Posted by AFed
In Leicester, tenants’ are rightly up in arms about being tied into domestic heating scheme whose prices are poised to almost double during this month, an increase that was announced last month by the city council.
Posted by AF
On 21st February armed police invaded the zapatista community of Bolon Ajaw, firing their guns. Villagers, got hold of large sticks to try and defend…
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David Venegas Reyes ‘El Alebrije’ has been released after 11 months in prison, where he was tortured and beaten. The state and federal authorities charged him with crimes against health (drug selling), sedition, burning of buildings and disobedience.
Posted by AF Eastern European Secretariat
February and March in Armenia saw a disputed presidential election (19/2/2008) followed by eleven days of demonstrations in the capital Yerevan, broken up by tanks, police attacks and the imposition of a State of Emergency (1/3/2008). Eight people, including a child, were killed by police and around 100 were injured including 33 police. An apparently unrelated border fire-fight on 4/3/08 in the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, disputed with neighbouring state of Azerbaijan with whom Armenia is still technically at war, broke a ceasefire agreed in 1994, killing 12 Armenian conscripts.