Palestinian cartoonist chronicles incarceration in “White and Black”
by John Stang
To cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh, being a political prisoner wasn’t heroic or glamorous. He discussed his book "White and Black" in Olympia last week.
May 15, 2017
Activism unjustly criminalized in Nestora Salgado case
by Thomas Antkowiak and Alejandra Gonza
The activism of Nestora Salgado has been criminalized, like in many cases in Mexico, her attorneys write.
Sep 1, 2015
Political support grows for Renton grandmother-turned-militia-leader held in Mexico
by Kamna Shastri
After almost a year in a Mexican prison, a wave of political pressure is gathering for the release of Renton resident Nestora Salgado. “We must shame the Mexican government into doing the right thing,” Congressman Adam Smith said in a press conference held at Seattle University on Monday. Salgado is a naturalized citizen and U.S. passport holder who moved […]
Jun 19, 2014
10 questions for Burma human rights activist Bo Kyi
by Alex Stonehill
Bo Kyi, a renowned Burmese human rights activist, was in town last week on a speaking tour to raise awareness of the changing situation in Burma, and to help promote the new film Into the Current. Bo Kyi and filmmaker Jeanne Hallacy chose Seattle as a stop on their six city US tour for good […]
Mar 20, 2012