Category Conflict Resolution

The Hidden Normalization: The Muslim Leadership Initiative’s Zionist Trip | Al Akhbar English

The Muslim Leadership Initiative (MLI) is Israel’s latest project — a brazen propaganda operation cloaked in dubious interfaith rhetoric, and an attempt to combat growing support in the United States, particularly across US campuses, for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS). Muslims who have taken part in the scheme were sent on an all-expenses-paid […]

Noam Chomsky: Only one thing will make Israel change course | Israeli Occupation Archive

Since November 2005 the terms of these agreements have remained essentially the same. The regular pattern is for Israel to disregard whatever agreement is in place, while Hamas observes it—as Israel has conceded—until a sharp increase in Israeli violence elicits a Hamas response, followed by even fiercer brutality. These escalations are called “mowing the lawn” […]

‘On the runs’ letters key to Peace Process – Blair – The Scotsman

However, he added: “But I am not going to apologise for sending those letters to those who should have received those letters because without having done that we would not have a Northern Ireland peace process in place today.” However, despite constant probing from MPs, Mr Blair insisted that the letters to on the runs […]

The Lawyer Who Represented Terrorists Heads to Prison, as Unapologetic as Ever | Village Voice

“I’m busier than ever,” he says, and with the wave of a hand proceeds to tick off a list. “I’m in the final draft of an appeal on U.S. v. Amina Ali, which is due August 23. I’m preparing for a trial on a significant drug-and-gun conspiracy in the Northern District of New York sometime […]

Despite Recent Criticism of Israelis and Palestinians, Obama Admin Only Lobbies One Faction to Change Course » THE DISTRICT SENTINEL news co-op

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said PA President Mahmoud Abbas’ application to join the International Criminal Court and Israel’s freezing of PA tax revenue in response both undermined the chances for a lasting peace. But while she said that the administration has lobbied the Palestinian Authority to change its mind, she didn’t say that it […]

Darren Wilson KKK Link? Anonymous Releases Statement, But Little Information

‘We are confident that as we continue to expose members of the terrorist organization TAKKKK, we will no doubt connect them to Ferguson Law Enforcement on our own. Ex TAKKKK member Henry Harrell has come forward saying “I know for a fact that the TAKKKK had a lot to do with what went on in […]

Can taking pictures near Ferguson get a person sacked?

“The head of security for Drury was in there, and he pretty much called me a terrorist, saying that I dishonorably served my country for posting those pictures and videos on Facebook,” Paffrath said.The pictures he took and posted on Thursday were of dozens of vehicles marked with the logos of the Department of Homeland […]

Police Brutality in the US of A

Wounded Vets Sue Wall Street Over Iraq Attacks | BillMoyers.com

The lawsuit filed in US District Court in Brooklyn, New York, named Barclays Plc, Credit Suisse Group AG, HSBC Holdings Plc, Standard Chartered and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc.The banks did not immediately respond to requests for comment.The lawsuit was brought under the U.S. Anti-Terrorism Act, a 1992 law that permits victims to bring […]

No Charges for DEA Agent Who Shot Innocent Grandmother During Botched Raid | The Free Thought Project

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster announced last week that the shooting was accidental, therefore no charges will be filed against the agent involved.The search warrant was served as part of a series of 13 raids to investigate several people allegedly selling prescription painkillers without government authorization.Lillian Alonzo, 49, was shot through the arm with […]

Military suicides an ‘epidemic,’ says Canadian expert | Ottawa Citizen

“There is no question that it is at epidemic proportions,” he added. “Why would there be so many soldiers in the U.S. dying by suicide and not in Canada? The Canadian military’s answer is that it’s because of excellent care and excellent leadership but are the Americans so poor that they are not providing adequate care […]

Why Australia’s tough new terror laws could misfire – CNN.com

The country’s parliament passed the controversial Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Foreign Fighters Bill on Thursday, which will make it easier for police and security agencies to apprehend alleged terrorist suspects and supporters and detain them without explanation, potentially leading to lengthy prison sentences.The new legislation is designed to inhibit would-be fighters from traveling overseas to join […]

APD to buy 350-plus AR-15 rifles | KOB.com

The investigative team at KOB Eyewitness News 4 learned that Albuquerque Police awarded a bid to a local vendor for the purchase of AR-15 rifles — the type of gun used to kill James Boyd in the foothills in March.According to the request for bid, which ended two weeks ago, the department would likely purchase […]

At the UN, Obama invokes Ferguson: ‘We welcome the scrutiny of the world’ – The Washington Post

“I realize that America’s critics will be quick to point out that at times we too have failed to live up to our ideals; that America has plenty of problems within our own borders. This is true,” Obama said. “In a summer marked by instability in the Middle East and Eastern Europe, I know the […]

3rd World Solidarity: Global Revolution And The Question Of African Political Integrity 10.13.2014 | APNS Public Radyo

Summary: The international struggle for human justice is the subject. #Ferguson, Missouri and the Occupied Territories of the Gaza have many similarities as well as many differences. Why are committed activists deeply involved within their respective struggles now quarrelling over whether or not the arbitrary killing of young African men in the US by law […]

Texas releases death row inmate Manuel Velez after wrongful conviction | US news | theguardian.com

Manuel Velez, 49, emerged from Huntsville prison a free man at 11.32 pm CT. He was arrested in 2005, and sentenced to death three years later, for killing a one-year-old who was partially in his care.But over the years the conviction unraveled. Tests on the victim’s brain showed that Velez could not have caused the […]

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