Bryan Stevenson and Nasrin Sotoudeh are both human rights attorneys who have dedicated their lives to “helping the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned.” They both received the 2020 Alternative Nobel Prize, also known as the Right Livelihood Award.
Parvin Mohammadi needs support from labor activists and feminist activists around the world. During all these years of struggle, she has never separated the labor struggle from women’s struggles for their rights.Continue reading Defend Iranian Woman Labor Leader Parvin Mohammadi
On December 6, Internationalism From Below and Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants and Alliance of MENA Socialists sponsored a screening of the magnificent documentary, Nasrin. I had the honor of hosting a conversation with the film producers, Marcia Ross and Jeff Kaufman, after the screening. Below, please see the link to that thirty-minute fascinating conversation about why and how they made this film and its call to social justice activists around the world. FREE NASRIN!Continue reading Conversation with Producers of Nasrin, documentary about Imprisoned Iranian Feminist Human Rights Attorney
I wrote a chapter about the Iranian Uprising of 2019-2020 for this book.
To order the book as a print copy or PDF, please click on the Daraja Press link below:Continue reading Video of Book Launch: A Region in Revolt: Mapping the Uprisings in North Africa & West Asia, 2019-2020, Published by Daraja Press
Video of my talk to abolitionist activists in Los Angeles about recent struggles in Africa and the Middle East against police and militarized state brutality, incarceration, gender violence and for human rights. Thanks to the Letters from the Etui Project and Women’s Center for Creative Work for organizing this event as part of a workshop series.Continue reading Presentation to Abolitionist Activists in Los Angeles About Struggles in Africa & Middle East Against Police Brutality & State and Gender Violence