Law

CIA and US Military investigated for war crimes

CIA and US Military investigated for war crimes

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has brought war crime charges against the US government, it has been revealed. It has uncovered widespread instances of rape, torture and cruel treatment carried out by the CIA and US armed forces, during the interrogation of dozens of people in Afghanistan between 2003 and 2014. In its preliminary court probe of the US armed[Read More...]

Snowden warns of increased domestic spying

Snowden warns of increased domestic spying

Domestic surveillance and spying may increase thanks to Donald Trump’s election victory, it has been claimed. Edward Snowden said that that democratic checks and balances were losing ground to authoritarianism. Snowden is a former US agency spy contractor who lives in Moscow under an asylum deal after he leaked classified information in 2013 that exposed the extent of the US[Read More...]

Pentagon revealed to have created fake terrorism videos

Pentagon revealed to have created fake terrorism videos

The Pentagon has been exposed as having paid a PR firm $540 million to manufacture fake terrorism videos from Iraq, it has been revealed. An investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism found that PR firm Bell Pottinger – who has previously worked on behalf of the Saudi government and Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet’s foundation – worked with the US[Read More...]

Native Americans banned from protesting

Native Americans banned from protesting

Native American tribes have been banned from protesting on their own land, it has been reported. A non-violent protest has been held by the Sanding Rock, Rose Bud and lower Brule Sioux, tribes has resulted in a North Dakota federal court prohibiting indigenous tribes from protesting the Bakken pipeline on their own reservations. The ban comes after Dakota Access, developer[Read More...]

UN shines the spotlight on VIP child abuse

UN shines the spotlight on VIP child abuse

Children are not safe in Britain and those who perpetuate abuse against them are regularly evading jail, according to a new report. Research published by the UN revealed that professional and business status abusers -many with connections to charities abroad – are able to operate with impunity and without fear of arrest. The report also showed that there is a[Read More...]