Million Signatures on the Internet to demand “Health for all now”

Hyderabad (India), Savar (Bangladesh), Managua (Nicaragua), 5th January 2003: PEOPLE’S HEALTH MOVEMENT and INTERNATIONAL PEOPLE’S HEALTH COUNCIL launches: The Million Signature Campaign: A march on the Internet demanding HEALTH FOR ALL NOW! “In the next 24 hours, over 30,000 children will die from preventable diseases on our planet earth. Today, while the world is writingContinue reading “Million Signatures on the Internet to demand “Health for all now””

Urgent appeal from Palestine 19 November 2002

URGENT APPEAL 19th November 2002 The Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees (UPMRC) condemns the Israeli occupation of the Medical Relief Center in Jenin that occurred today, Tuesday 19th November 2002, at 5.00 am. We have received information that much of our equipment was intentionally destroyed. Our doctors and nurses were threatened at gun-point andContinue reading “Urgent appeal from Palestine 19 November 2002”

Exigen tolerancia y respeto a la Constitucion

Venezuela: Organizaciones de derechos humanos y de desarrollo rechazan pronunciamiento militar Las organizaciones de derechos humanos y de desarrollo abajo firmantes, preocupadas por la presencia de violencia discursiva y no discursiva en la vida pol?tica del pa?s, y ante la reciente manifestaci?n p?blica de un grupo de oficiales activos de la Fuerza Armada Nacional, convocandoContinue reading “Exigen tolerancia y respeto a la Constitucion”

Uninsured Hispanics Up 50% Last Decade in USA

submitted by: PNHP Number of Hispanics lacking health insurance up 270,000 in USA Number of Uninsured Hispanics Up 50% in Last Decade in the USA Eight States Also Experience Increase in Uninsured Despite Slight National Drop Layoffs & Recession Expected to Increase People Without Insurance in 2002 New York City – While the number ofContinue reading “Uninsured Hispanics Up 50% Last Decade in USA”

Palestinian Urgent Appeal – July 16, 2002

THIS IS AN URGENT CALL FOR ALL HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATIONS WORLWIDE TO INTERVENE IMMEDIATELY The Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees Urgent Appeal- July 16, 2002 Continuing Curfew Creates Humanitarian Disaster For nearly a month, two million residents of the West Bank have been under almost constant curfew. This deliberate policy by the Israeli government hasContinue reading “Palestinian Urgent Appeal – July 16, 2002”

13 women flogged in Qom Iran

The state-run daily, Seday-e Edalat, reported yesterday that 13 women were flogged in the city of Qom. Among them were three pairs of sisters. They were each sentenced to 180 lashes. Flogging women for “prostitution” and “drinking alcohol” and issuing these kinds of barbaric sentences against women come from mullahs who themselves run prostitution andContinue reading “13 women flogged in Qom Iran”

Legal boost for Dutch abortion ship

The Dutch Government has given the go-ahead to the Women on Waves group to offer the abortion pill to pregnant women on board their boat, Aurora. The Aurora is due to set sail again for countries where abortion is forbidden. It will dock in international waters and members of Women on Waves will offer adviceContinue reading “Legal boost for Dutch abortion ship”

Health Implications of the israeli invasion 12 April 2002

Health Implications of the Detoriorating Situation reported by Palestine Emergency Committee Jerusalem 1:39pm Thu Apr 11 ’02 link to jerusalem.indymedia “We are getting reports of pure horror. In the name of human decency the Israeli military must allow our ambulances safe passage to help evacuate the wounded and deliver emergency supplies of medicines and food.”Continue reading “Health Implications of the israeli invasion 12 April 2002”

Objectors imprisoned in Israel

Over the last couple of days, four new objectors have been imprisoned for their refusal to serve in the Israeli army altogether or specifically in the Palestinian Occupied Territories. Three other objectors were released from prison at the end of last week. All in all, the number of objectors that we know of, currently held in Israel’sContinue reading “Objectors imprisoned in Israel”