Lee Camp on Redacted Tonight: ‘It’s open season on Americans by US police forces’

We have a uniquely American problem in which civilians are getting massacred by police on a near-daily basis, Lee Camp says on the latest ‘Redacted Tonight’ episode about the problem of out-of-control policing in the US. Just several days ago, video emerged showing Milwaukee police Tasering NBA player Sterling Brown for the ‘crime’ of parking in a disabled parking spot. “But he got off easy,” Camp said, given that police in the US have already killed over 400 people since the beginning of 2018. In comparison, Lee explained, in the 12 months to April 2016, British cops discharged their weapons just seven times, with three people killed. “They had only fired their guns seven times in a year! An average American cop discharges their weapons seven times just to open their beer can. When the little metal tab breaks off, you know, you gotta get the gun out. And then they fired three more times to celebrate once they get the beer open,” Camp said.

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Thailand can wait: Israeli vets are staying home to start businesses

Released soldiers receive two main payments from the Ministry of Defense. The first is the “maanak shihrur,” or release grant, which new civilians may use freely once their service ends. The second payment is the “pikadon,” or deposit, which can be …

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Proposal on Palestinians heads to UN Security Council

NEW YORK — The U.N. Security Council was headed Friday toward a vote – and a likely U.S. veto – on a resolution that asks the secretary-general to propose ways to ensure “international protection” for Palestinian civilians. The U.S., meanwhile, was …

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Syrian National Committee on Implementing CWC: US preparing new chemical weapons play in Syria

Damascus, SANA-An official source at the Syrian National Committee on Implementing the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) has revealed new US plans to use chemical weapons against innocent civilians in Syria in an attempt to accuse the Syrian state.

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Residents in Hasakah, Syria Protest PYD, Reject Conscription

Local sources and some social media accounts have been reporting that the Democratic Union Party (PYD), which controls certain cities in Syria, was forcing civilians into full submission.

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UN Deploys More Peacekeepers to South Sudan’s Unity State

The U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is sending 150 peacekeepers to Unity state to protect civilians who are being targeted in clashes between the government and rebel troops, the mission said on Thursday. Nearly 1.76 million people have been displaced …

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U.S. Special Forces Accused In Botched Terror Raid That Killed Somali Civilians

American special forces in Somalia have been accused of involvement in a bungled terror raid that left five civilians dead. Locals in the Lower Shabelle region south of the capital Mogadishu say U.S. special forces and Somali commandos were targeting …

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UPDATE 1-UN deploys more peacekeepers to South Sudan’s Unity state

JUBA, May 17 (Reuters) – The U.N. mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is sending 150 peacekeepers to Unity state to protect civilians who are being targeted in clashes between the government and rebel troops, the mission said on Thursday. Nearly 1.76 million …

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British troops breached Geneva Conventions in Iraq with “inhumane treatment” of civilians: British high court

LONDON, Dec. 15 (Xinhua) — British troops breached the Geneva Conventions by subjecting four Iraqi civilians to cruel and inhumane treatment, the country’s high court ruled Thursday, The Guardian reported. The rule follows an international criminal court …

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