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2022-08-07: News Headlines

Eva Bartlett (2022-08-07). Who Killed the POWs at Yelenovka? All Signs on the Ground Point to a Ukrainian Attack. orinocotribune.com By Eva K. Bartlett &#1 ; Aug 2, 2022 | There is every reason to believe that the July 29 bombing of a detention center holding Ukrainian POWs was carried out on Kiev's orders | It was extremely difficult to witness the charred and twisted remains of Ukrainian POWs in the Yelenovka detention center at first hand. The stench of death was overwhelming. Bodies remained in the ruins and melted into the metal bunk beds they were on at the time of the bombing. | Other corpses, presumably killed by shrapnel instead of burning to death, lay outside. A soldier was inspecting them, presumably in order to determine the exact…

Fight Back (2022-08-06). LA Supervisors vote to place sheriff accountability measure on November 8 ballot. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted (4-1), August 2, to finalize the placement of a measure on the November 8, 2022 ballot, which, if approved, would amend the county charter to give the board the power to remove a sheriff for serious violations of the law. | After years of organizing, Black and Chicano groups like BLM-LA and Centro CSO, and civil rights groups like the ACLU, NLG, HERE Local 11, along with Black and Latino families of victims of sheriff's deputy violence successfully pushed the Board of Supervisors to support the amendment, paving the way towards communi…

Sameena Rahman (2022-08-06). Revolutionary hero Albert Woodfox presente! liberationnews.org Former Black Panther Alfred Woodfox was imprisoned at the Louisiana State Penitentiary for nearly 44 years in solitary confinement. He was the prisoner longest held in solitary confinement in U.S. history.

IMEMC News (2022-08-06). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Twenty Palestinians In West Bank. imemc.org On Saturday dawn, Israeli soldiers abducted at least twenty Palestinians, including a journalist, former political prisoners, and political leaders of the Islamic Jihad movement, from their homes in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said several Israeli army vehicles invaded the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and nearby towns, searched many …

WSWS (2022-08-06). Youth detainees moved to adult maximum-security prison in Western Australia. wsws.org Reports have emerged this week that at least one of the children has been hospitalised after self-harming.

Princess Harmony (2022-08-05). Big Pharma's crime: profits from addiction. workers.org New Hampshire's attorney general, John Formella, has launched a lawsuit against Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, RiteAid and other pharmacies for failing to track opioid prescriptions and for failing to take action against possibly unnecessary, fraudulent or otherwise excessive opioid prescribing. Pharmacy managements have concealed the failure to track the prescriptions, compounding . . . |

Martha Grevatt (2022-08-05). Michigan prison authorities ban dictionaries, activists win reversal. workers.org In a June 2 story, National Public Radio broke the news that the Michigan Department of Corrections had, over the past year, banned Spanish and Swahili dictionaries. This racist, xenophobic decision denied the legal right to an education to Spanish- and Swahili-speaking prisoners and to any prisoner desiring to learn . . . |

A Guest Author (2022-08-05). 'Reading Workers World saved my life'. workers.org Dear Brothers and Sisters, I am serving a life without parole sentence for defending myself. I lost my last appeal, and it hurt me very much. My spirits were crushed. All I thought about was suicide. Never during these last 10 years of this incarceration have I thought about killing . . . |

Elaine Reyes (2022-08-05). Lasso: "A small country like Ecuador with limited resources cannot fight organized crime by itself". america.cgtn.com It all seemed to happen in the blink of an eye: over 400 inmates murdered in prison riots in less than two years, and a wave of crime in the streets. In the first six months of 2022 Ecuador, a small Andean nation with some 18 …

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