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Much torture in Turkish prisons — Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video says about itself: ‘I was tortured in Turkey‘ – BBC News 28 November 2016 The UN’s special investigator on torture has arrived in Turkey following allegations of rape and abuse by the country’s security forces, after July’s failed coup. Tens of thousands of people have been jailed in a crackdown that has been […] […]

Petraeus would have to notify probation officer if named secretary of State

Petraeus would have to notify probation officer if named secretary of State | TheHill – Petraeus was sentenced to two years of probation on April 23, 2015, for giving his mistress classified information. “The defendant shall not leave the Western District of North Carolina without the permission of the Court or probation officer. Travel allowed […]

World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility “Has Not Saved a Single Hectare of Forest” — Global Justice Ecology Project

Originally published at Redd-Monitor.org: The World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility is supposed to help countries in the Global South reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. It was launched at COP 13 in Bali in 2007…. Read More The post World Bank’s Forest Carbon Partnership Facility “Has Not Saved a Single Hectare of… via World […]

Turkish warplane kills US American in Syria — Dear Kitty. Some blog

From the Industrial Workers of the World Dorset blog: Sacramento Wobbly killed by Turkish state 1 December 2016 With great sadness we learn that on 29th of November 2016, Fellow Worker Michael Israel, a founder member of Sacramento IWW [trade union], and six other people, were killed in a bombing raid by the Turkish air […] […]

Notorious “Butcher of Kabul” warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar pardoned by the Afghan government

Notorious “Butcher of Kabul” warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar pardoned by the Afghan government | Mic – Hekmatyar’s militant organization, Hezb-i-Islami Gulbuddin, will be legitimized as a political party under the terms of the new deal. However, Hekmatyar has formerly been classified as a terrorist by the United States and his network a terrorist organization by the […]

Erdogan: Turkish forces are in Syria to end Assad’s rule — Follow The Money

https://www.rt.com/news/368601-erdogan-syria-oust-assad/ Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the Turkish Army entered Syria to end the rule of President Bashar Assad, whom he accused of terrorism and causing the deaths of thousands. “We entered [Syria] to end the rule of the tyrant al-Assad who terrorizes with state terror. [We didn’t enter] for any other reason,” the […] […]

Smog-Sucking Towers In China Begin Creating Jewelry Out of Polluting Particles | OilPrice.com

Smog-Sucking Towers In China Begin Creating Jewelry Out of Polluting Particles | OilPrice.com – The seven-meter tall towers constructed in The Netherlands have filtered 30 million cubic meters of air since they began work 41 days ago. The machines use the extracted smog particles to create commemorative rings, according to a report by Sputnik news. […]

Zifasing community dispute MMJV claims of consent to Wafi-Golpu pipeline — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

The Zifasing people in Morobe Province are accusing Harmony Gold and Newcrest Mining of lying over claims (see media story below) they have consented to the laying of a pipeline and access road for the Wafi-Golpu mine across their land. Kenn Mondiai Another TWISTING of the TRUTH by the use of the Media !!! The […]

10 things you need to know today: November 28, 2016 — The Fifth Column

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images THE WEEK 1. Trump claims millions ‘voted illegally’ against him President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his criticism of an effort to recount votes in Wisconsin and possibly Michigan and Pennsylvania — all states that Trump narrowly won — saying via Twitter that he won the Electoral College “in a landslide” […] […]

O’Neill’s illegal logging – 1253 days and counting… — PNGexposed Blog

via O’Neill’s illegal logging – 1253 days and counting… — PNGexposed Blog

Fidel: the untold story [full documentary] — United States Hypocrisy

Fidel exemplified an emerging Third World consciousness which sought to overthrow the oppressive rule of the West. via Fidel: the untold story [full documentary] — United States Hypocrisy

Dec 9th for Our Voice of the Voiceless — ashiftinconsciousness

Originally posted on Moorbey’z Blog: Activists and supporters worldwide mark December 9 on our calendars every year as the anniversary of the state’s 1981 attempted assassination of Mumia Abu-Jamal on the streets of Philadelphia, but this year is different. Mumia faces deteriorating health with his untreated hepatitis C infection and a further risk from… via Dec […]

ABORIGINAL NEWS GROUP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF DR. FIDEL ALEJANDRO CASTRO RUZ

ABORIGINAL NEWS GROUP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF DR. FIDEL ALEJANDRO CASTRO RUZ | APNS Novaĵagentejo FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ABORIGINAL NEWS GROUP STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF DR. FIDEL ALEJANDRO CASTRO RUZ A Communiqué from the ANG Public Information Bureau: To the Sovereign People of La República de Cuba To the International Indigenous Community To […]

TYT: Actor James Cromwell Blasts Oil Police Thugs and Corporate Media — Beastrabban\’s Weblog

This is another clip from The Young Turks about the protests against the oil pipeline at Standing Rock. In this piece, James Cromwell, the Hollywood actor, talks to The Turks’ Jordan Cheriton about how the thuggish behaviour of the rozzers at Standing Rock and the way the protests have been completely ignored by the mainstream […] […]

TYT: Actor James Cromwell Blasts Oil Police Thugs and Corporate Media — Beastrabban\’s Weblog

This is another clip from The Young Turks about the protests against the oil pipeline at Standing Rock. In this piece, James Cromwell, the Hollywood actor, talks to The Turks’ Jordan Cheriton about how the thuggish behaviour of the rozzers at Standing Rock and the way the protests have been completely ignored by the mainstream […] […]

We all knew Boris Johnson was a clown who’d mess up Brexit. What was Mrs May thinking? — Vox Political

It’s a serious question, even though the article that has prompted it deserves quoting in depth for the amusement it …Continue reading → via We all knew Boris Johnson was a clown who’d mess up Brexit. What was Mrs May thinking? — Vox Political

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