2022-06-24: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-23). David Castillo sentenced to 22.5-year jail term for assassination of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres. peoplesdispatch.org Members of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, which was founded by Berta Cáceres, have said that true justice will not be delivered until the 'intellectual authors' of the crime are prosecuted and sentenced…

_____ (2022-06-23). Rights Groups Urge Court To Strike Down Unconstitutional Texas Law. popularresistance.org The Center For Constitutional Rights And Palestine Legal Filed An Amicus Brief In The Fifth Circuit Court Of Appeals In Support Of A Lawsuit Seeking To Strike Down A Texas Law That Requires Government Contractors To Pledge Not To Engage In Boycott, Divestment And Sanctions (BDS) Campaigns For Palestinian Rights. | After A Court Blocked An Earlier Version Of Texas's Anti-Boycott Law Following Lawsuits From Individuals With State Contracts, Texas Amended The Law To Exclude Companies With 9 Or Fewer Full-Time Employees And Contracts Under $100,000. While The Revised Law Mooted The Previous Lawsuits, Its Underlying F…

_____ (2022-06-23). Young Victims Of Climate Disasters Sue EU States Over Energy Treaty. popularresistance.org In the latest attempt to use the courts to address the climate crisis, five young people are suing 12 EU countries over membership in a treaty that they argue puts the needs of fossil fuel companies above climate action. | The young people brought their case before the European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday, as Euractiv reported. The lawsuit targets the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), which gives energy companies the right to sue governments for compensation when their policies threaten profits. | "Governments are still putting profits of the fossil fuel industry over human rights. But climate change is escalatin…

Staff (2022-06-23). Reject Repression: Support the Mapping Project. samidoun.net We, the undersigned organizations, reaffirm our support for the Mapping Project out of Boston. The project identifies hundreds of policing institutions, universities, weapons manufacturers, and explicitly political Zionist organizations that collaborate with one another to further systems of oppression. We reject any attempts to isolate or ostracize segments of our movement that are doing this …

Editor (2022-06-23). Julian Assange, Alina Lipp, and Anne-Laure Bonnel—When truth becomes a crime in the West. mronline.org Julian Assange, Alina Lipp and Anne-laure Bonnel are three journalists who are paying a high price for telling the truth in the West: attempts to suffocate them financially, followed by censorship, threats of imprisonment or imprisonment altogether, and even physical and psychological torture in the case of Assange.

Florence CGTN (2022-06-23). Pop-up art exhibit in Texas celebrates Black hair. america.cgtn.com For decades, Black Americans have faced discrimination based on the natural texture of their hair, and the way they style it. Everything from Afros, to braids, to cornrows has been targeted. A recent national study found that girls as young as 5-years-old have faced …

Jordan Schachtel (2022-06-23). Already Expired: Moderna's upcoming Omicron shot is formulated for a variant that no longer exists. globalresearch.ca Moderna's reformulated mRNA COVID injection, the highly touted — and continuously delayed — "Omicron vaccine," was tailored to an Omicron subvariant that no longer exists. | The pharmaceutical company's Omicron-specific shot was formulated for the BA.1 subvariant of Omicron, which hasn't …

Contributing Writers (2022-06-23). Vatican Endorses "Killer Vaccine": Commemorative Coins Promoting the 'Need to be Vaccinated' against COVID/By Kennedy Hall. marktaliano.net An eight-piece set includes a 20 euro silver coin depicting a young person getting jabbed with a needle. Original Link Here: Vatican Endorses "Killer Vaccine": Commemorative Coins Promoting the 'Need to be Vaccinated' against COVID &#1 ; Global ResearchGlobal Research &#1 ; Centre for Research on Globalization By Kennedy H..]…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-06-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: LGBTQ community faces barriers to care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LGBTQ people can face specific health concerns related to their gender incongruence, sexual orientation, practices and social stigma. People in the LGBTQ community often experience barriers to accessing health care and preventive services, which can result in disparities in both cancer risk and treatment. "Many of those disparities are rooted in stigma and discrimination that have really historically been an issue for this population," says Dr. Jewel Kling, chair of the Women's Health Center at…

Dana Sanchez (2022-06-22). Andrew Gillum Indicted For Fraud, Conspiracy, Lying Related To His Campaign: 'This Case Is Not Legal, It Is Political'. moguldom.com Andrew Gillum, 42, who narrowly lost to Ron DeSantis in the 2018 midterm elections as Florida's governor, was charged, along with an associate, by federal prosecutors in 21-count federal indictment Wednesday in Tallahassee. Nineteen of the 21 counts each carry a maximum of 20 years in prison. Gillum was the first Black gubernatorial candidate in …

Aditi Shah (2022-06-22). Without Access to Counsel, Detained Immigrants Face Increased Risks of Prolonged Detention and Unlawful Deportation. aclu.org In January 2022, Gabino Medina, who was held at an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in Seneca County, Ohio, tried to reach me and his immigration attorney several times, but his calls wouldn't go through. Gabino informed facility officials that he was having issues with his phone account, but was told not to worry — that he would soon be transferred to another facility and his account would be up and running again soon. A few days later, I finally received a call from Gabino. This time, he was in Mexico. | After preventing Gabino from speaking with me and his immigration…

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