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 staff | St Paul, MN | 5/24/17
Hundreds of trade unionists, supporters of immigrant rights, and other progressives have been filling the halls of the Minnesota State Capitol building today, May 24, after a Republican move that placed a host of anti-worker and anti-immigrant measures in finance bills.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 5/23/17
On the evening of May 23, dozens of members of Minnesota immigrant rights groups occupied Governor Mark Dayton’s office in the State Capitol indefinitely to demand that he veto SF 470 - the Public Safety Budget Bill - which was passed by the Republican House and Senate the previous day.
Immigration
BY Bayan International USA | United States | 5/23/17
BAYAN-USA, Anakbayan-USA and GABRIELA USA condemn the declaration of martial law by the Duterte administration in Mindanao and call for it to be immediately revoked to ensure the protection of civilian communities from greater militarization and violence.
ANAKBAYAN, BAYAN
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 Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 5/23/17
The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine organized a mass march and rally in Gaza City on Tuesday, May 23, from Palestine Square to the prisoners’ support tent for the hunger strike, in rejection of the visit of the war criminal, US President Donald Trump, in our occupied homeland Palestine.
BY staff | Turkey | 5/23/17
Let’s unite our forces and raise the struggle for a democratic constitution and a Parliament!
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/22/17
Union educators at Passages Charter School announced that they will formally strike - and hit the picket lines, on May 25, if they are unable to reach a decent contract agreement with charter management by midnight, May 24.
education
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.
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