Posts tagged with ‘war crimes’

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Military Attorney Was Accused of “Smuggling” Anti-Guantanamo Literature to Detainee

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Military Attorney Was Accused of “Smuggling” Anti-Guantanamo Literature to Detainee Jason Leopold Military attorney says false allegation preceded Guantanamo commander’s recent order authorizing a team of Pentagon contractors to reveiw privileged, attorney-client communications. But was the claim leveled to justify the new policy? Early last month, Air Force Capt. Michael Schwartz was summoned into the […]

Guantanamo Military Commission “Really About Secrecy,” Alleged Bomber’s Defense Attorney Says

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Guantanamo Military Commission “Really About Secrecy,” Alleged Bomber’s Defense Attorney Says Kari Panaccione Editor’s note: Coverage of this week’s military commission hearing at Guantanamo is a collaboration between Truthout and Seton Hall University School of Law, Center for Policy & Research. Guantanamo Bay, Cuba – The second day of proceedings here in the war crimes […]

Bradley Manning gets a billboard in Washington

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Bradley Manning gets a billboard in Washington Julie Tate Bradley Manning has had T-shirts, bumper stickers and posterscreated in his honor, and now he has a billboard in Washington. Supporters of the Army private accused of providing a trove of U.S. government secrets to WikiLeaks have erected a billboard along New York Avenue NE in […]

The Manipulation of Fear

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The Manipulation of Fear Noam Chomsky January 08, 2011 “Thelka” July 16, 2005 — The resort to fear by systems of power to discipline the domestic population has left a long and terrible trail of bloodshed and suffering which we ignore at our peril. Recent history provides many shocking illustrations. The mid-twentieth century witnessed perhaps […]

US-Israeli Spring Will Bring Deployment of Thousands of US Soldiers

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US-Israeli Spring Will Bring Deployment of Thousands of US Soldiers Eileen Fleming This spring, Israel and US will showcase the largest ever missile defense exercise and establish US command posts in Israel and Israeli Forces will occupy EUCOM headquarters in Germany. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Lt.Gen. Frank Gorenc, commander of the US’s Third Air Force […]

Libyan Violence and Instability

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Libyan Violence and Instability Stephen Lendman NATO’s killing machine ravaged a nonbelligerent country posing no threat. Tyranny replaced Jamahiriya government. Violence followed stability. On January 3, Middle East Online contributor Jay Deshnukh headlined, “Ex-rebels’  war for money, power: Fierce clashes erupt in Tripoli,” saying: In central Tripoli, fighting claimed two lives as “former rebels from […]

Tony Benn on Universal Jurisdiction

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Tony Benn on Universal Jurisdiction LONDON – Former British Labour MP and Cabinet Minister Tony Benn reiterated his support for Universal Jurisdiction, a principle in international law which allows the prosecution of suspected war criminals in courts outside their country of origin or residence, during an exclusive interview with Facilitate Global (FG), branding the concept […]

Gaza: Remembering Cast Lead

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Gaza: Remembering Cast Lead Stephen Lendman December 27 marks the third anniversary of Israel’s lawless war on Gaza. Without provocation, three weeks of terror bombing and invasion devastated the Strip. Missiles, bombs, shells, and illegal weapons were used against defenseless people. Mass slaughter and destruction followed. Brazen crimes of war and against humanity were committed. […]

Submission To Police Reform And Social Responsibility Public

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Submission To Police Reform And Social Responsibility Public John McHugo BILL COMMITTEE  [full accreditation to Lib Dem Friends of Palestine] About LDFP and this Submission 1. The Liberal Democrat Friends of Palestine campaign for the Palestinians as a people and as individuals. We do this by urging that the rights of the Palestinians under international […]

Reflections on the 25th anniversary of the Sabra-Shatilla massacre, 2007

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Reflections on the 25th anniversary of the Sabra-Shatilla massacre, 2007 Dr Swee Ang The Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Israel has an engraving on the wall, saying: “Forgetfulness leads to exile, while remembrance is the secret to redemption”. Having worked and lived with those in exile and under occupation, I know Palestinians never allow themselves […]