Please Sign and Forward this Call in Support of Yemen.

YemenA call for solidarity with the Yemeni people

To freedom loving people:

We strongly condemn the aggression of Saudi Arabia against Yemen we reject their indiscriminate attacks against a defenseless Yemeni population that includes children, women and the elderly. (more…)

The Struggle to Free Oscar Lopez Rivera Grows in the U.S. and Abroad

By North American Bureau of Resumen Latinoamericano on May 30, 2015

 

11053715_10153365756297329_671787906188762241_oThis past weekend marked the 34th anniversary of the incarceration of the Puerto Rican fighter for independence Oscar Lopez Rivera. The date was marked by demonstrations and events around the world calling for his freedom. Lopez Rivera was sentenced in 1981 making him the longest held political prisoner in the world. (more…)

Cuba off the Terrorist List Today: A Lily in Sheridan Circle

 

Photo: Cubadebate

Photo: Cubadebate

By Rosa Mirian Elizalde, on May 29, 2015

Today, at midnight, Cuba will be off of the list of countries that sponsor terrorism issued every  year by the US State Department. This marks the end of the period of 45 days granted to Congress to oppose a blockade on   the measure; something that seems unlikely because this week the legislature is in one of its many holiday periods and therefore there will be no sessions. (more…)

Oscar Lopez Rivera: Will Obama Pardon This Political Prisoner?

President Obama speaks during Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, May 25, 2015.  (Zach Gibson/The New York Times).

President Obama speaks during Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, May 25, 2015. (Zach Gibson/The New York Times).

By Dahr Jamail on Thursday, 28 May 2015

In 1981, López Rivera was convicted in the United States, in truly Orwellian fashion, of the thought crime of “seditious conspiracy,” despite never having been accused of causing harm to anyone, let alone taking a life. Having been deemed dangerous by the US government, López Rivera was imprisoned. His release date, without a presidential pardon, will be 2027, when he is 84 years old. May 29, 2015, is the 34th anniversary of his arrest.
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Suicide Attack Outside Imam Hussein Mosque in Saudi’s Dammam

Imam Hussein Mosque attack

Imam Hussein Mosque attack

By Local Editor on May 29, 2015

A terrorist attack struck Saudi Arabia’s Eastern city of Dammam after a suicide bomber tried to enter Imam Hussein (AS) Mosque, witnesses said, the second attack of its kind in a week.  (more…)

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