Running amok? Donald Trump facilitates civilian drone deaths & continues attacks in seven countries ‘and elsewhere’

7 June 2018 — Drone Warfare

The NGO CAGE, which campaigns against discriminatory state policies and advocates observance of due process and the rule of law, reminds readers that in October 2017, US President Donald Trump replaced the Obama rules pertaining to drone strikes with his own ‘rules’ called the “Principles, Standards, and Procedures,” or PSPs.

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IRR News (17 May – 7 June 2018)

7 June 2018 — IRR

Institute of Race Relations weekly digest – Against Racism, for Social Justice

This week, IRR News celebrates the opening of the exhibition at the British Library, Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land, on which our chair, Colin Prescod was lead external adviser. Windrush traces the relationship between Britain and the Caribbean since the ‘discovery’ of the Americas, travelling through the slave trade, colonialism, rebellion, the contribution of Caribbean soldiers to the defence of the ‘mother country’, the rights granted by the 1948 Act, the popular racism and right-wing agitation this generation of Commonwealth immigrants faced when they arrived, the imposition of immigration controls in the 1960s, through to the British-born Black response to the New Cross fire in 1981. It also focuses on the development of British culture by settlers – poets, novelists, artists and musicians.

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Israel scores painful own goal in run-up to the World Cup By Dr James M Dorsey

7 June 2018 — CounterCurrents

Argentina’s cancellation of a friendly against Israel because of Israeli attempts to exploit the match politically is likely to reverberate far beyond the world of soccer and spotlights the risks of Israeli efforts to persuade the international community to recognize Jerusalem as its capital.

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