By Anonymous (not verified), 29 March, 2012

1. Intro
Hey Houston, it is Friday and thank you for ending out your work week with us here at the Houston Indymedia Show. Tonight we bring you coverage of a solidarity protest for Palestinian hunger striker, Hanane Shalabi, which took place outside the Israeli consulate last Saturday and also update you on some important celebrations for the left here locally, including the saving of the Chicano mural as well as a delay and revision of the controversial Feeding Ordinance. But first, these headlines...

By Anonymous (not verified), 23 March, 2012
Rachel Clarke

As part of a growing trend, with similar ordinances recently passing in Philadelphia and New York City, Democrat Anise Parker with City Council proposed making it a crime for community groups, such as Food Not Bombs and a number of religious organizations to prepare food and distribute it in public spaces to the city's homeless. There are approximately 10,000 homeless individuals are on the streets of Houston on any given night, with 3,000 falling into the category of 'chronically homeless' and 1 in 4 who are under the age of 18.

By Anonymous (not verified), 18 March, 2012
Rachel Clarke

Israel has arrested and detained Palestinians throughout its history in an attempt to break their will and repress their liberation movement. In a recent turn of events, a growing number of Palestinians are resorting to engaging in hunger strikes as a way of raising global awareness about their plight at the hands of their oppressors. Among them is Hana Shalabi. Hana is being held by Israel without charge or trial under administrative detention.

By Anonymous (not verified), 21 October, 2011

Operation People for Peace, Inc.
“Minorities Picket BP Headquarters”
Houston, Texas (October 19, 2011)-Dick Gregory, Actor/comedian human rights activist; Dr. E. Faye Williams, Chair-National Congress of Black Women; Art Rocker, Chair-Operation People for Peace and many other claimants who are traveling from Florida, Alabama and Louisiana will be picketing BP Headquarters on Thursday, October 20, 2011. This group will hold a press conference in front of BP Headquarters on 501 Westlake Park Boulevard in Houston, Texas at 11:00am.