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Christian Concern have crossed a line to outright racism with their attack on Sadiq Khan

The right-wing lobby group Christian Concern are well-known for their vocal homophobia and for stirring up prejudice against Muslims. With their attack on the man set to be the new Mayor of London, however, they seem to have crossed a line from nastiness to racism. 758 more words

Human Rights

Gun attack on Turkish editor outside court during his trial for exposing Turkey-Syria weapons convoy

RT | May 6, 2016

An assailant has tried to shoot the editor-in-chief of Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper Can Dündar , before the court was to announce the verdict on his case, Reuters reported, citing witnesses.

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Civil Liberties

The Labour of Judea Strikes Again

By Gilad Atzmon | May 5, 2016

The Labour Party may not have an issue with anti Semitism but they certainly have a serious issue with Black people and their history…

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

Turkish govt shuts down Zaman newspaper following seizure

RT | May 5, 2016

The Turkish government is shutting down Zaman newspaper, previously a strong critic of President Erdogan, which it seized control of in March.

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Civil Liberties

Is the TSA Pressuring Americans Into Submitting to Background Checks?

By Jay Stanley | ACLU | May 5, 2016

The New York Times had a piece Tuesday on how security lines at airports are getting longer—in many cases, dramatically so, with waits of several hours at some times and airports.

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United States

Colombian Soldiers Arrested for the Murder of Indigenous Leader

Governor Bolaños Lasso (Photo credit Diaro del Cauca)
teleSUR | May 4, 2016

An army sergeant and a corporal have been arrested for the murder of…

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Civil Liberties