At right, Khader Adnan is seen with his children after being released from an Israeli prison 3 years ago. Never accused of a crime, he has been detained for a total of 6 years since 1999 by Israeli forces. Once again, he will risk death by starvation, hoping the international community will mobilize to demand his freedom.
Antoinette Ramirez writes: "My Poor Brother. He is mentally ill and the cops had no right to keep hitting him he was already on the floor. The cops have done this too many times. I see the cops in the ER walking around like they got hurt. Bull shit. He didn't hurt any of them cops. And to do that in front of my mom is so harsh.
Photo: Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times
The nationwide death toll passed 2000 on Friday, with Andhra Pradesh and Telangana together reporting 1979 deaths during the month of May. Temperatures reached 47 degrees (Celsius), or 116.6 Fahrenheit in some areas, reports the Hindustan Times.
On 1May08 in Irving, Illinois, "Civil Disobedience" was redefined as a "Human Caused Hazard", and a simulated mosque was raided by 30 law enforcement agencies.
A Long Week For Homeland Security in Illinois
Reposted from the now defunct "Galesburg 411"
Throughout the world, May 1st is celebrated as Labor Day, but in the US this year, May Day marked the beginning of a nationally coordinated exercise that joins the military with FEMA and civil authorities nationwide.
(INDYRADIO 1June15) Last week, the NSA began to shut down their mechanism for mass collection of phone data. The sunset of Patriot Act Section 215 that occured at midnight is only one possible reason. Sections 201 and 206 also expired at midnight, and have seen little public discussion. The original "Patriot Act" was cobbled together in a way that made analysis difficult from the start.