"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." Martin Luther King
My mom and I went to a peace rally yesterday and this is the sign we held.
Check out Chris Hedges’ blog today: The Treason of the Intellectuals – http://ift.tt/1B8jggs…
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I have no confirmation on who made this, but it must be James Choules (a.k.a. She One): http://ift.tt/1qYL1V4
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Benefit Poster for the Free Mumia Demonstration 11.12.2010 in Berlin.
Who is Mumia Abu-Jamal?
Mumia Abu-Jamal is a renowned journalist from Philadelphia who has been in prison since 1981 and on death row since 1983 for allegedly shooting Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. He is known as the “Voice of the Voiceless” for his award- winning reporting on police brutality and other social and racial epidemics that plague communities of color in Philadelphia and throughout the world. Mumia has received international support over the years in his efforts to overturn his unjust conviction
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Israel is holding more than 5000 Palestinians in its prisons. 200 of them are children. The report by The Palestinian Prisoners Society says there are also 15 women among the prisoners. The group says Palestinian prisoners are subjected to torture and maltreatment in Israeli jails, with 1,400 of them suffering critical health conditions. It also says that 150 Palestinian prisoners are suffering from serious diseases such as cancer. Four have lost their lives this year alone due to their illnesses. The group is urging the international community and human rights organizations to take action against Israel. Meanwhile, international human rights ...........READ MORE
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Carlos Alberto Torres – former US held Puerto Rican political prisoner & prisoner of war in El Barrio NYC. He’s standing in front of the Free Oscar & Avelino Mural on 107th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues. This shot is of Carlos standing in front of Oscar. Oscar Lopez Rivera & Avelino Claudio Gonzalez are two of the three currently held Puerto Rican political prisoners & prisoners of war being held in US prisons for fighting to free Puerto Rico of US colonialism.
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