The Guardian: Stop believing the lies: America tortured more than 'some folks' – and covered it up 2014-12-09 Trevor Timm: CIA defenders are out in force now that a historic report has exposed a decade of horrific American shame. Torture didn't work, but why aren't the architects of torture in jail?
youtube.com: Eric Garner protesters flood New York after grand jury clears NYPD officer in chokehold death case 2014-12-04Protests have started in several New York City locations after a US Grand Jury cleared an NYPD policeman of killing a black man last July. Eric Garner choked...
youtube.com: Riot as the Language of the Unheard: Ferguson Protests Set to Continue In Fight For Racial Justice 2014-11-26
firstpost.com: Hands Up! Don't Shoot: Protests across US againt jury's decision to clear Ferguson cop 2014-11-25 Thousands of people rallied late on Monday in US cities including Los Angeles and New York to passionately but peacefully protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. | They led marches, waved signs and shouted chants of "Hands Up! Don't Shoot," the slogan that has become a rallying cry in protests over police killings across the country.
USA Today: Tavis Smiley: Justice for Michael Brown still possible 2014-11-25Even without indictment of Darren Wilson, we can fight poverty, racism and predatory government. The grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri has spoken, although many fellow citizens have little regard or respect for what they've said. This failure to indict in the shooting death of an unarmed Michael Brown does not mean there was no crime...
youtube.com: Noam Chomsky at United Nations: It Would Be Nice if the United States Lived up to International Law 2014-10-23
CounterPunch: Ukraine: the Ugly Truth 2014-09-03The US State Department has given its support to the military operation undertaken by Kiev in Donbass. Jen Psaki, spokesperson for the US Department of State, stated that Kiev has the right to secure order and peace on its territory. | How Ukrainian authorities secure order and peace, Jen Psaki should ask the people of Donbass. But Western journalists prefer not to speak with the people living in the war zone.
Berkeley Daily Planet: Genocide in Gaza 2014-08-22 As the Israeli offensive in Gaza continues, more and more children continue to die 467 since July. 3,000 have suffered severe injuries and 1,000 will suffer a lifelong disability; 1,500 have been orphaned. Many of their schools have been destroyed and few hospitals are fully functional. According to the United Nations, a staggering 373,000 children are severely traumatized. Their future remains extremely bleak.
The People's Voice: Western Leaders Support Israeli Genocide 2014-08-23 Longstanding US-led Western support lets Israel get away with genocidal mass murder and destruction. More on this below. | Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the latest example of well planned, premeditated Israeli aggression on Palestine. | It has nothing to do with Hamas rocket attacks, self-defense or security. | It lawlessly occupies Syria's Golan Heights, as well as Lebanon's Ghajar village and 14-square mile water-rich Sheba Farms.
CounterPunch: The Psychological Trauma of Catastrophe 2014-08-12Within the last ten years, Israel has provoked three offensive movements against the Palestinian territory in Gaza: Operation Cast Lead, which began at the end of 2008 and 2009, Operation Pillar of Defense, which last eight days in November 2012, and most recently, Operation Protective Edge, which started on July 7th, 2014. During this period of devastation, homes have been obliterated, nearly two thousand civilians have been killed...
CounterPunch: The End of Iraq 2014-08-12Within the last ten years, Israel has provoked three offensive movements against the Palestinian territory in Gaza: Operation Cast Lead, which began at the end of 2008 and 2009, Operation Pillar of Defense, which last eight days in November 2012, and most recently, Operation Protective Edge, which started on July 7th, 2014. During this period of devastation, homes have been obliterated, nearly two thousand civilians have been killed...
youtube.com: Despite Ceasefire, Humanitarian Crisis Continues in Gaza with 500,000 Displaced & 10,000 Injured 2014-08-08
youtube.com: Can Israel Claim Self-Defense Against the Territory It Occupies? Int'l Jurist John Dugard Says No 2014-08-07
Democracy Now: Iron Dome Boondoggle: Has Obama Just Signed a $225M Check for a Defective Israeli Missile Shield? 2014-08-06 Theodore Postol, says there is no evidence that Iron Dome is actually working. Postol is well known within defense circles for exposing the failures of the Patriot missile system during Operation Desert Storm in 1991.
Amnesty International: USA: Stop arms transfers to Israel amid growing evidence of war crimes in Gaza 2014-08-01 The US government must immediately end its ongoing deliveries of large quantities of arms to Israel, which are providing the tools to commit further serious violations of international law in Gaza, said Amnesty International, as it called for a total arms embargo on all parties to the conflict.
Irish Independent: Sanctions needed to stop Israel's slaughter of the innocents 2014-07-28 THE latest onslaught by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) on Gaza, a stretch of land the size of Co Dublin with a population of 1.
Irish Examiner: Protesters call for boycott of Israeli goods and an end to military action 2014-07-28 Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Irish cities on Saturday to call for an end to Israel's military action in Gaza and a boycott of Israeli goods.
CounterPunch: Is Gaza Our Mirror? 2014-07-22 Listening to the stinging condemnation of Israel by both conservatives and Labor on the floor of the British parliament on July 14, viewers in the US might well have felt they were in a different planet. Israel was excoriated for its bombing of disabled shelters, for targeting water supplies, for damaging UN shelters, and the current invasion was characterized by as one of "illegal settlements and stolen land."
The Nation: Massacre in Gaza 2014-07-22 Israel is on a rampage again in Gaza. As a result of Israel's air and naval bombardment which commenced on 8th July followed by the launch of an Israeli ground offensive on 18th July in Gaza, 438 Palestinians, mostly civilians, had been killed and another 2600 had been wounded by last Sunday.
The Nation: Muslim leaders' silence on Gaza massacre decried 2014-07-22 With Israel's continued bombing of Gaza that has left around 500 people dead and many more injured, former foreign secretary Riaz Khokhar and former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi came down hard on the role of Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC)