Of Bombs and Comics

Binyamin Netanyahu' cartoon bomb he used at the UN.

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN? MY FIRST reaction to Binyamin Netanyahu’s exhibition of comics at the UN General Assembly was shame. Shame that the supreme elected representative of my country would stoop to such a primitive rhetorical device, bordering on the childish. (One Israeli commentator suggested putting him on a rug with a lot of paper and …

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Wikileaks founder Assange Speaks to United Nations

The Real News Network speaks with Michael Ratner, Julian Assange’s US Attorney and President Emeritus, Center for Constitutional Rights after Assange addressed the UN. His speech was delivered via satellite on Wednesday, September 26, from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London and can be viewed in it’s entirety here.

Occupy Protesters’ Rights Must Be Protected, U.N. Says; U.S. Says Nothing

Organize. Occupy. Overcome.

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN WASHINGTON — Federal officials have yet to respond to two United Nations human rights envoys who formally requested that the U.S. government protect Occupy protesters against excessive force by law enforcement officials. In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the two envoys called on U.S. officials to “explain the behavior …

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