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Ciutat Morta- Dead City- watch here + Review (English subs)

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Death CityThis  is the award winning ‘DeadCity’ (Ciutat Morta) with English subtitles, finally seen on TV in Catalonia by over half a million this week (with 5 minutes censored).

Ciutat Morta (Dead City)

It tells the story of a police vendetta, torture,  and frame-up of  5 obviously and totally innocent people in vengeance for an ‘accident’ when a plant pot fell or was thrown on a policeman’s head, leaving him paraplegic, during a mass raid on a squatters party in Barcelona.  How police, politicians, press and Courts at every level combined to blame bystanders who looked like anarcho punks and hound to her death a lesbian poet who wasn’t even there.

Patricia Heras, poeta Patricia Heras   poeta

The documentary is an eye-opener on how rampant fascism, racism and sexism still rule in never reformed police and judicial systems, but more than that it’s a moving immersion into suffering and struggle, using the poems of Patricia Heras, written before she was finally driven to suicide.

After the docu was shown to a record audience on the 2nd channel people spontaneously took to the streets for a 1.00am demo through the city. Continue reading Ciutat Morta- Dead City- watch here + Review (English subs)

Guantanamo: 12 yrs of kidnap, torture, force-feeding and no trials

A letter from Guantanamo: ‘Nobody can truly understand how we suffer’

 from AL JAZEERA with thanks

Al-Alwi describes the humiliating and brutal treatment he suffers at Guantanamo.

Last updated: 13 Mar 2014 12:03
Moath al-Alwi
Moath al-Alwi is a Yemeni national who has been in US custody since 2002. He was one of the very first prisoners moved to Guantanamo, where the US military assigned him the Internment Serial Number 028.
ca672c71-bcef-40b7-8441-f6f76a8bdc51_16x9_788x442Dozens of Guantanamo prisoners who have not been tried still await release [EPA] Continue reading Guantanamo: 12 yrs of kidnap, torture, force-feeding and no trials

US allows sadistic killings of Afghan civilians for Sport

poster-panjwai1US Army finally forced ”to Investigate” Afghan’s Evidence Troops Murdering Civilans

Officials Had Previously Dismissed Allegations as False Continue reading US allows sadistic killings of Afghan civilians for Sport

Serial of The Free. Ch37 Maxie’s Fall. Ch38 Macker’s Goats

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Act Four

Chapter thirty seven

Maxie’s fall

-‘I settled down to spend the long day crying.’

Maxie narrating

             I woke with a throbbing headache. It was day, but still dark and gloomy. A bullet or bit of metal had grazed my left arm, causing a cut, that’s all. If it had passed a bit deeper, they told me later, I’d have bled to death. And I didn’t even know I’d been hit! Continue reading Serial of The Free. Ch37 Maxie’s Fall. Ch38 Macker’s Goats

Britain’s dirty war leaks out

Britain’s dirty war in Iraq: war crimes, torture, renditions – the evidence mounts

A list of alleged war crimes committed by British military and Intelligence personnel, involving torture, abuse of legal process, rendition and illegal detention, is being compiled. Continue reading Britain’s dirty war leaks out