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Gang gunfight in Mexico leaves 21 dead
"Gun battle leaves 21 dead and six wounded in run-up to regional elections. Clash between gangs involved in drug and migrant trafficking."
Marine gets no jail time in killing of 24 Iraqi civilians
"Sgt.takes responsibility for the slayings and expresses remorse to the victims' families during his sentencing hearing after pleading guilty to negligent dereliction of duty."
Stoning in Iran
"Unlike other facets of Iranian life, the Islamic Republic is embarrassed by the international attention stonings attract."
Prosecutor says Iraq war vet killed transients for "thrill"
"An Iraq war veteran charged in the stabbing murders of four Orange County."
Violence against parents by children a growing problem
"Children’s violent abuse of their parents is a “growing and under-researched problem” a conference in Dublin heard today....Declan Coogan, a social worker based in the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre in NUI Galway and project leader in Ireland for an EU-funded project ‘Responding to Child to Parent Violence’ , said the issue of children under the age of 18 and as young as eight violently assaulting their parents had particularly emerged here since 2007."
The Mass Murderer’s Manifesto
Assessment of Breivik and the Utoya massacre
Toxic legacy of US assault on Fallujah 'worse than Hiroshima'
"Dramatic increases in infant mortality, cancer and leukaemia in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, which was bombarded by US Marines in 2004, exceed those reported by survivors of the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, according to a new study."
Truman Lied, Hundreds of Thousands Died
Comment on Hiroshima
'Child soldiers' of 14 with guns on London's streets
Ethographic research-based story of young 'third world' soldiers engaged in violence in today's London
Violence against patients report released
HOSPITALS AND community healthcare facilities reported almost 10,000 incidents of violence, harassment, aggression or abuse against patients in 2011, new data published yesterday showed.....
I was born to be a killer. Every night I see the Devil in my dreams
"Girl who stabbed hairdresser to death at the age of 12 is detained at Her Majesty's pleasure."
A decisive conclusion is necessary
"There is no middle path here – either the Gazans and their infrastructure are made to pay the price, or we reoccupy the entire Gaza Strip." This comment from the Jerusalem Post illustrates the scary and appalling mindset of the right-wing in Israel....
US drones targeting rescuers and mourners
Glenn Greenwald's revelation that the US, appallingly, targets people who show up after a drone attack
Robert Bales trial opens as US sergeant charged with massacring 16 Afghans
"Soldier returned to camp in southern Afghanistan covered in the blood of his victims, prosecutor says at preliminary hearing."
Marikana strike: South Africa to release unrest miners
"South African courts are to begin releasing 270 striking miners charged with murder after 34 of their colleagues were shot dead by police."
17 beheaded in Afghanistan
"President Hamid Karzai accused the Taliban today of beheading 17 villagers."
Court finds Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik sane
"Judges declared him sane enough to answer for the murder of 77 people last year."
Joseph Kony 2012: online video campaign to bring Uganda war criminal to justice goes viral
A video highlighting alleged abuses committed by Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army in central Africa, has been shared worldwide as campaign goes gains momentum.
A death at the hands of police – and a vigil that turned to violence
"No one can say for certain what triggered Saturday night's conflagration. Tom Peck pieces together the key events."
What turned Anders Breivik into Norway's worst nightmare?
"Tony Paterson and Jerome Taylor investigate his fateful journey from impressionable boyhood to mass murder."
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