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The New York state Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that the New York farm Bureau can intervene as a defendant in a lawsuit brought last May by the New York civil liberties Union on behalf of the workers' Center of Central New York, the Worker ...
Across towns in the state, auxiliary constables, many in uniform, informed the media about their protest and later shouted slogans and burnt effigies of politicians Manish Kunjam and Soni Sori and activists, Nandini Sundar, Bela Bhatia and Himanshu ...

Given the historical record, it is a bit odd to see civil liberties groups and community activists concerned about police abuse agitate for more citizen review boards.
New York farm Bureau is extremely pleased the Supreme Court of Albany County and Judge Richard McNally granted our grassroots organization the legal permission to intervene as a party in the New York civil liberties Union lawsuit that seeks to create a ...
As reported by the BBC, the cake was ordered by Lee, a gay rights activist, for an event to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
... country's observance of human rights, protection of civil liberties, and adherence to democratic procedures. A recent trial of two activists behind an unprecedented wave of anti land-reform demonstrations across the country earlier this year is a ...

police abuse at the protests have been reported to worsen, with a civil liberties NGO calling activists' constitutional rights being under attack.
"After teaming up with the American Civil Liberties Union to sue his school district for banning him from the boys' bathroom, he was subjected to enormous scrutiny by the media and people in his community.
Hyderabad: Hours after the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha police gunned down 24 Maoists on the border between the two states, civil rights activists rushed to the High Court here and filed a public interest litigation (PIL) pleading for a thorough judicial ...
Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, North Dakota - As reports of police abuse at Dakota Access pipeline protests accumulate, a civil liberties NGO warns that activists' constitutional rights are under attack. "In Standing Rock, the cops are out of ...
Color of Change, a national racial justice group, filed a lawsuit in federal court in New York on Thursday, over the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's rejection of its request for surveillance information on Black Lives Matter activists. The group ...
Aycock's ruling that this was not a violation of her rights has deeply troubled civil liberties activists and scholars, who are now looking to use the case to highlight some of the most unfair and under-discussed practices of the criminal justice system.
That potential loss of access to real-time voting operations is causing concern among civil- and voting-rights activists about the integrity of Mississippi's vote process.

A report by the American Civil Liberties Union showing that police from Oakland to Baltimore had used a surveillance program to track activists and communities of color by accessing their facebook, twitter and Instagram data en masse confirmed for many ...
A Chicago company has marketed a tool using text, photos and videos gleaned from major social media companies to aid law enforcement surveillance of protesters, civil liberties activists say. The company, called Geofeedia, used data from facebook ...
Sen Ebke, who switched her affiliation from Republican to Libertarian in May 2016, said party leaders hope to pitch the party's civil liberties platform to Democrats and its focus on fiscal conservatism to Republicans. Ebke is ... 8 election, and a ...
A report by the American Civil Liberties Union showing that police from Oakland to Baltimore had used a surveillance program to track activists and communities of color by accessing their facebook, twitter and Instagram data en masse confirmed for many ...
Jewish activists, Puerto Rican revolutionaries and a gay rights activist have engaged in domestic terrorism, said Mr. Brzozowski, who serves as.
"For them to pick and choose what to release, and release only those that they believe help justify a shooting, that's the worst of all worlds," said Peter Bibring, director of police practices at the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern ...
An investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in California found that police departments nationwide were using data meant for advertisers from the country's most popular social media platforms - facebook, Instagram, and twitter - to ...
Turkish deputy PM Mehmet Simsek defends Turkey's post-coup actions, and we debate the future of the South China Sea.
The outcome of disciplinary proceedings against police officers would be made public under a statewide proposal by New York City mayor Bill de Blasio.
... years by renowned activist Barbara Brenner, an advocate (and former ACLU employee) who helped define a new kind of cancer activism that intersected with civil liberties and focused on causes and prevention rather than just awareness and screening.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Tuesday that facebook, twitter, and Instagram gave social media-surveillance tool Geofeedia access to user information that helped authorities monitor and target activists of color. Although the ...
"Every 25 seconds in the United States, someone is arrested for the simple act of possessing drugs for their personal use," stated the report titled "Every 25 Seconds: The Human toll of criminalizing drug use in the United States" authored by Human ...
The proposal to create permanent encampments in Seattle - lobbied by Columbia legal services, the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington and other activists - wouldn't work, either. It would compromise environmental restoration and family and ...
... and twitter have blocked location-data analytics platform Geofeedia from access to their data after it was revealed that some law enforcement agencies were tracking activists and protesters via the platform, according to the American Civil ...
According to research by the American Civil Liberties Union, facebook, Instagram, and twitter all provided access to public user data to a company called Geofeedia, which markets social media monitoring services to law enforcement agencies seeking to ...
The announcements came after the American Civil Liberties Union reported that the analytics firm Geofeedia had been marketing its services to US police agencies to help track activists using social media posts and location data. According to internal ...
But community activists and even some elected officials remain skeptical about the efforts approved by City Council on Monday.
Her letter also was signed by Jennifer Morley, local chair of the American Civil Liberties Union, and Rev. Russell Meyer, director of the Florida Council of Churches.
The network defended Quynh, writing in a statement that she is an "activist who has advocated for human rights, improved living conditions for people, and sovereignty for many years.
... following the recommendations in their marketing materials, law enforcement in places like Oakland, Denver, and Seattle could easily target neighborhoods where people of color live, monitor hashtags used by activists and allies, or target activist ...
Updated - See reaction by Gift of Life below - civil liberties Minister Helena Dalli has backed a protest group calling for the morning-after pill to be made available over the counter.
activists are concerned that Geofeedia is marketing itself as a way to target protesters. "These programs are a deterrent to free speech," said Baltimore activist Kwame Rose, who was arrested while protesting the mistrial of a Baltimore officer charged ...
Indeed, young people right across the globe will only become more united and engaged as our collective yearning for democracy, civil liberties and other universal values strengthens. So too will our commitment to street activism. Our hopes and dreams ...
The group has the support of 42 organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Arizona Jews for Justice and a number of Arizona churches.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan has filed a lawsuit to halt some Detroit foreclosures, according to lawyer Michael Steinberg.
"For them to pick and choose what to release, and release only those that they believe help justify a shooting, that's the worst of all worlds," said Peter Bibring, director of police practices at the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern ...
"If a program infringes on civil liberties and violates the Constitution, it doesn't matter at all if it's effective or ineffective," said Chip Gibbons, policy and legislative counsel for the Bill of rights Defense Committee.
Twenty-five-year-old Ramsey Orta, who filmed NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo putting Staten Island man Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold in July 2014, is beginning a four year prison sentence today, following a July plea deal.
When it comes to terrorism and civil liberties after 9/11, that pendulum swung strongly toward the power side of the equation and it has been slow indeed to swing back.
He could, by contrast, more fully understand the pressing concerns of the civil rights movement, and acknowledged that racism was a pernicious problem.
Houston, Texas -- The White Knights of America, a pro-white activist group, held a White Lives Matter rally outside the offices of the Anti-Defamation League in Houston to protest the organization's labeling of them as a hate group.
A community activist is calling on Charlottesville's City Council to backtrack on a series of new policies altering the way council meetings are conducted, specifically with regard to council discussions and the customary public comment period at the ...
Several high-profile shootings caught on video over the last few years have prompted the news media and community activists to demand the images be made public. Designed to deal with those pressures, San Diego County's policy was an attempt to ...


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