Anti-Muslim Hate Is Just as Horrific When It Comes From Muslims

With some indication that the killings of four men in Albuquerque may have had sectarian motives, some American Sunnis are calling for solidarity with Shiites.

#albuquerque-nm, #chaplains, #discrimination, #domestic-violence, #hussain-muhammad-afzaal-d-2022, #hussain-naeem-d-2022, #hussein-aftab-d-2022, #latif-khalid, #minorities, #mosques, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #muslim-americans, #muslims-and-islam, #religion-and-belief, #shiite-muslims, #sunni-muslims, #syed-muhammad-august-2022-murders, #united-states

Muslim Killings in Albuquerque Stir Sectarian Ghosts

An Afghan family struggled for a foothold in a new home in the U.S. Now one of them is charged with killing fellow Muslims.

#afghan-americans, #afghanistan-war-2001, #albuquerque-nm, #domestic-violence, #hussain-muhammad-afzaal-d-2022, #hussein-aftab-d-2022, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #muslim-americans, #muslims-and-islam, #new-mexico, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #serial-murders, #shiite-muslims, #syed-muhammad-august-2022-murders

A Polish Priest’s War Against Abortion Focuses on Helping Single Mothers

The Rev. Tomasz Kancelarczyk sees little effect on women’s decisions whether to have a child from a 29-year abortion ban. What may matter more is support for women who choose to have a child.

#abortion, #babies-and-infants, #birth-control-and-family-planning, #birth-rates, #child-care, #children-and-childhood, #domestic-violence, #europe, #families-and-family-life, #law-and-justice-poland, #law-and-legislation, #parenting, #poland, #politics-and-government, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #roman-catholic-church, #single-persons, #special-education, #tomasz-kancelarczyk, #women-and-girls

Why Rape Survivors Asked Feds to Probe N.Y.P.D.

Letters from victims and activists drew the Justice Department’s attention after city and state officials failed to act on the same complaints.

#metoo-movement, #adams-eric-l, #de-blasio-bill, #domestic-violence, #justice-department, #new-york-city, #police, #police-department-nyc, #women-and-girls

The Dystopian Myths of Red America

The Big Lie about the election is embedded in an even bigger lie.

#crime-and-criminals, #domestic-violence, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #republican-party, #rural-areas, #urban-areas

Donna Ferrato’s Camera Is a Weapon for Women

Best known for unmasking domestic violence, the pathbreaking photojournalist has a show timed to coincide with the reversal of Roe v. Wade.

#daniel-cooney-fine-art-manhattan-ny-gallery, #domestic-violence, #ferrato-donna, #photography, #women-and-girls

Police Eye Domestic Violence in Upper East Side Killing of Mother

Azsia Johnson, 20, hoped to be a pediatric nurse and was a doting mother to her two children, her mother said. She was shot at point blank range while walking her 3-month-old daughter.

#domestic-violence, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #upper-east-side-manhattan-ny

I’m a New York City Liberal, and I Want a Gun

The recent Supreme Court decision on carrying handguns helps people like me.

#domestic-violence, #gun-control, #supreme-court-us

Gun Talks Snag on Tricky Question: What Counts as a Boyfriend?

Among the sticking points holding up a final agreement on gun legislation is how to define a boyfriend in a provision meant to keep guns away from domestic abusers.

#cornyn-john, #dating-and-relationships, #domestic-violence, #gun-control, #klobuchar-amy, #law-and-legislation, #murphy-christopher-scott, #united-states-politics-and-government

Living in Violence

In some communities, shootings are a daily occurrence.

#domestic-violence, #firearms, #gun-control, #internal-storyline-no, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

We Need Hope to Combat Violence. That Won’t Arrive Without Action.

To adequately address violence, we need to take stock of everything at once.

#domestic-violence, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #mental-health-and-disorders, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #tulsa-okla-shooting-june-1-2022, #uvalde-tex-shooting-may-24-2022

What Depp v. Heard Means for #MeToo

The winning legal strategy could change the dynamics of the era.

#metoo-movement, #audio-neutral-informative, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander

Johnny Depp’s Win in Court Could Embolden Others, Lawyers Say

The actor’s victory against his ex-wife Amber Heard in one of the highest profile defamation cases to go to trial could inspire others to try their luck with juries.

#metoo-movement, #cyberharassment, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #movies, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #women-and-girls

The Amber Heard Verdict Was a Travesty. Others Will Follow.

Abuse victims now have another reason to fear coming forward.

#metoo-movement, #decisions-and-verdicts, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Verdict: The Actual Malice of the Trial

In this post-#MeToo moment, misogyny and celebrity go hand in hand.

#metoo-movement, #cancel-culture, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #movies, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #women-and-girls

Johnny Depp Jury Finds That Amber Heard Defamed Him in Op-Ed

The jury in Virginia found that Ms. Heard had damaged her ex-husband’s reputation with an op-ed in which she identified herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.”

#decisions-and-verdicts, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #fairfax-va, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #movies, #suits-and-litigation-civil

TikTok’s Amber Heard Hate Machine

Television turned the celebrity trial into a 24-hour tabloid spectacle. Social media made it into a sport.

#celebrities, #computers-and-the-internet, #cyberharassment, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #instagram-inc, #libel-and-slander, #movies, #social-media, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #tiktok-bytedance, #women-and-girls

The Depp-Heard Trial Isn’t Even the Weirdest Thing About America Right Now

Well, maybe it is. But there is a lot to choose from.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #presidential-election-of-2020, #presidential-election-of-2024, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

Amber Heard, Johnny Depp and Why We Love to See Women Humiliated

Whatever you think of the actress, what we are watching is a good old-fashioned public pillorying — only difference is that memes have replaced the stones.

#metoo-movement, #celebrities, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #polls-and-public-opinion, #sex-crimes, #social-media

‘Misoginia de la era colonial’: en los fallos sobre los derechos de las mujeres se cita a un juez del siglo XVII

Tanto en India como en el borrador del fallo Roe v. Wade en Estados Unidos, todavía ocupa un lugar preponderante un juez inglés que escribió que las mujeres estaban obligadas por contrato a los maridos.

#abortion, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #constitutions, #domestic-violence, #great-britain, #india, #marriages, #politics-and-government, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

The 17th-Century English Judge Behind Abortion and Rape Rulings Today

Both in India and in the Roe v. Wade draft ruling roiling the United States, Lord Matthew Hale — an English judge who wrote that women were contractually obligated to husbands — still looms large.

#abortion, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #constitutions, #domestic-violence, #great-britain, #india, #marriages, #politics-and-government, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

Amber Heard and the Death of #MeToo

The actress is being subject to industrial-scale bullying.

#metoo-movement, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #sex-crimes, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

D.H.S. Watchdog Said Damaging Findings Removed From Reports Were Already Known

Two House committees were so concerned by the explanation that they requested an array of internal documents related to the reports on sexual misconduct and domestic violence.

#cuffari-joseph-v, #domestic-violence, #homeland-security-department, #house-committee-on-homeland-security, #house-committee-on-oversight-and-government-reform, #inspectors-general, #sexual-harassment, #united-states-politics-and-government, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Amber Heard Accuses ‘Belligerent’ Johnny Depp of Sexual Assault

With graphic depictions of what she described as physical attacks, she sought to counter the actor’s testimony that she had been the aggressor.

#depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #fairfax-county-va, #franco-james, #heard-amber, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Amber Heard Testifies About a ‘Pattern’ of Violence by Johnny Depp

Ms. Heard took the stand for the first time in the defamation case filed against her by the actor, her ex-husband, who says he was damaged by an op-ed she wrote.

#depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #fairfax-county-va, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #movies, #washington-post

MLB Suspends Trevor Bauer for Two Seasons Amid Abuse Claim

Bauer, a pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, had been on leave from the club as he faced allegations of sexual assault. Prosecutors in Los Angeles had declined to charge him criminally.

#baseball, #bauer-trevor, #domestic-violence, #los-angeles-dodgers, #major-league-baseball, #manfred-robert-d, #sex-crimes

La inquietante desaparición de Debanhi Escobar desata la indignación en México

El caso de la joven de 18 años ha desencadenado una protesta nacional por la incapacidad del gobierno para hacer justicia a las mujeres desaparecidas.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #domestic-violence, #mexico, #monterrey-mexico

A Woman’s Disappearance Sparks Outrage in Mexico Over Gender Violence

The case of Debanhi Escobar, 18, in Monterrey has ignited a national outcry over the government’s failure to deliver justice for missing women.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #domestic-violence, #mexico, #monterrey-mexico

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s Fight Left Home Damaged, Witness Says

At the trial in the defamation case filed by Mr. Depp, a property manager gave vivid descriptions of how one 2015 fight left behind blood and broken fixtures.

#actors-and-actresses, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #fairfax-county-va, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander

Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Trial: What to Know

Mr. Depp has sued Ms. Heard, his ex-wife, on grounds that she defamed him in an op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post.

#actors-and-actresses, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #fairfax-county-va, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #movies, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #washington-post

As G.O.P. Candidates Face Accusations, Rivals Tread Carefully

In several states, Republican candidates are contending with allegations of domestic violence and sexual assault. Few of their primary rivals want to talk about it.

#metoo-movement, #domestic-violence, #elections-senate, #gibbons-mike-1952, #greitens-eric, #herbster-charles-w, #sexual-harassment, #timken-jane, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard to Face Off in Defamation Trial

Mr. Depp sued his ex-wife, Ms. Heard, for an op-ed she wrote in The Washington Post referring to herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.”

#actors-and-actresses, #american-civil-liberties-union, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #fairfax-county-va, #heard-amber, #washington-post

11 Set Up Hundreds of Sham Marriages for Green Card Seekers, U.S. Says

Clients paid fees up to $30,000 as part of the yearslong scheme, an affidavit said. Some applications falsely claimed the clients had been abused by their spouses, prosecutors said.

#boston-mass, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #domestic-violence, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #frauds-and-swindling, #green-cards-us, #immigration-and-emigration, #los-angeles-calif, #marriages, #massachusetts, #violence-against-women-act-1994, #women-and-girls

Homeland Security Watchdog Omitted Damaging Findings From Reports

The findings were removed from inspector general investigations of domestic violence and sexual misconduct committed by officers in the department’s law enforcement agencies.

#cuffari-joseph-v, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #domestic-violence, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #homeland-security-department, #immigration-and-customs-enforcement-us, #inspectors-general, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #transportation-security-administration, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Many Teens Report Emotional and Physical Abuse by Parents During Lockdown

New data on teen mental health during the pandemic suggests that for many, home life was full of stressors like job loss, hunger and even violence.

#anxiety-and-stress, #boston-medical-center, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #depression-mental, #domestic-violence, #mental-health-and-disorders, #quarantines, #research, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #united-states, #your-feed-healthcare, #youth

China’s Divorce Rate Is Down, but So Are Marriages

While officials say a new law has helped save marriages, the bigger challenge in the country’s demographic crisis is that fewer people are getting married in the first place.

#birth-rates, #china, #communist-party-of-china, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #domestic-violence, #marriages, #politics-and-government, #population, #weddings-and-engagements

Mom, Boyfriend Charged in Death of 8-Year-Old Autistic Boy in the Bronx

Joseph Barney’s mother and her boyfriend were arrested after the medical examiner’s office said the boy died from battered child syndrome.

#bronx-nyc, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #domestic-violence, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-york-city

Ex-Wife of Eric Greitens, Missouri Senate Candidate, Accuses Him 

Sheena Greitens said in an affidavit that her former husband, Eric Greitens, knocked her down during an argument in 2018. Mr. Greitens, a former governor of Missouri, denied the accusation.

#child-custody-and-support, #divorce-separations-and-annulments, #domestic-violence, #elections-senate, #greitens-eric, #missouri, #politics-and-government, #republican-party, #threats-and-threatening-messages, #united-states-politics-and-government

House Passes Bill to Bolster Protections for Women Facing Violence

The reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, a top priority of President Biden that expired in 2019, was included in a wide-ranging government spending bill.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #domestic-violence, #house-of-representatives, #law-and-legislation, #sex-crimes, #united-states-politics-and-government, #violence-against-women-act-1994, #women-and-girls

Richard Sherman Pleads Guilty to Charges From Family Altercation

The N.F.L. cornerback, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of negligent driving and criminal trespass, was fined but avoided jail time after being credited for time served.

#domestic-violence, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #football, #national-football-league, #sherman-richard-1988, #tampa-bay-buccaneers

Mother of Children Killed by Their Father Said She Lived in Fear

The woman obtained a restraining order in 2021 after telling a California court, “He has not killed me because he would not know where to go with the children.”

#assaults, #california, #david-mora, #domestic-violence, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sacramento-calif, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #threats-and-threatening-messages, #university-of-california-los-angeles, #university-of-pennsylvania, #women-and-girls

The Hidden Epidemic of Brain Injuries From Domestic Violence

Research shows that survivors of abuse can sustain head trauma more often than football players. But they are almost never diagnosed.

#brain, #chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy, #concussions, #domestic-violence, #post-traumatic-stress-disorder, #psychology-and-psychologists, #sports-injuries, #traumatic-brain-injury

Victim’s Rape Kit Helped Identify Her as a Suspect in Another Case, D.A. Says

Chesa Boudin, the district attorney in San Francisco, said victims are “being treated like criminals,” and he wants legislators to ban the practice.

#boudin-chesa, #california, #dna-deoxyribonucleic-acid, #domestic-violence, #forensic-science, #manhattan-nyc, #rosen-jeffrey-f, #san-francisco-calif, #santa-clara-county-calif, #sex-crimes, #women-and-girls

N.F.L. Culture Never Reformed After the Rice Scandal, Women Say

In the years after the Ray Rice scandal, the N.F.L. redoubled efforts to hire and promote women. But over 30 former staff members say the league’s culture remains demoralizing.

#baltimore-ravens, #black-people, #dallas-cowboys, #discrimination, #domestic-violence, #football, #goodell-jane-skinner, #goodell-roger, #hiring-and-promotion, #hunt-kareem-1995, #jones-charlotte-football-executive, #jones-jerry, #kansas-city-chiefs, #leeds-alissa, #locklear-theresa, #minorities, #national-football-league, #rice-ray-1987, #smith-dasha, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-football-team, #wilkinson-beth-a, #women-and-girls

Video of Mentally Ill Woman Chained in Shack Stirs Anger in China

Public discussion of mental illness has grown in recent years, but in rural areas, resources and acceptance are still limited.

#domestic-violence, #douyin-bytedance, #jiangsu-province-china, #mental-health-and-disorders, #social-media, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

In Greece, a String of Killings Pushes Domestic Abuse Into the Spotlight

Several deadly assaults on women by their partners appear to have encouraged more victims to speak up in a country where such attacks have rarely been publicly discussed.

#bekatorou-sofia, #domestic-violence, #greece, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #women-and-girls

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty of Four Counts of Fraud

The case against the founder of the failed blood testing start-up Theranos came to symbolize the pitfalls of Silicon Valley’s culture of hustle and hype.

#computers-and-the-internet, #domestic-violence, #falsification-of-data, #frauds-and-swindling, #high-net-worth-individuals, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #start-ups, #tests-medical, #theranos-inc

Pope Says High Number of Domestic Violence Cases is ‘Almost Satanic’

Francis once again decried the scourge of domestic abuse, which has increased during the months of pandemic lockdown.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #domestic-violence, #francis, #italy, #roman-catholic-church

The All-Too-Common Tragedy of Foster Care

Foster children need an advocate to prioritize their needs.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #domestic-violence, #foster-care, #group-homes-and-supportive-housing, #internal-sub-only-nl

Elizabeth Holmes Trial Nears Finish as Closing Arguments End

The jury of eight men and four women will meet on Monday morning to consider wire fraud-related charges for claims made to Theranos’s investors and patients.

#balwani-ramesh, #computers-and-the-internet, #dating-and-relationships, #domestic-violence, #frauds-and-swindling, #holmes-elizabeth-1984, #start-ups, #tests-medical, #theranos-inc