Experiments with truth: 7/10/09

    A day after protesters stopped logging trucks from entering a timber sale on the Elliott State Forest in Oregon, police dismantled the blockade and arrested upwards of 27 protesters. Organizers are vowing to continue the fight today with a march.
    A day after protesters stopped logging trucks from entering a timber sale on the Elliott State Forest in Oregon, police dismantled the blockade and arrested upwards of 27 protesters. Organizers are vowing to continue the fight today with a march.
    • Thousands took to the streets in Tehran yesterday, in defiance of the violent crackdown. The protests coincided with the anniversary of the student uprising of 1999, which was also suppressed, with hundreds of dissidents jailed, injured or killed.


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