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An idea on how to curb abuse of power by police

Family speaks out after father beaten to death by police

In Oklahoma; After taking his family to the movies, Louis Rodriguez was beaten to death by police whilst trying to diffuse an argument between his wife and daughter. How did the police brutality happen? In this mother-daughter argument, the mother slapped the daughter. The mother, enraged, stormed out into the parking lot and was going […]

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Woolwich and Terror: We Must Resist Having Our Enemies Constructed For Us

An astonishing, unprovoked knife attack has taken place on the streets of Britain.  Woolwich? No, Birmingham.  Just weeks ago, 75 year old Mohammed Saleem was butchered with a machete just yards from his front door as he returned home from mosque – in what police believe was a racially motivated murder.  The fact that this […]

Three people shot at pro-marijuana rally in Denver

DENVER, April 20 (Reuters) – Three people were shot and wounded at a pro-marijuana rally on Saturday, disrupting the first celebration of a symbolic drug culture holiday since Colorado voters legalized the recreational use of pot. A man and a woman were each shot in the leg and a youth was grazed by a bullet, […]

Are you a ‘domestic extremist’? How to ask if you are on police databases

A snapshot of protester Matt Salusbury taken openly by a Metropolitan police surveillance team Rob Evans and Paul Lewis explain how the Data Protection Act can open up police files. Plus a step-by-step guide to making your own request Have you been on a protest recently? Have you attended a political meeting, or stopped by […]

Human trafficking victims tell of drug factory ordeal

Call to protect those forced into crime after being held prisoner on UK cannabis farms Police examine a cannabis factory after a raid in Leyton, London. Some victims of human trafficking are put to work in such factories and can end up in jail. Photograph: David Levene In her cramped bedsit in a northern English […]

Iceland denies aid to FBI in WikiLeaks investigation

Iceland refused to cooperate with an FBI investigation into WikiLeaks two years ago. The Icelandic Interior Minister said he ordered police to cease contact with the FBI, and made it clear their presence was not “well-seen” in Iceland. Interior Minister Ogmundur Jonasson informed the AP of his displeasure upon discovering that FBI agents had arrived […]

Goth King Peter Murphy arrested for hit and run, possible meth possesion, in Los Angeles

“Bela Lugosi’s tweaked…” Peter Murphy, the former lead singer of Bauhaus, was arrested in Los Angeles on Saturday night after an apparent hit and run that injured the other driver. Veronica Rocha, reporting for the Glendale Times Community News, writes: The eyewitness followed Murphy, 55, from the crash at Central and Goode avenues in Glendale […]

No Trousers on the Tube Day 2013

Snow predicted this weekend, so get timing for the fourth, annual No Trousers on the Tube Ride which will take place on Sunday 13th January 2013. As part of the Global No Pants Subway Ride, last year over 150 brave travellers made their way around the London Underground sans trousers. This year over 450 people […]