In the Media

Violence Against Demonstrators Follows Contested Result in Honduras Elections

Truthout
November 27, 2013

Students began what they say will be a series of protests against the fraudulent election results. Their protests took place in defiance of the cautionary words that Zelaya used at the LIBRE press conference Monday when he said that LIBRE supporters should take the streets only "if it is necessary."


Abdeen Jabara on Law and Disorder Radio

Law and Disorder Radio
November 25, 2013

On October 11, 1985, prominent Palestinian-American leader Alex Odeh was killed by a pipe bomb at the offices of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, where he worked as the group’s western regional director in Santa Ana, California. Now, the FBI and Justice Department are being urged to renew its investigation into this shocking political murder.

Lawyers Raising Questions about Watertown Home Searches following Marathon Bombings, Shootout

Boston.com
November 14, 2013
 
A group of lawyers is saying they think authorities' actions during the Boston and Watertown-area shutdown days after the Marathon bombings were unconstitutional, and they want to discuss it with the residents involved.
 
Attorneys from the Massachusetts chapter of the National Lawyers Guild hosted a forum Thursday in Watertown about the home searches that took place there on April 19. The event was held at the Watertown library on Main Street.
 

Voices from the Drone Summit

Huffington Post
November 17, 2013
 
Last weekend, I participated in a panel on the illegality of drones and targeted killing off the battlefield at the conference, "Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance," in Washington DC. Nearly 400 people from many countries came together to gather information, protest, and develop strategies to end targeted killing by combat drones. I found the most compelling presentations to be first-hand accounts by those victimized by U.S. drone attacks, and a former military intelligence analyst who helped choose targets for drone strikes.
 

The NATO 5: Manufactured Crimes Used to Paint Political Dissidents as Terrorists

Huffington Post
January 25, 2013

A high-stakes game is being played in the United States today called, "To Catch a Terrorist." The public need not worry, though, as the risks are surprisingly low. In this game, the police claim to prevent nefarious terrorist plots, while in reality they're taking credit for foiling the same victimless crimes they themselves manufacture.

Pages