Archive - Mar 8, 2008

KINGSTON, ON: Delegation denounces the shackling of justice for Algonquin First Nations

On Saturday, March 1st, the Frontenac County courthouse steps in Kingston, Ontario were stage for the denouncing of a February 15th decision to jail and fine Algonquin leader Bob Lovelace for his role in protecting traditional territories from uranium exploration and mining.

AT-TUWANI REFLECTION: This is not Israel

Israeli military policy became clear to me out in the mountains south of
Hebron as I was accompanying shepherds grazing their sheep on their own
land. Israeli settlers have been threatening the shepherds and demanding
that Israeli soldiers remove the shepherds from the area around the
settlements. Sometimes the settlers have been carrying clubs. On 12
January, settlers fired six shots to frighten the shepherds.