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Facebook hiring police to spy on students

Facebook spying

Facebook is using its pull in its Silicon Valley hometown to fund the entire salary of at least one police officer, according to a new report that again questions the pervasive company’s intentions just weeks after it was revealed that it made users into lab rats in a psychology study. Officer Mary Ferguson, a 34-year-old officer with the Menlo Park, ... Read More »

Ukrainian capital Kiev burning to the ground

Ukraine Kiev

  At least 18 people have been killed in Kiev as the Ukrainian capital plunges back into chaos. Rioters have attacked police, seized buildings, torched vehicles, and burned tires. Seven policemen are among the dead, all of whom died from gunshot wounds. Follow RT’s LIVE UPDATES View LIVE FEED from central Kiev At least 11 protesters died in the riots, ... Read More »

Australia is now officially a police state

Australia police state

Tens of thousands more Victorians each year stand to lose their drivers’ licences under a new law police are vowing to exercise in court. Sweeping legal changes which came into effect on September 30 allow courts to suspend or cancel the licence of any person convicted or found guilty of any offence – regardless of whether that offence has anything ... Read More »

Police caught protecting elitist pedophile ring in London

scotland yard

Chris Fay accused the Metropolitan Police of acting like “gangsters” A former child protection officer claimed last night a Special Branch detective held a gun to his head to stop him investigating a VIP paedophile ring. Chris Fay said he was pinned to a wall and throttled before being given a chilling warning to “back away” from allegations surrounding the ... Read More »

Scotland Yard stole the identities of 80 dead babies so they could send police officers undercover to infiltrate protest groups

John Dines

The identities of 80 dead children were stolen by the police and used to create fake passports, it has been revealed. The names and dates of birth were taken without the knowledge of the children’s parents and used by officers infiltrating protest groups. For 30 years, detectives from Scotland Yard trawled through national birth and death records looking for suitable ... Read More »

Cop cars to be replaced with drones by 2025

Honda Drone Squad car cops

Law enforcement agencies across the US are lining up to be among the first to use drones to serve and protect, but unmanned vehicles are likely to replace the traditional cop cruiser in just a few short years. In places like California, Texas and Washington State, police officers in recent weeks have intensified their demands for surveillance drones, a necessary addition they say to ... Read More »

Bahrain bans all public gatherings

Bahrain's leading Shi'ite cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim takes part in an anti-government rally in Budaiya

Bahraini authorities have prohibited protest gatherings and rallies until further notice, a day after police cracked down heavily on demonstrators, once again during the 20-month fatality-riddled unrest. The statement made by the country’s Interior Ministry did not define precise measures that could be taken should new protests occur. A curfew and special military tribunals were introduced several months into uprising ... Read More »

Brave UK cops in SWAT gear machine gun a cow

UK police machine gun cow

Wearing body armour and helmets and brandishing sub-machine guns, these police officers are leaving nothing to chance as they hunt down their quarry. Is it a cornered knife maniac they are about to confront  – or a bank robber toting a sawn-off shotgun? Er, no. They’re up against an escaped cow – a terrified young heifer which has made a ... Read More »

Petrol bombs vs teargas: Thousands across Greece protest austerity measures

Greece austerity protest

Youths have clashed with the Athens police force, pelting officers with stones and petrol bombs during an anti-austerity march. More than 40,000 have taken to the streets in Greece in a 24-hour strike against wage and pension cuts. Anti-austerity activists faced down police officers, throwing Molotov cocktails and rocks in the center of Athens. Police responded by firing teargas and ... Read More »

7,000 police deployed in Greece for Merkel’s visit

Angela Merkel

Greek police are preparing to close down large sections of the Athens to contain protests against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is visiting the city on Tuesday for talks with the country’s Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras. Authorities issued permits for only two of the planned protests. At least 7,000 police from across the country were deployed in Athens, including rooftop ... Read More »