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2023-01-29: News Headlines

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-29). Heard Museum in Phoenix Harbors O'otham and O'odham Remains. indybay.org While promoting itself as the premiere showcase of American Indian Art, the Heard Museum in Phoenix has harbored the remains of Native ancestors, and one of its board members has worked for the most protested companies in Indian country, violating human rights and sacred places. Ofelia Rivas, Tohono O'odham elder said, "America and international collectors have a morbid pride in their exhibits of human remains and sacred items. They will never conquer the sacred essence of these people and items."

mforinoco (2023-01-29). Argentine Organizations Demand Presidential Pardon for Indigenous Activist Milagro Sala. orinocotribune.com Indigenous and social activist Milagro Sala has been imprisoned since January 2016 over charges that human rights and social activists allege are politically motivated. | January 16, 2023, marked seven years since the illegal arrest of Indigenous and social activist Milagro Sala in Argentina. Sala was one of the first victims of the political persecution that characterized the far-right government of former president Mauricio Macri (2015—2019). | On the seventh anniversary of Sala's unjust imprisonment, members of various political, social, and human rights organizations held a press conference at the he…

Brenda Norrell (2023-01-29). Heard Museum in Phoenix Harbors O'otham and O'odham Remains. indybay.org While promoting itself as the premiere showcase of American Indian Art, the Heard Museum in Phoenix has harbored the remains of Native ancestors, and one of its board members has worked for the most protested companies in Indian country, violating human rights and sacred places. Ofelia Rivas, Tohono O'odham elder said, "America and international collectors have a morbid pride in their exhibits of human remains and sacred items. They will never conquer the sacred essence of these people and items."

mforinoco (2023-01-29). Argentine Organizations Demand Presidential Pardon for Indigenous Activist Milagro Sala. orinocotribune.com Indigenous and social activist Milagro Sala has been imprisoned since January 2016 over charges that human rights and social activists allege are politically motivated. | January 16, 2023, marked seven years since the illegal arrest of Indigenous and social activist Milagro Sala in Argentina. Sala was one of the first victims of the political persecution that characterized the far-right government of former president Mauricio Macri (2015—2019). | On the seventh anniversary of Sala's unjust imprisonment, members of various political, social, and human rights organizations held a press conference at the he…

J21 (2023-01-29). Face-Off in San Francisco: Repro Rights v. Walk for Life and Other Extremists. indybay.org Activists on both sides of the reproductive rights issue faced off in San Francisco on January 21, the day before what would have been the th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. | Top photo by Stephanie Moran, ProBonoPhoto…

kzorinoco (2023-01-28). Peru: Snipers Deployed at US Embassy in Lima. orinocotribune.com On Wednesday, January 25, the US embassy in Peru deployed snipers on the roof of its headquarters due to the alleged risk of mobilizations against Washington for its interference in Peru's internal affairs. | Paradoxically, on the same Wednesday, Washington released a statement calling for respect for human rights and dialogue to resolve the crisis. | Police repression | During the occupation of the University of San Marcos in Lima, by students and demonstrators expressing their discontent and indignation against the interim government of Dina Boluarte, the police violently stormed the campus, according to one of…

Staff (2023-01-28). President Maduro Meets UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at Miraflores Palace. orinocotribune.com

Victoria Torres (2023-01-28). Opposition Lawyer Sujú Falsely Accuses Maduro of 'Abandoning Indigenous Venezuelans'. orinocotribune.com On Thursday, January 26, human rights lawyer Tamara Sujú published a tweet launching a new disinformation campaign rife with photos and other embellishments depicting the malnutrition and alleged abandonment of indigenous groups in Venezuela. | Tamara Sujú, who served as "ambassador" to the Czech Republic on the payroll of Juan Guaidó and his "interim government" is now attempting to hold the legitimate government of Nicolás Maduro responsible for the crisis of the Yanomami ethnic group. | Sujú accused President Maduro on social media of exploiting indigenous territory for profit and claimed that he purposely des…

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-28). Expolicías son acusados de muerte de afroamericano en EE.UU. telesurtv.net El reverendo Al Sharpton, un líder de derechos civiles de EE.UU., declaró que el crimen de Tire Nichols fue particularmente doloroso debido a la raza de los oficiales.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-01-28). Petro presentará a Congreso colombiano reformas en temas sociales. telesurtv.net Abarcarán las pensiones, la salud, lo laboral y los servicios públicos. Presidente colombiano apuntó que los cambios garantizarán derechos establecidos en la Carta Magna.

Vivian Sahner (2023-01-28). 103 years since 'Palmer Raids' unleashed FBI against workers. themilitant.com "This Day in History" on Fox News retold the story about the Jan. 2, 1920, "Palmer Raids," carried out by Democratic President Woodrow Wilson, Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer and his right-hand man, J. Edgar Hoover. They "unleashed a shocking and often violent unconstitutional nationwide dragnet," the article said, "detaining as many as 10,000 people." | The arrests, deportations and prosecutions targeted unions, the newly formed Communist parties and immigrant workers. | Throughout the next 100 years the rulers' political police have continued assaulting freedoms that are vital to working people. Last year t…

Counter Protest in San Francisco (2023-01-28). Reproductive Rights Activists Talk Back to "Walk for Life" Marchers. indybay.org Another year (this the 19th) of Walk for Life bussing in folks from parts afar to the city of San Francisco.

Editor (2023-01-28). Far Right Supreme Court Ready to Gut Unions (Again) as Workers Die on the Job. scheerpost.com By Eve Ottenberg / CounterPunch One of the first dead giveaways for fascism is animosity toward trade unions. That's not to say all anti-union businesspeople are fascist, but simply that that hatred is a first step on the primrose path to a polity of utterly oppressed wage slaves and strictly limited civil rights, a step …

Dr. Pascal Sacré (2023-01-28). The COVID-19 RT-PCR Test: How to Mislead All Humanity. Using a "Test" To Lock Down Society. globalresearch.ca The misuse of the RT-PCR technique is used as an intentional strategy by some governments, supported by scientific safety councils and by the dominant media, to justify the violation of a large number of constitutional rights, the destruction of the economy with the bankruptcy of entire active sectors of society,…

_____ (2023-01-28). Facebook's Jordana Cutler Appointed Head of Controversial Israeli Ministry, Sparking Censorship Fears. strategic-culture.org On Jan. 11, Israel's new minister of strategic affairs, Ron Dermer, named Facebook senior employee, Jordana Cutler, as the ministry's director general. The ministry is notorious for combatting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement and promoting a positive image of Israel abroad. Yet with Cutler's biography and Facebook's history of censoring Palestinian content, experts and activists are sounding the alarm over the appointment.

Answer Coalition (2023-01-28). The International People's Tribunal on U.S. Imperialism: Sanctions, Blockades, and Economic Coercive Measures. answercoalition.org Saturday, January 28 | 11am – 6pm, The People's Forum & Online, 320 W 37th St, New York, NY: | | After two years of dedicated organizing, we are excited to officially announce the launch of the International People's Tribunal on U.S. Imperialism: Sanctions, Blockades, and Economic Coercive Measures. This project is a first ever int…

_____ (2023-01-28). Israel's Dangerous Challenge To Al-Aqsa Threatens World Peace. popularresistance.org The Jordanian Ambassador to the State of Israel was recently denied entry to Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem — the third-holiest site in Islam. This is an incident that is so severe and so dangerous that not only the Jordanian government but the entire Arab and Muslim world — as well as the West — should have reprimanded Israel severely. The governments of Israel and Jordan decided to downplay this incident, but there must be no mistake; it marks a dangerous new development for the Holy Sanctuary, or Haram Al-Sharif, where the mosque sits. With this "incident," Israel — and particularly the ne…

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2023-01-28: News Headlines

Staff (2023-01-28). President Maduro Meets UN High Commissioner for Human Rights at Miraflores Palace. orinocotribune.com On Friday, January 27, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro received United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Tàºrk, with whom he held a brief meeting, at Miraflores Palace in Caracas. | President Maduro reiterated to the UN high commissioner his willingness to work jointly to consolidate actions to protect human rights. | #EnVivo | Reunión con Volker Tàºrk, Alto Comisionado de la ONU para los DD.HH. — Nicolás Maduro (@NicolasMaduro)

teleSUR, DRL (2023-01-28). Expolicías son acusados de muerte de afroamericano en EE.UU. telesurtv.net El reverendo Al Sharpton, un líder de derechos civiles de EE.UU., declaró que el crimen de Tire Nichols fue particularmente doloroso debido a la raza de los oficiales.

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2023-01-28). Petro presentará a Congreso colombiano reformas en temas sociales. telesurtv.net Abarcarán las pensiones, la salud, lo laboral y los servicios públicos. Presidente colombiano apuntó que los cambios garantizarán derechos establecidos en la Carta Magna.

Counter Protest in San Francisco (2023-01-28). Reproductive Rights Activists Talk Back to "Walk for Life" Marchers. indybay.org Another year (this the 19th) of Walk for Life bussing in folks from parts afar to the city of San Francisco.

J21 (2023-01-28). Face-Off in San Francisco: Repro Rights v. Walk for Life and Other Extremists. indybay.org Activists on both sides of the reproductive rights issue faced off in San Francisco on January 21, the day before what would have been the th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. | Top photo by Stephanie Moran, ProBonoPhoto…

Staff (2023-01-27). New UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Arrives in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com This Thursday, January 26, the newly appointed United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Tàºrk, arrived in Venezuela, in order to work with Venezuelan authorities, NGOs, and opposition leaders. | The top UN official will be visiting Caracas from January 26 to 28, in response to an invitation made by President Nicolás Maduro. Tàºrk is scheduled to meet later with NGOs related to human rights, at the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry in Caracas. |

Staff (2023-01-27). 1, 0+ Scientists Slam Punishment of Colleagues for Peaceful Climate Action. commondreams.org More than 1, 0 scientists on Thursday released a letter declaring that they are "appalled by the recent retaliation against colleagues who dared to exercise their civil and human rights" with a peaceful protest at a December conference in Chicago. Published by news outlets around the world in English, French, and Portuguese, the letter comes after …

teleSUR, JDO (2023-01-27). Alto Comisionado de ONU para DDHH realiza visita a Venezuela. telesurtv.net Cumplimenta una invitación realizada por el presidente Nicolás Maduro. La visita oficial se extenderá hasta el 28 de enero.

Fight Back (2023-01-27). Louisianans march on the state capitol, demand repeal of anti-abortion trigger law. fightbacknews.org Baton Rouge, LA – A crowd of about 100 people gathered on Sunday, January 22, at Galvez Plaza in front of Louisiana's Old State Capitol building in Baton Rouge to march on the current capitol building in protest of Louisiana's abortion ban. | Although the streets were mostly empty on the quiet Sunday afternoon, marchers refused to go unnoticed, holding signs and chanting. Organizers yelled through megaphones, "When abortion rights are under attack, what do we do?" The crowd roared in response, "Stand up! Fight back!" | Nancy Davis organized the march, with support from women's rights groups includi…

Codepink (2023-01-27). Statement on the Killing of Tortuguita by Atlanta Police. dissidentvoice.org On January 18th, Tortuguita, a brave and beloved Weelaunee Forest Defender, was killed by Atlanta Police. As people of conscience, as breathers of air, as anti-imperialists, as feminists, pacifists, activists — we condemn this state-sanctioned murder. Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, AKA Tortuguita, is the victim of an expanding and increasingly militarized machine of state violence, …

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