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Artby – Rudolph Ryser

State Impunity

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“Impunity” is one of those words increasingly heard throughout the Americas and the world generally. Governments, Organized Crime, Corporations, The Church have increasingly become the beneficiaries of impunity–commission of violence, intimidation, stealing, and other acts normally considered “crimes” are made free from punishment, unpunished. The word is derived from the Latin impunitatem meaning “freedom from [&hellip... more →

English Speaking Symposium Rejects Peoples’ Rights

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Why would any civilized, United Nations supporting, Human Rights advocating country refuse to endorse the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples? Why have the United States of America, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Columbia joined the ranks of Surinam, Guyana, the Russian Federation and several African states led by the relatively new [&hellip... more →

Musharraf’s “Jirga” Mistake

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Pakistan’s president Pervez Musharraf is making a major mistake by not joining Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the Pashtun jirga now convened in Kabul. Musharraf is continuing to show considerable disrespect for the Pashtunistan political and cultural leadership when he should be demonstrating his commitment to work with them. More than six hundred leaders from [&hellip... more →

Indignant Peoples Want to Be Free

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There is little in the public press or electronic media that doesn’t simply echo the conventional wisdom quoted from government officials or other “official sources.” The Fourth World Eye has for years served as a venue for stories behind the cryptic references you see or here in the corporate media. When a writer reports an [&hellip... more →

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