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Former senior CIA analyst-turned-peace activist Ray McGovern was forcibly ejected and injured when he stood up and turned his back towards Hillary Clinton in silent protest during her 'Freedom Speech'. http://www.democracynow.org/images/player.swf McGovern was in charge of preparing daily security...
President Obama has had to face up to memories of the US-backed repression in Central America during a visit that coincided with the anniversary of the assassination of the legendary Archbishop of El Salvador, Oscar Romero, on 24 March...
Two huge protest gatherings - or attempted gatherings - in the space of 15 days in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Amazing! But what does this tell us? A few things, actually: More and more Malaysians are casting off...
Monks have been leading tens of thousands of people as protests rock Burma People are on the march in both Malaysia and Burma in their quest for justice and freedom. The Malaysian Bar Council is organising a march of lawyers from...
Tens of thousands of people have converged at the 'Occupy Wall Street' encampment in New York in the largest protest against corporate greed since the movement began. http://www.democracynow.org/embed_show_v2/300/2011/10/6/story/we_have_come_together_inspired_by They have now been joined by a coalition of labour groups...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Us-TVg40ExM&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0] On a gloomy, blustery evening in Penang, as a heavy downpour lashes the island, I dedicate this song to all of you who believe in justice, freedom, human rights and compassion.  Let us stand by one another no...
http://www.youtube.com/v/a3Eg8F3rap4&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0 Excerpt from Charlie Chaplin's first true "talking picture", The Great Dictator, released in 1940. Border guards mistake Chaplin's character, a humble barber, for a dictator (also played by Chaplin) who resembles him. The real dictator, meanwhile, is mistaken for the...
How are you observing Bersih 3.0 this Saturday? It is hard to keep track of the number of cities around the world where Bersih solidarity gatherings are being held. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gtm6WTzbCkI?rel=0&w=475&h=271] It is encouraging to see young people speaking...
I must say this sounds like it's going to be an unusual - if noisy! - anti-war protest directed at Blair. Spotted this on the Indymedia UK website: Sounding Out Tony Blair Stop the War Coalition...
Those words uttered by Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi could well apply to Malaysia. Was it a stalemate on 10 Nov? After all, the demonstrators had been thwarted from gathering at Dataran Merdeka in the city centre. They were unable...

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