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Category: Terrorism
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Assassination of Afro-Colombian Community Leader Linked To Fight Against Aerial Glyphosate Spraying 5.9.2020 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

One of the leaders of the Afro-Colombian communities in northwestern Colombia, Patrocinio Bonilla a.k.a Patrón, was assassinated on August 11, in a killing that has been linked to his support for agroecology and his struggle against the aerial spraying of glyphosate in the region, which is being pushed by the Trump Administration and the Colombian central government to control Coca crops.

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White Supremacy Is Deadly for Everyone—Even White People 5.9.2020 Mother Jones
This spring, photos and videos of mostly white so-called lockdown protesters in Michigan acting anything but peaceful went viral. They demanded that state lawmakers end the public health restrictions designed to curb the spread of COVID-19. Though they were armed and taunting police officers, law enforcement officials did not respond violently. Late last month, a […]
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Opinion: The Boston Marathon bombing was a horrific crime, but Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should not be executed 20.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Justice Department must decide whether to appeal a court decision blocking a death sentence of the surviving Boston Marathon bomber. It should not.

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Letters to the Editor: Hiroshima wasn't the start of the nuclear age; building the bomb at all was 8.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A nuclear arms race was inevitable once the U.S. decided to start building a nuclear bomb.

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“The Protesters Are Not the Bad Guys”: Lessons From the 1968 Demonstrations 2.6.2020 Mother Jones
Even as demonstrations against anti-Black violence have become tragically routine, the events of the past few days stand out. They are the largest nationwide protest against the killing of a Black man since the unrest that followed the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., on April 4, 1968. Then, just as now, an outpouring of […]
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'Disturbing Zoom-bombing' incident hits Fresno State students, officials say 24.4.2020 LA Times: Health

A "disturbing Zoom-bombing" incident took place during a remote class at Fresno State this week, officials said Thursday.

Trump administration designates Russian white supremacist group as terrorist organization 6.4.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The Russian Imperial Movement is labeled a terrorist organization. Trump has been criticized for downplaying white nationalist violence in the U.S.

Column: The DOJ just made it too easy to link coronavirus to terrorism 2.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

We should confine terrorism crimes to offenses involving violence and intimidation against a large body of civilians in pursuit of political aims.

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Pakistani doctor arrested in Minnesota on terrorism charge 20.3.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A Pakistani doctor who was working as a researcher at a medical clinic in Rochester has been arrested on a terrorism charge. Prosecutors say Muhammad Masood had pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group and was trying to travel to Syria.
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Resilience, in this moment 3.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Can we survive and thrive amid the multiple stressors coming our way?
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Trial of alleged Twin Cities mosque bomber pushed back to April 8.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Federal prosecutors allege Michael Hari and two other men drove more than 500 miles in August 2017 to bomb the Dar al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington in hopes of scaring Muslims into leaving the United States.
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Police kill suspect in 'terrorism-related' London stabbings 3.2.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Police officers in south London shot and killed a man who wounded at least two people in “terrorism-related” stabbings Sunday, the city's police department said.
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Op-Ed: In going after UCLA, the Trump administration is attempting to chill free speech about Israel 23.1.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Anti-Semitism is a real and growing danger. But it shouldn't be confused with anti-Zionism.

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Iranians Would Kindly Like Donald Trump To “Shut Up” 16.1.2020 Mother Jones
When Iran’s military admitted on Saturday that it had mistakenly shot down a civilian airliner, Ukraine Airlines Flight 752—killing all 176 of its mainly Iranian passengers and crew—Iranians started taking to the streets in shock, sadness, and outrage that, for many, at least temporarily overshadowed their anger toward the United States after it assassinated top […]
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To this man, Islamic State's ideology 'just made sense.' Now, he rejects extremism 12.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

A young man arrested in a terrorism plot inspired by Islamic State visited his former jailers to thank them for steering him down a better path.

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Could Iran — and Hezbollah — strike in Latin America? 11.1.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The Trump administration says Hezbollah is an active threat in Latin America. But it hasn't presented much evidence of that.

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Interfaith rally in Minneapolis affirms unity in face of anti-Semitism 8.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In Minneapolis, a large gathering at Temple Israel represented an interfaith show of solidarity.
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Editorial: Does Trump have any idea what he's doing in assassinating an Iranian general? We need answers. Now 4.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's authorized assassination of an Iranian general marks a dangerous turn in the Middle East. It's not clear that the president knows what he's doing.

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Letters to the Editor: We have the wrong leaders for fighting anti-Semitic violence 31.12.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The president sets the tone and morals of the country. Unfortunately, we need someone better to respond to recent incidents of anti-Semitic violence.

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Family: Hanukkah stabbing suspect had mental illness history 30.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The man accused of storming into a rabbi's home and stabbing five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City was raised to embrace tolerance but has a history of mental illness, his family said.
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