Posts Tagged ‘reforms’

Erdogan dashes hopes of reforms after slamming jailed Kurdish leader

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Romania: Judicial reforms ‘contrary to EU law’, says European Court legal advice

Measures introduced by Romania’s government to regulate judges do not guarantee their independence and are contrary to EU law, according to official legal advice given to Europe’s top court. The opinion from the Advocate General comes ahead of a forthcoming ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ). It is not binding but is seen […]

Thai protesters hold ambitious rally for democratic reforms

Protesters gathered Saturday in Bangkok for the most ambitious rally so far in a pro-democracy campaign that has shaken up the government and Thailand’s conservative establishment. Organisers predicted that as many as 50,000 will march over two days in an area of the capital historically associated with political protests, after an estimated 10,000 people turned […]

Macron warns Lebanese leaders of sanctions if reforms are not swift

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Macron warns Lebanese leaders of sanctions if reforms are not swift

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New Colorado Law Expands Asset Forfeiture Reforms

By Michael Maharrey On Tuesday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law expanding asset forfeiture reporting requirements instituted last year.  Rep. Leslie Herod (D-Denver) introduced House Bill 1020 (HB1020) on Jan. 10. The legislation expands asset forfeiture reporting requirements by redefining the agencies required to submit reports. Last year, Hickenlooper signed a bill […]

Watching The Hawks – Attack on Syria & Facebooks Reforms | Watching The Hawks on RT America |

Watching The Hawks – Attack on Syria & Facebooks Reforms | Watching The Hawks on RT America | Watching The Hawksyoutube.com A chemical weapon attack in Syria makes for a convenient political tool. Facebook assembles an ultra-rich team of political influencers to investigate the social media companies role in elections. RT Correspondent Dan Cohen discusses […]

Cook County Data Shows Reforms Haven’t Stopped The Jailing Of People For Being Poor

Cook County Data Shows Reforms Haven’t Stopped The Jailing Of People For Being Poor Above Photo: From chicagoappleseed.org Volunteers report that the rate of pretrial release has nearly doubled, but further changes are needed to end the unjust incarceration of legally innocent people. Last fall, the Coalition to End Money Bond organized more than 70 volunteers to […]

Former top FBI officer warns: Israeli law enforcement lax, reforms needed

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Why Police Reforms Often Fail: Lessons From Latin America

Police who were stained with yellow paint thrown by protesters on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 13, 2017. (AP/Natacha Pisarenko) President Donald Trump’s appointment of Attorney General Jeff Sessions has led people to speculate about the fate of recent police reform efforts. Early into his tenure, Sessions said he intended to “pull back […]

‘Threat to the rule of law’: EU may strip Poland of voting rights over judicial reforms

     Poland has come under fire from the European Commission, which may opt to trigger Article 7, which includes possible deprivation of voting rights in the European Council, in response to Warsaw’s proposed overhaul of the judiciary. The European Commission is threatening to sanction Warsaw if it fails to take into account the commission’s “grave […]

Almaty goes to ‘Code Red’ terror alert – 3 Police officers dead, 7 in critical condition

     The highest of terror alerts has been declared in the Kazakh city of Almaty following an armed attack on police officers Monday, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Kazakh law enforcement announced a counter-terrorism operation in Almaty and urged residents of the city to stay indoors and keep safe. “In this regard we […]

Iran takes page from US Treasury’s playbook

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to France and the Netherlands on June 20-24 as part of his increasingly intense engagement with Europe, which will probably continue in the year remaining of President Hassan Rouhani’s current term. Prior to his visits to France and the Netherlands — Zarif’s third such tour of Europe […]

F-16s harassed Erdogan plane during coup attempt, plotters tried to seize him – Reuters

The incident happened as Erdogan was heading back from a holiday resort during the recent attempted military coup. Dramatic Turkey footage reveals horrifying violence of coup struggle (GRAPHIC VIDEO, IMAGES) According to a former military officer cited by Reuters, “At least two F-16s harassed Erdogan’s plane while it was in the air and en route […]

Slavery As Free Trade

Print Friendly Above photo: Plan of the French slave ship La Marie Seraphique c.1770. © Château des ducs de Bretagne – Musée d’histoire de Nantes. The 18th-century thinkers behind laissez-faire economics saw slavery as a great example of global free trade. For nearly four centuries, the Atlantic slave trade brought millions of people into bondage. Scholars estimate […]

Undeterred By Obama’s Veto Threat, Senate Passes 9/11-Saudi Bill

Print Friendly Above Photo: The bipartisan Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act was approved by unanimous consent in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. (Photo: Glyn Lowe/cc/flickr) ‘Look, if the Saudis did not participate in this terrorism, they have nothing to fear about going to court,’ said Sen. Chuck Schumer. Setting up a likely veto fight and opening […]

Globo behind coup? Brazil president’s supporters blame impeachment on media

The escalating political crisis has driven a wedge between local residents, with anti-Rousseff protesters and crowds of her supporters taking to the streets nearly every day. On Sunday protesters rallying in support of the suspended leader faced-off with police and rival activists in Sao Paulo. After the Brazilian Senate voted to impeach Rousseff for breaking […]

Iran’s Air Defenses Equipped With S-300 Missiles From Russia

Russia has delivered the S-300 air defense system to Iran. Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base is now equipped with the Russian made S-300 missile system. The Islamic Republic is planning to mass produce an indigenous version later in the year, according to Iran’s defense minister. Tansim News reports: The Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base […]

VIDEO: Brave Granny Refuses Unconstitutional Checkpoint — She WINS!

In a video uploaded to Youtube recently, a brave grandmother filmed herself refusing to ‘show her papers’ at an unconstitutional DUI checkpoint in California. The results were inspiring. Sobriety checkpoints — also known as DUI checkpoints — are the most common roadblocks you might encounter. They function as a general purpose […]

Russian Tsar Alexander I may have faked his death to live secretly as a monk in Siberia

© Vesti Tomsk Now analysis suggests strong similarities between the handwritings of Alexander I and the monk.      Rumours have long suggested that emperor Alexander I staged his death in 1825 and became holy man Feodor Kuzmich, also known as Feodor Tomsky. A theory was that he wanted forgiveness for any role he may have […]

Daring escape: EgyptAir crew member slides through cockpit window to escape hijacked plane (VIDEO)

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Oleg Lyashko: Ukraine should take cue from Hitler and Roosevelt, go nuclear like Israel

     Ukraine can deal with its plethora of problems if it follows the economic policies of Adolf Hitler and Franklin Roosevelt and obtains nuclear weapons, says the leader of the Radical Party, who is angling to be appointed the country’s prime minister. The unexpected comparison between the leaders of Nazi Germany and the leader of […]

Simple Ways to Practice Your Rights In Everyday Interactions

You may have read a dozen informative articles with solid, practical advice on what your rights are and how to exercise them. Yet, when a cop approaches you with a belt full of weapons, restraints and a self-righteous, cocky attitude, it is easy to forget all of that. The best chance of remembering your rights […]

Illegal Cannabis Oil Cures Father’s Terminal Brain Cancer: He Will Continue Dosing

Home > Illegal Cannabis Oil Cures Father’s Terminal Brain Cancer: He Will Continue Dosing Cassius Methyl, ContributorWaking Times 38-year-old father of one, Kieran McCrory, was given the cryptic diagnosis that he had 9 months to live, about two years ago. He was diagnosed with a […]

Former Paradise Police Officer Formally Charged in Shooting Death; Released on Own Recognizance

Feaster turned himself in to authorities Wednesday morning, and was released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to return to court in two weeks. Cue the double standards! It’s obvious that Feaster knew of the charges before this mornings public announcement and appearance in court. That’s why he came with an attorney, so, that’s […]

Ferguson Speaks: Reforms To St. Louis Suburb’s Police Will See Public Input, A Democratic Triumph

Associated Press journalists recently documented an utter triumph in the arena of people-powered democratic reform. In Ferguson, following the many protests, riots, and spent tear gas canisters, officers heed the looming pressure of a DOJ probe. Unlike some other targeted cities, the people of Ferguson, the AP reports, will have a say in the manner of reforms […]

Summary executions, torture, makeshift courts in Syria: UN reveals horrific details

The 25-page report, “Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Deaths in Detention,” goes back to the beginning of the conflict in March 2011 until last November. It is based on a total of 621 interviews, including with over 200 former detainees who witnessed one or more deaths in custody. Al-Nusra using makeshift courts for ‘summary […]

When Fascism Was American

Print Friendly Above photo: Antisemitic Christian Mobilizers in New York in 1939. nyc.gov Before Donald Trump, there was Father Charles Coughlin, who popularized fascism for Americans in the 1930s. The open racism and xenophobia that have characterized Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, and perhaps provided much of its appeal, has been alarming. For a growing number of […]

Alternative Strategies For Realizing Justice In Palestine

Print Friendly Above Photo: From Shutterstock.com. Between 13-15 December, the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem, Mada al Carmel, the Birzeit University Institute of Law, the Stop the Wall Campaign, the Trans-Arab Research Institute (TARI), and the Arab Studies Institute (ASI) will be convening a conference under the banner: Alternative Strategies for Realizing Justice in Palestine. The […]

NC Man Refuses To Consent To Warrantless Search – Cops Kill Him

A Spring Lake, North Carolina man is dead after Harnett County Sheriff’s deputies demanded to search his residence without a warrant, and then barged in and shot him. On Sunday, the officers had been attempting to search 33-year-old John Livington’s trailer near the intersection of Stage Road and W. Everett Drive at about 3:30 a.m. […]

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