Human Rights

NAVY Nurse Who Refused To Force Feed Guantanamo Inmates Is Facing Court Martial

NAVY Nurse Who Refused To Force Feed Guantanamo Inmates Is Facing Court Martial

Detainees at Guantanamo Bay have been protesting their imprisonment and cruel treatment with ongoing hunger strikes for the past several months, and have been attacked and force fed by guards as a result.  These actions were condemned by more that 250 doctors from the UK, the US, Ireland, Germany, Australia, Italy and the Netherlands. One […]

Families of Murdered Palestinians And Israelis Support One Another in Midst of Tragedy

Families of Murdered Palestinians And Israelis Support One Another in Midst of Tragedy

By John Vibes, True Activist. In the mainstream media, stories about life and conflict in the Middle East are always crafted to create division and instigate hatred between opposing sides.  Recently, there has been a wave of bloodshed in and around Israel where innocent people on both sides of the conflict have lost their lives.  […]

US judge blocks indefinite detention of Americans

US judge blocks indefinite detention of Americans

A US federal judge has temporarily blocked a section of the controversial National Defense Authorization Act that allows for the indefinite military detention of US citizens. ­In a 68-page ruling, US District Judge Katherine Forrest agreed on Wednesday that the statute failed to “pass constitutional muster” because its language could be interpreted quite broadly and […]

CISPA – Newest Cyber Security Bill

CISPA – Newest Cyber Security Bill

If you download and distribute copyrighted material on the Internet, or share any information that governments or corporations find inconvenient, you could soon be labeled a threat to national security in the United States. That’s the aim of a bill in Congress called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). The good news is […]

Thirteen Ways Government Tracks Us

Thirteen Ways Government Tracks Us

Privacy is eroding fast as technology offers government increasing ways to track and spy on citizens.  The Washington Post reported there are 3,984 federal, state and local organizations working on domestic counterterrorism.  Most collect information on people in the US. (Source)   Here are thirteen examples of how some of the biggest government agencies and […]

Anonymous Hacks FBI and Records Conference Call

Anonymous Hacks FBI and Records Conference Call

Earlier today (3rd of February), Anonymous released a confidential conference call between the FBI and law enforcement officers in the UK. The 16-minute call discusses ongoing investigations into hackers associated with Anonymous, AntiSec, and LulzSec. From all appearances, Anonymous retrieved the sensitive access code information and a list of attendees from an FBI email account. […]