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Orion Edmonson | indybay.org | 2019-09-12
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Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood visits Assange: "He's a freedom fighter!"
wsws.org | 2019-09-12
Westwood stated that Assange is "an innocent man" who has been "persecuted for nine years for telling the truth."
In Chicago, Survivors of Police Violence Heal Through Song
Staff | truthout.org | 2019-09-12
| Over a slice of caramel cake on a Tuesday evening last month, Mark Clements shared his story with me. At the young age of 16, Clements was tortured into confessing to crimes he did not commit. He subsequently spent nearly 30 years in prison. | "You know," he began, settling back into his chair, "when I went to prison, sister, I couldn't read that word right there." He pointed to a bulletin board behind me. The word displayed was "love." | "As a kid, you go into the prison system naive," Clements continue…
Netanyahu Risks Triggering an Unwinnable War to Avoid Losing Election
Jonathan Cook | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-12
According to the Israeli media, two drones dispatched over Beirut late last month were intended to destroy Iranian-supplied equipment that would allow Hezbollah to manufacture precision-guided missiles. It was the first such Israeli attack on Lebanese soil since a ceasefire ended the 2006 war. Hezbollah and Israel have preferred to flex their muscles in neighbouring Syria, weakened after more than eight years of war.
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.
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.
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…
'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…