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New US Rules Of Engagement OK Killing Civilians

They’re like the old rules. Civilian lives don’t matter. Slaughtering them indiscriminately is longstanding US policy. More on this below. Fourth Geneva protects civilians and non-military targets in times of war. Attacking them is strictly prohibited. Humanitarian protections are mandated. Washington rules override inviolable international, constitutional and US statute laws. US wars mostly kill civilians, ...Read More »

In Colombia Your Organs Belong To The State

(The Real Agenda) Colombia’s Congress approved an initiative that makes it mandatory to donate your organs, except for those who otherwise manifest in life, their opposition, officials said. The project, which was presented by the parliamentary Rodrigo Lara will become law as soon as it is signed by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. Along with ...Read More »

Psychologists Urged To Examine Complicity In Supporting Abusive Systems Of Torture In US Criminal Justice System And Covert Government Programs

By: Ramola D, Intellihub News | This article was originally published on Intellihub News on April 18, 2016. Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR), the group which led the call to end the involvement of American psychologists in the CIA Torture program at Guantanamo and took the American Psychological Association (APA) to task last summer for their ...Read More »

FOIA Documents Reveal Gitmo In Chicago Torture And Abuse

London’s Guardian published information gotten from its FOIA lawsuit, documented evidence of “how Chicago police used punches, baton blows and Tasers at (its) off-the-books (Homan Square) interrogation site” – largely terrorizing Blacks. Last year, it reported twice on the “abuse-laden ‘black site,’ “ much like what goes on at secret CIA torture prisons. Police abuse ...Read More »

Horrific Human Rights Abuses Ignored In Bahrain

Bahrain is home to America’s Fifth Fleet – its regime responsible for some of the world’s most appalling human rights abuses. Ruling Al Khalifa family despotism resists democratic change, cracking down viciously on political opponents, human rights activists, independent journalists, academic freedom and medical professionals treating nonviolent protesters brutalized by regime harshness. Washington considers Bahrain ...Read More »

US Genocide In Iraq

Since Jimmy Carter instigated the 1980s Iran/Iraq War, millions of Iraqi civilians perished from endless conflicts, devastating violence, preventable diseases and starvation – continuing today without letup, US barbarity fully responsible. Bush administration officials remain unaccountable for genocidal massacres, Fallujah residents horrifically punished by US viciousness – on the phony pretext of pursuing resistance leaders, ...Read More »

ISIS Atrocities Discovered In Palmyra

America is the world’s leading proliferator of violence and terrorism, not ISIS, its creator, used to wage proxy wars of aggression. CIA, Mossad and intelligence operatives from their rogue state partners teach them to behead victims, torture them, use chemical and other banned weapons, along with committing other gruesome atrocities. Their handiwork is discovered in ...Read More »

Over 300,000 Children Suffer From Malnutrition In Yemen

(The Real Agenda) If conditions on the ground remain as they are now, millions of kids will die before they reach 5 years of age.  More than 320,000 Yemeni children suffer from severe malnutrition, and millions have no access to sanitation or drinking water because of the war that has been ravaging the country for ...Read More »

Obama ‘Welcomes’ Cuban Dictator’s Criticism Of U.S. Human Rights Record

Raul Castro publicly excoriated the United States in a press event on Monday. In response, President Obama said he ‘welcomed’ the criticisms. During a press event televised live on Monday in Havana, Cuba, Raul Castro publicly excoriated the United States over its double standards regarding human rights. In response, President Obama said he “welcomed” the ...Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince Awarded France’s Highest Honor

Saudi Arabia is a family dictatorship masquerading as a nation-state. It’s one of the world’s most tyrannical regimes, infamous for public beheadings and whippings, as well as numerous other high crimes. Torture and physical abuse are commonplace. So are arbitrary arrests, along with denial of fundamental human and civil rights. State terror is official regime ...Read More »

Human Rights In Global Decline

(The Real Agenda) Torture, bad treatment and other war crimes are part of the abuses committed by governments against people. Structures to safeguard human rights that the international community has built over the last 70 years are endangered by the unwillingness of governments to protect them, alerts Amnesty International (AI) in its annual report in ...Read More »

Saudi Airstrikes On Yemen Deliberately Target Civilians

On January 27, London’s Guardian cited a UN panel investigating its terror-bombing found “widespread and systematic” attacks on civilians and civilian-related targets – horrendous war crimes by any standard. The Guardian said evidence uncovered raises disturbing questions about Britain supplying Riyadh with heavy weapons. US and UK military personnel select targets to be struck – including ...Read More »

State-Sponsored Murders At Guantanamo

Guantanamo is one of numerous US global black sites operating extrajudicially – torture and other forms of abuse still ongoing, major media entirely silent. Obama could have closed all US torture prisons by executive order on day one in office. He chose to keep them operating. His pledge to close Guantanamo during his first year ...Read More »

UK Doctors Accuse Israel Of Medical Torture

Seventy-one UK doctors along with 343 academics want the Israeli Medical Association and its members expelled from the World Medical Association. They want joint projects with Israeli universities banned. They accused Israeli doctors of “medical torture” on Palestinian patients. Thousands of Palestinians are imprisoned solely for political reasons. Vital medical care when needed is routinely denied ...Read More »

If You Have A Smart Phone You Support Child Slavery

Apple, Microsoft, Samsung, Sony and Volkswagen use cobalt mined by children slaves.  (The Real Agenda) Multinational corporations not only secure the largest transfer of wealth from the hands of the poorest people in the world to 62 billionaires, they do so by abusing child workers as young as 10 years of age who are used ...Read More »

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