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Public Hanging of Three Men in Azadi Square in Kermanshah, Iran (Video)

The number of executions in Iran are expected to top 1000 in 2015 according to Amnesty International. Clearly, the negotiations with U.S. did nothing to curb Iranians murderous policies against its own people. 351 more words


Patchy coverage of Iran 'side deals' in BBC News reporting

An article which originally appeared on the BBC News website’s Middle East and US & Canada pages on July 23rd under the headline “Iran nuclear deal: Kerry to face Senate committee” is now titled “ 614 more words


open letter to Ban Ki-moon concerning the war in Yemen

We the undersigned urge you to spare no effort to bring the warring sides in Yemen to implement an immediate ceasefire for humanitarian and political purposes. 980 more words

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On May 24, 2015, thirty international women peacemakers will walk with Korean women from the north and south Korean borders to call for an official end to the Korean War and a new beginning for a reunified Korea. 140 more words


Honduras: Don't Be Afraid, Gringo

A peasant woman fights for her fellow campesinos‘ rights to farm uncultivated land, an entitlement too often denied by wealthy landowners.

Country Focus: Honduras… 558 more words


Christine Ahn | Korea: Women Walk for Peace across the De-Militarized Zone

 …former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said, “In almost any case when there are sanctions against an entire people, the people suffer the most and the leaders suffer least.” 1,776 more words


'Low-life Scum' vs. 'Great American Villian' as Citizens Arrest Targets Kissinger

via Common Dreams | by Jon Queally

While defending Henry Kissinger during a dramatic protest during a Senate hearing on Thursday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) called those speaking out against the former Secretary of State as “low-life scum” as they were escorted from the hearing room by Capitol Police. 862 more words

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