Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

Amnesty International documented 714 executions were committed in 2009 onto those formally sentenced to death. The report is clear that China’s secrecy forces them to exclude its numbers, but something else is missing.

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News and views from around the web posted to the Wonderland Wire:

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“The Riz Khan Show” asks: “Is the U.S. weapons industry fueling global instability and sparking another arms race?” (22:29):

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The “Affordable Health Care for America Act”: some facts and falsehoods about the latest push towards socialized medicine from Freedomain Radio. (18:11):

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John Sifton details ‘grotesque’ C.I.A. torture at secret prisons as models for prisons in Iraq, Afghanistan and other military detention centers. (11:01):

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The E.U. report released October 1 concluded Georgia’s aggressive “shelling” of South Ossetia with the full backing of the Bush Administration was what prompted Russian response that led to the Five Day War in August 2008. The Obama Administration will continue enabling the tyrannical regime of President Mikhail Saakashvili.

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Todd Pittman at The Associated Press (AP) reports: Eight years after the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, an internet statement by the Taliban states it has no will to attack any countries, but “if you want to turn the country of the proud and pious Afghans into a colony, then know that we have an unwavering determination and have braced for a prolonged war” within Afghanistan. (more…)

Notes and facts about the most hated and feared minority… (15:42):

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