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UN Committee Against Torture Criticizes US Policy (tags)

police state

Will AB 2530 Unshackle Childbirth in California? -Interviewing Tina Reynolds and Vikki Law (tags)

A bill opposing the shackling of pregnant prisoners, AB 2530, has been passed unanimously by the California State Legislature and is now on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk, with thirty days to either approve or veto it. Last year, a previous version of this bill was also passed unanimously by the Legislature, but it was ultimately vetoed by Brown. With Brown’s decision expected anytime, local activists are urgently mobilizing to stop him from vetoing this important bill once again. AB 2530 supporters have created a webpage for the public (not just California residents) to contact the Governor.

Khader Adnan: Dying for Justice (tags)

Israel

Dancing the Apocalypso with the Microbial Gestapo (tags)

The Biological Weapons Convention meets in Geneva amidst allegations that the US has violated the treaty

Palestinian Children Detained Oppressively in Isolation (tags)

Israel

Obama: A disaster for civil liberties (tags)

Obama is a police state thug, just like Bush!!!!

Target:Homeles-South Coast Homeless Advisory Committee Advocate Reports (tags)

Target:Homeles-South Coast Homeless Advisory Committee Advocate Reports The City of Santa Barbara is poised to push homeless out with illegal legislation which violates the US Constitution. Here is the report they never released to the public - or even discussed!!! Because frankly, they don't give a damn.

Out-of-Control Human Rights Abuses in Iraq (tags)

imperialism

George Bush: Preliminary Indictment for Torture (tags)

torture

Palestinian Detainee Abuse During Operation Cast Lead (tags)

clear evidence of Israeli war crimes

Imprisoning Children for Life (tags)

only America and Israel do it

America's Secret Prisons (tags)

America's global gulag

Guantanamo Detainee Deaths: Responding to the Defense Department's Whitewash (tags)

detainees were murdered

Doctors Aiding Torture (tags)

complicit doctors

The Coup in Honduras: A Teachable Moment for Obama? (tags)

President Barack Obama‘s main duty under the U.S. Constitution is to see to it that the laws are “faithfully executed.” By a UN Treaty, approved by the Senate, in 1994, torture is against U.S. law. No ifs, ands or buts about it. No exceptions! In Honduras, some apologists for the “de facto” regime, are pretending that they followed the law, when they gave their president the boot. Will Obama play the same “pretend game” on Torture? Stay Tuned. .

ICRC's Damning Expose of US Torture (tags)

torture remains policy

Message from Ramón Labañino, Cuban Five (tags)

Ramón is in lockdown since December 11 and for that reason he has not been able to send all the letters and salutations for the new year to his friends around the world...

Contradictions Abound in Cuban Five Case (tags)

Contradictions Abound in Cuban Five Case

Torture, Paramilitarism, Occupation and Genocide (tags)

The ugly face of US imperialism

The Cuban Five: Imprisoned for opposing Terrorism (tags)

The National Lawyers Guild and several legal and human rights organizations have called on the U.N. Human Rights Committee and the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture to launch a formal investigation of the United States government’s continuing violation of human rights of five political prisoners known as the Cuban Five.

Reviewing Marjorie Cohn's "Cowboy Republic" (tags)

An incisive review of Bush administration crimes.

"Worthy and Unworthy Victims" (tags)

Bush administration police state tactics targeting innocent victims

NLG calls for investigation re: UCLA Campus Police Tasers Student (tags)

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an independent investigation into the use of a Taser by the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Police Department against 23-year-old student Mostafa Tabatabainejad on November 14, 2006. The Guild rejects the use of, and threats to use, Tasers as an excessive use of force and urges an investigation into the incident and UCLA's Taser policy.

South American Reality (tags)

True. Ask any American in Miami. if there are any left.

mexirama sexorcisto (tags)

i love latinos they are so nice they are gods gift to america and the world.....

Border World (tags)

not your daddys mexico...unless you are duh-bya

ISRAEL MUST BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ITS INTERNATION LAW VIOLATIONS (tags)

ISRAEL'S WAR OF ILLEGAL AGGRESSION AGAINST PALESTINE AND LEBANON

IT'S TIME TO END THE LAST TABOO AND HOLD ISRAEL ACCOUNTABLE FOR ITS ACTIONS (tags)

An explanation of Israel's real aims in assaulting the Palestinian people

UN Calls for Action on Police Torture in US (tags)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. RECORD OF POLICE TORTURE RAISES CONCERNS FOR UN COMMITTEE AGAINST TORTURE Committee Members Call for Action on TASERs, Burge Torture Cases

Declaration of Jury of Conscience (tags)

The jury in the World Tribunal in Istanbul concluded that the invasion of Iraq together with the continuing occupation of iraq constitutes a violation of the core obligation of the UN Charter.

THE US GULAG PRISON SYSTEM - THE SHAME OF THE NATION AND CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY (tags)

An expose of the US gulag prison system at home.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (12/09/05) (tags)

European governments make peace with illegal renditions

World Tribunal on Iraq : Final Declaration of the Jury of Conscience (tags)

The World Tribunal on Iraq met in Istanbul from 24-26 June 2005. The principal objective of the WTI is to tell and disseminate the truth about the Iraq War, underscoring the accountability of those responsible and underlining the significance of justice for the Iraqi people. Here is the final declaration of the jury of conscience :

Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity (tags)

This article is from the Omahaimc.org: by Cary Vigneri Depleted Uranium keeps on killing. Is it nuclear warfare or just death by radiological toxin? Depleted Uranium (DU) sounds harmless. After all, it’s depleted.

Memo reveals Bush OK’d torture (tags)

Memo Reveals Bush OKd Torture (tags)

Memo reveals Bush OKd torture by Tim Wheeler

USUK use of DU is genocide and a war crime (tags)

BRITISH and American coalition forces are using depleted uranium (DU) shells in the war against Iraq and deliberately flouting a United Nations resolution which classifies the munitions as illegal weapons of mass destruction. DU contaminates land, causes ill-health and cancers among the soldiers using the weapons, the armies they target and civilians, leading to birth defects in children.

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