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This Criminal Act: Navy Nurse First to Refuse to Carry Out Brutal Gitmo Force-Feedings

“I have come to the decision that I refuse to participate in this criminal act.”

Is this the beginning of a wave? Will conscience finally dissolve the big con that keeps humans from connecting with their hearts and each other? 406 more words

News And Politics

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Celebrate Irish History

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hosted a two night Irish History and Cultural event on May 20th and 21st at the IBEW Local 3 Union Hall in Queens New York. 463 more words

Sinn Féin

Force-Feeding Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Palestine Hunger Strike and Israeli Force-Feeding Pending Legislation

 

            The highly respected human rights NGO, Adalah (meaning justice) dedicated to securing human rights for Palestinians living in Israel, has issued an urgent appeal on behalf of a reported 125 Palestinian prisoners who are engaged in a hunger strike protesting their being held in Israeli jails on the basis of ‘administrative detention’ procedures. 2,530 more words

Administrative Detention

Palestinian women's protests in support of hunger strikers

The following is from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine:

The Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees organized events in Ramallah and Gaza on Saturday and Sunday (June 7 and 8) in solidarity with the Palestinian prisoners as they enter over 45 days of hunger strike demanding an end to administrative detention without charge or trial. 299 more words

Imperialism And Anti-imperialism