“Never felt guilty”: Civil rights convictions tossed in SC
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Eight Friendship Junior College students and a civil rights organizer were convicted of trespassing and breach of peace for staging a similar protest at the same lunch counter in 1961. The men opted for a … He encouraged Graham and seven other …

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PELİN CENGİZ
www.todayszaman.com

I was among the journalists, civil rights groups' representatives and activists from İstanbul watching the latest UPR concerning Turkey on Jan. 27, broadcast live … The suggestions were largely regarding freedom of speech, freedom of belief …

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Amended lawsuit filed by Tamir Rice's family in case against city of Cleveland
www.cleveland.com

Samaria Rice, center, accompanied by family attorney Benjamin Crump, left, pauses during a press conference held at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland, OH, Monday, December 8, 2014. Her 12-year-old son Tamir, died in a fatal Cleveland …

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Calls for cops are changing in city, county
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Butte County Sheriff Fred Lamphere and Belle Fourche Police Chief Scott Jones say the statistics on calls and reports from their offices have changed a lot, even in the past year – and both credit most of the changes to growth in population and traffic …

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Bullets target a plane and confidence in Baghdad
english.alarabiya.net

Even in Egypt, the oldest political entity in the world, the most 'centralized' modern Arab state we see that state institutions and civil society are fraying under the weight of political polarization, tension over the identity, ethos and the …

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NYPD Clarifies That New Counterterror Unit Won't Carry Machine Guns At Protests
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The New York City Police Department says it won't be carrying machine guns at protests, despite comments Commissioner Bill Bratton made recently. Speaking at a breakfast hosted by New York City's Police Foundation Thursday, the commissioner unveiled …

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New Charlotte NAACP leader wants closer LGBT, immigrant ties
www.charlotteobserver.com

The program allows police and sheriff's deputies to start the deportation process on immigrants for offenses both big and small, including traffic violations. And the group also intends to ask city leaders to lobby state lawmakers to give … Polls of …

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'She was only a baby': last charge dropped in police raid that killed sleeping …
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Final charges against Joseph Weekley, a police officer who shot dead a 7-year-old girl, Aiyana Stanley-Jones, in Detroit in May 2010, were dismissed on Friday, leaving a family bereft and raising serious concern among national groups over an …

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NYC to Pay $3900000 in Police Shooting of Ramarley Graham
www.theroot.com

The settlement arrives in the midst of an ongoing investigation by the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, into possible civil rights violations against the New York Police Department officers involved in the Feb. 2 …

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