ICC Investigating Israeli War Crimes: Hold the Cheers

ICC Investigating Israeli War Crimes: Hold the Cheers by Stephen Lendman Despite decades of well-documented Israeli crimes against Palestinians, its government and officials continue remaining immune from accountability. Expect nothing different this time. Months ahead of Palestine joining the International Criminal Court on April 1, an ICC prosecutor began a "preliminary examination" short of an... Continue Reading →

Treatment of East Jerusalem Palestinians: Profile of Israeli Viciousness

Treatment of East Jerusalem Palestinians: Profile of Israeli Viciousness by Stephen Lendman Longstanding Israeli policy leaves East Jerusalem Palestinians deeply impoverished, viciously persecuted and denied fundamental rights everyone deserves. A mid-May Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI) report on East Jerusalem "paints a (disturbing) picture of persistent neglect and increasing (Israeli) violence," the organization... Continue Reading →

Russia to Remain 2018 World Cup Host Nation

Russia to Remain 2018 World Cup Host Nation by Stephen Lendman Washington's war on FIFA is all about prohibiting Israel's suspension for violating Palestinian footballer rights and revoking Russia's right to remain 2018 World Cup host nation. Israel wasn't suspended when Palestinians abandoned their expulsion bid at the 11th hour -  a disgraceful climbdown and... Continue Reading →

Washington’s Phony War on ISIS

Washington's Phony War on ISIS by Stephen Lendman The Big Lie explains everything about US policies on issues mattering most - especially geopolitical ones. The New York Times operates as a virtual US government house organ. Many of its reports are little more than administration and Pentagon press releases. On June 9, it headlined "US... Continue Reading →

Sexual Exploitation by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti

Sexual Exploitation by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti by Stephen Lendman UN Blue Helmets are supposed to restore order, maintain peace and security and help troubled nations transition to stability. Instead, they operate as imperial enforcers creating more conflict than resolution - including committing horrific human rights abuses against vulnerable people they're mandated to protect. Wherever... Continue Reading →

Washington Post Features Op-Ed by Ukraine Putschist

Washington Post Features Op-Ed by Ukraine Putschist by Stephen Lendman Arseniy Yatsenyuk is Ukraine's illegitimate prime minister - chosen by Washington. He's part of Kiev's lunatic fringe - fascists masquerading as democrats. They belong in prison, not high office. So do their US puppet masters. Together they're waging naked aggression on Donbass residents - committing... Continue Reading →

Saudis Host UN Human Rights Conference

Saudis Host UN Human Rights Conference by Stephen Lendman Letting one of the world's most egregious human rights abusers host the Jeddah-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation's (OIC) June 3 and 4 UN human rights conference is like having a Mafia godfather host a session on gun control. The conference addressed "the full and effective implementation... Continue Reading →

Israel Detonates Dirty Bombs Near Palestinian Bedouin Communities

Israel Detonates Dirty Bombs Near Palestinian Bedouin Communities by Stephen Lendman Dirty bombs are radiological weapons combining radioactive material with conventional explosives. On detonation, they contaminate the affected area. The US Energy Department says radiation exposure is "fairly high" but not fatal. Nuclear expert Helen Caldicott explains no amount of radiation is safe and amounts... Continue Reading →

Obama Wants More Sanctions on Russia

Obama Wants More Sanctions on Russia By Stephen Lendman Obama commented after two days of G-7 discussions. He repeated tired old demagogic boilerplate we've heard many times before. "(W)e'reā€¦here to stand up for the fundamental principles that we share as democracies: for freedom; for peace; for the right of nations and peoples to decide their... Continue Reading →

Khader Adnan: Hunger Striking for Justice

Khader Adnan: Hunger Striking for Justice by Stephen Lendman Adnan is one of thousands of Palestinian political prisoners languishing in Israel's gulag.  He's held along with hundreds of others uncharged in administrative detention - a lawless practice Israel uses to imprison Palestinians for their activism, not any crimes they committed. He was detained earlier uncharged... Continue Reading →

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