ICC Will Not Try Israel for Mavi Marmara Crimes

Translated by Internationalist 360° Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Fatou Bensouda declares that “Israel will not be tried” for the events of the Mavi Marmara ship off the coast of Gaza in 2010, and confirms the existence of a previous decision to close the preliminary investigation in this regard. Today the International Criminal Court…

Daesh Targets Kurdish Politicians

Why Does Islamic State Want to Kill Kurdish Politicians? Memed Aksoy The bomb attack in Diyarbakir (Amed), the Kurdish capital in Turkey’s southeast on 5 November 2016 targeted Kurdish and pro-Kurdish rights politicians. Turkish officials and media were quick to blame the incident on the PKK and framed the incident as a ‘revenge-attack’ against the…

Ankara Massacre to be Brought Before the United Nations Security Council

10 October’s Ankara bombing, which left over a hundred people dead and hundreds of others wounded, will be brought up to the agenda of the United Nations’ Security Council. October 23, 2015 ANKARA – ANF 10 October’s Ankara bombing, which left over a hundred people dead and hundreds of others wounded, will be brought up…

Venezuelan Social Movements Protest Israeli “Genocide” Outside UN HQ in Caracas

By Lucas Koerner Venezuelan social movements gathered outside the United Nations’ headquarters in Caracas on Wednesday to protest an ongoing Israeli crackdown against Palestinians in the occupied territories, which has claimed the lives of at least 35 Palestinians since October 1. Unfurling a giant Palestinian flag at the entrance to the office building, the several…

Israel, the Media and the Anatomy of a Sick Society

By Eric Draitser The video of 13 year old Palestinian Ahmed Manasrah bleeding to death on the pavement of an East Jerusalem neighborhood has been described as “shocking,” “disturbing,” and “painful to watch.” The callous verbal abuse and insults from Israelis watching the child writhe in agony are variously characterized as “heartless” and “cruel”; and…

Turkish State Continues Killing Kurdish Children

26 August 2015 ANF – Sirnak The co-mayor of Şırnak’s Cizre district municipality, Leyla İmret, stated that police and soldiers have killed five people who include two children today. She said police completely blockaded the district where there is a heavy presence of soldiers in armored vehicles. İmret pointed out that there was no curfew…