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SOUTH ASIANS HUNGER STRIKE AT EL PASO & LASALLE

  On October 14 2015, 54 South Asian detainees (#ElPaso54) from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Afghanistan detained at the El Paso Detention Center started a hunger strike. They lasted 7 days without food or water, demanding an end to deportations and an investigation into allegations of mistreatment and medical neglect. By mid-October, another 14 South Asian asylum […]

November 24, 2015
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A Clock is Not A Clock In the Hands of Ahmed: Exposing Policies of Islamophobia, School to Prison Pipeline, and Institutional Bullying

On Monday September 14th 2015 in Irving, Texas, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed, a Sudanese-Muslim 9th grader of MacArthur High School was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school. While many are rightly focusing on the anti-Muslim bigotry that led to Ahmed’s targeting, we cannot afford to miss the larger systems and policies in which this […]

September 17, 2015
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