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Meet The People Risking Their Lives To Bring Justice To Mexico 23.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
MONTERREY, Mexico — Rosa González cannot shake the memory of the state investigator who was too afraid of reprisals to take a full report, the...
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In Yemen, Most Al Qaeda can be Captured, but Killing is Easier 23.6.2013 Commondreams.org Views
Ann Wright Protesters loyal to the Shi'ite al-Houthi rebel group burn an effigy of a U.S. aircraft during a demonstration to protest against what they say is U.S. interference in Yemen, including drone strikes, after their weekly Friday prayers in the Old Sanaa city April 12, 2013 (Reuters / Khaled Abdullah) read ...
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Headlines for June 21, 2013 21.6.2013 Democracy Now!
Leaked Docs Detail Broad Guidelines for NSA Retention of Private Info, Report: Skype Developed Program to Abet Gov't Spying; Ex-Facebook Exec at NSA, WikiLeaks Associate: Plane Ready to Bring Snowden to Iceland, U.S. Investigating Private Firm that Cleared Snowden, House Defeats Farm Aid Bill with Radical Food Stamp Cuts, GOP Senators Propose Doubling of Border Guards in Immigration Bill, 1 Million Rally Across Brazil as Protests Mount, Flooding Kills 150 in Northern India, Report: Global Warming Will Devastate the World's Poor, Study: 1 in 3 Women Worldwide Assaulted by Partner, U.S. Drone Strike Killed 10-Year-Old in Yemen, Gitmo Doctors Reject Call to End Force-Feeding of Hunger-Striking Prisoners, Jury Selection Concludes in Zimmerman Trial, Opening Statements Begin Next Week, FBI Denies Investigation of Late Journalist Michael Hastings, Gay "Conversion" Ministry Apologizes, Disbands, Hunger Strikers Demand Reversal of Philadelphia School Layoffs
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Hemp 1, DEA 0 20.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Thursday overcame last-minute lobbying from the Drug Enforcement Administration to pass a farm bill amendment that would legalize...
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Hemp 1, DEA 0 20.6.2013 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives on Thursday overcame last-minute lobbying from the Drug Enforcement Administration to pass a farm bill amendment that would legalize...
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For Sale: Shackles That Once Held Legendary Abolishionist 20.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- The leg irons that restrained abolitionist John Brown after his failed 1859 raid on a federal arsenal in Harpers Ferry are being...
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WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Gets Heated About Drones 20.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Bill O'Reilly and Kirsten Powers sparred about drones on Wednesday's "O'Reilly Factor," when the Fox News host said he wanted to know why "far-left loons"...
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Headlines for June 20, 2013 20.6.2013 Democracy Now!
Taliban-U.S. Talks Stalled After Afghan Gov't Protests, Obama Proposes Nuclear Arsenal Reduction in Berlin Speech, Obama to Limit Carbon Emissions From Power Plants, FBI: Drones Conducting Surveillance in U.S., Senators: Phone Records Played "Little or No Role" in Foiling Plots, Sen. Paul: Intelligence Director Lied to Congress in NSA Claims, Google Seeks Permission to Release Numbers on FISA Requests, WikiLeaks Seeks Asylum for Edward Snowden in Iceland, WikiLeaks: Late Journalist Michael Hastings Said He Was Under FBI Investigation, Brazil Protests Continue as Cities Revoke Transit Fare Hikes, U.N. Issues New Appeal for Displaced Syrians; Global Refugees at 18-Year High, 22 Killed in Militant Attack on U.N. in Somalia, Sen. Feinstein: End Force-Feeding of Hunger Striking Guantánamo Prisoners, CBO: Immigration Overhaul Would Save Nearly $200 Billion, FBI Has Cleared All Agents in Shootings Since 1993, Actor James Gandolfini Dies at 51
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Dead Man Walking, 20 years later: Sister Helen Prejean's work on abolishing the death penalty 20.6.2013 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
June 20, 2013 Please support our coverage of democratic movements and become a supporting member of  rabble.ca . Thirty years ago, a Catholic nun working in a poor neighbourhood of New Orleans was asked if she would be a pen-pal to a death-row prisoner. Sister Helen Prejean agreed, forever changing her life, as well as the debate on capital punishment in this country. Thirty years ago, a Catholic nun working in a poor neighbourhood of New Orleans was asked if she would be a pen-pal to a death-row prisoner. Sister Helen Prejean agreed, forever changing her life. Amnesty International recently issued its annual report on the death penalty. The U.S. remains among the world's leading executioners, along with China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and North Korea. This month the United States passed a grim milestone -- 1000 people executed since the death penalty was reinstated 30 years ago. Formed in 1999 by Protess and students, the Medill ...
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Dead Man Walking, 20 Years On 20.6.2013 Commondreams.org Views
Amy Goodman

Thirty years ago, a Catholic nun working in a poor neighborhood of New Orleans was asked if she would be a pen pal to a death-row prisoner. Sister Helen Prejean agreed, forever changing her life, as well as the debate on capital punishment in this country.

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Dead Man Walking, 20 Years On 20.6.2013 Commondreams.org Views
Amy Goodman

Thirty years ago, a Catholic nun working in a poor neighborhood of New Orleans was asked if she would be a pen pal to a death-row prisoner. Sister Helen Prejean agreed, forever changing her life, as well as the debate on capital punishment in this country.

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Headlines for June 19, 2013 19.6.2013 Democracy Now!
U.S., Taliban to Hold Direct Talks in Qatar, Karzai Suspends U.S. Talks over Taliban Concerns, Taliban Renounces Foreign Attacks, Opens Political Office in Doha, NATO Completes Transfer of "Security Control" to Afghan Forces, Intel Officials Tell Congress NSA Surveillance Helped Thwart Attacks, Obama Calls for Nuclear Weapon Reductions in Germany Speech, House Approves 22-Week Abortion Ban, Ex-Employees Say Bank of America Encouraged Foreclosures, Deceit, Muslims File Lawsuit Challenging NYPD Spy Program, Journalist Michael Hastings Dies in Car Crash at 33
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Sister Helen Prejean & Bill Pelke on Freeing the Death Row Prisoner Who Killed Pelke's Grandmother 19.6.2013 Democracy Now!
Sister Helen Prejean & Bill Pelke on Freeing the Death Row Prisoner Who Killed Pelke's Grandmother
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Yemenis Gather to Protest Detention, Torture in Gitmo 18.6.2013 CommonDreams.org Headlines
Relatives of Yemeni detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison shout slogans during a protest to demand the release of the detainees, outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa June 17, 2013. (Reuters / Khaled Abdullah Ali Al Mahdi) Yemenis gathered in front of the U.S. read ...
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Headlines for June 18, 2013 18.6.2013 Democracy Now!
Headlines for June 18, 2013
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A Medical Ethics-free Zone? Guantánamo Doctors Urged to Stop Force-Feeding Hunger-Striking Prisoners 18.6.2013 Democracy Now!
As the prison-wide hunger strike at Guantánamo enters its 133rd day, a group of top U.S. doctors and public health specialists are calling on their colleagues in the military to boycott the mass force-feeding of prisoners. In an article for The New England Journal of Medicine, three professors from Boston University write: "Physicians at Guantánamo cannot permit the military to use them and their medical skills for political purposes and still comply with their ethical obligations. Force-feeding a competent person is not the practice of medicine; it is aggravated assault." We speak to George Annas, one of the co-authors of the article. He is a professor of health law, bioethics and human rights at the Boston University School of Public Health.
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Chicago's Next U.S. Attorney Faces Urgent Dilemma 18.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
CHICAGO — Chicago's next U.S. attorney faces a dilemma sprung from the twin evils bedeviling America's third-largest city. Should he zero in on Illinois' deep...
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Jonathan Wolfman: 'States' Rights,' a Preposterous Fraud in the Service of Abuse 17.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Ghosts of Mississippi? One of them ought to be my mom. She made a difference in Philadelphia while I was growing up. And I'm betting she could in Mississippi, as well, then, or today, and I'm betting people like her, the activists of the Southern Poverty Law Center and the American Civil Liberties Union, will now.
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Headlines for June 17, 2013 17.6.2013 Democracy Now!
NSA: Less Than 300 Phone Records Probed in 2012, Supporters Rally for Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, Leaked Docs: U.K. Spied on Foreign Diplomats at 2009 G20; U.S. Monitored Russian Leader, G8 Summit Opens Amid Spying Disclosures; Protesters March in Ireland, Protesters Call for Gitmo Closure Ahead of Obama Speech, Bombing Kills 10 Soldiers in Damascus, Putin Rebukes U.S. on Aiding Rebels as G8 Begins, U.S. to Keep Warplanes, Missiles in Jordan, Egypt Cuts Diplomatic Ties to Syria, Turkish Unions Stage National Strike as Crackdown Grows, Bombings, Attacks Kill Dozens in Iraq; 2,000 Killed Since April, Massive Turnout Elects Hassan Rouhani to Iranian Presidency, North Korea Offers Talks with U.S., U.S. to Appoint New Envoy for Gitmo Closure, Ecuadorean Foreign Minister in U.K. for Talks on Assange, Explosions Erupt at 2 Chemical Plants in Louisiana, 36 People Shot in Chicago over Weekend, 7 Killed, Supreme Court Weighs Challenges to Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Act, Gay Marriage Restrictions
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Curt Goering: Torture's Lasting Effects 17.6.2013 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
In order to ensure the United States does not repeat the mistakes of the past, a full and public accounting of how U.S. government policies and practices failed to conform to our legal and moral obligations is required.
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