What the Guantanamo leaks won’t reveal Crucial documents on the controversial prison were not released by WikiLeaks, as they are classified ‘Top Secret’. Guantánamo Bay receives more publicity than other extraterritorial prisons linked to the ‘war on terror’ which likely are located in US client states, including Jordan, Egypt, Afghanistan and Iraq, according to a […]
April 29, 2011 DAMASCUS (AFP) – Activists called for “day of rage” protests across Syria after the Friday weekly Muslim prayers, piling pressure on President Bashar Al-Assad as his regime pressed a violent crackdown on dissent. The looming showdown comes as the UN Human Rights Council prepared for a special session on Syria in Geneva, […]
(wlcentral) *With research assistance from GeorgieBC Pakistani national Naqib Ullah (also Naqibullah) was 14 years old and out doing an errand for his father when he was kidnapped from his village in Khan, Afghanistan by 11 men that called themselves, “Samoud’s people.” The men, according to Ullah, “forcibly raped him at gunpoint”. He was taken back […]
Canyon News – Protesters Sing Interrupting Obama’s Speech.
yes, but which law prohibits the publication of warcrimes ? On Thursday morning Pacific Time, a group of Bradley Manning supporters staged a flashmob at a Barack Obama fundraising event in San Francisco. Even more amazingly, one of those supporters was able to question the US President directly afterwards: Here's a close-to-verbatim account of what […]
Amn Dawla and the Manufacture of Terrorists Attacks.
After increasing international outcry over the alleged treatment of WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning, the Pentagon is transferring him to a medium security facility at Forth Leavenworth, Kansas. Manning's move will limit access to his attorney, family, and friends, and does not guarantee better treatment. This most likely was done to cover up his inhumane conditions […]
(hrw.org) The new Hungarian constitution approved by parliament contains provisions that could lead to discrimination, Human Rights Watch said today. President Pál Schmitt should send the constitution back to Parliament to address these and other human rights issues, Human Rights Watch said. The proposed constitution was passed on April 18, 2011, by a vote of […]
Frontline Club – Events: FULLY BOOKED This house believes whistleblowers make the world a safer place.
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Bahrain: Widespread crackdown on human rights defenders Over the past two weeks, human rights defenders in Bahrain have been subjected to an intensifying campaign of arrests, raids, threats and harassment as the authorities have cracked down on dissent following large-scale pro-democracy protests in February 2011. Further Information Among those detained, harassed and at risk are […]