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I demand right to inform Chch post-quake victims of human rights truth and ethical plan. - by Anthony Ravlich
Chch post-quake victims are facing severe discrimination which is a human rights issue. But they are being deprived of hearing the human rights truth and ethical human rights plan which emphasizes 'bottom-up' development and is firmly based on the Universal Declaration. To reach the democratic majority residents need to be informed by the mainstream media where I am banned and isolated by the establishment whereas I only want a proper interpretation of the declaration - over half the rights i...
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:30PM
Pirate Bay founder on trial again (video/mp4 48.8MB) - by IndyRadio
Political prisoner Per Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, aka Anakata, is now on trial in Denmark where the game began with tables tilted against him. A video is attached to help you understand the legal struggles of Pirate Bay, and how it relates to the concepts of freedom vs. property in a rapidly changing world.
Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:53AM
This Week in Palestine, September 12th, 2014 (audio/mpeg 8.0MB) - by IMEMC
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 6th, to the 12th, 2014.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 11:45PM
Elite Israeli Officers Decry Treatment of Palestinians (Refuse Serve Israeli War Machine - by NY Times
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:33PM
Israeli Officer Charged with Assault on Palestinian-American - by IMEMC
Israel's Ministry of Justice has filed an indictment against a border policeman for assaulting and injuring 15-year-old Tarek Abu Khdeir, cousin to Muhammad Abu Khdeir, who was burned to death by Israeli settlers, in July.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:17PM
Ukraine must stop ongoing abuses and war crimes by pro-Ukrainian volunteer forces - by Amnesty International
(Kyiv) In a meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on September 8, Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty urged the Ukrainian government to stop abuses and war crimes by volunteer battalions operating alongside regular Ukrainian armed forces.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:57AM
Gambia: President should reject homophobic law - by Amnesty International
President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia should not sign a new Criminal Code amendment that would increase the punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” to life in prison, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on September 9. The measure would further add to the climate of fear for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in Gambia.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:54AM
Afghanistan: Urgent inquiry needed after new US airstrike increases civilian death toll - by Amnesty International
The reported killing of 14 civilians, including two children, in a US/NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan highlights the urgent need for transparent investigations and justice for civilian casualties caused by foreign troops in the country, said Amnesty International.
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:51AM
SF Immigrant Film Fest: Official Selection 2014! - by C.W.
*The event where refugees, immigrants and exiles find their own voice will be held on Saturday, Oct.4 at La Peña Cultural Center-Berkeley ; Sun. Oct. 5 at Mission Cultural Center (MCCLA) and on Thursday, Oct. 9 at City College of San Francisco (Mission Campus). *SFImFF will be screening 24 short movies that explore a wide array of issues facing the global immigrant community.
Posted: Thu Sep 11, 2014 9:12AM
The BRICS: Challengers to the Global Status Quo - by Walden Bello
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 4:32AM
A Visit With President Mujica - by Dianne Budd
A group of Bay Area activists met with the progressive President of Uruguay to discuss the radical changes he has made in this small Latin American country.
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 7:14PM
UN Votes for Process to Enact Bankruptcy Treaty and Stop Vulture Funds - by james
The UN General Assembly passed a historic resolution to begin treaty negotiations to enact a global bankruptcy process and stop predatory hedge funds. The resolution passed by a super-majority vote of 124-11 with 41 abstentions. The US voted no along with 10 other countries. The bankruptcy process could make it more difficult for hold-out investors to block countries from debt restructuring and could limit future defaults.
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 1:58PM
Shark Scientists Focus on Finding Out Where Threatened Sharks Swim at International Bogotá - by Joanna Nasar
Shark scientists from around the globe gathered at a conference organized by the Colombian Presidential Agency for International Cooperation to learn how to effectively track the migration patterns and behavior of threatened sharks species with specialized underwater acoustic tags, as well as strengthen the Latin-American Migramar network of scientists studying marine migratory patterns in the Eastern Pacific.
Posted: Tue Sep 9, 2014 10:50AM
Ukraine: Mounting evidence of war crimes and Russian involvement - by Amnesty International
Ukrainian militia and separatist forces are responsible for war crimes, Amnesty International said on September 5. The organisation accused Russia of fuelling separatist crimes as it revealed satellite images indicating a build-up of Russian armour and artillery in eastern Ukraine.
Posted: Mon Sep 8, 2014 3:50PM
Mideast Migraines - "Paving the Way for the Messiah", chapter 9 (audio/mpeg 130.3MB) - by Ren Tawil
Continued reading from "They Dare to Speak Out" by congressman Paul Findley, chapter 9, "Paving the Way for the Messiah" which examines the effective collusion between Zionist Jews and fundamentalist Christians in garnering support for Israel; music of Arab-Americans. Length: 1:53:52/ Date Recorded: 2014-08-30/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps, mp3 (133MB), Mono
Posted: Mon Sep 8, 2014 3:05PM
August 2014 Honduras Coup Update - by Sydney With Honduras Wordpress
A monthly update of the political persecution and plunder in Honduras - see archives here: http://sydneywithhonduras.wordpress.com/monthly-news-summaries/
Posted: Mon Sep 8, 2014 1:41PM
Brazilian Black Bloc -- still resisting (video/mp4 35.3MB) - by Support your local Black Bloc
Introdução ao Black Bloc -- Introduction to the Black Bloc Brazilian activists are embracing the Black Bloc tactic which proved very successful and appreciated by non-Bloc protesters against austerity (the teacher's union sent a formal thank you to the local Black Bloc for protecting their march from police attack).
Posted: Sun Sep 7, 2014 3:54PM
NSA helped track Kurds for massacre in Turkey - by IndyRadio
Tracking by the NSA proven lethal.
Posted: Sun Sep 7, 2014 4:02AM
Fingerprinting the Internet Governance Forum - by IndyRadio
Invasive tracking was used by the host country of the Internet Governance forum. During the week of the forum in Turkey, trials of 29 twitter users continued uninterrupted nearby.
Posted: Sun Sep 7, 2014 3:30AM
Tell The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Protect the Threatened Monarch Butterfly - by Center for Food Safety Petition
The monarch butterfly population in North America has been shrinking at an alarming rate, largely because a significant portion of their breeding habitat is being destroyed by herbicides used on genetically engineered (GE) crops. Milkweeds are critical to the monarch’s survival because they are the only plants monarch larvae will eat, but they are being decimated by the rampant use of Roundup (glyphosate) used in conjunction with Monsanto’s Roundup Ready™ GE crops.
Posted: Sat Sep 6, 2014 8:39PM