Muslim passenger shot in face in terrifying Russia subway attack

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Shocking video footage has emerged of a suspected racist or Islamophobic shooting on the Moscow metro as two men armed with handguns attacked another passenger.

The attackers drew guns in the vicious assault which was caught on footage obtained by Life News, a major Russian media outlet.

One of the attackers brandished a pistol and lashed out at his defenceless victim, then pointed the pistol in his face before firing a second round. Continue reading

Classmates II. Still missing: The Political Prisoners

CLASSMATES II.

 Still missing:

THE POLITICAL PRISONERS.

June 2013. [Posted on Enlace Zapatista]

To the adherents of the Sixth in Mexico and in the World:

To the students of the Little Zapatista School:

Compañeras, compañeros, compañeroas:

In addition to the fallen and the disappeared in the struggle, who won’t be present but will indeed be accompanying us in the Little Zapatistas School, are the political prisoners who, under various juridical ruses, are held in the prisons of the world or in political exile.

There are thousands of them throughout the world, and our small word won’t reach all of them. Even as we are relying on our compañer@s in the National Network Against Repression and for Solidarity to try to reach as many as possible, there will always be some we don’t get to.

That is why we are sending this invitation, among many others, to some of the political prisoners who symbolize not only the absurdity of trying to lock up freedom, but also, and above all, the dignified resistance and perseverance of those who are not defeated by guards, walls, and bars.

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