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Sign Petition: Stop Nigerian Military Attacks in the Niger Delta!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, violence, nigeria, repression, military, attacks, niger, delta, civilian, slaughter, oil, narcotics, politics, government, taxes )

- 3664 days ago -
Nigeria will receive approximately $4.5 million in military training, hardware sales, and counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics education in 2010. It's intolerable that U.S. taxpayers must subsidize a repressive government's slaughter of its civilians.
Demand the Release of Prisoners Taken at RNC Convention
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: repression, election, Republicans, protest, arrests )

- 3945 days ago -
Among those arrested were Democracy NOW's Amy Goodman and an AP photographer! And earlier this weekend, police raided a meeting of the video journalists' group I-Witness with firearms drawn to arrest independent media, bloggers and videomakers.
Protesting the Guantanamo Concentration Camp At the Supreme Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, Guantanamo Bay, repression )

- 4122 days ago -
On January 11, 2007, the fifth anniversary of the opening of the U.S. concentration camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, dozens of us solemnly assembled inside Federal District Court in Washington, DC. Organized by Witness Against Torture, we were..
Mexican Authorities Move to Crush Copper Strike
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: labor, corporatism, globalization, repression, Mexico )

- 4177 days ago -
The Mexican press reports that over 700 heavily armed agents of the Sonora state police arrived in Cananea just hours before the decision was announced, and agents of the Federal Preventative Police were sent to this tiny mountain town as well. Strikers r
An Iron Fist In A Velvet Glove
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fascism, repression, fear )

- 4187 days ago -
In a country whose legal framework authorizes the government to kidnap, torture and murder them, opponents of U.S. policy must decide whether getting out of line--anything from a letter to the editor to direct action--is worth the risk of getting kidnappe
Congress Brings Thought Control on the Internet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: free speech, internet, congress, repression )

- 4204 days ago -
... and a terrorist reads it. That terrorist subsequently commits a violent act. You don't know the person. You're not affiliated with him or her in any way. You don't advocate violence in your post nor do you approve of violence to achieve political goals.
Scientists Told "Don't Discuss Polar Bears"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: polar bears, science, repression, truth, information )

- 4490 days ago -
New edict!!! POLAR bears, sea ice and global warming are taboo subjects, at least in public, for some US scientists attending meetings abroad, according to environmental groups and a top federal wildlife official.

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