2020-01-18: Social Media Postees

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'Humanity is alive': Villagers in northern India brave snowy slopes to help carry injured policeman 7 kilometers to safety (VIDEO)
rt.com | 2020-01-18
Over a dozen villagers in India's mountainous northern region came together to help transport a police officer suffering a medical emergency, traversing seven kilometers of snow-covered inclines with the man on a stretcher. | Situated high up in the Himalayas, a group of villagers from Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti district assembled on Friday to come to the officer's aid, making a long-distance hike to bring him to safety. | Humanity is alive…– Deblina Chatterjee (@deblina4u) January 17, 2020 | While it's unc…
rt.com/news/478572-india-villagers-carry-officer/

'Humanity is alive': Villagers in northern India brave snowy slopes to help carry injured policeman 7 kilometers to safety (VIDEO)
rt.com | 2020-01-18
Over a dozen villagers in India's mountainous northern region came together to help transport a police officer suffering a medical emergency, traversing seven kilometers of snow-covered inclines with the man on a stretcher. | Situated high up in the Himalayas, a group of villagers from Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti district assembled on Friday to come to the officer's aid, making a long-distance hike to bring him to safety. | Humanity is alive…– Deblina Chatterjee (@deblina4u) January 17, 2020 | While it's unc…
rt.com/news/478572-india-villagers-carry-officer/

A British woman explains why she intended to cut the Gaza fence
Tom Anderson | thecanary.co | 2020-01-18
This week Julia Lister, a British Palestine solidarity activist, was arrested with a group who were on their way to the Israeli fence separating the Palestinians of Gaza from Israel. | Gaza is surrounded by a fence on three sides. Israeli snipers shoot at any Palestinian who dares to go near it. Israeli drones and F-16s patrol the skies and military…
thecanary.co/uk/analysis/2020/01/18/a-british-woman-explains-why-she-intended-to-cut-the-gaza-fence/

Dilma Rousseff: "Torture is about pain and death. They want you to lose your dignity"
Brasil de Fato | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-01-18
Fifty years ago today, on Jan. 16, 1970, the 22-year-old militant Dilma Rousseff was arrested by agents of the military dictatorship that ruled Brazil from 1964 and 1985, a period when the country faced a crack down on civil liberties and freedom of speech. The regime persecuted political activists and anyone whose behavior was deemed to deviate from the norm. | "Torture is an extremely complex thing. I think that everyone who went through prison will always bear that mark. I don't like to watch movies where there is torture, for example. It's not that I don't like them. I just don't watch them. I don't want to w…
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/01/18/dilma-rousseff-torture-is-about-pain-and-death-they-want-you-to-lose-your-dignity/

India's National Investigation Agency Takes Over Probe of Suspended Kashmir Cop's Terror Links
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-18
New Delhi (Sputnik): Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh was intercepted while travelling on the national highway to Jammu with two suspected militants linked to the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terror group and a lawyer last week. Singh has been arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and the Arms Act.
sputniknews.com/india/202001181078067169-indias-national-investigation-agency-takes-over-probe-of-suspended-kashmir-cops-terror-links/

Trump Prosecutors Make Move to Ensure that Embassy Protectors are Convicted
Ajamu Baraka | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-17
As the trial approaches, the lawyers for the Trump Administration's prosecution of the four Venezuelan Embassy Protectors who were arrested last May are asking the court to make sure the jury is kept ignorant about the facts and circumstances surrounding the actions of the protectors. In a recently filed motion by government lawyers, state prosecutors…
counterpunch.org/2020/01/17/trump-prosecutors-make-move-to-ensure-that-embassy-protectors-are-convicted/

'Lies': Russian model rejects claims she was arrested in Spain for false rape complaint against AC Milan star Theo Hernandez
rt.com | 2020-01-17
Russian model Luisa Kremleva has rejected reports she was arrested by Spanish police over false sexual assault claims against AC Milan star Theo Hernandez. | Reports in Spain this week claimed that Kremleva had been detained on charges of filing a false complaint against Hernandez, 22, a former Real Madrid defender who now plays in Italy. | The case stems from 2017, when the model accused the football star of sexually assaulting her in a parking lot outside a nightclub in Marbella, also saying she had been drugged. | A provincial court rejected that complaint in January of last year on the grounds that there w…
rt.com/sport/478555-russian-model-theo-hernandez-sex-assault-claims/

Brazil: Police Repress Protest Against Transport Price Increase
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-17
Military police repressed protesters linked to the Free Pass Movement and arrested at least ten people Thursday during the third protest against the increase in public transport taxes in Sao Paulo, Brazil. | RELATED: | Brazil: Bolsonaro Leads 2019 Record for Attacks on the Press | The citizen movement met in front of the Municipal Theater late in the afternoon and then headed towards the Republic Square, peacefully, always accompanied by the police, with the intention of reaching…
telesurenglish.net/news/brazil-police-repress-protest-for-transport-taxes-increase-20200117-0009.html

Oakland, California: With guns drawn, police evict homeless mothers from house
wsws.org | 2020-01-17
A SWAT team wielding semi-automatic AR-15s broke down the front door of the house with a battering ram and arrested the residents of the house along with two protesters.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/17/hous…

3 Arrested for Plans to Incite Violence at 'Gun Rights' Rally in Richmond
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-17
Three suspected neo-Nazis were arrested, accused of planning to incite violence at the upcoming gun rights rally in Richmond, VA. The state's capitol is in a state of emergency after finding a pattern of communications sounding like the leadup to the 2017 Charlottesville rally that killed Heather Heyer.
therealnews.com/stories/arrested_for_plans_incite_violence_at_gun_rights_rally_in_richmond

$600M Property Tax Overcharge Is Eroding Detroit's Black Homeownership
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-16
African-American homeowners in Detroit don't just face lingering damage from the 2008 recession. The city is suffering from a foreclosure crisis after overcharging homeowners $600 million in property taxes.
therealnews.com/stories/detroit-property-tax-homeowners-foreclosure

Tanks & AR-15s: Moms 4 Housing Speaks Out After Militarized Eviction from Vacant Oakland House
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-16
We look at the fight for affordable housing in the Bay Area with Moms 4 Housing, the unhoused and insecurely housed mothers who were evicted Tuesday by a militarized police force from a vacant home they had been occupying in Oakland, California. The action ended a two-month standoff between the mothers and real estate developer Wedgewood Properties when sheriff's deputies arrested two mothers and two of their supporters. All four were released on bail Tuesday afternoon. We speak to Misty Cross, one of the moms who was arrested, and her daughter Destiny Johnson. "It was never about trying to stay in that house," s…
www.democracynow.org/2020/1/16/moms_4_ho…

Tanks & AR-15s: Moms 4 Housing Speaks Out After Militarized Eviction from Vacant Oakland House
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-16
We look at the fight for affordable housing in the Bay Area with Moms 4 Housing, the unhoused and insecurely housed mothers who were evicted Tuesday by a militarized police force from a vacant home they had been occupying in Oakland, California. The action ended a two-month standoff between the mothers and real estate developer Wedgewood Properties when sheriff's deputies arrested two mothers and two of their supporters. All four were released on bail Tuesday afternoon. We speak to Misty Cross, one of the moms who was arrested, and her daughter Destiny Johnson. "It was never about trying to stay in that house," s…
www.democracynow.org/2020/1/16/moms_4_ho…

British activist among those arrested for attempting to cut Gaza border fence
Tom Anderson | thecanary.co | 2020-01-15
An international group of activists from Gaza 2020: Breaking the Siege were arrested in southern Israel on 13 January after they attempted to cut the military fence separating Israel from the Gaza Strip. | British citizen Julia Lister, 25, was one of those arrested. | Two activists were also arrested on 9 January at the Gaza fence. | "Time has already run out": | According to a press release received by The Canary: | In both cases the activists had intended to cut the fortified border fence and enter Gaza in a forceful but symbolic action to demand an im…
thecanary.co/global/world-news/2020/01/15/british-activist-among-those-arrested-for-attempting-to-cut-gaza-border-fence/

Trump Prosecutors Make Move to Ensure that Embassy Protectors are Convicted
Ajamu Baraka and Bahman Azad | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-15
As the trial approaches, the lawyers for the Trump Administration's prosecution of the four Venezuelan Embassy Protectors who were arrested last May are asking the court to make sure the jury is kept ignorant about the facts and circumstances surrounding the actions of the protectors. In a recently filed motion by government lawyers, state prosecutors …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/01/trump-prosecutors-make-move-to-ensure-that-embassy-protectors-are-convicted/

3 people detained after live mortar round found in car at Pearl Harbor base gates
rt.com | 2020-01-15
Three men have been arrested attempting to bring a live mortar round into the US' Pearl Harbor military base in their vehicle, according to military officials. The incident shut down the base for hours. | It's not clear why the group had the explosive device, which authorities said did not have a firing device attached but could be modified and triggered by something other than the usual mortar tube. A spokesman for the Hawaii base, Charles Anthony, called the device a "deadly weapon." | The trio, all civilians without authorized access to the base, were stopped on their way into the sprawling facility by secu…
rt.com/usa/478377-pearl-harbor-live-mortar-gates/

Iran Makes Arrests Over Downed Ukrainian Plane as Protests Persist
Middle East Monitor | theantimedia.com | 2020-01-14
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"Stop the Money Pipeline": 150 Arrested at Protests Exposing Wall Street's Link to Climate Crisis
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-13
Nearly 150 people were arrested on Capitol Hill Friday in a climate protest led by Academy Award-winning actor and activist Jane Fonda. Fonda has been leading weekly climate demonstrations in Washington, D.C., known as "Fire Drill Fridays," since October. For her last and 14th protest, actors Martin Sheen and Joaquin Phoenix, indigenous anti-pipeline activist Tara Houska, journalist Naomi Klein and dozens more lined up to get arrested as they demanded a mass uprising and swift political action to thwart the climate crisis. Fonda then marched with supporters down Pennsylvania Avenue to a Chase Bank branch where en…
www.democracynow.org/2020/1/13/jane_fond…

The Critical Role Auditing Plays in the Battle Against Police Surveillance
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-10
Auditors across the country are turning the tables on police surveillance. The Police Accountability Report spoke to an auditor who was arrested to understand how filming cops ultimately preserves our civil rights.
therealnews.com/stories/auditing-battle-against-police-surveillance