Thursday, 28 May , 2020

torture

Legitimizing Torture: An evolving “American Democracy”

Torture-Tainted Nominations Recall Failure to Prosecute Bush-Era Abuses March 14, 2018 The declining human rights standards on display with the Haspel and Pompeo nominations are the...

Quand Ford et Volkswagen livraient leurs ouvriers syndicalistes aux tortionnaires des...

par Rachel Knaebel 5 janvier 2018 Fin décembre, un procès inédit a débuté en Argentine : d’anciens cadres de la multinationale automobile Ford sont jugés pour leur...

Saudi Coup: American Mercenaries Torture the Elite says Daily Mail

American mercenaries are torturing' Saudi elite rounded up by new crown prince - and billionaire Prince Alwaleed was hung upside down 'just to send...

US Crimes in Iraq

Iraqi forces, leading a vigorous battle to liberate Mosul from ISIS, has been exposed torturing and abusing their captives suspected of having terrorists links,...

Mercy? No: Photographer reveals Iraqi forces’ abuse of captives

Successfully fleeing ISIS-held Mosul does not necessarily guarantee safety and an end to the misery for Iraqi civilians, especially for military-age males, according to...

‘Torture for fun’: Iraqi forces filmed executing hospital employee suspected of...

Details of the gruesome murder of a hospital employee by members of an elite Iraqi counter-terrorist unit have been shared by photographer Ali Arkady,...

Torture in Iraq and Trump’s National Security Advisor

Arnaldo Claudio on National Security Advisor Gen. H.R. McMaster’s human rights violations of Iraqis in 2005 Arnaldo Claudio, a retired senior US Military Police officer,...

Is Trump’s Agenda Starting to Show “Shades of Brown”? The Million...

By Peter Koenig Original post date: 31 January 2017 Where is Mr. Trump coming from and where is he going to? What is really on his...

Democracy and War on Islam and Terror – a warning from...

The colossal hypocrisy of Obama’s speech, and the absurdity of his pose as the defender of “the rule of law” and democratic rights, are underscored by reference to the Nuremberg Tribunals. What Obama did not mention is the declaration of the chief prosecutor at the tribunal, US Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson, that the basic crime alleged against the accused Nazi leaders was the planning and execution of a war of aggression, from which, Jackson said, all the other war crimes flowed. By this standard, the top officials of the Obama administration, including Obama himself, deserve to be hauled before a new tribunal to face war crimes charges.

Trump’s Team Will Start New Wars in the Middle East

Blood-curdling proposals for the persecution of Muslims played a central role in Trump’s election campaign. At one moment, he promised to stop all Muslims from entering the US, though this was later changed to “extreme vetting”. The use of torture by water-boarding was approved and applauded, and Hillary Clinton was pilloried for not speaking of “radical Islamic terrorism”.