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House Republicans Introduce Resolution to Censure Donald Trump

Six House Republicans introduced a resolution Tuesday to censure President Donald Trump for trying to prevent the certification of the 2020 elections and allegedly incite rioters last week. Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY), Young Kim (R-CA), Fred Upton (R-MI), John Curtis (R-UT), Peter Meijer (R-MI), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) introduced a resolution in their attempt to […]

House Democrats introduce impeachment resolution against Trump

Thousands of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol last week, scattering lawmakers who were certifying Democratic President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory. Source 00 Hits: 2

Germany’s Anti-BDS Resolution Violates The Right To Free Expression

Above photo: A protest in Munich against Israeli plans to annex swathes of the occupied West Bank last year calls for sanctions on Israel. In 2019, the German parliament denounced the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement as anti-Semitic. Sachelle Babbar/ZUMA Press. German cultural institutions have criticized the German parliament’s anti-boycott, divestment and sanctions resolution for […]

A New Year’s resolution, to stay in the work

I’ve worked at this site for 15 years, and having turned 65 last year, I’ve given a lot of thought to how to move on. I’m learning music, I work with a prisoner organization, I love the outdoors and construction and writing novels. And I’m tired of repeating myself on matters like the Nakba and […]

US Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning Nazis

Above photo: Volunteers of the ultra far-right Azov Battalion at a rally marking Fatherland Defender Day in Kiev, Ukraine, Oct. 14, 2016. Efrem Lukatsky | AP. Labels it “Russian Disinformation.” This is far from the first time the US has voted against similar resolutions; it has done so every year since 2014, dismissing them as […]

US Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning Nazis, Labels It “Russian Disinformation”

US Votes Against UN Resolution Condemning Nazis, Labels It “Russian Disinformation” We Are Change » Feed / John Titor The United States and Ukraine were the only two nations to vote against a United Nations resolution Wednesday on, “Combating glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other practices that contribute to fuelling contemporary forms of racism, racial […]

US House Passes Resolution Calling for Worldwide Repeal of Blasphemy, Apostasy Laws

Photo Credit: Yejun Kim FI WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a resolution calling for the worldwide repeal of blasphemy, heresy and apostasy laws, some of which have resulted in the imprisonment and/or deaths of Christians accused of speaking against Islam. House Resolution 512, presented by Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., was passed […]

SFSU President Says She Can’t Support BDS Resolution

San Francisco State University (SFSU) President Lynn Mahoney announced that she can’t support Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution that the student government passed on November 18. In a letter to the Associated Students Board of Directors (obtained by the Jewish News of Northern California), Mahoney wrote that the university aims to create a “safe […]

UN Resolution: ‘Serious Concerns’ About ‘Severe Limitations’ on Religious Freedom in Iran

Photo Credit: Paval Karasek/Pixabay (Article18) — The UN’s General Assembly has passed a resolution expressing “serious concerns” about the situation of human rights in Iran, including “severe limitations” and “increasing restrictions” on religious freedom. The resolution, passed yesterday by 79 votes to 32, with 64 abstentions, calls on Iran to “eliminate, in law and in […]

San Francisco college’s student gov’t passes resolution targeting settlements

(J. the Jewish News of Northern California via JTA) — The student government at San Francisco State University has approved a divestment resolution targeting Israel that would have the school pull out of investments in companies that do business in Israeli settlements. Following a lengthy and contentious public comment period, Associated Students passed the measure in a 17-1 vote […]

Louie Gohmert Reintroduces Resolution to Effectively ‘Cancel’ the Democrat Party over Ties to Slavery

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is reintroducing a privileged resolution that would have House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) essentially remove “any item that names, symbolizes or mentions any political organization or party that has ever held a public position that supported slavery or the Confederacy, from any area within the House wing of the Capitol or […]

UN assembly approves pandemic resolution despite objections from US, Israel

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a wide-ranging resolution on tackling the coronavirus pandemic Friday over objections from the United States and Israel, which protested a successful last-minute Cuban amendment that strongly urged countries to oppose any unilateral economic, financial or trade sanctions. The 193-member world body adopted the resolution by […]

Palestinians to soften stance on UAE-Israel deal in Arab League draft resolution

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UN approves resolution reducing Lebanon peacekeeping force, boosts scrutiny amid U.S., Israeli criticism

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U.S. redrafts UN resolution to extend arms embargo on Iran

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US seeks to extend arms embargo on Iran indefinitely in revised UN resolution

The United States on Tuesday circulated a revised resolution that would extend a UN arms embargo on Iran indefinitely, seeking to gain more support in the 15-member Security Council where veto-wielding Russia and China have voiced strong opposition. US Ambassador Kelly Craft said the new draft “takes council views into account and simply does what […]

Cal State, East Bay student govt unanimously passes BDS resolution

Associated Students, Incorporated (ASI) Board of Directors of California State University, East Bay voted unanimously in favor of a resolution in support of divestment from corporations that profit from the occupation of Palestine. The resolution, which was authored and introduced by a coalition of diverse student organizations and individuals at CSU East Bay, spearheaded by […]

US vetoes highly supported UN resolution denouncing Israeli violence, then flops in trying to blame Hamas

The United States vetoed on Friday a Kuwaiti-drafted UN Security Council resolution that condemned Israel’s use of force against Palestinian civilians, underlining Washington’s differences with friends and foes alike over the Israeli-Palestinian issue. Later, a second, US-drafted resolution that blamed Hamas for the violence and upheld Israel’s right to defend itself failed to attract […]

National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies passes resolution in support of academic freedom

The Lawfare Project, self-described as “the legal arm of the pro-Israel community”, lately filed a lawsuit against SFSU, the College of Ethnic Studies, and Dr. Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi. The National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) joined a broad base of groups who have issued public statements, open letters, and resolutions in support of […]

George Washington student Senate passes divestment resolution as intimidation campaign continues

After being delayed a week because of threats to their safety, the George Washington University (GW) student Senate overwhelmingly passed a resolution to divest from nine companies known to be complicit in Israel’s violations of Palestinian human rights. Around 1 a.m early Tuesday morning, by a vote of 18 to 6 with 6 abstentions, resolution […]

Russia Vetoes US Resolution At UN To Lay Blame For Syria Chemical Attack; China Abstains

Russia on Tuesday vetoed a US-drafted and sponsored UN Security Council resolution on the alleged chemical incident in Syria that would have created a new inquiry to lay blame for chemical weapons attacks in the war-torn country. The draft was designed to fail and thus “justify” unauthorized action in Syria, Russia’s UN envoy […]

UK votes against UN resolution seeking to help Palestinian women

On 23 March, the UN Commission on the Status of Women approved a resolution titled Situation of and assistance to Palestinian women. It recommended that the Economic and Social Council call upon the international community to “continue to provide urgently needed assistance to Palestinian women and girls” who face “a dire humanitarian crisis under Israeli occupation.” The UK delegation voted […]

Iran condemns UN anti-Iran resolution

IRNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman denounced on Sunday the anti-Iran resolution adopted by the United Nations regarding the status of human rights in the country. Ratification of an anti-Iran resolution, which resulted in extending the mission of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran, indicates that some countries abuse […]

UN Security Council passes Russia-sponsored resolution on Yemen after UK’s Iran-bashing draft fails

All 15 UNSC members voted in favor of the draft resolution on Yemen, put forward by Russia as a compromise after it vetoed a rival, “antagonizing” draft submitted by the UK, that also drew criticism from China. The UK had proposed to include a provision that would call out Iran for allegedly violating an arms […]

US Pushes for Security Council Resolution to Let Eastern #Ghouta Terrorists Rearm

US Pushes for Security Council Resolution to Let Eastern Ghouta Terrorists Rearm by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) So-called “rebel” groups in Eastern Ghouta are US-supported cutthroat killer terrorists, notably al-Nusra (al-Qaeda in Syria). They’re holding countless numbers of civilians hostage, using them as human shields – terrorizing them, murdering resisters, shelling […]

UN Security Council might vote on amended draft resolution on ceasefire in Syria during Friday’s session

nsnbc : The Un Security Council (UNSC) will vote on Friday on a revised draft resolution proposing a 30-day ceasefire to allow deliveries of […]

Overthrowing Syrian govt is aim of West’s proposed UN resolution – Lavrov

The authors of the resolution on humanitarian issues in Syria, which is to be discussed at the UNSC meeting on Thursday evening, want to “shift the focus” from the peace process “to blaming the Syrian government in order to promote ‘plan B,’ namely overthrowing the regime in violation of resolution 2257,” Lavrov said at a […]

Activists block New Jersey town’s anti-BDS resolution

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 7 February 2018 Activists are fighting legal attempts to criminalize the BDS campaign. (Kate Ausburn) Human rights activists in the New Jersey town of Maplewood helped defeat a local resolution that would have condemned the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign that aims to pressure Israel to end its […]

Water Warriors, Puyallup Tribe & Tacoma Residents Seek To Pass Resolution Opposing Fracked Gas Plant

Water Warriors, Puyallup Tribe & Tacoma Residents Seek To Pass Resolution Opposing Fracked Gas Plant Above Photo: From lastrealindians.com Water Warriors, Puyallup Tribe and Tacoma residents seek to pass a resolution through the Seattle city council to instruct the Mayor of Seattle to reject a permit for a Liquefied Natural Gas [LNG] plant. “We live in […]

New Orleans City Council rescinds human rights resolution, igniting the movement for Palestinian rights

After pressure from local pro-Israel organizations, the New Orleans City Council yesterday voted unanimously to rescind a human rights resolution that the body passed exactly two weeks ago. Pushed for months by the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee (NOPSC), Resolution 18-5 would have established a committee to assess all city contracts and terminate those with […]

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