province of Chukotka. And they
both honored the gray whale, which the Russians hunt, and the Makahs - now
blocked by federal court rulings - hope to hunt again.