Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Confirmed

Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Confirmed - by Stephen LendmanVisual evidence now confirms what earlier was known: namely, that Tokyo Electric's (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station experienced at least one core nuclear meltdown, perhaps much worse than now admitted.An earlier article explained, accessed through the following link:http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/2011/04/fukushima-meltdown-confirmed.htmlNuclear expert Karl Grossman calls it the ultimate nuclear nightmare,... Continue Reading →

Bahraini State Terror Continues

Bahraini State Terror Continues - by Stephen LendmanBahraini and Saudi security forces continue daily terror in Bahrain, human rights groups condemning the violence, including Amnesty International (AI), providing regular updates. On May 11, AI reported more than 47 health professionals, including doctors and nurses, have been arrested, charged and may face trial before a military... Continue Reading →

Resurrecting The Bogus FARC-EP Files/Venezuela Connection

Resurrecting the Bogus FARC-EP Files/Venezuela Connection - by Stephen LendmanThe story surfaced in March 2008 after Colombia's military, with US Special Forces help, attacked a FARC-EP rebel camp in Ecuador. Over 20 people were killed, including 16 or more FARC-EP members while they slept. Key among them was Paul Reyes, the FARC-EP's second-in-command, their peace... Continue Reading →

Libyan Rebels Killing Civilians in Benghazi

Libyan Rebels Killing Civilians in Benghazi - by Stephen LendmanIn London, at a June 1999 anti-Yugoslavia war rally, Nobel Laureate Harold Pinter scathed US and UK leaders, saying:"Let us face the truth....(N)either Clinton nor Blair gives a damn about the Kosovar Albanians. This action has been another blatant and brutal assertion of US power using... Continue Reading →

Human Trafficking in Israel

Human Trafficking in Israel - by Stephen LendmanIn February 2003, the Tel Aviv-based Hotline for Migrant Workers (HMW) published a report titled, "Modern Slavery and Trafficking in Human Beings in Israel," saying:"In September 2002, a new 'Deportation Police' (Immigration Administration) was set up (to) expel 50,000 migrant workers" by year end 2003. Unprecedented in scope... Continue Reading →

Commemorating Palestine’s Nakba

Commemorating Palestine's Nakba - by Stephen LendmanWhat Ilan Pappe described as "the ethnic cleaning of Palestine," Edward Said called its "holocaust," saying:"Every human calamity is different, but there is value in seeing analogies and perhaps hidden similarities." He called Nazi extermination "the lowest point of (Jewish) collective existence." Occupied Palestinians today "are as powerless as... Continue Reading →

East Jerusalem Palestinians: Lawlessly Revoking Their Status

East Jerusalem Residents: Lawlessly Revoking Their Status - by Stephen LendmanOn April 7, 2011, HaMoked: Center for the Defense of the Individual and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) filed a petition, demanding that Israel's Interior Ministry stop revoking residency permits given East Jerusalem Palestinians.After its June 1967 annexation, life for Palestinian residents... Continue Reading →

Democracy, Haitian Style

Democracy, Haitian Style - by Stephen LendmanExcept for Aristide's tenure, what passes for Haitian democracy would make a despot blush, thanks to America's imperial grip on the hemisphere's poorest, long-suffering people.As a result, last November's presidential and legislative elections might best be called a cruel joke. The entire process was rigged to exclude 15 parties,... Continue Reading →

New Bin Laden Tapes Appear Fake Like Earlier Ones

New Bin Laden Tapes Appear Fake Like Earlier Ones - by Stephen LendmanOn May 2, AP writer Matt Apuzzo headlined, "US Official: New bin Laden tape, recorded shortly before death, expected to surface soon," saying:"US intelligence officials believe (he) made a propaganda recording shortly before his death and expect that tape to surface soon....A new... Continue Reading →

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