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Saudi Arabia Again Fails Human Rights 101 (UNHRC)

Saudi Arabia Again Fails Human Rights 101 (UNHRC)

The [United Nations'] Human Rights Council’s review of Saudi Arabia comes at a time of serious concern about the rights situation in the country. Authorities have intensified efforts to repress and silence…

A World built on Slavery

A World built on Slavery

(By Greg Grandin) Many in the United States were outraged by the remarks of conservative evangelical preacher Pat Robertson, who blamed Haiti’s catastrophic 2010 earthquake on Haitians for selling their souls to…

America Black Ops Wars in 134 Countries

America Black Ops Wars in 134 Countries

(By Nick Turse) They operate in the green glow of night vision in Southwest Asia and stalk through the jungles of South America.  They snatch men from their homes in the Maghreb…