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Marathon to Free Magdalena García Durán and Atenco Prisoners (tags)
Things are moving faster in the struggle to free the Mazahua indigenous rights leader Magdalena García Duran, recognized by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience, and all the political prisoners arrested in San Salvador Atenco in central Mexico on May 3 and 4, 2006.
Katyusha Damage Much Less Than Claimed by Israel (tags)
srael's military superiority has not changed. There is no Arab power which can challenge it, and it has had unprecedented support from the US and Britain. Even so, its inability to defeat Hizbollah has reduced its military deterrent. This may tempt it into another round in Lebanon, a war in which it would hope to avoid any further mistakes.
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.
DUBYA A DANGER TO THE WORLD (tags)
PRESIDENT Bush was accused yesterday of making the world a more dangerous place. Amnesty International attacked the American-led war on terror, claiming it had led to the worst human rights abuses in 50 years.
Dubia, a danger to the world (by Latuff) (tags)
Copyright-free artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff.
Short-sighted U.S. Foreign Policy Spells Trouble Ahead (tags)
Myopic and lacking in considerable fore-sight, the Bush Administration did little to establish and implement a creditable US Foreign Policy in Iraq.....