Tag: human rights
Former Vernon City Administrator Bruce Malkenhorst Sr. has been convicted of felony misappropriation of public funds, but he has decided to fight this rather than accept the terms.
The surveillance state is a failure and suppressor of democracy and should not be the default setting of digital technology. It's time we get back to a democratic system, which is to be master.
Instead of identifying himself as a law enforcement officer, Rio Arriba County Sheriff Thomas Rodella assaulted an unarmed victim during a road rage incident. Another example of a county sheriff committing deprivation of civil rights.
The American Psychological Association has barred psychologists from participating in national security interrogations through a new policy passed in August. Are these changes key to protecting health professionals from military prosecution?
With some 40 families across the country impacted by police violence, thousands took to the streets of New York City in solidarity for the victims demanding an end to police brutality. We need change.
Rachel Moran, like many other girls and women, was forced into prostitution—desperate and homeless. Now a prostitution abolition activist, writer and blogger, Moran has created an organization for survivors of prostitution and is striving for its outlaw.
In a new campaign to establish global privacy standards, Edward Snowden along with others proposed the International Treaty on the Right to Privacy, Protection Against Improper Surveillance and Protection of Whistleblowers. Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights, discusses the treaty.
A fatal police shooting occurred in Palm Beach Gardens and killed Corey Jones, a drummer in a church band, while he was waiting for a tow truck to arrive. The department is withholding details, but where is the transparency inside the Florida Police Department?