In the mainstream US media, there will be no coverage of the April statement by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the UN Security Council on Israel. Image: Kate Ausburn/Flickr.

Why We Can't Hide From The Psychological And Emotional Trauma Of The Israeli Occupation On Palestinians

Lives lived encaged by the Occupation produce — says UN Secretary General Ban [Ki-moon] — “fear, humiliation, frustration and mistrust. It has been fed by the wounds of decades of bloody conflict, which will take a long time to heal. Palestinian youth in particular are tired of broken promises and they see no light at the end of the tunnel.”


The Strange World Of "Body Farms": Solving Crime Mysteries One Cadaver At A Time

It may be grisly, but by strewing corpses around a field, scientists are able to snag killers and address global human rights abuses.

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Let's Not Forget Christopher Columbus Was A Despicable Rapist

Perhaps we shouldn't celebrate a man who sexually enslaved nine-year-old girls and rewarded his men with women to rape.

Part of the Islamic State's coat of arms (Credit: Wikimedia Commons)

Islamic State’s Latest Genocidal Move: Burying People Alive

Reports claim Islamic State militants have buried women and children alive as part of their mass slaughter of the Yazidi ethnic minority.

Flag of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. Courtesy of Wikipedia

Back to Iraq: Obama Authorizes 'Targeted Airstrikes' to Combat the Islamic State

Obama has labeled the Islamic State's threat to Iraq's minorities a potential "genocide." Welcome to the Iraq merry-go-round.


Thousands of Iraqis are Trapped on a Mountain Facing Death by Dehydration or Systematic Slaughtering

Tthe Islamic State militants (formally known as ISIS) have driven tens of thousands of Iraq's Yazidi minority group into the mountains.


Can Ice Cream Help Heal Rwanda?

The post-genocide nation still struggles with its past. Can a frosty dessert help ease cultural tension?