Is it rule of law hypocrisy week? A few days ago, the Obama State Department announced sanctions against Iranian officials for human rights violations — kidnapping, imprisonment, beatings, torture — perpetrated against Iranian protesters. This week, ignoring it’s own drone bombing campaign, the US is fretting over so-called “extrajudicial killings” allegedly carried out by the Pakistani Army.
|By: Scarecrow Thursday September 30, 2010 8:41 pm|
|By: Masoninblue Wednesday September 22, 2010 10:44 am|
The United States has been averaging a drone attack every day this month in Pakistan. A lot of children, but no confirmed militants have been killed.
|By: normanb Thursday August 19, 2010 9:06 am|
Coward Drones Get Even More Cowardly — by NormanB (“Deviations from the Norm”)
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Tuesday July 27, 2010 6:23 am|
The 92,000 classified documents on the war in Afghanistan posted by Wikileaks and made public on Sunday are already causing a firestorm.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Sunday July 25, 2010 11:40 pm|
Classified information on the war in Afghanistan has been released by three major media sources in the world–the New York Times, The Guardian, and Der Spiegel. Nearly 92,000 documents were provided to the three sources by Wikileaks, and have been published in the form of “war logs.”
|By: daphneeviatarhumanrights1st Wednesday July 7, 2010 12:10 pm|
Should our government have the right to kill U.S citizens abroad without a trial or due process? Apparently we already have the answer.
|By: Doug Martin Thursday June 17, 2010 9:09 am|
Indiana Drones and the Temples of Doom: The Hoosier War Machine
|By: normanb Wednesday June 2, 2010 7:55 am|
Chris Matthews: Innocent Victims Killed by Coward Drones are Just “Trying to Emparrass Us!” — by NormanB (“Deviations from the Norm”)
|By: Jim White Tuesday June 1, 2010 5:09 am|
What a coincidence! Just as we learn that Philip Alston, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Killings is about to recommend to the UN Human Rights Commission that the CIA be removed from the drone program, with only the military controlling drones in the future, it suddenly turns out that a CIA-directed drone has killed the number 3 person in al Qaeda.
|By: normanb Monday May 31, 2010 4:13 am|
US Harboring Child Killer/Mass Murderer/War Criminal in Nevada, McChrystal Reprimands 6 Conspirators — by NormanB (“Deviations from the Norm”)