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“LET BRITISH STATE CRIMES BE BYGONES"

Diarmuid Breatnach

We Irish are said to have long memories and to be unforgiving. The English, it has been said, can’t remember their history while we Irish can’t forget it. 2,501 more words

History

Brazil: Rafael Braga sentenced to eleven years in prison

The judgment was published on the the Rio de Janeiro’s Court of Justice web site, on Thursday (20/04). The collector of recyclable material was held convicted for trafficking and association for drug trafficking. 388 more words

Repression

In British captivity: Trotsky's struggle to return to Russia

After a stay of two months , we got the news of the Russian revolution. A group of Russian exiles, among them the writer of these lines, made an attempt to start for Russia on the first steamer. 4,157 more words

Yahoo Is Sued Over $17 Million Fund for Chinese Dissidents

Activists said the company failed to properly oversee the fund it created to help Chinese writers, democracy advocates and human rights lawyers persecuted for standing up to the country’s government. 16 more words

Call for Hunger Strike

Start: 11 April 2017

11am

Place: 10 Downing Street (75-77 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A)

More info and details of the hunger strike:

http://bit.ly/2oYkTxf

http://bit.ly/2oRptRb

http://bit.ly/2oqoIxc 102 more words

Turkey

Hunger Strikes in Turkish Prisons: Information Note

HDP PRISON COMMITTEE INFORMATION DESK
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Prison Committee
10 April 2017

The hunger strike protests of political prisoners in Turkish penitentiary institutions have reached a critical point. 142 more words

Turkey

Statue of Poet Viktor Savin, Syktyvkar, Komi Republic

Syktyvkar, the capital of Komi Republic, was important city in the “opening up the north”, meaning the Soviet Union’s project to penetrate to the arctic regions during the 1930s. 112 more words

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