Archive for October 21st, 2012

US and Israel Launch Joint Military Exercise

US and Israel Launch Joint Military Exercise

aljazeera.com October 21, 2012. Some 3,500 US troops and 1,000 Israeli soldiers have begun a joint military drill, an Israeli military spokeswoman has said. "Austere Challenge 12 is the largest aerial defence exercise to take place between the two militaries," an Israeli military statement said on Sunday. Of the 3,500 US personnel involved, around 1,000 will be stationed in Israel, while the rest will operate in Europe and the Mediterranean, Lieutenant General Craig Franklin, a senior

October 21, 2012 No Comments Full Story

US-Led Attack Kills 4 Children in Eastern Afghanistan

US-Led Attack Kills 4 Children in Eastern Afghanistan

At least four Afghan children have been killed in an attack carried out by US-led forces in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Logar, Press TV reports. According to local sources, US-led troops fired missiles on residential areas in the country’s east, killing several children who were on their way to school.Reports say two other children were also injured in the incident which occurred on Sunday. The issue of civilian casualties in Afghanistan is highly sensitive and has be

October 21, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Horrors of war: US, UK munitions ‘cause birth defects in Iraq’

RT.com October 14, 2012. US and UK weapons ammunition were linked to heart defects, brain dysfunctions and malformed limbs, according to a recent study. The report revealed a shocking rise in birth defects in Iraqi children conceived after the US invasion. Titled ‘Metal Contamination and the Epidemic of Congenital Birth Defects in Iraqi Cities,’ the study was published by the Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. It revealed a connection between military activity in

October 21, 2012 No Comments Full Story

16-year-old José Antonio Elena Rodríguez Latest Victim of U.S. Border Patrol’s Deadly Force

16-year-old José Antonio Elena Rodríguez Latest Victim of U.S. Border Patrol’s Deadly Force

Coalición de Derechos Humanos [Tucson, AZ] denounces the most recent shooting of a 16-year-old boy by a U.S. Border Patrol agent. The incident, which occurred on October 10th, is the latest in a series of shootings that have raised serious questions as to the use of deadly force by the largest police agency, the U.S. Border Patrol. The community deserves an immediate halt and review of their “use of force” policies, and an independent, objective, and thorough investigation of the incide

October 21, 2012 No Comments Full Story

 

Close
loading...