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    Drone Strikes

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    drones to kill suspected terrorists in Somalia, Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and other countries. The use of unmanned aerial vehicles has created great controversy in recent years; this is in part because of the September 2011 authorized, targeted killing of Anwar al-Awlaki. Awlaki…

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    In this time for example, torture has been one of the most frequently used interrogation techniques, and in the state of Sao Paulo alone at least 11,692 police involved killings have been reported (3). In other regions of the country the numbers are equally elevated. Most of these deaths remain unaccounted for due to incomplete and unreliable record keeping, and police is rarely held responsible for their actions. The military…

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    on creating a movement that was based on intersectionality and included all African American lives, not just fighting for police violence against cisgender African American males. Garza insists BLM “is a unique contribution that goes beyond extrajudicial killings of Black people by police and vigilantes. [BLM] affirms the lives of Black queer and trans folks, disabled folks, Black-undocumented folks, folks with records, women and all Black lives along the gender spectrum” (Jackson). The media…

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    Black lives Matter began with a hashtag on social media #BlackLivesMatter, and is an international organization that originated from the African-American community in 2012 after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Treyvon Martin an African-American teen. Black lives Matter usually takes action when an African-American is dies unjustly or other racial issues such as racial profiling, police brutality and racial inequality in the US courts. Black Lives Matter was co—founded…

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    Zimmer-man case which took place in Sanford Florida in 2012. Its the case where Trayvon martin was walking down the road with a black hoodie and George Zimmer-man, a wanna be cop shot and killed him. They use words like dehumanization and extrajudicial killings. They single out the police and vigilantes. The site asks what does black lives matter mean? They are broadening the conversation and talking about how black lives are deprived of basic human rights and…

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    dealing with civilians. Police killings, brutality, and unfair acts are happening all around the world. Many blacks are losing their lives due to unequal rights and police killings overseas. How would one feel to die to an unfair act? These acts usually takes place in the east coast of South America in Rio de Janeiro, a large global issue that no one really pays attention to, is a huge problem. Despite the promise Legacy of a safe city for hosting the Olympic Games, killings by the police have…

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    A bold statement, to say the least. Since Duterte’s rise to power in May, 2016 as the 16th President of the Philippines, as what is described as a “landslide” victory with over 16 million votes (around 39% of total votes cast, more than 6 million votes ahead of his closest rival), both his actions and words has brought the Republic of the Philippines to the spotlight numerous times (Cruz, 2016). From comparing himself to Hitler, to cursing Obama “putangina” (literally means whore-mother,…

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    Black Lives Matter Summary

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    example, the article starts by explaining that this movement protests around the death of African American people, in the killings by law enforcement and racial profiling. Which at first gives the reader a negative appearance. As you continue to…

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    affirming “the lives of Black queer and trans folks, disabled folks, Black-undocumented folks, folks with records, women and all Black lives along the gender spectrum.” (“Black Lives Matter”, 2017). A period when the movement advocated for more than the killings of Black people was after Trump’s election. Many individuals, including the Black Lives Matter movement took the streets after the election of Trump chanting “Not my president” and “We don’t accept the president elect” to voice their…

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    Being that ISIS terrorizes anyone who opposes their ideological vision, they are a true danger to all societies. Through the carrying out of “mass executions and extrajudicial killings, persecution on the basis of religion, kidnapping of civilians, forced displacement of Shia communities and minority groups, rape and other forms of violence, these atrocities have cemented ISIS, as a substantial danger.” ("The Global Coalition…

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