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by Jaguar Johnny
Monday, Jun. 25, 2001 at 4:42 AM
webmaster(at)flashpoints.net Berkeley, USA
KPFA Flashpoints Radio June 21, 2001 (link to audio in text below)
- Interview w French farmer/activist Jose Bove after arrest in the West Bank. (15 min)
- Lori Berenson convicted in Peru of aiding terrorism. Interview w Rhoda Berenson, Lori's mother. (9 min)
- Upcoming United Nations conference on AIDS. ACT-UP NY acts out plans. (14 min)
- Villagers sue Exxon-Mobil for human rights violations in Indonesia (14 min)
Thursday, June 21, 2001 - Start Audio
Dennis Bernstein w
Jose Bove, (link2) anti-glolalist, French activist, sheep herder and farmer, arrested protesting in the West Bank. Talk about war crimes. Horrendous conditions. new settlements, new roads all the time. the Palestinian farmers suffer. like apartheid. we are very scared about what may happen. checkpoints everywhere. people can be arrested everywhere on the road, for any reason, for no reason... Very clearly, Ariel Sharon is a war criminal. Judges in France saying if Sharon comes to France, he will be arrested
-14:30 music break
-15:00 Dennis: Lori Berenson convicted in Peru of aiding terrorism. Interview w Rhoda Berenson, Lori's mother. Lori got the maximum penalty because she refused to recant. Lori is innocent of wrongdoing. Lori's lawyer working on an appeal.
-24:20 Celia Alario: Upcoming United Nations conference on AIDS. Interviews w Mark Malano and Katie Krauss of ACT-UP. Activists won a great victory with the dropping of the pharmacuetical company lawsuit against South African generics. But now there is a push to abandon treatment. Activists working to relieve and cancel debt for poor countries laboring under the AIDS epidemic. The Bush administration is persuing a two-faced policy. Publicly they push for humanitarism, privately they support the industry effort to restrict low-cost generics. Massive NY march planned by ACT-UP. About the San Diego BioTechnology Conference this weekend. The incredible markups of the drug companies. The drug companies spend 3 times as much on advertising as on research.
-38:00 Dennis Bernstein: Villagers sue Exxon-Mobil for human rights violations in Indonesia. Interview w attorney Terry Collingsworth of International Labor Rights: US law of nations, 11 victims of violence of security forces hired by Exxon-Mobil in Indonesia. Genocide. The East Timor repressive forces now working for Exxon-Mobil. Activist Kurt Bittle of Indonesian Human Rights Network
-52:00 Double Speak of the Week: CIA receives government ethics award.
-54:20 End today's show
Jose Bove/this show audio click here
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