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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005
4:51 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - major stories... Bolivia, Ecuador, France
BOLIVIA: Mass protests overthrow government
A new wave of mass protests broke out as a controversial gas bill passed parliament
Marchers from El Alto descended on the capital en masse
Congress was evacuated as protesters marched on it
Demonstrators broke through cop lines and nearly reached Congress
Police attacked the protesters with water cannons
Protests for nationalisation of gas were also held across the country
After sell-out on gas privatisation and redistribution issues, government faces new rebellion from El Alto slum-dwellers and peasants
Protests continued for weeks, with attempts made to involve the police and military in repression
Eventually President Mesa was forced to step down in the face of unrest, and plans to install far-rightist Vaca Diez as a replacement also fell apart
http://www.falkland-malvinas.com/Detalle.asp?NUM=5658
http://www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID={0033281F-72E6-4ED2-8018-3DA66F2BE910}&language=EN
http://www.cbc.ca/story/world/national/2005/05/24/BoliviaProtests_050524.html
http://www.granma.cu/ingles/2005/mayo/vier27/23bolivia.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4605487.stm
http://www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID={6CB971C9-695D-45DA-B39B-4FBA65C260D2}&language=EN
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1527
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1529
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1528
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/27/17740/3054
http://newsocialist.org/index.php?id=305
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/7/212555/4105
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N11216611.htm
http://www.counterpunch.org/webber05092005.html
http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0613/p06s01-woam.html
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/6/223313/0055
http://www.internationalist.org/boliviaexplodes0506.html
http://www.internationalist.org/lapazeyewitness050606.html
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/7/213122/3581
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/7/213122/3581
http://www.granma.cu/ingles/2005/junio/mier8/24boliv-i.html
http://www.americas.org/item_19790
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/6/17431/08183
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20050606-1947-bolivia-unrest.html
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1866
http://www.schnews.org.uk/archive/news502.htm
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/630/630p12b.htm
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/630/630p12.htm
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/627/627p24.htm
http://www.isn.ethz.ch/news/sw/details.cfm?id=11301
http://news.ncmonline.com/news/view_article.html?article_id=4805a676cefd60167d027f0472dfcccb
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4557379.stm
http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,1487077,00.html
http://www.bangkokpost.com/News/18May2005_news36.php
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4551293.stm
http://www9.sbs.com.au/theworldnews/region.php?id=111838®ion=4
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/southamerica/article_1001070.php/Protests_continue_in_Bolivia_over_gas_industry
http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/05/17/1420227
http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050517-074136-8407r.htm
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0505/S00201.htm
http://www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7BD7FC3AAA-AC63-4057-9F0F-F76EDBC7C33D%7D&language=EN
http://www.menafn.com/qn_news_story.asp?StoryId=CqOLSqeidyM9SAxzPys1WCM90zxn0CW
Protest paralyses main airport
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-06/10/content_3065769.htm
Protests derail Congress
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4594615.stm
The people take La Paz
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/31/20717/4474
http://www.marxist.com/Latinam/bolivia-revolutionary-crisis010605.htm
The uprising of miners and peasants
http://sandiego.indymedia.org/en/2003/11/102035.shtml
Interview with Bolivian activists
http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/05/25/1414214
Tear gas in the Andes – The Nation article on the protests by Christian Parenti
http://www.thenation.com/doc.mhtml?i=20050613&s=parenti
Water wars continue in El Alto
http://www.cupe.ca/www/p3_alert__march_2005/bolivia_water_fight_
The first few days of the second gas war
http://www.newsocialist.org/index.php?id=286
The revolution must continue (Fifth International analysis)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2110
http://www.allheadlinenews.com/cgi-bin/news/newsbrief.plx?id=2235625374&fa=1
New government tries to divert protest into parliamentarism
http://www.marxist.com/Latinam/bolivia-parliamentary-trap130605.htm
Bolivian people’s assembly launched
http://www.marxist.com/Latinam/bolivia-peoples-assembly090605.htm
Mass organisations form revolutionary council
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00243.html
Statement by "Coordinadora de Defensa del Agua y el Gas"
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00251.html
Bolivia “in pre-revolutionary situation” – UNIPA, Brazil
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00274.html
Analyses of the unfolding crisis from PO, Argentina
http://www.po.org.ar/poen/2005/poen900/poen900004.htm
http://www.po.org.ar/poen/2005/poen903/poen903003.htm
http://www.po.org.ar/poen/2005/poen904/poen904003.htm
Peasants occupy gas plant in protest over local services
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4316562.stm
Is reform enough? – Carlos Herrera, Bolivian Bolivarian
http://www.axisoflogic.com/cgi-bin/exec/view.pl?archive=130&num=18327
Bolivia crisis peaks
http://www.axisoflogic.com/cgi-bin/exec/view.pl?archive=130&num=18192
Mesa warns of civil war threat
http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/06/09/news/bolivia.php
Mesa resigns in bid to stop protests
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=alF4AE34J_TE&refer=top_world_news
Thousands protest in Bolivian capital
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/06/07/bolivia.unrest/
Mesa’s concessions fail to stop protests
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4608111.stm
Protests derail Bolivian Congress session
http://www.swissinfo.org/sen/swissinfo.html?siteSect=143&sid=5834012
Behind the crisis
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0613-24.htm
Neoliberalism is not an option in Bolivia
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0609-27.htm
Zero Hour in Bolivia
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0609-32.htm
Tear gas in the Andes – the Bolivia crisis
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0527-28.htm
Bolivia Mayday protests
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/04Bolivia.html
After the uprising
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/24bolivia.html
CPGB general analysis of the Bolivia revolt
http://www.cpgb.org.uk/worker/581/bolivia.htm
CPGB criticises MAS
http://www.cpgb.org.uk/worker/582/bolivia.htm
On the march against imperialism
http://www.revolutionarycommunistgroup.com/frfi/185/185_bol.html
http://www.revolutionarycommunistgroup.com/frfi/186/186_bol.html
http://www.revolutionarycommunistgroup.com/frfi/184/184_bol.html
Interview with COB activist
http://www.revolutionarycommunistgroup.com/frfi/186/186_int.html
Bolivia crisis leads to replacement of president
http://www.ukzn.ac.za/ccs/default.asp?3,69,3,717
The Other Insurrections
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6321
Victory in Bolivia!
http://www.socialistworker.org/2005-2/548/548_05_Bolivia.shtml
http://www.socialistworker.org/2005-1/547/547_06_Bolivia.shtml
http://www.socialistworker.org/2005-1/545/545_02_Bolivia.shtml
Make the revolution permanent
http://www.workerspower.com/index.php?id=78,791,0,0,1,0
http://www.workerspower.com/index.php?id=77,729,0,0,1,0
Byebye Mesa
http://www.counterpunch.org/hylton06072005.html
Bolivia on the edge of revolution
http://www.counterpunch.org/maass06082005.html
http://www.counterpunch.org/gott06142005.html
The agony of stalemate
http://www.counterpunch.org/hylton06022005.html
http://www.counterpunch.org/hylton06142005.html
Bolivia erupts
http://www.counterpunch.org/webber05202005.html
Back to the streets in Bolivia
http://www.counterpunch.org/webber05092005.html
Recovering Bolivia’s oil and gas
http://www.counterpunch.org/olivera06102005.html
Messy situation as protests continue, coup threatened
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050602115940229
Indigenous protest in Bolivia
http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/05/26/penhaul.bolivia/index.html
Nationalisation or Death – rebellion in Bolivia
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050528133134702
Bolivia explodes in sharp class battle
http://www.internationalist.org/boliviatoc.html
The first two days of Bolivia’s new gas war
http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/article.php3?id_article=799
Protests by workers and indigenous people rock the ruling class
http://socialismandliberation.org/mag/index.php?aid=445&PHPSESSID=a65f90fb525e7bb8829076a53bed7298
Behind the uprising
http://www.nosweat.org.uk/article.php?sid=1315
Dual power in Bolivia
http://blackcat.enzyme.org.nz/bolivia_s_laboratory_of_dual_power?PHPSESSID=7ccf617ed753bcd84dc1b90a5976939f
Struggle goes “inside”
http://blackcat.enzyme.org.nz/bolivias_gas_war_moves_inside
Reversing the tide in Bolivia
http://resist.ca/story/2005/6/7/123841/2664
Gas protests continue
http://resist.ca/story/2005/5/30/124130/456
New uprising in Bolivia
http://resist.ca/story/2005/5/24/62955/1715
Protesters demand nationalisation of oil and gas
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6923/692353.html
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6924/692405.html
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6925/692504.html
“Last week Bolivia’s congress was forced to meet in the former colonial capital Sucre, as La Paz’s streets were out of their control.
Then congress had to be suspended after military Special Forces killed a member of the mineworkers union Juan Coro as he was en route to protests, and peasant union members took over the Sucre airport.”
http://www.scottishsocialistvoice.net/back%20issues%2005/issue%20224.htm
Narcosphere reports
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/12/214534/676
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/10/185538/941
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/10/11925/5827
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/9/235156/3341
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/9/84257/46598
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/9/2014/37723
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/7/213122/3581
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/7/3226/45623
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/3/20745/10741
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/2/202837/7248
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/2/91950/40629
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/1/203744/6962
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/1/1938/47554
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/31/20717/4474
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/31/82723/2089
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/30/191911/883
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/27/233342/114
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/27/17740/3054
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/24/174716/841
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/24/131418/002
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/19/31431/1005
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/5/17/2492/77016
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/special/bolivia_en
Vaca Diez behind death of miner
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/9/172426/1456
Airport strike against Vaca Diez
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/6/9/14829/09416
Strikes across Bolivia
http://www.workersliberty.org/node/view/4235
Rebellion topples president
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6715
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6716
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6682
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6683
Warning of civil war, Bolivia’s President resigns
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/boli-j09.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/boli-j03.shtml


ECUADOR: More protests against Gutierrez over corruption lead to toppling of government
General strike and mass protests force resignation of former leftist Gutierrez
What began as small liberal protests over supreme court stacking, turned into a mass popular mobilisation forcing the resignation of the president
In a day of unrest in Quito, dozens were injured by fumes and one confirmed dead in clashes
A week-long state of emergency was a pretext for massive police violence, but hundreds of thousands defied the repression
Congress was stormed and briefly occupied
Once again, popular masses marched on Quito and effectively overthrew a government
The once popular Guttierez quickly sold out to neoliberalism, angering his former supporters
http://www.marxist.com/Latinam/ecuador_uprising210405.htmhttp://english.people.com.cn/200504/20/eng20050420_181962.html
http://216.239.39.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=es%7Cen&u=http://ecuador.indymedia.org/es/2005/04/9325.shtml&prev=/language_tools
http://216.239.39.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=es%7Cen&u=http://ecuador.indymedia.org/es/2005/04/9119.shtml&prev=/language_tools
http://216.239.39.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=es%7Cen&u=http://peru.indymedia.org/news/2005/04/15440.php&prev=/language_tools
http://216.239.39.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=es%7Cen&u=http://ecuador.indymedia.org/es/2005/04/9117.shtml&prev=/language_tools
http://216.239.39.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=es%7Cen&u=http://ecuador.indymedia.org/es/2005/04/9001.shtml&prev=/language_tools
http://216.239.39.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=es%7Cen&u=http://ecuador.indymedia.org/es/2005/04/9012.shtml&prev=/language_tools
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/624/624p15.htm
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00448.html
http://www.po.org.ar/poen/2005/poen896/poen896004.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0421-02.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0420-08.htm
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/11ecuador.html
http://www.revolutionarycommunistgroup.com/frfi/185/185_ecu.html
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050415234604452
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=200504221111009
http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/article.php3?id_article=788
http://socialismandliberation.org/mag/index.php?aid=404
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/04/24/0273450
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6918/691801.html
http://www.scottishsocialistvoice.net/back%20issues%2005/issue%20217.htm
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/4/19/17234/5833
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/4/17/1740/70522
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6462
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6376
http://www.socialistworker.org/2005-1/541/541_11_Ecuador.shtml
Hmmm… time for another President to go?
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0501-30.htm
Revolt was “middle-class” says US Marxist group
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6919/691953.html
Latin America: Docile no more
http://mondediplo.com/2005/06/12latinamerica
What Ecuador’s people think of politics and politicians
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/4/18/20454/9033
Interview with indigenous leader
http://www.narconews.com/Issue37/article1274.html
New crisis in Ecuador – protesters demand nationalisation of oil and redistribution of oil wealth
Workers and peasants blocked highways and occupied airports and oilfields
The new president has declared a state of emergency and sent the army to seize the oilfields
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6934/693462.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4168070.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4164840.stm
http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2005/8/20/6222/57479
Workers and peasants push for power
http://www.marxist.com/Latinam/bolivia-workers-peasants080605.htm
Latin America in revolt – a continent defies the US
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/624/624p24.htm
Photos from the march which overthrew Gutierrez
http://ecuador.indymedia.org/es/2005/04/9157.shtml
http://ecuador.indymedia.org/es/2005/04/9090.shtml
http://ecuador.indymedia.org/es/2005/04/9086.shtml
General strike and protests in Cuenca, Quito
http://boston.indymedia.org/feature/display/35430/index.php
Reports on repression
http://www.indybay.org/news/2005/04/1733998.php
http://newswire.indymedia.org/en/newswire/2005/04/822012.shtml

As you probably know, Lucio won the elections in Ecuador in a very much Chavez-like agenda. Upon taking office he, unlike Chavez, forgot all his promises and turned to neoliberalism, against the people and being a servant to the US following on Uribe's footsteps. ALl the insults to the Ecuatorian people have been very much ignored until early April when he, with a rigged supreme court, acquitted former president Abdala Bucaram who had being removed from office for corruption (an ecuatorian Carlos Andres if you will). Once acquitted, Bucaram comes back to Ecuador. That angered the Ecuatorian people and gives grounds for one side of the right to play politics against the president (other side of the same right).

They called a strike against the president and the supreme court on Wednesday 13th (of all dates!!). It was a top-down strike without any power of convoking the masses. However, there was a real issue that was hurting the Ecuadorian people, thinking of demonstrations, the people started to think of it on a more spontaneous manner and after that day there were public gatherings and demonstrations that increasingly gathered more people. At first it was mostly upper middle class but as the days progressed the country has been warming up and now there were more people joining the opposition but only from the middle class. Yesterday there was a big gathering going to the congress. There were about 30 to 40 thousand people (you might have heard a lot more from the media but it was only that many) that marched peacefully towards the congress. The demonstration got around the presidential palace where it was stopped by the guards with tear-gas. Nothing, that was not completely predictable if you know how this things tend to develop.

The country keeps warming up and there will not relent until the accomplish something. At first it was the dismissal of the corrupt supreme court. They accomplished it but the anger for Lucio's abuses was too much and by now they want Lucio to resign. I doubt that they will calm down until Lucio steps down. Now let me make clear that this movement is strictly from the middle class. Even in the large demonstration of yesterday (April 19th) there wasn't any representation from the lower economic or ethnic groups. That the movement is from the middle class means two things. One, that it is demographically unimportant. As we discussed the middle class comprises only some 20% of the Ecuadorian people. If they went into a strike and paralyzed the country economically they could choke the economy and get Lucio to resign but by bulk of people they are limited in what they can do. The other consequence of that being a middle class movement is that it is fundamentally, and above all, a peaceful movement. So, there will not be any violent movement to force Lucio out of office.

Nobody wants unrest in the country (certainly not the people that are in the business of placing and replacing governments in Latin America) and there will be a solution sooner rather than later. What I see will happen is something that has been rehearsed many times and works surprisingly well every time. The president and the vice-president will play good cop bad cop games. Lucio cancel the civil rights, and the vice-president, Alfredo Palacios, condemns the action. Lucio represses the people and send hordes to produce violence and the vice-president condemns it as well. The media plays along to demonize Lucio (which is not hard to do) and the Vice-president uses the spotlight of the media to champion the cause of righteousness and civil rights. The president resigns or is removed from office and the Vice-president takes the well-deserved job after his performance. He rallies the people against Lucio and when he is uncharged everybody wins. The people are happy because the accomplished their goal and go back home happy as happy can be because they succeeded in their cause (oops as I type this I hear that Lucio was removed from office by the congress just as I typed it three lines ago!!!).

This formula has been used many times. It happens in 1997 when the removed Abdala Bucaram, it happened in 2000 when they removed Jamil Mahuad, it was used also in Bolivia in 2002. The people had rallied to the streets to protest against the privatization of the natural gas and water. The president Sanchez Lozada repressed the demonstration and the vice-President condemned it. They had a week or so stand off while the people fought in the streets against the public forces. Then the president resigned and Carlos Mesa (the vice-president) took office as the hero of the country. The people went back home only to see the new president continued with the privatization of the natural gas and water just as the former president was doing but the people was demobilized already.

So long as it is a middle class movement, as it has been, this formula should work out as it has in the past. The lower classes and indigenous movements have not supported the movement but they will if the country continues to warm up. That might be the reason that the Congress rushed to remove him now before the real uprising comes. If there is a real uprising or if the middle class do not bite the hook, then some real changes might come about. Ecuador is a key country for Plan Colombia and the imperial control of South America. If Ecuador joins the Axis of good Colombia will end up coming our way sooner rather than later.

It is uncertain so far if the Ecudorian people will fall for the trick of switching Vice presidents or not. There is a large crowd in the congress that do not let the, now, president go to the presidential palace. The events are very interesting and relevant to the future of South America

Jesus (Jesus A Rivas, Vivabolivar list)

Ecuador: overflowed 16 political class Q.S.V.T. Apr 2005 00:22 GMT In Quito (Ecuador) new forms of protest are being invented. Wednesday with "cacerolazo"
began, Thursday followed with "reventón" of globes, and today "tablazo" is made. Everything began with a proposal of a listener in Radio the Moon, that
continued transmitting without interruptions to receive the telephone calls of people who call to their neighbors to go out. The conductor of the program that seted out like citizen information channel, Alpaca Velasco, received anonymous threats of death. The political class is overflowed, and in SEVERAL COUNTRIES already they begin to manipulate the information, in order to facilitate the repression. One of the coreadas phrases is: THAT ALL GO AWAY!!!!!
================= More information: Ecuador
Indymedia http://ecuador.indymedia.org Radio the Moon
(online) http://www.radiolaluna.com ================

http://www.lahora.com.ec/ultimahora.asp#41926 DAILY
HOUR 15/04/2005 - 3:03:35 p.m. After "reventón" summons "tablazo" against Government of Exempt Ecuador (EFE) Once passed "cacerolazo" of the last Wednesday and "reventón" of Thursday, thousands of Ecuadorian are prepared to carry out tonight, in Quito, "tablazo" against the Government of the president of Ecuador, Lucio Gutiérrez. The original protests began after the Government reduced importance to a manifestation led by the authorities of the province of Pichincha, whose capital is Exempt, that afternoon had little pursuit during the morning and of the last Wednesday.
But at night, a nourished group of demonstrators surprised the police that guarded the Supreme Court of Justice, which they were impotent to repress the shouts of those who demanded the cease of the members of the high court and the resignation of Gutiérrez.
"Outside Bright outside", "Cease of the Court de facto", coreaban the demonstrators, who insisted to the massive movement to the shout of: "The one that does not jump is Bright". The situation at night made worse Thursday for the Government, when the protests were multiplied in diverse sectors of Quito, by where at least 5,000 people made sound the horns of their cars or globes and casseroles were congregated with. The night of "reventón" took its name from the thousands of globes that were punctured to call the
attention with the noise in a day that extended until the dawn in scenes little seen in Quito, that it has 1.6 million inhabitants. 15/04/2005 - 5:53:54 p.m. Today to 21h00: Mass media become echo of ´El Tablazo Several radial mass media of the city of Quito, through their regular programmings, were made echo during this day of the car call that maintains the resident Ecuadorian community in the Capital, to continue with the marches against the Government of the president, Lucio Gutiérrez. Transmitters like
Cinnamon, America, Brilliant (Chain Democracy), Quito, Center, Columbus, among others where the Moon is included, radio that is canalizing the citizen inconformidad, have come announcing the manifestations for tonight, to which they have denominated it "the Tablazo" and that to say of consulted people will surpass the previous manifestations like the Cacerolazo and the Reventón: Think that the 50 thousand people will reach. Exempt radio and its informative space Ecuadoradio, after announcing the news coverage of tonight, fourth informative emission communicated to its hearing the transfer of his, for 23h00, this way presenting the Ecuadorian community and the outside the development these unusual events in Ecuador. The conductors of the radial programs, of
all the musical sorts, not only that opened their microphones to their listeners so that they invite the population to be united to the Tablazo, but who supported with Alpaca Velasco, director of the informed space the Key, of Radio the moon. "Paquito, we are four broadcasters here that we are going to defend to you", he said to a pair of speakers of Radio Cinnamon to rate of tropical music. Radio Watchtower of the city of Guayaquil, according to Alpaca Velasco, could be integrated to the transmission of tonight.

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http://www.diario-expreso.com/html/politica.asp DAILY EXPRESS 15/04/2005 "reventón" of Quito put to the regime in Maxima alert the protests took the streets
last night inhabitants of the capital the capital became last night the epicenter of the popular displeasure again. At least 15 marches, organized of spontaneous form, filled the streets as much to the south, as in the center and north of the city. The popular pressure forced the Government to carry far the measures and the Congress was surrounded after the meeting that finished to 21:50; the same it happened in the palace of Carondelet and the Supreme Court of Justice. The call had like protagonist to "Radio the Moon again" that organized the denominated protest "reventón". This consisted of exploding to 21:00 all the globes that the demonstrators had between their hands. To that hour, at least ten thousand people located in the sector of the Carolina obeyed the order with a contagious enthusiasm. Somebody began to distribute a leaf with the direction of the deputies of Pichincha; others suggested "we go to the Court", but the majority chose to remain shouting against the Government. The march began to grow with the passage of time. The people dressed in the t-shirt of the Selection and the children turning the covers of the pots subjects of gossip, returned to become presents/displays like the previous night. Passed the 22:00, the demonstrators chose to be placed the Court in front of, but the police force interrupted its step again. Meanwhile, motorized marches and on foot looked for to arrive at the Congress. To 23:00, the minister of Government returned to endorse the position of the regime in the subject of the Court, while people followed in front of the institutions of the State. The night of Wednesday however, the communication by cellular had a preponderant place in the protest. In the cellular one of Carolina Prexel, a message noticed to him that one night very long was approached: "In the Carolina: 21:00 ". It was not necessary nothing else so that this young person who
lives in "San Carlos", to the north of Quito, went to the traditional park of Quito. Two hours before, already it had taken a pot, a bucket and it was united to hundreds of mothers of family, children and young people to protest in "cacerolazo" characterized by his espontaneidad and call. It was Wednesday 13 of March and the last hours of provincial unemployment did not promise anything in special. Suddenly, the noise of
casseroles in the streets was listened to, some vehicles made sound his claxons and the shout of "all outside, the first dictator", crossed the curtains and blinds of houses, departments and condominiums. In their district, at least five hundred people did the
same and went to the park to shout under the light of a bonfire. Suddenly that cellular message arrived and next to another group of young people it undertook way
towards the Carolina. Near the 21:00 they came together citizen of the south, like the Magdalena, the Footwear; of the north: Carapungo and Calderón, as well as of other sectors, that to the radio call the Moon left armed of a pot, a bucket, drums... Altogether, the people of at least twenty districts, of the fifty and two sectors in which the city is
distributed, decided to leave her addresses and to prolong the protest in the morning and afternoon. A good number faced the Police in the low ones of the Supreme Court, until to 24:00 they undertook the way to the house of president Lucio Gutiérrez in the sector of the Fulling mill. There they began to shout from the road its displeasure, under the surprised glance of both police of the entrance. In other residential sectors like "the Gasca" and "San Gabriel", people caught bonfires, closed the transit and began to organize themselves of spontaneous form. There it was Edmundo Mendoza, owner of the commercial premises of the Rumipamba avenue (North of Quito) shouting against "Lucio and Ayerve" in spite of the influenza that still suffers. "I wanted to go out to shout, but my son advised to me that he did not do it by my disease". However, he was until the 01:00 wide-awake one, listening to the expressions of people by the radio. Others, like Víctor Jimbo, president of III the stage of the Urbanization "San Pedro Claver", took their loudspeaker, with which regularly it calls to mingas, and asked for the people who concentrated themselves in the English park. "I obtained Solely that ten families integrated themselves to the protests; clear that first it was necessary to convince the housewife ". Little by little, more people were adding themselves, until a good group
ignited a bonfire and again it began to walk. The broadcasting Alpaca Velasco filled its mailbox of messages twice. That is to say, in one night it received on six hundred writings. He, even, marched towards the park the Carolina, the Supreme Court and the residence of Lucio Gutiérrez, pressed by hundreds of people who before the call of the radio had responded to the initiative to organize "cacerolazo". At dawn of yesterday they began to circulate other messages summoning to the citizens for today, in times of the night, to "farra antidictatorship", an idea that also will be irresistible for Quito. Today the
south of Quito will be "farra against the dictator" in the capital was one of the most important poles of the popular displeasure. Marches from the sector of the Michelena, the Conception and San Bartolo tried to arrive at the Congress, but the Police prevented the access them. The main site of concentration was the sector of the Villaflora, where six thousand people at least crossed the main streets of the city. After that long-haul, whole families returned to their departure point and began to sing the national anthem
of natural and sudden form. To "Radio the Moon" began to arrive suggestions for the protest from tonight. Some raised to take several avenues and to seat in the
same ones; others raised to arrive at the Historical Center. Finally, the Moon raised the protest of "farra against the dictator" or "San Viernes against the dictatorship" that had great welcome between the hearing. The same one was left decree after several telephone calls. Some of the same ones proposed to advance until the Swissotel, where supposedly the President had met with members of the Roldosista Party. Outside the city also protests took place, basically in Cumbayá and Conocoto. In this zone, at
least thousand people began to organize a manifestation by several zones.

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DAILY COMMERCE 15/04/2005 cacelorazo went a punishment to the partisanship Its organization around a radial station - the Moon was the lapidaria test that an important segment of the society does not feel represented by a political class that, through the
Democratic Left (YOU GO) and Pachakutik, took the reins from the Assembly of Quito. On the contrary, it was the sample of which before the incapacity of the political parties to lead citizen protests, people look for other spaces that viabilicen their exigencies. In this case it was radial means that one is against the government of Lucio Gutiérrez. For Jose Laso, director of Communication of the Andean University, that spontaneous manifestation demonstrates that there are "new channels of inconformidad and protest that exceed the partisan logic". Laso explains east behavior in the fact that the citizenship "has the impression that is agreed to and negotiated to its backs". To this the strategy of the Regime is added, which aims to discredit any action that has a partisan border, like the Assembly of Quito, led by the mayor Alpaca Moncayo and prefect Ramiro González (YOU GO). In that sense, the psychologist Francisco Peralta considers that the radial station became a scene where people "took control of her opinion creating a commitment with his to think, to say and to do". In effect, in last the 48 hours, radio the Moon received a rain of calls in which most of people it expressed his displeasure and
it was committed to participate in acts with new shades, like ' cacerolazó. In parallel form, the participants criticized to most of televising means, accusing it "to by ricochet hide to the acts against the Government and the Court". To say of Jose Laso, that attitude is explained in the necessity of people to feel represented in the spaces contemporary public: the mass media. However, that expectation was truncated and even for either direction of two-way working by several reporters, who described the nocturnal protest as "vandalism". On the matter, Peralta says that the citizenship protested because it felt that the "vandalism" came from certain means, that they hid information "to defend interests". Although cacerolazo was an alternative channel, the sociologist Jorge Leon considers that that lack of representativeness can generate another type of manifestations, that can be "radical and violent", as it happens in other latitudes. The marrow the citizen displeasure looks for alternative spaces the parties. In the case of cacerolazo, one radio was the one that articulated the protest.

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DAILY the Exempt HOUR - Friday, April 15, the 2005
power of the casseroles the tribune of the Shyris and other points of the city congregated yesterday at night to thousands of people who with slogans and blows in the casseroles requested the exit of the president of the Republic, Lucio Gutiérrez. Globes, Flags, whistles, placards and the t-shirt of the selection were the symbol with which the civil society identified itself that is not in agreement with the Government. All shouted by the exit of Lucio Gutiérrez and the destitution of the Court and the courts, their proposal is, that assumes the power the Vice-president, Alfredo Palacio, while a generational change is made in the policy. The march of casseroles expands To 21h00 last night burst hundreds of globes by several points of the city and the whistle of the cars intensified like signal of protest and rejection to Gutiérrez. This happened in the sector of the Central University and in the Greater Seminary where they were autoconvocaron around 300 people who went with torches and casseroles to the CSJ by the route of the Metrobús. In the Italy park another group met to go to the CSJ; nevertheless to the height of the Chamber of Commerce of Quito, by the Amazon Avenue the presence of the military and police was evident, the Supreme Court she remained surrounded and watched all
the night. Also they added Cotocollao, the Villaflora, the Painted one, Carapungo and the Gasca. With the motto "it is not a speed fight, but of resistance", the inhabitants of Quito concentrated themselves in several places of the city to request the exit of Gutiérrez. In the south, in the Rodrigo de Chávez also a considerable number of people met.

LAHORA Thousands of Ecuadorian at night protest against Gutiérrez the Ecuadorian capital returned to be shaken tonight by the multitudinal protests of groups of citizens against the Government of president Lucio Gutiérrez. Tens of groups went out of unexpected and spontaneous form in more than twenty Quito districts to protest against the Government and the Supreme Court of Justice. The peculiar mobilization triggered the night of Wednesday last through initiative of many citizens who through the transmitter "Radio the Moon" summoned to a denominated protest "cacerolazo". The demonstrators demand that the controversial court is reorganized, who has been the target of the critics since its president, Guillermo I castrate, decided to annul the judgments
who by presumed corruption weighed against their friend, ex- governor Abdalá Bucaram. Tonight, "Radio the Moon" has not interrupted its signal to receive hundreds of telephone calls of people who call to their neighbors to go out. In the Shyris avenue, in the commercial center of Quito, 5,000 people shouted "Lucio at least went" and "Bucaram to the jail", while in the Michelena street, to the south of the city, 3,000 demonstrators requested "that all go away", including the governor, the judges of the Supreme Court and the hundred of deputies of the Congress. In the district San Carlos, to the north of the large city, more than thousand citizens, between parents of family, housewives, old, young and young, they crossed several streets of the sector "waking up" to the neighbors so that they are united to the protests. Some people, through the "Radio the Moon", summoned a nocturnal manifestation to besiege the Parliament, whereas others suggested to march until the presidential Palace of Carondelet. In the environs of
the Supreme Court also 7,000 people have concentrated themselves, which they demanded the destitution of the judges and rejected the anonymous threats of death that has received the director of "Radio the Moon", the journalist Alpaca Velasco. According to journalistic sources, more than eight hundred police they have bet themselves in the environs of the Parliament to prevent that the marches arrive until that enclosure, whereas in the Supreme Court more than one hundred agents they prevent the access of the demonstrators to the seat of the Court. The protests have been pacific, although the participants have rejected with indignation the declarations of the president, who hours before had labeled "the forajidos" protestants as and calculated that they were "very little". "Here it does not have forajidos nor we are four pelagatos", indicated a woman whom the exit of the power of president Gutiérrez asked, whom accused, like other hundreds of people, of "treasonous and dictator". On the other hand, the minister of
Government (Inner), Oscar Ayerve, diminished the protests in Quito and said that in the capital "importance new features have not taken place". Ayerve admitted the right of the people to pronounce itself and announced that the Government has the intention to support amendments to the statutory law of the judicial function, to reorganize the Supreme Court. Exempt EFE autoconvoca tonight to the 'TABLAZÓ to follow with protests the manifestations of the citizens in Quito, who have had a protagónico paper from the night of Wednesday 13, has solved to follow with the protests under new initiatives, and for tonight of Friday a form of denominated expression ' Tablazó has looked for, which must as objective demand the resignation of president Gutiérrez and the diverse powers of the Ecuadorian state. The proposal has been raised by the own Quito settlers, who through the transmission that maintains Radio the Moon, in constant form they have called to suggest protest forms, and for that reason the idea has arisen from 'tablazó According to has been explained, it is which to 21h00, all the citizens whom they love to protest, they are united in its districts, and with two tables in its hands they let know its displeasure with the necessary noise. The initiative includes the accomplishment of marches by all the city, which make feel that noise that is come off striking of 'tablazó. The manifestations have been lead to protest in pacific form, thus many of the summoned ones to these marches have become to concentrate in sites like the Avenue of the Shyris, to the north of Quito, in redondel of Villa Flora, to the south, and in the districts of the city that has forty spontaneous marshalling areas. The reclamation that has been sent from the first moment at which the citizenship turned upside down in spontaneous manifestation, is that the resignation of president Gutiérrez is demanded, but the slogan of ' outside todos' has been added with which they express the rejection to the Ecuadorian political class, that has created one serious political crisis of illegality in Ecuador.
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Outgrowth of uprising – government defies IMF
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ECUADOR: Further protests – protesters target oil production
The unleashing of repression led to mass popular resistance, with state buildings trashed and looted
http://english.people.com.cn/200508/18/eng20050818_203279.html
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FRANCE: Mass uprising over police repression and social alienation after youths are electrocuted fleeing cops
Running battles pitted riot cops against large numbers of youths, many of them hooded, who built barricades out of bins and burning cars
Crowds of youths burn symbols of authority, build barricades and fight police in Paris and other cities
The CRS presence, intended to suppress the revolt, is taken as a provocation, sustaining ongoing unrest
The revolt, focused in minority communities, forced police to flee on several occasions
Insurgents are demanding the resignation of the quasi-fascist minister Sarkozy, whose crackdown freakery has fuelled unrest
Police stations were besieged during the unrest, and insurgents formed teams to fan out and outmanoeuvre police
Insurgents showed sophisticated tactical awareness, forming small groups which evaded police assaults
As statists downplayed the unrest and engaged in macho posturing, it escalated repeatedly, with police lured into ambushes on the eleventh night
Unrest spread from Paris to 300 other towns and even into Belgium and Germany
The state went from one repressive measure to another, flooding areas with police and using archaic fascist/colonial curfew laws designed to smash the Algerian independence struggle
A bigot was killed after picking on youths seen burning rubbish bins, as youths defend themselves against the threat of arrest
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As the unrest calms in Paris, it begins in other places
Police curfews spark unrest in Lyon, with youths fighting police in the city centre
Sarkozy is forced to flee as crowds disrupt a speech to cops
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On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - summit protests in Scotland and Argentina
G8 PROTESTS – EDINBURGH, GLENEAGLES, AUCHTERADER, STIRLING
Liberals try to hijack dissent, head off effective protest
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Protest suppression threats create possibility of unrest
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Smygo archive of mainstream media stories
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G8 protests
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G8 protests roundup
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Massive but ineffectual “Make Poverty History” demo supports debt cancellation
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Mass march on eve of summit – thousands attend but little action organised
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Anarchists attacked by police while joining mass march
Police attack distorted by media as part of authoritarian hype
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Virtual rally accompanies mass demo
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Sail 8 boat protest flops
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Orkney anti-poverty march
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Jews against the G8
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G8 July 5 – street carnival/protest held in Edinburgh
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Media goons blame trouble on protesters as usual, arselick Geldof
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July 6: small protest at Dungavel; others target oil refinery
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Faslane Big Blockade goes ahead – hundreds blockade the military base
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Protesters target Menwith Hill
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1500 on anti-war march
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July 7 – protesters march on G8 and tear down perimeter fence
Police attack with dogs, helicopters and riot goons
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Police play cat-and-mouse with Auchterader march, try to ban and then are forced to back down by the threat of unrest
Protesters blocked from attending by police repression held protests and blocked roads in Edinburgh
Sell-out Geldof also staged his own sectarian march
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Thousands of marchers join Auchterader march on summit
Some tear down the fence and get inside the security perimeter before being attacked by police
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Protesters kept from Auchterader, attacked by police in Edinburgh
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Police attacks on Stirling protesters headed for Auchterader lead to mass unrest
A Burger King is targeted and police lines attacked as protesters resist police repression
Rail and road links were blockaded by protesters
Police were forced to retreat under an onslaught on several occasions
Protesters using arm-links pushed back police lines
The M9 to Gleneagles was brought to a standstill by blockades and running battles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/4654767.stm
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?click_id=3&art_id=qw1120673160888B261&set_id=
http://news.scotsman.com/politics.cfm?id=751692005
This is how to deal with fascist pigs! Black Block take on police state in Stirling, enforce freedom of movement against police lines, and sab corporations
http://www.indymedia.org.uk/rtsp/2005/07/317379.rm
Stirling black block
Anarchists succeed in storming main road despite repeated police attacks and blockades
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00139.html
Report from Stirling and related protests
http://www.counterpunch.org/tina07122005.html

Campsite besieged
http://www.anarkismo.net/newswire.php?story_id=894
Fascist pigs blockade Stirling eco-camp
This vindictive action was a kneejerk after police were outclassed in clashes in Stirling
http://breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=78706056&p=787x643x
Stirling camp besieged
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050707070126511

Police persecution of activists and others – pub besieged
http://groups.google.com/group/alt.anarchism/browse_thread/thread/e4a6e11b65a07c6c/2f6863b75f799327?hl=en
Rundown of police repression from Legal Defence and Monitoring Group
http://groups.google.com/group/alt.anarchism/browse_thread/thread/132565b3e5fe2160/64f68f06f8fc4478?hl=en
Police fascism in Stirling
http://www.cpgb.org.uk/worker/586/letters.htm
More on repression
http://www.scottishsocialistvoice.net/back%20issues%2005/issue%20228.htm
In run-up to G8, pigs encourage snitching of unusual actions/people, and SNP support anti-protester crackdowns
http://www.scottishsocialistvoice.net/back%20issues%2005/issue%20216.htm
Morag Balfour, SSP candidate for Glenrothes, has condemned police requests for personal details of visitors to Fife during the G8 summit as a "disingenuous breach of privacy".
Morag was responding to the revelation that hotels, bed and breakfasts, camping and caravan sites were being asked to provide details of bookings coinciding with the summit between 6-8 July 2005.
http://www.scottishsocialistvoice.net/back%20issues%2005/issue%20218.htm
Pigs try to divert protest from within earshot of Gleneagles, to rural village
http://www.scottishsocialistvoice.net/back%20issues%2005/issue%20221.htm

As told to SchNEWS: “I went up to the G8 protests with three friends....we were trying to find a quiet spot as far away from the Stirling site as possible. We found a lovely derelict farm, belonging to a friend of a friend of a friend. We put our tents up and twenty minutes later 11 van loads of Met police arrived, 7 of them Armed Response Units....They asked us if we knew each other and when we said “yes” they hauled us out of our cars, handcuffed us, threw us into a cell for 30 hours and finally charged us the next day.
“When I’d finally been to court and released on bail (conditions to leave Scotland directly with an escort and not to deviate from a set route etc.) and the police returned my possessions to me, my car keys were missing. It turned out that the Met had stolen all of our cars and sent them to a scrap yard, which wouldn’t release them without a £200 payment. The cars had been legally parked and even the Scottish police were shocked that the Met had stolen them illegally. Anyway, long story short, I was in breach of bail ‘cos I couldn’t leave Scotland as ordered without my car, as all my keys and my boss’s house, business and safe keys were on the keyring...and it all went downhill from there!!”
http://www.schnews.org.uk/archive/news507.htm
One attendee at the protests in Scotland last week was sitting at a bus-stop waiting for a bus when the forces of Law and Order come screeching up beside him. Out jumped six of Scotland’s Finest who promptly searched him and, having found nothing dubious on him, reached for a half-empty can of lager left under the seat he was on. Said suspect was then arrested for “street drinking” and held for 30 hours. This is despite the fact that the person-in-question has not touched alcohol for 15 years!
http://www.schnews.org.uk/archive/news503.htm

Protesters occupy crane in debt relief protest
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=354692&in_page_id=1770

Environmentalists target Grangemouth refinery
http://icayrshire.icnetwork.co.uk/othernews/news/tm_objectid=15700681&method=full&siteid=73592&headline=activists-protest-at-oil-refinery-name_page.html

GOOD ONE! Bush collides with cop while cycling at summit
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4658327.stm

London bombings no shock to activists
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0708-02.htm

Class War activist’s G8 blog
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00112.html
Personal accounts
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00249.html
John Ross’s account of the G8 events
http://www.counterpunch.org/ross07192005.html
Personal account from Starhawk
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050705212449201
Irish Dissent report
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050705070910989
Various reports
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6911
Blog from the protests
http://worldrevolution.org.uk/index.php?id=36,129,0,0,1,0
Collection of links on the G8 protests
http://www.nadir.org/nadir/initiativ/agp/resistg8/reports/index.htm

G8 ELSEWHERE:
Sheffield G8 meeting met with protests despite police state
http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/2005/398/index.html?id=np4.htm
G8 solidarity rally in Houston, Texas
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00027.html
Solidarity protest in Kansas City attacked by police
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00135.html
Bristol (UK) activists occupy posh flat development project in solidarity with G8 protests
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00136.html
Richmond G8 protest disrupts Massey Coal HQ
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050712131312987
West Coast G8 protest
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050708221334880
Anti-G8 critical mass in West Sussex, UK
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050417050053956
School students walk out
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6960

PALO ALTO: Anarchists outwit police on Reclaim the Streets march
Police cruiser smashed, and police forced away from march
Stores were targeted, and protesters de-arrested as police attacks were repelled
Goods were appropriated from some stores while others were trashed
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00319.html
http://www.indybay.org/news/2005/05/1738691.php
http://www.indybay.org/news/2005/05/1738667.php
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00388.html
http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2005/06/1716119.php
http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2005/06/1716116.php
http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2005/06/1716115.php
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00344.html
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050523145355810
Anarchist anti-war rally in Palo Alto – demonstrators evade police
http://www.indybay.org/news/2005/06/1749518.php
http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=3051
Second anarchist demo in Palo Alto marks G8 summit
http://voice.paly.net/view_story.php?id=3185
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2016

SAN FRANCISCO: Anarchist protest coincides with G8
Anarchists sabbed corporate targets and used news-stands to block police manoeuvres
One pig was injured while involved in a vicious attack on protesters
Pigs allege protesters tried to block their car with a mattress and set it on fire
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/07/09/BAprotest09.DTL
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/news/070905_nw_officer_injured.html
http://www.kron4.com/Global/story.asp?S=3573694&nav=5D7lbwvL
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/07/10/BAG5UDLNU01.DTL
Vindictive statists prosecute protesters for self-defence
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=3588113
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=3578563
Whinging pigs complain about being outclassed
http://www.kron4.com/Global/story.asp?S=3582142
http://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=3581196

RICHMOND: Another G8 solidarity protest – protesters blockade Massey over mountaintop destruction
http://www.timesdispatch.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=RTD/MGArticle/RTD_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031783738485


ARGENTINA: Activists “leaflet-bomb” US-linked companies ahead of Bush visit
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3083
Mass unrest over suspension of train service; trains torched
In five hours of insurrection, commuters fought cops and torched a cop car
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4399362.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/4399672.stm
Protesters revolt against Bush visit and US summit in Mar del Plata
Thousands march against neoliberalism and some throw stones and start fires during battles with cops
Police had fenced off the summit, but protesters stormed police lines, answering tear gas with Molotov cocktails and stones
They also torched a bank during clashes which coincided with the summit opening
Teachers and public sector workers went on strike against the Bush visit and joined the protests
Hundreds also protested against Bush in Brazil, Venezuela and Panama, and in Buenos Aires and 200 other cities
In Buenos Aires, a banner was draped on a monument and a US flag burnt
Later, shops and government buildings were targeted in downtown Buenos Aires
Some piqueteros marched on the US embassy, while others blocked roads
4 police were injured in Rosario while attacking protesters who targeted a Citibank branch
In Neuquen and Mendoza, protesters targeted US multinationals
Protesters also attacked a McDonald’s in Uruguay and spraypainted the financial district before coming under vicious attack from police and bankers who collaborated to beat protesters
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3198
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3199
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3200
4:50 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Huaxi, China
CHINA: Police in Huaxi expelled from area by popular uprising over pollution
Police sent to smash a peaceful protest by elderly residents were driven off by stone-throwing crowds
Elderly people had established a tent city as part of a blockade, but were attacked by cops
Protesters also overturned and trashed cop cars
The initial protest was a call for the relocation of chemical plants blamed for pollution – the latest in a two-year-long campaign to curb pollution from the factories
Locals are unable to grow crops because of the pollution
Up to 30 cops were put out of action, while protesters numbered in tens of thousands
http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/headline/world/3133588
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/13/international/asia/13cnd-riot.html?oref=login
(bugmenot login: abbaabba1 and password abbaabba1)
http://www.asianews.it/view.php?l=en&art=3036
http://www.asianews.it/view.php?l=en&art=3013
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-1565554,00.html
http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050412-094927-8968r.htm
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050412/asp/foreign/story_4604285.asp
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6560
Video
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/video/2005/06/14/VI2005061401932.html?referrer=emaillink
4:49 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - China in revolt
CHINA: Land grab leads to mass protest and clashes as police interfere
Four villagers were earlier arrested by soldiers as they tried to stop bulldozers moving in
Protesters demonstrated for at least three successive days
On the third day, they besieged a government building demanding the four be released
Up to 7000 farmers are under threat from the land grab in Guangdong
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/stdn/std/China/GG04Ad02.html
Workers revolt at Futai textile factory
Strike over ban on independent unions and organisations leads to mass unrest with cop vehicles torched
Workers revolted after a road-block was attacked by security guards
Workers also throw stones and bricks as cops attack with tear gas and batons
Company guards and regular cops were driven off in a hail of stones before riot cops finally smashed the protest
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/07/17/AR2005071700931.html
Peasants in Qianjin village clash with cops in anti-road protest
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GreenLeft_discussion/message/20411
Unrest over pharmaceutical plants – villagers confront riot cops
Xinchang villagers involved in day-long pitched battles, throwing stones at cops
Dongyang unrest closes plant – police routed – 6 cops allegedly killed during the unrest
Workers attack police positions after rumours that 2 elderly women were killed
Reports suggest up to 74,000 mass protests happen every year in rural China
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2177
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/04/18china.html
http://www.fifthinternational.org/index.php?id=14,74,0,0,1,0
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3353140a12,00.html
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20050719-0452-china-factoryclash.html
Students in Jiangxi fight cops and overturn cars during unrest over fees and other issues
http://breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=148063026&p=y48x6373z
Unrest in Chizhou after traffic accident; supermarket looted
A police station was stormed, power cut to it and firecrackers thrown inside
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-06/30/content_455671.htm
http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2005/06/29/report_china_traffic_dispute_becomes_riot/
http://washingtontimes.com/upi/20050801-071517-7024r.htm
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002417597_chinariot03.html
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/639/639p20.htm
Shengyou: Farmers revolt over land grab – six killed
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=afvVWc73TaJ0&refer=top_world_news
Government needs to listen to popular concerns, says security chief
“In the latest riot on Sunday, in the poor eastern province of Anhui, armed police who tried to quell the disturbance were driven back by rocks and firecrackers. Later, power to the police station was cut and fireworks thrown inside.”
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050630171242870
Jianxia, Zhejiang: protesters occupy factory blamed for pollution and illness
Around 600 protesters blockaded the entrance, shutting workers inside
“This is only the last in a wave of nationwide social agitations and unrest. On Sunday 26 June, more than 10,000 people rose up in the streets of Chizhou city in Anhui province, after a car with four men ran over Liu Liang, a young pedestrian. The protesters set fire to two police cars on the scene and to the “guilty” car. They also threw fire crackers and stones at the local police station.”
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050703073027507
Environmental protest over lead poisoning
Protesters clash with cops, stoning police lines and trashing police vehicles
“After the initial melee with police, thousands of demonstrators torched police cars and broke into government offices, witnesses reported.”
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/2005/08/25/china_protest/
http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2005/08/21/dozens_hurt_after_china_factory_protest/
More on Zhejiang
“After the initial melee with police, thousands of demonstrators torched police cars and broke into government offices”
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050821171250687
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050415055107976
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050415084858835
CHONGQING: 10,000 workers blockade steel plant to oppose lay-offs and repression
Police viciously attacked workers, injuring dozens and allegedly killing two
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,16923733%5E2703,00.html
Farmers clash with cops in Inner Mongolia over land grab
Police were overwhelmed and fled as farmers overran a road-building site and seized equipment
The road was being built on farmers’ land which the state had seized
http://groups.google.com/group/alt.anarchism/browse_thread/thread/23e7ca29d1ece9c5/a9b15808426a4a38?hl=en
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6762
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050728/asp/foreign/story_5044108.asp
Strike and picket at Inner Mongolia factory met with state violence
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/07/10/5165237
Hebei farmers regain land after uprising
Six farmers were killed by security forces in clashes over a land grab without compensation, to build a nuclear waste site
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050723162245323
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4702339.stm
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050721-12215400-bc-china-farmers.xml
Agrarian rebellions in China
http://www.po.org.ar/poen/2005/poen910/poen910008.htm
Beating of student sparks mass unrest in Chizou, Anhui
Student beaten by guards of rich car-driver – incident sparks mass unrest against the rich
“By the end of the evening, 10,000 Chizhou residents had filled the streets, some of whom torched police cars, pelted overwhelmed anti-riot troops with stones and looted a nearby supermarket bare.”
http://info.interactivist.net/news/05/08/11/2251212.shtml?tid=13
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/chin-j15.shtml
Farmers protest in Beijing suburb over Olympic-linked land grab
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j25.shtml
Unrest in Dacen, Guangdong – peasants clash with riot cops in protests over corruption
Villagers threw up barricades and blocked roads
Meanwhile in Qinghai, Tibetan peasants burnt down government offices in protests about taxation
In Ximen village, Jiangxi, protesters blockaded a rail line for six hours in a protest over corrupt land deals
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/chin-j20.shtml
Repression of strikers in Xianyang
http://www.nosweat.org.uk/article.php?sid=1267
Massive strike at Shenzen WalMart factory
http://www.nosweat.org.uk/article.php?sid=1269
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/04/22/6742982
http://www.workersliberty.org/node/view/4125
Shengyou: “Hundreds of hired thugs have attacked protestors in rural China, killing six people and injuring over 50 others… The villagers fought them off and captured one of the men, who admitted he had been hired in Beijing to "teach a lesson" to the farmers, and he would be paid $12 for his work.”
http://www.scottishsocialistvoice.net/back%20issues%2005/issue%20225.htm
Article on social conflict in China
http://blackcat.enzyme.org.nz/china_capitalist_discipline_and_rising_protests?PHPSESSID=7ccf617ed753bcd84dc1b90a5976939f
Farmers fight goons over land grab in Shengyou – six killed
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6571
Dispute over pollution in Jingxin
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6747
Taishi: “Angry residents have made the village hall a squatters'
camp. They've evicted the mayor, who's also the local
Communist Party chief, and seized village budget records,
suspecting malfeasance. They've set up sentinels in case
police riot squads come to evict them.”
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6876
Villagers rout police in Huankantou
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6186
http://www.workerspower.com/index.php?id=66,531,0,0,1,0
DAYE, HUBEI PROVINCE: Mass unrest – 10-20,000 protesters fight police after police attack small protest
Locals are angry at plans to merge the city into a larger municipality
Police set dogs on an initial protest and beat some protesters
In response, thousands storm government offices two days later
Government buildings and vehicles were smashed during the unrest
http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1751822,00.html
http://www.geocities.com/ericsquire/articles/dogs/reuters050809.htm
HUASHUI: Protests, unrest force closure of pollution sites
Villagers warn of further unrest if politicians backtrack
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050826-06194400-bc-china-villageprotest.xml
4:49 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Latin America in revolt against neoliberalism
NICARAGUA: VICTORY FOR PROTESTERS
Calm Returns to Managua as Nicaraguan Protests Prevail

Managua, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The Nicaraguan capital returned to
normal Friday, after several days of police repression against popular
marches demanding government action against the high cost of living.

The Executive´s negotiating commission, universities, students, and
transportation workers recently agreed to assign a 1.8 million-dollar
subsidy to public transport companies. With this decision, bus fare in
the capital would be fixed at 2.50 cordobas (0.15 dollar cents) and bus
owners would supply the deficit caused by increased oil prices.

When negotiations concluded, student leader Yasser Martinez said this
was a victory of the working people, impoverished by neoliberal
measures.

Meantime, Legislator Gustavo Porras told Prensa Latina the massive
protests were the ´trigger´ that made it possible to overcome the
government-fueled crisis. He also condemned President Enrique Bolaños
for having commanded the police repression against the protesters. ´It
was a challenge, an offense against rebellious people that know how to
face and defeat any tyranny,´ Porras stressed.

The approved initiative guarantees 3-month funding for transport
workers, while a long-term agreement benefiting over 850,000 citizens
who use public transportation in Managua is under way. Similarly,
preferential tariffs for low-income people will be established in the
future.

Mass protests demand resignation of president
http://216.239.39.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=pt%7Cen&u=http://www.midiaindependente.org/pt/blue/2005/04/315534.shtml&prev=/language_tools
http://216.239.39.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=pt%7Cen&u=http://www.midiaindependente.org/pt/blue/2005/04/315622.shtml&prev=/language_tools
Transport price rises lead to popular insurrection
Clashes with cops as mass arrests and injuries sustained
As Bolanos speaks to marchers who reach Presidential Palace, he falls under a hail of missiles
A wave of police repression has been unleashed as students, workers and civil society groups protest
http://blackcat.enzyme.org.nz/nicaragua_sitting_on_a_powder_keg_again
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050426131315594
http://blackcat.enzyme.org.nz/nicaragua_students_clash_with_police_over_oil_costs

BELIZE: More on April’s unrest
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050425180142540
http://resist.ca/story/2005/4/23/12209/3125

PERU: Thousands protest free trade deal with US
Farmers, construction workers and pharmaceutical workers joined mass protests in the capital Lima
Transport workers also went on strike in several areas
The free trade deal is criticised for raising prices of pharmaceuticals, agricultural chemicals and other items
Many artists joined the march, demanding cultural protections
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-07/15/content_3223100.htm
http://www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID={096B38E5-BDBD-4A0B-9B36-0F8603BCFC71}&language=EN
http://www.rednova.com/news/international/173635/thousands_of_peruvians_protest_us_trade_pact/
http://www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=%7B096B38E5-BDBD-4A0B-9B36-0F8603BCFC71%7D&language=EN
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1956

PERU: Seven killed as cops attack copper-mining protest
Protesters from rural communities tried to march on a site where a multinational is exploring with a view to mine – apparently aiming to close it down
Local demonstrators fear that mining could lead to pollution
Police viciously attacked the protesters; dozens were injured and at least eight are still missing, as police shot into crowds of protesters
An energy minister was besieged by protesters angry about the violence
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050805142054601
Protests target Tintaya mine – again
Mine shut down after occupation by locals demanding greater benefits from the company
Villagers torched and ransacked parts of the grounds
http://www.minesandcommunities.org/Action/press661.htm
http://www.voanews.com/english/archive/2005-08/2005-08-03-voa13.cfm?CFID=22159336&CFTOKEN=21632886

PANAMA: Mass protests against neoliberal retirement “reforms”
Strikes called across the country; hundreds arrested in ongoing protests
Thousands of demonstrators fought police in Panama City
Students and workers have fought police and looted cars in three days of protests
http://www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID={AC7ABFBA-359C-4417-82FF-435F995A30A5}&language=EN
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1535
http://www.voanews.com/english/2005-05-25-voa22.cfm

BRAZIL: Mass march by MST; clashes in capital as police attack
Thousands of landless peasants march on Brasilia
US embassy and government buildings targeted
Police attack march - 50 injured in resulting clashes
The unprovoked police attack occurred during a march on congress
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3284837a12,00.html
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?c_id=2&ObjectID=10126084
http://www.lexpress.mu/display_article.php?news_id=42198
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5010797,00.html
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000086&sid=aruTxgygbx7w&refer=latin_america
http://www.politinfo.com/articles/article_2005_05_18_2209.html
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N17557679.htm
http://dailytelegraph.news.com.au/story.jsp?sectionid=1268&storyid=3144231
http://www.wpherald.com/storyview.php?StoryID=20050518-114139-3046r
http://www.theepochtimes.com/news/5-5-17/28842.html
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/05/16/international/i185812D83.DTL
http://www.swissinfo.org/sen/swissinfo.html?siteSect=143&sid=5793810&cKey=1116396316000
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/southamerica/article_1000827.php/More_than_12000_land_reformists_march_on_Brazilian_capital
http://www.arabtimesonline.com/arabtimes/breakingnews/view.asp?msgID=9029
http://www9.sbs.com.au/theworldnews/region.php?id=111653®ion=4
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/626/626p15.htm
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2013
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0519-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0520-20.htm
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050521103659351
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/05/17/3297675
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6923/692351.html
http://www.scottishsocialistvoice.net/back%20issues%2005/issue%20221.htm
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6527
http://www.schnews.org.uk/archive/news505.htm
Mayday launches 2-week march by landless workers
http://www.ipsnews.net/africa/interna.asp?idnews=28502
Thousands of landless workers occupy 12 farms
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4415205.stm

http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=639573
Brazil's poor are cut down after a 150-mile protest march
By Andrew Hay and Tiago Pariz in Brasilia
19 May 2005
A 17-day protest march by 12,000 landless Brazilian peasants ended in violence as activists fought police and demanded faster government land resettlement to cut rural poverty. More than 50 people were injured when mounted riot police charged demonstrators at the end of a gruelling 150-mile march on Tuesday to pressure the left-wing Brazilian President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, to meet land reform promises. But leaders of the Landless Workers Movement (MST) met Mr Da Silva, known widely as Lula, and said they reached a deal to boost reform spending. Government officials denied any accord. More than 30 MST activists and 20 paramilitary police suffered bruises and broken bones after protesters tried to cross a police line at Congress. The mounted officers made repeated baton charges in the worst protest violence in Brasilia in years. "They just came at us without provocation," said Gabriel Silveira, an MST activist, as he staggered on the grass before Congress, complaining of a blow to his shoulder by police. Police Major Nevitton Pereira Junior said two officers could lose their sight after being speared in the face by bamboo poles. He showed welts where he said he had been beaten.

MST leaders have threatened to increase the pace of land occupations, and could drop traditional support for Lula if he fails to meet a promise to settle 430,000 families by 2006. He has come nowhere near fulfilling that election pledge after focusing on market-driven economic policies and big-farm producers in an attempt to achieve a steady growth rate. MST leaders stated after meeting Lula that he agreed to free nearly half the land-reform spending frozen in 2005, about 700 million reais (£155m), and hire 1,300 land reform agents to speed settlement of families. The agrarian reform minister, Miguel Rossetto, said the meeting had been "positive" but the government had made no deal and it was hoping to present its proposals by the end of yesterday. MST leaders showed no sign of easing up on farm invasions, which worry foreign investors and can cause political headaches for Lula as the opposition accuses him of being soft on "crime". Joao Pedro Stedile, an MST leader, told cheering activists near Congress as police looked on: "With the energy of this march we have to raise occupations even higher, with this energy we have to attack economic policy." Since Lula's Workers Party moved from its leftist roots the MST has lost its most powerful political backer. The MST invades ranches to press the government to purchase and resettle unused land. The end goal is to cut deep land inequality where 1 per cent of Brazil's 180 million people control 45 per cent of its farmland. Leaders of Brazil's peasant movements said they still backed Lula but could end support for his 2006 re-election campaign unless he spends more on landless settlement. "When we get to the election period we are going to discuss this," said Romario Rossetto, a national co-ordinator of the Via Campesino movement which represents small farmers.
4:48 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Anti-Poverty Revolts (Yemen, Guinea, Ghana)
YEMEN: Mass uprising over fuel subsidies and other cuts in the capital Sana’a and other towns
Over a dozen protesters killed in fighting with police; some reports suggest armed clashes
Protesters burned tyres, trashed government buildings, threw stones and tried to storm the ruling party HQ and presidential palace
Corporate stores, banks and advertising hoardings were also targeted
The government had previously withdrawn the subsidy cut several times after protests
Thousands were involved in the unrest and related protests
http://www.guardian.co.uk/yemen/Story/0,2763,1532978,00.html#article_continue
http://www.yobserver.com/news_7546.php
http://yementimes.com/article.shtml?i=861&p=front&a=1
http://www.yobserver.com/news_7547.php
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1992
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1990
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0721-03.htm
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050720160803235
http://info.interactivist.net/article.pl?sid=05/07/22/2034209&mode=nested&tid=14
http://resist.ca/story/2005/7/20/164829/091
http://resist.ca/story/2005/7/23/103856/860
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/635/635p16.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4703173.stm
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2005/July/middleeast_July534.xml§ion=middleeast

GUINEA: Youths loot rice in food price unrest
Protests over food shortages – protesters block roads and throw stones
Youths with sticks and stones blocked traffic and burnt tyres
Prices have again risen as the government has not delivered promised subsidies to traders
http://www.newsfromafrica.org/newsfromafrica/articles/art_10348.html
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/RMOI-6DU5VB?OpenDocument&rc=1&emid=ACOS-635PLK
http://www.voanews.com/english/2005-07-06-voa44.cfm

GHANA: Protest over social amenities – youths fight cops sent to suppress protest
Protesters shut down water plant during prolonged pitched battles
http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=86657
4:47 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Anti-Tyranny Revolts
ETHIOPIA: Mass protests and stone-throwing over alleged election rigging
Police open fire on demonstrations, killing at least 26
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/10
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/09/AR2005060901890.html
http://www.sudantribune.com/article.php3?id_article=10049
http://www.sudantribune.com/article.php3?id_article=10051
http://www.sudantribune.com/article.php3?id_article=10067
http://info.interactivist.net/article.pl?sid=05/06/10/1132236&mode=nested&tid=1
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6744
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/ethi-j23.shtml
http://www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2005-06-12-voa22.cfm
http://www.thecouriermail.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,15557557%5E1702,00.html
http://www.theage.com.au/news/World/Ethiopian-protest-leaves-22-dead/2005/06/09/1118123928605.html
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-06/08/content_3056866.htm
http://www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,,2-11-1447_1717139,00.html
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Addis-Abeba-Riot-Kills-23-11570.shtml
Opposition supporters fight police sent to smash pro-democracy protests
Ten people were killed in days of clashes over disputed elections
Mass injuries and arrests have also been reported
Protesters responded with force to the repression, and some cops were injured
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4402578.stm
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/africa/article_1059188.php/Sporadic_gunfire_in_Ethiopia_as_riot_police_chase_protestors
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/4395874.stm
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3136
How many more killings will it take, to make a ruler a dictator?
http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?issue=211
Crackdown spreads beyond capital
http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=28603
Why does the world ignore Ethiopia’s elections?
http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=28320

SUDAN: Southern Sudanese revolt in Khartoum and elsewhere after mysterious death of leader Garang
Protesters smashed cars and shops, started fires and fought police
Cops responded murderously, slaughtering over 100 people
Resisters defied fascistic curfew orders, taking to the streets with clubs
http://www.southsudan.net/garang16.html
http://msnbc.msn.com/id/8778297/
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/08/01/world/main712980.shtml
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sudan/story/0,14658,1540346,00.html
http://www.benadorassociates.com/article/17487
http://www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,,2-11-1447_1749204,00.html
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/27795FD0-DFD2-4B79-B5AD-98C9D4536E95.htm
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=996202
http://www.sudantribune.com/article.php3?id_article=10888
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2005/08/05/2003266504
http://english.people.com.cn/200508/04/eng20050804_200110.html
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/F089B7BE-2495-4F3F-8ABC-BFA827A7943F.htm
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/04/content_3307141.htm
http://www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,,2-11-1447_1749204,00.html
http://www.suntimes.com/output/news/cst-nws-sudan02.html
http://www.leadingthecharge.com/stories/news-0053765.html

TOGO: More clashes as opposition supporters march against hurried elections
Opposition supporters and riot cops fought running battles
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4417969.stm
And again as deposed son of former president wins allegedly rigged election
Burning barricades went up the moment the “result” was declared
Opposition supporters threw rocks and targeted cars, while riot cops roamed the streets
http://feeds.bignewsnetwork.com/?sid=4c54359668d50bb2
http://www.liberianonline.com/liberia-news351.html
http://www.tiscali.co.uk/cgi-bin/news/newswire.cgi/news/reuters/2005/04/26/world/angrytogoyouthsprotestafterpollresult.html&template=/news/templates/newswire/news_story_reuters.html
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050426-18414500-bc-togo-election.xml
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=68&art_id=qw1114518065172B232
http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050428/NEWS06/504280491/1012
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050427124156372
http://www.ipsnews.net/africa/interna.asp?idnews=28472
http://www.irinnews.org/report.asp?ReportID=46559
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/togo-m11.shtml
http://resist.ca/story/2005/4/27/6528/41982
http://www.scottishsocialistvoice.net/back%20issues%2005/issue%20218.htm
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6395
Growing repression as unrest feared
http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=27942
Human rights groups allege hundreds killed in post-election clashes, massacres
http://www.irinnews.org/report.asp?ReportID=47116
http://www.irinnews.org/report.asp?ReportID=47283
20 killed in several days of clashes as regime troops attack
Residents conscripted by troops to clear up debris
600 reportedly fled across the border to Benin in the aftermath of the clashes
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4494475.stm

DR CONGO: Unrest over a the “delay” (cancellation) of elections
Two protesters are killed by police who fired into the crowd in Mbuji Mayi
Protesters threw rocks, built barricades and burned down political party offices
Police chased and attacked crowds, and at least six people were killed nationwide
There were also clashes in Brussels as Congolese exiles demonstrated
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=136&art_id=vn20050518071829491C903077
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1732
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4558187.stm
http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2005-06-30-congo_x.htm
10,000 march in Kinshasa against delaying of elections
http://www.politinfo.com/articles/article_2005_07_09_2210.html

KENYA: Protests and clashes as President sells out on promise to reduce powers
Protesting youths stoned police as the streets around parliament became a battleground
One person is shot as looters target shops and cars
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/4699037.stm
Police attack constitution protesters – 3 killed
Protesters battled police sent to suppress the protests
http://www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,,2-11-1447_1825779,00.html
3 people, including a child and a teenager, killed by cops during protests over constitutional changes
Protesters fought police in Kisumu while trying to stop a rally in support of the changes
http://www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,6119,2-11-1447_1825779,00.html
Car torched, protesters injured as opponents and supporters clash
http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=254954&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__africa/

IVORY COAST: Thousands protest extension of presidency; protesters block roads and burn rubbish and police attack with teargas and fire in the air
http://english.people.com.cn/200510/31/eng20051031_217944.html
http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/10/30/news/briefs.php

LIBERIA: Unrest over alleged election irregularities – opposition supporters attacked by police
Protesters threw stones at riot cops and marched on election commission buildings
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/africa/article_1061551.php/Liberian_riot_police_disperse_demonstrators_with_teargas
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3178

UGANDA: Police attack demo against Museveni third term
Peaceful protest broken up by police; result is running battles
As police attack, crowd responds with stones, disperses and re-emerges near parliament
http://uganda.blogspirit.com/archive/2005/06/29/anti-dictatorship_demo_in_uganda_crushed.html

KENYA: Protests continue over constitutional issues
Protesters fought riot cops in Nairobi for several days, and a cop murdered one person for alleged looting
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/07/20/world/main710484.shtml
http://english.epochtimes.com/news/5-7-20/30469.html
http://www.publiuspundit.com/?p=1391

NEPAL: Students stage pro-democracy demonstrations and battle police in Kathmandu
Protesters, some of them masked, blocked roads and threw stones in an attempt to defend their blockades from police attacks
The protests followed the conviction of a former prime minister by a royalist kangaroo court
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4744375.stm

PHILLIPINES: Thousands join protests against Arroyo
http://www.etaiwannews.com/World/2005/07/14/1121308067.htm
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2005/07/14/MNG8NDNJA91.DTL
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/nationworld/bal-te.philippines14jul14,1,7420864.story?coll=bal-nationworld-headlines&ctrack=1&cset=true
http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2005/07/13/thousands_demand_philippine_leader_quit/
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/634/634p19b.htm
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200506/s1389822.htm
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1863
http://www.asianews.it/view.php?l=en&art=3699
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050713-06330900-bc-philippines-arroyorally.xml
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=3&art_id=qw1121251320755B214
http://www.cbc.ca/cp/world/050713/w071346.html
http://www.voanews.com/english/2005-07-13-voa30.cfm
http://www.theconservativevoice.com/ap/article.html?mi=D8BALM9G0&apc=9002
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2034
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2045
http://en.chinabroadcast.cn/2239/2005-6-11/148@246385.htm
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/08/03philpinesb.html
http://www.ukzn.ac.za/ccs/default.asp?3,69,3,719
State of the Nation Address protested
http://a-manila.org/newswire/display/91/index.php
http://a-manila.org/feature/display/25/index.php
Farmers storm Department of Agriculture as part of Arroyo protests
Hundreds of protesters trashed windows and ransacked the office, putting officials to flight
Protesters also hung anti-WTO banners and demanded an overhaul of the ministry
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050715125135943
Protesters in Cebu storm statist barricades – 3 goons injured
Statists had attacked with teargas and water cannons when people tried to enter a government building
http://news.inq7.net/regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=43379
Farmers and fisherfolk barricade road to protest State of the Nation Address
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2044
Overseas protests by Filipinos and supporters in Hong Kong, Australia, Canada and US
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2096
Public transport workers stage strike to get Arroyo out
http://www.mindanews.com/2005/07/25nws-transport.html
Crisis resurfaces in October – police attack student, worker and church protests near the presidential palace
http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=World_News&subsection=Philippines+%26+South+Asia&month=October2005&file=World_News2005101591234.xml
http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=World_News&subsection=Philippines+%26+South+Asia&month=October2005&file=World_News2005100533852.xml
http://news.inq7.net/top/index.php?index=1&story_id=52380
http://www.newsflash.org/2003/05/hl/hl019224.htm
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3086
Clashes as cops disrupt march towards presidential palace
Crackdown on anti-government protests sparks repeated instances of clashes between cops and protesters
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=57562&version=1&template_id=45&parent_id=25
Protesters defy march ban, storm bridge
http://news.inq7.net/nation/index.php?index=1&story_id=54106
http://www.sunstar.com.ph/static/net/2005/10/21/riot.mars.downtown.manila.rally.(12.33.p.m.).html
Army infiltrators caught during Quezon City rally
http://www.tribune.net.ph/headlines/20051022.hed03.html

PHILLIPINES: Police attack rally against state terror
Protesters were demonstrating against assassinations of political dissidents
The police baton-charged and arrested protesters, with many injured
http://www.bulatlat.net/news/5-9/5-9-terror.htm
http://www.sunstar.com.ph/static/net/2005/04/07/11.hurt.as.police.disperse.protest.near.ipu.summit.(3.10.p.m.).html
http://www.bulatlat.net/news/5-9/5-9-terror.htm

EUSKADI: Fascistic ban on separatist protest leads to a day of clashes in San Sebastian
Masked youths built barricades and battled police, and rallied in defiance of a ban
http://breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=65286360&p=65z8666z

EAST TIMOR: Protesters rallying against Indonesian president attacked by state police
Protesters rallied at the site of a massacre by Indonesian army forces and came under attack
They later regrouped at an opposition party HQ where they were besieged
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/622/622p20.htm
http://www.asia-pacific-action.org/statements/apisc_timoreseprotestersattacked_090405.htm

MAURITANIA: Israeli official visit prompts mass demonstrations
Massive protests, mainly by students, are attacked by cops
Protesters defend themselves by throwing stones at cops
A police blockade of the university prompted fierce clashes with students wishing to march on government offices
Hundreds of students shouted slogans against normalisation with Israel
Protesters also burnt tyres and painted anti-Israeli graffiti, and some burnt Israeli flags
Protesters allege Mauritania, one of only three Arab League countries with ties to Israel, is sucking up to America to get money
http://quickstart.clari.net/voa/art/df/2005-05-02-voa26.html
http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2005/05/1714116.php
http://www.solomonia.com/blog/archives/005837.shtml
(rightist blog reproduces deleted Reuters report)
http://www.voanews.com/english/2005-05-02-voa26.cfm
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/Printer&cid=1114568596700&p=1078113566627
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/14D039ED-B4D3-4843-9FF8-A76DFFED8460.htm
http://www.arabicnews.com/ansub/Daily/Day/050503/2005050304.html


IRAN: Unrest in the mainly Arab area of Khuzestan
Anti-regime protesters trashed copshops, cop cars and government buildings
This happened after state forces attacked a peaceful pro-independence rally
At least one, and maybe up to three, were killed by statists who used live ammo
Some protesters fought back with stones; 200 were arrested
http://www.keralanext.com/news/indexread.asp?id=182018
http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/04/a061d904-b1d9-422d-ba6e-dd4ee7520924.html
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/5BBF33C0-DAB8-45C3-B690-EC0F2BB70FFC.htm
http://www.gulf-news.com/Articles/RegionNF.asp?ArticleID=161245
More unrest in November as Arab nationalists march and stole police lines
http://www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=37416&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

IRAN: Unrest in Kurdish areas after police attack Iraq election celebration
Protesters target vehicles and shopfronts and set up burning barricades
Police were also bricked in the revolt in Mahabad
http://www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=32553&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs
http://www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=33892&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs
Killing of Kurd sparks protests and unrest
Iranian troops deployed in the thousands to suppress mass protests in Iranian Kurdistan
Hundreds of protesters with sticks and stones stormed government buildings and military posts
There are reports of a vicious state response, including shots from troops and helicopters, and mass arrests
http://www.guardian.co.uk/iran/story/0,12858,1543031,00.html

IRAN: Soccer game used as opportunity for protest; police attack fans
http://www.mensnewsdaily.com/archive/newswire/news2005/041605-iran.htm

IRAN: Mass uprising in Darivan, a suburb of Shiraz, over a land grab
More than 1000 locals blockaded roads and burned tyres in anti-government protests
The unrest was triggered by plans to seize farmers’ land to build a cemetery
http://www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1833

SYRIA: Kurds stage heroic resistance to police attack on separatist march
After police attacked a PKK commemoration event, protesters threw stones and trashed police cars
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2005/August/middleeast_August443.xml§ion=middleeast&col=
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/B8FC6DA1-82D0-4670-B74A-8B5C408D04DB.htm

KURDISTAN/TURKEY: Protests and unrest as state agents accused of bombing murder
Locals accuse Turkish intelligence and police agents of planting a bomb aimed at a dissident
Protesters threw rocks at cops and attacked government buildings in Hakkari City, Semdinli and other towns
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4430022.stm

INDIA: Attacks on minority shrines and mosques by state agents leads to uprising
Protesters stone demolition agents and hold them hostage
Officials are gheraoed for six hours until demolitions stop
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050418/asp/nation/story_4628949.asp
4:47 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Worker Revolts
GURGAON, INDIA: Police attack picket lines, sparking controversy and clashes
Hundreds were injured as workers defended themselves against the police violence, building barricades and allegedly torching police vehicles
Police also made mass arrests
Picketers were demanding the reinstatement of sacked colleagues
On a second day, workers protested outside a hospital demanding treatment for injured comrades
Police again attacked the workers, leading to further clashes
Workers used hit-and-run tactics to stay ahead of police lathi-charges
Protesters also targeted local authorities for not taking action against the police
A bandh is later called to protest the attack, though this is sparsely observed
The strike also hit Honda’s profits as production slumped at the affected factory
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2131
(compilation of stories)
http://www.counterpunch.org/naveen07302005.html
http://www.counterpunch.org/sainath07292005.html
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j30.shtml
http://www.countercurrents.org/india-reddy180805.htm

INDIA: CITU trade unionists hold united rallies over contract labour, demanding regularisation and other measures
Contract labourers storm office after police attacks – several arrested
http://www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/may132005/district1917312005512.asp
http://www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/may132005/district204112005512.asp
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/14/stories/2005051409430300.htm
Bengal factory shut down by strikers who blockade it; management driven out
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050516/asp/bengal/story_4745444.asp

BANGLADESH: Police attack sweatshop picket line, injuring workers
http://independent-bangladesh.com/news/jul/21/21072005ts.htm#A1
http://www.bangladesh-web.com/view.php?hidDate=2005-07-21&hidType=LOC&hidRecord=0000000000000000053339
http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_20164.shtml

CAMBODIA: Uprising at garment sweatshop after boss disappears
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/asiapacific/article_1028615.php/Cambodian_factory_workers_released_after_riot

ZAMBIA: Unrest in mining towns as miners strike and revolt
They are in an ongoing strike demanding that the mine company’s profits be shared with workers through wage rises
Angered by reports the strike had ended and the disappearance of a negotiator, miners confronted police, attacked mine property and tried to storm a supermarket
They also smashed shop windows, targeted cars, stoned a corporate executive, and looted mine offices
Later, miners allegedly planted explosives to sabotage lighting underground, shutting down the mine
An opposition leader demanded to be arrested for inciting the unrest, blaming the government for workers’ conditions
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/28
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/33
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/30
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/35
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050720202313483
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=2005071616174186
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/wrks-j22.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/euro-j15.shtml
Police teargas mine safety protesters after accident
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/wkrs-m27.shtml
Mine ends with concessions, but workers feel sold-out
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6993

SOUTH AFRICA: Police attack on protesters leads to denunciations
Protesters demanding more retrovirals for people with HIV and AIDS were viciously attacked by police
Police opened fire with rubber bullets – at least 50 were injured by these and in the crush as people fled
http://www.dispatch.co.za/2005/07/15/Easterncape/acops.html
http://www.dispatch.co.za/2005/07/16/Easterncape/act.html
http://www.gaynz.com/news/default.asp?dismode=article&artid=2603
http://www.gaynz.com/news/default.asp?dismode=article&artid=2607
http://www.news-medical.net/?id=11715
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/13
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/14
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0507/S00152.htm
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/15

SOUTH AFRICA: Workers fight police as union march is attacked
Workers try to break through police cordons, scuffle with cops and try to un-arrest a worker victimised by police
The protest was against privatisation
http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=238622&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/
http://www.finance24.com/articles/business/display_article.asp?Nav=ns&lvl2=buss&ArticleID=1518-1786_1706414

SOUTH AFRICA: Municipal workers clash with cops during demonstrations held to coincide with a mass strike
Workers spill rubbish bins in the streets in protests over pay, and threw bottles at a manager
Others stormed a cordon, tried to tear down a fence, and threw bottles at the police
Dozens were arrested as police tried to suppress the protest; official stewards also interfered
Strikers also stormed factories to shut down scabbing operations, and one security guard was reportedly stabbed
Protests were held at civic centres across the country, including Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pretoria
Meanwhile, the strike by 200,000 municipal workers shut down municipal offices, buses and other services
There were conflicting claims about the effectiveness of the strike
http://www.sabcnews.com/economy/labour/0,2172,109164,00.html
http://www.witness.co.za/content/2005_07/35835.htm
http://www.sabcnews.com/economy/labour/0,2172,109201,00.html
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2745
http://www.capetimes.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=271&fArticleId=2642477
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=vn20050728064441661C724082
http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=qw1123670166279B241
http://www.sabcnews.com/economy/labour/0,2172,109220,00.html
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=594&art_id=qw112254120124B241
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=594&art_id=qw1122546780281B241
http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=246563
http://www.theherald.co.za/herald/2005/07/28/news/n01_28072005.htm
http://www.dispatch.co.za/2005/07/28/Easterncape/amarch.html
http://www.sabcnews.com/economy/labour/0,2172,109133,00.html
http://www.sabcnews.com/economy/labour/0,2172,109148,00.html
http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=246530
http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=15&art_id=qw112254120124B241
http://www.thestar.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=129&fArticleId=2621855
http://www.sabcnews.com/economy/labour/0,2172,108230,00.html
http://www.sabcnews.com/economy/labour/0,2172,108244,00.html
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=594&art_id=vn20050713070443187C785636
http://www.busrep.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=&fArticleId=2622490
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=594&art_id=vn20050712125833326C217485
http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=245207&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/
http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=245169
http://www.sabcnews.com/economy/labour/0,2172,108205,00.html
http://www.sundaytimes.co.za/zones/sundaytimesNEW/newsst/newsst1121162600.aspx
http://www.finance24.com/articles/default/display_article.asp?Nav=ns&ArticleID=1518-25_1736261
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/print.php?story=05/07/12/5019605
http://www.mg.co.za/articlepage.aspx?area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/&articleid=245140
http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=245140&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__business/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/20
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2203
http://www.labournet.net/world/0507/samwu1.html
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/06/28/8278557
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6941
Deadlock in strike continues into August
http://www.labournet.net/world/0508/samwu1.html
Union protest as cops fire at peaceful picket
http://www.labournet.net/world/0507/samwu2.html

PHILLIPINES: Strikers storm Lepanto gold mine
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j30.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j18.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j04.shtml
Strike eventually ended with state-mandated compromise
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/lab-j09.shtml

KUWAIT: Bangladeshi migrant workers storm Bangladeshi embassy in protest over unpaid wages
Passports were looted and cars and other items damaged, as well as the interior of the building which was overrun
About 1200 workers were involved
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4486601.stm
http://www.gulf-news.com/Articles/RegionNF.asp?ArticleID=162201
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/20050424/wl_sthasia_afp/kuwaitbangladeshlabour_050424124045
Migrant workers strike over unpaid wages at another
company in Kuwait
http://www.gulf-news.com/Articles/RegionNF.asp?ArticleID=162189
After migrant protest, workers victimised
Migrant workers allegedly deflate tyres on cars in protest over death of worker due to medical neglect at sweatshop
http://www.arabtimesonline.com/arabtimes/kuwait/Viewdet.asp?ID=5298&cat=a

NIGERIA: Workers protest at port management meeting, attempt blockade and disruption
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/25
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/36

PHILLIPINES: Mayor intervenes to avert strike clashes
Cops were trying to get scabs into a hotel, and later attacked pickets
Workers are striking over bosses’ refusal to sign an agreement with the union
http://www.thefreeman.com/local/story-20050602-31145.html
Hotel could close as strike continues
Workers will blockade if management intransigence continues
http://www.thefreeman.com/local/story-20050603-31186.html
http://www.thefreeman.com/local/story-20050521-30695.html

GHANA: Irate workers blockade managers’ offices, keeping them inside
The stevedores were holding a demonstration inside the plant over deteriorating plant and machinery and poor work conditions
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/9

MARSEILLES: Striking sailors fight cops to shut down port, throwing flares and pieces of metal and turning water cannons against the cops
Brand-new cars were trashed, items thrown and fires set as workers defended positions against riot cops
They also took refuge on a ship and turned a water cannon on the cops
http://www.expatica.com/source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=25&story_id=19215&name=Striking+Marseille+seamen+battle+with+riot+police
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050418180127938
Blockade at Marseille port and ferry occupied in protests over privatisation of ferry service
http://www.forbes.com/home/feeds/ap/2005/09/27/ap2246714.html

CORSICA, FRANCE: Mass protests and blockades against privatisation – strikes close airports, ports
Riot cops launch attacks on pickets blockading a port
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/10/01/corsica.strike.ap/
Corsican ferry occupied in anti-privatisation protest – army attack
In response, workers strike in Marseille and revolt in Bastia
http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/2005/410/index.html?id=np2.htm

POLAND: Miners fight police in Warsaw as police interfere with protest over retirement
Angry miners fought back against teargas-lobbing cops after at first ignoring police provocations
The government backed down over the “reforms” after the unrest
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/pola-a20.shtml

TAIWAN/THAILAND: Thai migrant workers revolt over corruption and unpaid wages in Kaohsiung
Labourers working on the subway system burnt down a management office during unrest over exploitation
They also damaged other buildings and fought police with stones
The unrest sparked calls for reform and the sacking of a minister
“Late on Sunday August 21, 2005 a violent riot erupted
by more than 1,600 ethnic, migrant workers building a
mass transit railway project in Kaohsiung Taiwan.
Workers set fire to their dormitory in southern
Taiwan, burnt cars and hurled rocks at police after
some were apprehended.”
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2005/08/29/2003269589
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=49913&version=1&template_id=45&parent_id=25
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2005/08/24/2003268934
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Southeast_Asia/GH24Ae02.html
http://www.aglob.ru/en/events/?id=412
http://newsfromrussia.com/world/2005/09/05/62283.html
http://nationmultimedia.com/2005/08/23/headlines/index.php?news=headlines_18407558.html
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2005/08/23/2003268802
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2005/08/26/opinion/index.php?news=opinion_18437239.html
http://www.asianews.it/view.php?l=en&art=4054http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6924
http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/asiapcf/08/22/taiwan.thaiworkers.reut/index.html
Worker revolt opens issues of corruption and poverty
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2005/11/07/2003279103
4:45 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Social Cleansing Resistance and Revolts Against Repression
AFGHANISTAN: Opium destruction stopped by armed protesters who stoned the eradicators and exchanged gunfire with them
Dozens of villagers gathered to stop the destruction of their crops
Farmers are angry that, while eradication through repression is well-funded, the alternative crop strategies proposed by the government have never emerged; crop destruction thus leads to impoverishment and famine
There are unconfirmed reports that one villager died during the clashes
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/4b05b2231975707f7ea0572980e7c660.htm

INDIA: Anti-eviction protest attacked in Digha, India
The start of the drive saw clashes as residents resisted eviction
Police attacked with lathis and teargas to smash a road blockade
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1115067.cms
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1113700.cms

ZIMBABWE: As social cleansing continues, mass actions begin to bite
There have been uprisings led by women from the townships
http://www.socialistunitynetwork.co.uk/voices/gwisai.htm
http://www.spa.gov.sa/newsprint.php?extend.252884
http://www.anarkismo.net/newswire.php?story_id=817
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/629/629p20.htm
Revolts in Harare as crackdown intensifies – residents throw stones, block roads, loot a shop and damage vehicles
Residents fought a pitched battle after vendors resisted police destruction
http://www.businessday.co.za/articles/topstories.aspx?ID=BD4A49786
http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=84&art_id=vn20050526112055297C729430
Opposition alliance “bungles protests”
http://www.zimbabwesituation.com/jun10a_2005.html#link2
Socialists organise stay-away to protest purges
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1845
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1846
Opponents call for resistance
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1910
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1978
South African anti-privatisation activists’ statement
http://www.apf.org.za/article.php3?id_article=88
“Residents rioted Thursday night in at least one township on the southern edge of Harare as police arrested street vendors and burned their kiosks.”
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050527123156347
Lessons from the general strike
http://blackcat.enzyme.org.nz/lessons_learned_from_the_stay_away_general_strike_in_zimbabwe?PHPSESSID=7ccf617ed753bcd84dc1b90a5976939f
Stay-away gets going
http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=28517
Work stoppages and street battles in the townships
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6659
WOZA women arrested for protesting against crackdown
http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=28727
Social Forum calls for action
http://www.ukzn.ac.za/ccs/default.asp?3,69,3,713

SRI LANKA: Tsunami-devastated villagers stage protests over relief
“Nevertheless, a pitched battle erupted in the evening. Hundreds of angry protesters gathered at the Urawatta bridge and blocked the main Colombo-Galle road with a makeshift barricade of rocks, logs and tsunami debris. When police moved in to remove them, demonstrators attempted to beat them off by throwing stones. Those in the forefront of the protest were mainly women.
Other demonstrations have taken place in the same areas. On June 12, some 2,000 people from four coastal villages between Ambalangoda and Galle—Paraliya, Totagamuwa, Akurala and Seenigama—used a bus to block the Colombo-Galle highway for hours. Again there was a violent clash as police attacked the protesters with batons and rifle butts. Four people were arrested.
The following evening, hundreds of people again blocked the road to demand the immediate release of those arrested. The police were compelled to back down and free the prisoners. After police officials promised to look into the problems, the protests subsided. The protest we witnessed flared up because nothing had been done.”
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/sril-j25.shtml

BAHRAIN: Clashes at protest over welfare, as police sabotage march on parliament
Protesting over the absence of social welfare funds from the budget, unemployed workers and others stormed police lines
Hundreds gathered in various places and stormed police lines; 20 people were injured
Protesters used sticks and stones after cops attacked people gathering for the protests
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=117226&Sn=BNEW&IssueID=28118
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=117227&Sn=BNEW&IssueID=28118

INDONESIA: Land grab in Kembangan sparks clashes
Marketing office stormed and trashed and documents burnt as 100 protesters took action
Many were injured as police stormed the office to end an occupation
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1804

KENYA: Land grab sparks protests and unrest – opponents tear down fences and battle police over the corrupt reallocation of state land to political allies of the powerful
http://www.cwnews.com/news/viewstory.cfm?recnum=39029

EGYPT: Peasants drive off armed goons with stones in dispute over land grab
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=7246

TAGUIG, PHILLIPINES: Residents blockade roads to prevent demolition of homes
http://news.inq7.net/top/index.php?index=1&story_id=53089

JAIPUR, INDIA: Police massacre protesting farmers after farmers stone police in water dispute
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=10330774
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050614/asp/nation/story_4865007.asp

GREECE: Locals resist toxic mud dumping, riot cops attack but protesters fight back
http://www.7days.ae/content/view/3427/5/

HOLLAND: Squat evictions resisted, burning barricades built
Riot cops stoned, forced to retreat; paint bombs thrown; one eviction delayed by five hours
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00269.html

BRAZIL: Squatters resist eviction at two-year-old occupation
Police violently stormed the squat, but were met with bricks and sticks from the rooftop – one cop was knocked unconscious
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050817125503637

GHANA: Clashes break out as police attack refugees returning from protest
Refugees had marched to the Ivorian border to demand resettlement, but were deported to the camp
Once there, they came under attack from police, but resisted and forced the police to retreat
Refugees also blocked roads and burnt offices and other parts of the camp during the unrest
Many refugees are now on the run because of fear of violence and murder by cops
Some participants cited poor food and sanitary conditions as reasons for the revolt
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3181

SUDAN: Clashes over attempt to evict internal refugees
14 cops and 20 refugees killed in clashes, as refugees took weapons from offices and stormed copshops
This happened after police opened fire on a peaceful protest against the evictions
The massive clearance of refugees from a shanty-town settlement to a desert area caused impoverishment and homelessnes
http://www.irinnews.org/report.asp?ReportID=47216


MOROCCO: Protests in Tamassint over repression, political imprisonment and earthquake rebuilding
As police surround the town, supporters organise a march against political imprisonment
Protesters meet police attack with stones; cops injured and cop cars damaged
Sit-ins organised as protesters surround, besiege Tamassint
http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/article.php3?id_article=810
Tamassint prisoners organise hunger strike
http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/article.php3?id_article=811
Hunger strike by students at Fez university
http://uganda.blogspirit.com/archive/2005/06/21/solidarity_with_the_student_of_fes_university.html

OGONILAND, NIGERIA: Murder of youth by police sparks uprising
Hundreds of protesters carried the body in a procession before storming a copshop
The copshop and cop cars were trashed, and cops forced to flee
http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20050517T170000-0500_80664_OBS_NIGERIAN_POLICE_KILL_YOUTH_IN_UNEMPLOYMENT_PROTEST__TRIGGERING_RIOT.asp
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L17624400.htm
http://www.theledger.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050517/API/505171262
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-nigeria-riot,1,6977217.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apafrica_story.asp?category=1105&slug=Nigeria%20Riot
Uprising against police in Ogale, in the Niger Delta, after police shoot a protester dead
Youths stormed and torched a copshop and trashed police cars, and protested at oil plants
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1733

NIGERIA: Revolt by traders as anti-“crime” vigilantes carry out mass arrests and abuse
Claims that 32 people died in vigilante cells sparked unrest among traders in Aba
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3369674a12,00.html

SRI LANKA: Pigs open fire on protesters demanding removal of a checkpoint – murder one protester
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4530717.stm

KOREA: Peace protesters storm airforce base and fight back when attacked by cops
The protest was about the deployment of US missiles in Korea
Protesters against a US military base expansion plan clash with cops
Protesters threw stones and steel pipes in an attempt to storm the base at Pyongtaek
About 20 pigs and 80 civilians were injured in the clashes
http://kutv.com/topstories/local_story_191202711.html
http://www.isn.ethz.ch/news/sw/details.cfm?id=12194
http://joongangdaily.joins.com/200507/11/200507112245305079900090309031.htmlhttp://www.abc.net.au/ra/news/stories/s1368973.htm
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050713124916675
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/news/stories/s1379601.htm

WEST PAPUA: Clash in Papua over show-trial of separatists – cops attack protesters, protesters respond by stoning cops and trashing buildings
Protesters also threw bottles at the courthouse
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/SODA-6C99N4?OpenDocument
http://www.westpapuanews.com/articles/publish/article_2292.shtml
Student protesters demand dismissal of top pig over repression
http://www.asia-pacific-action.org/news/jp_papuastudemandkapolribdismissed_170505.htm
Protesters denounce UN decision to give Papua to Indonesia
http://www.kabar-irian.com/news/msg03375.html
4:44 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Anti-Capitalist and Related Revolts
WASHINGTON: IMF and World Bank meetings protested at A16 mobilisation
"Spank the Bank" event attracts hundreds, but well down on some previous years
Only a few hundred turn out for small protests away from the venue
However, tens of thousands march against Iraq war and IMF/WB in Washington http://jakarta.indymedia.org/newswire.php?story_id=147
http://indymedia.org.nz/feature/display/31403/index.php
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A59447-2005Apr16.html
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0418-06.htm
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=2005041808563614
http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/09/F37E473D-2A29-453A-9D17-111BFAABD827.html
http://www.akbank.com/en/reuter_news.asp?Story_ID=nN24309340
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3066
Pictures
http://www.globaljusticeecology.org/index.php?name=news

ASSAM, INDIA: Protests shut down World Bank meeting for two hours
Protesters from local activist groups occupied the building and forced the delaying of workshops
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3184

POLAND: Protests organised against Council of Europe summit
Warsaw turned into “fortress city” for summit
Protesters tried to storm the blockade around the meeting venue, and resisted police attempts to surround them; 11 were later arrested
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00292.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00225.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00261.html
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6385

UKRAINE: Protest at WEF forum – activists picket meeting, moon photographers
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00313.html
http://groups.google.com/group/alt.anarchism/browse_thread/thread/786b861a65cd7ce9/08887abb2c2df255?hl=en

GREECE: Uprising in Salonika against economic summit – 1000 anarchists fight cops
http://chiapas.mediosindependientes.org/display.php3?article_id=115016
Video
http://d.turboupload.com/d/60833/Salonica_Greece_Riot_10-9-05.rar.html

MAYDAY GERMANY: Clashes as police attack anarchist protesters
Police side with Nazis and attack thousands of counter-demonstrators
Later, they disrupt an anarchist demo against rightist media barons, leading to further clashes
Later, heroic anarchists storm police lines at a street festival
Police attack revellers and arrest 65, and there are some clashes, but less than last year - apparently because there's less cops about
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L01684673.htm
http://www.swissinfo.org/sen/swissinfo.html?siteSect=143&sid=5740462&cKey=1114972519000
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00025.html
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=2005050115581390
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6258

LONDON MAYDAY: Police attack protesters near Hackney supermarket
80 or so had converged on the supermarket for unspecified actions
(NB how cops claim to have "foiled" the protest – this is not what Indymedia posters are saying...)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4503967.stm
http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=4489353
http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/articles/PA_NEWA10688321114962808A00?source=PA%20Feed
http://www.lse.co.uk/uknews.asp?story=YW112188Q&news_headline=police_disperse_may_day_store_protestors&nw=yes

TOLEDO, US: Anti-fascist uprising as fascists descend on town
Rock-throwing protesters forced cancellation of a Nazi march and battled cops
http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=1220600
http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2005/10/16/anti_nazi_protest_turns_violent_in_ohio/
http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051023/NEWS16/51023002/-1/NEWS

SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA: Students hold Tent City protest against cuts and low pay for staff
Hundreds of students are rallying and camping out in the area, dubbed as an alternative university
Police have attacked the camp and made violent arrests, and the university are threatening to expel protesters
http://www.theksbwchannel.com/education/4395006/detail.html
http://www.nbc11.com/news/4393614/detail.html
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/archive/2005/April/19/local/stories/01local.htm

GERMANY: Anti-Nazis rally to counter Nazis in Erfurt and Essen
Oinkers attack Erfurt anti-Nazis with water cannons
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1113619391666

DENMARK: Thousands protest Bush visit
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-07/06/content_3184845.htm
http://breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=148526162&p=y485z6868
http://english.people.com.cn/200507/07/eng20050707_194522.html
http://www.dr.dk/nyheder/fremmedsprog/English/article.jhtml?articleID=263280
The day before, hundreds of anarchist youths marched against Bush and burnt US flags
http://breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=148430852&p=y4843y558
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-07/06/content_3181232.htm
http://www.etaiwannews.com/World/2005/07/07/1120702303.htm

AUSTRALIA: Immigrant solidarity protesters target Villawood
Baxter-style protests on a smaller scale target the concentration camp in Sydney
http://baxter05.info/?action=newswire&parentview=754
Villawood residents stage rooftop protest
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/07/14/1089694426302.html
Vigil at Melbourne immigrant detention camp
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/625/625p6g.htm
BAXTER 05 - coverage from Indymedia
http://www.indymedia.org/en/2005/04/114240.shtml
http://baxter05.info/?action=newswire&parentview=507
http://perth.indymedia.org/?action=newswire&parentview=9584
http://sydney.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=53639&group=webcast
http://baxter05.info/?action=newswire&parentview=486
http://baxter05.info/?action=newswire&parentview=684
http://darwin.indymedia.org/?action=newswire&parentview=4062

HOUSTON, TEXAS: Protesters oppose Halliburton meeting
Protesters flank the area around the meeting
Some occupy the building itself for a period
Police viciously attack protesters, using "pain compliance" torture methods
http://bellaciao.org/en/article.php3?id_article=6089
http://www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/ap/2005/05/18/ap2038357.html
http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/3187759
http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050518-033352-5840r.htm
http://www.click2houston.com/news/4503548/detail.html
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/business/apbiz_story.asp?category=1310&slug=Halliburton%20Shareholders
http://www.latimes.com/business/investing/wire/sns-ap-halliburton-shareholders,1,6256330.story?coll=sns-ap-investing-headlines
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/business/article_1001054.php/Protests_at_Halliburton_meeting
http://www.timesdaily.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050518/APF/505181018
http://www.fortwayne.com/mld/journalgazette/business/11677715.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0519-21.htm
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050519074633521

CZECH REPUBLIC: Raver murdered by cops during vicious police attack on legal rave
Hundreds injured in vicious police attack against the Czechtek festival
Some reports suggest self-defence by some in the crowd
http://bellaciao.org/en/article.php3?id_article=7428
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0809-09.htm
http://www.cbc.ca/cp/world/050730/w073046.html

GREECE: Protesters storm asylum concentration camp, break through police lines and enter the centre
http://www.schnews.org.uk/archive/news511.htm
Video
http://athens.indymedia.org/media_file.php?id=190&type=video
Anarchists repel fascist demo
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050918150056638
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050917-22174900-bc-greece-protestclash.xml
4:44 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Student Revolts
CAMEROON/AMBAZONIA: BUEA UNIVERSITY
Cameroon riot cops murder strikers
2 strikers at the University of Buea shot dead by riot cops
Students ransack parts of the campus and fight cops
They build barricades after a sit-in is smashed
The Governor is prevented from entering the campus
Demands included free or cheaper food, lower fees, the right to resit exams, and other matters
Police intervention takes the form of humiliation and abuse of students
Student union formed as result of strike
http://ambazonia.indymedia.org/en//2005/04/1015.shtml
http://www.postnewsline.com/2005/04/stronguniversit.html
http://www.postnewsline.com/special_report_the_university_of_buea_crisis/
http://www.africanindependent.com/cam_university_riots_ubsu_onekon_intv_conditions051205.html
http://www.postnewsline.com/2005/04/strongpolice_ki.html
http://southafrica.indymedia.org/news/2005/04/8093_comment.php
http://www.postnewsline.com/2005/04/strongminister_.html#more
http://www.postwatchmagazine.com/2005/05/biya_deploys_wa.html
http://www.postwatchmagazine.com/2005/06/making_the_scnc.html#more
http://www.postwatchmagazine.com/2005/06/what_the_studen.html#more
http://www.ukzn.ac.za/ccs/default.asp?3,69,3,710
http://www.all4all.org/2005/05/1871.shtml
http://www.irinnews.org/report.asp?ReportID=46886
http://www.postnewsline.com/2005/05/strongthe_battl.html
Strike called off after concessions on food prices, resits and other matters
http://www.postnewsline.com/special_report_the_university_of_buea_crisis/
Students in Yaounde have also taken to the streets
http://ambazonia.indymedia.org/en//2005/04/1007.shtml

ZAMBIA: Student uprising over refusal to raise grants
Protesters stoned vehicles and blockaded main roads, and forced the Presidential motorcade to turn back
Students battled police for three hours before being pushed back onto the university campus
http://www.namibian.com.na/2005/May/world/05B2BF4FEF.html
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=84&art_id=qw1116315363895B251
Zambia police arrest 51 university students at riot
18 May 2005 17:37:58 GMT
Source: Reuters (full report) LUSAKA, May 18 (Reuters) - Zambian police arrested 51 university students on Wednesday after they began stoning cars during protests which began three days ago, police said. "The situation is very tense at Unza (the University of Zambia) and we have called in police reinforcements. The students have blocked the main road (to Lusaka airport) and they are burning car tyres," police spokeswoman Brenda Muntemba said. Students say the protests are over a government refusal to increase their funding. Muntemba said the students had started stoning vehicles and he had not ruled out witness reports that motorists were also being targeted. Police had arrested 51 students and charged them with riotous conduct, she said. A student leader told Reuters the protests were sparked by a government refusal of a request to raise their research allowances to $170 from $85. "Our project allowances have remained static for almost 10 years. We want the government to listen to us and increase these allowances," a student leader said on condition of anonymity.
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L18443583.htm
51 students arrested as repression escalates
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-05/18/content_2968564.htm
Unrest continues as students try to march on a TV station
Cops attack with teargas
http://www.zamnet.zm/newsys/news/viewnews.cgi?category=3&id=1116495008
Students block roads in grants protest
http://allafrica.com/stories/200505190270.html

MADAGASCAR: Student uprising over cost of living
Student protesters burnt tyres and threw rocks and petrol bombs at cops, who attacked with tear gas
At least five cops were put out of action, leaving their comrades annoyed
Students are enraged by price rises, meagre subsistence allowances and cutbacks
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=84&art_id=qw1114014063845B253

UGANDA: Student unrest in Kampala over increase in university fees
Students from Makerere University protested the fee increases and fought police
Students burn cars, loot shops fight police and barricade themselves into hostels, as unrest paralysed several parts of the city
Police murdered one student during the unrest, and later arrested dozens of students
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3173
http://southafrica.indymedia.org/news/2004/11/7029_comment.php

KERALA, INDIA: Students protesting admission standards clash with cops
Cops blocking the planned route were stoned as students tried to march on college buildings
http://216.239.59.104/search?q=cache:1jLt3xg1wX0J:www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/004200507022023.htm+%22Students%27+protest+turns+violent,+30+injured%22&hl=en

NIGERIA: Students protest fuel prices – state office stormed and looted, shops closed down
Riot cops murder three protesters while trying to suppress the unrest
http://www.thetidenews.com/article.aspx?qrDate=09/02/2005&qrTitle=Students%20protest%20fuel%20price%20hike%20in%20Edo&qrColumn=NIGER%20DELTA

KENYA: Motorist shoots student during campus revolt in Nairobi
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/40

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Students torch vice-chancellor’s car in protest over expulsions
Several other cars were also torched in the unrest as part of a student boycott
The protest is over expulsions of students with low grades
Students stoned a security vehicle before coming under attack from armed cops
The vice-chancellor was eventually forced to step down
http://www.theage.com.au/news/world/png-uni-head-steps-down-over-student-unrest/2005/07/31/1122748527382.html
http://www.theage.com.au/news/World/Police-fire-warning-shots-at-PNG-uni/2005/07/26/1122143830270.html
http://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411749/600386
http://www.abcasiapacific.com/news/stories/asiapacific_stories_1415398.htm
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/news/stories/s1413789.htm
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/news/stories/s1413045.htm
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/news/stories/s1412913.htm
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/news/stories/s1412691.htm

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Police murder schoolchildren resisting removal of headmaster
Police sent to arrest the teacher for fighting police found the building blockaded, and students fought police violence by throwing stones and other items
At least two children were killed and 35 wounded as police opened fire with guns
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4396228.stm
http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,17140979%5E663,00.html
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200511/s1497396.htm

UGANDA: Protesting school students clash with police and target home of school boss
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/23

ZAMBIA: High-school students revolt over water shortages, trashing school buildings
http://www.zamnet.zm/newsys/news/viewnews.cgi?category=5&id=1120202891

INDIA: Students take over Jadavpur University in protest over exclusions
Students stage fast and sit-in; attacked and electrocuted by cops
When this abuse was exposed, students and others mobilised on a huge scale
Spontaneous student general strike held, with mass rallies and other actions
University turned into liberated zone as painters, singers and other artists move in
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1646
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1648
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050418/asp/calcutta/story_4616269.asp
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050419/asp/calcutta/story_4630712.asp
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050420/asp/calcutta/story_4634882.asp

SUDAN: Two students killed as security forces attack protests
http://www.reuters.co.za/locales/c_newsArticle.jsp;:426376f1:12f8ec70e7c389e7?type=topNews&localeKey=en_ZA&storyID=8208748

KOLKATA, INDIA: Student protests
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6894

PAKISTAN: Student uprising at Gomal University after student is murdered by security guard – vice-chancellor’s car torched
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_17-5-2005_pg7_29

GREECE: Police officer shoots student during impromptu demo against the officer’s defiance of a ban on cops in universities
In response, thousands of anarchists and human rights activists march
Protesters faced off with police, firebombed banks and built burning barricades
Police also attacked a hundreds-strong solidarity demo demanding the release of detained protesters
http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1708346,00.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00137.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00180.html
http://anarchistnews.org/?q=node/59
http://anarchistnews.org/?q=node/55
http://anarchistnews.org/?q=node/51
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050520112418402
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=2005051019034060
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=2005051122230245
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050512075547632
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/05/11/6447964
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/05/11/6346371
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/05/13/4164774
Further mass protests as 2500 gather for anti-fascist demo – cops attack protesters and unleash repression
Protesters respond with Molotovs and pitched battles erupt
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050520202001190
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/05/23/4197898
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/05/25/2078728
Youths target riot cop van in reprisal for shooting
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050515181929277

QUEBEC STUDENT STRIKE VICTORY!
“The seven week Québec student strike launched on February 24 ended with the government backing down on certain issues and a radicalization of many Québécois youth.”
http://resist.ca/story/2005/7/13/53919/4820
http://resist.ca/story/2005/4/16/101448/899
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6917/691711.html
Quebec student strike – a battle won, a struggle that must continue
http://www.internationalviewpoint.org/article.php3?id_article=780
Quebec student unrest
http://quebec.indymedia.org/en/node.php?id=20474

LIBERIA: Former child soldiers rise up in revolt over unpaid school fees
UN troops fired in the air after the rebels trashed shops and a voting station
http://www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,,2-11-1447_1703604,00.html
4:43 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Township Rebellions and Prison Uprisings
SOUTH AFRICA: New wave of urban unrest over services, cutbacks
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/safr-j14.shtml
CATO CREST, DURBAN: Squatters battle police
Informal residents staged a peaceful march which was disrupted by police repression
When they realised police wouldn’t let them march, they stormed police lines and stoned police
Residents are angry that they are still in an informal settlement when low-cost housing is being built in the area
Police drove the protesters off, but they responded by building burning barricades at the entrance to their settlement
http://www.dailynews.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=499&fArticleId=2500562
PHOMOLONG TOWNSHIP, SOUTH AFRICA: Clashes with police as residents protest over service delivery
Municipal buildings burnt down and roads barricaded as residents defy police attacks for several days
http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1685819,00.html
DURBAN: Revolt and blockade in settlement
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/622/622p20c.htm
Durban residents confront cops when barred from meeting PM
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/625/625p13c.htm
DURBAN: Hundreds of informal traders yesterday pitted themselves against Metro Police in Durban during an angry protest against the city's latest campaign
http://www.themercury.co.za/index.php?fSectionId=283&fArticleId=2524918
PORT ELIZABETH: Cops stoned and burning barricades erected as mayor visits township
Mayor forced to flee as protests over service delivery continued
http://iafrica.com/news/sa/618253.htm
Protesters in Port Elizabeth block roads in housing protest
http://www.sabcnews.com/south_africa/general/0,2172,104756,00.html
Residents of De Doorns township blockade road in services protest
Burning tyres and mounds of rubbish shut the road
Two protesters and two cops were injured in clashes, and police attacked with rubber bullets
http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=244715&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/
Resistance in Cape Town – residents burn tyres, blockade roads and stage nonviolent protests
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2005/06/05/wsafr05.xml&sSheet=/portal/2005/06/05/ixportal.html
http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1709889,00.html
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/628/628p17b.htm
Housing protests in Port Elizabeth and Cape Town – roads blocked
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4595235.stm
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6658
PORT ELIZABETH: Housing protesters block road with burning barricades
http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,6119,2-7-1442_1743095,00.html
WORCESTER/DE DOORNS and KHAYELITSHA: Roads blocked in township protests
"If it means we must make this country ungovernable, we will do so until they listen to our demands"
http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=244715&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__national/
FRANKFORT, ORANGE FREE STATE: Residents barricade roads, and resist police attacks in protests over service delivery
They also stage later protests over political trials of protesters
http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1754849,00.html
http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1754117,00.html
KGOTSONG, BLOEMFONTEIN: Residents battle police, blockade roads and trash buildings in protests over service delivery
http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1758603,00.html
http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1758483,00.html
http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=15&art_id=qw1124798941505B216
VRYBURG TOWNSHIP: Protesters throw petrol bombs, block roads in protests over dismissal of councillors
http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1768881,00.html

JAMAICA: Uprising after police assassination – gang and community members in Spanish Town kept police out for two days in Spanish Town
Some residents fought police with guns, while others built burning barricades
http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20051031T210000-0500_91568_OBS_GANGSTERS_RULE.asp
http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20051103T220000-0500_91729_OBS_PASTOR_BLAMES_POLITICIANS_FOR_RIOT_IN_SPANISH_TOWN.asp
Uprising after police kill man and allegedly torch his house to cover it up
Protesters expelled police from the community and built burning barricades
http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20050412T220000-0500_78624_OBS_ANOTHER_POLICE_SHOOTING__ANOTHER_PROTEST.asp

JORDAN
“Police manhunt sparks riot, attacks in Jordan”
“Rioters have smashed 25 cars and beat policemen looking for two criminals in a poor eastern district of the Jordanian capital, a police spokesman said yesterday.”

NIGERIA: Orile police division attacked after allegedly killing a bus passenger
Residents threatened to torch a police station and blocked roads
http://www.independentng.com/news/nnsep090507.htm

TRINIDAD: Unrest over violent arrest and frame-up – police prevented by crowds from taking suspect
Protesters blockade roads with rubbish and old appliances, set up burning barricades, and throwing bottles and stones
Cops opened fire when surrounded by protesters
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_news?id=92724249
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/index.pl/article_news?id=92919863

NEW YORK: Protesters against a supermarket development destroy the building in a storm of bricks
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/local/story/328269p-280590c.html

BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT: Small uprising after motorcyclist dies – police chase motorcyclist to death leading to unrest
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1915

NEW ORLEANS: Armed insurrection in flood-devastated city
As army occupies and stops people leaving, there are reports of residents arming themselves and shooting at national guard units and helicopters
http://www.livejournal.com/users/mparent7777/2443853.html
Police attack “looters” instead of rescuing survivors
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/sep2005/loot-s01.shtml
Blackwater mercenary goons deployed to occupy New Orleans
http://www.truthout.org/docs_2005/091005A.shtml
Genocide in New Orleans, and other news from Indymedia
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2543
Evacuees, supporters protest at White House
http://www.nbc4.com/news/4950213/detail.html

McGEHEE, ARKANSAS: Locals stand up to police intimidation
Police “gun” raid turns sour for pigs as locals rebel, back down officers
Community uprising after cops blockade area
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050715124648261
http://www.pbcommercial.com/articles/2005/07/14/news/news2.txt

McKINNEY: Freedom fighters battle police over fireworks ban
Attack on freedom of assembly by fascistic police is met with defiance and resistance
Police sent to attack revellers are hit with fireworks and bottles, despite viciously attacking with teargas and injuring bystanders
Police who choose to attack instead of retreat, claim to have “no choice” because freedom is unthinkable for them
http://www.courier-gazette.com/articles/2005/07/06/news/news01.txt
http://www.texarkanagazette.com/articles/2005/07/06/local_news/news/news04.txt

GREECE: Uprising by Iraklis volleyball fans barred from greeting victorious players at the local airport
Riot police sabotaged attempts for a celebration by blocking the airport
Angry fans responded by storming police lines and throwing rocks and petrol bombs
http://www.freep.com/news/latestnews/pm3574_20050404.htm
http://www.iht.com/getina/files/237309.html

BIRMINGHAM: Uprising in the Lozells area as inter-ethnic tensions spill over into fighting with police
Although unrest began as tension between black and Asian youths, it later included attacks on lines of riot cops sent to interfere with freedom of movement and otherwise violate rights
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3146

VENICE, ITALY: Attack on “tramp” with dogs sparks unrest on ferry – “punks” resist repressers and hospitalise bigots
http://www.agi.it/english/news.pl?doc=200508291540-1112-RT1-CRO-0-NF11&page=0&id=agionline-eng.oggitalia

BRITISH-OCCUPIED IRELAND: Residents stage sit-in and later revolt over Loyalist parade in Ardoyne, and others resist in Derry and elsewhere
http://www.newsletter.co.uk/story/21369
http://breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=149137558&p=y49y38z64
http://www.swissinfo.org/sen/swissinfo.html?siteSect=143&sid=5936858&cKey=1121160912000
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/07/12/nireland.parade.reut/
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5136415,00.html
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=116990&Sn=WORL&IssueID=28115
http://www.utvlive.com/newsroom/indepth.asp?id=62518&pt=n
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/08/08ireland.html
Activists later target police with firebombs in clashes sparked by the repression
60 pigs injured while attacking protesters with water cannons
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2005/07/12/international/i063201D49.DTL
http://politics.guardian.co.uk/northernirelandassembly/story/0,9061,1527327,00.html
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/tm_objectid=15730114&method=full&siteid=89488&headline=60-cops-hurt-in-orange-protest-riot--name_page.html
Protesters pipe-bomb pigs during unrest over Orange parade in Ardoyne
http://breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=149243458&p=y49z44y64
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=44458&version=1&template_id=38&parent_id=20
Unrest in Cushendall over violent arrest by police
Cops attack with CS spray after being surrounded by an angry crowd
Three cops were injured during the showdown, and cops were forced to withdraw
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/4213958.stm
Cops also face mass unrest over alleged brutality in arrests in a Protestant area
http://www.turkishweekly.net/news.php?id=16849
Unity against state violence: Catholic joins Loyalist uprising across sectarian divide, to strike at the common enemy – cops
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/northern_ireland/4256152.stm

PERPIGNAN, FRANCE: Racist killing sparks mass revolt by North Africans
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/8DF43FF5-34D0-48BA-A9DB-1661CFC5D139.htm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/4594019.stm

AUSTRALIA: Small uprising in Inverell after violent arrest by cops
http://www.abc.net.au/news/items/200509/1452962.htm?newengland

ISRAEL: 500 youths riot in Afula, damage property, burn trees
By Eli Ashkenazi, Haaretz Correspondent
Approximately 500 youth rioted late Friday night in the center of the northern city of Afula, vandalizing property and setting fire to trees. Damage was cause to office buildings in the area. Police arrested four of the youths, all residents of Afula, two aged 16, and two 21-year-old men. They will be brought for a remand extension Saturday evening. The reason for the disturbance was not apparent. The youths gathered at Independence Square in the city's center and began to riot. During the disturbance, two palm trees were set on fire. The fire spread, damaging an electric pole and a dental clinic nearby. The youths attempted to attack police officers, including Border Police, Yassam riot police and firefighters. There were no injuries.
http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=617682



JAMAICA: Prison uprising and breakout attempt – several killed
http://www.caribbeannetnews.com/2005/04/02/prison.shtml
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050402-10015900-bc-jamaica-prisonriot.xml
TURKEY: Prison uprising in protest over disciplinary action against inmate
Prisoners started a fire as part of the protests
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1729
LUCEBURG, GEORGE COUNTY, AMERICA
Uprising at Christian borstal causes massive damage
http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050412/NEWS01/504120304/1002
ARIZONA: Prison unrest – screw slips over and injures himself
http://www.sunherald.com/mld/thesunherald/news/local/11356940.htm
RENOUS, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA: Prison uprising – yard trashed, buildings attacked
Prisoners refuse to return to cells in protest; some reports blame prison smoking bans
http://www.muskogeephoenix.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050426/NEWS01/50426003
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1113769142239_34/?hub=Canada
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2005/04/17/1001344-cp.html
http://www.smokersclubinc.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=723
http://maritimes.indymedia.org/news/2005/06/10430.php
SWEDEN: Prison uprising wrecks prison – prisoners protest overcrowding
http://www.thelocal.se/article.php?ID=1634&date=20050618
MALTA: Uprising at prison over interference in trading
http://www.maltamedia.com/news/2005/ln/article_6589.shtml
PAKISTAN: Prison uprising at Sargodha jail in Pakistani-controlled Punjab – screws taken hostage, 20 injured including 10 screws
http://pakistantimes.net/2005/06/25/top16.htm
http://www.arap.so36.net/prison/riot/riot2005.html
PITTSBURGH: Prison unrest sends screws to hospital in dispute over TV rights
INDIA: Unrest at Cuddalore jail
QUEBEC: Prisoners barricade themselves into cells to protest jail conditions
WISCONSIN: Prisoners rush guard in prisoner removal dispute
TASMANIA: Prison uprising followed by siege
TURKEY: Prisoners start fires at maximum-security prison
SULLIVAN COUNTY, US: Prisoners burn materials and pelt screws in jail revolt
MADISON: Prisoners revolt over searches and theft of items by screws
http://www.arap.so36.net/prison/riot/riot2005.html
TULARE COUNTY, US: Prisoners “organise resistance” and defy guards
http://www.visaliatimesdelta.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050611/NEWS01/506110326
NIGERIA: Uprising at Ikoyi Prison over attempts to move prisoners
At least 16 people, 6 screws and 10 cons, died during clashes as screws made violent attempts to quell protests
The record office and chief warder’s office were torched during the unrest
Three prisoners were murdered by screws during the unrest
http://www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,,2-11-1447_1803432,00.html
http://www.thisdayonline.com/nview.php?id=28827
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/africaresistance/message/39
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3060
Later reports reveal that overcrowding and prisoner transfers without consent were the main causes of the revolt, and that 10 inmates and 5 screws died during the revolt
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3075
http://www.news24.com/News24/Africa/News/0,,2-11-1447_1803432,00.html
SWANNANOA, US: Youths rise up in cafeteria at youth centre
http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050602/NEWS/50602004/1001
AUSTRALIA: Prisoners at Risdon Prison hold officer hostage and seize control of reception area for three days
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/628/628p10.htm
BAXTER CONCENTRATION CAMP: Refugees revolt against mistreatment, damage buildings
http://www.theage.com.au/news/National/Riot-causes-70000-damage-to-Baxter/2005/07/25/1122143765672.html
IRAN: Major prison revolt in Tehran – cell removals resisted, screws captured
http://www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=2783
PHILLIPINES: Uprising at Bulacan jail – prisoners resist as screws attack celebration – one prisoner killed, probably by screw gunfire
http://news.inq7.net/regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=46687
MINERAL WELLS, HOUSTON: “Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler confirmed a "riot" was in progress at the Corrections Corporation of America pre-parole transfer facility on Highway 180” (WFAA)
“Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler. Fowler said his department was called Saturday night about the riot.” (Houston Chronicle)
CALIPATRIA, US: Uprising at prison; screws murder inmate during unrest linked to overcrowding
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/state/20050904-9999-1n4prison.html
THAILAND: Uprising at Lobpuri prison
http://www.thaisnews.com/news_detail.php?newsid=144777
AGRA, JORDAN: Uprising over torture and mistreatment at Agra jail after suicide by inmate
Screws murdered one insurgent inmate during six hours of unrest
Prisoners seized control of the jail for two hours, burnt buildings and fought screws
The Jordanian government has been forced to look into abuses due to the unrest
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3065
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4280830.stm
UK: Protests, uprising at Strangeways Prison over mistreatment
http://www.manchesteronline.co.uk/men/news/s/173/173349_riot_squad_drama_at_strangeways.html
BRAZIL: Prison revolt after gunmen aid escape bid; prisoners trash parts of prison and fight screws
Three died in clashes between the gunmen and screws, including 1 screw and 2 inmates
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/29/content_3416075.htm
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/28/content_3412642.htm
RENOUS, CANADA: Prison revolt – prisoners refuse to return to cells
http://maritimes.indymedia.org/news/2005/04/10142.php
HINDLEY YOI, UK: Uprising at youth prison
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,3604,1586671,00.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/manchester/4314994.stm
http://www.manchesteronline.co.uk/men/news/s/176/176851_prison_youths_in_7hour_riot.html
ARGENTINA: Inmates burn down prison in protest over repression – 32 killed as screws trap inmates in burning building
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-10/17/content_485578.htm
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200510/s1483464.htm
EDO, NIGERIA: 120 inmates escape during uprising
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3089
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Violent riot in Moca prison: 1 dead, several injured
MOCA.- One dead and several injured is the result of a violent riot in the jail of this municipality. while the prison compound’s security was reinforced with members of the National Police from Santiago and other nearby town. The riot in the facility, which is managed by the National army, which caused alarm in the vicinity where it is the prison enclosure, was began when several inmates resisted being transferred to the Public Jail at Puerto Plata. The body of the inmate, who has yet to be identified, was taken to the public hospital here. Preliminary reports indicate that there are several wounded in the prison, located in the country’s north central region.
http://www.dominicantoday.com/app/article.aspx?id=6677
KYRGYZSTAN: Insurrection at prison colony – prisoners kill politicians and take control
Gunfire was heard as police stormed the building
Uprisings sparked by poor living conditions forced screws to withdraw from a number of prisons
Only a month later did the police dare to attack again
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/i_latestdetail.asp?id=32155
http://www.turkishweekly.net/comments.php?id=1791
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-10/21/content_3664367.htm
http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/10/D5559D09-DB4F-460F-BF2D-10E541185AAF.html
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3135
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3137
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3140
ROXBURY: Prisoners block cell doors in protest over restrictions on personal items
http://www.herald-mail.com/?module=displaystory&story_id=123312&format=html
SAN DIMAS: Small uprising at US youth prison; windows smashed
http://www.dailybulletin.com/news/ci_3145515
4:42 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Western Sahara, Manipur, Kashmir
WESTERN SAHARA: New intifada breaks out – students and others protest
Defiance and confrontations abound as security forces attack demonstrators and jail some for long terms
Protests begin after a crackdown on a small protest over a transfer of a prisoner to Morocco
This sparked larger protests in El Aaiun which later spread to other cities, including the Saharawi community within Morocco
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=2005053113164878
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6932/693260.html
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6925/692551.html
http://www.afrol.com/articles/16438

MANIPUR: Women protest against militants’ bandhs
http://www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1317514,000900030008.htm
http://www.e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=1.09.120405.apr05
Protests against planned eviction of Lei-Ingkol village
http://www.e-pao.net/GP.asp?src=3.12.110505.may05
Teachers launch indefinite strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a27.shtml
Journalists strike to protest pressure from armed opposition groups
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050618/asp/northeast/story_4882186.asp
Naga students burn government offices in protest over lathicharge
http://www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?slug=Naga+students+protest+govt+decision&id=75717
Students stage 2-day shutdown to protest abduction of student unionist by armed opposition group
http://news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=114245&n_date=20050907&cat=India
Protests after police killing echo last year’s uprising – protesters march on home of state official
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1051012/asp/northeast/story_5346949.asp
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3079
Journalists strike over threats from armed opposition groups
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3130
Medical staff stage dharna over similar issues
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3131
Protest opposes local development project
http://www.kanglaonline.com/index.php?template=headline&newsid=23630&typeid=2

Thousands in Manipur protest Armed Forces Act
Sunday August 21 2005 00:00 IST
IANS
IMPHAL: Hundreds of protestors shouting anti-government slogans Saturday took to the streets in Manipur demanding withdrawal of legislation that gives the army unlimited powers to deal with militancy, police said. A police official said some 2,000 to 2,500 people holding placards marched through the main thoroughfares in the capital to demand withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) that provides unlimited powers to the security forces to shoot or arrest anybody without a warrant. The protest march was organised by the Manipur chapter of the London-based human rights organisation, Amnesty International. "People are being killed and raped with impunity by security forces taking advantage of the AFSPA," said T. Singh, a civil rights campaigner, who took part in the procession. Army and paramilitary soldiers followed the protestors in mounted vehicles to prevent them from creating any trouble. "The protest march passed off peacefully without any trouble," said police official Dhiren Singh. An Amnesty activist said the organisation would be lobbying worldwide to pressurise India into repealing the controversial law. "The legislation is nothing but draconian, and unless repealed, scores of people in Manipur will continue to be shot dead by the security forces without any rhyme or reason. This is nothing but a scar on democracy," the activist said on condition of anonymity. "We shall intensify our protest and if New Delhi does not accept our demand than the state would go up in flames." In July last year, Manipur was in turmoil when a 32-year-old woman detained under the troops' special powers died in military custody - allegedly after being raped. The security forces said she was a rebel. The state was virtually under siege for about two months with protestors holding rallies and demonstrations demanding the withdrawal of the legislation. One protester died after setting himself on fire and a group of young women drew nationwide attention to the cause by demonstrating naked outside a military camp. There are more than 19 rebel outfits active in Manipur, bordering Myanmar, with demands ranging from secession to autonomy. More than 10,000 people have died in the insurgency in Manipur during the past two decades.
http://66.102.9.104/search?q=cache:Ed8fZfdhlxwJ:www.newindpress.com/NewsItems.asp%3FID%3DIEP20050820085329%26Page%3DP%26Title%3DNation%26Topic%3D0%26+%22Thousands+in+Manipur+protest+Armed+Forces+Act%22&hl=en

KASHMIR: Protests in Kupwara over killing of youths by soldiers
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1181490.cms
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_25-7-2005_pg7_1
Rallies protest plans by Indian state to murder Kashmiri separatist
The death sentence, for involvement in a paramilitary attack, has galvanised opposition in Srinagar and elsewhere
Traders and workers have staged general strikes and demonstrations
Shops, schools, post offices and government buildings were all shut down
Lawyers also shut down the courts to register a protest against the sentence
A sit-in was also held in the sentenced man’s hometown
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/subcontinent/2005/August/subcontinent_August162.xml§ion=subcontinent&col=
http://www.7days.ae/global-news/kashmir-strike-in-protest-over-death-sentence.html
http://english1.peopledaily.com.cn/200508/06/eng20050806_200597.html
http://www.jammu-kashmir.com/archives/archives2005/kashmir20050805b.html
http://www.abcasiapacific.com/news/stories_to/1432957.htm
http://www.eians.com/stories/2005/08/08/08kas.shtml
http://www.pakistantimes.net/2005/08/06/kashmir1.htm
http://www.jammu-kashmir.com/archives/archives2005/kashmir20050808c.html
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_7-8-2005_pg7_32
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=47397&version=1&template_id=40&parent_id=22
http://www.outlookindia.com/pti_news.asp?id=324917
Children protest against attack on school by armed opposition group
http://www.ndtv.com/template/template.asp?template=Ceasefire&slug=Children+protest+attack+on+Srinagar+school&id=72976&callid=1
http://in.rediff.com/news/2005/may/13jk1.htm
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/subcontinent/2005/May/subcontinent_May487.xml§ion=subcontinent
Journalists march in protest over police violence
http://www.kashar.net/kashmir/complete.asp?id=1093
http://www.kashar.net/kashmir/complete.asp?id=1107
“Massive” protest in Triath to oppose assassinations
http://www.kashar.net/kashmir/complete.asp?id=1086
Protesters block road and overrun army checkpoint in protest over beating of youth
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1117574.cms
Massive student rally organised by leftists
http://www.marxist.com/Asia/pakistan-red-storm160705.htm
Hundreds demonstrate on Mayday
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/04kashmir.html
In aftermath of earthquake, locals loot stores to obtain needed supplies
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/arc_Articles.asp?Article=124135&Sn=WORL&IssueID=28205
Labour rallies on Mayday
http://www.expressindia.com/kashmir/full_story.php?content_id=45896&type=ei

Angry Crowds Protest Delays in Reopening Kashmir Border
By DAVID ROHDE and SALMAN MASOOD
Published: November 8, 2005
Protests marred the partial opening of a crossing point along the line of control dividing the Pakistani- and Indian-administered portions of Kashmir.
http://www.nytimes.com/glogin?URI=http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/08/international/asia/08quake.html&OP=b479549Q2FNWgiNndcTEdd8kNkQ51Q51VNQ7EQ7ENQ51bNu28gE2e8ud2eQ25NeTueNQ51bQ5CyeAgBm8aQ25
4:41 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Palestine
PALESTINE: Gunmen protest against Abbas
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A60318-2005Apr17.html
Palestinian militants demand jobs for ex-militants and victims of Israel
http://www.zeenews.com/links/articles.asp?aid=212427&sid=WOR
Unemployed people and people with disabilities demonstrate in Gaza and trash government buildings
http://washingtontimes.com/upi/20050618-063217-9650r.htm
Gaza militants storm building in jobs protest
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200507/s1405655.htm
New unrest over unemployment – protesters in Khan Younes blockade roads and shops
Police attack a march on the governor’s office, prompting clashes
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1046068.php/Gaza_protest_turns_sour_10_injured
Protest against poverty at UN office in Gaza
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050910-10032500-bc-mideast-poverty.xml

Palestinian students write protest letters to Sharon
http://home.maryknoll.org/index.php?module=MKArticles&func=display&id=401&office=global

Muslims plan protests to defend al-Aqsa
http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200504/200504100017.html
Attempt to ban youths from worshipping at al-Aqsa leads to clashes
7 pigs injured as youths at the mount resist repression
http://web.israelinsider.com/Articles/Security/5511.htm
Al-Aqsa protest
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/0B34E4C7-C940-45BA-B3AE-E16270AE328D.htm
Protesters form human shield to protect al-Aqsa
http://www.amin.org/eng/uncat/2005/april/apr11.html
Israelis injure 13 demonstrators defending al-Aqsa
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/10/content_2811835.htm
Thousands protest al-Aqsa threat across Palestinian territories
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=2&article_id=14176

Six Soldiers Wounded in Riot Near Bethlehem - Amos Harel and Arnon Regular
Six Israel Defense Forces soldiers and four Palestinians were wounded Wednesday in the village of Tsurif, southwest of Bethlehem, in an incident that began when an army jeep overturned during a routine patrol of the village, injuring four soldiers. Dozens of Palestinians residents surrounded the jeep, pelting the injured soldiers and rescue forces with stones and cinder blocks. (Ha'aretz)
Further details:
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=564773&contrassID=1&subContrassID=5&sbSubContrassID=0&listSrc=Y
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=564773&contrassID=1&subContrassID=5&sbSubContrassID=0&listSrc=Y&_loopback=1

Arabs within Israel stage strike, protests over massacre
http://www.islamonline.org/English/News/2005-08/05/article01.shtml

Protest over ban on Arab students at sports centre in Israel
http://www.adnki.com/index_2Level.php?cat=Trends&loid=8.0.225782017&par=0
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3190

Palestinians and activists protest against Israeli rubbish dump, block roads and clash with soldiers
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/563727.html
Hamas activists protest US desecration of the Qur’an
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/575824.html
http://www.turkishweekly.net/news.php?id=10167

Protesters mark foundation of Israel with demonstrations
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1116172837630_8/?hub=CTVNewsAt11
http://www.aljazeera.com/me.asp?service_ID=8388
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1116172837630_8/?hub=CTVNewsAt11
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/918.shtml
Nakba Day marked by pilgrimage to abandoned villages
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/575393.html

Protests mark one year since apartheid wall ruling
http://www.pww.org/article/articleview/7385/1/278
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/palmedialert/message/461
Nonviolent protests continue throughout West Bank
http://pnn.ps/english/archive2005/feb/week3/210205/21febdemo.htm

Protesters demonstrate on behalf of “administrative” prisoner
http://www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=81895
Palestinian prisoners stage hunger strike to highlight their plight during a summit
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1821
Palestinian political prisoners begin hunger strike over “meaningless” release programme
http://www.palestinenet.org/english/archive2005/may/week5/290505/29mayadrabasra.htm
Solidarity protest at Ofer concentration camp, to support jailed wall protester
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/aug/ainfos00006.html
Pictures
https://israel.indymedia.org/newswire/display/3558/index.php
Hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners over mistreatment of Koran
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7737
http://resist.ca/story/2005/6/24/72232/4098
Prisoners stage one-day hunger strike against solitary confinement
http://english.wafa.ps/body.asp?field=Enews&id=3105
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12278&Itemid=1
Political prisoners end hunger strike as PA agrees to look into their demands
http://www.arap.so36.net/prison/riot/riot2005.html

Human Barrels block annexations wall

At 6-00 AM this morning Israeli forces securing the building of the
annexation wall in the west bank village of Bil'in found five human
barrels blocking the construction route.

Four Israelis and one Swede barricaded themselves inside metal
barrels placed on the route of the annexation wall that is to annex
50% of Bil'in farm land.

Palestinians Israelis and internationals were demonstrating around
the barrels.

The military announced the area a closed military zone and arrested
five Israelis and one international using metal cutters' to pry the
peace activists out of the barrels.

Before his arrest Johan Persson from Sweden explained why he was in
a barrel on the route of the annexation wall " It is the
responsibility of the international community to enforce
international law. Since our governments and the UN are allowing
Israel to continue committing war crimes with impunity it has become
the responsibility of citizens like myself to do what we can to stop
them"


10 Israelis Arrested and Beaten at Bil'in Anti-Wall Demonstration
May 6, 2005

Bil'in, Ramallah, West Bank
10 Israeli non-violent peace activists were gassed, arrested, and
severely beaten with batons by Israeli soldiers today at an Anti-
Wall demonstration in the village of Bil'in west of the West Bank
city of Ramallah. Several Palestinian demonstrators were wounded by
rubber coated metal bullets. 3 were treated for tear gas
inhalation. Arrestee Rabbi Arik Asherman of Rabbis for Human Rights
was seen being beaten to the ground after being handcuffed.

Today's demonstrators, including 150 - 200 Palestinians from Bil'in,
70 Israelis from the groups Rabbis for Human Rights, Anarchists
Against the Wall, and Gush Shalom, and the International Solidarity
Movement, left the village and headed for the path of the Wall being cut
through Bil'in's olive fields. They carried signs reading "Stop the Wall",
"No to the Wall" in Arabic, Hebrew, and English.

No construction was occurring today on the site, but Israeli
soldiers stood guard. As marchers approached the path of the Wall
they were told it was a closed military zone and that the
demonstration was illegal. As they continued peacefully walking
forward they were met immediately by tear gas being fired on them.
Soldiers then attacked demonstrators beating the Israelis with
wooden batons and arresting them.

The soldiers continued beating demonstrators even after being handcuffed.
Sound grenades and rubber coated steel bullets were also fired at the crowd.
Several Palestinians received minor wounds in the head, legs, and stomach.
One person was hit in the head with a tear gas canister. Several demonstrators
were also treated for gas inhalation.

The 10 arrestees are being held by the police at Givat Ze'ev
settlement near Jerusalem and are reported to be currently being
released.

Today's demonstration, organized by village residents against the
construction of the annexation Wall through their olive groves, is
the most recent action in a very active popular campaign against the
Wall. Two days ago, Palestinians joined by International and Israeli
activists chained themselves to olive trees. 11 were arrested and released.


The Nakba day of 15th May 1948 was commemorated in the village
of Bil'in in another protest against the apartheid fence - the
present link in the chain of the Zionist occupation.
At 05:00 in the morning, members of the local committee of village,
Anarchists against the fence, and international activists arrived
at Bil'in's work site along the route of the separation fence.
The activists fortified themselves inside iron barrels, chained
themselves to each other and refused to go away. Their aim was to
prevent the bulldozers from continuing in the building the apartheid
fence which confiscate more than half of the lands of the village.

At 06:00 in the morning, 10 jeeps of the army, border police, and
police arrived. At 07:00 6 israeli activists were detained, amongst
them a photographer who was not even taken part in the action.
Their excuse was it is a closed military area. At 07:30 - the time
the report was written, there were still army forces there, and
people worry the village will be victim of a violent suppression
of the village.
Adar

Interesting pictures from the action are at:
https://israel.indymedia.org/newswire/display/3137/index.php

Electronic media of Israeli main daily:
Breaking News from http://www.ynetnews.com/

Anti-fence protesters detained
Israelis and Palestinians belonging to an anarchist group
clashed with IDF soldiers Sunday morning in a bid disrupt
construction work on the West Bank security fence.

During the clashes, which took place in the village of
Bil’in, forces detained six protesters, the IDF said.
Six International peace activists arrested in the West Bank Village
of Bil'in for chaining themselves to imperiled olive trees along
side Palestinian and Israeli activists, were set free today.

On 4 May, residents of the village of Bil'in near Ramallah organized a non-violent protest against the annexation Wall where they were joined by Israelis and Internationals in chaining themselves to the olive trees while others demonstrated.

Bil'in farmers had received notice the previous day that eighty five
olive trees would be uprooted to make way for the illegal Wall and
called for International and Israeli support. After a stand off
that lasted four hours, the Israeli military using excessive force
cut the chains and dragged away twelve of the non-violent
protesters, arresting 6 Internationals and 5 Israelis. All the
Palestinians who were initially detained were all released. All 5
arrested Israelis were released after agreeing not to return to
Bil'in for 15 days.

The deportation hearing scheduled for the six International
Activists this morning never took place.

Instead, after holding them for over 26 hours, the police made an offer reportedly from the Israeli Ministry of the Interior that they be released under the condition that they would not enter a closed military zone. To which all agreed save one who was also released.

When asked why he participated in the protest by chaining himself to an olive tree, released activist Gabe Gao from the United States, who is of Jewish descent, said: "The International Court of Justice has ruled that Israel's Separation Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territories is illegal and must be dismantled. The confiscation of Palestinian land and destruction of Palestinian property has nothing to do with 'security'. It is the responsibility of the international community to pressure Israel to adhere to international law. Since my government is not taking action, I feel it is my moral obligation to act in opposition to this crime."

The activists report being beaten and treated with excessive force
during their arrest by Israeli Boarder Police and the Israeli
Defense Force citing video and photographic evidence (available upon
request). Greek activist, Maria, requested medical attention for a blow to the head and injuries to her legs and arms sustained during the arrest. Instead She was brought to an interrogation room and repeatedly insulted with racial slurs. She received medical treatment only after 12 hours and repeated requests. Initially she was informed by Israeli ambulance drivers that the fee for thorough treatment would be 350 NIS, but eventually she was treated without charge. The Greek consulate is intervening in order to obtain her medical records which the Israeli police have refused to release.

Eleven arrested in attempt to non-violently stop olive trees being
uprooted by Israeli Military in Bil'in

Eighty five olive trees are currently being uprooted by the Israeli
Military in the West Bank village of Bil'in to make room for the
illegal annexation wall.

As part of a Palestinian Non Violent resistance campaign against The
Wall sixteen people including nine Palestinians chained themselves
into the olive trees this morning in Bil'in while fifty others
demonstrated.

After a stand off that lasted four hours the Israeli military cut
the chains and dragged away twelve of the non-violent protesters.

Yesterday the residents of Bil'in received notice from the Israeli
Army about the uprooting and demolition of the ancient olive trees
and rallied International and Israeli supporters to demonstrate
alongside them today.

The Military police used excessive force during the arrests. One of
the arrestees, a woman from Greece, suffered a blow to the head
while being beaten by Israeli soldiers. An Israeli protestor was
kneed in the groin and a Norwegian protestor had his legs forcibly
spread to a 180 degree angle.

Of the eleven arrested there were two Americans, two Swedish, one
Norwegian one Greek and five Israelis. (All the Palestinians who
were initially detained were all released.)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
01/05/05
Two protesters hospitalized with wounds sustained at anti-Wall demo
in Bil'in today

[Ramallah, West Bank] 12-year old Ahmed has a metal fragment lodged in
his skull. A Norwegian protester who was standing next to Ahmed was
also hit by a ricocheting fragment of what he says were live rounds
fired in their direction by Israeli soldiers two hundred meters away.
23-year old Hamze is suffering from an injury to the back of his head
from a gas canister that was shot at him directly from short range.

The demonstration that began as a calm and peaceful protest was met
with rubber coated metal bullets, tear gas and sound bombs fired
indiscriminately into the crowd. The Israeli military did not produce
a closed military area warrant and so had no legal grounds to disperse
the demonstration. The confrontation then escalated to stone throwing
from some of the Palestinian youth, and Israeli soldiers began
shooting live rounds in the direction of the protesters.

In a demonstration held last Thursday, undercover Israeli provocateurs
threw stones at Israeli soldiers and border police. Special forces
used a gas powered gun, not previously used in the West Bank, capable
of firing rapid rounds of plastic bullets filled with a white powder
(which is currently being analyzed) that caused intense pain to the
people shot.

Two Palestinians, Riad Bornat and Ilyan Abu Rahma, who were assaulted
and dragged away by the provocateurs, are still being held in Israeli
custody.

Today's May Day demonstration was attended by workers and farmers from
Bil'in, accompanied by Israeli and international activists to protest
the theft of their livelihood.

Before the current Intifada mmany Bil'in residents worked in Israel.
Today with unemployment soaring at over 60% the village depends on its
agricultural land to survive.

More than half of Bil'in's land, 2,300 dunams, will be lost beyond the
Wall and has been earmarked for settlement expansion.

3 April, 2005
Israeli suffering brain hemorrhage due to injury during Anti-Wall
Protest

Israeli activist, Jonathan Pollack, was hit in the head by a tear gas
canister shot from an M-16 when Israeli soldiers fired at an anti-Wall
demonstration in the Ramallah region village of Bil'in.
He was hospitalized in Tel Hashomer hospital in Tel Aviv, received
internal and external stitches and diagnosed to be suffering from a
hemorrhage in the brain. His medical situation is currently stable and
he is conscience.

One hundred protesters gathered in front of the Israeli Ministry of
Defense this evening protesting the tactics the Israeli military uses
in its attempts to silence dissent against the Wall.

The village of Bil'in has continued it's resistance to the Wall, which
will effectively confiscate fifty percent of their agricultural land,
despite nightly raids, harassment and arrest campaigns by the Israeli
military conducted against the village.
ISM (The International Solidarity Movement) is currently maintaining a
presence in Bil'in to document and report human rights abuses.

Despite Israeli claims that the Wall is intended to safeguard the
security of its citizens the route of the Wall near Bil'in has been
specifically designed to incorporate the current construction of the
settlement of Menora in addition to the existing settlement of Kiryat
Sefer.

Thousands protest across many towns and villages on anniversary of International Court ruling against apartheid wall
Thousands march in Ramallah, KafrThulth protesters marched on roadblocks and tried to reclaim land, and in Beit Liqya protesters were teargassed leading to clashes
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/962.shtml

Bil’in protests mark a year from the ICJ ruling – after a long peaceful protest, Israeli forces attack
http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article3984.shtml
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11999&Itemid=1

Protesters set up cage to blockade Bil’in wall building (picture)
https://israel.indymedia.org/newswire/display/3362/index.php
ISM reports from caged protest in Bil’in and other anti-wall protests
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/palsolidarity/message/1214
Protesters carry gravestones in Bil’in protest
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11875&Itemid=1
Bil’in protesters build mock fence to blockade real fence route
http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article3898.shtml
20 protesters injured as soldiers attack Bilin crowd; noise weapons used
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11517&Itemid=1
Six injured, 18 arrested in Bilin
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12600&Itemid=1
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3109960,00.html
More arrests and injuries as soldiers attack demo
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12707&Itemid=1
Bilin, 21 April - peace protest becomes warzone
https://israel.indymedia.org/newswire/display/3033/index.php
Report on Bilin demonstration
http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article4006.shtml
Arrested activists stage prison solidarity
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1996
Wall protests continue in Bilin, M’Nazil
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00130.html
Bilin uses two-wave tactic to protest wall
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00278.html
Protesters chained into barrels block wall route
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00216.html
Cage protest
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00371.html
Solidarity protest with injured and invalids of Bilin
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00121.html
Bilin – three victories amid a sea of tragedies
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/apr/ainfos00414.html
Bilin protest attacked
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6834
Pigs lie about Bilin violence
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050728014701291
Bil’in protesters carry gravestones in protest
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/06/17/crackdown-on-non-violent-resistance/
Pics
http://freckle.blogs.com/photos/bilin_tombs/index.html
Protesters chained in cylinders block wall route
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/07/20/protesters-blocked-the-path-of-the-annexation-barrier/
http://freckle.blogs.com/photos/strength_in_unity
Palestinians present “gift house” to soldiers
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/07/30/palestinians-give-the-israeli-military-a-gift-house/
Soldier joins Bilin demo
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/08/12/soldier-joins-bilin-protest/
Young Palestinian women lead Bilin march
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/08/16/young-palestinian-women-lead-demonstration-against-the-wall-in-bilin/
Protesters attacked with noise weapon
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/06/08/stink-bombs-and-the-scream-bilin/
More Bilin stories
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00343.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00365.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/aug/ainfos00061.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00468.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00309.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00100.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00028.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00272.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00046.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/apr/ainfos00487.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/apr/ainfos00377.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/apr/ainfos00366.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/apr/ainfos00270.html
http://anarchistnews.org/?q=node/36
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050806023850990
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=2005073008572329
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050813062343168
http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/10/07/news/mideast.php
Something astir in Bilin
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00304.html
Apartheid Wall foundations dismantled in Bil’in – protesters fight back as soldiers attack
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/944.shtml
Continuing demonstrations – and attacks by soldiers – in Bilin
http://www.kibush.co.il/show_file.asp?num=2262
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/910.shtml
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10781&Itemid=1
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00301.htm
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/palsolidarity/message/1186
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/palmedialert/message/416
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/palsolidarity/message/1192
http://imemc2.thinkhost.net/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=10153&Itemid=2
http://imemc2.thinkhost.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10337&Itemid=1
http://english.wafa.ps/body.asp?field=Enews&id=2469
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11233&Itemid=1
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3067369,00.html
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/palmedialert/message/394
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/palsolidarity/message/1170
http://www.israelnn.com/news.php3?id=81109
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050923-11144900-bc-mideast-barrier.xml
Protester injured by troops as Bilin protests continue
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3067369,00.html
Protests – and attacks on protests – continue in Bilin
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/626/626p15b.htm
“Walking coffins” protest in Bilin
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11377&Itemid=1
Protests, arrests and clashes continue in Bilin
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12779&Itemid=1
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12784&Itemid=1
Demonstrators in Bilin chain themselves to olive trees
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/572362.html
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/palmedialert/message/413
Reports from Bilin and elsewhere
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00173.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00199.html
Beit Surik and Bilin protests
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00445.html
Imneizil and Bilin protests
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00441.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00333.html
Protests in Ramadin, Marda, Bilin – in Ramadin, police chased protesters into the town, where clashes with youths ensued
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00164.html

Crackdown on peace protests in Asira, Bil’in and elsewhere
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2007

Palestinian boy murdered as protesters against the wall come under attack in Beit Lakiya
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1120789233505&p=1078027574097
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/961.shtml
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20050708-1814-israel-palestinians.html
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1120789233505
http://www.politinfo.com/articles/article_2005_07_08_2116.html
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=116594&Sn=WORL&IssueID=28111

Villagers of Marda continue to resist – several injured as troops attack demo
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/939.shtml
Marda protests oppose destruction of olive trees
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/06/24/week-of-palestinian-nonviolent-resistance-met-with-violence/
Farmers stop Marda tree-cutting for three hours
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/06/05/farmers-stop-tree-cutting-in-marda-for-three-hours/
Video of olive-tree chaining protest in Marda
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/05/04/video-from-bilin-olive-tree-chaining/
Breaking through at Marda – protest disrupted by statists
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00065.html
Marda villagers resist the wall
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/630/630p18b.htm
Several injured as Salfit protesters join Bil’in demo
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/949.shtml
Imneizil villagers stop bulldozers
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/948.shtml
Salfit protesters suppressed using colonial-era laws
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2739

Kfar Haris wall protesters injured with teargas
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2161
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2163

Al-Ramadin villagers mount bulldozer in wall protest
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/06/07/villagers-mounted-bulldozer-in-al-ramadin/

Dozens injured as army attacks Qalqilya wall protesters
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12445&Itemid=1
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12563&Itemid=1
Soldiers attack Qalqilia protest
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12563&Itemid=1

Soldiers attack wall protest near Salfit
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11977&Itemid=1
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11565&Itemid=1
March against the wall in Salfit
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11504&Itemid=1
Five injured as IOF attacks wall protest in Salfit
http://english.wafa.ps/body.asp?field=Enews&id=3543
Wall protest in Salfit – protesters wounded and arrested
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00148.html

Activists march in Tel Rumeida; attacked by soldiers – 32 arrested
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3088411,00.html

Protesters march on Muqata against apartheid wall
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/922.shtml

Beit Surik protesters block wall-building
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00009.html

Israeli troops clash with farmers in Dir al-Asal, near Hebron, over land grabs and sheep theft during construction of the Apartheid Wall
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10957&Itemid=1

Protesters resist house demolition in Haifa
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11545&Itemid=1

Demonstrators in Ma’Sha attacked
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00179.html

Land Day protest at al-Walaja, near Bethlehem, over house demolitions
http://bethlehemghetto.blogspot.com/2005/04/land-day-activities-continued-al.html

Ten Palestinians injured in confrontation with settlers and soldiers in Liban al-Gharbi
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/08/11/0-palestinians-injured-by-israeli-soldiers-in-liban-al-gharbi/

Protests in Immatin village over land grab
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1901
Immatin demo viciously repressed
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jul/ainfos00255.html
More on demos in Immatin
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/08/26/we-shall-overcome/

Grannies protest settler violence
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6235

Clashes as protesters target Greek Patriarch over land sale
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10931&Itemid=1
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20050429/wl_nm/mideast_church_dc_1
http://www.haaretz.co.il/hasen/spages/573800.html

Youths resist as Israeli army invades Jenin; 1 murdered by troops
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12866&Itemid=1
Fighters claim to have repulsed entry of tank into Rafah
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=13018&Itemid=1

Peace protesters rally in Tel Aviv after killing of Palestinian youths
http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/572451.html
Hundreds rally in Tel Aviv for peace protest after shootings in Beit Lakiya
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00059.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00160.html
http://www.labournet.net/world/0505/wall4.html

Jenin residents secure end to clashes between Palestinian militias
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/23888331-47BA-41F6-9018-5DDD4C6CE5BB.htm

Nonviolent resistance as Israelis demolish homes in Khader village, near Bethlehem
http://pnn.ps/english/archive2005/jul/week4/270705/27julalkhader.htm
Hebron residents protest at internal checkpoints
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/palmedialert/message/482
Salfit activists march against checkpoints
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=13032&Itemid=1

Gaza Strip residents reclaim destroyed farmland
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4408479.stm

Hebron visit sabotaged by Israeli statists
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00447.html

Environmental activists from the GreenCourse movement and residents of Nitzan protested on Friday against the building of temporary housing for evacuated Gaza Strip settlers on the Nitzana dunes. The protestors blocked bulldozers at the construction site with their bodies and managed to halt work for several hours.
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/581345.html

Palestinians and activists march in Kfar Harrs, attacked with tear gas
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/01E3A851-6268-4F72-B5D3-A64B395301AB.htm

Christian Peacemaker Teams organise nonviolent protest in Hebron
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=12970&Itemid=1

Roadblocks removed in Asira al Shamaliya village near Nablus
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/palsolidarity/message/1195
Roadblocks dismantled by protesters between Nablus and Asira Al'Shamalia
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00217.html
Checkpoint demo near Nazlat Issa
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/07/08/demonstration-against-a-checkpoint-near-the-village-of-nazlat-issa-2/
http://freckle.blogs.com/photos/nazlat_issa/
Soldiers surround, abuse roadblock protesters in Asira
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/07/22/israeli-army-surrounds-asira-demonstrators-shoots-one-villager/
Protest at Huwara checkpoint
http://resist.ca/story/2005/7/27/95550/4949

Clashes in Hebron after incursion by Israeli troops
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11151&Itemid=1

More protests against the Apartheid Wall in Saffa
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/894.shtml
Apartheid Wall protested in Salfit
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1571

Al-Aqsa Brigade militants storm government office in jobs protest
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200507/s1405655.htm

Nakba Day marked by pilgrimage to abandoned villages
http://resist.ca/story/2005/5/13/15715/6171

Clashes in Tsurif near Bethlehem; traffic accident is followed by showdown between stone-throwers and soldiers
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=564773&contrassID=1&subContrassID=5&sbSubContrassID=0&listSrc=Y

Roadblock in mid-Jerusalem protests against segregation of city
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/598767.html

Shu’fat Palestinians demonstrate to defend their presence in Jerusalem
http://stopthewall.org/latestnews/977.shtml

Palestinian health workers go on strike for pay increase
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/4DD05B3A-4EAF-4C55-9B19-261596928837.htm

Palestinian teachers strike for higher pay
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6263
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php4?article_id=6263
http://www.palestine-info.co.uk/am/publish/article_11355.shtml

Women in Black protest outside Ariel settlement, against expanding settlements
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/08/19/belfast-women-protest-expansion-of-settlements-in-the-west-bank/

Israeli army attacks demonstration of people with disabilities
http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/2005/06/08/israeli-army-attacks-disabled-demonstrators/

Druze refusenik sentenced three times over
http://www.imemc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11470&Itemid=1

Renamed street sign sabbed
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3117083,00.html
Israeli road signs get activist makeover
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00064.html

Protest over football game for Arab team scheduled for Ramadan
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/othersports/2050AP_SOC_Israel_Ramadan.html

Israelis Protest Travel Restrictions Against PA Motorists
12:22 Oct 23, '05 / 20 Tishrei 5766
(IsraelNN.com) Members of left-wing Israel’s Peace Now organization protested on Sunday morning against the travel restrictions prohibiting Palestinian Authority (PA) residents from traveling on Israeli roads in Judea and Samaria. The protest took place in southern Jerusalem at the entrance to the Minharot Tunnel Highway. Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz has reinstated travel restrictions following two shooting attacks, one fatal, occurring an hour apart from one another. The perpetrators in both cases made an easy getaway by traveling on the Route 60 towards a nearby PA autonomous area.
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/news.php3?id=91635

Banksy targets Apartheid Wall
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/arts/4748063.stm
Street art marks Nakba Day in Tel Aviv
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00227.html
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050511194224153
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050511113019125
Graffiti on the Apartheid Wall and related targets – pics
http://bethlehemghetto.blogspot.com/2005/05/easy-when-you-know-how-more-graffiti.html
http://bethlehemghetto.blogspot.com/2005/04/collection-of-spray-cans-were-seen.html
http://bethlehemghetto.blogspot.com/2005/04/this-watchtower-is-first-one-that.html
http://bethlehemghetto.blogspot.com/2005/04/posted-by-peacerider_27.html
http://bethlehemghetto.blogspot.com/2005/04/baby-speaks.html
http://bethlehemghetto.blogspot.com/2005/04/posted-by-peacerider_111460330079466675.html
http://bethlehemghetto.blogspot.com/2005/04/any-guesses.html
Banksy does the Apartheid Wall
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0805-06.htm
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=7169

Caravan of Justice suppressed, activists deported
http://www.palestinemonitor.org/nueva_web/updates_news/updates/caravan_4_justice.htm

Children from Bilin protest at Israeli Supreme Court
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00234.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/jun/ainfos00228.html

Mutiny over food in IDF
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2172
4:40 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Iraq and Afghanistan
IRAQ:
Massive anti-US protests in Baghdad, on site where Saddam statue was felled
Demonstrations also held in Ramadi and Najaf
Mass anti-occupation demonstrations by Shiites and Sunnis in Baghdad, Samarra, and elsewhere
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0520-03.htm
http://www.juancole.com/2005/07/sunnis-demonstrate-in-baghdad-as.html
http://www.livejournal.com/users/mparent7777/1684454.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4429137.stm
http://bellaciao.org/en/article.php3?id_article=5723
http://www.postfallspress.com/articles/2005/04/10/news/news03.txt
http://www.juancole.com/2005/04/up-to-300000-demonstrate-in-baghdad.html
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0409-02.htm
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200504/s1341814.htm
http://www.ufppc.org/content/view/2581/2/
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0520-03.htm
http://bellaciao.org/en/article.php3?id_article=5721
http://montages.blogspot.com/2005/04/quit-iraq-largest-popular.html

Thousands of Shiites and Sunnis protest occupation, sectarianism
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0520-03.htm
More mass protests in late August
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=7271

Protesters firebomb British occupation troops and torch two tanks in protest over exchange of gunfire between occupiers and Iraqi security forces in Basra
British troops had stormed an Iraqi prison to release British soldiers arrested by Iraqi forcess
British troops are forced to retreat under hail of petrol bombs
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3059
http://www.int.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=123&art_id=qw1127152801946B262
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5293485,00.html

Hundreds demonstrate in Samarra
http://www.juancole.com/2005/04/demonstration-in-samarra-ash-sharq-al.html
Shi’ites demonstrate after detention of cleric
Media sources estimate 6000 protested in Najaf, Nasiriyah and Kufa
http://www.albawaba.com/en/news/183837
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20050520/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_protests
http://www.kcbs.com/pages/kcbs/news/news_story.nsp?story_id=71706925&ID=kcbs&scategory=Computers

Baquba students march against US occupation and arrests of students
http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=World_News&subsection=Gulf%2C+Middle+East+%26+Africa&month=April2005&file=World_News200504122302.xml
Students burn flags in protest against US; release of detained students demanded
http://iraqwar.mirror-world.ru/article/46139

General strike to protest occupation and blockade in Ramadi
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=11845&s2=19
General strike in Ramadi against US blockade
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6522

Anti-occupation protests in Hit, Ramadi, Samarra and Mosul – Iraqi Islamic Party denounced for collaboration
http://www.jihadunspun.com/index-side_internal.php?article=104821&list=/home.php

Police murder protester in Samarra during clashes over government jobs
http://iraqwar.mirror-world.ru/article/55095
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1783

Textile workers strike in Baghdad
http://www.uuiraq.org/english/211.htm
http://www.uuiraq.org/english/210.htm

Protest over the arrest of a tribal leader in Baghdad July 3, 2005. Wahied al-Homaidi, the secretary-general of the Mesopotamian Tribes Union of Iraq, was arrested and his offices were searched by coalition forces on Saturday, witnesses said. REUTERS/Ceerwan Aziz

Protest in Baghdad over police brutality
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/20AAF6C7-6357-4140-899F-3382CEA2FA6A.htm

Police open fire on protesters in Tikrit, attacking 1000 marchers demanding resignations over a political killing
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=13472&s2=08
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?sf=2813&click_id=2813&art_id=qw1120724101464B262&set_id=6
http://www.breakingnews.ie/2005/07/07/story210507.html

Nasiriya energy workers strike and protest
http://www.wpiraq.net/english/2005/uui-nasirya.htm
Police shoot at protesters demonstrating against water shortages
http://www.uuiraq.org/english/191.htm
Health workers strike in Kirkuk and elsewhere against pay cut
http://www.uuiraq.org/english/204.htm
Samarra police open fire on unemployed protesters
http://www.uuiraq.org/english/192.htm
Street vendor crackdown protested in Nasiriya
http://www.uuiraq.org/english/166.htm

Uprising in Abu Ghraib concentration camp – prisoners stone guards as escape attempt foiled
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1868
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?sf=2813&art_id=qw1118130840700B262&click_id=2813&set_id=1
Three break out of Abu Ghraib
http://www.defenselink.mil/news/May2005/20050526_1363.html

Saddam’s lawyers strike over safety
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/BA20D208-83A4-4AEF-A807-B9F9949F30C6.htm

Protests over corruption in Mosul, Iraq; Kurdish domination denounced
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3139

Taxi drivers protest “police terrorists” over ban on right-hand-drive cars
Drivers storm government building; police and soldiers shoot and beat them
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1861

Mass protests in Mosul secure release of women held as hostages by US forces
http://iraqwar.mirror-world.ru/article/54086
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=12775&s2=20
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1812

Oil exports halted by strike in Basra – workers demand local reinvestment of profits
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050717-09433000-bc-mideast-flags.xml
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1958
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4690601.stm
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=13827&s2=18
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4690601.stm
http://www.indymedia.ie/newswire.php?story_id=70934
http://www.newsocialist.org/index.php?id=386
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=13997&s2=23
FWCUI statement on oil strike
http://www.uuiraq.org/english/197.htm

Protests on Kuwait border
http://www.livejournal.com/users/mparent7777/1684454.html

Iraqi doctors strike over harassment, abuse by police and soldiers
http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wned/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=785608
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=13877&s2=20
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1969

UUI marks Mayday
http://www.uuiraq.org/english/171.htm

Unemployed workers march in Nasiriya to protest
inhumane government policies
http://www.uuiraq.org/english/166.htm

“Strike” by airport company suspends Iraq flights
http://www.iraq-news.de/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=1731

Iraqi activists organise boycott of US goods
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=12364&s2=08

Women in Baghdad protest for rights under new constitution
http://www.livejournal.com/users/mparent7777/1684454.html

US retaliates against Iraqi student protesters
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1975

Shiites hold protests against sectarian attacks in Najaf and elsewhere
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=11920&s2=21

March in Qayara, dubbed by the US as “anti-terrorism”, includes demands for the release of political prisoners
http://www.livejournal.com/users/mparent7777/1684454.html

Attacks on oil pipelines continue
http://www.kuna.net.kw/Home/Story.aspx?Language=en&DSNO=726553
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-05/05/content_2919593.htm
http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2005-05-10T113656Z_01_MOR040313_RTRUKOC_0_ENERGY-IRAQ-ATTACK.xml
223. April 13 - bomb on oil pipeline near Kirkuk killed an Iraqi oil security chief and eight of his men, who were in the process of defusing another explosive device, and sparked a fire on the pipeline.
224. April 17 - attack near Fatha on oil pipeline from Kirkuk to the Bayji refinery.
225. April 18 - twin blasts at an internal oil pipeline near Kirkuk.
226. April 25 - insurgents blew up pumps used for domestic supplies near Bay Hassam, 19 miles west of Kirkuk.
227. May 4 - attack on an oil pipeline that links northern Kirkuk oil fields to Baghdad. The attack took place near Balad.
228. May 10 - attack on an oil pipeline complex near Kirkuk.
229. May 11 - a mortar round struck the Iraqi Oil Ministry complex in Baghdad.
230. May 11 - three bombs were planted on different parts of the oil pipeline in Kirkuk's Dibiz district. Two of the three exploded, heavily damaging the pipeline.
231. May 11 - attack on an oil pipeline near Bayji.
232. May 11 - a bomb exploded at Iraq’s largest fertilizer plant in Basra, killing one person and wounding 23. The blast set fire to a gas pipeline.
233. May 11 - a bomb was planted near the oil ministry in central Baghdad.
234. May 12 - an insurgent blew himself up as he tried to sabotage an oil pipeline near Kirkuk.
235. May 13 - attack on the Athana pumping station that feeds the northern pipeline.
236. May 27 - attack on pipeline in the western outskirts of Baghdad.
237. June 3 - 8 a.m. attack on pipeline between Kirkuk and the Dibis refinery, about 30 miles west.
238. June 8 - saboteurs blew up a main oil pipeline near Kirkuk.
239. June 8 - saboteurs opened connections between two pipelines near the Bayji refinery causing oil spill.
240. June 9 - 8:00 p.m. saboteurs blew up a major oil pipeline five miles east of the Bayji refinery.
241. June 15 - insurgents blew up a pipeline near Baghdad that transports crude oil between Bayji and Daura.
242. June 23 - attack on pipeline carrying crude from Kirkuk to Bayji, near al-Fathah.
243. June 25 - attack on oil pipleline leading from Kirkuk to Ceyhan.
244. June 24 - pipeline linking the southern fields around Basra to Daura. The attack took place near Yusifiyah.
245. June 28 - attack on pipeline in southwestern Baghdad.
246. June 29 - attack on a natural gas pipeline linking storage facilities in Yousfiyah, south of Baghdad, to a plant in Baghdad.
247. July 3 - attack on a key feeder pipeline that leads to the Daura refinery.
248. July 8 - mortar attack on the Daura oil refinery hit a pipeline attached to one of the reservoirs.
249. July 20 - attack on an oil pipeline that connects Bayji and Baghdad.
250. July 20 - 6:00 a.m. a roadside bomb exploded under the pipeline that goes from Kirkuk to the Daura refinery.
251. July 20 - late night attack on oil pipeline between Mahmoudiyeh and Latifiyehin in southern Iraq.
252. July 21 - insurgents incinerated an oil pipeline west of Samarra.
253. July 26 - two Iraqi security personnel were killed and three wounded by mortar fire near Bayji while guarding an oil pipeline.
254. July 28 - a bomb hit an oil pipeline conecting Bayji and Kirkuk. A gas pipeline that supplies Bayji power station was also damaged during the attack.
255. July 28 - a bomb on a railway line hit a train carrying oil products near Baghdad, causing a huge fire.
256. August 3 - an explosion damaged a pipeline used for shipping fuel to a Baghdad power plant north of the capital.
257. August 4 - 5:00a.m. three explosions set ablaze a pipeline near Kirkuk.
258. August 20 - attack on a major line between Bayji and Baghdad stopped electricity supply to the capital.
http://www.iags.org/iraqpipelinewatch.htm

Oil sabotage costs billions
http://www.forbes.com/home/feeds/afx/2005/07/03/afx2121847.html

Protesters stone cops, ostensibly for failing to stop suicide bombing
http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050513/NEWS06/505130512/1012

Samarra unrest over services
http://www.rte.ie/news/2005/0807/iraq.html

Iraqi Kurds protest at UN offices over repression against Kurds in Iran; police attack the protesters
http://www.theage.com.au/news/iraq/kurdish-protest-halted/2005/08/07/1123353208981.html

Iraqis protest arrest warrant for Shiite leader
http://www.turks.us/article.php?story=20050710153620215

Uprising at Camp Bucca after detainee denied medical treatment
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/140962/1/.html
http://www.uruknet.info/?p=10900&hd=0&size=1&l=x
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/05/content_2789409.htm
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3238556a12,00.html

On 4th of May 2005, a student protest was organized in Sulaymania in Iraqi Kurdistan against corruption in the city's administration and poor academic standards in the universities. In this demonstration, Rebwar Aref, a member of the central committee of Worker communist party of Iraq, gave a speech that was greeted enthusiastically by the protesters. Comrade Aref is a well-known political figure and a former political prisoner of the Ba'ath regime who had a death sentence hanging over him. He is now responsible for the Campaign to try Saddam Hussein and Director of the International Federation of Iraqi Refugees. The comrade's militant speech, his political record and the warm response of the crowd clearly infuriated the PUK security forces. They moved to arrest him.



Rebwar Aref was detained on 5th May 2005 and taken to the PUK's main security office in Sulaymania. His fate is currently unknown. This is not the first time that the PUK has violated basic political liberties - PUK has even killed its opponents, not simply attempted to silence them with arrests and repression.



The life and safety of Rebwar Aref must be protected. We demand his immediate and unconditional release. Rebwar's only 'crime' was his solidarity with the students of Sulaymania University and his active support for their just demands for a better education and basic rights.

PUK has a shameful history of persecuting political activists and banning the activities of the groups that do not share its political perspectives for Kurdistan. In July 2000 they closed the offices of the Worker communist party of Iraq, banned its activities and killed five of its members.
General Strike Called To Resist Attack On Qaim (GI Special)
17 June, 2005 BBC
The US military has launched a major offensive involving some 1,000 troops.
The US operation in western Iraq began before dawn, with witnesses reporting fierce gun battles in the towns of Qaim and Karabila.
The leader of Qaim's Muslim Clerics Association called on businesses to remain closed in protest at the US attack, which, he says, is endangering civilian lives.
"The US forces are escalating the situation and we will declare a general strike after Friday prayers," Mudhafar al-Ani was quoted by Reuters news agency as saying.

Eleven Detainees Briefly Liberate Selves From Iraqi Prison
April 16, 2005 The Associated Press, BAGHDAD, Iraq
The military says that eleven detainees have escaped from an Iraqi prison, but ten are believed to have already been captured.
One detained prisoner says the group escaped through a hole in the fence that surrounds the Camp Bucca prison. The detention center is the largest in Iraq.
Officials will not say why the prisoners are being detained.

Iraqi demonstrators hold a protest calling for the release of detained men in the town of Karma April 15, 2005. Hundreds of demonstrators marched through the town to demand the Iraqi government and U.S. forces to release Iraqi prisoners and mujahideen fighters from prison. The banner reads ' the people of Karma demand the release of detainees from prison'. REUTERS/Mohanned Faisal

Three break out from Abu Ghraib
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=12071&s2=26


IRAQ WAR
Recruiters face youth and student resistance
http://socialismandliberation.org/mag/index.php?aid=361&PHPSESSID=a0416d62fb91235e3b5b75f0a4fdcb55
Strike by Filipino workers at US base over working conditions
http://news.inq7.net/nation/index.php?index=1&story_id=38476
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4588723.stm
http://news.inq7.net/top/index.php?index=1&story_id=38342
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2178
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050530070948973
Iraq-bound soldier holds up interstate in suicide bid
http://www.mcduffiemirror.com/stories/063005/new_063005_1611_2.shtml
CNN interrupted on air by war opponent
http://www.livejournal.com/users/mparent7777/890941.html
Another fragging case grips the US military
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1811
Vets defy cops to distribute counter-recruitment propaganda
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1802
Iraqi “government” troops refuse to obey US orders
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1864
Marine has cousin shoot him in leg to avoid return to Iraq
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/8583296/
Benderman jailed – “a moral leader of the nation” imprisoned
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=14207&s2=30
Distraught soldier threatens suicide
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2750

Soldiers Arrested: Wanted To Burn Flag
July 4, 2005 Army Times
Some National Guard soldiers are donating blood in Rapid City, S.D., to make up for about 40 units reportedly destroyed by one of their comrades.
Serafin Delgado with the West Virginia National Guard, is accused of breaking into United Blood Services, causing thousands of dollars of damage, and destroying the blood units.
According to police, Delgado got into an argument with other members of his unit and said he wanted to burn an American flag. Reports indicate he found one at the Blood Services office but couldn’t pull it off the pole, so he broke into the building.
Delgado is being held in the Pennington County Jail.

GUANTANAMO BAY: Prisoners stage hunger strike, demand religious respect and fair trials
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200507/s1420814.htm
http://www.rte.ie/news/2005/0722/guantanamo.html
http://www.boston.com/news/nation/washington/articles/2005/07/21/guantanamo_inmates_declare_hunger_strike/
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8497
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8520
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8547
http://www.commondreams.org/news2005/0721-15.htm
Released reports reveal heroic resistance by Guantanamo inmates
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8135
Journalist’s heroic defiance of captors
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8067
Omar Deghayes goes on hunger strike
http://www.schnews.org.uk/archive/news512.htm

IRAQ/JORDAN: Iraqi police trainees revolt in Amman
http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050612-052612-2030r.htm
Unrest among recruits to Iraqi army
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-08/02/content_3297660.htm

AFGHANISTAN, PALESTINE, INDONESIA, PAKISTAN: Muslims protest over US desecration of Qur’ans
Nine killed during protests in Afghanistan
Government buildings torched, shops looted, UN offices targeted
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200505/s1368560.htm
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=1&p=11930&s2=23
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,157901,00.html
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0527-01.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0514-07.htm
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/musl-m14.shtml
Desecration protests in Palestine
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7797
Desecration protest in Duraz
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7773
Thousands march in Jabaliyah, Gaza, and al-Halil, West Bank
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7250
PAKISTAN: Thousands rally to protest Koran desecration
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_26-5-2005_pg7_46
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7794
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7679
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7231
Lawyers hold desecration protest
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7680
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7548
BANGLADESH: Thousands hold march despite police interference
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7809
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7678
INDIA: Thousands of Muslims protest in Mumbai
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7795
BJP minority branch march in Delhi
(?! Hindu chauvinist party protesting anti-Muslim actions?!)
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7657
Women stage march
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7542
Thousands hold dharna in Chennai
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7485
BAHRAIN: 3000 rally over Koran desecration
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7796
TANZANIA: Hundreds of young Muslims rally
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7681
CANADA: Hundreds rally at the US consulate
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7578
MOROCCO: 2000 hold sit-in near parliament
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7579
MALAYSIA: Protesters burn US flags in protest
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7537
Police attack abuse protest
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7411
EGYPT: Protests against Koran abuse also target the government
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7536
LEBANON: Hundreds march, calling for closure of US embassy
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7541
KASHMIR: Strike in protest at Koran desecration
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7520
Protests in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir also
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7446
INDONESIA: Thousands protest at US embassy in Jakarta
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7424
Hundreds gather for protest at mosque
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7229
SOMALIA: Thousands march in protest
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7410
IRAN: At least a thousand march in Qom
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7376
Angry protest over desecration in London; also Calcutta, Somalia and Palestine
http://www.thisislondon.com/news/articles/18759971
US media covers up reasons for unrest
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0523-32.htm
Indonesia: hundreds protest
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_14-5-2005_pg4_7
Protests in Afghanistan, Pakistan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1620
Thousands of Muslims protest in Somalia
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3288095a12,00.html
Why Muslims revolt over Qur’an desecration – a discussion
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Front_Page/GF07Aa01.html
Women, students protest at UK embassy over interference
Some students threw stones at the embassy and at once point cops attacked the protesters
http://www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=36317&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-09/29/content_3559711.htm

AFGHANISTAN: Mass protests in Kabul and elsewhere over allegations of mistreatment of the Qur’an at Guantanamo Bay
Passing American troops were stoned and fired into the air before quickly fleeing
Protesters reportedly spread throughout the city of Jalalabad, which was rendered uncontrollable
Further protests occurred in numerous other cities and regions
http://www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20050512&hn=19444
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-1608334,00.html
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/nationworld/bal-te.afghan19may19,1,415344.story?coll=bal-nationworld-headlines&ctrack=1&cset=true
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002280350_quran19.html
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=750099
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=8466958
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/ISL105529.htm
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=751936
http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20050511T220000-0500_80298_OBS_AFGHANS_PROTEST_OVER_ALLEGED_FLUSHING_OF_QURAN_IN_US_JAIL_IN_CUBA.asp
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-1611925,00.html
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=8485195
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3278573a12,00.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5003446,00.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5001555,00.html
http://www.politinfo.com/articles/article_2005_05_12_1500.html
http://www.billingsgazette.com/index.php?tl=1&display=rednews/2005/05/13/build/world/30-protestors-shot_v.inc
http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/05/8412e94f-ad24-46cb-b4b7-aedef1b174df.html
http://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-woafgh0513,0,2406674.story?coll=ny-world-big-pix
http://www.truthnews.net/daily/2005050047.htm
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/05/13/terror/main694999.shtml
http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2005/05/11/afghans_protest_alleged_quran_desecration/
http://www.swissinfo.org/sen/swissinfo.html?siteSect=143&sid=5772639&cKey=1115801450000
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200505/s1366484.htm
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4998057,00.html
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=747146
http://www.smh.com.au/news/World/Afghan-protest-against-Koran-desecration-turns-violent/2005/05/11/1115585025901.html
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=746739
http://www.theunionleader.com/articles_showa.html?article=54734
http://www.cbc.ca/cp/world/050510/w051034.html
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/manawatustandard/0,2106,3275928a6408,00.html
http://www.voanews.com/english/2005-05-10-voa39.cfm
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4996883,00.html
http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=worldNews&storyID=2005-05-11T065656Z_01_YUE121890_RTRUKOC_0_RELIGION-AFGHAN.xml
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4997591,00.html
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/subcontinent/2005/May/subcontinent_May396.xml§ion=subcontinent
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=754086
http://english.people.com.cn/200505/12/eng20050512_184781.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/me.asp?service_ID=8190
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apasia_story.asp?category=1104&slug=Afghan%20US%20Protest
http://dailytelegraph.news.com.au/story.jsp?sectionid=1268&storyid=3106376
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4998238,00.html
http://www.voanews.com/english/2005-05-11-voa19.cfm
http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2005-05-11-afghan-riot_x.htm
http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/articles/2005/07/27/us_moves_to_defuse_afghan_tension/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2181
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0510-06.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0516-05.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0511-07.htm
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7244
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7249
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7238
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7217
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7203
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7193
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050513095655430
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050511103803255
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6921/692162.html
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6523
http://www.socialistworker.org/2005-1/544/544_05_Afghanistan.shtml
http://www.antiimperialista.com/view.shtml?category=9&id=1116189067&keyword=+
Unrest bodes ill for US role
http://www.isn.ethz.ch/news/sw/details.cfm?ID=11287
RAWA on Qur’an protests
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2002
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo/message/6464
America persecutes detainees held during unrest
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7422

AFGHANISTAN: NATO sends F16 jets to crush mass protests in Takhar province as thousands protest against regional governor
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20050530-1030-afghan-nato-protests.html
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1974
Protesters disrupt opium eradication
Armed protesters confront US-backed forces and stone government forces
http://www.irinnews.org/report.asp?ReportID=46645&SelectRegion=Asia
Protests and clashes in Herat after US soldiers fight with local police
Two people were murdered by police who opened fire on a crowd celebrating the anniversary of the Soviet defeat
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1718
http://www.ndtv.com/template/template.asp?template=Afghanistancopes&slug=Two+killed+in+Herat+clashes&id=72332&callid=1
Women protesters oppose abduction of Italian aid worker, call for release
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-05/17/content_2966447.htm
Villagers demonstrate against rape
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1803
Resistance fighters break out of US prison
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1892
Jailbreak at Bagram – four demonised prisoners escape
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0711-07.htm
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8319
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8248
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8237
Afghan youths want US out
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0530-27.htm
Afghan communists break out of prison
http://www.antiimperialista.com/view.shtml?category=9&id=1119186430&keyword=+
Displaced persons storm UN compound, trash offices in protest after roof collapse
http://paktribune.com/news/index.php?id=118679
Kashmiri asylum seekers protest for rights
http://paktribune.com/news/index.php?id=121491
Protests, roadblocks in Mazar-i-Sharif over assassination of election candidate
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4305790.stm
Women protest against arrest of humanitarian worker
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-05/17/content_2966447.htm
http://english.eastday.com/eastday/englishedition/world/userobject1ai1105156.html

BAGRAM UPRISING
Prisoners handed over to Afghan cops due to uprising
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8699
http://bellaciao.org/en/article.php3?id_article=7194
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8639
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8640
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0726-08.htm
http://www.livejournal.com/users/mparent7777/1684454.html
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/afgh-j28.shtml
http://www.freep.com/news/nw/afghan27e_20050727.htm

Afghans protest killing of Islamic cleric
16 Oct 2005 11:42:47 GMT
KHOST, Afghanistan, Oct 16 (Reuters) - About five thousand Afghans protested on Sunday against the assassination of a pro-government religious figure in a suspected Taliban bomb blast, urging the government to protect Islamic clerics from further attacks. Mullah Ahmad Khan was killed on Friday after a bomb planted in his mosque's pulpit went off just before prayers in Tanai district in eastern Khost province. Fifteen worshippers were wounded in the blast which officials said was part of the Taliban's campaign against supporters of President Hamid Karzai. No Taliban official could be reached since Friday for comment about the killing of Khan. Members of the radical group have in the past killed a number of influential clerics who had preached against the militants. The protests were led by Khost University students but also extended to several provincial districts, witnesses said. "We call on the government to protect the Ulemas (clerics) and arrest culprits for Khan's killing," said Sher Alam, one of the organisers.
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/ISL334240.htm
4:39 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia
IRAN: Journalist goes on hunger strike; protesters demand release
http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0715/p06s03-wome.html
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1033384.php/Clashes_as_students_protest_arrest_of_dissident_in_Teheran
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1953
Exiles mark anniversary of revolt in numerous cities
http://www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=2798
Political prisoner solidarity protest attacked
http://www.counterpunch.org/fiyouzat07142005.html
Mayday marked with vigour by workers
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050506073356643
http://www.socialismnow.org/html/kulen010505.htm
Textile worker protest attacked; hundreds more detained as anti-regime protests spread
http://www.labournet.net/world/0508/iran2.html
Tehran bus workers rally to protest attack by pro-regime goons
http://www.labournet.net/world/0505/iranbus1.html
Labour protests in several cities
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/euro-j29.shtml
Mayday in Iran
http://www.wpiran.org/wb177%20may%20day%20in%20iran.htm
Workers’ protests across Iran
http://www.wpiran.org/LN0622workers%20protests%20for%20pay%20and%20imprved%20cnditions.htm
Mass protest at “phony election” in Tehran and other cities; protests and clashes with election organisers in Mahabad, Sanandaj, Boukan, Kamyaran and Sardasht
http://www.wpiran.org/LN0617election%20marred%20by%20protests.htm
Protest near Tehran University calls for release of political prisoners
http://www.wpiran.org/LN071505%20protest%20for%20freedom%20of%20political%20prisoners%20in%20Iran.htm
Iran-Khodro workers strike for minimum wage
http://www.wpiran.org/LN071605Iran-Khodro%20Workers%20Went%20on%20Strike%20Demanding%20450.000%20Touman%20Minimum%20Wage%20.htm
Kashan textile workers march
http://www.wpiran.org/LN072005%20Hundreds%20of%20Kashan%20Textile%20Workers%20March%20towards%20Tehran.htm
Jailed human rights lawyer begins hunger strike
http://www.arap.so36.net/prison/riot/riot2005.html
Hundreds protest against undemocratic Iranian elections in Tehran – boycott urged
http://www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=2454
Police smash pre-vote protest
http://www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=32467&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs
Women protest barring of women candidates from elections
http://www.iranian.ws/iran_news/publish/article_7304.shtml
Protest at British Embassy over imperialist pressure
http://www.payvand.com/news/05/aug/1150.html
Textile workers’ protest attacked
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/637/637p18h.htm
Textile workers march on Tehran
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/635/635p14i.htm
Thousands of workers take part in anti-regime protests and strikes
http://www.ncr-iran.org/content/view/219/69/
Protesters stage annual rally to support the Palestinian cause
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/4385804.stm
Iranian students protest over sex segregation and religious repression
7,000 angry students came under attack from regime goons in the protest in Najaf-Abad, in Isfahan
http://www.iranfocus.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=4062
Students stage sit-in outside parliament
http://www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=31958&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs
Iranians protest US desecration of Qur'an
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=22&art_id=qw1116420123127U232
Students stage sit-in outside parliament
http://www.iranmania.com/News/ArticleView/Default.asp?NewsCode=31958&NewsKind=Current%20Affairs

IRAN/GLOBAL: Protests in five cities over executions of gay men in Iran
http://www.ukgaynews.org.uk/Archive/2005aug/1001.htm

TURKEY: Prison activists arrested
Three members of the Association for Inmates’ Families' Solidarity were taken into custody yesterday from the Parliament garden as they attempted to chain themselves to a gate as a way of protesting the street beatings of fellow members in Trabzon last week.
http://www.turkishdailynews.com.tr/article.php?enewsid=11016
Hundreds protest police killing of Kurdish boy
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1444
Human rights protesters attacked by rightist goons while protesting lynchings
http://www.turkishdailynews.com.tr/article.php?enewsid=10510
Online protest over EU report’s failure to mention headscarf ban
http://www.zaman.com/?bl=national&alt=&hn=21309
Union organised in spite of intimidation
http://lnn.laborstart.org/more.php?id=481_0_1_0_M
Police attack solidarity demo supporting conscientious objector
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00390.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00415.html
Unionisation battle at textile subcontracting site
http://www.labournet.net/world/0506/turkey1.html
Protest against US military base
http://www.antiimperialista.com/view.shtml?category=9&id=1119345484&keyword=+
http://www.turkishpress.com/news.asp?id=48107
Strike planned at aerospace sweatshop
http://www.imfmetal.org/main/index.cfm?n=47&l=2&c=11317
NGOs stage Uzbek human rights protest
http://www.turkishpress.com/news.asp?id=42329

TURKEY
A group of people whose relatives have disappeared held a protest yesterday in Galatasaray Square in conjunction with International Week of the Disappeared, observed in Turkey May 14-31. Nearly 40 people carrying photos of their relatives shouted slogans.

JORDAN: Prisoners accused of “terrorism” stage hunger strike against verdicts
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/middleeast/article_1034781.php/Jordan_al-Qaida_prisoners_on_hunger_strike
Prisoners stage hunger strike against death penalty
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050720-07564900-bc-jordan-prisonerstrike.xml
Rally to protest alleged al-Qaeda bombings
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=1302562
http://www.10tv.com/Global/story.asp?S=4102319&nav=LUESMuat

SYRIA: Protest over UN inquiry, US threats – tens of thousands of Syrians oppose US interference
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2005/October/middleeast_October601.xml§ion=middleeast&col=
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,174158,00.html
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2005/October/middleeast_October582.xml§ion=middleeast
Lawyers strike as part of UN protests
http://www.kuna.net.kw/home/story.aspx?Language=en&DSNO=781284

LEBANON: Sit-in over electric wires near homes
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=1&article_id=16842
Palestinians protest against threats to al-Aqsa
http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050508-095447-5224r.htm
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=2&article_id=14176
Armenians protest Turkish PM visit over Armenian genocide
http://www.azg.am/?lang=EN&num=2005061704
Protest over attack on journalist
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/E4C5C98D-8CBF-41BD-8CFA-C7BB6C30817E.htm

YEMEN: Journalists protest against trial of colleague
http://www.menafn.com/qn_news_story.asp?StoryId=CqOGAWeidEwvTzw4TAM91CM5HBgLZDhm
Doctors and pharmacists strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/wkrs-j08.shtml

KUWAIT: Fijian migrant workers strike
http://pidp.eastwestcenter.org/pireport/2005/May/05-24-06.htm
Migrant workers from Fiji strike in pay dispute
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j04.shtml

U.A.E.: Bangladeshi migrant workers stage protest for unpaid wages
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/theuae/2005/July/theuae_July437.xml§ion=theuae&col=

QATAR: Nepalese migrant workers strike briefly in concern over colleague’s death
http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=Local_News&month=July2005&file=Local_News200507123329.xml

BAHRAIN: Workers strike, demonstrate over sackings
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=112423&Sn=BNEW&IssueID=28059
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=112496&Sn=BNEW&IssueID=28060
Protests over unemployment and police brutality
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/20BF3806-5DC7-47F1-817C-05E428176A34.htm
http://washingtontimes.com/upi/20050619-124052-4246r.htm

SAUDI ARABIA: Prisoners at Hayer Prison stage hunger strike
http://www.jihadunspun.net/intheatre_internal.php?article=102394&list=/home.php&

TUNISIA: Successful hunger strike by security workers
http://www.union-network.org/uniproperty.nsf/0/1B7B0015476C76CFC125704A00301CAD?OpenDocument

MOROCCO: Moroccans protest at accusations of migrant abuse
Fri Oct 14, 2005 8:28 AM GMT
RABAT (Reuters) - Scores of Moroccan humans right activists protested on Thursday at reports of abuse by the authorities against migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who use the country as a springboard to Europe. Some 200 activists and passersby gathered near parliament in the Rabat. Some chanted: "We are all African" while holding lit candles. Others carried placards reading: "Morocco cannot become Europe's immigration policeman" and "No to racism". The protest coincided with the deportation by Morocco of hundreds of African migrants. They have been arrested after violent attempts to break into Ceuta and Melilla, two Spanish enclaves surrounded by Moroccan land. International and local rights groups have said the Moroccan authorities have abandoned hundreds of migrants, including pregnant women and children, in the desert while other migrants complained of beatings and of being fed little. Moroccan officials say they are respecting human rights.
http://za.today.reuters.com/news/NewsArticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyID=2005-10-14T062708Z_01_ALL423324_RTRIDST_0_OZATP-MOROCCO-IMMIGRATION-PROTEST-20051014.XML

Moroccans protest al Qaeda's threat to kill hostages
06 Nov 2005 14:08:48 GMT
Source: Reuters
CASABLANCA, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Thousands marched through Morocco's biggest city on Sunday to protest al Qaeda's decision to kill two Moroccan hostages in Iraq. Holding banners and chanting "Muslims are brothers. A Muslim does not kill his brother" and "'Yes' to freedom, 'No' to terrorism and barbarity", the protesters marched through Casablanca, a city of 6 million and Morocco's financial capital. Al Qaeda has said it decided to kill the Moroccan embassy employees, Abderrahim Boualem and Abdelkrim al Mouhafidi because of Morocco's support for the U.S.-backed Iraqi government. Top Moroccan officials, ministers, pro-government and opposition party leaders and trade unions and rights groups, led the protest to put pressures on al Qaeda to free the two men. Some members of Islamist parties which back Iraqi insurgents fighting U.S.-led forces in Iraq also joined the march. "All Moroccans are with Iraq, all Moroccans are innocent," the marchers chanted. Morocco's influential organisation of Islamic scholars, known as the High Council of the Ulema and the Councils of Ulema in the Moroccan Kingdom, dismissed al Qaeda's argument that its verdict to kill the two embassy employees was "God's judgment". "The two Moroccans would be considered martyrs if this iniquitous verdict were to be carried out as they were carrying out a duty assigned to them by their nation and legitimate state," the Moroccan Islamic body said on Saturday. Organisers and local government officials said more than 150,000 people took part in the peaceful march while reporters said the anti-Qaeda protesters numbered more than 10,000.
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L06694154.htm

EGYPT: Students rally against Mubarak
http://groups.msn.com/SituationinMiddleEast/general.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=4247
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4932737,00.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,1458025,00.html
http://www.obviousnews.com/breakingnews/stories/obviousnews-557596.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/cgi-bin/news_service/middle_east_full_story.asp?service_id=7962
Mayday protests demand reform
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/740/eg10.htm
Academics hold march demanding the security services stay out of universities’ affairs and defending academic freedom
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20050419-1407-egypt-academics.html
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1113790878483
http://www.keralanext.com/news/indexread.asp?id=184681
http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp?section=World_News&subsection=Gulf%2C+Middle+East+%26+Africa&month=April2005&file=World_News20050420298.xml
Asbestos dispute continues
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/752/eg8.htm
Egyptian journalists rally against repression
http://www.aljazeerah.info/April%202005%20News/19%20n/Egyptian%20Newsmen%20Protest%20Colleagues%20Imprisonment.htm
Bedouin protest “terror” arrests
http://feeds.bignewsnetwork.com/?sid=73c605aa95eed94c
Anti-Mubarak protests continue; protesters clash with police
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/2E5E01FA-7F7D-4BCE-A1B0-C0E1605F9EC6.htm
Four-month long Esco strike ends – “partial victory” hailed
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/745/eg9.htm
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/743/eg42.htm
Police and goons smash referendum rallies
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=2&article_id=15402
http://www.counterpunch.org/fisk05272005.html
Students protest against “emergency laws”
http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,1458025,00.html
Police attack anti-torture protest
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5100443,00.html
Students rally against Mubarak
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=JPost/JPArticle/ShowFull&cid=1113272267505
Demonstrations against US occupation of Iraq
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1789
Anti-Mubarak protesters beaten in Cairo
http://groups.msn.com/FriendsOfIndependentPalestine/general.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=7584
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-egypt31jul31,1,7194376.story?coll=la-headlines-world&ctrack=1&cset=true
Protests over alleged vote-rigging by Islamist opposition group
http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=15013
Assault on protesting women stirs anger, not fear
http://groups.msn.com/ArabsOntheNet-Activated/general.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=5405
Anatomy of a protest – one protest is soon two
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/pacbeat/stories/s1420324.htm
Mubarak’s goon squads
http://www.counterpunch.org/fisk05272005.html
Thousands protest sexual harassment of activists
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4600133.stm
Simmering dissent – the persistence of popular protest in Egypt
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1917
Journalists protest against repressive laws
http://www.ameinfo.com/63550.html
Families of detained Islamic activists stage protest
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2005/July/middleeast_July135.xml§ion=middleeast&col=
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050705-10443100-bc-egypt-protest.xml
Laura Bush visit protested
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7918891/
Women protest detention of relatives
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=6983
Protest targets sexual harassment by regime loyalists
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7631
Hundreds detained after anti-government protests
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7145
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=2005052506590544
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050527105027885
Goons attack demonstrators
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6646
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6648
Activists protest against goon violence on earlier demo
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6694
Police blockade striking weavers
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6456
Victory for asbestos workers
http://www.nosweat.org.uk/article.php?sid=1375&mode=thread&order=0
Textile workers stage hunger strike over boss’s threats
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/wkrs-m27.shtml
Textile workers strike for higher pay
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a19.shtml
Protest at state security HQ over torture
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/749/eg7.htm
Tourism workers protest against bomb attacks
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/76A7EAF6-2D73-4D73-B078-C67340F6092B.htm
Mubarak “win” marked by protests
http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/4BB84C5D-63A8-4B00-9CAC-09412FAF82E0.htm
http://www.arabicnews.com/ansub/Daily/Day/050912/2005091206.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4234162.stm

KABYLIE: Marches commemorate, celebrate uprising
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050424040158893

TUNISIA: Demonstrations against Sharon disrupted by pigs
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1612
Imprisoned journalist on hunger strike
http://www.pambazuka.org/index.php?id=27885

UZBEKISTAN: Mass uprising against tyrant Karimov ends in bloodshed
Protesters in Andijan and other border towns in the Ferghana Valley revolted over mistreatment of locals
Their first action was to storm a prison to free locals stitched up on charges of being Islamists
Armed rebels then fought government troops for several days
The eventual victory for Karimov’s forces was followed by massacres of thousands, with many more fleeing across the border
http://www.abc.net.au/am/content/2005/s1372071.htm
http://www.turkishweekly.net/news.php?id=10545
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,156617,00.html
http://www.cbc.ca/storyview/MSN/world/national/2005/05/16/uzbekistan050516.html
http://news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=4568650
http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,15301957-38197,00.html
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L13175511.htm
http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/0514uzbekistan14.html
http://www.freep.com/news/nw/uzbek14e_20050514.htm
http://www.socialistworker.org/2005-1/544/544_05_Uzbekistan.shtml
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?c_id=2&ObjectID=10125572
http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20050513T210000-0500_80405_OBS_SOLDIERS_KILL____AS_UZBEK_S_PROTEST_SPREAD_.asp
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/theworld/2005/May/theworld_May300.xml§ion=theworld&col=
http://www.wral.com/apworldnews/4484701/detail.html
http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050514-104058-7735r.htm
http://www.seacoastonline.com/news/05152005/world/42496.htm
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3280861a12,00.html
http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,15301957%255E401,00.html
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/uzbe-m16.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/uzbe-m14.shtml
http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5002783,00.html
http://news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=82187&cat=Asia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4540041.stm
http://www.eurasianet.org/departments/civilsociety/articles/eav051305.shtml
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4544599.stm
http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,1484252,00.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml;sessionid=CNWIAVAYETUMLQFIQMFCM5OAVCBQYJVC?xml=/news/2005/05/17/wuzbek17.xml&sSheet=/news/2005/05/17/ixnewstop.html
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1619
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/05/13/AR2005051300458.html
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1619
http://www.countercurrents.org/uzbek-auken150505.htm
http://www.countercurrents.org/uzbek-galima150505.htm
http://www.countercurrents.org/uzbek-boehm150505.htm
http://www.countercurrents.org/uzbek-howden170505.htm
http://news.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=530712005
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1647
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0%2C%2C2089-1622286%2C00.html
http://www.cbc.ca/story/world/national/2005/05/12/kyrgyzstan-050512.html
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0607-06.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0516-04.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0514-03.htm
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/18uzbekistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/06uzbekistan.html
http://www.revolutionarycommunistgroup.com/frfi/185/185_uzb.html
http://www.fifthinternational.org/index.php?id=14,80,0,0,1,0
http://resist.ca/story/2005/5/16/18422/6476
http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/2005/393/index.html?id=pp2a.htm
http://www.schnews.org.uk/archive/news498.htm
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/631/631p17b.htm
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/627/627p15.htm
After Andijan, opposition reports protests in Samarkand
http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/06/0f466954-1f05-43a1-be7f-d71eb99063f6.html
Before the massacre – thousands protest for justice
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7211
Second massacre in Pakhtabad as regime loses control
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0517-06.htm
UK helped train army involved in massacre and supplied hardware
http://news.scotsman.com/topics.cfm?tid=1300&id=676492005
http://news.scotsman.com/topics.cfm?tid=1300&id=577302005
Uzbekistan blows the lid on the lie about liberty
http://www.guardian.co.uk/oil/story/0,11319,1495880,00.html
Uprising triggered by rights violations
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines05/0518-06.htm
Political and economic problems leading up to the crisis
http://www.scottishsocialistvoice.net/back%20issues%2005/issue%20221.htm
Uzbek tyrant, America’s ally, makes Saddam look good
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0525-28.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0518-30.htm
http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0516-27.htm
Karimov – Bush’s favourite terrorist
http://www.counterpunch.org/maass05212005.html
Uzbek cops smash attempts to hold protest over Andijan massacre
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=7597
“Uzbekistan’s most orderly protest”
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4540041.stm
Protesters oppose trial of youths as “extremists”
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4532407.stm
Unrest spreads from Andijan to Korasuv
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4549873.stm
Accusation that 7000 were murdered in the Uzbek “genocide”
http://www.muslimuzbekistan.com/eng/ennews/2005/05/ennews25052005_4.html
Is the British state using political Islam for its own ends?
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/GE27Ag01.html
US opposes calls for investigation at NATO
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/13/AR2005061301550.html
Political Islam and US geopolitics
http://www.asiantribune.com/show_article.php?id=2473
Diplomats venture into the Uzbek issue
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/GF16Ag01.html
US manoeuvres in Uzbekistan
http://www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_18270.shtml
Uzbekistan and the latest oil grab
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1662
Eyewitness report
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4544229.stm
What lies behind the protests?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4543847.stm
Earlier protest in Andijan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4532407.stm
The role of the US in Uzbekistan
http://reflectioncafe.blogspot.com/2005/05/violence-in-uzbekistan-and-role-of.html
Conspiracy theories, anyone?
http://montages.blogspot.com/2005/06/uzbekistan-guuam-andijan-riots-and.html
http://www.waynemadsenreport.com/diplomatic/foreign.htm
Uzbekistan after the massacre
http://www.uruknet.info/?s1=2&p=13027&s2=26
Uzbek president massacres 7,000 in Andijan genocide
http://www.muslimuzbekistan.com/eng/ennews/2005/05/ennews25052005_4.html
Video/presentation on the massacre
http://www.dawah.tv/broadcast/uzbekdemon.rm
Refugees put number of dead in thousands
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml;sessionid=CNWIAVAYETUMLQFIQMFCM5OAVCBQYJVC?xml=/news/2005/05/17/wuzbek17.xml&sSheet=/news/2005/05/17/ixnewstop.html
http://news.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=530712005
http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/RMOI-6CF3A2?OpenDocument
Uzbek clashes spread to neighbouring towns
http://observer.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,6903,1484252,00.html
Karimov – America’s “special dictator”
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/GE17Ag01.html

UZBEKISTAN: More protests…
Police confront peasants outside US embassy – 100 arrested
http://www.wpherald.com/storyview.php?StoryID=20050504-113526-1604r
Villagers barred from protest
http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/04/0d5ccc5b-d911-4293-b420-94930a217c07.html
Protesters in Kara-Su border town demand release of locals
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-05/21/content_2985192.htm
Women hold angry protest at US embassy in Tashkent in protest over land grab
Military forces violently smash the protest
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4509325.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4512003.stm
Peasants protest outside US embassy, clash with cops
http://www.wpherald.com/storyview.php?StoryID=20050504-113526-1604r

KYRGYZSTAN: Protesters demand resignation of Speaker over links to overthrown regime
http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/04/0e52c3d3-3efd-416a-98e8-be49f0b0c91c.html
Clashes over refusal to register election candidate – protesters force their way into government headquarters and battled pigs
Seven injured as security guards open fire on protesting market traders
http://washingtontimes.com/world/20050617-102133-4920r.htm
http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=669382005
Security guards open fire on protesting market traders at hotel in Osh
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4087822.stm
Pollution protest blockade wins government promise
http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/08/ee56b1c0-8516-46c8-a744-f00ec83578ed.html
http://www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/08/be28bb22-e97c-4cc8-8343-99e9a7f40208.html
http://www.rferl.org/newsline/2005/08/2-TCA/tca-020805.asp#371520
Opposition protests over prison revolt – possible corruption alleged
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/4373552.stm
http://www.turkishweekly.net/comments.php?id=1791
Protests in solidarity with Uzbek dissidents
http://www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20050519&hn=19735
http://www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/may202005/foreign1755422005519.asp
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=772785
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/577144.html

KAZAKHSTAN: Police attack tent protest over housing shortages
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/theworld/2005/October/theworld_October186.xml§ion=theworld&col=
4:38 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - South Asia
NAGALAND: Protesters torch government offices after police injure protesters in lathicharge
Protests are continuing over an ethnic dispute with Manipur
http://www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?slug=Naga+students+protest+govt+decision&id=75717

INDIA: "Minor unrest" at factory after Dalit self-immolates
http://www.hindu.com/2005/04/29/stories/2005042918860300.htm
Electricity workers stage dharna
http://www.newindpress.com/NewsItems.asp?ID=IEK20050519012631&Page=K&Title=Southern+News+-+Karnataka&Topic=0
Fisherfolk march on parliament
http://www.hindu.com/2005/04/26/stories/2005042603750500.htm
Miners' strike shuts down Indian colliery
http://www.hindu.com/2005/04/26/stories/2005042604240600.htm
http://www.hindu.com/2005/04/27/stories/2005042709410400.htm
http://www.hindu.com/2005/04/23/stories/2005042310020400.htm
Lecturers start relay hunger strike to protest sacking
http://www.hindu.com/2005/04/26/stories/2005042602870300.htm
Electricity strike in Punjab
http://www.hindu.com/2005/04/21/stories/2005042105420300.htm
Chennai textile strike ends with deal
http://www.chennaionline.com/colnews/newsitem.asp?NEWSID=%7B8F43D9E4-B719-411C-B2E8-6A5B6471609A%7D&CATEGORYNAME=Tamil+Nadu
Nurses' strike shuts down hospital
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=125795
Drug suppliers launch indefinite strike
http://www.hindu.com/2005/04/06/stories/2005040614000300.htm
Tirupati teachers hold dharna over unpaid wages
http://www.hindu.com/2005/04/05/stories/2005040502180300.htm
College teachers demonstrate
http://www.hindu.com/2005/04/09/stories/2005040910790300.htm
Food workers mobilise against privatisation
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=138646
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=138808
Elementary school teachers protest for regularisation
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1954
Doctors protest over cost-cutting
http://www.business-standard.com/common/storypage.php?storyflag=y&leftnm=lmnu2&leftindx=2&lselect=1&chklogin=N&autono=188266
University staff and students protest against political expulsions; boycott call empties campus
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050418/asp/calcutta/story_4616269.asp
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050419/asp/calcutta/story_4630712.asp
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050420/asp/calcutta/story_4634882.asp
Flash strike by Kochi bus workers
http://www.hindu.com/2005/06/03/stories/2005060319020300.htm
Boss besieged by transport workers
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050531/asp/siliguri/story_4806615.asp
Strike/lockout in contract dispute closes Apollo Tyres
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=131862
Relay fasters demand reinstatement of sacked workers
http://www.hindu.com/2005/06/01/stories/2005060114220300.html
Sugar mill workers stage protests against privatisation
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=132069
EPSL workers stage protest against sackings and retrenchment
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2005/20050602/cth1.htm#18
Demonstration held over job insecurity and safety
http://www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/jun32005/district18463200562.asp
Informal steel workers strike over wages and other issues
http://www.hindu.com/2005/06/03/stories/2005060320600300.htm
Nurses stage strike over management harassment
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050526/asp/calcutta/story_4785927.asp
Teachers stage candlelit protest over poor services
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=131191
Dispute at jute mill – lockout begins
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/27/stories/2005052703880500.htm
Hawkers protest against non-recognition, privatisation and layoffs
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=131220
Massive protest against privatisation in Punjab
Protest against privatisation of government schools
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=131349
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2005/20050528/ldh2.htm
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2005/20050517/punjab1.htm#11
Power loom strike in Karnataka
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/28/stories/2005052800710300.htm
Strike halts tea production in Assam
http://www.zeenews.com/links/articles.asp?ssid=50&aid=217768&newsid=BUS
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/07/11/7696808
‘Anganawadi’ workers stage dharna seeking wage revision
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/20/stories/2005052012900300.htm
Farm workers’ strike called off after talks
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2005/05/20/stories/2005052001091700.htm
Workers at small employees’ organisation protest over planned layoffs
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=130315
Wholesale market workers stage protest, strike
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/21/stories/2005052108600300.htm
Coca-Cola workers demand reopening of plant condemned by campaigners
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/24/stories/2005052408730300.htm
Punjab cycle workers stage rally over attack on rights
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=129081
Karnataka plantation workers stage protest
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/13/stories/2005051303800300.htm
Assistant cooks hold rally
http://www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/may132005/district202432005512.asp
UP railway workers strike over suspension
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/14/stories/2005051411260500.htm
Contract workers' dharna
HYDERABAD: Fifty persons working on contract basis at the Marri Channa Reddy Human Resources Development Institute staged a dharna on the campus on Wednesday seeking justice.
http://www.hindu.com/2005/06/02/stories/2005060215730400.htm
Bandh callThe all-Assam Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes Unemployed’s Association has called a 12-hour state bandh from 6 am on Monday, demanding filling up of about 30,000 vacant posts in government departments as backlog for SC and ST candidates.
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050530/asp/northeast/story_4803792.asp
Construction workers arrested
CUDDALORE: Over 900 construction workers were arrested in Cuddalore district when they staged a demonstration in support of their demands that included payment of pension and family pension.
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/18/stories/2005051806690301.htm
Ghatshila: Employees of Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) will go on a day’s token strike in support of their demands on June 1. Jharkhand Copper Majdoor Union general secretary Devi PrasadMukherjee said HCL leaders will meet Union mines minister Shishram Ola and submit a four-point charter of demands, which includes re-opening of Sidheshwar Chapri open cast mines, increasing the capacity of flash smelter at Maubhandar factory from 16,000 to 32,000, implementing wage revision which is pending since 1997 and increasing the retirement age of employees from 58 to 60 years. Mukherjee said if the HCL management does not take any positive step to implement the wage revision, the workers will go on strike.
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050520/asp/ranchi/story_4762427.asp#5
Student protesters stage bandh – oil and gas sites shut down
http://www.reuters.co.in/locales/c_newsArticle.jsp?type=businessNews&localeKey=en_IN&storyID=8516600
Chennai trade unionists protest against foreign investment and demand end to anti-union laws
http://news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=82536&cat=India
http://newstodaynet.com/17may/rf5.htm
Massive tea strike in West Bengal over poverty wages (collection of stories)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2130
West Bengal tea strike ends with wage deal
http://news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=100656&n_date=20050726&cat=Business
Strike in textile town demands action on pollutants
http://news.webindia123.com/news/showdetails.asp?id=100634&cat=India
Indian truckers paralyse border in protest over truck seizures in Bangladesh
http://www.deccanherald.com/deccanherald/jul262005/national202282005725.asp
Postal workers protest over impact of merger
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=141253
Pepsico hires scabs as strike continues
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/07/10/5308830
Mayday protests
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/04india.html
Kerala and Punjab government workers strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j30.shtml
Aluminium workers strike, telecom workers protest
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j23.shtml
Power workers, bank workers and teachers take action
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j16.shtml
Andhra Pradesh transport workers on strike over bankruptcy
Power workers protest for unpaid salaries
Water workers demonstrate
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/lab-j09.shtml
Teachers, cashew workers demonstrate
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/lab-j02.shtml
Tamil Nadu bank workers protest
College teachers stage short strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a27.shtml
Hunger strikes, protests by health workers
Municipal workers, dam workers, and biscuit factory workers hold protests
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a20.shtml
Childcare workers protest over wages
Small business employees protest over job cuts
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/labo-m28.shtml
Kolkata bank strike
Tamil Nadu transport workers walk out
Punjab electronic workers protest retrenchment
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j25.shtml
Indefinite strike by steelworkers
Auto-workers walk out in Jharkand
Power strike in Tamil Nadu
Childcare workers strike
Dockworkers hold pickets against privatisation
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j18.shtml
Chemical workers continue strike
Steel workers walk out, electronic workers protest
Tamil Nadu electric workers strike, Calcutta nurses launch work boycott
Construction workers demonstrate
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j11.shtml
Kerala farm workers hunger strike
Tamil Nadu transport workers protest for pay rise
Cooperative workers, plantation workers, unemployed demonstrate
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/lab-m21.shtml
Rickshaw drivers protest ban
Headload workers blockade Kerala state office
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/lab-m14.shtml
Coir factory workers strike in Kerala
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/labo-m07.shtml

Textile workers' demonstration
SALEM: Members of textile associations staged a demonstration here on Wednesday as part of their State-wide agitation called by the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Tamil Nadu Textile Workers' Unions in support of their charter of demands. The police arrested 321 agitators and released them in the evening. In Namakkal, the police arrested 209 members of textile unions and released them later
http://www.hindu.com/2005/07/28/stories/2005072801500300.htm

INDIA LABOUR NEWS:
Railway workers hold protest at gate over pay
Mill workers arrested protesting for bailout and other demands
Cashew workers hold relay hunger strike over pay; get concessions
Unemployed Mangalore chemical workers hold dharna
Punjab teachers hold protests over detention of strikers
Passport and port staff protest over privatisation
Strike in Tirupur mill town over dyeing closures
Bank workers hold rally for nationalisation
Anganwadi workers protest
Tamil Nadu government workers stage rally for reinstatement
Nurses stage one-day strike
Ex-university staff member goes on hunger strike over alleged nonpayment of dues
Jailed teachers go on hunger strike after being arrested for protesting at minister’s house over casualisation
Farmers protest fuel prices
Biochemical workers protest over betrayal of promises on wages
Beedi workers protest for minimum wage
Fruit vendors demand end to raids
Kerala state finance workers strike over sacking of managers for strike action
Construction workers demand pay increase
Balco construction workers stage walkout over death of worker, trash company vehicles
Workers protest anti-union policies of government
Health inspectorate workers protest outsourcing
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2132
Cashew workers go on fast
Valparai plantation workers strike over wages
Hospital workers go on hunger strike
Relatives of jailed teachers burn effigy
University workers stage demo over vacancies
Telephone exchange workers continue protests
Lawyers strike against vacancies
Medicine companies targeted by protesters for anti-union practices
University staff protest over manhandling by librarian
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2137
Andhra Pradesh miners strike for pay increase
Power workers strike over privatisation
Textile workers strike over bonuses
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/apr2005/labo-a30.shtml
Childcare workers stage sit-down in Ludhiana
Dockworkers protest for wages
University staff demand reinstatements
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/apr2005/labo-a16.shtml
Police arrest hundreds of workers as textile and government workers protest
Tamil Nadu railworkers protest
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a06.shtml
Workers protest over conditions in Andhra Pradesh
Kerala bank workers march
Textile workers protest closure
Punjab income tax staff strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/lab-a13.shtml



Grounded flight sparks passenger protest
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050417/asp/nation/story_4625282.asp
Protesters disrupt train services in protest over service cutbacks
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050711/asp/jamshedpur/story_4974907.asp

NEW DELHI: Hundreds of irate residents of a south Delhi neighbourhood took to the streets on Sunday to protest against their water pipes running dry (Newindpress)
Leftist protest over fuel prices disrupts traffic
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1154939.cms
Javadpur students stage march in solidarity with hunger strikers
http://www.outlookindia.com/pti_news.asp?id=304884

Students protest against new IIT admission rule
Hindustan Times - India
Angered by the Government's decision to restrict admission into IITs only for those with 60 per cent marks, about a hundred students on Tuesday held a protest…
New IIT rules: Students protest in Delhi
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
... Technology have been changed. "We are here to protest against the new entrance exam procedures," said a student.


“Bar girls” protest against ban
http://www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?slug=Bar+girls+in+Delhi+to+protest+against+ban&id=71399
http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=33353&version=1&template_id=40&parent_id=22
Mumbai traders continue anti-VAT shutdown
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1079486.cms
“Bar girls” take protest to premier’s constituency
http://www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?slug=Bar+girls+protest+in+Patil's+constituency&id=73034
Outrage after police attack poverty rally
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1615
Hawkers disrupt trains in protest over accident death
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050705/asp/calcutta/story_4949918.asp
Kolkata sex workers march to demand legalisation
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1094337.cms
Protests over poor roads in Bangalore, and over byelaw crackdown in Koramangla
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3183

Traders continue protest
Our Correspondent / Mangalore November 07, 2005
The meeting of trade bodies of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh which was held here on Saturday under the auspices of the Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI). It unanimously resolved to continue their non-compliance by not paying service tax till it is withdrawn. The meeting decided to form a confederation of southern states federation of commerce and industry based in New Delhi to liaise with the Union government on matters concerning members of the trade bodies. It also decided to intensify its non-compliance of payment of service tax by consigners/consignees. A Srinivas Rao, president of KCCI felt that the government was treating traders as second class citizens and making them a victim for the budget deficit. Vishwanath Kamath, chairman of the action committee urged the government to abolish service tax imposed on traders. The meeting was presided over by S Babu, president, Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
http://www.business-standard.com/common/storypage.php?storyflag=y&leftnm=lmnu2&leftindx=2&lselect=1&chklogin=N&autono=204768

Protest by journalists over police abuse forces government inquiry
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2005/20050830/main5.htm
Hunger strike at Nagpur jail over transfer of official
http://www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?slug=Nagpur+jail+inmates+protest+DIG%92s+transfer&id=73769

Farmers blockade road and protest at office over electricity non-payment crackdown
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2005/20050531/punjab1.htm#26
Kerala farm workers stage fast (NOTE: this campaign later ended in agreement)
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/17/stories/2005051710950300.htm
Prisoners break out while in transit
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050707-05535200-bc-india-jailbreak.xml
Nagpur prisoners go on hunger strike to protest transfer
http://www.arap.so36.net/prison/riot/riot2005.html
Bangalore local language activists storm IT business site, stone campus
http://www.uniontribune.org/news/computing/20050928-0753-tech-india-language.html
Farmers protest land grab in Uttar Pradesh
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3084

Transport workers stage AIDS awareness rally
http://www.hindu.com/2005/05/16/stories/2005051608650300.htm
Protests over tsunami aid irregularities in Kerala
http://mathaba.net/x.htm?http://mathaba.net/0_index.shtml?x=212268
Residents protest at Ludhiana council meeting over sewage, water shortages and other issues
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2132
Kashmiri Pandits protest over relocation
http://www.outlookindia.com/pti_news.asp?id=304154
Protest in Kerala over failure to build sea wall after tsunami
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2740
Demonstrators demand a right to work
http://www.flonnet.com/fl2212/stories/20050617001804400.htm
Monsoon Death Toll in India Passes 850; Hundreds Protest
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
BOMBAY, India -- Hundreds of angry demonstrators blocked traffic for hours Saturday to demand restoration of drinking water and electricity.

Naxalites take up pesticide pollution to seek support
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1622
Activists gather to oppose river diversions
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=43189
Hundreds of environmentalists protest channel building; mass arrests made
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/subcontinent/2005/July/subcontinent_July71.xml§ion=subcontinent&col=
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1948
Animal rights activists protest against animal sacrifice
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3129

Feminists protest over naming of settlement in honour of sati
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1731
Gay rights activists protest criminalisation of gay lifestyles
http://www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmorestory.asp?slug=Gay+activists+protest+in+Mumbai&id=77519

Plachimada protesters against Coca-Cola attacked, arrested en masse
http://www.indiaresource.org/news/2005/1065.html
Major rally in Plachimada against Coca-Cola
http://www.indiaresource.org/news/2005/1036.html
Residents protest Coca-Cola with flyposters
http://www.ndtv.com/money/showbusinessstory.asp?slug=Coke+unit+faces+protest&id=26159
Another protest against Coke, this time in Gangikodan
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3068

Students protest over alleged deliberate failings at MS University, Vadodara
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=138704
Nursing students protest over fees
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=139377

Tibetans rally against visit by Chinese tyrant
http://www.tibet.ca/en/wtnarchive/2005/4/10_6.html
Indian Tamils protest slander by Sri Lankan minister
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=15539
Sikhs demonstrate for independence
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050607/asp/nation/story_4836313.asp
Pro-opposition students revolt in Kerala
http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/004200507022023.htm
Sikhs stage protests over hearings on pogroms; police attack protesters with water cannons
http://www.panthic.org/news/125/ARTICLE/1665/2005-08-14.html?sid=7be98dc73db5a94a970e6d7a35fa0381
http://www.panthic.org/news/126/ARTICLE/1671/2005-08-14.html?sid=c6c687a9b47706248509614a7ad517d8
Dalits hold strike and protests over pogroms by upper-caste opponents
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4216290.stm


The People For The Ethical Treatment Of
Animals,Sanjeevani,Animal Rights Fund staged a silent
protest on Thursday at the Mahatma Gandhi statue on
M.G. Road (Bangalore, Karnataka, India)against the
death of the circus animals in Mumbai last Monday. The
protestors were dressed in black and mourning.

As many as 21 animals - four sea lions, 10 dogs and
seven cats - were burned to death as the event
management company that had brought the circus from
Russia had abandoned the animals. They were imprisoned
in three rooms which caught fire. Only three dogs
survived, though they suffered severe burns and are
undergoing treatment.

MEGHALAYA: Opposition activists attack home of politician
Students and others call bandhs as agitation for a Garo state intensifies
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1050626/asp/frontpage/story_4916195.asp

PAKISTAN: Villagers protest over army land grab
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_13-4-2005_pg7_17

Massive telecom strike against privatisation
http://au.news.yahoo.com/050530/19/uj45.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4593753.stm
Striking workers under attack from army – workers arrested using terrorism laws
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1847
Victory for telecom strike – strike called off as privatisation postponed indefinitely
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4610167.stm
Successful strike at PTCL telecom service against privatisation
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1921
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1916
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1913
Workers occupy, defend PTCL HQ
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1920
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2009
Army to occupy installations
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1979
Collection of articles on PTCL
http://www.socialistworld.net/index2.html?/category/telecom.html
The strike from beginning to end…
Workers strike against privatisation
http://www.socialistworld.net/index2.html?/category/telecom.html
Complete shutdown across Pakistan
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/26apakistan.html
Strike continues as negotiations fail, crackdown begins
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/26pakistanb.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/29pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/01pakistan.html
Ten-day strike forces retreat – privatisation postponed indefinitely
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/04pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/06pakistan.html
Negotiations with government break down
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/07pakistan.html
Workers re-occupy PTCL HQ in protest after breakdown of talks
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/08pakistan.html
Repression escalates as conflict continues
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/08pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/15pakistan.html
Strike resumes, remains solid in spite of sell-out
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/16pakistan.html
Strike ends after three weeks in partial defeat – privatisation begins, but with big concessions to workers and the possibility of further action if it continues
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/21pakistan.html
Report of agreement between management and PTCL, weeks after strike
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_5-8-2005_pg7_1
More on PTCL
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/07/11pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/21pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/16pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/15pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/08pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/04pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/29pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/26pakistanb.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/26apakistan.html
http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/2005/398/index.html?id=np2.htm
http://www.workersliberty.org/node/view/4360
http://www.socialistworker.co.uk/article.php?article_id=6650
http://www.socialistworker.org/2005-2/549/549_11_Pakistan.shtml
August – new phase of PTCL struggle begins
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cmkp_pk/message/2933
Protests at Pakistani embassies across Europe
Pakistani consulate occupied in Glasgow; warship picketed in Ireland
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/16pakistanlobbies.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/02pakistan.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/27irelandc.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/23scotland.html


Fisherfolk rally against contract system, arrests; hold token hunger strike
http://www.pff.org.pk/article.php3?id_article=58
http://www.pff.org.pk/article.php3?id_article=57
Fisherfolk stage protest over economic issues and repression
http://www.kashar.net/technews/complete.asp?id=1118
A prominent women's rights activist was detained for organizing a road run to protest the government's ban on women taking part in marathons alongside men.

Police arrested more than 40 participants from several NGOs and political activists before the start of marathon race organized by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and Joint Action Committee. Arrested people included Asima Jahangir, Hina Jilani, Farooq Tariq, Senator Iqbal Haider, Azra Shad, Riffat Maqsood, Shamim Aslam, Nasir Iqbal, Shahtaj Qazalbash, Muhammad Tehsin, Gulnar and Janisar Baloach.

Marathon Race was planned from Qazafi Stadium to Qalma Chowk but the city government stopped the race and arrested participants. Police severely tortured during the arrests, especially women were dragged from hair. Police also tortured women inside the van after the arrests. All the arrested activists were released after one hour.

Khalid Mahmood

Mixed marathon attacked by cops
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_15-5-2005_pg1_3
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_22-5-2005_pg1_2
Victory for campaign against political dismissal at Quetta hotel
http://www.iuf.org/cgi-bin/dbman/db.cgi?db=default&uid=default&ID=2203&view_records=1&ww=1&en=1
Union announces success in unionising Coca-Cola plants
http://www.iuf.org/cgi-bin/dbman/db.cgi?db=default&uid=default&ID=2193&view_records=1&ww=1&en=1
Concessions end trainee doctors’ strike
http://www.dawn.com/2005/07/04/nat37.htm
Deprived worker threatens to self-immolate
http://www.jang.com.pk/thenews/jul2005-daily/12-07-2005/metro/i13.htm
Protests over attacks on madrassahs
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2190
http://www.cageprisoners.com/articles.php?id=8575
Mayday activities in 18 cities
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/02pakistan.html
Protest in Peshawar over ban on female local election candidates
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cmkp_pk/message/2812
Health employees protest over jobs
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/apr2005/labo-a30.shtml
University lecturers force reinstatement of sacked professor
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/apr2005/lab-a23.shtml
Opposition general strike unsuccessful
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/southasia/article_1047042.php/Pakistan_strike_is_largely_ignored
Protests over planned crackdown on Islamists
http://www.cbc.ca/story/world/national/2005/07/22/musharraf050722.html
“Walk for Justice” in support of hotel workers
http://www.iuf.org/cgi-bin/dbman/db.cgi?db=default&uid=default&ID=2356&view_records=1&ww=1&en=1
Thousands take part in Mayday protests
In Lahore, workers block roads and burn tyres
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/20050501/wl_sthasia_afp/maydaypakistan_050501101134
Police disrupt commemmoration of slain unionist
http://lnn.laborstart.org/more.php?id=430_0_1_0_M
Police attack refugee protest in quake-hit town
Refugees were marching to protest demolition of a makeshift refugee camp
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/20051111-1626-southasia-quake-protest.html
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3174
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3176

Labour Party Pakistan women leader beaten up by police
Nazli Javed, national finance secretary of LPP and a Lahore local body counselor was severely beaten up by police on 3rd May during the journalist demonstration at Mall Road Lahore.
She bravely fought with the police when the police started beaten charge. She snatched the stick of one police constable after he and some other attacked her. She started beating the police constables who started running away. Nazli did not run away even after the rain of lathi charge on her. Instead she kept the traditions of Okara peasant women who had several times fought with police using the wooden sticks. Several LPP comrades came to her help and fought with her against the police brutality.
Nazli photographed being beaten up was printed in several national dailies including Daily Express.
Now she has several blue spots on her body.
Building a resistance culture is one of the priorities of LPP in recent times. This was a fine example of that. Fighting with the section of working class and showing examples of bravery.
I was yesterday at Punjab Journalist Union office and every one was of full praise of Nazli.
Farooq Tariq
general secretary
Labour Party Pakistan

Rape protest includes self-immolation
http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1734450,00.html


SINDH
The Long March from Sukkur to Karachi

Sindh Confronts Musharraf With March of Thousands Against Kalabagh Dam

Special SAT Report

KARACHI, March 28: As General Pervez Musharraf continues his officially sponsored rallies to lobby for the Kalabagh Dam, thousands of Sindhis have been marching with their nationalist leaders from Sukkur to Karachi against the proposed Dam, with their rally ending with a huge demo before the Chief Minister House in Karachi today.

But while the entire spectrum of Sindhi activists has joined hands for the cause, their 685 kilometers Long March has been largely ignored or down-played by the mainstream Pakistani news media, ostensibly under Army pressure.

Leaders of the Awami Tehrik, including Rasul Buksh Paleejo have been making fiery speeches in the last two weeks during their march and participation in their rallies have seen from a few hundred men and women to thousands. The remarkable aspect, however, has been the focused attention paid by the Sindhi Press to not just the anti-Dam rhetoric but to the larger anti-Punjab sentiment in Sindh.

Among the mainstream political parties, former PM Nawaz Sharif has been the most prominent in extending support, surprisingly for the Sindhis, as top leadership of the PPP is relatively muted on the issue.

According to the Sindhi Press, when the Long March entered Thatta on March 24 the city observed a unique show of solidarity as thousands welcomed the marchers with slogans that gave General Musharraf the stark choice, between the Kalabagh Dam or Pakistan.

Chants of "Karballa, karballa, sindh lai karballa," "Pervez Musharaf ker Ailan, Dam khapey ya Pakistan," ringed the air. Thousands of political activists, lawyers and people from various walks of life staged a sit-in on the National Highway. Activists of the Awami Tehrik, Sindhiani Tehrik, People's Party Parliamentarians, Sindh Taraqqi Pasand Party and Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz and members of the District Bar Association participated in the sit-in which resulted in suspension of vehicular traffic for over two hours.

On the occasion, AT Chief Rasool Bux Paleejo, PPP leader Babu Ghulam Hussain, Sindhiani Tehrik president Zahida Shaikh, educationist Aapa Maryam Majidi and others delivered speeches and Sarvaich Sujawali and Wasand Thari recited national songs.

Paleejo has been relentless and vivid in his remarks. He told the rally countries cannot survive on the basis of religion and appealed to the conscience of the Pakistani and South Asian people to raise their voice against the oppressive rule of Punjab. He accused General Musharraf and his group of committing dacoity on waters of the River Indus and said supply of water to Sindh had been stopped to create hatred between Sindh and Punjab.

Paleejo has not been sparing the Sindhi feudal lords who are hand in glove with the Pakistan Army. "The General has hired the services of some feudals who had a track record of selling out for their petty interests," Paleejo thundered. However, he warned that the rulers must beware that 40 million people of Sindh would fight for their legitimate rights till the last drop of their blood.

The Sindhi leader accused Punjab of disregarding major water agreements, saying Chashma-Jhelum and Taunsa-Punjnad canals could not be opened without the consent of Sindh. He said undemocratic forces first took over the administration of the country by force and then initiated what he called the anti-Sindh Thal canal project. The vested interests are creating hatred and disharmony among the provinces and those leaders, who were betraying the people of the smaller provinces, would be taken to task.

On its 17th day men and women came out on the roads of Hyderabad to welcome the March participants. Workers of Anti-Greater Thal Canal Action Committee, Sindh Water Committee Pakistan People's Party, Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz), Taraqi Pasand Party, Sindhi Adabi Sangat, Sindh Hari Committee, PPP (SB), JUI-F, Awami National Party, Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz, Sindh National Party, Sindh National Council and student of Sindh University, Mehran University, Tando Jam Agricultural University and LMC joined hands.

More than 200 leading writers, intellectuals, water experts and journalists and several dozens lawyers were also marching with the protesters. Speakers, besides Mr Paleejo, included Ayaz Latif Palijo, Wishnoo Mal, Agah Shahabu Din, Dr. Dodo Maheri, Abrar Qazi, Zahida Shaikh, Mahboob Abro, Dilshad Bhutto, Parwano Bhatti, Nazeer Naz, Amanu laah Sial, Zafar Leghari, Tarik Khoso, Qadir Ranto, Husna Rahoojo, Jeejee Zareena Baloch, Taj Joyo, Dr. Khalil Qazi, Nazeer Memon and others.

Many of the fiery speakers warned that if any individual or party compromised on Kalabagh or any other dam, it will be declared a traitor to Sindh and its entry in rural areas would be banned by the Sindhi masses.

Paleejo received standing ovation when he said the people of the province were capable of resisting such moves if they were pushed any further. He accused General Musharraf of acting against national interests just to remain in power.

Awami Tehrik Central Leader Ayaz Latif Paleejo, an advocate, urged the leaders of all the parties to join in the efforts for the rights of Sindh. He warned western leaders that their endorsement of present rulers has encouraged them to destroy the fate of 40 million peace loving Sindhis.

Admiring the role of Fazil Rahoo, Nazeer Abbasi, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Soreh Badshah Pagara, Murtaza Bhutto, Lala Asad, Ayaz Samon and others, the speaker urged living leaders of Sindh including Pir Pagara, Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi, Asif Ali Zardari and Mumtaz Bhutto not to compromise and not to lose hope in the masses. They were urged to join the peace loving common Sindhis on roads, villages and in towns.

Ayaz Paleejo condemned the brutal attitude towards Balochs and invited the Urdu speaking population to join hands with Sindhi masses against Kalabagh Dam. He asked Altaf Hussain and MQM to come forward and support the PONM's strike on 31st March.

The role of the media in ignoring the Sindhi protest was also condemned. Specially mentioned were CNN, BBC, Geo, Indus and ARY satellite channels.

The peaceful but resolute march by the Sindhi nationalists for almost a month proves the inherent strength of their conviction and their commitment not to allow the Pakistan Army to play with their rights, just as Balochistan is already in flames and a fundamentalist wave has taken political control of the NWFP.

Analysts say with all the smaller provinces up in arms against the Center, General Pervez Musharraf has only Punjab to depend on and that may not be enough for him to continue on this war path for long.



BANGLADESH: Sit-in strike in support of workers killed in sweatshop collapse
http://lnn.laborstart.org/more.php?id=450_0_1_0_M
Emotions run high as workers stage rally at site of disaster
http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_18734.shtml
Factory dispute ends with agreement
http://www.itglwf.org/displaydocument.asp?DocType=Press&Index=1184&Language=EN
Protest against attacks on journalists
http://www.asiamedia.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=24601
Journalists rally after attack by police
http://www.asiamedia.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=26636
http://www.asiamedia.ucla.edu/article.asp?parentid=26633
Jute mill workers stage countrywide strike
The strike is over privatisation, government unresponsiveness, and other issues
http://financialexpress-bd.com/index3.asp?cnd=7/20/2005§ion_id=5&newsid=6074&spcl=no
http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_20074.shtml
http://www.bharattextile.com/newsitems/1995758
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1172646.cms
http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_20108.shtml
http://www.jang.com.pk/thenews/jul2005-daily/17-07-2005/business/b8.htm
One-day general strike after bombings
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/4168226.stm
Strike in EPZ over harassment of female workers
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j30.shtm
Child workers protest against child labour
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j25.shtml
Protests over US Congressman’s “bomb Mecca” remark
http://pc540.blogspot.com/2005/07/bangladeshis-protest-us-politicians.html
Labour rallies mark Mayday
http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_18075.shtml
Pro-opposition unions call off strike
http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_17476.shtml

SRI LANKA: Tamils protest over lack of tsunami relief
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=14664
BBC services disrupted by strike
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=14970
Graduates rally, demanding jobs
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=15395
http://www.colombopage.com/archive/July16113800JV.html
Journalists march to protest killing of pro-rebel e-journalist
http://www.chennaionline.com/colnews/newsitem.asp?NEWSID=%7BDCBE5643-84A7-4355-951C-FD1F3D396CF3%7D&CATEGORYNAME=National
Strike by non-academic university staff reaches 1-month milestone, then ends as salary anomalies are addressed
http://www.colombopage.com/archive/July28112327UN.html
http://www.colombopage.com/archive/July28195752UN.html
http://www.colombopage.com/archive/July1540536UN.html
Graduates protest for jobs
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=15395
Socialist May Day in Colombo
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/06/04mayday01.html
http://www.socialistworld.net/eng/2005/05/02srilanka.html
Timber and health workers protest
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j30.shtml
Teachers, graduate workers, cooperative workers, and university staff all stage protests
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j23.shtml
Health workers picket ministry against privatisation
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j16.shtml
Strike on Dunkeld estate over unpaid wages
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/lab-j02.shtml
Transport, university workers strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/lab-j02.shtml
Road workers protest for job security
Hotel workers picket over tsunami-linked sackings
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a27.shtml
Sacked textile workers demand jobs
Health workers demand job security
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a20.shtml
Development officers stage hunger strike to demand tsunami allowance
Transport workers stage sick-out over pay
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/labo-m28.shtml
Transport workers strike to demand unpaid salaries
Council workers demand tsunami allowance
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j25.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j18.shtml
Transport workers protest in Colombo
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j11.shtml
Farm workers strike, demanding promised raise
Postal workers picket; mineral workers stage hunger strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j04.shtml
Engineering and health workers walk out
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/lab-m21.shtml
Power and oil workers protest against privatisation
Train drivers strike for pay rise
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/labo-m07.shtml
Cooperative workers protest land grab
State workers protest over work irregularities
Transport workers strike over unpaid wages
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/apr2005/labo-a16.shtml
Supermarket workers demand government buyback
Surveyors strike over conditions
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/apr2005/lab-a23.shtml
Month-long university strike ends
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/iutu-a03.shtml
Government workers protest over conditions
Power workers picket for outstanding salaries
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a06.shtml
Tamils and Muslims protest racist remarks; journalists protest mistreatment
http://www.eians.com/stories/2005/08/08/08tam.shtml
Schools shut in protest against Tamil Tiger assassinations
http://www.colombopage.com/archive/October14130317JV.html
Fisherfolk protest over inadequate tsunami aid
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4372564.stm
Labour, political rallies across the
country mark Mayday
http://www.sundayobserver.lk/2005/05/01/pol01.html
Workers protest port privatisation plans
http://www.southasianmedia.net/index_story.cfm?id=197669&category=Frontend&Country=SRI%20LANKA
Strike threat prevents oil privatisation
http://au.news.yahoo.com/050329/3/tpeh.html
Rail wildcat strike wins reinstatement of manager
http://www.dailynews.lk/2005/04/06/news11.htm
4:37 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - Southeast and East Asia
NEPAL: May Day marked by labour marches
http://www.gefont.org/events/mayday05.htm
Protests planned for Mayday
http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200504241957.htm
10,000 join Mayday protests against King
http://www.gnn.tv/headlines/2615/10_000_take_to_streets_in_protest_over_Nepal_s_king
Protest against registration of fake union – 1000 workers demonstrate
http://lnn.laborstart.org/more.php?id=448_0_1_0_M
Student protest attacked in Kathmandu
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=45925
Students hold nationwide strike to protest shootings
http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_14-5-2005_pg4_19
Students under attack – security forces open fire on protesters and blockade university
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=38756
Arrests and injuries as police attack pro-democracy demonstration
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=36609
10,000 march in Kathmandu, demand restoration of democracy
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2004
Phone workers protest over ban on mobiles
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullstory.asp?filename=6a3Ra3maxamal&folder=aHaoamW&Name=Home&dtSiteDate=20050712
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=45498
Transport strike observed after call by Maoists
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=46601
Teachers strike over appointment of head
http://www.thehimalayantimes.com/fullstory.asp?filename=6a4Wa7maxamal&folder=aHaoamW&Name=Home&dtSiteDate=20050725
Civil service strike over attack on union rights
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=46406
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2106
Thousands protest for democracy
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200505/s1374299.htm
100 professionals arrested while protesting the regime
http://www.nepalnews.com/archive/2005/sep/sep19/news13.php
Civil servants march against union ban
http://www.blog.com.np/index.php?p=737
Mass pro-democracy protests led by opposition leaders
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/subcontinent/2005/September/subcontinent_September182.xml§ion=subcontinent&col=
http://www.forbes.com/work/feeds/afx/2005/09/04/afx2205471.html
Petrol price protest attacked, students injured
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=49355
Civil servants strike over mistreatment of colleague
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=52173
University teachers protest over crackdowns and academic freedom
http://www.nepalnews.com/archive/2005/sep/sep24/news10.php
Nationwide protests against repressive “media ordinance” held by journalists and their supporters
http://www.nepalnews.com/archive/2005/oct/oct22/news05.php
Journalists defy protest ban to oppose repression
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=55799
Students arrested at protest rally in Kathmandu – rally targets media repression
http://www.nepalnews.com/archive/2005/oct/oct27/news15.php
Radio stations go off-air in censorship protest
http://www.kantipuronline.com/kolnews.php?&nid=55192

BURMA: Global campaign launched after trade unionist murdered
http://www.itfglobal.org/news-online/index.cfm/newsdetail/455

MONGOLIA: Public sector workers protest over low wages and pensions
http://ubpost.mongolnews.mn/index.php?subaction=showfull&id=1115276370&archive=&start_from=&ucat=1&

SOUTH KOREA: Golf course workers' strike finally ends in success
http://www.iuf.org/cgi-bin/dbman/db.cgi?db=default&uid=default&ID=2010&view_records=1&ww=1&en=1
Trade unionists go on hunger strike over migrant
worker bill
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/200504/kt2005042217335610220.htm
Statement of workers' union
http://www.kctu.org/maybbs/pdsview.php?db=kctuinfo2&code=eng_action&n=24
Human rights watchdog criticises bill
http://www.koilaf.org/labor_view.php?num=2860
Warning strike launches campaign against bill
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200504/kt2005040117185311990.htm
Seoul Philharmonic protests with music
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/200503/kt2005033121554453460.htm
Ex-spies hold protests against Japan; clash with cops
http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200504/200504150029.html
School students protest against hair length rules
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200505/kt2005051517315411960.htm
School students protest over new, stricter college entry system
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200505/kt2005050817300811970.htm
Strike and rally in casualisation protest by workers
http://www.todayonline.com/articles/60176.asp
Air strike at Asiana Air hits exports, flights
http://www.libcom.org/newswire/stories.php?story=05/08/08/6662366
http://www.koreaherald.co.kr/SITE/data/html_dir/2005/07/28/200507280005.asp
http://www.todayonline.com/articles/63645.asp
http://www.koilaf.org/index_init.php?url=labor_view.php?num=2995
http://www.koilaf.org/index_init.php?url=labor_view.php?num=2981
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200507/kt2005072018545611960.htm
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/BUSINESS/07/20/skorea.pilots.ap/
http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200507/200507210029.html
http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2005/7/21/business/20050721090116&sec=business
http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200507/200507180018.html
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/i_latestdetail.asp?id=29266
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/worldbiz/archives/2005/07/20/2003264305
http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200507/200507200016.html
http://www.mlive.com/newsflash/business/index.ssf?/base/business-44/112167872528160.xml&storylist=mibusiness
http://www.koilaf.org/index_init.php?url=labor_view.php?num=2975
http://english.donga.com/srv/service.php3?bicode=040000&biid=2005071940638
http://www.koilaf.org/index_init.php?url=labor_view.php?num=2977
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/stdn/std/Markets/GG18Ag04.html
http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200507/200507190042.html
http://www.forbes.com/work/feeds/ap/2005/07/20/ap2147731.html
http://www.koilaf.org/index_init.php?url=labor_view.php?num=2983
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-07/17/content_3229977.htm
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/200507/kt2005071719093010220.htm
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/worldbiz/archives/2005/07/18/2003264055
http://www.etaiwannews.com/World/2005/07/18/1121659636.htm
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200507/kt2005071817154711950.htm
http://washingtontimes.com/upi/20050718-052540-3690r.htm
Korea Air pilots walk out to support Asiana strikers
http://www.abcasiapacific.com/news/stories/asiapacific_stories_1416599.htm
Hospital and metal workers strike
http://www.koilaf.org/index_init.php?url=labor_view.php?num=2980
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/nation/200507/kt2005072119001911960.htm
http://english.donga.com/srv/service.php3?bicode=040000&biid=2005072292888
http://www.koilaf.org/index_init.php?url=labor_view.php?num=2990
http://english.donga.com/srv/service.php3?bicode=040000&biid=2005071940638
http://www.koilaf.org/index_init.php?url=labor_view.php?num=2978
http://english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200507/200507200036.html
Hospital strike ends in arbitration
http://times.hankooki.com/lpage/200507/kt2005072418042410220.htm
Provisional agreement in metal strike
http://www.koilaf.org/index_init.php?url=what_view.php?num=366
Union federations hold joint rally
http://www.koilaf.org/index_init.php?url=what_view.php?num=366
Unions boycott labour panels
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2129
Whale factory occupation faces threats
http://www.commondreams.org/news2005/0526-22.htm
“No One Is Illegal” demo
http://migrant.nodong.net/zb/view.php?id=newsndates&page=1&sn1=&divpage=1&sn=off&ss=on&sc=on&select_arrange=headnum&desc=asc&no=248
Anti-war and migrant worker demos
http://migrant.nodong.net/zb/view.php?id=newsndates&page=1&sn1=&divpage=1&sn=off&ss=on&sc=on&select_arrange=headnum&desc=asc&no=250
http://blog.jinbo.net/CINA/?pid=209
Protests over arrest of migrant union leader
Immigration office stormed on one protest
http://migrant.nodong.net/zb/view.php?id=newsndates&page=1&sn1=&divpage=1&sn=off&ss=on&sc=on&select_arrange=headnum&desc=asc&no=246
http://migrant.nodong.net/zb/view.php?id=newsndates&page=1&sn1=&divpage=1&sn=off&ss=on&sc=on&select_arrange=headnum&desc=asc&no=247
http://migrant.nodong.net/zb/view.php?id=newsndates&page=1&sn1=&divpage=1&sn=off&ss=on&sc=on&select_arrange=headnum&desc=asc&no=245
Korea Mayday events
http://migrant.nodong.net/zb/view.php?id=newsndates&page=1&sn1=&divpage=1&sn=off&ss=on&sc=on&select_arrange=headnum&desc=asc&no=243
Thursday peace protests continue
http://migrant.nodong.net/zb/view.php?id=newsndates&page=1&sn1=&divpage=1&sn=off&ss=on&sc=on&select_arrange=headnum&desc=asc&no=241
Youths plan further hair ban protests
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050519082551654
Hunger strike at Mokdong immigration prison
http://www.labournet.net/world/0508/apwsl1.html
Workers head for confrontation with government
http://www.workersliberty.org/node/view/4452
http://www.workersliberty.org/node/view/4074
Government smashes hospital strike, but pilots’ strike continues
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j30.shtml
… and then they ban the pilots’ strike as well
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a20.shtml
Metal workers strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a20.shtml
Trade unionist killed by scab at cement drivers’ picket
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j18.shtml

South Korean Private Kills 8 Soldiers After Being Tormented By Officers
June 20, 2005 New York Times
A 22-year-old South Korean soldier who had been bullied by his superiors killed eight soldiers at a guard post at the demilitarized zone separating North and South Korea, inflicting the highest number of casualties on the South Korean Army since 2000.

CHINA: Parents block roads in tuition fees protest
http://chinastic.chinabroadcast.cn/chinastic/content.aspx?id=6737
Unrest as army veterans gather to protest benefits
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2005/04/14/2003250384
Veterans protest redundancies, arrests of colleagues, and unpaid wages at factory in Shenzen
Riot police called out as mayor is besieged in car
http://www.asianews.it/view.php?l=en&art=4561
http://breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=161806022&p=y6y8x67z8
Truck, bus and taxi drivers stage protest over draconian red-light jumping sentences
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/stdn/std/Metro/GG05Ak07.html
Professor stages one-man protest over graduate recruiting system
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2005-07/04/content_456786.htm
Veterans protest in Beijing
http://www.asianews.it/view.php?l=en&art=3043
Farmers stage protests over land grabs near Olympic venues
http://www.voanews.com/english/2005-06-17-voa59.cfm
Jailed cyber-dissident goes on hunger strike
http://www.rsf.org/article.php3?id_article=15114
Burst of internet protest over forced retirement of education official
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/asiapacific/article_1058600.php/Official`s_`retirement`_sparks_protest
Local bureaucrats and foreign bosses gang up to smash strike
Thousands of workers strike for several days to demand the right to form an independent union
The factory is a WalMart supplier
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/04/25/AR2005042501555.html
http://www.chinalaborwatch.org/en/web/article.php?article_id=50259
http://www.china-labour.org.hk/iso/article.adp?article_id=6326
http://www.investors.com/breakingnews.asp?journalid=27128911&brk=1

TIBET: Graduates protest for jobs, claim discrimination
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/2005/07/14/tibetan_youth/

HONG KONG: Protest against homophobia
http://uk.gay.com/headlines/8544
Protesters target Benetton over “mulesing”
http://www.theage.com.au/news/World/Hong-Kong-protest-against-Aussie-wool/2005/04/07/1112815665575.html
Cathay Pacific workers apply for review over occupational health
http://www.csr-asia.com/index.php?p=2484
Hotel workers protest for severance pay
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/apr2005/lab-a23.shtml
Protesters target Japan over reparations and history falsification
http://english.people.com.cn/200507/07/eng20050707_194669.html
Professional drivers protest over traffic violation crackdown
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/stdn/std/Metro/GG05Ak07.html

TAIWAN: Telecom workers stage strike against privatisation
Clashes with police over entry of scabs
http://www.smh.com.au/news/Breaking/Taiwan-state-telco-workers-on-strike/2005/05/18/1116361589500.html
http://www.etaiwannews.com/Taiwan/Society/2005/05/18/1116378763.htm
http://money.iwon.com/jsp/nw/nwdt_rt.jsp?cat=USMARKET&src=704&feed=dji§ion=news&news_id=dji-00015520050516&date=20050516&alias=/alias/money/cm/nw
Article on protests against stray dog killing in Taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/archives/2005/07/17/2003263942
Mistreated lepers protest demolition of hospital
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2005/05/14/2003254622
Students protest over fee increases
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/news/stories/s1405545.htm
http://english.www.gov.tw/index.jsp?action=cna&cnaid=11198
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2005/07/03/2003261987
Telecom workers protest privatisation
http://www.forbes.com/business/feeds/afx/2005/08/09/afx2176120.html
Arms trade protest opposes increased procurement
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2005/09/26/2003273260
Medical professionals march over pay
http://www.ettoday.com/2005/04/20/11195-1780235.htm

JAPAN/TAIWAN: Tokyo police smash protest at Yakusuni Shrine over “honouring” of enslaved Taiwanese aboriginal people
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2005/06/15/2003259352

JAPAN: Nearly 300,000 attend Mayday marches
Workers attack economic woes and militarist constitutional reforms
http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=1&id=336040
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20050430a6.htm
Rallies held to oppose militarist amendments to the constitution
http://www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=1&id=334324
More protests in Okinawa, this time over live-ammo training at US bases
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1968
Anarchists organise protest against nuclear weapons
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/aug/ainfos00048.html
Protests mark Hiroshima Day
http://bellaciao.org/en/article.php3?id_article=7396
http://www.labournet.net/world/0508/japan1.html
Teachers oppose revival of nationalist rituals
http://www.labournet.net/world/0502/japan2.html
http://www.labournet.net/world/0503/japan3.html
Rail strike targets Iraq war as well as privatisation, speed-ups and hazards
http://www.labournet.net/world/0503/japan4.html
Transport workers stage anti-war rallies
http://www.labournet.net/world/0503/japan5.html
Woman attempts suicide in protest over prime minister
http://news.monstersandcritics.com/asiapacific/article_1044720.php/Woman_attempts_suicide_in_Koizumi_protest
Ethnic Chinese groups denounce Koizumi visit to Yaasakuni Shrine
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-10/18/content_3642915.htm

VIETNAM: Successful strike at McDonald’s toy maker in Danang
Sweatshop workers previously smashed windows and struck for two days over wages and the humiliation of workers
http://ap.tbo.com/ap/breaking/MGBW8N6HO8E.html
http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn/showarticle.php?num=01LAB130505
http://thanhniennews.com/society/?catid=3&newsid=6722
McDonald’s toy makers strike over low pay and sweatshop conditions
http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=522362005

CAMBODIA: As quotas end, conflict escalates
http://www.nosweat.org.uk/article.php?sid=1272
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
PHNOM PENH, July 20 (Reuters) - Cambodian riot police on Wednesday broke up a protest by ethnic minority asylum seekers against the forced return of over 100 Vietnamese refugees.

THAILAND:: 2,000 Thai Workers Demand Higher Wages
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) - More than one thousand workers blocked a Bangkok street outside the prime minister's office Monday, demanding that the government increase the minimum wage and control prices following a steep rise in fuel prices. Workers carrying banners and placards rallied on a main road, blocking the entrance to Government House.
http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/provider/providerarticle.asp?feed=AP&Date=20050718&ID=4969431
Workers rally for minimum wage rise
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j23.shtml
Electricity workers protest against privatisation
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/lab-m21.shtml
Workers attend Mayday rallies, call for rise in minimum wage
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/labo-m07.shtml
Protest over stock-market listing of beer company – protesters allege profit motive will encourage drinking
http://www.forbes.com/markets/feeds/ap/2005/07/20/ap2148649.html
Soldiers involved in crackdown, slain by angry villagers
http://www.sciencedaily.com/upi/?feed=TopNews&article=UPI-1-20050921-06444000-bc-thailand-killings.xml
Mayday marchers call for minimum wage hike
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/i_latestdetail.asp?id=27940
Villagers pray to stop Salween Dams
http://www.indymedia.org/en/2005/04/114586.shtml

Poverty protesters demand dam gates be opened to combat drought
Protest at ministry demands dam gates open
Policemen are deployed in front of the Energy Ministry to keep law and order while about 100 members of the Assembly of the Poor rally to demand that the Pak Moon
dam gates be opened. — Tawatchai Kemgumnerd
About 100 Assembly of the Poor members again rallied at the Energy Ministry yesterday to demand the Pak Moon dam's sluice gates be opened. Pakin Sommit, adviser to Energy Minister Viset Choopiban, told them the ministry would not allow them all inside, but asked them to send 10 representatives. However, the protesters rejected the offer and
continued their rally. Mr Pakin said the Assembly of the Poor had asked the ministry to open the sluice gates, citing a cabinet resolution that the gates be opened from May to August for fishing. But a provincial committee chaired by the Ubon Ratchathani governor decided on May 16, after meeting the Assembly of the Poor, to keep the sluice gates closed. The decision, to be reviewed next month, was based on the fact many areas still facing drought would be affected if the gates were opened. Mr Pakin said he did not know what to do if assembly members refused to negotiate. The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) said opening the sluice gates had been postponed because of the drought. Egat deputy governor Paiboon Thepmongkok said cabinet
empowered Egat to open the dam gates for four months
from either May or June.
http://www.bangkokpost.com/News/19May2005_news08.php
http://www.mcot.org/query.php?nid=38592

MALAYSIA: Villagers protest after fatal accident; call for ban on HGVs
http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v3/news.php?id=134979
http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2005/5/18/nation/10978970&sec=nation
Indian workers camp out near High Commission to protest non-payment of wages
http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/001200505121863.htm
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1108359.cms
Squatters refuse to move and protest against social cleansing
http://www.mmail.com.my/Current_News/MM/Tuesday/National/20050712133820/Article/index_html
Protest over new condominium, deemed threat to green belt
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Peasant leaders protest killings of activists with
fast
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Protests against lopsided free-trade deal with Japan
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Government workers protest corruption and mismanagement in pension fund
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Food Not Bombs set up in Naga City
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Port workers strike for benefits
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Sacked university workers call for
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Workers and opposition groups rally on Mayday
There are some clashes with cops as workers marched
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Transport strike
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Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino
63 Unrubia St. Bgy. Marilag, Proj. 4, Quezon City
Tel. No. 9950849; 9950850
PRESS RELEASE
30 April 2005
Nationwide protests to mark May Day
Jobs, trade union rights, delivery from poverty and hunger, social change. These will be organized labor’s battle cry this coming Labor Day.
Disgusted over the government’s failure to address the pressing demand for wage increases in the face of endless oil price hikes and the rising cost of public services like power and water, the Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP) and Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) vowed to mobilize thousands of their members nationwide to street marches and rallies.
Protest actions will be held in Manila, Laguna, Cavite, Bulacan, Iloilo City, Bacolod City, Cebu City, Davao City and Iligan.
In Manila, BMP and PM will be joining the Broad Alliance for Workers’ Interest (BAWI) in a march from Welcome Rotonda to Mendiola.
In a build up to Labor Day celebration, some 300 women workers under the BMP-Kababaihan lighted torch and held a noise barrage at Welcome Rotunda this afternoon, assailing the Arroyo administration for playing deaf and blind to the plight of the workers in the midst of the deepening economic and social crisis.
“Workers nationwide demand across-the-board wage increases. What we got are more price increases and new taxes (VAT),” BMP chair Victor Briz, said.
Briz pointed out that for more than a decade, Congress and the regional wage boards miserably failed to adjust minimum wage levels any nearer to the cost of living. The current minimum wage remains at P250 (excluding ECOLAs) in NCR while the cost of living is at P600 a day.
“Until when shall we wait for this usual crumb? When we, the horses of production, are already dead?”, asked Briz.
Aside from their pressing demand for wage increase, labor groups also demand the immediate stop to deregulation, privatization and liberalization policies which have created massive dislocations of workers and farmers – the root cause of perennial unemployment, rising cost of living and deteriorating social services.
Workers also accused the Arroyo administration of perpetuating the policy of cheap labor by fixing wages to the barest minimum and denying workers, through stringent laws, the full freedom to organize, collectively bargain, and to strike,”
Of the more than 16 million wage and salaried workers, only 1.6 million are organized in about 17,000 unions, while only 555,000 workers are covered by CBAs.
“Instead of giving full protection to labor as mandated by the Constitution, the government and capitalists are rather using all repressive laws, the courts, and the police in suppressing workers’ legitimate rights to organize and to strike. In fact, harassments and deaths meted those who dare to fight for their rights,” said Briz, citing the Hacienda Luisita case.
Briz said past and present governments apply the same policies, the GMA administration clearly being the staunchest ally of business and international capital. As such, labor groups, he said, are not expecting any better under Arroyo’s administration and this rotten system of imperialist globalization.
“But we will not give up our fight for bread and freedom, however deaf and numb this government is,” he declared.
“Nevertheless, we already have realized that the ultimate way to solve the present and recurring crisis is the road of political and social change in the country. Until the establishment of a democratic government of workers and of the people,” Briz concluded.
4:36 am
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Activists resist evictions in Sulawesi
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Hundreds rally in 10 cities against fuel price rise
2000 march on Presidential Palace in Jakarta, while elsewhere police fight protesters trying to storm petrol stations
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Compilation of articles on May Day commemorations
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- Peaceful actions greet international Labour Day
- May Day, thousands of workers rally in Bandung
- Thousands of workers inundate Central Jakarta on May Day
- Workers blockade road in front of mayor's office in
Malang
- Makassar workers pelt effigies of Yudhoyono-Kalla with
bottles and stones
- Thousands gather to commemorate May Day in Jakarta

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Peaceful actions greet international Labour Day

Tempo Interactive - May 1, 2005

Deni Mukbar/Siswanto, Jakarta - May Day was commemorated
today by hundreds of workers and mass organisations from
Greater Jakarta at the Hotel Indonesia roundabout in
Central Jakarta.

The action, which began at around 10am, was joined by a
number of organisations including the Indonesian
Association of Trade Workers (ASPEK) and Student's
Solidarity for the People (SMUR) who called for
improvements to workers' welfare and the proper application
of the law on labour affairs.

Meanwhile at 11.20am, another mass organisations calling
themselves the United People's Alliance held an action at
the State Palace calling on the government and President
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to strengthen domestic industries.
Other demands including opposing the use of contract
workers and improvements to the performance of national
industries.

Since 7am in the satellite city of Bekasi, workers from a
number of organisations had packed roads leading towards
Jakarta concentrating in at number of points such as the
Social Affairs Department in front of the Bekasi regional
government offices.

The coalition of workers came from the Bekasi branch of the
National Workers Union (SPN), the Bekasi branch of the
Association of Indonesian Trade Unions (GSBI), the Permindo
Oil Trading Workers Association, the PT Hirose Electric
Indonesia Trade Union and other trade unions from the
Bekasi regency.

Prior to this, they commemorated May Day by holding a long-
march through Bekasi but delayed holding a demonstration as
they plan to this later at the Hotel Indonesia roundabout.

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May Day, thousands of workers rally in Bandung

Detik.com - May 1, 2005

Ahmad Yunus, Bandung - May Day was also commemorated by
workers in the West Java provincial of Bandung. Around
3,000 works spilled into the streets of Bandung organising
a long-march and convoy.

Demonstrators began gathering at the Monument to the
People's Struggle on Jalan Dipati Ukur at around 8am where
they gave speeches in which they called for workers welfare
to be improved. They also rejected the use of contract
labour. A number of banners and posters were brought to the
action with messages such as "Reject Cheap Wages" and
"Abolish Contract Labour Systems".

The demonstrators then held a long-march and convoy from
Jalan Dipati Ukur via Jalan H Juanda and Jalan Diponegoro.
At 11.40 demonstrators were still at the Radio Republic
Indonesia building on Jalan Diponegoro where they plan to
broadcast their demands though the radio station.

The workers came from a number of organisations including
the National Workers Union, the West Java National Trade
Union Congress Alliance, the Greater Bandung Employees
Brotherhood Forum and the Indonesian Association of Free
Trade Unions.

The long-march and convoy resulted in traffic jams and a
number of places such as Jalan Supratman were even closed
off by police. (asy)

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Thousands of workers inundate Central Jakarta on May Day

Detik.com - May 1, 2005

Iqbal Fadil, Jakarta - Commemorating May Day on May 1,
thousands of workers inundated the Hotel Indonesia
roundabout in Central Jakarta resulting in a massive
traffic jam on Jalan Sudirman.

The workers, who were from a number of trade unions from
Jakarta and the satellite cities of Bogor, Tangerang and
Bekasi, arrived at the roundabout at around 9am on Sunday.

At around 10am they began leaving the roundabout to march
to the State Palace so right now the Hotel Indonesia
roundabout and Jalan Thamrin is filled with a sea of
people.

To get to the State Palace on Jalan Medan Merdeka Utara,
they used all of the lanes on Jalan Thamrin except the
busway and as a result traffic on Jalan Sudirman between
Senayan and Hotel Indonesia came to a total standstill. The
busway was intentionally left empty but ended up being used
by private vehicles and ordinary buses.

Workers brought a number of banners, their trade union
flags and the majority wore headbands. In addition to those
going on foot, a number of workers also traveled in a
convoy of motorcycles.

A number of demands were taken up for this May Day: that
May 1 become a labour day and national holiday; an end to
mass dismissals; an end to the use of contract labour; the
repeal of Law Number 13/2003 on Labour Affairs, Law Number
2/2004 on the Settlement of Industrial Disputes and Law
Number 39/2004 on the Protection of Migrant Workers;
upholding and protecting the freedom of workers to form
trade unions; establishing mechanisms to protect Indonesian
migrant workers and their families and; providing free
education, health and cheep housing for the poor.

They also called on all parties to end violence against and
the trafficking of women and children, an end to
privatisation and the sale of state assets, the arrest and
trial of corrupters and the seizure of their assets,
bringing employers to trial who violate workers and an end
to interference by the IMF, World Bank, the Consultative
Group on Indonesia and the Asia Development Bank in
national economic policy. (asy)

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Workers blockade road in front of mayor's office in Malang

Detik.com - May 1, 2005

Budi Hartadi, Malang - Thousands of workers in East Java
city of Malang commemorated May Day by blockading the road
in front of the mayor's office on Jalan Tugu.

As well as the demonstration in front of the mayor's office
workers also held an action in the grounds of the Gajayana
Stadium and the Malang City square.

During the action workers called on the government to make
May 1 a national holiday and for the government to
immediately abolish all anti-worker policies which are
contained in Law Number 13/2003 on Labour Affairs and Law
Number 2/2004 on the Settlement of Industrial Disputes as
well as an end to liberalisation in the labour sector.

"Workers are being dismissed, workers' wages do not conform
to the minimum regional wage and fuel price increase
indicate that the government of President Susilo Bambang
Yudhoyono and Vice-president Jusuf Kalla are puppets of
imperialism", shouted a worker during a speech.

As well as giving speeches, they also brought a number of
posters with the messages such as "Stop fuel price
increases", "Increase workers' wages" and "Fuel price
increase are further strangling the working class".

The action was also joined by a number of activists from
the Joint People's Movement against Fuel Price Increases,
the People's Democratic Action Committee, Indonesian Labour
Solidarity for Struggle and the Malang branch of the All
Indonesia Trade Union.

Although the action proceeded in an orderly manner,
hundreds of police officers were deployed to maintain
security and supervise the hundreds of workers
commemorating May Day. (asy)

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Makassar workers pelt effigies of Yudhoyono-Kalla with
bottles and stones

Detik.com - May 1, 2005

Gunawan Mashar, Makassar - Like pelting the holy wall with
stones to excise evil. That's what it was like at a
demonstration in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of
Makassar during the commemoration of May Day - they pelted
effigies of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and Vice-
president Jusuf Kalla with bottles of Aqua and stones.

Actions by workers commemorating May Day on Sunday were
held in a number of places. As well as workers, students
from a number of other organisations also took to the
streets.

One of the places used by demonstrators was the Reformasi
toll road where hundreds of workers and students from the
United Student Worker Front (FBMB) linked up with the
Association of Islamic Students (HMI) and demonstrated by
'sleeping' in the middle of the toll road intersection.

Their action was carried out as a symbol that workers no
longer trust the Yudhoyono-Kalla government and that since
they took office workers have continued to have no power
and are still left to flounder with no clear future. As a
result of the action traffic on road leading to the
Reformasi toll road slowed to a crawl.

Demonstrators had also made effigies with pictures of
Yudhoyono and Kalla that were pelted with bottles of Aqua
and stones. This act was a symbol of protest against the
president and vice-president.

At around 11am demonstrators left the Reformasi toll road
and are currently travelling towards the Karebosi Square to
meet up with other workers who will arrive from other
locations.

Each year Karebosi Square is a focal point for workers
commemorating May 1. As of going to print around 500
workers had already gathered and this will increase because
many are still on their way such as workers who had
gathered at the Makassar Industrial Zone on Jalan Ir Sutami
who are now on their way to the square.

Hundreds of police officers have been put on alert to
maintain security during the demonstrations. (asy)

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Thousands gather to commemorate May Day in Jakarta

Tempo Interactive - May 1, 2005

AJI/AT, Jakarta - The commemoration of international labour
day (May Day) in Jakarta today involved thousands of
workers and other social organisations such as students,
the urban poor, farmers and women.

The participants had been commemorating May Day since
10.30am by holding a people's theater at the Hotel
Indonesia roundabout in Central Jakarta then marching to
the State Palace.

This May Day the teams raised were national
industrialisation for the people as an alternative economic
concept to resolve welfare problems that have yet to be
solved by the government of President Susilo Bambang
Yudhoyono and Vice-president Jusuf Kalla.

National industrialisation is industrialisation that gets
rid of the neoliberal framework and must be carried put by
a clean, democratic, modern, independent and populist
government. The Yudhoyono administration has no commitment
to implement industrialisation that is truly free from the
interests of neoliberalism.

Action commemorating labour day, May 1, were also held in
the satellite city of Tangerang (Cisadane/KBC Worker
Committee), in Jakarta (Indonesian Transportation Trade
Union for Struggle, SBTPI) and dominated by opposition to
illegal payments at the North Jakarta port of Tanjung Priok
and in the satellite city of Bekasi in front of the
Indomobil car factory followed by a march to Bekasi's
Tongyang industrial zone.

[Translated by James Balowski.]

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United People's Alliance demonstrates against neoliberalism

Detik.com - April 20, 2005

Dian Intannia, Jakarta - Around 30 student activists, rural
workers and urban-poor activists from the United People's
Alliance (Aliansi Rakyat Bersatu, ARB) are demanding that
the government apply the concept of national
industrialisation. The oppose the concepts of neoliberalism
and global capitalism which is being applied by the
government of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY).

This opposition was conveyed at demonstration held in front
of the National Development Planning Board (Bappenas)
building on Jalan Taman Suropati in Jakarta on Wednesday
April 20.

"SBY should put into place a national industrialisation
[program] based on [concepts of] independence, democracy,
populism, modernism, transparency and internationalism",
said ARB's public relations officer Lukman Hakim during
break in the demonstration.

According to Hakim who is also a deputy-chairperson of the
People's Democratic Party, to date the concepts which have
been applied by the government such as investment by
foreign capital have been unproductive. This has also
occurred with the privatisation of state owned enterprises
(BUMN).

He then gave as an example foreign investment in the mining
field such as the gold mining firm PT Newmont Minahasa Raya
which has had no positive influence on ordinary people and
has instead has caused environmental damage. "SBY should
put into place a people-orientated industrialisation which
is based on domestic potential, not neoliberalism", he
said.

SBY he continued, should be able to use the reconstruction
of Aceh as a impetus for domestic industrialisation. If SBY
was astute, he could use Aceh to reinvigorate domestic
industries, where the development based on the Aceh blue-
print for reconstruction can take advantage of domestic
markets as the principle foundation.

This however said Hakim, can only occur under preconditions
where a peaceful conditions must be created in Aceh. One of
these is by implementing a cease-fire between the armed
separatist Free Aceh Movement while at the same time
pursuing diplomatic efforts.

During the action the alliance also demanded a meeting with
Bappenas officials to convey their desires and to demand
that the government put into place a social subsidy program
to cover the people's basic needs such as subsidising
energy, electricity, housing, agriculture, education and
health care which the government is obliged to do.

They also called for abolishing contract labour and ending
dismissals though a subsidy program, canceling the foreign
debt, rejecting privatisation and the sale of state assets
along with seizing the wealth of corrupters which could be
taken to subsidise the needs of domestic industrialisation.

While the action was taking place, Bappenas officials
headed by the state minister of national development
planning and head of Bappenas, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, were
actually in the middle of a meeting so only Bappenas'
director of industry, Lucky Eko Wurdoyo, was prepared to
meet with them later at 1pm. (umi)

[Translated by James Balowski.]

INDONESIA

Textile workers on strike

City News - May 12, 2005

BOGOR: Representatives of about 6,000 workers of textile producer PT Great River Indonesia staged a rally at the Bogor Council on Wednesday, demanding that councillors force the company to reemploy their colleagues.

"We will continue the strike until we reach an agreement with the company," a worker, Martanto, said.

The workers were protesting PT Great River's decision to lay off some 700 workers on May 9 and, according to them, had cut their monthly salary in half.

"The company always claims losses, but production is still going on, we still receive a lot of orders ... Every time we ask the executives to show us the financial reports, they always refuse," Martanto added.

The company produces shirts and lingerie for export to the U.S., Italy, Australia and Japan.

The company's human resources officer, Harun Hutapea, deplored the strike, saying that the company needed the workers' moral support to get fresh capital. -- JP









FP3 action coordinator arrested after demonstration in
Jayapura

SPMNews - April 27, 2005

On Saturday April 25, hundreds of people from the
Liberation Front against the Oppression of Papua (Front
Pembebasan Penindasan Papua, FP3) went to the Papuan
Provisional Parliament in the provincial capital of
Jayapura where they held an action calling for a resolution
to the human rights violations in Wamena and Wasior.

The action proceeded in a safe an orderly manner until the
demonstrators arrived at the parliament grounds.

FP3 action coordinator Jefry Pagawak took the opportunity
to read their demands which include asking the head of the
Papua regional office for legal affairs and human rights to
take responsibility for the forced transfer of 11 prisoners
from the Wamena Jayawijaya jail to the Gurung Sari jail in
the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar. FP3 said
that the transfer had already caused many of the prisoners
to suffer life-long disabilities and even die.

FP3 also asked for the National Human Rights Commission
(Komnas HAM) and the Attorney General to take
responsibility for the delays in the investigation by the
Wamena and Wasior Commissions for the Investigation of
Human Rights Violations. "We demand that Komnas HAM, the
Attorney General, the Minister for Legal Affairs and Human
Rights and Indonesia's Director General for Correctional
Institutions immediately return the 11 prisoners from the
Makassar jail to the Wamena jail or at the very least to a
Papuan regional office for legal affairs and human rights.
In addition to this [we demand] the immediate trial of the
perpetrators of human rights violations in Wamena and
Wasior. The government mustn't keep this affair quiet",
said Pagawak.

The demonstrators also believe that past acts of violence
committed by the TNI (Indonesian armed forces) and Brimob
(Mobile Brigade) in Papua must be brought to trial. FP3
also rejects the plans for new army battalions to be
headquartered in Merauke, Wamena and Nabire and a Kostrad
(Army Strategic Reserves Command) command to be established
in Timika.

Not long after the demonstration ended, Intel (Indonesian
intelligence) officers and members of the Jayapura
municipal police detained Pagawak. Papuan police have given
no clear indication as to how long he will be held. Pagawak
was detained without an arrest warrant so we were also
surprised said a close friend of Pagawak (who asked that
their name not be mentioned) after SPMNews contacted them
via their mobile phone in Jayapura.

WEST PAPUA: Protesters block road in election corruption protest
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1911
At least 13 injured in unrest at trial of Papuan separatist; cops stoned
http://resist.ca/story/2005/5/10/144918/222
Residents block roads to protest election decision
http://www.kabar-irian.com/news/msg03386.html
10,000 rally against “special autonomy”, saying it has failed to meet its promises
http://westpapuaaction.buz.org/latest-news.htm#10000
17 Papuans stage hunger strike over human rights violations in Abepura
http://www.kabar-irian.com/news/msg03431.html
Papuans protest over puppet government
http://www.westpapua.ca/?q=en/node/421
http://www.acheh-eye.org/a-eye_news_files/a-eye_news_english/news_item.asp?NewsID=2585
Flag raising by OPM in Biak
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3186

WEST PAPUA
The burning wildfire in Papua
Jayapura, 4 August 2005. On 29 July 2005, the Papuan Customary Council held a press conference in Jayapura affirming the plan to organise rallies in all districts and provincial houses of representatives. It is part of series of activities to mark its stance to return Law No. 21/2004 on the Special Autonomy for Papua back to the Central Government. These activities also include a seminar on the implementation of this law 6 and 8 August and the commemoration of the International Day of indigenous peoples on 9 August. Interestingly, this plan almost coincides with the issuing of H.R. 2601 by the US House of Representatives that includes substantial concerns over Papua and Aceh in Section 1115 . This political decision endorsed by Eni Faleomavaega (American Samoan Congressman) and Donald Wayne creates various interpretations and assumptions partly because most of Papuans do not have direct access to such information
http://www.hampapua.org/home2.html

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Papuans demand UN conduct review of 1969 'Act of Free
Choice'

SPMNews - May 2, 2005

Port Numbay (Jayapura) - Around 500 indigenous Papuans
organised by the Papua Youth Group (Kelompok Pemuda Papua)
held a demonstration against the integration of West Papua
in to the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia on the
morning of Sunday May 1 at the Trikora Abepura Square. They
presented five demands, three of which were directed at the
secretary-general of the United Nations, Koffi Annan.

The three demands were for a review of Pepera documents
(the 1969 UN sponsored referendum on integration with
Indonesia) as it is legally flawed, full of irregularities
and intimidation, urging the Indonesian government to
immediately withdraw all of its troops (organic and non-
organic) from West Papua by the end the year and for the
government as a member of the UN to give an opportunity to
the Papuan people to determine their own future though a
free and confidential referendum under the supervision of
the UN and other international agencies.

In the document containing the demands which was signed by
Kwila Nungga Penggu two demands were presented to the
Indonesian authorities, the immediate and unconditional
release of all Free Papua Movement political prisoners and
that the Papuan people explicitly reject special autonomy
and the Indonesian sponsored Papuan People's Council and
for Indonesia to give an opportunity for the people of West
Papua to determine their own future.

The action appeared different from usual because it was
conducted in the form of a joint prayer led by a Papuan
student activist who is a candidate priest and was wearing
traditional Papua clothing.

After hearing that Brimob (Mobile Brigade) planned to
attack the peaceful demonstration, the demonstrators
immediately dispersed at around 12.30pm and proceeded
towards the Pendopo Sentani in an orderly manner to join up
with Mamta (Mamberamo-Tami) demonstrators and a number of
prominent Papuan Cultural Council members who were
preparing to hold an event marking the third anniversary of
the council and to lay a wreathe of flowers on the grave of
Theys H. Eluay(1).

Notes:

1. West Papuan pro-independence leader, Theys Eluay was
found dead in his car in November 2001 after attending a
party thrown by Indonesia's Kopassus Special Forces. Seven
Kopassus soldiers were later found guilty of the murder and
sentenced to short terms in jail.

[Abridged translation by James Balowski.]



PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Communication strike continues
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j23.shtml
Striking nurses win victory on all demands
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/lab-j02.shtml
Walkout secures wages for unpaid teachers
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/labo-m28.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/labo-m07.shtml
Loggers strike over entitlements
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/apr2005/labo-a16.shtml
Telecom strike continues
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a06.shtml
Sabotage shuts down gold mine
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/3175

TONGA: Civil servants and public sector workers strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j30.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a27.shtml
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/pacbeat/stories/s1420324.htm
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/tong-a19.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a06.shtml
http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/pacbeat/stories/s1421417.htm
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/641/641p18.htm
Protesters break police lines and occupy park
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/639/639p14b.htm
Protesters scuffle with police during march to home of king
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10342026
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10341880
Human rights activists protest royal control of electricity companies
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/news/stories/s1370948.htm
Overseas Tongans assist strikers
http://www.abc.net.au/ra/pacbeat/stories/s1428287.htm
Teachers and students march as strike continues
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2227
Health workers join strike
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2208
Vehicles trashed and burnt as activists take fight to government
http://blackcat.enzyme.org.nz/massive_strike_in_tonga_-_school_smashed_200_arrested?PHPSESSID=7ccf617ed753bcd84dc1b90a5976939f
Civil service strike enters fifth week
http://blackcat.enzyme.org.nz/latest_from_tonga
Civil servants protest during strike
http://www.matangitonga.to/article/tonganews/government/eua260805.shtml
Mass strike and protests challenge monarchy
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6934/693457.html
10,000 march on palace in protest over electricity prices
http://www.themilitant.com/2005/6924/692457.html

TONGA/NEW ZEALAND: King fails to escape unrest by fleeing the country
Tongans target royal residence in Auckland
http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3383316a11,00.html

VANUATU: Papua solidarity protesters drape Indonesian diplomat’s car with Papuan flag
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/westpapuaresistance/message/374
Aviation walkout
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a27.shtml

SOLOMON ISLANDS: Plantation workers strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j04.shtml

FIJI: Government attacks hotel strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j30.shtml
Three-day civil service strike; timber workers also strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/lab-j02.shtml
Indefinite strike by 3000 government employees
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j25.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/labo-j11.shtml
Municipal workers strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/labo-a06.shtml
Nurses end five-day strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/lab-a13.shtml

SAMOA: Construction workers strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/labo-j30.shtml

NEW CALEDONIA: General strike and protest over attack on union leader
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/lab-j09.shtml
General strike and march call for job preference for locals
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/labo-m28.shtml

GUAM: Chamorros fight water privatisation
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1841
Campaign against military bases also organised
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/1851
Protest against water privatisation
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/630/630p17f.htm
Chamorros launch anti-bases campaign
http://www.greenleft.org.au/back/2005/634/634p18e.htm

SAIPAN: Workers demonstrate for back wages; sweatshops in crisis
http://www.fibre2fashion.com/news/NewsDetails.asp?News_id=14210
http://www.saipantribune.com/newsstory.aspx?cat=1&newsID=46054
http://www.saipantribune.com/newsstory.aspx?cat=1&newsID=46082
Garment workers walk out of labour board meeting
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/labo-m07.shtml
4:35 am
On the Barricades Spring-Autumn 2005 - South America part 1
BRAZIL
Occupied factories under attack
http://www.marxist.com/appeals/brazil-goulart-appeal270605.htm
Protest at UK embassy over murder of Brazilian by British police
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/globalresistance/message/2119
http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/n/a/2005/07/25/international/i142732D89.DTL
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/braz-j27.shtml
Protests over London shooting in victim’s village
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/07/25/bombings.brazil.ap/
Prison unrest in Sao Paolo – prisoners decapitated in one incident, escapes attempted in another
http://www.arap.so36.net/prison/riot/riot2005.html
http://www.news24.com/News24/World/News/0,,2-10-1462_1722260,00.html
“Lost tribe” defend land from loggers
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050526084634376
Amazonian Cofan indigenous people rally to protest pollution caused by Texaco
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=1232238
MST occupy farms
http://www.workersliberty.org/node/view/4077
Bishop on hunger strike over environmentally destructive river diversion project
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4303254.stm
Government workers strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jul2005/wkrs-j12.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/aug2005/wkrs-a23.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/wkrs-j14.shtml
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/wkrs-j07.shtml
Construction workers strike
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/apr2005/brif-a26.shtml
One man stages sit-in against minibus ban
http://www.dehavilland.co.uk/webhost.asp?wci=default&wcp=EntertainmentStoryPage&ItemID=15043909&ServiceID=8&filterid=345221&searchid=234672&category=1

March in the River asks for the end of the violence of the State and the elites In quarrel - 25-04-2005 to the 06:57:18 In the afternoon of day 15 of April, friday, hundreds of people had marched in the Center of Rio De Janeiro to remember the quotidiano genocide that the ruling class promotes in Brazil. Marcha Against the Violence of the State and the Elites broke of the Church of the Candelária with destination the Court of Justice, descends for the Rio Branco Avenue, at the shouts of "arrives of slaughter, murderous policy". The violence practised against the poor persons is a structural problem of the Brazilian society. "the inaquality, the income concentration, the maintenance of the repressive apparatus that was mounted during in all this century and, in particular, during the military dictatorship, today if reflecte in this systematic violence and the police corruption", explains Maurício Fields, activista of the Front of Popular Fight. The manifestation was organized by the Net of Communities and Movements Against the Violence, Movement Posso-Me To identify and Movement of Trabalhadores Sem Terra (MST). The date was chosen in function of the proximity with other genocides. In 16 of April of 2003, four people had been assassinated by the policy in the community of the Borel, in the River In day 17 of the same month, have nine years behind, 21 agricultural workers without land had been died in the slaughter of Eldorado of the Carajás, in Pará. Moreover, in last day 31, 30 people had been victims of a slaughter promoted for policemen in New Iguaçu and Queimados, in the Of the state of Rio de Janeiro Lowered one.

Massive march by landless peasants begins
http://ipsnews.net/interna.asp?idnews=28514
Protesters occupy building in Rio
http://216.239.37.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=pt%7Cen&u=http://www.midiaindependente.org/pt/blue/2005/04/315569.shtml&prev=/language_tools
Students occupy rectory in democracy protest
http://216.239.37.104/translate_c?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&langpair=pt%7Cen&u=http://www.midiaindependente.org/pt/blue/2005/04/314243.shtml&prev=/language_tools

COLOMBIA: STUDENT STRIKE
http://colombia.indymedia.org/news/2005/04/24081.php
Mayday
http://uganda.blogspirit.com/archive/2005/05/07/young_anarchist_wounded_by_police_in_bogota_colombia.html
http://www.ainfos.ca/05/may/ainfos00069.html
http://www.infoshop.org/inews/article.php?story=20050504210900926
http://perso.wanadoo.es/rompiendocabuyas/primerodemayo.htm
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/colombiaresistance/message/355
http://www.simone.bruno.name/primo/index_8.htm
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2005/may2005/wkrs-m10.shtml
Students join Sinaltrainal protest against Coke… but several are kidnapped
http://www.labournet.net/world/0506/colomb2.html
Thousands protest free-trade deal with US
http://www.voanews.com/english/2005-09-23-voa14.cfm

(Google translation)
Bogota, 13 of April of the 2005. From today University National Unemployment goes ahead, and this it does not stop in spite of the closing of universities and the militarization of the same ones. For the sample a button, today in the host National University bogota everything was prepared, the taking of buildings, the accomplishment of assemblies, the development of diverse playful spaces and a most important concrete sheet, that it includes/understands: - Rejection to the application of the reforms like the decree that ends the autonomy of the universities, 2566 decree 3545 and the law 812/2003 that diminishes budgets. Among others. - Rejection to the imposition of directors in the public Universities and to the elimination of the mechanisms of democratic participation. - Exigency to the national government and the territorial to assume the pensiónales bond payment and pulled beings. - Rejection to the extinction of the educational and administrative race and to the labor deregulation. - Exigency of safeguard of the Education in the TLC. The education is a right, not a transfronterizo service. - Exigency of the nonapplication of the reforms imposed in the National University by the present administration. - Exigency of the opening of a table of discussion and national decision on education publishes in Colombia. - Development of a university component This initial platform this in constant construction and development by means of the consolidation of discussion spaces and battle of local significance. Nevertheless, it watchs the pretension of the directors and the national government to us of enlodar the protest day. Last night by the news of the television, the argument of the directors appears of skinny form to close the campus, an assumption cuts in the water provision, that could cause a sanitary crisis justifies the closing of two days, (as if were not frequent these cuts). But they did not obtain its assignment and on the contrary, the repression I finish in our favor. Thousands of students surrounded the university the day throughout, the discussion and the dots became presents in the exits of 30 race and street 26, while many natives of Bogota found out the problems of nacho and their joint with the problems of the country, because this fight is not of a minority but of the Colombian society as a whole. The exit of street 26 was today an important point of contact of diverse currents that are against the privatization of the public education, representing of universities, schools, unions and in social general of movement of resistance to the neoliberal globalización and the authoritarianism of the state and the market. The presence of the group elite of repression and tortures (ESMAD) was not made hope, its permanent intimidation accompanies and finishes fortifying the endurance of students, workers and professors of diverse educative institutions that were not let intimidate by this gesture of symbolic and real violence of the establishment. Towards noon salio of the university a multitudinal march that moved until the ministry of Education through the avenue the gilded one or street 26. The feeling and the force of the demonstrator profit to shake the city to its step, while overwhelmed passers-by were united somehow to the protest. The march I conclude in the ministry where I appear a national request sheet. The today day was very positive but it leaves great lessons us, some are: First; the lack of communication between diverse movements to the interior of nacho and in general of all the universities, I finish demobilizing to many inconformes that were not able to canalize their energy in the massive acts in addition, the insufficiency of equipment to improve the communication continues being a great problem. Second; the development of playful spaces for the game, the dance, the dance and the art in general becomes a priority, a as simple element as music could even cohesionar plus the movement and vitalizar the protest expressions. By I complete is necessary to know clearly that this is single one more a day, than the fight also follows and unemployment. The resistance spaces must overflow the institutional routes that turn out insufficient to fight to Capitalism, the sexism and the racism of our culture, for that reason the problem of the protest this in permanent development and is a always unfinished process. In the national university we will continue revolcando the Earth and speaking of which we thought, I sabotage of unemployment fortifies to us, and we will follow still on of fight. Thursday 14 a.m was continued the day with a symbolic hug to the U about the 9. And you come when they open the campus we follow with the protest that neither is shut up nor finished. To The PRIVATIZATION OF The UNIVERSITY IT DOES NOT PUBLISH, WE MUST RETHINK OUR ACADEMY And PROJECT IT TOWARDS The COMMUNITY. NOT TO THE TLC, THE FREE COMMERCE IS A THREAT, THE EDUCATION IS A RIGHT NOT A SERVICE. NOT To The RE-election OF URIBE And ITS CORPORATIVE MODEL NOT To The POLITICA OF SECURITY DEMOCRATICA. A MESSAGE OF THE COLLECTIVE AVERAGE FREES.
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