Posts Tagged ‘Uighurs’

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  • C.I.A. Baghdad chief was ‘sacked’ after two detainees died in custody
  • 2009 already deadliest year of the Afghan War
  • Israel ‘unwilling to negotiate’ an East Jerusalem withdrawal
  • I.A.E.A. diplomats say Iran has not expanded uranium enrichment
  • Bernanke reappointed to second term as FED head
  • U.K. wants to disallow internet service for those who participate in ‘illegal’ file sharing (more…)
  • Teenage detainee released from Gitmo
  • C.I.A. report details new torure abuses including mock executions
  • Holder appoints special prosecutor to investigate torture in a limited limited probe
  • Obama was create a new rendition policy, continuing the Bush policy
  • McChrystal wants 45,000 more troops in Afghanistan
  • Israel increasing West Bank settlements
  • Pittsburgh wants 4,000 for the G-20 Summit in September (more…)

U.S. assisting Pak military aid to Taliban; Obama Admin argued to Court ‘state secrets is Constitutional’; Blackwater founder implicated by former employee and marine in murder; Big Pharma ‘at the table’ writing healthcare reform bill; Immigration crackdown under Obama mirror Bush; U.S. journalists kidnapped by N. Korea released; and more… (more…)

David Brooks continues to type a lot of words in the ‘paper of record’ without saying anything; bin Laden had ‘intimate relations’ with the U.S. until 9/11; Justin Raimondo comments on ‘progressives’ turning a blind eye to Obama trampling on civil liberties; Obama wants a military-‘civilian’ court hybrid prison in the U.S.; More MI5 connections to participation in the C.I.A. torture of Binyam Mohamed; Chalmers Johnson lays out three reasons to shut down the U.S. Empire and ten steps to do it; Over 1,000 Afghan civilians killed in the first half of ’09 during Obama’s ‘Af-Pak surge’; Jury rules man should pay $675k to Copyright Nazis for downloading 30 songs; and more… (more…)

U.S. Bailouts could near $24 trillion!; Israel to establish an “internet warfare team” to globally propagandize and combat Truth; A new “Obama interrogation unit” being considered; Obama’s Hitler Youth; Gitmo shutdown delayed by Obama; Is Afghanistan just a geopolitical strategy to continue intimidating Iran?; Israel rejects U.S. call to stop construction in the Palestinian territory of East Jerusalem; Georgia’s NATO ambitions ‘dead’; and more… (more…)

Lew Rockwell, Jr.: America ‘headed to national socialism’; Documents detailing Bush’s illegal wiretapping program released; Bush White House blocked three investigations of a 2001 massacre by a C.I.A.-backed Afghan warlord; Obama ‘colonizing Iraq’; More than 800 Uighurs reportedly killed in ethnic clashes with the Chinese gov’t; ‘Terror suspect’ contributing to Afghan society; Georgia and U.S. preparing to invade near Russian borders?; G-8 threatens Iran; Russian president unveils world currency coin; and more… (more…)

Acquitted detainees could fall under Obama’s ‘indefinite, prolonged detention’ executive order; U.K. outsourced torture to Pakistan; Report: Obama OK’s more Israel settlements; Obama Administration says Iran should be attacked and not attacked… at the same time; Uighurs could face death penalty for demonstrations in China; Cop tasers a epileptic girl 14-year-old girl, sending 50k volts to her head; Documents show Robert McNamara deceived LBJ on the Gulf of Tonkin attack; and more… (more…)

Pope Benedict calls for a “world political authority”; Global opinion poll says ‘U.S. abuses its power’; Chinese gov’t clamp down on Muslims and media; Israel blocks doctors from performing surgeries on Gazan children; The Christian Science Monitor is becoming a gang of warmongerers; Democrats block audit of the Federal [sic] Reserve; and more… (more…)

In China’s far western region of Xinjiang, Uighurs have continued to protest the gov’t land grabbing, violent segregation, mass kidnapping, and exile. Yesterday, at least 156 people were killed, over 1,000 injured, and at least 1,434 arrested. (more…)

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…)

One of the most informed journalists on Guantanamo Bay and those kidnapped by the Bush Administration in its “War on Terror”, Andy Worthington, interviewed by Democracy Now (DN!) and AntiWar Radio. (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…)