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As the post-coup regime sends troops to crack down on protesters in the east, the U.S. news media continues to feed Americans a steady dose of anti-Russian propaganda.
Having a gun in the house doesn't make women safer -- in fact, studies have shown that domestic violence involving guns is significantly more likely to result in women dying.
Lawyers and activists from around the world converged at The Iraq Commission in Brussels last week with the primary aim of bringing to justice government officials who are guilty of war crimes in Iraq, including former US President George W. Bush and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. The conference represents the most powerful and most current organized attempt in the world to bring justice to those responsible for the catastrophe in Iraq, and included powerful international lawyers like International Court of Justice lawyer Curtis Doebbler and Louie Roberto Zamora Bolanos, a lawyer from Costa Rica who successfully sued the government of his country for supporting the war in Iraq. Their goal for the conference was to begin taking concrete steps toward international lawsuits that will bring Blair and Bush, along with those responsible in their administrations, to justice for the myriad war crimes committed in Iraq.