“Ten years after promising that human rights would be protected in Afghanistan, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has verified “systemic torture” by Afghan security forces trained and funded by the United States.” … Read more.
RootsAction is reporting: News from France: Conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy announced this weekend that he would take the lead in introducing a Financial Transaction Tax in his country. Referring to the tax as a “moral issue” and blaming deregulation and speculation for the global economic crisis, Sarkozy has said financial traders must “repay for the […]
New Bush-Era Torture Memo Released, Raises Questions About What Has Changed And What Hasn’t Comments comments
“Miko Peled is an Israeli Peace activist that is enhancing the Israeli Palestinian dialogue. His father Mattityahu Peled was a General officer in the Israeli Army and a national hero who was described as a ‘peacemaker’.” (source: Wikipedia) Comments comments