Former Counter-Terrorism Adviser Says Police Tactics Creating More Terrorism

An analysis of arrest statistics from 2014 revealed that out of 289 arrests, 102 were charged with a terror offence — 35% of those arrested. Continue reading

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Refugees In Bulgaria Faced Beatings, Extortion And Theft From Officials

In a statement published on Friday, Amnesty International called on Bulgaria to address accusations of shootings, beatings, and extortion by police with a “thorough and independent investigation”. Continue reading

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School Of The Americas: Training Torturers & Secret Police For US-Backed Dictators Since 1946

Over 64,000 soldiers have been trained to oppress, smash dissent, and maintain American imperial order since the “school” first opened. Continue reading

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Spike In Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes Reflects America’s ‘Tremendous’ Bigotry Problem

From a fire at a Somali-owned restaurant to a vicious assault on a hijab-wearing sixth-grader, troubling and violent incidents against Muslims are occurring almost daily. Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a ‘Caravan Lady’

When the third of Israel’s recent major military offensives against my besieged country was over last year, I wrote a memoir about surviving three wars through the brutal black nights of death that I had to witness. My memoir started like this: The killing is over… but the pain of missing the dead is not. […]

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