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FBI “plot to identify and assassinate Occupy leaders”?

The FBI hatched a “plot to identify and assassinate Occupy leaders”? It’d seem so, according to the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund and civil liberties activists.  By Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Jan. 7, 2013: Information obtained by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund via a Freedom of Information

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Pussy Riot found guilty, sentenced to two years in prison

In Vladmir Putin’s Russia, a peaceful and legitimate act of civil disobedience earns you two years in prison. That’s the sentence a Russian court just imposed on three members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot. Judge Marina Sirovaya found Maria Alyokhina, 24, Yekaterina

Ottawa Police arrest an innocent Occupied Ottawa activist on Parliament Hill

NYPD brutalized Occupy Wall Street protesters, says report

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  I spend the last five hours digesting the contents of the report on the first systematic look the NYPD’s response to Occupy Wall Street protests. The report is the product of an eight-month investigation undertaken by law clinics at Fordham, Harvard,