What About Diego? What the Torture Report Missed
Environment / Human Rights / Politics / War

What About Diego? What the Torture Report Missed

The Senate Torture Report released in December 2014 reads worse than even the foulest imaginings of Hieronymus Bosch: sleep deprivation, isolation and sensory deprivation, forced nudity, rectal feeding and rectal rehydration, waterboarding, beatings, threatening detainees with the rape of their mothers and harm of their children, chaining detainees to the ceiling for days clothed in … Continue reading

“Stealing A Nation” – Resettlement of the Chagos People
Civil Rights / Human Rights / Politics / Revolution / War

“Stealing A Nation” – Resettlement of the Chagos People

Film Screening and panel discussion of John PIlger’s “Stealing A Nation” and the struggle for justice of the Chagossian Islanders. The Chagossians were forcibly removed from their islands during the late 1960s and early 1970s by the U.S. and U.K governments in a brutal campaign to make way for the U.S. military base, “The Footprint … Continue reading

The Reggie Clemons Case
Death Penalty

The Reggie Clemons Case

The Reggie Clemons case reads like a manual for anti-death penalty advocates: no physical evidence links him to the crime, alleged police coercion, prosecutorial misconduct, questionable eye-witness testimonies, inadequate legal representation, a stacked jury, and questions of race, according to Amnesty International. Reggie Clemons was convicted and sentenced to death in St. Louis, Missouri as … Continue reading