Chinese detains Uighur Muslims

By Pete, a SJSU Fall 2019 Intern Official Chinese government documents leaked to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists earlier in the week has shown that an estimated one million minority Uighur Muslims are being sent to secret brainwashing detention camps in the Xinjiang region in the West of China.…

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Anakbayan Silicon Valley Solidarity Statement

Propaganda enabling Rodrigo Duterte’s oppressive attacks on anti-fascist political activism is impacting local community group Anakbayan Silicon Valley. This disinformation campaign has labeled Anakbayan Silicon Valley as a communist organization. Click here to learn more about this issue. The San José Peace and Justice Center stands in solidarity with Anakbayan…

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Happy Birthday Barby!!

Barby and Vic Ulmer, our developing world Join San Jose Peace & Justice Center in wishing Barby Ulmer a happy 90th birthday on Saturday, November 23, 2019, 2 to 5 pm. Let's celebrate Barby & Vic Ulmer's decades of peace and justice activism together. We will be having tea and…

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Join Us to Celebrate!!

You are invited to the Center on October 27, 2019 from 4 to 7 pm to help celebrate our Director, Michele Mashburn's 50th Birthday Celebration!! Bring a dish to share. To help us, please go to this spreadsheet to sign up for food or email michele [at] sanjosepeace.org. Using the…

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Honduras: Repression and Resistance

We had scheduled a presentation by Karen Spring, coordinator of the Honduras Solidarity Network for the evening of September 25. Unfortunately, Karen had to return to Honduras on September 21. As she explains in THIS VIDEO, "I had to leave to go back to Honduras earlier than I had planned…

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Join us on September 21st

Please join us for our annual International Day of Peace event: 9/21/2019 Noon to 5 pm. Please RSVP in advance if possible via email or Eventbrite (linked here). A solidarity donation of $20 for a ticket is suggested, but no one is turned away for lack of funds.We will be…

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Migrant Caravan

By SJPJC Intern Kathya      The migrant caravan is heading towards the United States and Mexico Border. President Donald Trump has already sent out 5,200 troops to the border1. The migrant caravan originally started with 160 people from Honduras. As they made their 2,095 mile trip, more people joined them.…

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Bluefields, Nicaragua

Bluefields, the previously prospering and booming colonial port in Nicaragua formerly ruled by Britain is now filled with slums and drug-trafficking. Bluefields is the capital of the South Caribbean Autonomous Region (RACS) in Nicaragua. Composed of the largest population of people of African descent, Bluefields has a strong and direct…

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