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BK/NY – Saturday, August 13th – Eric McDavid: Over Ten Years To Talk About

WHAT: Speaking Tour
WHEN: 7pm Saturday, August 13th, 2016
WHERE: The Base1302 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11221 (directions below)
NOTE: The Base is on the ground floor, is wheelchair accessible, and has a gender neutral toilet. 529 more words


Forum on Palestinian and Lebanese Peoples' Struggles

Dear colleagues and friends,

We are pleased to invite you to a forum on Peoples’ Struggles in Palestine and Lebanon to be held on July 29, 2016, 2:00 PM at the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) Conference Room, 879 EDSA, West Triangle, Quezon City. 114 more words


US Political Prisoners: What Washington Doesn’t Want You to Know

The United States holds over 25% of the world’s incarcerated, despite comprising just 5% of the planet’s population. The US doesn’t acknowledge having political prisoners, but political activists from the 1960s and 70s continue to languish in America’s prisons. 638 more words

Another visiting dual-national busted in Tehran

Iranian authorities have confirmed the “detention” of an Iranian-American who was visiting family in Iran although they did not mention who it is. In all probability, the man in question is Robin Shahini, an American-Iranian man from San Diego who went to visit his ailing mother in Iran (she suffers from Alzheimer). 219 more words


Tehran desperate to delegitimize "Free Iran" rally

It’s a bit strange how Tehran seems so desperate to delegitimize the “Free Iran” rally that took place in Paris at the beginning of the month. 184 more words


Amnesty Report on Iran: "Health Taken Hostage"

Quite a lot has been written on the abominable state of prisons in Iran, especially the prisons meant for political prisoners. Amnesty has now issued a new report which focuses on the prisons’ systematic “toying with the lives of prisoners of conscience and other political prisoners by denying them adequate medical care, putting them at grave risk of death, permanent disability or other irreversible damage to their health”. 103 more words


Greece: New statement from the political prisoners in Korydallos prison

On the 4th of July prisoners in Korydallos men’s prison began mobilizing in order to assert a number of demands that are relevant to all prisoners and all people that still want to be called human. 245 more words