Omaha judge to rule on prosecutorial misconduct in 1971 COINTELPRO case against imprisoned Black Panther leaders

By Michael Richardson June 1, 2007 Douglas County District Judge Russell Bowie will rule next month on Ed Poindexter’s request for a new trial after review of six volumes of 1971 trial records according to the Omaha World-Herald following four days of often emotional testimony and 160 new exhibits. Poindexter, head of a Black PantherContinue reading “Omaha judge to rule on prosecutorial misconduct in 1971 COINTELPRO case against imprisoned Black Panther leaders”

COINTELPRO prosecution of Black Panthers haunts Nebraska justice system while policeman’s killers go free

By Michael Richardson June 30, 2008 On August 17, 1970, an anonymous caller to the Omaha, Nebraska police emergency hotline reported a woman screaming at a vacant house. Eight police officers responded only to find a booby-trapped suitcase instead of a crime victim. Officer Larry Minard, the father of five young children, was killed instantlyContinue reading “COINTELPRO prosecution of Black Panthers haunts Nebraska justice system while policeman’s killers go free”

The Corporate Roots of Auschwitz

Holocaust Survivor gets PhD for Thesis on Roots of Auschwitz By Cnaan Liphshiz, Haaretz Correspondent 14/07/2009 At the ripe age of 81, a Holocaust survivor from Haifa has received a PhD for a thesis showing how Auschwitz-Birkenau began as a camp for coerced laborers working for a mismanaged Nazi industrial project. “My life never hadContinue reading “The Corporate Roots of Auschwitz”

French Government Exposed in Rwanda’s Genocide

By Maryam Newly evidence documents the role of the French regime in the 1994 Rwanda genocide — and has, once again, put the spotlight on this tragic event and the role of foreign imperialists in it. In early August 2008, the Rwandan government released a report based on eyewitness accounts that the direct cooperation betweenContinue reading “French Government Exposed in Rwanda’s Genocide”

“New Albania: A Small Nation, A Great Contribution!” Part I: Albania at the Crossroads: Annihilation or Liberation

At dawn on April 7, 1939, Italian fascist troops invaded Albania. This act brought Albania to the brink of extinction. Italy’s goal was the subjugation and assimilation of the entire Albanian population and territory under its fascist flag. The Albanian nation, with the oldest indigenous population in the region, was to be destroyed. The desiresContinue reading ““New Albania: A Small Nation, A Great Contribution!” Part I: Albania at the Crossroads: Annihilation or Liberation”

EMEP: Turkish planes killed 36 civilians

36 civilians have been killed by the bombardment of Turkish F-16 warplanes in Ortasu (Roboski) of Uludere district of Şırnak last night. Among 50 people whose ages range between 15 and 30, 36 have been confirmed dead so far. 15 others are reported missing. Relatives of victims are trying to find the scattered parts ofContinue reading “EMEP: Turkish planes killed 36 civilians”

KKE 1918-55: Chronology of world-wide actions of protests against the shooting of workers in Zhanaozen

The bloody events in the Mangistauski region on December 16th have triggered a wave of indignation worldwide. Soon after the news of the shooting made it to the outside world the diplomatic missions of Kazakhstan have faced actions of protests and solidarity with the ailing workers and peaceful residents. On December 18th in Tel-Aviv aContinue reading “KKE 1918-55: Chronology of world-wide actions of protests against the shooting of workers in Zhanaozen”

Enver Hoxha: The Theory and Practice of Revolution

I. In his brilliant works about imperialism V. I. Lenin arrived at the conclusion that imperialism is a perishing and dying capitalism, the last stadium of capitalism and the eve of the social revolution of the proletariat. In the analysis of the specific characteristics of imperialism he wrote: “… all this makes the state ofContinue reading “Enver Hoxha: The Theory and Practice of Revolution”

PCMLE: 65 Years of Fascist Defeat

On May 9, 1945, in the city Berlin, the commanders of the army of Nazi Germany surrendered after a long persecution by anti-fascist sectors, including the Communists, the Soviet people and the heroic Red Army played a transcendental role. This event marked the end of World War II and ending the genocide driven by NaziContinue reading “PCMLE: 65 Years of Fascist Defeat”

Communist Party of the Workers of France (PCOF): No to nationalist outbidding, Yes to solidarity among peoples

The law against “denial of genocide recognized by law” causes great tension with the authorities in Turkey, which refer, not without relevance, Sarkozy and Co. for past massacres (Algeria) and later (in several countries of Africa) committed by the French army. The tension that developed between our two countries and the bidding nationalists who meet,Continue reading “Communist Party of the Workers of France (PCOF): No to nationalist outbidding, Yes to solidarity among peoples”

First lady Eva Peron ‘allowed Nazis to hide out in Argentina in exchange for treasures looted from rich Jewish families’

By David Gardner The former first lady of Argentina has been accused of accepting Nazi treasures stolen from wealthy families during the Holocaust in return for using her country as a safe haven. According to a new book, Eva Peron and her husband, former president Juan Peron, kept quiet about the number of Nazis whoContinue reading “First lady Eva Peron ‘allowed Nazis to hide out in Argentina in exchange for treasures looted from rich Jewish families’”

Kazakhstan: Authorities are trying to cover up the number of victims by burying bodies in the steppe

Translated by George G Workers activists are concerned that the authorities may be concealing the bodies of fallen comrades and innocent civilians, as had happened during the events of 1989. Then troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs also shot civilians and hid the bodies in secret locations. Already then Nazarbaev was in power inContinue reading “Kazakhstan: Authorities are trying to cover up the number of victims by burying bodies in the steppe”

Kissinger Telcons on Chile

The Kissinger Telcons: Kissinger Telcons on Chile National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 123 Edited by Peter Kornbluh Posted May 26, 2004 KISSINGER TO NIXON: “WE HELPED” COUP FORCES IN CHILE New Telephone transcript records conversation with President TELCON: September 16, 1973, 11:50 a.m. Kissinger Talking to Nixon (pages 1,2) Washington D.C. May 26,Continue reading “Kissinger Telcons on Chile”

‘This is like apartheid’: ANC veterans visit West Bank

By Donald Macintyre in Hebron Friday, 11 July 2008 Veterans of the anti-apartheid struggle said last night that the restrictions endured by Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied territories was in some respects worse than that imposed on the black majority under white rule in South Africa. Members of a 23-strong human-rights team of prominent South AfricansContinue reading “‘This is like apartheid’: ANC veterans visit West Bank”

EMEP: Provincial congresses completed

ISTANBUL Who died in the struggle for working-class revolutionaries special honor for the opening speech of the President of the EMEP Istanbul Provincial Trust In fact, the language of the discourses of democracy, the AKP government’s reduction in its policies and vice versa, he said. Who want democracy, for freedom, everyone who is opposed tutuklandığınaContinue reading “EMEP: Provincial congresses completed”