Tag: Terrorism

Ariana Grande Channeling George Harrison

On Monday, June 5, 2017, Ariana Grande hosted One Love Manchester, a benefit concert supporting the families of victims that lost their lives in the Manchester bombing, raising around $3 million. Throughout the night, Grande pushed a message of oneness, togetherness, and took to social media to eloquently state that “we will not quit or…

Posted in Music and Activism

Human Rights Issue Update: Abductions and Murders in the Middle East

Here’s the basic lowdown on what’s happening in Libya, and other human rights stories from around the world, including here at home.

Posted in Human Rights, Issue Updates

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani Breaks Judicial Ground

On June 9, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, a Guantanamo detainee specifically mentioned by President Obama as suitable to be tried in the civilian court system, pleaded not guilty in a federal district court in Manhattan. Ghailani is being held at the federal Metropolitan Correctional Center. In a well-publicized speech on May 20, President Obama criticized the…