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Mass imprisonment policy in US begets more crime – study

Date: July 27, 2015 | Categories: News, Resources, Structural Racism,

Source: RT.COM The mass incarceration policy in America over the last 40 years has created more problems than it has solved. The longer the term served, the higher the rate of reconvicted felons, a new study reveals. The research from University of Michigan economics professor, Michael Mueller-Smith, has proven that prison terms don’t rehabilitate a criminal and turn them into …

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Report: Illusion of Justice – Human Rights Abuses in US Terrorism Prosecutions

Date: July 24, 2014 | Categories: Islamophobia, Resources,

Source: Human Rights Watch Terrorism entails horrifying acts, often resulting in terrible losses of human life. Governments have a duty under international human rights law to take reasonable measures to protect people within their jurisdictions from acts of violence. When crimes are committed, governments also have a duty to carry out impartial investigations, to identify those responsible, and to prosecute …