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Israeli forces join Kenyan mall stand-off – Africa | IOL News | IOL.co.za

Sporadic gunfire rang out as Kenyan security officials said they were trying to kill or capture the remaining attackers and end the bloodbath at the upmarket Westgate mall, with the standoff now well into a second day.“The criminals are now all located in one place within the building… we have as good a chance to […]

Burma’s Bin Laden, the Buddhist monk who fuels hatred – video | World news | guardian.co.uk

Wirathu calls himself the ‘Burmese Bin Laden’. He is a Buddhist monk who is stoking religious hatred across Burma. His paranoia and fear, muddled with racist stereotypes and unfounded rumours, have helped to incite violence and spread misinformation in a nation still stumbling towards democracy. Wirathu speaks to the Guardian at his Masoeyein monastery in […]

Ohio Neo-Nazi Busted for Weapons Was Tracking Jewish, Black Leaders | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center

A convicted felon from Ohio with neo-Nazi sympathies and an illegal arsenal of assault rifles, semi-automatic pistols and other weapons was tracking Jewish and African-American community leaders in Detroit before his recent arrest by a federal anti-terrorism task force, according to a report by Michael Isikoff of NBC News. “The FBI averted a catastrophe in […]

Farrakhan and the Lunatic Fringe » Black Skeptics

The Nation of Islam (NOI) has had its fair share of alliances with shady characters, White supremacists, violent theocrats, dictators, and others. It therefore might not come as a surprise to those that have closely examined the group to learn that the bizarre religious sect has now come under the sway of the Church of […]

Pascal’s Wager Be Damned:

Why the Abdication of Pope Benedict XVI Means the End of Catholic Moral Immunity TheAngryindian02.18.2013 ‘The supremacy of White values is stated with such violence, the victorious confrontation of these values with the lifestyle and beliefs of the colonised is so impregnated with aggressiveness, that as a counter measure the colonised rightly make a mockery […]

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 […]

I CARE – News – Website Offers $450 for Info On Jews Who Called for Arrest Nazi War Criminal (Hungary)

A neo-Nazi Website in Hungary is offering money for information about protesters that called for the arrest of a suspected war criminal, it emerged on Sunday. Kuruc.info promised 100,000 Forints ($450) to anyone who provided data on demonstrators who called for trial of suspected Nazi collaborator Laszlo Csatary outside his house near Budapest last week. […]

U.S. House urges adding Haqqani group to terrorist list – AlertNet

U.S. officials have accused the Haqqanis of high-profile strikes including an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul in September and an earlier truck bombing that wounded dozens of U.S. troops. Despite those accusations, the militant group is not on the State Department’s Foreign Terrorist Organizations list. Inclusion in the list would bring sanctions such […]

PressTV – ‘US laws allow police to discriminate against minorities’

Amnesty International has condemned the US for its immigration laws, accusing it of discrimination against minorities including Hispanics and Native Americans.The rights group accuses the federal, state and local authorities of systematic failures to enforce immigration laws without discrimination. The group says that Latinos and indigenous communities are disproportionately affected by a range of immigration […]

Afghanistan’s My Lai

[wsws.org] The action of the unidentified US staff sergeant in Panjwai district in Kandahar province, slaughtering at least 18 innocent civilians, including nine children, is a demonstration of both the brutality and the deepening crisis of American imperialism’s war of aggression in Afghanistan and Pakistan.The atrocity recalls, in both its horror and its potential political impact, […]

Egypt Christian man jailed for insulting Prophet – Bikya Masr

CAIRO: Egypt has jailed a Christian man for 6 years on charges of showing contempt of religion and insulting the Prophet Mohamed, the country’s state-owned al-Ahram newspaper reported on Thursday.The court, in the southern Egyptian province of Assiut, said that Makram Diab, a school employee, had made offensive remarks against Islam’s prophet, according to the […]

Mormons posthumously baptize slain Jewish reporter Daniel Pearl – Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News

The Globe learned of the posthumous baptism from Helen Radkey, an excommunicated Mormon, who said she had found a record of the baptism that records indicate Pearl was baptized by proxy on June 1, 2011 at a Mormon temple in Twin Falls, Idaho.Jews are particularly offended by an attempt to alter the religion of Holocaust […]

US Special Forces now fighting the LRA in four African countries « intelNews.org

By JOSEPH FITSANAKIS | intelNews.org |American troops fighting one of Africa’s most notorious rebel groups are now officially stationed across four African countries, a move that highlights the expansion of Washington’s military presence in the continent. Last October, the administration of US President Barack Obama announced the deployment of 100 US Special Forces members to […]

Seething anger in New York over police immunity in shootings

NEW YORK FinalCall.com – Ramarley Graham, 19, was the latest victim of police violence in The Bronx. An undercover narcotics officer shot the youth at point-blank range in the bathroom of his home early this month in front of his grandmother and six-year-old brother. Police allegedly held the grandmother for seven hours after the shooting.The officer […]

War and neglect leaves 500,000 Afghans homeless: Amnesty | The Raw Story

Half a million Afghans displaced by war have been left homeless and struggling to survive because of government and international neglect, Amnesty International said Thursday.Around 400 people join makeshift shelters around the country every day, Amnesty said in a report entitled “Fleeing war, finding misery”, based on three years of research.The Afghan government estimates that […]

Muslim Students Reeling From Shocking News of NYPD’s Spying – COLORLINES

First came the shock. Then the deep retrospective anxiety. “I’ve spent the last four days rethinking every single interaction I’ve had here. Everything I’ve said in Middle East Studies class … in the cafeteria,” said a student at Columbia University who asked he not be named. “I don’t even know if you might be the […]

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