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US-backed “Kurdish question” spilling over across Middle East

Parallel to the ongoing Israeli-Palestine war (and the Iranian-Israeli conflict), the last weeks saw several incidents both in the Levant and in Southwest Asia – and most of them pertain, directly or indirectly to Kurdish groups. Two weeks ago, Turkey…

Letter to an Israeli army pilot

Dear pilot of the Israeli army, We’ve never met; my name is Andrea, I am an elementary school teacher, and I live in Italy. Here on my side of the Mediterranean, we watch what happens on the other side as…

The International Court of Justice Censures Israel for Its Genocidal War

On January 26, 2024, the judges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) released their 29-page order that found “plausible” (paragraph 54) evidence that Israel was conducting a genocide against the Palestinians of Gaza. The court intervened in that war…

BREAKING: 5 Peace Activists Arrested For Disrupting UNRWA Hearing, Demand Humanitarian Aid for Gaza

Five peace activists were arrested today as CODEPINK and other organizations disrupted the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing titled “UNRWA Exposed: Examining the Agency’s Mission and Failures.” The protest aimed to draw attention to the urgent need for humanitarian aid…

Gaza Genocide Denounced at the World Court; Now We Must Stop It!

The government of Algeria announced over the weekend that it has requested that the UN Security Council be urgently convened this coming Wednesday, Jan. 31, to give “binding effect” to the historic Jan. 26 decision of the International Court of…

“We Charge You With Genocide”: NYC Activists Demand an End to U.S. Complicity in Israel’s Genocide on Gaza

Pro-Palestine activists with the Shut It Down For Palestine coalition marched today through Manhattan to call for an immediate and permanent ceasefire and an end to all U.S. funding of Israel. Yesterday, the International Court of Justice affirmed what we…

Diane Sare: The Congressional Wall of Shame – Why I Stand with South Africa and the Actual Interest of the United States of America

By the time this statement appears in print, the International Court of Justice will likely have delivered its decision on the South African Application filed on December 29, 2023 with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) charging Israel with the…

International Court of Justice Rules That Israel Must Cease Fire

The International Court of Justice has ruled that Israel must cease its warmaking in Gaza — cease committing and inciting genocidal acts — and that the case charging Israel with genocide must proceed. This was a make or break moment…

Houthis Emerge as Latest Threat to U.S. Control Over Global Shipping

A powerful symbol of the U.S.-led global security order is increasingly under threat by the Yemeni rebel group. The lack of a robust international response has laid bare vulnerabilities as the U.S. attempts to shore up the world’s maritime routes…

Prague, mobilisation for ceasefire in Palestine

Thousands of people marched in Prague yesterday, 21st January 2024, in solidarity with the Palestinian people and in peaceful protest against the Israeli war actions on Gaza, that have already caused almost thirty thousand deaths (70% of them women, children,…

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