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Second Egypt Solidarity Demonstration a Success
100_0094.JPGFor the second Saturday in a row Boston area activists held a demonstration in solidarity with the Egyptian revolt.
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06 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International
Rally for Egypt February 5 in Copley Square
There will be a rally in solidarity with the Egyptian people Saturday February 5th in Copley Square at 12 noon.
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04 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / International : Organizing
Sexual Prey in the Saudi Jungle
#1!_AKBAYAN_Walden-Bello_Risa-Hontiveros_Etta-Rosales.jpgHe was an officer in the Saudi Royal Navy assigned to the strategic Saudi base of Jubail in the Persian Gulf. She was a single mom from Mindanao, in the Philippines, who saw, like so many others, employment in Saudi Arabia as a route out of poverty. When he picked her up at the Dammam International Airport in June, little did she know she was entering, not a brighter chapter of her life but a chamber of horrors from which she would be liberated only after six long months.
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02 Feb 2011 | Filed under: News / Gender : Human Rights : International : Labor : Social Welfare
Magallanes: Lessons in People's Mobilization for Chile and the World
magallanes_1-11a.JPGNatural gas is one of the main sources of fuel for heating and even industrial energy. In this context the government of the right-wing president Piñera announced that it would increase the price of gas by about 17%. This announcement was not well received by the population in Magallanes for obvious reasons. However, it is important to point that in the midst of this proposed increase in prices, the government is also firing personnel in the region and the country.
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17 Jan 2011 | Filed under: Commentary / International
Spirited Protest at Israeli Consulate
consulate_protest1.jpgNearly 50 protesters gathered at 20 Park Plaza, home of the Israeli consulate, to protest the recent murder of a Palestinian woman by Israeli police, and Israel's genocidal occupation of Palestine. The protest was organized by members of Boston Food Not Bombs and Israel's Anarchists Against the Wall.
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08 Jan 2011 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
Riot Police Seize the University of Puerto Rico
After midnight on Thursday, December 9, 2010 the Puerto Rican police force, including SWAT forces broke into the Rio Piedras campus of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), as well as other campuses. For more information, check out student-run news at www.radiohuelga.com, www.rojogallito.com or for English language news, www.dailysunpr.org.
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12 Dec 2010 | Filed under: News / Education : International : Organizing : Politics : Race
"Bostonians Confront Pro-Israel Conference at Boston Univerisity"
brass liberation orchestra.jpgOn Sunday, October 10th, students from Boston University’s Students for Justice in Palestine group and their allies assembled to demonstrate against the university’s hosting of “War by Other Means: the Global Campaign to Delegitimize Israel”
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11 Oct 2010 | Filed under: News / International : Organizing : Politics : War and Militarism
Black is Back Response to the Drawing Down of US Troops in Iraq
President Obama has recently pulled approximately 90,000 US troops out of the Republic of Iraq, leaving about 50,000 there. The Obama administration has referred to this move as an end to the “combat mission” there and is hailing this drawdown as an achievement. The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations calls for the complete withdrawal of all US and foreign troops and security forces out of Iraq.
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28 Aug 2010 | Filed under: News / International : Organizing : War and Militarism
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