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Kim Beazley backs ‘proper recognition of frontier conflict’ at Australian War Memorial

The Observer 06 Feb 2023
The previous chair, Brendan Nelson, last year flagged support for “much broader, a much deeper depiction and presentation of the violence committed against Indigenous people, initially by British, then by pastoralists, then by police, and then by Aboriginal militia”.

South Bend mayor says he's shifted his view on militia group; election foes weigh in

South Bend Tribune 05 Feb 2023
SOUTH BEND — Mayor James Mueller says further reading he did about the Three Percenters has changed his view of the militia group, which he now condemns ... The South Bend Police Department's policy, , allows tattoos but bans any that are "obscene, or advocate sexual, racial, or ethnic discrimination."

Inside the small liberal arts college that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to take over

The Los Angeles Times 05 Feb 2023
SARASOTA, Fla. — . The campus was on edge, with more than a dozen police and a bomb-sniffing dog on patrol and rumors spreading that far-right militias were on their way ... And there has been no shortage of cases of universities disinviting conservative speakers, disciplining professors who stray from liberal orthodoxy and policing language ... .

'Defund the Police' LA City Council member asks LAPD for EXTRA patrols around his council ...

The Daily Mail 04 Feb 2023
Soto-Martinez campaigned against 'armed militias occupying our neighborhoods,' saying that the existing policing system was 'completely corrupt, immoral, and needs to be changed drastically.' ... On a candidate questionnaire, he ticked 'yes' to defunding the police, removing police from schools, and defunding the California Highway Patrol.

Settler Attacks in the West Bank Are On the Rise. Israel’s New Leaders May Make ...

Time Magazine 03 Feb 2023
A former police chief called Ben-Gvir a “tremendous danger.” Former defense minister Benny Gantz warned that Ben-Gvir will turn the border police into a private militia in the West Bank and “it may cost human lives.” Former defense minister Gadi Eisenkot has called for a million-strong rally if that happens.

How Kyle Rittenhouse went from killing protesters in Kenosha to becoming a right-wing influencer

Yahoo Daily News 02 Feb 2023
You don’t get to say, ‘I’m going to side with the counter-protesters, the militia men, because they’re pro-police.’” ... More than scrutinising the police, who were filmed praising militia men that night and had been warned of a large vigilante presence, the Hubers argue their suit is about personally holding Mr Rittenhouse accountable for what he did.

Ex-Chicago firefighter charged with storming US Capitol with right-wing militia group

Dispatch Argus 02 Feb 2023
Capitol with a far-right militia group during the Jan. 6 riot and trying to force his way through a line of police officers to an area where some lawmakers had taken shelter ... In that interview, Pavlik said he “got stuck” in the tunnel and asked a police officer to arrest him so he could get out of the tunnel safely ... Capitol Police Sgt.

What Makes a Good Cop

The Atlantic 30 Jan 2023
My brother Paul, a police officer for 37 years, died this past Thanksgiving Day ... I can’t say how to make that happen in the police, but it’s where they need to go ... At this juncture, defunding the police feels more like giving free rein to criminals to prey on society, and encouraging vigilantes and militia to take policing into their own hands.

Kirti Chakra for three Chhattisgarh police personnel killed in 2021 Maoist encounter

Indian Express 28 Jan 2023
Three police personnel from Chhattisgarh, who were killed in a fierce battle with Maoists in Bijapur in 2021, have been conferred Kirti Chakra on the 74th Republic Day ... The Maoists ambushed and fired at the police team ... The Naxals had a bounty of Rs 5 lakh on them and were involved in previous attacks on police and the destruction of public property.

Judge allows Capitol Police officers’ civil lawsuit against Trump and January 6 rioters to proceed

CNN 27 Jan 2023
Mehta, who sits on DC’s federal court, said in a Thursday opinion that the Capitol Police officers’ lawsuit could also move forward against several other individuals as well, including members of far-right militia groups such as the Oath Keepers, Three ...

Judge allows Capitol Police officers' civil lawsuit against Trump and January 6 rioters to proceed

News-Press Now 27 Jan 2023
Mehta, who sits on DC's federal court, said in a Thursday opinion that the Capitol Police officers' lawsuit could also move forward against several other individuals as well, including members of far-right militia groups such as the Oath Keepers, Three Percenters and the Proud Boys.

Militia leader from Cincinnati, Grandmaster Jay, sentenced to more prison time in Kentucky

Cincinnati 27 Jan 2023
A militia leader has been sentenced to more time in prison for pointing an assault rifle at police in Louisville during 2020 racial justice protests ... .

Israeli lawmaker suspended from Twitter for call to ‘keep killing them’

Press TV 27 Jan 2023
Far-right Almog Cohen of the Otzma Yehudit party tweeted ... Cohen, who has been a member of parliament since the Nov. 1 election, worked for the Israeli police for 11 years as part of a SWAT team. He founded an armed militia to stalk the Palestinians in the Naqab in May last year ... No disciplinary action was taken against any of the police officers ... ....

Five Quick Things: Are American Women Undatable?

The American Spectator 27 Jan 2023
Waiting on pins and needles for this is suspended NBC News reporter Miguel Almaguer, who simply reported what was in court documents — that Paul Pelosi opened the door for the police with his attacker just nearby, and then was beaten in the head with a hammer ... Pro-Lifers and the Privatization Of Policing.

Myanmar opposition attacks military’s population survey

Asahi News 24 Jan 2023
Since the NUG issued its statement, the two police officers, two members of a military-sponsored militia and seven current or former administrators and employees of local wards have been killed for allegedly participating in the collection of data to prepare for the election, ...

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