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SEOUL, March 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korean and Japanese civic activists vowed solidarity to maintain Japan's pacifist constitution and peace efforts on the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday. In a joint declaration adopted at their meeting in Seoul, they welcomed the recent agreements on inter-Korean and ...
I would walk in solidarity with the Parkland students. I would walk to call attention to the gun violence they live with that the world chooses not to see. Activism is complicated. It is imperfect and infuriating. It is unequal and unfair. But still, I would walk. Because despite all the talk these days about whether ...

Taylor is working with Clinton and students at Ashley Ridge, Summerville, Academic Magnet, West Ashley, Wando, Johns Island and other local high schools to organize a "March for Our Lives" sister march at Riverfront Park in North Charleston on March 24 in solidarity with protesters who will flood the ...
She said the system did not work for McFadden. "How do we ensure that what happened to Kenne never happens to anyone?" Smith said, adding, "When the system fails, as it did last week, we need to speak out." Later tonight, there will be a rally and march "in solidarity and support of justice for Kenne.".
Buffalo parent and anti-violence activists are showing solidarity with students who plan to walk out Wednesday as a demonstration in support of gun-violence prevention. Leaders from several local groups - including the Buffalo Parent Teacher Organization, the District Parent Coordinating Council and ...

As part of the 14th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW), Equal Education (EE) reaffirms solidarity with the people of Palestine in their struggle for ... Last year, EE activists hosted young Palestinian activists to learn about the experiences of living under occupation, and to build EE's solidarity with the cause.
Juneau high schoolers will join students across the country by walking out of class Wednesday to protest inaction on gun violence in schools. Students from Juneau-Douglas and Thunder Mountain high schools worked together to plan separate but related events for the one month anniversary of the ...
Impressed and inspired by the students' activism and perseverance, the Board of Aldermen invited organizers Anika Nayak and Amalia Hochman to City Hall ... Lance Davis said in light of the high school students' rallies, seventh graders at the John F. Kennedy school were jumping on board in solidarity.
"They try to sell the border wall as something that's just happening in this rural, isolated community, that it's not going to affect anyone," says Gabriel Sanchez, 30, an activist from nearby Mission, Texas. "The truth is, it's going through historical landmarks, through people's homes, through communities in ...
Each year, Israeli Apartheid Week takes place across the world. It aims to raise awareness about Israel's ongoing settler-colonial project, Israel's apartheid policies, and to build support for the growing campaign of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel. In Ireland, an Israeli military ...
How did the West Virginia teachers find solidarity with Trump voters? As Jay O'Neal, one of the leaders of the union, explained in a Jacobin interview, it wasn't rocket science: First of all, if we can do it, anybody can do it. It's not like we're a special group of activist teachers who have been studying for twenty ...
Thirty student activists from Cambridge Defend Education (CDE) have occupied Old Schools, which house the central University offices and office of the vice-chancellor. They plan to remain within the building for the entire night, before joining a rally tomorrow on King's Parade at 12:30. According to CDE ...
This year come celebrate St. Patrick's Day by learning about the ongoing struggle to end the British occupation of Ireland's northern six counties, the current situation of Irish Republican Political prisoners, and the work of Irish activists in occupied Turtle Island to build solidarity with other struggles for liberation. This event will ...
Asian activists, we can do better ... For me, realizing such exclusion began with the gradual exposure to Asian-American activism--at home, a relatively rare phenomenon, even if we were ... On campus, the Asian American Alliance denounced the Peter Liang protests, standing in solidarity with Akai Gurley.
Rana Nazzal is a Palestinian-Canadian activist, artist, and facilitator. She is immersed in community organizing both at home in the occupied Palestinian West Bank and on Algonquin Anishnaabeg land in Canada. She served intermittently with the International Solidarity Movement between 2011 and 2016 ...
Many activists stood in solidarity with other groups to advocate for similar rights. Richard Aoki was one of the founding members of the Black Panther party, a black revolutionary party created to protect black neighborhoods from police brutality. Yuri Kochiyama was a civil rights activist and friend of Malcolm ...

Tech Workers Coalition, an organization that consists of labor organizers and tech employees, is asking Recode to change the location of its annual Code Conference this May. The coalition wants the conference to show its solidarity with Sandra Pezqueda, a low-wage worker who said she was sexually ...
At the height of his comeback, Brando opted to decline his second Oscar and stand in solidarity with the American Indian Movement activists at Wounded Knee. In a statement released the day following the ceremony, Brando reiterated, "The motion picture community has been as responsible as any for ...
The goal, according to the protest's media liaison, senior Serena Zets, was to "express solidarity with the students in Parkland and show [gun violence] ... This story was produced for Student Nation, a section devoted to highlighting campus activism and student movements from students in their own words.
A booze battle is brewing between B.C. and Alberta after the premier of Alberta announced a boycott of all B.C. wine. And now with Justin Trudeau's weighing in on the dispute , when will there be a resolution? Jordan Armstrong reports.
school students from Montgomery County, Maryland, rally Wednesday at the Capitol in nearby Washington, D.C., in solidarity with those affected by the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida. J. Scott Applewhite | Associated Press. Content Exchange. facebook · twitter · email; Print ...
Solomon Elimimian of the BC Lions speaking about the effects of violence against women for the One Billion Rising event on KPU Surrey, Feb 21. (Aly Laube). One in three women will be beaten or raped within their lifetime. This frightening statistic is what motivates the organizers of the One Billion Rising ...
In 1984, they Patyks came with their two young children to America from Poland where he was part of the Solidarity movement. They marvel that 34 years have passed since then and .... Thousands of solidarity activists were arrested and about 100 killed. "Everybody knew they were going to crush us one ...
Some of the 190 signatories to the letter: Wunmi Mosaku. Clemence Poesy, Hayley Atwell, Jessica Raine, Sophie Okenado, Tamsin Greig, Gemma Chan, Zawe Ashton, Ruth Wilson, Vanessa Kirby, Kate Hardie, Andrea Riseborough, Jodie Whittaker, Phoebe Fox, Florence Pugh. Composite: Getty Images ...
Operating on the wisdom that we win or lose one generation at a time, the Community READY Corps calls for a week of Black Solidarity beginning ... 2/22/18 6PM-8PM SoleSpace 1714 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland: Mr. Davis' Classroom Come learn your Black history with educator, activist and artist Hodari ...
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 photo, dozens of people supporting the occupants of the Coco Palms property in Wailua on the island of Kauai in Hawaii link hands in solidarity as the 6 p.m. deadline for the court-imposed order vacating the property approaches. Native Hawaiian activists, who claim to be ...
The Enough! National School Walkout will work like this: At 10 a.m. March 14 in every time zone, participants will leave their schools and gather in the streets for 17 minutes. Organizers suggest participants wear orange in a show of solidarity and to honor victims' who have lost their lives to gun violence.
Expressions of migrant solidarity through the #1DayWithoutUs campaign sought to counterbalance xenophobic sentiments, offering a multiplicity of .... @The3Million - an activist group focusing on the three million EU citizens currently working in the UK - and other migrant associations and activist groups.
"SNCC's experiences in Mississippi would have a profound effect on the way many activists viewed the rest of the world," Kelley states, referring to the .... continued these connections have been central focal points to solidarity, ones that have allowed Southern activism to be positioned through collective ...
28, 2018 photo, dozens of people supporting the occupants of the Coco Palms property in Wailua on the island of Kauai in Hawaii link hands in solidarity as the 6 p.m. deadline for the court-imposed order vacating the property approaches. Native Hawaiian activists, who claim to be descendants of Kauai's ...
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018 photo, dozens of people supporting the occupants of the Coco Palms property in Wailua on the island of Kauai in Hawaii link hands in solidarity as the 6 p.m. deadline for the court-imposed order vacating the property approaches. Native Hawaiian activists, who claim to be ...
Gurung, whose name has become synonymous with female-led activism, showcased his Fall 2018 line inspired by the 'superheroines' in his life, female-dominated societies like the matriarchal Mosuo tribe of China and India's activist Gulabi Gang -- 'a community of female activists who adorn themselves in ...
The CRBZ was largely set up by activists from the Ezequiel Zamora National Campesino Front (FNCEZ) and Simon Bolivar National Communal Front (FNCSB). Today, it is one of the largest radical currents within Chavismo, with a presence in 14 states (out of 23). CRBZ national coordinator Kevin Rangel ...
Hurriyat (M) delegation visits slain activist's home, expresses solidarity ... Meanwhile, an APHC spokesman paid rich tributes to the prominent pro-freedom activist Ghulam Muhammad Bulla on his 34th martyrdom anniversary stating that the way Bulla was "annihilated" by the then government deserves all ...
In this June 10, 2017 photo Solidarity freedom movement of the 1980s hero Wladyslaw Frasyniuk attends an anti-government demonstration in Warsaw, Poland. Frasyniuk, now an opposition activist, was detained by the police for a few hours Feb.14, 2018 in connection with an investigation on scuffling ...
It's a natural extension of the #MeToo movement for those marking a day of activism, politics and female solidarity. Sara Becker of Brooklyn, New York, formed a group called Nasty Galentines after President Donald Trump's election in 2016. Last Galentine's Day, she hosted a craft party where several ...
The Israelis, four members of a group called "Academia for Equality," were there in a show of solidarity and to witness the public trials of nearly 150 ... Not only have Turkish authorities taken an unexpectedly harsh line with even international activists and organizations in recent years -- the Turkish chair of ...
For this reason, Terri Ginsberg, a film scholar and a Palestinian solidarity activist, charges that The Insultseeks to legitimize Israel. "The Insult is a vehicle of Zionist ... "For these activists, boycotting The Insult is consistent with the divestment aspect of the BDS Call," Ginsberg writes. With its slick production ...
Over 750 students from across the country this past weekend attended the 23rd annual Black Solidarity Conference at Yale. ... Queens" and culminated Saturday night with a keynote address by Janet Mock, a prominent social activist and co-creator of the #BlackLivesMatter twitter hashtag and movement.
On January 30, students United for Palestinian Equal rights gathered on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle to stand in solidarity with Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi. January 30 was the date that Ahed Tamimi was scheduled to be sentenced for slapping an Israeli officer outside ...
Thousands of solidarity activists from all across the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria defied a threat of bombardment by the Turkish State on February 6 to stand in solidarity with the resistance in Afrin. An Assyrian representative from Deir ez-Zor in Syria's east who attended the rally said: "We say no ...
It was meant to be a "solidarity exchange" between Guam and Okinawa ahead of the long-planned Marine relocation to Guam. Representatives from local activist groups spent a week on the Japanese island learning about how their Okinawan counterparts have dealt with the U.S. military presence there.
Wearing "RESIST" buttons and carrying "SOLIDARITY" posters, about 50 Ithacans attended the "Stop Criminalizing Our People" rally at the Commons. ... "As we talked with other fellow activists and organizers, we decided to come together and bring several movements together under the umbrella of ...
He is just one of several activists around the country who have been detained or deported after publicly fighting to change the system. ... Immigration activist Ravi Ragbir walks with supporters during a Solidarity Rally Against Deportation at Foley Square near the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ...
Tep Vanny is a brave social activist who has done nothing but peacefully stand up for her community. She should be released immediately and unconditionally, not forced to spend two and a half years in jail. "The criminal proceedings against Tep Vanny have been deeply flawed from the start. She has ...
Peshawar: The Kashmir Solidarity Day was marked Monday across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) with the renewed pledge to lend moral support to the people of India-held Kashmir in their struggle for freedom. NOWSHERA: The activists of the Muttahida ...
A Weekend Trifecta for activists - Defending Chicano Park, Building New Leadership, and Labor Solidarity ... There's more to politics than working for a win in elections; community activism, education, and coalition-building go a long way toward getting desired results at the ballot box and improving ...
Ragbir is victim of the federal government's crackdown on immigrants, and he joins a growing number of prominent activists who are being targeted for ... from activism and toward getting Democrats elected, but it will be important to continue building our activist organizations and networks independent of ...
Kenya editors Guild chairman Linus Kaikai (left) converses with his lawyers at Nation Center on January 31, 2018. There were claims that police were out to arrest him over statements against harassment of journalists. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...


Have you ever wanted to bang a nail and didnt have a hammer? What did you do? Maybe you looked in the garden shed or popped down to the DIY.

If you live in the countryside in Africa, you might have to think of something else. Theres nothing in the garden shed except a bush knife and a hoe. The market might be a days walk away and a hammer costs two weeks wages.

Tools for Self Reliance is doing something about this. Today, hundreds of TFSR volunteers in Britain collect, refurbish, and ship tools and sewing machines to six countries in Africa.

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