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OSPAAAL STATEMENT IN SOLIDARITY WITH AHMED SAADAT AND ALL PALESTINIAN PRISONERS IN ZIONIST PRISONS

The Organization of Solifreesaadat-latuffdarity of the Peoples of Africa, Asia and Latin America (OSPAAAL) addresses all friendly organizations and parties, solidarity committees with Palestine, social movements in Latin America and the Caribbean, regional governments and parliaments, progressive and peace-loving persons to express its most decided rejection of the Zionist regime in Israel because of the continued abuses and vexations it commits against the Palestinian prisoners in Zionist prisons. Continue reading

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The 30th Sandinista anniversary and the San José proposal

By Fidel Castro

THE Honduran coup d’état promoted by the ultra-right wing of the United States – which was maintaining the structure created by Bush in Central America – and supported by the Department of State, was not developing well due to the energetic resistance of the people.
The criminal adventure, unanimously condemned by world opinion and international agencies, could not be sustained. Continue reading

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CIA: Licensed to Kill

By David Wise (Writing in the LA Times)

Back in 1960, the CIA hatched a plan to kill Patrice Lumumba by infecting his toothbrush with a deadly disease. The Congolese leader would brush his teeth and, presto, in a few days or weeks he would be gone.

Around the same time, the CIA’s Health Alteration Committee — who thought that name up? — sent a monogrammed, poisoned handkerchief to Gen. Abdul Karim Kassem, the leader of Iraq. Continue reading

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Justice In A Way: Obama and Gitmo

Comment by HP

Posted in response to Glen Greenwald’s article on Salon. The article is about the positions the Obama admin has been maintaining over the Gitmo detainees.
http://www.salon.com/opinion/greenwald/2009/07/08/obama/index.html Continue reading

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