Human Rights Situation in Occupied Palestine

Human Rights Situation in Occupied Palestine - by Stephen LendmanOn March 15, 2006, the UN General Assembly voted overwhelmingly 170 to 4 (with only the US, Israel, the Marshall Islands and Palau against) "to establish the Human Rights Council (HRC), based in Geneva, in replacement of the Commission on Human Rights, as a subsidiary organ... Continue Reading →

Internet Threatened by Censorship, Secret Surveillance, and Cybersecurity Laws

Internet Threatened by Censorship, Secret Surveillance, and Cybersecurity Laws - by Stephen LendmanAt a time of corporate dominated media, a free and open Internet is democracy's last chance to preserve our First Amendment rights without which all others are threatened. Activists call it Net Neutrality. Media scholar Robert McChesney says without it "the Internet would... Continue Reading →

“Over the Rainbow”

"Over the Rainbow" - by Stephen LendmanThis writer just completed a six-part series on Ellen Brown's remarkable 2007 book titled "Web of Debt." This article follows from it by picking up on the theme she struck, using L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" as a combination parable, monetary allegory, and political manifesto for... Continue Reading →

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine - by Stephen LendmanAfter two years of "underground" work, it was launched with a "successful press conference" and announcement that:"The Russell Tribunal on Palestine seeks to reaffirm the primacy of international law as the (way to settle) the Israeli-Palestinian conflict." Its work will focus on "the enunciation of law by... Continue Reading →

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