Former UN special rapporteur Alfred de Zayas slams UN High Commissioner Bachelet’s report on Venezuela as a politicized collection of baseless accusations by “advocates of regime change.”
The extradition and prosecution of Julian Assange sets an extremely dangerous precedence for press freedom.
Washington’s record on forcible territorial change reeks exceedingly of hypocrisy and weakness.
The official Syrian news agency SANA reported that the US-led coalition had used internationally banned white phosphorus bombs to attack Daesh in the village of Baghouz in southwestern Syria.
A 444-page United Nations report released Tuesday said Myanmar’s generals should be prosecuted for genocide for their violent actions toward the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority.
While no final decision has yet been made, a top US general says he’s involved in “routine dialogue” with President Donald Trump to keep him informed about “military options” for retaliation in case “chemical weapons are used” in Syria.
Israeli jets targeted nine military targets in two military compounds and a munitions manufacturing site, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) reported on Twitter. According to IDF, the targets belonged to their favorite bogeyman: Hamas militants.
Thousands of civilians are fleeing Hodeidah, Yemen, after hundreds were killed in the Saudi-led coalition’s bombing campaign to take the strategic Yemeni port away from Houthi rebels.
Responding to attacks from the US, UK, and French delegates at the Security Council meeting, the Syrian Ambassador to the UN called out the countries’ lies and hypocrisies, denouncing their funding and arming of terrorist groups and foreign mercenaries dispatched to Syria, in a droll, biting rebuke of imperialist aggression..
The US, Britain and France trampled international law to launch missiles against Syria, claiming to have “evidence” of the government’s use of chemical weapons. That evidence is based on terrorist lies.
Nearly half a million children have dropped out of school since the 2015 escalation of the conflict in Yemen, when Saudi Arabia and its allies intervened in the country’s civil Read More…
Yemen today is the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with nearly 70 percent of the population in need of aid, according to the United Nations. “In response to what is now Read More…
UN report says pesticides are having ‘catastrophic impacts’ on human health and environment while failing to end hunger.
The Western corporate media’s increasingly hysterical denunciations of the Syrian “regime” (never referred to as a legitimate sovereign government), along with allies Russia and Iran, for alleged atrocities in the retaking of Aleppo, painting democratically elected President Bashar al-Assad as a “brutal dictator” who “butchers his own people”, is a measure of the disillusionment and bitterness within the Western neo-liberal power elite over this strategic reversal in the drive to overthrow the sovereign government of President al-Assad.
The U.N. advisor on the prevention of genocide, Adama Dieng, issued a dire warning last month that the fledgling new country of South Sudan is “on the brink” of a genocide comparable to what happened in Rwanda over two decades ago.