Posts Tagged ‘accountable’

Israel covered up killing of journalist Murtaja, so why would it be accountable for Abu Akleh? — MSNBC

The American government continues to express faith in Israel’s ability to investigate the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, but the good news is there is widespread contempt for such credulity. On MSNBC, Mehdi Hasan interviewed Shireen’s niece, Lina Abu Akleh, who said of State Department statements: “How many Americans have to be killed […]

Hochul: Social Media Company CEOs ‘Need to Be Held Accountable’ for Hate Speech on Platforms

Governor Kathy Hochul (D-NY) said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that social media company chief executives should be held accountable if hate speech is not monitored and removed on their platforms.

Jamie Raskin’s plan to hold Trump accountable

On what should’ve been the focus of Trump’s first impeachment “Don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t because I had any doubts about impeachment, but I thought that the central impeachable offense and the original sin of the Trump presidency was that he had converted the presidency and the entire executive branch into a money-making operation. […]

Lightfoot: We Must ‘Do More to Push our Courts and our Prosecutors to Hold Dangerous Violent People Accountable’

On Monday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street,” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) stated that courts and prosecutors have to do more “to hold dangerous violent people accountable” and criticized the large amount of dangerous violent offenders who are out on bond. Lightfoot said, “[W]e’ve got to do more to push our courts and […]

Airlines Insist Flights Aren’t Being Canceled, They’re Being Held Accountable

U.S.—Following news reports that another 2,800 flights had been canceled on Tuesday—after more than 6,000 were canceled on Christmas Eve and thousands more over the weekend—spokespersons for numerous airlines came forward to protest that flights are not being canceled at all. “When a flight doesn’t take off due to problematic crew shortages, that is not cancellation,” […]

The importance of holding politicians accountable on Palestine

I supported Jamaal Bowman when he ran against staunch Zionist Elliot Engel, donating what I could afford to his campaign because he told me on a phone call that he was firm in his solidarity with Palestinian liberation.  But those words turned out to be hollow, and now the U.S. left, particularly the Democratic Socialists […]

Macron Looking to Hold Social Media Platforms Accountable for Online Hate Speech

News Analysis French President Emanuel Macron announced on Dec. 8 that the EU is considering new legislation to hold tech companies liable for hate speech that occurs on their platforms. “This is unprecedented European regulation to fight online hate, to define the responsibility of these large platforms for their content,” said Macron, as reported by […]

Video: Joe Rogan Wants To Know Why “No One Is Being Held Accountable” Over ‘Russian Collusion’ Fake News

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis prompted a crowd of supporters to break into familiar chants of ‘Let’s Go Brandon’, after he referred to the Biden government as “The Brandon Administration.” During a speech Wednesday, DeSantis said “If you look at that, if you look at what’s going on with some of the big corporations with their […]

Baltic leaders urge EU to ‘hold Belarus accountable for human trafficking’

The Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian presidents have urged the international community to hold “the Lukashenko regime accountable for human trafficking”, during a joint press conference in Vilnius on Monday. Commenting on the current migrant crisis at the border with Belarus and Poland, the leaders of the Baltic states called for a tightening of EU asylum […]

Lebanon president says people behind violence will be held accountable

Lebanese President, Michel Aoun, vowed that those who were responsible for the violence that erupted on Thursday in Beirut will be held accountable, as reported by Reuter’s. In a televised speech after shootings that killed six people, Aoun said it was “unacceptable that weapons are, once more, the means of communication among Lebanese rivals”. “I […]

Over 200 Republicans Press Pelosi to Back COVID-19 Origin Probe, ‘Hold the CCP Accountable’

More than 200 House Republicans are putting pressure on their Democrat counterparts to get down to the COVID-19 origins and hold the Chinese regime accountable for the pandemic coverup. “We request that you instruct the appropriate Democrat committee chairs to immediately join Republican calls to hold the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) accountable for its role […]

Biden campaign alumni call on him to end occupation, hold Israel accountable for human rights abuses

The Washington Post‘s Jacqueline Alemany reports that over 500 Biden and Democratic staffers have signed a letter calling on the President to promote Palestinian human rights and hold Israel accountable for its human rights violations. Scoop: Over 500 Biden campaign & Democratic Party staffers and organizers have signed a letter issued on Monday calling on […]

COVID 19 claims two journalists who tried to make the Indian state accountable for 1984 tragedies

The year 1984 saw two major catastrophes in the world’s so called largest democracy; first a brutal massacre of one single community, and then the biggest industrial disaster of its time, thus turning George Orwell’s imaginative year of totalitarianism into reality. In the first week of November, 1984 thousands of Sikhs were slaughtered across India […]

When Will Israel Be Held Accountable for Genocide?

May 16, 2021 By Stephen Lendman Source Apartheid Israel gives new meaning to rogue state ruthlessness. Since terror-bombing and shelling of Gaza communities began a week ago, their intensity increased from one day to the next. Its overnight reign of terror massacred 26 Palestinian civilians in Gaza City, wounding at least 50 others. At least […]

Rabbinical students sign letter calling US Jews hold Israel accountable

Dozens of American rabbinical students have issued a public letter accusing Israel of apartheid and calling on American Jewish communities to hold Israel accountable for the “violent suppression of human rights.” The letter comes as Israel is engaged in an intense exchange of fire with Hamas, the militant group that controls the Gaza Strip, in […]

Ramzy Baroud in TRT: Who Can Hold Israel Accountable? (VIDEO)

Posted on May 14, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians Palestine Chronicle editor Ramzy Baroud discusses Israel’s accountability for its crimes against Palestinians. (Photo: Video Grab) Palestine Chronicle editor Ramzy Baroud discusses Israel’s accountability for its crimes against Palestinians. [embedded content] (TRT) Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Related Filed under: Israeli Crimes, Nazi Israel, South Africa | […]

Peter Navarro: Fauci is a Sociopath and Must Be Held Accountable for Crimes Against Humanity

Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro revealed what he believes are the true intentions of Anthony Fauci’s push to stir up more coronavirus fears. “From the first time I met him he just did not make a lot of sense. We’ve seen all of his flipflops,” Navarro said. “My new theory is that he’s simply a sociopath. […]

After Khashoggi report, Biden says Saudis will be held accountable for human rights abuses

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‘MAGA Terrorism’: CNN’s Jake Tapper Says Trump Voters Who Don’t Accept Election Need to Be ‘Held Accountable’

The absolute state of CNN. CNN’s “State of the Union” anchor Jake Tapper slammed “MAGA “terrorism” on Sunday and said people who dare question the 2020 election results must be held accountable. After pushing the “Trump-Russia collusion” hoax for half a decade, CNN is now telling its dwindling audience that Trump supporters need to shut […]

Six actions Biden should take to hold the ICC and Palestinian leaders accountable

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Six actions Biden should take to hold the ICC and Palestinian leaders accountable February 8, 2021 by   Read on for article The International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague issued an illegitimate and politicized decision on Friday, falsely claiming that it has jurisdiction to open an investigation […]

Hirono: Goal of Impeachment to Hold Trump Accountable, Stop Him from Ever Seeking Elected Office Again

During Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Cross Connection,” Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, argued Congress should attempt to multitask with former President Donald Trump’s impeachment and pass COVID-19 relief. According to Hirono, the aim of impeachment was to hold Trump accountable for the “violent insurrection” and prevent him from […]

Israel needs to be held accountable for its human rights violations against Palestinian children

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is a reminder that the rights of children should be paramount in our minds. It was passed by the United Nations in 1977, occurring annually on November 29. As of September 2020, there are 157 Palestinian children detained as security detainees by Israeli authorities, of whom […]

Mary Trump: ‘Cruel and Traitorous’ Donald Must Be Held Criminally Accountable

President Donald Trump’s niece Mary Trump called on her “criminal, cruel and traitorous” uncle to be held “accountable” after he leaves the White House in an interview this week with The Associated Press. Trump said, “In his view, winning is so important, and he always deserves to win that it’s okay to lie, cheat and steal.” She […]

Bubble Indemnity: Big Pharma Firms Will NOT Be Held Accountable For Side Effects of Covid Vaccine

FILE PHOTO © AFP PHOTO / SAO PAULO STATE GOVERNMENT By Peter Andrews, Irish science journalist and writer based in London. He has a background in the life sciences, and graduated from the University of Glasgow with a degree in genetics.A senior executive for pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has confirmed that his company cannot face legal action […]

Charity for Syria? Holding ‘Hope Hospital’ Accountable

Steven Sahiounie 21st Century Wire Too often we see reports in the western mainstream media about Syria which are distorted and hardly resemble the reality on the ground. What’s worse however, is when misleading stories are used to extract money from unwitting western audiences. The Guardian published a ‘feel good’ story about a Syrian refugee […]

#ICEOnTrial: Advocates Rally To Hold Federal Agency Accountable For Systemic Abuses

#ICEOnTrial: Advocates Rally To Hold Federal Agency Accountable For Systemic Abuses Above Photo: Immigrant rights organizations will hold ten people’s tribunals nationwide focused on a wide range of issues. Spencer Platt/Getty Images As the #AbolishICE movement gains steam, immigrant rights organizations are coordinating a series of “people’s tribunals” to hold Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) accountable for, advocates say, its “culture of […]

Going Underground – Will Killer Robots make us more vulnerable & less accountable? Bonnie Docherty

Going Underground – Will Killer Robots make us more vulnerable & less accountable? Bonnie Docherty Going Underground with Afshin We investigate Lethal Autonomous Weapons with Human Rights Watchs Bonnie Docherty. LIKE Going Underground Going Underground Afshin Rattansi on Instagram… View the original video for Going Underground – Will Killer Robots […]

Slain Palestinian journalist’s media org vows to hold Israel accountable ‘for this heinous crime’

The deadly force used by the Israeli military against the people of Gaza is a gross violation of their protection under humanitarian and human rights law and those responsible must be held accountable for their actions. Among the people killed in the demonstrations was 30-year-old Yasser Murtaja, a journalist who was filming on site last […]

Electing Progressive Prosecutors Isn’t Enough. Now, Activists Are Holding Them Accountable.

Electing Progressive Prosecutors Isn’t Enough. Now, Activists Are Holding Them Accountable. Above Photo: The election of Kim Foxx in Cook County presented a rare opportunity to inject progressive reforms into a broken criminal justice system. (Dominican University/Flickr) From Kim Foxx in Chicago to Larry Krasner in Philadelphia, reform-minded prosecutors are facing pressure from organizers working […]

Intelligence agencies: The land where no one is ever held accountable

Recent revelations of “inadvertent” deletions of electronic data at the FBI and NSA relating to alleged felonies are being described as a “foul-up,” but the intelligence agencies’ track record suggests a possibly more nefarious explanation, explains Ray McGovern in this op-ed.      We learned in recent days that the FBI and the National Security Agency […]

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