UN Commission Flotilla Massacre Report

UN Commission Flotilla Massacre Report - by Stephen LendmanDespite irrefutable evidence, including the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) concluding last September that Israel committed serious "violations of international law, including international humanitarian law" by massacring nine Gaza Flotilla activists, injuring dozens more, in international waters, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appeased Israel by appointing his own... Continue Reading →

Possible Israeli Connection to Oslo Attacks

Possible Israeli Connection to Oslo Attacks - by Stephen LendmanOn July 24, investigative journalist Wayne Madsen suggested a Mossad link, saying "ample evidence" of its involvement exists. Anders Breivik, the alleged bomber/gunman, calls himself a Christian conservative interested in hunting, body building and freemasonry. He's also expressed strong pro-Israeli views, hostile to Palestinians and Muslims.Government... Continue Reading →

Brutally Isolating Detainees in Israeli Prisons

Brutally Isolating Detainees in Israeli Prisons - by Stephen LendmanThe Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Adalah and Physicians for Human Rights/Israel (called Mezan et al below) June 2011 report headlined, "Solitary Confinement of Prisoners and Detainees in Israeli Prisons" explains harsh and abusive conditions they endure.For so-called "security prisoners," treatment is especially brutal because... Continue Reading →

The Oslo Attacks: Comment and Analysis

The Oslo Attacks: Comment and Analysis - by Stephen LendmanWhat to make of them is at issue. Many questions are unanswered. Are they similar to previous European and US post-9/11 attacks? Was a single individual responsible or were others unnamed or not known involved? Was it homegrown and/or outside inspired, despite what's been reported? And... Continue Reading →

Michele Bachmann: Way Out There in the Blue

Michele Bachmann: Way Out There in the Blue - by Stephen LendmanFrances Fitzgerald titled her 2000 book on Reagan's Star Wars Strategic Defense Initiative, "Way Out There in the Blue," leaving unsaid but letting readers conclude that America during his tenure was run by right wing extremists.He and most others around him were ideologically hard... Continue Reading →

Bahraini Unrests Stirs Unease in Washington

Bahraini Unrest Stirs Unease in Washington - by Stephen LendmanAfter months of ruling Al Khalifa family crackdowns against nonviolent protesters, political opponents, human rights activists, medical professionals, independent journalists, and others wanting democratic change, reports suggest Washington may move its Fifth Fleet elsewhere.According to the Australian and London Times, "Sources in Washington and the Gulf... Continue Reading →

Leonard Peltier: Victimized by Criminal Injustice

Leonard Peltier: Victimized by Criminal Injustice - by Stephen LendmanA Leonard Peltier Defense Committee site can be accessed through the following link:http://www.leonardpeltier.net/theman.htmIt calls him:-- an artist; -- writer; -- great-grandfather; -- 2007 Nobel Peace Prize nominee;-- 2004 Peace and Freedom Party primary ballot presidential candidate nominee;-- advocate of resolving all issues peacefully;-- human and indigenous... Continue Reading →

Social and Economic Inequality in Israel

Social and Economic Inequality in Israel - by Stephen LendmanNotably since the early 1980s, neoliberalism began replacing New Deal/Great Society values to the detriment of millions harmed. It means markets know best so let them, liberating enterprise to move capital, goods and services freely, benefitting the few at the expense of the many.Britain's Thatcher and... Continue Reading →

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