Tag Archives: Human Rights

Libertarian Party: “Get ready to strip for unpaid traffic ticket”

From a national Libertarian Party announcement and press release, at the LP website: here.

LP Chair: “Get Ready To Strip For Unpaid Traffic Ticket”
April 4th, 2012

WASHINGTON – The Libertarian Party denounces a U.S. Supreme Court decision,
which on Monday struck down a legal complaint by a New Jersey man who was
subjected to invasive strip searches after being erroneously detained on
suspicion of an unpaid fine.… Read more ...

2008 GP Prez Candidate writes about Trayvon Martin and the international struggle against US lawlessness

An e-mail statement from
Cynthia McKinney
March 31, 2012

The U.S. Tolerates Domestic Extra-Judicial Killings, Persecution, Racial Discrimination, and Genocide: Justice for Trayvon Martin Also Means Joining the International Struggle Against U.S. Lawlessness

As a mother of a young Black man whom I pray for nightly and worry daily about his life being violently ended senselessly either by someone marginalized by the unjust social structure of U.S.… Read more ...

Peace and Freedom Party: Statement on Popular Uprisings

Photo of banner on Libyan building

Source: Al Jazeera

The Peace and Freedom Party looks forward to the success of popular uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East, and in Madison, Wisconsin. We urge participation in actions in solidarity with workers in Wisconsin and elsewhere.

People of North Africa and the Middle East can and must create their own democratic institutions.… Read more ...

Georgia Green Party to Gov. Deal: Investigate ‘ongoing pattern’ of inmate abuse

On The Wilder Side:

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In a letter sent this morning to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, officers of the Georgia Green Party urged that he suspend five Department of Corrections employees at Telfair State Prison pending the results of an investigation into the criminal assault of January 12th on Georgia inmate Shawn Whatley.… Read more ...

Greens Party press release before Mubarak resigned: ‘Obama must cut off aid to Egypt after Mubarak’s refusal to resign’

We received this press release from the Green Party earlier this morning. Since that time, President Mubarak of Egypt has in fact resigned.


GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES

http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:

Friday, February 11, 2011

Contacts:

Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org

Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Green Party ‘Egypt in Revolt’ page with news feeds

http://www.gp.org/egypt.html

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on international issues

http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-foreign-policy.php

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders urged President Obama and Congress to cut off aid to Egypt after President Mubarak refused to step down from office on Thursday.… Read more ...

Green Party leaders challenge the new Congress to restore the rule of law after a decade of constitutional violations and abuses of power by Presidents and other officials

Press release:

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders challenged Democrats and Republicans in the 112th Congress, as well as President Obama, to end a decade of reckless violations of the U.S. Constitution, international agreements, and other laws by the U.S. government and begin a new era of respect for the rule of law.… Read more ...

The ultimate update: Naked scanners, TSA, National Opt-Out Day, and the third party point-of-view

Lists at top. Expanded excerpts below.

For information on the Wednesday, November 24, 2010 (day before Thanksgiving) National Opt-Out Day: Optoutday website, Wewontfly website, or Fedupfliers website.

What are the latest incidents alarming the public about these new security procedures?:

-A child whose pacifier set off the machines at the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport was taken out of sight of his mother to be screened.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader’s satire on the Obama administration

The following is posted at www.nader.org, and was sent out as an e-mail announcement:

My Friend Barack
by Ralph Nader / 11-22-10

After nearly two years out, I can imagine George W. Bush writing his successor the following letter:

Dear President Obama:

As you know I’ve been peddling my book Decision Points and while doing interviews, people ask me what I think of the job you’re doing.… Read more ...

Pirate Party in Germany: Nude protest against scanners

The Pirate Party’s nude protest. (As posted at All FaceBook Against Airport Full Body Scanners)

Greens to OECD: Reject Israel’s bid for membership until Israeli gov’t observes human rights

Posted by Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

WASHINGTON, DC — Leaders of the Green Party of the United States are urging the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) not to accept Israel’s application for membership until Israel observes international law and alters its human rights policies in its treatment of Palestianians.… Read more ...

Greens: Top Ten reasons why Van Jones should give up on Obama and the Democratic Party, come home to the Green Party

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders invited Van Jones, who stepped down recently as President Obama’s advisor on Green Jobs, to abandon the Democratic Party and “come home to the Green Party.”

Greens called Mr. Jones, who resigned last Saturday after coming under rightwing attack, the best of what the Obama Administration had to offer America, but said that Mr.… Read more ...