On 6th December, Jusuf and Shpresa Raba and their three children, Qerim, 7, Dashnor, 4 and Dashroje, 3 were deported to Kosovo. This family had been in France since 2001. France had refused them refugee status despite the violence and threats they had been subjected to in Kosovo. The deportation of this family led to the use of extraordinary means and to unacceptably brutal acts.
The Unity Centre is open again after a two week holiday break.
O Objetivo e provover a interligação entre militantes do Brasil e Europa.
"It's an utterly shameless act of collaboration of the Arroyo regime and the U.S. government."
This was the statement of Myrla Baldonado, spokesperson of Task Force Subic Rape (TFSR) on the stealthy transfer of custody of Daniel Smith from the Makati City Jail to the U.S. Embassy.
Faslane Naval Base (near Glasgow), Tuesday 2nd January 2007 - A group of 25 activists from the Belgian environmental group "Friends of the Earth Flanders & Brussels" have blocked the British nuclear submarine base since 8am this morning.
There are now 149 (and rising) anarchist-related/interest films and documentaries available free on the Anarchist Film Channel (see links below).
For several months the town of Oaxaca, capital of the Mexican State of the same name, has been the center of important struggles which have suffered repeated attacks by the forces of repression (police, army and paramilitary) with many victims: at the end of November the toll was 22 dead and 34 disappeared.
You only have to look back a few years (we won't mention JFK) to find a huge event aimed at viewers with media complicity intended to induce trauma. Recently, in Iraq, we have a two pronged psychological attack, the first being aimed at placating the bloodthirst of a vicious and warmongering American mind (by and large) and the other intended, I reckon, to create War on Terror security, i.e. induce martyrdom, insurgence, and further justification for the Bush global military thrust.
Earlier this month, a student-run non-profit infoshop celebrated its grand opening at The Evergreen State College (TESC) in Olympia, Washington, USA. Using the guise of a state funded student group, volunteers of The Evergreen Infoshoppe were allotted over $4,000 to purchase radical books, zines, and videos for their lending library and resource center. After only a few weeks of planning, the Infoshoppe now hosts an ever-growing collection in a permanent, centrally located and nearly autonomous location.