Sunday May 28, 2017
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BY Sean Orr | milwaukee, WI | 5/27/17
On May 17, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke announced his appointment as Assistant Secretary to the Department of Homeland Security. Clarke will run the Office of Partnership and Engagement, which connects police and sheriff departments around the country to Homeland Security’s work.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 5/23/17
On the blistering hot Saturday morning, May 20, a group of angry activists chanted “Jail killer cops!” and “When Chicanos are under attack, what do we do? Stand up, fight back!”
BY staff | Washington, DC | 5/22/17
The International Human Rights Defense Committee (CIPDH), a European organization of human rights lawyers and advocates, has criticized the FBI for the arrest of a Russian man, Stanislav Lisov.
Russia
BY Fabian Van Onzin | Houston, TX | 5/22/17
Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 4, a racist anti-immigrant law, amidst massive opposition, on May 7.
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 5/18/17
On Wednesday, May 17, Adam Putnam, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Republican candidate for governor of Florida, spoke in Jacksonville Beach at a campaign event.
#Jax5, FreeJax5
BY staff | Washington, DC | 5/07/17
The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) is reporting that Syrian prisoners in Israeli jails have joined the open-ended hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners.
Syria
BY S. Sanchez | Minneapolis, MN | 5/07/17
On May 3, 100 people gathered together for a demonstration remembering Jamar Clark’s 26th birthday.
BY staff | Palestine | 5/07/17
Comrades Ahmad Sa’adat, Ahed Abu Ghoulmeh join strike with fellow leaders: Statement from the PFLP Prison Branch
BY Ryan McClure | Jacksonville, FL | 4/26/17
The University of North Florida chapter of Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) hosted a panel discussion, April 25, titled “Civil Rights in the Era of the Jax5.”
#Jax5, FreeJax5
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 4/24/17
A major mobilization is underway to support Palestinian American leader Rasmea Odeh at her appearance in Detroit Federal Court, on Tuesday, April 25, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
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