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US ‘perception management’ deceives public on foreign policy
As US proxy wars continue to rage in the Middle East, the US is constructing a narrative that’s sometimes very different from that on the ground, Ross Caputi, a former US Marine, revealed to RT.

26.05.2015 09:05

​Surveillance state must be subject to open critique – legal experts
New surveillance laws and immunities granted to police and intelligence service hackers must be subject to open assessment and thorough critique, according to a group of legal academics.

26.05.2015 08:19

EU migrant crisis: WikiLeaked docs outline naval op, reputation risk management
WikiLeaks has published two classified documents revealing details of a EU plan for military intervention to curb the influx of migrants from Libya, and an information strategy to “facilitate expectation management” and avert reputation risks.

26.05.2015 01:47

​139 graves, signs of torture found in Malaysia human trafficking camps
A total of 139 graves have been found in Malaysia in more than two dozen human trafficking camps believed to have been used by gangs smuggling migrants across the Thai border. Signs of torture were also discovered, the nation’s police chief said Monday.

25.05.2015 16:38

Hummus-ide: ‘After Palestinian land, Israel now covets its food & culture’
Merely altering a culinary map at a Rotterdam eatery has set off a firestorm of debate regarding Israeli actions against Palestinians, which Richard Becker, a member of the anti-war ANSWER coalition, says is increasingly isolating Israel.

25.05.2015 15:36

Invading young Muslims’ ‘private space’ is justified, UK’s top Muslim cop says
UK’s top Muslim policeman believes the country has entered a dangerous phase of Islamization that even the smallest children are vulnerable to. He says the country’s obsession with “private space” is to blame for its failure to notice the warning signs.

25.05.2015 14:00

Judge, jury & executioner: Police carrying out ‘death by firing squad’
As incidences of police brutality continue to happen on a regular basis in communities across the United States, the perpetrators of these cold-blooded murders are escaping justice, Mandela Barnes, Wisconsin State Representative, told RT.

25.05.2015 12:05

Hebron: Israel killed this city
Palestinians believe Hebron has been used to test methods now applied on a wider scale in Jerusalem, such as building settlements on Palestinian territory, installing checkpoints, seizing sanctuaries and taking away jobs and food from the people.

25.05.2015 08:49

​‘It's time Mrs. Merkel’: German opposition calls on gay marriage referendum after Irish success
Germany’s opposition parties want to follow in Ireland’s footsteps when it comes to legalizing same-sex marriage, urging Chancellor Angela Merkel that it’s time to take action on the LGBT issue.

25.05.2015 02:57

‘US air campaign against ISIS creating more jihadists’
As Islamic State forces make dramatic advances in both Iraq and Syria, the US Defense Department is making a scapegoat of Iraqi forces, which has been criticized for lacking the will to fight the jihadists, security analyst Ivan Eland told RT.

25.05.2015 07:57

‘Kingdom of Dystopia’: Saudi Arabia seeks leadership of UN Rights Council
​The very country which brought the world one of the most brutal and intolerant religious ideologies - Wahhabism, while operating the most oppressive modern-day theocracy, is vying for the presidency of the UN Human Rights Council.

May 25, 2015 10:10

US military rape victims face revenge, regret reporting crimes – lawyer
The US military’s system of prosecution has to change, as rape victims are often put in positions where they even regret coming forward, Maribel Jarzabek, ex-Air Force lawyer, said on a recent HRW survey of sexual assault survivors.

24.05.2015 20:03