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Bobcat running, Lynx rufus, Monterey Bay, California. Photo by Frans Lanting

Coast Dairies National Monument? - Not So Fast

National Monument Status for Coast Dairies Public Lands Could Be More Harmful Than Helpful Rep. Anna Eshoo and Sen. Barbara Boxer have introduced into Congress bills to designate as a National Monument the 5,800-acre Coast Dairies public lands in Santa Cruz County, California, which is owned by the federal Bureau of Land Management. National Monument … Continue reading Coast Dairies National Monument? - Not So Fast

Khirbet Susiya, village under threat of demolition. Photo by Ann Pack Activestills.org, 15 June 2012

Stop Israeli Home Demolition In Susiya Village, Palestine

Friends, Rabbis for Human Rights and B'Tselem released the urgent press release, below, describing the Israeli Army's meeting with Susiya's families to notify them of the imminent demolition of their village. In response, Representative Anna Eshoo is circulating a Dear Colleague letter (complete letter below) urging Secretary Kerry, "to take immediate action to prevent the … Continue reading Stop Israeli Home Demolition In Susiya Village, Palestine

Palestinian human rights groups urge Ban Ki-moon to end the UN’s contracts with G4S. Photo by Mark Garten, UN

Why Does UN Hire G4S, Accomplice To Israeli Torture?

While Israel increases its use of arbitrary arrest and detention as a tool of political repression against Palestinians, the British corporation G4S is continuing to profit from its contracts with the Israeli prison system. So why is the United Nations one of the firm’s customers? Six Palestinian human rights organizations recently wrote to UN Secretary … Continue reading Why Does UN Hire G4S, Accomplice To Israeli Torture?


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