Posts Tagged ‘brutality’

Putin’s messiah syndrome drives the invasion, brutality to cities and civilians, plus his cultural/imperial vision

Putin’s messianic vision sees the destruction of an independent Ukraine almost as a religious duty. Source

How to avoid police brutality in Israel? Don’t be an Arab.

Being a Palestinian child in Israel with so many questions wasn’t easy for non-political parents like mine. My questions had partial answers which were always failed attempts to keep me away from politics. My first encounter with the police was when I saw a policeman assaulting an Arab man in the street.  It didn’t make […]

War and Peace in Pre-Modern Europe: Have We Really Bypassed Brutality?

When pondering themes of war and peace, there is a general perception among modern people of the Western world that the time we live in is decidedly more civilized and peaceful than any other era of human history. Most believe that modernity is characterized by the continued decline of violence in all its forms, with […]

More Disgusting Police Brutality in Australia as Orange Vest Protests Continue

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer responded to police brutality dished out to anti-lockdown protesters in Germany last weekend by warning, “Authorities are increasingly viewing their own people as an enemy.” As we highlighted earlier in the week, Melzer, a professor of international law, made a request for eyewitnesses after footage emerged of numerous […]

Alleged police brutality in Bosnia and Herzegovina could be torture, says Council of Europe

The Council of Europe’s anti-torture committee has published a damning report on alleged police brutality in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The committee said it unearthed serious allegations of physical and psychological ill-treatment by law enforcement officials. In a final report published on Tuesday, it said the claims were so serious they could amount to torture. They […]

Exhibition a sober reminder of Nazi brutality

Browse > Home / News / Exhibition a sober reminder of Nazi brutality May 7, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article Titled “Registered, persecuted, annihilated: The Sick and the Disabled under National Socialism,” the Queensland-first exhibition showcases the brutality of Nazi Germany’s Aktion T4, the so-called Nazi ‘euthanasia’ program. Bart Mellish, Professor Margaret Sheil, […]

Parisians March Against Systemic Racism And Police Brutality

[embedded content] The march was organised by a group of activists, including Assa Traore, whose brother Adama died in police custody in 2016 after he was stopped for an ID check. Watch a live broadcast from central Paris where people are gathering on Saturday 20 March to march against “systemic racism and police brutality.” Organised […]

March against police brutality ends in violence in suburb of Greek capital (VIDEOS)

Greek police deployed tear gas and clashed with demonstrators in the Nea Smyrni suburb of Athens after several thousand people took to the streets on Tuesday, angered by footage of the recent brutal arrest of a local man. Up to 6,000 showed up for the march against police brutality on Tuesday, according to local media […]

WARNING Zionist brutality: the everyday nightmare in Palestine

النيأ العظيم === [embedded content] Islam and Muslims مفهوم الحرية واستعمال العنف [embedded content] الاسلام والمسلمون [embedded content] Islamic jurisprudence crisis أزمة الفقه الإسلامي [embedded content] Pillars of Islam and the pillars of faith أركان الإسلام وأركان الإيمان [embedded content] More here (1 to 44) The Qur’an, Morality and Critical Reason (PDF) Source

Protesters swarm streets of Tunisia over poverty, police brutality and a botched Covid-19 response (VIDEOS)

Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets of Tunisia to vent their ire at social inequality, police brutality and a lackluster response to the coronavirus pandemic which has exacerbated economic woes in the country. Police have engaged in increasingly violent nightly clashes with protesters in recent days, amid weeks of demonstrations.  The situation escalated […]

UN Official Warns Police Brutality & Lethal Violence Against Lockdown Flouters is “Multiplying”

A UN official tasked with monitoring extrajudicial killings warns that examples of lockdown flouters being targeted by excessive force and cruelty are “multiplying” across the globe. “The number of allegations of police killings and their excessive use of force that I have received and have been reading are deeply concerning,” said Agnes Calamard. “Graphic accounts […]

Riots Break Out in France as Millions Riot over ‘Ban on Filming Police Brutality’ Law

Home » Europe, Protests » Riots Break Out in France as Millions Riot over ‘Ban on Filming Police Brutality’ Law     Violent clashes and arson have erupted in Paris amid mass protests against police brutality and a draft law that would ban filming officers “in certain circumstances,” after a video emerged of cops beating […]

Churches Attacked Amid Police Brutality Protests in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Protests against police brutality in Nigeria that grew into generalized unrest over poor government took on a religious dimension this week with attacks on Christians and church buildings. Following peaceful protests that began earlier this month against torture and killings by Special Anti­­-­Robbery Squad (SARS) forces, counter-demonstrations against the #EndSARS protestors […]

The Black Jewish ‘wall of moms’ fighting Israeli police brutality

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London stages ‘die-in’ protest against police brutality and racism

Dozens of protesters staged a “die-in” protest in central London on Sunday against police brutality and racism against Black people. People were lying on the street and blocking traffic. Protest organiser Ken Hinds said the demonstration was to highlight racial injustice in the UK and to denounce upcoming government spending on prisons. “What kind of […]

London stages ‘die-in’ protest against police brutality and racism

Dozens of protesters staged a “die-in” protest in central London on Sunday against police brutality and racism against Black people. People were lying on the street and blocking traffic. Protest organiser Ken Hinds said the demonstration was to highlight racial injustice in the UK and to denounce upcoming government spending on prisons. “What kind of […]

The Ethiopian Israeli ‘Wall of Moms’ won’t let police brutality go unnoticed

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Not Just Brutality, Cops Keep Getting Arrested for Child Sex Crimes While On-Duty

Police brutality in America is an undeniable problem which is seen in every city in every state across the country. On a daily basis, video after video surfaces proving this point. But many American cops have another dirty secret — their disgusting desire to prey on children. In only the last few weeks, TFTP has […]

Wokers are fine with police brutality so long as it’s a lunatic Aussie cop choking a woman not wearing a mask. The hypocrisy as ever is stunning

Leftists on Reddit suddenly dropped all concerns about police brutality to celebrate a video of a woman in Australia being put in a chokehold by a cop because she wasn’t wearing a face mask outside. We reported on the shocking video yesterday, which shows a police officer in Melbourne grab the woman by the throat, […]

On Accountability in the Light of Israeli Brutality

For the last few weeks Israel has displayed a new level of institutional criminality. Fearing that Palestinian protestors attempting to return to their land would cross the Gaza border fence, Israel deployed hundreds of snipers, scores of tanks and drones across the Gaza Strip border. The government ordered forces to shoot at anyone who managed […]

Statement: Israeli police using brutality and unnecessary force against peaceful protesters

Editor’s Note: The following statement was issued today following the police crackdown Friday night on a protest in Haifa against the Israeli massacre in Gaza.  Haifa. Saturday, 19 May 2018. In light of recent barbaric and inhumane military actions carried out against unarmed protesting Palestinian civilians in Gaza by Israeli forces, culminating in the killing of 106 […]

Natalie Portman did not accept Israeli prize due to Netanyahu’s brutality

Actress Natalie Portman has defended her decision not to attend an Israeli awards ceremony, saying she can be critical of the brutality of Israeli leadership. She snubbed the Genesis Prize, known as the Jewish Nobel prize, a decision which has led to calls for her to be stripped of her Israeli citizenship. In a statement, […]

The Brutality and Bloodlust of the Jewish state is not just Netanyahu. It’s the Nation

The Brutality and Bloodlust of the Jewish state is not just Netanyahu. It’s the Nation Gideon Levy, Haaretz One can lash out at the prime minister as much as one wants to — he deserves it. But ultimately one should remember: It’s not just Benjamin Netanyahu. It’s the nation. At least most of the nation. All […]

Jury Sides With Occupy Wall Street Protester in Police Brutality Lawsuit But He’ll Only Get 1 Cent

Eric Gersbacher claimed an NYPD cop used excessive force while arresting him for failing to move in Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan on Sept. 20, 2011. Your pain is worth a penny. That’s the message a jury sent an Occupy Wall Street protester who sued the city, alleging he was a victim of police brutality. […]

Lee Camp Fixes NY Times’ Irresponsible Reporting Of Police Brutality Incident

I decided to fix some of the awful reporting by the NY Times. What you see below is a random sample. I only looked at one page of the NY Times before I picked an article to correct. It’s high time we started seeing our most respected media outlets for what they really are.  A few days ago police in […]

Jerusalem protests bring global attention to Israeli brutality

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 13 December 2017 Videos and photos showing the brutality of Israel’s occupation are streaming out of Palestine and circulating across the world as protests against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem raged on for the sixth consecutive day on Tuesday. Meanwhile two Palestinian fighters with the armed […]

BLM Leader To Sue NYPD For Police Brutality During Peaceful Protest, Says Cops ‘Almost Killed’ Him

A Black Lives Matter leader from the Bronx, N.Y. says he plans to sue the city because NYPD cops violently slammed him to the ground when arresting him at a peaceful protest in February. Many officers truly hate the black lives matter protesters, and especially the leaders, because one of the things they are using […]

WATCH: Two Killeen Police Officers Face Brutality Suit Over ‘Body Slam’ of KISD Student

The family of a former Gateway High School student filed a federal brutality suit Tuesday after a Killeen officer allegedly body slammed the teen outside of a Killeen school district bus in April 2016. A complaint filed in the U.S. Western District Court in Waco on Tuesday said Killeen police officers Travis Lundt and Stephen […]

Going Underground – Ep. 545: ‘I Can’t Breathe’, Police Brutality in the USA & Ethical Technology

Going Underground – Ep. 545: ‘I Can’t Breathe’, Police Brutality in the USA & Ethical Technology Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com In this episode, we speak to Matt Taibbi about the starting of Black Lives Matter movement. Jon von Tetzchner, co-founder of Opera and Vivaldi web browsers, on ethical technologies. Plus, we review this weeks […]

Busted Denver Cop Ryan Burke’s Priors Include Bone-Breaking Brutality Case

Officer Ryan Burke’s booking photo. Denver police officer Ryan Burke was arrested last month after allegedly harassing his former girlfriend so persistently at an area hotel that representatives from the business called his fellow cops on him. But this is hardly the first time he’s been in trouble with either his employer or local officials. […]

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