Criminal Justice

Florida’s Process for Restoring Voting Rights to Felons Ruled Biased and Unconstitutional By Federal Judge


NSA Wipes Out Surveillance Data It Pledged to Preserve, Conveniently Destroying Criminal Evidence Against Itself


Nestlé Has Been Stealing Water From California, Illegally Bottling Millions of Gallons During Drought


ESMA “Death Flights”: 29 Former Naval Officers Sentenced to Life in Prison in Argentina’s Largest Human Rights Trial


NYC Board of Elections Admits to Illegally Purging More Than 200,000 Voters in 2016 Primary

The New York City Board of Elections admitted after a lawsuit that it broke the law by purging thousands of people from voter rolls before the 2016 New York presidential primary. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the board violated “the law and New Yorkers’ trust in the institutions meant to protect their rights.”


UK Activist Convicted Under Terror Law For Refusing “Digital Strip Search”


Jailed Hacker Guccifer Claims ‘Guccifer 2.0’ is U.S. Gov’t Fabrication, Not Russia

During his plane ride extradition from Romania to the United States in 2016, the original hacker known as “Guccifer” told Fox News’ Pamela Browne that one of his handlers asked slyly: “what would your opinion be if another Guccifer showed up?” He then went on to declare that “Guccifer 2.0 is an inside job” by U.S. government agencies.


Saudi Man Condemned To Death By Public Beheading For “Crime” of Atheism


Tens of Thousands of ICE Detainees Allegedly Forced Into Labor, A Violation of Anti-Slavery Laws

A 2014 lawsuit filed against GEO Group, one of the largest private prison contractors, alleges that as many as 60,000 immigrants detained by ICE were forced to work for $1 a day or no money at all, under threat of solitary confinement — a violation of federal anti-slavery laws. In March, the lawsuit reached a historic class action status.


Private Prisons and Modern American Slavery Set to Thrive Under Trump Presidency

With Trump’s plan to expand the use of private federal prisons, and his executive order to increase the number of immigration officers and escalate deportation enforcement raids nationwide, those private prisons are guaranteed a constant, plentiful supply of ICE detainees to occupy their cells — and even more so, to profit immensely from their barely paid, compulsory labor.


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