AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases

PHOTO: Defendants in the dismissed lawsuit – Chief of Police, Brian Manley; City of Austin (Council Chambers); County Attorney, Margaret Moore. By Sandra Harris On February 10, federal judge Lee Yeakel dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of eight women claiming the Travis County District Attorney’s Office, the Austin Police Department (APD), and City of Austin officials mishandled their sexual assault cases. The class action … Continue reading AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases

TAMPA: Strip Club Trafficks and Abuses Minor with Disabilities

Photo: Scores strip club in Tampa, Florida By Ben Robinson On January 29, a lawsuit was filed against Tampa Strip Club “Scores,” exposing their sexual exploitation of an underage girl with disabilities. The victim was assaulted by customers, forced to strip and perform nude, and engaged in prostitution. The unnamed victim was first brought to Scores by Roberto ‘Bobbie’ Torres III in 2017. Torres owned … Continue reading TAMPA: Strip Club Trafficks and Abuses Minor with Disabilities

EL PASO: Lenient Sentence for Former Cop who Raped Woman After Domestic Dispute Call

Rapist cop, William Ollie Alexander, consults with his lawyer. By Nélida Tello and Henry Perez On January 31, former El Paso police officer William Ollie Alexander was convicted of raping a woman after responding to her domestic dispute call in 2018. Originally facing 20 years in prison, a jury sentenced Alexander to 10 years probation and required him to register as a sex offender for … Continue reading EL PASO: Lenient Sentence for Former Cop who Raped Woman After Domestic Dispute Call

INDIA: Communists Take Action Against Sex Tourism Hotel

Photo: Damage to Kerala sex tourism hotel caused by the People’s Liberation Guerilla Army By Kannan Krishnan  On the morning of January 15, members of the People’s Liberation Guerilla Army (PLGA) attacked a hotel complex known for sex tourism in Attamala, located in district of Wayanad in the Indian state of Kerala. PLGA members smashed the windows and set fire to furniture in the newly … Continue reading INDIA: Communists Take Action Against Sex Tourism Hotel

ST. LOUIS: Women’s March Collaborates with Police, One Marcher Arrested for Confronting Reactionary

Photo: The 2020 Women’s March in downtown St. Louis, Missouri Editor’s Note: The fundraising link originally published was not working properly, please donate to the arrested activist’s legal fund here: http://gf.me/u/xhkb4s By Olivia Klein On January 18, revolutionary activists attended the Women’s March in Saint Louis, Missouri to combat its electoral agenda and promote the campaign to boycott the 2020 US elections. During the march, … Continue reading ST. LOUIS: Women’s March Collaborates with Police, One Marcher Arrested for Confronting Reactionary

MEXICO: Protesters Demand Justice for Murdered Woman Activist at Juarez’s International Border

By Nélida Tello and David Martinez On January 25, various feminist collectives, NGOs (Non Governmental Organizations), and community members from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas met at the Santa Fe international border crossing to protest the unsolved murder of 26-year-old activist and artist Isabel ‘Isa’ Cabanillas de la Torre. Isabel was murdered on the dawn of January 18, after being reported missing the … Continue reading MEXICO: Protesters Demand Justice for Murdered Woman Activist at Juarez’s International Border

FLORIDA: Eckerd College Sides With Abusive Professor, Victim Sues

Photo: Abusive Professor David Hastings (Left) speaks at a 2014 Climate Change conference in Florida By Katia Guamani and Alon Sulaimani Last month in St. Petersburg, Florida, a lawsuit was filed against Eckerd College by a former student exposing the school’s mishandling of a sexual misconduct complaint against former marine science professor David Hastings. The lawsuit was filed after Eckerd’s Dean of Faculty urged the … Continue reading FLORIDA: Eckerd College Sides With Abusive Professor, Victim Sues