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US observes first official Indigenous Peoples’ Day

In what many are considering a symbolic gesture, US president Joe Biden signed a proclamation to nationally recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day

How a US lawyer’s attempt to make Chevron pay for pollution landed him a jail sentence

Lawyer Steven Donziger was sentenced to jail by a federal judge despite a UN working group having found his detention to be in violation of international law

Canadian court strikes down Trudeau’s appeal against compensation to Indigenous children

The Justin Trudeau government has been stalling efforts by Indigenous groups to secure compensation to survivors of Canada’s discriminatory child services that has pushed Indigenous children disproportionately into foster care

CIA Report reveals CIA debated possible kidnapping and assassination of Assange

A recent investigative news report revealed plans by the CIA, under Trump-era director Mike Pompeo, floating the idea of either kidnapping or possibly assassinating Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

Death toll in infamous New York prison reaches 11 this year as crisis spirals

The death of Isa Abdul Karim, at the Rikers Island prison complex in New York City, is the latest in the recent spate of deaths in a jail infamous for neglect and abuse of inmates

Millions threatened with evictions in the US, who is to blame?

Millions of tenants across the United States are at risk of being evicted over the next two months, as the 11-month long eviction ban by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) expired on July 31

As Daniel Hale awaits sentencing, US military-industrial complex faces scrutiny

Hale and his supporters have argued that his actions were justified as it exposed atrocities committed through the US drone warfare, as he faces what could be the longest prison term for a whistleblower

Duterte’s plan to arm vigilantes; activists and lawmakers cry foul

The Philippines president suggested that he is open to arm pro-government vigilantes as “power multipliers,” which was received with widespread condemnation from activists, opposition and even allies

Derek Chauvin, convicted for the murder of George Floyd, sentenced to jail

A local district judge in Minnesota sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22.5 years in jail for the murder of George Floyd in May 2020

Indigenous activists fighting Enbridge pipeline in US arrested, allege treaty violation

As activists and anti-pipeline protesters continue to resist the pipeline construction in Minnesota, they face arrests and intimidation by local authorities

After release of whistleblower Reality Winner, now attention on Assange, Hale and Snowden

Winner was released for good behavior while in prison and will continue to remain under transitional custody for the remainder of her sentence. Meanwhile, activists and journalists are calling for attention to cases against Julian Assange, Daniel Hale and Edward Snowden

From G7 to NATO meetings, imperialist powers turn more aggressive towards China

In both the crucial summits of global north nations, political leaders led by US president Joe Biden, made sweeping and unsubstantiated charges against China

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