Posts Tagged ‘council’

UN Security Council Sanctions against North Korea Responsible for Deaths of 3,193 Children Under Age 5 in 2018 Alone!

On Monday, October 28, a brilliant panel discussion revealing the atrocities resulting from the UN Security Council sanctions (in particular, Resolution 2397) forced upon the DPRK was held at 777 United Nations Plaza.  This panel discussion should have been held on the premises of the United Nations, in one of the conspicuous press briefing rooms, […]

Any cooperation with British Council will lead to prosecution: Iran’s Intelligence Ministry

Press TV – Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says any form of cooperation with the British Council — which has a record of helping London recruit spies — is forbidden and will lead to prosecution. The ministry’s Public Relations Office said Tuesday that “the UK — which has a long history of infiltration, creating networks and generating propaganda […]

FM spokesperson: Committee in National Security Council deciding about 4th step of reducing JCPOA commitments

MNA – “A committee in Supreme National Security Council is mulling over Iran’s fourth step of scaling down its JCPOA commitments,” Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said on Thursday. Some decisions are made by this committee and regarding the ongoing circumstances, the fourth step is highly probable to […]

Indiana City Council Passes Resolution Asking Lawmakers and The FCC to Limit 5G Installation Based on Health Concerns

October 27, 2019 By B.N. Frank American concerns, opposition, legislation, litigation, and warnings regarding the installment of 5G technology increase every day (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).  This being the case it’s not surprising that telecom companies don’t want to provide as many details to the public or the feds anymore about […]

DC’s Atlantic Council Raked In Funding From Hunter Biden’s Corruption-Stained Employer While Courting His VP Father

DC’s Atlantic Council Raked In Funding From Hunter Biden’s Corruption-Stained Employer While Courting His VP Father Above Photo: From Thegrayzone.com The shady arrangement between the Atlantic Council and Burisma – the gas company at the center of the ‘Ukrainegate’ scandal – is just one dubious deal out of many at a DC think tank that […]

Putin discusses with National Security Council situation in north Syria

SANA – Russian President, Vladimir Putin, discussed with members of the Russian National Security council the latest developments in Syria and the need for avoiding any acts that pose threat to the solution to the crisis in the country. “Participants in the meeting discussed, in details, the situation in Syria in light of the escalation […]

France Said No to US Led War against Iraq: Dominique de Villepin at the UN Security Council, February 14, 2003

The government of president Jacques Chirac was a historical watershed. It was the last French government which refused to align itself with US foreign policy.  It was the expression of an independent nation. France had extensive oil interests in Iraq which were jeopardized by the US sponsored sanctions regime as well as the US-UK No Fly […]

The Council Of Canadians Back In The News. Living In The U.S. Empire [Part 2]

The Council Of Canadians Back In The News. Living In The U.S. Empire [Part 2] Above Photo: The Council of Canadians – Montreal chapter/ Facebook Any move (since European settlement) in Canada for Independence has had to be anti-imperialist ….  In relation to U.S. imperial power in Canada the fight has been endless, covert as well […]

Lavrov’s speech at the UN Security Council on September 25, 2019

September 26, 2019 Source Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at the UN Security Council meeting on Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organisations in maintaining international peace and security: the contribution by the CSTO, CIS, and SCO in countering terrorist threats, New York, September 25, 2019   Mr Secretary General, Members […]

Facebook’s Social Media Council Leaves Key Questions Unanswered

By Corynne McSherry and Kit Walsh Facebook took big step forward this week in its march to create an “oversight board” to help vet its more controversial takedown decisions, publishing more details about how it will work. Both Facebook and its users will be able to refer cases to the Board to request its review. […]

Foreign Intervention Still Alive: OAS Council Approves Human Rights Resolution On Venezuela

Foreign Intervention Still Alive: OAS Council Approves Human Rights Resolution On Venezuela Above Photo: US Vice President Mike Pence, right, and Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), arrive at a news conference in the Hall of the Americas at the OAS in Washington, DC, US, on Monday, May 7, 2018. /VCG […]

US Missile Test, UN Security Council Face Off: China-Russia v. US

At the request of Russia and China, a Thursday Security Council session was held on the Trump regime’s development of short-and-intermediate-range missiles prohibited by the landmark 1987 INF Treaty. The key pillar of arms control (and earlier ones) are gone because the US unilaterally abandoned its obligations based on Big Lies — the INF pullout […]

British Council is universally seen as an arm of British foreign policy

The British Council has been forced into the spotlight by the conviction in Iran of Aras Amiri on national security charges. Amiri, an Iranian national with British residency, was convicted in May of spying for the British intelligence services. She recently lost her final appeal against her 10-year jail sentence. Based on media reports […]

In victory for activists, Vancouver city council votes against adopting IHRA antisemitism definition

The City of Vancouver, Canada might seem to be an odd place for a battle over the IHRA definition of antisemitism. But that is exactly what happened in the last week, and it all concluded with a temporary victory for free speech, human rights and common sense. At the end of June, the federal government […]

Victory: Oakland City Council Votes to Ban Government Use of Face Surveillance

By Nathan Sheard Earlier this week, Oakland’s City Council voted unanimously to ban local government use of face surveillance. The amendment to Oakland’s Surveillance and Community Safety Ordinance will make Oakland the third U.S. city to take this critical step toward protecting the safety, privacy, and civil liberties of its residents. Local governments like those in […]

The Muslim Brotherhood as members of the National Security Council of the White House, by Thierry Meyssan

This article is an extract from the book Fake wars and big lies. See Contents. In 2011, Ben Ali (Tunisia), Kadhafi (Libya) and Moubarak (Egypt) were three heads of state at the orders of Washington (Kadhafi since his change of policy in 2003, and the two others had always been US vassals). Despite their service […]

Council backs residents against Telstra installations

Barrister Ray Broomhall speaks at a community meeting. Photo: The Leader Sutherland Shire Council is making a last-ditch effort to stop Telstra mobile phone installations going ahead at Lilli Pilli, Kareela and Engadine. A council meeting held earlier this week approved an appeal against Telstra mounting ‘small cell’ installations on community infrastructure. Councillors have met […]

UN Security Council calls for Libya ceasefire

The United Nations Security Council has called on Libya‘s warring parties to commit to a ceasefire after a deadly air raid on a detention centre for migrants and refugees near the capital, Tripoli.  “The members of the Security Council stressed the need for all parties to urgently de-escalate the situation and to commit to a ceasefire,” […]

Atlanta City Council approves smoking ban at Hartsfield – Jackson Int’l Airport

   Travelers who smoke might typically land at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and head to one of the airport’s designated smoking rooms, but those days may soon be over. The Atlanta City Council approved an ordinance this week that would entirely ban smoking and vaping at the airport, as well as at several of the […]

Sudan protesters agree to direct talks with military council

Leaders of Sudan‘s protests have agreed to hold direct talks with the ruling military generals after the African Union and Ethiopian mediators urged both sides to resume stalled negotiations about a new governing body.   The TMC and the opposition coalition have been wrangling for weeks over what form Sudan’s transitional government should take after […]

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