US Indymedia Global Indymedia Publish About us
Printed from Boston IMC : http://boston.indymedia.org/
Boston.Indymedia
IVAW Winter Soldier

Winter Soldier
Testimonies
Brad Presente

Other Local News

Spare Change News
Open Media Boston
Somerville Voices
Cradle of Liberty
The Sword and Shield

Local Radio Shows

WMBR 88.1 FM
What's Left
WEDS at 8:00 pm
Local Edition
FRI (alt) at 5:30 pm

WMFO 91.5 FM
Socialist Alternative
SUN 11:00 am

WZBC 90.3 FM
Sounds of Dissent
SAT at 11:00 am
Truth and Justice Radio
SUN at 6:00 am

Create account Log in
Newswire Articles
Commentary :: Human Rights
Staged Terror
10 Jul 2005
How long before another politically convienent attack occurs? Seems they are taking there lessons from Israel.
Read the full article... (2 comments)
LOCAL Commentary :: Environment
Duck Duck [Geese]...Friends of the Fells (and IMC)
10 Jul 2005
Maybe even broader connections to concerns and actions "outside" the "hub", those that can be interdependent like that of many locales with global outlook maybe in addition to more independent media connectiveness it could lead to more IMC support, monetary, volunteer, donations, "outreach", etc.
Read the full article...
News :: Environment
ENMOD -- Israels Plan To Control What They Think They Own
10 Jul 2005
----------------------
Read the full article...
Commentary :: Social Welfare
BTL:Military Base Closings Force Communities to Plan for...
10 Jul 2005
...Sustainable Economic Development ~ Interview with Joanne Sheehan, of the War Resisters' League, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Read the full article...
News :: Human Rights
LEONARD PELTIER DENIED BASIC RIGHTS-UN, HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS INTERVENTION SOUGHT
10 Jul 2005
Leonard Peltier continues in arbitrary solitary confinement at USP Terre Haute. His basic rights are being denied and his health threatened. Intervention by Human Rights organizations is urged.
Read the full article...
News :: International
Breaking: U.S and U.K. secretly preparing to withdraw most of their troops from Iraq!
09 Jul 2005
Mr Reid's memo, prepared for Mr Blair in the past few weeks, shows that in reality, plans to get them out - 'military drawdown,' as he puts it - are well advanced.
Read the full article...
LOCAL News :: International
CIPO-RFM en Espanol
09 Jul 2005
“Nuestra lucha no es por el poder. Por cambiar un poder por otro. Es por la política del bien común, de la vida comunitaria, de la justicia. Es política contra la impunidad, contra las injusticias, contra la muerte.”
-El Consejo Indígena Popular de Oaxaca- Ricardo Flores Magón (CIPO-RFM)

El gobierno mexicano de Vicente Fox ha negado el reconocimiento constitucional a los pueblos indígenas y en cambio ha aumentado el número de militares y paramilitares en las comunidades de Chiapas, Guerrero y Oaxaca principalmente. Además, a pocos meses de instaurado un nuevo gobierno en Oaxaca situado al sudoeste del país, y encabezado por Ulises Ruiz Ortiz se ha visto un deterioro en la situación social y política en particular en los derechos políticos de los pueblos indígenas. Situación que se ha visto reflejada en crímenes políticos, enfrentamientos comunitarios, detenciones injustas y criminalización de la lucha social.
Read the full article...
LOCAL News :: International
Stop the repression of the CIPO-RFM
09 Jul 2005
“Our struggle is not for power. To change one power for another. But for the policy of communal good, of community life, of justice. It is the policy against impunity, against injustices, against death.”

The Popular Indigenous Council of Oaxaca-Ricardo Flores Magón (CIPO-RFM)

The Mexican government of Vicente Fox has rejected the constitutional recognition of Indigenous peoples, yet on the other hand; has increased the number of soldiers and paramilitaries in the communities of Chiapas, Guerrero and principally in Oaxaca. Only a few months after the appointment of the new government of Ulises Ruiz Ortiz in the south western state of Oaxaca, there has been deterioration in the social and political situation and in particular regarding the political rights of Indigenous peoples. Evidence of this situation are the political crimes, community confrontations, unjust detentions, and the criminalization of social struggles. One of the Indigenous organizations suffering the most repression in all of Mexico and particularly in Oaxaca is the Popular Indigenous Council of Oaxaca- Ricardo Flores Magón (CIPO-RFM). Even though they are against the use of arms, the history of the CIPO-RFM has been marked by persecution and repression. Since the creation of this organization of communities in 1997, there have been: 517 people detained/tortured; 103 raids by the military, police and paramilitaries in the communities of the organization, 81 arrest warrants for crimes they did not commit; 229 criminal, civil, and mercantile trials; 27 assassinations and 263 serious injuries. At the moment, one of the more known members, Raúl Gatica, lives practically clandestine due to attempts against his life he has suffered. Also an undetermined number of the inhabitants of Lagunilla, Morelos Yosonotu, San Isidro Aloapam and Santa Maria de Yaviche live displaced from their communities for fear of being murdered or jailed, their only crime being to organize themselves in the defense of their rights as peoples. In this moment, 16 members of the CIPO-RFM still remain imprisoned.
Read the full article...
Commentary :: Human Rights
Impeach Bush protests in Salt Lake City
09 Jul 2005
Protesters gathered in Salt Lake City throughout June to call for U.S. President Bush's impeachment for "High Crimes" such as international lawbreaking, killing innocent civilians in Iraq and the like.
Read the full article...
News :: Human Rights
Bush and Blair to Stand Trial
09 Jul 2005
These war criminals and their minons must face charges for crimes against humanity!
Read the full article...