Ramsey Clark is heading up a major international effort with hundreds of lawyers, legal scholars and human rights leaders from countries throughout the world who are committed to prosecuting and indicting Bush-era officials.
"...Bush and the other top officials are undoubtedly worried right now about going anywhere in the world. Everywhere they go, people are there to demand that they be prosecuted for war crimes and torture.
Karl Rove was repeatedly disrupted by angry protesters on his recent book tour. In Beverly Hills and Las Vegas, Rove was additionally humiliated when people tried to carry out a citizen’s arrest at his speaking engagement.
Twenty-three CIA agents, who were acting under orders from Bush and Cheney, were found guilty in abstentia in a major trial in Italy.
A U.S. Federal Judge put the fear of the devil in all of the Bush team when he allowed a lawsuit brought by a torture victim at Guantanamo to proceed against Donald Rumsfeld.
This global movement will not stop. The damage caused by Bush’s crimes is too great and too many people have been harmed. As they did with the Chilean dictator Pinochet, the people will struggle for accountability until justice has been achieved.
Bush and company are well aware that they can be held accountable.
Just a few weeks ago, an Argentinian judge sentenced former Argentinian President Reynaldo Bignone to twenty-five years in prison for the kidnapping and torture of 56 people in a torture center.
This is precisely what Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld ordered. The CIA set up torture centers for people who the Pentagon or CIA kidnapped. And Guantanamo was determined by the United Nations to be a "torture center."
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff of Colin Powell, testified before Congress that at least 108 prisoners died while in U.S. detention during the Bush era, many of them from torture..."
Bush Six Likely to Be Indicted
"Spanish prosecutors have decided to press forward with a criminal investigation targeting former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and five top associates over their role in the torture of five Spanish citizens held at Guantánamo," according to Scott Horton, law professor and writer for Harper's Magazine and The American Lawyer.
The #Spanish Revolution
Nobody expected the Real Democracy Now grassroots movement that overshadowed an election campaign to capture the imagination of the world
Israeli Protests – Arab Spring meets Jewish Summer
Paul Feldman reports on giant Israeli protests
The dawn of a new obscure era
All austerity measures forced on Greek people since 2010 constitute a small hors d'oeuvre in relation to the upcoming tsunami of social poverty and squalor that will be served to them as the main course by the capital and the Greek government, the IMF and EU directorate. The percentage of “official” unemployment has surpassed 16%, while the real one is estimated to be more than 20%.
World Revolution Not Seen on TV
Talk - What Difference Does a Revolution Make in a Global Economic Meltdown?
Martin Sanchez, Consul General of Venezuela in San Francisco and Debra Evenson author of "Law and Society in Contemporary Cuba" speaking at the workshop "What Difference Does a Revolution Make in a Global Economic Meltdown?" held October 16, 2009 at the National Lawyers Guild Law of the People 2009 Convention in Seattle
DEATHS IN SYRIA MASS PROTESTS: FRIDAY ''your silence is killing us''
Decentralized Global Rebellion Rages Across Europe, Israel, Yemen, Bahrain, Syria and Egypt – #GIABO
The decentralized global rebellion rages on…
A new jury to put the British public interest first
A People's Jury of a thousand angry citizens
A Poem For Bukowski
Victory For Iraq War Whistleblower; KBR's Profiteering Exposed
Military contract whistleblower Bunny Greenhouse's legal win is welcome, but US taxpayers are still out $5 trillion for Bush's wars.
Palestinians Prepare for Massive Uprising
Leading members of the Palestinian Popular Committees in the West Bank plan massive civil unrest and disobedience against the Israeli occupation authorities come September when the Palestinians take their case for statehood to the UN.
Riot police evict Tahrir Square activists
Obama Orders Military To Prepare For Spring Food Riots
A grim report prepared by France’s General Directorate for External Security (DGSE) obtained by Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) states that president’s Obama and Sarkozy have “agreed in principal” to create a joint US-European military force to deal exclusively with a Global uprising expected this spring as our World runs out of food.
Japan: People Power! Protesters Rally in Fukushima Against Nuclear Power
An estimated 1,700 people gathered to call for an end to nuclear energy on Sunday in the regional capital of Fukushima, where a nuclear power plant that was crippled by a March 11 earthquake and tsunami continues to cause concern.
EGYPT AND THE TRIUMPH OF PEOPLE POWER
The bravery shown by ordinary Egyptians against incredible odds was amazing to see. But more impressive was how they came together to show the world that people of all ages and backgrounds could come together for a common purpose.
This was People Power, and 25 years ago this month, we saw it in action in the Phillipines.
Mystery Group Recruits in OC for Global 'Revolution'
Posters promoting a website purportedly set up by anti-Establishment group Anonymous appear along Del Mar over the weekend.
Pakistan: Security Forces ‘Disappear’ Opponents in Balochistan
Storm by Tim Minchin
Tim Minchin's brilliant & witty demolition of irrationality in all its many guises - with rolling text from [miltherm] -all in the medium of a 9-minute beat poem. Audio from the QEH Dec 2008 show with kind permission from Tim Minchin.
People & Power - Children of the cannabis trade
An investigation into how Vietnamese children trafficked to the UK to work in the cannabis trade are often prosecuted as criminals rather than treated as victims.
Doap Nixon - Power To The People