Chicago Network for Justice & Peace
CHICAGO CITY OF REFUGE INITIATIVE — a project of Chicago Network JP — proudly presents Unoma Azuah and her writings as our featured writer in exile for Autumn 2019:
Unoma Azuah teaches writing at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, Valdosta, GA. Her research and activism focus on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights in Nigeria, and her recent book project is Blessed Body: Secret Lives of the Nigerian LGBT. Some...read more
Mexico is the second most dangerous country in the world to practice journalism, second only to Syria, which is in a war. Year after year this is Mexico's rating. Why? One reason cited by everyone is impunity. According to government statistics only 4 % of reported...read more
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