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10.08.2019

Anti-Nuclear Protest in Observance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb

Anti-Nuclear Protest in Observance of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb

Photos by Ellen Davidson Interview By Jhon Sánchez Last Monday, August 5th, in front of the General Consulate of Japan in New York, a group of protesters gathered on occasion of the 74th anniversary of the… »

16.07.2019

Lights for Liberty Immigrant Rights Vigil

Lights for Liberty Immigrant Rights Vigil

Photos by Ellen Davidson Hundreds of people participated in the Kingston, NY, Lights for Liberty immigrant rights vigil July 12. Chants included “Black, brown, white, unite to fight for immigrants’ right,” “Love, not hate, makes America… »

03.07.2019

Queer Liberation March in New York City

Queer Liberation March in New York City

On June 30, tens of thousands joined the Queer Liberation March in New York City, organized by a coalition of activist groups to “reclaim pride.” According to the group’s mission statement, “We march in our communities’ tradition of resistance against police, state, and societal oppression, a tradition that is epitomized… »

26.06.2019

Chile: [President of Teachers Union] Mario Aguilar and 38 other teachers demonstrating peacefully arrested

Chile: [President of Teachers Union] Mario Aguilar and 38 other teachers demonstrating peacefully arrested

The Chilean Carabineros dissolved and repressed the teachers who were demonstrating in front of the Government Palace, in a peaceful manner headed by the President of the Union Mario Aguilar. For a year, all of Chile’s teachers debated, analysed and ended up resolving a 12-point petition that has led them… »

14.06.2019

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons premiered in New York

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons premiered in New York

An idea born a year ago to record the story of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was turned into a reality last week as the World Premiere of the film, The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons, took place in New York in the Village East… »

05.06.2019

The “Stop Trump” demo in London

The “Stop Trump” demo in London

Demonstrators in different UK cities wanted to express their rejection to the racism, misogyny, warmongering and blatant disrespect for the truth that Trump represents. Here is what those demonstrating in London had to say. Images from Stop Trump Facebook… »

03.06.2019

A Call to Invest in Peace Rally at the BLACKROCK shareholders’ meeting

A Call to Invest in Peace Rally at the BLACKROCK shareholders’ meeting

By Jhon Sánchez and Tim Kennedy May 23, at 7:30 am, a hundred protesters gathered in the rain to call out BLACKROCK investors and encourage divestment in the war machine. According to Code Pink, BLACKROCK is the top investor in weapons manufacturers such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman,… »

29.05.2019

Climate Emergency Rally in NYC

Climate Emergency Rally in NYC

Students gather Friday in Columbus Circle in New York for a student-led protest, part of many school climate strikes around the world, against a lack of action on climate issues and to raise awareness about climate change. Photos by Gustavo Espinoza… »

29.05.2019

Veterans For Peace Commemorate Memorial Day in NYC

Veterans For Peace Commemorate Memorial Day  in NYC

Sunday, May 26th, 2019 | Annual VFP Chapter 34 Memorial Day Observance in Battery Park, in front of the East Coast Memorial on the waterfront, near the Statue of Liberty Ferry. Speech given by Susan Schnall… »

17.05.2019

Refugee journeys on the Balkan Route: denunciation and solidarity

Refugee journeys on the Balkan Route: denunciation and solidarity

It has been an intense few days of events about migration on the Balkan route. It starts on Wednesday the 15th of May with the opening of the exhibition ‘Refugee journeys through the Balkan route(s): a crisis no more?” in the Cortile Farmacia of the University of Milan. By the… »

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