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BDS Palestine Movement (tags)

Sucesses of the 2017 BDS Plaestine Movement

Israel Must Recognize An Independent State of Kurdistan (tags)

This article surveys the historical mistreatment of the Kurds, and urges Israel to recognize Kurdish independence.

The Missile Attack Ordered by Trump is a Serious Crime (tags)

Assad's regime defends itself against an international alliance that seeks his overthrow in violation of international law. Whoever wants to see Assad overthrown should answer the question whether we would rather see the Nusra Front in power.

Democracy and the Uncanny Power of Money (tags)

Growing inequality is the greatest political problem of our time. Governments are often only actors or puppets of an anonymous regime for the benefit of the privileged where the interests of simple people do not count.

Cinco años Danica es la víctima más joven en la guerra contra el narcotráfico en Filipinas (tags)

Una niña de cinco años se convirtió en la víctima de menor edad de la guerra contra las drogas en Filipinas, de acuerdo con Human Rights Watch (HRW).

The Shortwave Report 06/10/16 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Radio Havana Cuba.

The Philippines’ New Strongman (tags)

Rodrigo Duterte’s authoritarian neoliberalism isn’t the answer to poverty and political abuse in the Philippines.

The Shortwave Report 05/13/16 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan.

The Shortwave Report 04/15/16 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, China Radio International, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.

Divestment passes at UI Chicago (tags)

Text of Divestment resolution that passed unanimously in Chicago

Philippines: Rebel Executions Violate International Law (tags)

(Manila) – The communist New People’s Army (NPA) in the Philippines executed the mayor of a small town and his son on October 19, 2015, in violation of international humanitarian law, Human Rights Watch said today. Throughout its four-decade insurgency, the rebel group has frequently executed people found “guilty” by its so-called people’s courts, which do not meet basic fair trial standards.

Latest NYT Big Lie: Russia Responsible for Syrian Refugee "Surge" (tags)

NYT

Protesters Enact Symbolic "Die In" to Unwelcome Narendra Modi to Silicon Valley (tags)

Over 2000 vibrant protesters from many different Indian American communities joined together outside the SAP Center in San Jose to counter Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of "Digital India" and Hindutva. They raised many issues with Modi's leadership, ranging from forced conversions to Hinduism, Internet surveillance, arrest of political bloggers, harassment of human rights activists, blind eye to rapes, dispossession of small farmers, rewriting of Indian history, and the 2002 Gujarat massacre.

Genocide in Yemen (tags)

Yemen

Gazan refugees denied rights in Jordan for over 45 years (tags)

Aaron Magid is an Amman-based journalist. He graduated from Harvard University with a masters in Middle Eastern studies. His articles have appeared in Al-Monitor, the New Republic, and the Daily Star (Lebanon). JERASH REF

Mistreating Refugees in Europe (tags)

refugees

Refugee Crisis Straight Talk (tags)

anti-war

US Supports Egyptian Tyranny (tags)

Egypt

Hezbollah's Nasrallah Urges Resistance Against Israeli Lawlessness (tags)

Israel

UN Human Rights Council Denounces Israeli War Crimes (tags)

Israel

UN Declares Highest Humanitarian Emergency Level in Yemen (tags)

Yemen

The Shortwave Report 07/03/15 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, China Radio International, and NHK World Radio Japan.

EU Bashes "Russian Propaganda" (tags)

Russia

Saudis Brutalize Migrants (tags)

Saudis

The Shortwave Report 06/12/15 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, China Radio International, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.

Saudi Blogger Imprisoned for Supporting Free Speech (tags)

police state

UN Report Accuses Israel of Crimes Against Children (tags)

Israel

US/Saudi/Israeli Axis of Evil Against Yemen (tags)

Yemen

Palestinian Authority Hypocrisy (tags)

PA

The Shortwave Report 05/08/15 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio.

Saudis Using US-Supplied Banned Terror Weapons Against Yemeni Civilians (tags)

Yemen

Socialist Animalism (tags)

Free collection of articles.

Obama, Rogue Arab States Support Mass Murdering Yemenis (tags)

Yemen

Seeing behind the Global iron Curtain. (tags)

What I saw behind the Global iron Curtain which, in my view, exists between the UN and the rest of humanity. I describe what I consider to be very much of enormous and profound importance hidden from people.

The Shortwave Report 03/20/15 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan.

Human Rights Groups Condemn Israeli Gaza War Crimes (tags)

Israel

Expect Dirty Business as Usual Following Saudi King's Death (tags)

Saudi Arabia

Israel Bombs Gaza (tags)

Israel

Ukraine: Fascist Dictatorship Masquerading As Democracy (tags)

Ukraine

Israeli Ruthlessness 101 (tags)

Israel

Sham Bahraini Elections (tags)

Bahrain

Kangaroo Court Justice for Hassan Diab (tags)

police state

Kiev's War Without Mercy (tags)

Ukraine

HRW and AI Blast Israeli War Crimes (tags)

Israel

Kiev War Crimes (tags)

Ukraine

Obama's Phony War on Islamic State Militants (tags)

anti-war

Bomb Abroad Spank At Home (tags)

While 39 countries have banned corporal punishment, 19 US states allow teachers to paddle students.

Israel's Genocidal Killing Machine (tags)

Israel

Disgraceful Security Council Resolution on Syria (tags)

Syria

Kiev's War on Freedom (tags)

Ukraine

Dissent within after article, Profound Arrogance at UN. (tags)

Repost (correction). Dissent within human rights groups grows after article Profound Arrogance at UN, the latter virtually seeing themselves as God when reinventing the UDHR to emphasize elite interests rather than individual rights.

Dissent within after article, Profound Arrogance at UN. (tags)

Dissent within human rights groups grows after article Profound Arrogance at UN, seeing themselves as God when reinventing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to emphasize elite interests rather than individual rights.

Navi Pillay: US Imperial Tool (tags)

imperialism

Obama's Ruthless Egyptian Friends (tags)

Egypt

30 Kinds of (approved) TORTURE currently being used by the C.I.A. (tags)

Bush administration’s program of kidnapping “suspects,” a covert operation also known as “rendition,” continues under the Obama administration according to Reprieve Founding Director, Attorney Clive Stafford Smith. The following is a partial list of C.I.A. forms of torture:

Criminal Unaccountability (tags)

Israel

Israeli Judaization Master Plans (tags)

Israel

Targeting Press Freedom in Palestine (tags)

Palestine

Israeli Persecution of Human Rights Lawyer Anas Barghouti (tags)

Israel

The Shortwave Report 10/25/13 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, the Voice of Russia, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle.

Anti-Assad Committed Atrocities (tags)

Syria

Violence, Instability, Torture and Deaths in Libya (tags)

Libya

Mubarakism 2.0 (tags)

police state

Federal Judge Sentences Lynne Stewart to Death (tags)

police state

Israel: Talking Peace, Waging War (tags)

Israel

Opening the Box: Sarah Shourd on Herman Wallace, CA Hunger Strikers & Solitary Confinement (tags)

Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 has been transferred out of solitary confinement, as Louisiana’s Hunt prison reduced his classification from maximum to medium security. Herman is now staying at the prison hospital in a 10-bunk dorm, with access to a day room, and does not have to wear leg irons anymore. While celebrating the more human conditions, Herman and the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3 emphasize that the transfer from solitary is not enough. They are asking folks to continue supporting Amnesty International’s call for humane release.

Obama Blocks Snowden's Asylum (tags)

Snowden

North Korean economy surrenders to foreign currency invasion (tags)

Chinese currency and U.S. dollars are being used more widely than ever in North Korea instead of the country's own money, a stark illustration of the extent to which the leadership under Kim Jong-un has lost control over the economy.

Attacking Venezuela's Democratic Process (tags)

Venezuela

On the death of president Chavez/No hero/No dictator (tags)

The late Venezuelan president Chavez deserves appreciation for his social ''Bolivarian'' programs and his anti imperialist engagement. However, reprehensible sides of his reign are the repression in Venezuela and the oppression of the freedom of expression. His friendly relationships with dictators like Assad, Lushenko and Kaddafi are disgustable. Therefore he doesn't deserve the unconditional praise he gets from his leftist admirors.

Turkey Targets Press Freedom (tags)

media

Author Nancy Kurshan: Strategizing to Defeat Control Unit Prisons and Solitary Confinement (tags)

Author and longtime activist Nancy Kurshan’s new book, entitled Out of Control: A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons, has just been released by the Freedom Archives. Kurshan’s book documents the work of The Committee to End the Marion Lockdown (CEML), which she co-founded in 1985 as a response to the lockdown at the federal prison in Marion, Illinois. It quickly turned into a broader campaign against control unit prisons and human rights violations in US prisons that lasted fifteen years, until 2000.

US Law Prohibits Transferring Guantanamo Prisoners to America (tags)

anti-war

America and Israel Wage War on Humanity (tags)

anti-war

Why is Obama Silent Over the New Congo War (tags)

The last Congo war that ended in 2003 killed 5.4 million people, the worst humanitarian disaster since World War II. The killing was directly enabled by international silence over the issue; the war was ignored and the causes obscured because governments were backing groups involved in the fighting. Now a new Congo war has begun and the silence is, again, deafening.

Caught in the Act (tags)

anti-war

European parliament approves EU-Israel trade agreement/Letter of protest to mrs Ashton, EU (tags)

With the approval of the European Parliament of the ACCA trade agreement with Israel, the EU sets further steps in supporting Israel, despite its occupation, illegal settlements policy and warcrimes This and the EU international role of political, economical and military domination and exploitation of the Thirld World, the inhuman asylumpolicy, the wars in Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Trojka starvation of the Greeks, makes the Nobelprize for Peace to the EU a mockery of Justice

Besieged Gaddafi Stronghold Bani Walid Under Attack (tags)

Libya

Beating Up on Russia, Syria and Iran (tags)

anti-war

Living with the Enemy (tags)

Israel

PHILIPPINES: The ghosts of martial law (tags)

On September 21, forty years ago, President Ferdinand E. Marcos declared martial law. For almost 13-and-a-half years afterwards, the country suffered terribly from a brutal and corrupt dictatorship. Among the victims of the grave violations of human rights under martial law were the following: 3,257 “salvaged” (summarily executed), 35,000 tortured, and 70,000 incarcerated, as documented by historian Alfred McCoy.

Syria's Divided Opposition (tags)

Syria

Bahrain Imprisons Human Rights Leader (tags)

Bahrain

Death Squad Atrocities in Syria (tags)

Syria

Intense Anti-Assad Propaganda (tags)

Syria

Separate and Unequal in Israel (tags)

Israel

Israel Toughens Prison Harshness (tags)

Israel

Grand Prix Hypocrisy in Bahrain (tags)

police state

The Winds of War (tags)

anti-war

George Soros Targets Syria (tags)

Syria

Israeli Court Enforces Hana Shalabi Injustice (tags)

Israel

Worrisome Security Council Presidential Statement on Syria (tags)

anti-war

The Shortwave Report 03/23 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, China Radio International, and the Voice of Russia.

The Shortwave Report 02/17 Listen Globally! (tags)

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Torture and Abuse in Libya (tags)

Libya

La CNDH de México, acusada (tags)

No defiende a nadie

Protesting Internet Censorship (tags)

censorship

Targeting Journalists in Iraq (tags)

Iraq

Gaza: Remembering Cast Lead (tags)

Gaza

Illegitimate Egyptian Elections (tags)

Egypt

Death of Gaddafi/The National Transitional Council's bloody path (tags)

The resistance against the former president Gaddafi was legitimate However, the rebels not only allied with the NATO, sacrifying real Libyan independence, they also commit warcrimes with little distinction between them and Gaddafi With Gaddafi gone

Palestinian Settlers Attack Palestinians with Impunity (tags)

Palestine

Libya: War Without End (tags)

Libya

Philippines: Communist Rebels Target Civilians (tags)

(New York,) ? The rebel New People?s Army (NPA) in the Philippines should immediately end unlawful killings and detention of civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. The NPA, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines, has admitted to gunning down civilians and detaining others in recent months.

Libyans Resist NATO's Killing Machine (tags)

Libya

Ban Ki-moon: A Record of Failure and Betrayal (tags)

UN

Planned Peacekeeper Occupation of Libya (tags)

anti-war

Norway attacks/Result of extreme right populism in Europe (tags)

Contrary to the mainstream media, the Norway terror attacks are not the action of a ''lone wolf'', but stem from the climate of hatred, which is incited by the extreme right leaders in Europe

Bahraini Unrest Stirs Unease in Washington (tags)

state terror

Closing Guantanamo: President Obama's Failed Promise (tags)

Nicolas Mottas and Myrsini Tsakiri write about President Barack Obama's broken promise to close down the "modern Auschwitz" - the Guantanamo detention camp.

Crackdowns, Torture and Intimidation in Bahrain (tags)

repression

The Shortwave Report 07/15 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- HIGHEST QUALITY BROADCAST, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Japan, Germany, and Russia.

NATO and Rebel Atrocities in Libya (tags)

anti-war

Pack Journalism Anti-Gaddafi Propaganda (tags)

media lies

Violating Palestinian Right (tags)

persecution

2010 State Department Human Rights Report on Bahrain (tags)

state terrorism

Obama's Slipping Popularity (tags)

imperialism

Israel kills protesters on Nakba Day/Israeli murder machine goes on and on (tags)

The Israeli killings of Nakba Day and six june war protesters is not an incident, but part of the systematic violence of Israeli occupation Palestinians can only get their right by the armed struggle against the occupation army

Killings, Detentions and Torture in Egypt (tags)

repression

Bahraini State Terror Continues (tags)

state terror

Mission Creep in Libya (tags)

aggression

Police State Terror in Bahrain (tags)

police state

Police Brutality in Honduras (tags)

oppression

Revisiting Israel's Terror War on Gaza (tags)

terror war

Venezuela's New Social Responsibility Law (tags)

media

Obama's Lawless Authorization of Military Commissions Injustice (tags)

lawlessness

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

imperialism

Essentials on the situation in Egyp (tags)

"Then, over the weekend, came the public statement by Frank Wisner, the former ambassador to Cairo tapped by the Obama administration to serve as its envoy to Mubarak. Speaking at a security conference in Munich, Wisner declared, “President Mubarak remains utterly critical in the days ahead as we sort our way toward the future.” He added that the dictator “must stay in office in order to steer those changes through.” The State Department immediately responded that Wisner was speaking in a personal capacity and had not cleared his remarks first with the US government. While mortified that Wisner had the audacity to say publicly what the administration—behind all its phony rhetoric about democracy—is actually doing, no one disputed the content of Wisner’s statement. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs found a somewhat more elegant way to echo Wisner’s view, declaring that the issue was one of “process not personality.”

Mubarak's Thirty-Year Dictatorship (tags)

dictatorship

Heroic resistance in Cairo to state-orchestrated repression (tags)

"A significant piece of direct evidence of collusion is the texts sent out by the government via various mobile phone networks to rally its forces. One published on Flickr gallery states, “The Armed Forces asks Egypt's honest and loyal men to confront the traitors and criminals and protect our people and honor and our precious Egypt.” The fact is that the army and the police are headed by the same people who control the government, with Mubarak's newly appointed vice-president, Omar Suleiman, acting as the prime culprit."

War Criminal Hosni Mubarak Must Stand Trial w/ GW Bush! (tags)

The thirty year tyrant and war criminal Hosni Mubarak must stand trail for complicity with untried war criminals of the GW Bush regime for enabling and assisting in CIA "black sites" torture of detainees. Not only did Mr. Mubarak torture many Egyptians, he also enabled CIA torture to occur in Egypt during his reign of terror. Mr. Mubarak is a traitor to Egypt and must step down from power and stand trial for war crimes!

The Shortwave Report 01/28 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Spain, Germany, Cuba, and Russia.

The PA is and arm of Imperialism/Zionism (tags)

"Meanwhile, yesterday’s “impromptu” attack on an al-Jazeera office in the West Bank turns out to have been anything but, as local journalists confirmed that the people leading the attackers were PA police officers wearing civilian clothes. PA negotiator Saeb Erekat sought further action against al-Jazeera, insisting they were guilty of inciting violence against him and his family for reporting his involvement in past negotiations, including comments that seemed to eschew the right of return."

BTL:Report: Palestinians Suffer Egregious Discrimination Under Israeli Control (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.

Julian Assange arrested/Attack on freedom of press (tags)

The arrest case of Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks is politically motivated and therefore an attack on the freedom of press

Are the United States and NATO are losing the War in Afghanistan? (tags)

In this study I will examine whether NATO and the United States have failed in their War in Afghanistan against Islamic terrorism between 2001-09. To do this I will compare their objectives against measurements of effectiveness (MOE’s) as provided by both political and military sources as prescribed by the intervening forces.

Washington Backing Indonesian State Terror (tags)

funding state terror

Torture in US Prisons (tags)

homeland prison torture

‘Free the 43’ FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS! (tags)

resident Benigno Aquino III is concerned over the detention for the past 15 years of Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma, a democracy icon like his late mother, former President Corazon C. Aquino. Last Oct. 28, while attending the Asean Summit in Hanoi, he urged Burma’s Prime Minister Thein Sein to free Suu Kyi, but predictably, the latter made no clear commitment. But while Mr. Aquino seems to be passionate in working for the release of Suu Kyi, he does not seem to be very concerned about the detention for the past nine months by government forces of 43 health workers, the so-called “Morong 43.” Last Oct. 14 Mr. Aquino said the case of the 43 detainees would have to be decided by the court that is trying them for illegal possession of firearms and explosives.

Emergency Convocation (tags)

It is imperative that you should sign the petition to the government of The Hellenic Republic for the granting of asylum to the Iranian hunger strikers. You may sign at the following address: http://www.gopetition.com/petition/40043/sign.html

UN Peacekeepers Complicit in Sex Trade (tags)

peacekeepers are predatory

The Shortwave Report 07/02 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

What's Next for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3? (tags)

A federal appeals court just delivered a crushing blow to prisoners' rights. Yesterday, a ruling by a federal appeals court ensured that for the forseeable future, Albert Woodfox will remain right where he has been for the last three decades: in a 6 x 9 cell in the heart of America’s largest and most notorious prison.

Labor for Palestine Salutes West Coast Dockers for Embargo on Israeli Cargo (tags)

Just as labor solidarity played a critical role in toppling South African apartheid, it now has the potential to cripple Israeli apartheid. We urge the entire ILWU and all trade unionists to stand behind and expand on this critical issue of conscience and solidarity.

Gaza Flotilla Massacre: Goldstone Commission II Essential (tags)

independent investigation essential

Democratic Party Defends Israeli Attack on Freedom Flotilla (tags)

Are you still registered Democrat instead of the pro-Palestinian Peace & Freedom Party or Green Party? The Democratic Party has come out in full force in support of the massacre of 15 members of the Freedom Flotilla, with 9 officially dead and 6 missing, reported thrown overboard by Israel's military, at US taxpayer expense. Here are the statements of the latest Democrats, defending Israel, after Democratic Vice President Joe Biden did the same, and the Republicans also do the same as both are 100% pro-Israel at all levels of office. And Critical Resistance's smuggled video is also here, showing the peaceful nature of the flotilla members.

MILITARY TORTURE AND STATE TERRORISM IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)

Despite the election of Benigno Aquino III to succeed the corrupt brutal Arroyo, 43 healthworkers continue to suffer military torture. Five are confined to the military camp alleged as self-confessed New People's Army guerillas, while 38 were transferred to Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, notorious for the massacre of Moro suspects. The five persons on which the fascist generals are concentrating their torture are: VALENTINO PAULINO, CHERRYLYN TAWAGON, ELLEN CARANDANG, JENNYLYN PIZZARO, & JOHN MARK BARRIENTOS. Carandang's children were taken from their home by the military," according to KARAPATAN, human rights monitor. Their relatives are threatened or offered bribes coercively to side with the military and incriminate themselves or their kin. We appeal to the international community to denounce this barbaric treatment and demand the immediate release of the Morong 43.

Wilson Center Desecrates Namesake’s Legacy, Violates Congressional Mandate (tags)

Woodrow Wilson, the 28th American president, is looking down in horror at what the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is doing in his name.

The Shortwave Report 04/02 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

Election Rwanda: Who will be allowed to run? (tags)

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have both called on the government of Rwanda to stop attacking opposition parties in the country's 2010 presidential election. Few Americans realize that the Rwandan Army, under President Paul Kagame, is the Pentagon's proxy in Africa.

FASCIST MILITARY VIOLENCE IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)

The arrest and torture of 43 medical and health professionals in the Philippines by the Arroyo military and police seeks to obscure the ongoing Ampatuwan-Arroyo trial and rehearse emergency martial-law schemes to prolong the Arroyo regime's corrupt and brutal domination. US citizens: will you allow millions of your tax-dollars to support Arroyo's military-police in fascist abuses?

ICTR risks legacy by failing to charge Rwandan Patriotic Front (tags)

On January 15th, 2010, Human Rights Watch warned that the legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal on Rwanda is jeopardized by the prosecutor's failure to bring charges against members of the Rwandan Patriotic Front which became the Rwandan Army.

Focus on Israel: Harvesting Haitian Organs (tags)

Israel doesn't offer humanitarian aid

The Shortwave Report 01/08 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

The "Omaha Two:" Victimized by COINTELPRO Injustice (tags)

Two innocent men imprisoned for 40 years

Labor for Palestine: Open Letter to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: Boycott Apartheid Is (tags)

In the 1980s, as president of the United Mine Workers, you rightly argued that, "economic pressure and political isolation of the South African government can hasten the day when justice and freedom reign in that troubled land." Two decades later, the cause of "justice and freedom" for Palestinians requires no less of you as president of the AFL-CIO.

Targeting Civilians in Gaza (tags)

Illegally targeting civilians

Czech president signs Lisbon Treaty/EU Dirty Deal regarding human rights (tags)

With the EU guarantee to the Czech president, that the Czech State should not be exposed to property claims of expelled Germans after World War II, the EU not only implicitly consents with ethnical cleansings, it is also highly hypocritical, since the EU regularly points a finger to human rights violating countries like Sudan, Myanmar and Iran It is high time the EU should look in its own mirror, among else with regard to police abuse, racism and violation of the rights of migrants and real or alleged terrorsuspects

The Israelis cannot continue to slaughter women and children (tags)

Without the consent, silent or otherwise, of most of these 50 prominent American Jews listed below.

The Gaza War's Effect on Women (tags)

they suffered terribly

CUBANUESTRA. Fernando Lugo y la Telaraña Imperial (tags)

CUBANUESTRA. Fernando Lugo y la Telaraña Imperial

STOP YOUR SUPPORT TO HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATOR AND CORRUPT US-Arroyo Regime (tags)

Deeply inspired by your promise of “Change We Could Believe In” during the last presidential campaign we would like to reiterate our support to your administration. We believed you would put a stop to the bankrupt policies espoused by your opponent, Senator John McCain and his fellow Republicans. With regard to the Philippines, our country of ancestry, we hoped that the “Change” you were talking about would mean a re-thinking of U.S. support for the administration of incumbent President Gloria Arroyo, whose record of corruption and violation of human rights has now surpassed that of the dictatorship of President Ferdinand Marcos.

Las ONG corruptas de Mexico (tags)

Reciben "regalitos" del gobierno

BTL:Message to Attorney General:To Restore U.S. Credibility, Hold Officials Who Authorized (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Deporting Fathers in the Name of Homeland Security (tags)

Via deportations, the U.S. government is destroying families and harming children. Roxroy Salmon's case is one of many thousands.

Afghanistan's Operation Phoenix (tags)

America's dirty war

“Little Guantanamo” Exposing the CMU (tags)

Daniel has an article on The Huffington Post today! Please comment on the article so it gets seen by all and makes it on the home page! Digg it, Twitter it, Share, become a fan, Buzz up, etc. Do it all! Please spread the word in every way possible. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniel-mcgowan/tales-from-inside-the-us_b_212632.html

Open Letter to the Labor Research Association: Don’t Honor Israeli Apartheid (tags)

As head of the Jewish Labor Committee (JLC), Stuart Appelbaum leads the witch-hunt against labor bodies in South Africa and around the world that support Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israeli apartheid.

Western diplomats walk out of Ahmadinejad speech/Hypocrisy and violations of human rights (tags)

Not only the Western boycott of Durban II and the attitude on the Ahmadinejad speech lacks a fundamental respect for fundamental human rights, it is also hypocritical seeing in the light of her implicite support for the Israeli regime of occupation, letting get Israel away with human rights violations and war-crimes

Asylum for 300 Refugees from Africa in Milan (Italy) (tags)

EveryOne Group is asking the institutions to grant political asylum to the refugees from Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea in Bruzzano (Milan) according to the regulations laid down by international law.

BTL:Red Cross Report Documents Torture at Secret CIA Prisons (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Investigating Israeli War Crimes in Gaza (tags)

evidence of Israeli war crimes

Israel's Illegal Annexation of East Jerusalem (tags)

Israeli ethnic cleansing

GLBT REFUGEES. SAVE JOHN BOSCO NYOMBI (tags)

REFUGEES/UNITED KINGDOM: EUROPE MUST SAVE JOHN BOSCO NYOMBI, A UGANDAN GAY MAN PERSECUTED. A BRITISH COURT JUDGE HAS FORBIDDEN THE CIRCULATION OF HIS NAME, TO AVOID FURTHER PUBLICITY ON THE CASE. “EVERYONE GROUP’ PROTESTS: “ONLY TOTALITARIAN REGIMES CANCEL OUT THE IDENTITIES OF PERSECUTED PEOPLE. TO ACT AGAINST ABUSE, IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT INTERNATIONAL OPINION KNOWS THE REFUGEES’ NAMES”.

Letter to the editor, Korean Central News Agency (tags)

Immediate release of both American journalists Euna Lee, and Laura Ling

Obama's "War on Terror" (tags)

continuity, not change is assured

Home Depot, Bank of America Executives Caught on Tape trying to Defeat the EFCA (tags)

Bank of America, Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, Rick Berman founder of Union Facts EXPOSED ON TAPE trying to Defeat The Employee Free Choice Act.

Israel Killed Everything but the Will to Resist (tags)

Palestinians are unbowed.

Israeli attacks on Gaza/Dirty war against the Palestinian civilian population (tags)

By their unlawful and systematic character,combined with the blockade of Gaza, housedemolitions and extrajudicial executions, the Israeli attacks on Gaza are a dirty war against the Palestinian civilian population

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST -- 11.08.08 (tags)

Tens of millions of people want a new direction. The question is whether they can be organized to fight for it.

NYCLAW ANTIWAR DIGEST (tags)

The most destructive, expensive empire since WWII No other country in the post-Second World War world has been so globally destructive or inflicted so many war fatalities. . . . Yet, so gargantuan and labyrinthine are U.S. military expenditures that the above grossly understates their true magnitude, which, as we shall see below, reached $1 trillion in 2007.

New Coup D'Etat Rumblings in Venezuela (tags)

Bush continues to target Chavez.

La solidaridad tiene nombre: CUBA (tags)

La solidaridad tiene nombre: CUBA

Further Oppression of the Poor likely at the UN: America – both the Problem and the Soluti (tags)

After many years I devised a human rights approach to address the problems faced by societies, national and international. This includes immediately addressing core minimum obligations (i.e. dealing with the most serious violations), including the empowering rights to human rights education (re democratic support for human rights) and the right to development (re small business promotion) as well as non-retrogression (the protection of existing rights). However remarkably I was to find that the rights I focused on were virtually identical to the rights excluded by the complaints procedure due to be adopted by the UN General Assembly next month. I am now even more convinced than ever that my socially responsible ‘bottom-up’ human rights approach is the path forward while the global elites, international and national institutions fear any change that threatens their positions and lifestyles.

The Shortwave Report 9/12 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

War crimes in Darfur: The Arab League criticism on the ICC charges is rejectable (tags)

Regarding her criticism on the possible ICC charges against the Sudanese president Mr Bashir,in respect with Darfurian war crimes, the Arab League is showing a morally rejectable point of view and is measuring the double standard

Uniting American Families Act (UAFA) Gets 100th House Co-Sponsor (tags)

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) became the 100th Congressional co-sponsor of the Uniting American Families Act (UAFA, H.R. 2221) on 1st August, 2008. The UAFA is a bill before Congress that would make a small change to existing immigration law to close a loophole barring gay and lesbian Americans in committed relationships with foreign partners from sponsoring their partner for a green card. These same-sex binational couples are denied the right that opposite-sex couples have been afforded for decades – the right to legally keep their families together in the United States.

Bush Signs President's Emergency Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Legislation (tags)

President Bush signed the President’s Emergency Program (PEPFAR) into law yesterday at the White House.

The landmark bill, which passed in both the House and Senate by wide margins earlier this month, provides $48 billion over the next five years for the global fight of AIDS. Within the legislation is a directive to lift the HIV travel/immigration ban, which bars foreign travelers with HIV/AIDS from entering the United States unless they obtain a spouse or family waiver. That ban is blatantly discriminatory, particularly against gay men and lesbians with the illness, because under current US immigration law, their partners do not qualify as spouses or family.

Susan Sarandon's Double Standards on Palestine (tags)

Susan Sarandon has expressed surprising unwillingness to denounce her support for the Israeli Billionaire, Lev Leviev, who is has been criticized by a variety of NGOs for his involvement in building settlements in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

STOP US TAX DOLLARS FUNDING REPRESSION IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)

Thanks to Bush, US ciizens' tax dollars are being wasted funding the corrupt and brutal Arroyo regime in the Philippines. Arroyo has been condemned by Amnesty International. Human Rights Watch, Asia Commission on Human Rights, World Council of Churches ,UN Rapporteurs, and numerous organizations for committing thousands of extra-judicial murders of lawyers, journalists, church people, women and union organizers, indigenous minority peoples. We need to put a stop to this outrageous inhumanity.

The Great Rwanda "Genocide Coverup" (tags)

Everyones seen Hotel Rwanda. What they may not be aware of is that the 'genocide' in Rwanda in 1994,which had its origins with the assassination of president Habyarimana (a Hutu), seems to have been carried out by now president Kagame. Whereas Habyarimana was backed by France and Belgium, Kagamas supporters are UK and US....the same pair who have been attacking Zimbabwes government. The evidence is that the pentagon enabled the assassination of president Habyaimana to facilitate 'regime change' in Rwanda. This implicates US and UK govts in genocide. THATS NOT ALL. There is evidence US interfered in the ICTRs investigations, as reported by australian policeman-turned-lawyer Michael Hourigan.

BUSH SENDS NUCLEAR AIRCRAFT CARRIER TO THE PHILIPPINES (tags)

With the subservience of the Arroyo regime, Bush continues the political-military intervention in the "killing field" of the Philippines, wasting millions of tax-dollars in suppressing the Moro insurgents and Filipino national-democrats, abetting the horrendous extra-judicial killings and enforced disappearances and widespread poverty and oppression, all in the name of the war against "terrorism," a code-word for popular resistance against global capital's greed and inhumane devastation of the planet.

BBC's Pro-Israeli Bias (tags)

media propaganda

Chavez Revamps His Intelligence Services: The Corporate Media React (tags)

The anti-Chavez campaign continues.

Peter Hallward's "Damming the Flood" - Part II (tags)

Part II of Hallward's superb book on Haiti.

Islamic-Christian front warns of scheme targeting Arab presence in Jerusalem (tags)

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)-- Dr. Hasan Khater, the secretary-general of the Islamic-Christian front for the defense of Jerusalem and holy shrines, warned that the IOA started a few days ago to implement a dangerous scheme targeting the Arab and Islamic presence in occupied Jerusalem through promoting a new ID card as a prelude to imposing it on Jerusalemite Palestinians.

RP human rights measures 'window-dressing'--HRW (tags)

Measures introduced by the Philippine government to curb human rights abuses are mere "window-dressing," an official from Human Rights Watch said Thursday. "The list of actions touted by the Philippine government as progress unfortunately seem little more than window-dressing," said Elaine Pearson, Asia deputy director for the New York-based rights group.

Neocon Jonah Goldberg Praises David Mamet (tags)

How would you feel if that raving Neocon Jonah Goldberg praised you? Well, this is the position that lapsed liberal David Mamet, a knee jerk supporter of Israel, is in. Mamet endorsed a “Free Market” system and bashed NPR, as “National Palestinian Radio.” In a rant for the Village Voice he explains his conversion to Conservatism and underscores how government should “get out of the way.” Goldberg lionized him for rejecting “the pieties of the Left.”

Colombia: Full fire on guerilla, but total silence on state crimes. (tags)

The government of Alvaro Uribe has rallied Colombians to take part in a large march on Monday, February 4th under the slogan “No more kidnappings, no more lies, no more deaths, no more FARC”. and seeks to obscure the true face of the conflict: 75% of human rights violations in Colombia are committed by the Uribe administration and the paramilitary forces which are linked to the state. (Source: Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch)

Traces of the Authoritarian Personality in the Three Abrahamic Religions (subtitle of enti (tags)

We will examine whether terror is institutionalized in the psychology of some religions. There are many interesting and provocative ideas discussed. Arguably, this work is as controversial as it is timely. Such an intelligence estimate, if you will, would not have been written had it not related to many important and critical political issues and crises of our day (particularly as related to dominant “cultural clashes” as so framed by various think-tanks). But this work also significantly relates to political theory, history, criminal justice, jurisprudence, as well as social and political psychology etc.

FIGHTING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND FILIPINO DIGNITY (tags)

Massive human rights violations--extrajudicial killings, forced disappearances, torture, massacres, dislocation of millions of peasants and rural folk--characterize the current Arroyo regime in the Philippines. US taxdollars are paying the Arroyo military and police to carry out such barbaric practices. US citizens, concerned with human rights, ought to protest Bush/Pentagon's aid to the corrupt Arroyo administration, and demand an end to US mililtary intervention in suppressing the Moro and National Democratic Front insurgents. In the following article, Prof. E. San Juan re-affirms the necessity of upholding human rights embodied in the UN Declaration of Human Rights, which is an integral part of contemporary international law, to which every nation should adhere as member nation-states. The article pays tribute to the self-sacrificing work of thousands of Filipino activists fighting for national democracy, social justice, and genuine sovereignty, in particular the staff of KARAPATAN and its secretary-general, Marie Hilao Enriquez.

The Legality of Justice Versus Blind Faith (tags)

Are political guarantees just so man words on paper to be used for political speeches? Who is ultimately responsible for enforcing principles of law in a republic? Given the reality that justice is very much a human concept, what can people presume, if anything, about such abstract words as “justice” and “fairness: before the law? What informs these legal meanings that people too often take for granted? Dedicated to the prisoners at Guatanamo who are or were innocent and to their lawyers who are attempting to bring justice to bear.

O’Malley Hugs Olmert, While USS Liberty Is Forgotten (tags)

Annapolis, MD, on Nov. 27, 2007, was the backdrop for a propaganda ploy concerning the Mideast. Meanwhile, MD’s Gov. Martin O’Malley had lunch with Israel’s Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, but he failed to invite Palestine’s Mahmoud Abbas. Last summer, O’Malley cheerleaded the Israeli Defense Forces attack on Lebanon. It is highly likely that topics like: Occupied Gaza, Rachel Corrie or the USS Liberty, never came up at his meal with Olmert.

History, Sublime, Terror: Notes on the Politics of Fear (tags)

"The new powers of violence that are out of the box after 1945 belong to the state. They are properties and prerogatives of the modern nation-state."

Racism in Italy against Gypsies: a New Holocaust (tags)

Human Rights Watch has brought to the attention of the international community the racism gypsies are being subjected to in Italy. Write me to subscribe the Campaign against the persecution of Gypsy People in Italy: roberto.malini@annesdoor.com

Demand Grows For bush To Reveal Details of Plan Mexico (tags)

billions to keep the price of illegal drugs up, but not one cent for the fence....

The Shortwave Report 11/09/07 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, and Russia.

When Is Torture Not Torture? (tags)

"Luban regards terms like "enhanced interrogation techniques" or "robust interrogations" as euphemisms bordering on Orwellian, or worse: "The Gestapo used the phase 'sharpened interrogation techniques.'"

DUTCH FASCISM & BUSH-ARROYO STATE TERRORISM ATTACK FILIPINO REFUGEES (tags)

Colluding with U.S. & Filipino reactionaries, Dutch fascist authorities arrested Jose Maria Sison, a Filipino political refugee, and raided the National Democratic Front International Information Office in Holland. This is a clear example of State Terrorism working on behalf of predatory imperialist capital. All progressives and democrats everywhere should protest this outrage and support the Filipino people's struggle for justice, equality, and true independence.

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

An incisive review of Bush administration crimes.

China detains 6 for Tibet protest at Great Wall (tags)

Today’s protest is also directed at the International Olympic Committee for failing to fulfill its commitment to hold the Chinese government accountable with regards to its human rights record. In 2002, IOC President Jacques Rogge said, “If … human rights are not acted upon [by China] to our satisfaction then we will act.” (2) According to a report released by Human Rights Watch last week, “the Chinese government shows no substantive progress in addressing long-standing human rights concerns.” (3)

EU prepares for hard-core Chad mission (tags)

As the EU sets peacekeeping plans in motion, the size of the force and the rules of its engagement in this hotspot remain key questions.

EL SALADO [THE SALTED] MASSACRE (tags)

The Bafim5 Troops [Marine Corps Infantry Battalion of Fusiliers No. 5], never arrived because it was legal, material and geographically impossible to do it. BECAUSE. A) Months prior, by specific order from my Superiors, Bafim5 troops [Marine Corps Infantry Battalion of Fusiliers No. 5], had been relocated to other Municipalities threatened by subversives and self-defenses groups (such as in the populations of Córdoba and Zambrano, in Bolívar). B) To the jurisdiction of El Salado [The Salted] (and the entire area of the Municipality Del Carmen de Bolívar), the military and territorial competition of the Bafim5 was discontinued, taken out, removed; and the military and territorially competition given, taken charge, commended, to the Bacim31 [Contra-guerrillas Battalion of No. 31]. C) In consequence, the jurisdiction of El Salado [The Salted] and the whole area of the Municipality Del Carmen de Bolívar, were under the protection and territorial competition, of the Contra-guerrillas Battalion of No. 31 (Bacim31), and not of the Bafim5.

FILIPINA SENATOR ATTACKS ARROYO STATE TERRORISM IN THE PHILIPPINES (tags)

Of distinguished progressive lineage, Senator Jamby Madrigal of the Philippines takes a principle stand critical of the Arroyo regime's bloody and brutal repression of Filipinos backed by the Bush neocons. This article provides a context for the Philippine crisis and Senator Madrigal's views on U.S. imperialism in the neocolony and its complicity with State-terrorist repression.

Wall Street Journal's Looking Glass World (tags)

Made in Washington street protests threaten Venezuela

Remembering the USS Liberty: Four Decades Later (tags)

On June 8, 1967, the Israelis attacked the USS Liberty killing 34 Americans. They insist it was an “accident.” Lt. James M. Ennes, Jr., a Liberty veteran and an author, said it was “deliberate.” A book, “Operation Cyanide,” claims the attack was a set up to blame the Egyptians and bring the U.S. into the 1967 Six Day War on the side of Israel. Will the U.S. Congress do the Liberty justice? Lt. Ennes doubts it, but he adds: “We can’t stop asking for it.”

My open letter to Jared Israel of TENC: on his support for the war on Lebanon (tags)

Jared Israel of The Emperor Has No Clothes (TENC) website, a former leftwing activist, is not only not wearing any clothes, but is seeking the naked destruction of Hezbollah, which as we saw in the 2006 war with Lebanon, means the total destruction of that counrty,as well as the ovethrow of the current israeli government; which is called sedition. Here is my comment to his genocidical ambitions.

Presidential Candidate Will Ban Death Penalty (tags)

As president of the United States Stewart Alexander will fight for a constitutional ban on the death penalty; he will also direct his attorney general to investigate the cover-up in the Mumia case by the state officials in Pennsylvania, potentially charging these officials with obstruction of justice for covering up the frame-up.

"Worthy and Unworthy Victims" (tags)

Bush administration police state tactics targeting innocent victims

What has happened to the 5 iranians kidnapped by US? (tags)

- As the Western media turns its attention to the fate of 15 Britons detained for allegedly trespassing into Iranian waters over the weekend, the status of five Iranian officials captured in a U.S. military raid on a liaison office in northern Iraq on Jan. 11 remains a mystery.

Activist's 2007 Information Source (tags)

Seek & Yee Shall Find!

The Shortwave Report 3/16/07 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

AIPAC’s Gabfest: Israel Lobby Shows Off Its Power (tags)

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) was in Washington, DC, for a three-day gabfest. Leaders of both the Democratic and Republican Parties were slated to make appearances at the event held at the Washington Convention Center. The Israel First Lobbying group is known for its dominating influence over the U.S. Congress and the presidency. Outside the Center, on March 12, 2007, activists made their voices of protest heard.

African, Muslim members block action on Darfur (tags)

The U.N. Human Rights Council will begin a three-week session in Geneva on Monday amid expressions of frustration from rights advocates at its early performance and alarm over proposals that might weaken it further.

The Shortwave Report 3/9/07 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

The Shortwave Report 2/2/07 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Cuba, China, and Russia.

Venezuela's RCTV Acts of Sedition (tags)

Hugo Chavez within the law acting against a flagrant media lawbreaker.

Israel's Extremists Plotting Nuclear Strike (tags)

IAC Condemns Execution of Hussein (tags)

The International Action Center (IAC) condemns the Trial and Execution of Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein; Plans for Protests Developing in Different Cities over Next Few Days

Philippines - 2006 worst year for rights since Marcos (tags)

Political murders in the Philippines reached their highest level in 2006 since the toppling of dictator Ferdinand Marcos more than 20 years ago, human-rights activists say. More than 180 activists—including journalists, human-rights workers, leftwing politicians, trade unionists and lawyers—were assassinated this year for their criticism of those in power, they say. “An average of three extrajudicial killings are occurring every week in the country,” a Canadian human-rights team concluded recently after a fact-finding mission to the Southeast Asian nation. “A clear pattern of state-perpetrated politically motivated extrajudicial killings” was occurring in the country, the team said.

BTL: US Can Do More to Pressure Sudan to Allow UN Protective Force in Darfur (tags)

Interview with Nii Akuetteh, executive director of Africa Action, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

The Saddam-Hussein trial and the right of any human being to a fair trial (tags)

Not only I object the imposed death-penalty on the former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein and two co-accused, also the trial itself didn't meet the international standards regarding a fair trial

UNDERSTANDING CHRIST - Death of a President (tags)

Exit strategy: Outlaw lawlessness. Murder, rape, and the thieving of billions from America.

To Defend the Innocent they Target for Mass Murder (tags)

Bushite as enemies to Humanity, are TRULY ungodly, and worth destroying to defend the innocent they target for mass murder as Satanic liars. Death to the bushite, death to Humanity's purposeless cowardly enemies of Johnny, God and Life. Death to the pro-bush torturers, rapists, and war profiteering THIEVES. So would say, my America.

Watchdog warns NATO on civilian deaths (tags)

An international human rights group criticized NATO-led troops in Afghanistan, saying their tactics increasingly endanger civilians and are turning the population against the Western alliance.

BTL:Harper's Magazine Editor Lewis Lapham Warns US Constitution is Under Attack (tags)

Interview with Lewis Lapham, editor of Harper's Magazine, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

As Can Be Imagined - The Death of Freedom for America (tags)

So, those who supported blindly blaming the Taliban along with bin Laden for 9/11 while closing outstanding public inquiries are demon liars, who in materially supporting hostilities against the United States by refusing through censorship to Publicly support the arrest of those responsible for killing innocent Americans - became willingly, bonafide cahooting terrorists, true bad guy "enemy combatants".

BTL:Former Watergate Era Congresswoman Advocates Impeachment of Bush for... (tags)

...Violations of US Constitution~Interview with Elizabeth Holtzman, former congresswoman, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 10/20/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

Israeli / US Cluster Bombs Litter Lebanon: Desirable Duds (tags)

On September 26, the UN announced that the number of unexploded cluster "bomblets" left in southern Lebanon by Israeli forces may be three times higher than previous estimates. A million or more antipersonnel weapons may be strewn across a region one-third the size of Rhode Island.(1)

US vs THEM - A Johnny Commentary (tags)

Johnny Wizard has been arrested by irrational bushite for threatening the life of antiChrist enemy George W. bush, and with the bogus warrant made to undermine the true FBI, used the action to make fraudulent accusations in respect for Johnny's love of Children. Don't miss out in the trial of the Century!

Arizona man still locked up from Sept. 11 terror sweeps (tags)

In a jail cell at an immigration detention center in Arizona sits a man who is not charged with a crime, not suspected of a crime, not considered a danger to society.

Rights group: Prison dogs cruel and degrading (tags)

The use of attack dogs against prisoners here in the U.S.has been a well-kept secret,"

Law of the Land - WE RULE - an indictment of the Bush regime (tags)

The UN-Elected Bush regime now states cowardly Americans have no longer any legal rights to defend themselves from unlawful arrest if commanded without reason by the lawless as godless, bushite enemy LIARS. Are YOU fooled?.. I didn't think so.

Civilians as ''legitimate'' military targets, Israeli attacks on Lebanon (tags)

In the july-war on Lebanon, as well as Israel as Hizbollah have committed serious human rights viollations and warcrimes against as well the Lebanese civilian population as the Israeli civilian population. Despite the ''justifications'' by both parties, they are both subjective to International Humanitarian Law, which forbids, under all circumstances, military attacks on civilians

BTL:New Detainee Treatment Law Target of Constitutional Court Challenge (tags)

Interview with Wells Dixon, an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Christ Crossed (tags)

Christ Crossed http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/christ-crossed.mp3 "The most powerful audio recording ever created."

Bill strips terror suspects of many U.S. legal system rights (tags)

This won't stop the terrorist. But it will turn Amerika into a police state that Hitler, Stalin, Saddam or Mao would be proud of!

AFGHANISTAN - THE OTHER LOST WAR (tags)

HOW THE US PLUNDERED AFGHANISTAN IN THE NAME OF LIBERATION

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 9/29/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia.

Should We Deny Lebanon the Right to Defend Itself? (tags)

Let me finally suggest a further two questions for her. Does HRW characterise Hizbullah's return of fire as a war crime even though its undiminished ability to launch rockets was what finally brought Israel's war machine to a standstill and led to a ceasefire? And exactly how much of a war crime would the firing of those rudimentary rockets be if it turned out that not only did they halt the war but they also prevented its expansion to include Syria and Iran?

BTL:Growing Worldwide Movement Demands International Intervention to... (tags)

...End Genocide in Darfur~Interview with Ann-Louise Colgan, acting co-director of Africa Action, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

BTL:Human Rights Groups, Top Pentagon Officials Oppose Bush's Proposal for... (tags)

...Military Tribunals to Try Terrorist Suspects ~ Interview with Jennifer Daskal, U.S. advocacy director with Human Rights Watch, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

How Human Rights Watch Lost Its Way in Lebanon: The Israel Lobby Works Its Magic, Again (tags)

This sophistry is fooling no one, least of all, of course, Israel's apologists. They will keep up their relentless defamation of an organisation like Human Rights Watch as long as Israel comes under its scrutiny. By trying to appease them, our human rights champions damage only themselves and those they should be seeking to protect.

When Criticism of Cluster Bombs is "Anti-Semitic" (tags)

It was after the 1982 invasion of Lebanon that U.S. Jews in significant numbers began open and trenchant criticisms of Israel. Chomsky's watershed "The Fateful Triangle" was published that year. Hopefully there will be even bigger shows of outrage this time around.

Criticize Israel? You're an Anti-Semite! (tags)

How can we have a real discussion about Mideast peace if speaking honestly about Israel is out of bounds? Publish something sharply critical of Israeli government policies and you'll find out. If you're lucky, you'll merely discover that you've been uninvited to some dinner parties. If you're less lucky, you'll be the subject of an all-out attack by neoconservative pundits and accused of rabid anti-Semitism.

Israel Condemns Israel (tags)

Millions of land mine cluster duds ungodly Israel has thrown into 170 towns of Lebanon to murder innocent children with for decades. Along with radio-active toxic waste that will suffer G-d's Humanity indiscriminately for untold generations. Terrorist Crimes the Israeli State with corporate bushite News america claimed repeatedly, are worth targeted execution of themselves for.

Special Democracy Now! Report from Southern Lebanon: Lasting Dangers of Cluster Bombs (tags)

Israel dropped thousands of cluster bombs on at least 170 villages in southern Lebanon during its month-long war against Hezbollah. The bomblets that failed to explode are now a deadly trap for civilians. At least eight people have been killed and 25 wounded from the unexploded ordinances. Democracy Now!'s Ana Nogueira files a report from southern Lebanon. [includes rush transcript] Since a UN-brokered ceasefire came into effect nine days ago, tens of thousands of displaced Lebanese civilians have returned to their homes in southern Lebanon. While Israel's bombing of the south may have ended, it left a deadly legacy in its wake: unexploded cluster bombs. Israel dropped thousands of cluster bombs on at least one hundred and seventy villages in south Lebanon during its month-long war against Hezbollah. The bomblets that failed to explode are now a deadly trap for civilians.

ATTENTION: All admirable soldiers and police officers (tags)

Again, I will remind all admirable soldiers and police officers: CNN, CBC, and FOXNews has forbidden our truths to be broadcast in support of Justice for ourselves. WTC7. Zionist corporate medias are deliberately working to mislead our kids to have them willingly sacrifice their lives in further blind support of the real terrorists that committed the crimes of 911. As according to the FBI.

Contradictions, anomalies, questions mount in UK terror scare (tags)

A British court on Wednesday extended the warrants for 23 people held since August 10 in connection with the alleged plot to blow up commercial airliners flying from Britain to the US. An additional person was arrested Tuesday. The judge issued his ruling late in the evening following a closed-door hearing that lasted most of the day.

Digitally Erasing a Massacre:Why Hezbollywood Was Born (tags)

Maybe they did win. While the bombardment of Lebanon has claimed hundreds of lives, the controversy over a single demolished apartment building kept the media spotlight on Qana. The argument here in the United States shifted away from the brutality of Israel's actions and U.S. culpability for it, and became entrenched in whether casualties on the ground took place at all. Debate about the morality or reasons behind the death, destruction went up in a cloud of digitally manufactured smoke.

Israeli Ambassador Caught Lying (tags)

Israel's ambassador to the United States, Daniel Ayalon, was questioned last Sunday in Washington DC as part of a press stakeout. Sam Husseini of the Institute for Public Accuracy was there to ask the tough questions. He grilled Ayalon on Israel's targeting of civilians and use of cluster bombs in Lebanon, Israel's nuclear arsenal and its lack of adherence to United Nations Security Council resolutions. [includes rush transcript] Israel's cabinet authorized an expanded ground offensive into Lebanon on Wednesday, backing a push towards the Litani river which lies 18 miles from the border. The decision came on a day of fierce fighting in southern Lebanon. Fifteen Israeli soldiers were killed in action - the highest number in a single day since the conflict began almost a month ago.

Israel, Not Hizbullah, is Putting Civilians in Danger on Both Sides of the Border (tags)

Giving the lie to the "human shields" theory, HRW says its researchers "found numerous cases in which the IDF [Israeli army] launched artillery and air attacks with limited or dubious military objectives but excessive civilian cost. In many cases, Israeli forces struck an area with no apparent military target. In some instances, Israeli forces appear to have deliberately targeted civilians."

Cease-Fire Now! Take Emergency Action (tags)

A Joint Call from United for Peace and Justice & the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation Qana Victims Killed by Israel with U.S. Weapons Demand that Congress Support Cease-Fire Resolutions and End Weapons Deliveries to Israel Now! THIS WEEK: Call Congress and the White House Every Day NEXT WEEK: Emergency Week of Action, Aug. 7-11

Hizballah: A Primer (tags)

Middle EastHizballah, the Lebanese Shi‘i movement whose militia is fighting the Israeli army in south Lebanon, has been cast misleadingly in much media coverage of the ongoing war. Much more than a militia, the movement is also a political party that is a powerful actor in Lebanese politics and a provider of important social services. Not a creature of Iranian and Syrian sponsorship, Hizballah arose to battle Israel’s occupation of south Lebanon from 1982-2000 and, more broadly, to advocate for Lebanon’s historically disenfranchised Shi‘i Muslim community.

The Qana massacre: Slaughter of innocents in Lebanon (tags)

The repeated missile strikes, launched in the dead of night while the targeted victims were asleep, reduced a four-story apartment building and nearby houses to rubble, killing at least 57 residents, including 37 children.

Who cares about Lebanese lives? (by Latuff) (tags)

Copyleft artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.

Willful Blindness (tags)

Weapons bound for Israel said to pass through California

U.S. officials seek shield from detainee-abuse law (tags)

U.S. officials do not want U.S. officials and troops accused of committing war crimes to be held accountable for their crimes!!! Hell, maybe George W. Hitler should give them all pardons in advance! Heil Hitler! Heil Bush! Long live the Amerikan police state!

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 7/28/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, and Russia.

ISRAELI STATE TERRORISTS CONTINUE TO KILL CHILDREN (tags)

ACTION ALERT: Stop Israel's Attacks on Gaza & Lebanon JOIN US IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ISRAELI APARTHEID TERRORISM Take Action, sign up for http://www.cnionline.org political action alerts and tell Congress to stop using your tax dollars to support Israeli terrorism. For further political action and information see http://www.endtheoccupation.org/ and http://www.cflweb.org/ and http://www.palsolidarity.org/main/ and http://www.voicesofpalestine.org/ Please copy, e-mail and distribute this as widely as possible.

ACTION ALERT: Stop Israel's Attacks on Gaza & Lebanon (tags)

BACKGROUND: Israel is using weapons supplied by the United States to target Palestinian & Lebanese civilians and civilian infrastructure in the Gaza Strip and Lebanon in violation of the US Arms Export Control Act and the Geneva Conventions. * On July 12th, Israel killed 23 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with missiles fired from aircraft and shells fired from tanks. Israel killed 9 members of one family in a missile strike on a house near Gaza City.

Israel War Crimes. (tags)

Human Rights Council Special Session on the Occupied Palestinian Territories, July 6, 2006 Human Rights Watch written statement

The Hidden War on Women in Iraq (tags)

by Ruth Rosen

Becky Johnson gets trashed by the JTR (tags)

copied from http://jewishtribalreview.org/johnson2.htm

Israel Engineers Another Cover-Up (tags)

Leaving the Truth Buried in Gaza's Sands

"Internal" UN report contradicts Israeli version of events of beach shelling (tags)

If no one had been at the beach to capture the explosion's aftermath, the incident might have passed quickly with a few Palestinian condemnations and a brisk Israeli retort.

Toronto activists expose Peña Nieto’s role in the violations of human rights in Atenco (tags)

Toronto, June 16^th . A group of activists denounced today Enrique Peña Nieto, governor of the state of Mexico, for having ordered a police raid on the villagers of Atenco, on May 3^rd and 4^th , resulting in the dead of two youths, the rape of 30 women, the beating of more than 200 detainees. Peña Nieto was in Toronto for the Metropolis conference of the World Association of Major Metropolises, which is made up of delegations from across the world.

Revealed: the shrapnel evidence that points to Israel's guilt (tags)

Mr Garlasco [HRW's military analyst and former Pentagon battle damage expert] produced a four to five-inch, mainly blackened shell fragment which he collected about 100 yards from the scene of the explosion and in which the figures 55 and the letters "mm" are clearly discernible...Israel has dismissed continuing calls for an independent international inquiry into the beachfront explosion... Mr Garlasco who accompanied a small group of journalists to the Beit Lahia beach, pointed to three separate craters, each covered in a whitish powder, which he said were fresh, one of which was at the spot where witnesses agree the fatal blast occurred, and the two others separated it from it by about 120 and 250 yards. Mr Garlasco added: "It would be a really ridiculous coincidence if there is active shelling and then suddenly an IED [improvised explosive device] goes off."

M20M Serves Congressional Rep with Action Plan (tags)

M20M (The May 20th Movement for Protection of Citizen Children of Undocumented Wokers) hand delivered the below Action Plan in person to a Member of Congress.

BTL:U.S. Rep. Murtha: U.S. Marines Kill Iraqi Civilians "in Cold Blood" (tags)

Interview with John Sifton, terrorism and counter-terrorism researcher with Human Rights Watch, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 5/5/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Cuba, Spain, and Russia.

Discrimination not illegal immigrants fuels Black job crisis (tags)

Dumping the blame for the chronic job crisis of young, poor Black men on illegal immigration stokes the passions and hysteria of immigration reform opponents, but it also lets employers off the hook for discrimination. And it's easy to see how that could happen.

Imperial Conquest, Torture, and a Little Matter of Genocide (tags)

Abandon all hope, ye who enter here....

Beyond Mere Survival in the American Dystopia (tags)

...1984 has come to pass, both chronologically and in the Orwellian sense. Americans are "liberators" in Iraq. Opponents of this "peace initiative" are "doubleplusungood". Unchecked by the judiciary, the NSA electronically trolls for perpetrators of "crimethink". Pundits and the "liberal media" (owned by a handful of monolithic corporations despised by people with the values which many define as liberal) have become the Ministry of Truth for the Party...

Support GI Resister Katherine Jashinski Now! (tags)

This newsletter will keep you up to date about how service women and men within the US military are taking action, and following their conscience in standing up for human rights, democratic rights and against illegal and unjust war and occupation. We will also let you know how you, your organization and your community can support them!

Help Stop Caterpillar, Inc. (tags)

Throughout the Israeli belligerent occupation, now in its 39th year, Caterpillar, Inc., a US based cooperation, has supplied the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) with Caterpillar bulldozers and other products. The specifically designed bulldozers have carried out the IOF’s illegal home demolition policy in the Gaza Strip and West Bank

EXCERPTS: BIO DATA/REVOL. LIVES (tags)

Look there is one reason and one reason only they're killin' Took....If he played their game - just wrote kidz books, he'd be alive at 12:05...But he dedicated his book to Angela Davis, Leonard Peltier, Mumia Abu Jamal, Dhoruba, George Jackson, John Africa and Ramona Africa... And the Terminator sez that's why Took's goin t die - said it straight out in his statement why he was goin t kill him.... Took's not dyin because he failed to so-called reform.... He's dyin because he WOKE UP spiritually and politically.... There is nothin more dangerous to the white than someone like that.

Haiti's election and human rights violations (tags)

"If you ever receive a fundraising appeal in the mail from Amnesty International, DO NOT SEND THEM A CHECK. Send it back, and put on it, 'What about Haiti?'" -- Kevin Pina.

CHART, TABLE: CIA Secret Prison Planes--What the MSM Won't Tell (tags)

The European Commission said last week it will investigate published reports that the CIA set up secret jails in Eastern Europe to detain high-profile terrorism suspects. The Commission says the governments of the EU's 25 member nations will be informally questioned about possible human rights violations. News media reported also that the group Human Rights Watch "claims records and other evidence point to POLAND and ROMANIA as countries that allowed their territory to be used by the CIA to jail top suspected al-Qaeda captives." We report that HRW knows that from tracing the movements of CIA planes and WE PROVIDE A LIST OF THE 28 PLANES, 8 SHELL COMPANIES, AND SEVERAL CIA-RELATED COMPANIES.

EU, CIA's Secret Jails:a SCOOP on CIA Prison Planes (tags)

Two countries the media declined to name...a complete list of CIA shell companies and aircraft.... News media reported Thursday that the group Human Rights Watch "claims records and other evidence point to POLAND and ROMANIA as countries that allowed their territory to be used by the CIA to hold top suspected al-Qaeda captives." We report that HRW knows that from tracing the movements of CIA planes and we provide a list of the planes.

Iran hangings: Chronicle of a manipulation (tags)

A mislead gay and lesbian movement mobilizes against Iran at the height of conflict between the West and the Teheran regime.

LEONARD PELTIER DENIED BASIC RIGHTS-UN, HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS INTERVENTION SOUGHT (tags)

Leonard Peltier continues in arbitrary solitary confinement at USP Terre Haute. His basic rights are being denied and his health threatened. Intervention by Human Rights organizations is urged.

Tempest in Santa Fe: Confronting Israeli Myth-Making (tags)

Propagandists on behalf of Israel have held a corner on public discourse about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict for the nearly six decades of Israel’s existence, but these purveyors of the Israeli line have become increasingly deceptive and malign -- and increasingly effective – with time.

goon support movement (formerly anti-war movement) (tags)

soldiers are not human, and hence don't deserve rights!

Report From Afghanistan by Sonali Kolhatkar, 5-27-05 (transcript) (tags)

". . . If the news media covers something [about Afghanistan], donations pour in. If they stop covering it, donations go down. . . . Our donations have plummeted. A lot of projects [are] closing down." -- Sonali Kolhatkar, co-director, Afghan Women's Mission

Memorial Day Week: One to Remember (tags)

We know we live in bizarre times, but this past week we’ve learned the Army is replacing Humvees with minivans, that Guantanamo prisoners were bought, not captured, and with all this, Bush wants us to “stay the course,” whatever that is. -------------------

Shocking reports reveal U.S. torture widespread (tags)

This week, Human Rights Watch charged that U.S. FBI agents operating in Pakistan repeatedly interrogated and threatened two U.S. citizens of Pakistani origin who were unlawfully detained and tortured by Pakistani security services. The two were abducted from their Karachi home last August, and released this April without being charged. During eight months of interrogation and torture, they were questioned at least six times by FBI agents, who did nothing to stop the torture — including beatings with whips and rods — or provide consular help. Instead, the two said, the agents threatened to send them to Guantanamo if they did not “confess” to terrorist involvement.

April 13: International Day of Action to Stop Caterpillar (tags)


Human rights groups to demand investigation of Israeli war crimes at Caterpillar's Annual Meeting in Chicago on April 13 - Simultaneous protests scheduled for dozens of cities around the world.

United States government, 2005: If it walks like a goose… (Part II) (tags)

Part I (http://www.onlinejournal.com/Special_Reports/020905Drolette/020905drolette.html) compared Bush administration actions to the first seven of fourteen “basic characteristics” Laurence W. Britt claims (in his article “Fascism Anyone?”) typify fascistic regimes. Here’s a similar look at the list’s back end:

Vigilant Resolve (tags)

Remembering The First Siege Of Fallujah: Excerpts From Testimony Submitted To The World Tribunal On Iraq, University of Rome (III), February 10-13, 2005

The fairy tale of the Dutch tolerant society and the humane asylum-policy (tags)

In contrarily with the general allegations in American and Western newsmedia, not only the Netherlands is no open society for minorities, moreover the Dutch asylum-policy is violating gravely international humanitarian principles.

Iragi Elections: The calm before the storm (tags)

In Defence of Marxism

BTL:Torture Victims Oppose Gonzalez Nomination for Attorney General (tags)

Interview with Orlando Tizon, human rights activist and torture survivor, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Are We There Yet? (tags)

Saddam Hussein has been universally and rightly condemned for filling thousands of mass graves. Might there be a new killer kid on the block? For more details, read on.

Censored 2005: The Top 25 Censored Media Stories of 2003-2004 (tags)

Fred Burks of WantToKnow is fairly consistent in relevant informative articles exposure. http://www.WantToKnow.info/

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 8/6/04 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Spain, China, Russia, and Cuba.

Fascist Mercenaries Come to Iraq (tags)

Previously, I posted an article about fascist mass murderers and torturers from Latin America's "dirty wars" being employed by Blackwater. Now, it seems members of South Africa's secret police, who murdered black activists during apartheid, are also mercenaries in Iraq.

Actor Mike Farrell on Politics and Hollywood: M*A*S*H Couldn't Be On TV Today (tags)

We now turn to an actor who knows a lot about Hollywood--not only did he he grow up here but he has been very active with the Screen Actors Guild. We are joined by Mike Farrell. Perhaps he is best known for his role as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt in the popular TV-series MASH. But Farrell is also known for his social justice activism. In the lead-up to the Iraq war, he was one of a number of actors who very publicly called for a peaceful resolution to the crisis

10,000 INTERNATIONAL OBSERVERS NEEDED IN PALESTINE (tags)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE www.P10K.net Ex-US Marine/Gulf War Veteran & Founder of the Human Shield Action to Iraq Ken O’Keefe announces ‘P10K FORCE’ plan to Mobilize 10,000 International Observers from Western Nations to the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) - Launching September 11, 2004.

American Voices Against Bush (tags)

Independent Documentary on the American Voices Against Bush

Goldsborough’s column Outstanding. (tags)

James Goldsborough columns outstanding. Beat all big shot East Coast pundits hands down. Corporate Media full of cowards and puppets. Corporate opinion pages dubiously slanted.

Prison abusers were 'stupid,' retired intelligence officer says (tags)

Army Maj. Steve Hillebrand, a military intelligence specialist, suspects elements of military intelligence condoned or encouraged the practices at Abu Ghraib prison -- "I hope those leaders are held accountable for what happened."

Brutality starts at home (tags)

US President George W Bush condemned the incidents of Iraq prison abuse and those who perpetrated them, saying: "That's not the way we do things in America." But unfortunately, that's not quite true.

Operation 'Copper Green' (tags)

A senior C.I.A. official confirmed that Operation 'Copper Green' stemmed from Rumsfeld's long-standing desire to wrest control of America's clandestine and paramilitary operations from the C.I.A.

BTL:Human Rights Abuses in U.S.-Run Iraq and Afghan Prisons are... (tags)

...Widespread and Systemic * Interview with Carroll Bogert, associate director, Human Rights Watch, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

On the Second Anniversary of the Defeat of the Coup in Venezuela (tags)

US War against Venezuela

Today in the MidEast (tags)

briefin

debunking the media lies about president Aristide (tags)

by Justin Felux the necklacing lie is going the round again in the New York Times and American Spectator

BTL:Human Rights Group Charges U.S. is Abusing Prisoners in Afghanistan (tags)

Interview with John Sifton, researcher with the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch, conducted Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Songun Politics Criticized as the Greatest Political Crime (tags)

Bombay, World Social Forum, January 20 – It has become a worldwide trend for the world human rights organisations to deeply study and criticize leader Kim Jong Il’s human rights violations in the DPRK. The Sungun politics of inhuman militarism causes starvation in the Korean workers paradise, as the great marshal Kim Jong Il puts the sword before the hammer and sickle. Thanks to the superior Songun politics of the sun of the 21st century, citizens starve only if they do not whole-heartedly support the militant Juche-style socialism and the helmsman of the superior army-centered policies.

George W Bush and the real state of the Union (tags)

Today the President gives his annual address. As the election battle begins, how does his first term add up?

Occupation of Iraq - "There is a culture of impunity." (tags)

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. military is negligent and callous in dealing with Iraqis seeking compensation for relatives accidentally killed or maimed by U.S. troops, a human rights group said on Saturday.

Ritt Goldstein: A Police State Rising? (tags)

Investigative journalist Ritt Goldstein's chronicle on the rise and ramifications of police power...from both journalistic and deeply personal perspectives.

12/23: Latest News from IRAQ - by PeaceNoWar (tags)

Peace No War Network Web: www.PeaceNoWar.net [To join the listserv, send e-mail to: peacenowar-subscribe@lists.riseup.net]

Outsourcing torture? (tags)

We should be the champion of democracy in the world, and human rights can't be separated from democracy. But if Bush expects to be taken seriously on this issue, he'll have to address the contradictions in his own policies. Just months after Pakistan's Pervez Musharraf became Bush's new best friend, he won a new term in an election everyone knows was a fraud. To get a military foothold north of Afghanistan, Bush cozied up to Uzbekistan's longtime dictator, a Stalinist not much better than Saddam Hussein. And Bush still refuses to deal with Yasser Arafat, the democratically elected leader of the Palestinian Authority. And if Bush wants to be taken seriously, he can't condemn Syrian torturers while at the same time his CIA outsources its interrogations to the same brutal thugs.

Accusing Israel’s critics of anti-Semitism will have dangerous consequences (tags)

...a man asked “How can one support justice for the Palestinians without being branded anti-Semitic?” Before I had a chance to respond, a woman stood up and said “So what if they call you anti-Semitic. The first time it may feel bad, but hey, trust me, you’ll get used to it. We all have!”

Ban sought on US Military Death Weapons (tags)

If it wasn't already bad enough for the killers in the White House now that the Afghan/Iraqui misadventure is spiralling into chaos, now the people of the planet want to stop the US Military from building and dropping cluster bombs. What's a republican war monger to do with such a disgusting life-affirming development?

Backyard terrorism (tags)

The US has been training terrorists at a camp in Georgia for years - and it's still at it

Robert Fisk on Iraq: This is a Resistance Movement, Whether We Like It or Not? (tags)

Robert Fisk on Iraq: This is a Resistance Movement, Whether We Like It or Not?

Eyewitness in Iraq: "They're Getting Better" (tags)

"The worst problem facing US forces in Iraq may not be armed resistance but a crisis of morale. Robert Fisk reports on a near-epidemic of indiscipline, suicides and loose talk." Iraq plumet into anarchy as US helicopter gets shot down and the hotel housing US Deputy Secretary of Defense gets hit with rocket attack ...

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 10/24/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.1MB) and quick download (3.2MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Russia, China, and Cuba.

Info War on USA Public (tags)

Info War on USA Public

Bolivia: The Resistance Intensifies - "Que Se Vayan Todos" (tags)

Below are links to breaking news, eyewitness reports, related articles and live radio streaming from Bolivia, compiled by IMC-Bolivia and the Indymedia network. IMC-Bolivia has issued an urgent appeal to the global activist community and Indymedia readers everywhere for solidarity and support..including badly needed donations. Please give what you can. See donations link below.

Tell me Moore (tags)

There was no question the filmmaker had dug himself a deep hole. The only question was, how was he going to get out of it? Would he say nothing, and pretend the whole thing hadn't happened, hoping that, after a time, everyone would forget? Would he say, I've learned when you make a bone-headed move, the best thing to do is fess-up? Or would he simply dig himself a bigger hole?

"Report From Baghdad" Part Four--Women in Iraq (tags)

This is a part four of the six-part series "Report form Baghdad" by Pacifica Radio KPFK Los Angeles Reporter Lee Siu Hin's July 2003 trip to U.S. occupied Iraq, to commemorate 6-months commemoration of U.S. invasion of Iraq (Sep 20), and to understand the future of Iraq. To view the entire series, please visit: http://www.actionla.org/Iraq/IraqReport/index.html

"NAZI"-Style Law for Israeli-Palestinian Couples (tags)

JERUSALEM - Israel's parliament passed a measure Thursday that would force Palestinians who marry Israelis to live separate lives or move out of Israel. The government said the law was necessary to prevent terror attacks, but critics called it racist.

Capitalist Gangsters to Buy Russia (tags)

"In Russia, this is the equivalent of Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch coming to the defense of Bill Gates and Microsoft during the U.S. anti-trust trial in the 1990s."

Liberia in the Bush administration’s crosshairs (tags)

This week, U.S. President George Bush embarked on his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa. His five-day itinerary included Senegal, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda and Nigeria. Ironically, media attention has largely focused on another African country this week: Liberia.

Rage. Mistrust. Hatred. Fear. Uncle Sam's enemies within (tags)

A few things have happened recently that show just how powerful -- and, perhaps, unstoppable -- is the march of the right-wing machine in the US. This month the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a right-wing think tank umbilically tied to the Bush administration, declared open warfare on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) deemed too left-wing and set up an organisation called NGOWatch to monitor these liberal pressure groups.

Lies spinning to fascism (tags)

As the bush cabal hurtles America towards fascism, war is about to be declared on the 'enemy within'...

Members of U.S. Congress Urge Court to Proceed with Genocide Lawsuit (tags)

"This lawsuit was filed not to embarrass China, but to persuade the defendants to end their persecution of Falun Gong ... it is highly consistent with the goals set forth in [U.S. Department of State’s] annual review of human rights." -- Members of U.S. Congress

Selecting Regimes for Change: The U.S. is Unfair in Choosing (tags)

It seems that the U.S. government has become the expert on regime change. The problem is that they have ignored some of the worst examples of bad regimes because of valued trade status, being allied in the war on terror, and economic importance.

Human Rights Group Criticizes Hugo Chavez and Venezuelan Media (tags)

The Human Rights Watch is concerend that the Venezuelan government is not doing all it should to protect journalists.

Iraq: the Children are Dying: More Now Than Ever (tags)

The rate of death and starvation is higher for Iraq's children than ever before. Several hundred children are dying a week due to contaminated water ,starvation,and munitions such as land mines and leftover cluster bombs.

U.S. Cluster Bombs continue to kill in Iraq (tags)

Though there are no reliable figures on post-war casualties from unexploded ordnance in Iraq, humanitarian groups say anecdotal reports suggest hundreds of civilians may have been killed or injured in recent weeks. Photo - An Iraqi man stands near an unexploded cluster bomb (AFP/File/Karim Sahib).

These are the children Bush has killd (tags)

"I consider what was done to be a crime of war," Mr. Hamoodi said. "How would President Bush feel if he had to dig his daughters from out of the rubble?"

Salt Lake City rallies condemn war crimes in Iraq (tags)

The Committee for War Criminal Prosecution held its annual spring rallies to protest war crimes committed by nation-state leaders, featuring the U.S. Bush administration's performances in Iraq this year.

ISM OFFICES RAIDED!! ACTIVISTS DETAINED!! (tags)

Israeli forces raided the ISM office this morning, confiscating equipment and material and snatching three women. At 12:30pm on Friday, May 9, approximately 20 military vehicles, army jeeps and a large armored personnel carrier (intended for many arrests) surrounded the ISM media office in Beit Sahour.

Recent Developments Concerning the International Solidarity Movement (tags)

New Profile, a Movement for the Civil-ization of Israeli society, hopes to continue to circulate the following ISM information in order to bring awareness and attention to what is taking place in Israel and in the Occupied Territories.

Sharp Rise in Press Attacks in Afghanistan (tags)

Reporters in Afghanistan are being threatened with death if they do not stop critisizing government officials.

My Dream (tags)

Is that the whole world will be a place of social justice. . . like China, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, North Korea and, of course, Cuba. Viva Comrade Fidel!

Spoils of War/Made in America (tags)

This story from Reuters does not indicate the American compnay that makes these death weapons. Wherever it is, it should be razed and salt sowed. This company's owners arexwar criminals.

The ethnic cleansing has begun in Iraq. (tags)

Ms. Muhammad and her trembling infant are victims of a new wave of intimidation and crime in northern Iraq. They are among thousands of Arabs expelled from their homes by armed Kurds — among the United States' most exuberant allies in this war — and ordered to move away within three days.

Investigative Report: What are violations of the Geneva Convention? (tags)

After the Pentagon's kerfluffle over the broadcasting of images of American POWs over Iraqi television, I saw the following image on Yahoo News. This prompted me to do an investigation of the Geneva Convention, relative to Treatment of Prisoners of War.

CASTRO CRACKS DOWN (tags)

Fidel Castro Rewards Free Speech with Prison Terms

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 4/4/03 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.4MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Russia, China, Germany, Netherlands, and Cuba.

War in Iraq takes horrifying toll (tags)

As the war in Iraq entered its third week, reports of casualties show the mounting physical and psychological toll on the Iraqi people and on U.S. soldiers as well.

Iraq War Quiz (tags)

A quiz for the neo-con thugs

GULF WAR 2 TEST (tags)

found this on http://www.zmag.org $$$ take the quiz and rate yourself below. $$$ sources are listed next to the answers $$$

TAKE THE IRAQI WAR QUIZ (tags)

How much do you know about Iraq War II and our great government? found this on http://www.zmag.org

Anti-war demonstrators wear blinders (tags)

The Iraqi nation is like a man who is kept captive and tortured by a gang of thugs. The anti-war protesters turn a blind eye.

Crimes of War and Crimes of Press Media: Bolivarian Republics of Colombia & Venezuela (tags)

Billionaire corporados control world's media, cause death of democracy & millions of people. Their crimes in the Andes means people worldwide must seize the presses, crush elite, remake the world. USA cornered & vulnerable - revolution whenever we want. We onlywant the world... Why wait. US out!

TECHNIQUES OF DECEIT: HOW BUSH LIES (tags)

A good job of clearly demonstrating the lies put forth by Bush to stage his Master's War of Conquest.

PRESS RELEASE - BAXTER CONVERGENCE 2003 (tags)

The situation has become untenable and this Easter thousands of activists from all over Australia plan to descend on Baxter for the purposes of demonstrating their dissatisfaction with Australia's xenophobic mandatory detention policies.

BTL:Reports of U.S.Complicity in Torture of Prisoners Triggers Demand for... (tags)

...a White House Investigation. Interview with Jamie Fellner, director of U.S. Programs at Human Rights Watch, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Oil coup-strike-lockout is for the rich. Help President Chavez! Search Venezuela news. (tags)

In 1974 80% of oil income went to the state. Today 80% of Venezuelan oil income goes to the rich, and to "operating costs." Only 20% goes to the state. Chavez reforms will help reverse this in January 2003. This is why the coup-plotters, "strike"-promoters, and corporate media are in such a hurry to overthrow the fairly-ELECTED Chavez government. They want to prevent these reforms, and reverse others already-implemented. Reforms that help the poor and lower middle class. Massive corporate-media disinformation, destabilization campaign going on inside Venezuela. Support President Chavez! Please forward widely.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 12/20/02 ¡Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.3MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Russia, Germany, Spain, and Cuba.

HINDUS USE RAPE AS A POLITICAL WEAPON IN INDIA (tags)

Among all the horrifying testimonies of sexual violence to emerge from Gujarat, one story has come to symbolize the collective suffering of the Muslim community. It is told and retold on news stories, in NGO reports, in eyewitness accounts: "I was running [and] I saw a pregnant woman's belly being cut open," states a young boy on Indian television. "The fetus was pulled out and thrown up in the air. As it came down it was collected on the tip of the sword."

Confronting the Warmongers (tags)

Challenging the justifications for war.

Pro-Democracy for China Rally O9 (tags)

Rally for Human Rights; Democracy; protesting Bush summit with Chinese dictator

Online Petition: US CITIZENS OPPOSE WAR ON IRAQ (tags)

US citizens oppose war on Iraq

'Steamed At China' Pro-Democracy Rally O9 (tags)

'Steamed At China' Pro-Democracy Rally Oct. 9 in Washington

US is financing murder of possibly millions in Cauca (Columbia) (tags)

We must help to stop the murder... please read and spread the word.. public awareness deters the evil force

WorldWire: Global Issues Daily Headlines, Aug. 9th (tags)

Top news headlines on global issues, from WorldWire, for Friday, Aug. 9th

The politics of murder (tags)

Pressed as to why the U.S. has not done so after twenty two months in which barely a day has passed without U.S. weapons being used to add to the mounting list of Palestinian victims in the Occupied Territories, Boucher said: "All we've ever really answered in response to these questions is to note that we have not made such a report, and should we do so we'll tell you. At this point we haven't."

GROWING CRITICISM OF URIBE'S POLICIES (tags)

Two Washington-based organisations have expressed grave concern at the policies of newly elected Colombian president, Alvaro Uribe Velez. Human Rights Watch has also drawn attention to some of Uribe's criminal friends.

The Shortwave Report 5/31/02 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A 30 minute review of international news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast-13.7MB & quick/streaming-3.4MB. With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Spain, Germany, Netherlands, China, and Cuba

The Shortwave Report 1/18/02 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A 30 minute review of news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast-13.4MB & quick/streaming-3.4MB. With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast upon notification. Germany, Netherlands, Russia, China, Cuba.

Dagger Aimed at Sharon Really Meant for Israel (tags)

This week, Human Rights Watch, a New York-based organization, said that Sharon — now Israel's prime minister — should be put on trial as a war criminal for what happened in 1982. "There's no statute of limitations on crimes against humanity," says Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch. I suppose this should make me sympathetic to the campaign to brand Sharon a war criminal. But I'm not, because I don't think Human Rights Watch is acting in good faith.

Dagger Aimed at Sharon Really Meant for Israel (tags)

This week, Human Rights Watch, a New York-based organization, said that Sharon — now Israel's prime minister — should be put on trial as a war criminal for what happened in 1982. "There's no statute of limitations on crimes against humanity," says Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch. I suppose this should make me sympathetic to the campaign to brand Sharon a war criminal. But I'm not, because I don't think Human Rights Watch is acting in good faith.

KPFA Flashpoints Radio June 26, 2001, Arial Sharon update (tags)

KPFA Flashpoints Radio June 26, 2001 (link to audio in text below) - Ariel Sharon visits with buddy GW Bush, as Human Rights Watch calls for an investigation into Sharon's role in Lebanese war crimes (15 min) - A Palestinian mural in San Francisco defaced by racists. (18 min) - The current United Nations Conference on AIDS. (20 min)

Americans Blamed in Colombia Attack (tags)

BOGOTA -- Three American civilian airmen providing airborne security for a U.S. oil company coordinated an antiguerrilla raid in Colombia in 1998, marking targets and directing helicopter gunships that mistakenly killed 18 civilians, Colombian military pilots have alleged in a official inquiry.

More FARC information needed on IMC (tags)

A reminder to indymedia readers/activists: I usually see at least one piece of news on the Zapatistas every day (which is great) but not much on the FARC, who are just as deserving of our support.

COME TO SEATTLE FOR N30, 2000 SEE MASS ARRESTS AND CIVIL RIGHTS ABUSES (tags)

Seattle Activists Face Prohibition On WTO Anniversary Events By City

ANTI-WTO ACTIVISTS IN SEATTLE CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL OBSERVERS FOR N30, 2000! (tags)

Activists In Seattle Prepare For Possible Confrontations With Police On WTO Protest Anniversary

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