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BTL:Human Rights Groups Pursue Indictment of George W. Bush for Authorizing Torture (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
Israel's Knesset Targets Leftist Organizations (tags)
KARAPATAN PARA SA LAHAT, LUMAHOK SA MARTSA/RALI SA MAYO UNO (tags)
WORKERS RIGHTS ARE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! Diverse immigrant rights groups all over the United States will come out in a united full force for an all-out drive to push genuine immigration reform in 2010. In almost all major cities of the United States, immigrant rights groups led the labor unions, immigrant rights advocates and anti-war and racism forces like the International ANSWER Coalition will hold march and rallies for full immigrant rights and to commemorate International Workers Day. --For the first time after more than four years, all the immigrant rights groups will march together as one. The marches and rallies have been disunited and at least 4-5 immigrant groups hold their rallies separately since 2006.
FULL RIGHTS FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS! ALL OUT FOR MAY 1 (tags)
WORKERS RIGHTS ARE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! Diverse immigrant rights groups all over the United States will come out in a united full force for an all-out drive to push genuine immigration reform in 2010. In almost all major cities of the United States, immigrant rights groups led the labor unions, immigrant rights advocates and anti-war and racism forces like the International ANSWER Coalition will hold march and rallies for full immigrant rights and to commemorate International Workers Day.
US IMMIGRANT RIGHTS GROUPS STEPS UP MASS ACTIONS (tags)
Diffferent Immigrant rights groups and coalitions stepped up their mass actions nationwide in more than 6 major cities to force the US Congress to enact laws that will give amnesty and full rights to more than 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. More mass actions is slated from September 7 to September 9 in protest of the much delayed congressional action on the immigration reform law that will legalize at least 3 to 5 million undocumented immigrants and at least 7 million workers as “guest workers” in the SB 2611 or the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill that all immigrant rights groups and advocate rejects as “modified HR 4437”.
US Faces Growing Charges of War Crimes (tags)
Several human rights groups are calling for the creation of either a war crimes tribunal or an international commission of justice. Additionally, several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) say they will pressure Washington to pay compensation for the killings of innocent civilians -- a common practice in U.S. law courts.
The Deepening Crisis in Nepal (tags)
In order to continue the "state of emergency" against the wishes of parliament, King Gyanendra recently dissolved parliament. Human rights groups report that government security forces have been acting with impunity, engaging in torture and summary execution, and killing of noncombatants. Journalists have been tortured, report media rights groups. Yet the U.S. has promised increased support for the Nepali state. Now is the time to get the Senate to add human rights language to the funding bill.
Protesters Warm Up For President's Visit (tags)
On Sunday up to 20,000 activists from anti-globalisation and human rights groups held a warm-up march in Madrid., as protests against everything Bush stands for loom to greet him at every turn.
US death squads. Israel Colombia. Reuters articles. Human rights groups reports. (tags)
Holy wars and drug wars. The USA has to stop supporting and funding death squads. The USA is sending billions of dollars of support, military equipment, and training to governments that have been shown by numerous human rights groups to be directly and indirectly responsible for many death squad murders. What is particularly disturbing is that fundamentalist religious fanatics are often the strongest supporters of escalating this violence, and who refuse to compromise.