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Propaganda alert: British Prime Minister to Holocaust survivors:“We will not let you down” (tags)

The real agenda behind British Prime Minister David Cameron's discourse on the Holocaust is the age-old U.S.-British-Israeli war plans against Iran, Syria and Lebanon.

Film about Truth and Reconciliation in Indonesia (tags)

Activists and filmmakers have now released the documentary "40 Years of Silence" online for free (86 minutes).

Tortured in Sinai, Imprisoned in Israel (tags)

Israel

April Sexual Assault Awareness Month (tags)

April has been designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The statistics of sexual assault are shocking (207,754 victims 12 and older) and the statistics of those assaulted even more so(44% victims are under 18). Perhaps it is time though, that we look past the statistics and grasp that these people assaulted are more than mere numbers on a chart. They are people of both genders, with lives that are profoundly changed when sexual assault occurs.

On The Many Ways We Deal With Rapists (tags)

‎"When I first started out as a rape crisis advocate I did not think there was any hope for justice beyond reporting to the police, and even though I could criticize them as an institution for evils like violence and corruption, I figured they would still help a victim in need. I was proven horribly wrong enough times that I had to change my position. My rage and disappointment and disgust required me to change my position."

Ripping Off Dead War Vets' Beneficiaries (tags)

stealing from the dead

PRESS RELEASE: Atomic Bomb Survovors from Hiroshima, Japan Speak to UC Regents (tags)

Two survivors of the US atomic bombing from Hiroshima, Japan spoke yesterday to the University of California Board of Regents, who manage the nations two premiere nuclear weapons laboratories at Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore. The survivors, known in Japanese as hibakusha, spoke at the UC Irvine campus during the Regent’s meeting public comment period to speak of their experiences surviving the atomic bomb, and of their friends and family members who did not survive the attack, with the officials in charge of the institution which created that bomb, and to implore the Regents to end management of the nuclear weapons labs, which continue to create new nuclear weapons.

MacLaren Hall Survivors Weigh In On The Site's Future (tags)

We, the actual survivors of MacLaren Hall's horror *know* that the buildings and land at MacLaren Hall are haunted by brutalized children's souls, every day and night. MacLaren Hall was a battle zone for thousands of children who survived and still remember what happened...

New Katrina Survivor documentary "Down But Not Out" FREE SCREENING (tags)

Come hear first hand the testimonies and struggles from Katrina Survivors

Genocide in Canada: The Untold Story (tags)

An overview of the history and continued practice of genocide in Canada.

TALIB KWELI & THE PEOPLE'S HURRICANE RELIEF FUND TEAM UP THIS SUNDAY NOV. 26TH IN LA (tags)

Join nationally and internatioanally renowned hip hop artist Talib Kweli, the Peoples Hurrican Relief Fund, Change the Game, The Labor /Community Strategy Center & Strategic Actions for A Just Economy (SAJE) for a town hall and open mic on Hurricane Katrina Survivors Right to Return to New Orleans. Los Angeles, CA – On Sunday, November 26th, from 4 to 6 PM at SAJE 152 W 32nd st, Los Angeles, CA.

L.A.'s MacLaren Hall Survivors Become Family (tags)

I am asking that any of you that are from this child protection institution/foster care “aging out” past reach out to others with shared pasts, as your brothers and sisters, as family and reach out to local kids JUST ABOUT TO “AGE OUT,” and let them know there is a family of survivors out here...

Alliance Philippines (AJLPP-USA) September 22 (tags)

The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace In the Philippines (AJLPP)-USA Community Forum: PHILIPPINE UPDATE AND THE EVILS OF MARTIAL LAW last Friday, September 22 at 7;00 PM on September 22, 2006 in Los Angeles was a success. Scores of participants in the forum mostly survivors, victims and those who witnessed and experienced martial law in the Philippines and who now are living in the U.S shared their experiences and the lessons they learned during martial law.

Ritual Abuse Survivors Have Their Day in Court . . . TV (tags)

In what the prosecutor considered "a classic textbook satanic cult killing," (Toledo Blade, May 13, 2006), Father Gerald Robinson of Toledo, Ohio was convicted of murdering Sister Margaret Ann Pahl in 1980. During the trial, I was given the unique opportunity to speak on live TV about the reality of ritual abuse without being discredited, demeaned, or disbelieved by Court TV anchors Lisa Bloom and Vinnie Politan.

MacLaren Hall and The Lost Orphans (tags)

Survivors of MacLaren Hall describe horror. “Children with burnt skin, black eyes, arms in slings and legs in casts, were familiar sights.” We are the survivors of Mac Hall, this is our story...

STAGING TORTURE TO STOP TORTURE (tags)

Hector Aristizábal is a rare type of individual; a man who after undergoing the worst type of physical torture, works to educate people far removed from the harsh realities imposed by the U.S. government on people in other countries, by creating spaces where people are confronted with the unthinkable.

Global Women's Strike/LA Action Highlights Katrina & Other Global Warming Survivors (tags)

“Everything was calm. I had just gone from the sofa into the kitchen. That’s when the water came gushing in. I saw my little dog, Queenie, struggling to get up on the sofa. I grabbed her up, but the water kept rising; it was up to my neck by the time we got out...” - Gloria Brown, Katrina survivor.

March 11 Honor Katrina and Other Survivors at GWS/LA Event (tags)

"Second Line" March, Survivors & Supporters Speak-Out and a "Taste of New Orleans" food, music & celebration Sat., March 11 at 11 am starting in Leimert Park, ending at Christ the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 3303 W. Vernon

Remembering what matters (tags)

[This post was promoted from a comment to a lead post. The original post to which is was a comment was, basically, a troll post. The statement here, however, is relevant to the trolling that has been going on lately, where anti-Mexican agitators are posting stories about Mexico on this newswire, particularly stories about rape. What they're doing is a not-so-subtle campaign to bad-jacket people of Mexican descent. -eds]

KATRINA HOTEL EVICTIONS - TURN UP THE HEAT (tags)

Just as we feared, most of those evicted on the 13th did not have alternative housing. Some were arrested for trespassing as they sought shelter in abandoned buildings, and many dispersed throughout the country, refugees once again. This cannot be allowed to happen again. March 1st will be the final battle for thousands of NOLA families facing homelessness.

MacLaren Hall & L.A. County's Child Abuse (tags)

MacLaren Hall was a child abuse institution, run by L.A. County, that was closed in 2003. At this point, thousands of us live with adult trauma from severe child abuse in MacLaren Hall, at the hands of L.A. County as children and we want an apology, a public hearing and restitution.

Pakistan Earthquake Charity Garage Sale @ Saddleback College DEC 17 - PLEASE DONATE GOODS (tags)

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Rebuild Louisiana rally demands jobs, housing (tags)

BATON ROUGE, La. — Sporting union, NAACP and ACORN T-shirts, more than 1,000 rallied here Oct. 29 for jobs, living wages, affordable housing and public services for south Louisiana. Gov. Kathleen Blanco, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney and the Rev. Al Sharpton were joined by rank-and-file workers and community activists in calling for a rebuilding program that puts victims of Katrina and Rita first. Speakers also called on the federal government to supply grants, not loans, to local governments for basic services.

TOMORROW Hurricane Katrina Benefit Show @ Saddleback College! (tags)

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Hurricane Relief Benefit Show @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE FRI SEP 16!!!!!! (tags)

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Is New Orleans The Second Time FEMA Has Committed Genocide? (tags)

After Hurricane Andrew struck Miami in 1992, many well documented accounts claimed that FEMA covered up its murder through neglect of thousands of poor seasonal workers just south of Miami. These stories now seem believable.

Bearing Witness: 60th Anniversary of Hiroshima Bombing (tags)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7 - 8:30 AM Bearing Witness: 60th Anniversary of Hiroshima Bombing

Building Bridges Radio: The Survivors of BhopalThey Hunger & Thirst for Justice: (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report brings you this 27 minutes radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON WEB LINK BELOW.

Iraqi Wedding Massacre (tags)

Videotape shows revelers at celebration. Survivors of May 19 airstrike cast doubt on U.S. account

Video shows the truth about Iraqi wedding (tags)

OK, so there's a video of the wedding and a video taken after the US bombed the wedding that proves the Americans are lying.

Iraqis Say U.S. Attacked Wedding Party (tags)

As survivors tell it, the wedding party was in full swing. The band was playing tribal music and the guests had just finished eating dinner when, at about 9 p.m., they heard the roar of U.S. warplanes

Iraqis Say U.S. Attacked Wedding Party (tags)

As survivors tell it, the wedding party was in full swing. The band was playing tribal music and the guests had just finished eating dinner when, at about 9 p.m., they heard the roar of U.S. warplanes

Catholics try a spin on health professionals (tags)

Today in Boston at a local catholic college 200 therapists and other clinicians were spoon fed a skewed perspective on the sexual abuse crisis in the church by a panel of clinicians hand picked by church leaders.

More direct and damning eyewitness evidence USS Liberty attact was intentional (tags)

Here's a repost of this article because a troll trashed the thread after it was originally posted, while text can be formatted to work around it, pictures are not appearing

The Assault on the USS Liberty Still Covered Up After 26 Years (tags)

Israeli Pilot Speaks Up Fifteen years after the attack, an Israeli pilot approached Liberty survivors and then held extensive interviews with former Congressman Paul N. (Pete) McCloskey about his role. According to this senior Israeli lead pilot, he recognized the Liberty as American immediately, so informed his headquarters, and was told to ignore the American flag and continue his attack. He refused to do so and returned to base, where he was arrested.

NAGASAKI NIGHTMARE - Paintings by Atom Bomb Survivors (tags)

August 2003 marks the 58th Anniversary of the Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Those who survived the blasts became known as hibakusha (Atom Bomb Survivors). Many hibakusha have created Paintings and Drawings based on their experiences that vividly illustrate the horrors of Atomic fire.

dow chemical sues penniless bhopal survivors (tags)

how dare they demonstrate against us - what do they think this is , a democracy?

The Holocaust Industry - Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering (tags)

This book review -- in the newest issue of Z MAGAZINE (Oct. 2002, Vol. 15, No. 11) is of a book entitled "The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering" by Norman Finkelstein. The book was reviewed by Tanweer Akram, an economist. Z is an independent monthly magazine dedicated to resisting injustice, defending against repression, and creating liberty. It sees the racial, gender, class, and political dimensions of personal life as fundamental to understanding and improving contemporary circumstances; and it aims to assist activist efforts for a better future.

DNA Awareness Rally Set For Tuesday Aug. 27 (tags)

Rape Survivors, the Wrongly Convicted & Supporters Call to Enforce the Moratorium on DNA Evidence Destruction and Fully Fund DNA Testing. Prompted by outrage that LAPD officials "accidentally destroyed biological evidence in at least 1100 sexual assault cases since 1995" (LA Times, July 30, 2002), rape survivors and others calling for change in DNA preservation and testing will hold a rally outside LAPD’s Parker Center Headquarters in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 27 at 10 a.m.

NAGASAKI NIGHTMARE (tags)

Artworks created by Atom Bomb Survivors

India, Pakistan, Nagasaki Nightmare! (tags)

An exhibition of Artworks created by survivors of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, send a warning to the people of India and Pakistan.

NAGASAKI NIGHTMARE! (tags)

A major online exhibition of Art by Atom Bomb Survivors

Senegalese Government One of First to Ban Female Genital Mutilation (tags)

The practice of cutting off young girls private genital areas is not restricted only to Africa. However, it has the most sufferers and deaths there. Please take 5 minutes to read this.

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