Category: International

NATO buildup in the Black Sea

Brussels (AFP) – NATO will step up naval war games and surveillance in the Black Sea to complement its increased presence of land and air forces near a more assertive Russia, the alliance said Thursday. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said…

Amnesty International Report on Syria condemned

By: Rick Sterling Amnesty International has done some good investigations and reports over the years. This has won them widespread support. However, less known, Amnesty International has also carried out faulty investigations contributing to bloody and disastrous actions. One prominent…

War and famine in Yemen

Donald Trump’s first concrete decision as commander in chief was a major fiasco that killed nine children, eight women, and a U.S. soldier in a botched raid on al Qaeda in Yemen. The operation — which Trump reportedly approved over dinner —…

Condemn Trump’s Attack on Asylum Seekers

by Jahanzeb Hussain & Derrick O’Keefe Trump’s ban affects asylum seekers, immigrants and any and all travellers from seven countries: Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. This includes resident green card holders trying to return to the U.S.…

Life in Aida Camp, West Bank

An eight-meter-high "security wall" borders part of the Aida refugee camp, 1.5 km north of the city of Bethlehem. Credit: Fabiola Ortiz/IPS

By Fabíola Ortiz, Inter Press Service News Agency AIDA CAMP, West Bank, Oct 10 2016 (IPS) – Over almost five decades of Israeli occupation, the number of Palestinian refugees has grown with every generation, saturating basic services in the 19…

War Resisters: #LetThemStay

By the War Resisters Support Campaign Across the country, supporters of U.S. Iraq War resisters have been working hard to ensure that the Liberal government acts quickly to resolve their cases and let them stay. Your letters, emails and phone…