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8 Years After Shutdown, Socal San Onofre Nuke Plant Still Causing Big Problems (tags)

The SoCal San Onofre nuke plant shut down in 2012, but it's still causing big problems.

A3 Newsletter: Albert Woodfox's Birthday, Book Release & Tour (tags)

Today marks the third anniversary of Albert Woodfox's release (and his 72nd Birthday), and February 8 marked the eighteenth anniversary of Robert King's release. Albert Woodfox's new book "Solitary," will be released by Grove Atlantic Press on March 5, and Albert will begin a book tour around the country. Albert will be in Los Angeles on May 2, 6:00 PM, at Eso Won Books, 4327 Degnan Blvd. Read more below

New release of Black Panther file reveals FBI rigged investigation of murdered policeman (tags)

New release of Black Panther file reveals FBI rigged investigation of murdered policeman

International Day of Solidarity With Oscar López Rivera (tags)

Show your support for Oscar's release! #FreeOscarLópez #35paisesxOscar

Philippines: Police shoot hungry protesters (tags)

On April 1, police opened fire on indigenous and rural poor protesters who were blocking the highway into Kidapawan in the landlocked province of Cotabato on the island of Mindanao, killing three protesters and injuring at least 116.

Open Records Act Violated By BPD, DA and others (tags)

This report focuses on violations of the Texas Open Records Act by police, DA, and others.

Save Midtown-Black Homes Matter (tags)

San Franciscans rallied to support a major rent strike and oppose attempted mass evictions by the City.

Let’s get One Million tweets for Oscar! (tags)

As Oscar López Rivera approaches his 73rd birthday on January 6, 2016 the National Puerto Rican Agenda and National Boricua Human Rights Network are launching a social media campaign (Twitter and Facebook) calling for his release.

Fall 2015 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)

Migrant’s Human Rights Violations, Syria Refugee Crisis – Proudly Made by U.S.A. + Dump the Trump!

Israel Denies 1,500 Sick Palestinian Prisoners Medical Care (tags)

Israel

(A-Radio) ABC Belarus on the release of the prisoners and the upcoming elections (tags)

On August 22, the Belarusian president Lukashenko signed papers to release all official political prisoners in the country. This includes the three anarchists that were still imprisoned. As Anarchist Radio Berlin (aradio.blogsport.de), we talked with Anarchist Black Cross Belarus about their release and the upcoming elections among other things. For security reasons, this interview has been re-recorded using our own voices. You'll find the audio (to listen online or download in different sizes) here: http://aradio.blogsport.de/2015/09/05/a-radio-in-english-abc-belarus-on-the-release-of-the-prisoners-and-the-upcoming-elections/

Updating Muhammad Allan's Status (tags)

Israel

Israel Conditions Palestinian Hunger Striker's Release on Accepting Forced Exile (tags)

Israel

Palestinian Hunger Striker Muhammad Allan's Life Hangs by a Thread (tags)

Israel

Obama Wants Gitmo Hunger Striker Tariq Ba Odah Dead (tags)

police state

Jonathan Pollard's Release Imminent? (tags)

Pollard

Israel Frees Khader Adnan (tags)

Israel

Khader Adnan Ends Hunger Strike (tags)

Israel

Netanyahu's Ugly Israel (tags)

Israel

100,000 Tweets on Oscar López Rivera’s Birthday! (tags)

On January 6, 2015 La Respuesta magazine and National Boricua Human Rights Network (NBHRN) call on you to act on behalf of the Puerto Rican people’s longest-held political prisoner,Oscar López Rivera.

Israeli Police State Ruthlessness (tags)

Israel

Jonathan Pollard's Imminent Release? (tags)

Pollard

A Moral Outrage: Rev. Dr. Patricia Bates on the torture of Albert Woodfox (tags)

We interview Rev. Dr. Patricia Bates from the National Religious Coalition Against Torture (www.nrcat.org), who attended Albert Woodfox's recent January 7 oral arguments before the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and made a statement at the press conference outside the courtroom on behalf of NRCAT.

Lynne Stewart Coming Home (tags)

Lynne Stewart

Palestinian Political Prisoners (tags)

Israel

How to Write a Press Release (tags)

This short howto explains why a press release is important, how to write a basic one, and what parts should be included. We won't go into how to distribute it, which is a bit more difficult.

Fur Commission USA press release (tags)

Fur Commission and FBI looking for animal liberationists.

Happy Birthday Lynne (tags)

Lynne Stewart

Lynne Stewart Petitions for Justice (tags)

Lynne Stewart

Israeli Business As Usual (tags)

Israel

Federal Judge Sentences Lynne Stewart to Death (tags)

police state

Palestinian Prisoners: Petitioning to Block Their Release (tags)

Israel

Lynne Stewart Petitions for Release (tags)

police state

Opening the Box: Sarah Shourd on Herman Wallace, CA Hunger Strikers & Solitary Confinement (tags)

Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 has been transferred out of solitary confinement, as Louisiana’s Hunt prison reduced his classification from maximum to medium security. Herman is now staying at the prison hospital in a 10-bunk dorm, with access to a day room, and does not have to wear leg irons anymore. While celebrating the more human conditions, Herman and the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3 emphasize that the transfer from solitary is not enough. They are asking folks to continue supporting Amnesty International’s call for humane release.

Take action w/ Amnesty Intl: Compassionate Release for Herman Wallace of the Angola 3! (tags)

In response to the tragic news that Herman Wallace is terminally ill with cancer, Amnesty International has launched a campaign calling for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to immediately release Herman on humanitarian grounds. "After decades of cruel conditions and a conviction that continues to be challenged by the courts, he should be released immediately to his family so that he can be cared for humanely during his last months," says Tessa Murphy, USA campaigner, about Herman Wallace.

Hunger Striking for Liberation, Justice and Dignity (tags)

Israel

Syrian Death Squad Invaders Seize UN Peacekeepers (tags)

Syria

Sign Petition - Release Qatari Poet Mohamed Ibn Al Ajami (tags)

We, the undersigned, urge the Secretary of State or Foreign Minister of our respective countries to appeal to the Qatari Court for the immediate release of the Qatari poet Mohamed Ibn Al Ajami, who after spending a year in solitary confinement, on November 29, 2012 was sentenced to life in prison by the Qatari courts.

Tortured in Sinai, Imprisoned in Israel (tags)

Israel

Ahmed Jabari (1960 - 2012 (tags)

Palestine

Ship to Gaza Activists Brutalized (tags)

Israel

New Research Links Climate Science Denial To Conspiracy Theories (tags)

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, a cognitive psychologist at the University of Western Australia (UWA), is about to publish research which shows that a strong indicator of the rejection of climate science is a willingness to accept conspiracy theories.

Palestinian Footballer Wins Release (tags)

Israel

Palestinian Hunger Strikes Continue (tags)

Israel

Abdulhadi Alkhawaja Near Death (tags)

Bahrain

Terrorizing Palestinians Daily (tags)

Israel

Guantanamo Prison's True Secret: Jason Leopold in Conversation With Andy Worthington (tags)

Activist/Journalist Andy Worthington was recently a guest speaker alongside investigative journalist Jason Leopold at the UC Hastings College of Law, in San Francisco, hosted by the college’s chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. The event, entitled “Ten Years of Guantanamo,” was held amidst protests around the world calling for the prison to be immediately shutdown. Worthington, the author of “The Guantanamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison,” has been documenting the array of human rights abuses at Guantanamo for over six years now.

PRESS RELEASE OCCUPY LA ACTION: LIBERATE YOUR HOME (tags)

The Occupy LA movement will conduct a protest against Bank of America's "Foreclosure Auction" at the Norwalk Courthouse in Southern California. B of A is holding an auction of 7000 foreclosed homes at the Norwalk Courthouse from 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM Friday, December 2

PRESS RELEASE: Occupy L.A. to Host Free Foreclosure Workshop (tags)

Occupy L.A. will host a free “Foreclosure” workshop.

BTL:Human Rights Group Decries Israel's Imprisonment of 20 Percent of Total Palestinian Po (tags)

Excerpt of speech, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

Israeli/Palestinian Prisoner Swap (tags)

Palestine

PRESS RELEASE Victimized Homeowners Fight Back (tags)

Years into the housing, foreclosure crisis homeowners continue to struggle and banks have not stopped their abuses against families across America. Listen to what victimized homeowners are doing in fighting the corruption. LISTEN LIVE HERE...http://goharrison.com/live/

PRESS RELEASE: CHURCH JOINS VICTIMIZED HOMEOWNERS - TOWN HALL MEETING (tags)

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reclaiming the "American Dream", Homeowners Fight Back! As the foreclosure and housing crisis continues to take a toll on families across America, homeowners are now sharing their experiences and arming themselves with information and resources to help those who are facing a difficult time in keeping their homes.

Allison's Invention "Sweet and Vicious," EP Release (tags)

Allison's Invention Brings Wonderland to Los Angeles: EP Release at Room 5 on August 20th

Press Release Omissions in the CAIR Report on Islamophobia in the United States (tags)

Documenting symptoms of a disease with much fanfare while staying silent on its primary causes, serves only the interests of that which cause the disease, not of its victims.

Why the LAPD Fails at Stopping Gangs (tags)

A secret LAPD document demonstrates that the LAPD will respond to gangs only when gangs threaten the LAPD. Where does that leave the community?

Did You or Your Family Take Palestinian Property during the Jewish Zionist Era Since 1948? (tags)

You are encouraged to first seek compensation and restitution for the Palestinians who have been, and still are, experiencing a far worse holocaust today at the hands of the grandchildren of the Jewish holocaust victims.

PRESS RELEASE: KILLER EX-COP MEHSERLE'S RELEASE ACTIONS (tags)

Los Angeles Coalition for Justice for Oscar Grant

Lomas v Bank of America - Fraud and Extortion continue in the California Court of Appeal, (tags)

The case in the Los Angeles Superior Court, where proceedings were secretly noted as "off of the record", was opined as Fraud and Extortion by Bank of America in collusion with Judge Peter Meeka and Clerk John A Clarke. The California Court of Appeal, 2nd District, appears ready, willing, and able to follow suit in conducting a pretense appeal.

Remembering Vittorio Arrigoni (tags)

murder

Updates on Two Political Prisoners (tags)

political persecution

In a letter to GRP Panel Chairperson Alexander Padilla dated 5 January 2011, Luis Jalandon (tags)

In a letter to GRP Panel Chairperson Alexander Padilla dated 5 January 2011, Luis Jalandoni, NDFP Panel Chairperson, demanded the release of Tirso “Ka Bart” Alcantara in accordance with the Joint Agreement on Safety and Immunity Guarantees (JASIG). 1

Alleged of Criminality by BofA and Misconduct in the State and US Courts -Robber Baron Era (tags)

Alleged of Criminality by Bank of America [NYSE:BAC], Misconduct in the State and US Courts, and Muzzled US Media Amount to a Robber Baron Revival Era.

Pinoy Harvard grad facing deportation released (tags)

A Filipino Harvard graduate detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for allegedly being an illegal immigrant has been released. In a phone interview with ABS-CBN North America News Bureau, ICE said they granted a "deferred action" to Mark Farrales for one year to afford him "additional time to pursue his options." Farrales, 31, was detained at the Mira Loma Detention Center in Lancaster, California last October. Farrales's supporters in the Filipino-American community were happy about his release.

MILF Hits Stalled Peace Talks with GRP (tags)

The US based EPCC NEWS learned today from Cotabato City that a senior official of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front has expressed his doubt about the resumption of peace talks with the government by January in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, even as he has called for the release of all MILF members in prison. In in a statement issued Sunday to media sources in the Philippines said that MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal doubted whether that would happen. “Without a facilitator, how would the talks resume? The government's continued character assassination of the Malaysian facilitator is not doing any good to the peace process,” he said.

Will Hector Lopez be Free in Time for Midnight Mass? (tags)

Although 21-year-old Hector Lopez has reportedly been told that he can be released from a migrant detention center in Florence, AZ, he has also been advised that the paperwork for his release cannot be completed until after Christmas. But Dallas immigration advocate Ralph Isenberg is pressing for a pre-Christmas release.

WikiLeaks Cables Reveal "Profound Hatred for Democracy" (tags)

"This may not be reported in the newspapers, but it’s certainly familiar to the Israeli and U.S. governments and the ambassadors. What this reveals is the profound hatred for democracy on the part of our political leadership."

Obama administration braces for WikiLeaks release (tags)

'This article suggests that there is no need for you to investigate these doucments. As before they tell us there is nothing of interest in them? How quickly they read them? I think they are hoping many will not bother. So please get ready to head back to Wikileaks and spread widely."

CALLING ALL INTERNATIONAL WORLD DIPLOMATS 2 THE RESCUE OF AMERICA & IRANS CIVILITY !!! (tags)

BOTH IRANS CITIZENS & U.S. CITIZENS DESERVE BETTER THEN OUR POLITICAL LEADERS ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING 4 PEACE !

Reaction to Aafia Siddiqui's Sentencing (tags)

In Pakistan she's a national hero

Attorney Richard I. Fine Released (tags)

Bogusly charged attorney released

Support the Student Privacy Protection Act - prevent release of student info to military (tags)

Petition urging passage of H.R. 1091, a bill to help prevent the automatic release of student information to military recruiters.

Iran to Release US Hiker on $500,000 Bail (tags)

(Sept. 12) -- A senior Iranian prosecutor today announced that the country is preparing to release jailed U.S. hiker Sarah Shourd on bail, according to state-run media.

Why won't the Pentagon help WikiLeaks redact documents? (tags)

"But yesterday, WikiLeaks the DoD itself released a letter -- dated August 16 (two days before the Newsweek article) -- which makes clear that WikiLeaks did exactly that which DoD officials denied they did: namely, they asked DoD for help redacting these remaining documents. That letter, written by DoD Legal Counsel Jeh Charles Johnson to WikiLeak's counsel, Timothy Matusheski, explicitly recounts -- contrary to the emphatic denials in Newsweek -- that WikiLeaks' lawyer had contacted the Pentagon and requested help in the "harm minimization" process. The DoD, however, is explicitly refusing to offer any help whatsoever."

USA POLICE STATE music video (tags)

Rocker Scott X and his band expose the oppression and corruption of the U.S. Police State that hang over the head of every U.S. citizen in the new release LIBERTY WANTED.

Damage Control: Downplaying WikiLeaks Revelations (tags)

spin can't hide the importance of WikiLeaks documents

Human Rights Group Calls on Authorities to Free Two Pregnant Detainees in the Philippines. (tags)

PESANTE-USA , a human rights and peasant advocacy group based in Los Angeles today , two detained health workers accused of being members of the New People’s Army are pregnant and may give birth inside their detention cell in Taguig City if they are not released. Pesante learned it from the group calling themselves as the Free the 43 Health Workers! Alliance asked President Benigno Aquino III to release the accused communists.

Milow the Girl's CD Release "Days of Power" in association with the Humane Society (tags)

Milow the Girl's CD Release Party benefits the Humane Society in its fight against puppy mills. The event is open to the public and will feature celebrity musicians such as Kim Cameron of Side FX and Jimmy Sweet of L.U.V. Get tickets now!

POLICE RAID NY ANARCHIST FILM-FEST COLLECTIVE (tags)

For Immediate Release

Transgender CD Release Party (tags)

Ok, so it's time for another party with your favorite collective Trans/Giving we are copresenting with Trans-Genre to celebrate Trans-Fusions CD release 2! The show features tons of multifaceted performers. WHEN: Saturday March 6th 9pm-2am WHERE: The Palms Bar 8572 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood

WEALTHY ELITE AMERICANS LIKE BEVERLY JOHNSON HAVE THEIR OWN JUDICIAL SYSTEM CALLED $$$ (tags)

IF ONLY TROY DAVIS AND MUMIA ABU~JAMAL HAD THE MULTI~MILLIONS OF $$$ AVAILABLE THAT BEVERLY JOHNSON HAS TO PROVE HER INNOCENCE,THEY NEVER WOULD HAVE BEEN FOUND GUILTY OR BE CURRENTLY FACING THEIR POSSIBLE FALSE EXECUTIONS WITHOUT EVER BEING GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY TO FAIR AND JUST TRIALS WITH PROPER LEGAL REPRESENTATION AFFORDED THEM IN GEORGIA OR PENNSYLVANIA !!!

Coyote Grace CD Release of "Buck Naked" (tags)

Coyote Grace returns to The Mint for their long awaited release of their fourth album "Buck Naked". Featuring the quirkier side of Coyote Grace, this album reveals their more unusual, controversial, and activist sides. Based in Sonoma County, Coyote Grace is transman and guitarist Joe Stevens, upright bassist Ingrid Elizabeth, and the pair will be joined by their favorite multi-instrumentalist Michaell Connolly from Seattle.

BEVERLY JOHNSON LEGAL CASES WHEN PROVEN..... WILL END HER HOLLYWOOD CAREER !!! (tags)

BEVERLY JOHNSONS LEGAL CASES HAVE EVERYTHING HOLLWOOD MOVIES ARE MADE OF.... THREATENING BIKER GUNMAN EXTORTION, PALIMONY, LOVE AFFAIR,DRUGS, PHONY MADE UP RESTRAINING ORDERS....

BEVERLY JOHNSON RUNS FOR COVER TO THE BLACK COMMUNITY THAT SHE AND OJ BOTH ABANDONED .. (tags)

IT NEVER CEASES TO FOOL ANYONE OTHER THEN THE UNINFORMED WHEN DEVIOUS AND DECEPTIVE AMERICANS RUN FOR COVER TO THOSE THEY PREVIOUSLY NEVER WANTED TO ASSOCIATE WITH PRIOR (FOR THEIR OWN VARIOUS REASONS ). SADLY, THE BLACK AMERICAN COMMUNITY AT LARGE MIGHT HAVE THOSE WHO WILL BE FOOLED BY THIS OBVIOUS HIGH PRICED PUBLIC RELATIONS PLOY BY HOLLYWOOD IMAGE MANIPULATORS, BUT REST ASSURED LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICAN READERS ~ WE WILL CONTINUE TO COVER THIS UNIQUE TRUE HOLLYWOOD LIBEL CASE TO THE END,,,

Human rights press release on Scientology crime (tags)

Human rights groups issue a press release to report major achievements in the fight for human rights for victims of the notorious Scientology criminal enterprise

The US-Arroyo’s NAPOCOR, Guilty of Criminal Neglect in Recklessly Opening the San Roque Da (tags)

The Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante-USA)- a US based environmental and peasant advocacy group expressed outrage over the extreme arrogance of the US-Arroyo regime and its subalterns in the National Power Corporation (NAPOCOR) in evading and refusal to account for the latest tragedy caused by the opening of the San Roque dam floodgates. Cordillera region and Pangasinan was greatly affected and was under distress. 


More than 40 landslides occurred in the Cordilleras triggered by the massive rain which resulted in as many as 250 deaths. Pesante is outraged that the people who opposed the dam were those who suffered the greatest- the people of Benguet.

Dams, flooding and power (tags)

Not long after Typhoon Ondoy inundated the metropolis with flood waters, Typhoon Pepeng reversed course to hover around Western Luzon and drop more than 600mm of rain in the area. This time, it was the Cordillera region and Pangasinan that were under distress. More than 40 landslides occurred in the Cordilleras triggered by the massive rain which resulted in as many as 250 deaths. Local groups attributed the area’s increased vulnerability to landslides to the long-term large-scale mining activities especially in Itogon and Mankayan in Benguet province. We remember the Colalo landslide that happened in 1999 in Mankayan which AGHAM visited with the Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA) and environmental groups. And only three months ago, geologists from AGHAM and the Center for Environmental Concerns conducted an inspection of land subsidence in the same area.

Rally for Leonard Peltier (tags)

“I am Barack Obama's political prisoner now.” -- Leonard Peltier, September 11, 2009

Open Letter to FBI Chief, Mr Mueller with regard to the release of the Lockerbie convict (tags)

The criticism of FBI Chief, Mr Mueller about the release of the Lockerbie convict, Mr Megrahi, calling it a ''mockery of Justice'' is contrary humanitarian values and a return to the Dark Middle Ages. Muellers point of view is the real ''mockery of Justice'' here.

Release of Lockerbie convict according to humanitarian values (tags)

With the release on humanitarian grounds, of the Lockerbie convict, Mr Megrahi, the Scottish goverment has acted according to the universal humanitarian values and fundamental principles of civilisation The objections of certain American political circles not only testify of lack of respect for humanitarian values, but are also highly hypocritical and based on double standards.

LOS ANGELES: Lifers and Lifer Families and Friends: A Call to Action Meeting (tags)

Meeting to organize former lifers, friends and family of lifers, and allies from the community to work for the release of prisoners.

FREE RANDALL ECHANIS, IMPLEMENT THE JASIG TO RESUME PEACE TALKS NOW! (tags)

The Philippine Peasant Support Network (Pesante)-USA again raise the demand for the US-Arroyo regime to free Randall Echanis. Until now the GRP has failed to release Randall Echanis ,detained NDFP consultant and KMP depurty secretary general and a FQS activist. The US-Arryo regime has failed to quash its made-up charges against those with warrants of arrest. Echanis has been languishing in jail together with other NDF consultants since the breakdown of the peace talks four years ago. For Pesante-USA, this is a major obstacle to the resumption to the peace talks between te NDFP and the GRP. This is a major indication that the GRP wants to scuttle the Oslo meeting. This is blatant and obvious attempt of the GRP and the US-Arroyo regime and the militarist in the AFP to freeze in the Supreme Court the question of releasing Randall Echanis and to make difficult or impossible the release of other detained NDFP consultants.

Veronza Bowers - A Victim of America's Criminal Justice System (tags)

for 35 years a political prisoner

COMMUNITY MEETS TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR ALEX SÁNCHEZ (tags)

June 28, 2009. 6PM. More than 200 community members, activists, family, colleagues, and supporters of Alex Sánchez, met early Sunday evening in a show of unconditional support at CARECEN.

LA's The South Central Skankers Debut: Welcome To Lost Angeles (tags)

The South Central Skankers are releasing their debut album on June 6 and in honor of the release are playing at LA SKACORE Invasion!

Press Release - ELF Press Office to Obama: Release U.S. Political Prisoners (tags)

Free U.S. Political Prisoners

Letter to the editor, Korean Central News Agency (tags)

Immediate release of both American journalists Euna Lee, and Laura Ling

AJLPP Hopes Release of 3 PNP POWS will help resume peace talks (tags)

The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) expresses hope that the release of three policemen held by New People’s Army rebels for three months to Senator Jamby Madrigal will help in the resumption of the stalled peace talks between the GRP and NDFP. The AJLPP said the release was a “sign of goodwill on the part of the NDFP. They did not ask for ransom, for anything in return.” The AJLPP also said the NDFP was hoping that this gracious act would convince the government to resume the talks.

Peruvian Immigrant Released From USICE Detention (tags)

52-year-old immigrant had challenged deportation and was held in custody for 4 1/2 years

KD70 SUPPPRTS ECHANIS PETITION (tags)

The Kilusang Dekada 70 (KD70) based in the United States supports Randal Echanis motion in the the Supreme Court to dismiss the murder case filed against him in Leyte. The activist group composed of the veterans from the Firtst Quarter Storm (FQS) of the 1970’s supports the 50-page petition for certiorari of Randall Echanis, deputy secretary general for external affairs of the progressive peasant organization Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (Peasant Movement of the Philippines, KMP) that asked the high court to order his unconditional release to any humanitarian or religious institution.

NAALPO PRESS RELEASE (tags)

NAALPO PRESS RELEASE

Free The Tagaytay Five. Now-Pesante-USA (tags)

Filipino writer Alex Pinpin together with four pesants,-Aristedes Sarmiento, Riel Custodio, Michael Masayes and Enrico Ybanez,were arrested by armed security personnel of the Arroyo regime last April 28, 2006, on their way to a May Day Labor rally in Manila. They were later known as the “Tagaytay Five” After two years, last July 4, the Tagaytay City Regional Court Branch 18 started hearing their petition for bail. After a stalled investigation since June 2006, the State Commission on Human Rights (CHR) finally ruled that the state violated the activists’ rights when they were abducted and jailed.

FREE MUMIA NOW! (tags)

Press Release issued by the Partisan Defense Committee (PDC) on April 14 about the international campaign to free Mumia Abu-Jamal. In Los Angeles on April 26, join us at 1 pm at the Westwood Federal Building, 11000 Wilshire Blvd.

Associate Producer (tags)

Hollywood Film Office Press Release

ASVAB is Military's Stealth Recruiting Tool (tags)

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is the military's most valuable recruiting asset. You can stop this predatory practice.

Sara Olson (SLA) Re-Arrested (tags)

Sara Olson EX-SLA Member Re-Arrested

Release of 22 Chinese Fishermen Meant to Appease China, Fishers’ Group Says (tags)

The militant fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya or National Alliance of Small Fisherfolk Organizations) said on March 15 that the dismissal of the case against and the subsequent release of 22 Chinese fishermen last March 14 was meant to appease the Chinese government currently irked over the scandal and diplomatic repercussions created by the controversial Joint Marine Seismic Undertaking (JMSU).

Why the leniency for pedophiles in Israel? (tags)

According to data disclosed at this week's Beersheba Conference on Child Welfare, some 2,500 complaints are filed annually in Israel regarding sexual assaults against minors under 14. Dr. Yitzhak Kadman, executive director of the National Council for the Child, paints a darker picture yet, estimating that over the past several years no fewer than 100,000 of this country's children have suffered some degree of sexual molestation.

Carona Attorneys allege prosecutors misled the grand jury asks judge to dismiss charges (tags)

The motion asks that Guilford release transcripts of grand jury proceedings to determine whether prosecutors misled the grand jury that returned indictments against the Caronas and Hoffman.

Immigration officials detaining, deporting American citizens (tags)

Really interesting piece on immigration from McClatchy:

'Denied in Full': Federal Judges Grill CIA Lawyers on JFK Secrets (tags)

Joannides served as the chief of psychological warfare operations in the Agency's Miami station at the time of Kennedy's assassination. Using the alias "Howard," he was the case officer for a Cuban exile group whose members had repeated contact with accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in August 1963 -- rendering any records of Joannides' secret operations at that time potentially relevant to the JFK assassination story.

Why Is the CIA Suppressing JFK Files? (tags)

Editor’s Note: The CIA continues to resist the release of documents pertaining to a CIA officer who oversaw an anti-Castro Cuban group that had curious dealings with Lee Harvey Oswald in the run-up to the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Katrina Documentary 'Desert Bayou' Picks Up Political Steam (tags)

Post-Katrina New Orleans documentary Desert Bayou fuels Discussion of Government Failure, Lingering Racial and Socio-Ecomomic Issues. Political commentator and Gore 2000 campaign manager Donna Brazile, along with the ACLU, Appleseed, and The Raben Group to host an advance screening in D.C. on October 24th. Film opens in LA on October 26th with Q&A sessions with director Alex LeMay after 7:30pm showings on the 26th and 27th at Laemmle Sunset 5 theaters.

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa fails Los Angeles' animals, then lies about it (tags)

August 21, 2007 Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced on the steps of City Hall that Los Angeles Animal Services was the number one and largest pet adoption agency in the nation. That's wonderful news except for the fact that it's completely untrue.

Mexico: Mobilisationcontinutes for the release of student activists (tags)

solidarity

U.S.-WIDE VIGIL FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF GABNET 3--U.S. CITIZENS / PERMANENT RESIDENT BANN (tags)

RALLY AND VIGIL IN SUPPORT OF THE GABNET 3

Mexico: Students arrested- urgent solidarity needed (tags)

solidarity with the Mexican revolution

Chiefs of Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments make bold new changes (tags)

Heads of Los Angeles Police and Fire Departments make bold new changes in hopes of reducing reported crime and fires

Pastors for Peace Detained at U.S. Border (tags)

PASTORS FOR PEACE CUBA CARAVAN DETAINED BY HOMELAND SECURITY: OFFICERS CURRENTLY SEARCHING VEHICLES, 'DETAINING' COMPUTERS call your representatives!!!!!!

ON THE RELEASE OF KA BEL AND THE JUNKING OF THE CASE AGAINST POLITICAL ACTIVISTS (tags)

On behalf of the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP), we extend our felicitations and congratulations on the release of ANAKPAWIS representative. Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran after more than one year and four months of detention and the junking of the cases against progressive party list representatives and other people’s activist leaders by the Supreme Court. We in the AJLPP and our allied organizations like the International ANSWER, the international anti-war and the anti-racist coalition in the United States, are greatly and deeply inspired by Ka Bel’s determination and the movement’s persistent and just struggle for justice, social and national liberation. To Ka. Bel annd to all our comrades in struggle, MABUHAY KAYO!

Cheney gets ice pick (tags)

for Walton

Libby July 5 2008 (tags)

Waiting to get out, again.

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa closes City animal shelters (tags)

In astounding news earlier this week the Los Angeles Department of Animal Services announced that they are basically closing the shelter doors to owner relinquished animals. Their rationale behind this move as per Ed Boks the General Manager is to "fine tune" "the population during the annual spring/summer crush of neonatal turn-ins." Read that, "we have no more room because we've been warehousing animals all year to keep our euthanasia rate artificially low to try to make me look good."

Filipino Ambassador to US besieged by questions on ‘human rights’ during talk In Seattle (tags)

The Honorable Willie Gaa, Philippine Ambassador to the US wrestled with claims of illegal arrest and detention of Congressman and labor leader Crispin Beltran and United Church of Christ Berlin Guerrero, the unabated political killings of unarmed social activists—at least 850 since Pres. Arroyo took power, and the involvement of the death squads affiliated with the Armed Forces of the Philippines, during an open discussion at the Filipino Community Center last Saturday, June 16th. A member of the Ecumenical Fellowship for Justice and Peace, a church-based human rights group, presented the full page advertisement of the ‘statement of concern’ of the church and labor community, demanding among other things an immediate end to state sponsored political violence and the release of all political prisoners in the Philippines.

Prison Promotion & Anti-Woman Campaign to Jail Paris Hilton (tags)

The reactionary and in the Paris Hilton case, viciously anti-woman, promotion of prisons instead of the abolition of prisons, including the presence of government fink Al Sharpton, has at as latest milestone the jailing of a woman at TAXPAYER EXPENSE for a misdemeanor, driving with a suspended license.

US Church and Labor Leaders to Pres. Arroyo: “Stop the Killings and Release Ka. Bel (tags)

The Philippines News Today, a local newspaper in the cities of San Francisco, Seattle and Vancouver, Canada will release a full page Ad of American and Filipino progressive organizations and individuals calling among other things, an end to political killings in the Philippine and the immediate release of detained Congressman and labor leader Crispin Beltran and all political prisoners. The Supreme Court of the Philippines recently dismissed trumped up case against six Congress leaders including Beltran. Another local newspaper, Diaryo Pilipino, based in Southern California issued the same statement a month ago. Both newspapers have combined circulation of 60,000 that target to reach the majority of Filipinos living in the West Coast of North America.

SC junks rebellion raps vs Beltran, ‘Batasan 5’ (tags)

Rebellion charges against six legislators identified with leftist groups were thrown out by the Supreme Court yesterday in what the opposition described as a defeat for President Arroyo’s administration. The court ruled that state prosecutors did not have probable cause to file charges against Anakpawis Rep. Crispin Beltran and the group dubbed as the “Batasan 5,” who were accused of plotting a coup against Mrs. Arroyo last year along with military rebels and opposition politicians.

Eric McDavid - Update on April 23 Hearing (tags)

On Monday, April 23, Eric finally had his hearing on the remaining defense motions.

Posada’s release exposes Washington’s hypocrisy (tags)

The decision by the US authorities to release the terrorist Luis Posada Carriles exposes before the eyes of the world the hypocritical attitude of the United States government to terrorism. Posada Carriles Posada is the author of the 1976 attack that brought down a Cubana de Aviación civilian airliner off the coast of Barbados, which cost the lives of 73 innocent people. By releasing this criminal, the US authorities have admitted that they support terrorism when this is in the interests of US imperialism. Bush's so-called war on terrorism therefore stands exposed as a shameful deception. In an editorial of April 20, the Los Angeles Times condemned the decision:

Building Bridges Radio: Spying on the Billionaires; ACT UP for Health Care for All (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report National Edition Produced by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash **************************************************

GOOD NEWS FROM OAXACA! (tags)

Friends, please help us to spread the news with your networks, families and friends...

PESANTE-USA DEMANDS RELEASE OF MAMBURAO 6 (tags)

PESANTE -USA, a Filipino peasant , human rights and environmental advocacy group based in the United States militantly, fully and wholeheartedly supports the call of ther Kilusan ng mga Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KM) demanding the release of all six Mindoro farmers convicted of killings brothers Paul and Michael Quinto in 1997. KMP or the Philippine Peasant Movement also accused the government of using “divide-and-rule” tactics to bail out administration ally Jose Villarosa, a former congressman.

Decleration of greek students ath the occupied Administration Univ. of Athens bldg. (tags)

This is a text by the assembly of students at the occupied Administraion bldg. of Univ. of Athens, following the violent crackdown today;15 or more arrests, 40 or more people badly hit at hospitals. Please translate & circulate.

ACLU Challenges Illegal Detention of Immigrant Children Held in Prison-Like Conditions (tags)

Written by ACLU Press Release Tuesday, 06 March 2007 ACLU Challenges Illegal Detention of Immigrant Children Held in Prison-Like Conditions (3/6/2007) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: media@aclu.org This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it Lawsuits Ask That Children and Their Families be Released From Texas Facility Under Appropriate and Humane Supervision AUSTIN, TX - The American Civil Liberties Union today filed lawsuits on behalf of ten immigrant children, challenging their illegal detention at the T. Don Hutto facility in Taylor, Texas.

9-11 Petition needs 15000 signatures before its present to Congress (tags)

A petition has been create to force the US govt to release information relevant to 9-11. The Jersey widows need 15000 signtures so they can present this to Congress. Lets get as many people to sign it as possible.

$1.6 million fine for videotaping drunken teenager (tags)

Some more major criminal busted and punished!!!! Geeze!! Don't these cops have any real criminals to hunt down???/

4 years in jail for indecent exposure seems a little draconian! (tags)

4 years in jail for indecent exposure seems a little draconian! even if it was given to a judge for playing with his penis in his court room.

Broad-band supplier cooperates with spying in Brazil. (tags)

Three times I complained and the technician support of ( the miracle, not the saint, by now ) decided for telephone, with my aid, asking me to: "initiate, execute cmd, ipconfig, ipconfig /release and ipconfig /renew".

Local Marine, Lance Cpl. Jeromy D. West, Killed in Iraq (tags)

Lance Cpl. Jeromy D. West, 20, of Aguanga, died Saturday while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, according to a Department of Defense news release.

DNA test free man jailed for 14 years (tags)

Pendleton demanded DNA testing after his arrest for the 1992 case, but police lab analyst Pamela Fish said there wasn't enough genetic material to test the evidence. Pendleton was convicted based on the victim's identification.

Dixie Chicks' less-than-full house (tags)

Let’s thank the Dixie Chicks for mixing work and politics and exposing George W. Bush for what he is, a tyrant, war criminal, and worst President in history.

Lie Less in Gaza: An Open Letter to Jeremy Bowen (tags)

Above Bush House, the maxim still reads: Nation shall speak peace unto nation. In Gaza, one nation is illegally occupying another, claiming that there is no-one to speak peace to after having arrested those who tried to speak peace to it. When the BBC ignores stories that challenge their narrative, it colludes in speaking lies to the world.

SOUTHCENTRALFARMERS Monthly Solidarity and Friday Vigil (tags)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SOUTH CENTRAL FARMERS EVENT! A special Friday vigil is scheduled for THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH AT SOUTH CENTRAL FARM BEGINNING AT 7:30PM. Religious/spiritual groups and community activists will be coming in delegations to visit the Farm. All friends and supporters are invited at the Farm to welcome our visitors!

Who Gained Most from the Fox Reporters' Kidnapping? The Gaza Maze (tags)

Two Fox News journalists, Steve Cantani and Olas Wing were released by their Palestinian kidnappers in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, August 27. Just one day earlier, two Reuters cameramen were seriously wounded in an apparently deliberate Israeli strike on their clearly marked vehicle, according to news reports. The names of the two wounded cameramen, as well as their story went largely unreported. Why was their fate deemed inconsequential, compared to that of the Fox News journalists.

$95,000 IN NASPSO PENSION FUND MISSING. (tags)

CALEB A. GRAY-BURRISS REMOVED AS TRUSTEE OF NASPSO PENSION PLAN BY THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

A Poem For our Children (tags)

Our Children!

Shin Bet Vetoed Secret Israeli-Palestinian Peace Agreement (tags)

PRESS RELEASE

Drafted by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, Department of International Relations, University of Sussex

Hostages and history (tags)

Soon after the start of the second Palestinian intifada in September 2000, Hizbullah abducted a former Israeli colonel from inside Israel. Following tortuous negotiations, in January 2004 Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon exchanged 436 Lebanese prisoners and 59 corpses of Lebanese soldiers for one Israeli hostage and three corpses of Israeli soldiers. At the last minute Sharon held back three prominent Lebanese detainees. Since then Hizbullah has talked about getting them released by abducting Israeli soldiers. A recent poll showed that more Lebanese were interested in their release than settling the dispute about the Shebaa Farm with Israel.

Information brief: History of Israeli-Arab Prisoner Exchanges (tags)

Israel's failure to release Palestinian political prisoners and its continued arbitrary arrest of Palestinian civilians serves only to highlight Israel's belief that it is above the law and that the Palestinians are beneath it.

Lilly Discrimination (tags)

Breaking News

Bralalalala arrested for being transgender-again (tags)

Transgender rocker Bralalalala dealt hidden court date and second false arreest on same charge by UCLA cops

"THE ROOFTOP" Native Guns Album Release Community Show (tags)

Los Angeles/Bay Area, CA- Acclaimed revolutionary Pinoy hip hop group Native Guns are proud to announce the long-awaited, highly anticipated release of their debut album, "Barrel Men."

Bush Administration Compelled to "Unseize" Pastors for Peace Aid for Cuba (tags)

Ten months after seizing 45 boxes of computers and supplies destined for disabled Cuban children, US Customs officials in Hidalgo TX are returning the aid to IFCO/Pastors for Peace, after the faith based group threatened a Federal lawsuit.

Danny Bakewell Sr. Endorses Green Candidate Bill Paparian for Congress (tags)

When Al Gore came to the Southland, one of his first stops to take the pulse of his support here was the home of Danny Bakewell Sr., publisher of the largest and oldest black-owned newspaper on the west coast, the Los Angeles Sentinel. Danny Bakewell Sr. has today endorsed Green candidate for Congress Bill Paparian -- giving the cold sholder to pro-war Democrat incumbent Adam Schiff in the 29th CA Congressional Dist. race.

Scholars for 9-11 Truth have made up a petition for the release of 9-11 articles like vide (tags)

Scholars for 9-11 Truth have made up a petition for the release of 9-11 articles like videos, photos etc still held by the government. Please sign. They need 10000 persons at least.

Los Angeles City Council Member Dennis P. Zine does a drive-by in South Central (tags)

An update on the situation due to the late night harassment of the South Central Farm by the Los Angeles City Council Member Dennis P. Zine.

Los Angeles City Council Member Dennis P. Zine does a drive-by in South Central (tags)

This is a rebuttal to Mr. Zine's Press Release.

9/11 The Propaganda is Coming - Get Loose Change by Dylan Avery (tags)

In the midst of failure in Iraq, the president's approval at an all time low, corruption in the current regime being exposed on a daily basis, and the public not being swayed by the current attempt to distract them with the tired immigration issue, the powers that be have determined that the American people need to be reprogrammed, so the revision of recent history is underway.

Interview with Protesters After Release from Jail (tags)

Phone interview with two of those arrested on Monday, Lynda and Alice just minutes after their release from jail

Experts Call for Release of 9/11 Evidence (tags)

(PRWEB) - Duluth, MN (PRWEB) March 1, 2006 -- A society of experts and scholars has now joined with Judicial Watch in calling for release of videos that are being held by the Department of Defense, which are essential to understanding events at the Pentagon that transpired on September 11, 2001. Scholars for 9/11 Truth, which is dedicated to exposing falsehoods and establishing truths about the events of 9/11, has gone beyond Judicial Watch by calling for the release of other films and evidence that, its officers maintain, are essential to understanding 9/11.

2/23 Iraq Watch: Newly Released Abu Ghraib Torture Photos & Videos, Take Action! (tags)

Newly Released Abu Ghraib Torture Photos and Videos Confirm Need for Independent Counsel, And Criminal Charges Against U.S. Officials!

Free Theresa Cruz (tags)

She's been in prison for 15 years for the non-fatal shooting of her ex. Now Theresa Cruz is up for parole. She's no media star, but she needs your help. Please write the governor!

Free Theresa Cruz (tags)

Parole recommendation for Theresa Cruz will be on the governor's desk soon. Please write him in support of her release!

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq on CHRISTMAS DAY (tags)

Spc. Sergio Gudino, 22, of Pomona, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 25

S. KOREA. MIGRANTS IN STRUGGLE... (tags)

WE'VE GOT THE VICTORY! MTU's (Migrant Workers' Trade Union) English statement

Favela Rising: A Story of Self Actualization in a Marginalized Rio Community (tags)

Favela Rising, a documentary about a social movement in Rio favelas, won the IDA Best Feature this past week. The directors and community organizers hope to spread its message of self-actualization to marginalized communities in the United States, starting with Los Angeles.

S. KOREA. Migrant Workers in Struggle (tags)

Migrant workers in S. Korea’s capital Seoul are occupying the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC, actually a part of the S. Korean government). Here a report from the situation yesterday and today, local Korean time.

Newly Established Business Newswire Service Offers Free Press Releases (tags)

PR2Market dot com offers customers free press releases for one city, intranet portal for journalists to have easy access to press releases, lower prices than major newswire services.

Bill O’Reilly Wants to Suppress Abu Ghraib Evidence (tags)

The ACLU is fighting in court for the release of all evidence that might tie high level policy makers to the Abu Ghraib torture scandal. The Pentagon said the release of that evidence will “increase the likelihood of violence” against U.S. troops. Fox News’ Chickenhawk, Bill O’Reilly, agrees that it is not only unpatriotic to do so, but that it would “help the jihadists.” He also smeared CBS, NBC and the NY Times for supporting the ACLU’s legal position.

The Ancient Wisdom of the Breath (tags)

This may be the beginning of the most fascinating adventure that you have ever undertaken because it begins with you.

SOS not Welcome with CA Minutemen? (tags)

This is a press release, from May 3, 2005 is from Friends of the Border Patrol. FBP is a California based Minuteman organization.

MORE UPDATES---ARRESTS, INJURIES, ETC (tags)

5 PEOPLE ARRESTED TONIGHT, VIGIL HELD TILL ROUGHLY 2AM DEMANDING THEIR RELEASE. BAIL SET AS HIGH AS $50,000. for several arrestees. ***2 INJURED FROM BEING STRUCK BY CAR, one who left to hospital has been released wtih apparently several contusions and other injuries

S. KOREA. Yesterday's Protest... (tags)

...in front of Immigration Office in Seoul/Mokdong

PepTalk4U launches to the Online Community (tags)

Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Urgent Press release from from Rayna Moss in Israel (tags)

Further punishing the Whistleblower = Democracy At Its Most Dismal and Repressed Please tell Israel to honor the basic freedoms and rights of a free man in democatic society

Former LA Times reporter's book railroaded (tags)

A book by former LA Times reporter Jason Leopold that lays bare the backbones of its author's journey through crime, drug addition, power politics in the newsroom and government and corporate scandal has brought its author head on against the very power politics about which he wrote.

Immigration Detainees Abused in San Pedro (tags)

On March 5 at the San Pedro detention center, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent M. Lopez attacked Iranian immigration detainee Mohammed Mirmehdi, dragged him into a storage room and repeatedly punched and choked him.

IraQ: italian journalist Sgrena wounded by US fire, italian secret agent killed (tags)

Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena, earlier reported released in Iraq, was wounded when US troops fired on the convoy transporting her, her newspaper said.

Book Release (tags)

BOOK RELEASE

City Departments Plotted to Paralyze the Venice Neighborhood Council (tags)

Leaders of the Grass Roots Venice Neighborhood Council (GRVNC) have learned, through the release of public records, that several Los Angeles city departments were secretly monitoring their activities. Ultimately, members of a working group within the city government succeeded in overturning the neighborhood council’s election and rendering the GRVNC unable to function.

LA Citizens Grand Jury Condemns US Government Roll In 911 And Subsequent Coverup (tags)

LOS ANGELES - In findings issued today, the Los Angeles Citizens' Grand Jury condemned the 9/11 Commission's official version of the events of September 11, 2001 as "physically impossible, untenable, contradictory, implausible and fraudulent" and called for the release of several documents specifically naming officials responsible for 9/11, being withheld until after the election.

"Let Me Leave and Be Free", pleads Israeli whistleblower Vanunu. (tags)

Since April 21 2004 Mordechai Vanunu has been pleading for his freedom to leave Israel along with telling the Israeli government , and anyone else who will listen: 1. He told the truth about nuclear weapons 2. He has no more secrets to tell.

Rumsfeld at Magic Castle (tags)

Word on the street is that this will be an occasion for actions, demonstrations, and protests! Donald H. Rumsfeld and the Magic Castle are pleased to invite you to an evening of illusions at the venerable Academy of Magic Arts for a once in a lifetime performance.  Following will be a press conference.

Video Release confirmed one of the two American hostages beheaded: Download video (tags)

British hostage 'next to be beheaded'

Politically-Minded DVD Release (tags)

Press Release of kapeesh.org, a new alternative media channel. Now distributing free copies of a politically-minded DVD compilation, featuring original footage and musicians such as Skinny Puppy.

Stopping the Military in our Schools (tags)

The military actively preys upon our students. Operation Opt Out is a two-month campaign by the Coalition Against Militarism In Our Schools to draw attention to this pressure and recruitment. Operation Opt Out is a way students can protect themselves from military recruitment.. If you want to help out give us a call or end us an email info@militaryfreeschools.org Our culminating event in late October will be a musical/poetic/creative event. Join with us!

WAG Film Expose - Greek Animals And The Olympics (tags)

"GREECE IN ALL HER GLORY" FILM EXPOSE / NEWS RELEASE View below

2004: Year of the Documentary (& Hopefully, Political Reform) (tags)

(mini reviews of "The Corporation" "Control Room" "Orwell Rolls in His Grave" and "Uncovered")

Moore Film Title Angers Author Bradbury (tags)

It's about time! Don't know if Bradbury believes what Moore does, but Bradbury has class and doesn't deserve to have his works besmirched by the latter.

Justice Draws Closer for Gonzalo Martinez (tags)

Family and friends held a candlelight vigil outside the Downey Police Station to mark the police killing of Gonzalo Martinez. Words of grief, encouragement and now finally solid hope were exchanged.

"Songs for Mahmud" - New David Rovics CD (tags)

"Songs for Mahmud" - new David Rovics CD, freely stream or download online.

Free Mordachai Vanunu (tags)

Vanunu is being unjustly held by the Israeli government because of his opposition to Israel's nuclear weapons. Right wing Zionists beat him while in prison in hopes to make his stay longer.

Copwatch 101 pamphlet (tags)

Infoshop.org and the Alternative Media Project are pleased to announce the public release of our new Copwatch 101 booklet.

BTL:White House Attack on Former Counter-Terrorism Chief Part of... (tags)

...Trend Toward Those Who Dare to Speak Out* Interview with Daniel Ellsberg, former U.S. Defense Department analyst prosecuted for his release of now-famous "Pentagon Papers," conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Aristide held prisoner! (tags)

Thousands of pro-coup, anti-democracy demonstrators marched in Port-au-Prince on Sunday to show their support for neo-fascist Guy Philippe and former death squad chief Louis Jodel Chamblain. The march was escorted by hundreds of U.S. occupation troops who guarded the march with Armored Personel Carriers and Humvees. Nevertheless, pro-Aristide resistance fighters opened fire on the march, killing 6 of the anti-democracy demonstrators. U.S. occupation troops returned the fire but it's not known if any of the pro-Aristide resistance fighters were hit. In the photo, supporters of death squad leader Guy Philippe ask US Marines to shoot at pro-Aristide fighters. (AP Photo/Pablo Aneli)

HAITI ACTION ALERT: Aristide Under Lock & Key, U.S. Delegation Says (tags)

A delegation from the United States has arrived in the Central African Republic to meet with overthrown Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. President Aristide was taken involuntarily to the Central African Republic following a U.S. coup d'etat on February 28. The group was granted visas on Thursday and Friday and departed the United States on Friday evening. We would like to encourage you help circulate the following press release on breaking news regarding the status of Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who is being held virtually incommunicado on the instructions of U.S. authorities.

We Demand The Zionist-controlled Pigs Release Brother Ryan G. Anderson!!! (tags)

We Demand The Zionist-controlled Pigs Release Brother Ryan G. Anderson!!!

Petition to Pardon 3 Anti-Nuke Nuns (tags)

Petition launched to pardon and release from prison 3 anti-nuke nuns Ardeth Platte, Carol Gilbert and Jackie Hudson.

CITY OF FRESNO SETTLES LAWSUIT - GIVES FREE REPUBLIC $60,000 (tags)

A SHORT CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS: * Last year the Sheriff’s department infiltrated Peace Fresno, allegedly looking for terrorists * At the same time, a Fresno City Council member sent an email saying that if he had a dirty bomb he could eliminate all of the liberals in Fresno * An aide to a City Council member sent an email that suggested sending “over some officers to 'Cap' these guys” (HRC members) * Messages threatening violence against peace activists were posted on the Free Republic web site * A Press Release was sent out warning the community about that threat of violence * The Free Republic filed a million dollar lawsuit against the City of Fresno because of that Press Release * The mayor and conservatives on the City Council attacked the Human Relations Commission (HRC) because of the Press Release * And NOW the city settles that lawsuit by forcing the chair of the HRC to resign and giving the Freepers $60,000 What is wrong with this picture? Who are the real terrorists?

SOLIDARITY NEEDED FOR HUNGER STRIKING PRISONERS (tags)

Five international political prisoners are currently on a hunger strike. some of them have been hunger striking for over 60 days. They are in prison because they were arrested at the EU summit protest in Greece that took place in June of this year. They cannot go on much longer and all are in critical condition. They need you to call the Greek Embassy or demonstrate at your local embassy NOW. Summary of the UK indymedia article plus phone numbers for the US

Tommy Chong vs. Rush Limbaugh (tags)

Different strokes for different folks. Chong Chong does 9 months for selling bongs while Limbaugh, an admitted pill addict who bought in large quantities, is out free and speaking at events. Protest anyone?

Microsoft's faulty code may lead to governmental regulation (tags)

"Legislatures could impose liability on the computer industry by forcing software manufacturers to live with the same product liability laws that affect other industries"

Response to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing (tags)

Response to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing

Response to Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing! Please (tags)

Response to Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing! Please Fax

Response to Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing! (tags)

Response to Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing! Please Fax

Response to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing (tags)

Please sign--Response to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing

Response to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing (tags)

Response to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing--Please FAX.

response to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing (tags)

URGENT Response to Senator Dianne Feinstein’s press release regarding Sherman Austin’s sentencing!

SHAME-SHAME:Questions and Answers About the Palestinian Prisoners (tags)

Avigdor Lieberman as Israel’s Transport Minister on Israeli Radio July 7, 2003, was heard to offer to bus Palestinian political prisoners to the Dead Sea to be drowned, “It would be better to drown these prisoners in the Dead Sea if possible, since that’s the lowest point in the world.”

"Caped Crusaders" release biting satirical online ad series. (tags)

"Caped Crusaders" release biting satirical online ad series. http://www.capedmaskedandarmed.com/video According to the authors of CampedMaskedandArmed.com "All the Television Commercials have somehow gotten mixed up. Now people are going to see things that make them very uncomfortable and not want to buy stuff. All that carefully crafted public relations work is ruined! This is quite a predicament. Must be those confounded caped crusaders at work again"

911 Families, Investigators Demand Truth About Air Security (tags)

Senator Robert Graham (D-FL), head of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into the incident is calling the Bush administration's refusal to release the report of the Congressional joint inquiry to the Commission a "cover-up".

Why keep Americans guessing about 9/11? (tags)

Even the arbiter of the "Mainstream" Presstitutes are beginning to have to old their nose and ask: What's that smell?

White House Refuses to Release Sept. 11 Info (tags)

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration and the nation's intelligence agencies are blocking the release of sensitive information about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon

White House refuses to release Sept. 11 info (tags)

Disputed information includes a well publicized warning from an FBI agent that al-Qaida supporters might be training in U.S. flight schools and the names of the president and his national security adviser as people who may have received warnings that a terrorist attack was possible before Sept. 11, one official said.

ARTISTS ANNOUNCE LONDON - NEW HAVEN ANTIWAR ART SHOWS (tags)

U.K. Stuckist Artist, Ella Guru, painted this work titled, "Candlelit vigil in Trafalgar Square, 18/01/03." The Painting portrays a demonstration held by CND (Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament) and attended by former Labor Minister Tony Benn.

$2.75 Million Proposed for Cyclists Arrested in Protest (tags)

From the 2000 DNC protests, in today's LA Times.

New war movie scheduled for release later this month (tags)

New war movie scheduled for release later this month

Repression in Thailand (tags)

A new Asian dictatorship?

PRESS RELEASE - BAXTER CONVERGENCE 2003 (tags)

The situation has become untenable and this Easter thousands of activists from all over Australia plan to descend on Baxter for the purposes of demonstrating their dissatisfaction with Australia's xenophobic mandatory detention policies.

RIAA News Release Pages Hacked (tags)

Guardian UK reported that the news ticker for http://www.riaa.com and http://www.riaa.org got hacked yesterday and original content poured in from all over the world for a few hours.

HUNGER STRIKERS PROTEST INS DETENTIONS (tags)

>While most Southern Californians are celebrating the holidays at tables >crowded with food and drink, a small group of people have vowed not to >eat at all until Middle Eastern men detained last week by the >Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) are released.

pbnberkeley news notice - 12/21/02 (tags)

Publishing, republishing and compiling community news and event information promoting global and working class solidarity and NO WAR ON IRAQ!

Mass rally. Tomorrow, Sat 21, 1 pm, Westwwod (tags)

Federal dragnet arrests hundreds of innocent immigrants. Activist coalition calls mass protest. Sat. Dec 21, 1:00 pm, Westwood Federal Bldg., LA CA

THE REGIME MAY RELEASE 300 OF ITS CAPTIVES TONIGHT (tags)

Michelle Taheripour, an immigration lawyer working to secure the release of a dozen of her clients, said INS officials had agreed late Thursday to waive bail for detainees whose bonds had been set below $5,000. As many as 300 detainees were expected to be released by nightfall, she said. Those detainees will be asked to return to immigration offices at a later date for questioning, she said.

pbnberkeley news notice - 12/18/02 (tags)

Publishing, republishing and compiling community news and event information promoting global peace and working class solidarity and NO WAR!

Tortured ninth grader in Nepal innocent (tags)

"They asked about my family members and told me that they even would rape my small sister back at home after they knew I had a sister at home," the boy stammered.

Dow Chemical's lack of responsibility in Bhopal the Press Release issued by the company (tags)

Dow Chemical's excuse for not being able to acknowledge their reprehensive actions in Bhopal. In short, the company fears creating precedence for other major companies and their refusal to jeopardize their stockholders.

Scott Ritter to Speak in L.A. Prior to Release of U.N. Iraq Weapons Inspection Report (tags)

Just one day before the release of the U.N. Weapons Inspection Report from Iraq, Scott Ritter, former Chief U.N. Weapons Inspector, will address an L.A. audience at a conference titled "Beyond the Battlefield: The Real Costs of War" on December 7, 2002 at 10:30 am.

Press Release announcing the Oct 6 Not In Our Name Demonstration in Westwood (tags)

Come One! Come All! Be There: Westwood Federal Building, 1pm Sunday October 6, 2002. For a major showing of defiance and resistance by the people of L.A. to this whole machine of war and repression. War Without End? Not In Our name!

Africa AIDS Crisis Worsening (tags)

The HIV/AIDS pandemic is playing a key role in the worsening health crisis in Zambia and southern Africa, according to James Morris, the U.N. secretary-general's special envoy for the humanitarian crisis in six southern African countries.

OAXACAN ANARCHISTS DEMAND JUSTICE (tags)

ANARCHISTS JUMP ON SCENE IN OAXACA, MEXICO TO DEMAND JUSTICE AND AN END TO INSTITUTIONAL PARAMILITARISM... CHECK GLOBAL LINK FOR UPDATES

HAMEED KHAN AND ALL QUETTA STRIKE LEADERS AND WORKERS RELEASED! (tags)

COURAGE AND DETERMINATION IN STRUGGLE FORCES THE DICTATORSHIP TO RETREAT

[palabra]: BRAP (tags)

[palabra]: BRAP

U.S. Attorney to release decision in Tyisha Miller shooting (tags)

After three years of investigating, the U.S. Attorneys office plans to announce its decision on whether to file charges against the four officers who killed Tyisha Miller. But if the news is good, why all the cloak and dagger behavior regarding where to make this announcement, and to whom?

FREE Leonard Peltier! (tags)

Help free Leonard Peltier from wrongfull imprisonment! Your action needed now!

Press Release of the Organizers of the Portland Picket of the Italian Ship (tags)

The Press Release of the Organizers of the Portland Picket of the Italian cargo ship Cielo di San Francisco

Genoa Report Back / Ritual and Plea for Help (tags)

Hi all, after the Genoa reportback Sunday 2-5 pm at 848 Divisadero,San Francisco, we will do a short ritual for those still imprisoned. Please join us in body or spirit. Below is also some practical stuff we can do, love Starhawk

Gray Davis: No Compassion for Dying Prisoners (tags)

CHARISSE SHUMATE DIES IN PRISON ON AUGUST 4 AFTER GOVERNOR DAVIS IGNORES DIRECTIVE TO GRANT HER COMPASSIONATE RELEASE

Declaration for the Press: "Instant Release... (tags)

Declaration for the Press: "Instant Release of all Individuals that are under Arrest since the Demonstrations against the G8-Meeting in Genoa" To: Media editors, domestic and foreign

Release Su Thomas and publixtheater (tags)

Susanna Thomas, arrested in Italy on conspiracy charges, is an IMC and GSF activist, and a nonviolent Quaker. Take action to demand her

CIVIL LIBERTIES EXPERTS AVAILABLE DURING BIOTECH CONFERENCE DEMONSTRATIONS (tags)

Spokespeople for the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties will be available for comment and live and taped interviews regarding civil liberties issues which may arise during protests anticipated during the upcoming Bio2001 Conference.

Wiesenthal Center Retaliation Call Contradicts Simon Wiesenthal's Beliefs (tags)

In direct contradiction of Nazi-hunter and humanitarian Simon Wiesenthal's lifelong belief in justice and due process in dealing with those responsible for the murders of Jews, The Los Angeles-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has published a press release that openly calls for violent retaliation for the recent Tel Aviv Disco Bombing.

Jailed Activists on Hunger Strike Need You! (tags)

About 50 activists are still being held at the LA County Twin Towers jail. They are on hunger strike to protest inhumane treatment of the prisoners. Supporters are holding a 24-hour vigil in front of the visitors' entrance to No. 2 tower. Ten of us are also on hungerstrike in solidarity with the prisoners. We will stay here until they release our comrades, and we are asking you to stop by the vigil, and to make a few phone calls. Read on for details:

LAPD Arrests People Before They Commit Crime: Horace Wants You (tags)

I'm Horace and I'm lonely. Won't you show me a good time? 213-485-3586

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