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Please Sign: Tell Obama and Congress to End Support of Company Selling Attack Helicopters to Syria
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rosoboronexport, Russian helicopters, Afghanistan weapons, Syrian weapons, human rights, al-Assad, dishonesty, americans, war, military, ethics, politics, massacre, human rights violations, civil war, Syria )

- 2592 days ago -
Sec. Clinton is accusing a Russian company, Rosoboronexport, of selling attack copters to Syria, but she does not address concerns about US DOD buying its copters from that same company. US should stop supporting those who support Syrian atrocities.
Human Rights Group Urges Ottawa to Investigate Cheney Over Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: human rights violations, Cheney, cover-up, terrorism, Bush Administration )

- 2857 days ago -
A major human rights group Saturday urged the [Canadian] federal government to bring criminal charges against former U.S. vice-president Dick Cheney for his alleged role in the torture of Canadian detainees --- Maher Arar and Omar Khadr.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition, Human Rights Violations, politics, political activists, police, freedoms, abuse )

- 3509 days ago -
On the morning of December 9, long-time Baltimore Community activists Sharon Black-Ceci and Steven Ceci were dragged from their home by Baltimore police. The two, long-time leaders in the anti-racist, and poor people's rights struggle, had been under poli
"Why the U.S. Has to Go" (Interview With Afghan Woman Leader Malalai Joya)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan, Malalai Joya, peace, war, USA, military, US Military, Bush, Obama, civilians, war crimes, War on Terror, troops, Human Rights, Human Rights Violations, lies, propaganda, media, cover-up, imperialism, US imperialism, U.S. imperialism )

- 3529 days ago -
Malalai Joya: "it is almost as if the Taliban was still in power. After the war, the U.S. brought to power these misogynist warlords called the Northern Alliance, who are just like the Taliban. These were the same people who ruled between 1992 and 1996".
US 'Needs Fresh Afghan Strategy'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Afghanistan War, Corruption, Clan Warriors, Human Rights Violations )

- 3610 days ago -
A top US general in Afghanistan has called for a revised military strategy, suggesting the current one is failing...
Dalai Lama Warns of Tibetan Culture's 'Extinction'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Human Rights Violations, EXCTINTION, Tibetan people, Dalai Lama, China, tyranny )

- 3784 days ago -
The Dalaia Lama today warned that Tibetan culture and identity were "nearing extinction" as he spoke on the 50th anniversary of the failed uprising against Chinese rule which led to his flight into exile.
Chris Floyd: There Will Be Blood, But No Justice for Iraq Atrocities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war crimes, human rights violations, massacre )

- 4211 days ago -
Who gives a damn about Obama's "elevating rhetoric" or Hillary's "tough fight-back" in New Hampshire -- or any of the other soul-rotting bullshit of the presidential campaign -- when this innocent blood drenches us all, day after day after day?
Judgement Day: Padilla Now. And Who Is Next ?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, crime, corruption, executions, peace activists in danger, human rights violations, freedoms, impeach )

- 4354 days ago -
Beginning today, we can expect the government to begin arresting people on an array of trumped-up charges, locking them away in black sites...
Stop Violence Against Women!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guatemala, women, human rights violations, murder, rape, government, corruption, cover-up )

- 4375 days ago -
Urge the Senate to Help Save Women's Lives in Guatemala!! A Senate Resolution condemning the killing of women has been introduced by Senator Bingaman (D-NM). Please urge your Senators to cosponsor this important resolution.
The CIA's Favorite Form of Torture
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: torture, usa, corruption, government, cia, human rights violations )

- 4420 days ago -
If the Bush administration forces the CIA to drop "tough" interrogation techniques like waterboarding, the agency will probably fall back on a brutal method that leaves no physical marks. By Mark Benjamin
Violence Against Native American and Alaska Native Women!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: human rights violations, native american women, rape, sexual abusegovernment )

- 4472 days ago -
Native American and Alaska Native women in the United States suffer disproportionately high levels of rape and sexual violence, yet the federal government has created substantial barriers to accessing justice, Amnesty International asserts in a new ground

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