Civil & Human Rights

Kadyrov orders universal DNA testing in Chechnya to help identify children kidnapped by ISIS

The head of the Chechen Republic has ordered a universal DNA test to help identify and retrieve Russian children who had been taken to terrorist-control territories in the Middle East.

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UN To Launch War Crimes Probe Into Israeli Forces’ Shooting Of Protesters In Gaza

The UN Human Rights Council has voted in favor of sending an international war crimes probe to Gaza after the body’s leading human rights official slammed Israel‘s reaction to the protests along the Gaza border that killed over 60 people and injured 2,700 in one day as “wholly disproportionate.”


Fantastic Didactic Weekend Flick Pick (May 18-20, 2018): ‘Palestine Is Still The Issue’ (2002) – Timeless Truth: The John Pilger Film That Defied a Campaign to Ban It

With the present-day massacre of Palestinians by Israeli snipers along the border fence with Gaza, this 2002 film by renowned journalist and filmmaker John Pilger tells a timeless truth.



Asylum-Seeking New Zealand Journalist Suzie Dawson Is Critically Ill In Moscow

Long-time activist Suzie Dawson, a journalist and the current President of the Internet Party of New Zealand, is critically ill in Moscow, where she has been seeking asylum, after being targeted by New Zealand intelligence agencies as a result of her activism in the Occupy movement, in support of WikiLeaks, and against the TPP, among other causes.


State Court Rules Ballot Images Are Public Records, In a Win for Election Transparency

In what could be a landmark decision in the ongoing election integrity battle, New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division ruled last week that electronic ballot images are public records, and therefore subject to freedom of information laws.


WHO Report: 95% of World Population Reside in Regions Contaminated By Life-Threatening Air Pollution

Most of the world’s population reside in regions where air quality contains life-threatening pollutants, with 95% breathing in unhealthy air, a World Health Organization (WHO) study has determined. This health crisis has already claimed 7 million lives since the Syrian War began, many whose surroundings exceed toxic levels, causing asthma, stroke, emphysema, heart disease, hypertension, and serious breathing difficulties.



WATCH: Douma Locals, Doctors & Medical Staff From Viral Video Recall Staged Event Filmed By White Helmets, Refuting “Chemical Attack” Claims (VIDEO)

Western claims of a chemical attack in Douma have been thoroughly debunked to be a false-flag staged event as irrefutable evidence and eyewitness accounts continue to emerge, and more independent journalists arrive in Douma to discover and confirm a gas attack never took place.


MUST WATCH: US/UK Delegations Walk Out As Syria’s UN Ambassador Dr. Bashar al Ja’afari Begins Trenchant Indictment of US, UK, & France’s History of Lies Starting Foreign Interventions (VIDEO)

Responding to attacks from the US, UK, and French delegates at the Security Council meeting, the Syrian Ambassador to the UN called out the countries’ lies and hypocrisies, denouncing their funding and arming of terrorist groups and foreign mercenaries dispatched to Syria, in a droll, biting rebuke of imperialist aggression..