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Archive for the Month of August, 2005.
Viewing Human Rights NEWS articles 1 through 7 of 7.

August 4, 2005

Abu Ghraib Right Here In South Carolina Federal Prison, Says Abused Inmate - Inmate Larry Lawton says at three inmates have died due to improper medical attention. He has sent letters to numerous U.S. Senators without a response and is filing legal charges against prison authorities for his own medical condition being ignored by authorities.

August 6, 2005

UPDATE FROM LEONARD PELTIER - As I sit here in my solitary confinement cell at USP Terre Haute, and reflect over the past monthís events, I canít help but feel an overwhelming sense of love and gratitude for each and every one of you who have so diligently stood by me in this time of crisis. As you already know by now, on June 30, 2005, I was transferred from Leavenworth Facility, to Terre Haute USP.

August 7, 2005

Two Million Imprisoned = Too Many - On August 13, thousands of people are expected to march in D.C. against rising mass imprisonment in the U.S.

August 9, 2005

World Must Come to Grips With "the White Man's Method" - The author contends that a Brazilian man killed accidentally by the British police after the London bombings is just the latest victim of an attitude taken by "white colonial masters" toward people of color, and that the United States in its policies is expressing this same attitude.

August 18, 2005

More maids facing abuse in Gulf - They called her "stupid" They forced her to work impossible hours, giving foot massages until 2 am then rising at six to make breakfast. And for half a year, the Arab family that hired Lisa, a Filipina maid, paid her nothing.

August 25, 2005

Study Sees Race Disparity in Traffic Stops - Black, Hispanic and white motorists are equally likely to be pulled over by police, but blacks and Hispanics are much more likely to be searched, handcuffed, arrested and subjected to force or the threat of it, a Justice Department study has found.

August 27, 2005

Bank of America Becomes Fourth Bank to Admit Ties to Slavery - In a report released Wednesday, the Charlotte, N.C.-based Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) became the fourth bank in the United States to disclose links to slavery.


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