Be they authorities?
I was indeed fortunate to, among other factors that could perhaps favour me, brought up in a place where one of the people you could turn to if you were lost, had lost someone, didn’t know the time or simply needed directions to reach any given place, was such an ”authority”. At that time, as I grew-up, it was sometimes easier or wiser to find a constable on the street to ask such things. In a time where society seemed to already have become somewhat unhinged due to a neighbouring country having so many conscripted to go off to places outside their land to partake in horrendous warship, children began to not have such a safe haven to go out and ”trick-or-treat” on Halloween, for example. Apples could on occasion contain razor-blades, for instance. Hitch-hikers and drivers alike began to be at risk as they hadn’t before (a sign of illness in society.. No actually of added illness, especially when looking south of that border where it was never very healthy in terms of racial violence, for instance. Well, in truth, both sides had been hurtful in terms of the First Nations’ societies… Back to the matter at hand, and ”authorities”.. ).
But at that time many could still sleep with unlocked doors, and cars weren’t kept locked in the driveway. This seems so long ago, though it wasn’t. There was no need for a dictatorship – for example – as an excuse for a more wholesome society, though the fraying of Human values was already rampantly visible, in certain aspects, but, lands ruled over by fear (places ruled by the hard hand of dictators) were not spared either (and the results thereof, are an evil of its own).
It is a difficult task to think of the land south of the border and not think of violence, and lack of fairness on so many accounts. The death penalties, in places that maintained such a thing, other than not solving anything but rather adding to death tolls and treachery, were the places where it was always more violent and maintained the highest crime rates.
Never the opposite.
Its difficult to fathom that any person (even if minimally intelligent ) could entertain even for a minute that any serial killer or psychopath could be deterred in the slightest by there being such a penalty. Such a person will kill no matter what penalties exist.
This is a known fact.
Cold blooded killing, murder, maiming, are a horrible thing. Perhaps the psychopath and the serial killer, not capable of recognizing bounds, doesn’t think it is. (If they did, they wouldn’t be psychopaths or serial killers, now would they?).
So, let us look at such an ailed mindset – one that knows no bounds, – and now let us add a police badge to a person of such inclinations and call him of her an ”authority”.
A person of the inclinations mentioned in the prior paragraph, is an authority on what?
(and an authority, why?)
Let us look closely to those that are employed to uphold ”law and order”.
We need to look closely to those that we empower to be ”authorities”.
My bread-baker is a fairer authority than some. The bread is expertly baked in a disciplined fashion, with impeccable method, and he or she distributes it to whomsoever needs it according to their need. Distributed regardless race, creed, age or gender. Usually he or she receives monetary compensation for his or her skill, be it given by the person that receives the bread, or someone else, this is true, but, they bake the bread regardless. I know some may not be good bakers, but I can run from those.
I have no issues with bread-bakers. Also, bread-bakers aren’t armed. An armed bread-baker, that is a bad baker, can threaten me and force his or her bread upon me (but, I still have the ability to throw away his or her produce. He or she cannot force bread down my throat unless I’m being tortured, and still, even then, I can fight it . But, if it gets to the point of suffocation, well…
My arms and legs bound, the weight upon my rib-cage breaking me.. Now let us trade the bread and in its place place a simple knee..
‘I Can’t Breathe!
There are a number of news articles, and reports, I know I don’t need to bring any.
I’ll only leave one
LINK – one – for the many
I really don’t even know where to begin.
… … …. …
Now I’ll leave a very recent case in the land where I live (with a quick translation of source material).
A brief explanatory note: I am not currently residing in the land where I’d grown-up and become an adult.
LINK – artigo
« The ”Policia Judiciária” (Judicial Police) is investigating a larger number of inspectors pertaining to the Foreign / Border Services (SEF), doctors, security guards and nurses in connection with the case of the Ukrainian who had been killed at the Lisbon airport on March 12, after being beaten, ( …)
The Ukrainian was said to have been attacked between 8:15 am and 8:35 am, which had caused him to have several broken ribs, which made breathing difficult. Death was declared at 6:40 pm.
During the ten hours in which occurred said attacks by the three inspectors, who are being investigated and under house arrest, the Ukrainian was in contact with several people, who did not report the case and had no initiative to help him.
Among the people who will now be investigated by the PJ are security guards of the SEF Temporary Installation Center, where the Ukrainian was attacked, plus two SEF inspectors that had realized the Ukrainian was not well when they tried to have him board a return flight to Turkey, a nurse and two Red Cross rescuers, the INEM doctor who declared the death, and two PSP agents who served as escort to the ambulance.
Additionally, the SEF’s delay in informing the competent authorities of the Ukrainian’s death is still being investigated. (..)
A Polícia Judiciária está a investigar mais inspetores do Serviço de Estrangeiros e Fronteiras (SEF), médicos, seguranças e enfermeiros no âmbito do caso do ucraniano que foi morto no aeroporto de Lisboa, no dia 12 de março, depois de ter sido espancado, (…)
o ucraniano terá sido agredido entre as 8h15 e as 8h35, o que lhe terá provocado diversas costelas partidas, que dificultaram a respiração. A morte foi declarada às 18h40.
Durante as dez horas entre as agressões dos três inspetores, que se encontram a ser investigados e em prisão domiciliária, o ucraniano esteve em contacto com diversas pessoas, que não reportaram o caso e não tiveram qualquer iniciativa para o socorrer.
Entre as pessoas que estarão a ser agora investigadas pela PJ estão os seguranças do Centro de Instalação Temporária do SEF, onde o ucraniano foi agredido, mais dois inspetores do SEF, que se aperceberam que o ucraniano não estava bem quando o tentaram reencaminhar para o voo de regresso à Turquia, uma enfermeira e dois socorristas da Cruz Vermelha, o médico do INEM que declarou o óbito e ainda dois agentes da PSP, que escoltaram a ambulância.
Para além disso, está ainda a ser investigada a demora do SEF a informar as autoridades competentes da morte do ucraniano. (..) » LINK – artigo
« Ucraniano esteve 15 horas manietado numa sala. Enfermeiro diz que avisou SEF para o levarem ao hospital
O cidadão ucraniano que morreu no SEF do aeroporto esteve 15 horas manietado com fita-cola e algemas. Foi visto assim por enfermeiros, inspectores, chefes. Ficou numa sala, preso, durante horas, com calças pelos joelhos e cheiro a urina. (…)
The Ukrainian spent 15 hours bound up by tape and hand-cuffed in a room. The Nurse said he had warned SEF to take the man to the hospital
The Ukrainian citizen who had died at the airport’s SEF service spent 15 hours, taped and handcuffed. He was seen in this state by nurses, inspectors, chiefs. He remained in a room, trapped for hours, with pants over his knees and smelling of urine. (…)
Link – to yet another source
« Ihor Homenyuk foi espancado durante 20 minutos, de acordo com o mandado de detenção.
Ihor Homenyuk was beaten for 20 minutes, according to the arrest warrant.
In the ”Temporary Installation Center” at the Lisbon airport, where a Ukrainian citizen was killed by three SEF agents, there were minors present, according to the ”Público” news service this Thursday.
According to the arrest warrant, Ihor Homenyuk was beaten for 20 minutes, by being punched, kicked and through the use of a baton.
Sentences such as: “this is so nobody sees”,
“now he is settled down” , or,
“today I don’t even have to go to the gym”
were mentioned by the three SEF inspectors, accused of assaulting Ihor Homeniuk until death. »
These are people employed by society.
To betray the trust, to …
to thus betray, and to the point of – cold blooded crime – in its foulest face, is so treacherous, so treasonous unto the societies to which said people allegedly serve that yes, it boggles the mind of any person, but more than that – it hurts beyond measure (it hurts us all).
(Joseph Praetorius, 15/07/2019) Ivo Rosa Estou preocupado com as pressões públicas que se exercem sobre o juiz Ivo Rosa e o massacram, em desconsiderações sucessivas, sem que uma voz se levante em seu apoio, pela sustentação – nem sequer radical – que este juiz tem feito dos Direitos Fundamentais nas suas decisões. 257 more words
Se preferirem ler já aqui o texto, na integra, deixo-o – seguidamente.
Estou preocupado com as pressões públicas que se exercem sobre o juiz
Ivo Rosa e o massacram, em desconsiderações sucessivas, sem que uma voz se
levante em seu apoio, pela sustentação – nem sequer radical – que este juiz
tem feito dos Direitos Fundamentais nas suas decisões.
Mais uma vez, uma imprensa de prostituídos secunda o massacre dos
inimigos dos Direitos Fundamentais. Chegaram a imputar-lhe o desrespeito
pela jurisprudência dominante, imagine-se, como se houvesse jurisprudência obrigatória, como se ali na rua do Arsenal pudesse haver poderes
É bem certo que a liberdade só pode ser defendida por quem saiba o que isso
seja. Almas servis, com a gleba colada à pele (como já notava o medievo
Emanuel dei Rossi) são naturais inimigas dos direitos e, portanto, da Iustitia;
evidente – e celeste – opositora da prepotência e da opressão.
Queira Thémis, Nossa Senhora, amparar o magistrado de serena bravura que
pela certa conhece e trata pelo seu nome.
E creio que os juristas com a cabeça no sítio deviam protestar ao magistrado
a disponibilidade para o que possa ser-lhe útil. Por mim, aproveitarei estas
férias para mandar ao CSM uma cartinha a estranhar o massacre consentido,
sobretudo assente em asneras óbvias, de um juiz disciplinado, que sabe
defender a sua independência e respeitar os direitos dos seus concidadãos.
Os massacres destas “novas formas” de processo, incidem, primeiro, sobre os
arguidos a destruir, depois sobre os seus advogados – mas estes têm o dever
de ter as costas largas – e, por fim – era realmente o que faltava! – ousam
alvejar os juízes que não entreguem as cabeças pretendidas.
É mesmo preciso tratar disto.
Talvez já poucos se recordem – a memória é, segundo alguns estudos, afectada pelas redes wi-fi – do verdadeiro assalto que o governo do Dr. Passos Coelho tentou fazer ao Tribunal Constitucional, exercendo sobre ele uma tremenda e inédita chantagem que, a dada altura, ameaçou colocar em causa não apenas o princípio da separação de…
(Francisco Louçã, in Expresso, 04/03/2019) Ao desencadear uma tempestade quando se soube que ia processar algumas das pessoas que o criticaram (ou todas?), o juiz Neto de Moura pode ter agora compreendido que, numa sociedade de comunicação tão líquida, a pior das condenações é ser alvo de chacota. AJude a Estátua de Sal. Click…
O PSD, a Justiça e o surpreendente silêncio das esquerdas — A Estátua de Sal (There is a very strange McCarthy-like censorship occurring on the online social media network -Fb, in relation to ”Estátua de Sal”. There is no form of saying the source that is censored thusly invokes any kind of ”Hate” or that it has ever made any call for Hate Crimes of any sort, neither is there any possible excuse of there not being the necessary approval by the authors of the articles published therein. Make no mistake, said authors are legitimate and always published anywhere they please and anywhere that wishes to have them. Portugal is a country that has signed an oath – by international conventions – to uphold Freedom of Speech. There is no possible justification for said censorship that even goes against not only the mentioned International Conventions, but the country’s own constitution as well. I will not stand by and idly watch this go on, in silence, nor the throwing away of such things that at such great cost were made a fundamental right and duty in our constitution. Whomsoever is fueling such undemocratic, unconstitutional, abuse should be held accountable and denounced. No one is sure of the source of said censorship, but it has been going on for the past month. If they are ”fooling” the online social-media giant, they should be held accountable by it as well. |! | Aproveita-se para informar que continua a bizarríssima censura ao espaço do qual fui buscar este artigo. No tempo de Oliveira Salazar e de Franco no país ao lado do nosso o havia. E agora? Que dizer deste curioso regresso da tal mordaça da censura, para mais havendo acordos internacionais subscritos por nós aos quais – como Estado – somos obrigados a cumprir? Não pode haver equivoco possível, é intencional. Há cerca de um mês está patente: Censura, de tudo que seja publicado no Fb pela Estátua de Sal, sem que nela haja qualquer vestígio de quaisquer apelos a quaisquer ódios ou crimes movidos por quaisquer ódios, ou sequer que haja falta de autorização dos próprios autores dos artigos publicados. Sem justificação possível, a não ser que… (que dizer?)
(José Luís S. Curado, 18/02/2019) E concluo com uma interrogação: será que este pobre Titanic da Justiça vai para o fundo sem apelo nem agravo, com gente estranha na ponte, com os solistas da orquestra da esquerda a tocar num estranho uníssono o silêncio das valsas de Strauss? Haverá lealdades que valham tal naufrágio, meus senhores?
ICE Let Sexual Assault Reports Slide At Migrant Detention Centers Run By Contractors: Inspector General — AMA NEwsInfo
Federal immigration officials are not adequately policing contractors running immigrant detention centers where serious problems are often going unreported, according to a report the inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security released last week. In some cases, contractors ― including both private businesses and public operations, such as county jails ― failed to notify Immigration…
(José Preto, advogado de Bruno de Carvalho, 18/11/2018) Pode ser expressão de uma oposição política, ou opção política de um regime para manter o poder. Começou aliás por aqui. Houve o regime do terror, antes do aparecimento do terrorismo como classificação. Embora não se mostre ainda sedimentado como conceito, terrorismo é uma imputação de violência política. A meramente militar não basta, embora possa caber na designação, porque é remetida para o rol dos crimes de guerra.
(José Luís S. Curado, 22/11/2018) Mas, de imediato, instaurar procedimento criminal contra todos os grevistas, determinar a sua suspensão imediata com procedimento disciplinar e chamada a funções dos substitutos legais.
“È meglio que questa Declaracione de Impacto Ambientale saia a contento e presto, se capisci cosa intendo. O lo faccio una proposta qui non puo rifiutare.”
.. and the moon leaped out of the grass to cast its shadow.
(bleeding it all over the place)
It has come to my attention, just after listening to the above video and futher indulging in an ald favourite of mine (Mr. Yusuf “Cat” Stevens).. the next video has one of the pieces that I most enjoy by the man. It appears to have become to some a place to comment a valid point as Humanity searches for Joseph Kony whom has eluded justice since his being indicted in 2005 for war crimes against Man..
– a horrid creature and leader of the LRA (Lord’s Resistance Army) that has abducted near 100000 children to fight.. that has tortured and mutilated countless.. I say no more.
– and next.. I’ll just leave the music by one whom is on the opposite side of Humanity to Kony,
(he’s still one of my all time favourites – Yusuf – aka Cat Stevens)
and that as I mentioned, triggered my recollection of the subject-matter that is now apparently (and thankfully) returned to the “limelight” of world attention..
or for those who prefer one of the older versions from the 1970s
Sap Moon is what usually comes to mind as a name, as it makes me recall (from childhood memories)
seeing Sugar Maple trees being sapped around this time of year..
Also called (among other names) Crust Moon, this moon is the last of the Winter’s full moons and marks the turning point, or rather it foreshadows the arrival of a new season. Here’s to hoping this coincidence between the occurrence of this particular full moon and bringing to the Public Eye of this horrific fiend marks the beginning of a new era of solidarity, resolve, resourcefulness and Human Kindness..
(this post began as a simple exercise, trying to make visible the linking from one idea/memory/thought to another.. In this case the Moon – a song – another song – that led to Children – Justice – Humanity)
I refuse to mix in the “tags” of this post the names of both men, for Cat (Yusuf) Stevens
is a great humanitarian “unmixable” with the name of the other.. Thus for the purpose of spreading the Kony 2012 video I’ll only ‘tag’ the name of the man we all want to bring to justice.
Thank you for reading.
Have a wholesome Sunday.
(Sap Moon aka: Crust Moon, Worm Moon, Crow Moon)