Juli Pham

1997-1998: AIDS activists (ACT UP) demand federal funding for needle exchange programs

During the takeover, activists chained and barricaded themselves inside Thurman'

Account of the 18 month long protests to overturn government bans on clean needle exchanges which contributed to the spread of diseases and thousands of deaths per year.

1994-5: ACT UP activists resist New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s AIDS policies

Account of the year long struggles to save social services and support for AIDs patients from budget cuts.

2012: Georgian students protest against prisoner abuse

Leaked videos of prisoners being tortured and sexually assaulted sparked massive protests on the streets of Georgian cities in solidarity.

CW: descripitions of graphic violence and sexual assault.