human rights

Voices from the Border: A Cry for Justice

June 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

Please join Jeanne Gallo, Sunny Robinson and Sr. Linda Bessom for a presentation on and discussion of current US immigration policy. They have recently returned from the US-Mexico border, they met with other human rights workers, the families of the disappeared, DACA and other youth, …

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, Linda Sarsour, and Other Prominent Activists to Visit UMass for Panel on Backlash Against Pro-Palestinian Voices April 10, 2019 Contact: Sut Jhally, Email: notbackingdowninfo@mediaed.org AMHERST, Mass. – Legendary rocker Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame, who has emerged as one of …

Benefit for the Highlander Center: Pete Seeger turns 100! Community Sing, with Special Guests: Soly Canto, Alisa Amador, Fred Small, Alastair Mook, Dean Stevens, Lorraine and Bennett Hammond and more! ALL PROCEEDS TO AID IN THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE HIGHLANDER CENTER You probably heard that …

Stop the Next War Now Service: Drawing from experiences living alongside Afghans in the Afghan Peace Volunteer community and from recent studies regarding U.S. complicity with human rights violations and war in Yemen, Kathy will assert that one way to stop a “next” war is to …

The Power of the People

February 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

*** Location Changed to Harvard Law School, not Kennedy School *** The HKS Palestine Caucus would like to invite for a conversation with Ahmad Abu Artema, leader and organizer of the Gaza March of Return.  The Great March of Return has been an ongoing weekly …

Close Guantanamo and Give it Back to Cuba

February 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

February 23 is the 115th anniversary of when the US seized Guantanamo from Cuba as a result of the provoked Spanish American war.  It has been a sore point in Cuba-US relations for a long time.  Our country should give Guantanamo back to Cuba and begin …

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