The San José de Apartadó massacre:
In February, eight members of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó were brutally killed (5 adults and 3 children); witnesses say that Colombian army troops are responsible. The Peace Community was formed when 17 towns and villages joined together in 1997 to insist that all armed groups stay out of their area. Since then, over 100 members have been killed or disappeared.
The SHaRC (Statewide Harm Reduction Coalition) press conference in Boston, against construction of the new womens jail in Chicopee ... has been POSTPONED, probably till next week. It will NOT take place this Thursday.
It is one year since Israeli Whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu was released from a cruel and barbarous imprisonment into a 1948 British Mandate that keeps him further imprisoned by a state that does not want him but does not wish for him to go free or live free.
There’s a great outcry over the Catholic church’s coverup of priestly perversions, but it’s hard to find too many Americans getting worked up over the much more ghastly coverup of an official policy of torture and murder of prisoners by the US government.
In March 2004, the former Secretary General declared to the French daily Libération that a major problem at the UN was that the Department of Peacekeeping Operations was very infiltrated by the American authorities. Here, briefly, is how the UN is infiltrated and the impact.