Posts Tagged ‘detention’

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. […]

Palestinian Detainees Suffer Severe Cold in Assyun Detention Center

The Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs stated that Palestinian detainees being held in the Israeli detention center of Assyun are subjected to extreme cold, under frigid weather conditions, lack of blankets and winter clothing, and scarcity of medical care. The Commission quoted its lawyer Jacqueline Fararja, following her visit to the detainees, on Tuesday, […]

Palestinian child speaks about his detention by Israeli occupation forces

On 24 October 2018, the family of a 14-year-old boy from Al-Arrub refugee camp is given a summons at 3:00 am.  In accordance with the summons, the boy goes to Etzion settlement for interrogation.  Our neighbours called my father at around 3:00 a.m. to tell us that Israeli soldiers were in the area looking for […]

Don’t Protect Mueller, Microscopic Effects Of Inequality & Combating Detention

Don’t Protect Mueller, Microscopic Effects Of Inequality & Combating Detention Above Photo: Youtube Screenshot/ Occupy.com It might sound like common sense that poverty affects our overall health – but did you know that income inequality catalyzes wear and tear on a micro molecular level? Science has a disturbing new scoop. Next up, please please PLEASE […]

Lara Alqasem’s lawyer: her detention is part of a larger, more worrying trend

More than a week after she was put in a detention center at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport, Palestinian-American student Lara Alqasem sat before the Tel Aviv District Court on Thursday morning as her lawyer plead her case as to why she should be allowed entry into Israel to participate in a Master’s program that she […]

israel’s (apartheid state) Jalama Detention Center Deliberately Providing Dirty Water to Detainees during Interrogation

.singleblog-contan .summary-image:not(:first-child){ display: none; } A number of Palestinian detainees filed a complaint with the Detainees Committee, against Israeli Prison Services, for offering them dirty water while under interrogation at Jalama detention center. 41-year-old detainee Abu Rejleya told a lawyer, after his visit to Ofer detention center, that during his interrogation at Jalama detention center, […]

Protests Hit Mass Detention Of Immigrant Children In Texas Tent Camp

Protests Hit Mass Detention Of Immigrant Children In Texas Tent Camp Above Photo: From Ktsm.com Scores of protesters gathered outside the Tornillo border crossing about 35 miles southeast of El Paso, Texas over the weekend to protest the mass incarceration of immigrant children there in a barren tent camp in the desert on the Mexican […]

Number of Children in Immigrant Detention Facilities Explodes to Record Levels

Immigrant rights advocates and lawmakers are demanding the Trump administration address the ongoing crisis caused by its rampant detention of children, after it was reported Wednesday that the number of minors being held in U.S. government custody is at its highest ever recorded—with President Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies to blame. According to data obtained by […]

Beinart’s detention at airport is said to signal new Israeli policy re American Jewish dissenters

The detention of Peter Beinart for an hour of political questioning at Ben Gurion airport yesterday as he and his family arrived to attend a bat mitzvah is roiling the Jewish world today. Beinart is a strong Zionist. And today the Prime Minister himself rushed out an unusual statement in English saying he had “immediately” […]

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