Category Political-Corruption

PressTV-UAE financed Egypt military coup: Leaks

The leak by Egypt’s Mekameleen TV, believed to date back to January 14, shows how the UAE supported and funded the military coup in the African country in 2013. A part of the audio reveals that Sisi’s office manager, General Abbas Kamil, asks UAE Minister of State Sultan Al-Jaber to provide the Egyptian army with […]

Video Shows Los Angeles Police Shooting That Killed A Homeless Man – BuzzFeed News

Witnesses identified the man by his street name, “Africa,” according to the Los Angeles Times. Witnesses said he had been living in a tent on Skid Row for several months and had spent some time in a mental health facility. There have been 12 fatal officer-involved incidents in downtown Los Angeles since 2000, according to […]

White supremacist group to hold an event CPAC weekend at the National Press Club.

An Evite invitation for the event says it will feature speakers Peter Brimelow, Richard Spencer, and Jared Taylor. Brimelow, as SPLC details, has said America faces “unprecedented demographic mutation” and that 9/11 was due to immigration. The Anti-Defamation League describes Spencer as “a sym­bol of a new gen­er­a­tion of intel­lec­tual white suprema­cists.” Taylor has said […]

Driver Beaten, Arrested as Cops Heard Saying “Turn Off Dashcam” (VIDEO) / Sputnik International

The video also shows Officer Nathaniel Burkemper arguing with Buford before dragging out of the car, then several police officers rushing in and repeatedly shocking him with a taser. After the suspect was handcuffed, officers attempted to get him on his feet, that’s when an officer identified as Kelli Swinton is heard saying, “we’re red […]

SF Public Defender Arrested After She Tells Cops Not To Take Pictures Of Her Client | Crooks and Liars

A San Francisco deputy public defender was handcuffed and arrested at the Hall of Justice after she objected to city police officers questioning her client outside a courtroom, an incident that her office called outrageous and police officials defended as appropriate. The Tuesday afternoon arrest of attorney Jami Tillotson as she denied police officers’ attempts […]

Police Seek DHS Grant to Deal With “Extremist” Hippy Group Which Stresses ‘Non-violence, Peace and Love’ | We Are Change

The Rainbow Family “describes itself as a nonviolent group spreading the message of peace and love.” The group has only met twice in Montana in the last fifteen years, once in 2000 and once in 2013. The extent of the “threat” posed by the group is that one of its gatherings was described by the […]

Cooperation between British spies and Gaddafi’s Libya revealed in official papers | UK news | The Guardian

The exhaustive study of the papers from the Libyan government archives shows the links between MI5, MI6 and Gaddafi’s security agencies were far more extensive than previously thought and involved a number of joint operations in which Libyan dissidents were unlawfully detained and allegedly tortured. At one point, Libyan intelligence agents were invited to operate […]

Blood On Their Hands: The Racist History of Modern Police Unions – Working In These Times

In 1975, in response to proposed budget cuts that included police layoffs, the PBA ordered a rampage through the city’s black and Puerto Rican communities, with thousands of off duty cops waving their guns, banging on trash cans, and blowing whistles for several nights until Mayor Abe Beame obtained a restraining order. Ten years later, […]

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Says He’d Veto Bill Criminalizing Police Chokeholds

Advocates outraged by the death of Eric Garner are pushing for a law making the use of chokeholds a crime. Garner died last year after he appeared to be put in a chokehold by NYPD Daniel Pantaleo. A grand jury did not indict the officer in Garner’s death, sparking massive protests. Police unions have accused […]

en.alalam.ir : Involvement of Saudi, Jordan in Backing ISIL in Iraq is Proven by the Documents found

The ISIL militants control some parts of Syria and Iraq. They have engaged in crimes against humanity in the areas under their control, including mass murdering local civilians as well as captured army and security officers while terrorizing people from diverse communities, including Shias, Sunnis, Kurds, and Christians. via: http://en.alalam.ir/ —  Involvement of Saudi, Jordan […]

Addicting Info – NYPD Protest Backfires As Crime Drops After Police Slash Arrests By Two-Thirds

By declaring their intent to only perform arrests when “absolutely necessary” the thought was that it would cause an increase in crime, and the political pressure would build on the police department’s side. In addition, the idea is to hurt the New York City government with a reduction in revenue from things like parking tickets […]

Meet the Pro-Slavery Fairview Park Auxiliary Cop | Scene and Heard: Scene’s News Blog | Cleveland Scene

Over the past two years, McNamara has been commenting on YouTube videos — mostly about black people and law enforcement — regularly dropping racial and gay slurs, unambiguously expressing hatred towards minorities and anyone who dare not comply with what police say. He calls black people in videos “jungle monkeys,” “spooks,” and worse. He commented […]

Cop caught with 4 pounds of marijuana at home won’t be charged — RT USA

One of those reports involved the seizure of four to five pounds of marijuana. Instead of storing the pot in the department’s evidence locker, Avila stored it in the trunk of his car and home, and failed to file a police report about the seizure. The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office, which has been […]

CIA torture report: Former Agency chiefs criticise ‘partisan attack’ on the agency – Americas – World – The Independent

George Tenet, Porter Goss and Michael Hayden jointly challenged the main findings – that the CIA lied about the extent of the torture, which included waterboarding, wall slamming and “rectal feeding” of prisoners, and that the interrogations yielded no useful intelligence. “The committee has given us … a one-sided study marred by errors of fact […]

Mass surveillance exposed by Snowden ‘not justified by fight against terrorism’ | World news | The Guardian

As human rights commissioner, Muižnieks has the power to intervene as a third party in cases sent to the European court of human rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg. His report is published the week after the UK’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) found that the legal regime governing mass surveillance of the internet by the monitoring agency […]

Tea Party Army: Self-Dealing Officers Prey on Small Donors | OpenSecrets Blog

“This horde of new Muslims may be quiet for now,” the fundraising e-mail cautioned. “But they are simply doing what the mullahs in their mosques are telling them: Keep quiet, keep your heads down, collect your welfare checks, have lots of babies and try not to chop off your daughter’s head in an honor killing […]

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