“There is no way that firing a missile at a civilian home can constitute an effective ‘warning’. Amnesty International has documented cases of civilians killed or injured by such missiles in previous Israeli military operations on the Gaza Strip,” Amnesty International (Philip Luther) [dropcap … [Read more...] about “Knock on the Door”. The Israeli Rooftop Bombing Warning Bombing Technique.
Looking at the video recording of the assault there is little doubt that the actions of the two police officers meet the prima facie requirements of the definition of the crime of torture. [dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he assault with intent to grievous bodily harm case against former SAPS warrant … [Read more...] about Will we ever see police officers prosecuted for torture?
A young Artist is tortured, tied down, force-fed and injected with a variety of cosmetics in London as part of a protest highlighting Animal Testing. A young twenty four year old Artist named Jacqueline Traide was passionate about the testing of human cosmetics on Animals so she agreed to make … [Read more...] about Artist is Tortured to Bring Attention to Animal Testing
"Local protests in Moscow are nowhere near as threatening as tens of thousands of Russian troops massing along a border less than 500 km away." [dropcap size=big]D[/dropcap]uring the past few weeks I have relaxed somewhat. The Ukrainian Presidential election ran smoothly; President Poroshenko spoke … [Read more...] about Anti-Putin Protests in Moscow – Thoughts from Kiev
"It seems Putin missed the adage of Marx according to which “history repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce.” [dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]n case there was still any doubt about the true nature of the war in Ukraine’s eastern regions, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov announced to the press … [Read more...] about Russian T-72 Tanks Enter Ukraine – Thoughts from Kiev.
Laying back surfing the internet I found this beautiful video and couldn't help but share it. [dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap] know that it does not take into account women outside of western culture but nevertheless it is as beautiful as it is flawed. I expected there to be some type of political … [Read more...] about 500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art