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Tribute to Zaharibu

Tribute to Zaharibu | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Another friend of Zaharibu wrote: “We believe it is things of this nature which further prove the positive impact on people’s lives that NCTT (NARN Collective Think Tank) activists continue to have...
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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.

 

 

Read the full article.

http://www.pjstar.com/news/x853699644/Judge-rules-Johnnie-Lee-Savory-can-use-DNA-tests-on-old-evidence#ixzz2bILBrZaH

 

justice will prevail please Sign ! http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/dnaforsavory/ ;

 http://www.thesavoryfiles.org/#/tour/4569563453


Fighting for social justice. Seeking justice for those who were falsely imprisoned for crimes they did not commit. Born on the same day of Emmett Till.
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This Is What CeCe McDonald Thinks We Should Do To Keep All Queer People Safe

This Is What CeCe McDonald Thinks We Should Do To Keep All Queer People Safe | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Activist and formerly incarcerated transgender woman CeCe McDonald has firsthand experience with the injustices of the criminal justice system -- particularly when it comes to the lives and bodies of transgender individuals.

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The NYPD Is Getting An Overhaul, And That May Mean More Tasers

The NYPD Is Getting An Overhaul, And That May Mean More Tasers | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
New York City police officers have been ordered to go through a mandatory retraining in the use of force, police commissioner William Bratton told reporters Tuesday.

The order follows the death of Eric Garner, a 46-year-old father of six, who die...
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Marissa Alexander Is Denied New Hearing; Still Faces 60 Years in Prison

Marissa Alexander Is Denied New Hearing; Still Faces 60 Years in Prison | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
A judge found that additional evidence did not warrant another hearing. Florida State Attorney Angela Corey is seeking a 60-year sentence for Alexander, who was convicted of aggravated assault for firing what she said was a warning shot at her abusive husband.
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A Mom’s Inspiring Reaction To The Bangalore Rape Case

A Mom’s Inspiring Reaction To The Bangalore Rape Case | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Don’t let the memory of brutality fade…take the anger and transform it into something other than noise
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The Day I Was Nearly Arrested for Having an Autistic Son

The Day I Was Nearly Arrested for Having an Autistic Son | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Moms arrested for going on job interviews, for letting kids play outside. It almost happened to me over a tantrum.
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Denver attorneys offer $3.25 million to jail inmate tortured, beaten

Denver attorneys offer $3.25 million to jail inmate tortured, beaten | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Denver city attorneys have reached a tentative agreement in a jail torture case that proposes paying inmate Jamal Hunter $3.25 million.
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IDS Finds Poor Hit Hardest By His Benefit-Stripping Decisions

IDS Finds Poor Hit Hardest By His Benefit-Stripping Decisions | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith's benefit sanctions are poorly understood and hit "vulnerable" jobseekers the hardest, a report commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions has found.

Duncan Smith's sanctions, under which a jobseeker can autom...
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What's behind the tough talk? | SocialistWorker.org

What's behind the tough talk? | SocialistWorker.org | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The American Federation of Teachers convention was full of militant rhetoric to cover union leaders' continued concessions.
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Dr. Ansari's Human Rights Updates

Dr. Ansari's Human Rights Updates | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
DR. ANSARI'S HUMAN RIGHTS UPDATES, hosted by Dr. Mustafa Ansari Tuesdays, 3pm EST administration@scholarsofpeace.com Dr. Ansari is an international human rights lawyer and Dean of the American Institute of Human Rights. Call to speak on air at (347) 857-3293 (some shows are pre-recorded). The American Institute of Human Rights is committed to educating attorneys and human rights activists regarding United Nations human rights treaties and covenants that America has already signed and is responsible to uphold (i.e., Executive Order 13107). Online classes and certifications are offered by the American Institute of Human Rights to equip non-attorneys to file human rights communications and complaints directly to the International Court. Please listen every Tuesday, and share each broadcasts with friends and social networks. Everyone deserves protection of their rights to life, liberty, and security of person and property. Dr. Ansari believes that many justice quests that have been quashed in American courts are nevertheless eligible for fair treatment upon review by the United Nations. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never has, and it never will. ~Frederick Douglass
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Benefit sanctions hit most vulnerable people the hardest, report says

Benefit sanctions hit most vulnerable people the hardest, report says | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Claimants not told about hardship system and sanctions imposed when they were not at fault, DWP study finds
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Judge Orders Further DNA Testing in Darlie Routier Case

Judge Orders Further DNA Testing in Darlie Routier Case | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
A federal judge in Texas denied a prosecution request to dismiss Darlie Routier’s new trial request without further investigation.  He has urged attorneys on both sides to go forward with DNA testi...
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Detroit suspends water shutoffs for 15 days

Detroit suspends water shutoffs for 15 days | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department is suspending its water shutoffs for 15 days starting today to give residents another chance to prove they are unable to pay their bills.
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Freedom from Bondage - Jerome Elom

Freedom from Bondage - Jerome Elom | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Jerome Elam is a child abuse survivor and writer for the Washington Times, Communities section. Mr Elam says, "I have struggled against many things in my life including childhood sexual abuse and somehow I found a way to survive." Raised in the South, he joined the United States Marine Corps at the age of seventeen and spent the next eight years seeing the world. After his enlistment was finished he attended college and graduated to work in the Biotechnology sector. Jerome continues, "Writing is my passion and it keeps me in touch with the wealth everyone holds deep inside their hearts and minds." At NAASCA, Jerome writes on the topics of child abuse and trauma, and they feature his articles regularly on their web site. His work for the Washington Times "Community" section is always to the point, and he frequently takes advantage of the opportunity to explain the shocking statistics pertaining to the material in his articles. Then too, his "End To Silence" BLOG offers him additional opportunities to reach the community of those who share with Jerome a passion to help in the fight against child abuse and make it a National priority.
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Botched Execution In Arizona Drags On For More Than Hour

Botched Execution In Arizona Drags On For More Than Hour | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
An Arizona inmate gasped and snorted in an execution that lasted nearly two hours on Tuesday.

Lawyers for Joseph Wood had filed an emergency motion to abort the execution because their client was still alive more than an hour after receiving a le...
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Trial Begins For Man Who Shot Unarmed Black Teenager On His Porch

Trial Begins For Man Who Shot Unarmed Black Teenager On His Porch | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
DETROIT -- As a prosecutor showed a jury photos of Renisha McBride, her father rushed out of the court room. The photos of the 19-year-old -- first smiling, and then lying lifeless on a porch -- were shown in quick succession at the beginning of one ...
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#MillionMaskMarch #NOV5TH 2014 (NEW PROMO) -

Links: Forum: http://anonuk.anonsource.org/ Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/485894658146587 Website: http://www.ukanonymousevents.com/millionmaskmarch...
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London Dare2Care @Dare2CareLondo 3PM 24July #SohoSquareVigil#ChildrenScreamingToBeHeard@sohoradio RT

London Dare2Care @Dare2CareLondo   3PM 24July #SohoSquareVigil#ChildrenScreamingToBeHeard@sohoradio RT | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it

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3PM 24July #SohoSquareVigil#ChildrenScreamingToBeHeard@sohoradio RT pic.twitter.com/h7poxCOTXX

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Military device used on Detroit protest against Water Shutoffs

Military device used on Detroit protest against Water Shutoffs | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Daily KosJuly 22, 2014 Nine persons were arrested at the entrance to Homrich, a demolition contractor working on a $5.6 million deal to perform the water shutoffs on residents. The rally outside the gate started at 6:30am and went for seven hours before arrests were made. Police believed the group would disperse and head to the rally…
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AMBER ALERT! ROSA PARKS' GODCHILD MAILAUNI WILLIAMS MISSING; JUDGE KATHRYN GEORGE LOOTS ESTATE, BARS MORTGAGE PAYMENTS ON HER HOME

AMBER ALERT! ROSA PARKS' GODCHILD MAILAUNI WILLIAMS MISSING; JUDGE KATHRYN GEORGE LOOTS ESTATE, BARS MORTGAGE PAYMENTS ON HER HOME | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
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Murdered on the streets of Staten Island | SocialistWorker.org

Murdered on the streets of Staten Island | SocialistWorker.org | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
New York City cops killed Eric Garner in broad daylight--and now people across the city and beyond are reacting with grief and anger.
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Sixty years and still segregated | SocialistWorker.org

Sixty years and still segregated | SocialistWorker.org | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Six decades after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, racial inequities still need to be addressed directly.
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The Diane Downs’ Case Was No Small Sacrifice

The Diane Downs’ Case Was No Small Sacrifice | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
by Lise LaSalle On May 19, 1983, Elizabeth Diane Downs and her three small children were shot on a country road near Springfield, Oregon. Her 7-year old daughter Cheryl died but her 3-year old son Danny and her 8-year old daughter Christie survived. Within three weeks, Diane had lost custody of her remaining wounded children…
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VIDEO: John Oliver Nails the Prison Industrial Complex—'It Seems a Little Draconian and a lot Racist'

VIDEO: John Oliver Nails the Prison Industrial Complex—'It Seems a Little Draconian and a lot Racist' | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
"The whole system seems fundamentally broken."
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Marissa Alexander denied 'stand your ground' hearing

Marissa Alexander denied 'stand your ground' hearing | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
A motion for a second "stand your ground" hearing for Marissa Alexander has been denied, in a ruling made Friday by Judge James Daniel.
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Detroit residents fight back over water shutoff: 'It's a life-or-death situation'

Detroit residents fight back over water shutoff: 'It's a life-or-death situation' | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
The beleaguered city says a water shutoff is essential to recoup $89m in overdue bills. But the decision has outraged thousands of Detroiters – who have taken matters into their own hands
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