UN Report Slams Cruel Drug Treatment as “Torture”

Phillip Smith | Compulsory "treatment" for drug addiction in some parts of the world is "tantamount to torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment," according to report last month from the UN's special rapporteur on torture and other degrading treatments and punishments.
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Turkish police suspect Saudi journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate

Middle East Eye | Senior police source tells MEE that police believe Khashoggi's suspected killing was videotaped 'to prove the mission had been accomplished'

Obama Admin response to Border Patrol crisis: More deportations

Max Ocean | More border detention centers and additional judges for deportation hearings planned for humanitarian crisis
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Censorship is what happens when powerful people get scared

Liberty BlitzKrieg | The way I see it, two key events of the 21st century directly led to the situation we find ourselves in currently
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DHS releases more than 2000 immigrants citing lack of detention space

Intellihub.com | Border-crossers will be given ankle monitors and will be released into the general population until they appear before a judge at an immigration hearing in the near future.

After 13 years imprisoned without charge, man released from Guantanamo

Andrea Germanos | Groups say human rights violations at the prison continue, Gitmo must be closed
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You should have the right to sue companies that violate your privacy

EFF | It is not enough for government to pass laws that protect consumers from corporations that harvest and monetize their personal data
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TSA’s roadmap for airport surveillance moves in a dangerous direction

EFF | The Transportation Security Administration has set out an alarming vision of pervasive biometric surveillance at airports

Senator: White House simply doesn’t “want public to know” scope of CIA torture

Jon Queally | Members of Intelligence Committee say White House is stalling release of torture report as high-level disagreement over what American people can know about abuses by CIA reaches boiling point; Transparency advocates tell lawmakers with access to report, 'Just read it into the record.'
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Battlefield America: The war on the American People

John W. Whitehead | “We the people” are being hijacked on the highway by government agents with little knowledge of or regard for the Constitution.
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Psychologists urged to examine complicity in supporting abusive systems of torture in U.S. criminal...

Intellihub | Psychologists Must Choose Whether to Oppose HR Violations or Act as Bystanders

Military Sexual Assault Prevention Officer Accused of Running Prostitution Ring

RT | The US military officer overseeing sexual assault prevention at the Fort Hood base in Texas is now under investigation for sexual assault, including allegations of maltreatment of subordinates and running a prostitution ring.
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Al-waleed bin Talal reportedly hung upside down and beaten by U.S. mercenaries

Zero Hedge | The Daily Mail’s account of the treatment of the Saudi royals arrested in the crackdown is much more harrowing than anything the mainstream media has published
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Minority Report: NYPD unveils plan to deploy drone fleet that will soon use facial...

Natural News | The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has a new crime-fighting tool at their disposal
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Day of rage protests are scheduled for July 15th in these American cities

The Organic Prepper | All of these places have the strong potential to become battle zones

Mystery surrounds Wal-Mart’s bizarre cover story of closing five stores for six months due...

Mike Adams | Wal-Mart has suddenly announced it is shuttering five stores from Florida to California for a six-month period due to what the company claims are "plumbing problems"

The media is focusing on the WRONG Senate torture report

Washington's Blog | The big story everyone is missing
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Oregon state senator Elizabeth Steiner Hayward calls for government to physically violate children by...

Mike Adams | Nazi fascism is deeply rooted in the belief that the state owns your body
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Tenn. GOP Caucus Chair: ‘We need to activate the National Guard to round up...

Shepard Ambellas | 'Give em' back to ICE'
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Reporter who exposed BBC pedophilia cover-up suddenly dies at 52

Free Thought Project | The courageous BBC reporter who exposed one of the largest pedophile scandals in the history of the world has died

VA whistleblowers detail shocking retaliation by government officials

Intellihub | Whistleblowers detail a culture of retaliation that is alive and well within the VA.
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Tourists aggressively arrested by Area 51 security forces after breaching main gate in vehicle:...

Intellihub | Will the tourists taken into custody ever be seen again?
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AZ lawmaker trying to make filming police illegal

Intellihub | $300 fine or 6 months in jail for filming police

Culture in a Cage

Mike Reid | Recently, three children from a little-known forest tribe in India approached a nearby Indian village and asked to join their school. The teachers, however, were forbidden by law from admitting the kids.
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School bans clapping because some people are too “sensitive”

Daily Sheeple | School will allow "silent cheers" instead

Steubenville Teens Pronounced Guilty of Sexual Assault

Lauren McCauley | A judge announced Sunday that two Steubenville, Ohio high school football players have been found guilty of sexual assault in a highly-publicized trial that drew questions of a community's complicity in this criminal act.

DC attempting to unconstitutionally force Christian schools to embrace LGBT student groups

Onan Coca | The city passed a bill called "The Human Rights Amendment Act of 2014" which will eliminate the "Nation's Capital Religious Liberty and Academic Freedom Act

ACLU joins fight against a California mandatory vaccination bill pushed by bought-off politicians

J.D. Heyes | One of the country's oldest civil rights legal groups has joined the fight against a California bill that would deprive parents in the Golden State the right to decide whether or not they want to expose their children to potentially harmful vaccines
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Michelle Obama’s school lunches look and taste like ‘decomposed rotten prison food’, schoolkids say

Shepard Ambellas | Schoolkids across America are in shock that they are treated worse than prisoners

CIA lawyer: stopping torture ‘would have been easy’, but I approved it anyway

Jon Queally | John Rizzo describes how he decided not to put halt to torture; Calls Bush "stand-up guy" for his role