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Central African Republic: The Worsening Crisis

Interview with Abayomi Azikiwe Download Press TV has conducted an interview with Abayomi Azikiwe, the Editor of Pan African Newswire from Detroit, about French intervention in the CAR, which has done little to contain widespread, brutal sectarian violence. The following is an approximate transcript of the interview. Press TV: The UN has raised the alarm, it’s…

An Additional 12,000 United Nations Troops Proposed to Intervene in the Central African Republic

French President Hollande visits Bangui and Nigeria emphasizing the central role of Paris By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° A proposal submitted to the 15-member United Nations Security Council on March 3 calls for the deployment of an additional 12,000 foreign troops to the Central African Republic (CAR). The so-called “peacekeeping force” is ostensibly designed to…

Children Beheaded in CAR Violence as French “Intervention” Intensifies Crisis

Children Beheaded in CAR Violence A child soldier of the Seleka coalition is sitting on a pickup truck near the presidential palace in the Central African Republic’s capital Bangui on March 25, 2013. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says that at least two children have been beheaded in the sectarian violence that has gripped…

Pentagon Assists French Imperialists in the Central African Republic

Paris seeks to deepen its military presence in former colony By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered the Pentagon to assist France in its military build-up in the Central African Republic (CAR). The decision was reportedly made after French Defense Minister Yves Le Drian met with Hagel in…

One System, One Result: The Cuban 5, Laurent Gbagbo, Xiomara Castro

tortilla con sal December 1st 2013 Each year goes by and still the five Cuban anti-terrorist heroes remain imprisoned in the US criminal injustice system (Rene can hardly feel free while his four comrades remain in captivity). The charges against them are incontrovertibly false. But for sinister reasons of State, the US government continues their…