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Young voices emerge on day of action

Young voices emerge on day of action

By Curt Prendergast Our sadness builds like the tumult of clouds before a monsoon, and with each story told the rain finally falls,” a young female voice floated out of the speakers to the more than 70 people gathered at the Patagonia Town Park on Wednesday afternoon.The voice belonged to a Patagonia Union High School student, one of about a dozen anonymous students who created a series of...

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KPBS: Activists Inform People About Their Rights Crossing The San Ysidro Border

KPBS: Activists Inform People About Their Rights Crossing The San Ysidro Border

  By Jean Guerrero The Southern Border Communities Coalition organized a checkpoint at the San Ysidro port of entry on Wednesday to inform people crossing the border about their rights. Coalition members said people often fail to report abuses by U.S. Customs and Border Protection when they are detained, questioned or searched. “The point of this is to provide people who are crossing the...

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May 28

DAY OF ACTION TO STOP BORDER BRUTALITY Día de Acción No Más Brutalidad en la Frontera FOR BORDER JUSTICE AND ACCOUNTABILITY Por Justicia y Rendicion de Cuentas Thursday, May 28, 2015 | Jueves, 28 de Mayo 2015 Events: MAY Patagonia, Arizona – Border Brutality Public Forum at Patagonia Town Park on May 27 afternoon. Contact: Erin Blanding 520-841-2104. Tucson, Arizona – Vigil and...

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Help Us Stop Border Brutality. May 28: Day of Action for Justice and Accountability

Help Us Stop Border Brutality. May 28: Day of Action for Justice and Accountability

  On May 28, 2010, my husband and father of my 5 children was brutally beaten and tortured at the San Diego border by federal agents. Days later Anastasio Hernandez Rojas died. The San Diego coroner’s office described Anastasio’s death as a homicide and found that he had “several loose teeth; bruising to his chest, stomach, hips, knees, back, lips, head and eyelids; five...

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May 28 Social Media Guide

May 28 Social Media Guide

Sample tweets: Uphold the rights and dignity of border communities. #StopBorderBrutality Border communities take action to call for justice, accountability, and to #StopBorderBrutality Join the conversation about border brutality and justice for our communities on May 28. #StopBorderBrutality Join border communities on May 28 in the call to #StopBorderBrutality. RT @SBCCoalition The border is...

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