Tag Archives: Human Rights Watch

The Continuing Horror of 9/11

Monday, September 11, 2017 By Barbara Kidney The Continuing Horror of 9/11 Sixteen years later, and tragically, the horrific legacy of 9/11 lives on. Manhattan is my home town. My Mom, like her own Mom, had been born in Manhattan.  … Continue reading

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Hell holes in the U.S.

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Guantanamo may be the most well-known symbol of government-sponsored torture of prisoners, but the horrors of Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib take place right in your back yard—conveniently hidden in high-walled prisons. In today’s post we provide some of the facts … Continue reading

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How many times must the cannonballs fly?

Ban the bombs…all of them.

Nuclear weapons: The United States is the only nation in the world that has dropped atomic weapons onto a civilian population. Right now it has a stockpile… Continue reading

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