Drones over our Skies

A picture of a US Spy Drone

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The Military and law enforcement are increasingly using drones to gather information and perform missions. On American Soil most drones seem to be used only for surveillance, while in other countries US drones have been used to perform targeted killings. Among the public many are concerned about this technology, often hard to …

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Bradley Manning 1000 Days in Jail and more Government Crackdown on Transparency

Department of Army Photo of Private First Class Bradley Manning

THE REAL NEWS Worldwide support for Manning as trial of alleged Stratfor hacker Jeremy Hammond takes bizarre twist QUOTES: RATNER: “[Bradley Manning] has now been in pretrial detention, as we’re speaking, 1,003 days. It’s a big anniversary. That means he has been in detention almost three years without a trial. He’s not been convicted of …

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Lawsuit Filed to Block Alabama from “Black Listing” Immigrants

White, graffiti-stylized text on black background reads, "BLAcKLiST"

ACLU Case Is Latest Example of State Attempting to Target and Drive Out Immigrants FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A coalition of civil rights organizations filed a lawsuit today to block a portion of Alabama’s anti-immigrant law requiring state officials to publicly post an online list of immigrants who may be …

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Border Patrol steals migrant’s food and blankets during recent cold spell

NO MORE DEATHS Tucson, AZ- A hidden camera video released by Tucson-based humanitarian organization, No More Deaths, shows an agent of the U.S. Border Patrol removing clean blankets and food intended for migrants in distress.  The January 8 video captures a Border Patrol agent on a desert trail near the town of Arivaca, Arizona, about 12 …

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