Buying ‘Justice’

by Bill Moyers and Michael Winship posted October 18, 2012 by Consortiumnews Powerful corporations and right-wing interest groups are taking aim at state judges around the country who have ruled the “wrong” way and who can be tossed out via elections. This new flood of campaign cash is creating a system of justice for the highest…

Israeli officials “honor” settler who tortured Palestinian child, leaving him naked and bound

Posted October 8, 2012 by Intifada Frequent and rising Israeli settler attacks on Palestinians almost always go unpunished. Indeed, often, Israeli soldiers stand by and watch as Israeli settlers go on the rampage. The situation is so bad that a boy like Yousef Ikhlayl, 17, can be killed and there is no investigation or accountability.…

Egypt Constitution-Writing Panel to Vote on Final Draft of New National Charter in November

posted October 17, 2012 by IKHWANWEB Freedom and Justice Party leader and member of the charter-authoring committee Ahmed Diab assures: the new document takes into account all feedback received through community dialogue. Hossam Ghariani, Chairman of the Constituent Assembly (CA) tasked with drawing up Egypt’s first post-revolution national charter, said CA members will begin the…