Chicago Network for Justice & Peace
CHICAGO NETWORK is proud and honored to recommend ‘Artists, Writers and The Arab Spring’ a new work by one of the writers in exile in our Chicago City of Refuge Initiative program.
RIAD ISMAT's 'Artists, Writers and The Arab Spring' explores the foresight of prominent Middle Eastern authors and artists who anticipated the Arab Spring. Eventually, the Arab Spring led to repression of the protesters with excessive force, which caused tremendous...read more
Photo: Sanjuana Martínez FRIENDS OF CHICAGO NETWORK JP and CHICAGO CITY OF REFUGE INITIATIVE: "AL FIN ! on 20 March 2019 by unanimous vote the Senate of Mexico has approved Sanjuana Martínez as Director of Mexico's official news agency. We had the honor of hosting...read more
Photo from the ¡Que las liberen ya! campaign launch. Representatives from the United States are working on the issue of the exclusion of visas to women attending the CSW. They generated a petition which I signed. I have written asking for an electronic version of...read more
Photo: Haydee Castillo. This morning I walked into the NGO briefing at the exact moment that they were calling for a volunteer translator for a Nicaraguan woman, Haydee Castillo, a human rights defender. So I walked directly to the podium. (There is a squadron of...read more
left to right Lina Abou Habib; Co-chair of NGO CSW Arab Mena, Susan O'Malley, chair of NGO CSW NYC; Andrew Gilmour, Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights, United Nations, Haydee Castillo, Human rights defender, Nicaragua; Asa Regner, Deputy Executive...read more