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  • Lawyer for Cuban 5 seeks world support

    Lawyer for Cuban 5 seeks world support

    May 14, 2004

    BERLIN – In a whirlwind visit, U.S. civil rights lawyer Leonard Weinglass spoke to several audiences here about the case of the Cuban Five. The five men – Gerardo Hernández, Antonio Guerrero, René González, Fernando González...

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  • International notes

    International notes

    May 7, 2004

    Palestine: IDF bars unionists from Workers Memorial Day The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) issued a strong protest last week over the harassment of officials from the Palestine General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU)...

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  • Cinco de Mayo  its not just history

    Cinco de Mayo its not just history

    April 30, 2004

    Opinion The celebration of Cinco de Mayo, commemorating the May 5, 1862, victory of the Mexican people’s army over French intervention in the battle of Puebla, has much significance for the U.S. people this election year....

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  • Proud, happy Israeli whistleblower released

    Proud, happy Israeli whistleblower released

    April 30, 2004

    An unrepentant Mordechai Vanunu – the Israeli whistleblower who confirmed the existence of the country’s nuclear weapons program – left Ashkelon’s Shikma Prison April 21 after serving an 18-year sentence, 11 years of it in solitary...

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  • INDIA  Right-wing govt facing setbacks

    INDIA Right-wing govt facing setbacks

    April 30, 2004

    NEW DELHI – Exit polls following India’s third round of voting on April 26 suggest that Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vaypayee’s ruling right-wing party, the BJP, may lose its majority in Parliament. An exit poll by...

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