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News Capsule 8/29/2007 (tags)

Elections are being organized in the Iraqi town of Kirkuk. The Iraqi Government opposes this but a significant Kurdish minority is supporting affiliation with the Kurdish Autonomous Region.Hurricane Harvey has threatened Houson refineries for 4 or 5 reasons

European Union Votes on Corporate Transparency Regulations (tags)

The European Parliament is set to vote on landmark corporate transparency rules known as "country-by-country" reporting.

Thousands Demand Netanyahu's Arrest for War Crimes (tags)

Israel

Tsipras Banishing Ministers Opposing His Sellout (tags)

Greece

European Parliament Surrenders to Washington on Russia Policy (tags)

Russia

Kiev Wants Foreign Troops Aiding Its War on Donbass (tags)

Ukraine

Lavrov on Ukraine (tags)

Ukraine

Ukrainian-Style Democracy (tags)

Ukraine

UK Parliament Supports Palestinian Statehood (tags)

Palestine

Escalating East/West Tensions (tags)

Ukraine

Mass Surveillance Violates EU Law (tags)

spying

Georgia's Saakashvili (tags)

police state

NSA Spying on World Leaders (tags)

NSA

Greece: Profile of a Failed State (tags)

Greece

Another Road for Europe (tags)

Europe is in crisis because it has been hijacked by neoliberalism and finance. Along the road to another Europe, visions of change, protest and alternatives have to be woven into a common framework. Finance should be prevented from destroying the economy.

Egyptian President Morsi orders dissolved parliament to resume work (tags)

Egypt’s newly elected President Mohamed Morsi has ordered the country’s dissolved parliament to resume work.

Bob Brown on Global Democracy and World Parliament (tags)

Bob Brown delivers the 3rd annual Green Oration

Backing sought for bid to ban cruel blood sport (tags)

Campaigners against the cruel "sport" of live hare coursing in Ireland seek international help to have it banned.

ACTA: Worse Than SOPA and PIPA (tags)

Internet freedom

Illegitimate Egyptian Elections (tags)

Egypt

Anti-war activist Brian, who camped out in London's Parliament Square since 2001, has died (tags)

Peace campaigner Brian Haw has sadly passed away in hospital in Germany after a long battle with lung cancer. Brian Haw's demonstration for peace at London?s Parliament Square started in June 2001 and thus pre-dates the September 11th attacks and the US led invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. His protest was initially against the injustice and suffering caused to the people of Iraq by the UN economic sanctions and the bombing of the country by the US and UK.

Bilderberg Security Assaults EU Members of Parliament (tags)

During the secretive meeting of the globalist Bilderberg cabal, a member of the EU Committee on Civil Liberties was beaten and arrested by Bilderberg Security for attempting to gain entrance to the exclusionary meeting. The corporatist (ie., fascist) media in the U.S. has chosen to ignore this story entirely.

In Saakashvili's Georgia, the Bloom Is Off the Rose (tags)

tyranny

Greens congratulate Caroline Lucas, UK's first Green in Parliament, on victory (tags)

"The election of the first Green to the British House of Commons is cause for celebration among Greens in the US and for everyone who wants to see a new direction in politics and an end to the stranglehold of the pro-war pro-corporate old parties," said Cynthia McKinney, the Green Party's 2008 nominee for President of the United States and former member of the US House of Representatives from Georgia. "If Greens can win a seat in the UK, we can win one or more seats in Congress

The whitewash in the British Iraq war inquiry is already in place. (tags)

The whitewash, as usual, is in ‘The Terms of Reference.’

BTL:Suspended Member of Afghan Parliament Condemns Karzai, Warlords and U.S. Occupation (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Emergency for IMC in Athens and Patras (Greece) (tags)

For all these reasons we ask you if you can host the Internet sites of the IMC of Athens and Patras on your server. We must preserve them, especially when they are closed or are near to be closed, and to react against censorship and promote freedom of information.

Mario Mauro must not be elected Pre (tags)

Mauro does not represent the values expressed in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, he is a promoter of homophobic and xenophobic ideologies and challenges European civil and democratic achievements.

Racism in Italy. Mario Mauro must not be elected President of the European Parliament (tags)

Mario Mauro does not represent the values expressed in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, he is a promoter of homophobic and xenophobic ideologies and challenges European civil and democratic achievements

Major 9/11 Breakthrough in Japan (tags)

Spectacular Support for Yukihisa Fujita Massive Support For New Investigation Political Leaders for 9/11 Truth Launched The organization is being supported by a former US governor, a former US senator, former US representatives, and former and present members of the British, German, Japanese, Norwegian, and European parliaments.

New German Petitions for Mumia Abu-Jamal and Leonard Peltier (tags)

On the eve of the April 24 event for Mumia in LA, please be sure and sign these two new petitions. LOS ANGELES EVENT: Saturday, April 25 at the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, 6120 S. Vermont, from 5-7 PM.

Canadian MP Speaks Out for U.S. War Resister (tags)

Activist San Diego put together an impressive list of speakers for its March 16 meeting on the fate of U.S. war resister Robin Long — including Olivia Chow, a member of the Canadian Parliament who helped lead an unsuccessful struggle to persuade her country’s government to grant Long political asylum instead of returning him to the U.S. — but the most powerful voice of all came from someone who wasn’t there: Robin Long himself, via a letter from jail read aloud at the meeting.

New revelations on CIA drug planes (tags)

The largest and most respected Mexico City newspaper El Universal reports that it has obtained documents from the United States and the European Parliament which "show that the plane flew several times to Guantanamo, Cuba, presumably to transfer terrorism suspects." It said the European Parliament was investigating the private Grumman Gulfstream II, registered by the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, for suspected use in CIA “drug transport and rendition” flights in which prisoners are covertly transferred to a third country or US-run detention centers outside of the USA.

Interview: Iran's Jewish MP (tags)

Q & A with Iran's only Jewish Minister of Parliament

EveryOne Group: Mehdi Kazemi is face! (tags)

EVERYONE GROUP CELEBRATES WITH ITS ALLIES AND ANNOUNCES NEW HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNS

Cuba: Freedom, Dignity and Solidarity (tags)

Cuba: Freedom, Dignity and Solidarity

Gypsy in Italy: European Resolution against racism (tags)

EveryOne Group SENT TO THE EUROPEAN ASSEMBLY LAST SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, WITH THE SUPPORT OF EXPONENTS FROM THE ITALIAN RADICAL PARTY, A DOCUMENT/MOTION APPEALING FOR A STOP TO THE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST THE GYPSY POPULATION IN ITALY. ON NOVEMBER 15 THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PUBLISHED THE RESOLUTION ON THE APPLICATION OF DIRECTIVE 2004/38/CE, “ANSWERING” ALL THE POINTS LISTED BY EVERYONE

Political Killings haunt GMA in New Zealand (tags)

Protesters greeted President Arroyo and human rights was one of the main issues she discussed with New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark during their meetings here yesterday. After a bilateral meeting between the two leaders at the Prime Minister’s Office at the Parliament House, Clark informed the media that the respective human rights commissions of the two countries “have started a dialogue and are exploring ways in which New Zealand might share its experience and support the work with its counterpart.” The Philippines was called a “disaster area for human rights” by New Zealand parliamentarians and human rights activists, which said hundreds of trade unionists, priests, journalists and human rights advocates had been systematically murdered since Mrs. Arroyo took office in 2001.

Bring on the clowns (tags)

We need a laugh

Majority of Iraqi Lawmakers Now Reject Occupation (tags)

"On Tuesday, without note in the U.S. media, more than half of the members of Iraq's parliament rejected the continuing occupation of their country. 144 lawmakers signed onto a legislative petition calling on the United States to set a timetable for withdrawal, according to Nassar Al-Rubaie, a spokesman for the Al Sadr movement, the nationalist Shia group that sponsored the petition."

A tsunami of racism, the political views of Mr Wilders [Dutch MP] (tags)

The political views of Mr G. Wilders, the newly elected Dutch MP, who came into power with 9 seats after the Dutch parliamentary elections dd 2006, are not only being characterized by populism, racism and Islamophobia, also they contain elements, which hold a plea for the foundation of a police-state.

Hilton Hotels Face Serious Dilemma (tags)

Hilton Hotel chain target of boycotts and demonstrations after banning Cuban officals in continued efforts to enforce U. S. blockade abroad.

the secret of all secrets (tags)

the secret of all secrets

Gays demonstrate at Vatican for civil unions - Sat Jan 13 (tags)

Members of gay and lesbian associations hold flowers as they demonstrate on St. Peter's square at the Vatican January 13, 2007 in Rome. The groups, which converged on the square in memory of an activist who killed himself there nine years ago, demonstrated against Pope Benedict XVI's latest speech on PACS, Italy's proposed social agreement for unmarried couples.

PHILIPPINES: The Killings Must Stop (tags)

This is a Statement by European Church and Civil Society Organisations regarding the recent upsurge of political killings in the Philippines.

Czech Greens enter right-wing government (tags)

Following the Czech parliamentary elections of June 2 and 3, the Green Party is now preparing to join the right-wing government of the arch-conservative Citizens Party (ODS). The Greens have now entered an Eastern European parliament for the first time, with Strana Zelenych (SZ) receiving 6.3 percent of the vote. Clearly, the Green Party in Prague is beginning its political odyssey at the point it left off in Germany—as a governing party; but this time no longer in alliance with the Social Democrats, but instead with politically conservative and right-wing parties.

Lucerne, Switzerland Becomes GATS-Free (tags)

Over 80 communities in Switzerland have insisted on stopping GATS-liberalization for social, ecological and democratic reasons.. In Europe, over 1000 communities have declared themselves GATS-free zones.

V for Vendetta (tags)

"People shouldn’t be afraid of their governments…governments should be afraid of their people." The following is a review of "V for Vendetta" by James Wolcott that appeared on the Vanity Fair website. It is surprising that there has not been more discussion concerning this film on Indymedia... perhaps this post can initiate the conversation. Read Wolcott's full review here: http://jameswolcott.com/archives/2006/02/the_red_and_the.php

FREE TREATISE ON HUMAN ECONOMICS. (tags)

THE ELECTION OF A GOOD NUMBER OF NDP MPS WILL RETURN CANADA TO REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT. THAT GOVERNMENT WILL MANAGE THE HOUSE OF COMMONS FOR CANADIANS, NOT FOR BANKERS, THE OIL CARTEL AND THE GANG OF BUSH. CANADA WILL MOVE UP TO HUMAN ECONOMICS. WE OFFER FREE OF CHARGE OUR TREATISE ON HUMAN ECONOMICS TO WORKING CANADIANS BEING ROBBED BY THE PRESENT GOVERNMENT.

Lebanon parliament re-elects pro-syrian speaker nabih berri (tags)

Lebanon's parliament on Tuesday re-elected pro-syrian Berri as the speaker of parliament - a post he has held since 1992 - even after anti-Syrian groups won a clear majority in the house for the first time since the 1975-1990 civil war.

President of the Latin American Parliament Arrives in Cuba (tags)

President of the Latin American Parliament Arrives in Cuba

100,000 Dead for a Heap of Lies (tags)

100,000 Iraqis paid for that with their lives; 1600 American soldiers were sent to their deaths for a heap of lies.

Freedom according to the Stock Market (Gunter Grass) (tags)

"Our freely elected delegates are not free int heir decisions..Profit maximization is passed off as a basic value instead of the social obligation of property..Democracy perishes, not the state.."

US/EU coup in Kyrgyzstan (tags)

Continuing the process of "regime change" against countries with governments not fully subservient to the US/EU, a coup was launched yesterday in the former Soviet Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan. It is believed that the president was about to evict the US "anti-terror" military base there.

America's Imperial Wizard Visits Canada (tags)

BUSH ANTICS AS STATESMANSHIP

European Parliament 2004 elections and new constitution (tags)

The European Parliament elections, held June 10-13, showed a strong trend among voters against ruling parties that sided with Bush's war on Iraq, as well as those that have been imposing pro-business economic policies, as in Germany and France.

European Parliament 2004 elections results: Throw the Bums Out! (tags)

The European Parliament elections, held June 10-13, showed a strong trend among voters against ruling parties that sided with Bush's war on Iraq, as well as those that have been imposing pro-business economic policies, as in Germany and France.

A bad day for 'Baby Bush' (tags)

Colombian President Uribe was dealt a diplomatic rebuff from the European Parliament when he arrived on 10th February after a controversial invite from the Socialist Group of MEPs. Campaigners had expressed deep concern at his imminent arrival in the wake of the Colombian government’s branding of human rights defenders as "terrorists".

IRAN:The End of Election Show (tags)

The results of this “election show” has confirmed that Iran people suffering poverty, dictatorship, corruption, increase of professionals immigration and injustice, have no tolerance to continue such miseries.

Budrus Update: 15 Wounded & Member of Sweden's Parliament Arrested (tags)

"The IDF imposed a curfew on the village and conducted house-to-house searches for the stone throwers"

EDM 300 - MAIL THIS NEWS TO FRIENDS IN BRITAIN (tags)

A Motion has just been tabled in the British Parliament, which calls the United States Government to account for breaching the Geneva Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention.

The Coward goes to London (tags)

The government of secrecy that is crushing democracy in America, destroying the environment, and ennabling criminal corps like ExxonMobil and Bechtel to determine who will live and who will die, all the while fiddling toward Armageddon goes to London this week. Let's hope the English have enough national pride to transform the impact of bush the psychotic traitord travels into another foreign disaster for him to deny an lie about when he comes back to America.

Japan OKs Bill Sending Troops to Iraq (tags)

Military planners are reportedly considering sending a contingent of up to 1,000 combat engineers and other troops for transport and construction duties.

Blair not Cleared of Anything (tags)

Watch the broadcast.

Berlusconi Nazi Comment Triggers Outrage (tags)

German socialist Martin Schulz referred to Berlusconi's use of an Italian immunity law to sidestep bribery charges in a Milan court. "In Italy, they are making a movie on Nazi concentration camps," Berlusconi snapped back. "I will propose you for the role of capo,"

EU ratifies UN Biosafety Proposal (tags)

"The protocol lets countries ban imports of a genetically-modified product if they feel there is not enough scientific evidence the product is safe and requires exporters to label shipments containing genetically-altered commodties such as corn or cotton."

EU Calls For Investigation Of Aspartame And Stevia (tags)

Pretty poison. The taste that kills. Aspartame is neither safe nor a diet "sweetener". "It is not a diet product but a drug that makes you crave carbohydrates so you gain weight."

LONDON Westminister Bridge blocked, 100000 Athens (tags)

Breaking News UK 18:30 London. Westminster Bridge blocked by dancing protesters. 100,000 in Athens, 15,000 block freeway in Barcelona

TONY 'VIKING' HALME SAYS HE IS SORRY CALLING HER LESBIAN (tags)

Newly selected Member of Finnish Parliament -boxer Tony 'Viking' Halme- apologised his previous statement from President Halonen. Halme's statement was related to Mrs Halonen's -President of Finland- possible sexual habits. Boxer Tony Halme admitted in his open letter assigned to Mrs President, that it would had been a better (idea) to use term "SETA's ex- president" instead of him having said "lesbian".

IS SHE 1-2? (tags)

Famous Finnish boxer and just selected Member of Parliament says "She is a lebsian". Famous Finnish boxer and just selected Member of Parliament says "She is a lebsian".

US ignores Turkish parliament and moves to Iraqi border (tags)

The Turkish Army defended the deployments, announcing that the U.S. is continuing to refurbish its bases under the previous limited agreement that the Parliament approved in February, altough there is no base at all in Mardin-Kiziltepe where the U.S. troops are concentrating.

No war! Say thanks to Turkey! (tags)

Turkey has voted against war on their neighbor. But with Bush arm-twisting, they could vote again! We should express anti-war solidarity with the people of Turkey, just as we express anti-war solidarity with the people of Iraq.

Daily Mirror Projects Anti War Message On Parliament Building (tags)

The Daily Mirror used light projectors to project an anti war message on the walls of the Houses of Parliament in london. (see below)

Pakistani Marxist MP, Manzoor Ahmed (tags)

Pakistan

Latvia: the new apartheid (tags)

Latvia: the new apartheid

Yes - Cuba IS democratic (tags)

votes are in If any of you doubters haven't yet pulled your heads in, we have it confirmed. Cuba is democratic and their people have embraced socialism.

The Deepening Crisis in Nepal (tags)

In order to continue the "state of emergency" against the wishes of parliament, King Gyanendra recently dissolved parliament. Human rights groups report that government security forces have been acting with impunity, engaging in torture and summary execution, and killing of noncombatants. Journalists have been tortured, report media rights groups. Yet the U.S. has promised increased support for the Nepali state. Now is the time to get the Senate to add human rights language to the funding bill.

U.S. supports repressive regime in Nepal (tags)

In order to continue the "state of emergency" against the wishes of parliament, King Gyanendra dissolved parliament. The press is under strict censorship, and government security forces have been acting with impunity, engaging in torture and summary execution, and killing of noncombatants. Yet the U.S. has increased support for the Nepali state.

Coup Watch, Britain (tags)

What if they pulled a coup and nobody noticed ?

Activists Pollute Bay, Hijack Ship (Satire) (tags)

November 28th, 1773 Web posted at: 2:54 p.m. EDT (1854 GMT)

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