"John Kiriakou, the former CIA agent who revealed details of the US government's use of water boarding against senior al-Qaeda suspects, has written an open letter describing his time in federal prison surrounded by drug dealers, fraudsters and child molesters."*Ex-CIA officer John Kiriakou, who exposed the CIA's torture program is now being punished for whistle-blowing … Continue reading How Whistleblowers Are Punished And Arch Criminals Get Away Scot Free
Taxi To The Dark Side Movie
According to Wikipedia, "Taxi to the Dark Side is a 2007 documentary film directed by American filmmaker Alex Gibney, and produced by Eva Orner and Susannah Shipman, which won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. It focuses on the murder of an Afghan taxi driver named Dilawar, beaten to death by American soldiers … Continue reading Taxi To The Dark Side Movie
Julian Assange Speech at the United Nations
The US has claimed the high ground of hope, freedom, democracy and protection for whistleblowers, like Julian Assange, and Bradley Manning. What happens when these words come face to face with reality, is that the words and deeds do not match up. It is easy to say words such as hope, freedom, support, democracy, human rights, … Continue reading Julian Assange Speech at the United Nations
Guantanamo Bay Detainees Have NO RIGHTS, Even If US Citizens
"On 11 January 2002, in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the first detainees were transferred to the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Since then, the detention facility there has made the world's news headlines for the shocking human rights concerns associated with it - including arbitrary detention, secret detention, torture and other … Continue reading Guantanamo Bay Detainees Have NO RIGHTS, Even If US Citizens
2012; Torture And Renderings Still Legal In The USA
Torture and renderings are still legal in the USA in the year 2012. All we need is another dictatorial minded leader gaining power, and torture is ok to use again, because now it is 'on the books' as legal and proper treatment of prisoners, including US citizens. The laws making torture legal inside the US, … Continue reading 2012; Torture And Renderings Still Legal In The USA
Raw US Milk Farmer Tortured?
Are you ready to see "shocking photos of California's 65-year-old "milk man" who was tortured in the LA County jail and barely survived 10 days in the jail system? These photos are completely un-altered. One was taken at a CVS pharmacy for a state ID, and the other one (on the right) was taken with an … Continue reading Raw US Milk Farmer Tortured?