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This Week Could See Even More Palestinian Slaughter and Conflict With Iran

    This Week Could See Even More Palestinian Slaughter and Conflict With Iran

There will be a confluence of trigger events this week that could lead to an escalation of conflict. At the same time that the US has reneged on the nuclear agreement and Israeli missiles are attacking Iranians in Syria, the US embassy will be moved to Jerusalem and Palestinians will protest the 70th anniversary of the…

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Protests Sweep Japan to as Right-Wing Government Pushes for Further Militarization

    Protests Sweep Japan to as Right-Wing Government Pushes for Further Militarization

TOKYO — Massive protests took place across Japan on Thursday to mark 71st Constitution Memorial Day as tens of thousands of people rallied against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s continued attempts to scrap the pacifist aspects of the 1947 U.S.-penned Constitution. The protests drew up to 60,000 participants in Tokyo alone, where Japanese people of all…

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May Day Repression Reveals Savagery of U.S. Colonialism, Resilience of Puerto Rico’s People

    May Day Repression Reveals Savagery of U.S. Colonialism, Resilience of Puerto Rico’s People

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — Puerto Rico’s capital was the site of massive scenes of brutal repression as police clamped down on an International Workers Day march using overwhelming violent force, scattering thousands of protesters who gathered to resist austerity measures and anti-worker attacks on the people of the U.S colonial territory. Despite the colonial…

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Video: IDF Soldiers Block Road, Shoot Unarmed Protesters, Celebrate on Camera

    Video: IDF Soldiers Block Road, Shoot Unarmed Protesters, Celebrate on Camera

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – Israeli human rights group B’Tselem released a video on Tuesday that shows an Israeli soldier celebrating and shouting “that son of a bitch” after shooting an unarmed Palestinian protester with a rubber-coated metal bullet in the town of Madama in Palestine’s West Bank. The video, taken on April 13, also shows…

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As Humanitarian Crisis Deepens, US Refuses to Say There Are Civilians in Gaza 

  As Humanitarian Crisis Deepens, US Refuses to Say There Are Civilians in Gaza 

GAZA – Though Gaza has long been the target of Israeli hostility – which has ranged from a decades-long illegal blockade of the area to several wars of aggression – this year has arguably been unlike any other for Palestinians who call the Gaza Strip their home, as airstrikes pound the area and its infrastructure…

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If Israel Were Not an Ally, US Would Be Working to Overthrow its Government

  If Israel Were Not an Ally, US Would Be Working to Overthrow its Government

GAZA – Over the weekend, outrage took hold as the state of Israel authorized more than 100 snipers to fire upon the demonstrations of unarmed Palestinians in Gaza. The Palestinians, participating in the “March of Great Return” to demand the right for exiled Palestinians to return to their ancestral lands, were fired upon while fleeing…

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9 Dead as Israel Responds to ‘March of Great Return’ Protest With Gunfire

  9 Dead as Israel Responds to ‘March of Great Return’ Protest With Gunfire

With worries that numbers will continue to rise, Israeli forces reportedly killed at least nine Palestinians and injured hundreds more as an estimated 20,000 gathered along the Gaza-Israel border for the launch of the six-week “March of Great Return” on Friday. 7 Palestinians already killed. Yet again, disproportionate violence by the Israeli military to Palestinian protests@theIMEU#GreatReturnMarch https://t.co/Tiq8eiBnSQ — JewishVoiceForPeace (@jvplive) March 30, 2018…

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School Administrators Crackdown on Anti-Violence Student Protests

  School Administrators Crackdown on Anti-Violence Student Protests

Ten days before American student outrage over gun violence triggered multitudes across the U.S and around the world to join in “March For Our Lives” protests; many US high school educators and other adults provided students with strident lessons in assholelisity. During the March 14, 2018 National School Walkout Day staged by students to show…

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Cindy Sheehan and the Women’s March on the Pentagon: A Movement, Not Just a Protest

  Cindy Sheehan and the Women’s March on the Pentagon: A Movement, Not Just a Protest

WASHINGTON – In the last few years, arguably the most visible and well-publicized march on the U.S. capital has been the “Women’s March,” a movement aimed at advocating for legislation and policies promoting women’s rights as well as a protest against the misogynistic actions and statements of high-profile U.S. politicians. The second Women’s March, which…

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Justice for Freddie Gray

  Justice for Freddie Gray

by Michael Sampson Baltimore, MD – Hundreds of Baltimore residents took to the streets for the fourth consecutive day, April

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