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‘Sanctuary campus’ protests demand universities protect immigrants

‘Sanctuary campus’ protests demand universities protect immigrants

In wake of the Trump’s election and the president-elect’s renewed vows to deport 2 to 3 million immigrants, organizers across the country are mobilizing to create “sanctuary spaces” for those threatened by the proposed crackdowns. On Wednesday, thousands of students staged walk-outs on over 80 campuses nationwide, signalling their commitment to maintain “sanctuary campuses” to protect immigrant students. Demonstrators also presented their school administrations with specific demands, including commitments to refuse campus access to Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, continued support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, and the protection of students regardless of documentation status. (read more at Waging Nonviolence) 

Saudi women push for full rights, demand end to guardianship system

Saudi women push for full rights, demand end to guardianship system

A courageous Syrian collective challenges both ISIS and Assad in Raqqa

A courageous Syrian collective challenges both ISIS and Assad in Raqqa