amnesty (2018-12-10). Rights Today in the Middle East and North Africa - 2018. amnesty.org ...

amnesty (2018-12-10). Rights Today in Africa - 2018. amnesty.org ...

Chris Hedges (2018-12-10). The Heresy of White Christianity. truthdig.com There are, as Cornel West has pointed out, only two African-Americans who rose from dirt-poor poverty to the highest levels of American intellectual life—the writer Richard Wright and the radical theologian James H. Cone. | Cone, who died in April, grew up in segregated Bearden, Ark., the impoverished son of a woodcutter who had only a sixth-grade education. With an almost superhuman will, Cone clawed his way up from the Arkansas cotton fields to implode theological studies in the United States with his withering critique of the white supremacy a...

teleSUR (2018-12-10). Tanzania: Party Act Bill Aimed to Limit Political Freedom. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, politicians in Tanzania denounced the ruling party's proposed bill to amend the Political Parties Act threatens to restrict political freedoms and criminalize opposition parties. | RELATED: | Media Watchdog: Increased Persecution of African Journalists | "The proposed bill is against the constitution," and "If this bill is passed by the parliame...

teleSUR (2018-12-09). Libya: Fezzan Movement Threatens Shutdown of Largest Oilfield. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, the security forces working for the State oil company National Oil Corporation (NOC) threatened a shutdown of the El Sharara oil field, in Libya. | RELATED: | UN Security Council Extends Sanctions on Libya Until 2020 | "We as the force securing the field inform you that the Fezzan Anger Movement entered the field and stopped the production in li...

Human Rights Watch (2018-12-07). Somali Journalist Critically Hurt in Car Bombing. hrw.org On Tuesday evening, veteran Somali journalist and media rights activist Ismail Sheikh Khalifa was critically wounded when a bomb planted in his car exploded in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. Ismail was leaving the TV studio where he hosts a weekly show, when the bomb detonated remotely. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack. | | | Somali journalist and media rights activist Ismail Sheikh Khalifa. | © Radio...

Human Rights Watch (2018-12-07). Senegalese Students Open Up the Conversation About Sexual Abuses. hrw.org ...

Human Rights Watch (2018-12-07). Mali: Dangerous Upsurge in Abuse by Ethnic Militias. hrw.org | | Peuhl animal herders waiting to cross the Bani River, near Sofara, central Mali. On August 7, 2018, Dozo militia allegedly detained 11 Peuhl traders as they waited to cross the river to go to Sofara market, and later killed them. | © 2011 Tuul and Bruno Morandi / Alamy Stock Photo | Ethnic militias have killed over 200 civilians and burned dozens of villages in communal violence in central Mali during 2018, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Most victims have been ethnic Peuhl villagers targeted b...

Human Rights Watch (2018-12-06). Yemen: Talks Should Address Rights Concerns. hrw.org | | Imports sit destroyed in a damaged warehouse at the port in Hodeida city, Yemen. | © November 2016 Kristine Beckerle / Human Rights Watch | Participants to the Yemen talks in Sweden should prioritize key human rights issues, Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, and Mwatana Organization for Human Rights said today. The issues should include removing impediments to the free flow of humanitarian aid and vital commercial goods such...

Democracy Now! (2018-12-05). Headlines for December 5, 2018. democracynow.org Senators Say Crown Prince Is Guilty in Khashoggi Murder After CIA Briefing, Mueller Not Seeking Jail Time for Flynn, Cites "Substantial Assistance", Politico: NRCC Emails Hacked in 2018 Midterms, Georgia Voters Elect Republican Secretary of State, Congressmembers Call for Labor Sec. Acosta Probe over Epstein Plea Deal, DOJ Senior Official Allowed to Get Away with Sexual Assault, Federal Gov. Shuts Down for Nat'l Day of Mourning, Somalia: U.S. Reopens Permanent Diplomatic Presence, Pompeo Gives Russia 60 Days to Comply with Nuclear Treaty, West Bank: Israeli Forces Kill Disabled Palestinian in Overnight Raid, Moro...

kathy_f (2018-12-04). Sorry To Bother You offers rich lessons in seeking radical social change. greenleft.org.au Sorry to Bother You
| Written & directed by Boots Riley
| In cinemas now | This review includes mild spoilers. | As an Australian living abroad, incidents of Australians being racist and/or misogynistisic that attract attention from international media outlets are frequently forwarded to me in anticipation of a seething refrain. | My response is typically motivated by a mix of rage and embarrassment, as well as a deep concern for how racial capitalism has been almost completely normalised. I am deeply concerned by the fact that not only is our social and political climate ill-equipped to address racism, i...

Vanessa Mbonu@naacpnet (2018-11-29). NAACP Statement on Black Voter Turnout in Mississippi Elections. naacp.org The incredible Black voter turnout in Mississippi on November 6 — and again in the November 27 runoff election — provides a powerful example of what can happen when African Americans and other voters of color are encouraged to participate actively in our democracy. This election illustrates what can happen when voters and politicians alike [...]

Vanessa Mbonu@naacpnet (2018-11-28). NAACP Statement on Recent Criminal Justice Reform Compromise Introduced in Senate. naacp.org NAACP released the following statement in support of the Crimianl Justice Reform Compromise: Our American criminal justice system is broken. Sentencing is disproportionately weighted against African Americans, and the current political climate continues to devalue black lives by reviving the same failed policies of the war on drugs that fueled mass incarceration," said NAACP President [...]

Paul Dobson (2018-11-21). Venezuela to Offer African American Course at US University. venezuelanalysis.com The "Africa and its Diaspora in Hispanic America" course will be run at the Southern University at New Orleans.

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