UN Human Rights Council Abandons Yemen

Charles Pierson The UN Human Rights Council has quashed an ongoing investigation into possible war crimes in Yemen.  The HRC rejected a draft resolution on October 7 which would have continued the mandate of the UN Group of Eminent Independent and Regional Experts on Yemen (GEE) to investigate war crimes and human rights violations in…

Countering the Covid-19 Psy-ops Unleashed Against Humanity

 Internationalist 360° Editorial Comment: The Warning Pandemics are by definition not static but dynamic events. – Geert Vanden Bossche There should be no doubt that non-transmission-blocking vaccines (i.e., so-called ‘leaky’ or ‘imperfect’ vaccines) can never ever control a pandemic, even though they may temporarily protect against disease. Only temporarily? Yes, indeed. Given the globally increasing…

New Evidence in Ayotzinapa Disappearance Case Contradicts Official Version

Tanya Wadhwa Parents and family members of the 43 disappeared students of the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ School held a peaceful march in Chilpancingo city on September 21. Photo: Sergio Ocampo/La Jornada Almost seven years after the forced disappearance of 43 students of the Rural Teachers’ College in the town of Ayotzinapa, Mexico, the struggle for…

Why Canada Must Confront the Myths of its Imperial Past

Yves Engler The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1886-1889) emerging out of the dense forest onto the plains of Africa. Led in part by Canadian William Grant Stairs, the expedition helped Belgian King Leopold II conquer the resource-rich Katanga region of the Congo. Image from Wikimedia Commons. Troubling history of the Royal Military College and its…

9/11: Speaking of Barbarism

José (Papo) CossThe building still standing in the background is the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, now preserved as the Atomic Bomb Dome. After the atomic bombing of Japan, the U.S. dropped powerful, more sophisticated deadly bombs. It is 20 years since the criminal attack on the Twin Towers in New York and the world’s…

Brazil: Over 4,000 Participate in National March of Indigenous Women

Photo: Andressa Zumpano/CPT NacionalPhoto: Andressa Zumpano/CPT Nacional Participants of the II Indigenous Women’s March follow the trial of the “Temporary Framework” in Brasília. This Wednesday 8th, the trial continues in the Federal Supreme Court (TSF) to decide on the “Temporary Framework” to establish the legal limit on the demarcation of indigenous lands. More than four…

Why the Pandemic Is Getting Worse in the United States

Margaret Kimberley A ventilator is pictured during a training in Hamburg, Germany, on March 25. The medical devices can be life-saving for patients with severe COVID-19 cases, but there aren’t enough to meet the expected need in the United States. The Covid-19 crisis cannot be separated from the failed state. Donald Trump was the convenient scapegoat…

Marikana: The Struggle for Breath and Dignity

Bonile Bam 31 July 2021: Former mine employee Bongani Mpofu says life in Marikana is hard for its impoverished residents. (Photographs by Bonile Bam) The Marikana area in North West province may be rich in platinum group metals, but the profits from mining them do not benefit residents, who have little hope of improving their…

Former Paramilitary Reveal Colombian Army Provided Hit List of College Students

Mision Verdad The number of testimonies confirming the involvement of the Colombian State in paramilitary crimes is increasing (Photo: Mauricio Dueñas / EFE). During a conference titled “The Armed Conflict at the University of Nariño,” organized by the Truth Commission in Colombia, ex-commanders Guillermo León Marín and Aníbal Gómez of the defunct Antonio Nariño Peasant…