UN Chief Calls on Bahrain to Abide by Int’l Human Rights Norms

UN Chief Calls on Bahrain to Abide by Int’l Human Rights Norms TEHRAN (FNA)- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced deep concern about the conditions in Bahrain, and called on Manama officials to respect the international human rights standards. Speaking on Thursday, Ban Ki-moon’s Spokesman Martin Nesirky said that Mr. Ban has expressed “his concern about…

Experts are saying the water likely rushed into tunnels so fast that the rats – despite being strong swimmers – had no time to escape and died.

At last some good news for New Yorkers: Thousands of RATS may have drowned in superstorm as water swept into city’s tunnels Water rushed into tunnels so fast that most rats would have drowned Any survivors will be treated to a garbage feast once things dry out Health risks now depend on how quickly subway…

Suicide In Solitary: The Death of Alex Machado

Alexis Machado  was my late 3d cousin,I found out many years after he was declared dead ,from a friend on Twitter So that’s a part of his “latino” story” You have no idea how sorry I am. In October 1990, only months after being transferred to Pelican Bay’s Security Housing Unit (SHU), Todd Ashker was…

War Brutality: Former rebel ‘removed heart of Serb prisoner’ for black market sale

Claims of organ harvesting by the Kosovo Liberation Army during the 1998-99 conflict are being investigated by the European Union. Source: AFP   SERBIA says it has a former Kosovo rebel witness who allegedly took part in removing the heart of a Serb prisoner for the international black market in organs during the 1990s Kosovo…

The Rise of Fascism in Europe Country By Country

…Four neo-Nazi murderers hell-bent on building a ‘Fourth Reich’ in Germany were the biggest extremist threat seen in the country since the demise of Hitler, according to police. Neo-Nazi terrorists are responsible for a crime wave reaching back more than a decade that includes the murders of at least 10 people, including immigrant shopkeepers and…

Google Doodle honors Odysseas Elytis – The Poet of Freedom

Odysseus Elytis 1911–1996 [source] Odysseus Elytis was relatively unknown outside his native Greece when he was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1979. Although the Swedish Academy of Letters had in recent years bestowed the honor upon other previously little-known writers—among them Eugenio Montale, Vicente Aleixandre, and Harry Martison—their choice of Elytis came as…

Thousands of truckloads of food that were headed for stores in the Northeast are stuck on roadsides and in warehouses following the crippling blow Hurricane Sandy dealt to the nation’s food distribution system.

Hurricane Sandy Disrupts Food Distribution, ‘Thousands Of Trucks’ In Limbo Thousands of truckloads of food that were headed for stores in the Northeast are stuck on roadsides and in warehouses following the crippling blow Hurricane Sandy dealt to the nation’s food distribution system. Though the system is struggling in the face of uncertainty, no one…

Aaron Russo – America Freedom to Fascism |MULTI SUB|

Uploaded by capital81 on Jun 21, 2011 Aaron Russo dokumentumfilmje arról, hogy Amerika, ami egykoron a szabadság földje volt miképp válik egyre inkább egy diktatórikus rendőrállammá. A film hosszan foglalkozik az amerikai személyi jövedelemadó történetével, ami törvényesen ugyan nem lett hatályba helyezve az IRS (amerikai APEH) viszont erővel behajtja. A rávilágít, hogy az igazi hatalmat…