Category Archives: terrorism

They Spoke Spanish in a Montana Store. Then a Border Agent Asked for Their IDs. – The New York Times – If they had Canadian accents and speaking English, what would he have done?

Shocked by the encounter, Ms. Suda retrieved her cellphone from her car, hit record and confronted the agent as he was relaying their information over a radio inside his sport utility vehicle. They had been racially profiled, Ms. Suda told the agent. “It had nothing to do with that,” the officer, who identified himself as Agent O’Neal, responded in the cellphone video. “It’s the fact that it has to do with you guys speaking Spanish in the store in a state where it’s predominantly English-speaking.”

Asylum seeker hospitalized after being stabbed by group of Israelis | +972 Magazine

Adam says that passersby told him that the same group of Israelis had tried to attack an asylum seeker earlier that day, but had given up when they realized there were too many people around. He has no doubt that the attack was racially-motivated. “These are people who I saw for the first time. They came here to mess with refugees.”

Source: Asylum seeker hospitalized after being stabbed by group of Israelis | +972 Magazine

Corrupt Guatemalan officials find help from an unlikely source: Marco Rubio | World news | The Guardian – Russians have bought Rubio too!

The Florida senator said that his decision was motivated by the case of a Russian exile family convicted by Cicig on charges of identity fraud. The Bitkovs were prosecuted as part of a broader investigation into high-level corruption at the immigration office which has so far resulted in more than 40 convictions.

Source: Corrupt Guatemalan officials find help from an unlikely source: Marco Rubio | World news | The Guardian

Trump Calls Some Unauthorized Immigrants ‘Animals’ in Rant – The New York Times

The president’s language and his focus on California drew a sharp rebuke from Jerry Brown, the state’s Democratic governor. “Trump is lying on immigration, lying about crime and lying about the laws of California,” Mr. Brown said in a statement. “Flying in a dozen Republican politicians to flatter him and praise his reckless policies changes nothing. We, the citizens of the fifth-largest economy in the world, are not impressed.”

We are all accomplices to Israel’s massacre in Gaza | +972 Magazine

Since March 30, when the Gaza protests began, 101 Palestinians have been killed and well over 10,000 wounded, many maimed for life. Not a single Israeli injury and not a single rocket fired at Israel, even as Israel has bombed Gaza several times in recent weeks. It doesn’t matter which numbers you want to believe or how many stones have been thrown (not a single injury caused by them), or even how many Hamas officials have called on Palestinians to protest. This is a massacre of a stateless population living under military siege. And we are all accomplices for not doing more to stop it.

Source: We are all accomplices to Israel’s massacre in Gaza | +972 Magazine