Political Prisoners in America

Political Prisoners in America - by Stephen LendmanNoted journalist HL Menchen described "The most dangerous man to any government (is someone) who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and... Continue Reading →

Israel Prohibiting the Right to Demonstrate

Israel Prohibiting the Right to Demonstrate - by Stephen LendmanThe 1907 Hague Convention's Article 43 and Fourth Geneva's Article 64 require that occupied territory penal laws stay in force, applicable to both occupier and occupied. However, since 1967, Israel issued over 2,500 Military Orders, controlling daily life solely for Palestinians, not settlers, the military commander... Continue Reading →

Bradley Manning: An American Hero

Bradley Manning: An American Hero - by Stephen LendmanManning, of course, is the courageous Army intelligence analyst turned whistleblower, who admitted leaking:-- "260,000 classified United States diplomatic cables and video of a (US) airstrike in Afghanistan that killed 97 civilians last year," and-- an "explosive (39 minute) video of an American helicopter attack in Baghdad... Continue Reading →

Palestinians Denied Access to Water

Palestinians Denied Access to Water - by Stephen LendmanAccording to OCHA (the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs), Palestinians face a serious water crisis, being denied access to their own resources.Cara Flowers with the Emergency Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Group (EWASH - a coalition of almost 30 water and sanitation sector organizations in... Continue Reading →

Recent Israeli Provocations

Recent Israeli Provocations - by Stephen LendmanPerhaps suggesting a larger-scale planned offensive, recent violent Israeli outbreaks struck Gaza, the West Bank, and Israeli/Lebanon border, the first there since the summer 2006 war. Like Cast Lead, it was Israeli aggression - violent, lawless and unrelenting, a scorched-earth blitzkrieg, inflicting vast destruction, causing billions in damage, killing... Continue Reading →

Targeted Assassinations: Challenging US Policy

Targeted Assassinations: Challenging US Policy - by Stephen LendmanThe WikiLeaks "Afghan War Diaries" provided documented evidence of America's out-of-control lawlessness, including Special Forces death squads (Task Force 373) extrajudicially murdering or capturing suspected Taliban and Al-Qaeda figures, many hundreds or perhaps thousands on a so-called Jpel (joint prioritized effects) list, also willfully killing civilian men,... Continue Reading →

The Liberal Media: Rest in Peace

The Liberal Media: Rest in Peace - by Stephen LendmanThe New York Times never qualified, run exclusively as a voice for power and privilege. The same, of course, holds for virtually all mainstream publications, including the Nation magazine, suppressing, sanitizing, and distorting truths, betraying its readers since 1865.Its founding prospectus said it "will not be... Continue Reading →

Honduran Junta Murdering Journalists

Honduran Junta Murdering Journalists - by Stephen LendmanThis article follows an earlier one titled Death Squad Terror in Honduras, accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2010/06/death-squad-terror-in-honduras.htmlOrchestrated by Washington, it discussed the June 28, 2009 coup, Honduran soldiers arresting President Manuel Zelaya at gunpoint, exiling him to Costa Rica, obstructing his return, committing widespread killings and human rights... Continue Reading →

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