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The Socialist 31 May 2007

No to McJobs

No to McJobs


Protest against the G8 leaders

Protest at arrest and prosecution in Bolivia


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National Shop Stewards Network founding conference


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Wales - Labour rule under threat

Talking about the 'real world' at Wales TUC


A double bonanza for big businesss

Fight against destructive school policies

Stop and question: A dangerous kite to fly

Unhealthy surpluses on NHS underspend


Defend and expand public housing


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Protesters cleared


The Merthyr Rising 1831


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Homophobia: it's not over


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Remploy try to close factories

 
 

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Protest at arrest and prosecution in Bolivia

The Socialist Party is appealing for workers and students to protest against the arrest of Adam Ziemkowski. Click here for a letter of protest, which is posted below.

There will be a protest at the Bolivian Embassy at 4.30 - 5.30pm and next Tuesday, 5th June. The details of the Bolivian Embassy are: 106 Eaton Square, SW1W 9AD. Nearest tube Victoria

Letter of protest

To Manfred Reyes Villa
Gobierno Departemental de Cochabamba
Plaza 14 de Septembrre Acreca Norte 243
Cochabamba
Bolivia

Dear Sir,

We are writing to protest in the strongest possible terms at the arrest and prosecution of Mr. Adam Ziemkowski, a USA national. Mr. Ziemkowski is currently on a US international scholarship in Bolivia, a 'Full Bright Scholar'.

As you know he has been charged with sedition and inciting violence despite carrying leaflets when arrested from a group, which he was using for his research, which were protesting against violence and repression in Cochabamba.

The arrest of Mr. Ziemkowski, and his threatened prosecution is a blatant attack on democratic and human rights. If continued it will reflect extremely negatively on yourself and the Bolivian authorities. We intend to take this matter further and expose these undemocratic measures internationally unless these charges are dismissed.

We therefore urge you to dismiss all charges against Mr. Ziemkowski and allow him to continue his research in Bolivia in a democratic and free manner.

Yours

You can email a protest to prefectura@prefecturacochabamba.gov.bo

In this issue

No to McJobs


G8 Summit protests

Protest against the G8 leaders

Protest at arrest and prosecution in Bolivia


Socialist Party campaigns

Campaign brings victory against cuts

Local campaign successes show effective leadership in action

National Shop Stewards Network founding conference


International socialist news and analysis

Southern Ireland general election: Smaller parties squeezed

Wales - Labour rule under threat

Talking about the 'real world' at Wales TUC


Socialist Party news and analysis

A double bonanza for big businesss

Fight against destructive school policies

Stop and question: A dangerous kite to fly

Unhealthy surpluses on NHS underspend


Socialist Party feature

Defend and expand public housing


War and terrorism

Refugee camp siege compounds Lebanon's deep political crisis

Protesters cleared


Marxist analysis: history

The Merthyr Rising 1831


Socialist Party LBGT

Repression of Gay Pride in Moscow

Homophobia: it's not over


Socialist Party workplace news

Hull UNISON takes historic step

Remploy try to close factories


 

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