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‘Resistance Is Vital/Komt Niet Vanzelf’ by Johnito#ARTISTS4FREEDOM presents single release “Resistance Is Vital” Komt Niet Vanzelf – An Alternative/Electronic bilingual tribute by Johnito to Edward Snowden and all whistleblowers, freedom activists worldwide! 

“They hear all that you hear and read what you write 
 Have access to your mail and know your favorite site 
 while you fund both their wars and the other side 
 now it’s all exposed and you’re the one they fight.” – Johnito “Resistance Is Vital” #4Snowden #4Freedom #FreeSpeech #Snowden #NSA #Johnito #Music #ProtestMusic 4snowden.org

‘Resistance Is Vital/Komt Niet Vanzelf’ by Johnito
#ARTISTS4FREEDOM presents single release “Resistance Is Vital” Komt Niet Vanzelf – An Alternative/Electronic bilingual tribute by Johnito to Edward Snowden and all whistleblowers, freedom activists worldwide! “They hear all that you hear and read what you write Have access to your mail and know your favorite site while you fund both their wars and the other side now it’s all exposed and you’re the one they fight.” – Johnito “Resistance Is Vital” #4Snowden #4Freedom #FreeSpeech #Snowden #NSA #Johnito #Music #ProtestMusic 4snowden.org

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UN: #ListenToSurvivors to prevent global commercial sexual slavery and exploitation

Call on UNAIDS, UNDP and UNFPA to listen to survivors and ensure that efforts to prevent sex trafficking are effective by addressing the demand for commercial sex.

Equality Now and 97 anti-trafficking organizations worldwide, many of which are survivor-led, are gravely concerned about two reports released last year with the backing of the United Nations (UN) and which are being seen as official UN policy. These reports not only make recommendations in direct opposition to international human rights standards, but also largely ignore the experiences and views of survivors of prostitution and sex trafficking.

I just supported UN: Listen To Survivors on @ThunderclapIt // @equalitynow Add your voice here: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/7420?locale=en

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Throughout history music has been utilized as an advocacy tool to promote equality, justice and freedom. Listen to the digital album “United Artists for Change” by #Music4Freedom to support the work of The Abolish Slavery Coalition to restore dignity and freedom to men, women and children at home and abroad. Read more here: http://www.abolishslavery.org/music4freedom/

(Source: Spotify)

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Gia Ibarra: An Introduction to my views and opinions

giaibarra:

Welcome to my blog: Thank you for taking the time to read my words and thoughts, my views and opinions.

About me: Born in Mexico and raised in the US
I’m a writer and human rights activist
Founder & co-producer of Music4Freedom: A volunteer based music organization dedicated to the…

This is my new blog. Please follow me here and I will follow you back as I will be slowly migrating there for weekly and updated posts and in depth discussions, writing and the sharing of what I do, what Inspires me: http://giaibarra.tumblr.com

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U.S.M.C. Corporal Marty Medellin Memorial at Boswell High School

Medellin Memorial is located in front of Boswell High School. It was dedicated on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2004, as a tribute to United States Marine Corps Corporal Marty Medellin who died on April 7, 2003 while bravely serving his country in Iraq. Marty, a 2000 graduate of Boswell High School, was the first soldier from Tarrant County to be killed in the line of duty. The memorial also serves as a remembrance of others in our EM-S ISD community that are no longer with us.
His parents gave him three names. But in Fort Worth, where Jesus Martin Antonio Medellin grew up, everyone called him “Marty.” The 21-year-old Marine died April 7, 2003 when enemy fire on an Iraqi bridge hit the amphibious assault vehicle he was riding in. Medellin was so reliable that when a teacher had to be out of class in high school, he’d always give Medellin’s name to any substitute. “You could depend on this guy in any situation,” said David Moerbe, who teaches economics at Boswell High School. His family described him as a gentle, quiet man who was active in church, loved his grandmother’s tortillas and spent time with his 11-year-old brother, Simon. The second of four sons, Medellin knew from a young age that he wanted to become a Marine. He graduated from Boswell high in 2000 and returned to the school after 6 months on a recruiting swing. Handsome and sharply dressed in his Marine uniform, he sought out Moerbe to tell him all he had accomplished. His former pastor, Paul Danielson, recalled how proud Medellin was in his uniform. - Semper Fidelis is in inscribed in the obelisk and can be seen on the back of the plaza sign, located directly on the circles edge to show our everlasting respect for his sacrifice.
- See more at: http://www.saginaw-texas.com/u-s-m-c-corporal-marty-medellin-memorial-at-boswell-high-school/#sthash.0ZH5Sa0z.dpuf

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