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Bradley Manning Acquitted of “Aiding the Enemy” Charge, Month-long Sentencing Phase Now Determines Fate

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 8th August, 2013 | No Comments

Bradley ManningBradley Manning acquitted of “Aiding the Enemy” charge, month-long sentencing phase now determines fate. “We won the battle, now we need to go win the war,” shared defense attorney David Coombs following today’s verdict.
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Exclusive Human Rights Speeches by Noam Chomsky, Julian Assange & More

Posted by in Building Positive Alternatives, Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 8th July, 2013 | No Comments

Noam Chomsky Human Rights speechWatch these Global Exchange exclusive inspiring speeches from the 2013 Human Rights Awards gala, delivered by Noam Chomsky, Crystal Lameman & more.
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Why Edward Snowden Is a Hero

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Guest Posts, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 3rd July, 2013 | 2 Comments

Truth-tellers like Edward Snowden dispel a mythology constructed by the corporate cinema, the corporate academy and the corporate media.Listen to Julian Assange’s Grassroots Awards acceptance speech (read by Daniel Ellsberg) in the following video, then renowned investigative journalist John Pilger explains why Edward Snowden is a hero.
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Julian Assange’s Acceptance Speech at Global Exchange’s Human Rights Awards

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 14th May, 2013 | 3 Comments

Human-Rights-Awards-2013-26We celebrated the 2013 Human Rights Awards on Thursday May 9th in San Francisco. This year’s Honorees are People’s Choice Awardee Julian Assange and Wikileaks, Grassroots Awardee Crystal Lameman, and Human Rights Awardee Noam Chomsky. If you missed this special night here is Julian Assange’s acceptance speech, along with Kiki Kapany’s introduction.
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Who is Your Human Rights Hero?

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community on 6th March, 2013 | No Comments

2013peopleschoice_extendedDo you have a Human Rights Hero you want to tell the world about? Well, then you’re in the right place. Introducing the 2013 Human Rights People’s Choice Award Contest, where people just like you nominate and vote for their Human Rights Hero.
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10th Annual Human Rights Awards Gala in Pictures!

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, People Power, Not Corporate Power on 15th May, 2012 | 3 Comments

Global Exchange staff all dressed up at 10th Annual Human Rights Awards galaOur 10th Annual Human Rights Awards gala was a truly inspiring evening. Here’s a rundown of what took place, along with pictures, because as they say, they’re worth a thousand words (each?)
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Guess Who is Accepting Bradley Manning’s Human Rights People’s Choice Award

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 25th April, 2012 | No Comments

Human-Rights-Award-AccepterMay 10th is an evening you won’t want to miss! We’ll be shining a spotlight on 2012 Human Rights Award Honoree Annie Leonard and People’s Choice Winner PFC Bradley Manning, and this just in…Bradley Manning’s award will be accepted by special guest…
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