[bestbits] Argentina deports 2 straight from Bs As airport

Peter Micek peter at accessnow.org
Sat Dec 9 11:28:44 EST 2017

I think we should aim high, addressing the UN Secretary general, head of
WTO, president of Argentina, and perhaps the High Commissioner for Human

For reference, here's the Access Now statement on the original conference
rejections, previous to this awful news.

On Dec 9, 2017 10:12 AM, "Norbert Bollow" <nb at bollow.ch> wrote:


I think that this situation calls for an international statement of
solidarity from global civil society.

I'd like to convene an informal drafting group (open to all civil
society) for quickly drafting a sign-on statement on this matter.

Therefore, everyone who would like to be involved, please let me know.


On Sat, 9 Dec 2017 03:03:44 -0300
Renata Aquino Ribeiro <raquino at gmail.com> wrote:

> #WTO on Twitter and LAC lists bringing more worrisome news
> approaching WTO Ministerial
> Argentina has deported, that we know of, 2 NGO activists straight
> from Bs As airport.
> Sally Burch from FSI ALC was sent to Ecuador
> https://www.pagina12.com.ar/81396-una-actitud-poco-
> Peter Titland from ATTAC Norway was sent to Brazil and apparently the
> norwegian diplomatic service has been called in involvement somehow.
> Both journalists.
> https://www.pagina12.com.ar/81396-una-actitud-poco-
> Very worrying that host country can do such arbitrary actions.

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