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After the death of Desmond Tutu, Alan Dershowitz calls him ‘anti-Semite’ and ‘bigot’

[Newsweek] “As the world mourns the loss of Desmond Tutu, Alan Dershowitz during a recent television interview branded him an “anti-Semite” and…

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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 Israel Palestine

The Jerusalem Post Opinion: “Calling Israeli attacks on Palestinians ‘settler violence’ is antisemitic”

[The Jerusalem Post] “EU and UN diplomats love to talk about “settler violence.” Diplomats use a double standard against the…

Posted in Israel Palestine

A Jewish pogrom – Israeli settler violence against Palestinians reaches new level

[+972 Magazine] ““All of a sudden I heard glass shatter and then all the children screaming from the other room….

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 Colombia

Colombia court refuses to try general complicit in 104 murders as he collaborates with peace tribunal

[ABC News] “A court refused Monday to allow a trial for a retired general accused of offering incentives that led…

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 Australia

Prison Island: Australian Defence Force called in to help enforcing Sydney COVID-19 lockdown

[The Sydney Morning Herald] “The Australian Defence Force will assist with enforcement of Sydney’s lockdown following a formal request to…

Posted in Brazil

Under Bolsonaro, illegal migrants (miners, loggers, ranchers) invading ever-larger Indigenous territory, leading to conflicts and a surge in killings of local activists

[E360] “One afternoon last month, several vehicles descended on a village in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, where Avelin…

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 Australia

Australia: Producer of political satire FriendlyJordies arrested by NSW terrorist squad, Facebook and Google censor related content

[Michael West Media] “Late last night the Facebook Page, ‘The Common Sense Brigade!’ set up by the FriendlyJordies team to…

Posted in Nigeria

Nigeria bans Twitter after President Buhari’s incitement was deleted, another “sign dictatorship is back”

[Foreign Policy] “It was already clear when dozens of protesters were shot in October 2020 for demanding a change to the behavior of heavy-handed…

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 Israel Palestine USA

Biden spokesperson Jen Psaki worked for controversial Israeli spy firm AnyVision

[The Electronic Intifada] “President Joe Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki worked for an Israeli firm accused of involvement in surveillance…

Posted in USA

Biden Administration Urges Supreme Court To Let Cops Enter Homes, Seize Weapons Without Warrant

[Forbes] “The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear oral argument in Caniglia v. Strom, a case that could have sweeping…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

Microsoft’s involvement in Israeli state violence, surveillance and propaganda

[Mondoweiss] “Thanks to [clever] image-building campaigns, Microsoft doesn’t get scrutinized as much as its peers. The company sponsors think tanks that bolster…

Posted in China Israel

Private arms export: Israel stops sale of suicide drones to China

[Middle East Eye] “Israel cracks down on sales of suicide drones to China to avoid heavy diplomatic cost in relationship…

Posted in USA

During Covid-19 pandemic and after Jan. 6 Capitol Riot, several U.S. states introduced harsh new penalties for protesting fossil fuels

[HuffPost] “Dawn Goodwin spent her 50th birthday among towering pines and yellow birches whose tree rings make her lifespan seem…

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Posted in China Myanmar

Little reason to doubt China’s claim of no prior knowledge of Myanmar Coup

[The Diplomat] “The Chinese government was caught unawares by the military coup in Myanmar, Chen Hai, China’s ambassador to Myanmar,…

Posted in Myanmar

Myanmar junta deploy night-time arrests, mobs, ex-convicts to instil fear

[Financial Times] “Myanmar’s military junta has escalated night-time arrests of opponents, reviving a tactic from the country’s old military regime…

Posted in Israel Morocco Palestine USA

Sahrawi people sold out for nothing: U.S. recognises Morocco’s claim over occupied Western Sahara for “normalising” ties with Israel which were close already

[The American Conservative] Mike Pompeo “appears to be determined to continue his malign activities until his very last day in…

Posted in Nigeria

Several people shot dead at ‘End SARS’ protest against police brutality in Lagos, Nigeria

[BBC] “A number of people have reportedly been shot dead or wounded at a protest against police brutality in Nigeria’s…

Posted in USA

During George Floyd protests, US law enforcement deliberately targeted media and journalists (videos)

[bellingcat] “Bellingcat has identified and collected multiple instances of US law enforcement deliberately targeting journalists during the protests against the…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

Funded by taxpayers and prominent Jewish organizations, thousands of US police are ‘trained by Israeli forces’

[Morning Star, Middle East Eye] “OFFICERS from the US police force responsible for the killing of George Floyd received training…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

“I can’t breath” – The knee-on-neck chokehold, as used against George Floyd, is common practice in Israel-Palestine

[TRT World] “A now infamous image of a white police officer kneeling on the neck of an African-American man, who…

Posted in Ecuador USA

Human rights lawyer Steven Donziger under house arrest for winning landmark Amazon pollution case against Chevron

[The Nation] “More than a quarter-century ago, Steven Donziger, a young American human rights lawyer, joined the legal effort to force…

Posted in USA

Tulsi Gabbard presses Kamala Harris over her role in the Drug War – what’s the truth?

[Rolling Stone] “Sen. Tulsi Gabbard took aim at Sen. Kamala Harris, a former California attorney general who is also widely considered…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

Police raid Australian public broadcaster ABC over Afghanistan war crimes leaks

[The Independent] “Australian police have raided the offices of the national broadcaster over allegations it published classified material about possible war…

Posted in Algeria

Claim: Algerian state infiltrated Islamist terrorist group GIA, complicit in its massacres

[Observer] “Twenty years ago tonight, around sunset, masked gunmen approached the village of Bentalha, on the outskirts of Algeria’s capital,…