Voices from Solitary: “Suicide Is Preferable to Long-Term Segregation” in Solitary Confinement

  March 21, 2013  By Voices from Solitary Leave a Comment Monroe Correctional Complex. (Photo: Ambia-Inc.com) The following comes from a man currently incarcerated at Washington State’s Monroe Correctional Complex. The Washington State corrections system has been said by local media to use solitary confinement less than other states, with only 2.7 percent of prisoners (or…

Euro crisis nasty joke: Italy returns Afghan kids to Greece

Italy: Summary Returns to Greece Violate Rights Unaccompanied Children, Asylum Seekers Should Not Be Turned Away (Rome) – Italy is summarily returning unaccompanied migrant children and adult asylum seekers to Greece, where they face a dysfunctional asylum system and abusive detention conditions, Human Rights Watch said in a report published today. Stowaways on ferries from Greece, including…

Syrian Refugees in Greece Face Uncertain Future – HRW /EU

WSJ’s Matina Stevis report  18/03/2013 WSJ’s Matina Stevis report http://live.wsj.com/video/syrian-refugees-in-greece-face-uncertain-future/B2AE685F-1CFB-49D2-A4A9-50B72158A86E.html#!B2AE685F-1CFB-49D2-A4A9-50B72158A86E ΔΙΑΒΑΣΤΕ ΣΧΕΤΙΚΑ VIDEO.HRW.”Μην επαναπροωθήτε ασυνόδευτα παιδιά & αιτούντες άσυλο στην Ελλάδα, δεν έχουν καμία τύχη”. http://lefteria-news.blogspot.gr/2013/01/videohrw.html DW.Εκκρεμεί η πολιτική ασύλου.Η Γερμανία αντιδρά σε αναθεώρηση του “Δουβλίνο ΙΙ” http://lefteria-news.blogspot.gr/2013/01/dw.html REUTERS. “Εγκαταλείποντας τον πόλεμο, οι Σύριοι αντιμετωπίζουν νέα δυστυχία στην Ελλάδα”  http://lefteria-news.blogspot.gr/2013/03/reuters.html ΓΑΛΛΙΚΟ ΠΡΑΚΤΟΡΕΙΟ “Γιατροί Χωρίς Σύνορα…

It’s Time to Collapse the System

First they came for the communists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a communist. Then they came for the socialists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn’t speak out because I wasn’t a trade unionist. Then they came for me,…

Neo-Nazi murders: more questions than answers

A year ago Germany was rocked by the discovery of a group of right-wing extremists calling themselves the National Socialist Underground. Controversy and a number of investigations have since followed. November 4, 2011: A bank robbery in Eisenach, Germany. The two robbers, who escaped on bicycles, got away with 70,000 euros ($89,800). Sharp-eyed witnesses provided…

Breaking => Obama Issues Executive Order Allowing Seizure of Americans’ Bank Accounts: Told Bankers Today Its OK To Foreclose On American Citizens Who Bailed You Out!

Originally posted on Political Vel Craft:
The latest executive order (EO) emanating from the White House this October, now gives Bankers the power to freeze all bank accounts and stop any related financial transactions that a “sanctioned person” may own or try to perform — all in the name of “Iran Sanctions.” Corrupt New York Judge Offered…

Action Alert: We Have 1 Week Or Less to Stop Genetically Engineered Foods and Destruction of the Separation of Powers

Action Alert: We Have 1 Week Or Less to Stop Genetically Engineered Foods and Destruction of the Separation of Powers Posted on March 20, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog Painting by Anthony Freda: http://www.AnthonyFreda.com. Bill Would Strip Courts of Power … And Push Genetically Modified Foods Onto Our Plates America has been decimated by the breakdown of…

Desperate Cyprus Pleads for Help After Bailout Collapse

Desperate Cyprus Pleads for Help After Bailout Collapse   People at Cyprus atm machine where a European Central Bank “bailout” could take 10 percent of people’s savings from their accounts. The island is suffering an economic crisis requiring a bailout by the continental financial institution., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.…

How the Media Fueled the War in Iraq

“ One of the biggest proponents of the Iraq War was Bill O’Reilly. Nearly every day leading up to the invasion of Iraq, O’Reilly used his pedestal on Fox so-called News to pitch the pro-war lies of the Bush Administration. In March of 2003, prior to the invasion of Iraq, O’Reilly interviewed actress and political…

The pipeline and the discontents

Published: 7 March 2013 Source Pipeline leaving Maday Island, en route to China. (Photo provided by Shwe Gas Movement) Residents of Kyaukphyu are becoming restless as the controversial Shwe Gas and Oil Project nears completion. The township, traumatized by deadly violence between Buddhists and Muslims last year, is host to the offshore gas terminal (OGT)…