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This Is How You Kick Down The Walls
Society & Culture  (tags: Black Lives Matter, police, white protesters, video, hugs, all lives matter )

Dandelion
- 12 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The Black Lives Matter demonstrators initiated a truce, ultimately deciding to join the counter-protestors on the other side of the street. What happened next was a rare but inspiring sight.
Activist: Organizing Local Communities Is the Only Way to End Police Killings
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, police, law, death, genocide )

Cheryl A.
- 16 days ago - therealnews.com
"in two days we've seen four African-American Latino men killed by the police. So that would actually make it every 12 hours if we were to add in Latino, Latina, and Latinx folks that are also being killed by the police...peace.
The Days After: A Nation Reacts To The Week's Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, society, culture, americans, politics, media, government, police, rights )

Cal
- 17 days ago - npr.org
People across the country joined protests and held vigils late this week, following two highly publicized police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota
How Response to Alton Sterling Shooting Is Different --and Maybe the Same
Society & Culture  (tags: race, police killing, government, ethics, crime, culture, police, politics, law, usa, violence, society )

Cal
- 20 days ago - csmonitor.com
A day after a black man was fatally shot by police outside a convenience story in Baton Rouge, the governor of Louisiana called on the Justice Department to investigate.
Activists Facing Prison for Reporting Torture *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, abuse, children, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, law, media, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Frans
- 26 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Three activists in Thailand, including two from Amnesty International, are facing five years in prison and hefty fines for reporting torture by officials in the Thai army and police....
Mississippi Closes The Case On Freedom Summer Murders
Society & Culture  (tags: Mississippi Burning, civil rights, 'Freedom Summer', death, murder, police, ethics, freedoms, activists, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, law, news )

Carrie
- 36 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Fifty-two years ago today, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Mickey Schwerner went missing ~ and in a sad turn of events, the state has finally given up hope that their murderers will be brought to justice.
Land Rights Activist Murdered and Two More at Risk *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, news, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 48 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Sikhosiphi Rhadebe, a land rights activist who led an anti-mining movement in South Africa was shot dead in his home in March. Hours before his death, Sikhosiphi learned that he was at the top of a âEUR~hit listâEUR(TM) along with two other activists....
In Under 5 Minutes Video Shows Massive Theft of Innocent US Citizens By Police
Society & Culture  (tags: civil forfeiture, federal forfeiture, police, theft, cash, assets, innocent, no convictions, meeting their budget )

Dandelion
- 72 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
Civil forfeiture is a big and growing problem. It threatens basic rights to property and due process. And without serious reform, it is only going to keep growing. $29 billion in cash and assets since 2001 taken under civil forfeiture and no conviction.
Woman, 72, Whose Family House Was Stolen Through Deed Fraud Has No Right to Sue
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, corruption, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, government, law, news, police, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, women, usa )

Frank
- 74 days ago - nydailynews.com
An elderly Manhattan woman whose family homestead in Queens was stolen through deed fraud has no right to sue the city or the City Registrar for damages, a Queens judge ruled Friday.
Task Force Accuses Chicago Police of Institutional Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: police, politics, racism, study, systematic racism, Chicago Police, Chicago Police Dept., society, culture, crime, americans, ethics, law, government, rights, safety, news )

Cal
- 104 days ago - cnn.com
Chicago is once again seething with rage after a deadly shooting by a police officer, the latest in a spate of violence that has strained relations between the community and law enforcement.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand With Indigenous Women and Families to End Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: justice for indigneous women, indigenous women, Canada, politics, government, ethics, crime, culture, women, world, society, safety, violence, rights, police, law, education, children, news )

Cal
- 143 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Canadian government has listened to the voices of activists who have called for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. A public inquiry into this human rights tragedy has been called.
Canadian First Nations Demand Action on Missing and Murdered Women
Society & Culture  (tags: women, safety, politics, police, crime, Canada, violence against Native women, rights, ethics, culture, abuse, death, news, society, world )

Cal
- 157 days ago - truth-out.org
Although Native women and girls make up only 4.3 percent of Canada's female population, they account for 16 percent of female homicides and 11.3 percent of missing women.
Not a Game: Sex Trafficking of Children During the Super Bowl PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, abuse, children, crime, humans, Sex trafficking, Super Bowl, rape, sadness, ethics, law, news, police, women )

Marcia
- 188 days ago - notagame.covenanthouse.org
Unless we act now, far too many children will be at risk of being forced to sell sex during one of our country's biggest sporting events of this year.
A Year of Reckoning Police Fatally Shoot Nearly 1,000 People
Society & Culture  (tags: police, fatal shooting, white cops on black citizens, mental illness, suicidal, did not halt, weapons )

Dandelion
- 210 days ago - washingtonpost.com
White police officers killing unarmed black men represent less than 4 % of fatal police shootings. Majority of people who died at the hands of the police fit at least one of three categories: wielding weapons, were suicidal or mentally troubled, or ran.
 

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