Marquette 4 – Chicago Police Crime Victims Finally Released

In a statement released to the press today, the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) praised the release three weeks ago of the "Marquette 4" - Lashawn Ezell, Larod Styles, Charles Johnson, and Troshawn McCoy after 22 years in prison for a crime they did...
Viewers from 38 countries, across six continents watched the culmination of the first Peoples’ Tribunal on Myanmar: a swift indictment against the leaders of Myanmar’s government for the crime of “genocide” against the Rohingya, and atrocity crimes against the Kachin minorities. On the indictment, Dr. Helen Jarvis, formerly of...
The Rome-based International Permanent Peoples' Tribunal (PPT),will hold hearings in London on March 6-8 at Queen Mary University (LIVE Feed)  where evidence will be presented, and expert testimony heard on crimes committed by the Myanmar (Burma) state against persecuted Rohingya and Kachin minorities. The Tribunal was formed in 1979 as a continuation...
In late November, young Ben Keita went missing from his home in Lake Stevens, Washington, a small town an hour north of Seattle. “This kid vanished,” a detective told the local newspaper at the time. He was eighteen years old, and he left behind his car, his wallet and...
Three hundred Chicagoans rallied and marched to Trump Tower last night to protest the meeting of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with President Trump. The protesters represented human rights and immigrant rights groups as well as Muslim, Christian, and Jewish organizations. The message of the speakers and their supporters was to...
On Sunday January 29th, six men who were standing in prayer were shot in the back: Mamadou Tanou Barry, 42 Abdelkrim Hassane, 41 Khaled Belkacemi, 60 Aboubaker Thabti, 44 Azzeddine Soufiane, 57 Ibrahima Barry, 39 Nineteen others were injured. This horrific attack happened at Quebec City Mosque, where worshippers had congregated to pray the night prayer, Isha. Around 8...
In 2013, the Obama Administration developed a "Presidential Policy Guidance" (PPG) document addressing the Administration’s policies surrounding drone warfare and targeted attacks. Initially classified, components of the document were released in 2016 following a lawsuit filed by the ACLU. The document codified an American drone policy coordinated almost exclusively...
Even before Donald Trump was sworn in as President, both he and the Republican Party have done their best to distance America from Islam and Muslims. Whether by hateful deceptive rhetoric, congressional legislation, or more importantly now, with excessive executive orders, the party continues to wage unwarranted political attacks. While everyone...
The captain’s voice comes on the intercom. He is slurring his words. His words make no sense! Is he drunk or sick? Mentally ill? Is this really the captain or has someone else entered the cabin? The airplane begins to sway from side to side, to shake and jump…....
Three thousand protestors of the Trump #MuslimBan of travel from seven Muslim-majority countries shut down the operation of the International Terminal at Chicago O'Hare Airport until all detainees were released. Yesterday evening a press conference and five-hour protest was held to resist President Trump's Executive Order called “Protection Of The Nation From Foreign...
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