Tag Archives: Human Rights
Media Applaud the New Cold Wars—but Could US Be More Aggressive, Please? by Gregory Shupak
“US media are fixin’ for a fight with China, Russia—or both.”
Ask Officials to Sign the Parliamentary (Legislative) Pledge!
Has your elected official taken the pledge?
Support the Philippine Human Rights Act
“On July 3, Philippine President Duterte signed the Anti-Terrorism Act—a law that Amnesty International has called “yet another setback for human rights.” The law appears to be a pretext to target perceived political opponents.”
Protest at General Mills: “No to U.S. Dough for the Occupation of Palestine!”
“Israel, the Occupying Power, has systemically and unlawfully appropriated Palestinian public and privately owned land, exploiting Palestinian natural resources, while forcing the transfer of and creating coercive environments [sic] to forcibly displace the protected Palestinian population.*
Is It for Freedom? by Sara Thomsen
Children of the world, you have the right
To sing and dance, run and play, let your dreams take flight.
As the innocent die, you rulers carry the shame,
And if we stand idly by, we share in the blame.
FREE THEM ALL! A Story by Roger Cuthbertson
“FREE THEM ALL! (Yes, free all of the people locked up in jails and prisons in the U.S.)”
The Wounds of War, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan with Kathy Kelly
Kathy Kelly speaks on The Wounds of War, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan with Kathy Kelly Kathy Kelly will also be speaking at the East Side Freedom Library on Friday, January 21: Tim Arango, The New York Times bureau chief in Baghdad from 2010 to 2017 noted that many people he had spoken with in Iraq said […]
Water and Greenhouse Gas Pollution in the U.S. Military
Co-director Neta C. Crawford puts into perspective just how quickly military emissions add up: in January 2017, two B-2B bombers emitted about 1,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases in a single mission to bomb ISIS targets in Libya, says Mic article. MIC June 26, 2019 MORE A new drinking water crisis hits US military […]
Assange Arrested: Call for protests and phone calls; also links to articles
The prosecution of Julian Assange is an attack on Freedom of the Press in the 21st Century. WikiLeaks is democratizing journalism, redistributing power and increasing transparency. Publishing the truth is not a crime.
Michael Moore: We Have to ‘Put Our Bodies on the Line’ to Stop Trump
“We’re not talking about political differences. We’re talking about thousands of children being kidnapped and put in jails.”
RMG Interview at the Hands Off Syria Conference in Sydney, Australia
An eye-opening analysis of the Syrian conflict from down under.
William Hartung | The American Way of War Is a Budget-Breaker: Never Has a Society Spent More for Less
Put another way, preparations for and the pursuit of war will ensure that any future America is dirtier, sicker, poorer, more rickety, and less safe.
DN! Human Rights Lawyer: Sweden Dropping Investigation of WikiLeaks’ Assange is “Long Overdue Decision”
We can say that he is innocent. We can concentrate on the right to know and his right to publish.
Justice Dept Announces It Will End Use of For-Profit Prisons
This announcement comes on the heels of a rather scathing report from the DOJ’s inspector general last week which found the nefarious privately-run facilities had a greater number of safety and security incidents than those run by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.