Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tag: human rights

Video shows jail attendant assaulting handcuffed man

“This kind of incident does create a blemish. It is painful to watch.”

IHCHR: 11,800 civilians killed in US-led air strikes in Syria, Iraq

“We have massively destroyed the infrastructure and given the population a disgusting image of what may be a Western-style liberation, leaving behind the seeds of an imminent resurgence of a new adversary.”

Houston Police Chief vows to end no-knock raids

“The no-knock warrants are going to go away like leaded gasoline in this city.”

Goebbels is alive and well…In Amerika!

Goebbels, if he is looking UP from his lowest point in the cosmos, must be so proud of what his work had accomplished here in Amerika.

Rep. Ilhan Omar applauded for grilling Elliott Abrams over role in...

"I fail to understand why members of this committee or the American people should find any testimony that you give today to be truthful."

A cruel war on immigrants

"The problem is in the program, not in the people."

Lights back on at NYC jail after hundreds protest, but prisoners...

Demonstrators rallied throughout the weekend to protest the conditions at the Metropolitan Detention Center, which is run by the Bureau of Prisons.

Shutoffs continue as people of Detroit fight for water as a...

Michigan has meanwhile presented itself as the ground zero of water problems, as the people of Detroit worked to make themselves a model for solutions.

Judge blocks Trump plan to add citizenship question to census, citing...

U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman wrote that in deciding to add a citizenship question to the census, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated a “veritable smorgasbord” of federal rules and “alternately ignored, cherry-picked, or badly misconstrued the evidence in the record before him.”

Global Indigenous Peoples March set to fight human rights violations and...

"We must remind the world, again, that Indigenous people matter. We are all made better when we respect one another and lift each other up."

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Microplastics are blowing in the wind: New Study shows plastic pollution falling from the...

"They're a brand new [type of] pollution, but there's so much of it and it's increasing so fast that it's something we really need to start learning about."

To Ola Bini, a political prisoner caught up in the Assange debacle

My Swedish friend is sitting in a jail cell.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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