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A Further Response to Ba Jin

 -Neftali A confused response Ba Jin has produced a response to those who have criticized from many angles his proposed ten theses. In his response he also aims at the criticisms I have produced of his piece. However Ba Jin … Continue reading

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A Maoist Response to the Ten Theses of Ba Jin

  Recently there appeared a piece by Ba Jin of the Fire Next Time Collective, a group which works close to mass activity in the Bronx and a newly emerging radical formation. While we respect the work of these comrades … Continue reading

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Unrest in north Bohemia amid clashes with Roma

Violent protests against the Roma population in north Bohemia come on the heels of a pair of incidents where Roma allegedly assaulted members of the white population in two towns in the Ústecký region. With the situation escalating in recent … Continue reading

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Roma Defenseless against Extremist Vigilantes

It was one year ago that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s national-conservative Fidesz party rose to power behind populist calls for law, order and more police. Soon after he was sworn in, he promised a “noticeable increase in public security … Continue reading

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Hungarian Roma Flee From Far-Right Group

Police in Hungary have arrested several members of a far-right vigilante group who forced hundreds of Roma women and children to flee their village. The Hungarian Red Cross said it had evacuated 277 people from Gyongyospata after the Vedero, or … Continue reading

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Jobbik anti-Roma campaign continues

EUOBSERVER / HEJOSZALONTA & BUDAPEST – A gypsy girl of maybe eight, nine years old holds onto her little brother tightly. Looking out over the chicken-wire fence at the end of their mud garden in the Roma ghetto in the … Continue reading

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Far-right in Hungary renews anti-Gypsy campaign

HEJOSZALONTA, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party is losing support. To fight the trend, it is doing what far-right parties often do in Europe: pick on the Gypsies. Exploiting anti-Gypsy fears and enduring unemployment in villages hit hard by … Continue reading

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Nový Bydžov: Police brutalize non-violent demonstrators, neo-Nazi gang attacks Roma

After yesterday’s meeting of the Workers’ Social Justice Party (Dělnická strana sociální spravedlnosti – DSSS) in Nový Bydžov, police were reprehensibly unable to prevent three Roma people from being attacked by a gang of 20 neo-Nazis. One of the victims … Continue reading

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Met is more likely to target black suspects with Tasers

Met police chiefs are being asked to explain why officers armed with Taser stun guns are using the weapon “disproportionately” more against black suspects. The non-lethal weapon is used to challenge armed criminals and is also part of riot squad … Continue reading

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Sub-Saharan African workers targeted in Libyan unrest

Ras Ajdir, Tunisia – On the edge of the temporary tent camp 10 kilometres from Tunisia’s border with Libya, Augustine Emianah stands in line, waiting to make a free phone call to his parents in Ghana. The 30-year-old plasterer had … Continue reading

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