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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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Here a blog about green tips.

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by Cinnamon Lifestyle and Design in Green tip of the week
Add a mixture of half water and half white vinegar to cover the element in your kettle overnight. Remove any odour afterwards by boiling fresh water in the kettle a few times, then use discarded water for washing up. Result? A lime scale – free kettle which will work more efficiently.
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Andes glaciers melting at high speed
A study reports that glaciers in the Andes mountain range of South America are retreating at rates faster than any in the past 300 years — between 30% and 50% since the 1970s — and “will probably completely disappear within the coming decades,” said lead author Antoine Rabatel. Among the areas likely to be most affected are the Santa River valley in Peru, and the city of La Paz in Bolivia. BBC (1/23) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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◾Cost of combating warming keeps rising
To halt global temperature rise, countries will need to commit an additional estimated $700 billion each year for renewable energy and other low-carbon and high-efficiency technologies, according to a report for the World Economic Forum. The World Bank projects warming of 4 degrees Celsius this century. Bloomberg (1/21), The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (1/21)  LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Email this Story
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little UN looking like if depending on media release to trace its own stance; if it is.

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Zidi has horrific injuries. His pain is excruciating. He is desperately weak, undernourished and exhausted. But Zidi is terrified because he knows what’s coming next. But with a gift to WSPA, you could help save him.
The cruellest fight
Tethered to a post, Zidi is defenceless as two trained fighting dogs launch a savage attack. Still bleeding and wounded from his last fight, the powerful jaws of one dog sink into Zidi’s muzzle whilst the second dog tears into his neck. Zidi cries out in pain as the crowd cheer, all in the name of entertainment. He is only spared from death as he’ll be forced to fight again. Every time he is dragged to his next fight, all he can do is swipe helplessly, as his teeth have been removed and claws filed back.
This is the horrific reality of bear baiting in Pakistan. But Zidi isn’t the only bear. Right now there are 50 bears facing this atrocious cruelty. Will you help WSPA save them?
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Zidi urgently needs to be rescued. Please help him
WSPA and local partner in Pakistan, have been saving bears from this miserable existence for over ten years, taking rescued bears to a new life of peace and safety at a WSPA-funded bear sanctuary. But there is still so much more to do, and we’re determined to end bear baiting for good.
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‘The Hobbit’: Unexpected Cruelty
When The Hobbit is released in December, audiences will see an adventure story set in a fantasy world. For the animals involved in the filming, however, the abuse and neglect that they experienced were far too real. In all, five horses, 12 chickens, a pony and several goats and sheep were allegedly maimed or killed.
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A horse named Shanghai was hobbled (his legs were tied together so that he couldn’t move) and left on the ground for three hours because he was too energetic for his rider. Afterward, in order to hide his rope burns for filming, his legs were covered with make-up and hair. Hobbling is an outright violation of guidelines from the American Humane Association (AHA), which was monitoring the production.
More alleged abuse took place where the animals were housed. One horse was killed and another horse was injured after being placed with two high-strung geldings, despite concerns that the geldings would be too aggressive. Another horse was killed after falling off an embankment in a severely crowded paddock. When the horses were moved to the stables, another horse died, probably from colic, an extremely painful illness, after being fed large amounts of food that he wasn’t used to. When the horses were moved back to the paddocks after this incident, another horse had the skin and muscles of her leg torn away by wire fencing. Several goats and sheep died from worm infestations and from falling into the sinkholes that covered the farm, and 12 chickens were mauled and killed by unsupervised dogs or trampled by other animals when left unprotected.
How can something like this happen when the unit production manager was warned and the production was monitored by the AHA? Furthermore, this movie was directed by Peter Jackson, a master of computer-generated imagery (CGI). In a movie that features CGI dragons, ogres, and hobbits, CGI animals would have fit in perfectly. Jackson could have made The Hobbit without using a single animal—and he should have.
Send a message to filmmakers that hurting and killing animals for a film is unacceptable and refuse to see movies that do. Urge Peter Jackson to hold himself and his crew responsible when it comes to animal safety on film sets. Send him a message now!
c: I DON’T AGREE WITH NOT USING ANIMALS, IT COULD BE GOOD FUN. BUT THIS….
WE ARE USED TOO, WE ARE A WORLD.
BUT THIS IS WHY USE IS ALL WHAT IS DETESTABLE ABOUT THE CONVERGENT NOTION OF WORK.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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70 Beagles Rescued From Tests
FacebookTwitterThanks to your support, beagles intended for use in laboratory tests were saved and homes are now being found for them.
The House of Lords is Foie Gras–Free
FacebookTwitterPETA joins with peers to rid Parliament of foie gras, a product so vile that it is illegal to produce in the UK.
Could Russia Go Fur-Free?
FacebookTwitterPETA takes its campaign against fur to the country that buys more of it than any other in the world – Russia.
Further Suffering Averted
FacebookTwitterLast year, it looked like even the meagre legal protection that animals in labs currently have was under threat. Thankfully, PETA pressure has helped prevent the weakening of UK regulations.
‘Homeland’ Creator Speaks Out
FacebookTwitterGideon Raff penned a letter to Secretary of State for Defence Philip Hammond urging him to switch to high-tech human simulators to teach life-saving skills.
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12 Dec 2012

UN hosts LGBT special event

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The United Nations is taking leadership in the fight to end discrimination against lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender, or LGBT, individuals.
At an historic meeting on the 11th of December, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, human rights defenders, politicians and international entertainers all voiced their support for the LGBT community.
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On clint eastwood, supporting romeney.
i think I will that I stop watching his film, like sharzi, Schwarzenegger (war, zen, n neeger). , or sarkosy, as they are anti – gay. I can see from here Arnold say to his community, don’t drink, don’t take a gun and do not be gay. lecturing young boy especially.

Not that i like obama family and its discourse fog the deg e defeatist imperialist for a nb.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Ethiopia LGBT activists to support Ugandans against anti-gay bill

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Ethiopia’s LGBT community wants to show support for Ugandan community.
ADDIS ABABA: A group of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists in Ethiopia are organizing themselves for what they hope will be action to show solidarity with the gay community in Uganda after their parliament promised to push through an anti-homosexuality bill to further criminalize the gay population.
“We will make certain that they know we are thinking about them and their struggle and make an effort to help however we can,” 24-year-old university student Amina told Bikyamasr.com on Saturday.
She and her fellow independent LGBT activists believe that what is happening in Uganda is a threat to all Africans’, gay or straight, and their freedoms.
“We know that this is the beginning of real attacks on all people and our freedom to live our lives as God created us,” said the lesbian activist.
They are not affiliated with any group, but still hope they can bring the community together in order to advance a better understanding of the LGBT community in Ethiopia, adding that there is too much antagonism between people over being gay.
“It really confuses me how angry people are when they learn I am a lesbian and have a girlfriend. It doesn’t make sense, but we have to help where we can to change people’s attitudes,” she added.
International human rights groups and leaders are calling for the immediate rejection of Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill, which has been described as a “Christmas gift” to the country by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga said.
Kadaga also said the new legislation that outlaws homosexuality and criminalizes the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, “would pass by the year’s end.”
The International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) said in a statement that it is “extremely concerned by the speeding up of the voting process” and has called on Uganda to end the crackdown on the LGBT community.
The bill is aimed at putting into the national penal code provisions that would continue to criminalize the “offense of homosexuality.”
It was first introduced before Ugandan Parliament in October 2009. At the time, strong mobilization of civil society organizations as well as international governments and institutions enabled to halt the debate and set the bill aside for more than two years.
However, in February this year, it was reintroduced before the Ugandan Parliament in its original version. “With Ms. Kadaga’s recent declarations, the threat of its quick adoption is weighing more than ever over all Ugandan lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people as well as on human rights organizations, and in particular those working for the protection of LGBTI persons’ rights,” FIDH said in their statement condemning the move.
“If adopted by the Ugandan Parliament, this bill will not only further entrench discrimination and inequality before law, but it will also be a sword of Damocles more dangling over all Ugandan LGBTI citizens’ head as well as over their relatives, friends and more generally those defending their rights. It has to be rejected unconditionally,” said Souhayr Belhassen, FIDH President.
Desmond Tutu has also voiced concerns over the legislation, this week calling on the government to end its crackdown on human rights and dismiss the bill immediately.
FIDH has been strong in its continued attacks over the bill.
“Although lack of transparency surrounds the bill’s current content, information gathered by FIDH clearly suggest that no substantial changes have been made to the 2009 text. In the original version, the Bill contained a series of severe provisions. The one which remains of utmost concern is that providing death penalty for “aggravated homosexuality”, in case of “same sex sexual acts” with someone under 18 or with “a person with disability”, of repeated conviction, or if the “offender is a person living with HIV”. Besides, this bill is putting at high risk civil society activists as well as doctors working with LGBTI persons on HIV and in the field of sexual health, and even parents and teachers, as complicity with or failing to “report” those who are, or believed to be LGBTI are severely sanctioned. This Bill further shocks by its extraterritorial jurisdiction provision making any Ugandan citizen living abroad likely to be charged and extradited,” it said.
“This bill and the debate surrounding its reintroduction before Parliament are symptomatic of the more general hindrances to civil and political rights prevailing in Uganda. In a State of Law, authorities are expected to guarantee and protect the rights of citizens, not to persecute and discriminate them. If passed, this bill will seriously jeopardize fundamental freedoms and represent a setback for our country,” denounced Sidiki Kaba, FIDH Honorary President.
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pay for begin, being benign, on top of the search list:
it is also why there is situations where a blog have 300 hundreds hits for not being nothing extraordinary and the other one, not any worse, why not better, but receiving zero visits or approaching.
Play for prize.              Phone for text. 88990
the same I was desperate to find a software to upgrade my computer fearing to lose my data.
instead of the free software that I had searched for hours, when I clicked on finally a link that did not run on my computer advertisement and program that I would have to pay after filling a form. I clicked on this prize lottery wanting to answer 3 questions and finally downloading my software as there were absolutely no other way round.
Click for a free software that you searched for hours and despair to acquire because you need to have on your free time some time out, you clicked and the only door now is a lottery. I thought they wanted a survey, cause it is a survey, you answer questions and after they say you ll win a prize. Yet again impossible to say no you have to say yes it is ok for the free lottery, (as you still want your software, you need it actually, or else your computer is in disrepair.
I clicked on the link thinking that the survey and the lottery were finished and that i could have finally a link to the software, but ney. So i clicked and clicked and clicked, and received text messages suddenly, informing me that i ll have to pay 6 pound a day to entering the competition etc, i received 5 of them, the clicks i made that i thought did not work as nothing appeared on the webpage.
I just have to reply them to stop in order to stop them wanting me to pay them daily for a lottery i never asked or agree to.
I replied praying fervorly that i did stop and that i won’t even be charged one day (five times as i was clicking frenitically trying to go out of this ad that i thought was only fantasy and waste time not pure high way robbery)
Consequences? End of month my phone bills asking me to pay for the texts i send asking them to stop something i never agree to start, and even pay the texts they send me saying to me for the free lottery you could not not avoid (nor see the real content of it) the prize is heavy. I assure you they anounce me i have to pay something while they intrude in something i was searching, block me the route, you are oblige to click to get rid of it and go on with your search, and manage i don’t know how to make me paid for their texts with the risks of me having to pay a fee daily.
so yes they stopped harassing me, I did ot pay to them directly but I had to pay them to send me text announcing to me I had been conned. or that I was to be if not clicking again. sweet thing I could use my phone, what if I was out of credit. do they have access to my bank account the same.
To be over it. Not the Net police are on it, honey, and what if it was the little scam that prepare us for the big, and bigger, and grosser scenery. Set up.
Software searching.
Try to alert the police who gave me a 10 minutes file to fill up, unless i wanted to pay for the phone maybe. After the 10 minutes an error on their sites, id on’t know what i did wrong, it have no patience or else to retry the procedure. Thank you the police.
To whom can one report that report to the police is an odyssey.
Note: metropolitan police does not provide you with proof of your request = no proof of you having raised a offence, in case they don’t look after it?? Or in case they give you wrong information that would bring you in verge of illegality, or in case they give you wrong information that make you sweat 100 times more that the others do (in case of commercial authorisation, etc), they don’ t like the peddler too much in particular, if wrong info given, arrestable in no time for the offence of following restrictions unknown by them and too lazy to check it right anyway.
                       
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If you have lost or had stolen any of the above items, a separate report must be made to Police.
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eMails, on-Line and Web Sites
If you have been the victim of a fraud by answering an advert on line, this should be reported as above. It must also be reported to the web site concerned, unless you believe that the whole site may be fraudulent. If you believe that an advert that you have seen is suspicious, report your suspicions to the web site. Many sites allow you to do this as part of the advert.
If you have received a ‘phishing’ email, text, letter or scam communication by any other method and have not lost money or clicked on any website links contained in the message, you can report this online to Action Fraud at Report Attempted Scams or Viruses. This tool will identify the most appropriate email address to forward phishing emails to for disruption, investigation and/or prevention activity
Do not reply to the email or contact the senders in any way, do not click any links in the emails.
Reports by companies.
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Had to complain to police other site, (Das ist) i filled a file showing me they reported any kind of crime on earth they could possibly make me select and beforehand read about it, but mine, but that after the ordeal a website error prevent me to complete my report.
Fw: impossible fil your file, say i use more than 1500 words; it is untrue.
To: “action.fraud@nfa.gsi.gov.uk”
I don’t want to complain i just don’t want, last time i have been conned by my landlord or even my bank pretending an error of reading, not finding the proof of my writing to them obviously, they would not have to be searched or if not they would erase it. After having been conned by my landlord, i ask the police nothing they can do about it, not even keep a record of having been conned, like if it was daunting to keep a file nowaday. Meaning one can keep deposit, and rent, why not ransack your room, not ransack your room this they would have taken the complain, but i could not invent it, being robbed or several months of rent being enough, with an emergency moving being more than enough for wishing to lose any trace of identity.
The landlords that stay correct in this land of insanity- mind between the price of a room and of transportation that cut the working class for decent living possibilities, write this will become a complete useless, they will become our daily daftly lay.
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Ash tree disease: Britain will never look the same again
100,000 ash trees have been cut down so far to combat the fungal disease

Kipling was on to something when he made the ash part of a forgotten mythology  Photo: Alamy

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And now the ashes are dying. “Don’t it always seem to go,” sang Joni Mitchell in her fey, sexy, Canadian way, “that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone?” She was right.
Ordinarily – don’t you find? – it is interesting and even exhilarating to see a tree cut down. Its insides, so clean and beautifully structured, are as appetising as any tray of dressed honeycomb tripe or scrubbed pigs’ feet piled on the butcher’s counter in the market. But a diseased tree, turned to dead timber, is as repellent as a side of beef with BSE.
Some people take tree-felling harder. “The ash tree growing in the corner of the garden was felled,” wrote Gerard Manley Hopkins one April Tuesday in Lancashire, when he was still in his twenties. “I heard the sound and, looking out and seeing it maimed, there came at that moment a great pang and I wished to die and not to see the inscapes of the world destroyed any more.”
By inscape, a word he had invented about five years earlier, the poet meant “individually-distinctive beauty”. I’m not sure whether his intuition of “thisness” (on which inscape relies) is intellectually coherent. Never mind. What he did do was see and feel, and since there have already been 100,000 ash trees cut down to counter this new-found fungal disease, Chalara fraxinea, their loss should cause many a pang.
It’s not just Hopkins, but before leaving him, it’s worth borrowing his eyes for a moment. “On a December day and furled fast,” he wrote in a poem on ash boughs, “they in clammyish lashtender combs creep / Apart wide and new-nestle at heaven most high. / They touch heaven, tabour on it; how their talons sweep / The smouldering enormous winter welkin.”
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That is simply true. By lashtender I suppose he means “soft as eyelashes”, and their boughs’ ends do sweep and beat upon the sky as on a tabour. It’s the “clammyish” aspect, though, that has weighed against the ash in my experience: their clusters of seeds or keys hang soggily and their fallen leaves lie slimily on the dewy grass. That is very different from the crisp, copper leaf litter of the beech. But then we are used to seeing ashes in damp hedgerows.

They have thriven in hedges where once the elms were dominant. The loss of 25 million elms in Britain from Dutch elm disease since the Sixties has utterly transformed the landscape. It is not merely the number of trees now missing, but the lost character that they gave the places where they grew – a cricket field, say, where rooks cawed from a row of elms beyond the boundary.
It was just such a rookery of elms to which David Copperfield (Dickens in not much disguise) first opened his eyes. Their wind-tossed boughs prophesied bad times ahead. “As the elms bent to one another, like giants who were whispering secrets, and after a few seconds of such repose, fell into a violent flurry, tossing their wild arms about, as if their late confidences were really too wicked for their peace of mind, some weatherbeaten ragged old rooks’ nests, burdening their higher branches, swung like wrecks upon a stormy sea.”
For today’s readers this picture of elms means nothing, or next to nothing, since we no longer know elms and their characteristic shape. Is it soon to be the same with ashes?
Kipling tried to give the ash tree a place in an invented mythology for England in Puck of Pook’s Hill. His triad of English trees discounted the yew, or beech, or elm, and he swore instead by oak, ash and thorn. “Thorn of the Down saw New Troy Town / (From which was London born) / Witness hereby the ancientry/ Of Oak, and Ash, and Thorn.” He meant that the ash stood guard when Brutus, the descendant of Aeneas, settled in Britain at about the time that the Philistines captured the Ark of the Covenant from the Israelites. A likely story.
Still, Kipling was on to something when he made the ash part of a forgotten mythology. He was really writing about England, rather than Britain, and the English cannot help sharing in the myths of their Germanic forebears that seem so unconvincing on stage in Wagner.
Yet, as the Eddas tell us, the ash tree Yggdrasil is the noblest of trees (though the Norsemen at last learnt of a nobler). It embraces the world. On this tree Odin himself was hanged and sacrificed himself. Only when the tree is set on fire will the world end. “Smoke wreathes up around the ash Yggdrasil, the high flames play against the heavens, the graves of the gods, of the giants and of men are swallowed up by the sea. This is Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods.”
In England now, instead of the pyres that burnt cattle during the foot-and-mouth plague (their legs dark against the sky), we see the smoke of the ash trees. It’s not the end of the world, of course. Or is it…?
 
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Wash veggies in a bowl, rather than under a running tap. Then pour the water on your houseplants afterwards rather than see it gurgle down the plughole.
Best Wishes, Rita @ Friends of the Earth



Gay or not gay, hetero or not hetero, whatever lifes and politics makd of us.
Love your bor bro and sister.
Cease. Fire.



Brother,
Brot. Brat.
Broth.



Aan the orangutan recovering after being shot 100 times with airgun
The orangutan, thought to be around 15 years old, was rescued by conservation workers who found a staggering 104 pellets lodged in her vital organs, eyes and ears.
Yahoo! News – Mon, Nov 5, 2012


Yahoo! News – Aan is treated by conservation workers who rescued her after she was shot more than 30 times in the head (SWNS)
A brave orangutan is on the miraculous road to recovery after she was cruelly shot more than 100 times with an airgun.
Aan the great ape was repeatedly attacked by callous yobs who objected to her roaming around an oil plantation in Borneo, Indonesia.
The orangutan, thought to be around 15 years old, was rescued by conservation workers who found a staggering 104 pellets lodged in her vital organs, eyes and ears.
Horrifying x-rays show the extent of her cruel treatment, after which vets performed vital surgery to remove 37 pellets from her head and a further 67 from the rest of her body.
Horrific: An x-ray shows more than 30 pellets lodged in Aan’s head (SWNS)
The endangered ape – left blind by the repeated attacks – underwent a three-hour procedure to treat the airgun wounds and is now making a remarkable recovery.
Dr Zulfiqri, a veterinarian from the British-based Orangutan Foundation, removed 32 of the pellets lodged in her body and head during a three-hour surgery at the BKSDA-Kalteng office in Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan.
Aan is now recovering at the Orangutan Foundation Veterinary Facility where she is taking food and water and “showing an incredible resilience against all she has undergone”.
But Aan is now blind with scans showing a dozen pellets lodged in and around her eyes – meaning food and water must be touched or placed in her hands.
The foundation says it is now unlikely Aan will ever be released back into the wild because she will be an easy target for hunters and angry farmers who view orangutans as pests.
Her story is another tragic example of the plight faced by orangutans in the wild as they have their habitat destroyed.






Aan, 15, pictured before she received vital surgery (SWNS)
Despite being protected by law, orangutans live in rainforests which are being destroyed through logging and conversion to oil-palm plantations.
It is hoped her experience will help raise awareness of the cruel situation suffered by orangutans in the wild – and encourage tough punishments on those who hunt and kill the endangered animals.
Earlier this year four men were sent to jail for eight months for shooting and beating to death three orangutans and long-nosed monkeys in East Kalimantan.
Mr Bambang Hartono, head of the local conservation agency, said: “I hope that Aan will now feel more comfortable being in the forest living in a large holding cage.
“We will work together with the Orangutan Foundation to find the best way so that Aan can continue to live.”
Ashley Leiman OBE, director of the Orangutan Foundation added: “We have worked in Borneo over 20 years and have never had to rescue three orangutans in four days.
“The reasons for the increase could be due to the rapid loss of orangutan habitat or it could be because more people are reporting orangutans to the wildlife department whereas before they would have killed
them.”

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/aan-the-orangutan-recovering-after-being-shot-100-times-with-airgun-05112012.html

pelt, and for whom can think it is a joke of no taste and whatsoever senses, I ll ceno censor myself.

offer,
surrender.
Suffer.

Oft.
Ofter.
Off terrestriaity.

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Slaughterhouse shut down after video shows cows being tortured
Read more: http://digitaljournal.com/article/331301#ixzz2BiznqQmR
http://digitaljournal.com/article/331301

Be vegan. Please.
watch you foot. carbon print and other bunnies. bonuses and businesses to lash on.

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requiem. wreck uk aim.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tatchell arrested at State Visit of Indonesian President

West Papuan flag unfurled – arrested for breach of the peace

Indonesian President accused of war crimes in West Papua & East Timor

London – 31 October 2012

Police arrested human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell when he unfurled a West Papuan flag as the Indonesian President’s limousine departed Westminster Abbey this afternoon.

Tatchell was wrestled to the ground by the President’s bodyguards and then arrested by Metropolitan Police officers. He had been planning to attempt a citizen’s arrest of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono during his State Visit to the UK.

“The President stands accused of war crimes in East Timor and West Papua,” said Mr Tatchell, who is Director of the human rights organisation, the Peter Tatchell Foundation.

“It is appalling that the Royal Family and the Prime Minister are hosting a man who is implicated in mass murder.

“I was arrested for a peaceful, lawful protest, which involved nothing more sinister than holding a flag. I was also threatened with further charges for “shouting loudly” the words “Free West Papua” and for what one police officer described as “pointing your finger at me in a way that I find intimidating.”

“I am saddened that some police officers apparently have no respect for freedom of expression and the right to peaceful protest.

“I was detained unlawfully and deprived of my liberty for two hours. After being taken to Charring Cross police station, I was eventually released without charge. Clearly, the police knew they had over-stepped the mark and that the charges against me were baseless,” he said.

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http://arrestpresidentsby.wordpress.com/



Cetvies in french link, liens pour C.et en francais.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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http://cetviesenfrancais.wordpress.com/
Cetvies in french link, liens pour C.et en francais.
Recently, C.et has edited its manuscripts (DPF documents) written in French (other texts than English ones), approximatively year 1999 to 2005.
Cette année, C.et est finalement parvenue a mettre a disposition ses écrits en français (pas disponible en traduction anglaise). Pratiquement tous premiers écrits du reste de l’ensemble des séries. Premières années d’abondance, approximativement de l’an 1999 à l’an 2005.http://cetviesenfrancais.wordpress.com/
De plus, nouveau blog ami (personne avec laquelle je co-ecrit et co-lecteur).
Vous trouverez a cette adresse ses recueils de poemes.
New blog (from my co-writer, and co-reader). Poems collections.
http://unautrepoete.wordpress.com/