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UN's Pillay condemns widespread use of torture in Syria

The United Nation's High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has strongly condemned the use of torture in Syria by both the regime and some armed opposition groups.
In the Media by Paul Iddon

German prosecutors charge ex-SS soldier over 1944 French massacre

Cologne - Prosecutors in Germany have charged an unnamed 88-year-old man, identified only as Werner C., with participating in one of the worst World War II atrocities, which saw almost the entire population of a sleepy French village massacred.
In the Media by Robert Myles

US Korean War vet detained in North Korea offers 'apology'

Pyongyang - Merrill E. Newman, an 85-year-old U.S. citizen, has been detained in North Korea for more than a month, has delivered an “apology,” for allegedly killing troops and civilians during the Korean War.

Review: 'The Book Thief' — War is a crime Special

It is undeniable that Nazi Germany had one of the worst, if not the worst, government in history. This is not a movie about the German Government. "The Book Thief" is an honest look at the human spirit that will grip your heart from start to finish.
Digital Journal Report by Ruth Hull - 2 comments

Vigil for Chelsea Manning held at Wales–USA World Cup rugby match

A vigil is being held in North Wales in the United Kingdom today for Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning, the imprisoned solder who passed classified documents to WikiLeaks.
In the Media by Andrew John - 1 comment

Toronto Star on eve of Cheney Canada visit: arrest him

An editorial in Canada's largest newspaper has urged that Canada not provide "safe haven for torturers," on the eve of a visit by former US Vice President Dick Cheney to Toronto.
In the Media by Ralph Lopez - 16 comments

Charles Taylor war crimes convictions upheld

The Hague - A UN-backed special court at the Hague has rejected the appeal against war crime convictions of the lawyers representing Liberian President Charles Taylor, 65. The judge upheld his 50-year sentence.
In the Media by Layne Weiss

Russia urges Syria to give up chemical weapons to avoid strike

Moscow - Russia has asked Syria to surrender all its chemical weapons to "International control" in order to avoid US military strikes and then to have them all destroyed.
In the Media by Layne Weiss - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Killing civilians in Syria avenges killing civilians how?

If we have learned anything from Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya, it is that there is no such thing as a “smart bomb.” Bombs will fall and kill, maim, burn, and disfigure anyone who is in the way.
In the Media by Ralph Lopez - 4 comments

Bangladesh sentences former leader 90 years for war crimes

Dhaka - The sentencing of a top Islamist leader to 90 years in prison for war crimes committed during the Bangladesh 1971 war of independence triggered widespread protests in different parts of Bangladesh.
In the Media by Abdul Kuddus
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Declassified CIA Report Exposes Crimes Against Humanity By The Soviets

"Go out and find the Truth" - Julian Assange. Sometimes truth is hidden in past history already revealed. History that...
Nov 16, 2012 by Dave Hamilton

Operation Iraqi Freedom: Truth: The United States "Real" Image Exposed

INTRODUCTION April 30, 2004, photographs apparently showing the abuse of Iraqi prisoners via U.S. Military Personnel...
Oct 21, 2012 by Dave Hamilton

Summer 2012 U.S. to begin Biowarfare testing in Subways

Biological testing will begin in the subways of Boston, in the summer of 2012. Department of Homeland Security plans to...
May 2, 2012 in  MYSTERY by Mindy Allan

Most war criminals to be trialed by 2012 in Bangladesh

Shafiqul Islam Jibon After 40 years of independence, Bangladesh taken strong legal action against the war criminals...
Jan 12, 2012 by Shafiqul Islam Jibon

War Criminal Golam Azam was Arrested in Bangladesh

Shafiqul Islam Jibon Bangladesh’s most war criminal, 90 year old Golam Azam was arrested. He was taken to the...
Jan 11, 2012 by Shafiqul Islam Jibon
 

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