Roman | The rightwing government's intention to fingerprint all Roma reflects the country's unresolved problem of racial discrimination more... 0 Comments
Felix Lee | "The high oil price and the food crisis threaten the existence of over a hundred million people." (Walden Bello) "People in poor countries must starve so the rich can continue driving their cars." Growing plants for biofuels is a crime against humanity. more... 0 Comments
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JustUs Legal Collective | Monday, July 14 - 7pm at Bluestockings, 172 Allen Street
Jennifer Barrios | Every Sunday afternoon, Food Not Bombs sets up a small folding table near the parking lot at the Hempstead train station, a site chosen because of the large number of people who walk by. The group brings not only food, but also new shoes, clothing, seedlings and vitamins -- all of it obtained through donations -- to distribute to people who need it. On this particular Sunday in June, 40 people holding empty plastic grocery bags waited patiently as the volunteers carried the food to the table. more... 20 Comments
Frei Betto | Spirituality is a new consciousness and allegiance based on interdependence, a way of resistance to militarism and greed. Resistance is part of our nature as antibodies are part of our bodies. As carrots and beans grow togehter, people can coexist. Diversity is not a threat. The other is not only a projection surface for our needs and desires. more... 0 Comments
Alex Kane | 60 people gathered outside the Canadian consulate on Avenue of the Americas July 9 to call for the Conservative Party-led government of Canada to honor the House of Commons measure that calls for asylum and residency for United States war resisters living there. more... 0 Comments
July5th Relief Association for Sapporo Sound | 3 of our friends unjustly arrested at the demonstration against G8 summit on
AJLPP | The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) expresses militant solidarity and support to compatriot Marichu S. Baonan and the Damayan Migrant Workers Association based in New York on the case filed by Ms. Baonan against former United Nations Ambassador Lauro Baja, Jr., Norma Castro Baja, his daughter Maria Elizabeth Baja Facundo and the Baja-owned Labaire International Travel Inc;
NYC ABCF | On Monday July 14th there will be a concentrated 'call in' and 'emailing' to get Leonard Peltier his Diabetes testing kit and diabetic shoes. more... 0 Comments
Marisa Ragonese | In aftermath of Monday’s assault on Father Braxton, Director of Carmen’s Place, a homeless shelter for LGBT youth, participants gather to discuss hostility they face daily in school and in the streets of Queens more... 0 Comments
Lucy Roessler | En solo unas horas más, Hugo Chávez y Alvaro Uribe se reunirán en territorio venezolano, al parecer en Paraguaná. Como punto principal y quizás único de la agenda, figurará sin lugar a dudas, la propuesta uribista de que el presidente de Venezuela Bolivariana se haga cargo del “jaque mate” que a la actual dirección de las FARC el régimen colombiano le tiene preparado. more... 1 Comments
Adalah-NY | Thirty human rights advocates held a spirited protest in the rain outside the Leviev jewelry store on Madison Avenue today, demanding that Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev be brought to justice for his companies' construction of Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land. Many protesters held signs featuring a large cartoon mug shot of Leviev emblazoned with the words, “Wanted, Lev Leviev, For Violating International Law.” more... 2 Comments
posted by F Espinoza | I have honestly and strongly criticized the objectively cruel methods of kidnapping and retaining prisoners under the conditions of the jungle. But I am not suggesting that anyone laid down their arms, when everyone who did so in the last 50 years did not survive to see peace… more... 0 Comments
Indy Gypsy | Civilian attacks, fervent segregation, police brutality and an appalling lack of legitimate representation in art and media all conspire to marginalize the Roma. We at the New York Gypsy Film Festival hope to counteract these forces by exposing the public to the art, music, history, culture and above all humanity of the beautiful Roma people. more... 0 Comments
Weekly News Update | On June 30 El Heraldo de León, a newspaper based in León in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, released two graphic videotapes showing police agents from León's Special Tactical Group (GET) torturing other agents during training sessions.
Weekly News Update | Attorney Liza Zamd also said a four-year-old girl saw ICE agents handcuff her father and force him to kneel in their home while they searched for two workers from the painting company who live there. Zamd said the girl's father is a US citizen and wasn't charged.
Longest Walk 2 | The Longest Walk 2 is an effort to bring national attention to the harms being perpetrated against Mother Earth, the effects of environmental devastation on Native Americans and all peoples, plants and animals and the need to protect and preserve sacred sites as a means for cultural survival. The walkers began their trans-continental journey on Feb. 11 in San Francisco, and are stopping in communities all across Turtle Island to listen to Native and all people’s concerns, document them and deliver them to U.S. officials upon arrival in Washington D.C. on July 11, 2008. They walk behind the banner, "All Life is Sacred – Save Mother Earth.” more... 0 Comments
repost | In late January and early February 2003, the World Economic Forum meetings were held in New York City. In a class action lawsuit later brought by demonstrators arrested at the meetings, it was alleged that the NYPD attempted to show the world it was in control by illegally arresting and detaining 215 persons. more... 1 Comments
Adalah-NY | On July 9, 2004, the International Court of Justice at the Hague ruled that Israeli settlements and the West Bank Wall illegally annex Palestinian land, violate Palestinian human rights and must be dismantled. In violation of the law, billionaire diamond merchant LEV LEVIEV and his sometime partner, SHAYA BOYMELGREEN, have used the Wall to grab more land to construct illegal Jewish-only housing worth hundreds of millions of dollars. At the same time, they are attempting to drive out families in New York so they can create more luxury condos. more... 2 CommentsPage 208 | Page 206
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