Category Archives: Press releases

Our press releases are listed here in chronological order.

Border Patrol raids humanitarian-aid camp in targeted attack

Contact: Alicia Dinsmore
520-240-1641, email, Twitter @NoMoreDeaths

Thursday, June 15, 6:00 p.m., Arivaca, AZ—In temperatures surging over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the US Border Patrol raided the medical-aid camp of humanitarian organization No More Deaths and detained four individuals receiving medical care. Obstruction of humanitarian aid is an egregious abuse by the law-enforcement agency, a clear violation of international humanitarian law, and a violation of the organization’s agreement with the Tucson Sector Border Patrol. Continue reading Border Patrol raids humanitarian-aid camp in targeted attack

Four sets of human remains found in five days by humanitarian-aid workers near Ajo, Arizona

Contact: Genevieve Schroeder
520-240-1641, email, Twitter @NoMoreDeaths

In the first week of exploration during a new volunteer program in the area of Ajo, Arizona, humanitarian-aid workers discovered four sets of skeletal human remains in five days. One set of remains was recovered in the area of Hat Mountain on December 18, 2016. The other three were subsequently recovered in the Growler Valley.  Continue reading Four sets of human remains found in five days by humanitarian-aid workers near Ajo, Arizona

Trial to begin for 13 Tucson activists that stopped Operation Streamline buses

Contact: Maryada Vallet
520-240-1641, email, Twitter @NoMoreDeaths

TUCSON, AZ—A trial will begin for 13 activists on Monday, 16 March 2015, for charges stemming from a direct action that took place on 11 October 2013 blocking two buses transporting undocumented immigrants to the daily proceedings of “Operation Streamline.Continue reading Trial to begin for 13 Tucson activists that stopped Operation Streamline buses

No More Deaths calls for public pressure to end Gaza assault and Israeli militarism

Humanitarian group endorses boycott, divestment, and sanctions in support of human rights

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Media contact: Gabriel M. Schivone 520-302-6006

TUCSON, AZ—On July 31, 2014, Tucson-based No More Deaths released a statement condemning Israel’s collective punishment of Palestinian civilians and calling for boycotts, divestment, and sanctions against the Israeli occupation. Continue reading No More Deaths calls for public pressure to end Gaza assault and Israeli militarism