August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Friday, April 4, 2014

Celebrating the courage of those who exposed US torture as it happened

Political prisoners rally Denver 2008
Democratic National Convention
Celebrating the courage of those who exposed US torture as it happened, from Tucson and Denver to the Hague

By Brenda Norrell

Censored News
Dutch translation by NAIS

TUCSON -- In Tucson in 2007, there was a movement to expose US torture, while the mainstream media trembled and turned away. Human rights attorney Bill Quigley was in a Tucson courtroom seven years ago describing the same US torture that the US is currently attempting to conceal in its report to Congress.

Big Mountain Spring Training Camp 2014

BIG MOUNTAIN SPRING TRAINING CAMP


MAY 16th-23rd, 2014
BIG MOUNTAIN, DINEH NATION


“What we are trying to save—the Female Mountain—is alive. She is alive, she has blood flowing through her veins, which is the Navajo Aquifer, and the coal they are digging is Her liver. They are destroying Her.”–Marie Gladue, Big Mountain Relocation Resister
“We need to exercise our right to be human. To gather on the land and have our words be heard by the ground, the trees, and each other.”–Louise Benally, Big Mountain Relocation Resister