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US/Saudi/Israeli Axis of Evil Against Yemen (tags)
Saudis Using US-Supplied Banned Terror Weapons Against Yemeni Civilians (tags)
Kiev's War Without Mercy (tags)
Kiev War Crimes (tags)
Kiev Cluster Bombs Lugansk (tags)
Obama Moves to Overturn Ban on Cluster Bombs (tags)
We are now near the end of Bush's Third Term, or Obama's Third Year, depending on how you care to phrase it. The list of horrors perpetrated by Obama fills many pages. The latest is one of the more outrageous: He wants to overturn the ban on cluster bombs!
Shakti Cluster Callout WB/IMF Dayz of Dis 4/14-17 (tags)
Callout for an earth warrior cluster during the World Bank/International Monetary Fund Days of Dissent April 14-17 in Washington D.C.
Top Serect - 2 Long but interesting articles on the NSA along with waste and bureaucray (tags)
Top Secret - 2 long but interesting articles from the Washington post on the NSA and the mind numbing bureaucracy and waste that goes on there. If you don't have time stash these two article off some where and read them later.
Cop Assaults Activist at Lockheed Martin Protest (tags)
A peaceful rally, on the morning of Dec. 22, 2006, protesting Lockheed Martin’s production of lethal cluster bombs turned ugly. The giant defense contractor’s headquarters are located in Montgomery County, MD, just north of Washington, D.C. As one of the activists, Patrick J. Elder, was speaking to the demonstrators about the deadly effects of the cluster bomb device, he was ordered “off the grass” by a police officer. When Mr. Elder immediately complied and moved to the sidewalk, he was then assaulted by a cop.
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.
When Rain Becomes the Nightmare: National Day Against Cluster Bombs! (tags)
Imad Mortada is a Lebanese anarchist queer activist and Indymedia volunteer based in Barcelona. His writings can currently be read on qursana.blogspot.com
Israel's Cluster Bomb War "What We Did Was Insane and Monstrous" (tags)
Dropped so late in the war, it's hard to imagine what specific military objective these bombs could possibly have been meant to accomplish. Instead, they seem to have been dropped as a final, gratuitous act of violence in a war waged against an entire population. The vast majority of the 1,200 Lebanese killed by Israeli bombardments were civilians; one in three was a child.
Why did the Israelis kill me? (tags)
What kind of scum drop 900,000 cluster bombs in the last 3 days of a war they know is over?
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)
Israel Accused of Blocking Lebanon’s Access to Food & Water (tags)
Israel Accused of Blocking Lebanon’s Access to Food & Water Israel’s actions during its attack on Lebanon continue to come under scrutiny. A top United Nations human rights expert says the International Criminal Court should investigate whether Israel is guilty of war crimes for a bombing campaign in Lebanon that blocked access to food and water. Jean Ziegler, the UN Human Rights Council's special envoy on the "right to food," said the presence of unexploded cluster bombs could affect the ability of the Lebanese people to access food and water for years. The United Nations is reporting that around 124 people in southern Lebanon have been killed or wounded by cluster bombs since the Israeli attack ended. The Israeli army fired at least 1.2 million cluster bomblets into Lebanon.
Bomblets continue to kill in Lebanon (tags)
Unexploded Israeli bombs and devices dropped during Israel's war on Hezbollah have killed 21 and injured more than 100 Lebanese civilians.
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.”
THE U.S. AND ISRAEL: LASTING LEGACIES? (tags)
The failure of the U.S. government as well as the Israelis to talk with leaders of governments they disagree with underlines the acute paucity of diplomacy being exercised at the current time, which can only jeopardize in the long run the security of ordinary people both in the Middle East and in the United States. It is time for governments to listen to their people, to start talking and stop preaching.
Deadly Harvest: Lebanese Fields Sown with Israeli Cluster Bombs (tags)
The war in Lebanon has not ended. Every day, some of the million bomblets which were fired by Israeli artillery during the last three days of the conflict kill four people in southern Lebanon and wound many more.
Israel's Use of American Cluster Bombs: A Walk Through the Rubble (tags)
As the initial assessment and clean up of American cluster bombs, estimated at more than 130,000 unexploded bomblets across the south of Lebanon, gets underway, unanticipated findings are emerging:
IDF commander: We fired more than a million cluster bombs in Lebanon (tags)
Dust off that old courtroom in Nuremberg. We have a new group of war criminals to put on trial. (Yes, I know, there are a few Americans who should have been put in the docks long ago, but that doesn't negate the appropriateness of having Israelis tried there. Actually, forget Nuremberg. Their trial should be in Beirut.
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.
Israel: Beyond Good and Evil? (tags)
Ehud Olmert's Nietzschean foreign policy
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.
Israel Begs US for Terrorist Cluster Bombs (tags)
Israel has asked the Bush administration to speed delivery of short-range antipersonnel rockets armed with cluster munitions, which it could use to strike Hezbollah missile sites in Lebanon, according to two American officials. The request for M-26 artillery rockets, which are fired in barrages and carry hundreds of grenade-like bomblets that scatter and explode over a broad area, is likely to be approved shortly, along with other arms, a senior official said Thursday.
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.
Willful Blindness (tags)
Weapons bound for Israel said to pass through California
Did J20 Protest Have An Effect? Read This Excellent Report (tags)
January 20, 2005 DC Report the unreported news of inauguration day by Avram Friedman Visible Resistance to Bush Grows Geometrically in Fourteen Days
Interview with ex marine (tags)
Atrocities in Iraq: 'I Killed Innocent People for Our Government' By Paul Rockwell Sacramento Bee
US death weapons used in Iraq (tags)
These are some of the death weapons used by the bush nightmare clique to kill civilians in Iraq and other countries. They are probably made right down the street from you. Americans must give up their denial of complicity in the manufacturing of these weapons which cause untold grief and horror on their victims. We must recognize that life everywhere is precious and stop trying to obliterate it wherever our foreign policy descends.
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?
Lies the Government Told Us Part 4 (tags)
What Are Little Boys Made Of? (tags)
Lights, camera, action; live footage shows the military kicking down an isolated farm house door ordering the terrified peasant family, the elderly grandparents, little children and parents to kneel in the dirt their hands behind their backs. I feel sick and ashamed that the power-might-and untold blessings of my country, are being utilized in the subjugation, humiliation and terror towards people we've announced such altruistic concern for. Operation Iraq Freedom resembles Operation Bloodlust-Might Makes Right.
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).
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.
APRIL 13th - Please send this info out!!!!!!! (tags)
Anti-war protest, Sunday, April 13th, Hollywood & Vine, Noon
Yugoslavia and Iraq: A War Comparison (tags)
A comparison of the so-called humanitarian interventions in Yugoslavia and Iraq
America Voice your opposition to indiscriminate weapons - Take action! (tags)
On 27 March, US armed forces were reported to have fired missiles with cluster bomblets near Najaf, while on 26 March it was reported that UK Harrier jets had dropped cluster bombs on Iraqi troops. Allegations have also been made that cluster bombs have been dropped on the city of Basra and may be responsible for civilian deaths and injuries
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.
Children killed and maimed in bomb attack on town (tags)
Terrifying film of women and children later emerged after Reuters and the Associated Press were permitted by the Iraqi authorities to take their cameras into the town. Their pictures -- the first by Western news agencies from the Iraqi side of the battlefront -- showed babies cut in half and children with amputation wounds, apparently caused by American shellfire and cluster bombs.