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Conscripts trigger wave of gun violence in Russia-Ukraine border villages

Istanbul: Gun crime in Russia has risen by nearly a third in the past ten months as Russian regions bordering Ukraine reported a flurry of shoot-outs involving recently mobilised men. Russia recorded about 5000 offences involving firearms, ammunition and explosives between January and October this year, a 30 per cent increase on the same period … Read more

New York Times argues the Republican Party ‘enables political violence,’ downplays left-wing attacks

The New York Times Editorial Board appeared to suggest in a lengthy opinion piece on Saturday that political violence was an issue primarily coming from the Republican Party. Citing a report from Democratic staff members of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, the Times’ editorial board concluded that “white supremacist and anti-government … Read more

North Carolina woman charged with murder in death of 4-year-old girl: ‘Senseless violence’

A North Carolina woman was arrested and charged last week with the murder of a 4-year-old girl, according to local police. Chelsea Crompton’s arrest Friday came after deputies with the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office announced earlier last week that they were investigating the death of 4-year-old Hazel Lidey in rural Vale, North Carolina, as a … Read more

RTL Today – Statec: 20 per cent of women have experienced violence

A Statec study has concluded that 20 per cent of women between the ages of 16 and 74 have been victims of physical, sexual or psychological violence. 9,000 women were victims of sexual violence at least once within one year. 10,500 of physical, and 34,000 of psychological violence. Only a minority of victims were … Read more

‘PANDEMIC OF VIOLENCE’: Lightfoot’s record on crime at the forefront of Chicago mayoral election

The Chicago mayoral election, set to take place early next year, comes amid an unprecedented spike in crime as incumbent Mayor Lori Lightfoot seeks to defend her post in the mayor’s office against numerous challengers. Several individuals have announced their candidacy in the race ahead of the Nov. 28 filing deadline and will face off … Read more

U.S. police identify Walmart shooter as gun violence casts shadow over Thanksgiving

Police identified Wednesday the shooter who opened fire at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia late Tuesday night, killing six people and injuring four others. The shooter was 31-year-old Andre Bing of Chesapeake, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and was dead upon police arrival on the scene. Police said they responded to the shooting … Read more

RTL Today – Violence on public transport: OGBL demands better protection for staff

A political action plan is needed to systematically tackle the issue of violence against staff in public transport, according to the Independent Luxembourg Trade Union Confederation (OGBL). In a statement released on Tuesday, the trade union criticised that staff in public transport are not adequately protected. As recently as last Sunday, two bus drivers were … Read more

LGBTQ violence has plagued America for decades.

A violent attack at Club Q, an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs, occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning when a gunman opened fire, shooting 22 and killing five. The attack joins a long list of violent assaults on the LGBTQ+ community, particularly at bars and nightclubs. Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes is motivated by anti-LGBTQ+ bias. … Read more

Using ‘Wrong’ Pronoun Is ‘Act of Violence’

An elected school official in Rhode Island said using proper pronouns — against the stated identity of a “transgender” child — is an “act of violence.” A school committee member for the North Kingstown school district, the “Marxist” Jennifer Lima said “misgendering” must be “dealt with accordingly.” Lima has also been involved with injecting critical … Read more

LGBTQ violence has plagued America for decades. A brief history.

A violent attack at Club Q, an LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs, occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning when a gunman opened fire, shooting 22 and killing five. The attack joins a long list of violent assaults on the LGBTQ+ community, particularly at bars and nightclubs. Nearly 1 in 5 hate crimes is motivated by anti-LGBTQ+ bias. … Read more