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14.02.2017

Action Letter from the Muslim Community Network

Action Letter from the Muslim Community Network

I hope this finds you well.  As you may have heard, the last several days have been unbearable for many communities with the ICE Raids and the uncertainty of the Muslim Ban.  As union leaders and activists, we must continue to find ways to help people we touch ever day… »

07.02.2017

Iran on Notice?

Iran on Notice?

On February 15 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with President Trump in Washington DC. Iran will be among the issues the two will discuss. The Iran nuclear deal, signed in 2015, lifted sanctions in exchange for limiting Iran’s nuclear program and is one of the best examples of… »

07.02.2017

Nobel Peace Laureates: Time to prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons is now!

The following statement from 21 Nobel Peace Laureates was released at the conclusion of the 16th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Bogota, Colombia. On March 27, negotiations will commence at the United Nations for a treaty to ban nuclear weapons. As Nobel Peace Laureates we applaud the… »

26.01.2017

It is now two and a half minutes to midnight

By the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. It is now two and a half minutes to midnight.  For the first time in the 70-year history of the Doomsday Clock, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board has moved the hands of the iconic clock 30… »

18.01.2017

President Obama commutes Chelsea’s sentence!

President Obama commutes Chelsea’s sentence!

By the Chelsea Manning Support Network. President Obama has commuted all but four months of the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former US Army Intelligence Analyst serving 35-years for releasing classified information. Chelsea’s attorney Nancy Hollander, who spoke with President Obama’s counsel earlier today, confirms that “Chelsea will… »

15.01.2017

January 19-21: Bringing Love & Peace

January 19-21: Bringing Love & Peace

We were appalled when President-elect Donald Trump nominated Jeff Sessions, a blatant racist, to be our next US Attorney General. Sessions opposes criminal justice reform, supports voter repression, and even voted against the Violence Against Women Act! As his confirmation hearing began, we were there in beautiful color, holding signs… »

11.01.2017

USA, March & Knit for Resistance

USA, March & Knit for Resistance

This January 21st we will march together with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families and in solidarity with those who were most insulted, marginalized, and threatened during the election cycle – immigrants of all statuses, Muslims and those of diverse religious… »

05.01.2017

Less than three weeks until Trump takes office!

Less than three weeks until Trump takes office!

On January 20th, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. CODEPINK will be there to set an example of how we can shine light even as our country enters a time of darkness. On January 19th, we will be at the … »

24.12.2016

UN General Assembly approves historic nukes resolution

UN General Assembly approves historic nukes resolution

The United Nations General Assembly today approved a historic resolution to launch negotiations in 2017 on a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. The vote follows a decision on 27 October by the General Assembly’s First Committee – which deals with disarmament and international security matters – to begin work… »

21.12.2016

France/UK: Lone Children From Calais Left in Limbo

France/UK: Lone Children From Calais Left in Limbo

The government of the United Kingdom should make full use of all existing laws and regulations to accept transfers of unaccompanied migrant children currently in France, Human Rights Watch said today. The government of France should ensure that unaccompanied migrant children on French territory have full access to asylum… »

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