Category: Press Releases

Mexico must investigate US journalist’s death

18 February 2010 AI Index: PRE01/060/2010 Amnesty International today has urged an investigation into the death of US video journalist Brad Will after the political activist wrongly accused of the killing was released. The organization welcomed the release of Juan Manuel Martinez after he won an appeal. It also demanded an investigation into the abuses […]

Thursday February 18th, 2010 in Articles, Press Releases | No Comments »

Monday 10/27: Press Conferences in SF, Houston, Portland and New York on the 2nd Anniversary of Brad's Murder

New York City Gathering in remembrance: noon, Press conference: 12:30 pm Mexican Consulate 27 East 39th Street in Manhattan, between Madison and Park . call in support and voice our demands: Phone: (212) 217-6400 Fax: (212) 217-6493 ——————– Houston 10:30 am: Mexican Consulate 4506 Caroline, Houston TX 77004 call in support and voice our demands: […]

Our Demands on the 2nd Anniversary of Brad's Death

Arrest the Killers When Brad was killed, the people photographed firing guns at the protesters were police, police commanders, and operatives and bodyguards for the PRI party, including Pedro Carmona, Abel Santiago Zarate aka “El Chino,” Juan Carlo Soriano aka “El Chapulin,” Commander Manuel Aguilar Coello, and Juan Sumano. They are directly linked to the […]

Left and Right Unite to Oppose Mexico Foreign Policy Scheme

Immediate Release ********************** May 13th, 2008 Left and Right Unite to Oppose Mexico Foreign Policy Scheme Amnesty International Joins Opposition to Bush’s Merida Initiative Contact: NYC: Robert Jereski, 212-973-1782 Washington, DC: Harry Bubbins, 646 641 5788 Opposition to the President’s ebbing “Merida Initiative” scheme to give $1.4 Billion in military aid to Mexico’s police and […]

"A Little Bit of So Much Truth" premieres in NYC on Nov. 1, 2, and 7

Please spread the word. Corrugated Films, in collaboration with Mal de Ojo TV, presents the NYC premiere of “A Little Bit of So Much Truth” (Un Poquito de Tanta Verdad). When the people of Oaxaca decided they’d had enough of bad government, they didn’t take their story to the media… they TOOK the media.

Tuesday October 30th, 2007 in Press Releases | No Comments »

communiqué to alert the world about the Mexican Government’s brutal attack on the people of Oaxaca in an attempt to destroy the popular movement

From the Beehive Collective To the international human rights organizations To the independent media organizations To social and political organizations To our compañeros in ¨La Otra Campaña¨ The purpose of this communiqué is to alert the world about the Mexican Government’s brutal attack on the people of Oaxaca in an attempt to destroy the popular […]

Wednesday March 21st, 2007 in Press Releases | No Comments »

Family of Murdered Independent Journalist Brad Will to Visit Mexico City and Oaxaca

The family of Bradley Roland Will, the independent US photojournalist shot and killed last October 27th in Oaxaca, will visit Mexico from March 19th to March 23rd, 2007. The purpose of the Will family’s visit is to push for a legitimate investigation into Brad’s murder and to insist that the responsible parties be held accountable. […]

Sunday, January 7th New York – Oaxaca Solidarity NetworkMeeting and Potluck

Please join us on Sunday, January 7th, 6pm – 8pm St. Marks Church, e. 10th st and 2nd ave For a general meeting and potluck, to discuss NYC efforts to support the people’s struggle in Oaxaca, Mexico. This is the first of a monthly encuentro series, to be held at St Marks Church on the […]

Wednesday January 3rd, 2007 in Press Releases | No Comments »

Statement from the family of Brad Will

The family of Brad Will wrote: November 8th, 2006 The family of Brad Will has issued the following statement: “We understand that two of the group of five allegedly involved in Brad’s murder have been arrested in Oaxaca. We applaud this action but also note that the other three implicated directly in the crime remain […]

Wednesday November 8th, 2006 in Press Releases | No Comments »

LETTER IN SUPPORT OF THE PEOPLE OF OAXACA

A new sign-on support letter has been drafted. Signatories include Tariq Ali, Noam Chomsky, Eve Ensler, Danny Glover, Eduardo Galeano, Michael Moore, Arundhati Roy, Alice Walker, Howard Zinn, and many others. An excerpt: We are extremely alarmed to see that rather than cracking down on the violent paramilitaries who have been launching regular attacks on […]

Thursday November 2nd, 2006 in Press Releases | 2 Comments »

ACTION AT MEXICAN CONSULATE THIS MORNING SHOWS NYC SOLIDARITY WITH PEOPLE OF OAXACA, PROTESTS KILLING OF NEW YORK JOURNALIST

For Immediate Release October 30, 2006 Contact: Beka Economopoulos, (917) 202-5479 Brandon Jourdan, (646) 342-8169 Eric Laursen, (917) 806-6452 NEW YORK – Hundreds of New York activists are rallying this morning at the Mexican Consulate in solidarity with the people of Oaxaca. Brad Will, a New York-based journalist/camerman and beloved member of the city’s activist […]

Monday October 30th, 2006 in Events and Actions, Press Releases | No Comments »

FACTS ABOUT THE SITUATION IN OAXACA

October 29, 2006, 12 a.m. For further information, contact: Beka Economopoulos, (917) 202-5479 Brandon Jourdan, (646) 342-8169 Eric Laursen, (917) 806-6452 Oaxaca is a major international tourist destination, with its vibrant folklore, architecture, and scenery. It is also the second poorest state in Mexico – 75% of its 3.4 million residents live in extreme poverty. […]

Monday October 30th, 2006 in Press Releases | No Comments »

STATEMENT FROM THE FAMILY OF BRAD WILL

“We are grieving over the tragic and senseless loss of Brad’s life. Brad’s friends and family admired his brave support for the downtrodden and willingness to act tirelessly upon his convictions. We believe he died doing what he loved. We will all miss Brad’s compassionate, loving and adventurous spirit, and it is our hope that […]

Monday October 30th, 2006 in Press Releases | 2 Comments »