Tigrayans and supporters rallied in downtown Boston April 7 calling for peace, an end to starvation and rape as tactics of war, and calling for US actions to stop the war. Paul Shannon photo

Tigray Urgently Needs Peace

by Sunny Robinson Concerned people in the U.S. should be gravely concerned about the humanitarian disaster and the wide spread hunger and starvation in Tigray Province, Ethiopia.   In the strongest possible terms and with the greatest sense of urgency, the U.S. should use its voice […]

US intervention = forced migration

A Cry for Justice

by Sunny Robinson

Nearly all the immigration policies the Trump administration has put in place are not only inhumane, but also violations of the United States’ own asylum laws and international protocols on asylum to which the U.S. is a signatory. What then are those policies? And what do we do about them? US policy says that any “alien” who is physically present in the US, whatever their status, may apply for asylum. The UN defines a refugee as a person who is unable or unwilling to return to his or her country due to past persecution or a well-founded fear of being persecuted in the future due to race, religion, nationality, social group or political opinion. […]