Sunday, March 30, 2014

The March of Progress


by Vladimir Kazanevsky

The March of Progress
© Cartoon Movement 

amazingggggggggggggg, Vladimir !!!!! 
thank youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu !!!!!

Vladimir Kazanevsky's biography

Friday, March 28, 2014

Spring Statement from Leonard Peltier

Spring Statement from Leonard Peltier
March 28, 2014
© Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee


A Debate on Torture: Legal Architect of CIA Secret Prisons, Rendition vs. Human Rights Attorney

Save Satinah Ahmad from execution in Saudi Arabia

No more Action Needed !!!!!

'Blood money' saves maid from Saudi death 
© SBS News » published April 3

Save Satinah Ahmad from execution in Saudi Arabia 

Time is running out for an Indonesian woman, in Saudi Arabia, who could be executed as early as 3 April.
© Amnesty International Australia

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Egypt: Stop the Mass Execution

Stop the biggest mass execution this century

Avaaz - Egypt: Stop the Mass Execution

sign & share !!!!!

Egypt Junta Orders More Mass Trials: Over 2100 Now Face Death
© News from Antiwar

Iwao Hakamada Free !!!!!

Iranian Kurd sentenced to be hanged three times

Iranian Kurd sentenced to be hanged three times
© National Council of Resistance of Iran

AI Death Penalty Report 2013

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

5 Death Penalty Myths Debunked

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

US/OAS: End Juvenile Life-Without-Parole Sentences

Oklahoma prisons department changes lethal injection procedures, sets 5 methods for executions

Monday, March 24, 2014

2014 World Press Photo Multimedia Contest

2014 Multimedia Contest gallery

For the third annual World Press Photo Multimedia Contest, 
the international jury selected three winning productions in three categories: Short Feature, Long Feature and Interactive Documentary. A total of 373 multimedia productions were entered in the contest: Short Feature 254, Long Feature 56, Interactive Documentary 63.
© World Press Photo

Congratsssssssssssssssssssss to All !!!!!

Kopenawa and Albert's "Falling Sky"

The Fold Behind the Knee: Kopenawa and Albert's "Falling Sky"
Davi Kopenawa and Bruce Albert's The Falling Sky: 
Words of a Yanomami Shaman is a monument to the authors' lifetime of friendship and collaboration and a searing testimony of indigenous worldview. 
© Truthout

The Dark Side of Brazil

The Dark Side of Brazil
World Cup 2014 - Survival International

Egypt court sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death

Egypt court sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death
© RT News - TV-Novosti 

just can't believe !!!!! Outrageousssssssssssssssss !!!!!

♥♥ to my Voninha ♥♥

Ivone and lulu

because today you are my baby girl !!!!!
 ♥♥ uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu ♥♥ 
yours Bézinha

summer 1954 - at my grandparents house, Várzea de Sintra
aunt Voninha was 24 and i .... 1 year & a half. 

Ivone Balette

Thursday, March 20, 2014

You can cut all the flowers 
but you cannot keep Spring from coming.

- Pablo Neruda -


An inspiring activist - remembering China's Cao Shunli

An inspiring activist - remembering China's Cao Shunli
© Amnesty's global human rights blog

Still waiting on justice for juvenile lifers

Sakineh Ashtiani given leave from prison

Iranian woman who escaped stoning for adultery given leave from prison
Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani rewarded for good behaviour after seeing sentence reduced to 10-year jail term
© The Guardian

Torture on Death Row: Court Rules Against Automatic Use of Solitary Confinement for the Condemned

Monday, March 17, 2014

Childhood by Anas Salameh


it made me cry, Anas !!!!!
thank you sooooooo much, my friend !!!!!
Syrian Palestinian Artist Anas Salamah: "I Left My Colors in Syria"
© Syria Untold 

Anas Salameh


Friday, March 14, 2014


Civil society activists, media and medical workers targeted 
for their work

Syria: Website to Highlight Plight of Detainees
© Human Rights Watch

On the 3rd Anniversary of the Syrian Uprising

Honoring the memory of 100,000 Syrian victims

Third Anniversary: A Child of the Conflict

Syria's war, 3 years on: 'a horror film', in faces of the dead and voices of revolt
by Molly Crabapple
© The Guardian 

'Syria, you are my love, and I will return to you'
Refugee children remember Syria through music and art 
in Lebanon. 
© Amnesty's global human rights blog

Stand #WithSyria !!!!!

Thursday, March 13, 2014


On the third anniversary of conflict, let us stand #WithSyria

Film narrated by Idris Elba with exclusive music from Elbow

#WithSyria is a coalition of over 120 humanitarian and human rights groups calling for this to be the last anniversary of conflict in Syria

Global call to make 3rd anniversary of Syria crisis the last marked by bloodshed
© Amnesty International

Stop the Starvation of Syrians
Take Action Now - Amnesty International USA

Annual Report on the Death Penalty in Iran - 2013

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

#WithSyria by Banksy

Banksy most celebrated pieces to stand #WithSyria ahead of the 3rd anniversary of Syria Genocide.

Banksy marks third anniversary of Syria conflict
© BBC 


Free Syria !!!!!


UN human rights experts urge Iran to halt the ongoing surge in executions

Death row inmate Glenn Ford released 30 years after wrongful conviction

Death row inmate Glenn Ford released 30 years after wrongful conviction
Man found guilty of murder by all-white jury in deeply flawed trial had one of America’s longest-ever waits for exoneration
© The Guardian

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Syria: Yarmouk under siege - a horror story of war crimes, starvation and death

Monday, March 10, 2014

Poster4Tomorrow 2014

Italian illustrator and "Work Right" juror Mauro Gatti 
made a beautifully illustrated Call for Entries poster.

Poster for Tomorrow 2014
call for entries announced.

This year the theme is »

Work Right! 

starting 10 March
deadline » 10 July 2014

more info at PosterforTomorrow


DIFERENCIAS - exhibit » Sweden


DIFERENCIAS - Group exhibit

Photography - Mixed 

Bertil Hansson, Esther Hernández
& Ricardo Montesdeoca

March 15 - April 9, 2014
Opening: March 15 » 13.00 - 17.00

Galleri Jan Wallmark
Karlavägen 17 
SE - 114 31 Stockholm, Sweden

more info at Bertil site

Congratssssssssssssss, my friends !!!!! Love you All !!!!!


Saturday, March 08, 2014

As a woman, I have no country. As a woman I want no country. 
As a woman my country is the whole world. 

- Virginia Woolf -

Tribal Heroines

Tribal Heroines
On International Women's Day, Survival International profiles the lives and stories of the world's tribal women.
© Survival International
» photo gallery

Iran: Free Women Activists

Iran: Free Women Activists
Imprisonment of 3 Highlights Plight of Female Rights Defenders
© Human Rights Watch 

Release Shafipour, Hedayat, and All Other Women Prisoners of Conscience
© International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran

International Women's Day 2014

The UN theme for International Women's Day 2014
Equality for Women is Progress for All

International Women's Day 2014

International Women's Day 
UN Observances Worldwide
© UN Women Watch

Celebrate International Women's Day - Equality for Women Is Progress for All!
© AI USA blog

Violence against women is increasing
© ANF - Ajansa Nûçeyan a Firatê

Iranian Lesbian: We Are The Denied Identity | March 8 Interview
© Hrana - News Agancy

Friday, March 07, 2014

Give Your Voice ! Help Syrian refugees !

Give Your Voice
Help Syrian refugees


The European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) is a pan-European alliance of NGOs protecting and advancing 
the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and displaced persons. They just launched the campaign "Europe Act Now" asking people to give their voice to survivors of the Syrian crisis via Twitter, Facebook or any other means. 

Help Syrian refugees, give your voice !

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Niclas Hammarström wins UNICEF prize for Syria image

An 11-year-old Syrian girl wounded in a bomb attack
by Niclas Hammarström 

UNICEF Photo of the year 2013

Syria's "forgotten" child victims


Swedish photographer gets UNICEF prize for Syria image
© Deutsche Welle 

Niclas Hammarström


Angela Davis on Prison Abolition, the War on Drugs and Why Social Movements Shouldn't Wait on Obama

My Body My Rights: Tokyo-based artist joins campaign with "hyperreal" body paintings

My Body My Rights: Tokyo-based artist joins campaign with "hyperreal" body paintings

These are some of the illustrations painted on real bodies by Tokyo-based artist Hikaru Cho to kick-start "My Body My Rights", Amnesty International's new global campaign on sexual and reproductive rights.
© Amnesty International

» with photo gallery & video 

Hikaru Cho

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Mr Hublot by Laurent Witz

Mr Hublot is an animated short movie.

Best Animated Short Film (Oscar 2014)

written & directed by Laurent Witz
codirected by Alexandre Espigares

amazinggggggggggggg !!!!!
Congratsssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss !!!!!

Free Mumia 60th birthday events

Free Mumia 60th birthday events

A broad coalition of individuals and organizations committed to seeing political prisoner and world renowned journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal released from prison will hold a series of events to celebrate his 60th birthday in Philadelphia from April 24 to 26.
© Workers World


Death Row Stories

Death Row Stories

Starts March 9th, Sunday nights 9 ET/PT

Death Row Stories is a series of one-hour documentaries. Each episode attempts to unravel the truth behind a different capital murder case. Executive produced by Alex Gibney and Robert Redford and narrated by Susan Sarandon, these stories call into question various beliefs surrounding America's justice system and the death penalty.

Monday, March 03, 2014

That Unfinished Oscar Speech by Marlon Brando

March 30, 1973


That Unfinished Oscar Speech

The New York Times: Best Pictures
© The New York Times

♥♥ We Love You, Marlon ♥♥

Marlon Brando's Oscar® win for "The Godfather"

Sacheen Littlefeather refusing to accept the Best Actor Oscar® on behalf of Marlon Brando for his performance in "The Godfather" -  the 45th Annual Academy Awards® in 1973. 
Liv Ullmann and Roger Moore presented the award. 

for those who don't remember !!!!!

U.S. prisons seen through the eyes of 'Birdman of Alcatraz'

U.S. prisons seen through the eyes of 'Birdman of Alcatraz'
© Reuters

& seen we are talking about cinema today,
it is a deeply touching film with the giant Burt Lancaster,

directed by John Frankenheimer, 1962.

i truly recommend !!!!!

Birdman of Alcatraz (film)
© Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sunday, March 02, 2014

Alain Resnais Presente !!!!!

June 3, 1922 - March 1, 2014

Alain Resnais, experimental French director, dies aged 91
© BBC  

Acclaimed French film director Alain Resnais dies aged 91
© The Guardian

Hiroshima mon amour (1959)
© The Criterion Collection

Last Year at Marienbad (1961) 
© The Criterion Collection

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Humble Tribute to Folon

Toutes mes sculptures regardent le ciel,
c’est une façon de mettre le ciel dans la sculpture.

All my sculptures look up at the sky, 
it is a way to put the sky into the sculpture.

- Jean-Michel Folon - 

March 1, 1934 - October 20, 2005
Belgian artist, illustrator, painter and sculptor. 

On Vous Aime, Homme Oiseau
We Love You, Bird Man


Un Monde - One World 


Cat on Boat - sculpture, Florence


Meadow Cat - sculpture, Florence

The View

Fondation Folon

Bienvenue sur le site de l'atelier FOLON

Art-cadre's friends club Folon artiste