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This is America: 9 out of 10 public schools now hold mass shooting drills for students

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How "active shooter" drills became normal for a generation of American schoolchildren.
"Are you kids good at running and screaming?" a police officer asks a class of elementary school kids in Akron, Ohio.
His friendly tone then turns serious.
“What I don’t want you to do is hide in the corner if a bad guy comes in the room,” he says. "You gotta get moving."
This training session — shared online by the ALICE Training Institute, a civilian safety training company — reflects the new normal at American public schools. As armed shooters continue their deadly rampages, and while Washington remains stuck on gun control, a new generation of American students have learned to lock and barricade their classroom doors the same way they learn to drop and roll in case of a fire.
The training session is a stark reminder of how American schools have changed since the 1999 Columbine school shooting. School administrators and state lawmakers have realized that a mass shoot…

Iran: Young Prisoner Hanged in Public

Public execution of a young man in Nasirabad, in Isfahan Province, central Iran. August 2017
A prisoner in his mid twenties was hanged in public in Isfahan on murder and rape charges.

The Head of Justice Department on August 21, 2017, announced the public execution of a young man in Nasirabad, in Isfahan Province, central Iran, according to the state-run ROKNA news agency.

Iran Human Rights (AUG 22 2017): On the morning of Monday August 21, a young prisoner was hanged in public on murder and rape charges.

The execution was carried out in the city of Nasrabad on the morning of Monday August 21.

According a report by the state-run news agency, IMNA, the prisoner - which the report does not mention his name - was arrested on January 3, 2017 at the age of 25 for the charge of raping and murdering a 15-year-old teenage girl.

Source: Iran Human Rights, August 22, 2017


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