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Let Siham Biyah Come Home! No Deportations!
bostonmarchjusticeforsihana180122.jpgOn January 27, hundreds of defenders of immigrant rights from many leftist organizations, labor unions, churches and sanctuary networks rallied in Boston to protest the deportation of Siham Byah. A prominent Occupy Boston activist and single mother, Byah was grabbed by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.) police last November 7, torn from her son, beaten in a local jail, driven to Virginia and then deported to Morocco. The Class Struggle Education League, based in Lowell, Mass. and New Hampshire participated in the protest, emphasizing the importance of mobilizing the power of workers action to stop the I.C.E. deportation machine. It also noted the parallel to the struggle against slave-catchers under the 1850 Fugitive Slave Act, a battle which came to a head in Boston and set the stage for the U.S. Civil War. The CSEL is undertaking joint work with the Internationalist Group.
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05 Feb 2018 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Labor
'Soledad Brother' John Clutchette Granted Parole; Don't Let Gov. Jerry Brown Reverse It!
john-clutchette-1980s.pngThis new interview with SULC Law Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell is being released to kickstart a public campaign to contact California Governor Jerry Brown asking him to affirm the granting of parole and not reverse the parole board's decision. Please take action for 'Soledad Brother' John Clutchette!
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20 Jan 2018 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Race
Video-photos-48th National Indigenous People Day Of Mourning 11/23/2017
1-48th DAY OF MOURNING-11-23-17 edit (4).jpg2017 48th National Indigenous People Day Of Mourning in Plymouth, Mass. on the US "thanksgiving" day 11/23/2017.Oranized by United American Indians Of New England each year
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24 Nov 2017 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
Neo-Nazis to do Security for Nov. 18th `Resist Marxism` Rally
From IGD

A group called “Resist Marxism” is planning a rally on Boston Common for Nov. 18th with “Free Speech Rally” organizer John Medlar, along with far-right “patriot” groups the Three Percenters, Oath Keepers, and Joey Gibson’s Patriot Prayer from the PNW. “Based Stickman” Kyle Chapman is also listed as a headlining speaker.
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16 Nov 2017 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Politics : Race
video/photos-Indigenous People's Day protest-Oct. 7, 2017
Indigenous Peoples-19th vigil anniv 10-7-17 006.JPGBoston, Mass. -Oct.7, 2017:
Protest against Columbus Day and his legacy
of genocide against indigenous peoples in the Americas.
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09 Oct 2017 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
Boston Common Rally to Defend Immigrant Rights 16 Sept 2017
Boston DACA.jpgBoston MA
16 Sept 2017

Just after noon a large table laden with food was set out to feed the arriving protest organizers and rally supporters for immigrant rights. Next to the Massachusetts 54th Memorial, at the top of the stone steps, a sound system was set up and some music was playing. At the foot of the steps, up against a wrought iron gate, there were many signs supporting immigrants and calling for the re-installment of the Dreamers - DACA act.
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19 Sep 2017 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
Leftists to Oppose Right Wing Boston Common Rally - 19 Aug 2017 12 - 4 pm Mass State House
Rally to Unite Against Hate and Oppression

When: Saturday, August 19, 2017, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Where: Massachusetts State House • Boston
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16 Aug 2017 | Filed under: Announcement / Human Rights
Plantations Were Prisons: Mobilizing for the Aug. 19 Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March in Wash. DC
13amendment.jpgLaw Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell confronts the history and legacy of slavery head-on, asserting: "When it comes to African Americans, we have been incarcerated from the time we arrived in this country. Plantations were prisons. The change from incarceration on a plantation, to incarceration in custodial institutions, to incarceration where there are no physical limitations, but where one exists in a state of civic and political oppression, in my view, is nothing more than semantics. Mass incarceration started when slavery started."
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12 Aug 2017 | Filed under: Interview / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Race
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