Ukraine News Links 15-16 September 2022

Friday, 16 September 2022 •22:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular and some links may not work, depending on your location but at least you have some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

‘Samarkand Spirit’ to be driven by ‘responsible powers’ Russia and China

Greece Follows a Two-Faced Policy Toward Turkey

Irish Government Moves Nearer NATO and War With Russia

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US Does Not Want Data on Its Biological Activities to Become Public

13 September 2022 —

TEHRAN (FNA)- The US does not want information about its military-biological activities, which are carried out in violation of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC), to become known to the global community, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said at a briefing on Tuesday.

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Police response to anti-monarchy protests shows the need for Netpol’s Charter for Freedom of Assembly Rights

Friday, 16 September 2022 — NetPol

There has been outrage at the arrests. But protest is not illegal!

#NotMyKing and police

There has been outrage this week at the arrests and threat of arrest of anti-monarchy protesters. However the arrests have also led to a lot of misinformation and alarmist statements about the law and our right to protest.

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Royal Money: Charles III and the Wealth Dimension

Friday, 16 September 2022 — CounterCurrents


Once the fixated adoration with the late Queen Elizabeth II starts cooling, the accountants of public welfare and decency will be stunned to realise the costs and wealth associated with the royal institution.  Her successor, Charles III, is continuing in that vein, a jarring note of wealth and pomp even as prices rise and the hefty bills for citizens (should we say subjects?), bite.

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Crown prosecutor levels blackmail charges against Palestine Action

Thursday, 15 September 2022 — The Electronic Intifada

Kit Klarenberg

A masked man with a poster stands in front of pictures of children slain in GazaPalestine Action continues its protests in spite of an impending court case that could land several activists in prison for years. Martin Pope SOPA Images

In June, I wrote an analysis of Britain’s disturbingly draconian new Sections of that bill give every appearance of having been specifically drawn up in order to undermine Palestine Action.

Openly committed to damaging and destroying the British-based assets of top Israeli arms manufacturers, including Elbit Systems, Palestine Action has since launch in mid-2020 pulled off a string of successes, resulting in the closure of the company’s sites, and abandonment of offices by companies leasing space to Elbit.

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Chris Kaba – a family fights for justice

Thursday, 15 September 2022 — Institute of Race Relations

The accession of a new monarch has led many to question the nature of their citizenship (along with their right to protest). But the citizenship of many British citizens, particularly Muslims, has been in question for some time. A new IRR report, Citizenship: from right to privilege by Frances Webber shows how changes in the law over the past two decades have made citizenship precarious, disposable and contingent for a number of minority ethnic Britons, mainly Muslim, leading to a ‘second class citizenship’ for British Muslims.

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