Archive for ‘April, 2013’

The Justice Department’s Assault On Northern Ireland’s Peace Process And The First Amendment

The Justice Department’s Assault On Northern Ireland’s Peace Process And The First Amendment

Oral histories of political movements give us glimpses of the participants who helped shape the world we know today. They often provide raw, personal first-hand accounts of peoples’ struggles. These projects also help to maintain historical truths that are often tainted by government revisionism and lost to cultural amnesia. Tacit confidentiality agreements between historians and […]

British Press: US Conspires With UK, Saudis To Hold Detainee With Evidence On Iraq War Lies

British Press: US Conspires With UK, Saudis To Hold Detainee With Evidence On Iraq War Lies

Once upon a time, Daily Kos had numerous diaries on the ongoing use of torture by the United States, or on the false evidence, much of it wrung from tortured prisoners held by the US or by foreign countries via rendition, that was used to start the Iraq War. But today, such diaries are the […]

A Secret Plan By Obama to Shut Guantanamo?

A Secret Plan By Obama to Shut Guantanamo?

Some Guantanamo observers are telling investigative reporter Jason Leopold that the ethical breaches that have surfaced in the military tribunals over the past three months  may actually be intentional: Nearly a dozen years after terrorists guided commercial jets into the Pentagon and the World Trade Center, the prosecution of the alleged masterminds of the 9/11 […]

Nowruz: An Ancient Festival Which We Should Know About

Nowruz: An Ancient Festival Which We Should Know About

Some people say that it’s the 5774th time that Iranians across the world are celebrating the ancient Persian New Year festival, Nowruz. However, some history experts believe that Nowruz has been enshrined and observed for more than 15,000 years, even before the official establishment of the Persian Empire. Like Christmas, Nowruz is a pleasurable, elaborate […]

Reporter Jason Leopold Tells RT Guantanamo Hunger Strike Parallels 2006 Prison Protest

Reporter Jason Leopold Tells RT Guantanamo Hunger Strike Parallels 2006 Prison Protest

For 56 days now, dozens of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have taken part in a massive hunger strike. The reason for the refusal to eat is an effort to protest the treatment within the facility, and according to the prisoners’ attorneys they are willing to lose their lives in the process. According to the […]

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