Members of Ukraine’s far right movement Azov held military training for Mariupol residents on Sunday to teach them self-defence in case of an attack from Russia. Ukraine’s far right Azov Battalion, part of Special Forces Unit at Ukraine’s National Guard, trained residents to assemble and dissemble a gun, to load ammunition and aim at targetsContinue reading “Ukraine far-right group offers training to civilians”
France has sent special police officers to its overseas territory of Guadeloupe. There have been nightly disturbances there, alongside a strike to protest against compulsory COVID-19 passes. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba has more.
American military officials have denounced the ouster of a president in West Africa, and said they had no warning of what their students were planning. American Green Berets were training local forces in the West African nation of Guinea last weekend when their charges peeled away for a mission not listed in any military trainingContinue reading “U.S. Forces Were Training the Guinean Soldiers Who Took Off to Stage a Coup”
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)”
Canada plans to resettle more than 20,000 vulnerable Afghans including women leaders, human rights workers and reporters to protect them from Taliban reprisals, Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino said on Friday. The effort is in addition to an earlier initiative to welcome thousands of Afghans who worked for the Canadian government, such as interpreters, embassy workersContinue reading “Canada to accept 20,000 vulnerable Afghans such as women leaders, human rights workers”