Posts Tagged ‘killings’

Philadelphia Hits 300 Killings This Year, As Its Record Pace Continues

(Philadelphia Inquirer) — Late Thursday night, someone opened fire on a North Philadelphia street and shot three people. One died: the city’s 300th homicide victim of 2021. Police did not identify the man who died, and released few details about the crime, which they said happened on the 1800 block of West Susquehanna Avenue around […]

UN expert backs probe into Iran’s 1988 killings, Raisi’s role

The UN investigator on human rights in Iran has called for an independent inquiry into allegations of state-ordered executions of thousands of political prisoners in 1988 and the role played by President-elect Ebrahim Raisi as Tehran deputy prosecutor, Reuters reported. Javaid Rehman, in an interview with Reuters on Monday, said that over the years his […]

Obama says ‘institutional constraints’ kept him from talking about certain killings while president

The Obama presidency saw many instances of civil unrest stemming from shootings of Black people, including by law enforcement. After a not-guilty verdict was delivered in 2013 for George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who killed 17-year-old Martin in 2012, Obama got personal with reporters. “This could have been my son,” he said in […]

Data Undercuts Myth of ‘Racism’ in Police Killings

President Biden claimed that Derek Chauvin’s conviction on Tuesday “ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism” of police. With the police shooting that same day of 16-year-old girl in Columbus, Ohio, the White House again pushed the racism claim, noting that this was just another example of how “police violence disproportionately […]

Killings of Asian women renew push for tougher US hate crime laws

The killings of six women of Asian descent in Georgia this week have prompted fresh calls to pass hate crime laws in the handful of states without them and for law enforcement elsewhere to invoke protections already in place. US hate crime laws vary widely by state, and prosecutors do not always use them. But […]

Sheriff’s spokesperson for Georgia killings is replaced, as Biden orders flags to be flown at half-staff

On Thursday, FBI Director Christopher Wray also said it didn’t seem that race motivated the killings, but pointed to the ongoing investigations for a final determination. The bureau, he said, is involved “in a support role.” “While the motive remains still under investigation at the moment, it does not appear that the motive was racially […]

ADL Data Shows 2020 Had Lowest Number Of Domestic Extremist-Related Killings In Over A Decade

Renegade Editor’s Note: Many of these killings could be attributed to staged psychological operations. By Chris Menahan Though the Anti-Defamation League together with Democrats and the media have been busy hyperventilating over so-called “white supremacy” and demanding new domestic terrorism legislation, the ADL’s own data shows 2020 had the lowest number of “domestic extremist-related killings” […]

Birmingham Pastor Says Killings ‘Out of Control, Unacceptable,’ Calls for State of Emergency

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AL.com) — A pastor who has been outspoken about the number of killings in Birmingham is asking Mayor Randall Woodfin to declare a state of emergency in the city. Paul Hollman of Mount Mariah Baptist Church on Monday delivered a letter to the mayor asking him to put an emergency plan into action. […]

Fearing targeted killings by Israel, Hamas leaders said to go into hiding

The entire leadership of Hamas, the Islamist terror group that rules the Gaza Strip, has gone underground in anticipation of possible targeted killings by Israel, a report said Saturday night. Following increasing Israeli hints of possible hits on Gazan leaders following weeks of hostilities on the southern front, all the senior members of the Hamas […]

Analysis of evidence in the “targeted” killings of Barry & Honey Sherman concludes murders were politically motivated, who the prime suspects are & why.

Posted by Paul W Kincaid World news Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 What was the primary motive for the break in & targeted murders of Barry & Honey Sherman? To answer that one must first examine why lead Toronto police investigator, Det.-Sgt. Susan Gomes […]

Gaza killings are rending the Jewish community

Last week I was in Jerusalem as Israeli snipers shot 1360 people on the Gaza border, killing 60 of them; and even as the horror mounted, I insisted that the atrocity was historic and would change American opinion and lead Democratic candidates to run against Israel. Indeed, in the hours that followed, many celebrities spoke […]

israeli Government ‘Justifies’ Killings of Palestinians Saying ‘We Can’t Put All of These People in Jail’

Israeli Government ‘Justifies’ Killings of Palestinians Saying ‘We Can’t Put All of These People in Jail’ By Daily Sabah An Israeli government spokeswoman has come under fire for her comments on the situation in Gaza and trying to justify Israeli forces’ use of live fire and the shooting dead of Palestinian protesters. Speaking to RTÉ’s […]

Israel Won’t Cooperate With UN Probe on Gaza Killings

May 19, 2018 By Jason Ditz Israeli officials announced Friday that they will completely refuse all cooperation with the new UN probe into the Nakba Day killings of 61 Palestinian protesters at the Gaza border. The protesters were killed by Israeli troops. A UN Security Council resolution failed to agree on the […]

Hundreds gather in Boston to protest Gaza killings and 70 years of ethnic cleansing in Palestine

More than 300 Palestinians and their allies gathered on Tuesday, May 15 in Boston to mark the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, the catastrophic Israeli ethnic cleansing of Palestine, and to protest Israel’s massacre of Gazans participating in the Great March of Return. A fierce storm did little to dampen the fervor of the crowd, […]

President Duterte’s Son Cleared of Drug Trafficking, as Extrajudicial Killings Continue

As the extrajudicial killing of people for alleged drug offences continues in the Philippines, the president’s son has been cleared of trafficking – following a formal investigation. Paolo Duterte, son of leader Rodrigo Duterte, had been accused of involvement in the attempted importation of 602kg of methamphetamine (often referred to as “shabu”) into the […]

UN human rights experts condemn Gaza protest killings

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 18 April 2018 Palestinians protest in eastern Gaza on 30 March. Mohammed Zanoon ActiveStills Six United Nations human rights experts have condemned Israel’s use of lethal force against unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza. ”We express our outrage over these shootings that may have resulted in unlawful killings and the […]

IfNotNow ups pressure on Schumer to end silence on Israeli killings of unarmed protesters

Last night the young renegade Jewish group IfNotNow demonstrated outside Senator Chuck Schumer’s office, saying that his silence on the killings of Palestinian protesters as a Jewish political leader was licensing Israel to kill more Palestinians. “How many more Palestinians must die?” they challenged Schumer, before he makes a statement. “It is life and death, […]

israeli leaders ordered “calculated” killings of Gaza protesters

Israeli leaders ordered “calculated” killings of Gaza protesters Ali Abunimah 3 April 2018 Ahmad al-Najjar, a Palestinian shot and wounded by Israeli troops during Land Day marches days earlier, returns to a protest camp near the Gaza-Israel boundary, in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, 2 April. Ashraf Amra APA images Israeli leaders who […]

Israel admits, then deletes, responsibility for Gaza killings

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 31 March 2018 Relatives of Hamdan Abu Amsha mourn at his funeral in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza, on 31 March, a day after he was killed by Israeli fire near the Gaza-Israel boundary. Ashraf Amra APA images The Israeli army posted a statement on Twitter on Saturday apparently accepting full […]

This is the real “anti-Semitism” : israel admits, then deletes, responsibility for Gaza killings #enoughisenough #BDS

Israel admits, then deletes, responsibility for Gaza killings Relatives of Hamdan Abu Amsha mourn at his funeral in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza, on 31 March, a day after he was killed by Israeli fire near the Gaza-Israel boundary. Ashraf Amra APA images   The Israeli army posted a statement on Twitter on Saturday apparently accepting […]

Americans Are Horrified by Mass Killings — Unless the Government Is Doing It

According to two letters released by the federal government last week in response to an inquiry from Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, the U.S. plans to maintain its military presence in Syria and Iraq indefinitely, citing vague threats of terrorism. In one letter, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Policy) David Trachtenberg responded […]

How Accidental are America’s Accidental Civilian Killings Across the Middle East?

How Accidental are America’s Accidental Civilian Killings Across the Middle East? How can America in clear conscience continue to kill civilians across the Middle East? It’s easy; ask Grandpa what he did in the Good War. Civilian deaths in WWII weren’t dressed up as collateral damage, they were policy. Following what some claim are looser […]

Documents Reveal Active U.S. Support of Indonesian Mass Killings in 1960’s

Washington D.C. (CD) – While some describe the newly-released cables as showing the U.S. “stood by” as atrocities were committed, documents show American support amounted to active involvement Newly declassified files from the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta confirm the extent to which American officials supported the killings of hundreds of thousands of Indonesians in the […]

U.S. Holds the World Record of Killings of Innocent Civilians

U.S. Holds the World Record of Killings of Innocent Civilians By Prof. John McMurtry First published by Global Research in July 2014 A world-renowned Canadian philosopher argues that the United States holds the world record of illegal killings of unarmed civilians and extrajudicial detention and torturing of prisoners who are detained without trial. Prof. John […]

The Las Vegas Killings: The Horrifying Truth You Are Not Being Told (Video)

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Albino killings in Mozambique continue

nsnbc : The tragic killings of people with albinism in Mozambique continued in September with the killing of a 17-year-old boy named Chinguirai Joao […]

New Report Finds Police Have Used Tasers in a Staggering Number of Killings

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2017 Deadliest On Record For Killings By Police

BLM protesters outsideof the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct Nov. 25, 2014. (AP/Jim Mone) In 2017 alone, police have killed 746 people in the U.S., according to the Killed By Police database, which puts this year on pace to become the deadliest year on record. In contrast, in the first seven months of 2016, police killed 714 […]

Unpunishable killings, The israeli Guide to obstructing justice

Visualizing Palestine, Obstructing Justice Visualizing Palestine creates data-driven tools to advance a factual, rights-based narrative of the Palestinian-Israeli issue. Its researchers, designers, technologists, and communications specialists work in partnership with civil society actors to amplify their impact and promote justice and equality. This is their latest visual. Source Article from https://uprootedpalestinians.wordpress.com/2017/08/09/unpunishable-killings-the-israeli-guide-to-obstructing-justice/ 00

One of the city’s bloodiest in decades, Chicago killings on pace to exceed 2016

     With 74 people killed in July alone, Chicago has reached more than 400 homicides for the year so far, a number that keeps the city on track to outpace 2016, one of the bloodiest years recorded in decades. According to Chicago police, there have been 402 murders in the city so far this year, […]

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