TV News LIES

Friday, Jun 24th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights Soldiers, under pressure to show progress in a U.S.-funded war, allegedly are killing civilians and passing them off as rebels.

Soldiers, under pressure to show progress in a U.S.-funded war, allegedly are killing civilians and passing them off as rebels.

E-mail Print PDF

Human rights activists say the Feb. 17 death is part of a deadly phenomenon called "false positives" in which the armed forces allegedly kill civilians, usually peasants or unemployed youths, and brand them as leftist guerrillas.

A macabre facet of a general increase in "extrajudicial killings" by the military, "false positives" are a result of intense pressure to show progress in Colombia's U.S.-funded war against leftist insurgents, the activists say.

More... 


Most Recent Related Stories...


Execution of eight Arkansas inmates can go ahead, supreme court rules

execution drugs okayedArkansas can execute eight death-row inmates, a split state supreme court ruled on Thursday in upholding...

San Diego sex trafficking industry worth $800m annually, federal report finds

Sex trafficking industryA federal report on sex trafficking in San Diego has revealed a vast underground industry worth...

Uncovered: Dark New CIA Torture Claims

New torture documentsThe CIA said it would only torture detainees to psychologically break them, according to a previously-unreported...

First Man Convicted Of Sexual Violence In War By Global Court Gets 18 Years

Bemba gets 18 yearsCongolese politician Jean-Pierre Bemba was sentenced to 18 years in prison by the International Criminal Court...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!