Category Archives: human rights violations

“Forensics: Human experimentation. They said they were vitamins”: Inmates in Arkansas jail say they were unknowingly given ivermectin to treat COVID-19 – CBS News

“They used us as an experiment,” one inmate told CBS News. “Just because we wear stripes and we make a few mistakes in life, doesn’t make us less of a human.” — Read on http://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-19-ivermetin-arkansas-jail-inmates-vitamins/

Posted in AAFS, Bad Forensic Science, forensic fraud, forensic science misconduct, human rights violations | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Forensics: Illogical Crim Law. His innocence decree ‘not cognizable’? Missouri man swears he’s innocent, would legally have been better off sentenced to death

There are very few people who would be better off if they had been sentenced to death but that’s the case with Chris Dunn. — Read on http://www.kctv5.com/content/tncms/live/

Posted in AAFS, costs of wrongful convictions, human rights violations, wrongful convictions | Tagged | Leave a comment

Forensics: How one quack doctor almost destroyed Brian Wilson’s career

This shrink Gene Landy was a psychology prof of mine at USC. A real arrogant jerk. I told him similar at the end of the course. Then I went to dental school. Later came forensics involving Anthro and human identication. … Continue reading

Posted in AAFS, Bad Forensic Science, forensic fraud, Forensic science misconduct, forensic science reform protecting the innocent, human rights violations, junk forensic science | Leave a comment

‘Forensics: Not sooth-saying? Graphology predictions. Signature and handwriting can reveal one’s personality’ | Nagpur News – Times of India

Handwriting, like nature’s law, is unique to an individual. — Read on timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/signature-and-handwriting-can-reveal-ones-personality/articleshow/85336713.cms

Posted in AAFS, Bad Forensic Science, costs of wrongful convictions, expert testimony, Forensic Science Bias, Forensic science misconduct, human rights violations, junk forensic science | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Forensics: Search for remains at Colorado’s Native American boarding schools to proceed slowly, respectfully

Search for remains at Colorado’s Native American boarding schools to proceed slowly, respectfully — Read on http://www.denverpost.com/2021/07/25/colorado-indian-boarding-schools-remains-graves/amp/

Posted in AAFS, genocide, human rights violations | Tagged , | Leave a comment

‘Forensics: ‘Those children could be my relatives’: Canada’s first Indigenous forensic pathologist on unmarked graves | Canada

Kona Williams says many unanswered questions remain about how to investigate remains found at the sites of residential schools — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2021/jul/26/canada-indigenous-forensic-pathologist-unmarked-graves

Posted in AAFS, forensic pathology, human identification, human rights violations | Tagged | Leave a comment

Forensics: Whoopi Goldberg, Danielle Deadwyler to appear in film about Emmett Till’s mother

Danielle Deadwyler has been tapped to portray Mamie Till-Mobley in a film about her fight for justice for her 14-year-old […] The post Whoopi Goldberg, Danielle Deadwyler to appear in film about Emmett Till’s mother appeared first on TheGrio. — … Continue reading

Posted in AAFS, Crime, human rights violations | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Forensics: On Jul 21, 1913: 35 Black People Burned to Death in Mississippi Prison Camp

On Jul 21, 1913: 35 Black People Burned to Death in Mississippi Prison Camp — Read on calendar.eji.org/racial-injustice/jul/21

Posted in AAFS, human rights violations | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Forensics: Native American children’s remains returned from boarding school

Remains of children from the Rosebud Sioux tribe returned home in emotional ceremonies held in Yankton and Whetstone Landing, about two hours from Iowa. — Read on amp.desmoinesregister.com/amp/8001971002

Posted in AAFS, Forensic Science, human identification, human rights violations, missing persons | Tagged | Leave a comment

Forensics: Racist? Repatriating enslaved human remains. MOVE Bombing Remains Scandal Shows Enduring Racism in Anthropology

The remains of two victims of the MOVE bombing were improperly kept for decades — part of a long history of racism and colonialism in the field of anthropology. — Read on http://www.teenvogue.com/story/move-bombing-remains-anthropology/amp

Posted in AAFS, Bad Forensic Science, forensic science reform, human rights violations, missing persons | Tagged , | Leave a comment