freepressfoundation·Mar 12, 2013
Leaked audio recording of Bradley Manning describing his response to the July 12, 2007 Baghdad Apache airstrike video that documented the killing of two Reuters journalists.
Updated: Mar. 8, 2013
RTAmerica·Mar 6, 2013
US Attorney General Eric Holder released a statement in which he says he doesn’t rule out the possibility of using military drones on Americans in the US. Holder’s statements have drawn even more attention to America’s drone program and some senators have continued to opposed the possible use of drones against Americans on US soil. Mike Riggs, associate editor for Mike Riggs, sounds off on Holder’s position.
Updated: Mar 1, 2013 added another video report
Bradley Manning Tells Court Public had the Right to Know About US War Crimes
TheRealNews·Mar 1, 2013
American Attorney for Julian Assange, Michael Ratner, reports he was in the courtroom and witnessed Manning speak with confidence and intelligence as he detailed the outrages that drove him to upload documents to Wikileaks.
Updated Feb. 8, 2013 and Feb. 9, 2013
CODEPINK Action at Brennan’s Confirmation Hearing
codepinkaction·Feb 7, 2013
Watch CODEPINK’s demonstration outside Hart Senate Building before John Brennan’s hearing and afterwards, at the hearing itself. 8 CODEPINK members were arrested for speaking out and Senator Feinstein ordered all “CODEPINK” associates be “evicted” from the hearing.
Dec 4, 2012 by RTAmerica
The case of Army Private First Class Bradley Manning could be among the most significant military cases in US history; Manning is being accused of releasing sensitive information that has comprised the safety of America to the whistleblowing site WikiLeaks. Although some call him a traitor, others see the Private as a hero. Manning’s attorney David Coombs has remained silent when it came to speaking out about the trial to the media until Monday night.
Listened to the live report via Russia TV and just heard the news. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said, “Asylum is a fundamental right to all, held over local law.”
Aug 16, 2012 by RussiaToday
Ecuador has granted political asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange – Continue reading
Updated: June 20, 2012 added more video reports plus an Action Alert.
Jun 19, 2012 by RTAmerica
On Tuesday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange sought political asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, UK. At a press conference today in Quito, the foreign minister said to the media that the government is evaluating the request and looking into the rules of international law. Back in 2010 the country offered the whistleblower citizenship, but why is Assange seeking to depart to Ecuador now? RT America’s Web Producer Andrew Blake helps us answer some of these pressing questions.
codepinkaction | October 04, 2010
On December 27, 2009, on the one-year memorial of the major Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip, concerned people from around the world met in Cairo to travel to Gaza, despite the siege, for the Gaza Freedom March, calling for an end to the siege of Gaza. Only 100 marchers were allowed into Gaza; protests in Cairo generated international attention. Over 150 solidarity actions occurred around the world including Israel, the West Bank, Switzerland, New York, and Minnesota.
What will you do to help lift the siege of Gaza? Take action at http://www.codepink.org and http://www.gazafreedommarch.org. This video includes the voices of Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein, Palestinian teacher and activist Dr. Mustafa El-Hawi, Ret. Col. Ann Wright, Center for Constitutional Rights president Michael Ratner, CODEPINK and Global Exchange cofounder Medea Benjamin, and others.
Video edited by Linda Bobel.