Headlines for the week of March 29th, 2009

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In Brief:

NATIONAL:

Vancouver – Police shoot and kill homeless man

Canada / US – Plans for new pollution control zones for coastal ports

Canada – British MP Galloway banned from entry on grounds of “national security”;

Canada – Censorship and government compliance: Galloway speaks over Internet stream instead // 1952: Paul Robeson’s speech

INTERNATIONAL:

Europe – 60th NATO summit this week; Peace activists organize to protest

Israel – Israeli military’s lawyer calls soldier misconduct “based on hearsay”

Middle East/Africa – Arab League rejects decision of International Criminal Court, supporting Sudanese Pres. Omar El-Bashir
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Thanks this week to our friends at the Dominion, and our contributors: Fabrice Fotso, Caitlyn Chappel, Anabel Khoo, Laura Glowacki, Chris Albinati, Laurin Liu, David Koch, TJ Khan and Juniper Belshaw of the CKUT Community News Collective.

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