Turkey Boasts of Killing 18,000 Kurds, 1,600 in the Past Year

A fair way of judging a person or a nation is by what they’re most proud of. In any other country the government boasting of having killed almost 20,000 of its citizens would be viewed as the most serious of human rights issues. Not in Turkey. It remains and is praised as a stellar, exemplary…

US Media Ignore OPCW Fraud to Justify Missile Strikes on Syria

Ann Garrison Aaron Maté tells Ann Garrison that US media helps the OPCW cover up its cover-up for the US, UK, and France. The inspectors’ superiors tried to write a bogus version of their report, falsely suggesting that Syria was guilty.” The US was aiding rebels fighting the government of Bashar Al-Assad at the outset of the…

Turkey Has Killed, “Neutralized”Over 18,000 Kurds in Six Years

Rick Rozoff Turkey’s defense minister, Hulusi Akar, recently toured a military base in his nation’s southeast where most of Turkey’s 20 million Kurds live. He was joined at the base in Malatya by the chiefs of the three main branches of Turkey’s armed forces: Land Forces Commander General Ümit Dündar, Naval Forces Admiral Adnan Özbal…

Genocide and War Crimes: The Effects of “Sanctions” Against Syria

Misión Verdad In Venezuela we have experienced the direct offensive of U.S. unilateral coercive measures (UCM) first hand. But we are not the only country that has been a victim of the financial-economic-commercial criminality of the United States and its “partners”, nor the last to suffer its consequences. Other peoples in their struggle of resistance…

Why is the UN Silent Over Washington’s Plundering of Syria?

Vladimir Danilov On Sunday, May 23, another American convoy of 86 trucks and many armored personnel carriers drove from Iraqi Kurdistan Territory to the northeastern province of Syria, Hasakah. The US vehicles passed through the US-controlled illegal border crossing of al-Walid and headed towards the Harab al-Jir military base in the Al-Yaarubiyah region of northeastern…

Israel Rejects Cooperation With UN Human Rights Council Commission

Sputnik-Middle EastIsrael refuses to cooperate with the commission on Gaza and Israel, the creation of which is envisaged by a UN Human Rights Council resolution, and rejects the resolution itself, claiming that it acted in accordance with international law and ethical standards, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Earlier in the day, the…

Desert Storm 1991: At the UN Security Council, Only Cuba and Yemen Opposed It

Marinella Correggia A milestone and a trial by fire. The first UN-backed war, called an “international security operation,” began on January 17, 1991. Once the bombing ended, UN Undersecretary Maarti Ahtisaari visited Iraq and spoke of a country “returned to a pre-industrial level. Among the victims of the U.S.-imposed intervention was the independence and integrity…

Will Great Britain Face Penalties for its War Crimes?

Vladimir Platov Against the backdrop of Australia, a member of the British Commonwealth, officially recognizing the war crimes committed by the Australian military inside Afghanistan, the position taken by the UK authorities in London, which continue to hide genuine information on this issue, and are trying to evade responsibility for them. At the same time, the…