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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Five Years After 9/11, Taliban Fighters Regaining Strength in Afghanistan
14 Sep 2006
Interview with Sonali Kolhatkar, co-director of the Afghan Women's Mission conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
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Commentary :: Politics
Bush-Cheney Hit with “Mock” Guilty Verdicts for War Crimes
14 Sep 2006
It was appropriate that the “Guilty” verdicts against the Bush-Cheney Gang for committing war crimes and crimes against humanity were announced at “Camp Democracy,” on the National Mall. On Sept. 13, 2006, Ann Wright, an ex-U.S. diplomat, read the “mock” verdicts. She was also one of the five jurists who heard the evidence compiled by the Bush Crimes Commission.
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News :: Globalization : Human Rights : International
Civil society groups denounce Singapore government, IMF-WB for barring activists
13 Sep 2006
Philippine-Protest-vs-WB.jpgJubilee South and the Freedom from Debt Coalition of the Philippines, two of the proponents and lead organizers of the International Peoples Forum vs the IMF and World Bank, denounce the latest move of the Singapore government to prevent the exercise of freedom of speech and peaceful assembly.
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News :: Media
Gambling Reveues in Las Vegas
13 Sep 2006
Chimpy W. Bushitler's Republican friends rake in millions by exploiting the working poor in Las Vegas
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Commentary :: Media
They dance while America burns
13 Sep 2006
Asked tonight what the attack meant for relations between the United
States and Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, the former prime minister,
replied, "It's very good." Then he edited himself: "Well, not very
good, but it will generate immediate sympathy.
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LOCAL News :: Globalization
Some Things I Have Learned Since 2000
13 Sep 2006
In the last 6 years I have learned a lot. Adversity and necessity are good teachers.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
Civil Disobedience in Post-Katrina New Orleans
13 Sep 2006
Hundreds of people are committing everyday acts of civil disobedience in New Orleans, including opposing the involvement of MIT and the Catholic Church in the "redevelopment" of Lafitte Housing Development.
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News :: Media
White House gains concessions on tribunals
12 Sep 2006
Modified: 13 Sep 2006
White House gains concessions in Senate measure on tribunals
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the control-free movement (northeast North American chapter)
13 Sep 2006
This is an introduction for and an invitation to join the control-free movement.
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News :: Human Rights
911 Brings Burkas and Chains to America
12 Sep 2006
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911-Polaris-Images-300x.jpgTheir motto relies on the words of a former American president, Jimmy Carter,<br><br>

"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around.<br><br>
Human rights invented America." <br><br>

On a bright sunny day in Washington, American women handcuffed and chained themselves to the Afghan Embassy here to protest against Hamid Karzai's government.

From under a burkha, wearing black strap high heels, a spokeswoman said, that this was "just the start of demonstrations against the Afghan Embassy in Washington to protest President Karzai's illegal imprisonment of innocent Americans and treatment of Afghan women."
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