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Behind the Syrian Network for Human Rights: How an Opposition Front Group Became Western Media’s Go-to Monitor
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Behind the Syrian Network for Human Rights: How an Opposition Front Group Became Western Media’s Go-to Monitor
June 15, 2019

Top media outlets turn to the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) for figures on deaths and detentions, never noting the group’s seamless connection to Syria’s opposition, the support it receives from states that waged war on the country, or its open lobbying for US military intervention.

Canadian Inquiry Demands Justice for Genocide of Indigenous Women and Girls
June 8, 2019

Dr. Pamela Palmater of Ryerson University says PM Justin Trudeau had an opportunity to take the lead on the recommendations of the inquiry, but he didn’t.

Canadian Inquiry Demands Justice for Genocide of Indigenous Women and Girls
U.N. Special Rapporteur Calls for Julian Assange to Be Freed, Citing “Psychological Torture”
U.N. Special Rapporteur Calls for Julian Assange to Be Freed, Citing “Psychological Torture”
June 5, 2019

The United Nations special rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, is warning that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is suffering from the effects of “psychological torture” due to his ongoing detention and threats of possible extradition to the United States.

Britain, Human Rights, The Chagos Islands and Crimea
May 28, 2019

The politicians and mandarins in London consider the Chagos Islanders to be inconsequential pawns and will never allow them to have a vote about their future, as took place in Crimea. So much for Britain’s new-found desire to “defend human rights across the globe.”

Britain, Human Rights, The Chagos Islands and Crimea
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D is for a Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy
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D is for a Dictatorship Disguised as a Democracy
May 14, 2019

What characterizes American government today is not so much dysfunctional politics as it is ruthlessly contrived governance carried out behind the entertaining, distracting and disingenuous curtain of political theater. And what political theater it is, diabolically Shakespearean at times, full of sound and fury, yet in the end, signifying nothing.

The West Is in No Position to Lecture Turkey on Democracy or Human Rights
May 10, 2019

Why is the European Union, probably the most corrupt, anti-democratic, white supremacist, freemason, autocratic organization, is holding Turkey to account on its democracy score?

The West Is in No Position to Lecture Turkey on Democracy or Human Rights
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World Press Freedom Day Is a Joke in the Middle East as the West Continues to Destroy Journalism There
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World Press Freedom Day Is a Joke in the Middle East as the West Continues to Destroy Journalism There
May 6, 2019

If you take the British and Canadian ambassadors farcical and shameful histrionics in Beirut and you can stop laughing for a moment, you see there on the stage the very diplomats who are doing their best to make sure real journalism can never take root in those countries.

A Plague of Rats: How Years of Austerity Prompted Many Britons to Vote for Brexit
February 6, 2019

Thanington is a deprived district on the outskirts of Canterbury which used to be called “Little Beirut” because of its high levels of crimeand violence.

A Plague of Rats: How Years of Austerity Prompted Many Britons to Vote for Brexit
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