Foreign Affairs
Massive Corporations From Chiquita To Coca-Cola Used Personal Armies To Uproot, Terrorize Colombians
‘Chiquita admitted to paying paramilitaries and giving them 3,000 Kalashnikov rifles between 1997 and 2004,’ Dan Kovalik, a human rights lawyer, notes in an interview with MintPress News.
Now In Bangladesh, Rohingya Muslims Describe Rape, Murder In Myanmar
Muslims in an overwhelmingly Buddhist nation, the Rohingya have long faced persecution in Myanmar, where most are denied citizenship.
Almost Half Of Americans Back Sanctions On Israel
The figure of 46 per cent is up from 37 per cent when the same question was asked a year ago.
UK Foreign Secretary: UK Remains Supportive Of Saudi Bombing In Yemen
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson insisted that he doesn’t think Saudi Arabia has crossed “the threshold” for war crimes in the thousands of civilians killed in Yemen airstrikes.
Senate Passes New Bill Targeting College Students Who Criticize Israel
Anti-Semitism Awareness Act Aims to Broaden Department of Education Probes.
Senate Unanimously Extends Iran Sanctions Act Another 10 Years
The law, first passed by Congress in 1996 and renewed several times since then, allows the U.S. to slap companies with economic sanctions for doing business with Iran.
Ontario Legislature Passes Anti-BDS motion
The symbolic gesture condemning boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel is ‘an attack on freedom of speech,’ rights group says.
UN Demands Freedom For WikiLeak’s Assange, Rules ‘Arbitrary Detention’ Must End
The United Nations has rejected UK attempts to overturn their ruling that Julian Assange's 'arbitrary detention' is unlawful and deprives him of fundamental human rights.
Palestinians: Trump May Not Be Better For Palestine, But He Can’t Be Worse
Donald Trump careened wildly between conflicting positions throughout his campaign, including his stance toward the pro-Israel establishment, leaving Palestinians and their supporters to wonder what a Trump administration will mean for the region.
Chomsky: Neo-Liberalism Drives Europe’s Far-Right, EU’s Demise
Renowned dissident intellectual Noam Chomsky says anti-democratic neoliberal economic policies fuel the rise of neo-fascism and threaten the EU.