All News Articles for 2014-12-09

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Israel's Attacks on Gaza Buildings This Summer Amount to War Crimes: Amnesty International
Findings 'indicate that the attacks were a collective punishment against the people of Gaza'
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'The Alarm Bells are Ringing': From Athletes to Environmentalists, a Universal Call for Racial Justice Emerges
While the protests over deaths of Eric Garner and Mike Brown refuse to stand down, leading environmentalists, labor protesters and others show their solidarity saying: "These issues are not separate."
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Supreme Court Orders BP to Pay Up
Oil giant's challenge to settlement is just latest effort to avoid paying claims to victims of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill
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As US Occupation Drags on, Afghanistan Suffering at Record High
Afghans' ratings of their own lives hit new low
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ACLU Head's 'Pardon Bush' Op-Ed Sparks Controversy
ACLU director publishes controversial op-ed reasoning that presidential pardon for torturers only way to end government torture
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Divestment Campaign Aims to Bleed Dry the Fossil Fuel Industry
LIMA, Peru - Even as the presence of major oil and gas corporations is nearly ubiquitous at the U.N. climate talks in the Peruvian capital known as COP20, fossil fuel divestment campaigns have gained ground in various countries and are moving to counter the influence of the “dirty energy” lobby...
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People's Summit in Lima Envisions Bottom-Up Movement for Global Climate Justice
Alternative gathering outside of UN talks brings together civil societies and social movements from across the globe
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Senate CIA Torture Report Details 'Ruthless' Brutality of Bush Era
Senate Intelligence Committee's report says CIA abuse violated 'U.S. law, treaty obligations, and our values.' Journalists, experts and human rights advocates say that torture program under the Bush administration was systematically orchestrated by top officials.
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