Archive for September 18th, 2013

Conviction of Post-Katrina Cops Shooting Civilians Nullified
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Conviction of Post-Katrina Cops Shooting Civilians Nullified

Just this week, a federal judge overturned the convictions of all five New Orleans police officers who had been linked to the shooting of UNARMED civilians in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. This includes Kenneth Bowen, whom prosecutors said sprayed a crowd of unarmed civilians with an AK-47 as they huddled behind a concrete barrier. The judge claimed […]

Will Europe Never Learn? Picture of Greek Woman Kicking Roma (‘Gypsy’) Child Hits the Internet
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Will Europe Never Learn? Picture of Greek Woman Kicking Roma (‘Gypsy’) Child Hits the Internet

While the United Kingdom has seen a rise in xenophobia, Islamophobia and racism amongst political adherents to the so-called “English Defense League” (EDL), other nations like France have targeted the Roma people (formerly referred to by non-Roma as “Gypsies”), even ethnically cleansing tens of thousands of Roma people in 2010. Famously oppressed along with Jews […]

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