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2023-01-09: News Headlines

The Conversation (2023-01-09). Who will Help Rohingya Women and Demonstrate Global Leadership? juancole.com By Deeplina Banerjee, Western University | &#1 ; The UN Security Council recently adopted its first resolution on Myanmar in more than seven decades. The resolution demanded an end to the violence and called on Myamnar's military junta to release all political prisoners. In 2021, the military seized power in the country in a violent coup …

_____ (2023-01-09). Peru: Social Movements Declare National Strike. popularresistance.org The indefinite national strike in Peru, called by various social movements of the country, has been continuing since January 4, in demand of a constituent assembly, the release of President Pedro Castillo from prison, and the resignation of de facto President Dina Boluarte and her illegitimate government. | The strike has spread through the country, with the greatest presence in the departments of Apurimac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Puno, Cusco, and Tacna. The protesters demand the closing of the Congress, dominated by the ultra-right, which removed the democratically elected president, Pedro Castillo on December 7, 20…

_____ (2023-01-09). "I Speak For The Georgian Legion — We Don't Take Russian Soldiers Prisoner!" journal-neo.org Reports of Georgian soldiers dying in the fight for Ukraine's independence are at first impression heartwarming, at least for the naàØve. BUT when you dig deeper into this story, you soon realise that their plight is of their own choice, and motivated by financial considerations, not solidarity or standing up for a fledgling democracy. As …

One People's Project (2023-01-09). Alex Stokes Should Not Be in Prison. itsgoingdown.org Report from One People's Project about the case of antifascist prisoner, Alex Stokes, who faces 20 years for defending counter-protesters on January 6th in Albany, New York. On Friday, many in the nation observed the second anniversary of what might have been the biggest threat to democracy since perhaps the Civil War: the Insurrection at…

George Yancy (2023-01-08). Incarceration and Ableism Go Hand in Hand, Says Abolitionist Talila Lewis. truthout.org Disability, carceral violence and problematic forms of racialization constitute a profound and hegemonic labyrinth, Talila A. Lewis argues. So what are the intersections between disability, criminalization, institutionalization and incarceration? How do these sites function as overlapping and inextricable forms of mutually compounded violence? And how do we go beyond theorizing how these phenomena… |

Californians United for a Responsible Budget (2023-01-08). Thursday 1/12: Rally & Press Conference Demands More Prison Closures Across California. indybay.org California State Capitol (West Steps) | 1315 10th St | Sacramento, CA 95814…

Revolution Books (2023-01-08). Saturday 1/14: Film Screening:The Circle, banned in Iran, directed by Afar Panahi, imprisoned in Iran. indybay.org Revolution Books | 2444 Durant Ave | Berkeley…

Anonymous103 (2023-01-08). First Prisoners Exchanged In 2023. southfront.org Russian servicemen | On January 8, Russia and Ukraine held another prisoner exchange which became the first one in 2023. This time, the exchange was equal, both of the warring sides got servicemen back from enemy prisons. | The Russian Ministry of Defence confirmed that Russian servicemen came back home as a result of the exchange. The Russian side traditionally did not reveal the military ranks of the released prisoners of war (POWs). All of them will be taken to Moscow for treatment and rehabilitation. |

Staff (2023-01-08). Activist Silenced for Questioning German Support for Ukrainian Neo-Nazis (Coop Anti-War Cafe Berlin Statement). orinocotribune.com Caracas, January 8, 2023 ( Among those organizations is the Coop Anti-War Café Berlin. One of its organizers, Heinrich Buecker, now faces criminal charges that could result in a punishment of up to three years in prison or fines.This is…

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