Posts Tagged ‘accountability’

UN experts demand accountability for death of Mahsa Amini in Iran

Anti-government protests are spreading in Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini – a young woman who died in custody of country’s morality police.  Women have taken to the streets, protesting against the country’s hijab law. The protests have grown, with demands broadening to reflect ordinary Iranians’ anger over their living conditions. Professor Javaid Rehman, […]

Israel’s denial of accountability for Abu Akleh killing may require cutoff of aid — Leahy

Last week the United States government accepted Israel’s claim that the soldier who shot Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in occupied Jenin on May 11 did not mean to kill her. But Israel has given no evidence for the claim. And yesterday outgoing Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy gave a strong speech on the Senate floor […]

Israel’s denial of accountability for Abu Akleh killing may require cutoff of aid — Leahy

Last week the United States government accepted Israel’s claim that the soldier who shot Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in occupied Jenin on May 11 did not mean to kill her. But Israel has given no evidence for the claim. And yesterday outgoing Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy gave a strong speech on the Senate floor […]

The Zelenko Report: Dr. Li-Meng Yan says China is escaping accountability for releasing COVID-19

The Zelenko Report: Dr. Li-Meng Yan says China is escaping accountability for releasing COVID-19 – Brighteon.TVMonday, September 12, 2022 by: Kevin Hughes (Natural News) According to virologist and whistleblower Dr. Li-Meng Yan, China is trying to escape accountability for releasing the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) onto the world by using different distractions.She made this revelation to […]

‘That’s not accountability’ — Reporters slam State Dep’t for accepting Israeli stance on Abu Akleh killing

The U.S. State Department welcomed Israel’s statement on the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, and Rep. Marie Newman and reporters Said Arikat and Matt Lee promptly rejected the American stance. “That’s not what accountability is, unless you guys have a different definition of it than the dictionary does,” Matt Lee mocked.

‘Accountability requires action’: Shireen Abu Akleh’s family meets with Blinken

Family members of slain Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh met with Secretary of State Antony Blinken to reiterate their calls for an independent investigation into her death. Source

Abu Akleh family demands accountability following inconclusive US investigation

Following the US investigation into Abu Akleh’s killing, which was ruled “inconclusive”, her family are still urging for an open independent investigation by the US, UN, and the ICC. Source

Philippine Arts High School Downplays Abuse Allegations Amid Accountability Calls

Child rights advocates are urging the Philippine government to take action on alleged rampant abuse at a state-run arts boarding school, even as the school’s administrators downplay the allegations a week since VICE World News revealed them in an investigative report. “For years, reports on sexual abuse, harassment, and other forms of violence committed against […]

ACCOUNTABILITY FOR FAILED COVID-19 POLICY MEASURES AND MANDATES

A LETTER FROM HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS TO GOVERNMENTS, POLICYMAKERS, REGULATORS AND THE MEDICAL FRATERNITY june 2022 A PANDA INITIATIVE Having tried to contain the Covid-19 epidemic for two years, real-world evidence suggests that the measures adopted globally have failed in their primary objective of “controlling the virus”, whilst at the same time causing immense harm. Indeed, […]

Leading artists demand accountability for Israel’s killing of Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Pedro Almodovar, Susan Sarandon, Tilda Swinton, Mark Ruffalo, Eric Cantona, Miriam Margolyes, Jim Jarmusch, Naomi Klein and Peter Gabriel call for “meaningful measures to ensure accountability for the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh and all other Palestinian civilians.” Source

What the Jan. 6 responders found: Brotherhood in trauma and a search for accountability

Dunn, who testified about enduring a “torrent” of racial abuse during the attack, came back to work on Jan. 7. Therapy has helped, Dunn said, especially as he and his colleagues work every day at the scene of the crime. “I can’t avoid it. So you have to learn how to be able to handle […]

Yemen FM calls for Saudi-Emirati accountability on ambassador demise

Yemen FM calls for Saudi-Emirati accountability on ambassador demise – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Yemeni Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf called for holding the Suadi-Emirati alliance accountable for the passing away of Iran’s ambassador to Yemen, Hassan Erlu. The Yemeni foreign minister considered not allowing the Iranian ambassador to Yemen to receive treatment abroad as a humanitarian […]

UN chief lays wreath at Beirut port, pushes for blast accountability

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday said Lebanon needed proper accountability for the August 2020 Beirut port explosion and that election due to be held next year could usher in political stability in the troubled country. His comments followed a meeting with Lebanese House Speaker Nabih Berri and a visit to the port, where he […]

US Marine Who Sought Accountability From Military Leaders Over Afghanistan Withdrawal Is Jailed: Report

Scheller first published a video on his personal Facebook account on Aug. 26 criticizing the Afghanistan withdrawal, which drew backlash. Defending that video, he published a further clip saying he was calling for “accountability of my senior leaders” over “obvious mistakes that were made.” “I’m not saying we can take back what has been done. […]

A Parable of (All-American) Violence – Accountability and the War of Terror

As a religious studies professor, I know a parable when I see one. Consider the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and the final events in this country’s war in Afghanistan as just such a parable taken directly from the history of our moment. The heart-wrenching last days of that war amounted to a cautionary […]

‘I Demand Accountability’: Marine Speaks Out About Afghanistan Disaster

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Healthy Group Accountability: Learning How To Learn

Above Photo: Participants in a Wildfire capacity-building session. A team of facilitators from our organization, The Wildfire Project, was invited to support a base-building group whose staff was absolutely burnt out. Our first workshop brought their staff together with a volunteer leadership team (from their base) who, until then, had been minimally engaged. Staff shared their […]

Democrats’ accountability for Cuomo reveals Republicans’ weaknesses with Trump

In the days following the 6 January insurrection by a mob of former president Donald Trump’s supporters, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said “the president bears responsibility” for the attack by “mob rioters”. However, in the same breath, Mr McCarthy also argued against impeaching the then-president after he had fanned the flames, calling instead for […]

America- Led NATO in Afghanistan: Crimes against Humanity Call for Accountability

Baz Ratner/Reuters US troops in Afghanistan, June 2011  “We Are Going to Lose the War in Afghanistan and it will Help Bankrupt us. One of our major strategic blunders in Afghanistan was not to have recognized that both Great Britain and the Soviet Union attempted to pacify Afghanistan using the same military methods as ours […]

Minnesota lawmakers pass modest police accountability bill

The Minnesota Senate approved a modest set of police accountability measures early Wednesday that’s part of a broader public safety budget bill, as the state’s divided Legislature put itself on pace to avert a partial state government shutdown. The Senate’s 45-21 vote followed a 75-59 vote in the Minnesota House on Tuesday night, and it […]

Complicity and accountability in Banat’s killing

In the international community’s narrative of illusory state-building in Palestine, the Palestinian Authority’s security services are dissociated from violence. Whether such violence is meted out according to PA Leader Mahmoud Abbas’s directives, or in terms of security coordination with Israel, the EU and the US prefer to retain a distant approach and one that is […]

Blinken lied through his teeth about Israeli and U.S. accountability to victims– that’s the real scandal

Daniel Larison made the central point about the Ilhan Omar controversy. People should be outraged about Antony Blinken’s comment and not hers. “The real outrage in this exchange was Blinken’s claim that victims of U.S. and Israeli war crimes can get justice from the governments responsible for those crimes, because all of us, Blinken included, […]

What does accountability look like without punishment?

When most people are introduced to abolition, they first want to know how prison-industrial-complex abolitionists propose handling violence in a world without police or prisons. These conversations often become extreme: What about rape, murder, and hate crimes? What if the victim were a member of your family? Though it might not seem this way, we already have many […]

Upholding or Upending Accountability and Justice

The 46th Session of UNHRC now in progress has generated heated comments and discussions in Sri Lanka and elsewhere among Tamils as well as the Council is readying to pass a final Resolution against Sri Lanka after five tiring years which witnessed 3 Resolutions earlier.[ 30/1. 34/1, 40/1]. It is a distressing fact to note […]

Social media firms ‘must take accountability’ over online racist abuse

The English Football Association has called on social media companies to take accountability and act on racist abuse towards football players. It comes after Manchester United’s Axel Tuanzebe and Lauren James became the latest players to be targeted by online abusers. In a Twitter statement, the FA said social media companies “need to step up” […]

Right Wing Bonus Tracks: Accountability Is Unfair

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Germany evading accountability for arming Saddam with chemical weapons: Iranian diplomat

TEHRAN – Esmaeil Baghaei Hamaneh, the permanent representative of Iran to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, has criticized Germany for not being accountable for its role in equipping Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein’s regime with chemical weapons. He made the remarks at a United Nations’ plenary session on disarmament held in Geneva on Tuesday, […]

Right Wing Round-Up: Prophecy and Accountability

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Glenn Greenwald Blasts Big Tech for Censoring ‘Unilaterally, with No Standard, Accountability or Appeal’

Journalist Glenn Greenwald has criticized Silicon Valley tech companies for an increase in censorship following the recent suspension of President Donald Trump’s social media accounts. Greenwald expects the Masters of the Universe to quickly escalate their censorship as the belief that ” tech oligarchs should police our discourse is a virtual consensus.” In a number […]

Citizen Groups and Experts Call for Increasing Transparency and Accountability  in  Covid Response

All over the world there is increasing concern over the misuse of special difficult conditions created by Covid-19 pandemic by corrupt and authoritarian elements in various countries and societies. To counter this and to ensure a need and evidence based, honest response,  many citizen groups and independent experts have called for increasing transparency and accountability […]

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