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audio This Week in Palestine, February 24, 2017 (audio/mpeg 7.5mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for February 18, to the 24, 2017....
Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:47PM
text Treasury Extends Anti-Money Laundering Luxury Real Estate Regulations by Greg Williams
Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) renewed requirements for title insurance companies to identify the real owners behind shell companies in six major metropolitan areas....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:40AM
image Fordham Student Forced into Closed-door Hearing, Leaves in Protest 480_sapphira_lurie_fordham_university_sjp_1.jpg by via Palestine Legal
Professors gather outside in support...
Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:54PM
image Milo Yiannopoulos's Book and Speaking Invitation Canceled 480_h12_milo_yiannopolous-maga_1.jpg by Democracy Now!
White nationalist Milo Yiannopoulos is facing widespread backlash after he appeared to endorse pedophilia—leading to the cancellation of upcoming speaking gigs, as well as the publication of his book....
Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:26PM
audio Interview with Jeanette Vizguerra in Denver Sanctuary Church in Spanish (audio/x-wav 272.7mb) by paz
Community activist Jeanette Vizguerra of Denver has received notice she could soon be deported to her home country of Mexico. Vizguerra's case has gained attention since she became one of the first undocumented immigrants in Colorado to share her story with the public. An attorney for Vizguerra says she could be eligible for a special visa to remain in the U.S. after she recently cooperated with police who investigated a crime committed against her. Vizguerra was arrested for driving with...
Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:07PM
image Riseup moves to encrypted email in response to legal requests riseup-redblack-star-hand.png by Riseup
After exhausting our legal options, Riseup recently chose to comply with two sealed warrants from the FBI, rather than facing contempt of court (which would have resulted in jail time for Riseup birds and/or termination of the Riseup organization). The first concerned the public contact address for an international DDoS extortion ring. The second concerned an account using ransomware to extort money from people....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:44PM
audio This Week in Palestine, February 17, 2017 (audio/mpeg 9.0mb) by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for February 11, to the 17, 2017....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:32PM
document Trump Administration's Plan to Use 100,000 National Guard Troops as Deportation Force trump-national-guard-draft-memo.pdf_140_.jpg by la resistencia
The AP revealed an detailed plan written by the Trump administration to use the National Guard in 11 southwestern states as a deportation force to kidnap and forcibly remove as many people as possible from the country. The states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana were included in the plan. Trump craves his very own Operation Wetback. Team Trump denies that they intended to carry out the plan and call the document a d...
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:22AM
image Fordham Retaliates Against Student for Protesting SJP Ban 480_sapphira_lurie_at_fordham_university_photo_martin_nunez-bonilla_1.jpg by via Palestine Legal
February 16, 2017 - Fordham University has issued a disciplinary charge against a student trying to start a Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) group on campus, demanding a closed-door hearing with the dean who denied the group club status. The student, senior Sapphira Lurie, was charged with violating the school’s “Demonstration Policy” for organizing a January 23rd rally protesting Fordham’s decision to ban SJP from the school. Her hearing is scheduled for February 22nd....
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:00PM
text Congress Moves Slowly on Bipartisan Puerto Rico Recommendations by Greg Williams
Congress has not acted on recommendations made by its Puerto Rico task force it implemented last year....
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:18AM
text Cook Inlet Gas Pipeline Leak Shows Risks of Offshore Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
Hilcorp Alaska Has Been Fined for Disregarding Regulations, Seeks to Build Massive Liberty Project in Beaufort Sea...
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:44PM
image 107 More Groups Publicly Oppose Serial Executioner Neil Gorsuch For Court ng1ryanwilson.jpg by Civilrights Dot Org
107 women's, labor, civil rights, abolition of the death penalty, gay and other groups have sent a letter to Senators Grassley and Feinstein asking for a no vote on Gorsuch....
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:52PM
text Trump Voids Dodd-Frank 1504 Transparency Rule by Greg Williams
President Trump signed into law Congressional action to void requirements that the oil, gas and mining industries report financial activity in countries where they operate....
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:42PM
audio Satire: Corporate D'Etat! Press Secretary "Sean Spicer" interviewed by WTUL News & Views (audio/mpeg 30.0mb) by WTUL News & Views
WTUL News and Views' DJ - I'm Under The Bus - interviews Press Secretary "Sean Spicer" (AKA New Orleans Attorney David Capasso) about Donald Trump's selections for Secretary positions in "How America was handed a copy of Orwell's "1984" in 2016"....
Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 8:53AM
text Impeach Trump Movement Has Started by Stop Fascism
On Thursday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) filed a “resolution of inquiry” that amounts to the first legislative step toward impeachment. From: http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/the_long_road_to_impeach_trump_just_got_shorter_20170210 The petition is at https://impeachdonaldtrumpnow.org/...
Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 3:40AM
audio This Week in Palestine, February 10, 2017 (audio/mpeg 7.3mb) by IMEMC
Four Palestinians were killed this week by Israeli attacks, meanwhile Israel’s government approves new law facilitating illegal settlement construction and expansion....
Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:18PM
text Labor Files Friend of the Court Brief Against Muslim Ban by Solidarity Forever
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has made the briefs and livestream of the 2/7/17 hearing available to the public without having to use PACER due to the high interest in the case State of Washington v Trump, 17-35105, on the Muslim ban. The long list of friend of the court (amicus) briefs and other items of interest may be found here....
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 8:04PM
image Army Greenlights DAPL Completion 480_chase-iron-eyes_1.jpg by Chase Iron Eyes, Lakota People’s Law Project
The Trump administration threw down the gauntlet. Our movement must hold together and strengthen itself in the face of the president’s onslaught. We will not be silenced!...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 5:45PM
image We cannot let media and social media divide us standing_rock_sioux_tribe.png by via Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
For Immediate Release. 2/4/17...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 2:06PM
image Multicultural festival confronts ambassadors of Israel’s colonial system in Brooklyn 480_batsheva_sign_1.jpg by Adalah-NY
On Saturday evening, February 4, about 100 New Yorkers braved an icy wind to protest the appearance of Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, and to do some dancing themselves, as part of a North American campaign for a boycott of the group’s tour. Batsheva is being boycotted by advocates for Palestinian rights due to its role as what Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls one of Israel's greatest cultural ambassadors. Batsheva’s North American tour is supported by the Ministry. The dance compa...
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 1:43PM