Venezuela Urgently Needs a Feminist Emergency Plan

Andreína Chávez Alava Venezuelan women demanded justice for femicides during last year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. (Andreína Chávez Alava) Venezuelan women are being murdered at a frightening pace, and yet the country still lacks a clear path of action to understand, report, prevent and eradicate this extreme form of gender-related…

Black Alliance for Peace: Bulletin on U.S. Domestic Militarization

The “Bulletin on U.S. Domestic Militarization” replaces “The 1033 Monthly.” This iteration aims to provide a broader look at militarization in the United States, of which the U.S. Department of Defense’s 1033 program plays a role. The internal war in the United States continues on the working class and on people outside the point of…

USA: Memphis Cops Indicted in the Beating Death of Tyre Nichols

Abayomi Azikiwe Memphis Activists Block Highway To Protest Tyre Nichols Death The brutal execution was fully captured in a police video camera mounted on a neighborhood pole. Five African American Memphis police officers assigned to the notorious special unit known as the Scorpions, have been charged with second-degree murder and other crimes which resulted in…

El Salvador Arrests Anti-Mining Activists as Transnational Companies Eye Investment

Owen Schalk and Pedro Cabezas Demonstrators protest the arrests of Miguel Ángel Gámez, Alejandro Laínez García, Pedro Antonio Rivas Laínez, Antonio Pacheco and Saúl Agustín Rivas Ortega, who were detained in Cabañas in northern El Salvador, accused of killing an alleged army informant more than 30 years ago during the country’s civil war. Photo by Pedro Cabezas….

Orthodox Bishop Denounces Ukrainian Crimes at the UNSC

Lucas Leiroz The Russian Orthodox Church went to the UN to denounce Ukrainian crimes. At a meeting of the Security Council on January 17, invited by the Russian diplomatic representation at the UN, an Orthodox bishop linked to the Moscow Patriarchate commented on the situation of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine in the face of…

‘They Shot Them Down Like Animals’: Massacre in Peru’s Ayacucho

Zoe Alexandra Women from the Ayacucho-based National Association of Relatives of Kidnapped, Detained and Disappeared of Peru (ANFASEP) hold signs in the central plaza of Ayacucho condemning the deaths of protesters. Photo: Zoe Alexandra Survivors and family members of victims of the massacre in Ayacucho on December 15 denounce that the army treated protesters like…

The French (Canadian) Resistance

Deborah L. Armstrong An interview with investigative journalist Guy Boulianne of Quebec During the last months of 2022, I became acquainted with an investigative journalist from Quebec named Guy Boulianne, whose work is well-known in the French-speaking world. I encourage all who follow me to follow Guy as well. Although he writes in French, his website will…

U.S. Judge Rules Alex Saab Not Entitled to Diplomatic Immunity

Robert Scola, a federal judge in Miami (Florida, USA) ruled that the Colombian-Venezuelan businessman Álex Saab, described in most corporate media as a front man for the president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, is not entitled to diplomatic immunity, so he should be tried on charges of money laundering. In his 15-page ruling, Scola argued that…

What Is the Rules-Based Order?

Kim Petersen In fits of, what might well be termed, masochism, some of us now-and-then tune in to the legacy media. When doing so, one is likely to hear western-aligned politicians rhetorize ad nauseam about the linguistically vogue rules-based order. Now and then, the word “international” is also inserted: the rules-based international order. But what exactly is this…

The Tamil People: “Unsung Victims”

Alfred de Zayas Tamil women holding a protest in Jaffna soon after the civil war to remember family members who disappeared. Most are still waiting for answers Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters The Tamils of the island of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) belong to that category of victims of major human rights violations who only few in the…

Saab Oral Argument Focuses on Legitimacy of Maduro Government

Dan Kovalik On December 12 to 13, 2022, an evidentiary hearing in the case of The United States v. Alex Saab was heard before Judge Robert Scola in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. In “Saab Hearing Proves He Deserves Diplomatic Immunity, Exposes Prosecution’s Duplicity”, I summarize the key facts presented by Alex…

How the US War on Cuba Harms the American People

Dylan James A worker at the National Center for Bio-preparations, Biocen, inspects vials of the Cuban-made VA-Mengoc-BC vaccine for meningococcal disease as they are packaged in Bejucal, Cuba, July 15, 2022. | Ramon Espinosa / AP Americans Could Beat Lung Cancer if U.S. Lifted the Blockade of Cuba The Cuban government has established an extensive network…

Zionism is Canada’s Sacred Cow

Laith Marouf The Canadian government has embarked on a project to disappear any anti-Zionist narratives and to discredit anyone who expresses them. The Zionist project is now treated as if it were a “protected group.” The Government of Canada and mainstream media launched a witch-hunt against anti-Zionist speech. A McCarthyite search has been launched for…

US Trial of Venezuela’s Alex Saab Exposes Diplomatic Espionage

Anya Parampil Reporting from inside the federal courtroom where the US is prosecuting Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, The Grayzone learns of disturbing acts of diplomatic espionage. Saab’s advocates insist he is imprisoned for violating Washington’s economic blockade. Authorities in Cape Verde, opened official government communications which Venezuela intended for Iran, including a sealed letter sent…