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United Nations vote on death penalty moratorium puts US in awkward spot

By: Natasja Sheriff

The United Nations General Assembly is expected on Thursday to vote once again on a draft resolution calling for a moratorium on the death penalty, with the United States likely to become even more isolated in its support for capital punishment.The resolution was first adopted by the General Assembly in 2007; this is the fifth time member states will vote. 1,118 more words


Soldiers rally at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea

Soldiers and citizens rally at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, to protest a United Nations resolution condemning their country’s human rights record. Protesters at the rally on the square carried banners praising their leaders and condemning the United States. 28 more words


North Korea Holds Massive Rally Against UN Human Rights Resolution

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea held a mass rally Tuesday in its capital to protest a United Nations resolution condemning its human rights record. 168 more words

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The US, Canada and the Ukraine refuse to condemn the heroization of Nazism . . . analysis . . . ~J

Source: thevineyardofthesaker
by The Saker
November 2014

It is often argued whether the Ukrainian junta is Nazi or not.  I would strongly argue that even though Poroshenko did not come out, make a Nazi salute and declare “I am a Nazi” all the signs point to the conclusion that the regime in Kiev has its ideological roots in the Nazi past.  516 more words


RT: Western sanctions are aimed at regime change in Russia – Lavrov

They want Putin gone! ~J

Published time: November 22, 2014 10:46
Edited time: November 22, 2014 17:46