After over ten long days in jail for no crime but speaking up for human rights, Migrant Justice leaders Enrique and Zully were released on Tuesday, after a federal Immigration Judge in Boston granted bail in both cases.
While France teeters on the brink of the far right, left parties elsewhere are showing surprising strength.
In 2016, the U.S. admitted 84,995 refugees, but Yemen, the poorest country in the Arab world took in 117,000 new refugees and migrants in 2016, and hosts more than 255,000 refugees from Somalia. Yemen is now beginning to host the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. What's more, the country is regularly targeted by Saudi and U.S. airstrikes.
Agents with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have arrested three immigrant members of the Vermont-based human rights organization Migrant Justice within the past week.
Israel is an occupying power under international law and is held accountable to the Fourth Geneva Convention. The international community is legally obliged to examine Israel’s conduct against Palestinian civilians.
Mark Greif's essays in Against Everything are frequently unsettling. But unsettling can be either good or bad. It can mean the upending of our assumptions, a break from established patterns.