ADVISORY Regarding Actions and Protests to Scheduled Federal Executions

Members of Death Penalty Action protest outside of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

Death Penalty Opposition Group Experiences Massive Growth as Trump Execution Spree Concludes With Three Executions Scheduled Days Before Biden Takes Office.

TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA, USA, January 3, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The national anti-death penalty group Death Penalty Action will be leading, organizing and supporting a variety of events in the days leading to the Trump administration’s planned execution of three people during President Trump's last full week in office.

January 8: Petition & Sign-on letter delivery (in-person) to President Trump and Acting AG Rosen, Washington, DC. (Meet at 9:45 am at Pennsylvania Ave. NW & 9th NW)
January 8 & 9: The family of Dustin Higgs is planning two in-person protests in Washington, DC:
January 8 at Noon: U.S. Supreme Court (Sidewalk in front of the Court.)
January 9 at 2:00 pm: The White House (Black Lives Matter Plaza near St. John’s Church.)
January 10-16: "Ending the Death Penalty: A Virtual Conference" – Sign up and get info here
January 12, 14 & 15: Execution vigils each evening, both in-person and virtual. See details here.

“These next two weeks will be a rollercoaster for the people facing execution, their families and the families of their victims,” said Abraham Bonowitz, director of Death Penalty Action. “As we have seen with almost every one of the ten killings, lower courts agree with legitimate and reasonable defense motions, giving false hopes to prisoners and their families. Then higher courts provide a greased rail to a U.S. Supreme Court that has been rigged to deny due process to the least among us. We pray it will be different this time. Each of these people has compelling reasons for relief and mercy.”

Death Penalty Action will be on the ground in Washington, D.C. later this week and in Terre Haute, Indiana the following week to continue to protest the Trump execution spree. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have signed petitions and joined the organization since the last executions on December 10 and 11, increasing its following from less than 30,000 to over 350,000 in less than a month. Exponential growth continues daily as more Americans become aware of the federal execution spree and raise their voices against it.

“It’s the lawyer’s job to use the law and the courts to stop executions,” said Bonowitz. “Our work is in the court of public opinion. We are building a power base to encourage Congress and the next president to change the law so that such an egregious abuse of power can never happen again. We are committed to making sure these federal executions, if they happen, are the last ever in this country. As new members of Congress are being sworn in today, we call on them to make ending the federal and military death penalty a priority. Put that bill on Biden’s desk in the first 100 days!”

Lisa Montgomery, a woman with severe mental illness, is scheduled to be executed on January 12, followed by Corey Johnson, a man with intellectual disability, on January 14. Dustin Higgs, a Black man who undisputedly never killed anyone, is set to die January 15, Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

Death Penalty Action also features several opportunities for U.S. residents to petition members of Congress to address issues arising from this executions spree and to abolish the federal and military death penalty statutes.

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Allison Cohen
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CEO of Compassionate Assistance Carl G. Santoro Puts Native American Tribes First in COVID-19 Testing

Santoro is leading the way for equitable COVID testing throughout Arizona.

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA, UNITED STATES, January 3, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The CEO of Compassionate Assistance, Carl G. Santoro, is pleased to announce he is putting Native American Tribes first in COVID-19 testing efforts.

Compassionate Assistance is a home care service provider based in Arizona. The company is owned and operated by Carl G. Santoro and provides high-quality and affordable home care services to those who are chronically ill, disabled, or those who are simply aging and require constant assistance and care. Santoro created Compassionate Assistance after providing care for his younger brother and believes that if one is chronically ill, this does not mean they should be shifted into old age homes and hospitals.

In the company’s most recent news, Santoro is leveraging his impressive entrepreneurial skills and compassion for others to spearhead a movement for equitable COVID-19 testing across Arizona, particularly for Native American Tribes. According to Santoro, these minority groups are often overlooked when it comes to medical care and many people are needlessly suffering as a result.

“Our Native American Tribes are the heart of our country and, since the pandemic began, their medical needs have not been met – which is a great atrocity to those who are suffering,” says Santoro. “In a country such as ours, there is no reason we should not be testing all of those who live on our soil and it is the mission of myself and Compassionate Assistance to ensure we help test as many minority individuals as we can.”

To ensure equitable testing is completed, Santoro and Compassionate Assistance will be providing free COVID-19 testing to Native American Tribes throughout the state of Arizona until the pandemic has been resolved.

Founded over 30 years ago, Compassionate Assistance is renowned for its unprecedented home care services, which include:

● 24/7 availability
● Fully screened, reliable, and compassionate caregivers
● No long-term contracts
● 100% satisfaction guarantee
● Companionship
● Personal, respite, and pet care
● Housekeeping
● Meal preparation
● Alzheimer’s care
● And so much more

To find out more about this initiative, please visit www.CompassionateAssistance.com.

About Carl G. Santoro

Carl G. Santoro is an experienced healthcare influencer and is arguably one of the top leaders in this space. With more than 10 years of cumulative experience in the healthcare industry, Santoro’s professional tack record is vast and impressive. His mission is to always help others to live a happy and fulfilling life, even if they are ill or aging and need permanent care.

Carl G. Santoro
www.CompassionateAssistance.com
+1 480-468-2699
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ஜெனீவா: ஐநா மனித உரிமைச்சபையும் தமிழர்களின் நிலைப்பாடும் : இணையவழி கருத்தாடல் – நாடுகடந்த தமிழீழ அரசாங்கம்

UNHRC March 2021 event

ஞாயிறு ஜனவரி 3ம் நாள்: நியு யோர்க் நேரம் 2:00 pm , UK – 7:00 PM; ஐரோப்பிய நேரம், 20h00 : :
** Live on: www.tgte.tv, Facebook : @mediatgte

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, January 2, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ —

ஜெனீவா- ஐ.நா மனித உரிமைச்சபையினை மையப்படுத்தி தமிழர்கள் எடுக்க வேண்டிய நிலைப்பாடு தொடர்பில் தாயகத்திலும், புலம்பெயர் தேசங்களிலும் விவாதங்கள் இடம்பெற்று வரும் நிலையில் வரும் ஞாயிறன்று இணையவழி கருத்தாடல் ஒன்றினை நாடுகடந்த தமிழீழ அரசாங்கம் ஏற்பாடு செய்துள்ளது. ஞாயிறு ஜனவரி 3ம் நாள்: நியு யோர்க் நேரம் 2:00 pm , UK – 7:00 PM; ஐரோப்பிய நேரம், 20h00.

Live: www.tgte.tv, Facebook : @mediatgte

ஐ.நா மனித உரிமைச்சபையில் சிறிலங்கா தொடர்பில் நிறைவேற்றப்பட்ட தீர்மானத்தில் சிறிலங்காவுக்கு வழங்கப்பட்ட காலநீடிப்பு, எதிர்வரும் மார்ச் மாத ஜெனீவா ஐ.நா அமர்வுடன் நிறைவடைகின்றது.

இந்நிலையில் இத்தீர்மானத்தின் அடுத்த கட்டம் என்ன என்ற நிலையில், சிறிலங்கா அரசாங்கம், சர்வதேச சமூகம் தனது நலன்களின் அடிப்படையில் தம்மை தயார்படுத்தி வரும் நிலையில், தமிழர்கள் எடுக்க வேண்டிய நிலைப்பாடு என்ற கேள்வி பரவலாக எழுந்துள்ளது.

இந்நிலையில் வரும் ஞாயிறு ஜனவரி 3ம் நாள், ஐரோப்பிய நேரம், 20h00 நியு யோர்க் நேரம் 2:00 pm இணையவழியூடாக ஏற்பாடு செய்யப்பட்டுள்ள இக்கருத்தாடலில் ZOOM செயலிமூலமாக பங்கெடுத்துக் கொள்ளலாம் என அறிவிக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது. ( live on tgte.tv, Facebook : @mediatgte)

ஈழத்தமிழர்களுக்கு இழைக்கப்பட்ட அநீதிக்கு, ஈடுசெய் நீதி வேண்டும் என்ற கோரிக்கையோடு, சிறிலங்காவை அனைத்துலக குற்றவியல் நீதிமன்றத்திலோ அல்லது அதற்க சமனான அனைத்துலக நீதிகட்டமைப்பில் சிறிலங்காவை பாரப்படுத்த வேண்டும் தொடர்சியாக கோரி வரும் நாடுகடந்த தமிழீழ அரசாங்கம், அரசியல் தீர்வுக்கான பொறிமுறையாக பொதுவாக்கெடுப்பினையும் வலியுறுத்தி வருகின்றமை இங்கு குறிப்பிடதக்கது.

** ஞாயிறு ஜனவரி 3ம் நாள்: நியு யோர்க் நேரம் 2:00 pm UK – 7:00 PM; ஐரோப்பிய நேரம், 20h00

** Live on: www.tgte.tv, Facebook : @mediatgte

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Let us Assert Tamil Sovereignty in the Island of Sri Lanka this New Year: V. Rudrakumaran

Sinhala state has done, and is doing, to the Tamil people was and is a genocide and that an international mechanism of judicial enquiry should be instituted

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, January 2, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ —

Happy English New Year Greetings to Tamil people all over the world. This New Year, which is born in the midst of a crisis brought upon the world by the Corona pandemic, would, let us hope, usher in trust and security in the lives of people all over the world. Last year 2020 turned out to be the year of a huge pandemic unprecedented in human history for a century. More than 83 millions got infected with the Covid-19 virus. About 2 millions have succumbed to it. This pandemic has brought home to us the realization that a new balance should be found between the activities of mankind and natural order.

Let the New Year bring the zeal and enthusiasm for the people of the world to retrieve themselves quickly from the global impact of the pandemic. It is of course glad news that the vaccination, a gift of scientific advance, against the deadly virus, is soon to be distributed for the benefit of the people. The Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam would like to emphasize the need for making the vaccination available to all without any discrimination against poor countries.

The global Corona pandemic has gone to strengthen the domination of states over people. We could also see the authoritarian regimes exploiting the Corona pandemic situation to facilitate their repressive measures. We also saw that the Government of Sri Lanka used the pandemic situation to ban our people from paying their respects to the Martyrs and the banning of the burials by the Muslims. The year gone by once again showed the authoritarian states to be enemies of the people.

The Corona pandemic has opened up new opportunities also for the people. The means of communication for people and organizations to perform their tasks through internet media have also developed and further extended in this period. It was a consolation of sorts that the TGTE could also utilize this technology to carry out its activities without any letup.

It is really a matter of joy that last year the endeavors by the TGTE to cause the lifting of the ban on the LTTE, our Tamil liberation organization, has progressed in Britain. It should of course not be out of place to record the fact that in view of the world order which is in favor of the states we would have to be relentless in our efforts at removing the proscription.

The year gone by has seen the development of a situation where the Sinhala hegemonic demon set its feet deeper on our soil and bit its fangs deeper into our people. And so in future the structural genocide of our people by Sinhala is bound to further intensify. As a result this New Year is going to be a challenging one for the Eelam Tamil people. The nation of Tamils must therefore invoke strategies and activities to face this.

I would like to place on record in this New Year message a few remarks on the political standpoints the Eelam Tamil Nation should adopt, this New Year:

1) Whereas the state of Sri Lanka has too rigidly congealed itself into a Sinhala supremacist institution, and is functioning under those political leaders who deliberately carry out Tamil genocide, in a situation where the Sinhala armed forces have occupied and vandalized the Tamil Homeland, the leaders of the Homeland should declare the state of Sri Lanka as an occupier state and proclaim that Tamil sovereignty is in the hands of Tamils.

2) Now it has been made known that the present rulers are seeking to change the Constitution of Sri Lanka. The Tamil leaders should boycott this project as these attempts to change the Constitution would certainly be serving Sinhala-Buddhist supremacist goals and be a means of ensuring the interests of the present rulers.

3) The Homeland Tamil leaders should call for the Sinhala armed forces occupying the Homeland to quit the Tamil Homeland territory.

4) The Tamil leaders should try and persuade the international powers to get the consent of the Nation of Tamils before taking any decision concerning the Tamil Homeland and the adjacent sea. The Tamil side should also make it clear to the international community that the Nation of Eelam Tamils would oppose any decision taken without the Tamil people’s consent.

5) Political leaders working with a Tamil national outlook should jointly declare that what the Sinhala state has done, and is doing, to the Tamil people was and is a genocide and that an international mechanism of judicial enquiry should be instituted into this genocide.

6) A strategy to bring together the Eelam Tamil Homeland, the Diaspora Tamils, the people of Tamilnadu and the world Tamils should be evolved and a common program and an united front to implement the same should be brought into existence.

7) A foreign policy, an economic policy and a cultural policy for the Eelam Tamil Nation should be worked out and the Tamil nation should function on the basis of such policies.

This New Year we should make all efforts to assert the sovereignty of the Nation of Eelam Tamils and retrieve the Tamil nation from Sinhala hegemony. As the TGTE persists with its efforts to win freedom for the people of Tamil Eelam, at the same time would extend its support to the favorable efforts undertaken by the Homeland leaders on the above-mentioned seven points.

Let us work for the unfolding New year to bring progress to the Tamil people and the world people.

Sovereignty of Tamils …. In the hands of Tamils!

Viswanathan Rudrakumaran
Prime Minister
Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE)

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This Is The Book Every Student, Especially Black Students Should Read In 2021

Authors Josh Bovill & Rodrekous Hunter Aim To Decrease The Black Literacy Gap

Authors Josh Bovill & Rodrekous Hunter Aim To Decrease The Black Literacy Gap

The Write Way To Heal Book Will Also Have A Hip-Hop Album Release With It

The Write Way To Heal Book Will Also Have A Hip-Hop Album Release With It

The Write Way To Heal By Joshua Bovill & Rodrekous Hunter Is A Book Black Students Can See Themselves In

When students can see themselves in what they are reading, their interest and retention is greatly increased.”

— Joshua Bovill, MBA

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES, January 1, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — When Rodrekous Hunter and Joshua Bovill embarked on the journey to write a book, they knew it had to be different. They both grew up as low-income, inner-city kids and often struggled to find their place in a school system they felt did not understand them, their culture, or the way they learned. Joshua often tells the story of the first time he ever read a book. Up until 7th grade, the first book he ever read was Tears Of A Tiger. As a middle school teacher, Joshua is very aware of the literacy gap amongst African American students like himself. He also recognizes that one of the primary reasons for this gap is the scarcity of representation. When students can see themselves in what they are reading, their interest and retention is greatly increased. The reason he read Tears Of A Tiger in 7th grade was because it was the first book he ever felt connected to. That’s why when Joshua and Rodrekous began writing The Write Way To Heal, they vowed to create a story that all students, especially African American students could see themselves in. The book release will also be accompanied by the Write Way hip-hop album and the launch of the non-profit organization, Write Way Foundation. The Write Way Foundation’s mission is to use the power of mentorship, creative writing and hip-hop to decrease the minority literacy gap.

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If you would like more information about this event or would like to donate, please visit www.writewayfoundation.org or email at info@writewayfoundation.org.

Rodrekous currently serves as the President for PEACE Nation, LLC, an independent record label designed to help local artists gain exposure. He’s also the Co-founder and Co-director of the Write Way Foundation. Josh Bovill is a Teacher, Football Coach, and Athletic Director in York, SC. He is also the owner of Rock Hill Video Company, LLC in Rock Hill South Carolina. He is married to his college sweetheart, Charley Bovill. They have one son, Josh Jr and expecting another.

Joshua Bovill
Write Way Foundation
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