Experiments with truth: 7/7/09

    • Peru’s largest labor union has called for a national protest from July 7-9, demanding the resignation of President Alan Garcia’s Cabinet, the repeal of decrees Garcia issued to implement a US free trade pact and an independent investigation into the June 5th clash between police and striking Amazonian Indians. Garcia responded by authorizing the military to intervene in all labor and social protests this week.
    • Although they never intended to set foot in Israel, the eight Free Gaza activsts who were apprehended at sea by the Israeli navy last week and then jailed in Jeruslam have been deported.


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