Archive for February, 2014

Video of Arrest Released After Innocent Man Dies In Police Custody
By February 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Video of Arrest Released After Innocent Man Dies In Police Custody

Police in Moore, Oklahoma arrested Luis Rodriguez on February 15th. He later died in police custody. His wife, Nair, shot this video of the arrest. His family attorney has just released her cell phone video which shows some of what happened the night he died. How did this all happen? Nair and Luis were out […]

Human Rights Violations in Local County Jails – Could You Be Next?
By February 27, 2014 3 Comments Read More →

Human Rights Violations in Local County Jails – Could You Be Next?

If you’re not a jail bird, but you find yourself headed to jail, one would think that you would be afraid of the other inmates. In Riverside County however, the opposite is true. Inmates, both felons, petty criminals, and violent prisoners from California’s Prison population (freed into CA county jails by AB 109) are afraid […]

Posted in: Prison System
‘Saudi Facebook’ Page Offers Castrated African Slave For Sale
By February 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

‘Saudi Facebook’ Page Offers Castrated African Slave For Sale

Though the practice is officially illegal today, Saudi Arabia had an estimated 300,000 slaves as recently as 1960. Only years before Malcolm X made his pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi citizens were still legally keeping Africans as slaves. The 60s saw the official abolition of slavery in the Saudi Kingdom, but unofficially continues to exist, especially […]

Lawsuit Demands Removal of Giant Cross
By February 26, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Lawsuit Demands Removal of Giant Cross

A major federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday, demanding removal of a giant 40-foot Christian cross. The cross is situated on government property in a Washington, DC, suburb. Specifically, it is situated on a roadway median in Bladensburg, Maryland. The suit was filed on behalf of three plaintiffs by the American Humanist Association. Acting on behalf of the group, the Appignani […]

Posted in: Politics, Religion, The State
Huge Bitcoin Exchange Disappears, 6% of All Bitcoins May Be Missing
By February 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Huge Bitcoin Exchange Disappears, 6% of All Bitcoins May Be Missing

What was once the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange came to an abrupt halt on Tuesday. Mt. Gox stopped trading during its regular operating hours. Its chief executive said that they were at “a turning point.” This raised concerns among many Bitcoin enthusiasts and critics alike about the future of the unregulated virtual currency. The company’s […]

Posted in: Banks, Economy