Daily Archives: June 6, 2021

2021-06-06: News Headlines

Max Lill (2021-06-06). Learning to Feel Collectively. indybay.org The starting point of the upheavals are the anti-colonial movements that have been spreading across the globe since the end of World War II. With the Black Civil Rights Movement, they penetrate into the heart of the capitalist world system starting in the mid-1950s, where they politicize liberal students* and the existentialist beat culture of the bohemians.

AutumnSun (2021-06-06). Protest US-financed oppression in Palestine/Israel. indybay.org Here are a few photos from today's protest on Ocean St. at Water St. that was held from 11am. to 2pm.

_____ (2021-06-06). Save Alex Saab. popularresistance.org U.S. authorities ordered his arrest, and Alex Saab was pulled off a plane on June 12, 2020, during a refuelling stop in the Republic of Cabo Verde, an island nation off Africa's West Coast. | Saab, a Venezuelan diplomat to the African Union, was on a humanitarian mission to Iran at the time of his seizure to arrange emergency shipments of food, medicine, and essential supplies for Venezuela. Detained and imprisoned in total isolation and darkness in Cabo Verde for the past year, Saab has also been tortured. | Saab is battling cancer and urgently needs to be cared for by his doctors in Venezuela. | The U.S. sancti…

Staff (2021-06-06). Some Prisons Reinstate Patdown Searches Although Guards Are Refusing Vaccination. truthout.org Under the watchful eyes of gun towers above us, prisoners are ushered through the turnstile to enter the yard and then some of us are called over to receive a pat search. The guards are eager to use this method, which had only been reinstated a few hours earlier. No more social distancing; guards stood merely feet from each other while running their gloved hands down prisoners' bodies. They refused to change gloves before groping their next victim. | "I couldn't believe we were getting se…

Roger Harris (2021-06-05). #FreeAlexSaab Delegation First Day in Cabo Verde: Access Denied to Alex Saab. orinocotribune.com June 4, 2021, Sal Island, Cabo Verde. In their first full day in Cabo Verde, the emergency human rights delegation met with Saab's lawyer and the Venezuelan ambassador, tried to meet with the local police commander, and saw first hand the prison-house where Mr. Saab is jailed, though the heavily armed guards prevented a visit. | A year ago, immediately after Alex Saab's plane was diverted to Cabo Verde for a technical fueling stop and he was forcibly taken off the plane, the Venezuelan government notified the Cabo Verdean authorities that Saab was a diplomat and thus protected from detention, according to Jose Ma…

Max Lill (2021-06-05). Learning to Feel Collectively. indybay.org The starting point of the upheavals are the anti-colonial movements that have been spreading across the globe since the end of World War II. With the Black Civil Rights Movement, they penetrate into the heart of the capitalist world system starting in the mid-1950s, where they politicize liberal students* and the existentialist beat culture of the bohemians.

_____ (2021-06-05). Craig Murray's Trial: What Happens Next. popularresistance.org On Monday morning, Lady Dorrian and two supporting judges will hear the application from Roddy Dunlop QC for Craig Murray to be allowed to appeal to the UK Supreme Court against both their verdict of contempt of court for jigsaw identification, and against the disproportionate sentence. | It is widely expected, given the obvious animus against Murray she has shown throughout the proceedings, that leave to appeal will be refused and Lady Dorrian will commit Craig Murray to jail, probably from Wednesday 9 June. At that stage, Murray's legal team will have to apply direct to the UK Supreme Court to grant him an appe…

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