Israel Increases Punitive Measures on PFLP Prisoners Supporting Bilal Kayid’s Hunger Strike

Israel Prison Service (IPS) authorities have stepped up punitive measures against Palestinian prisoners affiliated with the left-wing Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). Prisoners have been carrying out hunger strikes in protest of the administrative detention of Bilal Kayid. IPS authorities transferred 17 hunger-striking prisoners from Megiddo prison to Jalameh prison and other […]

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“Make America White Again” Billboard Down – Congressional Candidate Still Running Racist Campaign

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Published June 25, 2016 POLK COUNTY, TENNESSEE – The racist sign, “Make America White Again,” came down Tuesday evening after public backlash, but the Rick Tyler, owner of the Whitewater Grill in Ocoee, Tennessee, is still running for Congress. His campaign has a racist overtone. Tyler details his strategy to use billboards for his campaign […]

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Obama Administration Announces Re-entry Programs to Assist Former Prisoners

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  “Our prisons should be a place where we can train people for skills that can help them find a job, not train them to become more hardened criminals.”  — President Obama, July 14, 2015. Published June 25, 2016 WASHINGTON — Since the President took office, this Administration has been committed to reforming America’s criminal […]

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WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Could Be Freed By Brexit, Says ‘EU Is Bad For UK,’ ‘UK Is Bad For EU’

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Now in his 5th year of political asylum at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union could allow Assange to step out from what the UN has deemed ‘arbitrary detention.’ Continue reading

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Karuk Tribe to Challenge Klamath River Flow Plan

Tribe Files 60 Day Notice Under the Endangered Species Act Published June 25, 2016 HAPPY CAMP, CALIFORNIA—Citing a disease infection rate of 90 percent of sampled juvenile salmon in 2015,  on Friday the Karuk Tribe presented the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) with a 60 day notice of intent […]

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