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Amnesty International announces 2013 Ambassador of Conscience Award | Amnesty International

Amnesty International announces 2013 Ambassador of Conscience Award | Amnesty International | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Malala Yousafzai and Harry Belafonte were today jointly announced as the recipients of Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2013.
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Free Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

Free Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough ! | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Free Davontae Sanford Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

The police know it. The prosecutors know it. The courts know it. Anybody who reads the court records and police reports knows it.
This could have been any one of us, or any one of our children who was falsely arrested, railroaded, and imprisioned. If we let this stand, who will be next?
Demand that the prosecutors stop covering up their frame-up of this innocent child and come clean. Demand that Davontae be freed to come home
You Can Write Him At
Davontae Sanford-684070
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`1576 w.bluewater highway
ionia,mi 48846

detroitforgottonc... about.me/JUSTICEDAVONTAE

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Autopsy of 17-Year-Old Jessica Hernandez Proves Police Could Not Have Shot Her In Self Defense

Autopsy of 17-Year-Old Jessica Hernandez Proves Police Could Not Have Shot Her In Self Defense | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Since Jessica Hernandez’s death just over a month ago, witnesses of the fatal police shooting have said that the "official version" of events in the police
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Abolish the death penalty!: Here are 8 good reasons why

Abolish the death penalty!: Here are 8 good reasons why | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In Texas--of course--a man faces execution for a crime he probably didn't commit. We can do better, America
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The scandal of councils turning away the homeless is finally being exposed

The scandal of councils turning away the homeless is finally being exposed | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A London council’s admission that it has been dodging its responsibility to homeless people is a chance to come clean on the size of our housing crisis
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Police Shoot Unarmed African American Mother and Infant

Police Shoot Unarmed African American Mother and Infant | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
What is going on with the police in Ohio? From the looks of things with the shooting deaths of John Crawford and 12-year-old Tamir Rice, you would think
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#‎Gitmo2Chicago‬ #ScottyReid #blacktalkradionetwork Chicago PD denies it used building to torture people taken into custody

#‎Gitmo2Chicago‬ #ScottyReid #blacktalkradionetwork Chicago PD denies it used building to torture people taken into custody | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
By Scotty Reid The Chicago Police Department is denying media reports that they used a building to take people it had detained and tortured them while denying them access to an attorney. The practi...
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Child Protective Services Kids Found in Human Trafficking


Child Protective Services agencies are intended to take care of children with nowhere else to go, but corruption has infiltrated the government custodial system - putting kids at great risk. National Safe Child founder Tammi Stefano takes a look at the problem and reveals cases of CPS children who ended up working in the growing human sex trafficking trade in this short clip from the full length Buzzsaw interview with Sean Stone.

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Activist Groups To Rally Against Chicago’s Reported Interrogation Headquarters #‎Gitmo2Chicago‬

Activist Groups To Rally Against Chicago’s Reported Interrogation Headquarters #‎Gitmo2Chicago‬ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Chicago, IL- As news has spread exposing an alleged interrogation facility in Chicago known as "Homan Square" where suspects are reportedly detained, abused an
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Anonymous Launches #Gitmo2Chicago to Shut Down NDAA Style Secret Detention Center By Chicago Police

Anonymous Launches #Gitmo2Chicago to Shut Down NDAA Style Secret Detention Center By Chicago Police | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Anonymous & activists will go to social media using #‎Gitmo2Chicago‬ to bring attention to Chicago Police's secret detention facility that mirrors the CIA’s “black sites.” Is the NDAA here?
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Here's What Happened When Detroit Youth Got Real With Police

Here's What Happened When Detroit Youth Got Real With Police | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
As activists across the country question police tactics and the number of black men and boys killed by cops, a group in Detroit is hoping conversations with officers can begin to heal the mistrust some youth have toward authorities.

More than 50 t...
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ACLU Speaking Out for Juveniles

ACLU Speaking Out for Juveniles | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The American Civil Liberties Union is pushing for changes in a law to try and keep kids from going to court.The ACLU held a press conference Wednesday in Ch...
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Shocking Prison Officer undercover footage: “Let them slash their wrists”

Shocking Prison Officer undercover footage: “Let them slash their wrists” | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
An undercover investigation has revealed a shocking culture of racism, sexism and threats of violence in Britain’s most notorious detention centre. Footage recorded in Yarl’s Wood immigration removal centre reveals that desperate prisoners threw themselves down a staircase in apparent attempts to commit suicide. In one of the most shocking incidents uncovered by the investigation…
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Inside the foster care system: A bleak last stop for lost youths

Inside the foster care system: A bleak last stop for lost youths | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Her entrance caused a stir. A 15-year-old girl with appraising eyes and a gruff, resonant voice, she radiated bridled ambition in a room filled with children who were mostly slumped and lost.
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Heartbreaking letter from the woman with nowhere left to turn

Heartbreaking letter from the woman with nowhere left to turn | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Heartbreaking letter from the woman with nowhere left to turn
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Students hold vigil for death row inmate Rodney Reed - The Daily Texan

Students hold vigil for death row inmate Rodney Reed - The Daily Texan | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
One week before Rodney Reed’s scheduled execution, students and community members gathered on the steps of the Tower to hold a vigil for Reed and to protest Texas’ judicial system.  
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CIA Whistleblower Is Literally Facing 100 Years In Prison

CIA Whistleblower Is Literally Facing 100 Years In Prison | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Jeffrey Sterling didn't hurt anyone, yet he is facing up to 100 years behind bars for nothing more than being a whistleblower. President Barack Obama has
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A Prison, Infamous for Bloodshed, Faces a Reckoning as Guards Go on Trial

A Prison, Infamous for Bloodshed, Faces a Reckoning as Guards Go on Trial | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Three corrections officers at the prison in western New York face gang-related assault charges after an inmate was brutally beaten.
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#‎Gitmo2Chicago‬ LIVE STREAM

#‎Gitmo2Chicago‬ LIVE STREAM | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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Police Officer Turn Whistleblower

NCLEO is an acronym for the National Coalition of Law Enforcement Officers. This organization is a group of ex-law enforcement officers turn whistleblowers. They reported abuses they observed in their police departments and have since gone public with the information. Recently the members of NCLEO went to Washington to speak to congress about police brutality. Tonight Alex Salazar one of NCLEO's members will be our guest, he will tell us about his experience as a police officer and why he decided to become a whistleblower.
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Held for hours at secret Chicago 'black site': 'You're a hostage. It's kidnapping'#‎Gitmo2Chicago‬

Held for hours at secret Chicago 'black site': 'You're a hostage. It's kidnapping'#‎Gitmo2Chicago‬ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Protester Vic Suter says she was shackled to a bench and denied access to a lawyer during detention at Homan Square facility in 2012
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4 More Victims Come Forward From Chicago Secret Prison, Man Tortured Over Weed #‎Gitmo2Chicago‬

4 More Victims Come Forward From Chicago Secret Prison, Man Tortured Over Weed #‎Gitmo2Chicago‬ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
More victims from the Chicago secret prison have some forward. One man was literally tortured for being caught with weed.
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All night vigil for Rodney Reed

All night vigil for Rodney Reed | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Supporters of Rodney Reed held an all-night, candlelit vigil in front of the UT tower Thursday.
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Lawmakers To Consider Limiting Solitary Confinement

Lawmakers To Consider Limiting Solitary Confinement | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The use of solitary confinement on mentally ill inmates sparked expensive lawsuits in New Mexico in the last couple of years. Doña Ana County paid Stephen
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