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On the anniversary of the Jan. 6 #CapitolInsurrection, I’m reminded: This IS who we are. We are a nation of #WhiteSupremacy. As a counter to the US “this isn’t who we are” narratives related to #RacialInjustice, #StateViolence & prejudice, I’ve pieced together the following post.
The following are excerpts from my Jan. 2021 op-ed in @Truthout: “If @POTUS Wants to Confront White Supremacy, He Must Also End the #WarOnTerror.’”
"Solving the problem of #WhiteSupremacy is seen as a simple matter of removing those who embody it."
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#WatchtheState: Our weekly update on patterns of state violence in #India.

Here's a quick review of reported instances of #stateviolence. @project_polis

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Human rights activist Khurram Parvez sent to 3-week judicial custody, shifted to Tihar jail. #Kashmir
thekashmirwalla.com/activist-khurr…
"In #Kashmir, the draconian #UAPA terror law has become a lethal weapon to silence and intimidate: anyone can be arrested and disappeared indefinitely without any formal records." @suchitrav & @kiccovich: thepolisproject.com/read/the-mask-… via @project_polis
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#WatchtheState: Our weekly update on patterns of state violence in #India.

Here's a quick review of reported instances of #stateviolence. @project_polis

Follow the thread for more:
#DelhiPogrom: "CCTV Footage In Itself Not Sufficient To Prolong Incarceration": Delhi High Court Grants Bail To Man In Jail For 17 Months.
livelaw.in/news-updates/d…
#DelhiPogrom: "Adjournments Sought By SPPs, IOs In Very Casual Manner": Court Imposes 5K Cost As Salary Cut. @nupur_0111
livelaw.in/news-updates/d…
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#WatchtheState: Our weekly update on patterns of #stateviolence in #India.

Here's a quick review of reported instances of state violence. @project_polis

Follow the thread for more:👇
Delhi Arrested 34 Under #UAPA in 2020. Here's Why the Home Ministry Won't List Them Out: The list comprises 26 Muslims, 21 Sikhs, 1 member of a Scheduled Tribe & 2 Hindus, both of whom were arrested for their role in protests against the #CAA. @thewire_in
thewire.in/government/det…
#UAPA prisoner’s life-threatening ailment remains untreated. Atiq Ur Rahman was arrested in 2020 along with Siddique Kappan & others. He suffers from Aortic regurgitation & for the past 10 months, Atiq has not received treatment or had access to medicines. maktoobmedia.com/2021/08/18/he-…
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#WatchtheState

In light of the ongoing #COVID19 crisis in India, Watch the State @project_polis is putting out a thread of reported instances of #StateViolence in relation to the #COVIDSecondWave.

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India is running out of oxygen, #Covid19 patients are dying–because the govt wasted time: It took 8 months to invite bids for over 150 #oxygen generation plants. 6 months later, most still aren’t up & running. @psychia90 & @VijaytaL report for @scroll_in.
scroll.in/article/992537…
Bharuch General Hospital is the largest govt-run COVID-19 center in #Gujarat’s Bharuch district. On 16 April, there was only 1 doctor & 5 nurses. The hospital had 72 patients almost all of whom had severe #COVID19 symptoms. @chahat_rana1 @thecaravanindia
caravanmagazine.in/health/three-h…
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#Thread Israeli forces chased down and shot to kill Iyad Hallaq, a 32-year old autistic man, the only son to his parents, a resident of Wadi il Joz, on his way to a special needs school. abcnews.go.com/International/… #Israel #StateViolence #iyadhalak #Freedom
This is illustrative of Israel's use of lethal force against all Palestinians from Gaza to Haifa and Jerusalem. Here is an excerpt from something I wrote and a link to a UN report condemning a culture of impunity for Israeli state violence. #Israel #StateCrimes #iyadhalak
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