Category Archives: Police

Federal Court Explicitly Establishes Filming Cops as a Right | Stillness in the Storm

(Jack Burns) There’s been an ongoing battle between police and the citizenry over who has the right to film in public. Disputes between police and the public have led to camera’s being confiscated by police, and citizens being manhandled, beaten, and arrested. Now, it seems, the courts are weighing in, and not on the side of police…

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Twitter cuts ties with firm believed to help police spy on activists — David Icke latest headlines

‘Twitter is doubling down on its commitment to opposing police use of its data for surveillance. The social network has severed its contract with Media Sonar, which produces surveillance software used by 19 local government agencies. The social media giant cut Sonar off in October as part of its commitment to opposing the use of…

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US Cited for Police Violence, Racism in Scathing UN Review on Human Rights – US’ second review before UN Human Rights Council dominated by criticism over police violence against black men — Discerning the Mystery

Source: America AljazeeraPublished: May 11, 2015By: Natasja SheriffThe United States was slammed over its rights record Monday at the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with member nations criticizing the country for police violence and racial discrimination, the Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility and the continued use of the death penalty. Read more »

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