SUPPORT QILOMBO

  Original Post:  https://www.crowdrise.com/SupportQilombo/fundraiser/ramonaqilombo   We are in the midst of intense times and intense events happening here in the Bay Area, in this country and worldwide. It is a time where poor people and black and brown communities are under serious attack and facing heightened levels of violence and repression as well as ever […]

A Statement by the female political detainees in Damascus Central Prison (Adra)

A Statement by the female political detainees in Damascus Central Prison (Adra): Our people are suffering from great tragedies while waiting for the dawn of freedom. Ours is one of those tragedies that we endure in silence and under intentional media blackout. Today, we speak for those who have no voice. To shed a light […]

Join Us In Solidarity With Hunger Strikers

#FreeSoltan October 19, 2014 For Immediate Release: Today, Mohamed Soltan’s family, friends, and supporters- join Mohamed in his nearly 9-month long hunger strike. We are horrified at Mohamed’s 14-month detention without charge or evidence and his continually delayed trial dates. Similarly, there are scores of others held in Egyptian prisons on hunger strike who are […]

Syrian day in Warsaw

Asia and Pacific Museum and the Committee of Action Aid celebrated the Syrian DAY in the MUSEUM OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC in Warsaw, Poland. Saturday, 18 October, 2014 A Polish lecture  about Syrian traditions, Hijab and customs. People attended the event enjoyed tasting traditional Syrian food and trying on Syrian costumes. Event Page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1470664833203429/

What is going on at the British University in Egypt?

Original in Arabic: https://www.facebook.com/haythamabokhalil/posts/875536089131805 A message from the university students I convey as is: The ‪BUE‬ administration, headed by Dr. Ahmad Hamad (an ex-army officer), dismissed 13 students for a period of week with charges like inciting other students against the university administration by writing FB posts. The decree was taken yesterday, October 9, to come amid a […]

Massacre in Ein Turma, Damascus Suburbs

Since the morning, intense clashes have been ongoing on the outskirts of Ein Turma town in Damascus’s suburbs as the government’s forces were trying to invade the area and with the Free Syrian Army fighting back. The Syrian Government then began extensively bombarding Ein Turma with mortars and artillery as a MEG warplane hovered over […]

Syria and The International Coalition Intervention

Article first published in: http://commentmideast.com/2014/10/syria-international-coalition-intervention/ In recent weeks we have seen the establishment of an USA led International coalition also composed of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Australia, Germany, the Netherlands and Jordan to launch a joint military operation, on Syrian territory, with the tacit support of the Assad regime as we will […]

Syrian Government Air Strikes Kill 20 in Daraa Province

Friday 10-10-2014: More than 20 martyrs fell in Daraa province– Tens wounded Regime’s helicopters dropped a TNT barrel on Al Harrah town in Daraa’s suburbs 6:00 a.m. in the early morning whilst families were sleeping. Buildings collapsed over the families’ heads and buried them underneath. After civilians gathered to salvage the casualties from underneath the […]

A Call for all Sides In Syria to Observe a Cease-fire During Eid

By Mouaz Kh Alhasanee

Solidarity with Egypt’s LGBTQ Protests Initiative

Google Doc File HERE. This is a call for solidarity and participation to all organizations and individuals interested, We invite you to participate in the demonstration that will take place on 18 October 2014 in front of every Egyptian embassy around the world (If accessible) to protest against human rights violations committed by the Egyptian […]