Posts Tagged ‘transit’

Expanding transit infrastructure to increase deterrence power

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MNA – Iranian First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri said the development of domestic transit infrastructure to connect the country to international corridors will increase Iran’s deterrence power. Making the remarks in a meeting to investigate the strategic necessity of developing rail connections and roads of Iran with neighboring countries, he noted that the administration will […]

Afghanistan sends 1st transit consignment to China via Iran

MNA – The first shipment of Afghanistan’s transit goods has been shipped to China through Shahid Beheshti port in Chabahar, southern Iran. Director General of Sistan and Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Organization, Behrouz Aghaei said while the world is affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Shahid Beheshti port in Chabahar has taken a big step to […]

Iran protests at Turkmenistan over surge in truck transit fees

Tasnim – Iran’s Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abdolhashem Hassannia voiced the country’s protest over a recent move by neighboring Turkmenistan to increase transit fees for Iranian trucks traveling to the Central Asian country by 50 percent. Speaking at a meeting with Turkmenistan’s ambassador to Tehran, Ahmed Gurbanov, Hassannia warned that following the […]

Armed South African Gangsters Blow Up Cash-in-Transit Van During Heist

JOHANNESBURG – Thursday morning at 9.30 am, a motorist recorded a shootout, which occurred when several gunmen wielding rifles exchanged fire with G4S security during a cash-in-transit heist. The gangsters were travelling in an SUV and other vehicles. The gang bombed two cash vehicles that were making their way to a bank from their depot in Kempton Park, which ended […]

WATCH: Mob of Philly Cops Assault Man Holding Crying Baby For Not Paying His $2.25 Transit Fare

Philadelphia man struggling with police while being arrested – screencapture 27 Jun 2015 Transit officers working for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority are under investigation after several of them were recorded by a cell phone pushing and shoving an African American man holding onto a baby for reportedly not paying his $2.25 fare. According to […]

Unionized Metro Transit Workers Authorize Strike During Super Bowl

Minneapolis, MN – Unionized bus drivers, LRT operators and others at Metro Transit voted overwhelmingly to reject a final contract offer and authorize a strike during Super Bowl festivities next year. The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1005, which represents about 2,500 workers at Metro Transit, voted 93 percent in favor of rejecting the Metropolitan […]

Afghanistan has suspended the transit trade meeting with Pakistan

nsnbc : Afghanistan has suspended the transit trade meeting with Pakistan, aimed at dealing with problems hindering the smooth implementation of a revised transit […]

[WATCH] Boston Transit Police Officer Gets Six Months for Beating Woman With a Baton and Lying About it

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Australia’s Refugee Transit Centre on Manus Island: The Fate of Hamed Shamshiripour

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Sacramento transit drops G4S

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 20 June 2017 G4S has come under pressure from human rights activists across the globe. (Aimee Valinski/Palestine Solidarity Campaign) Activists in Sacramento are welcoming the decision by the California capital’s transportation board to drop its security contract with G4S, after a campaign highlighting the company’s role in rights abuses […]

Transit Cop from Minnesota Who Asked Man’ is he was “Here Illegally” Still Working as Officer

The Minnesota transit cop who set into motion the deportation of an undocumented immigrant after inappropriately questioning him about his immigration status on a public train is still working as a full-time officer at a neighboring police department, said the local police union. Officer Andy Lamers came under fire […]

Banned from Boston transit stations, pro-Palestine group drives mobile billboard in city streets

Palestine Advocacy Project (PalAd), a Cambridge-based non-profit supporting Palestinian human rights, has unveiled a high-profile, over-sized mobile billboard trailer to protest the 50th anniversary of Israel’s military occupation of the Palestinian territories. PalAd received widespread attention in Boston following ad campaigns it ran on Massachusetts Bay Transportion Authority (MBTA) trains and stations protesting U.S. military […]

Minneapolis Transit Officer Fired After Asking for Passenger’s Immigration Status

A Minnesota Transit officer was fired after he was caught on video asking a light rail passenger if he was in the country illegally. After the exchange with the transit officer, the passenger, Ariel Vences-Lopez, 23, was arrested for fare evasion and was taken to the Hennepin County jail […]

Transit police are secretly spying on commuters travel plans, texts and emails.

A class action lawsuit in California, reveals that Transit Police are using a free ‘Bart Watch’ app and Stingray surveillance to secretly spy on commuters texts and emails. (For more info. read pages 5-15 of the suit.) Transit Police take their cues from other police departments, claiming they’re only interested in the […]

10 reasons you should be eating more monounsaturated fat

     Amidst all the debate over how saturated fat and PUFAs differentially affect our health, we often forget about monounsaturated fats, or MUFAs. These are almost universally tolerated, if not loved. No one really maligns them. Vegans and carnivores alike consume them on a regular basis. You find ’em in nuts and seeds alongside PUFAs. […]

Invaders Given €10K Cash in Holland

Nonwhite invaders who swindle their way into the Netherlands are being given as much as €10,000 ($12,000) as free gifts in order to “settle in,” a shock survey in the Dutch-language Brabants Dagblad has revealed. The exact amounts paid out vary from region to region, and the cash is supposed to be used to […]

Muslim Scholar Celebrates Extinction of ‘Blue Eyed, Blonde Haired’ Germans

Islam scholar Lamya Kaddor said on German television that “being German” in future will not mean having blonde hair and blue eyes, but being a Muslim migrant and wearing a hijab. Source Article from Hits: 0

‘Allah is Great’ Adverts Approved on Busses in London, Church of England Ads Refused in Cinemas

A British Muslim charity has been forced to defend itself after it ran an outdoor campaign on busses in five UK cities that ran the slogan ‘God is Great’. The charity, Islamic Relief, is running the bus OOH campaign that says “Subhan Allah’ which translates to ‘God is Great’ or ‘Glory to God’. The campaign’s critics […]

Maine Feels the Bern & Votes to Eliminate Superdelegates

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Media Spokesperson, HEALTH MAX Brands   If you ask Jim Roosevelt, Massachusetts superdelegate and official for the Democratic National Committee, about the concept of superdelegates, he’ll say that he and his fellows “don’t really have super powers” but they do “serve a purpose… [and] have […]

Ireland’s Kingspan eyes investment in Iran’s airport infrastructure

“Large aircraft orders placed by Iran would require big upgrades in airport infrastructure and that Kingspan had been at the forefront of aviation projects right around the Middle East,” Kingspan’s Chief Executive Gene Murtagh said on Sunday as quoted by Business Irish. “It’s step one, there won’t be many steps coming after this for quite […]

The West’s Terrorist "Catch and Release" Program

Virtually every suspect involved in recent Brussels bombing had been tracked, arrested, in custody – either by European security agencies or the agencies of their allies – but inexplicably released and allowed to carry out both the Brussels attack as well as the Paris attack that preceded it. So obvious is […]

Parma, Ohio is a Police State

Those of you who visit this website regularly will recall the story of Greater Cleveland CopBlock founder, Deo Odolecki, who was sentenced to 240 days in the Param Detention Center. What did he do to land himself in a cage for nearly a year? If you guessed drunk driving, theft or assault, sorry, you’re wrong. […]

Update: Retrial Scheduled For William Porter in Freddie Gray Murder

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