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The Yellow Vest Hospital Hoax: I Reported Live From the Scene as It Happened

    The Yellow Vest Hospital Hoax: I Reported Live From the Scene as It Happened

The French government has been forced to shamefully admit that they made totally false accusations that May Day Yellow Vest anti-government protesters tried to break into the Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital in order to “attack”, “assault” and “steal”. Countless mainstream media are just as covered in ignominy for having repeated these untrue claims. I was right there when it happened,…

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Protesters Call on UK to #FreeAssange Outside British Embassy in DC

    Protesters Call on UK to #FreeAssange Outside British Embassy in DC

Demonstrators gathered on Thursday – just hours after the arrest of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange by UK authorities – outside of the British Embassy in Washington D.C. to denounce the unprecedented affront to freedom of the press. Protesters also took the opportunity to highlight the injustice of the jailing of Chelsea Manning over her refusal…

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Sorry Wapo, the Great March of Return Protests Are About More Than Food and Medicine

    Sorry Wapo, the Great March of Return Protests Are About More Than Food and Medicine

The aims of the Great March of Return protests, which began in Gaza on March 30, 2018 are to put an end to the suffocating Israeli siege and implementing the Right of Return for Palestinian refugees who were expelled from their homes and towns in historic Palestine 70 years earlier. But there is much more…

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Sorry WaPo, the Great March of Return Protests Are About More Than Food and Medicine

    Sorry WaPo, the Great March of Return Protests Are About More Than Food and Medicine

The aims of the Great March of Return protests, which began in Gaza on March 30, 2018 are to put an end to the suffocating Israeli siege and implementing the Right of Return for Palestinian refugees who were expelled from their homes and towns in historic Palestine 70 years earlier. But there is much more…

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Mass Rallies in Yemen Denounce Gulf Arab States’ “Betrayal” of Palestine

  Mass Rallies in Yemen Denounce Gulf Arab States’ “Betrayal” of Palestine

SANA’A, YEMEN — Thousands of working-class Yemenis took to the streets across Yemen to denounce what they view as local traitors who sold their homeland to the Saudi-led coalition. They also slammed attempts by Arab states to normalize relations with Israel, calling for total unconditional loyalty to the oppressed Palestinian people and the Palestinian cause.…

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American-Iranian TV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi Released From FBI Custody Without Charge

  American-Iranian TV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi Released From FBI Custody Without Charge

U.S. citizen Marzieh Hashemi, an anchor on Iran’s English-language service Press TV, has been released without charge after being illegally detained for ten days by the FBI. Hashemi was arrested earlier this month while boarding an internal U.S. flight from St. Louis to Denver where she had been filming a documentary on the Black Lives Matter movement. The…

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US Detention of American-Iranian Journalist Draws Local, International Protests

  US Detention of American-Iranian Journalist Draws Local, International Protests

WASHINGTON — It has been more than 10 days since the FBI arrested Iranian American journalist for Iran’s Press TV Marzieh Hashemi. She is due to testify before a grand jury for a third time in an unknown criminal case on Wednesday, as protesters rally for her release outside the courthouse. Her three children are…

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Hunger Striking Protesters Condemn Trump, Haspel, and Call for Gitmo’s Closure on its 17th Anniversary

  Hunger Striking Protesters Condemn Trump, Haspel, and Call for Gitmo’s Closure on its 17th Anniversary

Friday marked the 17th anniversary of the opening of the United States prison compound in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. President Barack Obama failed to fulfill his promise of closing the facility and little attention has since been given to the issue by the Trump administration, but activists continue to work behind the scenes to shut down…

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What Would a Yellow Vest Movement Look Like in the United States?

  What Would a Yellow Vest Movement Look Like in the United States?

A truth about movements is, they move. They morph, evolve and move around a country or even around the globe. This occurs over months and often over years. The US Occupy encampment era occurred ten months after the Arab Spring and six months after the Spanish Indignado movement – early versions of occupy. It started…

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Why France’s Yellow Vest Protests Have Been Ignored by the US “Resistance”

  Why France’s Yellow Vest Protests Have Been Ignored by the US “Resistance”

In less than two months, the yellow vests (“gilets jaunes”) movement in France has reshaped the political landscape in Europe. For a seventh straight week, demonstrations continued across the country even after concessions from a cowing President Emmanuel Macron while inspiring a wave of similar gatherings in neighboring states like Belgium and the Netherlands. Just as el-Sisi’s…

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