CPP slams Gazmin claim of NPA ties with drug trade

 

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) denounced as “an absolute lie” the Aquino regime’s claims yesterday that the New People’s Army (NPA) has links with and protects drug syndicates in the Philippines. The statement was made yesterday by Aquino’s Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin who insisted that the NPA is involved in the [...]

East Bengal Workers Movement on the ‘Government of People’s Republic of East Bengal’ formed in India led by sheikh Mujiv and Taj Uddin

 

(April, 1971) The Pakistani colonial ruling regime with its fascist armed forces is killing everybody, burning everybody and looting everything to crush the national entity of East Bengal people and make it a permanent colony. The heroic people of East Bengal, by not surrendering to that extreme fascist barbarianism, are continuing heroic resistance. [...]

It’s Raining Pigs, Rats and Moles! Vermin Culture, ‘Good Cop’ Brainwash, and National Oppression in Amerika

The ‘Good Cop’ Brainwash

In Amerika, government-empowered forces (military, police, spy agencies, jailers and their proxies) have been the key forces of persecution and violence against people of color: Native American, New Afrikan, Latino, Mexican, Asian. Whether the military, slave patrols, slave drivers and overseers, or lynch mobs and racist paramilitary groups; whether COINTELPROS [...]

Protest in Ogden in support of accused police shooter

OGDEN — About 30 people marched through the downtown area in support of accused cop-killer Matthew David Stewart, who’s charged in connection with the killing of a police officer and wounding five others.

“No justice! No peace! No violent police!” the group chanted as they made their way down Washington Boulevard to the Weber County [...]

Rio to pacify more favelas ahead of World Cup

AFP – A day after police took over Brazil’s largest drug-infested favela, Rocinha, and two smaller ones, Rio authorities said Monday they planned to pacify dozens more ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

For the first time in decades, heavily armed security forces on Sunday stormed Rocinha, Vidigal and Chacara do Ceu and peacefully [...]

Thousands protest aerial fumigation of coca in Colombia

Bogota – More than 5,000 Afro-Colombians blocked roads between the western province of Choco and the interior of Colombia to protest the aerial spraying of coca fields with pesticides.

The illegal harvests are sprayed from the air with glyphosate, a practice that has very bad effects on human health, food crops and water sources, an [...]

Coca farmers throw down gauntlet in Peru

Ollanta Humala, Peru’s president, is facing the first serious challenge to his authority as coca farmers block roads in the Amazon to oppose the destruction of their crops.

Two people had been injured and seven arrested by the time President Humala declared a 60-day state of emergency in the Ucayali region on Tuesday night.

Peru’s [...]

Hundreds of Brazilian military police raid slum in Rio de Janeiro

 

(CNN) — Hundreds of military police raided a slum in northern Rio de Janeiro this weekend, seizing dozens of vehicles and hundreds of bundles of marijuana, state-run media reported Sunday.

There were no exchanges of gunfire in the operation, the city’s public security chief Jose Mariano Beltrame told reporters on Sunday, according to [...]

Russia sends Peru Mi-35 helicopters to fight rebels

LIMA — Peru will receive two Russian-made Mi-35 attack helicopters next month to fight drug traffickers and Shining Path guerrillas, Peruvian air force chief Carlos Samame said Sunday.

Samame told state news agency Andina that the helicopters “are intended to bolster our fight in the Apurimac River Valley” in southeastern Peru.

Last year, the [...]

Security Forces Occupy Shantytowns in Brazil

2/6/2011

RIO DE JANEIRO – Rio de Janeiro police, with the support of the armed forces and other security agencies, on Sunday occupied nine “favelas,” or shantytowns, which were dominated by drug gangs and did so “without a single shot,” officials said.

“The operation was a success. It was done without using firearms, no [...]