Category: Human Rights

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David Swanson: The Decline and Fall of the United States

The United States bombs nations in the name of democracy, yet has one of the least democratic and least functioning of the states calling themselves democracies

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David Swanson: And the Slow Parade of Fears

We are held back primarily by our accepting and repeating of the propaganda that we have no power

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TeleSUR English: Accused Human Rights Abusers Accuse Venezuela of Rights Abuses

A group of former heads of state issued a joint statement Thursday accusing Venezuela of human rights abuses, even though many of the signatories have themselves faced allegations of committing human rights violations while in office

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Karen J. Greenberg: Visiting the Torture Museum

Barbarism Then and Now

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Joe Emersberger: James Bloodworth Should Quit Pretending to be a Leftist

A serious human rights group can only miss that if it wants to

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Belen Fernandez: Guantanamo’s 10-second makeover

It seems there might be better locations to start a war on discrimination and harassment than an illegal offshore detention facility that shouldn’t exist in the first place

Mozhgan Savabieasfahani: Iraq’s US-caused Public Health Catastrophe

The Iraqi people, once the envy of the Arab world for their outstanding educational and health-care systems, have been reduced to a nation of refugees, flung across the Middle East

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Chelsea Manning: The CIA’s torturers and the leaders who approved their actions must face the law

Even the most junior level intelligence officers know that torture is both unethical and illegal. So why didn’t our political leaders?

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Lawrence Wittner: Will The U.S. Government Reject Children’s Rights, Again?

Within a matter of months, the U.S. government seems likely to become the only nation in the world still rejecting the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

William Boardman: “Low Life Scum”

Would you want to change places with a despised war criminal? Would you really like to change places with John McCain or Henry Kissinger? With Dick Cheney or George Bush or Donald Rumsfeld or any of hundreds of other predators still at large?

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