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FBI Expands 'Witch Hunt' Against Antiwar Activists
The FBI on Tuesday added four more names to the list of antiwar activists subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury as part of an investigation into whether members of the peace movement provided "material support" for terrorism. In all, 23 people have been subpoenaed since September 24, when the...
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Terrorist by Association
The Justice Department targets nonviolent solidarity activists.
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WikiLeaks Activists Rally Supporters in Several Nations
Pro-free-speech rallies are scheduled in several international cities Saturday to protest the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is being held in a prison on the outskirts of London on suspicion of sex crimes unrelated to his controversial website. A Spanish website that supports...
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White House Celebrates Wal-Mart, PhRMA, AT&T, RIAA Support for NAFTA 2.0 in Korea
Saturday the White House announced that the following noble protectors of American workers endorsed the NAFTA-style Korea Free Trade agreement: US Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue ; President of the National Association of Manufacturers John Engler ; Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit ; JP Morgan Chase...
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Amid Major Release WikiLeaks Site Suffers 'Denial of Service' Assault
The online website WikiLeaks on Sunday blamed the temporary outage of its site on a denial-of-service attack by unknown hackers trying to prevent its release of hundreds of thousands of classified U.S. State Department documents. WikiLeaks said on Twitter early Sunday that its website was "under a...
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US Weighs Endorsing Indigenous Rights Declaration
WASHINGTON - Just over three years after having voted against it at the United Nations, the United States is in the process of reviewing its position on the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The declaration lays out the fundamental rights and freedoms of the world's indigenous...
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Anti-War Activists Whose Homes Were Raided To Refuse Orders To Testify
CHICAGO - Anti-war activists whose homes or offices were raided as part of an FBI terrorism funding investigation will refuse to testify before a grand jury as ordered, in a show of defiance that could land them in jail. Attorneys for the 14 activists called to testify have coordinated their...
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Troops Free Ecuador President
Soldiers storm hospital where Rafael Correa had been trapped by police officers protesting over plans to cut benefits.
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Ecuador in Turmoil as President Denounces 'Coup Attempt'
QUITO -- Ecuador's government declared a state of emergency Thursday saying rebel troops and police were staging a coup, after seizing the main airport and storming Congress in a mutiny over pay cuts. About 150 renegade troops seized a runway at Ecuador's international airport in the capital of the...
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FBI Targets US Palestine Activists
Searches, subpoenas, but no charges for anti-war activists 'providing support to terrorists' in Colombia and Palestine.
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