Posted in Australia Austria Belarus Germany Global Village Greece Portugal UK USA

How lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing little to slow the spread of Covid-19

[The Grayzone] “Marketed as life-saving public health measures, lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing…

Posted in Global Village UK

COP26: Industry-Backed ‘Nature-Based Solutions’ is a Greenwashing Scam, Warns Global Climate Coalition

[Common Dreams] “As a global climate summit continued in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday, an international coalition of advocacy groups warned world…

Posted in Israel U.A.E. UK

Cherie Blair is ethics adviser to NSO, the Israeli intelligence company behind Pegasus spyware used against Dubai ruler’s ex-wife, among others

[The Guardian, The Times] “The finding by a senior judge that NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware was used by the ruler…

Posted in Iran UK USA

UK intelligence base linked to US drone strike that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani

[The Guardian] “Campaigners have called on ministers to explain whether the secretive Menwith Hill intelligence base in Yorkshire is involved…

Posted in UK USA

The CIA pitched Trump officials plans to kidnap or assassinate Julian Assange while he was in London embassy in 2017

[Insider] “The CIA in 2017 pitched senior Trump administration officials plans to kidnap or assassinate the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange,…

Posted in UK

Thousands more die than usual in UK due to Covid-19 restrictions: delayed treatments, fewer consultations, lack of immunity

[The Telegraph] “While focus remains firmly fixed on Covid-19, a second health crisis is quietly emerging in Britain. Since the…

Posted in Afghanistan EU Iraq Pakistan Somalia Syria UK USA Yemen

Brown University Report: U.S.-led global ‘war on terror’ cost 1 million lives and $8 trillion

[Middle East Eye] “The US-led “war on terror” has killed nearly one million people globally and cost more than $8 trillion…

Posted in Brazil UK

Letter by 30 cross-party MPs calls on Bolsonaro to cease his assault on Amazon, its people, and planet’s future, claims UK government complicit

[The Independent] “The UK government is complicit in Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s assault on the Amazon rainforest, a cross-party group of MPs have warned.”…

Posted in UK

Jewish man attacked by Muslim in North London does not blame all Muslims, says two communities live ‘harmoniously’

[The Times of Israel] “The Jewish victim of an assault in Stamford Hill has said it will “not change his…

Posted in Afghanistan UK

Tony Blair has some nerve to to say the west should stay on in Afghanistan to protect the ‘gains’ of his 2001 invasion but he would do better to show remorse

[The Guardian] “Imbecilic, tragic, dangerous and unnecessary are the words used by Tony Blair to describe the US withdrawal from Afghanistan –…

Posted in UK

Video: Police raid London arts complex Antepavilion, detain owner and staff, because installation resembles Extinction Rebellion bamboo structure used in protests

[The Art Newspaper] “Video footage has emerged of a police raid on the East London multi-arts complex Antepavilion that took…

Posted in Israel UK

Revealed: Third of UK cabinet, including Boris Johnson, funded by Israel or pro-Israel lobby groups

[Daily Maverick] “While the UK government has been backing Israel’s intense bombing campaign in Gaza, Declassified can reveal that a…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia Canada UK USA

AOAV Report: 40% of civilian casualties from airstrikes in Afghanistan were children

[Action on Armed Violence] “Hundreds of children have been killed and hundreds more injured by US and Afghan airstrikes in…

Posted in Colombia UK

UK trains Colombian police killing civilians

[The Canary] “Over recent days, the Colombian national police have killed a number of civilians protesting a proposed tax hike on basic…

Posted in Afghanistan China Iran Russia UK USA

US intel admits claim Russia put bounties on American troops was fake news – what about China, Iran?

[The Daily Beast] “It was a blockbuster story about Russia’s return to the imperial “Great Game” in Afghanistan. The Kremlin had spread…

Posted in UK

Northern Ireland “ethnic cleansing”: UVF denies involvement in riots but allegedly ordered removal of Catholic families

[Business Post, Belfast Telegraph] “More than 70 police officers have been injured in the riots that spread across mostly loyalist…

Posted in Israel UK

UK ex-minister Alan Duncan: “High-level” Israel lobby interference in British politics

[The Electronic Intifada] “In a new book, Britain’s former deputy foreign minister Alan Duncan accuses the Israel lobby of “disgusting interference in…

Posted in Global Village UK USA

“Independent” Bellingcat is funded by West, staffed with ex-government agents, promotes official narratives

[MintPress News] The “evidence compiled in this investigation suggests Bellingcat is far from independent and neutral, as it is funded…

Posted in Russia UK Ukraine

Ukraine-NATO joint military drills planned “to restore the state border and territorial integrity”

[The Hill] “Ukraine’s military announced Saturday that it will hold joint military drills with NATO troops later this year amid…

Posted in Global Village UK USA

BoJo is wrong: Covid-19 vaccines were developed with public resources to be patent-free, greed is only responsible for privatising them

[Consortium News] ““The reason we have the vaccine success is because of capitalism, because of greed my friends,” Boris Johnson reportedly told…

Posted in UK

“The UK’s Cointelpro”: Met, MI5 infiltrated hundreds of UK political groups

[Daily Maverick] “A shocking story of how a special squad of Britain’s Metropolitan Police, in collusion with MI5 – the…

Posted in Syria UK

UK’s most senior naval officer signs Statement of Concern about Syria gas attack, ‘insulted’ by Government

[Daily Mail] “Britain’s most senior naval officer last night complained that the British Government had insulted him in a row over intelligence…

Posted in Bolivia Latin America UK USA

Revealed: The UK supported the 2019 coup in Bolivia to access its Lithium

[Daily Maverick] “After a coup in the South American country of Bolivia in November 2019, democratically elected president Evo Morales…

Posted in Saudi Arabia UK Yemen

The UK cut assistance to Yemen by half but continues to sell arms to Saudis

[Global Citizen] “just a week after the UK was criticised by Oxfam for prolonging the conflict by continuing to sell…

Posted in Israel Palestine UK

War against David Miller and academic freedom in Britain

[Al Jazeera] “Over the past few weeks, David Miller, a professor of political sociology at Bristol University in the United…

Posted in Russia UK USA

Reuters, BBC, and Bellingcat participated in covert UK Foreign Office-funded programs to “weaken Russia”

[The Grayzone] “The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have sponsored Reuters and the BBC to conduct a series of…

Posted in UK

Mandelson, Starmer, Jeffery Epstein and the Trilateral Commission

[Labour Heartlands] “A new “Dispatches” documentary aired on Channel 4 claims Lord Peter Mandelson was Labour Business Secretary in 2009…

Posted in Israel Palestine UK

Starmer’s Labour Party hired former Israeli spy for internal surveillance

[The Electronic Intifada] “The UK Labour Party has hired a former Israeli spy to help manage its social media, The…

Posted in China Global Village UK

Response to Murdoch media lie claiming “Beijing funds British YouTubers to further its propaganda war”

[The Times, JaYoe] “The Chinese government is funding British YouTube stars to produce pro-China propaganda videos, an investigation by The Times can…

Posted in UK

Detectives “not interested” in probing British army commanders’ role in Northern Ireland murders, committed by their agents in IRA and UDA

[Daily Maverick / Declassified UK] “A multimillion-pound police probe into murders allegedly committed by a British army agent inside the…