Monday February 20, 2017
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BY staff | Athens, Greece | 2/19/17
Thousands of small farmers, from all over Greece, met up with the trade unions of Athens and marched to the Parliament on Feb. 14 to protest the anti-people’s policy of the SYRIZA government and the European Union.
Athens, Greece, PAME
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/18/17
On Feb. 18, more than 2500 people gathered in Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis to protest President Trump’s recent executive orders against immigrants.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 2/18/17
More than 2500 people joined the rally and march to show solidarity with the immigrants and refugees targeted by President Trump’s executive orders, Saturday, Feb. 18.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 2/18/17
With less than a day’s notice, 30 people gathered at the historic Mariachi Plaza, Feb. 16, rallying in support of the undocumented on “A Day Without Immigrants.”
BY Michela Martinazzi | New York, NY | 2/18/17
On Feb. 15 protesters gathered on the corner of 5th and 57th, across the street from Trump Towers.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 2/18/17
On Feb. 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, which authorized the removal of 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent from the West Coast of the U.S. to concentration camps.
BY Richard Blake | Jacksonville, FL | 2/16/17
Hundreds gathered at Hemming Park directly outside City Hall on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, awaiting news of whether Jacksonville's city council would pass an expanded Human Rights Ordinance (HRO) protecting LGBTQ community members from discrimination.
LGBTQ Rights
BY staff | Philippines | 2/15/17
The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) today, Feb. 15, called on the Filipino people to protest the police and military crackdown after at least 19 individuals, mostly activists as well as civilians, who were arrested in Metro Manila and other parts of the country in a span of just one week since the Duterte regime terminated peace talks and declared an “all-out war” against the revolutionary forces last February 7.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 2/14/17
The strains of the civil rights anthem, Oh, Freedom, rang out in Trinity Episcopal Church on Chicago’s South Side, Feb. 12, sung by Evangeline Jackson.
BY staff | Tucson, AZ | 2/13/17
On Feb. 16, the immigrant rights group LUPE (Lucha Unida de Padres y Estudiantes) calls all defenders of immigrants and their families to protest the first wave of Trump’s raids.
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