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Guantanamo: One Of Many US Black Sites

Guantanamo is the tip of America’s global torture prison network, operating covertly in dozens of countries, subjecting victims to brutalized treatment. They include Shaker Aamer, one of 52 Guantanamo prisoners cleared for transfer to countries willing to accept them. Aamer is the last British detainee, approved for release by the Bush administration in 2007. Obama

Capitalising On Human Suffering

By: Holly Walter | Martin Shkreli, the CEO of a large pharmaceutical company that recently acquired the rights to a drug used by HIV and cancer patients, has brought the shocking callousness of unchecked capitalism into the spotlight. Last month, Turing Pharmaceuticals bought the rights to manufacture and sell Daraprim in the United States. Daraprim

Despotic Saudi Arabia Chosen To Head UN Human Rights Panel

Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s most ruthless regimes, a crime family dictatorship masquerading as legitimate governance. It’s notorious for public beheadings, whippings, torture, wars of aggression and other lawless actions. Ruling authorities viciously target human rights supporters, imprisoning them for political reasons, brutalizing them. Public executions often follow. State terror is official policy.

Abortion Survivor Gives Powerful Testimony Before Congress (VIDEO)

Planned Parenthood advised seven and a half months pregnant mother to have a late-term saline abortion. Most babies’ births are met with balloons and tiny embroidered socks, hugs and tears of joy. Not Gianna Jessen’s. During a congressional hearing Wednesday, Jessen, an abortion survivor, shared with members of Congress the heartbreaking story of her own

Refugee Crisis Straight Talk

Official accounts from Washington and European capitals along with duplicitous major media reports suppress what’s most important to know. Volumes are written without a single explanation of why a refugee crisis exists in the first place, what should be done about it, and most important, how to prevent future ones. Millions fleeing troubled lands aren’t

Unconstitutional Solitary Confinement In America

The Eighth Amendment prohibits cruel and unusual punishments. Locking people in cages longterm with little or no human contact flagrantly violates the letter and spirit of the law. Yet it’s standard US prison practice nationwide. America runs the world’s largest gulag system – around 2.4 million people domestically along with a covert global network of

Global Movement To Raise Awareness Of Covert Harassment And Surveillance (VIDEO)

On this week’s episode of Real Politik James speaks with Peter Mooring, founder and director of STOPEG, or Stop Electronic Weapons and Gangstalking. A computer software engineer, Mooring established STOPEG after enduring a severe electronic harassment-gangstalking campaign beginning in the late 1990s. Peter explains the harassment he experienced, how he now works to raise public

Human Capital - Episode 3: Planned Parenthood's Custom Abortions For Superior Product (VIDEO)

Horror! Intact Fetus Moves Arms, Legs Outside Womb in Latest Planned Parenthood Video. “I’m looking at this fetus and its heart is beating and I don’t know what to think” Whistleblower Who Harvested Aborted Baby Parts Inside Planned Parenthood Clinics for StemExpress Describes “Most Difficult Experience I Had There”. The third episode in a new

Infant Mortality Soars In The Gaza Strip After Israeli Blockade

60% of newborns do not live past four weeks. If infant mortality is one of the main indicators of the health of a population, the health situation in Gaza seems to have plummeted for the first time in half a century. UNRWA, the United Nations agency responsible for Palestinian refugees, has found that in 2013

Red Cross Warns About Dire Situation For Civilians In Yemen

(The Real Agenda) The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, visited South Yemen. According to him, his visit highlighted the suffering of Yemeni civilians and the difficulties of humanitarian organizations to provide assistance. Maurer visited hospitals in Aden and patients who have been injured by torture and landmines, and

US Supports Egyptian Tyranny

Egypt’s ruling junta is an illegitimate coup d’etat fascist dictatorship. In June, Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused its self-anointed strongman General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (a US War College graduate) of “flagrant abuse(s) of human rights since” seizing power in July 2013 by brute force and rigging an election a year later to become president. Rule

One-Child Policy Failure: China Considers Ending Forced Depopulation

(The Real Agenda) China is the role model to follow for global depopulation. Other countries follow with covert programs but no nation has been so clear about its hatred for humanity than the Asian giant. It seems that forced depopulation measures such as mandating how many children a woman is allowed to give birth to

Syria’s Refugee Crisis Just Got Worse

US wars on humanity caused the gravest refugee crisis since WW II – millions displaced, mostly victims of imperial conflicts and chaos, suffering hugely, many perishing from deprivation, an appalling high crime too horrific to ignore. How do displaced people cope with limited access to nutritious food, at times any, inadequate or no medical care,

We All Have Inherent Rights – Regardless Of Whether A Nation’s “Authority” Recognizes It

We all have inherent rights, no matter whether the governing authority of a particular geographical area recognizes it or whether it has been written down on a piece of paper as law. People from different from societies and cultures call these rights slightly different things. In the USA, they have been referred to as unalienable rights

Hollow Israeli Government Sorrow Over Palestinian Baby Immolated By Settlers

Israeli officials throughout its history consistently showed contempt for Palestinian rights – from Ben-Gurion to Allon to Meir to Begin to Rabin to Peres to Sharon to Netanyahu and others, an array of rogue leaders, not a democrat in the bunch. All believed in affording rights solely to Jews. None supported fundamental fairness. All committed

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