The indigenous peoples of the Amazon region of Bolivia have declared themselves in a “state of emergency” and announced that on May 20 they will begin a 1,000-kilometre march to La Paz to demand that the government defend their territory from being plundered by oil, logging and mining companies.
Month: May 2010
Title: Support the State Street 29!Location: The Red and Black Café 400 Southeast 12th Avenue Portland, OR 97214Description: SUPPORT THE STATE STREET 29! Fundraiser-Saturday May 22nd 6:30-9:30pm Come out and support the 29 people who were arrested during Olympia’s Anti-police march in Solidarity with Portland last April! They are now facing charges from rioting to …
Tomorrow morning there will be a resolution presented to City Council denouncing SB 1070 in Arizona
City Hall – 1221 SW Fourth Avenue
WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MAY 5, 2010
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Upcoming Events: May
Mother’s Day Vigil at the Tacoma ICE detention Center
Portland People’s Movement Assembly
ALBA teach-in 6:30-8pm
3:30-6pm A Community Forum presented by the Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition
Stop the Suits. Stop CAFTA.
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“We fear that the government will use this as a pretext to militarize the region.”
-Refering to last week’s incident in San Juan Copala,
Eduardo Almeida from Nodo de Derechos Humanos
Summary: denounce the militarization and state-sponsored terrorism and violence in Oaxaca and throughout the world, to denounce the funding of the Merida Initiative signed into law by the U.S. government, and to demand a thorough investigation and punishment for those responsible for the current violations in Oaxaca. Join us in supporting Oaxaca and saying no …