Thursday, May 31, 2012

One More Voice



"One More Voice" captures people all over the world asking viewers to add their voice to Amnesty International's fight against torture, the death penalty, unjust imprisonment, violence against women and other human rights abuses. This short compelling video -- featuring an activist in Egypt's Tahrir Square and the late Martina Correia, sister of Troy Davis, who was executed by the state of Georgia in 2011, despite serious doubts about his guilt -- is narrated by three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep with an anthem specially written for Amnesty International's 50th anniversary by Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer and composer Lorne Balfe. The International Quorum of Motion Picture Producers and photographers at Magnum Photos contributed their talents to encourage people to unite around the cause of freedom, human rights and dignity around the world.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Three percent of US executions since 1900 were botched, study finds

Monday, May 28, 2012

The dreamer dies, but never dies the dream,
Though Death shall call the whirlwind to his aid,
Enlist men’s passions, trick their hearts with hate,
Still shall the Vision live! Say nevermore
That dreams are fragile things. What else endures
Of all this broken world save only dreams!

- Dana Burnet -
1888 - 1962

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Three Women - Three Worlds


2010
Dina Bova - Katerina Lomonosov - Anke Merzbach

Music: "How is your life today" by Porcupine Tree
from album "Lightbulb sun" - Steven Wilson

Saturday, May 26, 2012

colombe on flames

colombe on flames © luisa brehm

from my notebooks

Save the Bali Nine from Firing Squad

Thursday, May 24, 2012

AI Report 2012

AI Annual Report 2012

Monday, May 21, 2012

Genocide in Iran !!!!

A letter from Prison honors Kurds executed in Iran

More than 2,000 convicted exonerated in 23 years

Sunday, May 20, 2012

♥ magi niti ♥

 


 By: Animalia 














 
***^-^***
I arise from dreams of thee
In the first sweet sleep of night,
When the winds are breathing low
And the stars are shining bright.

- Percy Bysshe Shelley -

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Malcolm X Day


We want freedom now, but we’re not going to get it saying
"We Shall Overcome."
We’ve got to fight until we overcome.
- Malcolm X -
19 May 1925 - 21 Feb. 1965

Friday, May 18, 2012

wwwwwonderful surprises from my dear Abbas !!!!

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© Abbas Rahbar
My forsaken people 
wowwwwwwwwww this one is dedicated to me !!!!!

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My People/Hands
love youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu, my dear Abbas !!!!!
 من تو را دوست دارم
lu

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Mass Killing in Iran !!!!

Iran's persecution of gay community revealed

US » Mentally ill inmates sue to get out of solitary

US: One in 10 Prisoners Reports Sexual Assault

One in 10 Prisoners Reports Sexual Assault
© Human Rights Watch

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Killing The Innocent With Indifference

The USA has almost certainly executed innocent men in the so called “modern” era of capital punishment, since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
One of them may have been Carlos DeLuna, who was put to death in Texas in 1989 for the killing of gas station attendant Wanda Lopez in Corpus Christi.
© Human Rights Now - AI USA blog 

New Proof of an Old Fear: Execution of the Innocent
© ACLU

16 and Solitary: Texas Jails Isolate Children

© ACLU
sign the pledge Against Solitary Confinement !!!!

Monday, May 14, 2012

Toast To Freedom


Toast To Freedom is dedicated to human rights activism around
the world. Nearly 50 artists contributed to celebrate Amnesty International's 50th Anniversary.
Toast To Freedom was written by music veterans Carl Carlton and Larry Campbell. 

visit » A song to celebrate | Toast to Freedom

Sunday, May 13, 2012

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free that your very existence
is an act of rebellion.

- Albert Camus -

Justice Mamas » sign the pledge !!!!

Justice Mamas 
© American Civil Liberties Union

today is Mother's Day in USA !!!! 

sign the pledge against Solitary Confinement !!!! 

Photos: Mother’s Day behind bars of California’s women’s prison
© National Post

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Earth's Most Threatened Tribe - Survival International

Earth's Most Threatened Tribe 
Colin Firth launches campaign to save them 

Many Awá are still uncontacted and they are running for their lives. 

"One man has the power to stop the loggers: Brazil's Minister of Justice. But it's just not his priority. Let's push it up his list."
- Colin Firth - 

send a message to Brazil's Minister of Justice, he can send in the federal police to catch the loggers and keep them out for good. 
And, even more importantly, please share this with your family 
and friends.

Earth's most threatened tribe - Survival International

Friday, May 11, 2012

Horst Faas, legendary photographer, is dead

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© BBC 
Horst Faas 
28 April 1933 - 10 May 2012 

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Marriage Equality: It’s About Human Rights, Not States’ Rights

A letter by death row prisoners Zanyar and Loghman Moradi

Iran & the New Penal Code

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Liberi da Green Hill



Liberation NOW !!!!!

Protest against Green Hill » Lisboa photos

Sunday, May 06, 2012

Protesto contra Green Hill » Lisboa

Protesto em frente à embaixada de Itália contra Green Hill 

8 Maio » 12 às 14h - protesto convocado pela ANIMAL.
a partir das 16 h mantém-se o protesto feito por indivíduos sem convocatória de nenhuma organização.
© Indymedia Portugal

Chiudiamo Green Hill per sempre



Green Hill, the global mobilization will be the 8 may The World Day against Green Hill and vivisection. To make known the Coordination Stop Green Hill, which announced the membership of the international initiative.
Brescia will protest in Central corso Zanardelli from 15. In Milan the event is scheduled for the same time in piazza Mercanti. But principals and also held protests outside the Italian consulates and embassies in major world capitals: from New York to Amsterdam from London to Paris, Warsaw, Brussels, Madrid, Athens, Cape Town, Adelaide and Cluj Napoca, Romania.
It was chosen because the day may 8 following the 14TH Senate Committee will consider amendments to the text of article 14 for the transposition of the European directive on animal experimentation. With protests in dozens of cities activists want to send a message to the Italian Government: say no to vivisection and read a note of Coordination stop Green Hill, remember which is the feeling of millions of Italians and what animals really want: 86% of Italians are opposed to vivisection, want closed Green Hill immediately and applauded the release in broad daylight of "dogs from hell".

it's me Flora & i'm against Green Hill !!!!


Free All my Friends !!!!
in solidarity from Portugal ♥♥

mumi has causi, righti ??? welli, miaumi 22222 !!!!
♥♥♥♥♥♥ 
**^-^**
Io sono contro Green Hill

i'm against Green Hill


Io sono contro Green Hill 
fantasticcccccccccccc solidarity against Green Hill !!!!
yesssssssssss, this is ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ !!!!

if you are on Facebook, Join !!!!!
By: Animalia

Help Stop Killing Homeless Dogs in Ukraine !!!



Dogs shot, poisoned and burned alive in Ukraine !!!


Help Stop Mass Killing of Homeless Dogs in Ukraine !!!

In advance of the 2012 European Football Championship, homeless dogs like these have been shot, poisoned and even burned alive in Ukraine. You can help fight for animals in Ukraine and around the world.

sign these 2 petitions »»»

Help Stop the Mass Dog Killings in Ukraine!
© PETA Euro 2012
Stop the mass killing of strays in the Ukraine for the Football Euro 2012
© Change.org 

Ukraine STILL killing dogs ahead of Euro 2012
© People.co.uk » published April 29

ohhhhh dear ;,-(((((((((((((((((( Stop NOW !!!!

Saturday, May 05, 2012

"In the wind" by Bertil Hansson


This video is showing new graphic prints from Atelje Larsen in Helsingborg, Sweden.

Bertil Hansson

Solo exhibit

Watercolours - Prints and Photographies

opening today » 1 - 4 pm

May 5 - June 9, 2012

Lilla Galleriet Helsingborg 
Drottninggatan 35
SE – 252 21 Helsingborg

more info at Bertil site 

lots of loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee, my dear friend !!!!

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Friday, May 04, 2012

James Anaya Statement on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Cultural Reception of Botched Executions in America

Thursday, May 03, 2012

i love Cartier-Bresson !!!!

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Henri Cartier-Bresson, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1947
image source: Cartier-Bresson, Henri » The Red List

To take a photograph is to align the head,

the eye and the heart.
It's a way of life.

- Henri Cartier-Bresson -
 

August 22, 1908 – August 3, 2004

Henri Cartier - Bresson
© Magnum Photos

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World Press Freedom Day













Protecting Those Who Champion Free Speech !!!

Worldwide many journalists, bloggers and writers risk their safety, jobs and even their lives as they speak truth to power.
  
For World Press Freedom Day
honor them by taking action on their behalf. 

© Amnesty International USA

Campaign to Free Palestinian Leader Ahmad Sa'adat

Campaign to Free Palestinian Leader Ahmad Sa'adat 

The International Action Center urges you to take immediate action 
on this appeal in solidarity with 2,000 Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike in the prisons of the U.S.-backed Israeli apartheid regime. 

© IAC

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

May Day in Lisbon

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thousands march in Lisbon
to protest government measures

1º de Maio: milhares desfilam em Lisboa
© TVI
Happyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy May Day !!!!!