Posts Tagged ‘Violence’

Australian Military Reminded Its Role is “Lethal Violence” & Not “Woke” Activism

The Australian military has been reminded by MPs that its core mission is the “application of lethal violence” in response to concerns about it being too “woke” following a performance during which scantily clad dancers twerked on a Navy ship. The advisory came after awkward scenes where young women gyrated suggestively in front of military […]

The Limits of Gandhian Non-Violence

Written by Prem Kumar Vijayan & Karen Gabriel It is widely acknowledged that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, and more specifically, his political method of non-violent struggle, was one of the major reasons that the British were forced to leave India. However, it is also evident that these Gandhian methods have failed on many, many occasions, and […]

Renewed Violence In Northern Ireland Stirs Memories Of ‘The Troubles’

LONDON (AP) — Young people have hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and set hijacked cars and a bus on fire during a week of violence on the streets of Northern Ireland. Police responded with rubber bullets and water cannons. The streets were calmer Friday night, as community leaders appealed for calm after […]

Bipartisan ‘No Hate Act’ Introduced in US Congress to Combat Tide of Bigoted Violence

People participate in a Stop Asian Hate rally at Columbus Park in New York City, U.S., April 3, 2021. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon US Jewish groups praised the reintroduction on Thursday of bipartisan legislation to fight the rising tide of hate crimes against Asian-Americans and other groups, through better reporting systems and more law enforcement training. The […]

“The Greatest Purveyor of Violence in the World”

Fifty-four years ago, standing at the pulpit of Riverside Church in New York City, Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his now-famous “Beyond Vietnam” sermon. For the first time in public, he expressed in vehement terms his opposition to the American war in Vietnam. He saw clearly that a foreign policy defined by aggression hurt the […]

Pope calls for end to war, violence, and ‘race for new weaponry’ in Easter message

Pope Francis condemned the conflicts in Syria, Yemen, and Libya, calling for an end to the “clash of arms” in his Easter message. In the address, Francis said it was scandalous that “armed conflicts have not ended and military arsenals are being strengthened.” There are still too many wars and too much violence in the […]

Turkish Women Protest Over Erdogan’s Decision to Exit Domestic Violence Treaty

Activists scuffle with riot police as they are stopped in front of a police barricade to prevent them from attending a gathering to protest against Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention, an international accord designed to protect women, in Istanbul, Turkey March 27, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Umit Bektas Several thousand women took to the streets in Istanbul […]

‘We all know hate when we see it’: Dem lawmakers condemn violence against Asian Americans

“Now I know the legal bar is high because they have to find somebody who heard him say that there was an anti-Asian slur expressed at the time. … But in my mind and in the minds of many, this is an anti-Asian hate crime,” she added. Georgia Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock said on NBC’s […]

Violence against women: Thousands protest in Turkey after Erdogan ditches European treaty

Several thousand people demonstrated in Turkey on Saturday to call on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to reverse his decision to abandon a treaty on combating violence against women, which has brought outrage across Europe. “Annul your decision, apply the treaty!” chanted thousands of women and men gathered in Istanbul’s Kadiköy district. The demonstrators held up […]

Turkey’s Erdogan Quits European Treaty on Violence Against Women

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks on as he addresses the media after the Friday prayers in Istanbul, Turkey March 12, 2021. Photo:] Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS President Tayyip Erdogan pulled Turkey out of an international accord designed to protect women, ministers and an official notice said on Saturday, prompting criticism from those who […]

Fighting domestic violence through technology and innovation

In an effort to combat domestic violence, government authorities teamed up on Wednesday to support the development of technological and innovative approaches in eradicating such tragedies.  Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan, UN Ambassador-designate Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the Michal Sela Forum and the UJA-Federation of New York joined together to support the notion.  Google president […]

UK crime bill ‘a missed opportunity’ to tackle violence against women

The UK’s strategy in combatting violence against women is under the spotlight as a controversial new crime bill is debated in parliament, amid public anger over the murder of a young woman and the heavy-handed breakup by police of a vigil in support of the victim. Images showing young women being overpowered and handcuffed at […]

Gospel Singer Kirk Franklin Blasphemes God in Expletive-Laden, Violence-Threatening Triade Against Son

(Yahoo Entertainment) — Gospel singer and choir director Kirk Franklin is apologizing for a profanity-laced tirade he directed at his grown son Kerrion, who posted audio of the heated phone call on Instagram. “Recently my son and I had an argument that he chose to record,” Franklin said in a video responding to his son’s post. […]

Kuwait’s #MeToo moment: Women denounce harassment, violence

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Danish anti-lockdown activist gets double jail time for inciting violence… after telling crowd to ‘smash city in non-violent way’

A Danish woman has been jailed for two years after telling people to “smash the city” at an anti-lockdown protest. The activist is the first protester hit by a law enabling courts to double sentences for Covid-related offenses. The unusually harsh ruling was announced by the Copenhagen court on Friday. The defendant, a 30-year-old woman, […]

Israeli Violence in Arab Cities Reaches Intolerable Levels

By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida Global Research, March 12, 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 27 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). *** Much is said in the international media about the Palestinian issue, but the internal ethnic crisis in Israel is […]

March against police brutality ends in violence in suburb of Greek capital (VIDEOS)

Greek police deployed tear gas and clashed with demonstrators in the Nea Smyrni suburb of Athens after several thousand people took to the streets on Tuesday, angered by footage of the recent brutal arrest of a local man. Up to 6,000 showed up for the march against police brutality on Tuesday, according to local media […]

Lyon burns for 3rd night in a row, as Immigrant unrest and violence continues

    At least five people were arrested, two cars incinerated, one police car damaged, as street furniture and public bins were also destroyed, in the third consecutive night of violence in the French city of Lyon. After incidents in the Alagniers district on Friday and the Duchère district on Thursday, violence erupted on the […]

Myanmar Violence Spreads to Ancient Temples of Bagan

Police in Myanmar have opened fire on protesters in Bagan, the former ancient capital and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, bringing even more destruction to one of the world’s oldest religious centers. Colonial historians of Burma (Mayanmar) traditionally claimed the earliest civilizations were founded under Indian influence around 500 AD. However, a  NEWINT article says recent research indicates “that civilization in Burma […]

Poll: Nearly ALL Americans More Concerned Over BLM Summer Violence Than Jan. 6 Riot

The vast majority of Americans are more concerned over the Antifa and BLM violence that occurred last summer than the small Capitol riot on January 6, a new Harvard/Harris poll has found. Although the mainstream media has relentlessly hyped up the Capitol breach, which led to the deaths of four Trump supporters and one police […]

Harvard/Harris Poll: Americans More Concerned Over Summer Violence Than January 6 Riot

Target has re-opened its looted Minneapolis store that was completely ransacked during the George Floyd riots over 5 months ago with the goal of catering more to black shoppers and being less “racist.” Yes, really. According to a Bloomberg report, there is now a new “mural” at the entrance of the store and it has […]

Capitalism And Political Violence At Home And Abroad

Above photo: Nathaniel St. Clair. Question: why do both conservative and liberal governments in the U.S. install right-wing governments abroad if ‘the U.S.’ opposes right-wing political violence? While right and left politics may seem to have limited descriptive value in many current conflicts, the interests of capital, broadly considered, represent an unwavering motive for them. […]

‘Muscular’ Foreign Policy: Media Codeword For Violence Abroad

Writing in the Washington Post , pro-war columnist Josh Rogin appeared relieved that Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris as his running mate for November—as opposed to a progressive like Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders, who would have called for cutting military budgets, fewer US interventions and the withdrawal of troops stationed abroad. Biden and Harris, he explained, will together […]

French actor Depardieu placed under sexual violence investigation

French actor Gerard Depardieu was placed under formal investigation on charges of rape and sexual violence in December last year, a judicial source told Reuters on Tuesday. A lawyer representing the 72-year-old Depardieu, one of France’s most prolific and famous actors, did not immediately respond to a request for comment left by Reuters at his […]

Pablo Hasél: Third night of violence in Spain as protests continue over rap artist’s jailing

Nearly 80 people have been arrested by Spanish police as protests over the imprisonment of a rapper convicted of insulting the monarchy and praising terrorist violence were marred by rioting for the third night in a row on Thursday. The plight of Pablo Hasél, who began this week to serve a 9-month sentence in a […]

Violence Against Indigenous Peoples Is Happening In Plain Sight

It’s been just over one year since the RCMP raided Wet’suwet’en camps along the route of the Coastal Gas Link (CGL) LNG pipeline in Northern B.C. Brandishing guns and tactical gear, the RCMP arrested dozens of Indigenous land defenders and supporters who defied an injunction obtained by CGL to not impede the construction right of way. The […]

Barcelona protests erupt in violence for second night in a row after Spanish rapper arrested for insulting king (VIDEOS)

Protesters in Barcelona set fires and blocked streets in the second night of furious demonstrations against the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel, who was sentenced to jail for insulting Spain’s king and glorifying terrorism. As night fell over Barcelona on Wednesday, crowds of protesters rolled makeshift barricades down the central Via Laietana, before setting them […]

Iran Is Using Violence to Put Pressure on Biden

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque On Monday, February 15, several rockets were fired at Erbil International Airport in northern Iraq. Information is still scarce, but it is known that at least […]

CNN, NBC Paid Left-wing Capitol Rioter $35,000 Each for Footage of Violence

CNN and NBC each paid left-wing filmmaker John Sullivan $35,000 for his footage of violence during the Capitol riot, according to court documents filed by his attorneys. The radical agitator got paid.🔻https://t.co/QthYSK2izC — Kyle Becker (@kylenabecker) February 17, 2021 Politico reported Tuesday that a federal magistrate judge allowed Sullivan to keep his Twitter and Facebook […]

Murders of women spark anger in Lebanon as domestic violence doubles

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