Crimes of State
Interference - War
NATO - USA
Human rights investigations
Prisoner captured at Tawergha: “Barred from their Homes” briefing on Tawergha fails to address NATO and Amnesty complicity
26 October 2013
Amnesty International have issued a briefing called “Barred from their Homes” about the Tawergha, an ethnic group of black Libyans who were attacked and driven out of their homes in Misrata and Tawergha by racist rebel brigades and western bombing, during the NATO-backed war on Libya in 2011.
By Brandon Turbeville
Doctors Without Borders Aiding Globalists in Syria
18 October 2013
As fighting continues to rage across Syria, Doctors Without Borders (DWB) is now calling for “greater access for humanitarian aid to Syrians suffering in their country’s civil war” and urging the international community to show as much urgency in regard to humanitarian aid as it did to the Syrian government’s chemical weapons.
By Finian Cunningham
Nobel Prize part of West’s propaganda fog
11 October 2013
Nobel Peace Prizes and Western human rights groups may sound innocuous. But they are a central part of the Western propaganda machine, as much as MI6, CIA, Mossad, the Pentagon, Whitehall and the panoply of Western news media outlets with august titles, such as BBC and New York Times."
By Jean Shaoul
US condemnation of chemical weapons use not applied to Israel
21 September 2013
The Obama administration plans military action against Syria under the pretext—totally unsubstantiated—that President Bashar al-Assad’s regime ordered the use of chemical weapons in an attack on a Damascus suburb on August 21. It has described the use of chemical weapons as a "moral obscenity," such that the United States has a "moral obligation" to punish the country that uses them.
Russia to provide UNSC with data for chemical weapon use by Syrian rebels (Lavrov)
19 September 2013
Russia will provide the UN Security Council with data proving that the chemical weapons near Damascus were used by the opposition, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. The materials were handed to Russia by the Syrian government of Bashar Assad.
By Denis Halliday
WHO Refuses to Publish Report on Cancers in Iraq Caused by Depleted Uranium
17 September 2013
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has categorically refused in defiance of its own mandate to share evidence uncovered in Iraq that US military use of Depleted Uranium and other weapons have not only killed many civilians, but continue to result in the birth of deformed babies.
By Vladimir Putin, in The New York Times
A Plea for Caution From Russia
12 September 2013
What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria.
An article by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya
Saudi Arabia’s ’Chemical Bandar’ behind the Syrian chemical attacks?
5 September 2013
Nothing the US claims about what happened in Syria adds up. We are being asked to believe an illogical story, when it is much more likely that it was Israel and Saudi Arabia who enabled the Obama Administration to threaten Syria with war.
Putin to (Nobel Prize winner) Obama: ’Think about future Syria victims’ (FULL VIDEO)
1 September 2013
The Russian president has expressed certainty that the strategy for a military intervention in Syria is a direct response to the Syrian government’s recent combat successes, coupled with the rebels’ retreat from long-held positions.
Lavrov: Hysteria around chemical attack suits those who want military intervention in Syria
26 August 2013
Following last week’s chemical attack, the West has engineered a media campaign to facilitate a military incursion, says Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The minister also cast doubts on the veracity of US and European claims about the incident.
Russia suggests Syria ‘chemical attack’ was ‘planned provocation’ by rebels
21 August 2013
Reports by “biased regional media” about alleged chemical weapons use near Damascus might be “a provocation planned in advance,” says Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Aleksandr Lukashevich.
By Mahdi Darius NAZEMROAYA
Since it Failed in Syria, America Now Targets Hezbollah
30 July 2013
After Hezbollah intervened in Syria, cursory analysis began circulating that the Iranians had ordered their Lebanese partners to intervene as a means of helping the government in Damascus as part of a new Iranian surge inside Syria.
An article by Finian Cunningham
Neither Coup nor Revolution: Egypt’s US-Backed Deep State Reasserts Control
11 July 2013
The numbers and claims are conflicting, but it seems that the Egyptian army has indeed committed a cold-blooded massacre – killing between 30 and 54 people and wounding hundreds more, including children, in the capital, Cairo, according to various media sources. The bloodshed pushes the North African country to the brink of civil war, already roiled by weeks of violence, with dozens dead in street clashes between opposing political factions, that culminated last week in the country’s army deposing the elected Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi.
Independent Balkan News Agency interview Živadin Jovanović, former Yugoslav Foreign Minister
Serbia should ‘’Icelandize’’ its European policy
10 July 2013
“After European Union Council had announced the start of the accession negotiations with Serbia, the statements by the EU representatives in this regard were mainly general. They said that the talks will start at the latest in January 2014, but it is not clear what the EU Council will discuss in December. However, we can assume that the issue will be complete and continual implementation of the Brussels agreement about the normalization of the relations between Belgrade and Priština.
An article by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya
Are Al-Qaeda’s Lebanese Affiliates Opening a Lebanese Front in the Syrian War?
24 June 2013
The US and its allies are working to open a new front of the Syrian conflict inside Lebanon. Lebanon has been sedated into a state of limbo by the lack of a government and the postponing of its parliamentary elections. Complicating matters, many institutional figures and military commanders have gone into retirement and the caretaker government is unable to replace them.
The people of Turkey are saying "enough is enough"
1 June 2013
As Peace Association of Turkey we want to share with you the latest press release of Communist Party of Turkey, on public uprising sparked by Gezi Park demonstrations.
Death toll above 100 after Reyhanlı bombings
14 May 2013
Dear Comrades and Friends. As you know the AKP government has imposed media ban about covarage of the Reyhanlı bombing. Therefore, as Peace Association Turkey, we want to share with you some news on Reyhanlı, collected by the International Bureau of the Communist Party of Turkey. [Peace Association, Turkey]
Blasts in Turkey
‘Damascus is not suicidal, picking fight with Turkey defies logic’
12 May 2013
The claim Damascus is behind the deadly blasts in Turkey should be taken with skepticism, believes Dr Conn Hallinan of Foreign Policy in Focus, who says the Syrian govt is not suicidal and it makes no sense to pick a fight with the biggest NATO army in Europe.
An article by Kevin Ryan
Forgetting Torture: Lee Hamilton, John Brennan, and Abu Zubaydah
26 February 2013
The pervasive news surrounding the confirmation hearing of John Brennan, Obama’s nominee for CIA director, is paralleled by another, related story that has been largely ignored by the U.S. media. That is the story of the man called Abu Zubaydah, whose alleged torture testimony, obtained by the CIA while Brennan was the head of the agency’s Terrorist Threat Center, built the foundation for the official account of 9/11.
Human rights investigations
Secret CIA black sites and globalizing torture
6 February 2013
Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, the Central Intelligence Agency embarked on a highly classified program of secret detention and extraordinary rendition of terrorist suspects. The program was designed to place detainee interrogations beyond the reach of law. Suspected terrorists were seized and secretly flown across national borders to be interrogated by foreign governments that used torture, or by the CIA itself in clandestine “black sites” using torture techniques.
An interview with Alexander Stille by Kourosh Ziabari
Berlusconi was a total disaster for Italy and its political system
19 January 2013
Alexander Stille is a renowned American journalist and university professor. His father, Ugo Stille, was a renowned Italian journalist and former editor of the Milan-based leading daily Corriere della Sera. Alexander Stille graduated from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is currently working there as a professor of journalism.
An article by Gilad Atzmon
Human Right Watch’s Tribute to Professor Richard Falk
26 December 2012
This week we learned that Human Rights Watch (HRW) has expelled from its ranks top U.N. official Professor Richard Falk.
World Forum for Democracy: Statement by Ms Nawal El Saadawi
Democracy does not mean justice...
3 December 2012
Statement by Ms Nawal El Saadawi (Egypt), writer, winner of the North-South prize from the Council of Europe (2004), during the World Forum for Democracy (Strasbourg, 11 October 2012).
Roger Waters’ UN Address in Solidarity with Palestine
"The State of Israel is guilty of a number of international crimes"
3 December 2012
Roger Waters - singer, composer and a founder member of the rock band Pink Floyd - speaking on behalf of the Russell Tribunal delivers a speech in front of delegates on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
An article by Saed Bannoura
Friday; Israel Carried Out 30 Air Strikes Against Gaza In Less Than 30 Minutes
16 November 2012
The Israeli Army continued to escalate the attacks carried out against the civilian population in the Gaza Strip, early on Friday morning, with more than 30 air strikes against different areas of Gaza in less than 30 minutes.
EU hypocrisy? Anti-Tehran channel launches in London amid ban on Iranian state TV
26 October 2012
A new Iranian TV station has started broadcasting from London, aiming to be a platform for opposition to Iran’s current leadership. The launch comes just over a week after 19 state-run Iranian TV and radio stations were banned in the EU.
Press TV launches facebook petition to save news channel in Europe
Save Press TV in Europe - Sign the Petition
18 October 2012
In a blatant violation of freedom of speech, Eutelsat has ordered media services company, Arqiva, to take the Iranian satellite channels including Press TV off one of its Hot Bird frequencies. Press TV calls on its supporters to join the campaign and back the news channel by joining the petition to save the channel in Europe.
An article by Kourosh Ziabari
Nobel Peace Prize laureate EU making a mockery of free speech
18 October 2012
Only three days after being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its alleged role in promoting peace and reconciliation across the European continent, the European Union made the most undemocratic and non-peaceful decision one might think of by ordering the French-based satellite provider Eutelsat SA to take 19 Iranian TV channels, including the 24-hour English-language Press TV off air, denying millions of viewers across the world the opportunity to benefit from the alternative, critical standpoint of a group of media which had for long endeavored to challenge the Western mainstream media’s uncontested influence over the global public opinion.
An article by John Robles
Did NATO push Erdogan into a “Saakashvili”?
16 October 2012
In the grounding and confiscation of part of the cargo of a passenger jet flying from Moscow to Syria and the beating of passengers and crew, many say Turkey committed an illegal act of air-piracy. Has Ankara now decided to take on Moscow? Not likely, but things are not always as they seem, and the hand of NATO and the US are more than just discernable here.
An article by Ramzy Baroud
Turkey’s Policies at Crossroads: From Zero-Problems to a Heap of Trouble
15 October 2012
Media consensus has been conclusively reached, or so it seems: Turkey is forced into a Middle Eastern mess not of its making as ‘Zero Problems with Neighbors’, once the centerpiece of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) foreign policy, was all but a romantic notion of no use in realpolitik.