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The Savile Scandal

Former BBC reporter Liz MacKean died at the age of 52 last month as a result of a stroke. MacKean was an incredible investigative report...

Monday, November 6, 2017

The Paradise Papers

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists today releases The Paradise Papers, a global investigation that reveals the offshore activities of some of the world’s most powerful people and companies.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

The Savile Scandal

Former BBC reporter Liz MacKean died at the age of 52 last month as a result of a stroke. MacKean was an incredible investigative reporter and is well-known for having unearthed the massive pedophilia scandal regarding BBC entertainer Jimmy Savile.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The Poison Papers

The Environmental Protection Agency’s mission statement reads: “to protect human health and the environment.” Ironically, while the EPA has done some strong work in the past, the agency has also helped corporations destroy the environment and threaten human health through pesticide usage and adding neurotoxins to our drinking water.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Tibetan Student in India Self-Immolates For Tibetan Freedom


A young Tibetan studying in India set himself ablaze on Friday at the Central University for Tibetan Studies in Varanasi in a protest calling for freedom for his homeland, Tibetan sources said.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Ohio Sues Big Pharma for Causing Opioid Epidemic

The lawsuit says Purdue Pharma, Endo Health Solutions, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and its subsidiary Cephalon, Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and Allergan violated the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act and created a "public nuisance."

Monday, May 22, 2017

March Against Monsanto 2017

Hundreds of activists around the globe joined an international march against the multinational biotech and agribusiness corporation Monsanto.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Tibetan monk died in 150th self-immolation


A young Tibetan monk set himself on fire and died on Friday in northwestern China’s Qinghai province in an apparent challenge to Chinese rule in Tibetan areas

Monday, May 8, 2017

16-year-old Tibetan student staged self-immolation protest

A 16-year-old student in a Tibetan region of Gansu staged a self-immolation protest on May 2 against Chinese rule, RFA's Tibetan service has learned.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

IndyStar wins top investigative reporting award

USA Gymnastics has failed to report to police many allegations of sexual misconduct by coaches. That allowed predatory coaches to continue working with children for years after the organization was warned. 

Investigative Journalism wins Pulitzer for Panama Papers

The Pulitzer Prizes on Monday honoured an international consortium of more than 300 reporters on six continents for their investigative series on the Panama Papers which detailed the hidden infrastructure and global scale of offshore tax havens used by the high and mighty.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Monsanto Papers: EPA-Monsanto connection



Niente whistleblowers o gole profonde. E’ la Corte Federale di San Francisco, per decisione del giudice distrettuale Vince Chhabria, che ha cominciato a desecretare gli atti relativi alle 55 cause pendenti contro Monsanto, multinazionale di biotecnologie agrarie, con circa 18mila dipendenti e un fatturato di 14,5 miliardi di dollari.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

"The Killing Wind" The barbarism of Mao’s Cultural Revolution

It was 1986, and Tan was one of two journalists assigned to report on the 1,300-person task force canvassing Daoxian county and surrounding areas to tally the murders of more than 9,000 people between August and October 1967.

24-Year-old Tibetan Self-Immolates Calling for Dalai Lama’s return

A young Tibetan farmer set himself ablaze in Nyagrong county in the Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture last weekend in the year’s first self-immolation to demand freedom for Tibet and the return of the Dalai Lama.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tibetan Rebellion Anniversary March

Supporters of Tibet marched across the country and in cities around the world Friday to mark the 58th anniversary of a Tibetan rebellion against Chinese occupying forces.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

"Merchants of Men" Terror financing and the kidnapping business

Loretta Napoleoni had the core of her book. As her research continued she realised to what an extraordinary extent the abduction, trade and trafficking of people had become central to jihadist terrorism in North Africa and the Middle East.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act

Washington - Obama betrayed America, some say. No one has ever thought of free speech as conditional. However, this law makes it conditional

Global Arms Trade: U.S. Sold $40 Billion in Weapons in 2015

WASHINGTON — The United States again ranked first in global weapons sales last year, signing deals for about $40 billion, or half of all agreements in the worldwide arms bazaar, and far ahead of France, the No. 2 weapons dealer with $15 billion in sales, according to a new congressional study

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Saturday, December 10, 2016

TIBET ON FIRE

A Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire in western China in what appeared to be the latest such radical protest against Beijing's rule

Friday, December 9, 2016

Yemenis starving to death as world ‘turns blind eye’

A nurse feeds a malnourished child at a malnutrition treatment centre in the northwestern city of Saada, Yemen © Naif Rahma / Reuters

The people of Yemen are ‘slowly starving’ to death as the world turns a blind eye, human rights organizations and charities warn

Thursday, December 8, 2016

VOYAGE OF THE DAMNED: strage di migranti nel 2016

Dal 1 gennaio a oggi almeno 4.690 uomini, donne e bambini sono morti cercando di attraversare il Mediterraneo, circa 1.000 in più rispetto a tutto il 2015. Questo numero non si deve a un aumento significativo degli arrivi ma solo a un'aumentata mortalità

Sunday, December 4, 2016

The Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya

Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak led a protest rally on Sunday against what he called a “genocide” of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority, as he urged Asian neighbours and the world to step up the pressure to stop the violence

Syria War: "The Terrorists are sent by your Government”

I am Syrian… living in Syria in the middle of everything. We have seen horrorsIt was never a revolution nor a civil war. The terrorists are sent by your goverment. They are al Qaeda Jabhat al Nusra Wahhabi Salafists Talibans etc and the extremist jihadists sent by the West, the Saudis, Qatar and Turkey. Your Obama and whoever is behind him or above him are supporting al Qaeda and leading a proxy war on my country

Millions Rise Up Against India's Demonetisation

Millions of protestors in India are rising up against a ruling class determined to take away their rights. There is anarchy in the streets as the Indian government continue to lean on mainstream media to suppress the scale of events and cover up the chaos caused by their draconian ban on cash

'Useful Idiots' The Uncovered Horrors of Castro's Totalitarian Regime


In her 2003 book conservative writer Mona Charen offered an excellent juxtaposition of the horrors of the island prison Fidel Castro established with the fawning treatment he received from American journalists

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Epidemic Rape of Migrants

Women migrants fleeing wars, political instability and poverty are taking contraceptives in the expectation of being raped but are so desperate they still embark on the journey, a human rights group said on Wednesday

Friday, December 2, 2016

Footbal Sexual Abuse Apocalypse

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Protect the Sacred Dakota Access Pipeline Protest #NoDAPL


The protest over the Dakota Access Pipeline has become a complex battle—sometimes involving violent clashes between police and demonstrators—over tribal rights, energy development, and the environment

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Big Brother Rising: Extreme Spying and Social Censorship

The UK Investigatory Powers Bill (IPBill), also known as the Snoopers' Charter, has been granted royal assent, officially giving police departments and intelligence agencies enhanced bulk surveillance and hacking powers.

Index on Censorship: journalists under 'unprecedented' attack

Journalists are facing an “unprecedented” wave of attacks around the world with increased hostility to the media leading to assaults on individuals as well as press freedom, according to a new report

FAKE NEWS Donald Trump and the media’s ‘epic fail’


There were so many uncertainties in the lead up to the 2016 US election result, but one thing is clear: journalism, just like the pollsters, failed.

Julian Assange: 'CIA created ISIS'

On the sixth anniversary of the first infamous "Cablegate", WikiLeaks has expanded its Public Library of US Diplomacy (PLUSD) with 531,525 new diplomatic cables from 1979.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Hacker Who Exposed Gang Rape Facing Prison Time

Steubenville, OH — (RT) A Kentucky man who, in 2012, hacked into an online account for followers of a Ohio high school’s football team to expose a gang rape of a teenage girl has pleaded guilty to charges associated with the hack. 

#Pizzagate: the Pedophile Ring exposed by Podesta’s Emails

The discussion, dubbed “#Pizzagate” relates to a series of Podesta emails released by WikiLeaks in which top government officials have been caught using a secret code of words relating to foods, such as “pizza” and “hot dogs”, which internet sleuths have linked to a huge political pedophile ring.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

The ‘Yemen Files’

WikiLeaks has released hundreds of documents from the US embassy in Sana’a, Yemen, revealing details of America’s multi-million dollar military support for the government of the volatile country.

Friday, November 18, 2016

La Paranza dei Bambini


L'autore di "Gomorra" racconta le "paranze" e il loro apprendistato omicida. L'educazione alla morte dei baby criminali a metà strada fra l'innocenza e la colpa


Lost Boys, Girl Soldiers: Forgotten Casualties of War

Much has been written on the use of child soldiers by the self declared “Islamic State”. With the offensive against Mosul beginning in earnest, eyes again are on the group and its use of children on the battlefield. 

Monday, October 31, 2016

Daughters of Mother India



A documentary about the gang rape and killing of medical student Jyoti Singh has won a prize at the National film awards in India – but not the controversial film India’s Daughter, made by British film-maker Leslee Udwin.

Nigeria: Officials sexually abused women displaced by Boko Haram.

(Abuja, October 31, 2016) – Government officials and other authorities in Nigeria have raped and sexually exploited women and girls displaced by the conflict with Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said today. 

STREETS OF SHAME Fighting sex abuse of Delhi's children

NEW DELHI: "When I was young, I used to be a rag picker. I also begged on the streets near the old Delhi railway station. There were many children there who used to do drugs. 

Saturday, October 15, 2016

“Tower” recreates the first modern mass shooting

Keith Maitland’s documentary “Tower” tells the story of the sniper attack that took place at the University of Texas at Austin on August 1, 1966


SNOWDEN

Il film, nelle sale dall'1 dicembre, racconta le vicende di quella che il regista chiama "la più grande azione di sorveglianza di massa.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Gang-raped colombian journalist awarded to defend the truth

When journalist Jineth Bedoya went to Bogota's maximum-security prison 16 years ago to interview an infamous paramilitary warlord, little did she know the visit would mark her life and convert her into a leading rights activist.

Children of the Dust

A young homeless child sleeps on the streets of Hanoi. In Vietnam, they are called ‘tre bui doi’ – children of the dust. Photograph: STR/Reuters


Monday, October 3, 2016

Internet Governance: U.S. government give control to ICANN


The U.S. government has officially given up the “address book” of the internet to Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) effective October 1, 2016

"Damned Nations" The Real Harm of the Global Arms Trade

Samantha Nutt has spent decades working on humanitarian aid in war zones. Her book, Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies, and Aid, is rich in wisdom drawn from experience. But more powerful and pointed, and worth beginning and ending with, is her talk titled “The Real Harm of the Global Arms Trade.”

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