More Obama Administration Witch-Hunt Prosecutions

More Obama Administration Witch-Hunt Targets - by Stephen LendmanThe FBI's top six news stories for the week ending September 25 were about arrests and/or indictments of suspected Muslim terrorists. Combined, they became the latest national security targets in America's war on Islam. Waged relentlessly since 9/11, it continues unabated under Obama for the same political... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Ofra Settlement on Unauthorized Palestinian Land

Israel's Ofra Settlement on Unauthorized Palestinian Land - by Stephen LendmanIsrael's 130 West Bank settlements are illegal under international law, including Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention that states:"Individual or mass forcible transfers, as well as deportations of protected persons from occupied territory to the territory of the Occupying Power or to that of... Continue Reading →

Police State Raids Against Immigrants

Police State Raids Against Immigrants - by Stephen LendmanIn 2003, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) established its largest investigative and enforcement branch - the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement arm (ICE) "as a law enforcement agency for the post-9/11 era, to integrate enforcement authorities against criminal and terrorist activities, including the fights against human... Continue Reading →

How Israel Targets and Suppresses Opposition to Its Annexation Wall

How Israel Targets and Suppresses Opposition to Its Annexation Wall - by Stephen LendmanEstablished in 1992, the Addameer (Arabic for conscience) Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association helps Palestinian prisoners, and works to end torture, arbitrary arrests and detentions, other forms of abuse, and unjust, unequal treatment in Israel's criminal justice system that handles Jews... Continue Reading →

Goldstone Commission Gaza Conflict Findings and Reactions

Goldstone Commission Gaza Conflict Findings and Reactions - by Stephen LendmanOn April 3, 2009, a UN press release stated:"The Human Rights Council (HRC) today announced the appointment of Richard J. Goldstone....to lead an independent (four-person) fact-finding mission to investigate international human rights and humanitarian law violations related to the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip....The... Continue Reading →

Doctors Aiding Torture

Doctors Aiding Torture - by Stephen LendmanIn April 2009, a confidential February 2007 ICRC torture report was publicly released. Titled, "ICRC Report on the Treatment of Fourteen 'High Value Detainees' in CIA Custody," it detailed harsh and abusive treatment from their time of arrest, detention, transfer, and incarceration at Guantanamo where ICRC professionals interviewed them.Besides... Continue Reading →

US Census Bureau Confirms Rising Poverty, Falling Incomes, and Growing Numbers of Uninsured

US Census Bureau Confirms Rising Poverty, Falling Incomes, and Growing Numbers of Uninsured - by Stephen LendmanIn early September, The US Census Bureau released its new report titled, "Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2008" showing disturbing data that portends much worse ahead under a president and Congress doing nothing to... Continue Reading →

Problems Defending Palestinians in Israeli Courts

Problems Defending Palestinians in Israeli Courts - by Stephen LendmanEstablished in 1992, the Addameer (Arabic for conscience) Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association provides support for Palestinian prisoners and works to end torture, arbitrary arrests and detentions, other forms of abuse, and unjust and unequal treatment in Israel's criminal justice system that handles Jews one... Continue Reading →

Reviewing David Swanson’s Daybreak

Reviewing David Swanson's "Daybreak" - by Stephen LendmanDavid Swanson is co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.org and Washington Director of Democrats.com. He's also a board member of Progressive Democrats of America, the Backbone Campaign, and Voters for Peace as well as a member of the legislative working group of United for Peace and Justice.Subtitled "Undoing the Imperial Presidency... Continue Reading →

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