Tagged: political prisoners
The Institute for Policy Studies, with Black Lives Matter DC, BYP 100, API Resistance, and Pan-African Community Action, host a showing of this video mixtape created by Bashi Rose and Jared Ball, part of the imixwhatilike crew, to commemorate the life and politics of George Jackson.
In honor of Black August, a documentary about the movement to free U.S. political prisoners jailed for their involvement in the civil and human rights uprisings of the ‘60s and ‘70s.
IPS policy analyst Netfa Freeman demystifies much of what has been said about Obama’s visit to Cuba, from the perspective of one friendly to the Cuban Revolution.
In the face of silence from Washington, the Clinton-backed coup government in Honduras is mopping up activists for democracy and indigenous rights.
A Politics and Prose DC book launch with a conversation between IPS' and WPFW's Netfa Freeman and the book’s editor and close friend of Mumia, Johanna Fernández who is a Baruch College Professor, former Fulbright Scholar, and a coordinator of the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home.
The Institute for Policy Studies teams up with Naked Edge Films and other co-sponsors on a screening about three National Security whistleblowers who fought to reveal the darkest corners of America's war on terror, challenging a government that is increasingly determined to maintain secrecy.
The Institute for Policy Studies joins the DC Palestinian Film & Arts Festival for an evening to celebrate the resilience of Palestinian Community Leader Rasmea Odeh and raise funds for her legal defense fund.
Freedom Theatre from Jenin Refugee Camp, Palestine visit the Institute for Policy Studies as part of their inaugural U.S. tour.
The Institute for Policy Studies, the International Commitee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5, and friends welcome Stephen Kimber to discuss and sign his new book about "The Real Story of the Cuban Five."
A compelling event recounting the life of a dedicated human rights defender featuring video presentations and musical performance by Estelle Fomeju.