Drones: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

The United States has launched a huge number of drone strikes under President Obama. It’s widely accepted and extremely terrifying.

Kabul families say children killed in US drone attack

Ten people from a Kabul neighbourhood killed in US drone attack – Washington claims ISKP fighters were the target.  The Ahmadi and Nejrabi families had packed all their belongings, waiting for word to be escorted to Kabul airport and eventually moved to the United States, but the message Washington sent instead was a rocket intoContinue reading “Kabul families say children killed in US drone attack”

Israel ‘quietly’ allows Jews to pray in Al-Aqsa compound: Report

Israeli government allowing Jews to pray at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, stoking fears of shifting the revered site’s status quo, NYT reports. The Israeli government is allowing Jews to conduct prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem – also known to Jews as the Temple Mount – in a move that risksContinue reading “Israel ‘quietly’ allows Jews to pray in Al-Aqsa compound: Report”

Afghanistan: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver discusses the end of America’s war with Afghanistan, and the humanitarian crisis being left behind.

Killing Field: Explosive new allegations of Australian special forces war crimes | Four Corners (2020)

A Four Corners investigation has uncovered new allegations that unarmed civilians were unlawfully killed by Australian special forces in Afghanistan. In an investigation months in the making, drawing upon sources in Australia and Afghanistan, our program will expose a culture of impunity and cover-up among members of Australia’s special forces who served in Australia’s longestContinue reading “Killing Field: Explosive new allegations of Australian special forces war crimes | Four Corners (2020)”

Let’s talk about who’s to blame for all this – Beau of the Fifth Column

Let’s talk about some questions about leaving over there – Beau of the Fifth Column

Israeli forces shoot and kill 11-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron

Israeli forces shot and killed 11-year-old Mohammad Mo’ayyad Bahjat Abu Sara in Beit Ummar north of Hebron on July 28, 2021. Israeli forces shot and killed an 11-year-old Palestinian boy today in the southern occupied West Bank. Mohammad Mo’ayyad Bahjat Abu Sara, 11, was shot and killed by Israeli forces around 3 p.m. as heContinue reading “Israeli forces shoot and kill 11-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron”

Among Iraqis, the name Rumsfeld evokes nation’s destruction

When he heard on the news that Donald Rumsfeld had died, Ali Ridha al-Tamimi and his wife sat down with their four children and told them: “This is the person who ruined our country.” “He destroyed many families. And did it under the cover of liberation,” Tamimi later told The Associated Press. “I will neverContinue reading “Among Iraqis, the name Rumsfeld evokes nation’s destruction”

Israeli settlers refuse to vacate illegal West Bank settlement

As settler violence and Palestinian protests spread, a major focal point is Beita in the northern occupied West Bank. Tensions in the occupied West Bank have reached boiling point as Israeli settlers continue their expropriation of Palestinian land, in some cases defying Israeli authorities by refusing to evacuate land that Palestinians depend on for theirContinue reading “Israeli settlers refuse to vacate illegal West Bank settlement”

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