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In 2001 following the tragic events of September 11th the US began it’s ‘War on Terror’, with the first Country on the hit list being, Afghanistan. Today, fifteen years later the US still holds a strong military presence in Afghanistan. But why ? Natural Resources “The previously unknown deposits — including huge veins of iron, copper, cobalt, gold and critical industrial …
Three Mexican journalists—each a woman who has spent years living with the real possibility that the death threats she regularly receives will one day result in a slow, gruesome death—heroically continue to report the truth about the drug war in their country, a truth that no mainstream journalist dares to touch: Carmen Aristegui (above,left) Lydia Cacho (above, center) and Anabel Hernández (above, right) report Mexico’s drug …
Doctors are needlessly doling out powerful anti- psychotic drugs to thousands of patients, experts warn.People with learning disabilities, dementia and autism are being given the drugs as a ‘chemical cosh’ to control their behaviour, research shows.Anti-psychotics should normally be used to treat mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. But a study published in the British Medical Journal …
The campaign is the second most popular on the government’s website – but ministers say the drug causes misery and harm The #government has moved to crush a 200,000-strong petition to legalise #cannabis before it’s even been debated. Activists hailed a victory when the huge campaign became the second-most popular cause on a new government website – beaten only …
In this 7.5° view of Afghanistan, captured from an Airfield guard tower, we can see several less auspicious elements of the ISAF invasion and occupation: Corruption Duplicity Heroin Production Incompetence The photograph shows five men harvesting opium a couple of hundred metres from Camp Bastion perimeter defences, seen in the foreground. Not only was this illegal drug production being …