Call for Written Submissions – Up Against the Wall

July 15, 2014

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U.S. southern border

Poetry, Prose, Non-Fiction, and More. Currently seeking written submissions for the webpage and book-in-progress, Up Against the Wall. A social justice tool for grassroots movement and community building, Up Against the Wall, consists of photographic documentation of physical and militarized borders and barriers along with written and programmatic contributions from a wide spectrum of grassroots organizations, communities […]

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Up Against the Wall

February 4, 2014

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Melilla Main Shot

It’s about the look of borders come manifest & the effect on the people and the land when the arbitrary line in the sand takes form. And it’s about creating the intersections to bring it all home. Up Against The Wall highlights a documentation project that began in 2002 and currently uses the US/Mexico & […]

On Being Called Back to Big Mountain (a work on progress)

June 1, 2013

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BM

I was born with a spirit to be a part of social movements. It was something I understood from a very young age although it took until I was seventeen to put into practice that desire. Until seventeen, I simply thought, due to my personal experience, there was no longer any such thing as social […]

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A Criminal For Witnessing

February 16, 2012

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riot police1

I have just arrived stateside after being arrested and deported from the Kingdom of Bahrain, for witnessing their repressive response to a people’s movement. Well, that is my take on it at least. I was never actually told why I was being arrested or deported and I was never questioned while in police custody after […]

It’s February 13, 2012.

February 13, 2012

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Tomorrow is the one-year mark since the beginning of the ongoing revolution in Bahrain. Expectations are that there is to be a bloodbath at the hands of the regime here. Let’s hope, as with so many expectations in life, they are wrong. And although there have been multiple protests everyday since the beginning of this […]

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LOSS IN THE TIME OF REVOLUTION

February 9, 2012

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In the Home of Martyrs

Originally published at https://witnessbahrain.org/   Witness Bahrain team members spent the evening visiting families of those who have lost loved ones in the revolution. Story after story of young boys seemed ripped apart limb from limb, killed by tear gas canisters to various parts of the body, beaten to death to the point of internal […]

In the Blink of an Eye

February 8, 2012

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crowd view freedom square

To Bahrain and Back. I ended up in the Kingdom of Bahrain in February 2012, somewhat out of the blue. I was part of a group invited by some activists at the forefront of the Bahrain revolution and by way of my experience as an international solidarity activist in Palestine. When I got the invitation, […]

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