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WITH THE SO-CALLED Migrant Protection Protocols program, or MPP, expanding along the southern border and trapping more U.S. asylum-seekers in dangerous Mexican cities, violations of due process are intensifying in traditional courts — and in newly built tents that physically separate immigrants from the judges who hear their cases. Trump’s Attacks on the Press Fuel Harassment […]
Fighting for Justice: Why Cross-Movement Collaboration Is Essential, Center for Constitutional Rights
Power dynamics to break free from to create biggest vision of humanity possible, a dynamic process, 100-year vision.
…the groups note, “documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act show that the FBI continuously invokes counterterrorism authorities to monitor groups it admits are peaceful and nonviolent.”
Appealing the November 2014 federal conviction of prominent Palestinian-American activist Rasmea Odeh, lead defense attorney Michael Deutsch gave a powerful oral argument in front of a panel of three judges—Alice Batchelder, Karen Moore, and John Rogers—in Cincinnati, at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.
Greenberg: Given the staggering array of tools granted to the national security state domestically since 9/11, it’s a wonder (not to say a tragic embarrassment) that such killings occur again and again. They are clearly not being prevented and at least part of the reason may lie in the national security state’s ongoing focus on “counterterrorism,” that is, on Islamic extremism.
The facts are now clear: the Pentagon’s push to use counterinsurgency tactics against drug traffickers is giving Mexican armed forces the leeway to operate in the airspace above U.S. territory. By Douglas Lucas WhoWhatWhy.com Jul 16, 2014 Blurred Lines: A Mexican military chopper in U.S. airspace, photographed by Texas park rangers. Courtesy of WikiLeaks […]
Dissent or Terror: New Report Details How Counter Terrorism Apparatus Was Used to Monitor Occupy Movement Nationwide | PR Watch
While small glimpses into the governmental monitoring of the Occupy Wall Street movement have emerged in the past, there has not been any reporting — until now — that details the breadth and depth of the degree to which the nation’s post-September 11, 2001 counter terrorism apparatus has been applied to politically engaged citizens exercising […]
Breaking anger, from Oakland to Tottenham California activists worry UK police will import heavily armed enforcement tactics that violate the right to dissent. Jesse Strauss Last Modified: 05 Sep 2011 13:26 Al Jazeera Parallels between UK and California unrest worry activists that police will share ‘illegal and militaristic’ tactics to respond to urban unrest [Jesse Strauss/Al Jazeera] British […]