Experiments with truth: 10/21/09

    Hundreds of people protested on Monday in New Zealand, saying proposed changes to the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) that would cut funding for therapy will cause victims even more trauma.
    Hundreds of people protested on Monday in New Zealand, saying proposed changes to the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) that would cut funding for therapy will cause victims even more trauma.
    • In South Korea, a coalition of 23 groups, including the Migrant Workers Trade Union, protested in front of the Hwaseong Immigration Detention Centre in Gyeonggi Province last Friday. They were demanding the release of Minod Moktan, a 33-year-old Nepali musician and cultural activist who, like other migrant workers, is undocumented and has been the target for a government expulsion order.


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