Monthly Archives: June 2015

UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture: Set Shaker Aamer free from Guantanamo so his right to rehabilitation can begin

Where is Shaker’s right to rehabilitation, R2R after torture? (Image Andy Worthington) Today, 26th June 2015 is¬†United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture which takes place ever year “to stand united and remind the world that torture … Continue reading

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Shaykh Abu Muhammad Al-Maqdisi: Why did I not name them Khawarij even until now? Even though there are among them who are worse than the Khawarij?

Shaykh Abu Muhammad Al-Maqdisi (Image via Sky News) Why did I not name them Khawarij even until now? Even though there are among them who are worse than the Khawarij? By: Shaykh Abu Muhammad Al-Maqdisi Some who love me criticize … Continue reading

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Pakistan: TTP and IS both allegedly claim attack on army at Khurram within past 24 hours?

“TTP claimed accepts responsibility for attack on army at Khurram agency killed and injured many of them” (June 25th 2015) SITE Intel Group also reported, “Khorasan Province of #ISIS claimed killing two Pakistani soldiers and wounding two others in an … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda confirm January “martyrdom” of Adam Yahiye Gadahn in a US drone strike in Resurgence publication

Adam Yahiye Gadahn appeared in a number of Al Qaeda videos (image via Wikileaks and Sott.net) Al Qaeda have confirmed the killing of Adam Yahiye Gadahn in a US drone strike in January 2015 which targeted a militant compound in … Continue reading

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Islamic State releases new video, beheads 12 captives in Damascus

Men kneeling before decapitation (Image from video)¬† Islamic State has released another video purporting to depict the beheading of “Syrian rebel” allegedly part of Jaish al-Islam, Army of Islam in Damascus. The 12 captives are dressed in the usual orange … Continue reading

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What will it take to hold CIA torturers to account? American Bar Association calls for prosecution

A group of protesters demonstrated inside the US Congress on Monday against CIA torture (image Press TV) The American Bar Association whose motto is “defending liberty, pursuing justice” has joined a coalition of human rights groups in calling for Obama … Continue reading

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New documents yet more evidence of UK and European role in US drone strikes (Reprieve)

US drone strike Yemen and drone victim (image, Approximate Target) The Guardian and the New York Times have today revealed the existence of documents showing the contribution made by UK intelligence agency GCHQ to US drone strikes in Yemen. The … Continue reading

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