Daily Archives: November 5, 2021

2021-11-05: News Headlines

Yader Lanuza (2021-11-05). Nicaragua's Elections: The Reality. dissidentvoice.org The Nicaraguan elections are on November 7, 2021. The US government, the media that does its bidding, and even some self-described "leftists," present a Nicaragua in "turmoil" and "crisis" — and the elections as a farce. These attacks against the Sandinista government also emanate from academics, intellectuals, and journalists with ties to the members of …

Victoria Valenzuela (2021-11-05). A Staggering Number of Inmates Have Died in Louisiana Prisons. scheerpost.com By Eddie Conway / | In the state of Louisiana, 786 inmates—none of whom were ever sentenced to death—died behind bars between 2015-2019 while serving out their prison sentences. Since Black people are already incarcerated at disproportionate rates, these deaths have been disproportionately among Black inmates. This information has not been publicly available until now, because no single authority in Louisiana is required to collect such data. When law professor Andrea Armstro…

John Pilger (2021-11-04). Why Julian Assange's inhumane prosecution imperils justice for us all. mronline.org The damage done to the Wikileaks co-founder in his decade of incarceration and uncertainty, including more than two years in Belmarsh is beyond doubt. But so, too, is his courage beyond doubt.

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