Posts Tagged ‘fawkes’

Why Masks Depicting England’s Guy Fawkes Were Banned in Saudi Arabia

With its highly-stylized moustache, the so-called Anonymous mask has featured in multiple protests across the globe. Described by the Fair Observer as “a staple of anti-authoritarian activist iconography,” the mask has been present at events in Moscow, London and Egypt’s Tahrir Square.  Read more Section:  News Weird Facts Read Later  Source


Apparently the British government sometimes kills off its own agents. Consider the case of Catesby, Percy and Tresham. King James I’s spymaster, Robert Cecil, blackmailed Robert Catesby into organising a plot to discredit Catholics. In 1604, Robert Catesby, an agent of the British government, was involved in the planning of the Gunpowder plot, a scheme to pretend to blow […]

US Media Claims That UK’s Fireworks For Guy Fawkes Night Were For Joe Biden

News outlets across the US have claimed that the British tradition of setting off fireworks on Guy Fawkes Night in early November was actually a celebration of Joe Biden winning the presidential election. This is the same news media that called a Biden victory and crowned him the next president of the United States of […]

Remember, Remember the 5th of November-Million Mask March On Guy Fawkes Day!

PHOTO 14:09 GMT 07.11.2020Get short URL272Subscribe NEWS All news © AFP 2020 / NIKLAS HALLE’NAn anti-capitalist demonstrator is taken away by police officers on Oxford Street during the Million Mask March, organised by the group Anonymous, in London on 5 November 2020. Coronavirus restrictions have resulted in much discontent across Europe, and Britons, who have […]

The Pentagon’s Law of War Manual: Justification for War Crimes and Mass Repression

This is the last of four articles analyzing the new US Department of Defense Law of War Manual. The first article was posted November 3. The second article was posted November 4. The third was posted November 5. Pentagon embraces “just following orders” justification for war crimes As previous segments have noted, key conceptions advanced in the Pentagon’s Law of War Manual amount to little more […]

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