Originally posted on Aletho News:
By Finian Cunningham | Press TV | November 29, 2012 “What do they want from Jaramana? The town brings together people from all over Syria and welcomes everybody.” These were the anguished words of one distraught resident in the Syrian town of Jaramana that was devastated by multiple deadly explosions…

Originally posted on http://akkaoldfart.wordpress.com.:
Vigilant Citizen – Nov 28, 2012 The IRS headquarters in New Carrollton, Maryland is a government building  that, despite being constructed with public funds, contains art referring to elite secret societies. More importantly, the art conveys a strange message about the U.S. Constitution, and the American people in…

Originally posted on http://akkaoldfart.wordpress.com.:
Gilad Atzmon – gilad.co.uk Nov 30, 2012-11-30 Israel suffered a humiliating defeat at The UN yesterday. The nations of the world stood up and said NO to the Jewish state – NO to Israeli occupation, NO to Israeli human rights abuse, NO to Jewish racism. In effect, they…

Bradley Manning takes the stand: Quantico abuse, brig deception — courtroom notes, 11/29/12

Source: http://www.bradleymanning.org/news/bradley-manning-takes-the-stand-quantico-abuse-brig-deception-courtroom-notes-112912 PFC Bradley Manning testified today to explain the brutal detention conditions he suffered at the Quantico Marine brig, officials deceiving him regarding how to change those conditions, and relaxed conditions at Ft. Leavenworth. See day 1 notes and day 2 notes here. By Nathan Fuller, Bradley Manning Support Network. November 29, 2012. Courtroom…

UPDATE: Human Rights Defender Ayman Nasser Placed in Isolation by Occupation’s Intelligence

http://www.addameer.org/etemplate.php?id=544 The military prosecution in Ofer court issued a list of charges against human rights defender Ayman Nasser on Monday 26 November 2012. The charges include support and solidarity with Palestinian prisoners, participating in the annual Prisoner’s Day on 17 April (the charges specified participation in 2011 and 2012), as well as participating in solidarity…

End support for DRC rebels – Clinton

2012-11-29 09:41 Hillary Clinton (File, AP) Washington – US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday called on all regional African leaders to halt any support for the M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Highlighting that 285 000 people have fled their homes since the rebels began their advance in eastern DRC in…

Clashes in Tahrir Square as Egypt Sinks Deeper into Crisis

SOURCE Egypt on Wednesday plunged deeper into its worst political crisis since President Mohammad Mursi took office in June, with massive opposition rallies nationwide signaling a new “revolution” nearly two years after Hosni Mubarak was toppled. Egyptian Police fired tear gas into Cairo’s Tahrir Square early Wednesday, where several hundred protesters spent the night after…

Scientists Identify Key Biological Mechanism in Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists Identify Key Biological Mechanism in Multiple Sclerosis TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists defined for the first time a key underlying process implicated in multiple sclerosis, a disease that causes progressive and irreversible damage to nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Researchers in the laboratory of Gladstone Investigator Katerina Akassoglou, PhD, have identified in animal…

America’s Permanent War Agenda: Secret Kill Lists, Global Drone Wars, Special Forces

By Stephen Lendman Global Research Call it elevating Murder, Inc. to a higher level. A Washington Post Special Report discussed America’s permanent war agenda. It includes targeted killings, Obama’s secret kill list, global drone wars, and White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan’s new rules for war playbook. Established in 2003, Washington’s National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)…

Originally posted on Indiĝenaj Inteligenteco:
Summary: Observations and opinions from TheAngryindian about the colonialist situation that s Occupied Palestine and a special editorial dispatch from APNS UK bureau chief Selin K. On the Revisionist Zionist spectacle of ‘Operation Pillar of Cloud’.. Download:  Genocide in The Gaza: Myth or Reality? FWR-11.28.2012: 01:30:41–128Kbps mp3 (85MB) Stereo

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
Every year on Thanksgiving, a sunrise ceremony at Alcatraz Island (famous as home to a US military prison and then federal prison until 1963) brings indigenous peoples from many parts of the globe as well as local supporters to celebrate the 1969 indigenous takeover of Alcatraz and ongoing…

Gaza: Human Rights Hypocrisy

November 23, 2012   “With a ceasefire in place, Israel and Hamas should put the well-being of civilians on both sides front and center. That means putting in place measures to end human rights abuses as well as violations of the laws of war, and to ensure justice for victims.” Joe Stork, deputy Middle East…

Originally posted on The Diary of my Insomnia:
Fergana Valley- March 1992 Location: Uzbekistan Gallons: 87.7 millionHow It Happened: Nearly 88 million gallons of oil spilled from an oil well in Fergana Valley, one of Uzbekistans’s most active energy- and oil-refining areas. While the spill didn’t get much press at the time, it is the…

Fighting resumes in Mali-ICC “may” look into Mali killings

Amsterdam – The International Criminal Court prosecutor’s office warned Mali on Tuesday that it may look into possible crimes, following reports of killings, abductions, rapes and conscription of children. “The office has been closely following the developments in Mali since clashes erupted around 17 January 2012,” the prosecutor said in a statement. “According to several…

South Africa:Military warns of SANDF jobs scam

2012-11-08 21:15 SANDF (Picture: Sapa)   Johannesburg – The military has warned of a scam selling desperate people empty promises of reintegration into the SA National Defence Force. Spokesperson Brigadier General Xolani Mabanga said on Thursday there were no plans to integrate former soldiers and jobless young people into the defence force. The integration process…

Human Rights Defenders Needed in Gaza: An urgent call for people of conscience

Human Rights Defenders Needed in Gaza: An urgent call for people of conscience Due to the failures of the United Nations, governments and the International community to fulfill their obligation to protect the besieged civilians of Gaza, and the apparent failure of ceasefire negotiations, we urge people of conscience to come to Gaza to act…

Syria: François Hollande wants to sponsor Islamic emirates

Syria: François Hollande wants to sponsor Islamic emirates Source – by Thierry Meyssan France claims to be at the forefront of the fight for freedom in Syria. In fact, she brazenly violates the basic principles of international law to fulfill her dream of re-colonization of a country she held from 1923 to 1944. This ambition…

Russia-China Cooperation: Pillar of International Stability

Originally posted on Antiwar literary and philosophical selections:
Global Times November 28, 2012 Russia-China rapport can be pillar of international stability ==== China has “three rings” of diplomacy. The first ring is sound relations with big powers; the second is friendly ties with its neighbors; and the third is all-round cooperation with other developing countries.…

The Price Of Sugar

In the Dominican Republic, a tropical island-nation, tourists flock to pristine beaches unaware that a few miles away thousands of dispossessed Haitians have toiled under armed-guard on plantations harvesting sugarcane, much of which ends up in U.S. kitchens. They work grueling hours and frequently lack decent housing, clean water, electricity, education or healthcare. Narrated by…