Yemen’s Condemnation of Washington, London & Paris

23 November 2018 — Strategic Culture Foundation


There was something grotesque and repugnant about US President Donald Trump conducting the ritual pardoning of a plump turkey for the annual American Thanksgiving holiday this weekend. In the same week, a British charity reported 85,000 children under the age of five have died from malnutrition in the war in Yemen.

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At least 85,000 child deaths in Yemen highlight Saudi-US-UK war crimes By Mike Head

23 November 2018 — WSWS

A new estimate by the aid agency Save the Children that 85,000 children have died of hunger since in Yemen since Saudi Arabia’s US-backed bombings of the country began in 2015 underscores the criminal character of Washington’s sponsorship of this horrific slaughter.

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From 1945 until today – 20 to 30 million people killed by the USA By Manlio Dinucci

20 November 2018 — Voltaire Net

It’s a fact, not an analysis, not even an opinion – the « free and open international order» promoted since 1945 by the United States has cost the lives of 20 to 30 million people throughout the world. No President, whoever he may be, has managed to slow the rhythm of this killing machine.

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Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Meet with New UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and UN Commission of Inquiry on Return Protests in Geneva

14 November 2018 — PCHR

On Monday, 12 November 2018, lawyer Raji Sourani, Director of the Palestinian center for Human Rights (PCHR) and ‘Issam Younis, Director of al-Mezan Center for Human Rights, met with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.  That was the first meeting to be held between the Palestinian human rights organizations and the new High Commissioner, Ms. Michelle Bachelet, who assumed her functions on 01 September 2018.

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Gaza “laboratory” boosts profits of Israel’s war industry By Gabriel Schivone

5 October 018 — Electronic Intifada

Gaza functions as a live testing area for Israeli weapons manufacturers – Mohammed Zaanoun ActiveStills

After exploring the vast surveillance regime along the US-Mexico border and finding Israeli systems installed at every turn, the author Todd Miller and I were drawn to investigate Israel as the largest homeland security industry in the world. Israel’s arms industry is twice the size of its US counterpart in exports per capita and employs a percentage of the national workforce double that of the US or France, two of the top global arms exporters.

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British mainstream media downplays Britain’s role in the latest Yemeni killing

28 August 2018 — Drone Warfare

Today, the BBC reports that UN Group of Regional and International Eminent Experts on Yemen will present a report to the UN Human Rights Council next month. It says that the experts believe war crimes may have been committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen.

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Israel is bulldozing Khan Al Ahmar – and with it the two-state solution By Jonathan Cook

8 July 2018 — Jonathan Cook

The National – 8 July 2018

Israel finally built an access road to the West Bank village of Khan Al Ahmar last week, after half a century of delays. But the only vehicles allowed along it are the bulldozers scheduled to sweep away its 200 inhabitants’ homes.

If one community has come to symbolise the demise of the two-state solution, it is Khan Al Ahmar.

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Cousin of Palestinian Medic Killed by Israel Speaks Out

5 June 2018 — TRNN

Palestinian nurse Razan al-Najar was shot and killed by an Israeli sniper in Gaza while she was wearing a white medic’s uniform and had her hands raised. Dalia al-Najjar says her cousin “Razan showed everyone what it is to want freedom.” She tells TRNN’s Ben Norton, “Everyone is joining the protests because people want their freedom, and it’s a legitimate right for them to ask for it.” (inc. transcript) Continue reading