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Civil Rights Issues: Harrassment by Neighbor Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

My question involves civil rights in the State of: California Hi forum, I'm probably wasting time with this, however I do have some video evidence on several different dates of my neighbor playing their TV loudly at 3-4AM which woke me up. I appreciate your time in reading this below and your feedback as to whether it is all a waste of time. I have read that in California, an intentional infliction of emotional distress does not necessarily have to involve an injury also I was hurt emotiona...
Tags: London, Law, California, Civil Rights, Southern California, Harbor Blvd Costa Mesa, Beachfront Property


Jeremy Corbyn defends Shamima Begum's right to legal aid

Lawyers and human rights groups say she can challenge removal of her citizenshipJeremy Corbyn has joined lawyers and human rights groups in defending the right of Shamima Begum to be granted legal aid so that the east London teenager can challenge the decision to remove her UK citizenship.The Labour leader said that, whatever crimes Begum was accused of after she left the UK to join Islam State in Syria, she was entitled to proper legal representation. Continue reading...
Tags: UK, London, Law, Islamic State, UK News, World news, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, Labour, Jeremy Hunt, Sajid Javid, Legal aid, Jeremy Corbyn, Corbyn, Shamima Begum, Begum


End Bahrain’s persecution of Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei and his family | Letters

NGO representatives, lawyers and a cross-party group of parliamentarians call on the British government to act in defence of the UK-based human rights activistWe write to express our deep concern for the family of Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, director of the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD). Mr Alwadaei was granted refugee status in the UK in 2012 in recognition of the dangers he faced in Bahrain. While in London, Mr Alwadaei has continued to fight for the rights of torture victims and...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, Human Rights, Protest, Law, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Policy, United Nations, Bahrain, NGO, Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei, Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy BIRD, Alwadaei


Europe's unflinching tales of #MeToo and xenophobia land in London

A Piece of the Continent, a festival celebrating the unifying influence of European theatre, includes dramas about patriarchy, dogmatism and dementiaAs Britain seeks to finalise its divorce from the EU, an inaugural festival celebrates the best of European theatre and its influence on the UK. A Piece of the Continent was created by the Actors Centre as a response to Brexit and the idea of putting a picket fence around Britain’s creative life. It shows that culture is at its greatest when it cros...
Tags: Europe, UK, London, Theatre, Eu, Society, World news, Culture, Britain, Stage, Dementia, Puppetry, Brexit, Francois, Angele, MeToo Movement


Julian Assange Charged With Hacking Conspiracy

Julian Assange has been arrested and removed from the Ecuador Embassy in London, where he has spent the last 7 years, due to the return of an Indictment in the U.S. charging him with conspiring with Chelsea Manning and others to commit conspiracy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: London, Law, Julian Assange, Chelsea Manning, Ecuador Embassy


Julian Assange dragged from Ecuador's embassy in London and arrested

Julian Assange was arrested today in London and removed from Ecuador's embassy by force. Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, remained there for six years there to avoid being sent to Sweden in a sexual assault case that was eventually closed, but continued to face arrest for skipping court. He was ejected from the embassy after his asylum was withdrawn; video shows him being dragged by several men through the entrance. Ecuador's president Lenin Moreno said it withdrew Mr Assange's asylum after hi...
Tags: Post, UK, London, News, Sweden, Law, America, Julian Assange, Sajid Javid, Wikileaks, Ecuador, Assange, Ecuadorean Embassy, Lenín Moreno


Prolific "porn blackmailer" jailed for six years

Zain Qaiser, from Barking in London, scammed millions of pounds out of website visitors and is off to jail. He may be the world's most prolific ransomware distributor, reports the BBC, exposed in a trial that focused on easy-to-blackmail porn site visitors. Qaiser, 24, was jailed for more than six years at Kingston Crown Court. The court heard he is the most prolific cyber criminal to be sentenced in the UK. Judge Timothy Lamb QC said: "The harm caused by your offending was extensive - so exten...
Tags: Post, UK, London, News, Law, Bbc, Ransomware, Criminals, Smut, Kingston Crown Court, Qaiser, Zain Qaiser, Timothy Lamb


SDF Podcast 27: When April Fool’s meets Groundhog Day

Tweet So this is the episode when the three stooges of the SmallDataForum were meant to reflect wistfully on what was Great Britain exiting Greater Europe. The irony of recording this on April Fool’s Day wasn’t lost on us. Brexit Fool’s day is every day, these days. Our resident classicist Sam even managed to squeeze in Juvenal’s Satire VI, and even though the reference was in regard to another April Fool’s – Facebook regulation, haha – Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes might just as w...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Business, Politics, Technology, London, Social Networks, Internet, Youtube, Germany, Russia, US, Trends, Social Media, Communication


Soldier who rushed towards Parsons Green bomb given bravery award

Craig Palmer helped gather evidence moments after 2017 explosion on London tubeAn army officer who rushed towards a smouldering bomb at Parsons Green tube station has been given an award for bravery.Lt Col Craig Palmer, 50, leapt into action following an explosion on the District line train in London on 15 September 2017. Palmer, who was on his morning commute, pushed through the crowd towards the bomb and helped gather crucial evidence. Continue reading...
Tags: London, UK News, Military, Palmer, London Underground, District, Parsons Green, Craig Palmer, Col Craig Palmer


"Brunei's interpretation of Islamic law now imposes death by stoning as a punishment for sex between men and adultery, as well as amputation of limbs for theft."

"Lesbian sex can carry a penalty of up to 10 years in jail, the BBC reports... The new laws stipulate the death penalty for offenses such as rape, adultery and the defamation of the Prophet Muhammad, though the death penalty was already on the books in Brunei and the country has not carried out an execution since 1957....  Ellen DeGeneres, George Clooney and other high-profile celebrities have called for a boycott of Brunei-owned hotels in protest of these additions to the penal code. Brunei Inv...
Tags: Europe, London, Law, Adultery, Bbc, Homosexuality, Islam, Brunei, Death Penalty, Npr, George Clooney, Beverly Hills Hotel, Ellen Degeneres, Prophet Muhammad, Hotel Bel Air, U S U K


Britain could stop the war in Yemen in days. But it won’t | David Wearing

Support from the UK has enabled the world’s worst humanitarian disaster – this war is our warLast night’s Channel 4 documentary, Britain’s Hidden War, exposed the depths of the UK’s complicity in Saudi Arabia’s bombing of Yemen. The testimony of various interviewees confirmed what I and other expert observers have been saying for some time: that Washington and London could have pulled the plug on the Saudi campaign at any point over the past four years.Under an arms deal signed by the New Labour...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, Washington, Saudi Arabia, UK News, World news, Britain, Military, Middle East and North Africa, Foreign Policy, Yemen, New Labour, David Wearing


English judge says man having sex with wife is 'fundamental human right'

Court of protection in London considering case involving woman with learning difficulties A row has erupted after a judge spoke in court about the “fundamental human right” of a man to have sex with his wife.The remark was made by Mr Justice Hayden, who had been asked to consider imposing a court order preventing a man from having sex with his wife of 20 years because she may no longer be able to give her consent. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Law, UK News, Mr Justice Hayden


Call for UK to ban patients travelling to China for 'organ tourism'

Forty MPs back effort before inquiry into allegations of forced organ harvestingUK patients should be banned from travelling to China for transplant surgery, the government has been told, before an inquiry into allegations of forced organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience.The call has so far been backed by 40 MPs from all parties before the next session of the independent China tribunal, which is investigating claims that detainees are being targeted by the regime. China dismisses the alle...
Tags: Health, UK, London, Human Rights, China, Society, UK News, World news, Taiwan, Asia Pacific, Northern Ireland, World Health Organization, Organ Donation, Foreign Office, Fiona Bruce, Mark Field


Global Legal Research Company vLex Acquires UK Service Justis Publishing

The global legal research company vLex will announce today that it has acquired Justis Publishing Ltd., a 33-year-old UK-based online legal publisher with clients in more than 40 countries including the UK, Ireland, the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand. Justis, headquartered in London, will become part of vLex. Justis Managing Director Masoud Gerami will remain in his role and all 30 or so Justis employees will join vLex. vLex is not disclosi...
Tags: UK, London, Law, Uncategorized, North America, West Indies, Vincent, United States Canada, UK Ireland, Bob Ambrogi, Justis, Colin Lachance, LaChance, vLex, Caribbean Commonwealth, Lluis Faus


More Met officers to work in schools, knife crime inquiry told

MPs are told Met aims to increase number working full time in schools to 600The Metropolitan police are planning to increase the number of officers working full-time in schools in London, as concerns grow about a surge in knife crime.Deputy assistant commissioner Mark Simmons told an inquiry into knife crime there were 420 police officers with full-time roles in schools in the capital – up from 280 12 to 18 months ago – and that the aim was to get the total up to just under 600. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Crime, Education, Police, Society, UK News, Schools, Young People, Metropolitan Police, Knife crime, MARK SIMMONS


Squalor, glamour, wealth and cruelty: the Britain Van Gogh saw and loved

He painted prisoners, devoured Dickens and worshipped the London News … ahead of a major show, our writer reveals how Britain changed Van Gogh – and how he transformed its artVincent van Gogh was the most European of artists. His brief, intense life, before he killed himself aged 37, saw him moving between his native Netherlands, Belgium, England and France. He spent two years in London from 1873 to 1875, employed by an art dealer; in 1876, for shorter periods, he worked as a teacher in Ramsgate...
Tags: Art, London, France, Painting, Society, UK News, Culture, Britain, Art and design, Exhibitions, Social history, Tate Britain, Ramsgate, Provence, Van Gogh, Dickens


Shamima Begum family challenge Javid's citizenship decision

Relatives say it was unfair to remove UK citizenship when others who went to Isis territory were allowed backThe family of Shamima Begum has formally started court challenges against the home secretary, saying Sajid Javid’s decision to strip the teenager of her citizenship is unfair because hundreds of Britons who went to Islamic State territory have been allowed back.Begum fled her east London family for Syria in February 2015, aged 15, along with two school friends after reading terrorist prop...
Tags: Politics, UK, Isis, London, Law, Islamic State, UK News, World news, Syria, Immigration and asylum, Sajid Javid, Shamima Begum, Javid, Begum, Special Immigration Appeals Commission


David Bailey: 'Deneuve said it's great we're divorced – now we can be lovers!'

As he powers into his 80s, the photographer recalls shooting everyone from Kate Moss to Andy Warhol, shares his regrets over voting leave – and reveals how Gordon Brown pulled a fast one on him‘You look knackered,” says David Bailey, greeting me at his studio. It’s up a small mews and sprawls so casually across two floors that it still feels like the 60s inside. “Look at you,” he says. “Your buttons aren’t even done up right.” I look down at my jacket: that bit is true. But I tell him: “I’m not ...
Tags: Art, Books, Photography, Fashion, London, Celebrity, Life and style, Society, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Kate Moss, Andy Warhol, Gordon Brown, Social history, David Bailey


‘Sherlock Holmes 3’ Might Take Place in the Old West

It’s been almost a decade since we’ve seen Robert Downey Jr.’s Sherlock Holmes and Jude Law’s John Watson share the big screen in 2011’s Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, but Warner Bros. is still interested in bringing them back to complete the trilogy. They’ve set a new release date for Sherlock Holmes 3 in 2021, and now a new report says that the pair could be leaving London for the sequel and heading to the American Old West. Learn more about the possible Sherlock Holmes 3 setting below. ...
Tags: London, Movies, Robert-Downey-Jr, Law, United States, Sequels, Watson, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, Warner Bros, Jude-Law, Warner Brothers, Guy-Ritchie, Harry Houdini, San Francisco California, Holmes


Facing up to the challenge of violence and gangs | Letters

Readers discuss tackling knife crime in the face of cuts to police and youth servicesSally Weale shines a light on the British Red Cross initiative Life Not Knife (‘It’s about confidence’: pupils learn how to cope with attacks, 15 March). While training teenagers in self-defence and first aid is to be welcomed, much more is needed, and this crisis cannot be left to charity.In education, we need to start younger too. In some areas, there are huge pressures on children to be drawn into gangs. Many...
Tags: London, Crime, Children, Communities, Society, UK News, Young People, Red Cross, Gangs, Knife crime, Damilola Taylor


Deadly air in our cities: the invisible killer

Traffic pollution is putting our children at risk. We meet campaigners – many of them concerned mothers – fighting backIn the winter you can taste and smell the pollution,” says Kylie ap Garth, drinking coffee in a cafe in Hackney, east London. “My eldest is eight and he has asthma. Being outside, he would have a tight chest and cough. I just assumed it was the cold weather. I didn’t realise there was a link to the cars.”She is not exaggerating. The main road from Bethnal Green tube station is c...
Tags: London, Children, Environment, Society, UK News, Asthma, Pollution, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Ethical and green living, Travel and transport, Hackney, Electric, Hybrid And Low-emission Cars, Bethnal Green, Kylie ap Garth


Anish Kapoor: 'If I was a young Muslim, would I feel angry enough to join Isis? I would at least think about it'

Britain has gone through the looking glass and the artist’s new show follows it into the abyss. He talks about the upsurge in racism, fighting for Shamima Begum – and his clash with France’s presidentAt 7.30 on the morning after Britain voted to leave the European Union, Anish Kapoor left his London flat for an appointment with his analyst. On the street, he heard two men talking. “Bet he doesn’t even speak English,” said one. “I turned around and they were talking about me. I was so furious.”Si...
Tags: Art, Isis, London, France, Religion, Race, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, Culture, Britain, Art and design, Heritage, Museums, Sculpture


Anish Kapoor: 'If I was an angry young Muslim, I would think about joining Isis'

Britain has gone through the looking glass and the artist’s new show follows it into the abyss. He talks about the upsurge in racism, fighting for Shamima Begum – and his clash with France’s presidentAt 7.30 on the morning after Britain voted to leave the European Union, Anish Kapoor left his London flat for an appointment with his analyst. On the street, he heard two men talking. “Bet he doesn’t even speak English,” said one. “I turned around and they were talking about me. I was so furious.”Si...
Tags: Art, London, France, Religion, Race, European Union, Society, UK News, World news, Culture, Britain, Art and design, Heritage, Museums, Sculpture, Islam


Grenfell residents’ rights were breached – equalities watchdog

Both central and local government strongly criticised by EHRC report into tragedyThe human rights of Grenfell Tower residents were breached by the council and central government before the disaster that killed 72 people, according to a hard-hitting report by the government’s own equalities watchdog.Residents’ rights to life and adequate housing were contravened before the fire started on 14 June 2017, including by allowing the use of combustible cladding and allocating flats high in the building...
Tags: London, Housing, Race, Communities, Society, UK News, Poverty, Social exclusion, Ehrc, Grenfell, Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC, Grenfell Tower, Grenfell Tower fire


Half of children shot by police stun guns are from BAME groups – report

Rights campaigners also reveal sharp rise in use of spit hoods on under-18s by policeHalf of the children shot by police with stun guns, and a third of those restrained using spit hoods, in England are black or from other minority ethnic groups, according to figures obtained by children’s rights campaigners.The data, compiled from freedom of information requests, showed that in the first nine months of last year police across England used electronic stun guns 839 times on people aged under 18, c...
Tags: England, London, Crime, Children, Police, Race, Society, UK News, BAME, Taser electronic weapons


Half of children who are tasered come from BAME groups – report

Rights campaigners reveal sharp rise in use of spit hoods on under-18s by policeHalf of the children tasered by police, and a third of those restrained using spit hoods, in England are black or from other minority ethnic groups, according to figures obtained by children’s rights campaigners.The data, compiled from freedom of information requests, showed that in the first nine months of last year police across England used Tasers 839 times on people aged under 18, compared with 879 uses on childr...
Tags: England, London, Crime, Children, Police, Race, Society, UK News, BAME, Taser electronic weapons


SDF Podcast 26: To regulate, or not to regulate, that is the question…

“We can have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we cannot have both.“ So the famous US Supreme Court Justice and ‘crusader for social justice’ and breaker-upper of Gilded Age monopolies, Louis D. Brandeis is said to have said, perhaps sometime in the early 1930s. Today, perhaps the best-known neo-Brandeisian anti-trust advocate is Tim Wu, Columbia law professor, ‘father of net neutrality’ and author of a series of books likening ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Europe, Business, Politics, UK, Technology, London, Social Networks, France, Germany, US, Communication, Public Relations, Eu


Mother jailed for 11 years in first British FGM conviction

Woman who cut three-year-old daughter also given two more years for other offencesA mother has been jailed for 11 years after becoming the first person in Britain to be convicted of female genital mutilation (FGM) in a landmark case.The 37-year-old woman was found guilty of cutting her three-year-old daughter. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, London, Women, Society, UK News, Britain, Fgm, Female genital mutilation (FGM


Friday Roundup: Slaw Jobs

Each Friday, we share the latest job listings from Slaw Jobs, which features employment opportunities from across the country. Find out more about these positions by following the links below, or learn how you can use Slaw Jobs to gain valuable exposure for your job ads, while supporting the great Canadian legal commentary at Slaw.ca. Current postings on Slaw Jobs (newest first): Conflict Lawyer (Part-time) | Vancouver, Calgary, Hamilton, Toronto, Ottawa, or Montreal (Gowling WLG) Policy Coun...
Tags: London, Law, Toronto, Alberta, Slaw, Friday Jobs Roundup, Slaw Jobs, Ottawa ON Federation of Law Societies of Canada, Harrison Pensa, Concord ON First Reference Inc, Vancouver Calgary Hamilton Toronto Ottawa, Montreal Gowling WLG, Patrick John O'Sullivan


Anne Frank’s stepsister meets with Newport Beach students in controversial swastika photo

Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss, addresses the media with Newport Harbor High School Principal Sean Boulton after Schloss meet with students involved in a party with Nazi salutes around a makeshift swastika in Newport Beach, CA, on Thursday, Mar 7, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss during a press conference at Newport Harbor High School after Schloss meet with students involved in a party with Nazi salutes around a makeshift swastika in ...
Tags: London, News, Nazis, Religion, Sport, Society, Soccer, United States, Prince Harry, Nazi, Orange County, Levi, Auschwitz, Anne Frank, Orange County Register, Newport Beach



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