2020-02-09: Social Media Postees

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Stones thrown by SECT rioters as police arrest rabbi accused of rape & 'HEALING' for money (VIDEOS)
rt.com | 2020-02-09
Members of a cult-like sect tried everything to prevent officers from bringing to custody a controversial Israeli rabbi thought to have taken advantage of gravely ill people and convicted of sexual assaults on women. | Israeli police have arrested Rabbi Eliezer Berland early on Sunday morning, along with his wife and other top members of his ultra-Orthodox Shuvu Bonim sect. Shortly afterwards, the sect's followers thronged the nearby street, trying to seal it off and stop the vehicle carrying Berland. | Stunning footage from the arrest shows them hurling stones at officers and banging fists on the passing car.

Why the Buttigieg Campaign Tried to Have Me Arrested
Norman Solomon | zcomm.org | 2020-02-09
You'd think that a presidential campaign backed by 40 billionaires and untold numbers of bundled rich people wouldn't worry about just one leaflet on Medicare for All…

Brazil: 80% Killed by Police in Rio in 2019 Were Black
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-08
In Brazil, 80 percent of those killed by police in Rio de Janeiro were Black, a figure that only in the first half of 2019 is similar to that of the country as a whole in 2018, according to data published by the Institute of Public Security (ISP). | RELATED: | Brazil: 2 Former Police Arrested in Marielle Franco Murder | On Feb. 8, 2019, during a police operation in the Fallet favela, it was the day with the most deaths due to legal intervention in the first half of 2019, 18 in tota…

Milwaukee area law enforcement kill two people in one week
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-07
Milwaukee, WI – The Milwaukee Police Department, the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) and other law enforcement departments in the surrounding suburbs are notorious for their treatment of Milwaukee's African-American residents, who make up nearly 40% of the population. This fact has been confirmed by this last week, where two people lost their lives due to negligence and criminal misuse of deadly force. | During the morning of January 25, Ceasar Stinson, 47, was killed in a car crash precipitated by an unmarked MCSO squad car. Stinson was a long-time community advocate and a lobbyist for Milwaukee Public…

Israeli troops kill anti-Trump protester
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-07
17-year-old Mohamed Sulaiman Alhddad was shot and killed by Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Hebron, February 5, during a protest responding to President Trump's "Deal of the Century." Other protesters have been killed or injured in recent days. | Trump's plan would strengthen Israeli apartheid and has no support among Palestinians. Resistance groups, such as the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, vow to oppose it.

Indigenous activists opposing pipeline project attacked, arrested by Canadian police
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-02-07
Milwaukee, WI – In the early morning hours of February 6, officers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) invaded territory belonging to the peoples of the Wet'suwet'en Nation, attacking indigenous activists and supporters who are actively opposing a pipeline project that will cut across Wet'suwet'en land. At least six land protectors were arrested and several others, including members of the media on the scene, were detained and removed from Wet'suwet'en territory by the RCMP. | This escalation is only the most recent incident in a conflict which began back in 2018 but whose true origins extend back to wh…

Bolivia's Coup-Born Regime Arrests Socialist Lawmaker Torrico
telesurenglish.net | 2020-02-07
Bolivia's Special Force for the Fight Against Crime (FELCC) Thursday arrested Movement for Socialism (MAS) lawmaker Gustavo Torrico in La Paz as he was leaving home to work. | RELATED: | Evo Morales Warns of US Threats Against Him | The coup-born regime led by Jeanine Añez accuses Torrico of sedition and terrorism. This has caused outrage among human rights defenders who have been denouncing that the Bolivian government persecutes social activists who dissent. | "This is totally illegal. I appeared…

Time to Rise Up: RCMP Invade Wet'suwet'en Territories
subMedia | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-02-07
Early in the morning on Feb 6th, the RCMP launched their long anticipated raid on Wet'suwet'en land defenders. Six supporters have been arrested, at the 39 km marker of the Morice West Forest Service Road, and a large contingent of RCMP trucks and heavy equipment have moved onwards towards the Gidimt'en Access point at the …

Pakistan: Call to release protesters facing terror charges
Susan Price | greenleft.org.au | 2020-02-06
civil liberties Susan PriceIssue 1252 Pakistan anti-terror lawsFebruary 6, 2020Twenty-nine people were arrested in Islamabad on January 28 while peacefully protesting the arrest and imprisonment of Manzoor Pashteen, leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM). | Tw…

Using Bail as Ransom Violates the Core Tenets of Pretrial Justice
Andrea Woods | aclu.org | 2020-02-05
Rebecca Gill was out of | options. At 39 years old, she was arrested and though not convicted of a crime | and presumed innocent, confined to a jail cell. This happened because of a cash | bail requirement that she couldn't afford. Her friends didn't have extra money | to help, and she was unlikely to see a judge until she'd been in jail for two | full weeks. | Stuck in jail, she was in | jeopardy of losing her job and her driver's license. Losing her license would result | in myriad consequences, such as preventing her from getting to work and making | it more difficult to take care of her son and mother. | T…

'This Is an Apartheid Proposal and It's a Nonstarter' – CounterSpin interview with Omar Baddar on Israel/Palestine 'peace deal'
Janine Jackson | fair.org | 2020-02-04
Janine Jackson interviewed the Arab American Institute's Omar Baddar about the Trump/Kushner "peace deal" for Israel/Palestine for the January 31, 2020, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. | Media…

"Coded Bias": New Film Looks at Fight Against Racial Bias in Facial Recognition & AI Technology
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-30
A new documentary looks at the dangers of artificial intelligence and its increasing omnipresence in daily life, as new research shows that it often reflects racist biases. Earlier this month, Cambridge, Massachusetts, became the latest major city to ban facial recognition technology, joining a growing number of cities, including San Francisco, to ban the artificial intelligence, citing flawed technology and racial and gender bias. A recent study also found that facial recognition identified African-American and Asian faces incorrectly 10 to 100 times more than white faces. The film "Coded Bias" begins with Joy B…

Weekend Read: 2020: African Americans and the Vote
splcenter.org | 2020-01-29
Historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926 established "Negro History Week" to celebrate the contributions to our nation made by Black people.