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image Refugee Caravan Carries On to Defend the Right to Seek Asylum 480_refugee-caravan-mexico_1.jpg by Pueblo Sin Fronteras
We call on the people of the United States to support and join our struggle. Already, allies from the Tohono O’odham people, the National Alliance of Domestic Workers, and the Palestine people have expressed solidarity. We hope that more people and organizations feel that our struggle is their struggle as well....
Posted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:20PM
image Ramsey Orta is creating a Graphic Novel 480_30167286_10160129991775507_7522667275662125588_o_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
From behind bars Ramsey Orta continues to stand strong. For those who do not know, over the past couple months, the ongoing harassment of Ramsey from corrections officers escalated, resulting in Ramsey being placed in solitary confinement. Ramsey was pulled out of Franklin Corrections and transferred to Gouverneur Correctional Facility to serve out his solitary confinement, and was ultimately transferred to Alton Correctional Facility where he resides today. All these facilities rest on t...
Posted: Mon Apr 9, 2018 3:26AM
image Israel confirms holding two bodies of Palestinians killed Friday – Total now 17 480_mosabsalloul_1.jpg by IMEMC
Israeli authorities confirmed Sunday that they are holding the bodies of two Palestinians who were killed on Friday during the protests at the borders in Gaza. The two men were identified as: Mohammad Rubaiya and Mosab Zohair Salloul....
Posted: Tue Apr 3, 2018 8:52PM
image Israeli Soldiers Shoot 49 Palestinians In Gaza Day After Killing Sixteen in Land Day Protest gazaprotest.jpg by IMEMC
Israeli soldiers shot, Saturday, 49 Palestinians protesting on their lands, near border area, in several parts of the Gaza Strip....
Posted: Sun Apr 1, 2018 8:56PM
image Sixteen Killed Friday by Israeli Soldiers During Land Day Protest, 1416 Wounded 480_ahmadodah-gaza_1.jpg by IMEMC
The number of Palestinians killed in Gaza during the Land Day protests at the border fences has reached 16, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
Posted: Sun Apr 1, 2018 8:48PM
image The challenges of building a united resistance in Duterte’s Philippines 480_2017-anti-duterte-rally-laban-ng-masa_1.jpg by Joshua Makalintal
Three decades after the People Power revolution ended the bloody regime of Ferdinand Marcos in 1986, Asia’s oldest republic is at a crossroads. Since Rodrigo Duterte became president of the Philippines in June 2016, he has led an extrajudicial killing campaign that has taken over 12,000 lives. Officially cloaked as an anti-crime policy, his “war against drugs” has nevertheless failed to address the genuine roots of the country’s narcotics crisis. It has instead only worsened the situation by ...
Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:22AM
image 60% of black women killed by police were unarmed 480_saye_her_name_rekia_boyd_1.jpg by Gerry Everding-WUSTL
February 9th, 2018 - Black people, especially women, are more likely to have been unarmed when killed by police than non-blacks, according to a new study of nationwide data....
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:54PM
text Trial Begins in Lawsuit Against Mississippi Department of Corrections Over Years of Unconstitutional Conditions at Privately Operated Prison by American Civil Liberties Union
JACKSON, Miss., March 5, 2018 – Trial begins today in Dockery, et al. v. Hall, et al., a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of prisoners at East Mississippi Correctional Facility (EMCF) in Meridian, Mississippi. The American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Law Offices of Elizabeth Alexander, and Covington & Burling LLP will show that the Mississippi Department of Corrections has operated the prison in a continuous state of crisis, neglect, and abuse for years, ...
Posted: Tue Mar 6, 2018 11:06AM
image Reseña de la edición 2017 de Búsquenme en el Torbellino 480_look-for-me-in-the-whirlwind_1.jpg by carolina saldaña
Este libro contiene la versión original de Búsquenme en el Torbellino: La Autobiografía de los 21 Panteras con nuevos textos sobre los torbellinos de nuestros tiempos....
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 7:55PM
image Review of 2017 Edition of Look for Me in the Whirlwind 480_look-for-me-in-the-whirlwind_1.jpg by carolina saldaña
This book contains the original version of Look for Me in the Whirlwind: The Collective Autobiography of the New York 21 with new texts that place it in the context of the whirlinds of our times...
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 4:17PM
video Video of Ahed Tamimi standing up to IOF soldiers in 2012 and 2017 (video/mp4 33.1mb) by Free Palestine
2012: Brave Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi vs Soldier — Where is my brother???...
Posted: Sun Feb 4, 2018 2:12PM
image Worldwide Actions Commemorate Ahed Tamimi’s 17th Birthday, Demand Freedom 480_tamimi-ahed-graphic-samidoun_1.jpg by IMEMC
Protests and actions around the world marked the 17th birthday of imprisoned Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi. With birthday songs, cakes and cards as well as strong, powerful protest actions against Israeli occupation and colonization, the streets of international cities marked days of action called for by Samidoun, the Free the Tamimi Women campaign and other organizations to demand the release of Ahed, imprisoned since 19 December and facing charges before an Israeli military court....
Posted: Sun Feb 4, 2018 1:34PM
image Ramsey Orta has been put into the SHU (Special Housing Unit) for 60 days 480_13962718_287053834983936_244826657823326891_n_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
Ramsey Orta has been put in the SHU again. This time it is for 60 days.. For those who do not know. Ramsey Orta has been serving a four year prison sentence after being targeted and retaliated against by NYPD for filming the police killing of Orta’s friend Eric Garner back in 2014. (currently at Franklin County Correctional Facility)...
Posted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:45AM
image Struggles of Using Legal Recourse as a Path Toward Better Prison Conditions 480_prison-abolition_1.jpg by National Lawyers Guild
It seems there could never be enough legal support to help the millions of prisoners who would benefit from having a lawyer at arms’ length. Whether it is lack of medical care, abhorrent nutrition, exposure to extreme temperatures, lack of clean water, or brutality by prison guards, there are endless inhumane conditions prisoners are forced to live through on a daily basis. The National Lawyers Guild’s National Office receives letter after letter from prisoners, mainly requesting a copy of th...
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:38PM
image Florida prisoners begin Operation PUSH to grind prison system to a halt w/ non-cooperation 480_fighttoxicprisons_operationpush_1.jpg by Critical Resistance
The Gainesville Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) and the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons (FTP) have received a statement from prisoners organizing in institutions across the state announcing a new wave of strikes by incarcerated workers in Florida beginning on January 15th, 2018. This action follows on the heels of Florida prisoners' participation in the national strike against prison slavery initiated on September 9th, 2016, and a similar wave of strikes by prisoners on Augus...
Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:09PM
text Tampa's Dark Ages by Sex Worker Solidarity Network
The City of Tampa is considering rewriting a homophobic bathhouse ordinance to target and criminalize sex workers. Please call and email members of Tampa's City Council....
Posted: Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:04PM
image Philippines: We condemn extension of Martial Law in Mindanao 480_2017-anti-duterte-protest-laban-ng-masa_1.jpg by Laban ng Masa (LnM)
The extension of martial law in Mindanao to the end of 2018 by Congress comes as no surprise to Laban ng Masa (Fight of the Masses). Over the last year and a half, the Senate and the House of Representatives have been completely transformed into pliant tools of President Rodrigo Duterte, with the vast majority of the members of these two chambers surrendering their remaining shred of self-respect to become accomplices to Malacanang’s authoritarian agenda....
Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:43PM
image Video As Evidence: A WeCopwatch primer to Filming The Police 480_screen_shot_2017-12-11_at_1.24.12_pm_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
Whether you're Copwatching in the streets of St. Louis, or out on the reservations of Minnesota, this guide will provide you with best tactics and strategies while documenting critical incidents involving the police. This Video as Evidence Guide was adapted in 2016 by WeCopwatch, WITNESS and our allies at Standing Rock. It was intended to help Water Protectors and activists fighting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline to safely, effectively and ethically document human rights abu...
Posted: Mon Dec 11, 2017 4:41AM
image Facebook Shuts Down Event Page for Student Walk Out Against Richard Spencer 480_stop-spencer-university-michigan.jpg by It's Going Down
The Facebook page, ‘Stop Spencer at the University of Michigan’ is organizing and promoting a whole week of events, including a student walkout against Spencer on Wednesday and even a student strike on Thursday. On Monday however, Facebook took down the event page for the student led walk-out....
Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:57PM
image Ramsey Orta is Catching Hell 480_screen_shot_2017-11-25_at_3.46.14_pm_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
On October 21, 2017, we received information that Ramsey was in “The Box”, a term used for being put in disciplinary solitary confinement without contact to the outside world. We immediately reached out to his lawyer to begin the process of getting Ramsey the support he needed. On October 22, 2017, we received this letter from Ramsey outlining an incident involving threats and physical abuse....
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 3:35PM