Articles tagged with the keyword: ‘true facts’

Struck By Lightning: Capital Punishment In The U.S.

Struck By Lightning: Capital Punishment In The U.S.

It couldn’t have taken more than a two-minute visit to the web site of The Innocence Project to persuade most rational adults that the death penalty is not only cruel and unusual, but a costly and ineffective way to deter murder. That’s the gist of a new report from the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC). […]

UK Torture Inquiry Farce On Last Legs, While Rendition To “Killing” Remains Uninvestigated

UK Torture Inquiry Farce On Last Legs, While Rendition To “Killing” Remains Uninvestigated

Ian Cobain and Richard Norton-Taylor at the UK Guardian reported earlier this week that the widely heralded 2010 announcement of a British government official inquiry into UK torture is facing a boycott by British human rights and attorney groups. The reason is undue secrecy. [British Prime Minister] Cameron also made clear that the sort of […]

Jordan: The King’s Survival Strategy

Jordan: The King’s Survival Strategy

Jordan’s King Abdullah II and his new government appear to be racing the clock to begin enacting political and economic reforms before the largely peaceful street demonstrations turn ugly. Whether his proposed reforms will be seen by the people as going far enough, and whether he can light a fire under his government to actually […]

Jason Leopold On The White House’s Hypocrisy On Human Rights

The United States is outspoken about human rights violations happening across the globe, but what about the ones America itself is guilty of? Investigative journalist Jason Leopold talks to RT about the conditions at Gitmo that America isn’t acknowledging. Tweet

Israel: An Impediment To A Nuclear-Free Middle East

Israel: An Impediment To A Nuclear-Free Middle East

You might have frequently heard of the Western mainstream media’s claims that Iran is pursuing a military nuclear program which is aimed at developing atomic weapons. Actually, spreading falsehood and untruth about the nature of Iran’s peaceful nuclear program has been a constant, unchanging and recurring theme of the Western corporate media’s coverage of Iran’s […]

Documents Reveal Secret Military Intelligence Unit’s Hunt For Bin Laden

Documents Reveal Secret Military Intelligence Unit’s Hunt For Bin Laden

This story was originally published at Truthout. It was reported by Jeffrey Kaye and Jason Leopold On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, just as he has done in years past, a top military intelligence analyst identified by the US government only as “Iron Man” will hunker down in front of his television and watch a […]

Doctors On Trial In Bahrain

Doctors On Trial In Bahrain

Ayat Al-Qormezi, a 20-year-old Bahrain poet, who recited poems critical of Bahrain’s rulers, was sentenced yesterday (Sunday) to a year in prison by a special security court set up during Bahrain’s crackdown on Shiite protesters calling for greater rights. The tribunal’s decision sent a message that the Sunni monarchy is not easing off on punishments […]

WikiLeaks: The Unknown Prisoners Of Guantanamo (Part Three of Five)

WikiLeaks: The Unknown Prisoners Of Guantanamo (Part Three of Five)

One of the great publicity coups in WikiLeaks’ recent release of classified military documents relating to the majority of the 779 prisoners held at Guantánamo, as I explained in the first part of this five-part series, was to shine a light on the stories of the first 201 prisoners to be freed from the prison […]

WikiLeaks And The 22 Children Of Guantanamo

WikiLeaks And The 22 Children Of Guantanamo

In May 2008, in a submission to the 48th Session of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (PDF), the Pentagon claimed that it had only held eight juveniles — those under the age of 18 when their alleged crimes took place — during the life of the Guantánamo Bay prison. This, however, […]

New Hampshire Or Bus: Sarah’s No-Campaign Campaign Tour

New Hampshire Or Bus: Sarah’s No-Campaign Campaign Tour

Speeding along city streets, going from somewhere to somewhere else, was the Sarah Palin “One Nation I’m Not Running for Anything But Follow Me Anyhow” bus chase. Following her were about two dozen reporters and photographers from the national news media, and now and then some local news teams, many of whom violated traffic laws […]

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