Archive for December, 2003
Freedom and Justice for Irene!
Defend the Defenders of Human Rights!
By the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas
On 16 October 2003, Dr. Irene Fernandez, the Director of Tenaganita, a non-governmental organization for women’s empowerment and migrants’ rights, was found guilty of “maliciously publishing false news”. She was then sentenced to 12 months in prison but is currently out on bail pending the outcome of her appeal to the High Court in Malaysia.
By Michael Moore, AlterNet
December 22, 2003
As we approach the holidays, I’ve been thinking a lot about our kids who are in the armed forces serving in Iraq. I’ve received hundreds of letters from our troops in Iraq – and they are telling me something very different from what we are seeing on the evening news.