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Arab World Largely a Cesspool of Ruthless Despotism

Human Rights |  | Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman’s (MBS) ordered abduction and murder of Jamal Khashoggi was a drop in an ocean of brutal Arab world internal and cross-border high crimes. State-sponsored murder, torture, intolerance of dissent, and countless other human rights abuses are commonplace in Saudi Arabia, other Gulf states, Egypt, Jordan, and elsewhere in the ...Read More »

U.S. Responsible for 3,300 Civilian Deaths in Syria, Supporting Genocide in Yemen (VIDEO)

Human Rights |  |   BY BEN SWANN, TRUTH IN MEDIA |  A new report finds that the U.S is responsible for more than 3,300 civilian deaths in Syria since 2014. Meanwhile, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continues to back Saudi caused genocide in Yemen. Lets give it all a Reality Check. Read More »

Audio Evidence Links Saudi Crown Prince to Khashoggi’s Murder

Human Rights |  | Assassinating Jamal Khashoggi on October 2 was Saudi state-sponsored murder. Last week, Erdogan said audio evidence linked what happened to the highest authority in Riyadh, leaving no doubt he meant crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) – directly responsible for ordering Khashoggi’s elimination. Perhaps it was because of damning information he’d likely reveal. Reports suggested ...Read More »

Thousands of Mentally Ill US Prisoners in Solitary Confinement

Human Rights |  | Draconian longterm isolation is torture by any standard, a flagrant Eight Amendment violation, prohibiting “cruel and unusual punishments.” The UN Convention Against Torture defines the practice as any state action, “causing severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental…intentionally inflicted on a person” for information, punishment, intimidation, or intentional discrimination. The Justice Department National Institute ...Read More »

Self-Defense a Human Right

Human Rights |  | Utopia is not some mythical aspiration that a dreamer conjures up, but is a journey based upon the intrinsic order and consistent with human nature. Reaching the Promised Land requires a fundamental acknowledgement and respectful acceptance of inherent rights that must be universally applied. Self-defense is the manifestation of the sacred character of life, all ...Read More »

Youtube Censorship by Brother Bart

Human Rights |  | The founders of our nation, in debating which laws would form the government of the United States of America, often said this when they believed different things than their countrymen, “I totally disagree with what you say, yet I will fight to my death to defend your right to say it.” What has happened to ...Read More »

US Establishment Figure Urges Jews to Oppose Israel

Human Rights |  | In a Haaretz op-ed, Jewish academic, journalist David Rothkopf wrote on why “it’s now every American Jew’s duty to oppose Israel’s government.” Everyone everywhere should oppose its apartheid ruthlessness – a universal obligation, not just a Jewish one. Rothkopf misses the greater issue – the scourge of Zionism responsible Jews oppose, a malignancy fostering ideological ...Read More »

Saudi/Canada Row

Human Rights |  | In a region notorious for despotic regimes, the Saudis are worst among Arab states, the Middle East’s worst after apartheid Israel. Regimes running both nations are notorious for human and civil rights abuses. They’re involved in or support naked aggression. They use chemical and other banned weapons against defenseless civilians. Israel treats Palestinians as oppressively ...Read More »

Israeli High Seas Piracy and Brutality

Human Rights |  | Israel holds two million Gazans hostage to its viciousness, suffocating them under militarized blockade – terror-bombing and otherwise attacking them with impunity. Attempts by activists to deliver humanitarian aid are prevented by brute force. Heavily armed soldiers attack them. The world community is silent about Israeli high seas piracy and brutality, largely ignoring over 11 ...Read More »

19th Consecutive Bloody Friday in Gaza

Human Rights |  | Palestinian lives and welfare don’t matter – not to Israel, Washington, or world community leaders, letting Israel get away with countless high crimes of war and against humanity for 70 years unaccountably, the latest ones on Friday. According to Gaza’s health ministry, Israeli soldiers lethally shot 15-year-old Moath Ziad Soori during peaceful August 3 Great ...Read More »

US and UK: Partners in Rendition and Torture

Human Rights |  | International law is clear and unequivocal. The Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment prohibits the practice. Fourth Geneva’s Article 27 states: Protected persons “shall at all times be humanely treated, and shall be protected especially against all acts of violence or threats thereof…” Articles 31 and 32 say: “No ...Read More »

Gitmo Abuse of Unwanted Immigrant Children

Human Rights |  | America’s global gulag prison system is the shame of the nation. Unjustifiable brutality isn’t just at Gitmo and other US torture prisons abroad. It’s commonplace domestically. Unlawful practices include prisoners savaged by dogs, shocked with cattle prods, burned with toxic chemicals, harmed by stun guns, beaten causing broken bones and other injuries, stripped naked, and ...Read More »

Sexual Torture in Yemen

Human Rights |  | ` An earlier article discussed secret torture prisons in Yemen – at least 18 UAE-run black sites, Washington almost surely complicit in what’s going on. War in Yemen has been waged by three US regimes, Trump the latest. Saudi-led terror-bombing since March 2015 was orchestrated by Washington, supplying its regime with weapons and munitions, providing help ...Read More »

Humanity’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’: Starving, Enslaving, Raping, Torturing and Killing our Children

Human Rights |  | In a recent article titled ‘Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts’, I pointed out four conflict configurations that are paid little attention by conflict theorists. In this article, I would like to discuss a fifth conflict configuration that is effectively ignored by conflict theorists (and virtually everyone else). This conflict is undoubtedly the most fundamental conflict ...Read More »

Gazan Casualties Accidental?

Human Rights |  | There’s nothing accidental about Israeli snipers killing and seriously wounding defenseless Gazans, demonstrating peacefully for rights they’re systematically and illegally denied. The IDF claim is a bald-faced lie. Numbers harmed on five Great March of Return Fridays reflect official Israeli policy – harshness intending to terrorize Gazans into submission, no matter how many are killed ...Read More »

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