Iran: Imprisoned labour activist, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh on hunger strike since 3/12/2014

Reblogged from: The Statement by a group of labour activists, writers, and political organizers Once again, Behnam Ebrahimzadeh, a member of the Committee to Pursue the Establishment of Workers’ Organizations and a Children’s Rights advocate in Iran, has been forced to go on a hunger strike since December 3, 2014. Behnam Ebrahimzadeh has been incarcerated […]

Syria: Letter from Razan Zaitouneh’s mother, 1 yr after kidnapping of #Douma4

Fore more information on the #Douma4:   Originally published in French. My daughter was kidnapped in Syria a year ago: I have no solution and no more hope. Amnesty International has asked that I write about my daughter, Razan Zaitouneh. I’m neither a journalist, nor a writer, but I will write what […]

#We_Are_Prisoners: Eastern Ghouta Campaigns

   Facebook: Avaaz petition: #We_Are_Prisoners:   The civilians of Eastern Ghouta are living a humanitarian catastrophe and are experiencing a slow death due to the regime’s organized and systematic violence against the key ingredients of life. In addition to the regime’s systematic starvation campaign, civilians of Eastern Ghouta face death daily under the […]

Protests In Aleppo For A United FSA Against Enemies

Post by ‎علاء زيدان‎.       Post by ‎Die Syrische Revolution 2011 الثورة السورية – ألمانيا‎.

Human Rights Monitor: Recommendations to the Human Rights Council on the UPR of Egypt

Human Rights Monitor has published a letter of recommendations to the UPR regarding the abysmal record under the current coup regime. We have highlighted some of the report: • All death sentences must be lifted immediately due to the current lack of the minimum standards of a fair trial. • The Egyptian authorities must abstain […]


October 21, 2014. Kesh Malek (Checkmate) has launched an advocacy campaign explaining that the Syrian regime and The Islamic State are cut out of the same cloth, containing sarcastic material and merchandise focusing on the similarities between state, …


  Original Post:   We are in the midst of intense times and intense events happening here in the Bay Area, in this country and worldwide. It is a time where poor people and black and brown communities are under serious attack and facing heightened levels of violence and repression as well as ever […]

A Statement by the female political detainees in Damascus Central Prison (Adra)

A Statement by the female political detainees in Damascus Central Prison (Adra): Our people are suffering from great tragedies while waiting for the dawn of freedom. Ours is one of those tragedies that we endure in silence and under intentional media b…

Join Us In Solidarity With Hunger Strikers

#FreeSoltan October 19, 2014 For Immediate Release: Today, Mohamed Soltan’s family, friends, and supporters- join Mohamed in his nearly 9-month long hunger strike. We are horrified at Mohamed’s 14-month detention without charge or evidence and his continually delayed trial dates. Similarly, there are scores of others held in Egyptian prisons on hunger strike who are […]

What is going on at the British University in Egypt?

Original in Arabic: A message from the university students I convey as is: The ‪BUE‬ administration, headed by Dr. Ahmad Hamad (an ex-army officer), dismissed 13 students for a period of week with charges like inciting other students against the university administration by writing FB posts. The decree was taken yesterday, October 9, to come amid a […]

Syria and The International Coalition Intervention

Article first published in: In recent weeks we have seen the establishment of an USA led International coalition also composed of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qata…

Solidarity with Egypt’s LGBTQ Protests Initiative

Google Doc File HERE. This is a call for solidarity and participation to all organizations and individuals interested, We invite you to participate in the demonstration that will take place on 18 October 2014 in front of every Egyptian embassy around t…

VDC Press Declaration on the Strikes of the International Coalition on Syria.

Serious Fears for the Loss of Large Number of Casualties among Civilians Arabic: In the early hours of the morning of September 23, 2014, the U.S. Department of Defense announced that the United States, together with its allies, have launched a wave of military operations against targets of the Islamic State in Iraq […]

No to US airstrikes on Syria and Iraq! All support to popular movements in Syria and Iraq!

ENGLISH (French and Spanish and Arabic version follows) No to US airstrikes on Syria and Iraq! All support to popular movements in Syria and Iraq! A statement by Syrian Revolution Bases of Support As the US once more beats the drums for its “war on terror” we affirm our opposition to US/coalition airstrikes on Syria […]

An urgent appeal from Yarmouk

  From:  Palestinian camps network news union first published on Tuesday September 16th Dear Friends, I regret to inform you of the news that the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus is on the verge of a new catastrophe similar to the previous disaster which claimed the lives of around 150 residents of the camp, including […]

Aleppo, Syria: 11 Killed During Air Strikes By Government Forces

  ANA PRESS  ‪‎Aleppo‬, ‎Syria‬:  At least 11 people were killed and several wounded in the Heidariyeh area of central Aleppo after a barrel bomb was dropped by a Syrian warplane Friday morning; air strikes were carried out by the Syrian Air Force also on the Tal Refaat and Kafarnaha areas in the province leading […]

Egyptian Political Prisoner Hanady Ahmad Handcuffed During Surgery

Originally posted on Bay Area Intifada: Hanady Ahmad, detained in Al Abadeya prison in the north of Egypt, is handcuffed in bed and under extreme custody in hospital after she had an operation removing the appendix and was still anesthetized. The physi…