Press TV’s Hashemi Vows To Speak Out Against US Injustice Until Her Last Breath

By Staff, -

Hashemi said she was with her son, Reza, when the FBI arrested her and put her in handcuffs on January 13 before boarding a flight to Denver. She spent the night at St. Louis airport before being [...]

Marzieh Hashemi Released!

By Staff, -

Marzieh Hashemi, an American journalist who has been in federal custody for 10 days, has just been released. Hashemi, a prominent news anchor for Iran’s Press TV, was being held in a prison [...]

Arrest Of Marzieh Hashemi Reveals Nature Of Bipartisan Police State

By Ajamu Baraka, -

Arresting PressTV’s Marzieh Hashemi on no criminal charges demonstrates by any objective measure the United States operates as a rogue state in its utter contempt for accepted international [...]

The Brazen Detention Of Marzieh Hashemi, America’s Newest Political Prisoner

By Stanley L. Cohen, -

Any discussion of the detention of journalist Marzieh Hashemi must begin in the historical context that all presidents have used the Department of Justice for constitutionally prohibited personal [...]

Twitter Calls On US To #FreeMarziehHashemi As Lawyers Attempt To Unseal Case

By Alexander Rubinstein, -

American journalist Marzieh Hashemi was arrested on Sunday by the FBI as a witness in a criminal case with no further information provided. On Friday, a motion was introduced to at a DC court to [...]

Detained American Iranian TV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi To Appear In Court

By Alison Weir, -

Hashemi was held 48 hours before being allowed to contact her family. She has complained of ill-treatment. Authorities forcibly removed her headscarf and took her away in handcuffs. Iran’s [...]

Prominent Iranian Jailed By FBI: Demand Her Freedom

By Mick Kelly, -

Minneapolis, MN – A well-known Iranian journalist, Marzieh Hashemi, has been jailed by the FBI. Hashemi is an anchor on Iran’s English language Press TV and has interviewed many progressive U.S. [...]

Read The Scientific American Article The Government Deemed Too Dangerous To Publish

By Robert Hovden, -

The sordid history of the once-banned article by Hans Bethe, deemed so sensitive that the entire print run was burned, has been re-earthed through FOIA In April 1950, the US federal government [...]

Canadian Police Block Journalists From Covering Indigenous Pipeline Protest

By Andrew Emett, -

While arresting indigenous pipeline protesters in northern British Columbia, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) recently began prohibiting reporters from covering the demonstrations. In [...]

Award-Winning Journalist Quits NBC Over Relentless Support For War

By William M. Arkin, -

January 4 is my last day at NBC News and I’d like to say goodbye to my friends, hopefully not for good. This isn’t the first time I’ve left NBC, but this time the parting is more bittersweet, the [...]

John Pilger Visits Julian Assange: ‘He’s Standing Up To Injustice’

By Joe Lauria, -

WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange has vehemently denied that he ever met Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, according to journalist and filmmaker John Pilger, who met with Assange at [...]

Banishing Truth

By Chris Hedges, -

The investigative reporter Seymour Hersh, in his memoir “Reporter,” describes a moment when as a young reporter he overheard a Chicago cop admit to murdering an African-American man. The murdered [...]

US Makes Top 5 In Record Year Of Killed Journalists

By Staff, -

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says that the number of slain and detained journalists increased worldwide in 2018. For the first time in history the United States is among the top five deadliest [...]

William Blum, US Policy Critic Derided By NYT, Dies At 85

By Jim Neureckas, -

That distinction was achieved by William Blum, historian and critic of US foreign policy. Once a State Department computer programmer who aspired to “take part in the great anti-Communist [...]

The Strange Case Of The Guardian & Brasil

By Staff, -

The Guardian is of course the closest thing that the UK has to a mainstream progressive newspaper, and it had, until relatively recently, a rich history of quality investigative reporting. In the [...]