Tag Archives: Official Repression

METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : Despite claims of partisan bias, Perry indictment has merit

The indictments mean that a special grand jury has good cause to believe that Perry has violated two criminal laws by his actions. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | August 18, 2014 AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry’s … finish reading METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : Despite claims of partisan bias, Perry indictment has merit

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Jordan Flaherty : Cop Corruption on Trial in New Orleans

Trial of cops connected to the post-Katrina Danziger Bridge killings has gripped New Orleans.New Orleans cops:Danziger bridge trialbrings corruption front and center By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / July 13, 2011 NEW ORLEANS — In New Orleans’ federal … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Cop Corruption on Trial in New Orleans

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Jena, Louisiana : Drug Bust or Racist Revenge?

Sheriff Scott Franklin, shown reveling in loot obtained during a controversial drug raid last summer in Jena, Louisiana. Photo special to The Rag Blog.Revenge for civil rights protests?‘Operation Third Option’ in Jena By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Jena, Louisiana : Drug Bust or Racist Revenge?

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Colombia : Uribe’s Murderous Secret Police

Top: Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (DAS) headquarters in Colombia. Photo from El Tiempo. Below, forces of the paramilitary Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia (AUC) on patrol. Photo from latinamericanstudies.org.Colombia’s DAS:Vicious security octopus acts with impunity By Marion Delgado / The Rag … finish reading Colombia : Uribe’s Murderous Secret Police

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Rejecting the Oppression of Women in Afghanistan

Malalai Joya believes the US and other foreign powers are making a mockery of democracy and the liberation of Afghan women by empowering the warlords and fundamentalists.A voice of hope for Afghanistan’s womenBy Frud Bezhan / April 14, 2009 FOR … finish reading Rejecting the Oppression of Women in Afghanistan

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Greek Riots Expand; Address Corrupt Political System

Thousands march at funeral of Greek youth Alexandros Grigoropoulos; demand end to culture of corruption. There’s more to the Greek uprising then the alleged murder of an anarchist youth. Photo by Reuters / AP. ‘A switch has been flicked and … finish reading Greek Riots Expand; Address Corrupt Political System

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Report from Nicaragua : Repression in the Revolution

Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega when he was a leader of the Sandinistas‘I met Martin Vega just after the Nicaraguan revolution when we all saw such promise there.’By Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte / The Rag Blog / October 14, 2008 Below … finish reading Report from Nicaragua : Repression in the Revolution

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Police State Amerikkka: Minneapolis-St. Paul’s Turn

Police officers watch a house that is being searched during the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008. Protesters said police raided several Minneapolis homes on Saturday, just a few hours after Ramsey County sheriff’s deputies raided an … finish reading Police State Amerikkka: Minneapolis-St. Paul’s Turn

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Just Like Nazi Germany

See video below. Longstanding Berkeley Community Center Raided by FBIAugust 27, 2008 More than a dozen computers seized in questionable search BERKELEY, CA — At 10:30 am on Wednesday, August 27th, the UC Berkeley police, plainclothes FBI agents, and an … finish reading Just Like Nazi Germany

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BOOKS : Justice, Texas Style

Read About It While You CanBy Craig Malisow / July 28, 2008 Authorities in Smith County (Tyler) might not be happy to learn that Smith County Justice, a book alleging systemic corruption and unusually harsh sentences in the county — … finish reading BOOKS : Justice, Texas Style

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Torture? Bet You Can’t Prove It!

In this image reviewed by the U.S. Military, the sun rises over Camp Delta detention compound which has housed foreign prisoners since 2002, at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, in Cuba, Friday, June 6, 2008. Photo by Brennan Linsley.Pentagon Told … finish reading Torture? Bet You Can’t Prove It!

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Steven Harper Joins Junior’s Repression Club

Antiwar Group Fears Speakers will be Blocked at Borderby Doug Ward / May 31, 2008 VANCOUVER – Organizers of an antiwar conference in Vancouver this weekend fear that Canada Border Services may prohibit their keynote speaker, retired U.S. Army Colonel … finish reading Steven Harper Joins Junior’s Repression Club

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