PHOTOS PLUS Important events
by Marty Goodman
InformacionAlDesnudo – Photo-Journalist- New York City
Below photos of upcoming events: Stay tuned info on an important Haitian protest against racism in the Dominican Republic this Friday, August 14 at noon at Grand Army Plaza.
Protest and press conference sponsored by Trade Justice last week at the Malaysian Embassy to oppose passage of the TPP, Trans Pacific Partnership, an outrageous trade package championed by Barack Obama and the 1%. The Malaysian Embassy was chosen because Obama upgraded the «human rights» standing of Malaysia to hasten passage of the rotten anti-labor deal. Pictured at mike is Mohuddon Mohamad Yusof, a Myanmar Muslim (Rohingya) and member of the Rohingya Concern International. Rohingya face racism and statelessness in Myanmar (despite another US human rights upgrade there!) and brutal treatment at hands of smugglers inside and outside Malasyia. Next to Mohamad is Comrade Sahid of the Pakistan Freedom Forum, USA.
Father Barios speaks out against imperialism at 100th anniversary of the first U.S. military occupation of Haiti.The observation was part of a three day event sponsored by the Haitian community to examine the role of U.S. imperialism in Haiti. That occupation was fought by Haitian «Caco» rebels led by nationalist Charlemagne Peralte. Some 50,000 died trying to free Haiti. Pictured here is a US warship used to occupy Haiti in 1915. Succeeding US occupations were in 1994 under Bill Clinton, 2004 under GW Bush and 2010 under Barack Obama.