Archive for January, 2014

UK enforces law which bans public from criticising the govt

UK enforces law which bans public from criticising the govt

A British citizen was held for days without charge in a London mental hospital under little-known laws which allow the police to arrest and detain anybody who voices criticism against politicians or celebrities. The Fixated Threat Assessment Centre (FTAC) was quietly set up to identify individuals who they claim pose a direct threat to VIPs including the Prime Minister, the[Read More...]

Darren Manning, pictured with his mum. A police woman frisk-searched him so violently that she ruptured his testicles.

Teenager left infertile after officer ruptured testicles during stop and search

A teenager has suffered from ruptured testicles and faces a lifetime of infertility, after a female police officer used excessive force during a stop and search. Darren Manning was with a group of teammates on their way to an after-school basketball game at 15th and Girard Streets when he was stopped by police officers. Manning is a straight-A student who[Read More...]

DWP blames cancer woman for getting cancer

DWP blames cancer woman for getting cancer

The Department of Work and Pensions has told a terminally ill woman that she is to blame for getting cancer. A letter by Chris Nelson appeared on the social networking site Facebook told of how the DWP refused disability allowance to the woman because they claimed that she was responsible for contracting a rare form of bone cancer called Sarcoma,[Read More...]

New law to require Australians to register tattoos

New law to require Australians to register tattoos

A law has been proposed in New South Wales, Australia which requires those with tattoos to register their tattoos to the state government. The law is being justified as a way to crack down on biker gangs in the country but includes owners of tattoo parlours and even those with tattoos in New South Wales to submit detailed information about[Read More...]

Fracking has been linked to hormone disrupting chemicals in the water.

Fracking chemicals linked to infertility and cancer

Fracking has been linked to hormonal disruption and chemical infertility, new research has shown. Scientists at the University of Missouri have discovered that there is a high proportion of hormone-disrupting properties in water located near hydraulic fracturing drilling sites than in areas without drilling. The researchers also found that 11 chemicals commonly used in the controversial “fracking” method of drilling[Read More...]