American Indian Movement Longest Walk 5 La Jolla, Calif. to Washington, D.C. February 13 to July 15, 2016
'I believe that this President is my last hope for freedom, and I will surely die here if I am not released by January 20, 2017.' #indigenouspeoples #politicalprisoners #prisonersrights
This article is based on speeches by Araceli Patricia Cruz and Karina Garcia at the New York City Rally in Solidarity with Oaxaca on June 20 in Times Square.
The ANSWER Coalition participated in the International Forum on Peace and Reunification, visited political prisoners, held meetings with progressive organizations, and joined in several protests and actions.
On June 18, a broad coalition from the New Haven, Conn. community, Women Organized to Resist and Defend, NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut, the Reproductive Justice Action League at Yale, and other groups defended Planned Parenthood from anti-choice bigots.
When we speak of women’s access to reproductive health care, we think of abortion and contraceptive access. But there is more to the full range of reproductive care to which women should have the right: quality and accurate sex education; contraceptives and the morning-after pill; abortion care; elective sterilization; appropriate care during miscarriage and stillbirth and pre-natal and post-natal care. The battle for each of these is not over yet.
From June 14-17, hundreds of activists and intellectuals gathered in Seoul, Korea for International Forum for Peace and Reunification.
Vigils show solidarity and unity against homophobia and Islamophobia following Orlando anti-LGBTQ massacre
In the wake of the horrible anti-LGBTQ massacre in Orlando, thousands of people have poured into the streets in solidarity and unity.
Since the 2010 shooting, the Feltons have faced ongoing harassment by the Jersey City Police Department and administration at Southwoods State Prison in Bridgeton, NJ.
Read an open letter drafted by Co-Representative and Chief Executive Director of the Corean Alliance for Independent Reunification and Democracy Lee Sang-Jun demanding the release of political prisoner Kim Hye-young.