Category Archives: Killings

The message sent by America’s invisible victims

As two more Afghan children are liberated (from their lives) by NATO this weekend, a new film examines the effects of endless US aggression  Glenn Greenwald guardian.co.uk, Sunday 31 March 2013 Air strikes in Afghanistan killed 51 Afghan children in 2012, the … Continue reading

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50 years of independence

The 1971 memory project I am starting this project with the hope that people across the globe can help me identify and hopefully trace as many people as possible in these photographs. I shall be regularly uploading images and linking … Continue reading

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The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger and a Forgotten Genocide.

 By Gary Bass. The Economist UNTIL 1971 Pakistan was made up of two parts: west and east. Both Muslim-dominated territories were born out of India’s bloody partition 24 years earlier, though they existed awkwardly 1,600km apart, divided by hostile Indian … Continue reading

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Syria: Stop another senseless war

They did it once and look where they got us. Do not let the hawks lead us into another meaningless slaughter. Their profit must not come at the cost of our peace. Regarding the facts: Talking Points from Phyllis Bennis, Director, … Continue reading

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Black July

30 Years Ago: An unprecedented look at Black July (via Ground Views) Photo by Natalie Soysa, for Groundviews In August this year, Groundviews will launch a compelling collection of content to commemorate 30 years since Black July. The content will … Continue reading

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Forced to Participate In War Crimes

In Suicide Note, Iraq War Veteran Says He Was Forced to Participate In War Crimes by Rania Khalek in Dispatches from the Underclass Dan Somers (right) performing at his band’s CD Release Show (Phoenix New Times/Melissa Fossum) On June 10, 2013, … Continue reading

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Stifling the whistleblower

ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-104-2013 11 August 2013 ——————————————————————— BANGLADESH: Human rights defender, Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan arbitrarily detained ISSUES: Arbitrary arrest and detention; ill-treatment; fabricated charges; freedom of expression and opinion; human … Continue reading

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Live clips from opening of “Searching for Kalpana Chakma” at Drik Gallery

The opening was very moving and there was a great turnout. Here are some live clips. The show is up till the 21st June. Don’t miss it. The show has also been featured in Time Magazine

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