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Native Americans banned from protesting

Native Americans banned from protesting

Native American tribes have been banned from protesting on their own land, it has been reported. A non-violent protest has been held by the Sanding Rock, Rose Bud and lower Brule Sioux, tribes has resulted in a North Dakota federal court prohibiting indigenous tribes from protesting the Bakken pipeline on their own reservations. The ban comes after Dakota Access, developer[Read More...]

UN shines the spotlight on VIP child abuse

UN shines the spotlight on VIP child abuse

Children are not safe in Britain and those who perpetuate abuse against them are regularly evading jail, according to a new report. Research published by the UN revealed that professional and business status abusers -many with connections to charities abroad – are able to operate with impunity and without fear of arrest. The report also showed that there is a[Read More...]

Taj Patterson

Hasidic Jewish men avoid jail after brutal beating of black man

Two Hasidic Jewish men who admitted to brutally beating up and blinding a gay, black man in New York City have been spared jail. Instead they were sentenced to 150 hours community sentence and only had to pay $1,400 to the victim in compensation. Fashion student Taj Patterson has been left permanently blind in his right eye after being set[Read More...]

This footage shows Charles Kinsey doing exactly what he is told, while trying to care for his patient. He was shot anyway.

Florida police shoot unarmed therapist who was trying to rescue his patient

  A video has emerged of US police officers shooting an unarmed therapist who was trying to care for an autistic patient. Charles Kinsey had tried to explain to officers that he was a behavioural therapist caring for an autistic patient sat next to him. Despite this, he received a gunshot to the leg by police officers. North Miami police[Read More...]

Police officer beats pregnant woman into an early miscarriage

Police officer beats pregnant woman into an early miscarriage

A pregnant woman from the US has filed a lawsuit after a police officer beat her so badly that she suffered a miscarriage. Lawyers for Kenya Harris said that police officer Ryan Jenkins threatened to beat her up when she came to pick her son up – a minor – up when he had been arrested. Ms Harris had gone[Read More...]