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Animals, Children, and Dating: 19:08 f Okay, so propaganda has already taken over, and the news and media blackout isn't helping the sanitization and colorization that western media has already fallen victim to, so l'm just gonna give you the breakdown asl know it: 05:46 Protests started a week ago after 2 kids got run over and killed by a bus. Protests were peaceful with most kids (ages 10-18) taking over the jobs that cops are supposed to be doing instead of taking bribes and scratching their asses. 05:47 At first, they led to runaway traffic, but over 2-3 days, they established a radical improvements in traffic control and safety, clearing up the roads that were previously horrendously chaotic. Not a single civilian had a complaint. No uproars, no violence, nothing. Probably the best civil movement in the history of this country... all by children 05:48 The blame for the prevailing lack of safety and order was rightfully placed on a senion government official - one of the most corrupt and evil of the bunch: the shipping minister. He fueled the civilian's outrage by citing accidents irn neighboring countries and sidestepped the issue quite shamelessly 05:50 Civilians called for his discharge, and students demanded traffic system reforms to ensure safety and alleviation of chaos 05:51 And that's when things started going South 05:51 Message 19:08 f And that's when things started going South. 05-51 The government tasked the BCL - their student activist wing - with"reasoning" with these kids Now these BCL animals are well known terrorists, with a track record of violence, rape, torture, vandalism, etc. etc. dating back almost three decades. 05:53 They reasoned with the kids alright. By shooting at them and striking them with machetes and metal bars. All while being protected by the police - who themselves shot at the kids with beanbags and choked them with teargas grenades. 05:54 Reports are all over the place. It didn't take long for the government to have the cell providers shut down all mobile internet services, so photoS and videos are few and far between. Facebook is the most popular social media platform, but it's heavily monitored and censored 05:55 Several nundred children and young adults hospitalized - some in critical condition, some requiring amputations, most severely injured Several children are still missing 05:56 Eyewitness accounts without sufficient evidence (but I wouldn't put it past these BCL animals) 3 school boys were murdered on the spot with guns and machetes. Four school girls were abducted and gang raped 05:58 One boy had his eyes gouged out in front of Message 19:08 f One boy had his eyes gouged out in front of hundreds of other children. (Some evidence present) 05:58 Several women. including a reporter, have been molested and abused by BCL pigs. (Confirmed and evidenced) 05:58 Reporters at the scenes were brútally beaten, had their equipment destroyed, and threatened with death 05:59 The government run hospitals have refused admission to students of any kind, some have completely shut down. Some privately-run hospitals are struggling with the influx of injuries and deaths, but they re being forced by the government to deny treatment 06:00 Med students and interns in one private hospital have taken to the streets in protest, for not being allowed to treat children in dire situations because of orders from higher-up 06:01 Last night police raided a large residential area which houses families as well as students of the neighboring private universities - the police were formed in their usual riot configuration, but only this time, hundreds of BCL thugs were lined up behind them 06:02 No reports from the situation there yet. 06:02 and that's all I got so fa .02 Message 19:09 f Beating children to death and disability - direct violation of basic human rights and international law 15:06 This shit is fucked 15:06 All being executed by the government and law enforcement. I think they're raiding homes tonight They did last night in one small region. But it 15:06 15:06 might go city wide tonight. I've been hearing stuff Go on twitter. Look up #WeWantJustice . We are begging the rest of the world to spread 15:07 . 15:07 15:08 15:08 the message, images, videos, everything ... 15:08 l he media blackout here has silenced any online presence the real situation has 15:08 No one knows what's actually happening. Not even ourselves 15:09 Message [Serious] This is happening RIGHT NOW in Bangladesh
Animals, Children, and Dating: 19:08 f
 Okay, so propaganda has already taken over, and
 the news and media blackout isn't helping the
 sanitization and colorization that western media
 has already fallen victim to, so l'm just gonna give
 you the breakdown asl know it:
 05:46
 Protests started a week ago after 2 kids got run
 over and killed by a bus. Protests were peaceful
 with most kids (ages 10-18) taking over the jobs
 that cops are supposed to be doing instead of
 taking bribes and scratching their asses.
 05:47
 At first, they led to runaway traffic, but over 2-3
 days, they established a radical improvements in
 traffic control and safety, clearing up the roads
 that were previously horrendously chaotic. Not
 a single civilian had a complaint. No uproars,
 no violence, nothing. Probably the best civil
 movement in the history of this country... all by
 children
 05:48
 The blame for the prevailing lack of safety
 and order was rightfully placed on a senion
 government official - one of the most corrupt
 and evil of the bunch: the shipping minister. He
 fueled the civilian's outrage by citing accidents irn
 neighboring countries and sidestepped the issue
 quite shamelessly
 05:50
 Civilians called for his discharge, and students
 demanded traffic system reforms to ensure
 safety and alleviation of chaos
 05:51
 And that's when things started going South
 05:51
 Message

 19:08 f
 And that's when things started going South. 05-51
 The government tasked the BCL - their student
 activist wing - with"reasoning" with these kids
 Now these BCL animals are well known terrorists,
 with a track record of violence, rape, torture,
 vandalism, etc. etc. dating back almost three
 decades.
 05:53
 They reasoned with the kids alright. By shooting
 at them and striking them with machetes
 and metal bars. All while being protected by
 the police - who themselves shot at the kids
 with beanbags and choked them with teargas
 grenades.
 05:54
 Reports are all over the place. It didn't take long
 for the government to have the cell providers
 shut down all mobile internet services, so photoS
 and videos are few and far between. Facebook is
 the most popular social media platform, but it's
 heavily monitored and censored
 05:55
 Several nundred children and young adults
 hospitalized - some in critical condition, some
 requiring amputations, most severely injured
 Several children are still missing
 05:56
 Eyewitness accounts without sufficient evidence
 (but I wouldn't put it past these BCL animals)
 3 school boys were murdered on the spot with
 guns and machetes. Four school girls were
 abducted and gang raped
 05:58
 One boy had his eyes gouged out in front of
 Message

 19:08 f
 One boy had his eyes gouged out in front of
 hundreds of other children. (Some evidence
 present)
 05:58
 Several women. including a reporter, have been
 molested and abused by BCL pigs. (Confirmed
 and evidenced)
 05:58
 Reporters at the scenes were brútally beaten, had
 their equipment destroyed, and threatened with
 death
 05:59
 The government run hospitals have refused
 admission to students of any kind, some have
 completely shut down. Some privately-run
 hospitals are struggling with the influx of injuries
 and deaths, but they re being forced by the
 government to deny treatment
 06:00
 Med students and interns in one private hospital
 have taken to the streets in protest, for not
 being allowed to treat children in dire situations
 because of orders from higher-up
 06:01
 Last night police raided a large residential area
 which houses families as well as students of the
 neighboring private universities - the police were
 formed in their usual riot configuration, but only
 this time, hundreds of BCL thugs were lined up
 behind them
 06:02
 No reports from the situation there yet.
 06:02
 and that's all I got so fa
 .02
 Message

 19:09 f
 Beating children to death and disability - direct
 violation of basic human rights and international
 law
 15:06
 This shit is fucked 15:06
 All being executed by the government and law
 enforcement.
 I think they're raiding homes tonight
 They did last night in one small region. But it
 15:06
 15:06
 might go city wide tonight.
 I've been hearing stuff
 Go on twitter.
 Look up #WeWantJustice .
 We are begging the rest of the world to spread
 15:07
 . 15:07
 15:08
 15:08
 the message, images, videos, everything
 ... 15:08
 l he media blackout here has silenced any online
 presence the real situation has
 15:08
 No one knows what's actually happening. Not
 even ourselves
 15:09
 Message
[Serious] This is happening RIGHT NOW in Bangladesh

[Serious] This is happening RIGHT NOW in Bangladesh

Jail, Memes, and News: 1502 WORLD NEWS PUSSY RIOT PROTESTS July 16 Members of the Russian protest-art group, Pussy Riot, charged the field during the World Cup final on Sunday while dressed in Russian-police uniforms Four members of the Russian protest-art group, Pussy Riot, charged the stadium at Sunday’s World Cup match wearing Russian-police uniforms. Russian authorities have charged the three women and one man for disrupting the World Cup and wearing police uniforms illegally. The two offenses carry maximum fines of 10,000 roubles ($161 USD) and 1,500 roubles ($24.09 USD). ___ The protest group said it was demonstrating against the abuse of human rights in Russia. The group released a statement saying the intention of their protest was to make Russian authorities: _ Free all political prisoners. - Stop jailing people for social-media “likes.” - Stop illegal arrests at protests. - Allow political competition. - Stop fabricating criminal cases and putting people in jail for no reason. - Turn the earthly policeman into a Heavenly Policeman. ___ The four Pussy Riot members came on the field during the second half of the Croatia v France match (52 minutes into the match), and lasted on the field for about 25 seconds. ___ One of the protesters engaged with French soccer player Kylian Mbappé on the field, giving him a high-five before being taken away. The male protester was grabbed by Croatian defender Dejan Lovren. ___ The three women protesters were identified as Nika Nikulshina, Olga Kurachyova and Olga Pakhtusova. The man was identified as Pyotr Verzilov. ___ Photos: Daniel Malmberg - Getty ; REUTERS - Kai Pfaffenbach, Darren Staples
Jail, Memes, and News: 1502
 WORLD NEWS
 PUSSY RIOT PROTESTS
 July 16 Members of the Russian
 protest-art group, Pussy Riot, charged the
 field during the World Cup final on Sunday
 while dressed in Russian-police uniforms
Four members of the Russian protest-art group, Pussy Riot, charged the stadium at Sunday’s World Cup match wearing Russian-police uniforms. Russian authorities have charged the three women and one man for disrupting the World Cup and wearing police uniforms illegally. The two offenses carry maximum fines of 10,000 roubles ($161 USD) and 1,500 roubles ($24.09 USD). ___ The protest group said it was demonstrating against the abuse of human rights in Russia. The group released a statement saying the intention of their protest was to make Russian authorities: _ Free all political prisoners. - Stop jailing people for social-media “likes.” - Stop illegal arrests at protests. - Allow political competition. - Stop fabricating criminal cases and putting people in jail for no reason. - Turn the earthly policeman into a Heavenly Policeman. ___ The four Pussy Riot members came on the field during the second half of the Croatia v France match (52 minutes into the match), and lasted on the field for about 25 seconds. ___ One of the protesters engaged with French soccer player Kylian Mbappé on the field, giving him a high-five before being taken away. The male protester was grabbed by Croatian defender Dejan Lovren. ___ The three women protesters were identified as Nika Nikulshina, Olga Kurachyova and Olga Pakhtusova. The man was identified as Pyotr Verzilov. ___ Photos: Daniel Malmberg - Getty ; REUTERS - Kai Pfaffenbach, Darren Staples

Four members of the Russian protest-art group, Pussy Riot, charged the stadium at Sunday’s World Cup match wearing Russian-police uniforms. ...

Children, Climbing, and cnn.com: U.S. NEWS LADY LIBERTY PROTEST July 5 A 44-year-old woman was arrested yesterday for climbing the Statue of Liberty in protest of l.C.E and the separation of migrant families. Therese Patricia Okoumou, 44, was arrested yesterday after climbing the base of the Statue of Liberty in protest of ICE and the separation of migrant families. Okoumou was taken into custody for refusing to leave the base of the statue after authorities tried to verbally coax her down. The protester crossed the base of the statue for nearly three hours while holding a t-shirt that said “Rise and Resist” and “Trump Care Makes Us Sick”. Okoumou said she would not leave the base of the statue until “all the children are released.” ___ Officer Brian Glacken of the New York City Police Department’s Emergency Service Unit said in a statement: - "At first she was being a little combative, then she was willing to cooperate with us. She actually apologized to us for having to go up and get her.” ___ Therese Patricia Okoumou is affiliated with the protest group Rise and Resist, but her climb was not a part of a planned protest. Police believe other demonstrators at the base of the statue assisted Okoumou in scaling the statue, but are not certain as to how she got up there. ___ Liberty Island was evacuated due to the altercation. __ Photos-Footage: CNN
Children, Climbing, and cnn.com: U.S. NEWS
 LADY LIBERTY PROTEST
 July 5 A 44-year-old woman was arrested
 yesterday for climbing the Statue of Liberty
 in protest of l.C.E and the separation of
 migrant families.
Therese Patricia Okoumou, 44, was arrested yesterday after climbing the base of the Statue of Liberty in protest of ICE and the separation of migrant families. Okoumou was taken into custody for refusing to leave the base of the statue after authorities tried to verbally coax her down. The protester crossed the base of the statue for nearly three hours while holding a t-shirt that said “Rise and Resist” and “Trump Care Makes Us Sick”. Okoumou said she would not leave the base of the statue until “all the children are released.” ___ Officer Brian Glacken of the New York City Police Department’s Emergency Service Unit said in a statement: - "At first she was being a little combative, then she was willing to cooperate with us. She actually apologized to us for having to go up and get her.” ___ Therese Patricia Okoumou is affiliated with the protest group Rise and Resist, but her climb was not a part of a planned protest. Police believe other demonstrators at the base of the statue assisted Okoumou in scaling the statue, but are not certain as to how she got up there. ___ Liberty Island was evacuated due to the altercation. __ Photos-Footage: CNN

Therese Patricia Okoumou, 44, was arrested yesterday after climbing the base of the Statue of Liberty in protest of ICE and the separation o...

Crazy, Gif, and Politics: Garth Limburg 3 hrs These are the people who think you're crazy if you voted for Trump © CEN@muclaudia <p><a href="http://the-mighty-birdy.tumblr.com/post/175279147133/iwearcowboyhats-the-mighty-birdy" class="tumblr_blog">the-mighty-birdy</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://iwearcowboyhats.tumblr.com/post/175278681928/the-mighty-birdy-nunyabizni-triggeredmedia" class="tumblr_blog">iwearcowboyhats</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://the-mighty-birdy.tumblr.com/post/175278628693/nunyabizni-triggeredmedia-jasonstmichael" class="tumblr_blog">the-mighty-birdy</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://nunyabizni.tumblr.com/post/175278518787/triggeredmedia-jasonstmichael" class="tumblr_blog">nunyabizni</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://triggeredmedia.tumblr.com/post/175277700852/jasonstmichael-ugottabekidn" class="tumblr_blog">triggeredmedia</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://jasonstmichael.tumblr.com/post/175230281237/ugottabekidn-yourunclejingo-goose-juggler" class="tumblr_blog">jasonstmichael</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://ugottabekidn.tumblr.com/post/175229025569/yourunclejingo-goose-juggler" class="tumblr_blog">ugottabekidn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://yourunclejingo.tumblr.com/post/175228904144/goose-juggler-the-armed-utahn" class="tumblr_blog">yourunclejingo</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://goose-juggler.tumblr.com/post/175228300941/the-armed-utahn-more-snatched-photos-why-is" class="tumblr_blog">goose-juggler</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://the-armed-utahn.tumblr.com/post/175228240546/more-snatched-photos-why-is-there-a-censored" class="tumblr_blog">the-armed-utahn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://more-snatched-photos.tumblr.com/post/175226722575/why-is-there-a-censored-horse-on-my-dash" class="tumblr_blog">more-snatched-photos</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Why is there a censored horse on my dash?</p></blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="203" data-orig-width="416"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/bf5c7ab636db31bc0afc83716322599a/tumblr_inline_pav415BoYw1r6b7zg_540.gif" data-orig-height="203" data-orig-width="416"/></figure></blockquote> <p>It looks rabid.</p> </blockquote> <p>It does not look like she gets pressured into felatio </p> </blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="355"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/3f99a1f6929dd50ea26c2486909be8fb/tumblr_inline_pav5gv57mm1r3zbeb_500.jpg" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="355"/></figure><p>Nev-er.</p> </blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="90" data-orig-width="91"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/a397e6118eeb76cd44b850bfb3f3e872/tumblr_inline_pav7yljIEn1uxl7rj_500.gif" data-orig-height="90" data-orig-width="91"/></figure></blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="510" data-orig-width="947"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/0a0de8d187922f04f68e93783e8141c9/tumblr_inline_paxyzpMNkn1ujp9o5_540.jpg" data-orig-height="510" data-orig-width="947"/></figure></blockquote> <p>This image was not taken in the United States and is not a protest against American or British politics. The photograph instead comes from Buenos Aires, Argentina in May 2017, and it shows a “flash mob” that appeared outside Argentina’s Casa Rosada (also known as the “Pink House,” the country’s presidential palace) to protest ongoing violence against women:<br/><br/>Feminist demonstrators have taken part in a naked flash mob protesting gender-based violence in Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires.<br/><br/>Displaying a banner that read “Femicide is Genocide,” dozens of women demonstrated on Tuesday in front of three buildings that represent the country’s democratic institutions: the parliament, the presidential palace, Casa Rosada, and Argentina’s highest court.<br/><br/><a href="https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/are-these-women-protesting-trump/">https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/are-these-women-protesting-trump/</a><br/><br/><br/><br/>Nothing to do with Trump or the US</p></blockquote> <p>Nah let’s just attack people’s appearances without actually looking into shit</p></blockquote> <p>Nah, let’s just stoop to their level and throw ad hominems all over the place. (I’m agreeing with you birdy)</p><p><br/></p><p>Even if this were in the U.S protesting trump, I get pointing out that they’re a little nuts, but attacking their appearance makes you look like little more than a child.</p></blockquote> <p>^^^ just kinda makes you look like an asshole with no real arguments</p></blockquote>
Crazy, Gif, and Politics: Garth Limburg
 3 hrs
 These are the people who think you're crazy if you
 voted for Trump
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<p><a href="http://goose-juggler.tumblr.com/post/175228300941/the-armed-utahn-more-snatched-photos-why-is" class="tumblr_blog">goose-juggler</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="https://the-armed-utahn.tumblr.com/post/175228240546/more-snatched-photos-why-is-there-a-censored" class="tumblr_blog">the-armed-utahn</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="https://more-snatched-photos.tumblr.com/post/175226722575/why-is-there-a-censored-horse-on-my-dash" class="tumblr_blog">more-snatched-photos</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>Why is there a censored horse on my dash?</p></blockquote>
<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="203" data-orig-width="416"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/bf5c7ab636db31bc0afc83716322599a/tumblr_inline_pav415BoYw1r6b7zg_540.gif" data-orig-height="203" data-orig-width="416"/></figure></blockquote>

<p>It looks rabid.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>It does not look like she gets pressured into felatio </p>
</blockquote>

<figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="355"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/3f99a1f6929dd50ea26c2486909be8fb/tumblr_inline_pav5gv57mm1r3zbeb_500.jpg" data-orig-height="236" data-orig-width="355"/></figure><p>Nev-er.</p>
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<p>This image was not taken in the United States and is not a protest against American or British politics. The photograph instead comes from Buenos Aires, Argentina in May 2017, and it shows a “flash mob” that appeared outside Argentina’s Casa Rosada (also known as the “Pink House,” the country’s presidential palace) to protest ongoing violence against women:<br/><br/>Feminist demonstrators have taken part in a naked flash mob protesting gender-based violence in Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires.<br/><br/>Displaying a banner that read “Femicide is Genocide,” dozens of women demonstrated on Tuesday in front of three buildings that represent the country’s democratic institutions: the parliament, the presidential palace, Casa Rosada, and Argentina’s highest court.<br/><br/><a href="https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/are-these-women-protesting-trump/">https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/are-these-women-protesting-trump/</a><br/><br/><br/><br/>Nothing to do with Trump or the US</p></blockquote>

<p>Nah let’s just attack people’s appearances without actually looking into shit</p></blockquote>

<p>Nah, let’s just stoop to their level and throw ad hominems all over the place. (I’m agreeing with you birdy)</p><p><br/></p><p>Even if this were in the U.S protesting trump, I get pointing out that they’re a little nuts, but attacking their appearance makes you look like little more than a child.</p></blockquote>

<p>^^^ just kinda makes you look like an asshole with no real arguments</p></blockquote>

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Friday, Heroin, and Memes: CHCA U.S. NEWS OXY ART PROTEST Jun 25 | A 10 foot long sculpture made to look like a spoon used to cook heroin was unloaded outside of Purdue Pharma's headquarters Boston-based sculptor Domenic Esposito unloaded a 10 foot long sculpture of a spoon intended to resemble the the utensil used to cook heroin in front of Purdue Pharma’s headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut. Purdue Pharma are the makers of the painkiller OxyContin, and have received a lot of criticism from legislators, regulators and relatives of the dead about their drug leading to dependency and serving as a gateway to other narcotics like heroin. ___ The spoon sculpture was unveiled Friday morning, and was removed that afternoon on orders of the police. The gallery owner, Fernando Luis Alvarez, was arrested and led away in handcuffs after refusing to move the spoon sculpture that was blocking Purdue’s driveway. “I think this is an important matter,” Mr. Alvarez said. “People are dying.” ___ Purdue spokesman, Robert Josephson said in a statement: - “We share the protesters’ concern about the opioid crisis and respect their right to peacefully express themselves.” ___ Esposito spent about six weeks rendering the spoon from steel. The artist said it was intended to reflect the experience of a relative who started to use OxyContin and Percocet experimentally before turning to heroin. ___ Photo: Gregg Vigliotti | The New York Times
Friday, Heroin, and Memes: CHCA
 U.S. NEWS
 OXY ART PROTEST
 Jun 25 | A 10 foot long sculpture made to
 look like a spoon used to cook heroin was
 unloaded outside of Purdue Pharma's
 headquarters
Boston-based sculptor Domenic Esposito unloaded a 10 foot long sculpture of a spoon intended to resemble the the utensil used to cook heroin in front of Purdue Pharma’s headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut. Purdue Pharma are the makers of the painkiller OxyContin, and have received a lot of criticism from legislators, regulators and relatives of the dead about their drug leading to dependency and serving as a gateway to other narcotics like heroin. ___ The spoon sculpture was unveiled Friday morning, and was removed that afternoon on orders of the police. The gallery owner, Fernando Luis Alvarez, was arrested and led away in handcuffs after refusing to move the spoon sculpture that was blocking Purdue’s driveway. “I think this is an important matter,” Mr. Alvarez said. “People are dying.” ___ Purdue spokesman, Robert Josephson said in a statement: - “We share the protesters’ concern about the opioid crisis and respect their right to peacefully express themselves.” ___ Esposito spent about six weeks rendering the spoon from steel. The artist said it was intended to reflect the experience of a relative who started to use OxyContin and Percocet experimentally before turning to heroin. ___ Photo: Gregg Vigliotti | The New York Times

Boston-based sculptor Domenic Esposito unloaded a 10 foot long sculpture of a spoon intended to resemble the the utensil used to cook heroin...