Experiments with truth: 11/1/10

    • About 1,000 opposition supporters rallied in Moscow on Sunday with the government’s approval. All previous attempts to gather in Triumfalnaya Square on the 31st of any given month to support Article 31 of the Russian Constitution, which guarantees the right of free assembly, were banned this year.
    • About 4,000 indigenous people ended their blockade of the Marañon river of the Peruvian Amazon on Saturday after meeting with representatives of the regional government and the company responsible for an oil spill in June.
    • Protests against Vodafone took place across Britain on Saturday amid claims the firm had been let off an unpaid tax bill of £6bn. Eight people were arrested and bailed after a sit-down protest outside a Vodafone shop in Brighton.


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