Another Black Woman Dies While In Police Custody : Ralkina Jones is the third African-American woman to die under questionable circumstances while in police custody in less than two weeks.

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Another Black Woman Dies While In Police Custody

Ralkina Jones is the third African-American woman to die under questionable circumstances while in police custody in less than two weeks.

Ralkina Jones Jones Family / Via Twitter: @michaelhayes

An Ohio woman died while in police custody in the Cleveland Heights jail early on Sunday morning. Ralkina Jones, 37, was picked up after a domestic dispute in a parking lot with her ex-husband on Friday night.

According to the incident report, Jones drove to a local business and smashed the driver’s side window a Ford Expedition belonging to her ex-husband, Brandon Jones. She also attempted to smash the windshield of the vehicle. Police say that when her ex-husband came outside to the parking lot to try to stop her, Jones scratched his face and hit…

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VIDEO: How Rape Survivors Are Fighting Sexual Violence in India (from @Truthdig)

VIDEO: How Rape Survivors Are Fighting Sexual Violence in India (from @Truthdig).

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VIDEO: How Rape Survivors Are Fighting Sexual Violence in India

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Posted on Jul 25, 2015

 

This Woman Who Shot Her Attacker May Have Taken Down a Serial Killer

TIME

A woman from Charleston, W. Va., who shot and killed a man who attacked her last week may in fact have taken down a serial killer.

According to police, Neal Falls responded to the woman’s escort ad in Backpage.com on July 18, according to The Washington Post. When she answered the door, he turned violent, pulled out a gun, and attempted to strangle her, the woman, a sex worker who asked not to be identified, said.

“When he strangled me he just wouldn’t let me get any air,” she told KPTV. ” I grabbed my rake and when he laid the gun down to get the rake out of my hands, I shot him. I just grabbed the gun and shot behind me.”

Authorities say Falls arrived with multiple handcuffs and a “kill list,” which detailed a list of future victims—all sex workers who had placed advertisements…

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UN Reports Blasts Canada’s Human Rights Record on Violence Against Indigenous Women

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Palestinian man Jihad Nuwaja stands next to a tent in Susiya village, south of the West Bank city of Hebron July 20, 2015. Sitting under a fig tree to escape the searing sun, Nuwaja looks out on the only land he knows - the dry expanse of the Hebron hills in the southern West Bank. Within days, his home is set to be demolished and he, his wife and 10 children expelled.   REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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UN Reports Blasts Canada’s Human Rights Record on Violence Against Indigenous Women
Aboriginal Legal Service of Toronto’s Christa Big Canoe explains why government policies are leaving indigenous women four times more likely to be murdered than non-indigenous women – and what can be done about it
DATE: 2015-07-26 | LENGTH: 08:13

July 26, 2015

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“Women’s deaths add to concerns about Georgia prison doctor”

Women’s deaths add to concerns about Georgia prison doctor

For nearly a decade, a succession of inmates at one of the largest women’s prisons in Georgia has suffered agonizing deaths, some going days, weeks and even months before receiving treatment that might have saved or prolonged their lives, an Atlanta Journal-Constitution investigation has found:

…..read more: http://investigations.myajc.com/prison-medicine/womens-deaths-add-concerns/

Those deaths and others paint a bleak picture of the medical treatment for inmates at Pulaski State Prison in Hawkinsville. All were under the care of Dr. Yvon Nazaire, raising fresh questions about the state’s decision to hire him as the prison’s medical director despite a well-documented history of negligence and patient deaths in New York.

“I’m a Christian,” he said. “The same thing I would do for my wife, my family, I would do for my brothers and sisters in prison.”

…..Read more: http://investigations.myajc.com/prison-medicine/womens-deaths-add-concerns/

In looking closer at those deaths, the AJC determined that, even though the inmates died elsewhere, most of their treatment occurred at Pulaski.

Twenty deaths in nine years in a prison population of roughly 1,000 isn’t, in and of itself, exceptional, experts ….READ THIS IMPORTANT ARTICLE: http://investigations.myajc.com/prison-medicine/womens-deaths-add-concerns/

A Woman in India Has Been Beheaded by Mob Who Accused Her of Being a Witch

TIME

A 63-year-old woman in India was beheaded Monday after a mob of more than 200 people accused her of witchcraft.

The incident took place at a village in the eastern state of Assam, Indian broadcaster NDTV reported. Seven people have been arrested for the lynching, which occurred after the woman was dragged out of her house and attacked.

According to Samad Hussain, the village’s additional superintendent of police, a younger woman named Anima Ronghanti who “claims to be a goddess” asked people to gather at a local temple. She then told the crowd that 63-year-old Poni Orang, a mother of five and member of the Adivasi tribe, was a witch who would bring bad luck to the village.

“The mob rushed into Orang’s house and dragged her out, took her to a nearby stream, almost stripped her naked and beheaded her in broad daylight,” Hussain said.

Ronghanti, her husband and…

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Ashley Madison, dating website for married people, sues South Korea after being blocked

Financial Post

TORONTO — A dating website for married people seeking affairs is suing the government of South Korea after being blocked in that country over what it says are false allegations of illegal activity.

Ashley Madison filed the suit in federal court Wednesday through its Canadian parent company, Avid Life Media.

In its statement of claim, the company accuses the South Korean government of engaging in “uncompetitive acts” by unfairly banning the website while allowing local businesses to operate similar ones.

It alleges the effects of that decision trickle down to Canada, limiting Ashley Madison’s success among Korean-Canadians and other Asian-Canadians and reducing overall competition in the social media market.

The Toronto-based company is seeking an unspecified amount for loss of revenue and lost profits, as well as general damages for uncompetitive conduct.

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It also wants the court to order South Korea to stop blocking the website, described in…

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Hackers who breached Ashley Madison’s site are threatening to release nude photos and sexual fantasies of more than 37 million cheating spouses

Financial Post

Hackers claim to have personal details of more than 37 million cheating spouses on dating website Ashley Madison and have threatened to release nude photos and sexual fantasies of the site’s clients unless it is shut down, blog KrebsOnSecurity reported.

Ashley Madison’s Canadian parent, Avid Life Media, confirmed the breach on its systems and said it had since secured its site and was working with law enforcement agencies to try to trace those behind the attack.

The hackers, who call themselves The Impact Team, leaked snippets of the compromised data online and warned they would release customers’ real names, profiles, nude photos, credit card details and “secret sexual fantasies” unless their demands were met, Krebs said.

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The hackers also demanded the closure of another of Avid Life Media’s sites, sugar-daddy site “Established Men,” but did not target the company’s “CougarLife” site, which caters for women members looking for…

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EXCLUSIVE: Vanessa Higgins on the shock of discovering her daughter’s fiancé is the main suspect in her death

Global News

WATCH ABOVE: Vanessa Higgins speaks out on losing her daughter and the hard days ahead. Kelly Greig’s full story will air tonight on the Evening News at 6 p.m. and on News Final at 11 p.m.

MONTREAL – Vanessa Higgins hasn’t been able to eat or sleep since last week.

For the first time since Nicholas Fontanelli was arrested for murdering her daughter, Higgins is speaking out on the devastating loss of her eldest child and the shock at finding out that Fontanelli, her daughter’s fiancé, is the prime suspect.

“It was extremely hard to believe, but I really had no choice to believe it,” she told Global News.

“I just wanted to find out who did this to her, to me, to my family. It was devastation.”

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