[www-features] International Day Against Police Brutality, Immigrants' Rights feature, Iran war feature, and 3-yr Iraq war anniversary
suzq at riseup.net
Wed Mar 15 06:47:58 PST 2006
March 19th is the 3-year anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq.
Also, today is the International Day Against Police Brutality. See
and the recent Indymedia feature on Federico Aldrovani. Philadelphia
recently had a homegirl, Rosalyn Atkinson, die in prison because she was
denied medical treatment in jail and because the doctors fatally overdosed
her on high-blood-pressure medication
And of course there's still news coming in from the Diaz/Bolzaneto trials
in Italy (https://supportolegale.org/)
We've all got our stories. We should make a feature about it. Any
Just from the title alone, I would support hiding the Iran War
article. It's inflammatory makes broad assumptions based on predictions
and imputed motives that cannot easily be proven. Also as someone whose
entire family has been heavily affected by the nuclear industry, I don't
think we should be lightly making accusations about nuclear plans.
I think the Chicago feature is good, if a little late; today is the last
day for proposed amendmants to the Chairman's Markup of the proposed H.R.
4437 (the Sensenbrenner-King Bill, which would criminalize all assistance
to immigrants unlawfully present in the United States, and criminalize
immigrants without papers as well) in the US Senate Judiciary Committee.
So some resources about the proposed elgislation would be good. Here are
"For more information on pending immigration legislation, see<br><a
National Immigration Law Forum</a>,<br>the <a
href="http://www.aila.org/">American Immgration Lawyers
Association</a>,<br>the <a href="http://www.ailf.org/">American
Immigration Law Foundation</a>,<br>the <a
Project</a>,<br>and the <a href="http://www.ilrc.org/">Immigrant Legal
Resource Center</a>.</p><p>For information on border activism in general,
href="http://www.noborder.org/">No Border Network</a>,<br>the <a
href="http://www.nomoredeaths.org/">No More Deaths</a>,<br> and the <a
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