EU Parliamentarian Calls to Sanction All Observers of Donbass Referendums

Max Blumenthal, Anya Parampil MEP Nathalie Loiseau of France is lobbying for individual sanctions on all observers of the Russian-organized referendums in the Donbass region. She has singled out journalist Vanessa Beeley not only for her coverage of the vote, but for her reporting on the foreign-back war against Syria’s government. A French Member of…

Statement by Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, at the UN Security Council Meeting on Ukraine

Madam President, Excellencies, Colleagues, As I understand, today’s meeting was motivated by the desire of some delegations to discuss the topic of “impunity” in Ukraine. I think this is very timely. It is a term that fully reflects what has been happening in this country since 2014. National-radical forces, outright Russophobes and neo-Nazis then came…

Rafael Correa: ‘They Have Already Destroyed Assange’

Matt Kennard Former president of Ecuador Rafael Correa. (Photo: Phil Miller / Declassified UK) Declassified sits down with the former president of Ecuador who granted Julian Assange asylum in London. He talks about dealing with the British, how the US seeks to control his country and the lawfare campaign against him. “The British are used…

Canada: Violence Against Indigenous Women Grows Amid ‘Apathy and Injustice’

Tanupriya Singh Indigenous women in Canada protesting (Image via: Red Women Rising) Indigenous women and girls in Canada continue to face disproportionate levels of violence and insecurity rooted in colonialism. Violence against Indigenous women is “escalating like never before,” the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) has warned. A series of tragedies have rocked the city of Vancouver…

Canada and the Glorification of Nazism

2022 Russian MFA Report regarding: Situation with the Glorification of Nazism, Spread of Neo-Nazism, Other Practices that Contribute to Fuelling Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance CANADA  Canada is at the forefront of countries that continue attempts to falsify the history of the Second World War. Ottawa has not outlawed the…

Journalists Demand the Mirotvorets Site Be Classified a Terrorist Organization and Shut Down

Christelle Neant On September 6, 2022, a conference organized by the anti-repression foundation was held in Moscow entitled “Information Gestapo: Lists of Ukrainian nationalist website Mirotvorets are used to suppress freedom of expression and repress journalists”. . I participated in this conference with colleagues from several Western countries: Germany, United States, Finland, Netherlands, Canada, England….

Russia Makes Grain Promise to Poorest Nations

Moscow will also supply fertilizers to such countries free of charge, the Russian president said. Russia is set to ramp up grain exports, seeking to supply some 30 million tons of grain, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said. The supplies will prioritize poor and food-insecure nations. “We believe it to be right to ramp up…

Europe’s Treatment of Refugees is Racist and Murderous

Abdul Rahman The recent incident of refugees being stranded in the Mediterranean without assistance from coastal forces exemplifies a larger pattern of cruelty by European nations towards those fleeing conflict zones According to an Al-Jazeera report, around 60 refugees, mostly from Lebanon and Syria, stranded in the Mediterranean sea have not got any help from European coast…

Jackson Water Crisis: A Legacy of Environmental Racism

Chi Chi Izundu, Mohamed Madi, Chelsea Bailey, Cooperation Jackson Community water distribution in Jackson, Mississippi (AP Photo/Steve Helber) The city of Jackson is suffering from years of neglect by the state of Mississippi. Residents of the majority Black city need a new water system, but a legacy of racism and antipathy towards their Black led city…

While U.S. Leaders Moralize About Alleged Human Rights Abuses in Russia and China to Justify Proxy Wars, Prisoners in the U.S. Routinely Suffer from Inhumane Treatment

Lauren Smith [Source: cartoon-pop.blogspot.com] A Miami Prisoner is Among Those Who Believe That U.S. Prison Authorities Are Trying to Kill Them While U.S. leaders denounce Russia and China, and other official enemies for alleged human rights violations daily, they are silent about the massive human rights abuses that occur routinely in the U.S. prison system—the largest…

The U.S. is a Serial Human Rights Abuser

Carlos Martinez Protesters gather in front of the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, Iraq on Dec. 31, 2019 to condemn airstrikes by the U.S. forces against Hashd Shaabi bases in Iraq. (Photo by Khalil Dawood Xinhua) The latest  report from the China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS), entitled “U.S. commits serious crimes of violating human rights in…

The US Legal System is at War with the Working Class and Marginalized

Natalia Marques Protesters against police brutality in the Bronx, New York during the 2020 George Floyd uprisings (Photo: Vincent Tsai) Incarcerations, brutality, and torture are common in the US. Activists claim that this amounts to a war waged against racially marginalized, poor, and working-class people. The very laws and government agencies created to protect the…

Prisoners for Profit: From the Kononovich Brothers to U.S. Jails

John Parker Based on remarks given at “Free the Kononovich Brothers: International Campaign Meeting” on Aug. 25. Mikhail and Alexander Kononovich are leaders of the Leninist Communist Youth Union of Ukraine. They were among hundreds of political opponents of the Ukrainian regime jailed this year, and thousands since the 2014 U.S.-backed coup. On July 18,…

How Can Americans Tolerate U.S. Government’s Crucifixion of Julian Assange?

Eric Zuesse Julian Assange has long been in solitary-confinement imprisonment in Britain awaiting extradition to America on charges which could bring him 175 years in prison, but he has never been convicted of anything, and the U.S. Government has violated both the U.S. Constitution and U.S. laws by having thus imprisoned him for over a…

An Engineered Food and Poverty Crisis to Secure Continued US Dominance

Colin Todhunter In March 2022, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned of a “hurricane of hunger and a meltdown of the global food system” in the wake of the crisis in Ukraine. Guterres said food, fuel and fertiliser prices were skyrocketing with supply chains being disrupted and added this is hitting the poorest the hardest and planting the seeds for…