How Egyptian police hunt LGBT people on dating apps – BBC News

How Egyptian police hunt LGBT people on dating apps (BBC News)

The BBC has seen evidence of how officers pose as dates online to seek out and arrest their targets.

There is no explicit law against homosexuality in Egypt, but our investigation has found that the crime of “debauchery” – a sex work law – is being used to criminalise the LGBT community.Transcripts submitted in police arrest reports show how officers are posing online to seek out – and in some cases allegedly fabricate evidence…

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Ben Crump calls for an end to Memphis Police SCORPION Squads | localmemphis.com

Attorneys for Tyre Nichols’ family call for an end to Memphis Police SCORPION Squads (localmemphis.com)

Attorney Ben Crump said the SCORPION units and similar around the country incite more violence than they prevent.

“Pro-active policing” or “saturation unit policing,” whether the officers are in unmarked cars wearing tactical vests or “jump-out boys” in plain clothes and undercover, is defined by several common and dangerous components. These types of aggressive units are used in cities across the country and are intended to flood troubled areas with officers to stem…

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Websites Selling Abortion Pills Are Sharing Sensitive Data With Google — ProPublica

Websites Selling Abortion Pills Are Sharing Sensitive Data With Google by an author (propublica.org)

Some sites selling abortion pills share information with Google. This data could be used to prosecute people who end their pregnancies with medication.

These third-party trackers, including a Google Analytics tool and advertising technologies, collect a host of details about users and feed them to tech behemoth Google, its parent company, Alphabet, and other third parties, such as the online chat provider LiveChat. Those details include the web addresses the users visited, what they clicked on, the search…

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Blackhall Intensifies Destruction of Weelaunee People’s Park in Atlanta Forest – UNICORN RIOT

Blackhall Intensifies Destruction of Weelaunee People’s Park in Atlanta Forest (unicornriot.ninja)

Atlanta, GA – One week after a multi-agency raid on those camping out in the Atlanta Forest, the company behind the land swap of 40 acres of Weelaunee People’s Park (aka Intrenchment Creek Park), Blackhall Real Estate Phase II, LLC, instructed its contractors to dig up the park’s concrete park…

Atlanta, GA – One week after a multi-agency raid on those camping out in the Atlanta Forest, the company behind the land swap of 40 acres of Weelaunee People’s Park (aka Intrenchment Creek Park), Blackhall Real Estate Phase II, LLC, instructed its contractors to dig up the park’s concrete parking lot, trail head, and the…

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Alabama inmate ‘baked to death’ in prison cell ‘hotter than three hells,’ federal lawsuit says

The suit said that inmates in the T Unit had complained of “excessive heat” all weekend prior to Rutledge’s death.In the T Unit, inmates were confined to their cells “around the clock, including for eating and bathing,” meaning there was no respite from the heat, according to the lawsuit.Some inmates “attempted to limit the heat…

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This School Calls the Police on Students Every Other Day — ProPublica

Administrators at the Garrison School call the police to report student misbehavior every other school day, on average. And because staff members regularly press charges against the children — some as young as 9 — officers have arrested students more than 100 times in the last five school years, an investigation by the Chicago Tribune…

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‘A living hell’: Former federal inmates describe years of sexual abuse by prison officers

WASHINGTON – Three survivors of sexual assault in federal prison described years of horrific abuse by prison staffers who used their unfettered access to vulnerable inmates and threatened them with retaliation if they reported the attacks.All three former inmates, their voices cracking with emotion, told a Senate investigative panel Tuesday that the federal Bureau of Prisons…

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Review: ‘Wake: The Hidden History Of Women-Led Slave Revolts’ : NPR

There’s a particularly expressive drawing near the front of Rebecca Hall and Hugo Martínez’ Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts that sums up what’s unique about this graphic novel. Martínez draws Hall — a trained historian and lawyer — at the New York Historical Society, reading the records of a 1712 slave revolt…

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Alabama Woman Was in Jail to ‘Protect’ Her Pregnancy & Wasn’t Pregnant – SheKnows

“It’s just not even thinkable you could go off somebody’s word to make an arrest of somebody being pregnant,” Freeman’s attorney Martin Weinberg told Newsweek. “You know, you’re criminalizing pregnancy, then you find out they’re not even pregnant.”Freeman was booked into the Etowah County Detention Center for 36 hours, where she says she was forced…

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Indiana Doctor Defends Actions in 10-Year-Old’s Abortion – NBC4 Washington

An Indianapolis doctor who provided abortion drugs to a 10-year-old rape victim from Ohio defended her actions before a judge Monday in an episode that drew national attention in the weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.Dr. Caitlin Bernard testified during the second day of a court hearing on an attempt to…

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