Friday, July 5, 2013

13-07-05 US: Misc news of the abuse - cops invade Nevada home

Cops Accused of Invading NV Home, Firing Pepperballs and Assaulting Family

After a family refused to allow the police to use home as a lookout, the police decided to forcibly take control of the house anyway.
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A Nevada family has filed a lawsuit claiming that, after denying police requests to use their homes as lookouts, cops forcibly made their way inside anyway, firing pepperballs and eventually arresting them.

12-07-05 Very tense in Egypt

Very tense here univ
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13-07-04 Occupy Tel Aviv: Breslav at Schuster

Brelslav is an 18th century Hassidic Rebbe, whose followers are the "jumping jews", known for street dancing.  Schuster is the street where demonstrations take place in front of Treasury Secretary residence.
The collaboration was hilarious, but police broke it off.

ניידת ברסלבים בהפגנת הלא נחמדים בשוסטר

13-07-04 Fireworks in Cairo!

Egypt’s Second Revolution: Morsi And The Muslim Brotherhood Deposed In Military Coup

Fireworks in Cairo:

Chris Carrington is a writer, researcher and lecturer with a background in science, technology and environmental studies. Chris is an editor for The Daily Sheeple, where this article first appeared. Wake the flock up!

13-07-04 Occupy Tel-Aviv: Weekly demonstration in front of Minister of Treasury home

A few hundred demonstrators convened in front of the home of Treasury Secretary Yair Lapid.
The slogans were the usual:
- No future with Bibi and Lapid
- Schuster (street of the minister's residence), Tahrir - the same revolution
- Government, Corporations - a Crime Organization

This particular demonstration was also aimed against police conduct, since last week police made some sexual harassing comments to female demonstrators.

Some demonstrators later blocked traffic in some intersections, several arrests took place.

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Of note
In front of the Treasury Minister home, police set up fences, with the intention that demonstrators stay within that marks, while police stood on the other side.  A high ranking female police officer, however, was standing in the middle of the demonstrators, for no obvious reason, playing with a smart phone.  I adamantly asked her to leave, but some other demonstrators warned me that I may be detained for that.  The officer, however, immediately left the area.
In this age, when every email is scanned, and every phone call is recorded, demonstrations are one of the only opportunities for direct communications among activists.  It is also clear that smart phones have a wide range of capabilities.  Therefore, the conduct of the police officer may be seen as a blatant violation of the rights for Free Speech, Free Association.
Request for legal opinion was forwarded to the Israeli Civil Rights Association.