Posts Tagged ‘civil’

Discussing America’s role in the Syrian civil war: A Conversation with Noam Chomsky

by Noam Chomsky and Raghav Kaushik  This interview with world-renowned scholar and leading dissident Noam Chomsky has two goals. The primary goal is to understand America’s role in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 21st century, the Syrian civil war. While there has been a lot of commentary on the Syrian civil war, there […]

French City To Replace Mother and Father with ‘Parent 1’ ‘Parent 2’ On Civil Documents

In an effort to become more inclusive and welcoming to LGBT people, the French city of Marseille is moving to scrap mother and father from civil documents and replace the terms with “parent 1” and “parent 2”. The city of

Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against HHS Secretary over Race-Based Medical Care

A federal civil rights lawsuit was filed Thursday against Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra over the agency’s “anti-racism” plan that “inject race-based decision making into our health care system.”

Canada: Civil liberties protesters that had bank accounts frozen will have permanent record

Not only were bank accounts of those participating in the anti-Covid mandates trucker protest, “Freedom Convoy,” frozen as a maneuver to quash societal and political dissent – they will now reportedly face permanent consequences and be “flagged for life.” This transpires from the statements regarding the controversy made by a representative of the Canadian Bankers […]

RH – Tribute to RK Hoskins, Plus Coughlin on the Rothschilds and the Civil War

EURO FOLK RADIO RH – Tribute to RK Hoskins, Plus Coughlin on the Rothschilds and the Civil War Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share Share this: Source

How the Vietnam War pushed MLK to embrace global justice, not only civil rights at home

Image credit: U.S. Embassy New Dehli/Flickr On July 2, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. stood behind President Lyndon Baines Johnson as the Texan signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Although not the first civil rights bill passed by Congress, it was the most comprehensive. King called the law’s passage “a great moment […]

Judge Refuses To Drop Civil Case Against Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew’s motion to get the civil case against him dropped has been dismissed by a New York federal judge. In the civil case, Virginia Giuffre accuses the Duke of York of having sex with her when she was 17 – and therefore a minor – in 2001. Andrew has consistently denied the allegations. Giuffre […]

Prince Andrew to face civil sex case after US judge rules trial can go ahead

Longtime Prince Andrew accuser Virginia Giuffre’s sexual abuse lawsuit against him can move forward, as a New York judge rejected the royal’s efforts to dismiss her civil claim on Wednesday. Giuffre, who has alleged that the late financier Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell sexually abused her, said they forced her into sex with the Duke […]

The American Civil War and the Battle of Shiloh’s Glowing Wounds Mystery

The Battle of Shiloh was a one of the battles fought during the American Civil War (April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865), in 1862 in southwestern Tennessee. The Union’s victory at the Battle of Shiloh allowed its troops to penetrate the Confederate interior. Nevertheless, both sides suffered heavy casualties. In fact, the Battle of […]

Lebanon’s Western-Backed Fascist Seeks Civil War At All Costs

After two dangerous escalations in the Palestinian refugee camp of Burj al-Shammali, near the Lebanese city of Tyre, the country’s most notorious living warlord, Samir Geaga, seeks escalation and attempts to build his Party’s strength. On December 10 an explosion rocked one of Lebanon’s 12 Palestinian refugee camps, known as Burj al-Shammali. As a result, […]

Ghislaine Maxwell Verdict Bodes Ill For Prince Andrew’s Civil Case

LONDON (AP) — Prince Andrew wasn’t on trial in the Ghislaine Maxwell sex trafficking case, but her conviction is bad news for the man who is ninth in line to the British throne. With the conclusion of the Maxwell case, attention will now turn to a U.S. civil suit in which the plaintiff alleges Maxwell […]

Possibility Of Civil War in U.S., Warn Three Retired Generals And CIA Consultant

Three retired U.S. army generals warned of an insurrection or even civil war if the results of the 2024 presidential election were not accepted by some in the military. Former Major Gen. Paul Eaton, former Major Gen. Antonio Taguba, and former Brig. Gen. Steven Anderson made the warnings in an op-ed in The Washington Post on Friday. […]

Derek Chauvin pleads guilty to violating civil rights of George Floyd and 14-year-old boy

Convicted of murdering George Floyd in a state trial, former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin pleaded guilty Wednesday in a federal case to violating the civil rights of George Floyd and a 14-year-old boy. On September 4, 2017, Chauvin repeatedly struck a black teenager in the head with his police-issued flashlight while pinning the teen […]

The “New Normal” & the Civil Society Deception

Representative democracy is quietly being phased out to be replaced with a “new normal.” This “new normal” is a nascent form of governance being referred to as “civil society.” It is founded upon the principles of communitarianism and it is being offered to us as an illusory replacement for representative democracy. The Global Public-Private Partnership […]

Gaza civil servants salaries will be paid by Qatar after an agreement with Egypt

The salaries of civil servants in the Gaza Strip will be paid this month, as Egypt and Qatar agreed on a mechanism for the payment, Haaretz reports. According to the report, Qatar will provide money for employees of the Hamas-run administration indirectly by buying fuel from Egypt, the new agreement says. The fuel would then […]

Global funders pledge solidarity with Palestinian civil society following Israeli ban on human rights groups

Editor’s Note: The following open letter was issued on November 16, 2021 by Funders for Palestine, a group of more than 100 global foundations and donors, most of them U.S.-based. To add your name as a signatory see here. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. […]

Ethiopia at a Crossroads: Civil War or Peaceful Settlement?

The government of Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency in the country, as the rebel forces of Tigray threaten to attack the capital, and the war that has been going on for a year is rapidly escalating and brings more and more troubles and misfortunes to Ethiopians. The United States has stated that the danger […]

AOC: ‘Woke’ Literally Means ‘Civil Rights!’

Far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared on Sunday that the word ‘woke’ literally means ‘civil rights’ and should be encouraged and celebrated. In a series of tweets, the socialist congresswoman declared that Democrats believing in a “woke problem” will damage their chances for reelection because they “rely on the racial justice issue of voting rights.” “One […]

Spain discovers two mass graves of Civil War victims in Belchite

Spanish authorities have uncovered two graves containing the bodies of dozens of victims from the Civil War. The graves were found after archaeological excavations at a cemetery in Belchite, in the northern province of Zaragoza. The site was one of the bloodiest battlefields during the Spanish Civil War between 1936 and 1939. Officials say fifteen […]

“Squid game” in a civil service competition in Indonesia.

An unusual antidote to the stress of recruitment exams has been offered to candidates hoping to join a civil service department in Indonesia. Prospective prison guards and immigration inspectors were approached by “Squid Pink” staff members holding toy long guns and asking if their registration records were complete. Dressed in pink “Squid Game” jumpsuits with […]

Ex-Soldiers Storm Guatemala’s Congress Building To Get Civil War Payment

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Former soldiers who are demanding they be paid a war-time bonus for serving in Guatemala’s 1960-1996 civil war burst onto the grounds of the country’s congress building Tuesday and set several vehicles on fire. The protesters broke down gates leading into the building’s parking lot and torched at least three vehicles. […]

$1.5 M Awarded to Westminster to Finish Civil Rights Park

A $1.5 million check was given to the City of Westminster, California, Oct. 19 by state Sen. Tom Umberg (D-Santa Ana) Oct. 19 that will allow for the completion of the Mendez Freedom Trail in honor of a 1940’s civil rights case that desegregated California public schools. In the 1940s, Gonzalo and Felicitas Mendez attempted […]

US empire drags Lebanon towards civil war – #29

Seven people were killed on Thursday in Lebanon, as an unarmed protest was ambushed by snipers in a Beirut suburb. The protest had been organized to call for the removal of the judge investigating the horrific Beirut port explosion last year. The protesters say that the investigation has been politicized by judge Tariq Bitar. Share […]

Civil Liberties Are Being Trampled by Exploiting “Insurrection” Fears. Congress’s 1/6 Committee May Be the Worst Abuse Yet.

Following the 9/11 script, objections to government overreach in the name of 1/6 are demonized as sympathy for terrorists. But government abuses pose the greater threat. When a population is placed in a state of sufficiently grave fear and anger regarding a perceived threat, concerns about the constitutionality, legality and morality of measures adopted in […]

Hezbollah: We will not be dragged into a new Lebanon civil war

Hezbollah said today it would not be dragged into a civil war, a day after seven Shia were killed in Beirut’s bloodiest street violence in more than a decade, Reuters reports. Senior Hezbollah leader Hashem Safieldin repeated Hezbollah’s accusation that the Christian Lebanese Forces party, a group that had a powerful militia in the 1975-90 civil war, had […]

‘Really embarrassing’: GOP erupts into swing state civil war

In recent days, Republicans tied to a pre-existing leadership group in Las Vegas’ Clark County filed a lawsuit seeking to bar the state party from electing officers at its fall meeting on Saturday in Northern Nevada. On Thursday, a judge in Nevada denied their request, dismissing the case. And that same day, the state party […]

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Look at article 7)

5 October 2021 by Phil Stone International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Look at article 7) Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 2200A (XXI) of 16 December 1966entry into force 23 March 1976, in accordance with Article 49 Source… https://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CCPR.aspxPreambleThe States Parties to the present Covenant,Considering that, in […]

Report: NBA Plagued by ‘Vaccine Civil War’ as Unvaccinated Players Rally Behind Kyrie Irving

The NBA is hoping to vax everyone in the league, but officials are also coming to fear a coalition of unvaccinated players, including Kyrie Irving, who is refusing the vaccine, according to Rolling Stone. The left is labeling some of these players as “conspiracy theorists” for refusing to take the vaccine. According to a report […]

Megadeth Rock Band Rails Against COVID ‘Tyranny’ Calls For Mass Civil Disobedience

    Megadeth lead singer and guitarist Dave Mustaine called out the widespread COVID “tyranny” during a concert last week and called for mass civil disobedience. “Is there anybody here besides me who’s having a great fucking time?” Mustaine asked to explosive cheers on Wednesday at a New Jersey show. “But I just wanna tell […]

Farmers And Civil Society Reject Corporate UN Food Systems Summit

The World Economic Forum and Gates Foundation are convening a food summit through the United Nations on September 23. Global farmer, peasant and fishing coalitions have called a boycott of the summit for its pro-corporate agenda, refusal to include the human right to food and exclusion of the intergovernmental body, the Committee on World Food […]

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