Civil Rights/Equal Rights

The Shortwave Report 08/18/17 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,             The latest Shortwave Report (August 18) is up at the website http://www.outfarpress.com/shortwave.shtml  in 3 forms- (new) HIGHEST QUALITY (160kb)(33MB), broadcast quality (13MB), and quickdownload or streaming form (6MB) (28:59) Links at page bottom   (If you have access to Audioport there is a highest quality version posted up there {33MB} h

Commemorating Heather Heyer (Dortmund, Germany)

After learning about yesterdays (2017/08/12) attack against a anti-fascist ralley in Charlottesville, Virginia, we got grief but also rage. That feeling led us to make a graffito in Dortmund, a place which counts several victims of neo-nazi attacks (incl. 5 murdered in the last 20 years).Yesterday in Charlottesville (Virginia) a (supposed) Nazi drove his car into a crowd of people, who were ralleying agains a facist march. Dozens got injured. Among the victims was also Heather Heyer, a paralegal. She died on the scene.

Plantations Were Prisons: Mobilizing for the Aug. 19 Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March in Wash. DC

Youtube video-2011 Amnesty International interview with Robert H. King, entitled "Slavery Still Reigns in US prisons

Plantations Were Prisons: Mobilizing for the Aug. 19 Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March in Washington DC-Part one of an interview with Law Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell

Robert H. King and Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3 are issuing a call to everybody concerned about the human rights of US prisoners: "We know the economic situation for African Americans, other minority communities, and poor whites is very difficult. However, if there is any way possible for you to get to the Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March in Washington DC on August 19 , so that your voice can be heard, so that we can speak in one voice, please join us. Enough is Enough!"

Forgive Them Hank Skinner,They Know Not What They Do..

    The silence of the United Nations,ACLU,Amnesty International,NAACP and American media on this horrific Hank Skinner Texas lynching,is just as frightening as the planned murder~execution itself..Texas was denied the ability to execute~murder Texan Hank Skinner prior DNA testing by the U.S. Supreme Court,not ordered to lose~destroy his most crucial exoneration evidence and them still want to execute him like 3rd world countries injustices.. This Communist inspired 1988 U.S.

Graffiti Spotted in Solidarity With J20 defendents

Graffiti has recently been spotted in so-called greater Washington, DC in solidarity with the J20 defendents' international week of solidarity, which goes from July 20-27. Graffiti was also spotted in solidarity with the Mariner East 2 pipeline resisters in Pennsylvania at camp white pine. Here are some links for more information.

Submedia's Series "Trouble" to be Screened at Potter's House

Hello folks! On July 28th from 6:00PM-8:00PM there will be a screening of episodes 3 & 4 of sub.media's new "Trouble" documentary series at the Potter's House in Adams Morgan. The event will act as an educational and fundraising event for the J20 defendents, who were kettled and mass arrested on January 20th at L and 12th St for protesting the Inauguration of Donald Trump. A recommended donation of $5-$10 is requested from attendees, which will go toward the legal fees associated with the legal defense of the 200+ arrestees, who are each facing charges of 70+ years in prison.

Baloch activists hold anti-CPEC protest during G-20 Summit in Hamburg

  https://www.outlookindia.com/newsscroll/baloch-activists-hold-anticpec-p...Hamburg , July 8 : As world leaders gathered for the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, activists from the Baloch Republican Party (BRP) held a protest against the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a multi-billion dollar project passing through the Balochistan provinceHamburg , July 8 : As world leaders gathered for the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, G

Dulles Airport gets protest of Trumps' Muslim Ban 2.0

On the 18th of March, protesters gathered at Dulles International Airport against Donald Trump's revised Muslim travel ban, the one that was supposed to go into effect two days earlier. Federal courts have again blocked Trump's racist Muslim ban in cases filed by Maryland and Hawaii. Trump has appealed, but his big mouth is getting him into trouble with judges frowning on such statements as that he really wanted the first version with its explicit religious test.

Second protest of Muslim Ban at CPB, five arrests reported

On the 7th of March, protesters assembled at the Ronald Reagan Building for a second protest against Trump's "Muslim Ban 2.0." There is a report on the DisruptJ20 Twitter feed of five arrests. Presumably those were in a civil disobedience, but those cases should be watched closely due to current aggressive prosecution of protesters against Trump's fascism.

Photo by Katie Egan

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