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Pack the Court for the Cabeza 9!
January 15 - January 18
Trials begin January 15th for the first round of No More Deaths defendants. No More Deaths calls on everyone who supports the right to receive water, food and medical care, regardless of documentation status, to come out in support of humanitarian aid! Join us at the Federal Courthouse for a press conference at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, January 15th. Pack the court starting at 9:30 and for the rest of the week! Please let us know you are coming at bit.ly/aidisnotacrime.
The Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge is one of the deadliest migration corridors along the US–Mexico border—the government’s own description of this vast, remote region states that it “is big and wild and can be incredibly hostile to those that need water to survive.” Maintaining a strong humanitarian presence in this area is vital. All of our volunteers’ charges stem from actions they took with the goal of preventing further unnecessary loss of life in this region where thirty-two sets of human remains were recovered in 2017 and where many more people have disappeared without a trace. The intention to save lives has never been disputed by the prosecution, and our defense argues that the decision to pursue criminal charges “violates the universal sense of justice.”