Free Free Palestine! Democratic Palestine!

I’ve put a gallery of photos from today’s rally and march below the text.- click on an image to see full sized. The incredible horrific slaughter of more than 700 people, mostly civilians, in Gaza, follows on a siege that imprisons nearly two million people in a small crowded territory without control over borders, without adequate water and food, without […]

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Rally to Demand an End to the Massacre of Palestinians

At 5pm on Friday, July 18, there will be a rally at the Federal Building in solidarity with the people in Gaza who are being massacred and driven from their homes by the Israeli army.   Yesterday Israel began a ground invasion into Gaza.   The US government, our government, has professed full support for Israeli actions.   We are horrified by the […]

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Rochester Palestinians and Friends Come out to Support the People of Gaza

Once again Israel is slaughtering the residents of Gaza.    After 2 weeks of night raids and invasions of the privacy of the Palestinian people; after Israel had captured and incarcerated more than 250 men and boys without charge in vengeance for the killing of 3 Jewish boys from  Hebron.  Hebron is a boiling pot where Jewish Settlers regularly harass and […]

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Mary Ellen O’Connell on Drones and Cyber Weapons Under Law and Morality

Mary Ellen O’Connell spoke at Le Moyne College on Wednesday Evening. Her Topic was: Drones, Cyber Weapons and Autonomous Robots, Law and Morality. Recording by Judy Bello, 3/26/14 My Flip ran out of juice just at the end of the talk, so I made an audio recording of the Q&A on my phone. Unfortunately it isn’t as loud as I […]

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Class and Race: What Happens When the ‘Have-Nots’ Become ‘Haves’?

SAVE THIS DATE: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 How are human rights affected by class and race? The International Human Rights Day Committee invites you to a discussion of “Class and Race: What Happens When the ‘Have-nots’ Become ‘Haves’?” through a Dramatic Reading of “Palmer Park” written by Joanna McClelland Glass ***  Dear human rights supporters: Every year we gather as […]

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Reports from U.S. War Zones Coming to Rochester

Reports from War Zones by  Kathy Kelly and Buddy Bell, Voices for Creative Nonviolence and  Cathy Breen, New York Catholic Worker Kathy and Buddy have travelled extensively in Afghanistan, speaking to war victims, including drone victims. Cathy has travelled in Syria and Iraq. They will report on the people and situations they have found in those countries.   Flyer Oct […]

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