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Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill – Wikipedia

  The Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill (often called the “Kill the Gays bill” in the media due to the originally proposed death penalty clauses)[1][2][3][4] was passed by the Parliament of Uganda on 20 December 2013 with the death penalty proposal dropped in favour of life in prison. The bill must be signed by the President of […]

“F6″ the NSA’s global surveillance unit, the “Special Collection Service.” – BlackListedNews.com

  Source: Der Spiegel   A “top secret” classified NSA document from the year 2010 shows that a unit known as the “Special Collection Service” (SCS) is operational in Berlin, among other locations. It is an elite corps run in concert by the US intelligence agencies NSA and CIA.   The secret list reveals that its […]

Germany elects first black lawmakers – News – JamaicaObserver.com

Although nearly one in five of Germany‘s 80 million people are immigrants, or the children or grandchildren of immigrants, relatively few have made it into the federal legislature. Until now there were no black lawmakers in Parliament, despite more than 500,000 people of recent African origin believed to be living in Germany.”My election into the […]

U.S. secretly backed Syrian opposition groups, cables released by WikiLeaks show – Washington Post

The U.S. money for Syrian opposition figures began flowing under President George W. Bush after he effectively froze political ties with Damascus in 2005. The financial backing has continued under President Obama, even as his administration sought to rebuild relations with Assad. In January, the White House posted an ambassador to Damascus for the first […]

Exclusive: CIA Files Prove America Helped Saddam as He Gassed Iran – By Shane Harris and Matthew M. Aid | Foreign Policy

In 1988, during the waning days of Iraq’s war with Iran, the United States learned through satellite imagery that Iran was about to gain a major strategic advantage by exploiting a hole in Iraqi defenses. U.S. intelligence officials conveyed the location of the Iranian troops to Iraq, fully aware that Hussein‘s military would attack with […]

Ex-Pentagon general target of leak investigation, sources say – Investigations

According to legal sources, Retired Marine Gen. James “Hoss” Cartwright, the former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has received a target letter informing him that he’s under investigation for allegedly leaking information about a massive attack using a computer virus named Stuxnet on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Gen. Cartwright, 63, becomes the latest […]

When the Surveillance State Is Used to Investigate and Prosecute Whistleblowers, the Occupy Movement and Environmental Activists

President Obama assured us on Friday that our phone conversations are not being listened to, but that is not a credible reassurance unless the White House comes up with documents that make what is going on transparent in terms of its protocols and process. There is little “an enemy” can learn from the broad strokes […]

Statement by MXGM’s People’s Self-Defense Campaign on the Murder of Kimani Gray by the NYPD | Malcolm X Grassroots Movement

Statement by MXGM’s People’s Self-Defense Campaign on the Murder of Kimani Gray by the NYPD | Malcolm X Grassroots Movement   Statement by MXGM’s People’s Self-Defense Campaign on the Murder of Kimani Gray by the NYPD   As we sit here in the aftermath of another senseless tragedy we ask ourselves: why? Why, once again, […]

I CARE – News – Internet Centre Anti Racism Europe

If not for the neo-Nazi terror investigation, light might never have been cast on the fact that the Klan has been active in Germany. EWK operated in Baden-Württemberg between 2000 and 2002, with domestic intelligence counting some 20 members in the end, according to German daily Die Tageszeitung. But even more unbelievable than the group’s […]

FBI Investigates Injustices in Livingston, Tx

LIVINGSTON-It was only T’Challa Washington’s second offense. He was convicted of a crime and sent back to prison for the second time in his life. The crime he was convicted of committing was a drug charge involving less than four grams of cocaine. For this offense he was sentenced to 78 years in prison. Yes, […]

AIDS Healthcare Foundation: ‘Sad day in battle against AIDS’ as Obama elects to skip AIDS Conference | Facebook

“In the 1980s, ‘Silence Equaled Death.’ Today, President Obama’s Ongoing Silence on AIDS Equals Death for Millions.” — Michael Weinstein, President, AIDS Healthcare Foundation As 20,000 leading AIDS scientists, researchers, medical providers, patients and advocates gather in Washington, many demand the White House ends patient waiting lists for the AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) and […]

APNS Editorial: America Needs Social Justice, Not ‘Soul Searching’

How the Obama Administration ‘s Apathy Concerning Institutional Racism Passively Allows the African in America to be Mistreated by the Far-Right TheAngryindian 03.26.2012 ‘Other races were engaged in seeing their cause through — the Jews through their Zionist movement and the Irish through their Irish movement — and I decided that, cost what it might, […]

Report: “Israel Kidnapped 380 Palestinians In February” – International Middle East Media Center

In a press release, Al-Ashqar said that among the kidnapped Palestinians in February were 54 children and six women, including one female detainee who was released under the Prisoner Swap deal.He said that 14 residents were kidnapped while working in their lands, close to the Israeli “security fence” along the border between Gaza and Israel. […]

Google privacy changes: what it means for you | GlobalPost

According to The Associated Press, these changes are not motivated solely by enhancing user experience. Google stands to draw even more advertiser revenue with the revamped policy. The $38 billion dollars Google receives in ad revenues already makes up a significant portion of its revenue. Consumers aiming to limit the information Google collects have some means […]

Leaked Stratfor Email Suggests Secret U.S. Indictment of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

The whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has published an internal email from the private intelligence firm Stratfor that suggests the U.S. Justice Department has obtained a sealed indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The email is one of around five million obtained from Stratfor’s servers by the hacker group, Anonymous. “Somehow you have a private intelligence company, […]

Pepper-sprayed students file lawsuit against UC Davis – Sac Bee – Democratic Underground

“A lawsuit has been filed in federal court against UC Davis over the pepper-spraying of protesting students by police on Nov. 18.Nineteen students have brought the suit that says that the university used excessive force to break up the demonstration. The Occupy UC Davis students were sprayed as they sat on the ground.The suit said […]

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