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Ramsey Orta filmed the killing of Eric Garner, so the police punished him - The Verge
He filmed the killing of Eric Garner. The video traveled far, but it wouldn’t get justice for his dead friend. Instead, the NYPD would exact their revenge through targeted harassment and eventually imprisonment—Orta’s punishment for daring to show the world police brutality.
police_brutality  prison  racism  violence  abuse 
3 days ago by vloux
sethra007 comments on Lady Hex-A-Lot's funeral was infuriating
"In the end, you have options. You do not have to sit at a funeral and listen to platitudes about someone you know was a terrible person."

Brilliant advice in here on how to handle funerals for bad people.
death  abuse  grief 
4 days ago by cmananian
Resignation is a Feminist Issue | feministkilljoys
On when action from within an institution stops working and a public action such as resignation can break through. Power dynamics.
feminism  education  harassment  abuse  power 
6 days ago by atelathehun
Australia’s Cardinal Pell sentenced to 6 years for sexual assault - The Washington Post
Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in prison by an Australian judge Wednesday for sexually assaulting two boys in the 1990s, making him the most senior Catholic official to be imprisoned in the worldwide wave of abuse that has blighted the church for the past several decades.

Dressed in an open black shirt, gray jacket and black trousers, Pell blinked but otherwise didn’t react as the judge told him that he would probably spend a substantial portion of the rest of his l...
Press_Column  catholic  sex  abuse 
8 days ago by seatrout

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