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CPD Sgt. Khalil Muhammad who shot unarmed Ricardo “Ricky” Hayes suspended for 6 months – Chicago Sun-Times

Sgt. Khalil Muhammad shot Ricardo “Ricky” Hayes on Aug. 13, 2017 in the 10900 block of South Hermosa, just a few hours after Hayes’ caretaker had reported him missing. Source: CPD Sgt. Khalil Muhammad who shot unarmed Ricardo “Ricky” Hayes suspended for 6 months – Chicago Sun-Times

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Prosecute Makers Of Vaxxed For Hate Speech Against Autistic People | Circa 2017

Vaxxed is a film made by Cinema Libre, the creation of the disgraced doctor Andrew Wakefield.  http://www.channel4.com/info/press/news/the-trump-the-doctor-and-the-vaccine-scandal-channel-4-dispatches This film claims repeatedly that vaccines are dangerous and cause autism, the makers have filmed disabled teenagers without their permission in various states of undress and depict them as ‘vaccine injured’. The only ‘proof’ of this is the […]

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A Cinema In London Has Pulled A Documentary By A Disgraced Anti-Vaccine Activist | Circa 2017

Vaxxed, directed by the struck-off doctor Andrew Wakefield and already pulled from a US film festival, was to be premiered – with a Q&A featuring Wakefield – at the Curzon cinema in Soho. Source: A Cinema In London Has Pulled A Documentary By A Disgraced Anti-Vaccine Activist

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Disgraced anti‑MMR vaccine doctor Andrew Wakefield gets invitation to university in London

A private university has been criticised after Andrew Wakefield, the disgraced doctor who sparked one of the biggest public health controversies in British medical history, was invited to speak, it emerged on Thursday. Source: Disgraced anti‑MMR vaccine doctor Andrew Wakefield gets invitation to university in London During a question-and-answer session Mr Wakefield was asked about […]

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Dublin screening of anti-vaccine film sparks protests | Circa 2017

Autism rights advocate calls for legislation to prevent airing of unsound anti-vaccine data Source: Dublin screening of anti-vaccine film sparks protests

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NO to VAXXED and QUACKS! | Fiona O’Leary | Circa 2017

My message to people starting this New Year is to ‘Say NO to Quacks’ The Anti Vaccine movement led by Andrew Wakefield is growing and we see their conspiracy theories multiplying. They … Source: NO to VAXXED and QUACKS! | Fiona O’Leary

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This British Autism Charity Has Promoted “Dangerous” Unlicensed Treatments | Circa Feb 2017

Social media accounts for the Autism Trust UK have promoted unscientific treatments condemned as “harmful”, and claimed false links between vaccines and autism. Source: This British Autism Charity Has Promoted “Dangerous” Unlicensed Treatments