Georgia to Weaken Citizen’s Arrest Law

The governor supports a bill passed on Wednesday that repeals language allowing people to arrest someone who they witnessed committing a crime.

#arbery-ahmaud-1994-2020, #crime-and-criminals, #georgia, #kemp-brian-p, #law-and-legislation, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #state-legislatures, #vigilantes

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I Was Your Fave Is Problematic

What was I trying to accomplish with my anonymous Tumblr?

#blogs-and-blogging-internet, #celebrities, #tumblr, #vigilantes, #your-feed-internet-culture

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International Court Accuses Two Central African Militia Leaders of Attacks on Muslims

The pair, a former legislator and a former African soccer official, collectively face 53 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity for their alleged role in the conflict in the Central African Republic.

#africa, #central-african-republic, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #vigilantes, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity

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Rizieq Shihab, Back in Indonesia, Calls for ‘Moral Revolution’

Rizieq Shihab and his vigilante movement have spent decades calling for harsh Islamic rule. Now he’s back from self-imposed exile and promising a “moral revolution.”

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #defense-and-military-forces, #indonesia, #islamic-defenders-front, #jakarta-indonesia, #joko-widodo, #muslims-and-islam, #rizieq-shihab, #saudi-arabia, #shariah-islamic-law, #suharto, #vigilantes

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Dutch Police Urge Public to Stop ‘Pedo-Hunting’ After Vigilante Violence

A man’s death in the Netherlands last month after an attack by a group of teenagers has prompted the authorities to clamp down on vigilantism.

#cyberharassment, #netherlands, #sex-crimes, #vigilantes

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Facebook Bans Content About Holocaust Denial From Its Site

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, once cited Holocaust denial as something he would allow on the social network for free speech reasons.

#censorship, #computers-and-the-internet, #corporate-social-responsibility, #facebook-inc, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #qanon, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #vigilantes, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity, #world-war-ii-1939-45, #zuckerberg-mark-e

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Check in on Your Black Employees, Now

Between the pandemic and the killings of George Floyd and others, the mental health of black people is floundering. Employers must address these issues head-on.

#anxiety-and-stress, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #floyd-george-d-2020, #labor-and-jobs, #mental-health-and-disorders, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #racial-profiling, #vigilantes

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Suspect in Arbery Shooting Offered to Help Deal With Potential Trespasser

Two months before Ahmaud Arbery was killed, one of the suspects told the police he could be notified if a nearby homeowner noticed any suspicious activity.

#arbery-ahmaud-1994-2020, #brunswick-ga, #mcmichael-gregory-1955, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-glynn-county-ga, #trespassing, #vigilantes

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The Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Another black man falsely assumed to be a criminal is dead.

#arbery-ahmaud-1994-2020, #black-people, #georgia, #mcmichael-gregory-1955, #mcmichael-travis-1986, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #race-and-ethnicity, #self-defense, #vigilantes

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India’s Coronavirus Lockdown Is Zealously Observed

Volunteers set up their own roadblocks. Neighborhoods set their own limits. The efforts could help the fractious country battle the outbreak but risk also stoking divisions and xenophobia.

#agriculture-and-farming, #caste-systems, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #food, #india, #migrant-labor-agriculture, #minorities, #politics-and-government, #vigilantes

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