Syria’s UN Envoy Blasts Security Council’s Failure to Uphold International Law Principles

Syria’s UN Envoy Blasts Security Council’s Failure to Uphold International Law Principles by Stephen Lendman Syria is being raped and destroyed. Washington bears full responsibility. Its rogue partners share it. Endless conflict rages. Permanent Security Council members America, Britain and France undermine efforts for peace. Speaking during a SC session on Threats to International Peace... Continue Reading →

Israel’s Travel Ban on BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti Threatens His Permanent Residency Status

Israel’s Travel Ban on BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti Threatens His Permanent Residency Status by Stephen Lendman On the 10th anniversary of BDS’s founding last year, Barghouti said it “played a critical role in changing the discourse on the question of Palestine after more than two decades of a fraudulent peace process,” - hardening occupation, colonization... Continue Reading →

Activated US European Missile Defense System Targets Russia

Activated US European Missile Defense System Targets Russia by Stephen Lendman Reckless US rage for dominance risks possible global war, making two earlier ones look mild by comparison - potential nuclear confrontation threatening humanity’s survival if launched. America’s so-called missile defense shield is intended solely for offense, not defense. Washington claiming otherwise is a ruse.... Continue Reading →

Truth-Telling in Israel Risks Imprisonment

Truth-Telling in Israel Risks Imprisonment by Stephen Lendman Israeli viciousness knows no limits, a racist police state masquerading as democratic. Imad Barghouthi is a distinguished astrophysicist, an Al-Quds University Professor of Theoretical Space Plasma Physics. Exercising his free expression right got him targeted by Israel in December 2014 over Facebook material he posted - critical... Continue Reading →

Parliamentary Coup in Brazil

Parliamentary Coup in Brazil by Stephen Lendman In an overnight Wednesday session, majority fascist Brazilian senators voted to suspend Rousseff, pending impeachment ahead without just cause - following majority lower house members in mid-April voting the same way. An 11th hour Supreme Court appeal on her behalf was denied, along with a separate appeal to... Continue Reading →

Academic and Press Freedom Banned in Ukraine

Academic and Press Freedom Banned in Ukraine by Stephen Lendman US-installed Nazis abolished fundamental freedoms. Police state ruthlessness replaced them. Anyone criticizing regime rule risks arrest, torture, imprisonment or death. An “Enemies of Ukraine” database was established, targeting thousands of international journalists and human rights workers.  Human Rights Watch blasted what it called Kiev’s “blatant... Continue Reading →

US-Backed Terrorists in Syria Getting Chemical Weapons

US-Backed Terrorists in Syria Getting Chemical Weapons by Stephen Lendman Last week, America, Britain and France blocked passage of a Sino/Russian draft Security Council resolution to ban developing, obtaining, possessing, transporting, transferring or using chemical weapons and their means of delivery in Syria. Washington, Israel and their rogue partners use banned terror weapons in all... Continue Reading →

Turkey Launches US-Approved Border Aggression on Syria

Turkey Launches US-Approved Border Aggression on Syria by Stephen Lendman On the phony pretext of combating ISIS Ankara actively supports, Turkish forces aggressively crossed into northern Syrian territory over the weekend. Russia has evidence of their illegal operations. Sergey Lavrov called it Erdogan’s “creeping expansion.”  Interviewed on Russia’s REN TV on Sunday, he said “(a)ccording... Continue Reading →

US Talks Peace in Syria While Waging War

US Talks Peace in Syria While Waging War by Stephen Lendman Ceasefire is more illusion than reality. John Kerry claims it saved “literally tens of thousands of lives…” Half a million Syrian deaths from over five years of US-sponsored conflict reveal the viciousness of Washington’s imperial agenda. Syrians suffer from endless war, slaughter and destruction.... Continue Reading →

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