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Abuse of ethical standards? Experts in support of war

By guest contributor Michael D. Knox, Ph.D. Since the end of World War II, the United States has bombed more than 25 countries. In these 68 years, no other nation has killed and injured more people living outside its borders. … Continue reading

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Torture quiz

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Question: What is the significance of June? Answer: June is Torture Awareness Month. Question: What is the significance of Guantanamo? Answer: Guantanamo is the symbol of American shame and self-degradation. Fact: Our government has physically and psychologically tortured innocent men, … Continue reading

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Crimson soil: AFSPA

India is viewed as the world’s largest democracy, a progressive nation, and a rising and powerful country. This success story, however, hides its human rights record.

In the occupied territory of Kashmir, human rights are almost out of reach for the general population. Safety within one’s own home is not guaranteed, nor is the right … Continue reading

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4,520 Palestinian political prisoners

By guest author Dahlia Wasfi In the early morning hours of December 12, 2012, Israeli forces raided the offices of three Palestinian civil society organizations in Ramallah in the West Bank, including the Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association. … Continue reading

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