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Boston Condemns Israel's Military Attack on Humanitarian Flotilla
F3s.JPGBoston, MA, June 3, 2010 – Approximately 500 demonstrators gathered in downtown Boston on Memorial Day to protest the Israeli government’s massacre of unarmed peace activists aboard the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, a convoy of ships bringing humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip in an attempt to break Israel’s 3-year blockade there. The following day, protesters staged a die-in in front of the Israeli Consulate to commemorate the fallen activists and demand an end to the siege of Gaza.
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04 Jun 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Politics : War and Militarism
Israeli Navy Attacks Gaza Aid Flotilla, at Least 14 Dead
Early Monday morning, the Israeli navy attacked a flotilla of six ships in international waters attempting to bring food and medicine to the besieged residents of the Gaza Strip. The attack was carried out with tear gas and live ammunition, and Israeli commandos boarded the flotilla and took control of the ships. Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, the Israeli trade minister, told an Israeli television station that 14 to 16 people had been killed in the attack. Dozens more were injured.
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31 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
Protesters Condemn Israeli “Ambassador of Apartheid” Michael Oren + Activists Protest Jerusalem Day Event at BPL
P2.JPGActivists Protest Brandeis Commencement, Jerusalem Day Event at Boston Public Library.
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26 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
Reportback From the Anticapitalathon Games
downsized_0424001326.jpgOn the weekend of April 23 - 25, the Anticapitalathon Games were held Washington, DC to protest the International Monetary Fund/World Bank spring meetings. The "Games" were organized by the Self Described Anarchist Collective (http://selfdescribed.org), a regional anti-authoritarian group. While this year's protest was smaller than in years past, tremendous energy and enthusiasm was demonstrated by all who took part.
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24 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Globalization : Human Rights : Organizing
Israeli government wont allow Chomsky to enter West Bank
http://palestinenote.com/cs/blogs/news/archive/2010/05/16/israel-bars-noam-chomsky-from-west-bank.aspx
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17 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
Philippine Democracy: Alive, but is it well?
Akbayan-Party-list-Walden-Bello-Democratic-Left.jpgReflections on the 2010 Campaign.

The 2010 campaign has drawn to a close, and it’s time to distill my experiences after registering hundreds of miles by land, sea, and air crisscrossing the country as a party-list candidate.
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14 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics : Social Welfare
The Angola Three: 38 Years in Prison Hell
focusing on America's gulag
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07 May 2010 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights
Christian Doctrine and Dehumanization of Indigenous Peoples
"The Doctrine of Discovery was among Vatican mandates dating back to the 15th century, called papal bulls, that declared Christian monarchs had the right to claim superior title over land and territories that they "discovered."

The claimed right of "dominion" over Native peoples was based on the thinking that non-Christians were "heathens and uncivilized savages," with no, or limited rights, to land.

The Vatican's Doctrine of Discovery was based on the premise that all non-Christian land belonged to no one because no Christians were living there and no Christian monarch or lord had yet claimed dominion. Once Christian monarchies like Spain or France claimed the right of dominion, that claim was transferred to political successors over centuries."
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04 May 2010 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights
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