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Now More Than Ever: We Must Remember the People of Gaza

Recently, at my workplace, I heard a colleague say the following about the State of Israel: “They were born into war”. She then went on to justify Israel’s cache of weapons because the are constantly under threat. 389 more words

Music as a Weapon of Torture

By Anita Stewart and Lintu Pieni

Imagine that you are in the depths of despair. A prisoner with your freedom gone … and no way out. 902 more words

National Security

"Painfully Obscene": Dick Cheney's Tortured Appearance On 'Meet The Press' Should Be His Public Swan Song

It pretty much goes without saying that any pundit or political writer coming from the left side of center can be expected to presume Vice President Dick Cheney to be nothing less than the political equivalent of Darth Vader. 733 more words

Dick Cheney

The US War Crimes Act, the Geneva Convention against Torture and the Infamous “Torture Memos”

Source: Global Research, by Inder Comar

The War Crimes Act, 18 U.S.C. § 2441, makes it a crime for any person, “whether inside or outside the United States” to commit a “war crime.” 273 more words

Propaganda, Fraud, And Outright Lies

Slim's Criminal Law News Dec 14

American torture – Canadian involvement

Canadian Government Lies over Complicity in CIA Torture

Tuesday’s publication of the US Senate report into the CIA’s brutal interrogation techniques in the aftermath of 9/11 has shed new light on Ottawa’s complicity in acts of torture.

Geneva Convention

Shout to Kill?

The Sunday Telegraph reports today that British military interrogators are no longer permitted to shout at ‘terrorist suspects’ as part of a tightening up of rules for interrogation.   1,131 more words