Call to Free the Five resounds in Toronto

TORONTO, Canada — Over 200 friends of Cuba from throughout North America gathered in here, Nov. 9-11, to hear legal updates, retool strategies and rededicate themselves to the liberation of five Cuban men jailed in the United States.


LONG BEACH, Calif.: Antiwar vets barred from parade OLYMPIA, Wash.: Peace activists arrested for blocking military gear PALO ALTO, Calif.: Stanford students say no to Rumsfeld LEWISTON, Maine: Somali American runner charges foul play

Pakistans struggle for democracy intensifies

As Pakistan enters its second week under martial law, political parties, unionists, lawyers, journalists and other “civil society” components are coalescing to challenge Gen. Pervez Musharraf’s emergency rule and widespread repression of democratic rights.

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