Video: Rebels of the 9th Art A documentary film by Nicoletta Fagiolo

30 October 2016 — Youtube

Rebels of the 9th Art A documentary film by Nicoletta Fagiolo, 2009, 24images.

A rising generation of African editorial cartoonists is addressing corruption, violence and the difficulties of daily life What are their styles? Who are their heroes? What is the “African angle” they portray? How do they see the west? What censorship issues do they face? Why are cartoonists in Africa assaulted, jailed, sacked, banned and even assassinated? And some even forced to flee into exile?

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The Loneliness of Anti-Imperialist Fighters By Andre Vltchek

30 June 2014 — The Greanville Post

Wanted: Unconditional Support

ANDRE VLTCHEK54674It is late at night and you cannot sleep. Ebrie Lagoon is right behind the window of your hotel, but it is hardly visible at this hour. You are in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa.

You are here because you were informed that the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, also known at ‘Chocolate King’, has been getting his cocoa from the fields of this country. You are also convinced by several of your sources, based all over the world, that his confectionary empire, Roshen, is receiving its basic product from some of the most terrible plantations in Côte d’Ivoire that are still using child labor. You decided to come here, to investigate…

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France invades Africa…again By Alex Lantier

15 January 2013 — WSWS

The World Socialist Web Site denounces <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>France’s war in Mali as an act of imperialist piracy. After mass bombings of cities in northern Mali that killed and wounded hundreds of civilians, French tank columns crossed into Mali yesterday from the <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>Ivory Coast.

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Mali: U.S. Africa Command's New War? By Rick Rozoff

15 February 2012 — Stop NATO

map-mali.pngThe press wires are reporting on intensified fighting in Mali between the nation’s military and ethnic Tuareg rebels of the Azawad National Liberation Movement in the north of the nation.

As the only news agencies with global sweep and the funds and infrastructure to maintain bureaus and correspondents throughout the world are those based in leading member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – the Associated Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse, BBC News and Deutsche Presse-Agentur – the coverage of ongoing developments in Mali, like those in most every other country, reflects a Western bias and a Western agenda.

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Mali: U.S. Africa Command’s New War? By Rick Rozoff

15 February 2012 — Stop NATO

map-mali.pngThe press wires are reporting on intensified fighting in Mali between the nation’s military and ethnic Tuareg rebels of the Azawad National Liberation Movement in the north of the nation.

As the only news agencies with global sweep and the funds and infrastructure to maintain bureaus and correspondents throughout the world are those based in leading member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – the Associated Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse, BBC News and Deutsche Presse-Agentur – the coverage of ongoing developments in Mali, like those in most every other country, reflects a Western bias and a Western agenda.

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Updates on Libyan war/Stop NATO news: August 27, 2011

27 August 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Reintegrated Into NATO, France Takes On Ivory Coast, Libya…Syria
  • Lesson Of Libyan War: Completely Capitulate As Soon As Possible Or Develop Sophisticated Weapons
  • Pentagon’s Horn Of Africa Task Force Hosts 11-Nation Gathering
  • Britain Boosts Military Ties With Azerbaijan Versus Armenia, Iran
  • Canada Expands Military Role In Arctic For Local, Global Missions

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The truth about ‘civilized transitions’ By William Bowles

16 May 2011

“What about giving Gaddafi an exit strategy?” — Channel 4 News presenter to somebody or other, 16 May, 2011

This is what it comes down to: A TV ‘news’ presenter reveals in all its starkness, how the Empire corrupts totally. Here we have an apparently intelligent and educated person dismissing the leader of a country as if he’s just another expendable piece of the Empire’s junk. ‘Yeah, why you don’t just get rid of him, make him go away’. It’s absolutely outrageous that we accept this kind of rubbish and it’s echoed right across the MSM (see below).

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Stop NATO News: 13 April, 2011

13 April, 2011 — Stop NATO

  • Berlin: NATO Assembles 50 Foreign Ministers On Libyan, Afghan Wars
  • Afghanistan: U.S. Combat Mission Until 2015, Continued Involvement Afterward
  • U.S.-Pakistan Tensions Reaching Boiling Point
  • Pakistan Condemns Resumption Of Deadly U.S. Missile Attacks
  • Pakistan: Plans For Large-Scale Sit-In Along NATO Supply Route
  • Africa: Long History Of French Military Intervention
  • Ivory Coast: World Bank Chief To Meet With Ex-IMF Official Ouattara’s Regime
  • Videos And Text: Americans Unwittingly Sponsor Nation’s Wars

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Stop Nato Updates on Libyan war 12 April 2011

12 April 2011 — Stop NATO

  • France, Britain: NATO Must Intensify Bombing Of Libya
  • Washington Post: Use Ivorian Model In Libya, Assassinate Gaddafi
  • Canada To Attend Libyan War Council, NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting
  • Libya, Ivory Coast: NATO, AFRICOM Assault On African Sovereignty
  • Ivory Coast Uncovered: The Untold Story
  • Africa: Imperialism In The 21st Century

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 9 April, 2011 – Weekend Edition: UK: Special Forces scandal as officers are held 'for trying to leak secrets'

9 April, 2011 — Information Clearing House

To Libya With God On Our Side
By Saul Landau and Nelson Valdes
Grabbing other people’s land and interfering in their affairs became as American as apple pie before the annexation of Texas, and “Manifest Destiny” as the engine of U.S. foreign policy.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article27853.htm

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