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No room for politics of violence in Osun – State gov to politicians

The Osun State government has warned politicians it will not permit any lawlessness and politics of violence in the state.

The is coming days after Adelowo Adebiyi, the Chairman of The Osun Progressives (TOP), a caucus within the All Progressives Congress alleged that there had been an attempt at assassinating leaders of the splinter group by the government of Adegboyega Oyetola.

In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode, the Osun government bemoaned the slanderous charge against Governor Oyetola, noting that Adebiyi’s attribution of violence to the person of Oyetola was both wicked

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Jewish activists work as translators to fight ‘language violence’

In 2018, a caravan of Central American migrants approached the United States through Mexico, stoking both fears and compassion. 

Ariel Koren, an interpreter who was translating for separated families near the US-Mexico border at the time, saw a bureaucracy intent on discouraging immigration by making the process nearly impossible for non-English speakers. She called it “language violence.”

The 25-year-old, who was living in Mexico City, had taken time away from her job working for Google Translate to focus on her activism. With fellow Google employee Fernanda Montes de Oca she founded Respond Crisis Translation, which has become a global

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Trump supporters could be incited to future violence by his continued promotion of 2020 election lies, DOJ and judges say

Two federal judges this week brought up the disinformation about 2020 from right-wing figures, and even Trump himself, as they considered keeping alleged Capitol rioters in jail before trial.

And prosecutors from the Justice Department are arguing more explicitly that violent threats stemming from Trump-backed conspiracy theories are still alive, and that Trump supporters could be called to act again.

“It’s never too late” for pro-Trump extremist groups like the Proud Boys to mobilize, because the right-wing political climate hasn’t shifted much since Trump left office, federal prosecutor Jason McCullough argued at a hearing for one of the accused Proud
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