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St. Louis County Police Arrest Man for Video Recording in Ferguson as Grand Jury Decision - by via Carlos Miller, PINAC
St. Louis County police arrested a member of WeCopwatch in Ferguson this morning after he stopped his bicycle to video record them as they gathered behind a store in anticipation of the grand jury decision, which will be announced soon.
Posted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 4:52PM
Albert Woodfox's Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous Decision - by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We are thrilled and honored to announce that just hours ago, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge Brady's 2013 ruling overturning Albert's conviction for a third time in a 3-0, unanimous decision. Though the courts have finally ruled in the interest of justice, it may still be months or years before this innocent man is released from his solitary cell.
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:38PM
Help ReLaunch Fire to the Prisons - by FTTP
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Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:28AM
Internet freedom faces new attack as China seeks to shape global web rules - by Amnesty International
The Chinese government’s increasing efforts to influence global cyberspace rules is a further sign that internet freedom is under a sustained attack, said Amnesty International, ahead of China’s first World Internet Conference.
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:40PM
Mideast Migraines - Noura Erakat interview (audio/mpeg 82.8MB) - by Ren Tawil
Pal. Sol. Telesummit interview with Noura Erakat, attorney for the PLO and other entities; Rasmea Odeh found guilty in questionable court desision; disturbing quotes from leading Zionists; Panacea Records & Stuart Davis. Length: 2:00:38/ Date Recorded: 2014-11-10/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (85MB), Mono
Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 1:51PM
Interview with Nardo Flores, comite de padres de los 43 desaparecido --La Onda Productions (audio/x-wav 66.6MB) - by Informacion Es Poder
Interview with Nardo Flores, member of the Parent Committee of the 43 kidnapped students of the Normal Rural Isidro Burgos in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico. Today, November the 7th, the news published announced the arrest of 3 Guerreros Unidos members responsible for the kidnapping and presumed murder.
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 10:08PM
Chinese activists detained for supporting Hong Kong protests - by Amnesty International
Amnesty International is aware of the following mainland Chinese activists and citizens that have been detained for peacefully expressing support for the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests.
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 3:38PM
UK government 'routinely' spies on lawyers - by Amnesty International
Legal policies which allow the UK intelligence agencies MI5, MI6 and GCHQ to access confidential privileged communications between lawyers and clients were disclosed in court today. The documents were disclosed in a claim brought against the government by Libyan man Abdel Hakim Belhaj and Amnesty International.
Posted: Fri Nov 7, 2014 3:35PM
ISIS Beheadings Work Well As Red Herring Hiding Away Israeli Summer War Crimes - by William Wraithwrite
It may very well be coincidence that just when Israel was starting to take some heat for its atrocious war crimes and policy in Gaza at the end of this summer of 2014 along comes a newly name-minted entity engaging in sensational beheadings for news-grabbing attention. Whether red herring cover just happens to be luck for Israel and the United States in regards to committing and tolerating war crimes or whether there was some conspiracy is not that relevant but what is relevant is that the pe...
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 2:32PM
Army Denies Hundreds Of Worshipers Access To The Al-Aqsa Mosque - by IMEMC
Tuesday November 04, 2014, 12:27: Hundreds of Palestinian Muslims had to perform dawn prayers in the streets and alleys of the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, after Israeli soldiers and police officers denied them access to the Al-Aqsa Mosque for dawn prayers.
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 1:24PM
Save the Ché Café photo blog - by via cb
If you would like to help save the Che, please donate to the fund from their website, and spread the word! They are now facing a possible imminent eviction, and there may likely be a confrontation with police.
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 12:49PM
Ferguson, USA: An Episode in the Class War ferguson_1.pdf
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On August 9 in Ferguson, a small suburb of St. Louis, a cop killed Michael Brown firing 6 bullets into him: this young black man, unarmed, with his arms raised in the air, had made the mistake of not responding to his order to walk on the sidewalk. Michael Brown was left like a dog in the street for several hours without even his parents allowed to come close to his body.
Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2014 5:18AM
UK: Notorious rendition-to-torture case allowed to go to trial - by Amnesty International
Today’s decision of the Court of Appeal in London permitting a lawsuit regarding illegal transfer, torture and other ill-treatment to proceed puts the onus on the UK government to answer allegations for its role in a notorious rendition case, Amnesty International said.
Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:11PM
Amnesty International Releases New Ferguson Report Documenting Human Rights Abuses - by Amnesty International
Following the initial protests in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the shooting death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, Amnesty International USA dispatched a human rights delegation which included observers to monitor the protests and police response. Today, the human rights organization has released a new report, On the Streets of America: Human Rights Abuses in Ferguson (see PDF), documenting the human rights concerns witnessed first-hand by Amnesty International while in Ferguson from Au...
Posted: Mon Oct 27, 2014 4:53PM
What They Mean when They Say Peace - by CrimethInc.
“I’m committed to making sure the forces of peace and justice prevail,” Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said in Ferguson on Saturday, August 16, after a week of conflicts sparked by the police murder of teenager Michael Brown. “If we’re going to achieve justice, we first must have and maintain peace.”
Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2014 11:13PM
Former House oversight staffer hopes to see more "above top secret" releases - by IndyRadio
Dianne Roarke has suffered more than a decade of government harassment because she decided to go through channels as a whistleblower when she saw the NSA surveillance take a questionable turn before September 11, 2001. The reports from her and a handful of former NSA employees triggered an investigation that was 90% redacted when it was released in 2005, and in 2007 her house was raided by the FBI. She relates her experience in a presentation from June, 4, 2014 captured on video.
Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 8:19PM
Private Donors Supply Spy Gear to Cops - by Ali Winston/Darwin Bond Graham, ProPublica
"We run the risk of policy that is in the service of moneyed interests," said Donna Lieberman, executive director of the New York Civil Liberties Union. She sees danger in the growing web of ties between police departments, foundations and private donors.
Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 12:46AM
Free Puerto Rican Prisoner of War Norberto Gonzalez Claudio Now! - by Steven Argue
Picket: Thursday, October 9 at 5:00pm - 7:00pm 26 Federal Plaza, N.Y. New York
Posted: Wed Oct 8, 2014 5:43PM
Dianne Jones interviewed by Gahiji Barrow (audio/mpeg 47.8MB) - by WTUL News and Views
Dianne Jones talks about her experiences in Orleans Parish Prison
Posted: Wed Oct 8, 2014 7:27AM
Ferguson: Judge Grants Preliminary Injunction in ACLU’s Five-Second Rule Lawsuit - by via ACLU of Missouri
October 06, 2014 - Law enforcement officials can no longer force peaceful protesters in Ferguson to keep moving on sidewalks when they are breaking no law. Federal Judge Catherine Perry granted a preliminary injunction this afternoon in the lawsuit Mustafa Abdullah v. Saint Louis County et al., regarding the “five-second rule.”
Posted: Tue Oct 7, 2014 11:47PM