I call on FIFA to suspend membership of the Israeli Football Association until Israel respects the human rights...
(LONDON) - Membership of the Israeli Football Association (IFA) should be suspended until Israel respects the human rights of Palestinians and observes international law, thus enabling Palestinian footballers to play and compete nationally and internationally.
Since 1967, Israel has maintained a brutal military occupation of Palestine...
Read William Coleman's story of the extreme racial injustice he experienced as a prison guard in Oregon and help by donating to his legal defense. A victory in his Civil Rights case benefits all Oregonians.
New oil-by-rail, pipeline, oil tanker, and coal proposals jeopardize economy, environment, & quality of life
(SEATTLE) - The explosive growth of development of oil and coal deposits in the center of North America, combined with strong demand in Asian markets, puts the Pacific Northwest at the center of a boom in oil and coal infrastructure proposals that bring new and untested risks to our region.
Today, ForestEthics released Off the Rails, a comprehensive analysis of multiple and varied threats this fossil fuel influx poses.
WARNING; Extremely Graphic Photos! Pay attention to the hacked off limbs and crying, dying children; victims of Sri Lankan Sinhala Buddhist madness...
(SALEM) - here is nothing moral about the Sri Lankan government, in fact President Majinda Rajapakse exhibits a most immoral style, sharing traits with world leaders like Binjamin Netahyahu, Slobodan Milošević, Pol Pot and Adolf Hitler.
He's a bona fide Génocidaire, intent on eliminating a minority culture that prevents his country from being an ideal Sinhala Buddhist nation.
If you look carefully at the evidence that was presented to convict my daughter, you will find it to be flawed in several places...
(DALLAS) - I am the mother of Diane Downs. My husband has written three letters to you and has never been given the decency of a reply. I'm wondering if that is the policy for the state of Oregon or just your own policy.
I have a few questions that I would like answered, if you don't mind.
Make yourself comfortable Mr. Holder and I will lay out the corrupt trail from the makers of Zohydro ER, to the physicians who profited from the push for opioids over the years minimizing the risks of addiction, to the pharma financed pain foundations funded by pharma and ending right at the doors to the FDA.
(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Mr. Holder stated this week that heroin overdoses increased by 45 percent between 2006 and 2010.
So what are you going to do about it Mr. Holder? You're vowing to fight this urgent public crisis. When are you going to call for a full investigation into the FDA's approval of Zohydro ER (made by Zogenix) scheduled to be launched this month?
Event provides insights and expertise on medical marijuana industry preparedness
(PORTLAND) - Following the sold-out debut of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference (OMMBC) in Ashland, producer Alex Rogers has announced a new and bigger conference in Eugene, Oregon.
The event takes place Sunday, March 30 and Monday, March 31 at the Hilton Eugene and will feature preeminent medical marijuana business owners and political leaders from across Oregon and the West Coast, as well as an exhibit hall for cannabis-related industries.
The key is to offer a compelling product that shrinks the heart of the viewer.
(MADRID) - According to a study of "Neuromarketing Labs" for Fox and Vodafone, the usual viewing of "Breaking Bad", "The Walking Dead," "Game of Thrones" and "The Big Bang Theory", among others, are addictive in the audience.
The report studied the brain activity of 74 people aged between 18 and 47, which were simultaneously exposed fragments of several television series.
We need to do something to stem this tide of lunacy emanating from Washington, DC. Obama is hopeless – a feckless Uncle Tom, a sock-puppet easily manipulated by the Sanhedrin.
(WASHINGTON DC) - Madness reigns as the Atlantic Empire, riding its imposing, armed-to-teeth sinking ship, tries to maintain their imaginary control of the world while neglecting to repair the leaks in the hull - not to mention their heads and hearts.
A $5+ billion dollar effort to further destabilize an already unstable Ukraine and add it to the Imperial holdings...
Presented to the UN Diplomats in Geneva, Switzerland on March 10, 2014
(GENEVA) - Your Excellencies, Honorable Members of the UN Human Rights Council, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am an elected Member of Northern Provincial Council in Sri Lanka, and I stand here today in front of you as a voice of the victimized Tamil people in Sri Lanka.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank and appreciate all of you and the International Community for tirelessly working to bring justice to the Tamil people.
What really happened to US Navy SEAL Team 6? Families of the Navy SEAL Team credited with the capture and killing of bin Laden: questions about their son's deaths and the treatment of their remains... still unanswered.
(SALEM) - One of the most bizarre and unprecedented events in modern U.S. military history, one that is extremely personal to the families of Navy SEAL Team 6, is unfolding mostly outside the view of the American public.
Navy SEAL Michael Strange is one of 31 American fighting men who lost their lives in Afghanistan on 6th August 2011 after reportedly being shot down by a "lucky shot" by a Taliban militant with a rocket launcher.
Last week of February, Peter John, inmate in Central Jail Adyala, Rawalpindi was beaten up brutally by the prison staff due to Christian faith.
(ISLAMABAD) - A Christian persecution has no limit, but Christian persecution news coverage is pitiable in Pakistan. Clearly, in today’s deeply connected Christian world, truthful unbiased and unfiltered news about realities of persecution is a basic need to address.
I do write on it but don’t have any regular platform to publish this news. Some online papers do it but don’t pay even a single penny.
Growing economic disparity worldwide, suicidal as it is, remains a tactical problem...
(DAYTONA BEACH) - I received a letter from the President, on White House Stationery - seriously. It was headlined "Have You Still Got My Back?"
It consisted of three pages about why the two of us should be proud of what we've accomplished since 2008, while Page 4 simply gave me the option of sending a check, a money order or my favorite credit card numbers...
A new exhibition, “Miasto i oczy” (“The City and the Eyes”), dedicated to Kipnis’s photographic legacy, has opened at the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw.
(WARSAW) - Menachem Kipnis is known to Jewish history as a cultural figure who worked across several fields. Born in Uzhmir, Ukraine in 1878, Kipnis distinguished himself as a singer, ethnomusicologist and journalist.
As a singer he was the first Jewish tenor in the Warsaw Opera (1902-1918) and along with his wife, Zimra Zeligfield, he was among the most important early singers of Yiddish folksongs.
The Syria Solidarity Movement declares its support for Mairead Maguire and other exponents of compassion, free speech, human rights and respect for diversity.
(DAMASCUS) - The Syria Solidarity Movement views with sadness and dismay the Egyptian government's denial of entry to Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire for the purpose of transiting to Gaza to attend the International Women's Day commemorations.
Ms. Maguire is a good friend of the Syria Solidarity Movement and has played a central role in the promotion of peace, justice and human rights...
Had the Obama administration been successful, I am sure I would have spent the rest of my life in solitary confinement and cut off from the world.
(EUGENE) - In the Orwellian world we live in, one need not commit a crime to be arrested and thrown in prison. One only need discuss committing a crime or have it determined that one has the disposition for committing a crime.
The NSA searches the world for unsuspecting innocent victims so FBI agents can attempt to entrap them and send them to prison.
Hong Kong's Air Traffic Control Center reported the debris field was spotted by a passing airliner.
(SALEM) - An aviation Website reports via the Hong Kong Air Traffic Control Center, that a large field of debris has been located at position N9.72 E107.42, about 80 nautical miles southeast of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
The wreckage was reportedly observed about fifty nautical miles off of Vietnam's southeast coast, in the South China Sea.
"... there is no reconciliation taking place in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has done nothing meaningful towards reconciliation, instead involved in land grabs, settlements, demographic changes, military occupation, coercive contraceptive methods and ongoing human rights violations."
(GENEVA) - I would like to take this opportunity to thank and appreciate all of you and the International Community for tirelessly working to bring justice to the Tamil people.
I would like to thank specifically the U.S., other sponsors and supporting countries for bringing the resolutions on Sri Lanka at the UNHRC in 2012 and 2013 and their continued leadership in ensuring justice to the victims.
Mahmoodi honored for Spirituality by bridging cultural divide through sports
(LOUISVILLE) - Zahra Mahmoodi of Afghanistan recently was honored with the Spirituality Award at the 2013 Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards in Louisville, KY, USA for her work toward gender equality in her home country.
The Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards were created to celebrate the greatness of people around the world who are making differences in the areas of social justice and peace.