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Hanging the Womb of Iraq

February 14, 2007 Hanging the womb of Iraq Stop the executions! Wassan Talib, 31 years old, Zainab Fadhil, 25 years old, and Liqa Omar Muhammad, 26 years old, face imminent execution in Iraq, all charged with “offences against the public welfare” by a government that cannot even provide electricity but fills the streets with dead [...]

Events

WEDNESDAY, FEB 7: URGENT ACTION LETTER WRITING. 12:10pm at Wilmot United Church. This week’s subject deals with threatened activists in Guatemala and Colombia. For more info, contact: jloo@nbnet.nb.ca *Letter writing is always the 1st Wednesday of the month at Wilmot. The Fredericton Peace Coalition will continue to meet the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of [...]

EVENTS!

-MONDAY: FREDERICTON PEACE COALITION MEETING. 6:15 pm, Monday, Feb.5. Wilmot United Church, 473 King St. All welcome. Agenda: Rwanda event at STU, debriefing on Gregg Centre meeting; Friday Vigil/info picket for Haiti; RAWA benefit; March 17 anniversary; Colombian solidarity; etc For more info, email info@frederictonpeace.org -MONDAY: NB FILM CO-OP PRESENTS THE US VS JOHN LENNON. [...]

Small group airs beefs at NSP hearing

“NSP has a moral obligation to look at the real price of its profits,” group representative Yvette Michaud told the Utility and Review Board. “As a loyal customer of coal from Cerrejon, it should express its strong objection to the tactics used in the continued operation and expansion of the mine in Columbia.”

Communique 47 – Agreement between Cerrejon & Sintracarbon

Today Sunday January 28 the Cerrejon and Sintracarbon negotiating committees arrived at an agreement on the fundamental points from our bargaining proposal like Wages, Health, Education, Loans, Transportation, Subcontracted/Temporary Workers, and Communities. In the next few days the negotiating committees will be working on the language for the points agreed upon in order to sign [...]

50 People Arrested at Blockade Against Canadian-Owned Mine in Chile

More than 80 people peacefully closed the intersection of the roads to Chollay and Conay, in the community of Alto del Carmen, beginning the night of Monday, January 22. The objective of the action was to prevent the entrance of trucks and vehicles of the mining companies that operate there, specially of Barrick Gold’s for [...]

Next target Tehran

All the signs are that Bush is planning for a neocon-inspired military assault on Iran

Déja Vu All Over Again: Haditha and My Lai

“At best, this administration and this Congress can be considered un-indicted co-conspirators in what has been termed the My Lai of the Iraq War. At, worst, this administration and this Congress are just a guilty of these crimes as if they had pulled the triggers themselves. Yet, it is the Marines who will carry the [...]

Update from Carlos Zorrilla on the critical situation in Intag

In the pre-dawn hours of December 1st, a group of about 50 heavily armed persons attacked a road control post set up by the community of Junin to limit access to their community and forest reserve.  The armed individuals at first used tear gas to try to force their way through the control, but at [...]

Thursday: Refusing to Fight

U.S. War Resister Corey Glass to Speak at UNB Thursday October 19th 7:00pm ­ 9:00pm (refreshments starting at 6:30) Tilley Hall Auditorium (room 102), UNB campus The event features: – Corey Glass, U.S. War Resister – Jeff Brown (UNB History) critiquing Canada’s Role in Afghanistan – Jack Gegenberg (Jews for a Just Peace) on Canada [...]