India: Kolkata students and workers demand freedom for Assange and Manning
wsws.org | 2019-09-11
ICFI supporters spoke to students at Jadavpur University in Kolkata and workers from BSNL, the Indian government-owned telecommunication company.
Harrowing Cables Detail How the CIA Tortured Accused 9/11 Mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, Jeopardizing the Case Against Him
Daniel DeFraia | theintercept.com | 2019-09-11
Thirteen recently declassified cables reveal interrogators' attempts to turn detainees into collaborators in the war against Al Qaeda.
The FBI Was Deeply Involved in CIA Black Site Interrogations Despite Years of Denials, Guantánamo Defense Lawyer Says
Margot Williams | theintercept.com | 2019-09-11
The word haunting the austere courtroom was torture. Torture not only tormented the perpetrators; it has delayed justice for the families of 9/11 victims.
Chile's 9/11 Coup: Salvador Allende's Last Words
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Leftist former Chilean President Salvador Allende gave his last speech to the nation while the presidential palace was surrounded by the coup plotters led by Augusto Pinochet's command. | The U.S.-backed coup on Sept. 11, 1973 was the culmination of a long campaign of sabotage carried out by the local elite class alongside the U.S. administration of Richard Nixon who had said that Washington must "make the economy scream." | Following the coup, 30,000 were killed under Pinochet's rule, with countless tortured and disappeared as the right-wing dictator implemented neoliberal shock therapy to the Chilean econom…
Nicaragua 'crisis' still cause for concern amid murder, torture allegations: Bachelet
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-10
Nicaragua's on-going human rights crisis can be resolved peacefully through dialogue, the UN's top rights official said on Tuesday, before expressing concern about allegations of torture and murder of protesters involved in last year's anti-Government demonstrations.
With Bolton Out, Will Trump Give Peace a Chance?
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-10
Former State Dept. official Matthew Hoh says he supports the removal of National Security Advisor John Bolton, who advocated for war and the interests of the military industrial complex…
Embassy insider exposes CNN lies about Julian Assange
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-09-06
A "bombshell" CNN report claimed to show how Wikileaks founder Julian Assange published stolen Democratic Party emails in 2016 in…
Israeli Security Tech on US-Mexican Border Threatens Nation's Civil Liberties
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-05
The ACLU's Jay Stanley says that the Border Patrol's repurposing of surveillance technology and drones could open doors that put our liberty and privacy at risk…
'Free Julian Assange!' say Roger Waters, John Pilger, and British MP Chris Williamson
Ben Norton | thegrayzone.com | 2019-09-03
Legendary musician Roger Waters sang "Wish You Were Here" in honor of Julian Assange, at a public concert outside the…
New Resource Tool Sheds Light on Government's Prepublication Review System
aclu.org | 2019-08-27
Millions of current and former government employees are subjected to this far-reaching censorship system. | This piece was originally published in Just Security. | For more than three years, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University have been litigating a series of Freedom of Information Act requests relating to "prepublication review." Under this far-reaching censorship system, millions of current and former government employees, con…