Boston based NGO The American Anti-Slavery Group recently launched a campaign demanding Canada take action against Talisman Energy. Talisman discovered oil in Sudan and has since become complicit in human rights violations ranging from slavery to genocide.
Scott Harris spoke with Vittorio Agnoletto, spokesperson with the Genoa Social Forum, a group representing more than 800 international organizations that supported the protest against the G-8 summit. He discusses the demonstrations and police violence which occurred in Genoa.
how too reminiscent the violence in Genoa is...Yesterday, Big Business put in Mussolini to represent its interests. Today things are much more transparent. Italy has made a giant step forward and put its richest man as head of its state. What sad times for Italy. Povera Italia! Un' altra notta scura?
The following message is being circulated far and wide to mobilize all justice groups against the dramatic repression in Genoa. 400 people are still being detained, and the violence unleashed against activists is being protested around the world.
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