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Sep 03 2015

Action Alert: NYT Gives a False Pass to US on Cluster Bomb Sales

Part of a US-made cluster bomb found in Yemen. (photo: Human Rights Watch)

The New York Times describes the United States as one of the countries that hasn’t signed the Convention on Cluster Munitions “but have abided by its provisions.” This is just wrong, as the United States continues to make and sell cluster bombs.

Sep 03 2015

Action Alert: NYT Gives a False Pass to US on Cluster Bomb Sales

The New York Times describes the United States as one of the countries that hasn’t signed the Convention on Cluster Munitions “but have abided by its provisions.” This is just wrong, as the United States continues to make and sell cluster bombs.

Sep 03 2015

USA Today Echoes Report by Anti-Immigration Think Tank With Ties to White Supremacist Groups

“Report: More than half of immigrants on welfare,” USA Today titled a recent story (9/2/15). Not mentioned in the headline is that this report was conducted by an anti-immigration think tank with ties to white supremacist groups. Roughly 51 percent of immigrant-led households receive welfare, compared to 30 percent for “native”-led households (by “native” it does not mean indigenous Americans, but rather US citizens), USA Today claims, citing a study by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). The second sentence of the article describes CIS as “a group that advocates for lower levels of immigration.” CIS is much more. The […]

Sep 03 2015

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Sep 03 2015

Action Alert: NYT Gives a False Pass to US on Cluster Bomb Sales

The New York Times describes the United States as one of the countries that hasn’t signed the Convention on Cluster Munitions “but have abided by its provisions.” This is just wrong, as the United States continues to make and sell cluster bombs.

Sep 03 2015

Action Alert: NYT Gives a False Pass to US on Cluster Bomb Sales

The New York Times describes the United States as one of the countries that hasn’t signed the Convention on Cluster Munitions “but have abided by its provisions.” This is just wrong, as the United States continues to make and sell cluster bombs.

Sep 03 2015

Action Alert: NYT Gives a False Pass to US on Cluster Bomb Sales

The New York Times‘ Rick Gladstone (9/3/15) has an article on the use of cluster bombs–aptly described as the “widely outlawed munitions that kill and maim indiscriminately”–in conflicts in Libya, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen, five countries that have not signed the Convention on Cluster Munitions, which banned the use, production and sale of these weapons in 2010. Writes Gladstone: The use of these weapons was criticized by all 117 countries that have joined the treaty, which took effect five years ago. Their use was also criticized by a number of others, including the United States, that have not yet […]

Sep 03 2015

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Part of a US-made cluster bomb found in Yemen. (photo: Human Rights Watch)

Part of a US-made cluster bomb found in Yemen. (photo: Human Rights Watch)