Posts Tagged ‘detention’

Dem Rep says he might support bill prohibiting detention of Palestinian children…if it only focused on “younger” children

At a town hall in Santa Barbara last week, Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA) was asked about H.R. 2407, the Promoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act. Despite pressure from local constituents, Carbajal has not signed on to cosponsor Rep. Betty McCollum’s (D-MN) historic bill. The legislation would prohibit U.S. aid […]

Pro-Coup Venezuelan Soldiers Who Fled to the US Now Locked Up in ICE Immigration Detention Center

The Venezuelan soldiers who participated in the U.S.-backed coup attempt in April of this year and subsequently fled to the U.S. have been incarcerated in ICE detention camps ever since. Telemundo, a subsidiary of NBCUniversal, secured an interview with Major Hugo Parra, the highest-ranking of the handful of soldiers who answered self-declared President Juan Guaidó’s […]

Pro-Coup Venezuelan Soldiers Who Fled to the US Now Locked Up in ICE Detention Center

The Venezuelan soldiers who participated in the U.S.-backed coup attempt in April of this year and subsequently fled to the U.S. have been incarcerated in ICE detention camps ever since. Telemundo, a subsidiary of NBCUniversal, secured an interview with Major Hugo Parra, the highest-ranking of the handful of soldiers who answered self-declared President Juan Guaidó’s […]

Obama Presided Over ‘World’s Highest Rate of Child Detention’ – UN Study

A UN study shows the “U.S. has world’s highest rate of children in detention”. That was under the Obama administration. Unacceptable Headline Of course, for the mainstream media, such a headline is politically unacceptable. Thus, the UN Withdrew the Study. A Nov. 18 story headlined “U.S. has world’s highest rate of children in detention -U.N. study” is withdrawn. […]

Israel holds a US scholar in administrative detention, as colleagues demand his release

International scholars and activists are campaigning for the release of their colleague and friend, Ubai Aboudi, who was arrested by Israeli forces on November 13th and has since been held under administrative detention. Aboudi, a US citizen and director of the Ramallah-based Bisan Center for Research and Development, was detained from his home in the […]

IRGC Commander: Detention of anti-Iran media head result of smart planning

FNA – France-based head of the notorious website and Telegram channel, Amad News, Rouhollah Zam was captured after several months of planning and intelligence work, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said. “Capture of the head of Amad News channel was the result of precise and wise planning which […]

WATCH migrants BURN CARS in protest against detention in a Maltese holding center

The riot took place late Sunday evening in a Hal Far camp occupying a former British army barracks near island’s main airport. The migrants torched several rooms and staff cars and, as a result, managed to take control over a part of the compound for a while. The riot was contained only in the early […]

Regional Juvenile Detention Center Supervisor Sentenced to Six Months in Jail For Groping Female Inmate

A former supervisor at the Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Casper will serve six months in jail followed five years of probation after admitting that he groped a female inmate while he was working. District Judge Thomas Sullins sentenced John R. Gallagher Friday morning in Natrona County District Court. Gallagher pleaded guilty in August to […]

California academics condemn detention of Birzeit professor

Editor’s Note: The following is an open letter from California Scholars for Academic Freedom. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. September 13, 2019 To Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Minister of Justic Ayalet Shaked, and Minister of Higher Education Rafi Peretz: We, the California Scholars […]

Democrats oppose child detention on the border– and Jewish activists call for the same stance on Palestine

Massachusetts Rep. Stephen Lynch recently held a town hall meeting where he criticized the conditions along the southern border and talked about his tour of ICE and border patrol facilities in El Paso. “I have to be honest though, I have never seen a situation where the families are separated,” Lynch told the crowd. “That […]

Wyatt Detention Captain Resigns After Driving Truck Into Protesters

Wyatt Detention Captain Resigns After Driving Truck Into Protesters Above: Shut down Wyatt from the FANG Collective Captain Thomas Woodworth has resigned from his position at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility — after driving his pick-up truck into protesters outside the facility this week.  The incident, which occurred on August 14, remains under active […]

Wyatt Detention Facility Correctional Officer Put On Leave After Truck Drives Into Protesters

Wyatt Detention Facility Correctional Officer Put On Leave After Truck Drives Into Protesters Above Photo: The Providence Journal/ Kris Craig 64-year-old Warren man seriously injured CENTRAL FALLS — One protester was seriously injured after a black pickup truck drove into a crowd demonstrating at the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility Wednesday night. Officials at the […]

Sheikh Zakzaky’s Message from India: I Have Never Seen a Detention like the One I Am in Now

Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem! Wasallahu Ala Sayyedina Wa Nabiyyena Muhammadin Wa Aalihid dayyebinad Daheereenal Ma’asumeen! We are now here in New Delhi, India. As you all know there was an arrangement for us to come here to seek medical care regarding the ailments that we have, myself and Malama Zeenah. She, Malama Zeenah has a full […]

Palestinian man, 31, dies in solitary confinement after a month’s detention, interrogation

West Bank / Jerusalem Palestinian detainee dies in solitary confinement in Nitzan Israeli prison IMEMC 16 July — The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) reported, Tuesday, that a Palestinian detainee from Beit Fajjar town, south of the West Bank city of Bethlehem, has died in solitary confinement in Nitzan Israeli Prison. The PPS said the detainee, […]

ANTIFA Terrorist Who Attacked Detention Center Was Member of Militant Group Promoted by CNN

Willem Van Spronsen, 69, was killed after attacking a migrant detention facility in Tacoma, WA on Saturday morning. It has since been revealed that he was a member of the Puget Sound chapter of the John Brown Gun Club, a militant communist organization promoted by CNN. Far Left Watch exposed that Van […]

Canada pension fund quietly divests from US migrant detention firms

One of Canada’s biggest pension funds has quietly divested from two private prison operators responsible for the detention of thousands of migrants along the US-Mexico border. Late last year, the Guardian reported that the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) held nearly US$8m in stock in Geo Group and CoreCivic, which between them hold […]

UN urges Libya to evacuate migrant detention centers after deadly strike

The United Nations Refugee Agency on Wednesday called for the evacuation of migrant detention centers in Libya and a full investigation into an airstrike that killed at least 44 people and wounded more than 130. The strike hit a detention center for mainly African migrants in a suburb of the Libyan capital Tripoli late on Tuesday. […]

Indefinite Detention For All + Nebraska Aid & Is Your Bank Financing Climate Chaos?

Indefinite Detention For All + Nebraska Aid & Is Your Bank Financing Climate Chaos?   Above Photo: From Occupy.com What better way to make immigrants feel at home than to bring them into the fold of indefinite detention? Next up, the Rainforest Action Network has graded the world’s biggest banks on their financing of fossil […]

The Brazen Detention Of Marzieh Hashemi, America’s Newest Political Prisoner

The Brazen Detention Of Marzieh Hashemi, America’s Newest Political Prisoner Above Photo: Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair Any discussion of the detention of journalist Marzieh Hashemi must begin in the historical context that all presidents have used the Department of Justice for constitutionally prohibited personal ends. The calculated seizure and political intimidation of Mrs. Hashemi […]

Nation’s Top Teachers Will Hold ‘Teach In’ at Child Detention Camp

The upcoming protest at the Tornillo, Texas detention camp is organized by Mandy Manning, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year, who teaches newly arrived refugee and immigrant students in Washington state. When she met President Donald Trump at the White House in a May ceremony, Manning gave him a stack of letters from her immigrant students. […]

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