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civilian

Incoming Thai King Advised On Silicon Valley Transition (tags)

It has been swarmed by rumours busying special media top dogs over the last weeks, but is in fact the compass of the scared Buddhist country‘s clergy after the military coup there: Leading religious figures above Bangkok’s corruption-ridden administration have concurred to the conclusion of an earlier Islamic State verdict on the future of the hotbed of monopoly online corporations near the North American half-continent‘s Eastern coast which is also being claimed by the Unitedstates‘ military-industrial complex. It says as to preempt them from obtaining a more dangerous position in world heritage handling than was the Catholic church’s pre-industrial scripture monopoly in central Europe which in the seventh century split the Abrahamic faith, legacy cartels from the global war economy are to be handled according to a twentieth century template taken from the Hiroshima and Nagasaki ultimatum.

Where to begin the overhaul of USA corrupt government! (tags)

To clean up the police state USA, first we get rid of all the 'burros' (i.e., the fbi) in government.

USA'S killing machine invites widespread participation (tags)

Fbi,police and civilian operatives in their joint illegal plots have destroyed this nation.

Russia's Impressive First Week of Real War on Terror (tags)

Syria

Abe calls Fukushima seawater contamination „negligible“ (tags)

At an official visit to Fukushima prefecture this Sunday, Japanese head of state Abe described radiation levels by the damaged nuclear reactors as minor and insignificant. The visit intended to persuade local mayors to return to their evacuated villages and culminated in a bathing session at Fukushima beach reminiscent of Obama´s lobbying for Caribbean drilling before the incident in the American-made reactors. Abe though allowed no photographers except on-site CCTV circuits as to keep it a national affair. The senior official stated on demand that the schedule had nothing to do with the fact that waste-water tanks on the damaged site were flushed into the Pacific Ocean several weeks ago.

US Airstrikes Kill Hundreds of Civilians in Syria and Iraq (tags)

anti-war

US Wars Kill Mostly Civilians (tags)

anti-war

UN Accuses Saudi Arabia of Killing Yemeni Civilians (tags)

Yemen

Arms fair in Abu Dhabi/Action of ''War on your doorstep''/Statement of solidarity (tags)

Arms trade is a crime, causing bloody wars and thousands of civilian victims. Therefore I express my solidarity with ''Wars on your doorstep'' for taking action against a Dutch company for planning to attend the arms fair in Abu Dhabi

Russia Counters US Big Lies with Hard Truths (tags)

Ukraine

Liberal Majority Passes Sheriff's Civilian Review Board (tags)

(These are my impressions and opinions.)

Israeli Iron Fist Ruthlessness (tags)

Israel

HRW and AI Blast Israeli War Crimes (tags)

Israel

Illusory Ceasefire in Ukraine (tags)

Ukraine

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

anti-war

MSM War on Gaza (tags)

Gaza

Review of Hamas violations of international law (updated) (tags)

The world is silent on Hamas war crimes in Gaza

American Exceptionalism Justifies War on Humanity (tags)

anti-war

Israeli Extrajudicial Assassinations (tags)

Israel

Lawless Drone Killings (tags)

drones

We're All Bradley Manning (tags)

police state

Israeli Gaza Airstrikes Violated Laws of War (tags)

Israel

Those Women That Serve Us (tags)

When engaged in combat situations it only makes sense to say that the armed forces is a dangerous place to be. It only follows; people go in knowing this danger exists, though it is unlikely any person can be fully prepared for the horrors of war. The realities of bombs going off around them and the cries of the men and women fighting alongside them can't be prepared for with anything like even the most purposefully random drill or intensely real movie or video game. There are bullets, grenades and other devices being targeted at you with malicious intent, and there are no outcomes the enemy of the United States of America desires at that moment, but to see you dead.

Straight Talk on Gaza (tags)

Gaza

Targeting Civilians: Israel's Specialty (tags)

Israel

Naked Israeli Aggression (tags)

Israel

Philippine communist army owns up to grenade attack in Davao City (tags)

Manila: The communist New Peoples’ Army (NPA) has owned up to the September 1 grenade attack at a village fiesta gathering in Davao City that injured at least 37 people.

Nothing Civil About Washington's War on Syria (tags)

Syria

Remembering Operation Cast Lead (tags)

Cast Lead had the lowest ratio of civilian to combatant deaths in any asymmetric conflict in the history of warfare.

Nato Is Murdering Civilian Men, Women and Children In Libya. (tags)

Clearly Nato is pushing the old American doctrine of unconditional surrender in Libya

Imperial Plans for Libya Post-Gaddafi (tags)

anti-war

Daily NATO War Crimes in Libya (tags)

anti-war

NATO Using Nuclear Weapons in Libya (tags)

anti-war

BTL:U.S.-NATO Drone Attacks and Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan and Pakistan Provoke Hatred (tags)

Interview with Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, conducted by Scott Harris

In Stark Reversal, Obama Abandons Civilian Trials for 9/11 Suspects (tags)

Interview with Michael Ratner, president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, conducted by Scott Harris

Remember Libya: One of History's Terror Bombing Victims (tags)

aggression

Revisiting Israel's Terror War on Gaza (tags)

terror war

Military actions against Libya/Libyan resistance must rely on own strength (tags)

By applauding the Western military actions against Libya, the Libyan resistance doesn't rely on their own strength, but will be bound to either a Western occupation, or a far going Western influence, when Gaddafi is defeated

Extrajudicial Assassinations: Official Israeli Policy (tags)

lawlessness

AFGHANS MEMORIALIZED IN ART (tags)

A national tour of mural art memorializing Afghan civilian casualties will be displayed in Los Angeles on Feb. 19. Windows and Mirrors: Reflections on the War in Afghanistan opens at the Social and Public Art Resource Center in Venice, CA.

NPA TO UNDERTAKE STEPS TO PREVENT CIVILIAN CASULATIES-NDF (tags)

THE PESANTE BULETIN based in the United States today reported that the National Democratic Front-Eastern Visayas said today that the New People’s Army is undertaking steps to prevent civilian casualties over concerns of such occurring last Dec. 8 and Dec. 14 in Northern Samar. The PB reported that “In upholding the people’s war as just, correct and principled, it is important for the NPA to ensure the observance of the rights of civilians,” said Fr. Santiago Salas, NDF-EV spokesperson. "This demonstrates the NPA’s firm unity with the people and differentiates it from the enemy, which is carrying out an unjust and unpincipled counterrevolutionary war backed by US imperialism. It is the people, not arms alone, who are decisive in war — contrary to the casual acceptance of so-called “collateral damage” as well as the willful targetting of civilians by the Armed Forces of the Philippines."

Independent Committee of Experts on Gaza War (tags)

another UN committee accuses Israel of war crimes

BTL:McChystal Firing Highlights Concerns Over Maintaining Civilian Control of the U.S. Mil (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

UC Berkeley Divestment Vote (tags)

Write to the Student Senate. Time is of the essence.

PHILIPPINES:CAFGU exemption makes Comelec gun ban useless--NDF (tags)

The EPCC NEWS learned today that the revolutionary movement in the Philippines led by the NDF today said exempting the paramilitary CAFGU (Citizens Armed Force Geographical Unit) also known as Civilian Armed Auxiliaries (CAA) from the election gun ban makes the Commission on Election's gun ban useless. "With proddings, arms and funds from the reactionary state, especially under the Arroyo regime, paramilitary forces have proliferated as civilian adjuncts and 'force multipliers' not only of the government military and police forces but of feudal-fascist political warlords."

DEAR SENATOR... about those M-I-L-I-T-A-R-Y T-R-I-B-U-N-A-L-S .....? (tags)

LETTER TO SENATOR WHITEHOUSE ABOUT USE OF MILITARY TRIBUNALS IN THE US BY DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY......

Targeting Civilians in Gaza (tags)

Illegally targeting civilians

BTL:Obama's Double Standard Gives Some but Not All 9/11 Defendants Civilian Trials (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

MILITARY TRIBUNALS IN THE UNITED STATES (tags)

Military Tribunals being carried out in the United States as being carried out since 2003. www.crossingtherubicon.org

Military supremacy leading to human rights violations in Eastern Visayas (tags)

PESANTE NEWS learned today that the the National Democratic Front-Eastern Visayas charged the 8th Infantry Division today of pushing its Oplan Bantay Laya campaign by intimidating the public and dominating the civilian government in the region. "The military is intimidating the public by coming out with an order of battle or liquidation list, and then going into schools and communities to conduct witch hunts and commit other human rights violations," said NDF-EV spokesperson Fr. Santiago Salas.

The Gaza War's Effect on Women (tags)

they suffered terribly

It’s Still a Military Coup in Honduras (tags)

"We’ve already praised the singular work of TeleSur, and also of the courageous Hondurans who have broken the information blockade from below, filming coup abuses and the massive protests against them on their cell phones and uploading important videos to YouTube. And we’ve cheered as many corporate media organizations have become dependent on those reports-from-below in their own coverage. I’d like to add another media that deserves such recognition: Few have done the heavy lifting that Chiapas Indymedia has done, mainly in Spanish, to publish the communiqués, photos and videos that document the massive and organized nature of the Honduran grassroots movements with which it has worked and supported for years. (While the world mostly ignored Honduras in recent years, Chiapas Indymedia was shipping community radio transmitters and organizing communications workshops among Catrachos; that planting and cultivating bears significant fruit today in the information that does break out from behind the walls of censorship and simulation)."

New UN Report Denounces America's Human Rights Record (tags)

America defiles human rights laws

hamas terror tactics in Gaza (tags)

hamas terror tactics in Gaza

Government Internment Camps (tags)

Government Internment Camps

Investigating Israeli War Crimes in Gaza (tags)

evidence of Israeli war crimes

Incriminating Evidence of Israeli War Crimes in Gaza (tags)

Israeli war crimes

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

Dr. Mads Gilbert said. (tags)

From Gaza

The REAL Story in Gaza: (tags)

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Global Human Rights Groups Protest Slaughter in Gaza (tags)

Israeli genocide

Could Americans Control Direction of “Civilian National Security Force” under Obama? (tags)

How would local police interact with a "civilian national security force” that is just as powerful as the U.S. Military?

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

Legitimizing Permanent Occupation of Iraq (tags)

Washington plans to stay

Blockade on Gaza: Crime against humanity (tags)

With the whole or partly blockade on Gaza, the Israeli authorities are guilty of crimes against humanity

Negroponte/Rosen meetings with General Kiani Nov 2007 (tags)

JONATHAN MANN, CNN INTERNATIONAL ANCHOR: There's something to watch for in Pakistani politics. Civilian leaders appoint a military commander, then the military commander overthrows the civilians. That's how Pervez Musharraf got his job, and he wasn't the first.

U.S. Secret Air War Pulverizes Afghanistan and Iraq (tags)

News from the 4th Reich military forces: According to Associated Press, there has been a five-fold increase in the number of bombs dropped on Iraq during the first six months of 2007 over the same period in 2006. More than 30 tons of those have been cluster weapons, which take an especially heavy toll on civilians. Balad, which currently conducts 10,000 air operations a week, is strengthening runways to handle the increase in air activity.

The Lashkar Gah massacre (tags)

We are now slaughtering the babies

Congress wants him out (tags)

The American people want him out

The Russian Bear rouses from Hibernation (tags)

Speaking at the Munich security conference, Vladimir Putin took the opportunity to denounce America for its pursuit of world domination. Putin’s verbal attack lacked the clout the old Soviet Union once possessed, however, the message was not lost on the Americans who immediately went into recovery/spin mode regarding their hegemonic pursuits.

Israel comes begging, again (tags)

The US peace movement should ask Congress to stop this.

U.S. urges restrictions on anti-vehicle mines (tags)

Is this the same US government that illegally invaded Iraq and Afganistan??? Oh I get it they want to limit 3rd world countries from materials from gettin materials that could be used to make IEDs which are the main cause of US deaths in Iraq.

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.

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

Hello Iraq, Good Bye Vietnam. Hey!!! The US Military has finally figured this out!!! (tags)

Looks like the U.S. military has finally figured out that Iraq is just like Vietnam.

Human Rights Experts: “Israel Committed War Crimes!” (tags)

On Sept. 27, 2006, two leading experts on Human Rights spoke at the Palestine Center, in Washington, D.C. Curt Goering of Amnesty International, said Israel’s massive bombing campaign in Lebanon, including dropping more than a million cluster bombs, was a “war crime.” His group is pressing the UN for a full inquiry. Joe Stork of Human Rights Watch called the Israelis’ destruction of Gaza’s only electric power generating plant a “war crime.”

A warm unwelcome (tags)

The signs read, “No Terrorist Racism in Ventura County,” “Shame on You Borders” and “No Human Being is Illegal.” The shouts from the crowd of approximately 30 protestors outside of Borders Book Store in Thousand Oaks ranged from the boilerplate “Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, the Minutemen have got to go” to an angry “Racists go home” to an even more creative “Down with the geriatric fascist.”

No Wars are "Humanitarian" (tags)

Justice, democracy, freedom and human dignity should define our future, not the concepts of war strategies.

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.

Tea Party at the Hague (tags)

Is the Hague court a joke or have we just lost our sense of perspective? The latest indiscriminate slaughter of children and innocent civilians in Lebanon by ‘God’s chosen’ seems not to warrant the attention of the Hague court. Carla Del Ponte’s latest remonstration against the Serbian leadership for not delivering war criminals to her court seems ‘slightly’ dissociative in view of recent events. Her obsession with Serbs now borders on the pathological. Would the civilian death toll in Iraq warrant her attention? Iraq now approaches one hundred thousand innocent civilian deaths – eighty percent directly attributable to the forces of occupation!

CIA contractor is found guilty of assault (tags)

When David A. Passaro was a police officer in Hartford, Conn. he was found guilty of a misdemeanor charge of beating a man. Again as a civilian CIA contractor he was found guilty of of beating a POW with a flashlight and kicking him. The murder charges did not stick.

Lebanese Civilians 2 March SOUTH (tags)

After August 12, the campaign will continue with a series of civil actions, leading to an August 19 civilian march to reclaim the South. "Working together, in solidarity, we will overcome the complacency, inaction, and complicity of the international community and we will deny Israel its goal of removing Lebanese from their land and destroying the fabric of our country," explained Samah Idriss, writer and co-organizer of this campaign.

On the August 12 International Mobiizations Against US-Israel Agression in Lebanon and Pa (tags)

We, the International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS), strongly condemn the ongoing barbaric attacks of the Israeli military on the people of Lebanon and Palestine. Under the pretext of rescuing Israeli soldiers captured by Hamas and Hezbollah, the Zionist Israeli government has unleashed wave upon wave of air, naval and ground attacks on the civilian populations of Lebanon and Palestine. These unbridled acts of international terrorism are emboldened and supported by US imperialism.

The US Media's "Special Relationship": Out to Lunch (tags)

The US media's biased coverage of the crisis in Lebanon should come as no surprise. While the White House and Congress claim a "special relationship" with Israel, our news outlets are not supposed to have a "special relationship" with anyone. Their job is to fairly reports on matters; anything less is a disservice to those watching their news programs and reading their newspapers.

Germany joins US, British, Israeli axis of aggression (tags)

Last Sunday, German government spokesman Ulrich William spoke on behalf of the chancellor, Angela Merkel (Christian Democratic Union—CDU), and expressed Merkel’s “great regret and deep sadness over the consequences of the Israeli air raid on Qana.” Two days later, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Social Democratic Party—SPD) began an interview in the Süddeutsche Zeitung with the words: “What took place on Sunday in Qana was appalling. The large number of civilian victims of the Israeli air raid is terrible and unacceptable.”

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."

Israel = Baby Killers Using Racism to Hide Their Crimes (tags)

This post is in response to the racist Zionist propaganda posted earlier which is emblematic of Israeli racism against the Lebanese and Arabic people who have been slaughtered by the Nazi-like aggression of Israel. Its sad the depths these aggressors will sink to to defend their crimes against humanity, whether its dehumanizing Palestinians to taken their land, or Lebanese to taken theirs. And the indications starting to seep out of Israel is that not all of the Israeli population shares in this internalized racism and anti-semitism. Anti-semitism also describes racism against Arabs as well as Jews, by the way.

The "hiding among civilians" myth (tags)

"You can be a member of Hezbollah your entire life and never see a military wing fighter with a weapon," a Lebanese military intelligence official, now retired, once told me. "They do not come out with their masks off and never operate around people if they can avoid it. They're completely afraid of collaborators. They know this is what breaks the Palestinians -- no discipline and too much showing off."

All Sides Wanted Escalation (tags)

The kidnapping crisis could have been solved very differently through a prisoner exchange. Since negotiations were impossible with either Hamas or Hezbollah, a military strike was presumably the only possible reaction.

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.

Willful Blindness (tags)

Weapons bound for Israel said to pass through California

Professor of Propaganda The Lies of Alan Dershowitz (tags)

In a characteristic op-ed, titled "Arithmetic of Pain", that would surprise neither his supporters nor his critics, published by the Wall Street Journal on 19 July 2006, Alan Dershowitz sinks to new lows of depravity and inhumanity in his long-standing hate-mongering and truth-twisting anti-Arab, pro-Israel crusade.

Israel's "Shock and Awe" Bombing of Lebanon (tags)

by Beau Grosscup

Censorship of News out of Lebanon (tags)

Democrats, Republicans line up to back Israeli war crimes (tags)

Last week, both the US House of Representatives and Senate overwhelmingly passed resolutions praising the Bush administration for its full support of Israel’s military campaign in Lebanon. Democrats joined with Republicans to endorse Israel’s bombing campaign, which has led to the deaths of hundreds of civilians.

Lies, Double Standards, and Culpable Fallacies (tags)

"Lebanon is being sold for the price of a word: Terrorism. What a bad joke!" by Beirut artist and blogger Mazen Kerbaj. View more of his work. The following is a list - by no means exhaustive - of lies, double standards, and culpable fallacies perpetrated by US and Israeli officials.

Israeli crimes against humanity (tags)

Gruesome images of charred and mutilated bodies following Israeli air strikes We bring to the attention of Global Research readers photographic evidence of Israeli sponsored atrocities. ( caution : very graffic and disturbing content.)

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.

Military analysts question Israeli bombing (tags)

But the growing list of civilian casualties — despite Israel's use of U.S.-designed precision-guided bombs — could turn Arabs and others against the Jewish state and its key ally, the U.S., and still not fatally wound Hezbollah, said military analysts.

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

Maguindanao gov withdraws militiamen from 5 town (tags)

Maguindanao Gov. Andal Ampatuan has ordered militiamen involved in clashes with Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels to stand down and pull out, a Malacañang official said yesterday. Jesus Dureza, national security adviser, said the order has brought back calm to Shariff Aguak and four other towns affected by the clashes that started on June 28. More than 20,000 people were displaced because of the skirmishes, which civilian officials said killed at least seven members of the Civilian Volunteers’ Organization (CVO) and three MILF rebels.

U.S. Army's Radioactive Blowback (tags)

Many will recall the haunting lyrics of "Dust in the Wind" by Kansas. In the wake of the U.S. military's deployment of DU munitions in the desert regions of the Middle East, a horrifying new impication is given to the lyrics. "All we are is dust in the wind".

Mini-nukes..... (tags)

Mini-nukes and there consequences

Mini-nukes..... (tags)

Mini-nukes and their consequences.

US Senate now considering to authorize Minutemen (tags)

Sen. Inhofe introduced an amendment to the immigration reform bill making the Minutemen an official U.S. government program known as "BRAVE Force"!

Indigenous women and military injustice (tags)

The six cases of rape allegedly committed by military officials that are documented in this report amount to torture and should be investigated as serious human rights violations.

Indigenous women and military injustice (tags)

Unable to obtain justice in Mexico, and failed by other institutions – the civilian public prosecution services and civilian courts - this case, and that of Valentina Rosendo Cantú, another indigenous woman from Guerrero who was reportedly raped by soldiers a few days earlier on 16 February 2002, have been submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR, Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos).

One of Thousands of Crimes Against Humanity in Occupied Palestine (tags)

IOF killed two Palestinians. On Saturday, 17 December 2005, IOF shot dead a Palestinian civilian in the Gaza Strip as he attempted together with another civilian to enter Israel to search for jobs. On Wednesday, 21 December 2005, IOF extra-judicially executed a Palestinian in Jenin. http://www.pchrgaza.org/

Israeli aerial raids on Gaza Strip inflict civilian casualties including children (tags)

Gaza - A number of Palestinian civilians, including small children, were wounded in the missile raids by Israeli warplanes and assault Apache choppers that launched twelve sorties over the Strip at dawn Sunday firing a number of air-to-surface missiles against Palestinian civilian targets, including main roads

Degenerated America (tags)

Watch, learn, and YOU decide

The Shit Hitting the Fan (tags)

Hasta La Victoria Siempre

California Groups Unite Against Minutemen (tags)

On Saturday, September 17 at 5:00 p.m., groups and individuals from across Southern California are caravanning to Calexico to stop the minutemen.

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

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

SOS not Welcome with Minutemen Part 2 (tags)

SOS and their members are apparently not welcome with Friends of the Border Patrol, a CA based Minuteman group. The following is a FAQ from the Friends of the Border Patrol website. Note question #8.

Tonight: Marla Ruzicka's Sister Holds Memorial in Pasadena (tags)

Vigils Throughout the U.S. Will Mourn Aid Worker Marla Ruzicka and Commemorate Civilian Victims of War Today, Tuesday, May 3 Pasadena Resident and Marla's Sister Organizes a ''Casual and Upbeat Memorial to Honor Marla and Faiz''

Fri. 4/29: CodePink-LA Mourns Loss of Friend Marla Ruzicka (tags)

CodePink LA is honoring 28-year-old Marla Ruzicka and her Iraqi colleague Faiz Ali Salim with a vigil and memorial commemorating their lives and work on behalf of civilian casualties of war the war in Iraq and Afghanistan on Friday, April 29.

Building Bridges Radio: Homeland Security Attacks Its Workers Plus Tribute to Ossie Davis (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents this 27:40 radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON URL LINK BELOW.

COUNT THE BODIES: BE ELIMINATED (tags)

"In Iraq, US forces and their Iraqi surrogates are no longer bothering to conceal attacks on civilian targets and are openly eliminating anyone - doctors, clerics, journalists - who dares to count the bodies." Of particular concern was the word "eliminating". "In Iraq, US forces and their Iraqi surrogates are no longer bothering to conceal attacks on civilian targets and are openly eliminating anyone - doctors, clerics, journalists - who dares to count the bodies." Of particular concern was the word "eliminating".

Osama's Endorsement (tags)

BAD BUSH WEEK ENDS WITH KEY ENDORSEMENT

Coup D' Tat in AMERICA (tags)

This should be read by every Americian before November!!

MP's Lawyer: Translator Gave Orders (tags)

MP's Lawyer: Translator Gave Orders

From Abu Graihb to LA. (tags)

When these psychotic rapist soldiers leave the military where do you think they might work next? Cop, school security, prison guard?

Interview with ex marine (tags)

Atrocities in Iraq: 'I Killed Innocent People for Our Government' By Paul Rockwell Sacramento Bee

Riverside Police Commission under fire (tags)

The debate over whether Riverside's only form of civilian oversight over its police department will continue to exist continues, but questions are asked about its independence.

Riverside Police Commission under fire (tags)

After the most recent elections for city council, it became clear to most community members that Riverside's only civilian form of police oversight might be placed on the chopping block.

Civilian Jet Plane hit by guerilla missile in Iraq (tags)

Two masked Iraqi resistance fighters holding SA-14 surface-to-air missiles in an unidentified location south of Baghdad.

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?

Gen. Wesley Clark, War Criminal for President? (tags)

Gen. Wesley Clark is no anti-war candidate, despite what Michael Moore and other misinformed individuals would like to believe.

Reserves wanting to leave Mideast (tags)

Soldiers say most of their work involves civilian contractor Kellogg Brown and Root, a subsidiary of Vice President Dick Cheney's former company, Halliburton Corp. The company has contracts to haul fuel, and 319th members are riding along as armed escorts. "The main reason we're still here is to support Brown and Root," said Sgt. 1st Class David Uthe, 45, of Augusta.

Civilian Dead in Iraq now past 6,000 (tags)

Feeling proud, America? Enjoying being an occupying power? Hey George... where ARE those weapons of mass destruction?! (Photo - A demonstrator holds a poster of a dead Iraqi child, outside the U.S. embassy in Pretoria, during a protest against Rresident George W. Bush's visit to Africa, July 9, 2003 - REUTERS/Juda Ngwenya)

Iraq War May Have Killed 10,000 Iraq Civilians (tags)

At least 5,000 civilians may have been killed during the invasion of Iraq, an independent research group has claimed. As more evidence is collated, it says, the figure could reach 10,000.

US Faces Growing Charges of War Crimes (tags)

Several human rights groups are calling for the creation of either a war crimes tribunal or an international commission of justice. Additionally, several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) say they will pressure Washington to pay compensation for the killings of innocent civilians -- a common practice in U.S. law courts.

Closing Down the Press: Did the US Murder Journalists? (tags)

"The Americans were outraged at al-Jazeera's coverage of the civilian victims of US bombing raids. And on 8 April, less than three hours before the Reuters office was attacked, an American aircraft fired a single missile at the al-Jazeera office"

Saving Private Lynch Pt2. What Really Happened. (tags)

"We agreed to stay in one room, not to intervene," Hassan said. The soldiers broke down several doors in the hospital before locating Lynch, and then went to the back of the hospital to recover the remains of nine U.S. soldiers buried in shallow graves. Eight of them, from Lynch's unit, were killed in the same ambush.

LAST TWO WEEKS OF WAR (tags)

CNN Subtly Alters POW Coverage; Seven Stray Missiles Two Unhappy Allies; Murder At 160 K; "Simon-Says" Reporting; "Their Liberation Is Now In The Hands Of God"; POW Coverage Shows Bias In Favor Of Beauty; U.S. Directly And Indirectly Targets Civilians; The Shu'ale Market Bombing: Case Closed; Checkpoint Shooting Galleries; A Besieged Basra; Kurdish Victims Of Liberation; Dissent In The Ranks; Cluster Bombs In Iraq; Pentagon's Version Of "Stop The Press"; Welcome To The Liberation

The anti-war movemnet has lost (tags)

The anti-war movement has lost, and freedom has won.

US-Troops ready for massacre in Baghdad (tags)

A U.S. Marine commander said on Saturday American troops would use overwhelming force to crush any resistance if ordered to storm Baghdad and that the battle would cost many civilian lives

GREAT anti-war satirical piece (tags)

great satire, but also very informative

BTL:Risking Their Lives, International Volunteers Remain in Baghdad to... (tags)

...Protect Civilian Infrastructure. Interview with international volunteers Tom Cahill and John Richardson, who are in Baghdad acting as human shields, conducted by Between the Lines' Denise Manzari

April 4: Latest News from Iraq (tags)

By: PeaceNoWar.net URL: http://www.PeaceNoWar.net ***Latest Estimated Iraqi Civilian Causalities: 547-733 people (According from IraqBodyCount.net) Also, check: http://www.peacenowar.net/Iraq/News/April%204%2003--Casualities.htm

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.

U.S. Begins Rounding Up Iraqi Civilians (tags)

The War Of Terror enters a new stage as the Invading Occupation forces of the Bush Junta begin preparations to round up "suspicious" civilians in their new Oil Patch (Formerly Iraq).

Total war: resistance, humanitarian aid and the media (tags)

2003 is a year to live dangerously: of crimes against humanity and of heroic resistance; it is a time to reject the war and to extend our solidarity with the Iraqi people in this their moment of truth.

EMAIL ACTION! *Massive* civilian casualties ignored by media (tags)

Massive civilian casualties! Ignored again! Take action!

Peter Arnett on Iraqi satellite television (tags)

Arnett on Iraqi television (3/30/03): ".. During the first Gulfwar, when I was the only reporter here, reporting for CNN. Whenever I gave a report about civilian casualities, or civilian installations destroyed or casualities created. the Pentagon and the Bush administration got very angry and called me a traitor.."

Iraqi Death Toll Rising Fast! (tags)

Thousands killed - including many children.

WE WILL LOSE THE WAR IN IRAQ (tags)

The US Media has been lying to us. Read some world views and understand that we have another Vietnam on our hands.

What You Aren't Being Told About Iraq (tags)

Remember all those "intelligence sources" who promised that Iraqis would be cheering as the U.S. and U.K. armies rolled into Basra or Nasiriyah or any major town in southern Iraq? Apparently, in day 7 of the invasion of Iraq, these intelligence sources and their data are proving to be fallible.

Bombing of Iraqi news station might be a crime (tags)

Questions arise about the legality of bombing an Iraqi news station

Rumsfeld Masks Civilian Deaths in Basra With Unlikely Explanations (tags)

The Bush Administration is looking for ways to blame civilian deaths in Basra caused by its bombing campaign there on anyone but themselves.

Civilian Interment? (tags)

The land of the free, home of the brave...and uneducated...perhaps

War - The Final Solution (tags)

The continuing escalation of the never-ending Israeli war against the entire non-Jewish population of mandated Palestine has become the model for the Bush administration's never-ending war against all those who stand in the way of U.S. economic and military hegemony around the world.

Mainstream Press missing the point entirely re: "Human Shields" (tags)

Mainstream press please pay attention:

RW: People of Iraq In the Crosshairs of an Unjust War (tags)

Powerful marches have sent tremors through the powerstructures and big power alliances of the world. Cities around the world have been packed with rivers of people--standing up against powerful warmakers and their media-flood of lies.

Agencies see homeland security role for surveillance drones (tags)

"Tancredo is delighted that military UAVs are supporting the Border Patrol’s security mission. An outspoken advocate of using military muscle along the border, Tancredo declared, 'We have the technology to aid in this. I saw it with my own eyes. It can work.'"

ISRAEL KILLS TWO MORE UN WORKERS (tags)

After shooting to death the chief UN Official (in the back by an Israeli sniper) last week , Israel now kills two more UN workers. (Israel hails raid as "successful")

BREAKING NEWS! Defense Ministry says, "Natives not ready for their own state" (tags)

Do these words seem familiar?

Suspicions emerge about Afghan bombing cover-up (tags)

Originally published by the People's Weekly World Newspaper, Aug 3, 2002, the story exposes the U.S. cover-up on Afghan civilian casualties.

both sides prepare for strike/bandh in nepal (tags)

with the upcoming bandh both sides are escalating forces for a22-25th

Israeli Defense Forces execute Palestinian civilian (tags)

The following pictures were published in a number of Arab media outlets -- they show an unarmed Palestinian civilian, Mahmood Salah, held down, stripped, and executed by the Israeli Defense Forces.

Truth, The First Casualty: Panama City Editor Nixes Reports of War Casualties (tags)

Panama City (FL) News Herald chief copy editor Ray Glenn's memo re war coverage

Fuehrer Bush OKs Military Trials for Civilians (tags)

President Bush signed an order Tuesday that would allow the government to try people accused of terrorism in front of a special military commission instead of in civilian court. Compare and contrast with the rise of Hitler's power in Nazi Germany.

CNN Says Focus on Civilian Casualties Would Be "Perverse" (FAIR) (tags)

According to the Washington Post (10/31/01), CNN Chair Walter Isaacson "has ordered his staff to balance images of civilian devastation in Afghan cities with reminders that the Taliban harbors murderous terrorists, saying it 'seems perverse to focus too much on the casualties or hardship in Afghanistan.'"

Country profile: Pakistan (tags)

The Muslim-majority state of Pakistan occupies an area which was home to some of the earliest human settlements and two of the world's major religions, Hinduism and Buddhism.

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