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For Vets, for crime victims, PTSD testimony must remain admissible

One sentence from The Committee to Stop FBI Repression’s press release concerning Rasmea Odeh today screams out for attention, for the sake of crime victims like Rasmea, and for the sake of disabled Vets: “Now that this Court has properly … Continue reading

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#LawNotWar

Published on Nov 11, 2015 In Honor of Veterans Day Christie Edwards, Director of the American Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Program interviews Benjamin B. Ferencz, Former Chief Prosecutor at the Subsequent Proceedings at Nuremberg. Speakers: Christie Edwards, Director of … Continue reading

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Ireland refuses to extradite, calls out US on inhumane solitary confinement

Irish High Court Bars Extradition of Terror Suspect to U.S., Citing Inhumanity of Solitary Confinement Loaded on April 1, 2016 by Derek Gilna published in Prison Legal News April, 2016, page 60 Filed under: War on Terror, Immigration, Control Units. … Continue reading

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‘Stop the Torture’ – UN Official Receives Formal Complaint from Solitary Prisoners’ Family Members and Advocates

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
For Immediate Release – Thursday, March 31, 2016 Statewide groups are condemning sleep deprivation – widely recognized as a form of torture – of prisoners in Pelican Bay’s Solitary Confinement Units in a…

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#LoveFL: Rosario, Hempstead, Bennett and #ColorOfLaw

Former Miami-Dade cop sentenced to 366 days in prison for stealing from crime scene Karel Rosario pleaded guilty last year to stealing jewelry while searching home According to the State Attorney’s Office, Rosario stole a Cartier watch containing a custom … Continue reading

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Reprieve: UK must ask Ethiopia to release Andy Tsege

PM writes to Ethiopia amid fears for death-row Brit March 17, 2016 David Cameron has intervened twice to secure UK access to a Briton who was kidnapped by Ethiopian forces in 2014, it’s emerged, amid Foreign Office concerns that there … Continue reading

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March 23: HIP HOP FOR CHANGE and PHSS Event!

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
Please join Hip Hop for Change and Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition (PHSS) for an evening of powerful Spoken Word and discussion from 6pm to 9pm at the Niebyl-Proctor Library in Oakland, CA.  …

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