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Facebook: Genocide is Cool but Don’t Threaten our Profits

    Facebook: Genocide is Cool but Don’t Threaten our Profits

Australia’s 18 million Facebook users woke up yesterday to find that, without warning, local and global news sites were unavailable, meaning that they could not view or share news at all. Facebook users across the world were also unable to read or access any Australian news publications. The tech giant had taken the step of…

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Israel’s Genocide in Gaza Goes Uninterrupted, But Is Europe Finally Taking Notice?

    Israel’s Genocide in Gaza Goes Uninterrupted, But Is Europe Finally Taking Notice?

A report published by the United Nations in 2018 stated that by the year 2020 the Gaza Strip would be uninhabitable. It said specifically that, “the United Nations has stated that Gaza may well be unlivable by 2020.” The report emphasized also that “Michael Lynk, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian…

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US Complicity in Saudi Arabia’s Genocide in Yemen Spans Obama and Trump

    US Complicity in Saudi Arabia’s Genocide in Yemen Spans Obama and Trump

A Saudi-led coalition of states has been aggressively bombing Yemen and imposing an air and naval blockade of its ports for more than three years, leading U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to describe Yemen as “the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.” Guterres put the crisis in stark perspective, emphasizing the near complete lack of security for the Yemeni people. More than…

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When National History Includes Genocide, How Should We “Celebrate”?

    When National History Includes Genocide, How Should We “Celebrate”?

UPPER PENINSULA, MICHIGAN — (Opinion) “There is no doubt this is the most horrible crime ever committed in the whole history of the world,” wrote Winston Churchill while reading the first detailed account of the Auschwitz concentration camps, according to an account about Churchill published on the BBC website’s history page. This is quite a…

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Damning UN Report: Myanmar Generals Should Be Prosecuted for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

  Damning UN Report: Myanmar Generals Should Be Prosecuted for Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity

Following a United Nations Human Rights Council fact-finding mission in Myanmar, a damning U.N. report published Monday concludes that the nation’s military leaders, including its top commander, should be further investigated and prosecuted for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes committed against Rohingya Muslims in the wake of a violent crackdown last August that forced more than…

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The Western Media is Whitewashing Genocide in Yemen

  The Western Media is Whitewashing Genocide in Yemen

With the United Nations warning that millions of civilians could die from violence or starvation from the ongoing military siege of the Yemeni port city of Hodeida, there is no other way to describe what is happening except as “genocide”. The more than three-year war on Yemen waged by a Western-backed Saudi coalition has been…

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America’s Genocide in Yemen’s Al Hudaydah Starts Today

  America’s Genocide in Yemen’s Al Hudaydah Starts Today

The Houthis in Yemen are expected to start being slaughtered en-masse on June 12th. The U.S.-Saudi-UAE plan is to destroy the Yemenese port city of Al Hudaydah, which is the only entry-way by which food reaches approximately seven million Shiites, members of the Houthi tribe, who occupy the western third of Yemen, and who had…

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Why 55 U.S. Senators Voted for Genocide in Yemen

  Why 55 U.S. Senators Voted for Genocide in Yemen

Tuesday’s debate and vote in the U.S. Senate on whether to end (technically whether or not to vote on whether to end) U.S. participation in the war on Yemen can certainly be presented as a step forward. While 55 U.S. Senators voted to keep the war rolling along, 44 voted not to table the resolution to end it. Of those…

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Palestine Faces Genocide – Israel Deserves Its Pariah Status

  Palestine Faces Genocide – Israel Deserves Its Pariah Status

Opinion — Zionist fulminations against the evocative A-word will now have to contend with the ignoble G-word. That Israel is an Apartheid entity is now indisputable, with international institutions and academics declaring it to be a crime against humanity. To this must now be added the increasingly obvious fact that the Palestinians are facing Genocide…

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Operation Pacific Eagle: Duterte Falls in Line with US Plans for the Philippines

  Operation Pacific Eagle: Duterte Falls in Line with US Plans for the Philippines

In the second part of this MPN exclusive, we examine the U.S. military’s latest intervention in Asia, its 120 years of imperialist domination in the Philippines, and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s half-hearted push for independence from Washington. We speak to exiled Filipino revolutionary Jose Maria Sison and Professors William I. Robinson and Roland Simbulan. In…

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