The arrest and kidnapping of Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London has sent shockwaves among justice and freedom-loving people worldwide. The Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War, a Canadian peace movement, issued the following statement regarding Assange’s ordeal.
In a long list of outrageous pronouncements and actions, the latest by the Trump regime on April 8 to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a “foreign terrorist organization” is the most outlandish.
It ought not to surprise anyone that autocratic Arabian regimes, rightwing groups in Europe, Israeli propagandists and a host of right-leaning think tanks, all have a common interest in fueling Islamophobia.
On Saturday March 30, peace and anti-war activists held rallies in different capitals to demand that NATO be dismantled as well as to support the Palestinians’ right of return.
The Zionist occupation regime continued with its barbarous policy of causing death and destruction in the besieged Gaza Strip. In the missile and aerial attacks on the tiny enclave on March 25, the Zionists destroyed 30 houses completely and caused damage to 500 others.
On March 20, 2019, the Toronto City Council held hearings into the annual Quds Day rally in Toronto that is held in the last week of Ramadan every year. Pro-Israeli Zionist groups have alleged the rally “spreads hate” and have called for banning it. A number of submissions were made to the City Council both for and against the Quds Day rally. We reproduce below the submission by Prof. (Emeritus) Michael Keefer to City Council in support of the rally.
Donald Trump is not only a narcissist he is also a complete moron. In simple terms, he is thick and stupid. How can he say he recognizes Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights?
Violent brutality often seen on cinema screens as well as TV and online broadcasts - a hallmark of Hollywood, always ends with a sigh of relief in the knowledge that fiction triumphed over reality.
Self-confessed Australian terrorist, a rightwing white extremist, killed 49 people and injured at least 48 others at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand today.
The Israel lobby’s buying off of nearly every senior politician in the United States, facilitated by our system of legalized bribery, is not an anti-Semitic trope. The lobby’s campaign of vicious character assassination, smearing and blacklisting against those who defend Palestinian rights—including the Jewish historian Norman Finkelstein and university students, many of them Jewish, in organizations such as Students for Justice in Palestine—is not an anti-Semitic trope. It is a fact.
Sanctions are viewed as representing the middle ground in international politics. Considered more severe than verbal condemnation, they are less severe than the use of force.
The Independent Commission of Inquiry established by the UN Human Rights Council did not mince words. At a Geneva press conference on February 28, its spokesperson said that by shooting unarmed civilians in Gaza, Israel “may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity.”
The video is chilling: 23-year-old Mahmoud el-Ahmady desperately appeals to the judge in an Egyptian court. His testimony is agonising to watch: a young man who has obviously been brutalised by an unfair regime, now trying to prove his innocence before a flawed justice system.
Indian attack on Pakistan could easily escalate into a full-scale war between two nuclear armed rivals blowing up the entire region. It is imperative that the UN takes its responsibility seriously and prevent a catastrophe from occurring before the war erupts.
What is it about Clover Dairy's (South African company) proposed sellout to Israel's Central Bottling Company (CBC) that has everyone up in arms?
The Islamic revolution was successful because of the enormous sacrifices of the people of Iran under the leadership of Imam Khomeini who was totally immersed in Islamic teachings. He relied only and only on Allah, and not on any of the predatory powers.
Commenting on Legault’s remarks, Thomas Woodley, President of Canadian for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME), stated, “If Mr. Legault wants to know if there is Islamophobia in Quebec, he has only to ask his fellow Muslims who face Islamophobia in all aspects of their lives – especially when it comes to finding a job.”
Used to terrorizing Kashmiris seeking independence from India’s brutal occupation, Delhi thought it could force Britain also to adopt a similar policy. The All Parties Parliamentary Group on Kashmir in the British Parliament will hold Kashmir Solidarity Day in the British Parliament today.
In case of government debt, politics usually plays an important role in the decision to open and close the debt tap and in Lebanon everything is political. It seems that debt lenders—international financial institutions—have a vested interest in keeping the debt cycle going.