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Ferguson Cop Who Arrested Journalist Being Sued for Tying Up and Choking 12-Year-Old Boy (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, Ferguson Missouri, Justin Cosma, bad cops, lawsuit, crime, culture, ethics, society, freedoms, rights, safety, violence, police, law )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
A police officer who arrested a journalist earlier this month in Ferguson, Missouri is also facing a federal civil rights lawsuit for allegedly attacking a 12-year-old boy while working for another department two years ago, the Huffington Post reported.
A Quarter of Gaza Dead Are Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: world, children, war crimes, death, Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, violence, sadness, freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, humans, safety, society, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
According to Gaza's Health Ministry, more than a quarter of those killed in Gaza so far during the war have been children.New numbers say 2,133 Palestinians have died since fighting broke out in Gaza, including 577 children.Around 11,100 have been wounded
Palestinian-American Teen Denied Access to Israel's Airport
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, Palestine, ethics, dishonesty, rights, safety, politics, government, abuse, corruption, world, society, interesting, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Dina Shehadeh, 17, was about to begin her senior year of high school in Ohio where she was born and raised. Two weeks ago, after spending the summer with her extended family in the West Bank, she was separated from her mother and detained.
Seattle Protesters Aim to Block Israeli Cargo Ship Over Gaza Siege
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, BDS, Israel, Palestine, activists, society, world, freedoms, interesting, news, rights )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Palestinian rights activists in Seattle plan to picket the Port of Tacoma Monday in an attempt to block a commercial Israeli cargo ship from unloading its merchandise. Organizers said the action is part of a wider Boycott, Divest & Sanction(BDS)movement.
Israeli Occupation Exterminate 90 Palestinian Families in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, war crimes, extermination, Human Rights, ethics, sadness, world, society, freedoms, violence, death, crime, safety, rights, murder )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Palestinian medical sources in Gaza have confirmed that 90 Palestinian families were completely exterminated by Israeli forces in their ongoing war on the Gaza Strip.
New Video Shows Israeli Bombing of Gaza Apartment Tower (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel Human Rights, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, society, violence, world, sadness, news, politics, government, children, family )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Israeli military officials said the two missiles were targeting a Hamas operations room in the building, but did not explain why all 44 apartments were destroyed.
The Data Brokers: Selling Your Personal Information
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, selling personal inforamtion, dishonesty, priavacy rights, corporate list selling, data brokers, government, usa, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - cbsnews.com
Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion-dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight
Netanyahu Warns Gaza Civilians After Israel Destroys Apartment Block
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel, Netanyahu, Human Rights, war crimes, violence, death, ethics, dishonesty, murder, safety, society, humans, news, government, sadness, crime, abuse, corruption, freedoms, world, law )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri described Netanyahu's warnings to Gazans to steer clear of potential targets "a clear example of war crimes" against Gaza's civilian population.
Holocaust Families Criticise Israel Over Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Holocaust survivors, Israel, Gaza, International Anti-Zionist Network, human rights, genocide in Gaza, ethics, world, society, culture, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - bbc.com
More than 300 Holocaust survivors and their descendants have issued a statement condemning what they call Israel's "genocide" in Gaza. The International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network placed the statement as an advertisement in the New York Times.
Oakland Protesters Hold Up Mirrors to Police Officers in Ferguson Solidarity March
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, police, politics, safety, society )

Kit
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
This might just be the most effective weapon to counter the police actions. Hold up the mirror and allow them to see what you see.
The End of Liberal Zionism
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Liberal Zionism, politics, government, freedoms, violence, culture, ethics, rights, society, sadness, world, crime, death, news, war, Palestine, Gaza, illegal settlements, interesting )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - nytimes.com
The attacks on freedom of speech and human rights organizations in Israel, the land-grabbing settler movement, a growing strain of anti-Arab and anti-immigrant racism, extremist politics, and a powerful, intolerant religious right -- this mixture has...
From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression
Society & Culture  (tags: world, US, Israel, Ferguson, Gaza, human rights, racism, violence, incarceration, militarized police, freedoms, humans, society, culture, ethics, government, politics, sadness, crime, death, corruption )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - commondreams.org
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
Israel Bars Amnesty, Human Rights Watch Workers From Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Gaza, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, ethics, violence, death, freedoms, dishonesty, society, humans, death, world, rights, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - haaretz.com
Israel has been refusing to allow employees of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch to enter the Gaza Strip in order to conduct their own independent investigations into the fighting, using various bureaucratic excuses.
Six Vital Conversations Jumpstarted on the Streets of Ferguson - From Moyers and Company -
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, law, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 3 days ago - billmoyers.com
But the shooting of Michael Brown -- along with a number of similar, troubling, fatal incidents in which a police officer's overreaction ended in a black man's death -- have started a nationwide conversation about race, class and the nature of American-->
Everytown USA: Is the Policeman Your Friend? -- William Rivers Pitt
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 3 days ago - truth-out.org
"For veterans of the wars that the Ferguson protests so closely resemble, the police response has appeared to be not only heavy-handed but out of step with the most effective ways for both law enforcement and military personnel to respond to-->
 

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