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Two NYPD officials involved in separate altercations during chaotic moments of Occupy Wall Street demonstrations won't face criminal charges, officials said Friday.
Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna and Deputy Inspector Johnny Cardona were investigated by the…Continue
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Palestinian Minister of Detainees, Issa Qaraqe’, reported on Sunday evening that the autopsy report of detainee Arafat Jardat, who died Saturday at an Israeli interrogation facility, revealed that the detainee died due to extreme torture.
In a joint…Continue
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By Aaron Leonard, Truthout | Op-Ed
The story of 1970s FBI informant Sheila O'Connor provides lessons for today's progressive organizations about infiltration by the state security apparatus.
Back in 1972, Sheila O'Connor was a busy woman. She had a job in the Washington, DC office of the National Lawyers Guild. In her off time, she attended demonstrations organized by the…
Added by Black Talk Radio News on January 22, 2013 at 4:55pm — No Comments
(Official Notice From Chairman Fred Hampton Jr.)
Apparently the State is not happy with the fact that Chairman Fred Hampton Jr of the P.O.C.C./BPPC is building bridges and doing work in Oakland with like-minded community organizations dedicated to improving life conditions for oppressed, repressed and terrorized citizens in the city of Oakland…Continue
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by SAUL LANDAU
Five Cubans fighting terrorism in south Florida have served 14 years of prison, more than enough time for the US public to learn from its media about the horrific injustice done by the US government to these Cuban men. But the media has barely touched the grotesque frame up of Gerarddo Hernandz, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzlaez, Ramon Labanino and Rene Gonzalez, the Cuban Five as they are called. These Cuban intelligence agents volunteered in the 1990s to…Continue
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By Matthew Lyons
As some of you may already know, up to 25 people were arrested in San Francisco at an anti-colombus day/ decolonize demonstration. Many of these people are Oakland comrades, including some who you may know have been in contact with in some capacity.
Most people arrested were beaten, and there are still people in jail with multiple injuries. Everyone has serious felonies and will be arraigned on Tuesday or Wednesday, when the bail will…
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To whom it may concern and all California Prisoners:
Greetings from the entire PBSP-SHU Short Corridor Hunger Strike Representatives. We are hereby presenting this mutual agreement on behalf of all racial groups here in the PBSP-SHU Corridor. Wherein, we have arrived at a mutual agreement concerning the following points:
1. If we really want to bring about substantive…Continue
Added by Black Talk Radio News on September 25, 2012 at 5:58pm — No Comments
Fox News is reporting that a man who is either a US citizen or an Israeli citizen living in America who supports Israel is behind the film that sparked outrage in Egypt and Libya that so far has resulted in the deaths of four US state department workers. The film was also promoted by the Koran burning…Continue
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Right wing propagandist and all around Muslim hater Robert Spencer is angry that the NYPD is shutting down its illegal spy ring that targeted Muslims in several states…Continue
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By Tom Burghardt
In a story which should have made front page headlines, Narco News investigative journalist Bill Conroy revealed that “A high-ranking Sinaloa narco-trafficking organization member’s claim that US officials have struck a deal with the leadership…
Added by Black Talk Radio News on September 7, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
The allegation adds to accusations that police have used excessive violence against the strikers at the Lonmin Marikana platinum mine, following the Aug. 16 police shootings in which 34…Continue
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CHICAGO (Sept. 5, 2012) – The only United States citizen residing in the U.S. designated as a “terrorist” by the Department of Treasury filed suit today in federal court to challenge as unconstitutional the onerous restrictions imposed on him by that designation for the past 17 years. Under the restrictions, which bar virtually all economic transactions, even those necessary for survival, Muhammad Salah is not permitted to get a job, pay rent or a mortgage, pay for his children’s…Continue
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Lindsey Riddick of Flatbush estimates he’s been to 346 Broadway, one of the city’s half dozen summonses courts, at least six times to pay off pink slips police officers have handed to him. Trespassing, disorderly conduct, loitering — the charges kept coming. Three years ago, he spent two days in jail after a warrant was issued for his arrest when he failed to pay one of the tickets.
The 36-year-old’s experience is far from unusual. In…Continue
You would think that Republicans would know they have lost the argument surrounding Rep. Todd Akin's comments that rape victims rarely get pregnant. Another one has jumped to his defense and this time its a…Continue
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NAACP organizers train 70 NEA activists from around the country to register and turnout voters ahead of 2012 election
(Washington, DC) – With so much at stake in the upcoming election, the NAACP and the National Education Association (NEA) are teaming up to register, educate and activate hundreds of thousands of voters ahead of the 2012 elections.
“This partnership between NEA and NAACP on voter rights is part of a shared…Continue
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The WSJ is reporting that the NYPD is not meeting expectations to implement video taping of interrogations.....
When New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced in February 2010 that his agency would begin to video record some interrogations in their entirety, defense lawyers and civil-liberties groups were guardedly optimistic: The test suggested the NYPD may eventually embrace a practice already used by the majority of police forces in the…
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Tamms Correctional Center on 200 Supermax Road, near the southern tip of Southern Illinois, may be as far from the hustling and bustling city of Chicago, with its constant city throb of noise, as you can get. And it's likely that no one can feel the difference as much as its inmates.
The only supermax…Continue
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By Scotty Reid
Please sign the Petition: http://t.co/N6aae6hr
In 2004 when President Obama was running for the Senate, he told an audience at Northwestern University that he supported decriminalization of marijuana and said the Drug War was a failure.
Added by Scotty Reid on August 13, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments