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Wiley50 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-30-06 12:06 PM
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Oaxaca Resistance Crushed! Radio APPO stops transmitting
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Edited on Thu Nov-30-06 03:22 PM by newyawker99

Meet The New Boss. Same As The Old Boss

Since Friday, the peaceful (mostly) resistance of the Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca
has been violently crushed. What leaders that have not been arrested are now in hiding.

Over 200 have been arrested using blank arrest warrants, most beaten and tortured then shipped to distant
prisons in far flung sections of the country without contact with family or access to attorneys. Human rights organizations have reported rapes of women prisoners. Many others are simply disappeared. This has happened since infiltrated provocateurs and instigators provoked a military response to an otherwise peaceful demonstration last Saturday.

The last barricade, at the intersection Cinco Senores outside the university whose radio station has been the voice of the resistance, fell at 4:30 am yesterday. As the radio station was thus unprotected and an invasion
of Federal forces was immanent, the decision was made to cease operations and turn the station
over to university officials. At this time it is not known the fate of the announcers who have all
had arrest warrants issued for them.

Although the movement has been seriously damaged and been driven underground, it will go on.
Money is being raised through for the equipment to launch a pirate station
to replace Radio Universidad. I sure hope DUers can find it in their heart to help.

Tommorrow, december 1, a new mexican president will be installed as the result of an obviously
fraudulent election. Already the mexican congress is torn apart by brawls and fistfights on the floor
as well as an ongoing sleep-in to prevent takeover by rival parties.

A massive demonstration is planned in the central sqaure of Mexico City to protest the inauguration.

What follows is a crude babelfish translation of two news article concerning the situation in Oaxaca
that I found on the website of Lopez Obrador, the legitimate president of Mexico. Al Gore and JohnKerry have company now.

More at link.....

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  -Oaxaca Resistance Crushed! Radio APPO stops transmitting Wiley50  Nov-30-06 12:06 PM   #0 
  - .  Wiley50   Nov-30-06 12:29 PM   #1 
  - The resistance will live on!  mom cat   Nov-30-06 12:29 PM   #2 
  - Thanks MC! I've added some graphics now n/t  Wiley50   Nov-30-06 12:36 PM   #3 
  - The Arrest of Gerardo Bonilla: Acclaimed Muralist Among Oaxaca's Disappeared  Judi Lynn   Nov-30-06 12:39 PM   #4 
  - Nice Find! Thanks n/t  Wiley50   Nov-30-06 12:52 PM   #6 
  - Buena suerte, Calderon. You're going to need it. n/t  sfexpat2000   Nov-30-06 02:12 PM   #9 
  - will the corruption ever cease?  judaspriestess   Nov-30-06 12:39 PM   #5 
  - Tommorrow I think the whole country will explode  Wiley50   Nov-30-06 02:06 PM   #7 
     - my thoughts too...  druidity33   Nov-30-06 02:24 PM   #11 
     - That is my hope...  countryjake   Nov-30-06 02:58 PM   #13 
  - K&R now, have to read later.  sfexpat2000   Nov-30-06 02:11 PM   #8 
  - Thank you for this news! Been looking everywhere for any update.  countryjake   Nov-30-06 02:23 PM   #10 
  - damn  rman   Nov-30-06 02:34 PM   #12 
  - Human Rights Abuse Targets Human Rights Advocates  Wiley50   Nov-30-06 02:59 PM   #14 
  - thank you for updates  DemReadingDU   Nov-30-06 03:44 PM   #15 
  - Truly horrifying. Thank you for keeping us informed.  emlev   Nov-30-06 04:00 PM   #16 
  - THE MODS CROPPED THIS AS CPOYRIGHTED. IT WAS NOT!  Wiley50   Nov-30-06 04:14 PM   #18 
  - Poor people have always had to fight against a stacked system.  Selatius   Nov-30-06 04:09 PM   #17 
  - THIS IS PART MODS EDITED OUT Mistaking it for copyright material  Wiley50   Nov-30-06 04:58 PM   #19 
  - This should be spread far and wide! They need our support, now more than ever!  countryjake   Nov-30-06 05:31 PM   #22 
  - K&R. Thank you, Wiley50.  Vidar   Nov-30-06 05:23 PM   #20 
  - Rights activist held in Oaxaca prison, alleges false arrest  Judi Lynn   Nov-30-06 05:31 PM   #21 
  - One more kick!  countryjake   Nov-30-06 05:52 PM   #23 
  - Kick  sfexpat2000   Nov-30-06 08:12 PM   #24 
  - Thanks To Everyone  Wiley50   Nov-30-06 10:47 PM   #25 
  - .  Wiley50   Nov-30-06 11:51 PM   #26 
  - More here, including photos  emlev   Dec-01-06 03:03 AM   #27 
  - Waiting ;to see what happens today.  lonestarnot   Dec-01-06 07:53 AM   #28 
  - CALDERON HAS TO BE SWORN IN IN FORTIFIED MEXICAN  sfexpat2000   Dec-01-06 10:20 AM   #29 
  - K & R n/t  Jcrowley   Dec-01-06 10:31 AM   #30 
  - thanks for the update  corkhead   Dec-01-06 12:11 PM   #31 

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