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Human Rights

** Sat. July 12th Day of Outreach for Healthcare

Coalition Against Privatization | On Saturday July 12th the Coalition Against Privatization will organize a day of outreach to build community awareness about our campaign to stop the privatization of GHI & HIP and the growing movement in support of a National Health Insurance Plan (H. R. 676). more...  0 Comments

film: the new attack (Chiapas)

cine rebelde | Interview with Ernesto Ledesma (CAPISE) about the Mexican State's new offensive against the zapatist indigenous communities in Chiapas / Mexico. more...  0 Comments

Tuesday Letter-Writing for Maliki Latine!

NYC ABCF | Tuesday July 8th!
7pm Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Night at the 123 Community Space!
brought to you by your friendly neighborhood NYC Anarchist Black Cross.
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Joint Call: Support Striking Namibian Workers at Lev Leviev Diamonds!

Adalah-NY | Adalah-NY, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) urge unions, supporters of human rights, and all other social justice groups to send messages of protest to Lev Leviev Diamonds management in Namibia, demanding that the striking workers not be fired and that their demands be met.
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The Real Operation to "Rescue" Ingrid Betancourt and US Mercenaries

Concerned citizens of irc.indymedia.org | In order to understand the "rescue operation" of Ingrid Betancourt and the Northrop Grumman Corporation mercenaries who were released with her, it is necessary to piece together articles published in the media, filter the content and out of this is formed a true understanding of the facts of what happened here. more...  6 Comments

Vendetta of fear

Carolina Saldaña | A review of The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal by J. Patrick O’Connor more...  0 Comments

Vendetta de miedo

Carolina Saldaña | Una reseña del nuevo libro de J. Patrick O’Connor: La Incriminación de Mumia Abu-Jamal more...  0 Comments

Happy July 5th!

Kristen Hackett | Jennifer Steverson, Public Programs Curator at the Weeksville Heritage Center, and this year, Weeksville’s July 5th Celebration coordinator, would like to invite all to join together this Saturday to commemorate the emancipation of African Americans in New York State. This event will take place at the Weeksville Heritage Center located in Bedford Stuyvesant in Brooklyn with festivities beginning at 5pm and wrapping up around 8pm. more...  0 Comments

David Gray complains about the use of music as torture in the “War on Terror”

Andy Worthington | Singer-songwriter David Gray has taken a brave stand by complaining about the use of his music as torture by the US military in "War on Terror" prisons in Guantánamo, in Iraq, and in secret prisons run by the CIA. more...  0 Comments

Colombia: “Operación Jaque”... ¿y “Mate”?

Lucy Roessler | No puede menos que respirarse con alivio luego que la “Operación Jaque” realizada por las FFMM colombianas y que condujera a la liberación de Ingrid y demás secuestrados lograra ser realizada incruentamente... more...  5 Comments

Radical Women Conference: The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism

Radical Women | You can get involved in this historic gathering by coming to Radical Women meetings NOW! Learn more about what RW stands for, join the work and the fun, and plan to volunteer and to attend this conference with other feminists from California and far beyond. We want to change the world! more...  0 Comments

FREE JOAQUIN CIENFUEGOS ANARCHIST PEOPLE OF COLOR, RAC, COP-WATCH LA

MICHAEL SCHMIDT:INTERNATIONAL SECRETARY ANARC | BEHIND ENEMY LINES JOAQUIN CIENFUEGOS more...  0 Comments

Free Joaquin Cienfuegos Now

jexxy | Joaquin Cienfuegos, a community activist and organizer with Revolutionary Autonomous Communities, Copwatch Los Angeles and Anarchist People of Color, is under attack and needs your support.
Last week, Cienfuegos was stopped by police and charged with carrying a concealed weapon, a serious crime that carries prison time in California. more...  0 Comments

7 Groups Call on Susan Sarandon to Follow UNICEF & Cut Ties with Leviev

Adalah-NY | As seven diverse groups committed to justice, human rights and peace, and representing hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of people in the US, Palestine and Israel, we call on you as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, to follow the lead of UNICEF which told Reuters on June 20th that it was cutting all ties with Israeli billionaire and diamond mogul Lev Leviev. UNICEF took this action due to Leviev’s companies’ construction of Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian Territory. more...  3 Comments

Starbucks Union Statement on Closure of 600 Stores

Starbucks Workers Union | In the wake of this announcement, the SWU would like to see some basic questions answered, such as: Which locations will be closed down? What will happen to the workers at these locations? more...  0 Comments

New York Roma / Gypsy Human Rights Film Festival, 2nd edition

New York Roma / Gypsy Human Rights Film Festi | The New York Roma / Gypsy Human Rights Film Festival returns this summer to bring together highly spirited filmmakers, lively musicians and a diverse public who believe in the respectful representation each individual is entitled to. Join the Festival in its continuous pursuit of a vibrant and dignified portrayal of the global Roma and Sinti population.

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Letter to the NY State Psychological Association

Antonia Cedrone | It is crucial to understand that this current situation is just one example of how the private health insurance industry swindles doctors and patients! more...  0 Comments

Arrested outside Black Arts Fest!

UhuruNews.com | Dr. Aisha Fields, Director of the All African People's Development and Empowerment Project, and other Uhuru Movement leaders, were arrested and jailed in Alabama on Sunday night while observing police. more...  0 Comments

INB 6/29/08: Raids at Houston Rag Company, Washington Aerospace Plant

Weekly News Update | "Our question to the federal government is very simple," said Mike Espinosa with Houston Justice for Janitors. "How does putting a working woman in jail keep this country safer?" Protesters also said ICE should be held responsible for the injuries the workers suffered during the raid. more...  0 Comments

WNU #952: Is CANF Smuggling Cuban Migrants?

Weekly News Update | Cuban ambassador Manuel Aguilera confirmed in an interview in Mexico City on June 24 that the Cuban government possessed intelligence indicating that CANF is "who's behind all this."
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