Ireland Latest EU State to Defend BDS

By Kevin Squires on May 28, 2016

A Palestine solidarity contingent takes part in the Reclaim the Vision of 1916 march in Dublin, on 24 April, marking 100 years since Ireland’s Easter Rising. (via Facebook)

A Palestine solidarity contingent takes part in the Reclaim the Vision of 1916 march in Dublin, on 24 April, marking 100 years since Ireland’s Easter Rising. (via Facebook)

In another blow to the Israeli campaign to criminalize Palestine solidarity activism, the Irish government has affirmed that the global boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement represents a “legitimate” means of protest “intended to pressure Israel into ending the occupation.” (more…)

Aleppo Has Been under Fire by Terrorists for Four Years. “They Got Orders From Outside…”

By Patrik Paulov on May 30, 2016

Syrian_Civil_War-400x330Aleppo is Syria’s largest city. During the conflict’s first year Aleppo was relatively calm, unlike many other Syrian cities. In July 2012 hell broke out. The story from medical doctor Tony Sayegh about life in the million-city is dramatically different from the one we usually hear. (more…)

Africa Liberation Day: Pentagon and CIA Continue to Destabilize the Continent

By Abayomi Azikiwe on May 24, 2016

“From the onset, the OAU encompassed diverse and conflicting views on how Africa should move towards unity.”

Azikiwe_AfricanLibDayMay 25, 2016 marks the 53rd anniversary of the formation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), now known as the African Union (AU) since 2002. (more…)

“Death Came from the Sky”: The Speech Obama Should Have Given in Hiroshima

By Matt Peppe on May 29, 2016

HiroshimaBarack Obama became the first U.S. President to visit Hiroshima on Friday, more than seven decades after the U.S. B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped a 10,000-pound atomic bomb nicknamed “Little Boy” on the city whose military value was far less than that of Tampa to the United States. (more…)

France in Blackout as Strikes Cause Total Chaos

By Sean Adl-Tabatabai on May 27, 2016

France-blackouts-strikes-900x350France is running out of gasoline and suffering blackouts as the number of French strikers continues to grow, bringing the country to a grinding halt. (more…)

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