Posts Tagged ‘kneeling’

Kneeling against Racism: Solidarity in EURO 2020 Should Not be ‘Controversial’ 

Another football ‘controversy’ has started when football players participating in the ongoing ‘UEFA Euro 2020’, kneeled down during national anthems to protest racism, a serious problem that has plagued football stadiums for many years. Yet, while some players chose to kneel down, others opted not to, offering flimsy excuses as “players weren’t ready”, and “politics […]

Tebow, Kaepernick To Compete In Epic Kneeling Contest For Spot On NFL Team

JACKSONVILLE, FL—The NFL has announced that Tim Tebow and Colin Kaepernick will now compete in an epic kneel-off for a spot on an NFL team. This weekend, the two legendary players will meet at the 50-yard-line of the Jacksonville Jaguars stadium to see who can kneel the longest.  “These are by far the two most […]

‘I Can’t Breathe’: “Israeli” Military Army Closes Case Against Soldier Kneeling on Palestinian’s Neck

23/4/2021 By Staff, Agencies The Zionist occupation military police said on Wednesday that it will not open an investigation into an officer who was filmed kneeling on the neck of a 60-year-old Palestinian protester while arresting him. The video, released in September, shows the officer kneeling on the neck of Khairi Hannoun, whom he had […]

Israeli army closes case against soldier kneeling on Palestinian’s neck

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Veteran Minneapolis officer Richard Zimmerman says kneeling on George Floyd’s neck was ‘totally unnecessary’

The longest-serving policeman with the Minneapolis police department said on Friday in court that former officer Derek Chauvin used a “totally unnecessary” amount of force when he kneeled on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes. “Totally unnecessary,” lieutenant Richard Zimmerman said when asked whether that sort of move was justified in the situation. […]

Wrongful death claim accuses police of killing Navy vet by kneeling on his neck

Recorded on cellphone video giving CPR to a Navy veteran in police custody, California police officers have been accused in a wrongful death claim of causing the handcuffed man’s death by kneeling on the back of his neck for nearly five minutes. On December 23, 2020, the family of Angelo Quinto called the police because […]

IDF soldier filmed kneeling on Palestinian protester’s neck during arrest

An Israeli soldier was documented violently arresting a Palestinian protester, putting his knee on the man’s neck during a demonstration in the West Bank Tuesday, drawing comparisons to the killing of George Floyd in the US. Khairi Hannoun, 65, told the official Palestinian Authority WAFA news agency that he was protesting attempts by Israeli settlers […]

Israeli military officer filmed kneeling on Palestinian’s head during arrest

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Major League Soccer Teams BOOED For Anthem Kneeling! — The Duran

[embedded content] Two Major League Soccer teams were booed for kneeling during the National Anthem in their first game back after the virus interruption. SC Nashville and FC Dallas played this game in Frisco, Texas in front of a reduced and socially-distanced crowd of about 3,000 people…(CONTINUE READING / SOURCES: https://bit.ly/33VSkax) via Major League Soccer Teams […]

NFL Owners Unanimously Approve Ban of Kneeling During National Anthem

After a season that saw ratings declines, advertiser abandonment, and political/racial divides flare on and off the field, ESPN reports that NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance. The new policy, announced this morning, gives players/staff the option to remain in the locker […]

A Veteran Asks, “What’s Worse, a Kneeling Millionaire or 300,000 Vets Neglected to Death?”

September 26, 2017 By Matt Agorist Naturally, Americans are up in arms because a bunch of folks who get paid millions of dollars to throw around a leather ball decided to kneel during the national anthem. I find this ironic for several reasons. First off, I’d like to clarify that choosing not […]

A US veteran asks, ‘what’s worse, a kneeling millionaire or 300,000 vets neglected to death?’

     Naturally, Americans are up in arms because a bunch of folks who get paid millions of dollars to throw around a leather ball decided to kneel during the national anthem. I find this ironic for several reasons. First off, I’d like to clarify that choosing to not watch football because someone did something you […]

Trump Admits The Election Is Rigged: ‘I’d Rather Run Against Crooked Hillary Clinton.’

Last night Donald Trump won the Indiana primary, virtually solidifying his position as the general election representative for the Republican Party. by Joe Martino On the flip side, Bernie Sanders edged out Hillary Clinton, showing many still support for Sanders and what he represents, regardless of what the media might be telling people. [1] I’ll […]

UC Berkeley: Background Checks are "Demoralizing"

Group seeks to build a “prison to school pipeline.” Beginning this week, UC Berkeley will no longer include a box for on-campus job applications that requires applicants to disclose their criminal history. The policy shift to remove the box — common on job applications — went into effect Sunday amid a nationwide movement whose advocates […]

Police Arrest One of Their Own, Union Unhappy Because Excessive Force Was Used

At least eight police officers turn up at accused officer’s house in the early hours of the morning The Lavins and their three children, all under the age of 11, were fast asleep on the morning of Wednesday, October 7 when eight to ten police officers turned up at […]

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