Gaza strikes: Destroying just to destroy (via Occupied Palestine | فلسطين)

20 August 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Israeli attacks on Gaza are not limited to trying to kill people.  Sometimes, they bomb things just to destroy them, pointless destruction.  On the morning of August 19th, 2011 Israeli warplanes bombed Kateeba.  Kateeba is a large unfinished building near Al Azhar University.  It has a giant […]

“Give Us in Here the Strength to See This Thing Through”: A Chronicle of the Pelican Bay Hunger Strike (via Solitary Watch)

In March 2010, Julie Tackett, a Seattle-based activist inspired by her religious faith, began exchanging letters with Bryan, an inmate in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison in northern California. Neither could have anticipated the astonishing direction their correspondence would take. Bryan has been in solitary confinement in the prison’s Security Housing Unit (SHU) […]

Next London Meeting this Thursday 4th August (via UK FRIENDS OF BRADLEY MANNING)

We'll be meeting again in central London this Thursday evening — full details follow below. If you can't make it to the Plough, please consider joining us online at the following link: https://02.chat.mibbit.com/?server=irc.chatspike.net&channel=%23ukfriendsbm&nick= (If you use an IRC client, you can find us here: irc.chatspike.net:6697 #ukfriendsbm).   We meet online daily at 9pm UK time […]

Julian Assange at Logan Symposium 1/6

Logan Symposium: The New Initiatives Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism The panel features Gavin MacFadyen (The Bureau for Investigative Journalism, UK), Chuck Lewis (American University), Julian Assange (WikiLeaks), Birgitta Jónsdóttir (Member of Parliament, Iceland) and Jon Weber (The Bay Citizen). Lowell Bergman moderates. (WLPress channel on Youtube)