On February 15th, the U.S. issued sanctions against dozens of Venezuelan officials ranging from PDVSA Chief Manuel Quevedo to Rafael Bastardo who is the head of a National Police Unit and three top intelligence officials. The United States accuses these men and dozens of others of violating human rights, yet in the same press conference … Continue reading The U.S. Is Using Sanctions To Extort Venezuelan Officials Into Participating In Overthrowing Maduro
According to a report from Save The Children its estimated that 80,000 people have been killed in Yemen since the war started. Save The Children estimates that 85,000 children alone, have died from starvation as a direct result from the ongoing conflict in Yemen. Meaning since the war started in 2014, 165,000 men, women, and … Continue reading As A Direct Result Of Violence & Malnutrition, It’s Estimated That 165,000 Have Died In Yemen
On Thursday, February 7th a team of investigators in Sudan concluded that a 36-year-old teacher from the state of Kassala was tortured to death after being arrested and interrogated by government forces. Government forces accuse Ahmed al-Kheir of being a key organizer in protest that have been rocking Sudan since December 19th of last year. … Continue reading Sudanese School Teacher Accused Of Organizing Protest Was Tortured To Death By Government Forces
Kashmir is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful places in the world. It is also one of the most militarized areas in the world. That is because Pakistan and India both profess Kashmir to be their own. This dispute has led to three wars between India and Pakistan, and decades of instability in … Continue reading Is India Occupying Kashmir For Its Natural Resources?
"The first casualty when war comes, is Truth" - U.S. Senator Hiram Johnson, 1917 A few days ago the Senate voted 63-23 to continue combat missions in Syria and Afghanistan. Because of the media's refusal yet again to hold our elected officials accountable I decided to write this rant. "There will be in the next … Continue reading The Media Loves Wars & They Love The Media
Late last month al-Bashir's government began restricting access to popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter which have been used by demonstrators to coordinate protest in major cities across Sudan. President Omar al-Bashir has ruled over Sudan for 30 years after coming to power during a military coup in 1989. According to Reuters, there … Continue reading Bashir’s Government Forces Are Brutalizing Protesters In Sudan
Last week the State Security Court in the United Arab Emirates upheld a 10-year jail sentence of human rights activist and poet Ahmed Mansoor for criticizing the government of the UAE on social media. The Emirates accuse Mansoor of publishing false information, promoting a sectarian and hate-incited agenda, and using social media to "harm national … Continue reading UAE Court Upholds 10 Year Sentence Of Ahmed Mansoor For Criticizing The Goverment On Social Media