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From today’s TVNZ: Thousands of farmers staged protests across France and blocked traffic for about two hours on a section of the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris to demand the government help them combat a plunge in food prices. France’s … Continue reading
Story reported here by CNN: LIMA, PERU: Peru’s Congress voted overwhelmingly to revoke two decrees that indigenous groups had said would result in the exploitation of their native lands for oil drilling, mining and logging. (…) The controversial laws were … Continue reading
TEHRAN, IRAN: The NYTimes reported here on Thur: (…) there were signs of an intensified crackdown: The government worked on many fronts to shield the outside world’s view of the unrest, banning coverage of the demonstrations, arresting journalists, threatening bloggers … Continue reading
TEHRAN, IRAN: Through Youtube, Twitter, and other internet technology, Iranian youth are findings way to expose censured post-election repression to the global eye. This 0:48 second clip catches military (or paramilitary?) attacking protesters in Tehran, and was posted to Youtube … Continue reading
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES: “The Garden” documents the struggle of South Central Farmers (SCF) to reclaim their land. June 12 and 13 will mark the three year anniversary of the encampment evictions.