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Communication Security Establishment’s Cyberwarfare Toolbox Revealed

Mexico, North Africa, Middle East among targets of cyber-spy hacking By Amber Hildebrandt, Michael Pereira and Dave Seglins CBC News Top-secret documents obtained by the CBC show Canada’s electronic spy agency has developed a vast arsenal of cyberwarfare tools alongside its U.S. and British counterparts to hack into computers and phones in many parts of…

The Destruction of Libya, the Destabilization of a Nation. US-NATO Crimes Against Humanity

By Professor Henry Francis B. Espiritu The late Col. Muammar Gaddafi, hailed as the “Great Leader” by the Libyan people during his incumbency, was murdered by Chad, Somali and Sudanese mercenaries in collusion with NATO and US invading forces on October 19, 2011. Gaddafi’s Libya, two years before he was ousted and assassinated was considered…

Reviving the Fight Against Environmental Racism

By Bryan K. Bullock “White environmentalist talk about saving the rainforests, but no mention is ever made of saving the lives of those who dwell in America’s concrete jungles.”   It’s time to get back to basics in the struggle for true freedom for African Americans. The “basics” in this sense, means reclaiming strategies that…

UN Special Rapporteur Condemns US Sentencing of Children to Life in Prison Without Parole

By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK The United States was singled out Monday by a United Nations expert on torture for being the only country in the world that continues to sentence children to life in prison without parole. “The vast majority of states have taken note of the international human rights requirements regarding life imprisonment…

Justice Department Issues Scathing Report on Ferguson Police and Courts

Scathing attacks on system but no indictment of Darren Wilson REPORT – INVESTIGATION OF THE FERGUSON POLICE DEPERTMENT DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE REPORT REGARDING THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IN TO THE SHOOTING DEATH OF MICHAEL BROWN BY FERGUSON, MISSOURI POLICE OFFICER DARREN WILSON By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Last week United States Attorney General Eric Holder issued…

Ecuador to Lead UN Committee on Decolonization

The United Nation Special Committee on Decolonization or C-24, reelected Ecuador to head up the entity devoted to the issue of decolonization. The South American country will be represented by its ambassador to the UN, Xavier Lasso. Cuba, Sierra Leone and Indonesia will share the vice-chair role. According to official figures, 17 Non-Self-Governing Territories (NSGTs)…

A Barbaric Lynching In the Dominican Republic

By Ezili Danto A group of six Haiti students in Santiago, Dominican Republic where Henry “Tulile” Claude Jean was found hung to death this week, searched for and found Tulile’s wife, Erzuline (or Erzilia?) Celuma, who is 22-years old. The Haiti group went to help the grieving family. After listening to the traumatized wife and…

On War Crimes and Double Standards in Ukraine

By Eric Draitser The Western media has been abuzz in recent days with the claim that videos posted to youtube, which show Ukrainian prisoners being “mistreated” by anti-Kiev rebels, amount to war crimes. Naturally, such claims deserve attention as violations of international laws governing war and treatment of prisoners are of concern to all. However,…