For those of you whom think that Anonymous is just a random group of computer hackers, here is a look at one of “the groups” largest and longest running operations – #OpSafeWinter – as well as some of the great things people have accomplished through it in the past.
A new report from Amnesty International chronicles human rights violations and abuses by Government led and armed opposition forces inside 6 key battles areas in Syria dating back to 2012.
A day after the UN blacklist, the US sold Saudi Arabia another $15 billion dollars worth of missile systems, highlighting just how frivolous the United Nations “power” really is in this world.
Turns out it wasn’t all just Barack Obama. A new report by the United Nations outlines the deteriorating conditions in Palestinian territories, while harshly criticizing Israel’s actions for continuing to plan, develop and build record amounts of settlements in the region.
A new report by Human Rights Watch indicates that nearly 1,000 civilians were killed by the use cluster munitions last year, most of them inside Syria and Yemen. Here is a sneak peek at the report which will be formally presented to the United Nations in Geneva at the Seventh Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions on September 4th.
29 years after Iranian officials brutally executed 30,000 political prisoners in the Iranian uprising of 1988, many people are beginning to publicly speaking up about the horrible conditions modern political prisoners are still forced to live in. To draw international attention and press to the issue, political prisoners throughout Iran have staged a massive non-violent hunger strike.
The treaty was negotiated by more than 70 countries at the United Nations Minamata Convention on Mercury and went into effect for the first time today.
4 years to the day, not a single Government official has been held accountable for their role in the Rabaa Massacre of 2013, during which Government forces led by President al-Sisi, whom had assumed control of the country through military coup 2 weeks earlier, literally slaughtered over 1,000 protestors in the streets of Cairo for opposing his rule. In the years to follow, as many as 1,700 people have been “disappeared” by Sisi’s regime, hundreds more have been incarcerated and journalists whom report on these events continue to be imprisoned without trial.
Speaking towards protestors at his 2nd State of The Union address, Duterte did not shy away from international criticism regarding his administrations brutal crackdown on drugs. On the contrary, Duterte promises to be even more “unrelenting” in his 2nd year in office.