Action Alert: Protest Against Manmohan Singh in New York, 4 p.m. today

Sorry for the late notice...technical gurglings. Here are the deets and the facebook notice:

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is New York. Protest his dramatic human rights abuses.

The last few years has seen a dramatic deterioration of civil rights in India with several fake encounters, numerous arrests on false charges, widespread harassment, the creation of private militias that rape, kill and clear out entire villages. The most recent of such cases is the "death" of two young muslim men - Atif and Sajid in Delhi's Jamia Nagar. At one end the MO is an almost predictable cycle of bomb lasts which kill many innocen people and create the conditions for the secuity agencies to rampage through the local minorty muslim community. Some observers on the ground have begun to presict a bomb blast every two or three weeks all the way to the elections unless a large scale mobilization on the ground is created. On the other hand, as the neo liberal economic onslought moves forward, specially its latest variant - SEZs - we are seeing adivasi, dalit and peasant populations being brought under fire as they resist the State-provate corporations efforts to move them off the land. All along the mining belt from Bihar to Andhra Pradesh State and private terror has increased dramatically. The contiuing onsloughts of Salwa Judum - the State sponsored Private militia in Chattisgarh is now well known. The arrest of Binayak Sen, Ajay TG and several others is a pointer to what will happen in a large scale to those who attempt to defend peoples movements. IT IS CRUCIAL WE JOIN WITH THE LEFT-MINORITY-ADIVASI-DALIT GROUPS FIGHTING THIS TREND. The situation is dire and we cannot let the Prime Minister visit without putting out a loud and clear messages.

SO: Join the Protest. Stand Up and be Counted. Create and Sustain a New Solidarity. Create a Media Storm. Issue a Loud Message to Manmohan Singh. Fight o Preserve the Political Space. DEMONSTRATE.

See You At the Protest!

INSAF
Saturday, September 27, 2008
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Waldorf Astoria
Park Av & 49 St (SW corner)
New York, NY
democracydefense AT gmail

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