Posted in Algeria France

60 years later, France pressured to recognise the 1961 Paris massacre of Algerians as a ‘state crime’

[Al Jazeera] “Sixty years ago, Algerians in Paris were arrested, killed, and drowned in the Seine by French police [and…

Posted in Uganda

Uganda suspends more than 50 NGOs, including major western donor, citing non-compliance; fears of an assault on civil society further grow

[Al Jazeera] “Authorities in Uganda have suspended more than 50 civic groups for allegedly not complying with regulations, dealing a…

Posted in Myanmar

Myanmar: Rebel Karen commanders admit killing 25 people, agree to cooperate with international justice, while over 1,000 killed by security forces since military coup

[Al Jazeera, AP News] “Two senior commanders of the Karen National Defence Organisation (KNDO) have admitted that security forces under…

Posted in Afghanistan USA

‘This is not Saigon’: Blinken tries to defend U.S. evacuations from Kabul despite it looking exactly as ‘The Fall of Saigon’

[Al Jazeera] “As the United States withdraws personnel from its embassy in Kabul amid the Taliban’s rapid advance on the Afghan capital,…

Posted in Israel Palestine

American Israeli settler wants to take over Palestinian home: “If I don’t steal it, someone else will”

[Al Jazeera] “Video captures Palestinian woman confronting Jewish settler in her family home in occupied East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah.” “The…

Posted in Israel Palestine

UN Report: substantial rise in Israeli settler violence against Palestinians; illegal evictions in East Jerusalem

[Al Jazeera] “The United Nations human rights experts have warned that violence, including assaults and property destruction, by Israeli settlers…

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 Myanmar

Myanmar: State-sponsored ‘proxy war’ pitting Buddhists against Muslims

[Al Jazeera] “Communal clashes and anti-Muslim attacks by Buddhist mobs have torn apart communities across Myanmar over the past three…

Posted in Afghanistan Iraq Libya Syria USA

A “war-dependent economy”: Big money and the military-industrial complex behind perpetual U.S. war

[Al Jazeera] “In January 1961, US President Dwight D Eisenhower used his farewell address to warn the nation of what…

Posted in Iraq UK

Purge in Tony Blair’s Labour Party: war critic George Galloway expelled

[Al Jazeera, Democracy Now!] “George Galloway, the MP for Glasgow Kelvin was expelled after being found guilty of charges that…