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"Νεραντζούλα" - "The Little Bitter-Orange Tree"

This is one of my old favorites. I used to listen to this song on repeat in 2001-2003, when the American drums of “war” were sounding and I thought about the cruelty that our military was about to visit upon so many innocent civilians half-way around the world. 85 more words


BK/NY – Tuesday, July 7th – Letter-writing to Amber Canavan and Krow

WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner
WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
WHERE: The Base1302 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11221 (directions below) 452 more words


IWGIA 2015 Yearbook Entry on Brazil - Brazil's Violations of Indigenous People's Rights for Development Projects

Maria de Lourdes Beldi de Alcantara, “Brazil”, entry in IWGIA, The Indigenous World 2015 online (April 21, 2015)

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The International Workgroup for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) 2015 Yearbook report for Brazil tracks human rights affairs for the nearly 900,000 indigenous peoples within Brazil over the year of 2014. 569 more words

Human Rights In The News

Words of Comandanta Miriam

Words of Comandanta Miriam

Good evening compañeros and compañeras.

I also have the chance to talk to you a bit about what the situation was for women prior to 1994. 2,303 more words

Current EZLN News

CSCHR submits comments to Post-2015 Development Agenda draft of UN

On 21st June 2015 (New York time), CSCHR submitted its comprehensive general and specific comments to the Zero Draft Outcome Document of the UN’s post-2015 Development Agenda (called the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). 186 more words

United Nations

BRAZIL: ' Deaths of Indigenous people are on the rise as more are being Murdered '

#AceNewsReports – BRAZIL:June.20: Indigenous people in Brazil are being murdered at rates greater than ever before, a report by the Indigenous Missionary Council, a Catholic Church affiliate, says. 134 more words