Tag Archives: human rights

Protesters Hope To Stop New City Ordinance Targeting Panhandling

Residents in Wichita, Kansas hope to stop new ordinance targeting panhandling People plan on showing their disapproval of the new ordinance at Tuesday’s city council meeting Under the new ordinance both panhandlers and motorists could face up to a $500 fine and up to 30 days in jail Christopher Parisho is one of many whom is speaking out against the ...

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Pitbull, Mark Cuban Pick Up Trump Admin’s Slack, Lend Jets for Puerto Rico Relief

Puerto Rico

Rapper Pitbull and Mavericks owner Mark Cuban offered personal assistance to Puerto Rico Pitbull lent his private plane to ferry cancer patients to the mainland. The Trump administration has refused to lift restrictions to import aid and needed supplies. Puerto Rico has been leveled and left without power, deepening risk for a humanitarian crisis. With estimates as long as ten ...

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Protests In Detroit After US Immigration Target Chaldean Christian Iraqis

Protests in Detroit following Immigration and Customs Enforcement targeting Chaldean Christian Iraqis Up to 80 people were arrested in Detroit during heavy immigration sweeps conducted by ICE on Sunday Dozens of Chaldean Christian Iraqis are included in those arrests Those arrested were being taken to Ohio where they will be deported back to Iraq Many are concerned  those being deported will ...

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Sedgwick County Kansas Sentences Dying Woman To Jail Forcing Her To Miss Chemotherapy While Offering A Child Molester Probation

Sedgwick County Kansas sentenced 53-year-old Angela Kastner to jail forcing her to miss her chemotherapy while offering self-admitted child molester Brandon Lloyd probation Kastner got in an accident due to dehydration from her chemotherapy treatment Very trace amounts of prescribed Marinol was found in Kastner’s system Sedgwick County charged Kastner with a DUI and sentenced her to two days in ...

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Journalist Barrett Brown Arrested For “Failing To Abide By BOP Restrictions On Interviews”

Journalist Barrett Brown was arrested Thursday for “failing to abide by BOP restrictions on interviews” during a regular “check-in” Brown was arrested in 2012 for reporting on hacked emails showing security firms spying on activists on behalf of corporations The emails also showed HBGary Federal’s plans to collect information on political opponents of the US Chamber of Commerce and a ...

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