News and Analysis (01/14/09)

As Israel continues to devastate Gaza, Palestinians feel empowered through Hamas:

Bush administration finally admits systematic use of  “prolonged isolation, sleep deprivation, forced nudity, exposure to cold and involuntary grooming”, forced dancing with a male interrogator and dog commands should be considered torture:

Capital punishment for adultery persists, in direct contradiction to both the Qur’an (24:2-3) and a 2002 moratorium on the issue:

City officials warn of “Talibanization”:

“Multiple changes, cost overruns, failure to meet schedules and lack of oversight” contributed to the failure of an enormous $722 million contract:

Almost six years after the US invasion of Iraq, inadequate supplies of food, water, electricity and health care finally top concerns over security:


Minaret of Freedom Institute Program Assistant

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