2023-02-23: News Headlines

Staff (2023-02-22). Khader Adnan on hunger strike for freedom for 17th day. samidoun.net Leading Palestinian prisoner and multiple long-term hunger striker Khader Adnan is once again on hunger strike for the 17th day as he resists yet another arrest by Israeli occupation forces. He launched his hunger strike immediately after his arrest on 5 February. He is being held in isolation in harsh, cold winter conditions without blankets …

INDYRADIO (2023-02-23). Friend of Assange Found Innocent of False Charges in Ecuador. indybay.org Privacy advocate Ola Bini was finally found innocent of nebulous charges that kept him under control of the legal system for 3 years. Today we share his story as he told it on social media at the end of last month. This morning, he clarified the status of his case. Though the verdict will be appealed, Ola is still smiling, now certain he will prevail.

scorinoco (2023-02-22). Israeli Diplomat Removed from African Union Summit. orinocotribune.com A video posted on social media showed security personnel walking Israeli Ambassador Sharon Bar-Li out of the auditorium during the opening ceremony of the summit in Addis Ababa on Saturday, February 18. | Ebba Kalondo, the spokesperson for the African Union's chairman, said the diplomat was removed because she was not the duly accredited Israeli ambassador to Ethiopia, the official who was expected. | An AU official later told AFP news agency that the diplomat who was "asked to leave" had not been invited to the meeting, with a non-transferable invitation issued only to Israel's ambassador to the African Union, A…

Zack Linly (2023-02-22). 'Karen' Video Shows White Woman Calling Cops On Black Men For Shoveling Snow On A Public Sidewalk. newsone.com A new "Karen" video on social media shows a white woman calling the cops on Black men for *checks notes* menacingly shoveling the snow on a public sidewalk.

Shannon Dawson (2023-02-22). Justice For Tyre Nichols: Complete Timeline Of A Police 'Murder' In Memphis. newsone.com Source: Twitter / Twitter | UPDATED: 8 a.m. ET, Feb. 22, 2023 | A fourth Memphis Fire Department employee is under investigation for their role in the brutal arrest of Tyre Nichols which ended in his death. | Memphis Chief Legal Officer Jennifer Sink confirmed the investigation to reporters on Tuesday but says her staff hasn't decided on the consequences the employee may face. |

Staff (2023-02-22). Bernie Sanders Says It's Time for a 4-Day Workweek, With No Pay Cuts. truthout.org Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is calling for the standard work week to be shortened from five to four days. On Twitter on Tuesday, Sanders said that technological advancements allow for less labor from workers, but are currently only used to pad the pockets of corporate executives. "With exploding technology and increased worker productivity, it's time to move toward a four-day work week with no… |

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