2019-02-13: Social Media Postees

Incarcerated Immigrants Are Being Tortured
Shared by Merula Furtado | truthout.org | 2019-02-13
In El Paso, Texas, not far from where President Trump delivered a speech riddled with falsehoods and jingoism at a pro-wall rally on Tuesday, at least nine Sikh men reportedly fleeing persecution in India have been on hunger strike in an immigration jail known for weeks. | The asylum seekers are protesting their detention and the conditions of the jail, and Immigration and Customs Enfo…

ICE Detainees on Hunger Strike Being Force-Fed Like Those at Guantánamo
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-02-11
Organizations ranging from the ACLU to Human Rights Watch condemn the practice as "inherently cruel, inhuman, and degrading," writes A. Naomi Paik. Protesters depicting detainees of the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) By A. Naomi… Read more ?…

Watch the 16th Julian Assange Vigil
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-02-08
Unity4J presented the 16th online vigil for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday. You can watch the replay here. Guests: Mike Gravel, Arthur Chesterfield-Evans, Brian Becker, Teodrose Fikre and more. Among the topics discussed were the Geneva city parliament voting… Read more ?…

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