02 June 2010 ~ 0 Comments

5 Actions You Can Take In Response to Israel Attacks on the Gaza Flotilla

The Israeli Navy has killed and wounded dozens of brave humanitarian aid activists who were aboard ships that were carrying humanitarian aid to the 1.5 million people in Gaza who are living under an Israeli-imposed siege. Even after strong and widespread international condemnation, Israel still holds that it acted well within its rights and did […]

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10 September 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Amnesty International Report: Media Censorship in Fiji

Fiji’s military-led government is using systematic human rights violations, including beatings, arbitrary arrests and media censorship, to control the South Pacific island nation, according to an Amnesty International report, Fiji: Paradise Lost. Amnesty International expressed concern about about widespread human rights violations which followed President Ratu Josefa Iloilo’s abrogation of the Fiji Constitution on 10 […]

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05 July 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Testimony of Maher Arar – Extraordinary Rendition by U.S. Immigration Officials

This is the PITS. It is a gross violation of human rights, a misguided and miscalculated effort at WHO-KNOWS-WHAT?! Published in the June 17 – Globe and Mail, Canada On my way home to Canada from a family vacation in September of 2002, I was stopped and interrogated at JFK Airport in New York. Within […]

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01 July 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Can you be bible-thumping and anti-immigrant?

I suppose. The religious “right” pick and follow whatever is convenient. Love thy neighbor is forgotten when the neighbor is gay. Is this another one of those cases? Take a look. Leviticus 19:34 The alien living with you must be treated as one of your native-born. Love him as yourself, for you were aliens in […]

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