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U.N. Report Reveals Secret Law Enforcement Techniques for Decrypting Online Communications

JG Vibes, theintelhub.com | A new UN report gives some insight into new techniques that law enforcement is using to spy on suspects and activists.  This information is especially useful for people who want to stay off the radar as ...

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How Water Is Being Used to Enslave People

Dave Hodges, Activist Post |  Much has been written about the past wars that have been fought over oil (e.g. Gulf War 1), the wars that are presently being fought over oil (e.g. Arab Spring) and the wars which will be fought over oil ...

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UN human rights investigators leaving for Gaza next week

Geneva – UN investigators will travel to the Gaza Strip and Israel next week to investigate possible human rights abuses in Israel‘s recent offensive, a spokesman for the council said Friday. The former chief prosecutor of the international courts for ...

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Free Expression Assault Continues at UN Human Rights Council

Freedom House condemns the UN Human Rights Council for undermining the universal right to freedom of expression by once again passing a resolution that urges members to adopt laws outlawing criticism of religions. The “defamation of religions” resolution, introduced by ...

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UN Launches Probe of Secret Detention Sites

By Lisa Schlein | U.N. human rights investigators are launching a year-long global investigation into secret places of detention. They note the use of such facilities has increased since the global war on terror was declared after the September 11, ...

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U.N. report says U.S. rendition policy broke international law

By Julie Sell  | LONDON - A U.N. expert is accusing the United States and some of its allies of breaching international law for the so-called extraordinary renditions and subsequent alleged torture of terrorism suspects during the Bush administration’s global war ...

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Outrage as Israel bombs UN

Aid workers allege use of banned white phosphorus as Hamas security leader dies in bombing raid on house By Kim Sengupta in Jerusalem  Israeli tanks thrust deep inside Gaza City last night as ferocious fighting raged in dense residential areas ...

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E-Passports ‘can be cloned’

Microchipped passports the Government claim are foolproof can be cloned in minutes, it has been reported.  By Jon Swaine Test results suggest that criminals could copy innocent travellers’ passports and manipulate their data, replacing the photograph or other information with ...

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UN expert urges U.S. to take steps to avoid unlawful killings

Xinhua | UN human rights expert Philip Alston on Monday called on the United States to take immediate steps to improve its system of military justice and to ensure that the death penalty is applied fairly and justly in states ...

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UN chief “shocked” over Zimbabwe’s murdered activists

Geneva – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour said she was shocked Wednesday by the news that several more political activists had been found murdered in Zimbabwe. She condemned the killings as well as the continuing harassment ...

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