Posts Tagged ‘protests’

Independent journalist Amy Miller told reporters that while kidnapped by the Toronto Police during the G-20 Summit she faced threats of rape, saw women being strip searched my male officers and was told by one woman that she was penetrated by a finger (2:23):

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An amendment to Israeli military Order #1650 on “preventing infiltration” is riddled with “vague language will allow army officers to exploit it arbitrarily to carry out mass expulsions, in accordance with military orders which were issued under unclear circumstances. The first candidates for expulsion will be people whose I.D. cards bear addresses in the Gaza Strip, including children born in the West Bank and Palestinians living in the West Bank who have lost their residency status for various reasons“, Ha’aretz recently reported.

The government’s fear is of “non-violent resistance”, which—according to journalist Jamal Dajani—“could be” the “biggest threat to Israel’s ability to justify its continued military aggression and occupation of Palestinian lands” (6:02):

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Kissinger calls Iran a ‘weak and small country with inherent limits’; Muslims and Han Chinese clash in Western China, killing 156+; G-8 to dictate radically tyrannical “green” policies; Fed economist warned of a collapse if interest rates didn’t raise in 2003;  Shanghai, HK, and Indonesia take steps away from dollar hegemony; India to steal more land from the poor to multinational corporations; Thomas Woods schools some mindless, so-called ‘progressive’ tyranny cheerleaders; and more… (more…)

Obama drafting executive order for prolonged, indefinite detention; A ridiculously tragic Gitmo story from Andy Worthington; Spain greatly curbs “universal jurisdiction” law to protect U.S torturers; Gareth Porter on the B.S. report from the U.S. military “investigation into the Farah Massacre it carried out May 4; Torture in Israel; Sheldon Richman on healthcare, democracy, and American politics; and more… (more…)

Obama drone strike kills 65 at a funeral in Pakistan; Another man released from Gitmo; International collaborators look to attack “tax havens” like Switzerland; The Ayatollah’s tactics to crush dissent are biting him in the ass; Russia supports East Jerusalem as a Palestinian capital; Cigarettes, whiskey, and wild money in the life of the world’s oldest man; and more… (more…)

Dennis Ross gets a bump up in the Obama Administration to manufacture consent for war with Iran; Obama to grant more power to the Federal [sic] Reserve; the ACLU releases a report analyzing the effects of racist anti-terror [sic] laws on private charities; Democrats unite to fund more war out of ‘loyalty to the president’; Russia, China, India, and Brazil begin talks to end dollar hegemony. (more…)

al Jazeera English’s (AJE) “Inside Story” takes a look at Iran’s controversial elections, the protests that have followed, and the potential recount. (more…)

Brad Spangler on the New School Occupation (1:17): (more…)

Legislative Aide to Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) Daniel McAdams writes on the LewRockwell.com blog that this could very well be a US-funded experiment or display to enhance global obedience to broke — therefore, dwindling — superpower. (more…)

Two legendary journalists of the antiwar movement speak at Georgetown University – March ’09. (more…)

Amy Goodman of DN! interviews Prof. Walden Bello on the G-20 Summit. (more…)

Brad Spangler on the protests and illegitimate property. (more…)