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2022-08-26: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-26). Twitterstorm Friday, 26 August: #FreeKhalil #FreeThemAll &#1 ; Our Social Media Toolkit. samidoun.net #FreeKhalil #FreeThemAll Twitterstorm Friday, 26 August 2022 10 am Pacific &#1 ; 1 pm Eastern &#1 ; 7 pm central Europe &#1 ; 8 pm Palestine Link to sample tweets: bit.ly/freekhaliltweet Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawdeh has continued his hunger strike for the 176th day. Since his detention was "suspended" on Friday, 19 August, he has been held in …

Jordan Jace (2022-08-26). Inmates declare hunger strike in Rhode Island's maximum security prison. liberationnews.org Inmates at Rhode Island's maximum security prison began a hunger strike August 21, sparked by the recent heat wave sending prisoners to the hospital.

WSWS (2022-08-26). James Coddington executed in Oklahoma: The first of 25 state killings set through 2024. wsws.org The state of Oklahoma intends to execute two dozen prisoners at a rate of about one a month over the next two years, utilizing a barbaric lethal injection protocol that has been shown to cause torturous death.

Stephen W Enciso (2022-08-26). NT Chief Minister downplays Don Dale self-harm statistics. greenleft.org.au The NT government is committed to keep incarcerating children in Don Dale Youth Detention Centre until at least "late 2023", reports Stephen W Enciso.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-08-26). 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 (2022-08-25). TCAC condemns Tallahassee Police Department training with war criminal Eddie Gallagher. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – Recent social media posts revealed that the Tallahassee Police Department Tactical Apprehension and Control Team took part in a training associated with Eddie Gallagher, a retired Navy SEAL accused of numerous war crimes. Most notably, Gallagher was accused of fatally stabbing an injured 17 year old ISIS prisoner named Khaled Jamal Abdullah, posing with the body and sending the picture to friends. Prosecutors painted a picture of Gallagher as needlessly violent and bloodthirsty, bragging about his number of kills. He even went so far as to gloat about murdering innocent civilians. His own fellow…

Derek Briles (2022-08-25). Racial disparity, nebulous funding: unfair arrest and incarceration in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. liberationnews.org On July 11, Urbana City Council voted to approve a special use permit to consolidate jail facilities in Champaign County at the urging of local law enforcement entities.

Dana Sanchez (2022-08-25). Husband Of Nancy Pelosi, Multimillionaire Paul Pelosi Sentenced To 5 Days In Jail For Ridin' Dirty, DUI. moguldom.com Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol and was sentenced to five days in jail and three years of probation for a crash in California's wine country that injured another driver. Pelosi, 82, has already served two days in jail after the May 28 …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-25). Nehanda Abiodun and the Legacy of Resistance to the Prison Industrial Complex. libya360.wordpress.com Abayomi Azikiwe African American revolutionary exemplified the movement to end national oppression and the criminalization of a people Black August Series No. 4 Since the early 1980s, the prison population in the United States has grown exponentially with African Americans, Latin Americans and other working class people making up the majority of those incarcerated in…

Abayomi Azikiwe (2022-08-25). The Legacy of Resistance to the Prison Industrial Complex. Nehanda Abiodun Enters the Struggle. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-08-25). Brazil: Is Lula Under Threat? libya360.wordpress.com Julian Cola "It's also in your hands to prevent the return of corruption and robbery to take hold of the country…It's you who can prevent the release of a prisoner [Lula] convicted of corruption" —Geraldo Alckmin speaking during his 2018 presidential campaign. Four years on, the former governor of Sà£o Paulo is now Lula's vice-presidential…

Julian Cola (2022-08-25). Is Lula Under Threat? Political Intrigue Grows As Right Suddenly Merges With Left In Brazil's Upcoming Presidential Election. covertactionmagazine.com "It's also in your hands to prevent the return of corruption and robbery to take hold of the country…It's you who can prevent the release of a prisoner [Lula] convicted of corruption" —Geraldo Alckmin speaking during his 2018 presidential campaign. Four years on, the former governor of Sà£o Paulo is now Lula's vice-presidential running matein …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2022-08-25). Palestinian Collective Struggle on the Rise Inside Occupation Prisons. orinocotribune.com Palestinian prisoners

TeleSUR (2022-08-25). Conservatives Want to Discredit Cristina Fernandez, AMLO Says. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) accused right-wing politicians of seeking to discredit Argentina's Vice Oresident Cristina Fernandez-Kirchner, for whom a prosecutor requested a 12-year prison sentence and disqualification of her political rights from for life. | RELATED: | "I do not know in detail the legal process against Cristina, but it is evident that the conservatives are involve…

Mark Gruenberg (2022-08-25). AFSCME: Citizen action from the ground up helps defend democracy. peoplesworld.org PHILADELPHIA—In all the justified angst and worry over the right-wing/white supremacist-nationalist threat to the future of U.S. democracy, the everyday actions of rank-and-file citizens may be a secret weapon against it. That's one conclusion that could be drawn from a special panel on voting, suppression and elections held during the AFSCME Convention in Philadelphia this …

Cameron orr (2022-08-25). The struggle for full legalization of our party. cpusa.org On the CPUSA's visible "existence" in national life Before I joined the CPUSA in the spring of 2017, I had no idea that the Communist Party of the United States still existed. As someone new to the movement at the time, being only exposed to the Black Lives Matter movement following the murders of Trayvon …

____ (2022-08-25). U.S. suppression of Chinese firms slammed. ecns.cn As the United States added seven new China-related entities to its export control list, scholars have said that this suppression of Chinese companies is unpopular and benefits no one.

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