AFRICOM: Deadly Deception

Statement from Friends of the Congo, October 1, 2020 On October 1, 2007, the United States under the presidency of George W. Bush and the military leadership of the Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, launched the Africa Command (AFRICOM). The command was based in Stuttgart, Germany. In the same vein as the 1884/85 Berlin Conference, AFRICOM was a wholly external[…]

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Unfounded U.N. Report on Venezuela Being Used as an Instrument of Regime Change

Statement by US Peace Council, September 28, 2020 The United Nations Human Rights Council issued a report* by the Independent Mission to Determine the Facts in Venezuela (Independent Mission), which accuses Venezuela of “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment committed since 2014.” The veracity, timing, and political intent of this report is best understood in the context of a campaign led[…]

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Kevin Zeese, The Passing of a Warrior for Peace and Justice

by Marsha Coleman-Abedayo, published on Black Agenda Report, September 9, 2020 The human rights community mourns veteran activist Kevin Zeese, my friend and comrade. “He stood his ground and left an indelible mark in our memory and the landscape of the fight for human decency and liberation of the human spirit.”  “For the Anniversary of My Death” by W.S. Merwin   Every[…]

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On the 75th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Martyrdom We Shall Strengthen the Struggle Against Nuclear Weapons

by Socorro Gomez, published on the US Peace Council Website, August 5, 2020 This August 6 and 9, humanity rememorates one of the greatest tragedies in History, which was even more nefarious because it was caused by human action, that of US imperialism. The inauguration of nuclear weapons by the United States against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki,[…]

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Hypocrisy of US, Allies in the UNSC and AI Regarding Aid to ‘The Syrian People’

Statement from Syria Solidarity Movement On July 11, the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution presented by Germany and Belgium that would permit one border crossing from Turkey into Syria’s Idlib province for a US- backed UNSC aid program. The United States has been battling with China and Russia for a resolution increasing the number of gateways for cross-border[…]

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We Can’t Breathe Until We’re Free!

Palestinians Stand in Solidarity With Black Americans by Palestinian BDS National Committee, published on Mondoweiss, May 30, 2020 The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition in Palestinian society that leads the global BDS movement, stands resolutely in solidarity with our Black brothers and sisters across the US who are calling for justice in the wake of the latest[…]

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UNAC Statement on the Uprising to Defend Black Lives

Defend Black Lives! NO Police State! NO Military Dictatorship! Release all arrestees! NO more attacks on anti-racist protesters! The United National Antiwar Committee (UNAC) stands in solidarity with communities across the country who are rising up in protest against racist police violence. As Donald Trump calls for the deployment of the U.S military in response to these national protests, UNAC[…]

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UNAC Statement on US Threat to Iranian Aid to Venezuela

The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) denounces any attempts by the US to stop shipments of Iranian fuel to Venezuela. Last week, an Iran-flagged tanker passed the Suez Canal, reportedly bound for Venezuela with a shipment of refined fuel. Despite having the largest proven oil reserves in the world, Venezuela’s refining capacity has been damaged by the US embargo, greatly[…]

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UNAC Venezuela Statement 5/5/20

UNAC Venezuela Statement The United National Antiwar Coalition condemns the latest attempt by the United States, its allies in Colombia, and the Venezuelan opposition, to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. This past Sunday, the Venezuelan Navy captured a group of armed mercenaries traveling by speedboat toward the coast of Venezuela. The group of heavily armed paramilitaries was composed of Venezuelan[…]

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