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Protests in Iran Continue Despite Government Crackdown

By   /  December 27, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

On Ashura, one of the most sacred religious holidays in Iran, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to protest the Iranian regime. Even with the risk of death, torture, rape, and beatings, people poured into the streets to protest the Iranian government. In yet another wave of violent suppression from the government, at least […]

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NATO in Russia

By   /  December 25, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO Secretary General, was in Moscow this week asking Russia to contribute military supplies and support for the NATO mission in Afghanistan. Rasmussen stressed the fact that NATO and Russia both face a security threat from Afghanistan. However, Rasmussen spent much of his time in Moscow trying to assuage the tension that […]

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Video of American POW Released by Taliban

By   /  December 25, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

The Taliban released a video showing captured soldier Bowe Bergdahl, with the 4th Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Ft. Wainwright, Alaska. Bergdahl was captured five months ago in Paktika, eastern Afghanistan. The video features a Taliban spokesman demanding release of prisoners captured by US forces. It is not known if Bergdahl is being held in Afghanistan […]

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Gitmo detainees to be repatriated

By   /  December 25, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Six Yemeni Guantanamo Bay detainees are to be repatriated. The decision to send the Yemeni detainees back to their home country is significant. For months the US has been in talks with the government of Yemen. Yemeni prisoners make up forty–seven percent of the 210 detainees at Guantanamo. An attorney for fourteen of the Yemeni […]

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Iranian Opposition Protests Today

By   /  December 21, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

On Sunday was the death of one of the most prominent opposition clerics in Iran, Ali Reza Montazeri. His death left the government in Iran in a difficult situation as he was one of the leaders of the 1979 Islamic Revolution and till recently one of the most vocal opponents of the Iranian regime’s crackdown. Montazeri broke ties […]

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