Human Rights

22.02.2017

London: Hundreds protest against immigration raids

London: Hundreds protest against immigration raids

On Saturday more than 500 people marched through Peckham, London with LGBT+ and migrant communities to protest immigration raids and mass deportations. The march was led by Peckham-based asylum seekers and featured speeches from South London migrant groups and local shop owners along the route. Last year’s Peckham Pride saw… »

21.02.2017

Anti-Trump protests in London and all over the UK

Anti-Trump protests in London and all over the UK

On Monday 20th February The British Parliament debated whether or not to allow Donald Trump a state visit, after the invitation extended by the Prime Minister Theresa May when she visited Washington DC just 7 days after Trump’s inauguration. 1.8 million people signed a petition asking to withdraw the invitation, while… »

20.02.2017

Anti-Trump Demonstrations Continue in the US and in Great Britain

Anti-Trump Demonstrations Continue in the US and in Great Britain

Anti-Trump demonstrations continue nationally and worldwide, as thousands of protesters took the streets across the U.S. over the weekend. In New York City, activists, flanked by a marching band and carrying a casket, staged a New Orleans-style mock funeral for the presidency. In Washington, D.C., LGBT protesters kissed each other outside Trump’s… »

20.02.2017

NYC Rally: ‘I Am a Muslim Too’

NYC Rally: ‘I Am a Muslim Too’

Activists gathered in New York City to oppose President Trump’s travel ban that targets seven countries with large Muslim populations. More than 1,000 people filled New York’s Times Square on Sunday, waving American flags and holding signs saying “No Muslim Ban.” The “I Am A Muslim Too” rally, designed to… »

19.02.2017

NYC Japanese-American Day of Remembrance

NYC Japanese-American Day of Remembrance

The 75th commemoration of the US Concentration Camps and incarceration of Japanese Americans was host at the Japanese American United Church in Manhattan and was devoted in support to the Muslim community represented by Imam Khalid Latif. Mike Ishii, member of the Remembrance Committee and coordinator of the event says: “This is a… »

18.02.2017

Thousands call on Spain to welcome more refugees

Thousands call on Spain to welcome more refugees

Tens of thousands of people joined a protest in Barcelona urging the Spanish government to increase its refugee intake. Only 1,100 migrants have been resettled under a plan to take in 17,000 people. Protesters heeded a call by Ada Colau, the mayor of Spain’s second city, who urged residents to… »

17.02.2017

A Dire Vacuum in a World in Crisis

A Dire Vacuum in a World in Crisis

By Baher Kamal “The world is in a crisis, not least because governing élites have estranged themselves from the needs and aspirations of ordinary people. This sense of being left behind has lead the latter to rebel against their country’s stratified governance,”… »

16.02.2017

Colorado: Undocumented Mother Seeks Sanctuary in Denver Church

Colorado: Undocumented Mother Seeks Sanctuary in Denver Church

In Denver, Colorado, an undocumented mother of four sought refuge in a church Wednesday, after ICE officials denied her request to remain in the country. Jeanette Vizguerra skipped a scheduled check-in with ICE officials and instead brought her family to the First Unitarian Society church, where she addressed supporters. Jeanette Vizguerra: “And if this… »

16.02.2017

Instructive Incarceration Inquiry

Instructive Incarceration Inquiry

By Rachel Olivia O’Connor “Gonna raise me an army, some tough sons of bitches I’ll recruit my army from the orphanages….” — from Bob Dylan’s Thunder on the Mountain In Madness and Civilization Michel Foucault makes the claim that the period of the Enlightenment in Europe effected a transformation in the… »

14.02.2017

Milwaukee, March for “Day Without Latinos, Immigrants and Refugees”

Milwaukee, March for “Day Without Latinos, Immigrants and Refugees”

Resistance to the Muslim travel ban, as well as Trump’s crackdown against immigration and immigrants currently living in the United States, continues nationwide. In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, tens of thousands of people marched Monday for a “Day Without Latinos, Immigrants and Refugees.” The massive march was called to oppose Milwaukee County… »

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