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Sweden: Man Shot During Pro-Kurdish Demonstration In Fittja

On Saturday, the chairman of the Swedish Committee of Party of Free Life of Kurdistan (PJAK) was shot during a pro-Kurdish demonstration in the Fittja suburb of Stockholm. The 52 year old still has life-threatening injuries. The victim was sitting in a van that accompanied the pro-Kurdish demonstration as a black Audi drove by at high Read More

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Turkey is Attacking YPG to Drag NATO Into Syria’s War

On Saturday, Turkish forces shelled YPG positions in Syria. The military action took place on the same day that Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told Turkish newspapers that Saudi Arabia was sending war planes to the Incirlik airbase in Turkey. After European Union leaders made a deal with Turkish president Erdogan to stop refugees wanting to travel into the European Union, he seems to consider himself Read More

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Air Pollution Kills 5.5 Million Worldwide Annually and Rising

Michael Brauer – University of British Columbia New research shows that more than 5.5 million people die prematurely every year due to household and outdoor air pollution. More than half of deaths occur in two of the world’s fastest growing economies, China and India. Power plants, industrial manufacturing, vehicle exhaust and burning coal and wood Read More

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German-led NATO Operation Will Deport Refugees Back To Turkey

NATO has launched naval patrols in the Aegean sea between Turkey and Greece to stop the influx of refugees into the European Union (EU).  NATO warships will return refugees to Turkey as an ultimatum against Greece. The NATO operation is German led, and began just days after German chancellor Angela Merkel met Turkish president Erdogan in Ankara. The mission has been agreed Read More

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Anaheim Demands Justice for Gustavo Najera, Murdered by APD

Friday night, the Anaheim Community Coalition held a protest against the murder of Gustavo Najera, the latest victim of the brutal Anaheim Police Department. The protest was scheduled for 5:30 PM, but went well into the night after police shut down all of Harbor Blvd. The first police encounter involved a lone cop sent out Read More

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Greek Farmers Battle Police on First of Two Day Action

#Greece: angry farmers clash with riot police outside the Agriculture Ministry in downtown #Athens. https://t.co/wG07YCh5Ft … — th anonymous (@ori_no_co) February 12, 2016 Thousands of Greek farmers descended on Athens on Friday in protest of austerity measures that propose an increase in social security contributions almost threefold, a reduction in pension payments and doubling of Read More

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Pennsylvania Farm Defended Against Fracking Pipeline Tree Cutters

Clear-cutting of trees on a Pennsylvania family farm for the Constitution Pipeline was held off another day by successful negotiations between property owners and pipeline company representatives. The discussion was backed up by a large group of pipeline opponents, who stood ready to block the incursion of tree cutters. Dozens of people have traveled long Read More

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NYPD Cop Found Guilty in Akai Gurley Shooting

New York Police Department officer Peter Liang has been found guilty of second degree manslaughter and official misconduct for the fatal police shooting of Akai Gurley, 28, on November 20, 2014. Gurley was shot and killed by officer Liang in a dark apartment complex stairwell. Gurley was unarmed and had not committed any crimes. Liang Read More

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Mexico: Body of Journalist Anabel Flores Salazar Found on Highway

Veracruz: Anabel Flores Salazar, a 32 year old journalist with El Sol de Orizaba and mother of two, was abducted from her home in Mariano Escobedo, Veracruz around 2 AM Monday morning on February 8. She was forcibly disappeared by armed individuals dressed as military traveling in three gray Nissan vans. Her lifeless body was Read More

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Leaked Documents: EU Helped Erdogan Win Elections

Leaked documents about a meeting between Turkish president Erdogan, European Union commissioner Juncker, and the president of the European Union council Tusk on November 29, 2015 in Ankara, Turkey revealed that the European Union (EU) helped Erdogan win elections. The documents also show that Erdogan blackmailed the EU by threatening to flood it with refugees. The documents Read More

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Spanish Puppeteers Charged with Terrorism After Satirical Anti-Government Play

Two puppeteers were arrested and charged with glorifying terrorism after staging a show called, “The Witch and Don Cristobal”, as part of Madrid’s carnival celebrations on Saturday. They were released today, but charges have been filed against them. The 2 men have to make daily appearances before the court, and are not allowed to leave the country. The Read More

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Ayotzinapa: EAAF Report on Evidence Found in the Cocula Landfill

At a press conference held today in Mexico City, the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (EAAF) unveiled its comprehensive expert report on the evidence found in the Cocula landfill, in the context of the investigation into the forced disappearance of 43 student teachers from Ayotzinapa. After more than one year of independent scientific work, EAAF has Read More

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Mexico: Remains of 2 Tierra Blanca Victims Found at Veracruz Ranch

Veracruz: The remains of 2 of the 5 Tierra Blanca victims were found on February 8 on a ranch called El Limón in Tlalixcoyan. The ranch is a location known for illegal activity in the region including storage of drugs and stolen fuel along with alteration of vehicles for drug trafficking. Bone fragments located by Read More

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Horrific German Nazi Attacks Spur #Kaltland Hashtag on Twitter

In Germany, the Twitter hashtag #Kaltland (“cold country”) has been trending for months now. The stories behind the hashtag are nightmarish accounts of daily attacks against refugees and refugee shelters in Germany. Many people are reporting racist attacks and other incidents with the #Kaltland hashtag on Twitter. Each day people wake up and check the hashtag to find out which Read More

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Crowfdfunding Campaign To Support Victims of OKC Cult

In January 2016 a criminal and civil trial began in Brussels, Belgium against OKC and its founder Robert S. The trial is expected to last until the end of the month, if not longer and a ruling will be issued on March 30, 2016. OKC is a religious group that has maintained a presence in Read More

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Klinika Collective’s Statement After Saturday’s Neo-Nazi Attack in Prague

On Saturday night neo-nazis attacked the autonomous social center Klinika in Prague. A few hours before the attack, a pro-refugee demonstration called “Solidarity without borders” was attacked by neo-nazis as well. As we reported yesterday there are many questions about the role of the police in the attacks, as there is evidence showing that they collaborated Read More

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34-Year Long 24/7 White House Peace Vigil Will Continue

The nation’s longest running protest, now 34 years long, the 24/7 peace vigil at the White House in Washington DC will continue. The future of the longest-running peace protest in the U.S. recently came into question when its co-founder, Concepcion Picciotto, passed away on January 25. Picciotto was largely responsible for keeping the anti-nuclear vigil Read More

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Neo-Nazis Attack Klinika Social Center in Prague

During yesterday’s European day of action against Fortress Europe, a group of neo-nazis attacked an anti-racist demonstration in Prague. Afterwards, the attackers had to retreat because of the resistance of many antifascists, and took revenge in the evening by attacking the social center Klinika in Prague with molotov cocktails. In a the video below you can see Read More

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Radioactive Leak at Indian Point Nuclear Plant

Radioactivity at one of the groundwater monitoring wells increased nearly 65,000 percent New York – Governor Cuomo has released a statement saying that radioactive tritium-contaminated water has leaked into the groundwater of the Indian Point Nuclear Facility. Entergy Corp., the Buchanan plant’s owner, reported “alarming levels of radioactivity” at three monitoring wells at the Indian Point site that Read More

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This Film About the Euromaidan Coup Was Almost Banned in France

Canal+ TV aired a documentary called “Masks of Revolution” about the coup in Ukraine, which shows how Neo-nazis and other far right actors hold a considerable amount of political power in the failed state that is the new Ukraine. That documentary, by Paul Moreira, has now been translated in full with English subtitles, so that people may Read More

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