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Thursday 15 July 2010
by  RoCr

USA. Transgender Community in New Orleans Claims Abuse and Discrimination by Police

New Orleans’ Black and transgender community members and advocates complain of rampant and systemic harassment and discrimination from the city’s police force, including sexual violence and arrest without cause. Activists hope that public outrage at recent revelations of widespread police (...)

Thursday 15 July 2010
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Israël. Hallelujah, the World is Against Us!

A LOCAL TV station told us this week about a group of Israelis who adhere to conspiracy theories.
They believe that George W. Bush planned the destruction of the Twin Towers in order to further his wicked aims. They believe that the big pharmaceutical corporations spread the swine flue virus (...)

Thursday 15 July 2010
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China. An Article from a Former Employee of Foxconn

(This is the translated version of a comment from a former employee of Foxconn, which is helpful for us to understand workers’ miserable life at Foxconn: )
Within six months, eight employees of Foxconn committed suicide. As one who worked in Foxconn, I feel so sad. I am not sad about young lives (...)

Thursday 15 July 2010
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A Follow-up Investigation of Fxoconn

A worker at the massive electronics firm Foxconn¡’s Shenzhen plant is said to have just committed suicide by jumping from the roof of a building. This incident is a tragedy by itself, but it is made more so by the fact that this is the ninth time that a Foxconn employee has killed himself or (...)

Thursday 15 July 2010
by  CP

Mexico. Escalating Harassment of Reporter is Cause for Concern

Operating in a climate permeated by violence and impunity, Mexico City based investigative journalist Laura Castellanos continues to be subjected to acts of intimidation because of her reporting on armed groups and radical movements. The continued harassment of journalists highlights the urgent (...)