By now, most people have probably heard about George Clooney's arrest on Friday, March 16, outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, DC. In addition to Clooney, several others were arrested, including his father Nick Clooney, Martin Luther King III, the president of the NAACP and several members of Congress (Al Green, Jim McGovern, Jim Moran and John Olver). These men were joined in protest by a reported crowd of roughly 100 people.Read more »
A 39-second video shared by "semperfiLoneVoice" (whose YouTube account as since been closed) appears to show four US Marines urinating on the bodies of Iraqi or Afghani nationals, contrary to the terms of the third Geneva Convention (Section III). If this proves to be authentic, I'm going to use "Semper Fi" as a new colloquialism for a golden shower.Read more »
Much like years past, 2011 has seen it's share of ups and downs, natural and unnatural disasters, more freedoms were taken away than gained & governments at all levels expanded their authority. Here's to a more freedom in 2012 & beyond!Read more »
In early 2011 the Boston Tea Party National Committee passed a resolution supporting War Crimes trials “for every person that has violated the ‘law of war’.” The BTP added that any potential War Crimes trials should be privately funded, instead of being paid for with taxpayer money.
It seems that someone listened, because on November 23, 2011 former U.S. president George W. Bush and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair were found guilty of war crimes by the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal after a four day hearing in Malaysia.Read more »
Short documentary about the U.S. bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima. In-depth description of what the people in the two cities went through before and after the bombings.Read more »
The US Army has apologized for graphic photographs of US soldiers grinning over the corpses of Afghan civilians they had allegedly killed.
The photos published by Germany's Der Spiegel magazine were said to be among more than 4000 seized by US Army investigators.Read more »
Tomorrow if in giving evidence to the inquiry Blair lies then yes he could be jailed for perjury. Before anybody in the anti-war movement has any fantasy about Blair going to jail for lying his arse off, the problem is that Blair would have to be caught lying for that to happen. No doubt, Blair and his advisors have been rehearsing the answers he’s likely to be asked.Read more »
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