IVAW Attacked By Police At Debates

  • Posted on: 18 October 2008
  • By: pirate

Oct 16, 2008 13:29 repost to seattle indymedia

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. One hour before the final presidential debate of the 2008 campaign, fourteen members of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) marched in formation to Hofstra University to present questions to the candidates. IVAW had requested permission from debate moderator Bob Schieffer to ask their questions during the debate, but received no response.


Shell facility attacked in Nigeria

  • Posted on: 18 September 2008
  • By: pirate

September 18, 2008 Al Jazeera

An armed group seeking a greater share of oil wealth in Nigeria says it has destroyed part of Shell's operation in the Niger Delta.

The claim came days after the group, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (Mend), declared an "oil war" on foreign companies working in the country.