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Supporters of 14-year-old SC boy executed in 1944 for killing 2 girls want a new trial

Supporters of 14-year-old SC boy executed in 1944 for killing 2 girls want a new trial | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Supporters of a 14-year-old black boy executed in 1944 for killing two white girls are asking a South Carolina judge to take the unheard-of move of granting him a new trial in hopes he will be cleared of the charges.
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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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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/ ;

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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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#SCOTUK Scotuk - Stolen Children of the UK

#SCOTUK Scotuk - Stolen Children of the UK | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it

 

‪#‎SCOTUK‬ Scotuk - Stolen Children of the UK

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John Niven: How can Cameron sleep when 10,000 people die weeks after being declared fit for work by Atos?

John Niven: How can Cameron sleep when 10,000 people die weeks after being declared fit for work by Atos? | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
THEY might be on opposite sides of political spectrum but Stalin and IDS have a lot in common says JOHN.
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Amazon.com: Michelle's Story: One Woman's Escape from a Lifetime of Abuse eBook: Shelley Chase:

Michelle's Story: One Woman's Escape from a Lifetime of Abuse - Kindle edition by Shelley Chase. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Michelle's Story: One Woman's Escape from a Lifetime of Abuse.
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Prisoners and advocates commemorate the one-year anniversary of the hunger strike by California prisoners and file lawsuit against CDCR

Prisoners and advocates commemorate the one-year anniversary of the hunger strike by California prisoners and file lawsuit against CDCR | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
A year ago on July 8, over 30,000 people inside California prisons began a hunger strike to bring an end to the state’s use of indefinite solitary confinement. On the one-year anniversary of the la...
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Tories discuss stripping benefits claimants who refuse treatment for depression - Telegraph

Tories discuss stripping benefits claimants who refuse treatment for depression - Telegraph | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Senior ministers now believe the rules should be reviewed in order to reduce the “huge” numbers of people who are declared unfit for work due to mental health problems.
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UK: Anti-TTIP protesters take over Whitehall -

VideoID: 20140712-018 M/S Protesters with "#NoTTIP' banner M/S Protesters chanting W/S Protesters walking down Whitehall, London M/S Protesters marching on C/U European Union flag M/S Police outside Europe House M/S '#noTTIP' banner and woman and man dressed as puppet and puppeteer C/U Woman acting like puppet SOT. Mark Thomas, Journalist, Comedian, Activist (In English): "The great thing that democracy does, we civilise corporations, that's what we do. We teach them good manners and how to behave." W/S Crowd clap M/S Protesters playing football M/S Protesters playing football M/S Protesters holding banners W/S Protesters SCRIPT Activists and British trade union members took to the streets of London Saturday to protest against the planned ratification of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a "free-trade" pact that opponents say amounts to a corporate power-grab. Protesters marched through Whitehall and to the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, waving banners and chanting slogans designed to raise awareness of TTIP. Later the group set up camp outside the EU's London office, with protesters giving speeches and playing a five-a-side football match between the National Health Service (NHS) and the government. Major groups involved in the event included Green Party of England and Wales, Occupy London, Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), and University and College Union (UCU). TTIP is currently being negotiated by the European Union and the United States. Protesters say that if pushed through, the pact will give corporations the power to sue governments for billions of dollars in corporate courts with impunity and minimal public knowledge. Protest organisers said these cases would occur if states attempted to reduce company profits through regulation intended to protect the environment, workers' rights, public services and consumer standards. They cited US oil company Occidental Petroleum's billion-dollar law-suit against the Ecuadorian government as an example of what corporations would be able to do in Europe if the pact is ratified. TTIP discussions between the US and EU started in July 2013 with the sixth round of negotiations due to start on July 14, 2014 in Brussels.
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Social Movement Technologies

Social Movement Technologies | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
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Lens on Detroit: Tragic toll of bankruptcy in 35 images

Lens on Detroit: Tragic toll of bankruptcy in 35 images | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Often lost in the discussion about Detroit's bankruptcy is the scope of the city's troubles following six spiraling decades of job losses and residential flight.
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The TPP Censorship Circus Could Change The Way We Use The Internet Forever

The TPP Censorship Circus Could Change The Way We Use The Internet Forever | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
In today's world where digital innovation is driven by the ability to access and leverage the open Internet, the TPP proposes regressive Internet regulations that would be imposed on 12 countries party to the agreement (including Canada) by unaccountable U.S. conglomerates, with little to no meaningful consultation with the public.
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Population selfie campaign -


July 12 - It's World Population Day and a global selfie campaign to raise awareness about issues facing the youth has been launched.It's a joint project between our Social Development Department and the United Nations Population Fund.

 

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Extending pension age 'only way to clear UK debt' - Telegraph

Extending pension age 'only way to clear UK debt' - Telegraph | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
People will have to work until they are 70 to help reduce the impact of Britain's ageing population on the economy, OBR warns
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Jeremy Corbyn MP-Fair Pay Now! Public Sector Strike Action Central London Rally July 10th 2014 -

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Where Are They Now: The People and Events Surrounding the George Zimmerman Verdict

Where Are They Now: The People and Events Surrounding the George Zimmerman Verdict | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
An update on the young woman who became Trayvon Martin’s last messenger, the hoodie that came to embody the movement and the parallel shooting cases that reopened old wounds.
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Glasgow Solidarity for Palestine 2014 -

The day Glasgow came together and marched through the streets in Solidarity for Palestine, Gaza to the BBC against their bias reporting.
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Amazon.com: Locked In: One Girl's EXPLOSIVE TRUE STORY of Child Abuse (Child Abuse True Stories) eBook: Emily Essence:

Locked In: One Girl's EXPLOSIVE TRUE STORY of Child Abuse (Child Abuse True Stories) - Kindle edition by Emily Essence. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Locked In: One Girl's EXPLOSIVE TRUE STORY of Child Abuse (Child Abuse True Stories).
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Outlaw to walk free July 14

Outlaw to walk free July 14 | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
We are excited about the impending release from prison of our beloved friend and comrade, Frank “Outlaw” Reid, on July 14. Outlaw will finally walk free! Allies in D.C. and Virginia have been raisi...
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'Rape For Rape': Village Leader Orders Girl Raped As Punishment For Her Brother's Actions

'Rape For Rape': Village Leader Orders Girl Raped As Punishment For Her Brother's Actions | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
A village headman in India is accused of ordering the rape of a 10-year old girl, to punish her border who reportedly sexually assaulted another girl. The details are shocking.
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When A Parent Goes To Prison, A Child Also Pays A Price

When A Parent Goes To Prison, A Child Also Pays A Price | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
More people are going to prison, and more children are impacted as a result. What effect does that have on kids? The question is rarely researched, but Ifetayo Harvey knows the answer firsthand.
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Grandmother Sentenced to One Year in Prison After Protest at US Drone Base

Grandmother Sentenced to One Year in Prison After Protest at US Drone Base | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
In New York, a peace activist and grandmother has been sentenced to a year in prison for her role in peaceful protests at a base where U.S. drones are piloted remotely. Mary Anne Grady Flores had been
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Sleep No More

Sleep No More | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
On average, one out of every 25 Death Row inmates are innocent. In developing The Divide, premiering July 16 on WEtv, our attempt to portray their stories as well as those dedicated to the Innocence Project has been a humbling experience....
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Mother Of Missing Baby Gabriel Johnson Released From Prison

Mother Of Missing Baby Gabriel Johnson Released From Prison | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Johnson, an Arizona woman convicted in the Christmastime 2009 disappearance of her son, Gabriel Johnson, has been freed from prison.

Johnson, who has served roughly 5 years behind bars, was released from Perryville state prison just afte...
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The World We've Constructed Is Far Beyond George Orwell's Worst Nightmare

The World We've Constructed Is Far Beyond George Orwell's Worst Nightmare | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
Orwell's chilling vision of the future in '1984' is happening today in the form of media manipulation and unnecessary wars.
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The Insanity of the Death Penalty

The Insanity of the Death Penalty | socialaction2014 | Scoop.it
We have a legal, justice and prison system that takes care of protecting society from those who demonstrate themselves as a threat. We just don't have to go the last step of stepping into vengeance and hatred....
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Clare Solomon-People's Assembly-Fair Pay Now! Public Sector Strike Action London Rally July 10 2014 -

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