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  • 31 January

    Up To 100 Masked Men Attack Refugees In Sweden

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    According to a report from Buzzfeed News, a group of approximately 100 masked men physically attacked Swedish immigrants in a train station Friday night. Immediately before the attack, several subsets of the group were seen passing out anti-immigration and white nationalist fliers. Via Think Progress: Four suspects were arrested in …

  • 31 January

    Boko Haram Burns Dozens Of Children Alive In Nigeria, Mainstream Media Predictably Silent

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    A survivor who kept himself alive by hiding in a tree says he witnessed Boko Haram burn dozens of children alive and firebomb and entire village, an attack that has left at least 86 dead in Nigeria. Countless charred bodies and bullet-ridden corpses littered the streets in the aftermath of …

  • 29 January

    Billionaires Report Buying Land With Airstrips In New Zealand In Case Of “Civil Uprising”

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    At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Robert Johnson, president of the Institute of New Economic Thinking claimed that the world’s elite super rich are indeed worried about inequality in a big way.  Not about solving it, but about having escape plans if growing unrest leads to a global uprising. “I …

  • 27 January

    Iran Executed 830+ Prisoners In 2015, Mostly For Drug Offenses

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    After China, Iran is now the nation with the second highest incidence of capital punishment. Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2016 that Iran put over 830 people to death last year, the majority of whom were sentenced for drug convictions.  That’s 2.27 people per day on average.  The number …

  • 27 January

    After 13 Years At Guantanamo, Man Cleared by Parole Board In Case of Mistaken Identity

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    Via Miami Herald: “The Guantánamo parole board on Thursday approved the release of a Yemeni “forever prisoner,” dismissing U.S. intelligence that imprisoned the man for 13 years at the Navy base in Cuba as “discredited.” The so-called Periodic Review Board heard the case of Mustafa al Shamiri, 37, on Dec. …

  • 23 January

    Donald Trump Endorsed By War Criminal Being Tried For Genocide Against Muslims

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    Prepare yourself ladies and gentlemen, Donald Trump has just landed another yuuuuuuuuge endorsement. This time, it comes from Vojislav Seselj, the former Serbian Deputy Prime Minister presently awaiting a verdict from the International Criminal Court regarding his role in organizing crimes of genocide against Serbian Muslims. Via Occupy Democrats: “I …

  • 23 January

    Lynchings and vigilante violence rising in Mexico

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    In Ajalpan, Mexico two brothers were threatened by an angry mob who believed them to be kidnappers.  Police identified them as pollsters for a marketing company and brought them to safety in a government building, but the town’s citizens believed otherwise.  One vigilante doused the two brothers with gasoline and lit …