Click here for reuse options! Not idle threats, but language used by those who advocate for violence against minorities and are openly pro-Nazi. As President Trump is pressured to substantively respond to the rise in anti-Semitic incidents...Show More Summary
The troubling uptick in vandalism at Jewish sites and threats of violence against America’s Jewish community continued as dozens of Jewish community centers received bomb treats on Monday. The threats forced evacuations of students and administrators in many instances. Show More Summary
We appear to have entered a period of a campaign of terror against Jewish Community Centers, Jewish day schools, and synagogues across the US. The first few weeks the threats were called in on Tuesdays. Last week it switched to Monday. TODAY: 20 bomb threats against Jewish schools and community centers. TODAY! One day. Did you […]
Palestinian activists say life in Hebron has become unbearable, and that international intervention is the only hope to ease the daily tensions and violence carried out by Israeli settlers against Palestinians in the city. “We are fighting...Show More Summary
Germany recorded more than 3,500 attacks against refugees and asylum shelters last year, according to new interior ministry figures, amounting to an average of nearly 10 acts of anti-migrant violence a day. "People who have fled their home country and seek protection in Germany have the right to expect safe shelter," it read. Show More Summary
Baylor women’s basketball coach Kim Mulkey marked a milestone in her career yesterday earning her 500th win, and clinching the Big 12 title for the Baylor Bears with their 86-48 win over Texas Tech. But for all of the positive that the...Show More Summary
A widow accused of trying to incite violence against Oklahoma officers after her husband died in a scuffle with police has won a federal court victory. U.S. District Court Judge … Click to Continue »
To South Africa first, and there's plenty of newspaper coverage of what's being described as "xenophobic violence" against illegal immigrants in the country.
[Content Note: Misogynoir; police brutality; images of police violence against Black women and girls.]Via Monica Roberts, I just watched this video of Professor Kimberlé Crenshaw giving a TED talk on intersectionality in December. Please take the time to watch and/or listen to the entire thing. A complete transcript is also available.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has condemned acts of violence between citizens and non-nationals, his office said on Friday. Anti-immigrant violence has flared sporadically in South Africa against a background of near-record unemployment, with foreigners being accused of taking jobs from citizens and getting involved in crime. Show More Summary
The University of Michigan Middle East scholar tells Truthdig’s Editor-in-Chief that Islamic terrorism is over-reported in the United States and the association between violence and religion is unfounded.
Thousands of women took to the streets of Manchester, UK, on Thursday evening to protest sexual violence, street harassment and victim blaming. The first "Reclaim the Night" march took place in 1977 after police implemented a curfewShow More Summary
South Africa's president on Friday condemned reports of violence and intimidation against foreigners and called for restraint as residents of the capital were expected to protest against Nigerians and others. … Click to Continue »
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has condemned acts of violence between locals and non-nationals, his office said on Friday.
The Trump administration has failed to address the threat of violence, fanned by hate groups, against Jewish and Muslims in the U.S.—but that’s where Americans committed to justice can do for their country what the president won’t.
Nigeria on Thursday said it had summoned South Africa's top diplomat to register its fears about a fresh wave of violence against immigrants near Johannesburg and Pretoria. Junior foreign minister Bukar Ibrahim said the high commissioner would be "informed of (the) government's concerns on the situation" and asked to ensure action was taken. Show More Summary
How you can directly contribute to the fight against economic violence.
A march protesting against migrants is due to be held in South Africa's capital on Friday, raising fears of violence.
Here we go with Jeff Sessions. Again. As if everything we know about him isn’t horrific enough for us to want to set the entire Department of Justice on fire and start again from scratch. But now that he officially has the job of attorney...Show More Summary
It's been an uphill battle for Shia LaBeouf's protest against Donald Trump's presidency right from the start. After violence erupted at the original New York City location of HE WILL NOT DIVIDE US, the actor moved the demonstration to a less populated space in Albuquerque, New Mexico. But after threats of safety once again found its way [...]