Human Rights Activists


Film Screenings Honor International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, today students are coordinating events on over 40 campuses across the nation to resist the anti-immigrant movement, including organizations associated with white nationalist John Tanton.  Students are doing … Continued


Cross-Post: Salvador Reza, Anayanse Garza Allege Abuse During Arrest at State Capitol

A sobering reminder of the violent and unjust climate that persists in Arizona. Originally published on the Phoenix New Times blog Feathered Bastard by Stephen Lemons: The Arizona police state rolls on. Today, outside the Arizona state Capitol, human rights … Continued


Student Delegation Tours Arizona Amid SB 1070 Enforcement

Today, a national student delegation launched a five day tour of Arizona in the midst of the recent enactment of controversial law SB 1070. The Center for New Community, a national civil rights organization based in Chicago, is sponsoring the … Continued


Can Sheriff Joe Be Stopped?

Sheriff Joe would like the public to believe that the thousands of inmates on hunger strike for the last three weeks are just complaining about food. He would like us to think that the biggest issue for detainees is rotting … Continued