Category Human Rights

#Minnesota residents waiting for Trump to address mosque attack | TheHill

“He is the president of this country, and this happened to us. He has to come here and at least express his feelings and say this is bad,” Mohamed Omar told the news outlet.The attack, which took place on Saturday, did not leave any individuals injured, but reportedly damaged one room. Gov. Mark Dayton (D-Minn.) […]

Utah Department of Corrections releases Technical Manual for their execution process

  The list of witnesses to the execution must be completed a minimum of two weeks before the date of execution, and carries strict rules: the condemned may only choose five family members, friends, or religious figures to be there at the moment of death, and witnesses have to sign forms in order to view […]

Religious Bigotry and You

I’ve been hard on Cenk for his fluffy opinions, but he appears to be trying now. TYT is hiring investigative journalists, so they say. Here, he at least comments on some opinion polls concerning Americans and their hypocritical, completely skewed views… For the Record– My own response to that opinion poll: of course they […] via […]

AKP’liler ‘Hollandalı’ diye Norveçli gazeteciye saldırdı – Evrensel.net

AKP’liler ‘Hollandalı’ diye Norveçli gazeteciye saldırdı – Evrensel.net – AKP’li grup Norveç basınından bir gazeteciye ve kadın gazetecilere ‘Siz Hollanda’ya çalışıyorsunuz, hepinizi tek tek çektim. Göreceksiniz’ diyerek tehditler savurdu. Gazetecilere basın kartı soran AKP’liler, Norveçli gazeteciye de ‘Hollandalı’ diye linç girişiminde bulundu. Olay esnasında polislerin AKP’li gruba müdahale etmeyip yaşananları izlediği görüldü. (İstanbul/EVRENSEL)

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 […]

Shiraz Socialist

Because there have to be some lefties with a social life

Melbourne Antifascists

Touch One, Touch All

DISACCORDS

An anarchist news blotter following events in Oceania & South East Asia

Maruti Suzuki Workers Union

Inquilab Zindabad! Mazdoor Ekta Zindabad!

The Syrian Intifada

a-shab yurid iskat an-nizam

In Moscow's Shadows

Analysis and Assessment of Russian Crime and Security

thekooriwoman

Gomeroi. This is MY truth.

Secular Pakistan

No Talibanisation, 'Honour' Killings, Blasphemy Vendetta

Transform Society

A site that educates & inspires souls

Ahona

Mariam Zohra D

My Name is Jamie. My Life in Prison

Letters shared with Sonni Quick

Free Haifa

Reading, Writing and Freedom Arithmetics

A Black Writer in Berlin

The official blog of Phil Lewis, award-winning novelist, essayist, poet, critic, artist and composer

Why You Mad Son Entertainment

join the revolution of the mind

bedlamfury

Thoughts, Random Senses

Ramblings...

Conquering Kids and cancer

The Rojava Report

News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

rob's revolting

The colonies are self-destructing - it's a scorched earth policy, a war of attrition, so the survivors are left with NOTHING!