• Release Steven Hibbler From A Life Prison Sentence Due To An Unfair Prosecution Immediately
    Steven Hibbler, (#245787), has been a prisoner at the Michigan Department Of Corrections since 1995 for a crime he did not commit. Although an affidavit and testimony under oath from a member involved in the shooting were given, Steven Hibbler has been denied a retrial due to the justice system's failures. These failures include but are not limited to: * The first day of trial it was brought to the court's attention by an anonymous call indicating that he/she was a friend of the family of the deceased and that a juror knew the family and had a potential relationship with the decease's daughter. Yet the judge "never" questioned the juror and allow him to stay on the jury. Id in (TT). * During the trial, the prosecutor openly admitted it to the judge that although their theory was that Steven shot the decease, but not being able to predict the evidence or testimony they " do not" know whose shot caused the death of Mr. Leitz. So, the state thinks under aiding and abetting Steven himself does not have to actually be the one who fired any shots. Because the prosecutor was concerned that he had to prove Steven shot the deceased, and he could not. Id at (TT)p.1093-1197 * Both Steven's trial attorney and appellate attorney both admitted their ineffectiveness when it came to Steven's case. Both attorneys also conceded that they literately made "mistakes" that could have affected the outcome of Steven's legal proceedings. Equally important, both trial and appellate attorneys stated, that their mistakes "were not" their trial or appellate strategy. Id. in Evidentiary Hearing (TT) * Prosecutorial Misconduct throughout Steven's entire trial proceedings. Rather, it was when he personally vouch for the credibility of the witness or the fact he would use the derogatory term to describe the teenage boys as" THUGS" when there was never any evidence to substantiate his usage of that language. Steven had "no" prior criminal history. Id in open and closing statements. Now, after two decades and a half, there has been a new development in Steven's case that brings about renewed hope. Compounding all the abuses, Steven has suffered immensely at the hands of a broken criminal justice system. We have now learned of newly exculpatory evidence that the prosecutor "intentionally" withheld from Steven's attorneys in a desperate effort to railroad Steven. The prosecutor who handled Steven's trial had knowledge that the "Key Eye Witness" in his case had previously testified in Lonnie Avant's preliminary examination to seeing and knowing the "name" of the person who actually shot and killed Mr. Leitz, which he stated, it was Charles Bell and Steven Hibbler "did not" shoot! During trial and appeals, Steven's attorneys requested "all" relevant documents pertaining to his case, but the prosecutor suppressed favorable evidence that could have proven Steven's innocence. This new evidence collaborates and validates Steven's version of what happens, Lonnie Avant's affidavit and hearing testimony. Under Brady v Maryland, the United States Supreme Court made clear that prosecutors " must" turn over "all" evidence that is favorable to the defendant and material to issues of guilt or punishment. Equally important, the prosecutor had a moral and ethical responsibility according to the American Bar Association standards, Rule 3.8(h), "When a prosecutor knows of clear and convincing evidence establishing that a defendant in the prosecutor's jurisdiction was convicted of an offense that the defendant did not commit, the prosecutor shall seek to remedy the conviction." Fortunately, this new information is currently being reviewed by the Michigan Attorney General's--Conviction Integrity Unit; who has the power to investigate and reverse this wrongful conviction. While under the knee of injustice, Steven has managed to completely transform his life. He is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Sociology and has also collaborated with Yale School of Art. He is a published poet and an accomplished artist whose artwork has appeared in the October 2019 edition of The Harper's Magazine as well as several art exhibits and installations. Steven is a member of The Theory Group, an Inside Out Prison Exchange Program alumni group that train professors and instructors from around the world in critical pedagogy. He is also a co-creator and facilitator of the Inside Out Theory Group's Restorative Justice curriculum and program. Over the years, Steven has developed the core belief that we are all interconnected as human beings and can change the world around us by doing one good deed at a time. Steven Hibbler needs your help to affirm his innocence. After twenty-five years of wrongful imprisonment, he deserves immediate justice. Please don't turn your back on justice.
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  • Grant Refugee status for unarmed civilians in the Gaza strip
    More innocent Gaza residents will die from starvation, lack of air and from drinking contaminated water which might lead to the annihilation of the population of the Gaza strip. We need to start an emergency airlift to take many unarmed civilians from the Jabilya refugee camp in the Gaza strip.
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  • Bangladesh Must End Internet Ban in Rohingya Refugee Camps
    The Rohingya have suffered decades of systematic persecution in their home country of Myanmar. They have been denied citizenship, freedom of movement, access to education and health services. They have been subject to land confiscations, arbitrary arrests, forced labour, extortion, torture, rape, mass killings, the destruction of whole villages and other forms of collective punishment. Myanmar military clearance operations have forced more than 800 000 Rohingya to flee over the border to Bangladesh since August of 2017. Myanmar stands accused of genocide against the Rohingya at the International Court of Justice. The Myanmar government disputes the allegations and has failed to create conditions that would enable the Rohingya to return safely to their homelands. Bangladesh now provides shelter to approximately 1 million Rohingya. Rohingya have relied on mobile phone and internet access to communicate these abuses to the rest of the world. This access has also provided lifelines to families fleeing from attrocities. In September 2019, mobile phone and internet restrictions were brought in by Bangladesh for Rohingya genocide survivors in the refugee camps. The Bangladesh government’s internet blackout and phone restrictions at Rohingya refugee camps are currently obstructing humanitarian groups from addressing the COVID-19 threat. The shutdown is risking the health and lives of over a million people, including nearly 900,000 refugees in Cox’s Bazar and the Bangladeshi host community by hindering aid groups’ ability to provide emergency health services and rapidly coordinate essential preventive measures. Aid workers and community leaders rely on WhatsApp and other internet-based communication tools to coordinate emergency services and share important information in the camps. The shutdown prevents effective dissemination of coronavirus information as well as impeding aid workers’ ability to conduct “contact tracing” to contain transmission of the virus. Rohingya survivors also need to use the internet and mobile phones to maintain links with home and contact family members with whom they have been separated from due to the genocide. It is also their only means to access news and information. The internet is the primary source of education for youth in the camps, who have severely limited access to formal schooling. The internet and phone restrictions must therefore be permanantly lifted.
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  • COVID-19 Манифест на глобалната солидарност
    Кризата с COVID-19 разкри неотложността на промяната на глобалните структури на неравенство и насилие. Ние, хората по света, ще използваме този исторически момент.
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  • COVID-19(新型コロナウィルス)世界連帯マニフェスト
    COVID-19(新型コロナウィルス)うかーさなてぃ、世界にたなびちゅるとぅ暴力ぬかしーかしー けーてぃいちゅる必要あいびーん。わったー世界ぬちぬちゃーや、くぬ歴史的瞬間ゐーばすとぅっし考げーてぃいちゅん。わったーや、どぅーしまをぅてぃん、国をぅてぃん、世界をぅてぃん、まーうてぃん繋がてぃいちゃびーん。
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  • Letting prisoners use cellphones makes sense – now more than ever
    *Connection to families is good for prisoners and prisons. *Because of the corona-virus prisoners can receive no visitations. State sanctioned prison phones present a sanitation risk that may spread the virus. *The cost to use state phones is prohibitive for many prisoners. *Cellphones are lifelines that keep prisoners connected to hope. Hopeless people are the ones who become violent and self-destructive. *Human connection is central to life and people connected to families, especially children, and friends are far more likely to re-enter society successfully and not reoffend. The ability to call a parent could be transformative. *Time spent connected to families is time spent not being violent in the yard and not stewing in rage, frustration and depression. Cellphone use to connect with families engenders less disruptive and calmer prisoner behavior. Managed access technology can track and monitor all calls and maintain prison security, the same as state phones are monitored.
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  • 新冠状病毒全球团结宣言
    新型冠状病毒危机显示了改变全球不公正及暴力行为结构的迫切性。我们,身为这世界公民的一份子,将会把握这历史性的一刻。我们将在各地方,各国界,以及全球等各个阶层团结起来。
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  • Διακρατικό COVID-19 Μανιφέστο Κοινωνικής αλληλεγγύης
    Η κρίση της πανδημίας του COVID-19 έχει αποκαλύψει πόσο επείγουσα είναι η αλλαγή των δομών που παγκοσμίως διαιωνίζουν την ανισότητα και τη βία.
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  • Manifès Solidarite Global COVID-19
    Kriz COVID-19 la ap devwale ijans pou chanje strikti inegalite ak vyolans global. Nou menm, moun ki soti nan tout peyi, ava sezi moman istorik sa a. N ap konstwi solidarite a chak nivo: lokal, nasyonal, global.
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  • COVID-19 Global Solidaritet Manifest
    COVID-19-krisen har afsløret, at det haster med at ændre de globale strukturer baseret på ulighed og vold. Vi, folk rundt om i verden, vil gribe dette historiske øjeblik.
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  • COVID-19 Manipesto ng Pandaigdigang Kapatiran
    Nilalantad ng krisis COVID-19 na mahigpit ang kabuluhang baguhin ang mga pandaigdigang istruktura ng di-pagkakapantay at karahasan. Kaming nagmumula sa maraming bahagi ng mundo ay mapangahas na tinatangan ang makasaysayang pagkakataong ito.
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  • Manifest de Solidaritat Global COVID-19
    La crisi de l'COVID-19 ha revelat la urgència de canviar les estructures globals de desigualtats i violència. Nosaltres, persones de tot el món, no deixarem passar aquest moment històric.
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