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  3/19: Ukrainian TV Chief assaulted and forced to resign byUS-Backed far-right Nazi Svoboda MPs
  The head of Ukraine’s state TV company has been attacked by at least three MPs from the far-right Svoboda party and forced to resign. Members of Svoboda barged their way into the offices of Aleksandr Panteleymonov, the acting president of the National Television Company of Ukraine on Tuesday night. They were angry that public broadcaster, First National Channel, had broadcast the Russian Parliament signing a treaty with Crimea on Tuesday. Yelling and beating Panteleymonov around the head, the men accused him of serving Putin, while there were Ukrainians “dying at the hands of Russian occupiers” and called him “Moscow trash.” They then forced him to sign a letter of resignation. Ironically, one of the men involved in the assault was the deputy head of Ukraine’s committee on freedom of speech. Members of the Svoboda party filmed the attack and then posted it online.(euronews)
  6/10: Edward Snowden Interview in Hong Kong (Part Two)
  Edward Snowden Interview in Hong Kong Part Two. For Part One please visit:
  6/10: Edward Snowden Interview in Hong Kong
  The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA's history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows. Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will' Source for the Guardian's NSA files on why he carried out the biggest intelligence leak in a generation – and what comes next
  We Interrupt This Empire...
  The San Francisco Video Activist Network presents the story you won't see on Fox News: an eye-popping, jaw-dropping look at the Bay Area's radical resistance to an illegal war. "We Interrupt This Empire..." is a collaborative work by many of the Bay Area's independent video activists which documents the direct actions that shut down the financial district of San Francisco in the weeks following the United States' invasion of Iraq. With the audio backdrop including the live broadcasts of Enemy Combatant Radio from the SF Independent Media Center to SFPD's tactical communications that were picked up by police scanners, the documentary takes a look at the diverse show of resistance from the streets of San Francisco as well as providing a critique of the corporate media coverage of the war and exploring such issues as the Military Industrial Complex, attacks on civil liberties, and the United States' imperialist drive. MPEG2 version (1.9GB): "This a a clear picture of what's left of an American conscience in the midst of this national horror-show--this is the best damn doc I've seen on the local face of what might have been the largest anti-war movement in world history. " Craig Baldwin of Other Cinema Winner - Best of the Bay - San Francisco Bay Guardian, July 2004 The Video Activist Network is an informal association of activists and politically conscious artists using video to support social, economic and environmental justice campaigns. Also available from the Video Activist Network: Shutdown Downtown Fogtown, a daring collection of on-the-scene videos from the historic anti-war protests that shutdown San Francisco. The "Shutdown..." compilation mostly consists of the videos that screened at the outdoor screenings at Dolores Park during the first two weeks of the war.
  The hidden cost of the Iraq War (RTAmerica)
  The US-led war in Iraq is nearing the 10 year mark, and the cost of the conflict was originally thought to be anywhere from $50 to $60 billion. But from 2003 to 2011 the actual cost was in the $823 billion range. So how did this happen? RT's Bob English joins us to discuss how much the war on terror has harmed the US economy and American families. Find RT America in your area: Or watch us online:
  Iraq War: 10th Anniversary (Al-Jazeera)
  Ten years after the start of the War in Iraq, relive the key moments from Al Jazeera's exclusive coverage. Watch archived footage from the conflict, including US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld denouncing on-the-ground reporting at the time as "vicious, inaccurate and inexcusable".
  Anti-US Drone Protest in Pakistan (2012-10-08)
  Anti-US Drone Protest in Pakistan, by CNC World (China)
  US Peace Activists Join Anti-Drone March in Pakistan(2012-10-08) - Thousands of people marched in Pakistan over the weekend to protest the ongoing U.S. drone strikes. On Sunday, the Pakistani government blocked the march from entering the tribal area of South Waziristan, a frequent target of drone attacks. Addressing the march, Pakistani political leader Imran Khan said the drone strikes are fostering hatred of the United States. Imran Khan says: "These drone attacks are a violation of international law. These drone attacks are a violation of the human rights of Pakistani people. Do we all condemn them? We want to send a message to America the the more drones attacks you carry out, the more the people will grow to hate you and raise their arms against you. Our tribal people will not be scared off with drone attacks." More than 30 U.S. citizens with the group CODEPINK traveled to Pakistan to take part in the march and meet with drone strike victims. Activist Tighe Barry says: "The illegal, immoral, brutal attacks on the innocent people of Waziristan in the FATA region of Pakistan must end now. These are illegal drone strikes carried out by CIA. CIA is a civilian organization using military equipment. This is a war crime." Activist Linda Wenning: "They (drone attacks) are illegal, they're against international law. They invade the sovereignty of Pakistan, and they're not productive." In a U.S. protest held in solidarity with the anti-drone march in Pakistan, 10 people were arrested on Friday at the Hancock Field Air National Guard Base in New York. Members of the Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars stood in front of the base's gate, holding signs and blocking entry. Shortly before he was arrested, protester Jack Gilroy said demonstrators hoped to hold up the piloting of the drones that takes place at the base, perhaps sparing the lives of civilians overseas. To watch the entire weekday independent news hour, read the transcript, download the podcast, search our vast archive, or to find more information about Democracy Now! and Amy Goodman, visit
  3/4: Many in Chad sceptical of Mali offensive (by: May Ying Welsh)
  The Chadian army has suffered the most losses in the French-led military offensive in Mali: 26 of its soldiers died in the battle that killed two senior al-Qaeda-linked leaders earlier this week. May Welsh reports from Chad on how people there feel about the conflict in Mali.By: May Ying Welsh Al-Jazeera.
  2/13 San Francisco: Rally Against the NDAA
  The SF 99% Coalition ( is working to create a diverse coalition of civil rights and community organizations to oppose the indefinite detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The coalition asked the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to pass a resolution raising its voice in defense of due process and the right to trial, and SF Board of Supervisor's President David Chiu agreed to do so. [SF Bay Indymedia]
  Violent response to Bahrain protest
  Al-Jazeera [WARNING: This video contains images that some viewers may find disturbing] Troops and tanks have locked down the Bahraini capital of Manama after riot police swinging clubs and firing tear gas smashed into demonstrators in a pre-dawn assault, killing at least four people. Hours after the attack on Manama's main Pearl Roundabout, the military announced a ban on gatherings, saying on state TV that it had "key parts" of the capital under its control. Khalid Al Khalifa, Bahrain's foreign minister, justified the crackdown as necessary because the demonstrators were "polarising the country" and pushing it to the "brink of the sectarian abyss". Speaking to reporters after meeting with his Gulf counterparts, he also said the violence was "regrettable". Two people had died in police firing on the protesters prior to Thursday's deadly police raid. An Al Jazeera correspondent, who cannot be named for security reasons, went to Salmaniya hospital, which was thrown into chaos by a stream of wounded protesters from Pearl Roundabout.
  2/20: Chinese activist questions US ambassador Jon Huntsman
  Chinese cyber activist from spotted and questioned US ambassador Jon Huntsman's presence at staged "Jasmine Revolution" at Beijing, China on February 20th, 2011; brought only few people but hundred foreign reporters.
  Fire Lt. Gen. William Caldwell
  Robert Greenwald will be on MSNBC in just a moment discussing our new petition calling for the firing of Lt. Gen. William Caldwell for using illegal psy-ops (psychological operations) on U.S. lawmakers to shore up support for the Afghanistan War. Sign our petition:
  1/28 Egypt: US Embassy Van Hit Cario Protesters With Dozen Injuries
  A van which ploughed into crowds of anti-government protesters in Cairo at January "might" be a diplomatic van owned by America, U.S. officials said. The driver seems to be deliberately ramming the vehicle into demonstrators in streets around Cairo's Tahrir Square and their bodies are flung into the air. More:
  Christianity: Religion of Genocide
  How to Achieve & Maintain World Domination in One Easy Genocide After Another!
  Iraq War Leaks: Dahlia Wasfi on Press TV
  WikiLeaks now revealed more than 400,000 documents [the biggest ever in US history] on Iraq War abuse by US Army on Iraqis.
  "The DREAM Act Movement is not only accepting the military component it is now cheerleading for the recruitment machine that targets low income folks of color for the most dangerous and morally questionable roles imaginable. It is a sad day, today. Complete with an action movie soundtrack.
  International Activists Helping Rebuild Palestinian Homes
  Israel has demolished more than 20,000 Palestinian homes in occupied East Jerusalem since 1967. Some residents have had their houses torn down multiple times. Al Jazeera reports from East Jerusalem on how a small group of Israeli and international activists are helping rebuild Palestinian homes that have been repeatedly demolished. Length: 2:05
  Disarming Sudan's ethnic herdsmen
  Cattle rustling has always plagued southern Sudan. But after two civil wars, warring tribes are now heavily armed, and the raids are becoming ever more brutal. Thousands are killed every year. And as May Ying Maya Welsh reports, communities in Terekeka county say a government campaign to disarm civilians
  Flotilla Choir presents: We Con the World (LatmaTV Mirror)
  The Israeli Zinost made distaful and insulting anti-Flotilla peace activist propaganda music video (to justify their attack and killing the activists). Here's few facts: 1. The fake Gaza Flotilla "participants" explain how they can "con" the world 2. The supporters claim this video got over one million views--assume mostly Israeli, since the has been overwhelmedly condemned around the World. 3. The Israeli governemnt initially endorsed the video but quickly and embrassely take it back due to the international out cry.

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