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War in the Middle East While the World is Watching

imc-uk-features, 21.07.2006 00:32

For the 9th day in a row, Israeli forces have been bombarding Lebanon. So far, more than 300 Lebanese civilians have been killed, over 1,000 wounded and some 500,000 displaced, compared with 29 Israeli deaths (15 civilians) caused by Hizbullah's Katyusha rockets. Reports from Beirut talk of a deserted, devastated city, with residential buildings, roads and bridges being hit by Israeli air strikes. Israel launched attacks on Lebanon after Hezbullah captured two Israeli soldiers in a cross-border raid so as to swap them for the remaining three Lebanese and an undetermined number of Arab prisoners held by Israel. However, the captive soldiers, both in Gaza and Lebanon, have already been deleted from the public agenda. Israeli officials are now talking not about "bringing the soldiers home" but about destroying Hizballah and Hamas, and perhaps Syria and Iran as well, "once and for all." And, apparently, they have got the green light from the US and other international "allies".

[The Bank Accounts to send Funds for Lebanon Relief]

Meanwhile in Palestine, Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip continue, again allegedly to free a soldier seized by Palestinian militias on 25 June, whom they have offered to release in exchange for some of the Palestinians imprisoned by Israel. Tens of Palestinian civilians have been killed and many more injured, not to mention the periodic shortages of food, fuel, electricity, water and medicine. Many of those killed were Palestinian civilians, including children, who died during Israeli air force "targeted killings". As well as actual bombing raids, Israeli military airplanes have conducted nightly sonic booming raids over Gaza, with the aim of making the civilian population fearful that actual bombing is under way. In retaliation, Palestinian groups also continue to fire Qassam rockets at Israeli towns [see Human Rights Watch's statement].

Apart from the mass destruction of civilian infrastructure, there are reports that Israeli forces have been using internationally banned weapons, such as phosphorus incendiary bombs and vacuum bombs, both in Gaza and in Lebanon.

Although still small in scale, there have been several protests - in Israel and elsewhere throughout the world [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] - against the continuing Israeli attacks on Lebanon and Gaza. Opinion polls suggest that majorities of US and Israeli citizens oppose the attacks. On 18 June, several hundred people demonstrated in Parliament Square in London. UK-wide demonstrations have been called for July 22nd by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Stop the War Coalition and various Muslim organisations. Earlier this month, protesters blockaded EDO MBM in Brighton, which makes electrical weapons components for the Israeli military. [see also "Boycott Israeli Goods" National Day of Action].

Saturday July 22: International Day of Action Against Israeli Aggression

Read more: Global Indymedia feature | Word from Lebanon | Cyprus Indymedia features 1 | 2 | Appeal for Solidarity with Lebanese Civil Society | The racist subtext of the evacuation story | The Gaza Sea Weeps Blood | The Israeli Censor | Photos: cmaq gallery

Links: IMC Beirut | IMC Israel | Internation Middle East Media Centre | Palestine News Network | Electronic Intifada | Electronic Lebanon | Palestine Blogs | Tadamon

PGA call: European gathering

maxigas, 20.07.2006 15:55

As you might already know, the next European PGA conference will take place in France this summer, from August 19th to September 3rd. It will happen in two parts, in a decentralised fashion: the first 9 days will take place in 5 different locations around France, each with specific themes in focus; it will be followed by 2 days off for travelling & chilling-out, then by 4 days in a central location, that will be the Tanneries squatted social centre in Dijon.

- Website:  http://pgaconference.org/
- E-mail: stamp at pgaconference.org
- Phone (for visa information only): +33-(0)-687-025-844
- Phone (general info, from July 9th): +33-(0)-872-248-117

Word from Lebanon

16.07.2006 17:47

Two communications below from: Beirut IndyMedia member and also our friend and colleague Raida Hatoum, and, Cyprus IndyMedia member Petros Evdokas.

Titled "Word from Lebanon" and "Two New Electronic Weapons of the Resistance, and a Strategic development in the war", respectively, they provide a cross section of the present reality and crisis in Lebanon, Gaza and our entire Eastern Mediterranean region, through lenses extending from the heart and the mind of these veteran colleagues.

indymedia: Cyprus | A word from Lebanon | Israel | Beirut
other grassroots websites: ElectronicLebanon | Tadamon | IMEMC | Electronic Intifada | Palestine News Network | Palestine Blogs | Mona's blog: From Gaza
photos: cmaq gallery

Israeli invasion into Gaza/Lebanon: Over 120 killed so far, no end in sight

14.07.2006 00:33

Nabil Abu Salmiya, his wife Salwa, both 39, and their seven children: Nasrallah, Basima, 16, Sumayya, 12, Huda, 8, Eman, 11, Aya, 7, and Yahia, 13 are the latest casualties in the ongoing Israeli invasion into the Palestinian Gaza Strip, killed in an Israeli airstrike on their home Wednesday morning the 12th of July. Israeli officials said the two missiles were meant to hit a leader of the Hamas resistance movement, but of the 9 killed and 38 injured, none are affiliated with any resistance group, and most of the casualties are children. Some Israeli military are uncomfortable with this mass murder and at Olmert's refusal to negotiate. Israel is suspected of using chemical weapons in the attacks, though the nature of the new weapons remains a mystery.

In the north of Israel, Hezbollah fighters captured two Israeli soldiers and killed eight Wednesday July 12, and Israeli forces invaded Lebanon for the first time since 2000, killing at least 25 people.

Audio: July 1 -7 Weekly Audio Report
Photo:"Still Life With Explosion Ejecta" - photo of a village in Lebanon in the process of being "unfolded" by a tremendous explosion. At the very bottom of the fireball, the tiny white blocks are village houses.
Reports: Israeli officials reject truce | Palestinian Injuries Suggest Israel is using Chemical Weapons in Gaza | "Summer Rains" Are a Blessing | Journalist shot by Israeli soldiers | "Only Israeli Lives Count?" | Palestinian-Americans denied entry into Israel | Israel Attacks Civilian Targets in Lebanon | Our neighbours are getting slaughtered | Solidarity demo in Montréal
Indymedia: Israel | Beirut | Cyprus
Web sites: International Middle East Media Center | Electronic Intifada | Palestine News Network | Palestine Blogs | Mona's blog: From Gaza

G8 Summit St. Petersburg, Russia

11.07.2006 22:09

anti-fascism graphic From July 15th to 17th the G8 will meet in Strelna, a suburb of St.Petersburg, Russia.

While the Situation for protest in Russia is very different (Interview) from what it was in the UK during the G8 in Gleneagles, the "Network against the G8" has called for protests against the summit and invited people from around the world to come to Russia.

Russian authorities have already tried to show strength against possible protests ( see police repression against gay/lesbian demo in May and repression reported by activists of Network Against G8.

A cycle caravan took place from Berlin to St. Petersburg. (reports and photos) A libertarian forum in Moscow 8-12 of July has started as a build up event for protests in St. Petersburg. The main issues of the forum will be energy issues, and G8 plans for a nuclear power renaissance.

On 14th of July there is a call for a Global Day of Action. In many cities of the world there will be protests against neo-liberal politics of the G8. There are actions announced for Washington, Manchester, Berlin, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Manila and many other cities.

In Mali the Forum des peuples will take place from July 15th-17th.

Environmental groups call for an action day for Radical Ecological Action Against Climate Change on July 15th.

There will be a social forum in St. Petersburg 13-14 July and a convergence space in the Kirov stadium (with an autonomous space). The demonstration planned by the social forum has been forbidden by the authorities.

See the protest calendar for details.

Indymedia Coverage: ru.indymedia.org/int (multilingual) | ru.indymedia.org (russian)

More Info: Info Bulletin #2, Travel Info , Moscow Survival Guide, G8 2006 Info and Press Group
Legal advice: Legal Team
Other websites: spb8.net | g8-2006.plentyfact.net | nog8.ru | piter | AGP
international mailing list: http://lists.riseup.net/www/info/g8-2006

Update: Over the last several days, from 7-11 July, at least 23-25 people [summary 1] [summary 2, 10 July] have already been detained by Russian police on suspicion of being against the policies of the G8 summit. Several of them have been convicted and sentenced to ten days' imprisonment. The Libertarian News and Information Collective LINK reports the number of political detentions/arrests as "dozens" as of 11 July; the Siberian Confederation of Labour - SKT - estimates 200 detentions/arrests.

Individual reports (en): 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | Videos: educational video | Madrid solidarity

Independence from America Protest

IMC Sheffield, 09.07.2006 11:31

Independence from America

On 4th July 2006, American Independence Day, the annual Independence from America demonstration was held at NSA Menwith Hill in Yorkshire, UK [ Photos: 1 | 2 ]. It was a hot and sunny Tuesday and the 100 or so protestors from Sheffield, Nottingham, Liverpool and across the north of England were outnumbered by the massive police presence, after drumming, songs from Tom Neilson and some speeches there was a circumnavigation of the expanding spy base. One woman was arrested and later released after a 'caution', see the report from CAAB for the full story.

The National Security Agency (NSA) base at Menwith Hill, near Harrogate, is the biggest US spy base outside America and it plays a key role in the interception of electronic communications — it's a part of ECHELON (Euskera article), missile defence and star wars. The Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases (CAAB), the organisers of the demonstration, evolved out of the long campaign of protest at Menwith Hill, which have been going on since the 1950s, read on for links to reports of events held there over the last few years.

Israel steps up attacks on Gaza

06.07.2006 18:27

The already dire situation in the Gaza Strip became even worse over the course of June as Israel stepped up it's attacks on the poverty stricken territory. Israel has been pounding Gaza with air and artillery strikes, and ground troops have also crossed the border.

According to the independant Palestinian Maan News Agency, 55 Palestinians were killed by the Israel army in June, with 304 injuries. On June 29, Israel also abducted 64 members of the Palestinian parliament. On the night of July 1, Israel also launched an air strike on the headquarters of the Palestinian Prime Minister, Ismail Haniyeh.

Read More: Global Indymedia Feature | International Middle East Media Center | Indymedia Israel | Maan News | Haaretz | The Landlord Has Gone Crazy | Electronic Intifada | Palestine News Network

RESF, A New Form of Resistance Against Anti-Immigration Laws

27.06.2006 03:29

Over the last year, the French Ministry of Interior and running candidate for the next presidential election in France, Nicolas Sarkozy has had to back-pedal on its deportation plans in face of a new form of resistance: that of parents and teachers trying to protect children or "illegal" immigrants called "sans-papiers" (without papers).

In October last year, in face of growing demonstrations and strikes in schools around France, protests against police arresting children in school, Sarkozy had to send instructions so that pupils and their families could stay until the end of the school term. As this deadline approaches (J-4), fear has been mounting among immigrant families, but also popular discontent channelled through a network called RESF or "Reseau Education Sans Frontieres" (Learning Without Borders) that is now active in all regions in France and staging various protests and symbolic actions like "parrainage republicains" (Republican patronage).

RESF has gained recognition as small victories have accumulated over time, one of the latest being the return of Mariam Sylla and her two children from Mali as Sarkozy was embarking on a controversial tour to Mali and other African countries. A national petition of civil disobedience, claiming "we will not let them take those children, we will protect them, we will hide them from the police" has gathered over 62,000 signatures so far. Nicolas Sarkozy has managed to have his new anti-immigrant law pass with approval of "Assemblée Nationale" (Parliament) and "Sénat", but has had to issue new instructions, which have been heavily criticized, allowing some immigrant families to stay. This is a small but notable victory and many media have had to mention the issue on their front page. Sarkozy wanted to raise an electoral debate, courting Petainist France at the expense of immigrants, but this is now becoming a central opinion debate at his expense. This could spark a revival of the struggles against "fortress Europe" at large.

Paris IMC: RESF mobilises airport trade unions || A family detained in Eure dept. || Two children deported to Mali
Marseille IMC: a student about to be deported - mobilise! || a symbolic ceremony
Lyon (Rebellyon.info): Action to free Mr Akdag from Retention center || A day in Villeurbanne to mobilise against deportation of children and their families

Other articles: (English): "A national petition: we will protect them || BBC: French fight for illegal children || IHT: New French Resistance: Hiding Children || The Washington Post: With End of French School Year Comes Threat of Deportation || BBC: French fight for immigrant youths || The Guardian: Sarkozy forced to review plans to deport children of illegal immigrants || (Spanish): Nosotros los tomamos bajo nuestra proteccion! || El Pais: Sarkozy tiene corazon || El Torre: Peligro de expulsion masiva para jovenes de familias "sin papeles" escolarizados en Francia || (German): "Wir nehmen sie unter unseren Schutz!" || (Polish, Swede, Turkish)

Israel Kills 22 Palestinians in a Week; Bans International Peaceworkers

26.06.2006 06:34

On June 22, the Israeli government announced that it is planning a campaign to stop international peace activists from entering the country this summer, and on June 23 Israel deported eight Italian peace workers from Ben-Gurion airport in Tel Aviv. This new Israeli policy comes in the midst of an Israeli escalation in violence that has resulted in 22 Palestinians killed (including five children under age 10) in the last week, and 79 injured by Israeli air strikes.

In response to this week's escalation in violence by Israeli forces, Palestinians held dozens of non-violent protests on June 23 in a bid to prove to the world that they remain committed to peaceful negotiation. But Palestinian peace activists are concerned that the new Israeli policy will keep internationals out of Palestine - internationals whose presence in their villages, they feel, has served as some amount of protection from Israeli military violence.

audio: Weekly Palestine Report from International Middle East Media Center

read more: Israel denies entry of eight international peace activists to the country | Israeli security prepares for a campaign to bar international activists from entering West Bank | Peace activists, residents of Bil'in protest against the Wall | A week of Israeli 'restraint' | Palestinian Center for Human Rights report for the week

Wave of Repression Continues in Mexico. Yesterday, Atenco. Today, Oaxaca.

Sarah McMullen, 15.06.2006 19:09

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Today, June 14 at 4:30 a.m., some 3000 elements from the ministerial police, preventive police and Oaxaca state firemen began to violently remove a sit-in of 70,000 workers from Section 22 of the National Union of Education Workers (SNTE) with tear gas, smoke grenade, stun grenades and firearms. So far NGOs and civil groups havent yet identify the exact number of injured people, but they are working on it. The Teachers Union office building was also broken into and the installations of Radio Plantón were destroyed (Radio Planton is a free/un-licensed community radio station that has been a point of reference for social movements in Oaxaca).

With 3 weeks until elections and with the events in San Salvador Atenco still present (with 28 persons charged and jailed), once again the use of force instead of dialogue is the privileged response to citizens exercising their constitutional rights.

indymedia oaxaca | centro de medios libres df | radio pacheco | Urgent Actino Against Violence in Oaxaca | Latest News: 1, 2 | More on Atenco | video | audio

Los Angeles Police Forcibly Evict and Bulldoze the South Central Farm

15.06.2006 01:11

Despite widespread popular resistance, including years of struggle against the city and developers on the part of farmers, a three-week old occupation and treesit, a successful effort to raise millions of dollars in order to try to buy the land on which the farm stood - a bid which was ultimately rejected, and a day full of nonviolent civil disobedience including lockdowns and blockades, the largest urban farm in the United States was evicted on the morning of June 13th.

The farm, which had been started on property taken from developers under eminent domain laws after the 1992 popular uprising following the videotaped police beating of Rodney King, and which provided healthy food for over three hundred and fifty families as well as an ecologically sustainable model for building urban economy and community with dignity in the midst of poverty, was destroyed by bulldozers today to make way for the construction of commercial warehouses serving the (activists speculate that Wal-Mart maybe the primary intended beneficiary.)

Los Angeles Indymedia is reporting that at least 45 people have been (in many cases violently) arrested while defending the farm from re-enclosure and destruction.

South Central Farmers | Continuing coverage from Los Angeles Indymedia
Audio Interview with Leslie Morava | Photos of arrests at the farm | Save the South Central Farm - Photo Essay | Commentary: Two weeks ago they came for Atenco - Now they come for the South Central Farm

Call for solidarity: Earthquake in Java

13.06.2006 21:43

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With the memory of the recent tsunami which hit Aceh still fresh, in which there were many victims in Indonesia, another natural disaster has hit Indonesia, this time on the island of Java with 65% of Indonesia's 206,264,595 inhabitants (BPS, 2000). As many as 5000 people living in the Province of Yogyakarta and some regions of the province of Central Java died as a result of their houses collapsing from a 5.9 magnitude earthquake on the Richter Scale (6.3 on the Moment magnitude scale). The main earthquake occurred at 05:55 local time (UTC+7), Saturday 27 May 2006 and continued for about one minute. It was followed by several aftershocks.

Global solidarity: For the people who survived, there is still the need for help from all sides inlcuding medicines, nutritious food, blankets, tents, mattresses for temporary shelter, kitchen things, clothes, building materials, money, etc.

75% of Academic Departments Occupied by Students in Greece

imc athens, 08.06.2006 15:05

Certain clauses in the Greek Constitution (stating, among others, that education has to be public and free for all and that no police forces are allowed to enter university grounds) have made the enforcement of a neo-liberal agenda to the country's higher education institutions particularly difficult.

However, the Conservative government is now attempting to push forward crucial changes in the functioning and role of the country's Higher Education institutions. A so-called "committee of experts", appointed by the government itself, has released a list of proposed changes, [read more]:

But the students are determined not to go down without a fight. As of 7th of June, 320 academic departments are occupied (representing over 75% of the country's total):

On the 8th of June over 15,000 students demonstrated in Athens and another 7-10,000 marched in Thessaloniki. Riot police tried to break up the Athens demonstration by using tear gas.
Photos from Athens [ 1 | 2 | 3 ] and Thessaloniki

Attempted murder of an antifascist

23.05.2006 00:23

anti-fascism graphic A few days ago, at 6pm on the evening of the 16th of May, at the corner of Tamka and Dobrej streets in Warsaw, an antifascist activist was attacked by two nazis, with clear intentions to kill him. They had been following him, and suddenly, one of them stepped in front on him and sprayed him with pepper gas. Then the other one stabbed him in his back with a 30cm long knife. Maciek fell on the ground and was kicked by the nazis for a while, with them shouting "We'll kill you, you leftist motherfucker!".

Maciek was taken to the hospital and underwent serious life-saving surgery (when he got to the hospital the doctors said that his condition was "critical"), and is now recovering. He still is not 100% recovered, he still has blood in his lungs. He says that he is sure that the attack was due to the recent appearance of his personal data on a nazi site called "redwatch" (www.redwatch.info) which publishes names, addresses, photos and other personal data of human rights activists in order to encourage violent attacks against them. Redwatch is a web-site that has existed for several months now and it promotes the idea of "killing the enemies of the race" and the organization behind this is a very radical neofascist "Blood and Honor". The problem is that Maciek didn't have medical insurance, so that he may be forced to pay up to 20,000 PLN (5000 euros).

APPEAL FOR HELP! We are collecting money to help him pay for his treatment. We kindly ask for your help. Please, send money to this account with a comment "For Maciek":

mBank IBAN number: PL81 1140 2004 0000 3202 3517 7247
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Bank: BRE Bank S.A. Retail Banking
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RELATED LINKS: Protests against newly appointed extreme-right education minister Roman Giertych: Inicjatywa Uczniowska - Students' Initiative | photos: Białystok 20 May | Kraków 13 May | Toruń 18 May | Warszawa 9 May - 13 May [1] [2] [3] - 20 May | Wrocław 14 May [1] [2]

NSA Tracking Millions of US Phone Calls with Telcos Help

18.05.2006 14:39

On May 11th, 2006, it was reported that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been secretly collecting the phone records of tens of millions of Americans since September 11, 2001. The data has been provided by telecommunications giants AT&T, Verizon and BellSouth. The companies are the nation's three biggest telecommunications companies; they provide local and wireless phone service to more than 200 million customers. A fourth company, Qwest, reportedly refused to provide the data willingly provided by the others without subpoenas. According to the report, this particular program does not involve the NSA listening to or recording conversations, but last year, Bush admitted that he had authorized the NSA to eavesdrop — without warrants — on international calls and e-mails of people suspected of having links to terrorists when one party to the communication is in the USA. The full extent of that warrantless wiretapping has yet to be publicly determined.
Related Reports: 1 | 2 || Updates

Peoples Forum Against ADB AGM in Hyderabad

Peoples' Forum against ADB, 09.05.2006 18:44

The 39th Asian Development Bank Annual Governors meeting was held in Hyderabad from 3-6 May 2006. In parallel, a forum came together to organize a counter summit at Hyderabad during the same time. This forum consisted of various groups from India and other countries in Asia and has come together under the banner Peoples' Forum against ADB (PFAADB). The Peoples Forum against ADB concluded its activities with a 'Hyderabad pledge' to support peoples movements across Asia in their efforts to reclaim democracy, sovereignty and self-determination. The Forum also resolved to strive towards democratising the state so that it serves and responds to the aspirations and priorities of its people.

Korean Military Occupies Farming Village

Daechuri International Solidarity Collective, 09.05.2006 18:35

For three days, 1,000's of protestors have clashed with police and soldiers in a resistance to a U.S. base expansion. The expansion of Camp Humphreys (K-6) is part of the United States' Global Posture Review, following the agenda of the Project for a New American Century (PNAC), and implemented by the Bush Administration to consolidate its military hegemony over Northeast Asia.

The Korean Ministry of National Defense (MND) has designated the village of Daechuri and surrounding areas as a miltary protected zone in its latest attempt to seize land slated to be property of the United States military. In an attempt to control the escalating chaos that ensued when it sent troops and riot police to evict residents and activists, the MND was conducting door to door searches and arresting people on sight. Road blockades of sand bags and police buses have been placed around the village to prevent anyone from entering or exiting. At least 400 people have been injured and 524 arrested since Thursday. The three days of violence has prompted criticism of the police force's conduct during the eviction. Human rights advisors to the National Police Agency described the scene as a "blood bath", and an "embarrassing moment" for the national government.

International support is urgently needed | www.saveptfarmers.org | Updates here

Background: Daechuri's Struggle | History of US bases in Korea |1,000's clash in Korean resistance to U.S. base expansion | Autonomy Declared in Daechuri, South Korea | Autonomous Village Under Siege by Korean troops | Updates on the siege

Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | Videos here

May 1, 2006: One and a Half Million Call for Immigrants Rights with El Gran Paro Nacional

United States, 09.05.2006 15:18

The first of May has been a significant day for workers around the world since the Haymarket massacre interrupted the fight for an 8-hour day over a century ago. This year, though, Americans claimed International Workers Day for the cause of immigrants rights. The result is being called the largest single day of protests in US history.

An estimated 1.5 million people across the contry skipped work and school and refrained from making purchases to demonstrate how immigrants matter in US economy and society. Immigrants make up 14 percent of the US workforce and account for over half of its growth in the past decade.

The protests continue months of intense opposition to the anti-immigrant HR4437, which passed in the House of Representatives in December of 2005. No parallel bill has yet passed in Senate.

Highlights: Huelga General in Los Angeles || California sees multiple 100,000+ marches || El Pueblo Unido: 700,000 march in a historic May Day in Chicago || Foros de Inmigracion in Philadelphia

Related: Democracy Now Coverage || May 1 Video Network || Videobomb 'noborders' tag || Commentary by KPFK's Sonali Kolhatkar || Portland IMC May Day Page

» IMC-US May Day 2006 coverage
» IMC-US immigrants rights coverage archive

Stories from around the country: Portland || Santa Ana || Olympia || Los Angeles || Urbana-Champaign || San Diego || Tennessee || Boston || Houston || New York || || Colorado || Milwaukee || New Mexico || Philadelphia || Carrboro and Chapel Hill || Charlotte || Santa Barbara || Worcester || St. Louis || Medford || DC || Austin || Central Coast California

Global Mayday: News and photos from around the world

Atenco prisoners launch hunger strike

jen lawhorne - centro de medios libres, df, 06.05.2006 20:08

217 prisoners began a hunger strike in central Mexico Friday protesting the conditions of their arrests and their treatment at the hands of local police. Reports have been filtering out from jail of rape, physical and mental abuse experienced by people who were arrested for their involvement in the defenses of Texcoco and Atenco. Meanwhile, five foreigners are facing deportation, about sixty people are missing, independent media makers have been targeted for arrest and one 14 year-old boy is dead.

ENGLISH language coverage at Mexico Indymedia

See Also: Protest Repression Against La Otra Campana | Video from Atenco | Marcos en San Salvador Atenco | La Otra San Diego | La Otra Tijuana

Live Coverage on KeHuelga radio | Rebroadcast on radioActive sanDiego

Forum of the movements

05.05.2006 08:12

People from all over Europe are meeting altogether in Athens from Thursday May 4th till Sunday 7th,, in order to exchange ideas and experience, concerning their political action. Discussions referring to the working issues, the immigrants, the anti-war movement, the ecology and the bio-technology, the anti-globalisation struggle, the city and the local administration, the free media etc, are being held within the five organisations settled in Athens.

IMC Athens will try to cover and promote the discussions developed within all the organisations, via the media center set up in the Polytechics University, in co-operation with radio 98 FM, [listen] who will broadcast all four days from there. On Saturday May the 6th, people participating in all organisations will march in Athens streets. Refer to

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