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Exploited Labor: News & Updates
August 25, 2016
The National Federation of Agricultural Workers Unions (Fensuagro), their affiliate and allies in the Department of Putumayo, are in imminent danger from the Colombian Armed Forces.
April 15, 2016 to April 18, 2016
Lift Every Voice: Racism, Class and Power grassroots advocacy for justice
March 28, 2016
Back from her 2-week delegation to Honduras with the topic Women Leading the Way to Justice and Peace, Sophie will report from her experience of peaceful resistance in the country with the highest homicide rate in the world.
After learning for two weeks from the people protecting their traditional lands and resisting the violence by Tahoe Resources, Wilber will talk about his journey to the counrty directly north of his native El Salvador.
Come and discuss with us:
How can we better act in solidarity with the people in Central America?
February 6, 2016
The InterReligious Task Force, in conjunction with Case Western Reserve University, presents the 16th annual Social Justice Teach-In as a great opportunity for people of all ages to learn about critical human rights issues and practice hands-on skills to organize for change. This annual event attracts 500+ participants, many from area high schools and colleges. The Teach-In will provide participants with information, skills, and resources to support their own social justice programming at their schools and congregations.
January 24, 2016
death threats to José Miltiades Sanchez, a member of Movement of Victims of State Crimes (MOVICE)-Valle del Cauca and union leaders Wilson Sáenz and Julian Lozano of the Central Union of Workers–Valle (CUT–Valle), and the president of the Union of Street Vendors, Yimy Nuñez.
December 15, 2015
threats to Catholic priest and migrant rights defender Fray Aurelio Montero Vásquez, who presented a legal complaint for the kidnapping and sexual violence of migrants in Tenosique, Tabasco State.
November 25, 2015
unjust detention and false charges against National Union of Education Workers (SNTE) member Juan Carlos Orozco Matus, Othón Nazariega Segura, Efraín Picaso Pérez and Roberto Abel Jiménez García in Oaxaca.
July 1, 2015
assassination of Héctor Martínez Motiño, President of SITRAUNAH (Union of Workers of the National Autonomous University of Honduras)and a lecturer at the Choluteca campus of the university.
April 3, 2014
Of the five largest fast food corporations in the country — McDonald’s, Subway, Burger King, Taco Bell (Yum!
750+ march on Wendy’s headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, as ‘Now Is the Time Tour’ lets Wendy’s know Ohio is Fair Food territory
March 10, 2014
The Fair Food Program (FFP) consists of a wage increase through paying an additional penny per pound and require a human rights-based Code of Conduct to be implemented on the farms that grow their tomatoes.