[Fwd: 'International Socialist' betrayal of Prague protest]]
einde.ocallaghan at SPAMplanet-interkom.de
Sat Oct 7 17:43:57 MDT 2000
> Date: Sat, 07 Oct 2000 04:32:05 -0400
> From: Xxxx Xxxxxx <xxxxxxx at xxxxxx.xx>
> Subject: [Fwd: 'International Socialist' betrayal of Prague protest]]
> Xxxx Xxxxxx wrote:
> > This report is being distributed around various lists. Does anyone have
> > any information to confirm or deny?
> > Joe Black wrote:
> > > In addition the IS lied about the numbers they were
> > > bringing to Prague. The day before they claimed they said they
> > > would contribute 2,500 to the Pink section - since then their
> > > own press has reported 1,000 in their delegation. This would
> > > have left the Pink block seriously under strength in any
> > > case.
> > >
The reports in the press of the IS tendency refer to the march from
Florenc Bus Station to Namesti Miru in the morning, the only protest
during the morning AFAIK despite plans for widespread disruption. At
that time large numbers of people from Germany, Greece and elsewhere
were still stuck at the border. From reports I have personally heard we
mobilised in total between 3,000 and 3,500 people.
As for the other allegations in the report I can't comment.
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