Daily Archives: May 24, 2021

2021-05-24: News Headlines

Jennifer Chudy (2021-05-24). Support for Black Lives Matter Surged Last Year. Did It Last? zcomm.org Did George Floyd's death catalyze support for Black Lives Matter? If so, for how long and for whom?>

Peoples Dispatch (2021-05-24). In Al-Aqsa, Sheikh Jarrah and rest of Palestine, Israeli oppression continues. peoplesdispatch.org While the ceasefire has ended the bombing in Gaza, violence against Palestinians continues across the occupied territories. The Al-Aqsa compound was invaded on Friday and Sunday and Palestinian organizations have warned of mass arrests by Israel…

Binoy Kampmark (2021-05-24). Coronavirus Travels and Cruising with Viking. counterpunch.org It starts off as an exercise of anticipation. First comes the softening drinks and teasing morsels which find their mark. The audience at this promotions gig is well heeled, of an age where they have money to burn, but nowhere to burn it. They have not travelled on a luxurious prison of bliss for eighteen

Hugo Murphy (2021-05-24). The Weekly Round-up: Criminal justice scandals and 'prison-like' hotels for victims of modern slavery. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news: Failures of the criminal justice system were once again under the spotlight this week. On Wednesday, business minister Paul Scully announced a statutory inquiry into the sub-postmaster scandal, following widespread outrage at one of the greatest miscarriages of justice un UK legal history. After the Court of Appeal quashed the convictions of 39 former …

Akash Mehta (2021-05-24). Criminal Negligence: How New York State Let Covid-19 Run Rampant in Prisons. thenation.com Criminal Negligence: How New York State Let Covid-19 Run Rampant in Prisons…

Pip Hinman (2021-05-24). Morrison hardens law against asylum seekers. greenleft.org.au Paul Gregoire looks at new changes to the Migration Act, which allow the federal government to lock people in immigration detention indefinitely.

Pip Hinman (2021-05-24). Denmark: Do not copy Australia's draconian detention laws. greenleft.org.au Refugee rights activists protested at the Danish Consulate against that government's plans to detain asylum seekers and process them in Rwanda. Stephen Langford reports.

NAACP Santa Cruz (2021-05-24). Tuesday 5/25: George Floyd Commemoration. indybay.org 701 Ocean St, Santa Cruz…

Staff (2021-05-23). Call for Action from Occupied Palestine '48: Resist colonial imprisonment and repression! samidoun.net Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is sharing the following call from Haifa, occupied Palestine '48. Hirak Haifa has distributed this appeal for international action to Palestinian communities and supporters of Palestinian liberation around the world: Israel has declared war against Palestinians who dare to resist its colonial project and demand freedom. Today, the Israeli police announced their intent to arrest over 500 Palestinian citizens of Israel over the next 48 hours. This wave of mass arrests will take place as part of what Israel calls a "law and order" campaign. Thousands of police officer…

_____ (2021-05-23). US Trying To Extradite Diplomat For The 'Crime' Of Securing Food For The Hungry. popularresistance.org Special envoy and ambassador to the African Union for Venezuela, Alex Saab, was on a humanitarian mission flying from Caracas to Iran to procure food and gasoline for the Venezuelan CLAP food assistance program. Saab was detained on a refueling stop in the African nation of Cabo Verde and has been held in custody ever since June 12, 2020. | Saab's "crime," according to the US government, which ordered the imprisonment, was money laundering. That is, Saab conducted perfectly legal international trade, but his circumventing the US sanctions — which are designed to prevent relief to the Venezuelans — is…

_____ (2021-05-23). Mexican Supreme Court Ruled In Favor Of Mayan Community. popularresistance.org Mexico City, Mexico — The First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico confirmed on May 19, 2021 the definitive suspension of the hog farm of the company "Producción Alimentaria Porcícola" (PAPO) in favor of the children of the Mayan village of Homún, Yucatán, Mexico. | The vote was unanimous, with which the Supreme Court Judges confirmed the definitive suspension against the farm, which must remain closed until the definitive trial is resolved. The decision of the Mexican Supreme Court rules in favor of the Mayan people of Homún, specifically to the Mayan children who through an amparo lawsuit h…

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2021-05-24: Social Media Postees

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In Al-Aqsa, Sheikh Jarrah and rest of Palestine, Israeli oppression continues
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-05-24
While the ceasefire has ended the bombing in Gaza, violence against Palestinians continues across the occupied territories. The Al-Aqsa compound was invaded on Friday and Sunday and Palestinian organizations have warned of mass arrests by Israel…
peoplesdispatch.org/2021/05/24/in-al-aqsa-sheikh-jarrah-and-rest-of-palestine-israeli-oppression-continues/

Criminal Negligence: How New York State Let Covid-19 Run Rampant in Prisons
Akash Mehta | thenation.com | 2021-05-24
Criminal Negligence: How New York State Let Covid-19 Run Rampant in Prisons…
thenation.com/article/society/covid-prison-new-york/

Coronavirus Travels and Cruising with Viking
Binoy Kampmark | counterpunch.org | 2021-05-24
It starts off as an exercise of anticipation. First comes the softening drinks and teasing morsels which find their mark. The audience at this promotions gig is well heeled, of an age where they have money to burn, but nowhere to burn it. They have not travelled on a luxurious prison of bliss for eighteen…
counterpunch.org/2021/05/24/coronavirus-travels-and-cruising-with-viking/

Denmark: Do not copy Australia's draconian detention laws
Pip Hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2021-05-24
Refugee rights activists protested at the Danish Consulate against that government's plans to detain asylum seekers and process them in Rwanda. Stephen Langford reports.
greenleft.org.au/content/denmark-do-not-copy-australias-draconian-detention-laws

Morrison hardens law against asylum seekers
Pip Hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2021-05-24
Paul Gregoire looks at new changes to the Migration Act, which allow the federal government to lock people in immigration detention indefinitely.
greenleft.org.au/content/morrison-hardens-law-against-asylum-seekers

The Weekly Round-up: Criminal justice scandals and 'prison-like' hotels for victims of modern slavery
Hugo Murphy | ukhumanrightsblog.com | 2021-05-24
In the news: Failures of the criminal justice system were once again under the spotlight this week. On Wednesday, business minister Paul Scully announced a statutory inquiry into the sub-postmaster scandal, following widespread outrage at one of the greatest miscarriages of justice un UK legal history. After the Court of Appeal quashed the convictions of 39 former …
ukhumanrightsblog.com/2021/05/24/the-weekly-round-up-criminal-justice-scandals-and-prison-like-hotels-for-victims-of-modern-slavery/

Tuesday 5/25: George Floyd Commemoration
NAACP Santa Cruz | indybay.org | 2021-05-24
701 Ocean St, Santa Cruz…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/22/18842686.php

Call for Action from Occupied Palestine '48: Resist colonial imprisonment and repression!
Staff | samidoun.net | 2021-05-23
Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is sharing the following call from Haifa, occupied Palestine '48. Hirak Haifa has distributed this appeal for international action to Palestinian communities and supporters of Palestinian liberation around the world: Israel has declared war against Palestinians who dare to resist its colonial project and demand freedom. Today, the Israeli police announced their intent to arrest over 500 Palestinian citizens of Israel over the next 48 hours. This wave of mass arrests will take place as part of what Israel calls a "law and order" campaign. Thousands of police officer…
samidoun.net/2021/05/haifacall/

US Trying To Extradite Diplomat For The 'Crime' Of Securing Food For The Hungry
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-05-23
Special envoy and ambassador to the African Union for Venezuela, Alex Saab, was on a humanitarian mission flying from Caracas to Iran to procure food and gasoline for the Venezuelan CLAP food assistance program. Saab was detained on a refueling stop in the African nation of Cabo Verde and has been held in custody ever since June 12, 2020. | Saab's "crime," according to the US government, which ordered the imprisonment, was money laundering. That is, Saab conducted perfectly legal international trade, but his circumventing the US sanctions — which are designed to prevent relief to the Venezuelans — is…
popularresistance.org/us-trying-to-extradite-diplomat-for-the-crime-of-securing-food-for-the-hungry/

Mexican Supreme Court Ruled In Favor Of Mayan Community
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-05-23
Mexico City, Mexico — The First Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico confirmed on May 19, 2021 the definitive suspension of the hog farm of the company "Producción Alimentaria Porcícola" (PAPO) in favor of the children of the Mayan village of Homún, Yucatán, Mexico. | The vote was unanimous, with which the Supreme Court Judges confirmed the definitive suspension against the farm, which must remain closed until the definitive trial is resolved. The decision of the Mexican Supreme Court rules in favor of the Mayan people of Homún, specifically to the Mayan children who through an amparo lawsuit h…
popularresistance.org/mexican-supreme-court-ruled-in-favor-of-mayan-community-suspends-49000-hog-farm/

Duping A Whistleblower
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-05-23
What has happened to whistleblower Daniel Hale is very troubling. A former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer, he was arrested on May 4 in advance of his July 13 sentencing for blowing the whistle on the U.S. government's deadly and illegal drone program. | Justice Department prosecutors maintain that Hale had "violated the terms of his bail." In court, his attorneys maintained "there were no violations committed by the defendant as alleged." They're right. The government is lying. Daniel explained what happened to me in a phone call from jail. And what happened is yet another injustice against this hero. For th…
popularresistance.org/duping-a-whistleblower/

Tuesday 5/25: George Floyd Commemoration
NAACP Santa Cruz | indybay.org | 2021-05-23
701 Ocean St, Santa Cruz…
indybay.org/newsitems/2021/05/22/18842686.php

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