Posts Tagged ‘raids’

New Zealand Prime Minister Apologizes For Historic Raids On Pasifika People

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sat motionless Sunday as members of the Pacific Island community pulled a large white mat over her head, completely covering her. Moments later they removed it and embraced her. It was part of an emotional ceremony at the Auckland Town Hall during which Ardern […]

Activists detained amid raids at human rights NGOs in Belarus

Security services in Belarus have reportedly raided the offices of leading human rights organisations and detained several activists. The NGO Viasna said both its headquarters in Minsk, and the homes of several of its members across the country, had been raided on Wednesday. “Ales Bialiatski, the chairman of the Viasna Human Rights Centre cannot be […]

Russia targets investigative journalists with raids amid independent media crackdown

Russian authorities on Tuesday morning raided the apartments of several investigative journalists and their family members, a move that comes amid mounting pressure on Russia’s independent media outlets. Police searched the apartments of Roman Badanin, chief editor of the Proekt investigative online outlet, and Maria Zholobova, one of its journalists. Officers also raided the home […]

Many Palestinian Civilians Killed as Israel Renews Air Raids on Gaza (LIVE BLOG)

May 11, 2021 Israeli warplanes attacked several locations in the Gaza Strip. (Photo: Mahmoud Ajjour, The Palestine Chronicle 32 Palestinians killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza following Israeli security forces’ crackdowns on Jerusalem worshippers and unarmed protesters. Follow our regularly updated Live Blog below for more information.  Wednesday, May 12, 05:16 (GMT+3) Israel dispatches 80 more […]

 NAPM condemns the fabricated FIRs and arbitrary raids on activists’ homes in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) condemns in the strongest possible terms the high-handed manner of ‘raids’ by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) at the homes of over 16 activists of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, acting on dubious FIRs registered a couple of months back. We express our solidarity with all these activists and advocates […]

Indonesia raids find explosives related to church attack

Indonesian police found explosives on Monday in a raid outside the capital city Jakarta related to Sunday’s suicide attack on a cathedral on Sulawesi island, news channel Kompas TV reported.Raids were conducted in several places in response to the attack in the city of Makassar, Kompas reported.The two bombers were the only fatalities in the […]

Major police raids carried out around German capital after Islamist group, which called for death of Jews, outlawed by authorities

More than 800 officers were on duty as police in Berlin and Brandenburg carried out 26 raids across the region to enforce a ban on a Salafist group which was advocating terrorist attacks and the killing of Jews. Berlin Interior Senator Andreas Geisel told a news conference on Thursday that 19 members of the Jama’atu […]

Condemn Raids on Newsclick

The Delhi Union of Journalists(DUJ) condemns the raids by the Enforcement Directorate on the office of online portal Newsclick and the homes of its owner editor Prabir Purkayastha, editor Pranjal and human resources head Amit Chakravarty earlier today. Newsclick has been providing a platform to leading investigative journalists like Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and bold video […]

FBI Raids Trump Supporters Who Spoke At Rally The DAY BEFORE The Capitol ‘Storming’; Interrogates Random Trump Supporters Who Never Even Went

The FBI reportedly raided the homes of two Trump supporters who spoke at rallies the day before the Capitol protest and is now contacting random Trump supporters who didn’t attend any Capitol protest-related events for questioning. From CNN: The FBI recently raided the homes of two men who sponsored an invective-laced rally near the US […]

FBI Raids Home of Orthodox Man in Capitol Mob

(JTA) — Aaron Mostofsky, an Orthodox Jewish man who participated in the Capitol mob last week wearing fur pelts and a bulletproof vest, was arrested by the FBI at his home in Brooklyn Tuesday morning. Videos circulating on social media Tuesday morning showed several FBI agents outside his home. One video showed an FBI agent carrying a […]

Mexican Military Raids Large Christmas Party Hosted by El Chapo’s Sons

Mexican authorities raided a large Christmas party allegedly hosted by the sons of infamous jailed narco-kingpin, El Chapo. The celebration took place this week in the community of San Diego near El Dorado, Sinaloa. Through the use of social media, locals spread the word about a party that would feature concerts, cars as giveaways, and […]

December Marks Two Years Since Raids on China’s Early Rain Church as Conditions for Christians Worsen

CHENGDU, China (Christian Solidarity Worldwide) — Today marks the second anniversary of a series of raids on Early Rain Church by authorities in Chengdu, China, in which police searched church members’ homes and arrested over 100 seminary students, church members and leaders, including Pastor Wang Yi. Two years on, Wang Yi and one of the […]

Christian Homes Targeted in Coordinated Fardis Raids

Photo Credit: Mostafa Meraji/Pixabay (Article18) — Twelve Christian homes were raided by intelligence agents on Wednesday in a coordinated operation in Fardis, west of Tehran, at around 9am. None of the Christians were arrested, but many of their personal belongings were confiscated – including phones, laptops, Bibles, Christian literature and anything else to do with […]

European Police Conduct Coordinated Raids on People Accused of Online “Hate Speech”

European police (Europol) are monitoring the internet for any signs of “hate” and responding with swift action. On Tuesday they coordinated raids in seven countries, going after anyone who said anything deemed to be anti-semitic, xenophobic, or otherwise hateful online. In Germany 83 apartments and other buildings were raided with 96 people questioned about their […]

FBI Raids Home Of Activist, Teacher Anthony Smith, Arrests Him

Above photo: Jessica Griffin/Inquirer. NOTE: The article below comes from a local CBS news outlet. In this tweet, Philly for Real Justice provides their view on the situation. #FreeAnt pic.twitter.com/4DJQhtiy8l — bad jawn happening in philadelphia. 💋✨🩰 (@in_Dee_vidual) October 29, 2020 An activist and West Philadelphia teacher is facing federal charges related to rioting surrounding […]

FBI Raids YouTube Content Creator, Finds “Thousands Upon Thousands” of Child Porn Images

A Utah man who created educational science videos on YouTube was raided last week by federal agents who reportedly found “thousands upon thousands” of child porn images on numerous hard drives he possessed. The discovery of the massive illegal trove came after local police conducted a pedophile sting on Craigslist in St. George, arresting 12 […]

IDF raids home of Palestinian terror suspect after deadly stabbing

The Israel Defense Forces soldiers raided the West Bank home of a Palestinian suspected of stabbing an Israeli man to death and began planning to demolish the structure, the military said Thursday. In a predawn operation, Israeli troops measured the home of Khalil Abd al-Khaliq Dweikat, 46, in the northern West Bank village of Rujeeb […]

WATCH: Florida Officer Off the Job After SWAT Team Raids Wrong House

MELBOURNE, Fla. – A Melbourne officer is off the job after the city’s SWAT team raided the wrong house. Melbourne police Detective Jonathan Hawk submitted his resignation at the end of October, five months after the raid. According to investigative transcripts, the SWAT team entered a home on Bentwood Court, when they meant to search […]

FBI Raids Offices, Home of Trump’s Personal Lawyer

FBI Raids Offices, Home of Trump’s Personal Lawyer April 9th, 2018 Via: Reuters: The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday raided the offices and home of U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen, law enforcement sources said, in a dramatic new development in […]

YPG blasts Russia for approving Turkish air force raids against Kurds in Syria’s Afrin

nsnbc : The Syrian – Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) have blasted Russia for allowing Turkey to use its air forces in Afrin, thus […]

Manhattan DA raids Newsweek headquarters

About two dozen investigators from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office raided the offices of Newsweek and its parent company, IBT Media, on Thursday. IBT Media was co-founded by Jonathan Davis and Etienne Uzac. The IRS placed a $1.2 million federal tax lien against Uzac in December 2017. The agents were […]

‘Absurd war’: Saudi-led air raids kill 68 Yemen civilians in one day – UN

The Riyadh-headed coalition of nine countries has been conducting air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels since March 2015. The campaign has claimed thousands of civilian lives. Over 80 percent of Yemen’s population lacks food, clean water, healthcare and fuel, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). “Airstrikes on a crowded popular market […]

Israeli forces abduct 24 Palestinian in overnight raids

Israeli occupation forces abducted 24 Palestinians in overnight raids in occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, Palestinian NGOs reported on Wednesday. In a statement, the Palestinian Prisoners Club (PPC) said that the Israeli occupation forces abducted 18 Palestinians after raiding their homes in the West Bank cities of Ramallah and Nablus. Six people were also […]

Paradigm Shift: State Courts Rule Police Raids Over Cannabis Were Illegal and Uncalled For

By Rachel Blevins Courts in both Florida and Michigan have admitted that the dangerous early-morning raids conducted by SWAT teams searching for cannabis were completely unwarranted, and the overeager actions of the officers involved made their searches illegal. In one case in Florida, Collier County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at the home of Juan […]

State Courts Say Early-Morning Pot Raids Were Gratuitous and Illegal

Sheriff’s deputies in Collier County, Florida, were so eager to arrest Juan Falcon for growing marijuana in his backyard shed that they arrived at his home before 7 a.m. and broke open the door with a battering ram less than 20 seconds after announcing themselves. Drug cops in Kent County, Michigan, were so eager to […]

Five more journalists in Turkey taken into custody in early morning raids

nsnbc : Five more journalists were taken into custody in raids carried out in the morning hours of October 20, 2017 in Turkey’s capital […]

Israeli army raids media outlets across West Bank

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 18 October 2017 Israeli forces raided and shut down several Palestinian broadcast companies in the occupied West Bank before dawn on Wednesday. Eight branch offices belonging to three media companies – PalMedia, Ram Sat and Trans Media – were sealed and two media workers were arrested, according to Addameer, […]

Freedom of the Media in Israel: IDF raids Palestinian media companies

Israeli security forces raid West Bank offices of 8 Palestinian media, production companies working with Hamas and Islamic Jihad-affiliated TV channels; equipment was impounded and two suspects arrested during raid; channels—based in Gaza, Lebanon—will continue broadcasting. IDF and Shin Bet forces raided eight media and production companies providing services to Palestinian television channels affiliated with […]

RT provider shut down amid Israeli raids & closure of Palestinian media

Eight Palestinian media organizations, which Israel suspects of distributing and broadcasting materials inciting terrorism, were raided in a joint operation of the IDF, the Israel Security Agency security (Shin Bet) and Civil Administration operating in the West Bank on Tuesday night. The military also closed broadcasting stations including Pal Media, one of the biggest Palestinian […]

Army unit raids ISIS barricade in Deir Ezzor

SANA – An army unit raided on Sunday one of ISIS terrorists’ barricades on the southwestern outskirts of Deir Ezzor city. A military source told SANA that an army unit operating in Deir Ezzor killed in a successful raid in the direction of the Water Resources Department area a number of ISIS terrorists and seized […]

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