Michael Brown shooting: Ku Klux Klan raises ‘reward’ for officer who shot unarmed teen in Ferguson, Missouri
By: Heather Saul
Palestinian Anonymous ‘Hacktivists’ Take Over Ferguson’s Websites After Police Shooting Of Michael Brown
By: Shante Wooten
In response to the police shooting that killed an unarmed African-American teen, Michael Brown, protests in St. Louis have turned into a veritable uprising. But now, some of the Anonymous members working on #OpFerguson, have announced that some “hacktivists” involved with the take-over of the City of Ferguson website, are in fact located within Palestine.
“Racism in this country is still far too prominent at the government and law enforcement levels. #Ferguson right now looks like a scene out of the 60s. Young African Americans are being gunned down unarmed and young Latinos deported unjustly. We lead the world in incarcerated citizens. What value system are we trying to project on the rest of the globe?” – Omar Suleiman
A Palestinian-American teenager who was badly beaten by Israeli police is visiting Washington to speak to officials there.Tarik Abu Khdeir was arrested while he was on holiday in occupied East Jerusalem the day after his cousin was burnt to death in the city. An alleged video showing his brutal beating sparked international condemnation. Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher met the teenager at his home in Tampa, Florida, before his trip to the US capital.
Fifteen-year-old American citizen Tareq Abu Khieder said he was beaten and detained by Israeli border police in an interview Sunday with his sister and mother, Suha Abu Khieder, in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shuafat.