I notice in this forum most of the topics are about the USA and about Iraq. I wonder if anyone is interested in recent events in Europe.
I don’t know if you are familiar with indymedia, but they let you report your own news. Also they let people comment on the stories. I think this is a fantastic tool for true democracy, contrasted with say, Fox News.
One dead and over 50 injured as police spread chaos at Czech Tekno Festival
Watch Police bludgeon and baton-stab defenseless raver for no apparent reason:
(Good thing there was a camera on the scene, or they probably would have shot him in the head at point blank range like they do in London. Its a good job most bobbies don’t have guns, they don’t seem to be able to handle them.)
The Czech prime minister blindly supports the oppression:
(Guilty until proven innocent. Ah, forget the proof, just bludgeon them)
Really though, it wasn’t long ago that Taiwan was far worse.
The photos of police-without-IDs dressed up like Darth Vader struck me as particularly ominous.