Torturer Lawsuits: Some Good News

by Steve Lendman on 25-11-2012

Two lawsuits against private military contractors (PMCs) offer encouragement. Both were brought under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed them on behalf of tortured and abused plaintiffs.


Iraq is bringing in medical professionals -- nurses, doctors and techs -- from India and elsewhere. At a time of rapid unemployment within Iraq.



A ceasefire has entered into force and attacks on Gaza have stopped since yesterday, 21 November 2012, night. Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights is preparing a report with description of IOF attacks, and lists of their victims.


Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission Hearing on Palestine: Witness Testimonies

by Kuala Lumpur Foundation to Criminalise War on 25-11-2012

Report of the War Crimes Commission Hearing held in Kuala Lumpur. 20 November: PALESTINE WITNESSES RELATE ACTS OF ‘GENOCIDE’ AT KL COMMISSION HEARING 21 November: CRIMINAL MASSACRE OF PALESTINIANS

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The BRussells Tribunal is independent and wants to remain independent.


The BRussells Tribunal is an activist think tank and peace organisation with a special focus on Iraq. Read more...

Former Iraqi oil minister Issam Chalabi says that although Iraq is an oil-rich country, it ...

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The "Green Zone" is the common name for the international neighborhood in Baghdad. It was ...

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As violence in Iraq reaches levels not seen in years, untold numbers of Iraqis are once again ...

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