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Commentary :: Human Rights
Root Causes of Haditha
16 Jun 2006
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:3 Suicides at Guantanamo Prison Renews Calls for Closing "America's Gulag"
16 Jun 2006
Interview with Retired Brig. Gen. Stephen Xenakis, a psychiatrist, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
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News :: Human Rights
France : over 52,000 sign "We will protect them!"
16 Jun 2006
The pause given to immigrant parents and students will end on June 30. Thousands of children, adolescents and their families risk mass deportation. Their lives and their future will end. We will not allow these infamies to be done in our name. Every one of us is ready to help, guide and protect in whatever way is possible. When they seek refuge, we will not close our doors but will give shelter and food ; we will not denounce them to the police.

original in French : Pétition nationale : NOUS LES PRENONS SOUS NOTRE PROTECTION !
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News :: International
Oaxaca under siege, another Atenco in progress
16 Jun 2006
Modified: 03:31:49 AM
This time the fascists in Mexico are targeting the well-organized and militant teachers' union which has held the city center of Oaxaca and toll booths on the national highway leading to the capital for the last couple of weeks, demanding better facilities for students and living wages for teachers. Police are flooding the area with teargas shot from helicopters, up to eleven people- including children- have been killed, and several women are already reporting rapes in police custody.
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News :: Human Rights
Killing season in the Philippines
16 Jun 2006
The escalating repression taking place now in the Philippines is no coincidence. Twenty years since the end of the dictatorship and three "people's power" uprisings later, Philippine society is hugely polarized. If the recent killing spree signifies anything, it's that the growing coercion and the abandonment of democratic rights portend the fraying of the post-1986 political order, when the dictator Marcos was unceremoniously thrown from power and democracy restored. What will replace those democratic hopes, more than at any time in recent years, is a point of bitter political contention.
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News :: Media
Judge rules that US has broad powers to detain noncitizens indefinitely
15 Jun 2006
Judge rules that US has broad powers to detain noncitizens indefinitely
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General Interest Meeting/ Political Study for the Uhuru Movement/APSC
15 Jun 2006
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News :: Human Rights
"Our Military is Being Treated as Human Fodder" - Mother of Soldier
15 Jun 2006
Police in Eugene, Oregon have arrested 21-year-old Army Specialist Suzanne Swift for refusing to return to fight in Iraq. Swift served in Iraq for a year but decided she could not return and went AWOL. Not only did she feel the war lacked purpose, Swift said her superiors repeatedly sexually harassed her while serving in Iraq. We speak with her mother, Sara Rich.
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News :: International : Media
15 Jun 2006
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.
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Commentary :: International : Media : Politics
Unexpected Guest Drops in on Iraqi Prime Minister
15 Jun 2006
Modified: 02:01:33 PM
Guess who’s coming to dinner? The President of the United States. But for the U.S. media, this peculiar party crashing by President Bush was a Big Moment, not an embarrassment.
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