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Category: Human Rights

Protect Native American Values & National Monuments Robert Bracamontes Black Crow #DefendOurMonuments #MonumentsforAll #BearsEars

Dear Secretaries Zinke and Ross: We support national monuments with distinct historic and cultural value to Native Americans, and oppose review by this administration under Executive Order 13792 and related actions. The U.S. Department of the Interior has identified 27 […]

Public Comments #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #InternationalMayanLeague #BearsEars #MonumentsforAll

Dear Secretaries Zinke and Ross: We oppose review of national monuments pursuant to Executive Order 13792 and related actions. The U.S. Department of the Interior has identified 27 monuments that could be scaled back or even eliminated. Secretary Zinke issued […]

121 Law Profs President Does Not Have Power to Eliminate or Shrink National Monuments #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars

We the undersigned 121 law professors with expertise in environmental, natural resources, and administrative law, and related fields, submit these comments to express our serious concerns with the process initiated by Executive Order (EO) 13792, which directs the Secretary of […]

NRPA Stop the Monumental Mistake #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars

Stand in solidarity and resistance with we the people to support national monuments and the Antiquities Act. Visit www.monumentsforall.org for a complete list of monuments under attack and to submit comments before June 10. NRPA Parks & Recreation Magazine / […]

Soy immigrante. Anniversary of US overthrow of democratically elected Guatemala government

The US violation of international law and human rights in Guatemala led to the killing or disappearance of 200,000 Guatemalan people, the kidnapping and torture of many more, and genocide against Mayan people. Guatemala is an impoverished, oppressed, proud, and […]

Indigenous Peoples of the immigrant community call for action on World Refugee Day

​Photos: Jorge Francisco Sanchez Ramirez  As indigenous peoples of the Maya, Zapoteca, Lenca, Nahuat, Pipil, Nonualcos, Aymara, and Colla Aymara Nations from Mexico, Central and South America residing in the United States, we are often invisible and misunderstood – mislabeled […]

“The United States are not in the condition to lecture us.” The Cuban people are not our enemies.

Cuban diplomats have responded to cut back on restoring relations with the Cuban people. Todos somos Americanos. Jose Martí Heroe de la Independencia […]

#StandwithStandingRock Victory for Native Americans in Court

A federal judge has ruled in favor of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, handing the tribe a legal victory in its battle against the Dakota Access pipeline. In a 91-page opinion, Judge James Boasberg ruled that the Army Corps of […]

Congressional Testimony The City Project #DefendOurMonuments #Next100Coalition #GreenLatinos #BearsEars

An attack on any monument is an attack on all monuments. This administration is undermining the Antiquities Act, national monuments, and ultimately the rule of law and democratic governance. Support national monuments and the Act. Support the San  Gabriels National […]

#DefendOurMonuments #Next100 #GreenLatinos @next100cltn @Potus @SecretaryZinke

#DefendOurMonuments #Next100 @next100cltn @Potus Secretary Ryan Zinke Monumental Mistake: Executive Order on National Monuments NRDems Forum Canon House Office Building 340 June 8 3 PM Robert García The City Project, Next 100, GreenLatinos, SGMF; Jim Avramis Next 100 & Friends […]