US Applies More Than 8,000 “Sanctions” to 39 Countries, Affecting 1/3 of Humanity

1 November 2019 — Friends of Syria

Venezuelan ambassador to the United Nations Organization, Samuel Moncada

The imposition of arbitrary measures or “sanctions” by the United States against numerous countries around the world was denounced by the Venezuelan delegation present at the XVIII Summit of Non-Aligned Countries, held in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Venezuelan ambassador to the United Nations Organization, Samuel Moncada, denounced the economic terrorism executed by US President Donald Trump, which affects a third of humanity with more than 8,000 measures in 39 countries.

Masih Ur-Rahman Mubarez – Searching for justice one year on

27 September 2019 — The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

This week marks a year since Masih Ur-Rahman Mubarez’s entire family was killed. On September 23 2018, his house was hit by an airstrike. Inside were his wife, seven children and four other young relatives. No-one survived.

In the following weeks and months, as grief consumed Masih, so did an intense need for answers. Who had killed his family and why?

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Gaza protester dies as Israel admits to unjustified killings

31 July 2019 — The Electronic Intifada

Maureen Clare Murphy

A protester is treated by paramedics during Great March of Return protests in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, on 12 July. Ashraf Amra APA images

A Palestinian man died after being shot in the stomach by Israeli occupation forces during Great March of Return protests in southernmost Gaza last week.

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Shoot protesters while they rest — Israel’s new rules By Maureen Clare Murphy

28 June 2019 — The Electronic Intifada

A protester in central Gaza during Great March of Return protests on 30 March 2019. Mahmoud Khattab APA images

Shooting “key instigators” during unarmed protests in Gaza when they’re resting. Opening fire on teenagers attempting to make their way to pray in Jerusalem when they pose no danger.

This is the routine, unjustified and criminal use of live fire against Palestinians by Israeli occupation forces.

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Israel’s War Criminals in Their Own Words By Philip Giraldi

21 May, 2019 — Global Research

Shooting unarmed Palestinian demonstrators “preserves Israeli values”

Israel’s public face, sustained and propagated by a wealthy and powerful diaspora that has significant control over the media, insists that the country is the Middle East’s only true democracy, that is operates under a rule of law for all its citizens and that its army is the “most moral in the world.” All of those assertions are false. Israel’s government favors its Jewish citizens through laws and regulations that are defined by religion. It in fact now identifies itself legally as a Jewish state with Christians and Muslim citizens having second class status. Israel’s army, meanwhile, has committed numerous war crimes against largely unarmed civilian populations in the past seventy years, both in Lebanon and directed against the Palestinians on the West Bank and Gaza.

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UN investigators call for arrests over Gaza war crimes By Maureen Clare Murphy

1 March 2019 — Electronic Intifada

Palestinians evacuate Karim Kullab after he was shot by Israeli snipers during Great March of Return protests on 21 September 2018. Kullab, 25, died of his injuries later that day. Mohammed Zaanoun ActiveStills

Israeli forces may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity by using lethal military force against unarmed protesters in Gaza, a United Nations independent commission of inquiry has found.

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Israel has injured 24,000 Gaza protesters By Maureen Clare

 25 November 2018 — Electronic Intifada

Palestinians have paid a great price for their call for life with dignity during mass protests held along Gaza’s boundary with Israel over the past eight months.

Some 180 Palestinians have been shot dead by Israeli occupation forces and nearly 6,000 others injured by live fire during the Great March of Return.

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ICC Prosecutor: The Demolition of Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin Community Is a War Crime Committed by Israel By Ali Salam

21 October 2018 — IMEMC

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The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, released a statement on Wednesday, with regard to Palestine. She refers to the Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar, stating that “extensive destruction of property without military necessity, as well as population transfers in an occupied territory constitute war crimes under the Rome Statute.”

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The United States Did It Again: Its Warplanes Use White Phosphorous Munitions in Syria By Peter Korzun

14 October 2018 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The US-led coalition used white phosphorus (WP) munitions while delivering air strikes against the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zor on Oct. 13. The attack resulted in civilian casualties. Last month, WP munitions were also used by two US Air Force (USAF) F-15s in an attack on the town of Hajin in Deir-ez-Zor. The Syrian government has repeatedly condemned the US-led coalition, which claims that the need to fight ISIS justifies its military actions, while denying the fact it is using white phosphorous projectiles.

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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Selected Articles

6 August 2018 — Global Research News

The Satanic Nature of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By Prof. Edward Curtin, August 06, 2018

When on August 6 and 9, 1945 the United States killed 200-300 thousand innocent Japanese civilians with atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, they did so intentionally.  It was an act of sinister state terrorism, unprecedented by the nature of the weapons but not by the slaughter. The American terror bombings of Japanese cities that preceded the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki – led by the infamous Major General Curtis LeMay – were also intentionally aimed at Japanese civilians and killed hundreds of thousands of them.  Continue reading

Trump’s Punitive Air Strikes against Syria. No Evidence that Assad was Behind the Alleged Chemical Weapons Attack By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

14 April 2018 — Global Research

On Friday night ET, in the early hours of the morning in Damascus, the US, UK and France launched airstrikes allegedly (yet to be verified) against three military targets, according to Trump’s TV address.

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