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  • Young Men Post Beatings on YouTube (MN Somalis)

    11/18/2009 9:48:03 AM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 36 replies · 2,261+ views ^ | 11/17/09 |
    A group of young, Somali men posted a video of themselves attacking pedestrians and bicyclists in St. Paul. The suspects openly identify themselves in the video, and then attack unknowing victims. None of the victims have reported any of the attacks. St. Paul police is urging victims to step forward, if they recognize themselves in the video. The video, posted by YouTube user "madbi001," has since been removed from the website and the account has been closed. The Midtown Greenway Coalition reported an incident of assault on the Greenway on Sunday, Nov. 15. A bicyclist was riding along the Greenway...
  • Shackled Teen Describes Beatings By Captors in California Home

    06/13/2009 10:59:11 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 16 replies · 1,004+ views
    Fox News ^ | 06/12/2009 | Fox News
    STOCKTON, Calif. — A teenager who ran from a Northern California home wearing a shackle on his ankle endured frequent beatings, sometimes in front of other children, that worsened over the year he spent there, according to grand jury testimony made public Friday. ...snip...The boy told the grand jury in March that Ramirez and Lau beat him for infractions such as forgetting to water the lawn or not cleaning the bathroom properly, the court documents said. He said they initially hit him with their hands, but that eventually escalated to belts, a mallet, a hammer and an aluminum baseball bat.
  • AP Learns Gitmo Guards Brag of Beatings

    10/06/2006 9:57:34 AM PDT · by jmc1969 · 80 replies · 1,638+ views
    AP ^ | October 6 2006 | THOMAS WATKINS
    Guards at Guantanamo Bay bragged about beating detainees and described it as common practice, a Marine sergeant said in a sworn statement obtained by The Associated Press. The lawyer sent the statement on behalf of a paralegal who said men she met on Sept. 23 at a bar on the base identified themselves to her as guards. The woman, whose name was blacked out, said she spent about an hour talking with them. No one was in uniform, she said. A 19-year-old sailor referred to only as Bo "told the other guards and me about him beating different detainees being...
  • NO- they're all poor, they're all black...

    09/01/2005 1:37:45 PM PDT · by pageonetoo · 85 replies · 3,739+ views
    CNN- WB Reports | 09/01/2005 | Wolfe Blitzed
    Just burning upo the remote batteries, and heard the tail end of this guy spouting words that many are thinking. But, the reality is that there are just people there, that were unable to leave, for any reason. Some were/are hospitalized (watched them moving them in the rain), some are old and infirm at-home-living old people. I thought of my own 82 yr old mom, and shivered to think where she would now be, if she had lived there. I am bigoted. I admit it. I think there is some of that in us all. But, they are NOT all...
  • Jesse in Caracas

    08/29/2005 9:14:19 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 13 replies · 533+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | August 30, 2005 | Editorial
    Demagogues: Jesse Jackson was in top form, flying into Caracas to take a cheap shot at Pat Robertson and sing the praises of Hugo Chavez's Venezuela. But amid the huzzahs, something ugly was happening outside. Seems that Chavez was in top form, too, doing what dictators like his pal Fidel Castro do. Opposition leaders say that while Jackson was visiting over the weekend, Chavez's men sent mobs to ambush about 1,000 peaceful protesters with rocks, bottles and fireworks in downtown Caracas. Venezuelan media reported nine injured, two seriously. An eyewitness said those hit hardest, and often from behind, were vocal...
  • Hannity and Colmes Live Thread (Free Republic Mentioned)

    08/25/2005 5:40:50 PM PDT · by defconw · 378 replies · 6,677+ views
    08/25/2005 | defconw
    OK Hannity mentioned Free Republic on the radio. He has Ann Coulter on and I it should be a great show! Able Danger should be discussed plus those morons trying to back track at Water Reed! Not a Portest? PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESE!
  • Americans roughed up in China

    08/09/2005 5:55:54 AM PDT · by joesnuffy · 8 replies · 526+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 9, 2005 | WorldNetDaily
    WND FAITH UNDER FIRE Americans roughed up in China Cops reportedly mistreat U.S. Christians during raid on house church Posted: August 9, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2005 Two Americans were roughed up by plain-clothes Chinese police during a raid of a house church in the Communist state, reports Christian-persecution monitor China Aid Association. According to the group, the raid came during a crackdown on house churches that has seen 210 Chinese house pastors and members arrested since last month. On Aug. 2, the two Americans, students believed to be from Westminster Theological Seminary campuses in Texas and California,...
  • China rounds up, beats mourners for deposed leader Zhao: witnesses

    01/27/2005 1:31:34 PM PST · by .cnI redruM · 20 replies · 840+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Thu Jan 27, 6:40 AM ET | AFP
    BEIJING (AFP) - China has detained dozens of people, some of whom have been severely beaten, for trying to mark the death of former leader Zhao Ziyang, witnesses said. The allegations came as the government intensified security to prevent mourners attending Saturday's funeral in Beijing for Zhao, the former Communist Party secretary general purged for opposing the 1989 military crackdown on the Tiananmen democracy movement. At least three people, including a woman in her 70s, were punched and manhandled by police officers outside the government offices which receive complaints in the Chinese capital, witnesses said. They were among some 60...
  • Millions of Muslims Tortured, Rights Groups Silent

    12/03/2004 7:47:01 AM PST · by Carl/NewsMax · 22 replies · 930+ views ^ | Dec. 3, 2004 | Carl Limbacher
    While the International Red Cross, Amnesty International and other human rights groups have focused their ire on the alleged "torture" of terrorist suspects at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, the human rights lobby has been silent on the torture of millions of Muslims not in U.S. captivity. A survey reported Wednesday by the London Guardian found that women in Egypt, for instance, are regularly beaten by their husbands - and accept that form of torture as a fact of life under Islamic law. The survey - sponsored by the Egyptian government - found that one woman in three had been...
  • Fallujah adopts Taliban theocracy

    06/04/2004 12:51:36 PM PDT · by Bloodclot · 13 replies · 380+ views
    In wake of U.S. pullout, clerics impose radical regime Posted: June 4, 2004 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 In the wake of the U.S. Marines pullout, the Sunni city of Fallujah has become a Taliban-style theocracy, reports Geostrategy-Direct, the global intelligence news service. In the city of 300,000, about 30 miles north of Baghdad, al Qaida-inspired clerics are the ruling authorities, backed by the guns of Saddam loyalists who have imposed their own version of Islamic law. The comparison to Afghanistan under the Taliban is not coincidental. Many of the clerics who have taken over Fallujah either studied in...
  • Desperate Afghan Women Opt for Fiery Suicides

    04/24/2004 7:03:04 AM PDT · by prairiebreeze · 60 replies · 305+ views
    Reuters ^ | April 23, 2004 | David Brunnstrom
    HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Nineteen-year-old Zahara says the day of her wedding was one of the happiest of her life. But the marriage quickly became a nightmare of quarrels and beatings. Just three month later, she lies in hospital, her pretty face and much of her body scarred by horrific burns, after she poured petrol over her head and lit a match. In post-Taliban Afghanistan, despite a new constitution enshrining women's rights that the Western-backed government passed in January, this remains a depressingly familiar story. Zahara is one of many women to attempt a fiery suicide rather than be trapped...
  • Saudi maids raped, enslaved

    03/10/2004 6:52:48 AM PST · by joesnuffy · 4 replies · 363+ views ^ | March 10, 2004 |
    Saudi maids raped, enslaved Thousands flee sponsors after reported abuse Posted: March 10, 2004 9:07 a.m. Eastern © 2004 Thousands of foreign maids in Saudi Arabia are fleeing the homes of their sponsors, some citing sexual abuse and enslavement charges. There are 80 runaway maids in one villa near the Sri Lankan Consulate alone, according to a report in Arab News. Another 100 are reported in Riyadh. The Sri Lankan press has been filled with sensational stories about the "sale" of runaway maids and accusations against Saudis for mistreating their domestic help. Sri Lankan Ambassador Ibrahim Sahib Ansar is...