February 2013

Glenn Greenwald Guardian U.K.

One of the most successful government scams of the last decade has been to prevent any legal challenges to its secret surveillance programs.  (more…)

Dhafir Case Summary and chronology of articles/letters/emails about the case. Press release for 10th Anniversary events.

The End of Justice in America, John Pilger, New Statesman U.K.

Katherine’s most recent article on the case is available here and also for free download as an e-book (24 pages).  It documents the  government’s duplicity, step-by-step, for prosecution of this case.

Humanitarian Pays With Life for Feeding the Children of Iraq, Katherine Hughes (more…)

Chris Hedges Truthdig

I was in the Swiss village of Begnins outside Geneva shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989. I spent three days there with Axel von dem Bussche, a former Wehrmachtmajor (more…)


10th Anniversary of his arrest, Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Contact: Katherine Hughes

Tel: 315 479 6897

Email: katherinehugh [at] gmail.com

Two Events: (more…)

Hans Von Sponeck BRussels Tribunal

Since the years of war, sanctions and occupation, Iraq’s once state-of-the-art medical system has all but  collapsed.  Malnutrition and diseases, almost forgotten in Iraq, such as respiratory infections; measles; typhoid fever and tuberculosis have re-emerged on a large scale. The planned  destruction of water and sanitation facilities , especially in the 1991 war,  and recurrent drug shortages, throughout the period of sanctions and after the 2003 invasion, promoted significantly  ill-being, morbidity and mortality in the country (WHO). (more…)

In the US, due process – one of the defining features of a democratic judicial process – continues to be badly bludgeoned: Obama fights tooth and nail to push through NDAA, which would allow indefinite detention of US citizens, and the definition of terrorism has expanded its unwieldy scope, casting a widening net that ensures more and more people are captured in its snare. (more…)

Death Squads, Disappearances, and Torture–from Latin America to Iraq (more…)

By Greg Grandin

How a Washington Global Torture Gulag Was Turned Into the Only Gulag-Free Zone on Earth (more)

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