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Gay Refugees in the U.S.: Becley Aigbuza risk deportation (tags)

Becley Aigbuza, a young Nigerian homosexual who lives in San Diego, risks being deported back to his homeland where he was raped and tortured. EveryOne Group is appealing to the President of the United States, Barack Obama, the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, and the Governor of California, Edmund Brown Jr.

UK: SAVE THE SINGER GAMU NHENGU FROM BEING DEPORTED BACK TO ZIMBABWE (tags)

Gamu Nhengu, an 18-year-old promising singer from Zimbabwe who took part in this year’s edition of “X Factor” is in danger of being deported back to her home country. If she were to be deported back to Zimbabwe with her mother she would find herself in a society where women are discriminated against and humiliated – even more so, seeing that Gamu is young, pretty and by now famous.

Italia: hostigamiento judicial hacia defensores de los derechos humanos (tags)

Los Sres. Roberto Malini, Matteo Pegoraro y Dario Picciau, defensores de los derechos humanos, hacen frente a acusaciones penales como consecuencia de su labor a favor de la comunidad Roma (gitana), en Italia. Petición: www.petitiononline.com/italyhrd

Italy: Judicial harassment of human rights defender (tags)

Petition for the Freedom of Human Rights Defenders: SIGN NOW http://www.petitiononline.com/italyhrd/

EveryOne Group offers a gift symbolizing human rights to the Ambassador of Iraq in Italy (tags)

“We will soon be meeting His Excellency”, say the activists, “to discuss the situation of homosexuals in Iraq, the need to work towards peace in his tormented country, and the anti-Islamic sentiments rife in the West”.

Asylum for 300 Refugees from Africa in Milan (Italy) (tags)

EveryOne Group is asking the institutions to grant political asylum to the refugees from Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea in Bruzzano (Milan) according to the regulations laid down by international law.

GLBT REFUGEES. SAVE JOHN BOSCO NYOMBI (tags)

REFUGEES/UNITED KINGDOM: EUROPE MUST SAVE JOHN BOSCO NYOMBI, A UGANDAN GAY MAN PERSECUTED. A BRITISH COURT JUDGE HAS FORBIDDEN THE CIRCULATION OF HIS NAME, TO AVOID FURTHER PUBLICITY ON THE CASE. “EVERYONE GROUP’ PROTESTS: “ONLY TOTALITARIAN REGIMES CANCEL OUT THE IDENTITIES OF PERSECUTED PEOPLE. TO ACT AGAINST ABUSE, IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT INTERNATIONAL OPINION KNOWS THE REFUGEES’ NAMES”.

Racism in Italy: urgent action! (tags)

The Italian institutions have approved with an emergency decree the presence of anti-Roma and anti-foreigner patrols, the filing of the homeless and ghetto-camps. The “security package” encourages doctors to report “illegal” immigrants. In the meantime ten Tunisian refugees awaiting deportation have attempted suicide on Lampedusa. EveryOne Group: “The “Padane” patrols are the equivalent of the Blackshirts whose aim is racial persecution. Extreme Right ideology prompted by racial hatred triumphs, while we are amazed at the insubstantiality of the protests coming from the democratic parties against such injustice. It is no longer a matter of politics, it is endless horror that mainly affects women, children and the most vulnerable. Urgent and determined intervention from the international institutions has now become necessary”. others have been sentenced. Many cases of ill-treatment have been reported in Monza, Lecco, Varese and in other cities in northern Italy: cases of torture, rape and the stealing from young Roma of money obtained from begging. Two “patrols” who carry out these crimes are known as the “Company of Death” (who wear green shirts) and the “Barboso Gang” (who according to the victims wear police uniforms). Officially founded in 1990, the Padane patrols follow the philosophy contained in the slogan coined by the Leghista Mario Borghezio: “Sticks against immigration”. Three years later Gianfranco Miglio, the ideologist of the Northern League and supporter of the anti-immigrant patrols, stated that “Lynching is the highest form of justice”.The associations defending the rights of the Roma people and immigrants have received dozens of reports of abuse carried out by these patrols. Often these patrols are copied by groups of racists – such as GAPE in Tuscany – who have been the protagonists of attacks in which Roma citizens have died a terrible death: we remember the fire of Livorno in which four young children perished.Since the emergency decree was approved, parties and racist groups have started to recruit members. There is a real danger that the 176,000 Italian racists active with violent slogans and statements against the Roma people on Facebook – only a part of the Italian xenophobic and Neo-Nazi movement – will join the patrols in order to carry out these “authorized” ethnic purges.Before the accusations of the victims, the militia will be covered by the institutions, and their testimonies will be considered on the same level as those of “public officials”. The decree has also cancelled out the law that says doctors do not have to report the immigrants who turn to them for health treatment, and it asks hospitals and clinics to report “illegal” immigrants - in violation of the Hippocratic Oath. The renewal of the foreigners’ residence permit will now cost up to 200 euros: an exorbitant sum that will hit already discriminated against immigrants, people who are often already reduced to slavery by the power Italian law grants their employers. While the Senate was approving the racist package, in Lampedusa a group of Tunisian refugees faced with deportation attempted suicide by hanging themselves with their own clothes. As for the running of the Roma settlements, Milan has officialized the new “security package” which transforms every camp into an authentic “closed” ghetto with 24-hour police surveillance, and where Roma citizens are deprived of any rights. Deputy mayor, De Corato, after confirming with satisfaction the responsibility of the Milanese authorities in the humanitarian tragedy of the “clearance of over 100 camps, some of which of large dimensions” has announced for 2009 “the demolition of squatter buildings and settlements in private areas” and “more rigid regulations” against the Roma community. We must emphasise that in the city of Milan alone, there have been hundreds of episodes of violence against women from the Roma ethnic group. They have often been thrown out onto the street on their own (or with small children) following camp clearances while their men, who could have protected them, were taken off to police HQ to have their documents checked. “We are asking the EU and UN institutions, the democratic nations and the human rights organizations to join us in our campaign against the persecution of the Roma people and immigrants in Italy”, say the worried leaders of EveryOne Group, Roberto Malini, Matteo Pegoraro and Dario Picciau. “After the ethnic purge that wiped out or forced the majority of Roma to flee Italy, after the countless violations of human rights and tragic violence, Italy is now taking the European Union back to the times of the Brownshirts, the ghettoes and collaborationism.It has become necessary to take up a position of responsibility and intervene with determination to prevent these intolerant and uncivil measures being spread in the form of ideologies and “infecting” other Members States. The recent past has taught us that resolutions and warnings have had no effect, while the directives have been constantly sidestepped or ignored, and gone unpunished. Inertia is dangerous, and the presence of racist and xenophobic leaders in the European Parliament itself (even on the Civil Liberties Committee), and the re-emergence of intolerant and anti-Semitic ideologies, is symptomatic of a phenomenon that causes anguish and offers, instead of a Europe of human rights, the most sinister of ghosts”. Contact: info@everyonegroup.com www.everyonegroup.com (+39) 334 3449180 - 3313585406 - 334-8429527

Racism in Italy. On the day of Barack Obama’s triumph... (tags)

TO VIEW THE VIDEO TESTIMONY VISIT: http://www.everyonegroup.com/EveryOne/Anton_Caldarar.html

FLORENCE, ITALY. THE MUNICIPAL POLICE SNATCH BLANKETS FROM THE ROMA SLEEPING OUTSIDE (tags)

FLORENCE, AT THREE O’CLOCK IN THE MORNING THE MUNICIPAL POLICE SNATCH BLANKETS FROM THE ROMA SLEEPING NEAR THE STATION AND SEND THEM TO BE DESTROYED: “SLEEP ON CARDBOARD INSTEAD!”

Save Reginald Blanton (tags)

THE DEATH PENALTY/EVERYONE GROUP LAUNCHES AN INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO SAVE THE LIFE OF REGINALD BLANTON, IMPRISONED ON DEATH ROW IN TEXAS

Save the life of Reginald Blanton (tags)

Petition to save the life of Reginald Blanton, sentenced to death in Texas due to racial prejudice

Dear Europe: video-appeal of a young Roma girl (Racism in Italy) (tags)

Her name is Rebecca and she is a 12-year-old Roma artist who is being brutally persecuted in Italy in spite of her winning the UNICEF 2008 Prize for “Art and Interculture”.

Anti-Gypsy sentiments out of control in Italy (tags)

The case of Angelica, the Roma teenager accused of attempting to kidnap a six-month-old baby in Naples, in the Ponticelli district, is a hoax.

Casilino 900: urgent appeal against the persecution of the Roma in Italy (tags)

The persecution of the Rroms (Roma) in Italy: EveryOne Group and the Committee for the Rights of the Roma of Casilino 900 have launched an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights following a serious humanitarian emergency at the Casilino 900 camp, in Rome.

Defend Tibet: Boycott Beijing 2008 Olympic Games (tags)

The famous monk Lobsang Jinpa is dead. Long life to Lobsang Jinpa! SIGN NOW PETITION: http://www.petitiononline.com/fortibet

Boycott Beijing 2008 Olympic Games: sign petition! (tags)

EveryOne Group (www.everyonegroup.com) is promoting a petition (www.petitiononline.com/fortibet) and an international campaign to ask for an immediate halt to the harsh sociocultural repression underway in Tibet, a repression perpetrated by the Chinese authorities towards thousands of innocent people.

Gruppo EveryOne: Save Tibet, Boycott Beijing 2008 (tags)

Gruppo EveryOne is promoting a petition (www.petitiononline.com/fortibet) and an international campaign to ask for an immediate halt to the harsh sociocultural repression underway in Tibet, a repression perpetrated by the Chinese authorities towards thousands of innocent people.

Save Tibet. Boycott Beijing 2008 (tags)

Gruppo EveryOne is promoting a petition (www.petitiononline.com/fortibet) and an international campaign to ask for an immediate halt to the harsh sociocultural repression underway in Tibet, a repression perpetrated by the Chinese authorities towards thousands of innocent people. The leaders of EveryOne, the authorities and people of goodwill who sign the petition below are promoting the Boycott Campaign of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and sporting and cultural events in the People’s Republic of China. They will also be supporting the “Beijing 2008 Gold Medals for Human Rights” campaign, with gold medals coined by EveryOne Group being awarded to all the athletes who decide not to take part in the Olympic Games out of solidarity with the people of Tibet.

Queer. EveryOne Group: Mehdi Kazemi is safe! (tags)

EVERYONE GROUP CELEBRATES WITH ITS ALLIES AND

EveryOne Group: Mehdi Kazemi is face! (tags)

EVERYONE GROUP CELEBRATES WITH ITS ALLIES AND ANNOUNCES NEW HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNS

Gypsies in Italy: a disperate appeal (tags)

EveryOne Group and other human rights associations are launching a desperate appeal to the international institutions asking them not to ignore the effects of a vast and ruthless racist campaign.

Urgent petition: Save Sulukule! (tags)

Urgent campaign to save Sulukule (Turkey) and protect the oldest Rrom community in the world.

PETITION FOR THE LIVES OF TWO IRANIAN GAY GUYS: HAMZEH AND LOGHMAN - AT RISK OF DEATH (tags)

Petition for the lives of Hamzeh and Loghman: two young gay men who are in love and who risk the death sentence in Iran. And let's not forget Pegah: the United Kingdom could still hand her over to the executioner.

Save Sulukule! (Rroms in Turkey) (tags)

Urgent campaign to save Sulukule (Turkey) and protect the oldest Rrom community in the world.

Racism: Italy reported to the United Nations... (tags)

CERD will have to ascertain the violations of articles 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the “International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.” Italy, in fact, is accused of carrying out a series of measures, both on a national level and on a local level, aimed at hitting the Rrom and Sinti communities on Italian territory - from the 14 security packages to the emergency expulsion decree for EU citizens put forward by Giuliano Amato. The International Criminal Court of the Hague will evaluate the actions carried out by the Italian institutions against the Rroma to determine whether – and to what extent – any crimes against humanity were committed.

Iran, the death sentence of Makwan has been carried out (tags)

GRUPPO EVERYONE: “STATE CRIME BECOMES A WORLDWIDE SYMBOL AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA”. WHILE THE HEARTS CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY GRUPPO EVERYONE IS UNDERWAY TO SAVE THE LIFE OF 21-YEAR-OLD MAKWAN MOLOUDZADEH, THE NEWS COMES IN FROM TEHERAN OF HIS EXECUTION. HE WAS PUT TO DEATH YESTERDAY MORNING, WITHOUT EVEN HIS LAWYER OR NEXT-OF-KIN BEING INFORMED.

The young Iranian Makwan Moloudzadeh sentenced to death. Urgent Campaign (tags)

PRESS RELEASE December 4, 2007 IRAN, YOUNG GAY MAN SENTENCED TO DEATH. EVERYONE GROUP: “WE ONLY HAVE A FEW HOURS TO SAVE MAKWAN’S LIFE”

Gypsy in Italy: European Resolution against racism (tags)

EveryOne Group SENT TO THE EUROPEAN ASSEMBLY LAST SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, WITH THE SUPPORT OF EXPONENTS FROM THE ITALIAN RADICAL PARTY, A DOCUMENT/MOTION APPEALING FOR A STOP TO THE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST THE GYPSY POPULATION IN ITALY. ON NOVEMBER 15 THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PUBLISHED THE RESOLUTION ON THE APPLICATION OF DIRECTIVE 2004/38/CE, “ANSWERING” ALL THE POINTS LISTED BY EVERYONE

Iran granted a pardon to the yung homosexual Makvan (tags)

The petition for the life of Makvan and the “Flowers for Life in Iran Campaign” – promoted by Gruppo EveryOne and backed by Irqo, the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission and Amnesty International – have obtained a memorable result. “A sensational victory for human rights”, say Malini Pegoraro, Picciau (Gruppo EveryOne) and Paula Ettelbrick of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission. The Iranian judge who annulled the death sentence defined the previous sentence “a violation of Islamic precepts and human ethics”.

A message from Pegah Emambakhsh (tags)

Today, September 8th, 2007, Pegah has sent a message for all the groups, activists, politicians and everyday people who are trying to solve her case.

UK condemns Pegah (tags)

The pressures of all the world are not enough for the United Kingdom, the Iranian lesbian will be deported if she will not succeed to proof her homosexuality. As everybody know, any Iranian woman can not speak about homosexuality and least of all to officially testify that Pegah is lesbian, because she would be immediately condemned to the lapidation.

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