Activists launch ‘Twitterstorm’ for jailed founder of Pirate Bay

John Vibes | Gottfrid is due to appear in court tomorrow to face trumped up "hacking" charges.

CIA lawyer: stopping torture ‘would have been easy’, but I approved it anyway

Jon Queally | John Rizzo describes how he decided not to put halt to torture; Calls Bush "stand-up guy" for his role

Homeless Japanese being ‘recruited’ to clean up Fukushima disaster

John Queally | Investigation reveals systematic exploitation of homeless by big business and organized crime

15 quotes about the Duck Dynasty controversy that every American should see

Michael Snyder | What is being done to Phil Robertson shows just how far America has fallen

The right to rights: The geopolitics of human rights

Kevin Galalae | Already, the victims of this global master plan are human rights and civil liberties worldwide, the national constitutions and international covenants that enshrine them, and the international legal system that safeguards them.

Fired PR Exec Apologizes After Racist Tweet About AIDS in Africa

John Vibes | Public relations executive creates public relations disaster with racist tweet

Standing in the way: The struggle for human rights

Kevin Galalae | Human rights have always existed but have been recognized by different names.

15-Year Old Girl Takes Knockout “Game” Attacks Right to the Homes of Elderly Victims

Kimberly Paxton | A 15 year old Florida girl has been arrested for two Knockout “Game” attacks on elderly men.

Knockout: This Week’s Contestants are 12 and 13-Year Old Boys

Kimberly Paxton | The most recent players in the Knockout “game” are two boys, ages 12 and 13. The contestants just keep getting younger in this sick sociopathic trend that is sweeping the country.

Predator Cop Accused of Raping a Teenage Girl in the Back of His Cruiser

Kimberly Paxton | When a cop has a history of sexual misconduct, one would think he’d either be let go or assigned a responsible partner to babysit him during his duties.

Pirate Bay Founder Guilty of Hacking, Sentenced to Two Years in Prison | Following a trial spanning two weeks, the Stockholm District Court has just handed down its sentence in the Gottfrid Svartholm hacking case.

Supreme Court: DNA Can Now Be Taken From Criminal Suspects Before Conviction

Shepard Ambellas | In a blatant power-move by the establishment and violation of the US Constitution, it has now been ruled that DNA can be taken from criminal suspects prior to conviction.

Military Sexual Assault Prevention Officer Accused of Running Prostitution Ring

RT | The US military officer overseeing sexual assault prevention at the Fort Hood base in Texas is now under investigation for sexual assault, including allegations of maltreatment of subordinates and running a prostitution ring.

Japan Mayor Says Wartime Sex Slaves Necessary

Aljazeera | Toru Hashimoto's remarks that soldiers needed sex slaves to "maintain discipline" during World War II spark anger.

Pregnant Mom Of 4 Sentenced To Prison For Refusing To Serve In Iraq

Top Info Post | Private First Class Kimberly Rivera, mother of four children and pregnant with a fifth, was sentenced on April 29 to 14 months imprisonment, which was lowered to 10 months based on a plea agreement.

Ancient Mayan Pyramid Destroyed by Construction Company in Belize

RT | One of the oldest and most famous Mayan pyramids has been destroyed by a construction company in Belize, while digging for crushed rock for a road they were building.

Dennis Rodman Asks Kim Jong Un to Release American Prisoner

JG Vibes | Dennis Rodman is apparently reaching out to Kim Jong Un and asking him to release the American prisoner who was recently sentenced to 15 years hard labor in North Korea.

Military Sex Assault Monitor Arrested for Sexual Battery

Earth First News | In a telling incident, the chief sexual assault prevention officer of the Air Force Jeffrey Krusinski was arrested yesterday for allegedly groping a woman while drunk.

Human Liberty Is Doomed

Sartre | Any discussion on liberty presupposes an understanding of human nature. Today, the utter confusion and distorted mindset of humankind, relegates animal instincts, as the premier motivation for salacious existence.

BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall Confesses on Charges of Sexual Abuse and Pedophilia

JG Vibes | Another BBC broadcaster admits to pedophilia. Stuart Hall, age 83 has confessed to sexually abusing 13 victims between the ages of 9 and 17 from 1968 to 1986.

Indigenous Peoples Launch New Occupation on Belo Monte Dam Site

Amazon Watch | Some 200 indigenous people affected by the construction of large hydroelectric dams in the Amazon launched an occupation today on one of the main construction sites of the Belo Monte dam complex on the Xingu River in the Brazilian Amazon.

Hypocrisy: Guantanamo Torture Praised, North Korean “Labor Camp” For American Citizen Condemned

Chris & Sheree Geo | Apparently, the United States government is “outraged” at North Korea’s recent trial and sentencing of an American citizen to 15 years of “hard labor”.

American Citizen Sentenced to 15 Years Hard Labor in North Korea

Andrew Freeman | The American Citizen on trial in North Korea has been sentenced to 15 years hard labor for attempting to overthrow the regime.

American Medical Association Voices Concern Over Growing Guantanamo Hunger Strikes

Derrick Broze | The president of the American Medical Association has spoken out against the practice of forced feeding at the Guantanamo Bay military prison in Cuba.

Guantanamo Guards Fire ‘Non-Lethal’ Rounds at Hunger Strikers

Jacob Chamberlain | Guards at Guantanamo Bay fired four "non-lethal" rounds at prisoners on Saturday after attempting to force prisoners from communal cellblocks into isolated one-man cells—in an attempt to end an ongoing hunger strike in the secretive prison.

Che: A Revolution in Pop Culture Misrepresentation

Sarah Backer | The truth is wearing a Guevara shirt is much like sporting a shirt with Hitler’s or Stalin’s face on it. The only difference is that the Guevara shirt is socially acceptable, thanks to the obtuseness of Hollywood.

Gitmo Defense Lawyers Say Somebody Has Been Accessing Their Emails

Pro Publica | In response to the apparent breaches, the military’s chief defense counsel ordered defense lawyers to stop using email for privileged or confidential communications.

The Tunnel People That Live Under The Streets Of America

Michael Snyder | Did you know that there are thousands upon thousands of homeless people that are living underground beneath the streets of major U.S. cities?

Obama Plans $195 Million in Renovation and New Construction at Guantánamo

Matt Bewig | President Barack Obama's administration last week announced plans to spend $195 million on renovation and new construction at Guantanamo Bay.

Human Rights Groups Against Human Rights

Nathan Goodman | Recently, best-selling author Chris Hedges announced his resignation from PEN, a prominent international writers’ organization.