Friday, November 29, 2013

Cities for Life 2013

November 30 is 

Cities for Life - 
Cities Against the Death Penalty

Nov. 29 - 30 

check the Events at

Community of Sant'Egidio

Death penalty: 1,600 cities take part in 'Cities for Life' Day
© ANSAmed

Stoning will not be brought back, says Afghan president

Stoning will not be brought back, says Afghan president

Hamid Karzai's government backs away from reintroduction 
of brutal punishment after outcry.
© The Guardian

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Day of Mourning Statement from Leonard Peltier

Day of Mourning Statement from Leonard Peltier 
November 2013

© Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee

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Good words do not last long until they amount to something. Words do not pay for dead people. They do not pay for my country now overrun by white men. They do not protect my father's grave. They do not pay for my horses and cattle. 
Good words will not give me back my children. Good words 
will not give my people good health and stop them from dying. Good words will not get my people a home where they can live in peace and take care of themselves. 

It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words 
and all the broken promises. There has been too much talk 
by white men who had no right to talk.

- Chief Joseph -

Grandmothers Whispers by Frank Howell

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Grandmothers Whispers by Frank Howell

1937 - 1997

Thank you so much !!!!! Pilamaya ye !!!!!

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National Day of Mourning 2013

Nov 28, 2013

44th National Day of Mourning

dedicated to Leonard Peltier

United American Indians of New England

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Sharing his story for justice

Sharing his story for justice

Noreen McNulty remembers the life of a passionate activist against the death penalty.

WE LOST a freedom fighter, a poet, a friend and a beautiful soul a few days ago in Chicago. Delbert Tibbs passed away in his home on November 23.
© Socialist Worker

Afghanistan: Reject stoning, flogging, amputation and other Taliban-era punishments

Iranian regime hangs a group of 11 prisoners, 2,000 prisoners go on hunger strike

Iranian regime hangs a group of 11 prisoners, 2,000 prisoners go on hunger strike
© Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran

12 months of Syria: a calendar recap of 2013's bloody narrative

Sunday, November 24, 2013

garden spirit

garden spirit
© luisa brehm 

all things have a spirit, 
animals stones flowers, including my garden .....
it's the only way to travel across the seasons of time ..... 
and, yes, dreams have a powerful spirit too
just to keep us alive !!!!!

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Grant Duane Buck a New Hearing!

Iran: Senior mullah admits regime executed tens of thousands of PMOI (MEK) members solely for their beliefs

15-Year-Old Gets Six Life Sentences?

15-Year-Old Gets Six Life Sentences?
© American Civil Liberties Union

outrageoussssssssssssssssssssssssssssss !!!!!

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Save the Children !!!!!

Save the Children !!!!!
They are the Future !!!!!
Our Future !!!!!

Save the Children International

Save the Children

Leonard Peltier Holiday Gift Drive

Leonard Peltier Holiday Gift Drive 

Children's Winter Clothing, Toys and School Supplies

Please only send NEW items for children of ALL ages. 
Blankets, sweaters, coats, hats, gloves, jeans, warm socks, etc. Donors tend to send small sizes often.
Please remember that our teens need some holiday cheer, too! 

Thank You!

© Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee

Support !!!!!
for more info check the link ....

reposting ....

Universal Children's Day

Tribal children driven to suicide and solvent abuse: new gallery for UN Children's Day 

To mark Universal Children's Day on November 20, 2013, Survival International publishes a gallery of photographs 
of tribal children, insights into their fascinating ways of life 
and the threats that jeopardize their futures.
© Survival International

Singapore and the Death Penalty

Monday, November 18, 2013

Esperanza Spalding song, video call for Gitmo closure

Esperanza Spalding song, video call for Gitmo closure

'We Are America' rails against the injustice of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp days before a Senate vote on the prison's future.
© USA Today 

» with video
 

Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding releases song against Guantanamo.
Joining her in the video are Stevie Wonder, Janelle Monáe, Savion Glover and Harry Belafonte.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

I Didn't Apologize to the Well

I didn't apologize to the well when I passed the well,
I borrowed from the ancient pine tree a cloud
and squeezed it like an orange, then waited for a gazelle
white and legendary. And I ordered my heart to be patient:
Be neutral as if you were not of me! Right here
the kind shepherds stood on air and evolved
their flutes, then persuaded the mountain quail toward
the snare. And right here I saddled a horse for flying toward
my planets, then flew. And right here the priestess
told me: Beware of the asphalt road and the cars
and walk upon your exhalation. Right here
I slackened my shadow and waited, I picked the tiniest
rock and stayed up late. I broke the myth and I broke.
And I circled the well until I flew from myself
to what isn't of it. A deep voice shouted at me:
This grave isn't your grave. So I apologized.
I read verses from the wise holy book, and said
to the unknown one in the well:

Salaam upon you the day you were killed in the land of peace, 
and the day you rise from the darkness of the well alive!

- Mahmoud Darwish -
 

translated by Fady Joudah

March 13, 1941 - August 9, 2008


Mahmoud Darwish

The Poet of Palestinian People

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Friday, November 15, 2013

Independence of the State of Palestine

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poster by Research in Progress 

Declaration of Independence (Palestine)
© The Palestine Poster Project Archives

November 15 marks Declaration of Independence

On November 15, 1988, the Palestinian National Council, then led by late President Yasser Arafat, declared the independence of the State of Palestine on the 1967 border.
© Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA

Occupied Palestine marks 'Independence Day'
© Al-Monitor


Palestinian Declaration of Independence - 1988
© MidEastWeb

Free Palestine !!!!!

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On the "Invented" Torturing Methods in Branch 215 and Branch 248

On the "Invented" Torturing Methods in Branch 215 and Branch 248
© Violations Documentation Center in Syria

Lethal injection: Secretive US states resort to untested drugs

25 NGOs Urge UN Third Committee to Pass Iran Human Rights Resolution

25 NGOs Urge UN Third Committee to Pass Iran Human Rights Resolution
© International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

China to reduce capital punishment "step by step"

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Jailed by Israel for his cartoons, Mohammad Saba'aneh speaks out

Yesterday marked the 12th anniversary of Guantánamo

Today marks the 12th anniversary of Guantánamo, and there's no end in sight

Out of 779 detainees, only seven have been convicted and sentenced.
The US must end this costly disgrace.
By Morris Davis
© The Guardian

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

A Living Death

Santa Cruz's Most Notorious Lynching

Santa Cruz's Most Notorious Lynching

What the wildly varying perspectives on the Water Street Bridge hanging of 1877 say about Santa Cruz history then and now.
© SantaCruz 

The exhibit “Santa Cruz Is in the Heart,” based on the writings of Geoffrey Dunn, will be open at the Museum of Art & History through November 23.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Olivier Jobard Receives 2013 Tim Hetherington Grant

Olivier Jobard Receives 2013 Tim Hetherington Grant 

Award for Human Rights Photography from Human Rights Watch, World Press Photo
© Human Rights Watch

OLIVIER JOBARD RECEIVES THE 2013 TIM HETHERINGTON GRANT
© World Press Photo

Olivier Jobard awarded Tim Hetherington Grant for 2013
© Canon Professional Network

His project “Dream of a Rain of Perfume” shows the human face of migration, one of the most urgent global issues of our time.

Olivier JOBARD - Photographe

Congratssssssssssssssssss, Olivier !!!!!

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Moving images of death penalty

Moving images of death penalty

CAMERA FOR A CAUSE: Photographer Toshi Kazama examines capital punishment in 'Focus on Life'
© New Straits Times

» with photos 

Members of the public can get a closer look at Kazama's work from today to Saturday, from 10am to 8pm
at the Annexe Gallery, Central Market,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Toshi Kazama

The Annexe Gallery

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Jimmy Carter calls for fresh moratorium on death penalty

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Álvaro Cunhal Centenary

















Até Amanhã, Camaradas !
Until Tomorrow, Comrades ! 

 - Álvaro Cunhal -

November 10, 1913 - June 13, 2005

Historical Leader of the Portuguese Communist Party.
Incomparable Personality of our own History !!!!!

unfortunately i didn't find much info in english ...

Álvaro Cunhal - Centenário | Vida, pensamento e luta: exemplo que se projecta na actualidade e no futuro
© PCP

Álvaro Cunhal - O artista plástico, o criador, tradutor, crítico e ensaísta literário
© Partido Comunista Português
The Artist, creator, translator, critic & essayist
» with some "Drawings from Prison" by Álvaro Cunhal

100 anos de Cunhal
© Expresso 

100 years of Cunhal » photo gallery

Álvaro Cunhal
© Wikipedia

Obituary: Alvaro Cunhal
© The Guardian

♥ Russell Means Day ♥
















A government big enough to provide you with all your needs 
is a government big enough to take them all away.

- Russell Means -

November 10, 1939 - October 22, 2012

 ♥ We Love You, Russell ♥ 
Mitakuye Oyasin !!!!! We are all connected !!!!!


Kizoa slideshow: Russell Means

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Saturday, November 09, 2013

Photography & Human Rights Fellowship

Photography & Human Rights Fellowship

Magnum Foundation Application Manager

Now accepting applications through December 9th.
Click the link to apply now !

© Magnum Foundation

Most Popular on Twitter - Top Tweets of the Week
















Most shared on social media this week »

A cartoon illustrates the absurdity of Saudi Arabia's ban on female drivers, and much more.

Most Popular on Twitter - Top Tweets of the Week
© Human Rights Watch

love it, thank youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu !!!!!

Arafat was assassinated !!!!!

Palestinians want to know who killed Arafat
© Al-Monitor

Swiss Scientists Confirm Arafat Murdered by Polonium
© Uruknet

some doubts yet ??? never me !!!!!

Iraq: Executions at their highest in post-Saddam Iraq

Friday, November 08, 2013

Russell Means to be honored in Denver

DENVER CELEBRATES THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF RUSSELL MEANS
© Russell Means Freedom

Life of Russell Means to be honored in Denver
© People's World

Until Nov. 10, Russell's family, friends and supporters will host "Mitakuye Oyasin (we are all related)" - Celebrating the Life
and Legacy of Russell Means, with a series of programs and panels to honor the huge contributions he made to both the Indian and non-Indian world.

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Thursday, November 07, 2013

Albert Camus Centenary















Camus by Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1950


Capital punishment is the most premeditated of murders, 
to which no criminal’s deed, however calculated, can be compared. For there to be an equivalency, the death penalty would have to punish a criminal who had warned his victim 
of the date on which he would inflict a horrible death on him and who, from that moment onward, had confined him at his mercy for months. 
Such a monster is not to be encountered in private life.

- Albert Camus -

November 7, 1913 - January 4, 1960

Camus, at 100, a prophet of human rights
© GlobalPost

Albert Camus Society

Albert Camus
© Open Directory Project

Le Web Camus
  
Albert Camus

New Lethal Injections Could Cause Extreme Pain, Make Deaths "Drag On" for Hours

Report: Military Doctors Designed, Enabled U.S. Torture of Prisoners at Guantánamo, Secret Prisons

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

'The Corrupt Fear Us!' Massive Anonymous 'Million Mask March' as it happened

Mansour Arwand's story

 
Stop the Silent Executions of Kurds in Iran! 

Save Mansour Arvand Petition

Urgent !!!!! sign & share !!!!!

Mass Executions in Iran

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Million Mask March: LIVE UPDATES

Million Mask March

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Million Mask March
Official Blog for The Original 2013 Million Mask March
& Latest Events Added Worldwide 

Post 9/11, CIA and Pentagon Forced Doctors to Become Torturers, Study Charges

Monday, November 04, 2013

Shirko Moarefi Presente !!!!!














Another Kurdish political prisoner hanged in Iran
© ANF - Ajansa Nûçeyan a Firatê

Iran: Kurdish political prisoner Shirko Moarefi hanged
© National Council of Resistance of Iran

Kurdish Prisoner Executed; Family Wasn't Notified
© Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Iran Executed Another Kurdish Political Prisoner Without Alerting Family nor Lawyers
© International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

Executed Prisoner Did Not Know He Would Be Hanged Until He Saw the Gallows
© International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

Joint Statement Calls for UN, EU and International Community to Put Death Penalty at Top of Agenda on Iran talks

Tribute to Robert Mapplethorpe

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self portrait 1980


I am obsessed with beauty. I want everything to be perfect, 
and of course it isn't. And that's a tough place to be because you're never satisfied.

- Robert Mapplethorpe -

November 4, 1946 - March 9, 1989

The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

 
Masters of Photography
Tribute to Robert Mapplethorpe (1946 - 1989)

"The sulphurous praise of shapes"

Music: Flowers Become Screens by Delerium
Featuring Rani Kamal, from "The Best of Delerium"

Sunday, November 03, 2013

Anonymous Operation 5th of November



Anonymous Operation 5th of November, #Op5th 
  

Million Mask March - November 5th 2013 - ANONYMOUS


Anonymous #NOV5TH 2013 - THE LION SLEEPS NO MORE

Million Mask March
Official Blog for The Original 2013 Million Mask March
& Latest Events Added Worldwide 

with You, Anon

Israel's Deplorable Human Rights Record

Saturday, November 02, 2013

6th Tehran Illustration Biennale

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6th Tehran Illustration Biennale

opening: November 3 » 5,30 pm
until November 19, 2013

Saba Art and Cultural Institute
Tehran, Iran

via Iranian Contemporary Art
Thank you soooooooooooo much !!!!!

Tehran Illustration Biennial returns with lights and shadows
© Tehran Times

(.I) Art: Tehran Biennial of Illustration 2013

Thank youuuuuuuuuuu too, Negin !!!!!

China to end use of prisoners' organs for transplants in mid-2014

Iranian New Wave 1960s-1970s

Iranian New Wave 1960s-1970s (Film Series)
© Asia Society

November 2 - 22, 2013

Asia Society and Museum

725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021 

Iranian modern art gets its due with New York show

A major new exhibition at the Asia Society in New York is designed to give the once ambitious Modernist art movement in Iran long overdue recognition.
© The National

Friday, November 01, 2013

got it today ....

Times change but principles do not. Times change but lands 
do not. Times change but our culture and our language remain the same. And that's what you have to keep intact. 
It's not what you wear - it's what's in your heart.

- Oren Lyons -


Oren Lyons is a traditional Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan 
and a Member of the Onondaga Nation Council of Chiefs 
of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy.

38th annual American Indian Film Festival

The 38th annual American Indian Film Festival
© American Indian Film Festival

November 1 - 10, 2013

San Francisco, California

American Indian Heritage Month 2013