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HIV cure months away thanks to new DNA treatment, say Danish scientists at Aarhus University Hospital
They are expecting results to show that “finding a mass-distributable and affordable cure to HIV is possible”. Fifteen patients are taking part in the trials, funded with $2.1 million from the Danish Research Council. If they are found to have successfully been cured of HIV, the new technique will be tested on a wider scale. […]
Ten Years Later, U.S. Has Left Iraq with Mass Displacement & Epidemic of Birth Defects, Cancers | Democracy Now!
In part two of our interview, Al Jazeera reporter Dahr Jamail discusses how the U.S. invasion of Iraq has left behind a legacy of cancer and birth defects suspected of being caused by the U.S. military’s extensive use of depleted uranium and white phosphorus. Noting the birth defects in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, Jamail […]
At least 54 countries including Syria, Iran, Sweden, Iceland, and UK offered CIA “covert support” to detain, transport, interrogate and torture suspects in the years following the 9/11 attacks, according to a new report. The 213-page report released by the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI), a New York-based human rights organization, documents wide-ranging international involvement […]
Many filmmakers, directors, actors, and movie critics as well as politicians and economists took part in the conference. Mike Gravel, a former US Senator who attended the conference, condemned Hollywood’s role in imposing imperialistic views on the people of the world. “Hollywood is just a tool of the American government and European governments to pursue […]
Democratic Fascism in Occupied Palestine (01.24.2013) Summary: Journalist David Sheen joins 4th World Radyo to discuss the recent elections in the State of Israel/Occupied Palestine and what this means to Indigenous Arab Palestinians, African immigrants and to the ever-changing politics of the region. Please visit: davidsheen.com 01:15:46 – 128Kbps mp3 (71MB) Stereo – African Justice or Judas […]
Throughout Canada and internationally, many have come out to insist that Indigenous sovereignty must be respected. Trains and highways in Canada have periodically been blocked. Native round-dance flash mobs have shown up at shopping malls. Indigenous people from reservations large and small have come out to demonstrate their support.Social media have been used extensively as […]
Iran has supplied military assistance to Hamas in Gaza, including technology needed to build long-range Fajr-5 rockets used to target Tel Aviv, a military leader from the Islamic republic said. Gaza is under siege, so we cannot help them. The Fajr-5 missiles have not been shipped from Iran. Its technology has been transferred and the […]
[JURIST] Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai [BBC profile] said Sunday that US forces were capturing and holding Afghans in violation of a detainee transfer pact [statement] and that US forces should turn over that responsibility to Karzai’s forces. Karzai’s statement urged Afghan officials to make efforts towards toward obtaining entire responsibility for Bagram Prison [official website]. […]
This is the people’s voice demanding justice for the Palestininian people. War Criminal should be brought to justice and charged. via Protest For Gaza: Universal Support for Palestine. – YouTube.
This 50-page report outlines concerns about these fully autonomous weapons, which would inherently lack human qualities that provide legal and non-legal checks on the killing of civilians. In addition, the obstacles to holding anyone accountable for harm caused by the weapons would weaken the law’s power to deter future violations. Read the Press Release Read […]