Posted in Israel USA

Worst Offender in StopAntisemitism’s 2021 Antisemite of the Year Contest include HRW director Ken Roth, a “self-hating Jew”, and Black comedian Trevor Noah

[Jewish News Syndicate] “The public is invited to vote between 10 bigots in StopAntisemitism’s third annual Antisemite of the Year…

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 Global Village USA

WWF accused of “fortress conservation”, colonialism and human rights abuses

[Ecohustler] “An unprecedented hearing by the US House Natural Resources Committee has seen WWF’s reputation shredded by Representatives from both…

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 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 USA

Marxist BLM leader Khan-Cullors bought 4 luxury homes, latest one in mostly white LA neighborhood

[New York Post] “Patrisse Khan-Cullors, the leader of Black Lives Matter and a self-described Marxist, recently purchased a $1.4 million…

Posted in USA

Charles Koch-backed group joins in federal marijuana push after Zoom with Snoop Dogg

[The Hill] “A group backed by GOP mega-donor Charles Koch, on Tuesday, launched the Cannabis Freedom Alliance, an idea that was sparked…

Posted in Myanmar

Myanmar: Military Regime Cracks Down on Soros’ Open Society Foundation

[The Irrawaddy, Nikkei Asia] “The military regime has seized control of the bank accounts of billionaire George Soros’ Open Society…

Posted in China Myanmar

China blames NGOs, urges Myanmar to punish perpetrators as Chinese factories burn

[Global Times] “The Chinese Embassy in Myanmar Sunday urged authorities in Myanmar to take effective measures to stop violence and…

Posted in Israel Palestine UK

Scottish pro-Israel lawyer plotted to frame pro-Palestinian group faking graffiti attack

[The Times of Israel] “A Scottish Jewish lawyer has been found to have attempted to discredit a pro-Palestinian group in…

Posted in USA

Soros’s Open Society foundation to give $220 million to Black groups advocating racial justice

[The Times of Israel] “Open Society, the foundation founded by liberal billionaire philanthropist George Soros, is set to donate $220…

Posted in USA

The Right-Wing Megadonors Financing Media Operations to Promote Their Ideologies

[Center for Media and Democracy] “For decades, Charles Koch has been committed to radically changing American society into a libertarian…

Posted in Iran North Korea Russia UK

“Licence to Kill” in Real Life: British Court Rules MI5 Agents Can Legally Murder, Kidnap and Torture

[Bloomberg] “Britain’s domestic intelligence service MI5 can authorize its agents to engage in criminal activities, potentially including murder, kidnap and…

Posted in Bulgaria Hungary Israel Romania USA

Two Jewish American consultants’ plot against George Soros incited anti-Semitism, but no regrets

[BuzzFeed News] “The demonization of Soros is one of the defining features of contemporary global politics, and it is, with…

Posted in Hungary North Macedonia Russia

Macedonia: Nikola Gruevski steps up attacks against NGOs, new ‘Stop Soros’ movement unveiled

[BalkanInsight] “A new movement dedicated to countering the influence of billionaire US philanthropist George Soros has been formed in Macedonia,…

Posted in China Myanmar

Democratic Liberalization in Myanmar, Shift Away from China

[Foreign Policy] “China was Myanmar’s main backer and largest investor during its years of international seclusion, supporting strategic infrastructure projects…

Posted in Syria UK USA

WikiLeaks reveals U.S. secretly backed Syrian opposition under both Bush and Obama, Assad blames foreign conspiracy for unrest

[The Washington Post] “The State Department has secretly financed Syrian political opposition groups and related projects, including a satellite TV channel that…

Posted in Azerbaijan Bahrain Belarus Egypt Georgia Iran Iraq Kyrgyzstan Lebanon Libya Morocco Myanmar Serbia Syria Tunisia Ukraine Yemen

Regime Change and NGOs: the Colour Revolutions and the Arab Spring

[openDemocracy] “The Arab revolt of 2010-11 has spread with intense speed and magnitude. A protest that began in the provincial…

Posted in Egypt Serbia Tunisia

Otpor! and the April 6 Movement: NGOs role in the Arab Spring in Tunisia and Egypt

[BalkanInsight] “When I was following some tweets on Egypt, I was struck when I came across the symbol of Otpor….