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How the Right Wing Media Makes Up Racist Lies

There is an entire subculture on the right which is in the day to day business of making up lies about people of color. It is the old Lynch Mob mentality, where horrific “facts” about a supposed crime are made up to stir racial rage among whites. This lurid material gets circulated in the right wing racist press, and despite being totally dis[proved and discredited, takes on a life of its own. Even the Chumph has repeated some of these lies as part of his political “truth”.

Idaho prosecutor: Anti-Muslim bigots made up shocking gang rape story to smear Syrian refugees

An Idaho prosecutor denied lurid reports promoted by anti-Muslim conspiracy theorists about the alleged gang rape of a young girl by three Syrian refugees.

The reports, which claim three boys sexually assaulted and then urinated on a 5-year-old special needs girl, have circulated on right-wing blogs and social media for a couple of weeks — but the county prosecutor said nearly every aspect of those claims was fabricated, reported the Idaho Statesman.

“There were no Syrians involved, there was no knife involved, there was no gang-rape,” said Grant Loebs, the Twin Falls County prosecutor.

The shocking reports are based on a real incident which has resulted in juvenile charges against two boys, but the prosecutor said few of the details reported on sites such as InfoWars and Creeping Sharia match evidence uncovered by investigators.

Three boys from Iraq and Sudan, ages 7, 10 and 14, were involved in the incident, which authorities said was recorded on cell phone video, but Loebs said the 5-year-old victim was not gang-raped.

The older boy did not touch the victim, Loebs said, and only one boy allegedly touched the girl.

The boys have been in the U.S. less than two years, officials believes, although police aren’t certain yet whether they’re refugees.

“It’s all absurd — there is no coverup at all,” Loebs said. “There is no motive to cover up. If they were Syrians, I would tell you they were Syrians and that we’re prosecuting three Syrian refugees. It wouldn’t bother me a bit to say that, but it bothers me if it’s not true.”

Police denied that it took officers two hours to arrive at the low-income apartment building, and Loebs said the initial call reported a possible crime that was “something a lot less serious than a sexual assault or lewd and lascivious conduct.”

Loeb knocked down reports that the boys’ fathers celebrated the attack with high-fives, and he blamed the inaccurate claims on anti-Muslim groups active in the Twin Falls area.

“There is a small group of people in Twin Falls County whose life goal is to eliminate refugees, and thus far they have not been constrained by the truth,” Loebs said. “They have not been constrained by the truth in the past, and I don’t expect them to be constrained by the truth in the future.”

 

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Crime and the UN Soldiers

When I worked in Haiti shortly after the earthquake, there were nearly a million people displaced into temporary camps euphemistically called “Tent Cities” because many of the poorly constructed houses and buildings had been either destroyed outright, or so severely damaged as to be unsafe. On the eve of the earthquake the government has just spent enormous effort in rounding up the worst criminals in the country. Those guys were serial murderers, robbers, and rapists. The earthquake destroyed the walls of the prison and many escaped.

UN Troops were sent in to help patrol the streets and packed tent cities. Within a few months there were a number or rapes of women and children, with the worst night being 9 women raped in the same camp. They interviewed the victims, and sent in undercover police. They caught the perpetrators within a week. They all turned out to be UN Soldiers, from another 3rd world country. Because UN soldiers have what is in effect Diplomatic Immunity, the only thing they could do with them was to ship them back home and they would never be prosecuted for their crimes. Turns out, this is a common problem with UN Soldiers that happens again and again when they enter conflict zones or third world countries. The Haitians despised the UN Troops, due in large part due to their criminality which not only included sexual crimes but robbery and theft, and wanted them out of the country…

UN Troops parading on Bastille Day in France. All too often they ARE the problem.

More Sex Abuse by UN Troops Alleged in C. African Republic

A human rights group alleged Thursday that at least eight women and girls were raped or sexually exploited by U.N. peacekeepers late last year in Central African Republic, and the world body announced that more than 100 troops would be sent home.

Human Rights Watch said a 14-year-old and an 18-year-old alleged that peacekeepers gang-raped them near the airport in Bambari, the country’s second-largest city.

The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic said later Thursday it had identified seven new possible victims in Bambari in cases that Human Rights Watch brought to its attention.

The U.N. said the soldiers implicated in the cases are from the Republic of Congo and Congo.

The mission said 120 soldiers from the Republic of Congo who were deployed to Bambari from Sept. 17 to Dec. 14 will be repatriated after an investigation is carried out. In the meantime, it said, they will be confined to barracks.

A fact-finding expert sent to Bambari found “sufficient initial evidence” that five alleged victims were minors and had been sexually abused, and that one adult had been sexually exploited, the mission said. The expert was unable to interview the seventh alleged victim. One allegation by Human Rights Watch had been previously reported and is currently under investigation, the mission said.

Parfait Onanga-Anyanga, the U.N. envoy for Central African Republic who traveled to Bambari on Thursday, expressed outrage and shame at the latest allegations, saying it is “a double crime” to attack vulnerable women and children that peacekeepers were sent to protect.

The new cases highlight concerns about peacekeeper abuse beyond the chaotic country’s capital.

The U.N. mission in Central African Republic tweeted that there have been 13 cases of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers in Bambari since September 2014.

The U.N. has been unable to explain why so many rapes and other sexual abuse by peacekeepers have been alleged in Central African Republic, which has been gripped by deadly violence between Christians and Muslims since late 2013. Thousands of U.N. and other peacekeepers have been in the country since then.

On Friday, U.N. Assistant Secretary-General Anthony Banbury came close to tears as he described four new child sex abuse cases in the country involving U.N. troops and police from Bangladesh, Congo, Niger and Senegal. It was the first time the world body had publicly named countries whose U.N. personnel are accused, as part of a new policy.

For all of 2015, Banbury said, there are likely to be 22 confirmed allegations of sexual abuse or exploitation in the U.N.’s peacekeeping mission in CAR, though that may rise as a result of Thursday’s allegations.

Human Rights Watch said it documented the latest eight cases of sexual exploitation and abuse during research in Bambari from Jan. 16-30. The organization said the temporary deployment of Republic of Congo peacekeepers to protect the city’s airport corresponds with most of the cases.

The group quoted a 14-year-old saying that in November, two armed peacekeepers attacked her as she walked by the base at the airport.

“They pulled me into the tall grass and one held my arms while the other one pinned down my legs and raped me,” she was quoted as saying. “The soldier holding my arms tried to hold my mouth, but I was still able to scream. Because of that they had to run away before the second soldier could rape me.”

An 18-year-old was quoted as saying that when she visited the Republic of Congo troops’ base near the airport seeking food or money, three armed peacekeepers forced her into the bush and gang-raped her.

“They said if I resisted they would kill me.”

 
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Posted by on February 6, 2016 in International Terrorism

 

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Bill Cosby Charged With Rape

It is not like you couldn’t see this coming after the Cosby lawsuit last week against his accusers.

Bill Cosby charged with sexually assaulting Pennsylvania woman in 2004

For the first time, Bill Cosby will face criminal charges in connection with an accusation of sexual assault, Montgomery County prosecutors in Pennsylvania announced on Wednesday.

Prosecutors charged Cosby with aggravated indecent assault, a felony, First Assistant District Attorney Kevin Steele said in a morning press conference. The single charge stems from an alleged sexual assault in early 2004.

“Today, after examination of all the evidence, we are able to seek justice on behalf of the victim,” Steele said. The charges were filed thanks to new information uncovered in July, Steele said, noting that the incident remains within the 12-year statute of limitations.

The felony charge came at the conclusion of a second investigation into allegations that the comedian drugged and assaulted former Temple University employee Andrea Constand 12 years ago.  Constand first accused Cosby of assaulting her in 2005. At the time, prosecutors declined to press charges.

On the evening in question, Mr. Cosby urged her to take pills that he provided her and to drink wine, the effect of which rendered her unable to move,” Steele said to reporters, later saying the pills rendered the victim “frozen,” and  “paralyzed.” That was when Cosby allegedly committed aggravated indecent assault, the first degree felony for which he was charged on Wednesday…

 
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Posted by on December 30, 2015 in Domestic terrorism, Giant Negros

 

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Oklahoma Cop Convicted of Rapes of Black Women

In something of a surprise, Daniel Holtzclaw, former OKC Cop was convicted of at least some of the counts against him…

Former Oklahoma police officer found guilty of multiple rapes

It is unclear whether the counts will run concurrently or sequentially from the video.

A former Oklahoma City police officer has been convicted of sexually assaulting women he preyed upon in a low-income neighborhood he patrolled.

A jury convicted Daniel Holtzclaw of four charges of first-degree rape and 14 other counts. He sobbed while hearing the verdicts Thursday on his 29th birthday. He could spend the rest of his life in prison, based on the jury’s recommendation he serve 263 years.

The mother of his youngest accuser, who was 17, said the case should demonstrate the problem of sexual misconduct by officers isn’t limited to one police department.

“It’s a problem for the nation,” the mother told The Associated Press...Read Further Details Here

 
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Posted by on December 11, 2015 in BlackLivesMatter

 

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Serial Rapist Policeman Could Get Away With It in Oklahoma

Any normal jury would follow the “Bill Cosby Rule” where the perp’s protestations of innocence get rather thin when victim after victim comes forward with the same story.

Have there been a few cases where women lied about being raped? Absolutely. However that number is so statistically small, and get’s vanishingly small when there are multiple complaints compared to the number of actual rapes reported. It would seem to be about the same as the number of cops who shoot themselves or their cars and declare the “bad” (re: Black) criminals did it.

This guy needs to be convicted and put in prison for a long, long time. Race, racism, and the “Blue Wall” again play a more important role in the administration of justice than evidence of the crime.

Did This White Cop Rape 13 Black Women?

It’s a travesty that Daniel Holtzclaw, who could be let off by an all-white jury after allegedly rampaging through Oklahoma City assaulting poor black women, isn’t headline news.

Daniel Holtzclaw should be a household name. He should be on the front page of every newspaper in the country. His criminal trial should be featured in the A-blocks of national news broadcasts.

We should be able recognize him on sight. We should be able to number and name the horrendous crimes he allegedly committed. Should he ever walk the streets again, he should enjoy not a single moment of anonymity.

Holtzclaw, a 28-year-old former Oklahoma City police officer, is an alleged sexual predator who prosecutors say used his badge to rape at least 13 women over a seven-month period. The alleged victims of his increasingly brazen pattern of attacks, prosecutors say, included an underage girl and a grandmother. Ranging in age from 17 to 57, all but one are black and all live in the same poverty-stricken, predominantly African-American neighborhood in the northeast section of the city.

They were picked because they were black and poor. They were picked because the perpetrator thought nobody would give a damn. It’s been two days since the jury began its deliberations, and there is a growing unease about the potential for a not-guilty verdict.

On Wednesday morning, eight men and four women filed into an Oklahoma courtroom and began their third day of deliberations. As of this writing, there has been no verdict. If convicted, Holtzclaw could face life in prison for 36 felony charges of rape, forcible oral sodomy, burglary, and sexual battery. It is worth noting that while the city population is nearly 40 percent minority, the jury panel is all white.

Some of the accusers—Buzzfeed documented their testimony on Wednesday—said the officer violated them in their own homes while wearing his department-issued uniform. One woman testified that after Holtzclaw ran her name and found an active warrant, he took her to an abandoned school where he raped her. Another said she was forced to perform sex acts on the side of the road. Another said she was sexually violated while handcuffed to a hospital bed. Investigators said they found DNA, from what some believe is an unknown 14th victim, inside the crotch of his uniform.

The last accuser to testify was only 17 when, she said, Holtzclaw raped her on her mother’s porch just after dark. The officer first told her he needed to search her for drugs, she testified. He first groped her under her clothes before pushing his fingers into her vagina, she said, then he unzipped the fly of his trousers and raped her. The youngest of the accusers—some of them suspected of prostitution or drug possession, others with an active warrant—she wondered out loud: “What kind of police do you call on the police?”

For too many, living on the margins and with no real voice in the system, the answer is: nobody.

At 6-foot-1 and 260 pounds, the former Eastern Michigan football player allegedly used threats of violence and arrest to ensure their silence. Holtzclaw was apparently betting on that. He was apparently betting that, if they ever talked, we wouldn’t care. Once arrested and headed for trial, he had to be banking on at least a majority white jury. Three black men were reportedly struck from the jury panel…More Here

 

Let a Bad Black Cop rape a white woman…And you best believe Faux News will have 24×7 coverage of it for the next 6 months.

 
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Posted by on December 10, 2015 in BlackLivesMatter, Domestic terrorism

 

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All White Jury for White Cop Rapist of 12 Black Women

Kangaroo court, anyone? Looks like the “justice system” in Oklahoma is rigged to let this cop get away with rape.

Critics blast all-white jury for Oklahoma cop accused of raping black women and teens

The trial of the former Oklahoma City police officer accused of a string of sexual assaults against black women began this week with an all-white jury.

Daniel Holtzclaw is alleged to have sexually assaulted 12 women and a 17-year-old girl while on duty. Prosecutors have said he targeted middle-aged black women of limited means who had cause to want to avoid the police, such as outstanding warrants.

Though African Americans make up 16% of the population of Oklahoma County there are no black people among the eight men and four women on the jury.

“We’re very disappointed that we don’t have any minorities on there … We’re not saying justice can’t prevail but we can be suspicious of it being [run] in a manner,” Oklahoma City National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) president Garland Pruitt told KOCO local news, which reported that three black men were not picked from a pool of 24 potential jurors.

The racial composition of juries is attracting national scrutiny. On Monday the supreme court heard a case about alleged racial bias in jury selection during a 1987 murder trial that could impact the way jurors are picked in future; last month a judge in Kentucky dismissed an entire jury because he felt it was not representative of the community.

All-white juries in Oklahoma are “relatively uncommon but certainly not unheard of”, especially outside large urban areas, said Brady Henderson, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Oklahoma.

In addition to exclusionary tactics such as peremptory challenges, Henderson said systemic factors risk making Oklahoma juries unrepresentative, especially in federal court where jurors’ names are taken from voter registration lists and a disproportionate number of black people are not registered. In state court, where Holtzclaw is being tried, names are culled from drivers’ licences and ID cards.

Holtzclaw faces 36 charges, including rape, forcible oral sodomy and sexual battery, and could be sentenced to life imprisonment. He has pleaded not guilty.

Prosecutors contend that Holtzclaw began committing sex crimes in December 2013, when he coerced a hospitalised woman who was high on drugs and handcuffed to a bedrail into performing oral sex, with the promise that the charges would be dropped.

His youngest accuser said she was 17 when he raped her on her mother’s porch after groping her, ostensibly to search for drugs.

A college football standout who became an officer after failing to reach the NFL, Holtzclaw worked a 4pm to 2am shift in northeast Oklahoma City. Detectives used GPS records from his patrol car to place him at the scene of the alleged crimes.

 
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Posted by on November 7, 2015 in Black History, The New Jim Crow

 

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When The Cops Are the Criminals

During the month of October, the following Sexual abuse/impropriety, or cover up of same in cases reached the press against Police Officers…

  1. Oct 1 — South Miami, FL officer arrested for inappropriate conduct with underage girls.
  2. Oct 1 — Dallas, TX officer fired after arrest for soliciting prostitution.
  3. Oct 1 — Update: Moundsville, WV fmr officer pled guilty to 3rd degree sexual assault against a minor.
  4. Oct 2 — Greenville, TN fmr officer sentenced to 18 mos for misdoncuct. He had sexual relationships with several jail inmates
  5. Oct 5 — Kentucky trooper pled guilty to sex w/ minor. 4 troopers were terminated/charged for relationship w/ same girl.
  6. Oct 7 — University of Oklahoma officer arrested for breaking into a car, stealing phone, and sending sexual content w/ it
  7. Oct 8 — Update: Boynton Beach, FL officer found not guilty of raping woman at gunpoint on his patrol vehicle.
  8. Oct 9 — Columbia, MS fmr officer pled guilty to having sex w/ jail inmate. Sentenced to 5 yrs, w/ 4.5 suspended.
  9. Oct 13 — South Gate and Huntington Park, CA officers (3) charged with abusing children at camp for troubled youth.
  10. Oct 14 — Cleveland, OH officer arrested for assaulting a woman and holding her against her will.
  11. Oct 15 — Spring ISD, TX officer arrested on sexual assault charges against a minor.
  12. Oct 15 — Update: Watervliet, NY SRO pled guilty to sodomy charges for having sex w/ 16 yo student where he was assigned.
  13. Oct 16 — Update: Bothel, WA officer’s trial for having sex with a student where she was SRO is underway.
  14. Oct 19 — Walton Co., GA deputy arrested for child pornography.
  15. Oct 19 — Update: Anne Arundel Co., MD fmr officer serving 1yr probation for public intox for biting man in testicles.
  16. Oct 19 — Chicago, IL officers (2) under federal investigation for sex trafficking of a minor.
  17. Oct 19 — Tulsa Co., OK fmr deputy found guilty of sexual battery and indecent exposure in uniform.
  18. Oct 20 — Update: Snohomish Co., WA officer pled guilty to laundering money & misconduct for aiding coffee hut prostitution
  19. Oct 21 — Jacksonville, FL sheriff’s officer arrested for felony child abuse.
  20. Oct 22 — Update: Maypearl, TX fmr chief indicted on multiple sexual charges against minors. Faces civil suit for bullying.
  21. Oct 22 — Henderson, TX officer accused of sex crimes against a child.
  22. Oct 22 — Fort Smith, AR officer resigned after his arrest for sexual solicitation.
  23. Oct 26 — Cypress-Fairbanks ISD (Houston) officer sentenced to 1 yr in jail for pulling woman over and asking for sexual favor
  24. Oct 26 — Fresno, CA officer arrested for weapons possession. Was recently arrested for child abuse as well.
  25. Oct 26 — Adams Co., CO deputy fired and arrested for sexual assault while he was on duty.
  26. Oct 29 — Live Oak, FL officer arrested for possession of child pornography.
  27. Oct 30 — Spokane, WA officers accused by county sheriff of destroying evidence in sexual assault case against a colleague.
  28. Oct 30 — Los Angeles Co., CA deputy arrested for child molestation.
  29. Oct 30 — Update: Boynton Beach, FL tentatively settled suit w/ woman who accused officer of rape. Settlement is for $800k.

These are just the cases reported. It is unknown if there are other cases, and if there are, how many. And there is no way to tell from just a one month snapshot, whether this is consistent, or that this is average. But, the problem here is just like the “missing” data on Police shootings, which cover up the fact that Police are shooting and killing nearly 1,000 people  year. Most of which are probably justified – but some which we know are not. So somewhere, at some time, the decision was made to sweep all of this under the rug, allowing the miscreants if not anonymity, then escape from Justice.

Hundreds Of Cops Kicked Off Force For Committing Sex Crimes

The number is unquestionably an undercount because it represents only those officers whose licenses to work in law enforcement were revoked, and not all states take such action.

Flashing lights pierced the black of night, and the big white letters made clear it was the police. The woman pulled over was a daycare worker in her 50s headed home after playing dominoes with friends. She felt she had nothing to hide, so when the Oklahoma City officer accused her of erratic driving, she did as directed.

She would later tell a judge she was splayed outside the patrol car for a pat-down, made to lift her shirt to prove she wasn’t hiding anything, then to pull down her pants when the officer still wasn’t convinced. He shined his flashlight between her legs, she said, then ordered her to sit in the squad car and face him as he towered above. His gun in sight, she said she pleaded “No, sir” as he unzipped his fly and exposed himself with a hurried directive.

“Come on,” the woman, identified in police reports as J.L., said she was told before she began giving him oral sex. “I don’t have all night.”

The accusations are undoubtedly jolting, and yet they reflect a betrayal of the badge that has been repeated time and again across the country.

In a yearlong investigation of sexual misconduct by U.S. law enforcement, The Associated Press uncovered about 1,000 officers who lost their badges in a six-year period for rape, sodomy and other sexual assault; sex crimes that included possession of child pornography; or sexual misconduct such as propositioning citizens or having consensual but prohibited on-duty intercourse.

The number is unquestionably an undercount because it represents only those officers whose licenses to work in law enforcement were revoked, and not all states take such action. California and New York – with several of the nation’s largest law enforcement agencies – offered no records because they have no statewide system to decertify officers for misconduct. And even among states that provided records, some reported no officers removed for sexual misdeeds even though cases were identified via news stories or court records.

“It’s happening probably in every law enforcement agency across the country,” said Chief Bernadette DiPino of the Sarasota Police Department in Florida, who helped study the problem for the International Association of Chiefs of Police. “It’s so underreported and people are scared that if they call and complain about a police officer, they think every other police officer is going to be then out to get them.”

Even as cases around the country have sparked a national conversation about excessive force by police, sexual misconduct by officers has largely escaped widespread notice due to a patchwork of laws, piecemeal reporting and victims frequently reluctant to come forward because of their vulnerabilities – they often are young, poor, struggling with addiction or plagued by their own checkered pasts.

In interviews, lawyers and even police chiefs told the AP that some departments also stay quiet about improprieties to limit liability, allowing bad officers to quietly resign, keep their certification and sometimes jump to other jobs.

The officers involved in such wrongdoing represent a tiny fraction of the hundreds of thousands whose jobs are to serve and protect. But their actions have an outsized impact – miring departments in litigation that leads to costly settlements, crippling relationships with an already wary public and scarring victims with a special brand of fear.

“My God,” J.L. said she thought as she eyed the officer’s holstered gun, “he’s going to kill me.”

The AP does not name alleged victims of sexual assault without their consent, and J.L. declined to be interviewed. She was let go after the traffic stop without any charges. She reported her accusations immediately, but it was months before the investigation was done and the breadth of the allegations known.

She is one of 13 women who say they were victimized by the officer, a former college football standout named Daniel Holtzclaw. The fired cop, 28, has pleaded not guilty to a host of charges, and his family posted online that “the truth of his innocence will be shown in court.” Each of his accusers is expected to testify in the trial that begins Monday, including one who was 17 when she said the officer pulled down her pink cotton shorts and raped her on her mother’s front porch….Read the Rest Here Which has quite a bit more to the story

 
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Posted by on November 2, 2015 in BlackLivesMatter, Domestic terrorism

 

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