Today we look at renewed attacks on communities in Darfur, Sudan; the results of France’s presidential runoff election, and more
Today we look at the IPCC report on adaptation and vulnerability, the killing of 5 civilians by the Philippines army in a supposed “encounter”, and more
Today we look at the People’s Review of Prevent-UK’s “counter terrorism” strategy, the US DEA’s targeting of Bolivia’s coca growers’ movement, and more
Today we look at the interim president and PM named by Haiti’s Transition Council, a protest against ethnic cleansing and demolitions in East Jerusalem and Al-Naqab, and more
Today we look at the 22nd CELAC foreign ministers’ summit, the killing of 2 journalists amid clashes between 2 armed groups in Haiti, and more
In March, an Amnesty International report said at least 14 civilians had been killed and another 8 injured in 2018. As of March 19, 28 airstrikes had been undertaken by the US forces, a significant escalation from the last couple of years
Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about how the US attempts to crack down on Iran could lead to the development of alternatives to the dollar-based economy.
On January 29, the US announced it would block 7 billion dollars in assets of the Venezuelan state oil company, Petroleos De Venezuela SA (PDVSA), and 11 billion dollars of their export revenue. They will also freeze the assets of PDVSA’s US-based subsidiary Citgo.
The government announced a 20% increase in the price of extra premium petrol and diesel, as well as a discontinuation of over 25,000 public services in health, education and employment
Defense secretary Mattis is part of the establishment which believes in maintaining a strong US presence in Syria despite there being no legal backing for the deployment
Kim Jong-un also offered to shut down a nuclear site if the US took a step towards peace first. These proposals were made on the second day of a three-day summit between the leaders of the Koreas in Pyongyang
The president was flayed for blaming Salvador Allende for the coup and for ignoring the brutal oppression and human rights violations in its aftermath