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Saudi Airstrikes Hit Yemen Market, Killing at Least 41 Civilians

Saudi warplanes attacked a crowded marketplace in the northwestern Yemeni province of Hajjah today, killing at least 41 people, all of them civilians, and wounding scores of others. Local officials say many of the wounded are severely so, and are not expected to survive.

Many Americans are OK with torture after the release of the...

After the release of the CIA Torture Report, many politicians are defending the report or analyzing the results, but the American public seems unchanged...

New Malware Tool Aims to Detect Government Surveillance

EFF, Amnesty International Back Effort to Stop Surveillance by Jason Ditz, November 20, 2014 Amnesty International, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and other groups are throwing their...

US government acknowledges it “crossed the line” on torture

For many years, the US government has said it respects, protects, and promotes human rights here at home and all over the world.  However,...

Middle Eastern civilians have more to fear than ISIS now

ISIS is currently the single largest, immediate threat to citizens in the Middle East, but people in the area now have to worry about...

Egypt, China, Iran Criticize US Over Crackdown on Ferguson Protesters

"The eyes of the world are watching," said Missouri Governor Jay Nixon last Saturday when he announced a curfew in Ferguson, MO. Ever since...

War crimes in Afghanistan covered up by U.S. military, says report

A new report released by Amnesty International titled "Left in the Dark," has found the U.S. military has systematically disregarded or hid evidence of...