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Supporters Rally Outside UK Consulate in NYC as Julian Assange’s High Court Hearing Begins

Today, amidst chilling temperatures, passionate supporters of journalist Julian Assange gathered outside the UK Consulate in New York City. Organized by various groups including NYC Free Assange, Assange Defense, and CODEPINK, the rally aimed to draw attention to Assange’s high-stakes…

Julian’s Hearing – Day 1

DAY X is here. Gather Tuesday, February 20, 12 Noon @ UK CONSULATE, 885 Second Avenue and 47th Street, NYC Organized by NYC Free Assange, Assange Defense, Stand With Assange NY, Assange Countdown to Freedom, CODEPINK, Socialist Action Today marks…

Webinar Presentation by VFP Nuclear Abolition Working Group: Warheads to Windmills

Thursday, February 29th (Leap Year Day) 7pm EST, 6 pm CST, 5 pm MST, 4 pm PST Veterans for Peace presents: “Warheads to Windmills: addressing the threats of climate and nuclear weapons before it’s too late” REGISTER Join Dr. Ivana…

Washington Promotes Opposition Candidate Setting the Stage for Delegitimizing the Venezuelan Presidential Election

Despite continuous US-led hybrid warfare to overthrow the socialist project, this month marks the 25th anniversary of the Bolivarian Revolution. The Venezuelan government of President Nicolás Maduro has successfully forced the US to de facto engage with it, although Washington…

Julian Assange: Unmasking Truth Amidst Global Tensions and Legal Battles

 In our complex world, understanding global events is crucial. We hunger for truth about Amazon rainforests, Tibet and China, Niger in Africa, Antarctica, Guyana, and the ongoing tensions between Russia and Europe in Ukraine, as well as the conflict between…

Belgium has summoned the Israeli ambassador after Israel bombed Belgium’s agency in Gaza.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hadja Lahbib, summoned the Israeli Ambassador to Belgium, H.E. Idit Rosenzweig-Abu, to the Foreign Affairs Cabinet. The meeting took place in the presence of the Minister of Development Cooperation, Caroline Gennez. Idit Rosenzweig-Abu, the ministry…

Professor Dire Tladi sworn in as ICJ judge

Professor Dire Tladi was elected by the United Nations to serve as an ICJ judge. He’s the first South African to be a permanent judge at the court. Dire Tladi is a professor of international law at the Department of…

“Knew or Should Have Known”: Governments Complicit in Genocide Will Not Be Able to Plead Ignorance at the Coming Nuremberg Tribunal

We summarize the strategic situation, and what must be done to immediately reverse the current rush to genocide and global war, as follows: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled on Jan. 26, 2024 that it is plausible that genocide is…

Judge Nawaf Salam elected President of the ICJ

Judge Nawaf Salam (Lebanon) was elected President of the International Court of Justice by his peers, for a term of three years. President Salam has been a Member of the Court since 6 February 2018. Before joining the Court, he…

Why the US Is Reimposing Sanctions on Venezuela

Even the US business magazine Forbes expressed surprise at the reimposition of US sanctions on Venezuela’s gold sales and its threat to do the same with oil. The oil sanctions especially, if reinstated, would precipitate higher gas prices and further debilitate the Venezuelan economy,…

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