Posts Tagged ‘rape’

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

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A new Amnesty International report displays the sick industry of human trafficking created by Draconian U.S. immigration law. Mariana Sanchez reports of the ‘kidnapping, torture, rape and murder’ at Al Jazeera English (2:54):

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Thousands are reportedly kidnapped indefinitely in Pakistan because the government can’t meet the burden of proof required by its criminal justice system to prevent their freedom. This discovery comes days after the discovery that hundreds of Sunni men targeted by the Iraqi government were kidnapped in sweeps that landed them into secret prisons where they were tortured for months. The Obama Administration has, hypocritically, criticized their client states in public.  Al Jazeera English obtained interviews with two of the Iraqi men who said they were tortured to admit to crimes they had not committed (2:33):

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Bush Administration considered breaking the Posse Comitatus Act in 2001 to have the military arrest people on U.S. soil; U.S. admits it has no evidence to supporting holding teenager at Gitmo; India launches nuclear sub; U.S.-allied refugees labeled “terrorists”; Police sodomize man with taser; and more… (more…)

Glenn Greenwald continues to slam NPR for banning the word “torture” and ducking his interview offers; Philip Giraldi on America’s obsession with creating enemies; 120,000 troops to remain in Iraq at the end of the year; Israel used Palestinian children as human shields in the Gaza Massacre; Afghan and Pakistani civilians grow colder toward the U.S. are it keeps killing people all around them; The Washington Post selling lobbyists access to Obama Administration and Congress; and more… (more…)

Freedomain Radio host Stefan Molyneux on the problem of who watches the watchdogs — recent corruption with the British Parliament, rape in the U.S. military, domestic violence among police officers.

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