BBC ; Tuesday, 27 July, 2004
At least four people have been held in raids in central Italy on suspicion of having carried out a series of parcel bomb attacks.
Tuesday July 27, 2004 11:46 PM (AP)
``Nobody wants to come here, it's not safe,''
Suleyman told The Associated Press in the cab of
his 16-wheeler Mercedes at a wind-swept truck
stop on the outskirts of Baghdad.
Hitting home that point, black-masked, armed
militants calling themselves ``The Group of
Death'' threatened in a video Tuesday to sever
the main highway linking Iraq to Jordan in 72
hours and target Jordanians to stop supplies from
reaching U.S. troops.
Justice Coalition For Adil Charkaoui ; Montreal, 24 July 2004
Supporters of justice for Adil Charkaoui received
a few surprises as they read yesterday's Federal Court decision to uphold
the imprisonment of the 30-year old Montrealer. The decision followed an
attempt by Charkaoui to clear himself of the suspicions that have fallen
on him, in order to be released on bail.
Quito, July 24, 2004 (Venezuelanalysis.com)--Today, the Second Continental Summit of Indigenous Peoples and Nationalities closed with a declaration of support for the people of Venezuela and Cuba.
According to Nicia Maldonado, the president of the Confederation of Indigenous people of Venezuela (CONIVE), indigenous people are backing the people of Venezuela and President Chavez because they see that concrete actions have been taken by the Venezuelan president to protect and promote the rights of indigenous people.
by Steve Iskovitz; July 26, 2004
As the International ANSWER march reached the Fleet Center (site of the Democratic National Convention), the Secret Service detained for questioning a demonstrator apparently of South Asian (Indian or Pakistani) descent for "looking around"--a clear act of racial profiling. He has since been released.
A couple who wore "Love America, Hate Bush" t-shirts to the president's 4th of July appearance were taken away in handcuffs on trespassing charges.
There are lots of reasons to oppose Olympic Games as we know them, not just the (2004) or (2010) games but all of them. A brief outline of ten reasons is given here.
Faced with protesting (cops) at a recent mayor's conference, (Democratic Presidential candidate John) Kerry declined to cross the picket line to deliver a speech. What will happen at the DNC?
July 28 (Venezuelanalysis.com).- Venezuelan opposition leader, and two times country president Carlos Andres Perez (CAP), made a series of statements calling for violence and hinting at an eventual dictatorial period that the Venezuelan opposition must implement if current President Hugo Chavez is removed from office.
"I am working to remove Chavez [from power]. Violence will allow us to remove him. That's the only way we have," said CAP in an interview published Sunday in El Nacional, a local newspaper.
LA Weekly ; July 23 - 29, 2004 ;
by Doug Ireland
Remember how congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle deplored the
torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib as
Sun, 25 Jul 2004
HALIFAX - Former residents of a black community in Halifax that was razed nearly 40 years ago are still seeking compensation.
Jeff Lee ;
Saturday, July 24, 2004
For the second time in less than two months, Vancouver police are investigating the death in custody of a man shot by a Taser gun.
Reuters ; July 15, 2004
Canada Sacks Three Whistle-Blowing Scientists
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - The Canadian government fired three
high-profile scientists to punish them for publicly challenging federal
veterinary drugs, the scientists' union said on Thursday.
Dissent! is a network of groups and individuals taking action against the G8 in Britain in 2005.
Our struggle against the globalisation of exploitation and capital means that we are in solidarity with the struggles of all the common people around the globe. Now the focus of the global bosses is the Olympic Games in Athens (Greece).