N.Y. Advocates Call Out U.S. for Ignoring Malaysia’s Ongoing Human Trafficking

A coalition of human rights advocates, faith leaders, and local activists will host a press conference, rally and march to the US Mission to the United Nations to highlight ongoing, widespread human trafficking in Malaysia and its connection to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.
Join them outside the Consulate General of Malaysia, 313 E 43rd Street, Manhattan at noon, August 4, Continue reading

Support the Human Right to Water—Detroit!

On behalf of the residents of Detroit and the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization (MWRO), allies and supporters are asking individuals, organizations, and human rights defenders to sign a petition asking President Obama, Michigan Governor Rick Synder, and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to intercede immediately and tell Detroit Water and Sewage Department to stop the massive water shutoffs in Detroit. Continue reading

Background Information About The Horrific Students’ Massacre In Guerrero Mexico

Some activists have asked us for background information about the massacre of the students from Ayotzinapa School in the Iguala City of Guerrero Mexico. There is little information in English circulating, so here is more from Malú, Mexican writer who has been supporting the Zapatista movement for 20 years and has been supporting the Occupy movement since September 2011.. Continue reading