BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 8/11/14
Rasmea Odeh is an activist in the Palestinian community in Chicago. Her story is the story of Palestinian refugees here.
BY staff | New York, NY | 6/19/14
In front of 35 members of the United Nations Correspondence Association (UNCA), Ambassador Dr. Bashar Jaafari of the Syrian Mission hosted a report-back, June 18, by five members of the U.S. delegation of election observers who had traveled to Damascus for the June 3 presidential elections.
BY staff | New York, NY | 6/18/14
Anti-war activists joined Syrian ambassador to the United Nations, Dr. Bashar Jaafari, for a press conference at the U.N. on June 18, at 11:00 a.m.
BY staff | Damascus, Syria | 6/07/14
On June 4, a group of parliamentarians met with the delegation of election observers from Canada, Ireland and the U.S. for a press event, which was covered by SANA, the Syrian public news company.
BY staff | Damascus, Syria | 6/04/14
Election observers gathered June 4, the day after election day, to discuss what they had seen and adopted a statement that the elections were democratic and wished the Syrian people a new stage of stability, national unity and reconciliation.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Beirut, Lebanon | 6/02/14
Prominent Chicago- based anti-war activist Joe Iosbaker is in route to Damascus, Syria where he will participate in a delegation of observers for the Syrian election’s.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Damascus, Syria | 6/02/14
Ten people from the U.S., Canada and Ireland have traveled to Syria to observe the presidential elections taking place here June 3.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/07/14
100 Syrians gathered here, April 5, in front of the Turkish consulate to demand “Turkey, NATO, hands off Syria!”
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/27/14
3000 workers at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) have gone without a contract, and without a contract raise, for over a year.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 5/08/13
20 people met at the Yankee Clipper Library here to hear two leading “No Drones” activists from Chicago.