European Governments Want To Combat Terrorism With Prison Segregation, Solitary Confinement August 30, 2016
‘Prisons will never provide the solution to the problem’ of terrorism, The Guardian warns in an editorial. ‘But it is right to expect the prisons not to make the problem worse.’
Israel And Honduras Enter New, Blood-Soaked Military Alliance To Support State-Sponsored Terrorism By Kit O'Connell
Israeli arms deal and military training have fueled the most repressive elements in Central American politics since the 1980s, and profits from a new deal with Honduras will fund apartheid Israel’s ongoing illegal occupation of Palestine.
Trump Stokes Hate Against Journalists, Clinton Attacks Whistleblowers & Press Freedom By Kit O'Connell
The GOP presidential nominee has openly encouraged voters’ contempt for the media, but his Democratic opponent has a history of supporting prosecution of whistleblowers and backing repressive regimes in the Middle East that oppress journalists.
Climate Change Deniers Can’t Deny That Every Month Of 2016 Has Been The Hottest On Record By Kit O'Connell
A recent study suggests that without drastic action to mitigate the effects of climate change, global warming could cost the millennial generation $8.8 trillion.
From Drone Killings To Hospital Bombings: 15 Years Of Civilian Deaths In The Global War On Terror By Kit O'Connell
Doctors Without Borders asked ‘the U.S., U.K. and France to ensure an immediate application of measures to substantially increase the protection of civilians’ after the latest deadly hospital bombing in Yemen.
Louisiana Floods Show Harm Caused By Climate Change Denial And Neglect Of US Infrastructure By Kit O'Connell
Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal once declared that ‘the Obama administration is holding us hostage to their radical ideas’ about climate change, but thousands in the state are suffering from the very real effects of historic flooding caused by climate change.
Snowden: Leak Of NSA Hacking Tools Are Russia’s ‘Warning’ To The US Government By Kit O'Connell
In a recent string of tweets, the whistleblower warned that recently leaked NSA hacking tools ‘could have significant foreign policy consequences. Particularly if any of those operations targeted US allies.’
3 Years After Brutal Rabaa Al-Adaweya Square Massacre, US Still Funding El-Sissi Dictatorship In Egypt By Kit O'Connell
At least 817 supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi died in the initial attack, and disappearances and crackdowns on civil liberties have become routine in the years since the 2013 massacre.
Evangelical Lutheran Church In America Becomes 9th Denomination To Divest From Israel By Kit O'Connell
The church also passed a resolution demanding an end to U.S. aid to Israel until Israel halts construction on illegal settlements in occupied Palestine.
Alleged UK Hacktivist Lauri Love Faces ‘Vindictiveness’ Of U.S. Courts In Extradition Case By Kit O'Connell
Lauri Love, who remains free on bail until September 16, has threatened to take his own life if U.K. courts send him to the U.S. to stand trial under the controversial Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.