Egypt Breaks UN Human Rights Declaration with Internet Blocking

In 2011 the U.S. backed ‘stable,’ and allegedly non–dictatorial government of Hosni Mubarak blocked access to the Internet. 63-years prior, the Egyptian and United States governments signed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. High-profile American politicians, including P.J. Crowley, Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden joined U.S. President Barack […]

‘Taliban’s Godfather’ Rush Mullah Omar to Karachi Hospital

Though “Pakistani intelligence, military and law enforcement personnel continue to hunt down wanted Al–Qaeda and Taliban figures and will apprehend anyone if and when we have hard intelligence,” at least one private intelligence agency tells the Washington Post that Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar was treated for a heart attack in a Karachi hospital earlier […]

Obama’s Tucson Address, a Benchmark?

Speaking on the impact of U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama’s address at a eulogy for the victims of 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner‘s shooting at a Safeway in Tucson last week, Al Jazeera English’s Patty Culhane said: “From here on out I think everything he does will be measured by the pundits against this incredible speech […]

Without Clear Proof Palin Can’t be Implicated in Giffords’ Shooting

After 22-year-old Jared Lee Loughner, shot Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killed six other people at a Tucson Safeway, many in the Blogosphere and Twitterverse began to point to this image Sarah Palin had posted on her Facebook Page in March to somehow implicate Palin’s bad taste and badass posturing in Giffords’ attack. The 22-year-old has […]

Thousands of Muslims and Copts Join in Solidarity in Egypt

In response to the suicide bombing of a New Year’s mass in Alexandria, Muslims joined Coptic Christians at Christmas Day mass (Egypt’s Copts celebrate Christmas on the 7th day in January) in downtown Cairo: “Does the government really have the will to address the root causes of this drawn out tension?”