Posted in Chad Egypt Israel Morocco Sudan

Israel supports African strongmen for normalization, endorses military coup in Sudan, may have played a role in it

[Tikun Olam] “Today, Sudan’s military junta overthrew the democratic transitional government and arrested key civilian leaders, including the prime minister.  It has…

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 Cuba USA

Propaganda Watch: Cuba protests supporting government portrayed in MSM as anti-government, anti-communist – even as 26 Julio flag is clearly visible

[Alan Macleod, The New York Times, The Guardian, Fox News, Financial Times, Wikipedia] The New York Times: “Anti-government protesters gathered…

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 Palestine

Abbas critic Nizar Banat detained and beaten to death by Palestinian Authority, people protest against PA, security forces react violently

[Middle East Eye] “Nizar Banat, a leading Palestinian activist and critic of the Palestinian Authority (PA), died early on Thursday…

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

About the protests in Colombia, a Chilean neo-Nazi advising Police, and extrajudicial killings (Video)

[Behind The Headlines] “Colombia is on strike and the police and military are terrorizing the population to crush it.” A…

Posted in Israel Palestine

Israeli forces attack Palestinian worshipers in Al-Aqsa Mosque; imminent evictions and armed settlers in Sheikh Jarrah

[Mondoweiss] “Hundreds of Palestinians were injured and dozens were hospitalized on Friday night across the city of Jerusalem, as Israeli…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

How the US has enabled Israeli extremism and anti-Palestinian violence

[Foreign Policy] “Two weeks ago, Jerusalem was rocked by violence as bands of Jewish Israeli extremists rampaged through Palestinian neighborhoods of East…

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

Jewish extremists march in Jerusalem chanting ‘Death to Arabs’, Palestinians riot, police clash with both

[Mondoweiss, CNN] “Palestinians in Jerusalem are reeling from a night of racist, anti-Arab violence that left over a hundred Palestinians wounded…

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 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 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 Bangladesh China India Laos Myanmar Pakistan Russia Thailand Vietnam

Eight countries attended Myanmar’s Armed Forces Day parade while military killed over 100 protesters

[REUTERS] “Myanmar security forces killed 114 people, including some children, in a brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters on Saturday, the…

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 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 USA

Proud Boys leader was FBI informer, reported on plans, arrested 2 days before Capitol Hill riot

[REUTERS] “Enrique Tarrio, the leader of the Proud Boys extremist group, has a past as an informer for federal and…

Posted in USA

Rioter found zip-ties in Capitol, did NOT plan to take hostages in advance, prosecutors say

[Insider] “Eric Munchel, a pro-Trump rioter who stormed the Capitol building while holding plastic handcuffs, took the restraints from a…

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

Far-left radical who killed far-right radical tells Vice he acted in self-defence but it’s a lie; he died little later in apparent ‘suicide by cop’

[Vice] “Ever since a member of the right-wing “Patriot Prayer” group was shot and killed during a violent rally in downtown Portland…

Posted in USA

NYT: first shot was fired behind back of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse before he fired

[The New York Times] “The New York Times’s Visual Investigations unit analyzed hours of footage to track Mr. Rittenhouse’s movements in…

Posted in Israel USA

Yes, Minnesota cops were trained at 2012 conference by Israel but not on arrest tactics, neck restraint has long been killing people in US already

[Channel Four] Several people claimed or repeated the claim that “the tactics used by the police in America, kneeling on…

Posted in China Iran Russia USA Zimbabwe

Susan Rice and Robert O’Brien blame ‘foreign actors’, Russia, China and Iran, for stirring George Floyd protests

[National Review] “Former Obama adviser Susan Rice has blamed the violent protests that rocked major American cities over the weekend…

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…