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Cuba Liberates „Miss Burqa“ From Guantanamo (tags)
In a stint operation at the notorious Guantanamo Bay prison, Cuban special forces have rescued the only female prisoner from the facility who has been kept in captivity there since fifteen years. The woman who was not identified was said to be found locked up in a room with a stash of forced feeding packages and a verdict issued by the military bureaucracy subjecting her to the dehumanising treatment. A doctor with the unit said she was alive and healthy but exhausted from her encounter with the Americans. The prisoner was not available to the press corps for comment.
February 2016 Honduras Coup News (tags)
The Feb one is late and the March one will be up soon. February saw 5 Tolupanes assassinated, their names withheld from public news to not endanger others. Another indigenous organisation Copinh received many attacks and threats, that culminated in two very shocking murders in March. Read on...
Minors Abused in Adult US Prisons (tags)
Jail torture trick (tags)
Known to all guards in all jails.
30 Kinds of (approved) TORTURE currently being used by the C.I.A. (tags)
Bush administration’s program of kidnapping “suspects,” a covert operation also known as “rendition,” continues under the Obama administration according to Reprieve Founding Director, Attorney Clive Stafford Smith. The following is a partial list of C.I.A. forms of torture:
Gitmo Force-Feeding Continues Through Ramadan (tags)
Security Guards at Harvard Vote to Accept Contract (tags)
?Everybody came together to get things done,? said Harvard security guard Shawn Lynch. ?It?s a really solid contract all the way through. We got everything we needed out of Securitas.?
FCGOA's 9(b)(3) Status is in Jeopardy as a Legitimate 9(b)(3) Security Union (tags)
Who is Really Running FCGOA? Are They Assiciated With a Non-Guard Union? Is Guy James Really a Front Man for FCGOA? These Questions may soon be answered soon before a NLRB Hearing Officer.
Did You Know the FCGOA Federal Contract Guards of America Is Financially BROKE? (tags)
"Just remember you are "Gadhafi" a man living in his own world by his own rules until the broke peasants had enough. Now with the help of allied forces the tyrannical self acclaimed leaders rule comes to an end. "
Accused WikiLeaker Bradley Manning claims rough justice (tags)
"At night, if the guards cannot see me clearly because I have a blanket over my head or I am curled up towards the wall, they will will wake me in order to ensure that I am OK."
Airports Consider Using Private Security Screeners Vs. TSA Transportation Security Officer (tags)
'Don't touch my junk' passenger sparks revolt against airport searches
Torture in US Prisons (tags)
homeland prison torture
Federalization of Contract Guards : FPS Improvement and Accountability Act of 2010 (tags)
Finally, and here is the crux of the DEM bill, if the GAO comes back with a “satisfactory” performance grade for the federal guards in the pilot FPS then FPS is commanded to federalize all contract guards at all Level III and Level IV facilities
East Jerusalem Palestinians Denied Basic Rights (tags)
israeli repression continues
FCGOA Defeats UGSOA Once Again 70 to 23 in a Humiliating Defeat at the DOJ (tags)
A Strong Labor Union requires that it's members understand that the Union is theirs and that the Union leadership be attuned to the desires of the members. Obviously UGSOA President Desiree Sullivan doesn't understand this...BUT FCGOA Does. That's Why the 340 Officers Working at both The Department of Justice DOJ and ICE Headquarters Voted for FCGOA.
Border Security Plan Adds 1,000 Federal Law Enforcement Border Patrol Agents (tags)
Obama said the 600 million additional funding for border security "answers my call to bolster the essential work of federal law enforcement officials," adding that the measures "will make an important difference as my administration continues to work with Congress toward bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform to secure our borders, and restore responsibility and accountability to our broken immigration system."
UGSOA Members Show Their Support For FCGOA and its President Guy James (tags)
Mr. Harsley’s 12-13 years of serving our membership under UGSOA local # 44 as president has been pure hell. He has abused his power and authority, misused his position, and undercut our benefits with his manipulations by telling un-truths in order to accomplish his goals by deceiving the officers into accept his untruths. It’s time to replace Mr. Harsley, UGSOA Local # 44 and UGSOA international with a new and more progressive, honest, user friendly, officer oriented organization that serves the union membership needs, not their own needs, wants and desires.
Federal Protective Service Building Security Agency's Workforce Plan Questioned (tags)
The Federal Protective Service agency has an annual budget of roughly $1 billion, and employs 1,225 full-time workers and 15,000 contract security guards at more than 2,300 federal facilities nationwide
Privatization of Courthouse Security Awarded to G4S Wackenhut Draws Criticism (tags)
Guy James, President of the Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA said " the privatization of courthouse security awarded to G4S Wackenhut shows how the county can save money, however the need for tougher background checks of all private contract guards needs to be addressed at both the federal, state and county levels to ensure the safety of all who may enter these buildings are protected".
Feds Ask Questions about GEO Group, Formally Known as Wackenhut Prison Deal (tags)
According to our source the feds may be searching to see if Sansom received any kickbacks from the company. GEO Group, formally known as Wackenhut, gave Sansom’s campaign 500 hundred dollars for his 2007 campaign.
New UGSOA President First Order of Business? Bring UGSOA Local 20 President Up on Charges (tags)
FCGOA President Guy James Stated "he is ready to Help United Government Security Officers of America UGSOA Local 20 President Bill Taylor and UGSOA Local 20 Members including any other UGSOA Local who desires help from FCGOA Now or in the Future!".
Army to hire 3,000 Security Guards Eliminating Private Security Contractors (tags)
Guy James, President of the Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA, stated the decision to go from private contract security to DOD because of congressional mandates will affect many of these security police officers. Many of these officers presently work for Wackenhut Services Inc. WSI and the majority of them are unionized covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Furthermore there in no guarantee these officers will even be hired because they now have to reapply for their security jobs. Presently these Wackenhut Security police professionals enjoy job security, wage and benefit protection collective bargaining rights and RESPECT. James noted we refer security guards as security police professionals whereas the army refers them as "SECURITY GUARDS".
UGSOA President James Carney JUMPS SHIP. FCGOA is Ready to Take The Helm. (tags)
Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA President Guy James stated "FCGOA is ready and able to represent the many UGSOA Security Police Professionals who wish to leave the United Government Security Officers of America UGSOA to join our organization FCGOA"
Nuclear Power Plants Vulnerable to Attack, Former CIA Officer Says (tags)
One of the biggest problems is the fact that the union who presently represents these nuclear security officers the United Government Security Officers of America UGSOA has failed to negotiate for better wages, benefits and a higher standard of training for these nuclear security officers stated FCGOA President Guy James.
FCGOA Pres calls For Tougher Background Checks after Terror Suspect Infiltrated. Nuke Site (tags)
Guy James President of The International Union, Federal Contract Guards of America stated that “we must always be on the alert at nuclear facilities, federal buildings , airports and other high profile buildings where terrorist groups like Al-Qaida continue to target our infrastructure. The question we face each and everyday is not if a terrorist attack like 9/11 will happen again but when will it happen. That’s why our union FCGOA continues to call on our legislatures to strengthen stiffer background checks better training standards and a higher standard of qualifications of all private security companies and security guards / security police professionals throughout the country”.
Use of Private Federal Contract Security Guards at Gov Buildings Comes Under Scrutiny. (tags)
Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA disagrees. The problem is not that these contract guards need to be federalized, the problem is better training". "There really are no federal standards for security guards," said James. "These individuals should be trained at the federal level since they are the first line of defense against a terrorist attack, just like federal police officers," he said.
Guantanamo Detainee Deaths: Responding to the Defense Department's Whitewash (tags)
detainees were murdered
Guantanamo Detainee Deaths (tags)
Detainee murders called suicides
Ice Chief Janet Napolitano announces huge Mexican border deployment (tags)
An insider of the Calderon camp told the U.S. Border Fire Report that help is needed at the Mexican ports of entry mainly because the current Mexican border guards are looking the other way and allowing contraband to enter his country.
Unprecendented attack on Gaza (tags)
Gunmen have attacked the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) in Gaza City and blown up its library, burning thousands of books, its director says.
SPFPA union drive targets casino security guards (tags)
The SPFPA announced Friday that it filed papers this week with the New Jersey Casino Control Commission to begin organizing security officers working at 11 Atlantic City casinos.
A Trip to Guantanamo (tags)
stopping the lies
CDC's Pelican Bay abuse of prisoners, rural community (tags)
Calling for shutting down of CDC's Pelican Bay State Prison for human rights abuses of prisoners, economic exploitation of disadvantaged rural community during construction and CDC's exploitation of low income prisoners detained into coerced slave labor for corporations..
Banksy Show Descends into Chaos as Elephant Attacks 9/11 Activists & Silverlake Hipsters (tags)
Report from the front lines at Banksy's LA "Warehouse Vandalization" as it descends into circus and anarchy. . .
L.A. Child Protection: Children Who Are Forbidden To Cry (tags)
Beating kids stops crying. What a statement, eh? You would think beating children would make them cry. But if the beatings are severe enough, they make children NOT cry. We see this in concentration camps, in war, in child protection institutions and foster care...
Troqueros Huelga – Truckers Strike (tags)
Uploaded is an interview with Ernesto Nevarez, a community member helped to rally community support for the Troqueros and their strike.
Transgender Woman Assaulted by Police (tags)
A transgender woman who has been a leader in social services for the Latina transgender community in Los Angeles was assaulted and molested by security guards and police in Miami 03/10/06
29 day of hunger strike for Turkish conscientious objector in military jail (tags)
Turkish gay conscientious objector Mehmet Tarhan, now on 29th day of hunger strike in military prison, after being sentenced to four years for refusing to serve
More deceit (tags)
Iran lets senior al Qaeda suspects roam free: report
How the support of other unions will help the CPMC strikers win. (tags)
Solidarity between Bay Area unions is beating Sutter Hospitals.
Hate Crimes/Illegal Discrimination Against Homeless at Long Beach "Public" Libra (tags)
Homeless banned from library on flimsy excuses, assaulted by cops if they don't comply. Employees instructed to fawn on business executives.
Torture Inc. Americas Brutal Prisons: Video and text. Warning: you will witness young men (tags)
Savaged by dogs, Electrocuted With Cattle Prods, Burned By Toxic Chemicals, Does such barbaric abuse inside U.S. jails explain the horrors that were committed in Iraq?
UGSOA Members Vote to Stop the Payment of Dues to UGSOA (tags)
UGSOA are Fighting Back Against UGSOA
Interrogator Instruction Prison Guards (tags)
Interrogator Instruction Prison Guards
MP's Lawyer: Translator Gave Orders (tags)
MP's Lawyer: Translator Gave Orders
''I am writing this letter as a matter of moral ethics'' (tags)
"The Christian in me says it's wrong, but the corrections officer in me says, 'I love to make a grown man piss himself.' "
US general Ricardo Sanchez linked to Abu Ghraib abuse (tags)
Lieutenant General Ricardo Sanchez, head of coalition forces in Iraq, issued an order last October giving military intelligence control over almost every aspect of prison conditions at Abu Ghraib with the explicit aim of manipulating the detainees' "emotions and weaknesses", it was reported yesterday.
WWII POW compares treatment by Nazis to US military (tags)
The guards at the infamous Frankfurt interrogation headquarters terrorized us by allowing giant snarling mastiff attack dogs to come so close I could feel their hot breath and drivel. Apparently in Cuba, Afghanistan, and Iraq, under Bush's military-industrial-complex has learned from the past. -- Ken Norwood, WWII veteran
Abu Ghraib: What About The Women Prisoners? (tags)
The scandal at Abu Ghraib prison was first exposed not by a digital photograph but by a letter. In December 2003, a woman prisoner inside the jail west of Baghdad managed to smuggle out a note. Its contents were so shocking that, at first, Amal Kadham Swadi and the other Iraqi women lawyers who had been trying to gain access to the US jail found them hard to believe.
Exposed at Abu Ghraib: Torture of U.S. Rule (tags)
The U.S. interrogators, officially called "Human Exploitation Teams" (HETs) have been terrorizing, raping, torturing and murdering prisoners in Iraq...
'They Just Wanted it to Go Away' (tags)
'The Stupidest Thing the Army Could Have Done is Charge These Reservists...Any Defense Lawyer is Going to Push to Find Out Who Was Really Calling the Shots at Abu Ghurayb,' Says Defendant's Lawyer
MacClaren Hall: Child Protection or Asylum? (tags)
MacClaren Hall is a "protective custody institution" for children in Los Angeles county. I was held there at age 8, and it was like an asylum. Run like a jail, kids are punished for their parents' crimes, and leave with more trauma than they came in with...
Behind the Barbed-Wire with Sherman Austin (tags)
Update about the last visit to Sherman.
Christmas in Iraq (tags)
Lebanon Says It Foils Bomb Attack on U.S. Embassy (tags)
10/12/03 Reuters The Lebanese army said it had foiled a bomb attack on the U.S. embassy in Beirut Wednesday, arresting two men, one of whom was said to be carrying explosives, at the gates of the fortress-like complex.
U.S. Colonel killed in Baghdad Al Rashid rocket attack (tags)
Iraqi guerrillas fired rockets at downtown Baghdad's Al Rasheed Hotel, now a headquarters for occupation authorites. Fifteen people were wounded, including U.S. military personnel and civilians working for the "coalition." One person was killed, an American Colonel for the U.S. Army... the highest ranking soldier to have died in Iraq to date. Hey George... where are those Iraqi weapons of mass destruction you launched this war over?
Esteban Volkov(Trotsky's Grandson ) speaks in Barcelona (tags)
May Day: Remembering the street peddlers (by Latuff) (tags)
Copyright-free photos by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff on behalf of Brazilian and worldwide street peddlers.
BILDERBERG TO MEET IN VERSAILLES (tags)
The World's top Plutocrats and Monsters are having their annual shindig to decide how many millions of people are to be liquidated this year. These are the people who financed Hitler and others. One might call it a nexus of evil.
Reports of airport assault premature (tags)
8.00am SADDAM HUSSEIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
"Reconsidering Our Victory in the Gulf War (tags)
An interesting, provocative reconsideration of the events of the Gulf War
Tyranny in Tekirdag Prison, Turkey (tags)
This is a report by the TAYAD prisoners' support organisation in Turkey. It is based on an account by a prisoner held in Tekirdag F-Type (Isolation) Prison and describes both major and petty abuse of prisoners by guards and officials.
israeli antisemirism (tags)
innocent palestinians treated worse than criminals. Rare case of an isreali with a conscience
Rebels in Nepal target Coca Cola (tags)
Maoist insurgents stage attack