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Beautiful Justice: No Heart Unbroken

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin I wish this was just a nightmare. My friend is gone and I want her back. She was killed several weeks ago—violently, sadistically, suddenly—and for several weeks I’ve been crying. My head keeps shaking. I whisper to myself: “No. No. No.” Over and over. More than anything … Continue reading Beautiful Justice: No Heart Unbroken

Jonah Mix: Why I Fight — A Personal Essay

By Jonah Mix / Deep Green Resistance Their blind gaze, the diminutive gold disc without expression and nonetheless terribly shining, went through me like a message: “Save us, save us.” I caught myself mumbling words of advice, conveying childish hopes. They continued to look at me, immobile; from time to time the rosy branches of … Continue reading Jonah Mix: Why I Fight — A Personal Essay

Kim D.: The Violence of Gender

By Kim D. This article was originally published by The Left Side of Feminism, and is republished here with permission from the author. Recent reports out of Greece reveal a campaign of terror being waged against the trans community. [1] The horror of this campaign is a prime teaching moment for the actual dangers posed … Continue reading Kim D.: The Violence of Gender

More than one in three women will suffer physical or sexual violence

By Sarah Boseley / The Guardian More than a third of all women worldwide – 35.6% – will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, usually from a male partner, according to the first comprehensive study of its kind from the World Health Organisation (WHO). The report reveals the shocking extent of attacks on … Continue reading More than one in three women will suffer physical or sexual violence

Beautiful Justice: This Culture Killed Amanda Todd

By Ben Barker / Deep Green Resistance Wisconsin “Hello! I’ve decided to tell you about my never ending story.” These were the words written on the first two flashcards that 15-year old Amanda Todd shows viewers in the silent video she created about two months before she recently committed suicide to escape social torture. Anti-bullying … Continue reading Beautiful Justice: This Culture Killed Amanda Todd

Amanda Marcotte: What Chris Brown’s Tattoo Tells Us About Violence Against Women

By Amanda Marcotte / The Raw Story So, Chris Brown got what is quite obviously a tattoo of a woman who has been battered in basically the same way as he battered Rihanna. This isn’t up for dispute, but of course it’s being disputed. As much as I wish I could say I’m surprised, I’m … Continue reading Amanda Marcotte: What Chris Brown’s Tattoo Tells Us About Violence Against Women

Guatemalan Femicide: The Legacy of Repression and Injustice

By Cyril Mychalejko  / Toward Freedom One generally overlooked feature of the Guatemalan government and military’s 36-year (1960-96) genocidal counterinsurgency campaign against the country’s Mayan population is the strategy of targeting women with violence. Rape, mutilation, sexual slavery, forced abortion, and sterilizations were just some of the sadistic tools used in a systematic practice of … Continue reading Guatemalan Femicide: The Legacy of Repression and Injustice

Bride trafficking company founder using anti-violence group to lobby against abused immigrants

By Laura Bassett / Huffington Post A top official at an anti-domestic violence advocacy group that has been encouraging the House GOP to roll back protections for immigrant victims in the Violence Against Women Act (or VAWA) is the founder of a controversial international matchmaking company, domestic violence workers warned lawmakers on Monday night. The … Continue reading Bride trafficking company founder using anti-violence group to lobby against abused immigrants

Stand Your Ground defense refused to woman who scared off abusive husband with gun

By Maurice Garland / The Loop 21 Nowadays the words “Stand Your Ground” have almost become synonymous with “no fair” and “unjust,” due mostly to the non-arrest of George Zimmerman the night he shot Trayvon Martin and that law that protected him up until just last week. But the cases of John McNeil and now Marissa Alexander have highlighted … Continue reading Stand Your Ground defense refused to woman who scared off abusive husband with gun