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Offbeat

Hillside Steps in as Major Rescue Is Mounted to Help Abandoned Horses and Ponies...
Offbeat  (tags: cruelty, Horses, death, investigation, sadness, suffering, crime, safety, protection, habitat )

Borg
- 8 days ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
In the last few days we have received a new wave of calls pleading with us to help, as news circulated that council officials had seized 49 illegally abandoned horses on the common and were desperately trying to rehome them in order to avoid a further...
Sexual Abuse Rampant in British Overseas Territory, Report Covered-Up
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Corruption, Crime, Human rights, Police, Politics, Scandal, Sex, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 11 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.
UK Shareholders Gear Up for First-Ever US Lawsuit Against BP Over Deepwater Horizon Losses
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Corporate news, Court, Crime, Ecology, Oil, UK, USA )

Ray
- 21 days ago - rt.com
Major UK shareholders in BP have joined together to sue the British energy giant in the US over lost earnings from the infamous Deepwater Horizon oil rig blast in 2010. The case is the first in the US, where awards are much bigger than in the UK.
At Least 40 UK Politicians Complicit in Alleged Westminster 'Pedophile Ring' - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Crime, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 22 days ago - rt.com
A whistleblower who kicked off UK police pedophile probe Operation Fernbridge believes as many as 40 British MPs and peers were involved in or turned a blind eye to child abuse.
Metropolitan Police Destroyed Evidence of Racial and Sexual Discrimination
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Court, Crime, Police )

Ray
- 24 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
- 31 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.".
At Least 100 Children Killed By Unintentional Shootings Since Newtown, Study Finds
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Children, Crime, Shooting, USA )

Ray
- 32 days ago - rt.com
Accidental shootings have taken the lives of at least 100 children across the United States in the year following Newtown, Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy, a new report states.
168 Children Rescued, 281 Pimps Arrested in Mass Sex-Trafficking Sting
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Court, Crime, FBI, Law, Police, USA )

Ray
- 32 days ago - rt.com
A week-long operation across the US against child sex trafficking has resulted in the rescue of almost 170 children and the arrest of 281 pimps, according to the FBI.
Pakistani Woman Gang-Raped and Hanged From Tree (GRAPHIC PHOTO)
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Pakistan, Sex )

Ray
- 36 days ago - rt.com
Parents looking for 20-year old Mazummil Bibi found her hanged from a tree in eastern Pakistan. Police discovered the girl was gang raped before being killed; three men were arrested over the crime, her former boyfriend among them.
'Blair Should Be Lecturing on Iraq From the Dock at the International Criminal Court'
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Iraq, Military, Terrorism, UK, USA )

Ray
- 36 days ago - rt.com
It has been heartening to witness the backlash against former British Prime Minister Tony Blair over his attempt to deny any responsibility for the chaos and carnage that has engulfed northern and eastern Iraq in recent days.
Baltimore Police Officer Charged After Slitting Restrained Dog's Throat
Offbeat  (tags: Police, Animals, Crime, Baltimore, USA )

Ray
- 36 days ago - rt.com
A Baltimore police officer is facing felony animal cruelty charges for slitting the throat of a restrained dog, and another has been suspended for helping. Officer Jeffrey Bolger also threatened to gut the dog, witnesses said.
Quebec Driver Who Stopped for Ducks Guilty in Fatal Crash
Offbeat  (tags: woman, animal lover, ducks, guiltyanimals, crime, ethics, humans, police, society )

Lone
- 37 days ago - thestar.com
A woman who stopped to help a group of ducklings on the side of the road shed tears Friday as she was found guilty of causing the deaths of a motorcyclist and his passenger daughter who slammed into her parked car.
Last Nazi on Trial? US Authorities Arrest Suspected 89-Year-Old Death Camp Guard
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Germany, Law, USA, War )

Ray
- 38 days ago - rt.com
An 89-year-old Czechoslovakian immigrant was arrested by federal officials in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Wednesday to face charges related to allegations that he worked for the Nazis at concentration camps during World War II.
ISIS Militants Claim Mass Executions of Iraqi Soldiers, Post Gruesome Pictures (GRAPHIC)
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, Crime, Human rights, Iraq, Law, Military, Security, Terrorism, Violence )

Ray
- 41 days ago - rt.com
Radical Sunni militants who have been capturing cities in northwest Iraq claimed on Twitter that they executed 1,700 Iraqi soldiers. The radicals posted graphic photos as evidence.
Supreme Court Rules Against Third-Party Gun Purchases
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Crime, Law, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 41 days ago - rt.com
In a ruling that will help federal prosecutors crack down on one of the most common ways of illegally trafficking guns, the US Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 ruling that upheld the ban of 'straw purchasers' during gun sales.
 

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