May 2006

By John Pilger The Guardian 5/13/06

I have spent the past three weeks filming in the hillside barrios of Caracas, in streets and breeze-block houses that defy gravity and torrential rain and emerge at night like fireflies in the fog. Caracas is said to be one of the world’s toughest cities, yet I have known no fear (more…)

I’m off home to Scotland for 4 weeks and so I won’t be posting as often on my website. We are waiting for confirmation about Dr. Dhafir’s new lawyers for the appeal and I will post any new information as soon as I get it (more…)

By Sylvie Kauffmann  Le Monde 10/25/04 Translation from: Truthout

The shock of September 11 has put the pillars of the American system to the test (more…)

By William Fisher Truthout 4/30/06
In 2002, Defense Secretary Rumsfeld famously referred to Guantanamo prisoners as “the worst of the worst.” (more…)

My Guantanamo Diary

By Mahvish Khan Washington Post 4/30/06


The sailor at the entrance to Camp Echo peers through the gate as Peter and I hold up our laminated blue cards. “HC,” for habeas counsel (more…)

The Israel Lobby

By NORMAN G. FINKELSTEIN Counterpunch 5/1/06

In the current fractious debate over the role of the Israel Lobby (more…)

Praying for Peace or Preying on Peace?

By Rev. WILLIAM E. ALBERTS Counterpunch 4/29/06

The United Methodist Church should be bringing disciplinary action against President George Bush for war crimes (more…)