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Teen Survives Being Shot 15 Times For Trying To Leave Gang

Teen Survives Being Shot 15 Times For Trying To Leave Gang | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Nineteen-year-old Atlanta youth Orentheal Childs (pictured below right) who was left for dead after being shot 15 times for attempting to cut his ties with a gang is miraculously, still alive, repo...
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The Innocence Tour begins 1st May 2015

The Innocence Tour begins 1st May 2015 | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it


The Innocence Tour begins 1st May 2015 
http://thesavoryfiles.org/#/tour/4569563453

The innocence bus tour was a vision of Johnnie Lee Savory as part of his, and many others, commitment and efforts to end the plague of wrongful convictions. Wrongful convictions have been experienced by many of our nation’s people without regard to race, age, or gender and is a result of a number of factors including false accusations, false confessions, eyewitness misidentification, ineffective assistance of counsel, and the most common cause, revealed in a recent study by the Better Government Association and the Center on Wrongful Convictions, alleged government error and misconduct by police, prosecutors, and forensic officials.

Innocent people the world over are being falsely accused, unjustly convicted, and sentenced to nightmarish imprisonment for crimes they did not commit. The cries of the innocent echo in the wind; no longer can we as a people turn a deaf ear we must not deny love, truth, or justice to one another. As the innocence bus tour journeys across America and to Canada let these two blessed and great nations serve as righteous examples to humanity

The innocent bus tour will highlight and profile cases of wrongful convictions while advocating for the innocent in the following ways: Recognizing the vital relationship between social support and reintegration, we will serve as a vehicle to connect the innocent with community resources; insisting that DNA testing is made available to persons who claim innocence, particularly, those facing lengthy sentences; demanding the innocent be set free, fully restored to his or her rightful citizenship, and given Immediate compensation for the wrongs that were committed against him or her. Additionally, we seek to end prosecutorial misconduct immunity and hold accountable our elected appointed officials who have sworn before God and man to protect the administration of justice by adhering to the spiritual word in which he or she places his or her hand, obeying the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.


Truth must go forward unhindered, human rights must be protected, and the captive must be set free.

The vision of the innocence bus tour is reunited communities and a healed nation where justice truly prevails and innocence is coveted.

 

 

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American Exceptionalism at Play in Interpreting the Convention on Torture -

Michael Ratner of the Centre for Constitutional Rights rejects the idea that the convention on torture exempts the US outside its borders
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Man Walks Free After Brooklyn Conviction Vacated

Man Walks Free After Brooklyn Conviction Vacated | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Nearly 30 years after David McCallum was convicted of murder at age 17 on the strength of a confession he said was beaten out of him-and no other evide...
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Politician arrested in Occupy London protest - Guardian

Politician arrested in Occupy London protest - Guardian | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Police have arrested 15 demonstrators at Parliament Square including, for a brief period, the Green party politician Jenny Jones, according to The Guardian. Jones, 64, chairwoman of the London asse...
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Lord Freud's war on disabled people even worse than his words

Lord Freud's war on disabled people even worse than his words | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The Mirror's Real Britain columnist Ros Wynne-Jones on the fight against cuts to the Independent Living Fund
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Less freedom in Westminster's Parliament Square than in Hong Kong! - The Ecologist

Less freedom in Westminster's Parliament Square than in Hong Kong! - The Ecologist | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Donnachadh McCarthy went to Parliament Square yesterday to address a peaceful rally about the failings of British democracy. The intimidatory, violent and inflammatory police reaction only confirme...
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Replacing Handcuffs with Community Service

Replacing Handcuffs with Community Service | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Diverting youth who have had trouble with the law to adult mentors and pro-social activities in their neighborhoods can help to reduce recidivism, according to a new report from the non-profit Community Connections for Youth.

The report followed 143 youth who were referred to the South Bronx Com...
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#OccupyDemocracy in Parliament Square: Hands Off Our Tarpaulin!

#OccupyDemocracy in Parliament Square: Hands Off Our Tarpaulin! | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
At eighteen minutes past six on Sunday evening, as soon as the Sun had set, police closed in to break up a group of peaceful protesters sitting together in solidarity on the lawns of Parliament Square. Beneath the helpless gaze of Nelson Mandela, one...
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The Torture Secrets Are Coming

The Torture Secrets Are Coming | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Once you've seen the Abu Ghraib photos, they're not easily forgotten.
The hooded man, the electrodes, the naked bodies piled upon each other, and the grinning soldier with a thumbs up. The images are the stuff of nightmares. They're also incontrovertible evidence that our government enga...
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Grayling gives green light for staff to use force against inmates in new jail

Grayling gives green light for staff to use force against inmates in new jail | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Justice secretary defies appeal court ruling and permits staff in ‘secure college’ to forcibly restrain teenage inmates
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Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes

Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Director Saskia Weber said she is hopeful more religious figures will come forward.
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Graffiti Artist Banksy Arrested In London; Identity Revealed

Graffiti Artist Banksy Arrested In London; Identity Revealed | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
London, England — The elusive graffiti artist, political activist, film director, painter and long time fugitive that for years has gone by the pseudonymous name of Banksy, was arrested early this morning by London's Metropolitan Police. After hours of questioning and a raid of his London art studio, his true name and identity have finally been revealed. The City of London Police say Banksy's real name is Paul Horner, a 35-year old male born in Liverpool, England. The BBC has confirmed this information with Banky's PR agent Jo Brooks along with Pest Control, a website that acts as a handling service on behalf of the artist.
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This Film Is Hard To Watch -- But That's Exactly Why You Need To

This Film Is Hard To Watch -- But That's Exactly Why You Need To | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
A haunting new documentary on domestic violence has a simple goal: to stop people from asking the question "Why doesn't she just leave?" once and for all.

'Private Violence', a feature-length documentary film on the complexities of dome...
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‘White Boy Rick,’ last juvenile sentenced to life for drugs, to be profiled

‘White Boy Rick,’ last juvenile sentenced to life for drugs, to be profiled | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Former Oakland County teenage drug dealer Richard “White Boy Rick” Wershe is the last-remaining person incarcerated in the Michigan Department of Corrections who was sentenced to life in prison as a juvenile for a non-violent crime.
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Official autopsy shows Michael Brown had close-range wound to his hand, marijuana in system : News

Official autopsy shows Michael Brown had close-range wound to his hand, marijuana in system : News | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
St. Louis County medical examiner's findings match private autopsy report in most ways but they vary on closeness of gun to wound on right thumb.
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Man on death row because in Texas, being black means you're dangerous?

Man on death row because in Texas, being black means you're dangerous? | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
During the capital murder sentencing, through testimony of Texas state licensed psychologist Dr. Walter Quijano, Buck’s race became the centerpiece to the implementation of the death penalty.
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“Silence Mumia Law” targets Mumia Abu-Jamal and Prison Radio for political repression in violation of the U.S. Constitution

“Silence Mumia Law” targets Mumia Abu-Jamal and Prison Radio for political repression in violation of the U.S. Constitution | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
October 21, 2014: Pittsburgh, PA – Prison Radio and imprisoned intellectual and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal have retained the Abolitionist Law Center (ALC) to provide legal representation for them i...
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UN officials 'shocked' by Detroit’s mass water shutoffs | Al Jazeera America

UN officials 'shocked' by Detroit’s mass water shutoffs  | Al Jazeera America | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Two UN rapporteurs recommended Detroit immediately resume water service for residents unable to pay their bills
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How The Law Turns Battered Women Into Criminals

How The Law Turns Battered Women Into Criminals | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The first thing Latricia Chance saw when she walked up to the apartment that October morning was a toddler, alone and shoeless, eating cereal on the doorstep. It was her friend Arlena Lindley’s 3-year-old son, Titches. Chance said hello. Titche...

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Voices from Solitary: Survivors Speak

Voices from Solitary: Survivors Speak | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
 The American Friends Service Committee has a long history of advocating for the rights of the incarcerated, and against injustice and abuse in U.S. prisons, jails, and detention centers. Recently,...
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Ministers urged to investigate rate of prison suicides

Ministers urged to investigate rate of prison suicides | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Shadow justice secretary Sadiq Khan says prisons have become dens of violence and number of deaths is a national disgrace
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Housing First: the 'counterintuitive' method for solving urban homelessness

Housing First: the 'counterintuitive' method for solving urban homelessness | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Despite the global recession, homelessness in cities around the world is falling. Can a controversial strategy to give homeless people a roof first – that is, before addressing drug abuse or mental health – take the credit?
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2 Million Face Rent Arrears Due to New Benefits System Admits Lord Fraud

2 Million Face Rent Arrears Due to New Benefits System Admits Lord Fraud | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Almost half of all claimants of Universal Credit feel they will be unable to manage their money when the new benefits regime is introduced next year research has revealed. Universal Credit will rep...

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10-Year-Old Murder Defendant Shows Failure of U.S. Juvenile Justice System

10-Year-Old Murder Defendant Shows Failure of U.S. Juvenile Justice System | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
While his alleged crime is the brutal murder of a 90-year-old woman, should a 10-year-old spend the rest of life in prison for it?
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Baba Herman Ferguson, ¡Presente!

Baba Herman Ferguson, ¡Presente! | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
By Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal on October 17, 2014 His name was Herman Ferguson, and if you’re not dialed into the Black Nationalist Movement, the name may not ring a bell of recognition. Bu...
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