issue this Call in a sense of outrage in the face of increasing racist
violence and political repression towards working class and Black and
are currently facing a national epidemic of state-sponsored violence
perpetrated by police and vigilantes targeting the oppressed Black,
Latinx, immigrant, indigenous, LGBTQ, non-binary, gender non-conforming,
and gender fluid communities. Black Trans women are also being harassed
and killed at record rates.
are outraged that a detainment-to-deportation pipeline persists and
grows, featuring local police working side-by-side with ICE to racially
profile, hunt, and detain immigrants and then subject them to unlawful
deportation with impunity. An unprecedented level of state violence has
been unleashed on our Southern border with Mexico forcing masses of
children, their parents and all adults to live in wretched concentration
camp like conditions. Trans asylum-seekers and members of LGBTQ
caravans have also been hurt and killed by border patrol police.
see blatant police occupation in such major urban areas as Baltimore,
Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New
York, Oakland, St. Paul, St. Louis and Washington, D.C. with police
being permitted by city government to commit unspeakable crimes against
the people. Murders by the police, even when video-recorded, go
are witnessing and fighting against the institutionalization of a U.S.
police state fusing local, state and federal law enforcement in the name
of countering terror under the so-called “Patriot Act”. More money
goes toward police budgets while the Black community suffers from severe
continue to struggle for our comrades who still languish in U.S.
prisons after 40 years of incarceration or in exile, including: Leonard
Peltier, Mumia Abu Jamal, Jalil Muntaqim, Mutulu Shakur, Assata Shakur
and Pete O’Neal, among others.
We continue to fight for the pardoning of all torture survivors who were framed and kidnapped by Chicago Police officers, tortured into “confessing” and wrongfully convicted.
our forty-six years of existence, we have never dropped our banner
demanding an end to police crimes and terror. In Chicago, our campaign
for an all elected Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC) has
become a mass demand of the people advancing the struggle for community
control of the police like never before. In the City-wide elections
recently held in the winter, we had 68 candidates running with a plank
in their platform for community control of the police. In total, 17
pro-CPAC candidates were elected.
continue to stand in unconditional solidarity with the Black Lives
Matter movement, who is currently facing blatant racist repression
through the attacks by the Department of Justice branding them “Black
Islamophobia unleashed across the country after September 11th is now
being ramped up to new heights under Trump. His presidency is the
domestic reflection of the so-called War on Terror. We have stood
together with Arabs and Muslims here, including in defense of our
Palestinian sister, Rasmea Odeh, against deportation; at the airports
against the Muslim Ban; and we have rallied around Ilhan Omar and
Rashida Tlaib as they speak out against racism and Zionism.
of our Southern border with Mexico is no longer a question of policy
debated back and forth between Democrats and Republicans. It is an
accomplished fact that must be confronted and changed by our movement.
continue to stand in unconditional solidarity with the national
liberation movements of Palestine, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines, as
well as the anti-imperialist struggles of South Africa, Venezuela, and
all progressive, democratic forces against imperialism.
we are reaching out to you, our comrades in struggle, to join us in our
renewed effort to create a Black-led, Left-led, multi-racial,
multi-national movement to stop police crimes, mass incarceration and to
end racist and political repression.
CAARPR Human Rights Awards Dinner 2017 Gerald Horne’s Keynote address at the 44th Annual Human Rights Award Dinner, hosted by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. See whole program from 44th Anniversary Human Read more…
Gov. Bruce Rauner Office of the Governor 207 State House Springfield, IL 62706 217-782-0244 WE DEMAND THE PARDON AND RELEASE OF ALL VICTIMS OF POLICE TORTURE Chicago Illinois is known as the “Torture Capitol” of Read more…
Justice for Jaime Hauad: Press Conference Press coverage: abc7 Man serving 2 life sentences was tortured into confessing, attorney says Jaime Hauad’s mother demands that Kim Foxx investigate her son’s wrongful conviction When: 9:00 am Thursday, February 9, 2017 Read more…
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