Category: Human Rights

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?

Rachael Boothroyd: “US Human Rights Abusers Not Welcome in Venezuela”

Prior to the discovery of the coup, the US embassy was reported to have attempted to bribe senior military and government officials to partake in insurrectionist actions against the government

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Michael Albert: Whispering Venezuela?

Venezuela has sought a libertarian, non violent, and even participatory path more so then any other large scale project in the world

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Nikos Raptis: What Is Going on in the World

Could an international tribunal hold war criminals accountable?

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David Swanson: Cuba: Land of Opportunity

If Cuba comes off the ridiculous terrorist list, the educational exchange opportunities could really open up

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Rebecca Gordon: Saying No to Torture

A Gallery of American Heroes

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Bruno Jäntti: ‘No Position for or against the War’

Reflections on HRW and Amnesty International

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