Death squads andUSdemocracy

Death squads and US democracy The revelation that the CIA initiated a covert program, apparently involving assassinations, and kept it secret from the US Congress on the orders of Vice President Dick Cheney marks a deepening of the crisis in the American state...

Youths attacked and run over in Palestine by iof

IOF jeep runs over youth, 30 Israelis gang up over Palestinian IOF soldiers used their jeep to deliberately run over a Palestinian youth in Qalqilia city called Khaled Dughmesh before arresting him, witnesses reported. They said that the 21-year-old youth, who hails...

Main entry into gori controlled by russia

 Picture: (AFP/Marco Longari) Georgian residents from the flashpoint city of Gori pass in front of a Russian armored personnel carrier. The world awaited the promised start of a Russian pullout of combat troops from Georgia today. Russian troops today controlled the...

Photography can become a weapon of repression

Offering Silence To The Oppressed Or How Photography Can Become A Weapon Of Repression By Derek Powazek (source:The Spinning Head Blog) An exhibition called ‘Beware The Cost Of War’ recently opened in London. Reading about it in the New York Times ‘Lens’ blog left me...