Daily Archives: September 5, 2021

2021-09-05: News Headlines

_____ (2021-09-05). New Mexicans Fought For Abortion Access And Won. popularresistance.org Indigenous and Chicanx/Latinx people, who comprise nearly 50% of New Mexico's population, have been subjected to generational and current day racist reproductive policies under the United State's federal- and state-funded legacy of forced sterilization and coercive reproductive control. Yet New Mexicans, including Indigenous people, Black people, people of color, and people of faith have built and fought for safe and legal access to reproductive health for centuries to protect our own loved ones.

Anonymous669 (2021-09-05). Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham Arrested Journalists After Accusing Them Of Spying For US, SDF, Russia & Damascus. southfront.org Illustrative image. | On September 4, al-Qaeda-linked Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, arrested two brothers, Bashar and Mohamad al-Sheikh, who work as activists and journalists for the SY+ agency. | A large force of the terrorist group arrested the two brothers after raiding their house in the al-Anadolu camp near the town of Kafr Lusin on the border with Turkey. | #ÿߟÑÿ¨ŸàŸÑÿߟ&Uuml…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-05). Moroccan authorities crack down on pro-democracy protests ahead of elections. peoplesdispatch.org The Moroccan left-wing organization the Democratic Way launched a call to boycott the upcoming elections on Wednesday September 8, 2021. This past weekend, members of the organization participated in protests in major cities across the country such as Casablanca, Mohammedia, Tangier, Kenitra and others to spread awareness of their campaign and to condemn the undemocratic electoral process. | Their protests however were met with brutal repression by the state authorities and several members of the organization were beaten, arrested, and had their personal information taken down. The Democratic Way reported that th…

_____ (2021-09-05). 'Chilling The Press Has Consistently Outraged Me'. popularresistance.org The last photographs Tirado took with her camera before she was shot in the face with a rubber-jacketed bullet show Minneapolis police aiming at her during the Black Lives Matter protests in response to the killing of George Floyd. Her lawsuit argues that her civil rights were violated by the police and city, but if she wins, it has broader implications for journalists in a time of police violence against the press.

scorinoco (2021-09-04). Since 9/11, US Has Spent $21 Trillion on Militarism at Home and Abroad. orinocotribune.com In the 20 years since the September 11 attacks, the United States government has spent more than $21 trillion at home and overseas on militaristic policies that led to the creation of a vast surveillance apparatus, worsened mass incarceration, intensified the war on immigrant communities, and caused incalculable human suffering in Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, and elsewhere. | According to

Abhijan Choudhury (2021-09-04). In Algeria, journalists face mounting repression for reporting on people's struggles. peoplesdispatch.org A number of journalists critical of the government have been arrested and sentenced to prison terms. Algeria's rank in the World Press Freedom rankings published annually by Reporters Without Borders has also slipped to 146 out of 180 countries, down 27 places since 2015…

Malik Rahim (2021-09-04). Curfew & Cops Are Not Aid for the Poor After Ida. zcomm.org "This hurricane happened when it was the worst time in America to be poor."

Anonymous103 (2021-09-04). Another Fail: Facebook Labeled Black Men "Primates" southfront.org Illustrative Image | Facebook once again found itself in the center of a scandal. Its topic recommendation feature mistook black men for "primates" in a video shared on the social network. Video showing a skirmish between black and white men was followed by an auto-generated prompt asking "Keep seeing videos about Primates?" | The video in question was posted by the Daily Mail back in June 2020. It is titled "White man calls cops on black men at marina." | In one year, the prompt remained and finally drew the public attention.

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