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EJI Issues New Findings on Alabama Prisons

EJI Issues New Findings on Alabama Prisons | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) today released findings from its latest investigation into conditions at several Alabama prisons.
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Attorneys seek new trial for teenage killer

Attorneys seek new trial for teenage killer | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Cyntoia Brown was 16 years old she shot and killed a 43-year-old man who had picked her up for sex. Brown claims she was afraid of Johnny Allen, who she said was behaving strangely and had…
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Kris Maharaj is Innocent, Witnesses Tell Florida Courtroom

Kris Maharaj is Innocent, Witnesses Tell Florida Courtroom | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A Miami court yesterday heard several witnesses testify that they believe Kris Maharaj to be innocent of two murders for which he has spent 28 years in a Florida jail.   Former Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) agent Henry Cuervo supported the proposition that Colombian cartels carried out the 1986 murders of Derrick and Duane Moo Young in a Miami hotel for which Mr Maharaj, now 75, was convicted.  
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Mentally ill children held in prison cells as care facilities cut

Mentally ill children held in prison cells as care facilities cut | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Vulnerable British children are finding themselves locked in prisons rather than receiving required medical help, as hospitals and medical centers lack the resources to treat them, new figures show.
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On Trial for Protesting Conditions in Solitary Confinement: The Case of the Dallas 6

On Trial for Protesting Conditions in Solitary Confinement: The Case of the Dallas 6 | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Are people in prison allowed to stand up for their rights? Or does all organized resistance to inhumane prison conditions amount to rioting? Five men—Andre Jacobs, Carrington Keys, Anthony Locke, D...
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Jodi Arias' Lawyers File Motion To Dismiss All Charges

Jodi Arias' Lawyers File Motion To Dismiss All Charges | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys for convicted murderer Jodi Arias have filed a motion to dismiss all charges against her, alleging prosecutorial misconduct.

The motion filed late Monday alleges a computer forensic expert hired by the defense discover...
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British man jailed for Florida double murder in last bid for freedom

British man jailed for Florida double murder in last bid for freedom | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Kris Maharaj’s lawyers will present witnesses including a Miami police officer who claims the businessman was a fall guy for a Colombian drug cartel
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Dispute over cartel witness threatens Briton's bid to leave Florida prison

Dispute over cartel witness threatens Briton's bid to leave Florida prison | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Case of British businessman Krishna Maharaj, in prison since 1987, hinges on evidence linking murders to Pablo Escobar
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Saving Mila

Saving Mila | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Mila was 2 years old when she started telling of her"Poppa" touching her gina.
Mila who is being sexually abused by her father and trafficked by his...
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Wrongfully Convicted African-Americans Wait Longer For Exoneration

Wrongfully Convicted African-Americans Wait Longer For Exoneration | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
It took 18 years for DNA evidence to surface that cleared Derrick Williams of a rape and attempted kidnapping in Florida. Prosecutors had relied on the testimony of the victim, who identified Williams as her attacker in 1992. But he walked free at ag...
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California City Bans Homeless From Sleeping Outside: If They Leave, ‘Then That’s Their Choice’

California City Bans Homeless From Sleeping Outside: If They Leave, ‘Then That’s Their Choice’ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The city passed two different ordinances aimed at clearing out the homeless population.
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Missing Black Women Are Usually Ignored Until They’re Proven Worthy

Missing Black Women Are Usually Ignored Until They’re Proven Worthy | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Your Take: With thousands of black women missing under suspicious circumstances, the recovery of a kidnapped Philadelphia woman is reason for celebration, but does it take a “good” black victim to merit such attention?
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Robert E. Cooper Jr.: Tracy Boyd, 21, NASHVILLE,TN (AP) Petitions Attorney General": Give Cyntoia Brown A New Trial

Robert E. Cooper Jr.: Tracy Boyd, 21, NASHVILLE,TN (AP) Petitions Attorney General": Give Cyntoia Brown A New Trial | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Cyntoia Brown is serving a life sentence in Tennessee Prison for Women for the murder of Johnny Allen. However, there is evidence to support that she...
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tennesse prison system: HELP FREE CYNTOIA BROWN

tennesse prison system: HELP FREE CYNTOIA BROWN | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Cyntoia Brown was a 16-year-old girl from an average family when she murdered a man who picked her up for sex. Now she faces a life sentence in prison. Did her family history seal her fate? Like Cyntoia, juveniles convicted of serious crimes are being tried as adults with increasing frequency. Faced with a resource-strapped Department of Children's Services and a jurisdiction not to exceed a youth's 19th birthday, juvenile judges are left with little choice but to ensure public safety by locking them away — even if that finishes off a life already damaged by abuse,and  neglect and circumstance.

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4th World Radyo: Election 2014: Eurosettler Desperation At The Ballot Box 11.09.2014

4th World Radyo: Election 2014: Eurosettler Desperation At The Ballot Box 11.09.2014 | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Indigenist Media for Intelligent Aboriginals by aboriginalpress

Summary:  TheAngryindian presents an Afro-Indigenist analysis of the US mid-term elections and attempts to deconstruct the obviously racialist aspects of the reactionary handful of settlers who actually voted and the open-book corruption that allowed more than 40,000 minority citizens to be cheated out of their Constitutional right to vote at all. All this and more on Intelligent Aboriginal Radyo (APNSPR)

Listen/Download: 02:41:38 – 128Kbps mp3 (93.5MB) Stereo

Notes: *We like to network! Drop us a line if you rebroadcast this IRB and be sure to send us a filled-out listener/broadcaster QSL to let us know who is listening to 4WR around the world! — eMail us for details! Your feedback as listeners is really important to us. So please feel free to forward us your suggestions as to how Aboriginal & African communities can effectively, non-violently and intelligently respond to our respective issues. Your suggestions and audio responses might be raised on future dispatches.


eMail + ‘4thworldradio@gmx.pt’
SKYPE + ‘aboriginalnewsgroup’
VoIP + ‘sip:apns@ekiga.net’
Voicemail/G+Talk + ‘aboriginalmediagroup’
APNSPR + ‘feeds.feedburner.com/aboriginalpressradio’

Be sure to catch 4WR on:

4th World Radyo [ aboriginalradio.wordpress.com ]
Radio Free Kansas [ blogtalkradio.com/fightincockflyer ]
Berkeley Liberation Radio [ berkeleyliberationradio.net ]
The Crazy Old Man Network [ thecrazyoldmannetwork.wordpress.com ]

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Empowerment Mondays The Weekly Protest 2014‎Social Worker of the Year Awards 2014 BOYCOT ‪#‎RT‬ ‪#‎SWA2014‬

Empowerment Mondays The Weekly Protest 2014‎Social Worker of the Year Awards 2014 BOYCOT ‪#‎RT‬ ‪#‎SWA2014‬ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
We say NO WAY to Awards for Social Workers who destroy families for PROFIT.

Come and join ‪#‎EmpowermentMondays‬ and boycott these ‪#‎wrongdoers‬! INVITE SHARE REPOST

https://www.facebook.com/events/848168975204862

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Abu-Jamal Sues to Overturn New Law | News | Philadelphia Magazine

Abu-Jamal Sues to Overturn New Law | News | Philadelphia Magazine | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
"The statute was enacted principally to silence Plaintiff Mumia Abu-Jamal."
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Samaritans Arrested for Feeding The Homeless: It ought to be a crime. | OpSafeWinter

Samaritans Arrested for Feeding The Homeless: It ought to be a crime. | OpSafeWinter | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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Brand and Žižek lead celebrity call for greater whistleblower protections

Brand and Žižek lead celebrity call for greater whistleblower protections | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
More than 50 actors, musicians and philosophers hail Edward Snowden and say those who reveal ‘war crimes and corruption’ deserve support
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Beyond 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot': what if there's no indictment in Ferguson?

Beyond 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot': what if there's no indictment in Ferguson? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Hannah Giorgis: The hard truth about no justice for Michael Brown is that we must reassess our expectations to create a new kind of peace
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Let's cut our prison population in half

Let's cut our prison population in half | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
For the last four decades, this country has relentlessly expanded our criminal justice system, needlessly throwing away too many lives and trillions of taxpayer dollars.
Our nation’s addiction to incarceration is unsustainable, ineffective, and inhumane.
We need better solutions to the...
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Why Police Read Your Miranda Rights When You Get Arrested

Why Police Read Your Miranda Rights When You Get Arrested | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The landmark Miranda v. Arizona ruling established that statements made by a suspect in police custody cannot be used against him if the police have not advised him he has the right to remain silent.
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Students by day, homeless at night

Students by day, homeless at night | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Homeless advocates in Madison County believe there is a real need for housing, just for families, as many are deemed ineligible for assistance through federal programs.
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