Articles tagged with the keyword: ‘War Crimes’

US Covered-Up For Decades The Largest Use Of Biological And Chemical Weapons In History

US Covered-Up For Decades The Largest Use Of Biological And Chemical Weapons In History

There are many reasons why one should oppose the military action against Syria being planned by the Obama administration. But given that the action is being trumpeted as a righteous response to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government, there is one reason to oppose the U.S. action that carries with it […]

“The Atomic Victims As Human Guinea Pigs”

“The Atomic Victims As Human Guinea Pigs”

While much has been written about the victims of the Atomic Bombs dropped by the U.S. on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the closing days of World War II, very little is known by Americans of the fate of the victims of that bombing. Known as the Hibakusha, their medical condition for years was the subject […]

Kuwait’s Weak Position On Guantanamo Continues: Business as Usual

Kuwait’s Weak Position On Guantanamo Continues: Business as Usual

Based on recent statements made by Kuwait Ambassador Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, it is clear that the Government of Kuwait is accepting of the US position that they can hold any Kuwaiti for however long and for any reason or for no reason at all. On June 29, 2012, the United States dismissed allegations […]

Heels Dug In, Cheney Rewrites History

Heels Dug In, Cheney Rewrites History

Human rights advocates and legal experts are hitting back at statements made by former vice president Dick Cheney in his new book, “In My Time,” that abusive interrogation methods – torture — yielded information that saved lives and that he had “no regrets” about their use. Cheney has been unshakable in defense of his decision […]

The Significance of Human Rights Watch’s New Call To Prosecute Bush Officials For Torture

The Significance of Human Rights Watch’s New Call To Prosecute Bush Officials For Torture

Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a new report Tuesday. As they stated in the press release announcing the 107-page report, “Getting Away with Torture: The Bush Administration and Mistreatment of Detainees” (HTML, PDF), there is “overwhelming evidence of torture by the Bush administration.” As a result, President Barack Obama is obliged “to order a criminal […]

Revealed: Government Report On “U.S. Aid for Ex-Nazis”

Revealed: Government Report On “U.S. Aid for Ex-Nazis”

The New York Times has released a full unredacted version of the Department of Justice’s Office of Special Investigation (OSI) report, “Striving for Accountability in the Aftermath of the Holocaust.” According to NYT reporter Eric Lichtblau, “The Justice Department has resisted making the report public since 2006.” A “heavily redacted” version was released last month […]

‘A Child’s Soul Is Sacred’: Omar Khadr’s Touching Exchange With Canadian Professor’

‘A Child’s Soul Is Sacred’: Omar Khadr’s Touching Exchange With Canadian Professor’

Note: A detailed response to the 40-year sentence handed down by Omar Khadr’s military jury on Sunday will be published soon. Although largely symbolic, as Khadr’s plea deal involves an eight-year sentence instead, it nevertheless provided a suitably grim epitaph to a week of events in which the staggering injustices of the Bush administration’s “War […]

War Criminal Henry Kissinger Top Speaker At State Department Conference

War Criminal Henry Kissinger Top Speaker At State Department Conference

There was also a deficiency in imagination likely to circumscribe the value of any study by Kissinger of Kissinger. Asked about his role in the Cambodian war, in which an estimated five hundred thousand people died, he’d said, “I may have a lack of imagination, but I fail to see the moral issue involved.” — […]

Lawlessness Haunts Omar Khadr’s Blighted War Crimes Trial At Guantanamo

Lawlessness Haunts Omar Khadr’s Blighted War Crimes Trial At Guantanamo

On August 12, the US administration’s intention to proceed with the war crimes trial of Omar Khadr, a Canadian who was just 15 years old when he was seized after a firefight in Afghanistan in July 2002, was temporarily delayed when Khadr’s military lawyer, Army Lt. Col. Jon Jackson, collapsed in the courtroom in Guantánamo […]

Doctors Of The Dark Side

TPR contributor Jeffrey Kaye is featured in this forthcoming documentary. Doctors of the Dark Side exposes the scandal behind the torture scandal — how psychologists and physicians devised, supervised and covered up the torture of detainees in U.S. controlled military prisons. Writer/Director Martha Davis (Interrogation Psychologists) spent four years investigating the controversy. Lisa Rinzler (Pollock), […]

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