As the black community in America battles abusive acts of racists coupled with cops shooting them in their homes and even on the streets, the fate of fellow blacks in Brazil is no better.
Tag: State Terror
Previously unseen British army intelligence documents have linked undercover soldier Robert Nairac to the Miami Showband Massacre. Three members of the band died when loyalist killers stopped their minibus.
A video of men appearing to be sold at auction in Libya for $400 has shocked the world and focused international attention on the exploitation of migrants and refugees the north African country.
The growing row over British security services’ possible involvement in the CIA torture programme is starting to fill a few column inches. Slowly but surely, parliamentarians are feeling the pressure to investigate it fully.
At the beginning of 2012 the deputy prime minister Nick Clegg stated that the government ‘completely condemns torture and inhumane treatment’ and that ‘we never support it or ask other people to do it on our behalf.’
Reprieve launched an new initiative called Pull the Plug – to expose and stop the use of torture music against prisoners of the ‘war on terror.’ Here, former Guantanamo prisoner Ruhal Ahmed describes his experience of being tortured by earsplitting music in the hands of the US authorities.
An Israeli film director interviews fellow veterans of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his term of service in that conflict.
Occupation 101 tells the story of struggles and persecution in the Middle East at the hands of Western states, and other struggles worldwide.