REFLECTION: Drones and discrimination – kick the habit

by Kathy Kelly Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace On December 10, International Human Rights Day, federal Magistrate Matt Whitworth sentenced me to three months in prison for having crossed the line at a military base that wages drone warfare. The punishment for our attempt to speak on behalf of trapped and desperate people, abroad, will be an opportunity … Continue reading REFLECTION: Drones and discrimination – kick the habit

BOOK EXCERPT: U.S. nun tortured in Guatemala recalls the nightmare

by Sr. Dianna Ortiz, OSU Below, read the preface from The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration, and Abuse by Marjorie Cohn, available directly from Truthout: Experience, we are told, is a great teacher.  If this is so, then my classroom was a clandestine prison and my teachers, experts in the commission of crimes against humanity.  There were … Continue reading BOOK EXCERPT: U.S. nun tortured in Guatemala recalls the nightmare