Monthly Archive for November, 2016

~ from USP Coleman, by Leonard Peltier – Day of Mourning

Day of Mourning

November 24, 2016

Greetings my relatives,

Here we are again. This time the year is 2016. It has been more than 41 years since I last walked free and was able to see the sun rise and sit and feel the earth beneath my feet. I know there have been more changes then I can even imagine out there.

But I do know that there is a struggle taking place as to whether this country will move on to a more sustainable way of life. This is something we wanted to have happen back in the seventies.

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Activists arrested during anti-nuclear power protest in India

CPI(M) leader Ch. Narasinga Rao being taken into custody at Kosta junction in Srikakulam district on Sunday.— Photo: Basheer

CPI(M) leader Ch. Narasinga Rao being taken into custody at Kosta junction in Srikakulam district — Photo: Basheer

Police foil CPI(M) protest against N-plant

from The Hindu

CPI(M) [Communist Party of India – Marxist] leaders and activists were arrested at the Kosta junction in Andhra Pradesh’s Srikakulam district on Sunday, November 13, when they tried to launch a padayatra [“(Hindi, lit. journey by foot) is a journey undertaken by a politicians or prominent citizens to interact more closely with different parts of society, educate about issues concerning them, and galvanize his or her supporters”] to register their protest against the proposed atomic power plant in Kovvada village.

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Anti-drone activists arrested while attempting citizen’s arrest of Creech AFB commander

img_0709from Code Pink, Veterans for Peace and Nevada Desert Experience

On Thursday morning, November 10, activists blocked the main gate to Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nevada, impeding early morning Air Force commute traffic. Activists called upon base personnel and Las Vegas police present to “stand down” or assist in the arrest of Commander Col. Case Cunningham for “Crimes Against Humanity.” Creech Air Force Base plays a central role in the U.S. drone targeted assassination program, where the U.S. uses remotely controlled unmanned planes from the desert of Nevada to kill suspects in many countries overseas. Thousands of civilians, including hundreds of children, have been killed according to independent researchers.

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