2020-08-04 12:44:12

Militarized BORTAC Border Patrol Raids & Ransacks Medical Camp on U.S. Border, Arrests 30 Migrants

In Arizona, heavily armed Border Patrol officers raided the medical camp of the humanitarian group No More Deaths and detained 30 migrants whose whereabouts are now unknown.

It was the second raid in just two days on the camp, which provides water, food, and medical attention to refugees crossing into the United States through the scorching Sonoran Desert.

"Immediately after they entered the camp, the first thing they did was round up all of the No More Deaths aid workers and zip-tie them, remove their phones," says Montana Thames, a humanitarian aid worker with No More Deaths.

"It was very clear they didn't want any witnesses." No More Deaths also recently published documents revealing the Border Patrol Union, a pro-Trump and anti-immigrant extremist group, had instigated a 2017 raid of the same camp.

Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. 

Our reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues. 

On DN!, you’ll hear a diversity of voices speaking for themselves, providing a unique and sometimes provocative perspective on global events.

Missed an episode?  Check out DN on FSTV VOD anytime or visit the show page for the latest clips.

#FreeSpeechTV is one of the last standing national, independent news networks committed to advancing progressive social change. 

#FSTV is available on Dish, DirectTV, AppleTV, Roku, Sling, and online at freespeech.org.

Amy Goodman Arizona Border Patrol Democracy Now! Free Speech TV Immigration Montana Thames No More Deaths Raids Sonoran Desert

Human Rights and Equality

This Week In White Supremacy- Presented by 1HoodMedia

This Week In White Supremacy | Elon’s Plan to Change “X”

This Week In White Supremacy | Elon’s Plan to Change “X”

Indian Country Today

ICT | Komi Memem River Gains Personhood, Canada Wildfires, and More!

ICT | Komi Memem River Gains Personhood, Canada Wildfires, and More!

The Rick Smith Show

The Rick Smith Show | Drew Barrymore Called Out For Scabbing

The Rick Smith Show | Drew Barrymore Called Out For Scabbing

Breakthrough News | 60 People Massacred in Goma, DRC

Breakthrough News | 60 People Massacred in Goma, DRC

Democracy Now!

38 Die in Fire Inside Mexican Immigration Jail Amid Broader Crackdown Near U.S. Border

38 Die in Fire Inside Mexican Immigration Jail Amid Broader Crackdown Near U.S. Border

Democracy Now!

Standoff at NYC Hotel: Asylum Seekers Protest Relocation & Demand Their Right to Shelter in City

Standoff at NYC Hotel: Asylum Seekers Protest Relocation & Demand Their Right to Shelter in City

Democracy Now!

The Crisis of Missing Migrants: Tens of Thousands of People Have Disappeared on Their Way to Europe

The Crisis of Missing Migrants: Tens of Thousands of People Have Disappeared on Their Way to Europe

Democracy Now!

Human Rights Stain, Public Health Farce: Title 42 Tied to 13K Murders, Rapes, Kidnappings in Mexico

Human Rights Stain, Public Health Farce: Title 42 Tied to 13K Murders, Rapes, Kidnappings in Mexico

Related

Democracy Now!

Inmate P01135809: Trump Surrenders to Jail in Georgia, Booked on 13 Felony Counts

Inmate P01135809: Trump Surrenders to Jail in Georgia, Booked on 13 Felony Counts

Democracy Now!

Why No Insurrection Charge? Ralph Nader on How Trump Could Still Be Reelected Unless DOJ Acts

Why No Insurrection Charge? Ralph Nader on How Trump Could Still Be Reelected Unless DOJ Acts

Democracy Now!

100 Years of Statelessness: Kurdish activist walks 300 miles from D.C. to U.N. to demand Kurdish rights

100 Years of Statelessness: Kurdish activist walks 300 miles from D.C. to U.N. to demand Kurdish rights

The Randi Rhodes' Show

Supreme Court Sides With Biden

Supreme Court Sides With Biden

Proud Partners