Daily Archives: September 13, 2021

2021-09-13: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-13). Recaptured Palestinian prisoner Zakaria Zubeidi admitted to hospital. peoplesdispatch.org Zubeidi, one of the six Palestinians who escaped Gilboa's high-security Israeli prison last week and along with three others, was recaptured on Friday and Saturday. He was allegedly beaten and tortured by the Israeli security forces after being recaptured…

Mohammad Sadeghpour (2021-09-13). Call for UN action over 1988 mass murder of Iranian political prisoners. greenleft.org.au Members of the Iranian-Australian community are calling on the Federal government to support their struggle for justice for more than 30,000 victims of the massacre of Iranian political prisoners, which took place from July to September, 1988, writes Mohammad Sadeghpour.

It's Going Down (2021-09-12). #ShutEmDown2021 Actions Mark 50th Anniversary of Attica Uprising. itsgoingdown.org On September 9th, with noise demos, banner drops, and direct actions, cities across the so-called US marked the 50th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising, a historic revolt of over 1,000 inmates who took over part of a New York prison and issued a set of demands for better conditions and an end to systematic,…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-12). Culprit behind Senkata massacre in Bolivia in preventive detention. peoplesdispatch.org After almost ten months of the Senkata massacre in Bolivia, former police commander Rodolfo Montero has been sentenced to six months of preventive detention on charges of crimes of genocide, homicide, serious and minor injuries.

Staff (2021-09-12). As Prison Staff Try to Erase Queer and Trans Folks, We Assert Our Right to Exist. truthout.org As I sit wearing an oversized orange jumpsuit and silver bracelets around my wrists, I listen to the intensive management unit (IMU) supervisor at Monroe Corrections Complex say something I never expected to hear: "The Washington State Reformatory doesn't want to take you. They say the transgenders are taking over." | "What!?" I blurt out. "What the hell do you mean the transgenders are taking over? Are they rioting? Do the skinheads not have anywhere to sit now? That doesn't make any sens…

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