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Ruchira Gupta // India: examining the motivation for rape

India: examining the motivation for rape | openDemocracy – Ram Singh and his cohort have now been formally charged with abduction, gang-rape and murder, but he could so easily have been right. After all, the conviction rate for rape cases in India between 2001 and 2010, was 26 percent. And in Delhi, only one in […]

#Spain’s #farRight gains visibility in #Catalonia crisis

I CARE – – News – Internet Centre Anti Racism Europe – As Catalonia’s separatist challenge heats up, far-right groups are increasingly taking to the streets in their quest for Spanish unity, sparking fears they will grow stronger after decades on the margins, analysts say. 15/10/2017- In central Barcelona on Thursday, xenophobic group Hogar Social, […]

Killer of #NavajoNation girl gets life prison sentence — New York Post

A portrait of Ashlynne Mike on display at a memorial in 2016. APALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation was sentenced Friday to life in prison in a case that drew national attention over abducted Native American children. […] […]

Now that the United Nations Recognises #Mugabe as a ‘Good Guy’

— Zimbabwe: Outrage As UN Honours Medical Tourist Mugabe – allAfrica.com – Mugabe, now 93, spends millions regularly flying to Singapore for even for minor medical attention, spurning crisis-hit local hospitals which opponents say are themselves in need of intensive care due to the incompetence of his four-decade rule. And yet the Zanu PF leader […]

French police arrest far-right militants suspected of plotting attacks on mosque, politician

I CARE – – News – Internet Centre Anti Racism Europe – 18/10/2017- The arrests of suspects aged 17-25 were made in the Paris region and southeast France as part of an investigation into far-right activists, the source said. The nine men and one woman are suspected of links to 21-year-old Logan Alexandre Nisin, a […]

#USA // White Students Attack African Classmates

— Middle Schoolers caught on camera in shocking locker room video – Brent Solomon reports from Short Pump Middle School in Henrico County, VA where students were caught on camera simulating sex on each other, yelling racing rants.

US school district pulls ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

Karen Nelson, Sun Herald // Biloxi school district pulls ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ from lesson plan – Sun Herald received a email from a concerned reader who said the decision was made “mid-lesson plan, the students will not be allowed to finish the reading of ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ …. due to the use of […]