Posts Tagged ‘Calls’

Embassy Protection Defense Committee Calls On Trump Administration To Drop All Charges

Embassy Protection Defense Committee Calls On Trump Administration To Drop All Charges Embassy Protectors outside of court with supporters. VENEZUELAN EMBASSY PROTECTORS DEFENSE COMMITTEE CALLS ON TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO DROP ALL CHARGES AGAINST DEFENDERS The newly formed Embassy Protectors Defense Committee created in response to the arrest and bogus charges leveled by the Trump Administration against the last four remaining activists of […]

After Nationwide Calls For Justice And Family’s Tireless Advocacy, NYPD Fires Officer Who Killed Eric Garner

This story has been updated from its original. Civil rights advocates on Monday applauded the family of Eric Garner for their tireless advocacy over the past five years, as the NYPD announced that Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who killed Garner in 2014, had been fired. A number of observers also made clear that Pantaleo’s firing—after […]

Trump calls US-South Korea military exercises ‘ridiculous and expensive’

US President Donald Trump has called  the US-South Korea military exercises “ridiculous and expensive exercises,” and said that he will meet with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un in the “not too distant future”. In a tweet early Saturday, Trump said that Kim had sent him a letter seeking a meeting to start negotiations between […]

Beto O’Rourke Calls on Social Media to Censor ‘Hate Speech’

Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O’Rourke has demanded social media companies censor what he considers “hate speech”. Speaking with MSNBC, O’Rourke linked President Trump to “hate speech” while at the same time advocating for total censorship of such speech online. “We must confront hate, no matter where it is or how high up it goes. That […]

Nuclear rivals acting up: India calls for Pakistani artists to be blacklisted after Bollywood ban

The All Indian Cine Workers Association (AICWA) called on the Indian film industry to “put a complete stop to any association with Pakistani artists, musicians and diplomats.” The announcement, made in a letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stated that AICWA was “demanding” a “strict ‘say no to Pakistan’ policy for trade and bilateral […]

How NOT to respond to shootings: Calls for political violence follow El Paso & Dayton

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) somehow found himself the object of the proverbial two-minute hate after the shootings. Protesters besieged his home, wishing him dead. Twitter celebrities engaged in fantasies of violence, endorsed and amplified by TV stars and media contributors, who angrily demanded an end to all nuance and descent into black-and-white, us-versus-them […]

Man shoves baby’s stroller in London, calls parents ‘dirty Jews’

JTA — A Jewish family from the United Kingdom complained to police about a young man who was filmed hurling an object in their direction and calling them “dirty Jews” on a London street after shoving their baby stroller. The incident Sunday, which police are treating as a hate crime, escalated after the man pushed […]

Erdogan calls US sanctions on Iran ‘ineffective’

MNA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that US sanctions on Iran are ineffective. He made the remarks at the 11th Ambassadors’ Conference in the capital Ankara. Turkish president also reiterated that the US sanctions against Iran don’t help restoration of regional peace and stability. Elsewhere in his address, Erdogan said that Turkey’s […]

Turkey calls on US to end support for Kurdish militants in northern Syria

Turkey has strongly called on the United States to stop supporting a Kurdish militant group in northern Syria as Ankara and Washington held their latest round of talks on the issue aimed at preventing a fresh Turkish cross-border invasion into the Arab country. The Turkish government has long been infuriated by Washington’s persisting support […]

Trump Calls For ‘Red Flag’ Laws To Stop ‘Dangerous’ Individuals From Buying Guns

Update: Trump said that he had instructed the DoJ to propose legislation to ensure those who commit hate crimes could face the death penalty, while also proposing ‘red flag’ laws to ensure that those deemed a risk to public safety don’t have access to firearms. The president also blamed video games for ‘radicalizing’ shooters, sand […]

Abortion Clinic That Has Injured 60 Women in Botched Abortions Calls 911 Again After Hurting Another

An ambulance was called to Little Rock Family Planning, a troubled abortion facility located in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 29, 2019, for a woman suffering a medical emergency — one of over sixty that have been documented there. But the recording of the actual call placed to 911, which was obtained by Operation Rescue, […]

Reagan calls African UN delegates ‘monkeys’ in newly unearthed audio

In a recently emerged audio recording from 1971, then-California Governor Ronald Reagan can be heard disparaging African delegates to the United Nations as “monkeys” during a phone call with US President Richard Nixon. The previously undisclosed recording followed a move by the United Nations to expel Taiwan, something the United States had opposed. “To […]

Araghchi calls Sunday extraordinary JCPOA meeting ‘constructive’

MNA – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi described today’s emergency meeting with parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as “constructive”. “The atmosphere was constructive. Discussions were good. I cannot say that we resolved everything, I can say there are lots of commitments,” he told Reuters. Araghchi met with the Secretary General of the […]

Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission calls for justice in peace process

Amin Alemi  Press TV, Kabul Afghanistan is witnessing a wave of rivalries- mostly between foreign players – regarding to the Afghan peace process.  In such circumstances, Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission strongly backs the Afghan peace talks saying it expects the US, the Taliban and Afghan figures to seriously follow the needs of people […]

Extinction Rebellion Calls On Congress To Declare A Climate Emergency Using Superglue

Extinction Rebellion Calls On Congress To Declare A Climate Emergency Using Superglue Above Photo: Drew Larsen UPDATE | 1:30 AM : Eight activists were charged with resisting arrest due to not being able to rip their hands free from the doors and doorframe, instead requiring an acetone solution to dissolve the glue. They are being held […]

Non-Aligned Movement calls on US to end sanctions policy

Jesus Silva Press TV, Caracas The Non-Aligned Movement summit, which came to a close in Venezuela, has called on the United States to end its sanctions policy. Delegations from 120 countries urged more unity and cooperation to counter hostile US policies and its interference in countries’ affairs. Jesus Silva reports from Caracas. Source Article […]

‘US economic terrorism will backfire’: Iranian foreign minister calls for unity in Nicaragua

Video by Ben Norton The Grayzone reports from Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, which just celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution that ousted a US-backed dictatorship. Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, has just arrived here from Caracas, Venezuela, where he was attending the international summit of the new Non-Aligned […]

Zarif calls on UK to be prudent to thwart US ploy

MNA – In a tweet on Sunday, Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on UK to exercise prudence and have foresight to be able to thwart US ploys seeking to pull the European country into a quagmire. “Make no mistake: Having failed to lure Donald Trump into War of the Century, and fearing collapse […]

Senior MP calls on UK to free ‘illegally-seized’ Iranian tanker in Gibraltar

MNA – A senior reformist lawmaker asked the UK to immediately free the Iranian oil tanker which was illegally seized in Gibraltar on July 4. “I, as the head of Iran-England parliamentary friendship group, tell the UK foreign secretary that you illegally seized the Iranian vessel upon US order. But we seized the English vessel […]

Iran official calls tanker seizure ‘reciprocal’; FM: Vessel broke maritime rules

A powerful council in Iran said Saturday the country’s seizure of a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz was in response to Britain’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker two weeks earlier. At the same time, the country’s foreign minister insisted Iran was simply maintaining maritime law. The spokesman of Iran’s Guardian […]

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