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Documenting America’s white nationalists

By Julie Platner I first met Jeff Hall in a supermarket parking lot 11 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. I had driven there in a beat-up Dodge pickup I’d borrowed in the hope of blending in, and immediately noticed the tall, dark-eyed man pacing back and forth as he spoke on his mobile phone. A large Iron Cross tattoo adorned the back of his clean-shaven … Continue reading Documenting America’s white nationalists

Witnesses tell of organized killings of Myanmar Muslims

On a hot Sunday night in a remote Myanmar village, Tun Naing punched his wife and unleashed hell. She wanted rice for their three children. He said they couldn’t afford it. Apartheid-like restrictions had prevented Muslims like Tun Naing from working for Buddhists here in Rakhine State along Myanmar’s western border, costing the 38-year-old metalworker his job. The couple screamed at each other. Tun Naing … Continue reading Witnesses tell of organized killings of Myanmar Muslims

The full text of the speech by Shaykh Usama bin Ladin regarding the 9/11 2001 attacks on the US

The following is a transcript of the translated statement by Shaykh Usama bin Ladin which was broadcasted by al-Jazeera on October 7, 2001 and translated by BBC. Index News has made some changes in the translated text so that it can go along with the video above the it. In the statement, Shaykh Usama bin Ladin talks about the 9/11 attacks and al-Qaeda’s motivation for … Continue reading The full text of the speech by Shaykh Usama bin Ladin regarding the 9/11 2001 attacks on the US

The modern US army: unfit for service?

Gone are the days of the all-American army hero. These days, the US military is more like a sanctuary for racists, gang members and the chronically unfit By Matt Kennard My journey into the dark underworld of the US military begins on a rainy Tuesday morning in March 2008, with a visit to Tampa, Florida. I am here to meet Forrest Fogarty, an American patriot who served in the … Continue reading The modern US army: unfit for service?

Burmese translator wrongly translated Rohingya Muslim remarks

ARAKAN, Myammar – Last week, the Foreign Minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoğlu, Emine Erdoğan (wife of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan) and his son along with the humanitarian aids team visited Arakan, Myanmar (Burma), to personally see the condition of the Rohingya Muslim refugees and hand over the aids. On arriving at one of the Rohingya Muslims refugee camps, the Turkish delegates met the … Continue reading Burmese translator wrongly translated Rohingya Muslim remarks

Syria’s Shabiha: Killing in Bashar al-Assad’s name

As Syria continues its slide into civil war, President Bashar al-Assad has enlisted civilian armed militias known as “Shabiha” to help protect his regime. According to reports, no assignment is too brutal or bloody for these gangs of murderous thugs who have been blamed for the recent Houla massacre where over 100 people, half of them children, were killed. “They were like monsters.” Dr. Mousab … Continue reading Syria’s Shabiha: Killing in Bashar al-Assad’s name

Kids of “The Iraqi Hiroshima”

ABN: POSTED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY! USING THIS ARTICLE TO PROMOTE HATE OR VIOLENCE OF ANY KIND IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED!  We don’t usually start articles with warnings, but some of the pictures in the gallery are incredibly distressing. We omitted some on the grounds that they were just too upsetting, but the ones that we do run, we do so with full permission, and because … Continue reading Kids of “The Iraqi Hiroshima”