Daily Archives: 2022-08-22

2022-08-22: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-22). The world says: "Free Khalil Awawdeh!" as Palestinian prisoner continues hunger strike for 172nd day. samidoun.net Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawdeh has continued his hunger strike for the 172nd day. Since his detention was "suspended" on Friday, 19 August, he has been held in Assaf Harofeh hospital, where he has been interviewed by journalists and visited by his family members and loved ones. He has repeatedly affirmed that he will only end …

Ann Brown (2022-08-22). Timbaland And Swizz Beatz Sue Owner Of Verzuz Over $28M Acquisition Payout. moguldom.com Hip-hop producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have filed a $28 million lawsuit against video-sharing social networking platform Triller over Verzuz acquisition payments. Verzuz is a webcast series created by Timbaland and Swizz Beatz and was introduced during the covid-19 pandemic as a virtual DJ battle on an Instagram Live broadcast in March 2020. In Janurary 2021, they …

Staff (2022-08-22). Palestinian collective struggle on the rise inside occupation prisons. samidoun.net Palestinian prisoners announced that they will pursue steps of collective struggle inside occupation prisons beginning on Monday, 22 August. These collective struggle steps were suspended in March 2022 after an agreement was purportedly reached to improve conditions for Palestinian detainees whose rights are systematically violated by occupation forces, from denial of family visits to constant …

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-22). RISE for Youth program celebrates successful first year. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org RISE for Youth, a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Mayo Clinic and the Rochester branch of the NAACP, recently wrapped up its inaugural year of programming. The program, which received funding through Mayo Clinic's $100 million commitment against racism, drew rave reviews from scholars, community partners and Mayo Clinic staff. For as long as she can remember, Aisha Qassim has wanted to become a surgeon. But with no doctors in her family, she wasn't sure of the…

Fight Back (2022-08-21). 52nd commemorative event of the Chicano Moratorium to be held in Los Angeles. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA — Plans are underway to commemorate the 52nd anniversary of the August 29, 1970 Chicano Moratorium, which demanded a stop to the Vietnam War and an end to discrimination and racism. Over 30,000 Chicanos and supporters gathered in East LA at then-Laguna Park. The same park is now named after Ruben Salazar, who was killed by authorities that day. Salazar was a well-known and proud Chicano news producer and journalist. Since 1970, many have honored and continued with the legacy started at the Chicano Moratorium. | Today, Centro Community Service Organization (CSO) is leading the effort in Los…

Staff (2022-08-21). Occupation raids, attacks Palestinian organizations: EU, US and Canada are complicit! samidoun.net In the early morning hours of Thursday, 18 August, armed Israeli occupation forces invaded the offices of seven prominent Palestinian NGOs, civil society organizations and human rights defenders: the Health Work Committees, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Al-Haq, Union of Palestinian Women's Committees, Bisan Centre, Defence for Children International &#1 ; Palestine, and the …

WSWS (2022-08-21). UK rail workers conclude third round of national strikes. wsws.org Confrontations between a ruling class turning to dictatorial forms of rule and a working class emerging from decades of suppression of the class struggle are on the agenda all over the world.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-21). Iran FM holds meeting with family of detained pilgrim. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 21 (MNA) — Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdolahian has held a meeting with the family of an Iranian Hajj pilgrim who is still in detention in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.

Cronkite News Arizona PBS (2022-08-21). Final ISIS Kidnapper sentenced to Life for Role in Kayla Mueller's Death. juancole.com By Ryan Knappenberger | &#1 ; ( Cronkite News ) &#1 ; ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A second ISIS militant was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the kidnapping and killing of Prescott native Kayla Mueller, a relief to her parents who pledged to continue fighting for her memory. "Now we can set this behind us," Carl …

_____ (2022-08-21). The Deadly Business Of Reporting Truth. popularresistance.org Violence is the most basic and blunt form of press censorship. To kill or imprison a journalist is to silence the public's source of news. To date, 33 journalists around the world have been killed this year and another 494 are currently imprisoned, according to Reporters Without Borders (RSF). Put another way, thus far in 2022, on average, once per week somewhere in the world a journalist is killed for reporting the news. | Sometimes these cases make headlines, as was true in October 2018 when Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian journalist who reported for the Middle East Eye and the Washington Post, was murdered by…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-21). RISE for Youth program celebrates successful first year. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org RISE for Youth, a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Mayo Clinic and the Rochester branch of the NAACP, recently wrapped up its inaugural year of programming. The program, which received funding through Mayo Clinic's $100 million commitment against racism, drew rave reviews from scholars, community partners and Mayo Clinic staff. For as long as she can remember, Aisha Qassim has wanted to become a surgeon. But with no doctors in her family, she wasn't sure of the…

_____ (2022-08-20). The Chris Hedges Report: Psychology Of A Klansman. popularresistance.org On Jan. 9, 1966, the White Knights of the Mississippi Ku Klux Klan murdered the Black civil rights activist Vernon Dahmer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, after firebombing and shooting into his house. It was one of thousands of hate crimes conducted in the South by whites who waged a reign of terror against Blacks to frighten them from abandoning calls for desegregation and voting rights. Terrorism by white vigilantes against religious and ethnic minorities is ingrained in the DNA of American society going back to the slave patrols—and has only escalated in recent years. The FBI recorded 8,263 reported hate cr…

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