Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Tag: prisoner

Fourth Blogger Murdered in Six Months

A fourth blogger has been murdered in Bangladesh in the past six months. "How many more bloggers must be murdered before the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina acts decisively to stem the violence and impunity?"

Mumia Attorneys Sue in Federal Court for Prisoners; Right to Medical...

Lawyers for Mumia Abu-Jamal speak out defending prisoner rights and challenging Pennsylvania's penal system for preventing them from seeing their client during his hospitalizations. This is just the latest attack on Abu-Jamal and all prisoners.

US Still Seeks Jail for ‘Fighter’ Captured at 15 in Afghanistan

While a Canadian judge honored the release of Omar Khadr, who was captured by the U.S. as a child soldier in Afghanistan and held at Guantanamo illegally, the U.S. is still after him when really we should be apologizing for his years of torture and confinement without charge.

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How many fools and oppressors will America tolerate – along with election-defying lunatics?

Do not the latest primary wins by unelectable extremists explain why the GOP is squandering its Senate chances?

The great pivot: why Dem green energy IRA will steamroll fossil fuels and help...

A new world is dawning, one in which humanity dodges the huge hail of bullets of the climate emergency.

The UN just declared a universal human right to a healthy, sustainable environment –...

Even though declarations like this one are not legally binding, they can be vital tools people can use to pressure governments and private companies to protect or improve human well-being.

Sanders crafts amendment to close ‘holes’ in Medicare that ‘are harming seniors’

"Adding dental, vision, and hearing benefits to Medicare is supported by 84% of the American people," said an aide to the senator, who plans to propose including the expansion in Democrats' reconciliation package.

Nancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed

“A single spark could ignite this combustible situation into a crisis that escalates to military conflict. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan could provide it.”