Category Human Rights

Israeli Forces Execute Palestinian Civilian at Point-Blank Range in al-Far’ah Refugee Camp | Palestinian Center for Human Rights

Israeli Forces Execute Palestinian Civilian at Point-Blank Range in al-Far’ah Refugee Camp | Palestinian Center for Human Rights – According to PCHR’s investigations and the mother’s testimony, Fawziyah Mahmoud Khamis Salhi (67) said to PCHR’s fieldworker that at approximately 02:00 on the abovementioned day, Israeli forces moved into al-Far’ah refugee camp, south of Tubas. They […]

Article: Should an Innocent Person Be Forced to Pay for Their Arrest? | OpEdNews

Article: Should an Innocent Person Be Forced to Pay for Their Arrest? | OpEdNews – Donald Trump takes office in two short weeks. As I’ve written previously, I don’t expect much in the way of prison reform or sentencing reform. Indeed, I’ve urged readers to take to the courts for redress because we obviously won’t […]

The Dark Prison: Legacy of the CIA Torture Programme – Al Jazeera English

While the CIA has long admitted the use of waterboarding, which simulates drowning by pouring water into a person’s nose and mouth, a truncated and heavily redacted report by the Senate Intelligence Committee in December 2015 detailed other abuses that went beyond previous disclosures. Reading like a script from a horror film, some of the […]

Podcast: ‘Anti-Intellectualism is More Than Partisan Politics – it’s Anti-Progress’ — APNS Public Radyo

Summary: TheAngryindian speaks extemporaneously on the issue of institutional anti-intellectualism and why is it inherently dangerous to coddle those who bully the general society and targeted groups/populations into accepting their marginalisation as ‘right’ and obedience to their xenophobic, right-wing sociopolitical ideas and utterly paranoid religious fundamentalism. The discourse also includes an examination of Israeli Prime Minister […]

Everything We Know About the Possible RCMP Raid on the Unist’ot’en Camp | Warrior Publications

That meeting was followed by an additional report, from a source Phillip considered to be reliable, that approximately 200 RCMP officers were gathering in towns close to the camp.“There were phone calls made to the highest levels of the RCMP in Ottawa, who, under great pressure, admitted they were fully engaged,” added Phillip.Fearing imminent violence, […]

CFS seizes a Manitoba newborn a day, First Nations advocate says

Manitoba’s First Nations children’s advocate says social workers are seizing an average of one newborn baby a day and “shoving them anywhere.” Source: CFS seizes a Manitoba newborn a day, First Nations advocate says

Former Orange County teacher sues for discrimination

A former Orange County school teacher is suing the school district. She claims she was discriminated against, and the evidence in the case is causing one state group to believe she has a case. Source: Former Orange County teacher sues for discrimination

Why You Mad Son? Radio | Facebook

Now the police can tase, tear gas and shoot your Black ass from the sky and not have to deal with lawsuits.Bruce Burkett of North Dakota Peace Officer’s Association was allowed by the state house committee to amend HB 1328 and allow “Less than lethal” weapons like rubber bullets, pepper spray, tear gas, sound cannons, […]

LAPD & Chicago bought “Stingrays on steroids” with asset-forfeiture & DHS money – Boing Boing

The main difference between the Harris and Digital Receiver Technology devices, Martinez said, is the ability of the most sophisticated Digital Receiver Technology devices to simultaneously break the encryption of communications from hundreds of cellphones at once. A 2011 purchase order for this equipment by the Washington Headquarters Services, a branch of the Pentagon, states […]

Support Needed : Eryn Wise – Navajo Nation Needs Assistance / This week there was a mining waste spill that occurred near Durango, CO. This week there was a mining… | Facebook

Hi everyone – This week there was a mining waste spill that occurred near Durango, CO. Three million gallons of toxic waste was released into the Animas River which directly impacts water supplies being funneled into Arizona and Utah. Currently, the people seeing the most impact live in remote locations on the Navajo Reservation and […]

Native Americans will ask Pope Francis to rescind ‘Doctrine of Discovery’ during his U.S. visit – U.s. – News – Catholic Online

The 84-year-old Lyons has represented Native Americans before the United Nations since 1977. Lyons helped achieve the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The last major country in the world to support that declaration was the United States. The World Council of Churches, the United Methodist Church and the Leadership Conference of Religious […]

Why the cynical focus on ‘Honour crimes’ won’t combat gender violence in the UK | Media Diversified

This, it went on, is not the case in the ‘less fortunate’ countries of the world (which included India, Sudan, South Africa, and a few other Asian, African and Middle Eastern countries). British women may face violence, Cosmo continued, ‘but we are not dismissed or ignored by the government that is there to protect us […]

The Digital Firehose: Terrorism isn’t just for Muslims, but that doesn’t fit the mainstream narrative

The Digital Firehose: Terrorism isn’t just for Muslims, but that doesn’t fit the mainstream narrative – I suspect there is a very interesting reason why this news trend doesn’t fit the narrative. If Muslims had been found to be burning black churches you can bet that would be news. Then whoever claimed responsibility would be […]

Apaches Rally At Capitol, Vowing To Continue Fighting For Sacred Oak Flat ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

The area known as Oak Flat is part of Arizona’s Tonto National Forest, and the Apache have used it for generations in young women’s coming-of-age ceremonies. In 1955, President Dwight Eisenhower removed it from consideration for mining activities in recognition of its natural and cultural value. But in December 2014, during the final days of […]

Denver Police Tell Lies About Fatal Shooting Of Native American Paul Castaway | bayareaintifada

On Sunday, July 12th, Castaway, a 35-year-old Native American, was brutally shot and killed by police.Castaway’s mother, Lynn Eagle Feather, says she called the police for help after her son threatened her with a knife, telling cops he was mentally ill.Police Chief Robert White said at a news conference after the shooting that investigators believed […]

Heart of Decolonization Gathering | Awakening the Horse People

A gathering for decolonizing people of diverse backgrounds who are in positions of teaching and inspiring others to decolonize while occupying stolen Native lands still under resistance. SAVE THE CONFIRMED DATE! September 4-6, 2015 Independent Lakota Territory Hosted by the Lakota Cante Tenza Okolakiciye (Strong Heart Warrior Society) This unique gathering is intended to bring […]

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