Day: October 20, 2013

Israel and Saudi Arabia – An Unholy Alliance

informationclearinghouse.info: By: Stephen Lendman October 2013 “Information Clearing House – Israel and Saudi Arabia are rogue states writ large. They’re two of the world’s worst. They deplore democratic values. They spurn rule of law principles. They commit horrendous human and civil rights abuses. They’re responsible for daily crimes against humanity. They […]

Assessing the Slave Trade

The Voyages Database The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database comprises nearly 35,000 individual slaving expeditions between 1514 and 1866. Records of the voyages have been found in archives and libraries throughout the Atlantic world. They provide information about vessels, enslaved peoples, slave traders and owners, and trading routes. A variable (Source) […]

Appeasement

Source: ET: In what can only be described as an extraordinary sense of optimism, the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) cabinet has called on the Taliban to stop killing on ‘humanitarian’ grounds. We can only wonder how much a force that has killed some 40,000 people, most of them civilians, knows of humanity, […]

Israel Cranks Up the PR Machine It’s deploying all its resources to fight the growing world movement against the occupation. Max Blumenthal

In the post-Oslo era, as the strategy that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s inner circle refers to as “peace without peace” captured the Israeli consensus, human rights activists ratcheted up grassroots efforts to challenge the occupation of Palestine and Israel’s prevailing structure of ethno-religious discrimination. Popularly known as BDS, the […]