Category: Weekly Edition

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FSRN Weekly Edition – September 23, 2016

CMPD Chief now says he would release shooting video, but is out of his hands Cities launch surveillance oversight effort amid fresh demands for police accountability Renters highlight lack of affordable housing with national...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – September 16, 2016

Syria ceasefire tenuously holds but aid deliveries still stuck Support for Standing Rock Sioux protest against pipeline spreads across the U.S. Epic court battle between Ecuadorian villagers and Chevron moves to Canada Youth propose...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – September 9, 2016

North Dakota governor activates National Guard ahead of Dakota Access pipeline court ruling Retired miners struggle to retain healthcare coverage as coal companies declare bankruptcy Non-profits sue Obama administration over oil and gas leases...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – September 2, 2016

White House names emergency board to take over Puerto Rico’s finances Brazil’s Senate confirms ouster of Dilma Rousseff Trump meets with Mexican president ahead of immigration speech in Arizona Mexico’s Federal Police chief fired after...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 26, 2016

Half-century civil conflict in Colombia ends in historic peace agreement Turkish ground forces enter Syrian conflict West Virginia halts mountaintop removal project after strong opposition from locals U.S. auctions Gulf of Mexico oil leases...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 19, 2016

Police accountability and private prisons DEA: marijuana stays in most restricted drug class despite state legalization trend Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemeni hospital, schools UN troops accused of standing idle during Juba attack on aid...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 12, 2016

Justice Dept. finds Baltimore police violate civil rights Green Party officially nominates Jill Stein as candidate for U.S. president Overnight bombings in Thailand trigger renewed concerns of political turbulence State Dept. OKs arms sale...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – August 5, 2016

Videos released in Chicago police killing; questions persist in Baltimore shooting Protests in Paris over deaths in police custody have parallels with Black Lives Matter Forced evictions taint Olympics’ legacy in Rio Spike in...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 29, 2016

History made: Hillary Clinton is officially Democratic presidential nominee Church in France hit by deadly attack; ISIS claims responsibility Pentagon opens probe of US-led airstrikes in Syria that killed at least 74 civilians Turkey...

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FSRN Weekly Edition – July 22, 2016

Turkey’s Alevi minority sees dark days ahead U.S.-led airstrikes reportedly kill more than 100 civilians in Manbij, Syria Indian troops unleash pellet guns on Kashmir protesters; hundreds blinded UK rift deepens after Scotland overruled...