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text ACLU: Charlotte Police Must Release All Footage of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting by American Civil Liberties Union
ACLU: Charlotte Police Must Release All Footage of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting; Disclosed Videos Raise Many Questions...
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:13PM
text Chelsea Manning Punishment for Suicide Attempt is Cruel and Inhumane by Amnesty International
A prison disciplinary board has sentenced Chelsea Manning, who is currently serving a 35-year sentence at the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, to 14 days in solitary confinement following her suicide attempt in July....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:46PM
text Interrupting Surveillance in the Bay Area and Beyond by Tracy Rosenberg
Bay Area activists have seized on a strategy to localize the fight against government spying and enlist city councils and county supervisors – who are far more approachable and accountable than remote DC officials – as allies in building community control of surveillance equipment....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:47AM
text Authorities Must Protect Peaceful Protest Following Ruling on Dakota Access Pipeline by Amnesty International
September 9, 2016 - While a federal court has ruled construction on a disputed pipeline in North Dakota can go forward, authorities must continue to protect the right to peaceful protest....
Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:24AM
text solidarity to the usa prisoners strike by anarchist from greek prisons
Solidarity...
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 12:39PM
text Bill to limit property seizures by cops heads to Governor by Lynda Carson
The people of California are still waiting to hear if Governor Jerry Brown will sign SB 443 into law, meanwhile our U.S. Troops remain to guard the fields of poppies in Afghanistan for the drug kingpins involved in shipping heroin to the streets of Oakland, and across the country!...
Posted: Wed Sep 7, 2016 12:17AM
text Russia: Blogger jailed for playing Pokémon Go in a cathedral must be immediately released by Amnesty International
The detention of Ruslan Sokolovsky, a Russian blogger from Yekaterinburg (Urals region) who was sentenced to administrative arrest for two months after posting a video of himself playing Pokémon Go in a church is a farcical attack on freedom of expression, said Amnesty International....
Posted: Wed Sep 7, 2016 12:08AM
text Attica Lives by Stanley Cohen
Review of Attica history, prison harm and September 9th Nationally Coordinated Prisoner Work Stoppage... End to "legal" slavery...
Posted: Sun Sep 4, 2016 12:26PM
text ACLU of North Dakota Statement on First Amendment Violations at Dakota Access Pipeline Protest by ACLU of North Dakota
Cannon Ball, N.D., August 22, 2016 – The curbing of peaceful protests at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline construction is in violation of our core principles of free speech....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:25PM
text COINTELPRO action, not "Anonymous" video. by Silas Weatherby
Discussion of why the video call for a July 15th "Day of Rage" supposedly from "Anonymous" was almost certainly a COINTELPRO action....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:36PM
text Public Records Sought Over Federal Surveillance of Climate Protesters by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, August 11, 2016 — The Center for Biological Diversity today filed nine Freedom of Information Act requests seeking the release of public records relating to surveillance of peaceful protests of federal fossil fuel auctions. Records obtained by the Intercept in July revealed that federal and local police agents went undercover at a May 20 public protest of a Bureau of Land Management fossil fuel auction in Lakewood, Colo....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:54PM
text Preacher to Call SCPD Music Critics to Account? by Robert Norse
The Santa Cruz Urinal (also known as the Sentinel) published a front-page story yesterday. Donald Harman is suing the City government, SCPD Chief Vogel, and a variety of police underlings for selectively enforcing MC 9.36.020 and 9.40.010 repeatedly without legal justification. This follows a somewhat questionable victory, a few years ago, by an earlier street preacher. The City's repressive "Unreasonably Disturbing Noise" law has long been used to harass activists and musicians playing m...
Posted: Sun Aug 7, 2016 8:23AM
text Women Demand Dignity, Win Santa Rita Jail Policy Changes After Civil Disobedience Arrests by Plaintiffs & Yolanda Huang
Settlement of Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit against Santa Rita Jail on the treatment of Women In Custody...
Posted: Wed Aug 3, 2016 11:12PM
text Police Accused in Wrongful Death by Seana Sperling
In 2000, I interviewed a Chicago woman, an immigrant from Nicaragua, who claimed the Police murdered her son....
Posted: Tue Aug 2, 2016 2:37PM
text Families Demand a Repeal of Peace Officers Bill of Rights! by Anita Wills
On August 18th Families from all over California whose loved ones died at the hands of Law Enforcement gather for a Rally & Protest in Sacramento California. The Families are demanding a Repeal of the Peace Officers Bill of Rights....
Posted: Mon Aug 1, 2016 11:49PM
text Questions About Mass Incarceration Remain Unanswered by Steve Pleich
Grand Jury Report and Larger Problems Still Ignored...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:17AM
text Ferguson police killing of Michael Brown & invations of Afghanistan: variations on a theme by Gil Villagran, MSW
The Police killing of Michael Brown by a Furguson policeman and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and subsequent U.S. invasion are dominos, variations upon a theme: the hubris of a powerful nation, class or ruling elite to control a much subservient people or nation, there are tragic lessons to be learned to the demise of the powerful (at the expense of the powerless)....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:54AM
text On Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, and Dallas by Linda Burnham
Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, Dallas...
Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:40PM
text Rep. Gutiérrez to Speak on House Floor in Bid to Free Oscar Lopez Rivera by Douglas G. Rivlin
Announcement of Oct. 9 event in Lafayette Park, Washington, DC...
Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 6:31AM
text Calling on Oakland Police to Blow the Whistle on Corruption, Misconduct, and Predation by Anti Police-Terror Project
The Anti Police-Terror Project calls on Oakland police officers: Blow the whistle on corruption, misconduct, and predatory policing...
Posted: Fri Jul 8, 2016 1:21PM