Tag Archives: CIA

I come from a “shit-hole”

Originally posted on Writings of a Toltec Survivor:
I am not an American. I was born in the continent known as “America”, yes. But somehow this United States has given itself the name of the entire continent. Ronald Reagan demoted…

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UK Defence Secretary Fallon’s doubletalk re US/UK drone program’s sameness

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Dec 16, 2015 Fallon refuses to say whether US and UK drone programmes “the same”   The UK Defence Secretary today refused to answer questions from Members of Parliament on whether … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Jack Straw rewriting UK #torture complicity history

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Monday Dec 14, 2015 UK torture complicity: Jack Straw’s comments do not fit with facts Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has reportedly today claimed that “the British government never condoned, nor … Continue reading

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Duane Clarridge, NYT? Seriously?

Death-Squad Organizer Is NYT’s Source on Ben Carson’s Lack of Foreign Policy Smarts By Adam Johnson & Jim Naureckas It’s not a surprise a New York Times Beltway insider like Trip Gabriel would whitewash [Duane] Clarridge’s brutal resume to the … Continue reading

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Reprieve: Ahmed Ould Abd al-Aziz was released from GITMO, Shaker Aamer wasn’t

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Thurs Oct 29, 2015 Cleared Mauritanian detainee released from Guantanamo Bay Ahmed Ould Abd al-Aziz has been released from the US prison at Guantanamo Bay to his native Mauritania. Aziz, a … Continue reading

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” … the United States does not know who it’s killing.”

Snowden and Ellsberg hail leak of drone documents from new whistleblower [Daniel] Ellsberg said of the source: “I hope they stay anonymous. Nothing at all would be gained by their suffering the fate of exile like Snowden [who now lives … Continue reading

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Reprieve: US must release files proving Younous Chekkouri’s innocence

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Fri Sept 25, 2015 US must release files proving innocence of former Guantanamo detainee, say lawyers   Lawyers at human rights NGO Reprieve yesterday filed an emergency motion demanding the US … Continue reading

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