All News Articles for 2011-09-08

Thursday, September 8, 2011
[title] Hungry? Be the First to Tackle Land Grabs by Multinationals and Speculative Investors
Glen, Gary & Ross - A Film about Land Grabs
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Obama’s Unprecedented Use of State Secrets to Defend Religious Profiling
In the summer of 2006, a French Syrian man known as Farouk al-Aziz publicly converted to Islam in front of a Friday prayer congregation at a large mosque in Irvine, Calif. Mosque leadership and attendants were quick to embrace al-Aziz as a new member of their faith. The Islamic center’s imam asked a congregant to teach al-Aziz how to pray, and he quickly became a regular attendee at the mosque in Irvine and others in Orange County.
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US, World Bank and Donors Fund Forced Labor in Vietnam
BANGKOK - A leading international human rights group has accused the United States government, the World Bank and other international donors of indirectly funding forced labor in Vietnam’s drug rehabilitation centers. In a report released Wednesday, the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said that Vietnam’s system of forced labor centers for people who use drugs has expanded over the last decade.
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[title] Obama, Say 'No' to Keystone XL Pipeline
Tar Sands Action: Phase One
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