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Do They Know It's Christmas? Thousands of UK Families Face Winter of Poverty
Offbeat  (tags: Biology, Corruption, Court, Opposition, Politics, Protest, Retail, Trade, UK )

Ray
- 3 days ago - rt.com
Thousands of British families will be dependent on handouts and charity this Christmas as rates of poverty in the UK continue to soar.
Darren Wilson Resigns in Wake of Shooting Michael Brown - Attorney
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Protest, Security, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 16 days ago - rt.com
Ferguson officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown, has resigned from the police force, his attorney said. The news comes amid unceasing protests across the US against a grand jury decision clearing Wilson of murder charges.
Missouri KKK: We Will Use 'Lethal Force' Against Ferguson Protesters
Offbeat  (tags: Hate crimes, Human rights, Police, Politics, Protest, USA )

Ray
- 32 days ago - rt.com
The Missouri chapter of the Ku Klux Klan is threatening to use "lethal force" against protesters in Ferguson who threaten their safety, equating some demonstrators to "terrorists."
Mentally Ill Children Held in Prison Cells as Care Facilities Cut
Offbeat  (tags: Austerity, Corruption, Politics, Protest, Psychology, Social networks, UK )

Ray
- 33 days ago - rt.com
Vulnerable British children are finding themselves locked in prisons rather than receiving required medical help, as hospitals and medical centers lack the resources to treat them, new figures show.
Ray McGovern Describes Brutal Arrest at Petraeus Event (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: CIA, Crime, Police, Protest, USA )

Ray
- 45 days ago - rt.com
Ray McGovern, a former CIA analyst-turned-antiwar activist, shared details with RT on Friday about an incident the night before in New York City during which he was arrested for trying to enter a public event.
Republicans Outraged as Democrats Demand Amnesty for Millions of Illegal Aliens
Offbeat  (tags: Human rights, Law, Obama, Politics, Protest, Robert Bridge, Security, Terrorism, USA )

Ray
- 46 days ago - rt.com
With November midterms just days away, the Democrats appear to be fishing for the Hispanic vote as the House Minority Leader called on President Obama to not only end deportations of illegals, but let their families enter as well.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Call on Obama to Release CIA Torture Report
Offbeat  (tags: CIA, Conflict, Guantanamo, Human rights, Law, Obama, Politics, Protest, Scandal, Security, Terrorism, USA )

Ray
- 48 days ago - rt.com
Twelve winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have urged fellow laureate, US President Barack Obama, to release a Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency's post-9/11 Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program, also known as the torture report.
Suspected Nazi War Criminals Collecting 'Millions' in Social Security - Investigation
Offbeat  (tags: Human rights, Law, Military, Politics, Protest, Robert Bridge, Scandal, Security, USA )

Ray
- 58 days ago - rt.com
US taxpayers have paid millions of dollars in Social Security benefits to dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals, even after they were forced out of the United States, an investigation by the Associated Press has found.
Seattle to Recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day on Columbus Day
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Europe, Human rights, Piracy, Protest, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 71 days ago - rt.com
Native Americans have often complained about the insensitivity of the Columbus Day holiday. Seattle's City Council has attempted to address this complaint, but now some Italian-Americans claim the new resolution downplays their own cultural heritage.
Yellowstone National Park to Kill Up to 900 Bison This Winter
Offbeat  (tags: Agriculture, Animals, Protest, Scandal, USA )

Ray
- 84 days ago - rt.com
The bison population in Yellowstone National Park will be significantly reduced this winter, as park officials have announced a plan to cull up to 900 animals that attempt to leave or drift away from the park.
Thousands Protest Police Violence in New York, Call for Justice in Chokehold Death (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Police, Protest, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 113 days ago - rt.com
Thousands of people gathered on New York's Staten Island on Saturday as they protested against police violence and called for justice in the case of an unarmed man killed by an officer via an illegal chokehold.
Viking Protestors Rally Against BP's Greenwashing at British Museum
Offbeat  (tags: environment, protest, flash mob, vikings )

Laura
- 183 days ago - ecowatch.com
Many visitors to the iconic British Museum in London got more than they bargained for on Sunday, when hundreds of protestors descended on the Museum to protest against BP's sponsorship of a major exhibition on Vikings.
Italy Leaves Hundreds of Refugees Stranded Without Food - UN
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, EU, Hate crimes, Human rights, Immigration, Law, Politics, Protest )

Ray
- 187 days ago - rt.com
The Italian authorities stranded refugees without food or shoes in car parks outside Rome and Milan, says the UN. Italy is struggling to deal with the 50,000 immigrants that have arrived this year and has asked the EU to help mitigate the crisis.
NYC Pays Largest Occupy-Related Settlement to Protesters for Wrongful Arrest
Offbeat  (tags: Clashes, Conflict, Court, Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, Protest, Scandal, Security, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 189 days ago - rt.com
New York City has reached the largest Occupy Wall Street-related settlement to date with 14 protesters, agreeing to pay up almost $600,000 to resolve allegations that police illegally arrested them back in 2012.
'Is It Necessary to Torture Me?' Gitmo Prisoner Demands 'Civilized' Force-Feeding
Offbeat  (tags: Guantanamo, Health, Human rights, Protest, Psychology, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 195 days ago - rt.com
A Syrian national imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay detention facility petitioned to stop his excruciating force-feeding, and demanded "civilized" forced ingestion after a "really evil" new team of guards roughly stuck tubes into his nose.
 

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