Human Rights

No Arrests Made After John Hernandez Killed By A Harris County Sheriff Deputy’s Husband Terry Thompson

No arrests made after John Hernandez killed by Harris County Sheriff Deputy’s Chauna Thompson’s husband Terry Thompson Terry Thompson confronted 24-year-old John Hernandez after witnessing him urinating in a Denny’s parking lot Video of the incident shows Deputy Thompson pinning Hernandez’s arm as her husband held him in a chokehold No arrests have been made for Hernandez’s homicide Outrage in ...

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Documents Show TigerSwan Acted as a De Facto Gov’t Security Agency in Standing Rock

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A coordinated anti-water protector propaganda campaign by police attempted to change public perception of police actions. Documents revealed by the Intercept show unfaltering coordination between police and TigerSwan. Law enforcement and private security used social media to avoid accountability for violent actions. Water protectors were closely surveilled and likened to ‘terrorists.’ Water protectors in Standing Rock endured an hours-long assault ...

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St Louis Looks To Put Disabled Veteran In Prison After Police Mistakenly Shot Her In The Back 18 Times

St Louis is looking to put a disabled Veteran in prison after their police department mistakenly shot her in the back 18 times On May 8 2015 Jennifer Morgan called police on an intruder in her brother’s house When police responded they apparently were confused at ended up shooting Morgan in the back 18 times Police claim Morgan pointed her ...

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Tennessee Judge Grants Injunction To Keep Baby Steffen Alive After Almost Dying In DHS Custody

Tennessee judge grants a temporary injunction to keep Baby Steffen alive after the 7-month old almost died while in DHS custody Baby Steffen was born with Down Syndrome and congenital heart defects On February 2 Baby Steffen and his sister Annalise were placed in DHS custody On February 17 Baby Steffen was rushed to Vanderbilt Hospital a diagnosed for having a serious infection ...

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Water Protectors Go To 8th Circuit Court of Appeals To Try And Overturn A Decision By North Dakota Federal Court Regarding Militarized Police

Water Protectors go to 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to try and overturn a decision by North Dakota federal court regarding militarized police The water Protector Legal Collective filed a class action lawsuit over militarized police actions against water protectors in North Dakota Militarized police used tear gas, bean bag rounds, and water cannons against unarmed water protectors in freezing ...

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Leaked Documents From TigerSwan Give Disturbing Detail On The Dakota Access Protests

A look inside the leaked documents from the private security firm TigerSwan show disturbing details on the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Response On Saturday The Intercept released leaked documents from the inside the private security firm TigerSwan Documents show that FBI, BIA, and other government agencies were working with TigerSwan The documents show TigerSwan trying to press a narrative through ...

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Nashville.gov Makes Kratom Bust And Forgets The Definition Of The Word Synthetic In Their Excitement

In a press release on Nashville.gov officials showed their lack of knowledge on the plant Kratom and the definition of the word synthetic Law enforcement in Nashville conducted a one month investigation into 26-year-old Christopher R Miller selling Kratom Miller goes to court on June 12 and is held on $22,500 bond In a press release to Nashville.gov officials described ...

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Who Should You Call After Child Protection Services Opens An Investigation Into Your Family

Who do you call after Child Protection Services opens an investigation into your family Title IV Funding has given Child Protection Services incentive to remove children It is not unusual for advocates to attempt to take advantage of families stuck in the system Simple background checks can allow you to see if advocates offering help are knowledgeable in the field All over ...

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