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Human Rights Watch & ACLU condemn solitary confinement for youth

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The American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch have published a report called "Growing Up Locked Down: Youth in Solitary Confinement in Jails and Prisons Across the United States", condemning the use of solitary confinement in any case against young

Young Filipinos urged to defend internet freedom

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Manila, Philippines: Members of Akbayan Youth today hanged a banner on Welcome Rotonda expressing its opposition to the Cybercrime Prevention Act or Republic Act 10175. Akbayan Youth National Spokesperson JC Tejano today called on the youth to defend internet freedom as a necessary space for a growing democracy.

Petition to ban some of the worst animal cruelty practises on this planet

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October/November 2012

Occupy 2.0 Ōtepoti

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Due to atrocious climate change in the southern capital on Sat 13 Oct, the Occupy Dunedin FaceBook group called for a noisy rally in the Octagon at midday on Sun 14.

128 seeks new caretakers

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128 seeks new caretakers

Would you like to be a part of running a radical social and resource
centre, working to bring about positive social change?
Would you like faciliate the use of space for groups on the radical left in
Wellington and have a cheap, central city place to live?
Are you friendly, outgoing, have time and energy to put into 128 and have

Paula Bennett finally willing to meet with Hunger Striker

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Sam (Kuha) received a letter from Paula Bennett this afternoon after Paula had contacted Hone, who’s been leading a charge amongst the other parties for support for Sam. She said if Sam comes off the hunger strike, she would be willing to come to Kaikohe and listen to his concerns face to face. A draft reply has been prepared and will be forwarded to Paula through Hone’s office tomorrow morning.

Art-Activists Plan To Entomb H&K In Concrete

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Image previewA group of performance artists and activists has come up with a bold plan to rid the world of the scourge of

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  • Carnival blast victims stage rally vs Philippine rebels

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    DAVAO CITY -- Victims of the latest grenade attack in a remote village here, including their relatives and supporters, staged an indignation rally in front of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) church in this city Thursday morning.

    The destiny of Christchurch - a neoliberal or ethical human rights culture for the rebuild?

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    The destiny of Christchurch - a neoliberal or ethical human rights culture for the rebuild?

     

     
    Anthony Ravlich
    Chairperson
    Human Rights Council (New Zealand)
    10D/15 City Rd.
    Auckland City.
    Ph: (0064) (09) 940.9658

     

    Earth Liberation Prisoners Network seeks volunteers

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    ELP Information Bulletin (4th Oct 2012)

    Dear friends Sorry for the recent silence
    from ELP. The good news is, apart from a few arrests (which have so far only led to
    short periods of detention) the main activity has been prisoners being released from
    prison.

    However we do recognise we do need to keep up a regular newsletter, which