2024-02-10: News Headlines

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malaysiakini.com (2024-02-10). 52 countries will make statements before ICJ about Israel’s crimesThe International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced that 52 countries, including Türkiye and three international organisations, will make statements during hearings on the legal consequences of Israeli criminal practices in the occupied Palestinian territories. | | Turkish media quoted a statement published by the ICJ Saturday which confirmed that it will hold public hearings during the period between Feb 19 and 26, regarding the legal consequences of Israeli criminal practices in the occupied Palestinian territories

Maureen Clare Murphy (2024-02-10). Fears of mass expulsion as Netanyahu orders plan for Rafah assault. electronicintifada.net Expansion of ground offensive to southernmost Gaza threatens “bloodbath” and halt to aid.

krish-rad_ind (2024-02-10). Dozens killed in Israeli strikes ahead of Rafah ground assault. thecradle.co

Anna Lekas Miller, Mondoweiss. (2024-02-10). ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 126: US Claims It Won’t Support Ground Operation. popularresistance.org The United States has warned that it will not support an “unplanned” military operation in Rafah without due consideration for displaced Palestinians who are sheltering there. | “We haven’t seen any plans that would convince us that they [the Israeli military] is about to, or imminently going to conduct any major operations in Rafah,” said U.S. national security spokesperson John Kirby, addressing a White House Press Conference on Thursday. | “More than one million Palestinians are sheltering in and around Rafah,” he continued. “The Israeli military has a special obligation as they conduct operations there or any…

krish-rad_ind (2024-02-10). Fears of mass expulsion as Netanyahu orders plan for Rafah assault. electronicintifada.net

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-02-10). Pushing Gazans Into Rafah And Then Attacking Rafah, Killing UNRWA Funding Without Evidence. caitlinjohnstone.com.au The IDF has been packing the population of Gaza into the southernmost part of the enclave like toothpaste toward the end of a tube, and now they’re going to attack that southernmost part, but it’s totally not genocide and you’re an evil Nazi if you say it is.

Mondoweiss Palestine Bureau (2024-02-10). ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 127: Growing international alarm over Israeli plans to invade Rafah. mondoweiss.net Israel has announced its intention to push ahead with its plans to invade Rafah in the southernmost Gaza Strip, where 1.3 million Palestinians are sheltering. Rafah’s mayor, Ahmed al-Sufi, warns any military action there would result in a “massacre”.

georgetownvoice.com (2024-02-10). “Divest from death”: Community members walkout to demand divestment from corporations with Israeli tiesOver 100 students, faculty, and staff held a walkout from class and work on Feb. 8 to call on Georgetown to divest its endowment from companies that invest in technologies used by the Israeli military to murder and police Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank.

News Desk, The Cradle. (2024-02-10). Arab World Calls US Top Security Threat, No Peace With Israel. popularresistance.org A new opinion poll conducted in 16 Arab countries shows that Washington’s continued support for Israel’s campaign of genocide in the Gaza Strip has dramatically hurt its image across West Asia and North Africa, as 94 percent of respondents describe the US position as “bad.” At the same time, more than half say the US poses the biggest threat to regional security. | Other western states fared almost as poorly, with more than three-quarters of those polled saying the position of the UK, France, and Germany in relation to Gaza is “bad” or “very bad.” | In contrast, Iran received a surge in recognition, with 48 perce…

Editor (2024-02-10). War on Gaza: UNRWA and the West’s sickening hypocrisy. mronline.org That the West did nothing after the ICJ ruling on Israeli genocide and yet defunded aid to starving Palestinians in Gaza after unproved Israeli accusations tells you everything you need to know.

scorinoco (2024-02-10). Nicaragua Formally Applies to Join ICJ Genocide Case Against ‘Israel’. orinocotribune.com The government of Nicaragua has filed a formal application with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to join South Africa in its genocide case against “Israel.” | The ICJ announced in a In its fil…

Tamam Mohsen (2024-02-10). The Gaza genocide is just an instrument in Israel’s larger colonial project. mondoweiss.net Genocide is Israel’s latest policy, alongside ethnic cleansing and apartheid, in its settler colonial project of eliminating the Palestinians.

Owen Schalk (2024-02-10). Ottawa Shrugs Off ICJ Genocide Verdict While Cutting Funds to Palestinian Refugees. globalresearch.ca

People’s Dispatch. (2024-02-10). US Anti-War Activists Confront Senators Over Support For Israel. popularresistance.org On February 7, activists with feminist anti-war group CODEPINK confronted several US Senators who have been doubling down on their support for Israel throughout the ongoing genocide in the Gaza Strip. | “Killing Hamas makes Israel safe,” said Florida Senator Ted Cruz to an activist who told him that “the war does not make Jews safer.” Cruz has received over one million dollars from the pro-Israel lobby since 1990, receiving USD 489,419 from 2019 to 2024. Cruz’s top pro-Israel Political Action Committee (PAC) donors are the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and the Republican Jewish Coalition. “Kill…

Tamara Nassar (2024-02-10). “Genocide Joe” sets the tone for US election year. electronicintifada.net Biden trailed by protests over the Gaza genocide.

Peoples Dispatch (2024-02-10). Irish women basketball players protest Israel’s genocide in Gaza at EuroBasket qualifier match. peoplesdispatch.org The Irish athletes refused to shake hands with Israeli players and five players on the team refused to play the match against Israel…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-02-10). South Africa v. Israel: Nicaragua Requests Permission to Intervene in the Proceedings Under Article 62 of the Statute. libya360.wordpress.com The International Court of Justice (ICJ) Nicaragua requests permission to intervene in the proceedings under Article 62 of the ICJ Statute — Application of the Genocide Convention in the Gaza Strip (South Africa v. Israel) Case: 192 — Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza…

youtube (2024-02-10). Global Rally Against Complicity in Gaza Genocide. youtube.com Defund genocide, NOT aid to the genocided.

therealnews (2024-02-10). $7-mln TV ad spot on Super Bowl Sunday to ‘Stop Jewish Hate’. therealnews.com Dave Zirin takes aim at the influence of Zionism in professional sports.

krish-rad_ind (2024-02-10). Biden Admin Admits to ‘Missteps’ in Handling Gaza Genocide But Will Not Alter. news.antiwar.com

Kevin Gosztola (2024-02-10). Countdown To Day X: CIA Reportedly Plotted To Kill Assange. thedissenter.org Editor’s Note: Ahead of a major hearing before the British High Court of Justice on February 20 and 21, the “Countdown To Day X” series will highlight key aspects of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s request to appeal his extradition to the United States. Extradition should be blocked because the CIA allegedly plotted to kidnap, poison, or kill WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange while he was living under political asylum in the Ecuador embassy in London. | According to Assange’s legal team, extradition would undermine his right to life and right to be free from “torture or inhuman or degrading tr…

Tariq Haddad (2024-02-10). The Biden administration has helped kill 85 members of my family. Of course I refused to meet with Antony Blinken. mondoweiss.net I refused to provide a photo opportunity to the Biden administration because it has aided and abetted the killing of 85 members of my family. I hope they take the time to read about the nightmare all Palestinians in Gaza are living through.

Yazeed Ibrahim (2024-02-10). A Prescription for Peace in Gaza. globalresearch.ca

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-02-10). Sayyed Nasrallah Receives Iranian FM, Discuss Latest Regional Developments. english.almanar.com.lb The Secretary-General of Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, received the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Amir-Abdollahian and Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah discussed a variety of issues regarding the developments in the region and the situation in the Gaza Strip during the meeting. Iran’s envoy to Beirut Mojtaba Amani was also present at …

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-02-10). Israeli Occupation’s Aggression Continues on Day 127: Martyrs and Wounded in Gaza Strip Raids. english.almanar.com.lb On the 127th day of Israel’s occupation aggression against the Gaza Strip, the region continues to be targeted by land, sea, and air attacks, resulting in a devastating toll on its citizens. More than 27,840 people have been martyred and 67,300 wounded, with thousands of victims trapped under rubble and obstructed ambulances from reaching them. …

Staff (2024-02-10). Gaza martyrs’ blood to put an end to Israeli regime: President Raisi. muslimmirror.com Tehran : Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has emphasized that the Iranian authorities are confident that the blood of martyrs in the Gaza Strip will create a situation that puts an end to the Israeli regime and the current unjust world order. Raisi made these remarks during a meeting of top Iranian officials and representatives of …

Alan MacLeod (2024-02-10). Study Finds Media Giants New York Times, CNN, and Fox News Pushing for US War in Yemen. orinocotribune.com By Alan Macleod — Feb 6, 2024 | A MintPress study of major U.S. media outlets’ coverage of the Yemeni Red Sea blockade has found an overwhelming bias in the press, which presented the event as an aggressive, hostile act of terrorism by Ansar Allah (a.k.a. the Houthis), who were presented as pawns of the Iranian government. While constantly putting forward pro-war talking points, the U.S. was portrayed as a good faith, neutral actor being “dragged” into another Middle Eastern conflict against its will. | Since November, Ansar Allah has been conducting a blockade of Israeli ships entering the Red Sea in an att…

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-02-10). Israeli media: At least 10 rockets were launched from southern Lebanon towards the western Galilee. english.almanar.com.lb

Editor (2024-02-10). Citing World Court, Japan Firm Cuts Ties With Israel Arms Maker. scheerpost.com

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-02-10). Al-Quds Brigades: We targeted with mortar shells a gathering of Israeli occupation soldiers and vehicles east of Al-Maghazi cam. english.almanar.com.lb

Yorgos Mitralias (2024-02-10). When the West nails the Israeli coffin of the Palestinian people! cadtm.org

Gilbert Achcar (2024-02-10). Israel’s Genocidal War After Four Months. cadtm.org

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-02-10). Economic Crisis Looms in Northern Settlements Amid War Risk with Hezbollah: Businesses Struggle as Tensions Rise. english.almanar.com.lb Israeli media reports reveal that businesses in Kiryat Shmona, Shlomi, and other northern areas have taken a hit, with expenditures dropping significantly. The ongoing confrontation and escalation between Hezbollah and the Israeli occupation forces, has led to closures of thousands of businesses since October 7, 2023, causing widespread economic hardship. Amid the crisis, food …

krish-rad_ind (2024-02-10). State Dept Spox Can’t Answer About Israel’s War Crimes. youtube.com

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2024-02-10). Why Is Saudi Arabia Open To Normalize Relations With ‘Israel’? orinocotribune.com

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-02-10). Deadly Israeli Drone Strike on Civilian Car in Lebanese Town Leaves Two Martyrs and Injures. english.almanar.com.lb Israeli drone targeted a civilian car in the Lebanese town of Jadra, north of Saida, on Saturday afternoon. The strike resulted in the deaths of two individuals and left several others injured. The attack was aimed at a “Palestinian figure” who miraculously survived the strike. The three individuals who lost their lives were not the intended …

Alan MacLeod (2024-02-10). Study Finds Media Giants New York Times, CNN, and Fox News Pushing for US War in Yemen. globalresearch.ca

Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. (2024-02-10). Dawn Is Breaking Out All Over, And The World Is Waking Up. popularresistance.org On 2 February 2024, the people of Venezuela celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Bolivarian Revolution. On that day in 1999, Hugo Chávez took office as the president of Venezuela and began a process of Latin American integration that — because of US intransigence — accelerated into an anti-imperialist process. Chávez’s government, understanding that it would not be able to govern on behalf of the people and address their needs if it remained tied to the 1961 Constitution, pushed for deeper and deeper democratisation. In April 1999, a referendum was held to set up a Constituent Assembly, task…

Ben Norton (2024-02-10). Putin debunks Tucker Carlson’s warmongering anti-China propaganda, mocks his CIA ties. geopoliticaleconomy.com Russia’s President Vladimir Putin condemned the “boogeyman” anti-China propaganda that Trump ally Tucker Carlson spewed in his interview in Moscow, while mocking the ex Fox News host for applying to join the CIA.

Aminatta Forna, Daniel Marchalik (2024-02-10). Perspectives] Hospital dogs and Sigrid Nunez’s The Friend. thelancet.com The start of the COVID-19 lockdown brought with it an unprecedented spike in animal adoptions. But as policies relaxed and societies moved on from the pandemic, countless pets suddenly found themselves once again abandoned. These unwanted pets were not the only animals that ended up shelters. As millions of people worldwide died or became chronically ill from COVID-19, many animals lost their owners, highlighting a question often overlooked in hospitals: what happens to pets when their owners are no longer able to take care of them?

Michael Welch (2024-02-10). The Global Network against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space. A panel discussion from the 31st Annual General Conference. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2024-02-10). Putin debunks Tucker Carlson’s warmongering anti-China propaganda, mocks his CIA ties. geopoliticaleconomy.substack.com Subscribe now The US TV host Tucker Carlson set off a political scandal by traveling to Moscow this February to interview Russian President Vladimir Putin. This provoked a debate in the media, which — as is so often the case in partisan US politics — completely missed the forest for the trees. Liberal war hawks …

Editor (2024-02-10). Campus Divestment Activists Eye Fossil Fuel Profits on Stolen Land. scheerpost.com

GRAIN, La Via Campesina (2024-02-10). A new wave of land grabs strikes Tanzania. cadtm.org

Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. (2024-02-10). Democrats And The Mediocre Black Misleaders. popularresistance.org The Democratic Party shows its contempt for the Black voters they depend upon in a myriad of ways. They talk a good game and pretend to do what Black people want while also engaging in duopoly treachery, falsely pointing to republicans as the obstacle to doing what the people want. “But Trump!”, will be their most popular expression in 2024. This year will present numerous occasions for patronizing treachery against the people whose support they need the most. | One would think that as Joe Biden struggles to reach an approval rating that would ensure re-election success that he and the rest of the party establish…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-02-10). Dr. Jemima Pierre: Haiti Doesn’t Have a ‘Gang’ Problem, It Has a US Imperialism Problem. libya360.wordpress.com Haiti doesn’t have a ‘gang’ problem, it has a US imperialism problem, says Dr. Jemima Pierre, Professor of Global Race in the Institute of Race, Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ) at the University of British Columbia and a member of Black Alliance for Peace. Pierre joins hosts Eugene and Rania to discuss the nationwide…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2024-02-10). Biden Administration Is Silent as Former Pakistani Prime Minister Is Sentenced to 10 Years For Revealing How the U.S. Pushed for His Removal. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2024-02-10). John Mearsheimer: Is Biden Expanding War? scheerpost.com

Mnar Adley (2024-02-10). TikTok Chinese Trojan Horse Run By Former CIA. mintpressnews.com TikTok is once again under public scrutiny, this time for concerns about child safety. Yet a much bigger issue is being swept under the rug: that it is increasingly controlled by the US national security state.

Peoples Health Dispatch (2024-02-10). Public pharma for Europe, a game-changer for access to medicines. peoplesdispatch.org “It’s time to step up, promote health justice, and meet the real needs of people,” says Alan Silva from the European chapter of the People’s Health Movement (PHM), addressing the need for revolutionizing pharma policies in Europe. A long-time advocate for access to medicines, Silva understands how important it is for Europe to change the way it thinks about research and development, but also production and distribution of health technologies. | If the region were able to de-link itself from the interests of transnational pharmaceutical companies, it would be a true game changer, he says. “We need public pharma in…

Staff (2024-02-10). Thousands forced to flee in DRC’s North Kivu province as M23 attacks intensify. peoplesdispatch.org At least 150,000 people have been displaced in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since February 2, as fighting has intensified between the Congolese armed forces (FARDC) and the M23 rebel group. According to Save the Children, at least 78,000 children are among those who have been forced to flee. The …

Staff (2024-02-10). Public pharma for Europe, a game-changer for access to medicines. peoplesdispatch.org “It’s time to step up, promote health justice, and meet the real needs of people,” says Alan Silva from the European chapter of the People’s Health Movement (PHM), addressing the need for revolutionizing pharma policies in Europe. A long-time advocate for access to medicines, Silva understands how important it is for Europe to change the …

Tanupriya Singh (2024-02-10). Thousands forced to flee in DRC’s North Kivu province as M23 attacks intensify. peoplesdispatch.org Attacks by the Rwanda-backed M23 has led to another wave of mass displacement in the province of North Kivu. The rebel group has tried to make advances towards the provincial capital of Goma, attacking the town of Sake which lies just 25 kilometers away.

Philip Giraldi (2024-02-10). Biden’s War Funding Plan. He’s Getting Nervous”… “U.S. Responsible for Escalation of the Conflict”. Philip Giraldi. globalresearch.ca

Ariadna Eljuri, Orinoco Tribune. (2024-02-10). Venezuela Presents Anti-Blockade Policies To Burkina Faso Delegation. popularresistance.org This Wednesday, Venezuelan vice minister for anti-blockade policy, William Castillo, made a presentation to the visiting delegation from Burkina Faso. Castillo’s presentation covered the impact on Venezuela’s economy of the illegal coercive measures—euphemistically referred to as “sanctions”—imposed by the US and its vassals and spoke about how Venezuela has overcome them. | In a statement, Castillo wrote that both parties agreed that “the sanctions are part of an illegal and criminal foreign policy and of a model of neocolonialism that uses attacks on the economy as a spearhead for the geopolitical c…

National Single Payer, Popular Resistance. (2024-02-10). What The US Can Learn From The Cuban Health Care System. popularresistance.org David Ramirez Alvarez is Second Secretary in the Cuban Embassy, representing Cuba’s cultural and political forces sectors. He will be presenting an historical and current analysis of the Cuban health care system, how it differs from our profit-driven system, how Cuba provides comprehensive primary and quaternary health services in the face of a decades’ long illegal and brutal U.S. blockade and still has better outcomes than ours. Ramirez Alvarez will also address how the training of health care providers and scientists in Cuba is intimately connected to the socialist culture derived from the Cuban Revolution. Is…

krish-rad_ind (2024-02-10). Dawn Is Breaking Out All Over, And The World Is Waking Up. popularresistance.org

Anita Hofschneider, Scheer Post. (2024-02-10). Campus Divestment Activists Eye Fossil Fuel Profits On Stolen Land. popularresistance.org Samantha Gonsalves-Wetherell, a senior at the University of Arizona, has spent years urging university officials to take climate change seriously. As a leader of UArizona Divest, she and her classmates have been pushing the university toward three goals: to divest from fossil fuels by 2029; commit to no further investments in fossil fuels; and to implement socially responsible investing goals. | “It’s hard to both combat the climate crisis and also fund it,” said Gonsalves-Wetherell. She has met with university officials to ask them what stocks the university has invested in and how much revenue oil and gas inves…

Sean Summers, Unicorn Riot. (2024-02-10). Cop City: Federal And State Police Raid Three Homes In Atlanta. popularresistance.org Atlanta, GA — A multi-agency task force raided three homes in Atlanta early Thursday morning as part of an ongoing investigation surrounding resistance to ‘Cop City.’ | At around 6: 00 a.m., law enforcement agents with the Atlanta Police Department, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Georgia State Patrol, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and FBI carried out search warrants at three separate homes across the city seeking evidence related to a July 2023 arson targeting police motorcycles at an Atlanta police precinct. | One 30-year-old Atlanta local, John Mazurek, was arrested and c…

Ahmed Adel (2024-02-10). Zelensky Preparing to Flee the Country, Warns Ukrainian Opposition Leader. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-02-10). Unilateral Coercive Measures: The Devastating Impact of Economic Sanctions on Countries and People. libya360.wordpress.com Cira Pascual Marquina Dr. Alena Douhan, UN Special Rapporteur talks about the devastating impact of economic sanctions on countries and people. Dr. Alena Douhan is a professor of International Law, the Director of the Peace Research Center at the Belarusian State University, and an Associated member of the Institute for International Law of Peace and…

The Exposé (2024-02-10). Shocking CDC Report: Autoimmune Heart Disease Risk Skyrockets Post-COVID Vaccination. expose-news.com

Edward Curtin (2024-02-10). The Unexpected. What Is Our Achilles Heal? “Vast Realms of Consciousness still Undreamed of”. Edward Curtin. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2024-02-10). The Road to Death Penalty Abolition Runs Through Alabama and Oklahoma. scheerpost.com By Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan / Democracy Now! Countless cases lay bare the raw injustice of the death penalty in the United States. The case of Richard Glossip is certainly one of them. He’s been on Oklahoma’s death row since 1998, facing nine separate execution dates. He’s been given his final meal three times, and, in …

Eric Toussaint (2024-02-10). Russia: Origin and consequences of the debt repudiation of February 10, 1918. cadtm.org

Bharat Dogra (2024-02-10). Tanzanian Farmers and Pastoralists Hit by Double Whammy of Corporate Farming and Tourism Projects. globalresearch.ca

Junaid S. Ahmad (2024-02-10). Elections in Pakistan. Victory of Imran Khan’s PTI Party. globalresearch.ca

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-02-10). Sirens sound in Dishon, Yiftah, Al-Malkiya, and Ramot Naftali in the Upper Galilee out of fear of drone infiltration. english.almanar.com.lb

Larry Johnson (2024-02-10). Some More Big Take Aways from Tucker’s Putin Interview. sonar21.com

krish-rad_ind (2024-02-10). Consumption-As-Politics: Taylor Swift Isn’t the Defining Political Issue of Our Times. truthdig.com

Editor (2024-02-10). It’s Known as “Death by Incarceration.” These People Want to End It. scheerpost.com

Eric Toussaint (2024-02-10). Why the Marshall Plan ? cadtm.org In July 2024, the World Bank and the IMF will be 80 years old. 80 years of financial neo-colonialism and the imposition of austerity policies in the name of debt repayment. 80 years is enough! The Bretton Woods institutions must be abolished and replaced by democratic institutions serving an ecological, feminist and anti-racist bifurcation. To mark these 80 years, we are republishing a series of articles every Wednesday until July, looking in detail at the history and damage caused by these (…) | – | / |

CETIM (2024-02-10). Peasant mobilisations in Europe. cadtm.org

Abdullah Jallow (2024-02-10). 3] Trials of Life- [Some issues we didn’t contemplate thoroughly — during our youth — in our religious and worldly affairs, and during serious disagreement between close ones]. salaficentre.com In The Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy. A Supplication of The Night Prayer The Prophet [peace and blessings of Allah be upon him] used to say in a supplication of the night prayer — after Takbeer and before recitation: ÿߟџџëŸáŸèŸÄŸÖŸéŸë ÿ±Ÿéÿ®ŸéŸë ÿ¨ŸêŸÄÿ®Ÿíÿ±ÿßÿ¶ŸäŸÑ ÿå ŸàŸé&Yum…

Drago Bosnic (2024-02-10). The Mythical “Russian invasion of Europe”: UK Fantasizes About Defeating Russia While Its Military Falls Apart. globalresearch.ca

John Clarke (2024-02-10). Palestine ‘a crappy piece of land’ claim sparks outrage. mronline.org The resignation of a provincial minister in Canada over anti-Palestinian comments marks a victory for the Palestine solidarity movement, reports John Clarke.

Paul Anthony Taylor (2024-02-10). Prime Minister of Slovakia Links COVID-19 Vaccines to Cardiovascular Deaths. globalresearch.ca

Uriel Araujo (2024-02-10). “Should We Stay or should We Leave?” U.S. Stuck in the Middle East, Devoid of Deterrence Power. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2024-02-10). Much like Prison Visiting Rules, The Use of the Espionage Act is Arbitrary and Punitive. scheerpost.com By Jeffrey Sterling / Progressive Hub In Mid-December 2023, Charles Glass, the esteemed writer, journalist, broadcaster, and publisher visited with Julian Assange, an inmate at Belmarsh Prison in the U.K. Assange has been confined there since April, 2019. He is awaiting his final appeal to quash U.S. efforts to extradite him to face some of …

Staff (2024-02-10). Right wing Hindu group threatens Christian schools to remove religious symbols or ‘face dire consequences’. muslimmirror.com By Muslim Mirror Staff In a concerning incident in Assam, a Hindu group has issued threats to Christian schools, demanding the removal of religious symbols or be prepared to face severe consequences. This development has raised concerns over religious freedom and interfaith harmony in the region. Incidents of Intolerance A Hindu group, whose identity remains …

Staff (2024-02-10). USCIRF president ‘disturbed’ over the destruction of Mosques in Uttrakhand and inauguration of a Temple on place of Babri Mosque. muslimmirror.com By Muslim Mirror Staff The recent targeting of mosques in India, particularly the destruction of a mosque in Uttarakhand, has garnered international attention and condemnation. USCIRF (United States Commission on International Religious Freedom) has expressed its dismay over this troubling trend, highlighting the destruction and expropriation of mosques across the country. David Curry, the President …

Andrés Madrid, Andrés Tapia (2024-02-10). Capitalism and drug trafficking in Ecuador: Two sides of the same coin. cadtm.org

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-02-10). Washington Promotes Opposition Candidate Setting the Stage for Delegitimizing the Venezuelan Presidential Election. libya360.wordpress.com Roger D. Harris Image: HFAC Roundtable: “The Fight for Freedom in Venezuela: A Conversation with María Corina Machado” Despite continuous US-led hybrid warfare to overthrow the socialist project, this month marks the 25th anniversary of the Bolivarian Revolution. The Venezuelan government of President Nicolás Maduro has successfully forced the US to de facto engage with…

Fiona Edwards (2024-02-10). Hyper-imperialism — A Dangerous Threat to Humanity. globalresearch.ca

Ali Azgar (2024-02-10). LIVE@STREAMs!]] France vs Scotland LIVE Coverage ON Rugby TV Channel 10 february 2024. muslimnews.co.uk [[LIVE@STREAMs!]] France vs Scotland LIVE Coverage ON Rugby TV Channel 10 february 2024 Scotland vs. France live score (and video online live stream*) starts on 10 Feb 2024 at 14: 15 UTC time at Murrayfield stadium, Edinburgh city, Scotland in Six Nations — Rugby Union. France vs Scotland LIVE Six Nations Rugby — …

Rhoda Wilson (2024-02-10). Spain: Riot police are used to crush farmers’ protests. expose-news.com Farmer protests have been taking place since Tuesday throughout Spain. Yesterday they announced that would they take their protest to the Socialist Party headquarters in Madrid today. The government has announced that …

Rhoda Wilson (2024-02-10). Organisations that make up the UN World Government System. expose-news.com The UN has been quietly gestating and building power for decades and, through agreements such as Agenda 2030, has become a sovereign power unto itself. This shadow global government seeks to regulate …

Abdullah Jallow (2024-02-10). Gratitude and Remembrance of Allah, Recalling Allah’s Favours or Fluanting, Pursuing Virtuous Leadership or Self-aggrandisement. salaficentre.com In The Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy. The Three Pillars of Gratitude Allah [The Most High] says: ŸÑŸêÿ™Ÿéÿ≥Ÿíÿ™ŸéŸàŸèŸàÿß ÿπŸéŸÑŸéŸâŸ∞ ÿ∏ŸèŸáŸèŸàÿ±ŸêŸáŸê ÿ´ŸèŸÖŸëŸé ÿ™Ÿéÿ∞ŸíŸÉ…

CADTM, Eric Toussaint (2024-02-10). Éric Toussaint argues in favour of a law against vulture funds at the French National Assembly. cadtm.org

Michael Welch (2024-02-10). Fluoride on Trial: A Chemical Too Big to Fail. Global Research News Hour. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2024-02-10). Data suggests BJP govt. is targeting Muslims: 2878 Acres of forest land encroached in Uttarakhand 2022-23. muslimmirror.com By Syed Zubair Ahmad The issue of land encroachment in Uttarakhand, particularly the recent incident involving the demolition of a mosque and a madrasa in the Banbhoolpura area of Haldwani, has sparked significant controversy and unrest. The demolition drive led by the administration resulted in violent clashes, leaving six dead and over 250 injured. This …

krish-rad_ind (2024-02-10). A.O.C. Completely WRECKED By Lee Camp! youtu.be

Jessica Buxbaum (2024-02-10). “Facts for Peace”: The Billionaire-backed Propaganda Campaign Attacking the Palestinian Cause. globalresearch.ca

scorinoco (2024-02-10). Venezuela Condemns US Interference in Internal Affairs (+Fake Attack on Machado). orinocotribune.com The foreign affairs minister of Venezuela, Yván Gil, condemned another attempt by the government of the United States to interfere in the internal affairs of Venezuela, and advised the US under secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Brian A. Nichols, “to distance himself from such position.” | “Mr. Nichols not only shows cynicism in speaking of violence from the bloodiest empire ever known, but he is also a great liar who shamelessly reproduces any bullshit from his failed protégés in our country,” Minister Gil wrote in a Twitter post. “I advise him to move away from such position and avoid creating a…

krish-rad_ind (2024-02-10). Individualism Is Making Public Transit Worse. nextcity.org

Staff (2024-02-10). Destroying the basic standards of legislation-The Uttarakhand model of UCC. muslimmirror.com By Narender Nagarwal Introduction The Uttarakhand government, led by Pushkar Singh Dhami, has recently introduced the Uniform Civil Code (UCC), which has sparked considerable opposition from various segments of society. Critics argue that the UCC violates the basic principles of governance, legislation, and democracy. Upon analysing some of the provisions of the Uttarakhand model of …

Staff (2024-02-10). Pakistan elections 2024 : Imran Khan And Nawaz Sharif both claim victory. muslimmirror.com Pakistan : Jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan is claiming victory in Thursday’s poll, as independent candidates linked to him have won most seats so far. But another ex-PM, Nawaz Sharif, says his party has emerged the largest and urges others to join him in coalition. There are reports that coalition talks between Mr Sharif’s …

Editor (2024-02-10). Love, but not for the colonized: Responding to the repression of Palestine solidarity at CUNY. mronline.org Our panel for a conference on equity and antiracism at CUNY’s Lehman College was canceled because it included the word “intifada” in the title. Instead of promoting antiracism, CUNY participates in the demonization of Palestinian resistance.

Eric Toussaint (2024-02-10). SUNFED versus World Bank. cadtm.org In July 2024, the World Bank and the IMF will be 80 years old. 80 years of financial neo-colonialism and the imposition of austerity policies in the name of debt repayment. 80 years is enough! The Bretton Woods institutions must be abolished and replaced by democratic institutions serving an ecological, feminist and anti-racist bifurcation. To mark these 80 years, we are republishing a series of articles every Wednesday until July, looking in detail at the history and damage caused by these (…) | – | / |

Editor (2024-02-10). Problem Newly Revealed in Juvenile Hall Schools: A Failure to Get Kids to Class. scheerpost.com

Abdullah Jallow (2024-02-10). 1] An elder reminded us of the Hadith “Ahead of you is the era of patience”, so let’s recall Surah Al-Asr! salaficentre.com In The Name of Allah, The Most Merciful, The Bestower of Mercy. The Messenger [peace and blessings of Allah be upon him] said, “Verily ahead of you is the era of patience during which (one’s firm) adherence (to the religion) will be the reward of fifty men”. [1] Imam Muhammad Ibn Abdil Wahhaab [may Allah …

Ali Azgar (2024-02-10). Streams@TV] Scotland v France LIVE Coverage ON TV Channel Febraury 10, 2024. muslimnews.co.uk Scotland welcome France as the second weekend of the Six Nations kicks off in Edinburgh this afternoon. Last Update 10 February 2024 France vs Scotland LIVE TODAY’S LEAGUE LEADERS MATCH, France travel to Tofiq B…ôhramov, Baku, France on Monday with manager Mikel Arteta bidding to extend a surprising unbeaten run at Scotland …

Sophie Chew (2024-02-10). China Lashes Out at ‘Chaos and Disorder’ Behind Fukushima Radioactive Waste Water Leak. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2024-02-10). Pakistan elections 2024 : Imran Khan And Nawaz Sharif both claim victory. muslimmirror.com Pakistan : Jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan is claiming victory in Thursday’s poll, as independent candidates linked to him have won most seats so far. But another ex-PM, Nawaz Sharif, says his party has emerged the largest and urges others to join him in coalition. There are reports that coalition talks between Mr Sharif’s …

Editor (2024-02-10). The subversive truth: The incomplete feminist revolution. mronline.org In her latest column, VA’s Andreína Chávez explores the contrast between grassroots feminism and women’s demands versus government-led initiatives.

Naomi Snell (2024-02-10). POEM: Never too soon. independentaustralia.net

Staff (2024-02-10). Venezuela’s National Assembly Condemns European Parliament’s Interventionist Resolution (+Persona Non Grata). orinocotribune.com Caracas ( In a new example of imperial interference, on Thursday, February 8, the European…

Tom Tanuki (2024-02-10). The dangers of Zionism behind closed doors. independentaustralia.net

Joe George (2024-02-10). Film Review: ‘The Teachers’ Lounge’ Instructs the Oppressed in Power Politics. progressive.org Race and class dynamics play out in a German school in the new film by Ilker àáatak.

Ociel Ali Lopez (2024-02-10). US Ponders on Venezuela: Repeat the Mistake of ‘Guaidó experience’ or Consent to Another Candidate? orinocotribune.com By Ociel Alí López — Feb 9, 2024 | The Venezuelan extreme-right politician María Corina Machado, who created the phrase “until the end,” has come up with a new mantra: “there can be no elections without me.” She has been one of the biggest proponents of voting abstention and foreign intervention. She also supposedly This time she has taken the electoral route, although it seems that…

Dongsheng Collective (2024-02-10). China grew more than any other developed economy in 2023 | January 2024. dongshengnews.org China strengthens its role as an international peace broker by intervening in multiple international conflicts; China supports Palestine’s full UN membership; PetroChina now controls Iraq’s largest oil field; Taiwan’s separatist ruling party won elections…

Allen Forrest (2024-02-10). Making Fun of Conspiracy Theorists. dissidentvoice.org

Michael Roberts (2024-02-10). Pakistan’s misery continues. cadtm.org

Rhoda Wilson (2024-02-10). Vernon Coleman’s Dictionary of Old English Words and Phrases. expose-news.com Dr. Vernon Coleman has published a new book. Titled ‘Vernon Coleman’s Dictionary of Old English Words and Phrases: An essential vocabulary of traditional English for language lovers’ it is a unique collection …

Staff (2024-02-10). After Uttarakhand, Assam Cabinet to discuss UCC bill. muslimmirror.com Guwahati : The Assam government will soon come up with a bill to introduce a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the state and a Cabinet meeting in this regard was called on Saturday to discuss the matter. State irrigation minister Jayanta Malla Baruah told reporters here on Saturday that the Assam government has been planning …

Staff (2024-02-10). Haldwani violence: Loss of lives, property damage, worrying, says Mayawati. muslimmirror.com Lucknow : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati said on Saturday, February 10, that the loss of lives and damage to property in violence that broke out over the demolition of an illegally-built madrasa in Uttarakhand’s Haldwani is very worrying. She also said the incident could have been prevented if the government was alert. In …

Andrew Green (2024-02-10). Obituary] Sean Healy. thelancet.com Humanitarian who worked for Médecins Sans Frontières. Born in Singapore on Feb 17, 1972, he died in Melbourne, VIC, Australia, on Nov 26, 2023, aged 51 years.

James Smith (2024-02-10). Correspondence] Manufactured scarcity and the allocation of scarce resources. thelancet.com An ethical framework to allocate scarce resources by influential US-based ethicists Ezekiel J Emanuel and Govind Persad is riddled with shortcomings that have the potential to detract from global health ethics, rather than advance the moral utility of the field.1…

John Zarocostas (2024-02-10). World Report] WHO rolls out plan to strengthen country offices. thelancet.com Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has announced plans to boost country office workforces and delegate new powers. John Zarocostas reports from Geneva.

Lise Alves (2024-02-10). World Report] Health in Brazil: 1 year of Lula. thelancet.com 12 months after his return to the presidential palace, Brazil’s Lula has focused on resurrecting and restrengthening health programmes. Lise Alves reports from Sao Paulo.

Mitchell Berger (2024-02-10). Correspondence] Manufactured scarcity and the allocation of scarce resources. thelancet.com I appreciated the discussion by Ezekiel J Emanuel and Govind Persad,1 but would like to raise three considerations. First, although the authors claim, “A consensus exists on what ethical values are relevant to addressing the challenges of allocating scarce medical resources within and among countries”,1 such arguably broad consensus did not always translate into clear and fair prioritisation criteria during the COVID-19 pandemic. For instance, at times during the COVID-19 pandemic, governments and various advisory commissions and panels developed criteria that neglected some individuals most at risk of developing…

Stephen P Miranda, Justin T Clapp (2024-02-10). Correspondence] Manufactured scarcity and the allocation of scarce resources. thelancet.com Ezekiel J Emanuel and Govind Persad have pinned the failures of the COVID-19 pandemic response on inadequate operationalisation of ethical principles in public health.1 The authors outline three procedural approaches they claim would have facilitated rapid development of priority groups and avoided mistakes in resource allocation.2 In doing so, the authors sidestep an important question: how useful or relevant are high-level guiding principles if we continually fail to implement them faithfully in different contexts?

The Lancet-PPATS Commission on Prevention of Viral Spillover, Thomas C Mettenleiter, Andrea S Winkler (2024-02-10). Correspondence] Draft of WHO Pandemic Agreement plays down primary prevention. thelancet.com As scientists who are deeply engaged in reducing the risk of another pandemic, we are concerned that primary pandemic prevention—actions taken to reduce the risk of an outbreak occurring at all—gets inadequate attention in the draft text of the WHO Pandemic Agreement, released on Oct 16, 2023.1…

Udani Samarasekera (2024-02-10). Perspectives] Ashwin Vasan: committed to addressing NYC’s health challenges. thelancet.com In 2019, an inhabitant of New York City (NYC) could expect to live into their early eighties, but in 2020 that age fell to late seventies. Tackling this “challenge of falling life expectancy” is a public health priority for Ashwin Vasan, the Commissioner of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NY, USA. “There are many direct and indirect drivers of this drop in lifespan”, he says. “Certainly COVID-19 has caused significant excess deaths, but when you examine more closely there are other drivers like rising overdoses, increasing rates of interpersonal violence, widening birth inequities, and stubborn a…

Editor (2024-02-10). Banks continue to prop up the fossil fuel industry. mronline.org The hypocrisy of the world’s biggest banks on climate change keeps mounting.

Mike Walter (2024-02-10). The Heat: Spring Festival 2024. america.cgtn.com China’s Spring Festival Gala kicked off the New Year on Friday. The week-long holiday starts the celebration of the Year of the Loong or Dragon. Watched by nearly 700 million people, it’s believed to be the world’s most-watched TV program. | Joining us: | Ted Xu is a Chinese language teacher. | Gabriel Yin Yue is a CGTN Correspondent. | #SpringFestival2024…

krish-rad_ind (2024-02-10). Dear Mr High Commissioner: Help Free Assange. consortiumnews.com

Editor (2024-02-10). This Black History Month, Fight for the Freedom to Learn. scheerpost.com

Carla Ancona, Francesco Forastiere (2024-02-10). Correspondence] Post-earthquake demolition in Türkiye: health implications. thelancet.com On Feb 6, 2023, a magnitude 7 ∑8 earthquake occurred in southeastern Türkiye and northern Syria. Approximately 9 h later a second earthquake of magnitude 7 ∑6 followed. The official death toll surpassed 40‚Äà000,1 but the number could be much higher due to the unofficial presence of Syrian refugees and complicated rescue conditions. Around 26 million people have been directly affected by the earthquakes.2 WHO defined it as the worst natural disaster of the past century in Europe.3…

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-10). Palestine solidarity supporters call on Labor to boost funding to UNRWA. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-10). Freezing aid to Gaza: Israel’s war against UNRWA. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-10). Labor’s council demerger bill a ‘sleight of hand’. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-10). Australians for War Powers Reform says Labor must not support US strikes across the Middle East. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-10). Essential polling shows support for a democratic economy, proportional representation. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-10). Tenants, housing activists fight NSW gov’t demolition plans. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-10). We need to stop AUKUS and a possible war on China. greenleft.org.au

Cynthia Papermaster (2024-02-10). Sunday 2/11: Pink Slip Pelosi for Enabling Genocide Valentine Party. indybay.org Nancy Pelosi’s House, 2640 Broadway, SF…

Activists Respond with Emergency Mobilization (2024-02-10). Stanford Sit-In to Stop Gaza Genocide Threatened with Removal by University Administration. indybay.org On February 8, Stanford University’s administration issued a mandate telling students they could be disciplined for attending overnight protests. Demonstrators’ tents have stood continuously over 110 days, the longest such protest in Stanford’s history.

Lynda Carson (2024-02-10). Beware of politicians defending genocide in the name of self defense. indybay.org Beware of the Apocalypse!

Ceasefire Postcards (2024-02-10). Saturday 2/10: Postcard Pop-up: Martyred Journalists – Say Their Names. indybay.org Heyma Coffee | 1122 University Ave | Berkeley, CA 94702…

Angela (2024-02-10). Friday 2/9: Palo Alto: Silent vigil for ceasefire in Gaza and Ukraine. indybay.org 855 El Camino, Palo Alto, CA | corner of Embarcadero and El Camino, on the public sidewalk just outside Town & Country Village, in front of the big lamppost “sign”

Angela (2024-02-10). Friday 2/16: Power Half Hour for Gaza. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Norman Solomon (2024-02-10). Full Speed Ahead on the Global Titanic. indybay.org Going Along with the Utter Madness of Nuclear Weapons…

Anonymous (2024-02-10). LAVC Grant Director Falsified Resumes/Employment Histories. indybay.org New documents being released show that the scandal at Los Angeles Valley College involved Grant Director Dan Watanabe asking student-workers and others to falsify their resumes and credentials to receive employment from the Grant he managed. Erika Endrijonas knew about it, Annie G. Reed helped cover it up. LACCD Board of Trustees did nothing.

Angela (2024-02-10). Saturday 2/10: LA Labor for Palestine. indybay.org LA City Hall | 200 N Spring St. | Los Angeles, CA…

“Save the civilians” (2024-02-10). German cluster munitions to Ukraine (Investigation report). indybay.org Although the German government has signed the Oslo Convention against cluster munitions, it is supplying the Ukrainian army with hundreds of rockets filled with anti-tank mines on parachutes that can be blown by the wind into densely populated residential areas in Ukraine.

Angela (2024-02-10). Tuesday 2/13: Woodland Vigil for Palestine. indybay.org Rep. Mike Thompson’s office | 622 Main St | Woodland, CA…

Ken Kaufman (2024-02-10). Friday 4/19: New Living Expo at Marin Center. indybay.org APRIL 19 — 21, 2024 | FRIDAY 2-8PM, SATURDAY 10-8PM, SUNDAY 11-7PM | MARIN CENTER, 10 AVENUE OF THE FLAGS | SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA…

Martin Edwin Andersen (2024-02-10). “An Intelligence Disclosure & the Merit System Protection Board’s Cathy A. Harris” indybay.org The following was published exactly one year after the 2001 national security recipient of the U.S. Office of Special Counsel’s “Public Servant Award’ made a pro se request asking the OSC to accept an Intelligence Disclosure on the failure of Cathy A. Harris, acting U.S. Merit System Protection Board (MSPB) chair, to uphold the duties of her office. The Petitioner remains unwavering in his belief that the remedy can be found in U.S. law, the Constitution, and in legitimate OSC functions.

UUSF Justice in the Middle East (2024-02-10). Sunday 2/25: Also Happening: Violence and Oppression in the West Bank. indybay.org Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco | 1187 Franklin St. @ Geary | S.F. Ca.

Angela (2024-02-10). Saturday 2/10: Oakland: Kids Rally for Palestine. indybay.org Lake Merritt Amphitheater | Oakland, CA…

Angela (2024-02-10). Sunday 2/11: Monterey Protest for Palestine. indybay.org Windows on the Bay Park, Del Monte Beach | Monterey, CA…

David Giesen (2024-02-10). Saturday 2/10: How to discountenance the DCCC candidates: the walking tour. indybay.org meet in the lobby of the American Youth Hostel | 312 Mason Street | San Francisco…

Green Party (2024-02-10). Sunday 2/11: Jovanka Beckles & Nikki Bas on “A monumental primary election for northern Alameda county” indybay.org Via Zoom: | us02web.zoom.us/j/88083342274 | Meeting ID: 880 8334 2274 | One tap mobile | +12532158782,,88083342274# US (Tacoma) | +13017158592,,88083342274# US (Washington DC) | Dial by your location | +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) | Meeting ID: 880 8334 2274…

Joan Simon (2024-02-10). Thursday 2/15: Drop the Charges Against the Uhuru 3. indybay.org 48 S. 7th Street | San Jose, CA 95112…

LVP (2024-02-10). Against Zionism! UK Prof David Miller Wins Tribunal Ruling He Was Fired For Anti-Zionism. indybay.org UK Bristol professor David Miller won a victory at a government tribunal that he had been illegally fired for being an anti-Zionist.

Santa Cruz News (2024-02-10). DSA Santa Cruz Electoral Working Group Recommends Yes on Measure M, Housing for People. indybay.org The Electoral Action Working Group of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Santa Cruz recommends a yes vote on Measure M, the Housing for People initiative, which is on the ballot in the March 5 primary election in the City of Santa Cruz. If passed, Measure M will increase the ratio of inclusionary/affordable housing to 25% in new large projects of 30+ units, and will require a majority vote of the people before the city’s General Plan can be amended to raise current building height limits or floor area ratios.

Angela (2024-02-10). Saturday 2/10: Free virtual screening of the documentary film “To My Father” indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

CUPID (2024-02-10). Wednesday 2/14: SF Pillow Fight 2024! indybay.org Embarcadero Plaza (across from Ferry Building)…

Henry Giroux (2024-02-10). Youth & Memories of Hope in the Age of Disposability: The Personal & the Political. indybay.org Youth and Memories of Hope in the Age of Disposability: Connecting the Personal and the Political. There is a war raging in neoliberal societies, especially in the United States, especially against working-class youth, Black and Brown youth, and impoverished youth.

Mike Rhodes (2024-02-10). We Are Here to Help. indybay.org Who are you going to call when the police murder a family member or friend?>

Editor (2024-02-10). Feb 10, 2024. sitrepworld.info Johannes Brahms — Hungarian Dance No. 5 Eventful Events, by James Howard Kunstler Tucker Carlson Interview of Vladimir Putin, by Yves Smith Tucker Carlson interview with Putin: what went wrong? by Gilbert Doctorow Putin/Carlson Interview, by Karl Sanchez (Transcript) Tucker Carlson: The Putin Interview, by Tyler Durden Tucker Carlson Interviews Vladimir Putin, by John Leake The Great Reset Is Dead, Long Live The Great Reset, by Tom Luongo Norman Solomon, Everything at Risk Dualistic Thinking and Ego: The Roots of Global Conflict, by Eric Arnow President Biden Sees Dead People, by Bill A…

Eric Toussaint (2024-02-09). Russia: Origin and consequences of the debt repudiation of February 10, 1918. cadtm.org

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