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Mentally Ill Children Held in Prison Cells as Care Facilities Cut
Offbeat  (tags: Austerity, Corruption, Politics, Protest, Psychology, Social networks, UK )

Ray
- 8 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.
Revealed: FBI Attempted to Drive MLK to Suicide
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, FBI, Intelligence, Scandal, usability )

Ray
- 8 days ago - rt.com
The publication this week of a 1964 letter sent by the FBI to Martin Luther King in which he's urged to commit suicide reveals never-before-seen details about the government's campaign to sabotage the civil rights leader.
Medicare's 'Drugs for the Deceased' Costing Taxpayers
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Drugs, Medicine, Science, USA )

Ray
- 21 days ago - rt.com
Medicare pays for medications even after a patient has died, and it is costing American taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to the Health Department's inspector general.
STOP CRUELTY ON ALL SPECIES INCLUDING ANIMALS - STOP CENSORSHIP - STOP POLLUTION LIMITS - STOP GMO - STOP IT - TAKE ACTION ON T
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Leopold
- 21 days ago - stop-ttip.org
STOP CRUELTY ON ALL SPECIES INCLUDING ANIMALS - STOP CENSORSHIP - STOP POLLUTION LIMITS - STOP GMO - STOP IT - TAKE ACTION ON TTIP/TAFTA/CETA(!)(!)(!)
Prison Guard Sexually Assaults Dozens of Inmates, Strikes Deal to Avoid Jail Time
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Education, History, Law, Police, Politics, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 30 days ago - rt.com
A former Kentucky corrections officer charged with dozens cases of sexual assault, drug trafficking and misconduct all of which he admitted will serve no jail time. In a plea deal he gets seven years of probation.
UK Annually Pays £31mn in Child Benefits to Parents Abroad
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Corruption, UK )

Ray
- 47 days ago - rt.com
The UK pays out an average of 600,000 pounds every week in child benefits to parents living outside the country. Labour said the figures show the government "seems to have given up" on stopping immigrants from gaming EU rules to cheat British taxpayers.
Petitioning Grooveshark.Com Remove All Music/Profiles Of: Gary Glitter, Jonathan King and Rolf Harris - Now!
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, child, children, corruption, culture, crime, dishonesty, ethics, family, government, politics, society, safety, sadness, transportation, violence, world, abuse, corporate, ethics, environment, money, society, humans, culture, environment, ethics, b )

Wendy
- 60 days ago - change.org
Why? Obviously, because it is totally unacceptable to offer music by the above individuals - all convicted pedophiles - for "commercial and promotional" purposes - or in fact for any reason at all.
He Could Go to Jail for Defending Workers
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, activists, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, fashion, ethics, humans, government, health, law, media, news, politics, safety, sadness, rights, travel, violence, world, government, healthconditions, humans, politics, 'CI )

Wendy
- 85 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Andy Hall,a British citizen,Thai company called Natural Fruit. Hall found serious rights abuses at one of Natural Fruit's pineapple canning factories, including child labor, illegally low wages, confiscation of identity documents, harrassment.......>
Sexual Abuse Rampant in British Overseas Territory, Report Covered-Up
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Corruption, Crime, Human rights, Police, Politics, Scandal, Sex, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 128 days ago - rt.com
Child sexual abuse, domestic violence and sexual exploitation are rife on the British overseas territory of St. Helena, according to a charity group's report which was suppressed.
Metropolitan Police Destroyed Evidence of Racial and Sexual Discrimination
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Police )

Ray
- 142 days ago - rt.com
A claim brought against Scotland Yard by a black female officer has revealed a Met practice of deleting internal records relating to sexual and racial discrimination.
Please Can You Demand That David Cameron Puts Our Bees Before Syngenta's Profits?
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, green, government, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, politics, world, wildlife, weather, water, trees, protection, habitat, activists, culture, dishonesty, death, ethics, fami )

Wendy
- 148 days ago - secure.38degrees.org.uk
"If the government approves Syngenta's kneejerk and cynical application then the public are bound to question whether ministers are too close to the agrochemical companies and too distant from the ecology that feeds us.".
Immigrants Subjected to 'Pointlessly Cruel' Treatment in Private Prisons - ACLU
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Human rights, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 164 days ago - rt.com
Thousands of immigrants have been subjected to regular abuse and otherwise harsh, dangerous conditions in privately operated Texas federal prisons, according to a report published Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Japan: Stop Denying The
Offbeat  (tags: humans, government, women, violence, freedoms, crime, abuse, corruption )

B
- 178 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Historians believe Japan forced up to 200,000 Chinese and Korean women to be sex slaves during WWII. Women who survived -- and weren't shamed into silence - have described being recruited for labor, then beaten and raped by as many as 40 Japan soldiers.
BBC BIAS IN ELECTION REPORTING
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Wendy
- 180 days ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
Dear BBC, we believe the BBC should URGENTLY establish processes that ensure that election reporting is fair, unbiased not sensationalist ensuring those processes are followed so that reporting fairly reflects the state of polling and voting in Britain
Greenpeace JEWSON: STOP PLUNDERING THE AMAZON
Offbeat  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, forests, environment, climate-change, conservation, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, politics, activists, crime, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, fashion, government, humans, law, media, movies, world, society )

Wendy
- 189 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
Criminal gangs are looting the Amazon rainforest. They're stealing rare trees, which are chopped up to make expensive flooring and garden decking..Tell Jewson and International Timber to stop selling timber plundered from the Amazon..
 

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