Monday, November 30, 2009

Cities for Life 2009

Cities For Life / No to death penalty
Community of Sant'Egidio

Sunday, November 29, 2009

EYES ONLY - João Brehm Exhibit

EYES ONLY - João Brehm Exhibit

INVITATION - CONVITE

João Brehm convida V. Exa para a sua nova

exposição de pintura
João Brehm invites you for his new painting exhibit

EYES ONLY

Inauguração » 19h30 de quinta-feira 3 de Dezembro de 2009
Opening » Thursday December 3, 2009 at 7, 30 pm


Fábrica Braço de Prata
Rua da Fábrica do Material de Guerra, nº 1
1950-128 Lisboa
(ao Poço do Bispo)

Aberta ao público até 3 de Janeiro de 2010
Open to the public until Jan. 3, 2010


Quarta e quinta-feira » 18h às 2h

Wednesday & Thursday » 6 pm - 2 am
Sexta e sábado » 18h às 4h - Friday & Saturday » 6 pm - 4 am
Domingo » 15h às 24h - Sunday » 3 pm - midnight

João Brehm - Fábrica do Braço de Prata

http://www.bracodeprata.com/
exposicoes.bracodeprata@gmail.com

http://joaobrehm.blogspot.com/

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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Open letter by Zeinab Jalalian

Open letter to international human rights organizations,
by Zeinab Jalalian
who sits on death row in Iran


November 28, 2009

Dear Human right organisations

My name is Zeinab Jalalian.
I am 27 years old Kurdish female, political prisoner,

in Iran prison.

My Death sentence was confirmed by Iranian Supreme Court.
I am currently ill because of torture and I don’t have any lawyer to defend me.
I want to tell you that. Trial took only few minute.
Court told me: “You are a God’s enemies. Have to be hanged very soon”. That was all my court process.

I asked judge to give me permission to say goodbye to my mother and family before execution, he told me “shut up”

and rejected.

Zeinab Jalalian

© Planet-Iran.com


Iran: A female Kurdish political prisoner on the verge of execution
© National Council of Resistance of Iran


Save Zeynab Jalalian from Execution Petition

Death Penalty in Iran

some more info »


cover with a painting by Delara Darabi
29 September 1986 - 1 May 2009
(Juvenile executed in Iran)

» From Cradle to Coffin:
A Report on Child Executions in Iran

2009
© Foreign Policy Centre & Stop Child Executions


» Iran: A State Terror Policy
report April 2009
© FIDH - Fédération Internationale des Droits de l'Homme
» A Place Called Evin
© Payvand com
» Sexual minorities & HIV status
Iran Individual Documents since 2005
© asylumlaw.org
» Capital punishment in Iran
© Wikipedia

and
» Juvenile Death Penalty
check here my previous post updated

Stop executions for homosexuality in Iran

Take Action here »

International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission:
End executions for sodomy charges in Iran


and please sign and circulate »

Stop Execution of Nemat Safavi in Iran Petition

"Immediately stop the execution of Nemat Safavi, Ghasem Bashkool, Loghman Hamzepoor, Hamzeh Chavosh, Mohsen Ghebraee, Hamid Taghi, Mehdi Pooran and Mohammad Rezaee who are all charged with death sentences without any regard international human rights laws ratified by Iran."

Thursday, November 26, 2009

National Day of Mourning
© United American Indians of New England

Friday, November 20, 2009

American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz

Alcatraz Takeover


The Alcatraz Proclamation
image source

today marks the 40th anniversary of
the American Indian Takeover of Alcatraz
in Nov. 20, 1969

some good info:

» 1969 Alcatraz takeover 'changed the whole course of history'
© CNN - published Nov. 20, 2009
» The American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island
© Global Campus
» Alcatraz: Occupation by The American Indian Movement (AIM)
© 2002 - William Redhawk
» The Native American Civil Rights Movement
© 2009 AlcatrazOccupation.org
» Alcatraz: Taking Back "The Rock"
© Native Peoples Magazine
» Alcatraz is Not an Island
© PBS

» Indian of All Nations: The Alcatraz Proclamation to the Great White Father and his People
© The Center For World Indigenous Studies
» Occupation of Alcatraz Collection
© San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Obama on terror trials: KSM will die
© POLITICO.com

the nightmare is starting again !!! Shame, Amerika !!!!

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Bella Ciao, çaw bella

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Kenneth Biros - Ohio

Biros Scheduled to be First in Nation to Die by New Method
© WKBN


Ohio plans execution method untried on prisoners
© The Newark Advocate


Kenneth Biros has again a scheduled execution set » dec. 8

worst than a lab animal, must say .... i just can't believe !!!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Save Bahman(shirko) Moarefi - Iran

URGENT -
Save Bahman(shirko) Maarefi from Execution Petition


"... In preparation for his execution, Shirko Maarefi was transferred to solitary confinement at Saghez central prison. He is one of the Kurd civil activist who was arrested in Saghez last year and was sentenced to death after being interrogated and severely tortured.

He may be taken for execution unannounced as his lawyer Khalil Bahramian has confirmed the news of Shirko’s transfer to solitary confinement. Based on the unannounced and expeditious execution of Ehsan Fatahyan, the regime might take the same position and execute Shirko in 1-2 days."


updated Nov. 15 -
Shirko Moarefi execution was postponed

Alliance for Kurdish Rights »
Kurdish Political Prisoner Shirkuh Moa’refi to be Executed in Iran

Iran Human Rights »
URGENT: Shirko Moarefi, a Kurdish political prisoner at imminent danger of execution

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Fattahian Presente !!!



If the rulers and oppressors think that, with my death, the Kurdish question will go away, they are wrong. My death and the deaths of thousands of others like me will not cure the pain; they will only add to the flames of this fire. There is no doubt that every death is the beginning of a new life.

- Ehsan Fattahian -
from his final letter


young Kurdish political activist hanged today by Iran

Execution of the Kurdish political prisoner in Iran

Monday, November 09, 2009

Berlin Wall Graffiti Animation

Berlin wall - the fall

i have no mood to write a lot so,
some good info about Nov. 9, which doesn't mark only the fall ....

» A Fateful Date: November 9 Marks Highs and Lows in German History
© SPIEGEL online

» Berlin wall: 20 years on

with 5 videos
© The Guardian

» Chronicle of the Berlin Wall history includes an archive of photographs and texts
© Berlin Wall Online

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Attiya Dawood autobiography


NOW AVAILABLE at OUP outlets
Originally uploaded by
*abro*




ATTIYA DAWOOD’s Autobiography “AEENE KE SAMNE” in Urdu published by OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS PAKISTAN is NOW Available at OUP outlets.
Its Hindi version has already been published by RAJKAMAL PARKASHAN IN INDIA.

To buy ATTIYA DAWOOD’s AUTOBIOGRAPHY in HINDI
rediffBOOKS

congratssssssssssssssssssssss, Attiya !!!
wonderful cover by Abro !!!
big hugsssssssss and kissessssssssss

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Friday, November 06, 2009

Iran: Revoke Death Sentences for Juvenile Offenders
© Human Rights Watch


published nov. 4

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Sunday, November 01, 2009

American Indian Heritage Month