Nondiscrimination

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… »

14.02.2017

Love Beyond Flags: Nothing More Beautiful

Love Beyond Flags: Nothing More Beautiful

By David Swanson When Iran’s democracy was overthrown by the CIA in 1953, many Iranians had what they still have: affection for the people of the United States, as distinct from the U.S. government. If — even with Michael Flynn out — the U.S. government/military manages to stir up a… »

14.02.2017

Thousands Demonstrate In Defense Of Immigrants As White House Vows More Deportations

Thousands Demonstrate In Defense Of Immigrants As White House Vows More Deportations

By Tom Eley Demonstrations in the US continued over the weekend against last week’s mass roundup of immigrants, the first “surge” in deportations since President Donald Trump signed a January 25 executive order dramatically expanding the purview of anti-immigrant police actions. An annual march for civil rights in Raleigh, North… »

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… »

12.02.2017

Immigrant Rally: Here To Stay y No Nos Vamos

Immigrant Rally: Here To Stay y No Nos Vamos

In Washington Square Park immigrant-rights groups rallied to challenge the criminalization of immigrants under the NYPD’s current Broken-Windows policy, before it worsens under Trump’s far-right administration. See Our Photo Gallery of the Event Broken-windows policing targets small crimes on the theory that it will prevent bigger ones from happening. But advocates are… »

08.02.2017

US peace activists say: Who are “They” anyway?

US peace activists say: Who are “They” anyway?

Inside our California home we feel deeply, and coast-to-coast across America, we read thousands of post-election words about fears and potential dangers. Yet, listening carefully across the black-dark chasms of human separation, we citizens see light on some unifying agreement: Many old institutions favor a few and exclude many, sometimes… »

06.02.2017

Donald Trump’s policy on immigration defied in court

Donald Trump’s policy on immigration defied in court

In a stunning reversal, two federal government agencies Saturday made separate announcements that for now halt implementation of President Trump’s travel ban against people from seven majority Muslim countries and refugees worldwide. The announcements from the State Department and Department of Homeland Security came after a federal judge in Seattle… »

31.01.2017

Advisory on Trump’s Entry Ban

Advisory on Trump’s Entry Ban

The American Immigration Council’s practice advisory, Challenging President Trump’s Ban on Entry, provides information about how last Friday’s Executive Order is being implemented, offers resources and practice tips for attorneys whose clients are affected by it, and outlines legal challenges that have been filed to date. Download the… »

30.01.2017

Protesters Rally in Battery Park Against President Trump’s Travel Ban

Protesters Rally in Battery Park Against President Trump’s Travel Ban

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and other city and state officials joined nearly 10,000 protesters from across the city packed Battery Park late Sunday afternoon, to speak out against President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending the nation’s refugee program and temporarily banning those coming from… »

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