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Spring 2016 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert!
Remember March 25 2006 Los Angeles No HR4437 March! Look Forward For Our New Fight At May Day 2016!
Posted: Tue Apr 5, 2016 1:34PM
For the first time, a team of refugees will compete in the Olympics
More than 100,000 refugees have already arrived in Greece in 2016 alone.
Posted: Fri Mar 4, 2016 1:44AM
Behind every refugee stands an arms trader
Humankind has abolished slavery, absolute monarchy, cannibalism and, in principle, child labor. To solve, or at least reduce, the mounting refugee problem, we should begin to discuss how to increase human civilization by criminalizing arms trade and by abolishing war – as stated in the UN Charter Preamble. But there are taboos on such common sense ideas in all the countries which consider themselves civilized compared with the morally weak and uncivilized countries they destroy, one after ...
Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2016 6:26AM
(A-Radio) Mediterranean 3: The self-organized refugee squat Orfanotrofeio in Thessaloniki
The following audio is a recording made by activists of the self-organized refugee squat Orfanotrofeio in Thessaloniki, Greece. This material has been made available to us by our comrades at Crna Luknja, the anarchist radio show at Radio Student in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. The comrades of Orfanotrofeio tell about the conditions that led to squatting this place in Thessaloniki in the beginning of last December and about their struggle to keep the place despite of all obstacles.
Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2016 1:50PM
(A-Radio) Mediterranean 2: Anarchists in Slovenia and the refugee Balkan route
For refugees heading to Central and Northern Europe, the Balkan route has been of upmost importance. As Anarchist Radio Berlin we talked to two anarchists from Slovenia about the situation in the Balkans, their work with the refugees and the perspectives of this struggle beyond humanitarian actions.
Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2016 12:11PM
UNITE HERE Condemns ICE Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children
LOS ANGELES, CA, January 7, 2016 — Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Monday that ICE officials detained 121 adults and children in Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina over New Year’s weekend, all of whom are in the process of being repatriated. In response, UNITE HERE, a union of 270,000 hospitality workers across the U.S. and Canada, joins immigrant advocacy groups nationwide in denouncing the ongoing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation raid...
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 11:54PM
(A-Radio) Mediterranean 1: The occupied refugee center Notara26 in Athens
As Anarchist Radio Berlin we had the opportunity of making an interview with two activists of the occupied and self-organized refugee center Notara26 in Athens, Greece. The comrades tell us about the origins and ideas of their center as well as of the anarchist influence and importance of the Exarchia neighbourhood. They also comment on the topic of governmental (Syriza) policies and the difference of their work to such policies. And they also mention problems encountered in this project.
Posted: Mon Jan 4, 2016 2:27PM
2 minutes with Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
May the New Year be full of good surprises - like learning from O Canada and living with humility, self-criticism and truthfulness!
Posted: Thu Dec 24, 2015 3:57PM
Emotional funeral for drowned Iraqi family
Tragedy struck one Iraqi family, who forced to flee from war and ethnic cleansing in Iraq, found the journey to safety was their biggest killer.
Posted: Fri Dec 4, 2015 1:32AM
The art of cinema from Berkeley to Hollywood
Rob Nilsson can generally be found in front of the theater when his films are being screened. Often the actors appear at his films, and are available for a discussion about the film afterwards, with the audience.
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:47PM
Greek conscripts: 'we won't take part in fighting migrants'
A collective statement on the migrant crisis from “Diktyo Spartakos” (‘Spartacus Net’), a far leftist formation inside the Greek army, and signed by conscript soldiers from 50 different units.
Posted: Sun Nov 8, 2015 10:16PM
Fall 2015 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert!
Migrant’s Human Rights Violations, Syria Refugee Crisis – Proudly Made by U.S.A. + Dump the Trump!
Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:00AM
Refugees themselves, Iraqis volunteer to help others reach safety in Germany
Many have travelled from war-torn countries like Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan by boat, train, car and on foot. All that's left is navigating the Austrian and German police cordons on the bridge linking the two neighbouring countries.
Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2015 12:48AM
Horrific Mistreatment of Migrants
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 5:30AM
Summer 2015 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert!
Life and Death in the Border, Mass Detention: Another U.S. violation of Human Rights
Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2015 12:36PM
The forbidden texts of writer and refugee activist Joke Kaviaar
Hereby I spread the forbidden texts of writer and refugee activist Joke Kaviaar, who is convicted by the Highest Dutch Court to two months conditional imprisonment because of the exposing of the inhuman Dutch policy against refugees. No man or woman is illegal!
Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 4:32AM
AFSCME 3299 & CLF Call on UC to Support Equal Pay for its Subcontractors
San Francisco: As State and Federal lawmakers struggle to address the growing problems of poverty and income inequality, AFSCME 3299 President Kathryn Lybarger, California Labor Federation Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski and others today publicly called upon UC President Janet Napolitano to support SB 376 (Lara)—a measure that would guarantee that the employees of private firms providing contract services to the University are paid commensurate wages as career UC employees performing the sa...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 8:00PM
An open letter to the following Greek organizations from MEChA de UC Santa Cruz
An open letter to the following Greek organizations from MEChA de UC Santa Cruz: Kappa Zeta, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Sigma Phi Zeta and Lambda Phi Epsilon
Posted: Thu May 14, 2015 8:12AM
Lives of Somali Americans in Minnesota
Lives of Somali Americans in Minnesots
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 11:22PM
A select few in Chicago
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has won re-election in a hard-fought runoff against challenger Jesús "Chuy" García. Emanuel defeated García with a margin of around 55 percent to García’s 44 percent. Emanuel raised $23 million for the campaign, more than three times García’s $6 million. García, the son of Mexican immigrants, shocked the nation’s political establishment by forcing Emanuel into the runoff earlier this year.
Posted: Wed Apr 8, 2015 1:55PM