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Call to Action in Solidarity with the Peoples of Latin America
Music-vs-Military.jpgAs the people of Mexico continue to resist the brutal occupation of their land by tyrants, police, and paramilitaries, as the U.S. government resumes its training of Latin American militaries to crush popular resistance, and as those movements of resistance call on us to take action to stop the repression...

A coalition of Boston groups is calling for a day of action, tent city, and mass march on Monday, November 20. Other groups are organizing actions and educational events throughout the week.
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13 Nov 2006 | Filed under: Announcement / International
Human Rights Violations in Oaxaca
seis.jpgOaxaca is living a brutal government represión of the social movement, where there are disappearances, torture, detentions, killings, and many injured. Given the situation, it is difficult to know exactly how many people have been affected, but there is no doubt that there are severe violations of human rights. According to one list, compiled by local activists, from June 14th through November 5th, there were 145 detained, 34 of who have been freed, 17 dead, and 33 seriously injured, including 5 journalists injured and one killed. Some sources speak of 65 disappeared. There are numerous people who have also received death threats.

Below is an interview with one of the members of a collective working to defend human rights and documenting cases of violations.
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10 Nov 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics
Protesters for Oaxaca Gather in Boston: Mexican Consul Confronted at a Day of the Dead Celebration at Harvard
DSC00505.jpgBoston, Mass. – About 150 protesters from several cities in Massachusetts (Boston, Worcester, New Bedford) and Providence, Rhode Island, joined forces to protest in front of the Mexican consulate yesterday to raise awareness and demand justice for the people’s resistance in Oaxaca. They did so as an international red alert was raised from Oaxaca announcing that Radio Universidad was being attacked by federal forces injuring 15 men and 9 women between the ages of 19 and 78 years old; at least one person has been reported to be in grave condition. The Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca (APPO), a democratically elected body with representatives from worker, teacher, student, and women groups, are asking for the immediate resignation of Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortiz, who is accused of having created a repressive and corrupt state in Oaxaca.
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03 Nov 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International
Providence RI Solidarity Vigil Reportback
284617979_6ebf0c3dd6.jpgProvidence, Rhode Island -- On Monday Oct 30th at noon, 20 folks gathered outside the Federal Building in solidarity with the people of Oaxaca and in remembrance of Brad Will and all those killed in the struggle for justice in Oaxaca.

We will see you in Boston at 4pm at the Mexican Consulate on Thursday Nov 2nd.
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31 Oct 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Labor
Fair Trade Farmers Speak in Boston
silvia_arevalo.jpgCambridge, Mass. – Sponsored by Farm Aid, Oke USA, and the Student Labor Action Movement, four representatives of fair trade family-owned farming spoke last Thursday at Harvard University about their experiences as part of the People Before Profit: A Week of Action for Global Justice in Boston. Rich Bonanno from Methuen, Mass., Shirley Sherrod from Georgia, Tadesse Meskela, from Ethiopia, and Silvia Arevalo, from Ecuador, were invited to discuss the benefits reaped from and challenges still faced by small farmers all over the world.
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29 Oct 2006 | Filed under: News / Education : Environment : Globalization : International : Labor : Organizing
PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT: A Week of Action for Global Justice in Boston
Solidarity.gifWe, the Global Justice Revival Project, submit a call to action to activists in the Boston/Northeast area for a week of public action and community education around global justice. Resistance is fertile! Help us organize public actions against killer corporations and institutions in town like the WTO, McDonald's, and Coca-Cola, or organize something in your own community.
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25 Oct 2006 | Filed under: Announcement / International
Lynne Stewart's Victory: Remains Free on Bail
lynne_stewart.jpgAfter fearing an indictment that could have landed her in jail for life, Lynne Steward claimed victory today as the judge handed a veridict of 28 months in prison for "extraordinarily severe criminal conduct" for distributing press releases on behalf of her jailed client. She remains free on bail upon the appeal of her case.

Lynne Stewart is a radical human rights attorney known for her outspoken political views and representation of controversial clients. Last year, Lynne was convicted of providing material support to a terrorist organization for representing a client accused of terrorism.
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17 Oct 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Organizing : Politics
Textron Cluster Bombs Focus of Vigil in Wilmington MA
DSC00016.jpgNorthampton, Mass -- About 80 people joined the Northampton (MA) Committee to Stop the War in Iraq yesterday to protest Textron Systems based in in Wilmington, Mass., for its manufacture of cluster bombs. The vigil took place outside the plant to call on all people of conscience to oppose the use of cluster munitions and to actively work to end the manufacture and sale of cluster bombs. The Northampton Committee initiated this protest after one of its founding members, Frances Crowe, 87 of Northampton, learned of Textron's role in the production and sale of cluster munitions. Since then Merrimack Valley People for Peace, Traprock Peace Center, Code Pink of western Massachusetts as well as Progressive Democrats of America/Massachusetts, Northampton Chapter have endorsed the protest in Wilmington, Massachusetts.
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06 Oct 2006 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Organizing : War and Militarism
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