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Amnesty International is Peddling Trump’s Regime-Change Propaganda Against Venezuela

    Amnesty International is Peddling Trump’s Regime-Change Propaganda Against Venezuela

Amnesty International‘s reports, by their nature, require readers to trust their honesty and impartiality. But there is ample reason not to trust them. Because Amnesty has ignored grave human rights abuses in plain sight in Venezuela while demonizing supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Shortly after meeting with Juan Guaido (whom Donald Trump and a new Iraq-style Coalition of the Willing…

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Watch | Abby Martin & UN Rapporteur Expose Venezuela Coup

    Watch | Abby Martin & UN Rapporteur Expose Venezuela Coup

 Top Photo | A screenshot from an Empire Files video shows a partial portrait of Venezuela’s self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaido Abby Martin is an artist, activist, and citizen journalist. She graduated from SDSU with a B.A. in political science where she was involved in community organizing for multiple causes. Source | Empire Files The post Watch…

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A Tragedy Mirroring a National Catastrophe: Conjoined Twins Die in Yemen Under Saudi Blockade

    A Tragedy Mirroring a National Catastrophe: Conjoined Twins Die in Yemen Under Saudi Blockade

SANA’A, YEMEN — Laying inside an incubator with a ventilator in the critical-care unit at al Thwarah Hospital in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, two-week-old Abd al-Khaleq, and Abd al-Rahim  Akram Ali Ahmed, conjoined twins, died on Saturday as their parents, doctors, and local officials looked on helplessly. The twins died after being prevented by Saudi Arabia…

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With 3.8 Million Yemenis Displaced Last Year, New Report Shows Country’s Crisis Growing Worse

    With 3.8 Million Yemenis Displaced Last Year, New Report Shows Country’s Crisis Growing Worse

SANA’A, YEMEN — A report from the Sana’a-based Yemeni government has revealed that the conflict in Yemen — sometimes called the “Forgotten War,” owing to sparse international media coverage — continues to grow more dire with each passing day. Among the report’s most troubling findings are the staggering number of people who were displaced by…

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Over 60 Human Rights Groups Back Call to Boycott Eurovision in Israel

  Over 60 Human Rights Groups Back Call to Boycott Eurovision in Israel

Over 60 international NGO’s have added their voices in protest against the plan to hold the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv this year. They are now part of what is quickly becoming an international campaign by civil society groups seeking to move the event, which is scheduled for May, from Israel.…

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Amnesty International’s Troubling Collaboration with UK & US Intelligence

  Amnesty International’s Troubling Collaboration with UK & US Intelligence

LONDON — Amnesty International, the eminent human-rights non-governmental organization, is widely known for its advocacy in that realm. It produces reports critical of the Israeli occupation in Palestine and the Saudi-led war on Yemen. But it also publishes a steady flow of indictments against countries that don’t play ball with Washington — countries like Iran,…

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Could the Murder of WaPo Journalist Finally Put a Crack in US Support of Saudi Arabia?

  Could the Murder of WaPo Journalist Finally Put a Crack in US Support of Saudi Arabia?

Spurring fresh outrage among those who criticize the cozy relationship between the U.S. government and the Saudi monarchy—with emphasis on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS)—political dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabia national living in self-imposed exile abroad, was tortured and killed last week by a Saudi government ‘murder team,’ according…

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A European Court Just Ruled NSA Surveillance Practices Violate Human Rights

  A European Court Just Ruled NSA Surveillance Practices Violate Human Rights

Last week, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the U.K.’s GCHQ spy agency is in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights with its mass surveillance programs. The court ultimately found that these activities violate the family and privacy rights of British and European citizens, and this assertion ultimately includes a rejection of the United States’ activities…

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Saudis Move to Behead Female Activist as Facebook Censors Anti-Saudi Content

  Saudis Move to Behead Female Activist as Facebook Censors Anti-Saudi Content

Riyadh (GPA) – Saudi prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a 29-year-old woman activist for crimes such as chanting slogans at a protest. Beheading a woman is unprecedented in the kingdom. Meanwhile, Facebook has sprung into action to protect Riyadh’s back by initiating a crackdown on hundreds of accounts posting anti-Saudi content. Saudi prosecutors are seeking…

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Is Oily Econo-Politics Behind Saudis’ Crude Canadian Diplomacy?

  Is Oily Econo-Politics Behind Saudis’ Crude Canadian Diplomacy?

TORONTO — In a near repeat of Saudi Arabia’s feud with Qatar last year, the diplomatic spat between the Saudis and the Canadian government seems to have spiralled out of control after it began last Friday. Apparently beginning as a result of the Canadian Foreign Ministry’s decision to criticize via Twitter the Saudi government’s arrest…

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