Posts Tagged ‘Violence’

A call to disrupt Israeli and American violence on Gaza

The Peoples’ Inquiry held on October 7, 2021 was an opportunity for the American public to hear the unfiltered accounts of Palestinians from Gaza on the massacres carried out by Israel in May 2021. It culminated in a call to action for people in the U.S. to exercise their influence to disrupt Israeli and American […]

Ali Alexander Responds to House Jan. 6 Committee Subpoena, Blames Violence on ‘Agitators’

Ali Alexander, the lead organizer of the so-called Stop the Steal movement, received a subpoena Thursday afternoon from the House select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Another two were issued to Nathan Martin, who worked with Alexander and reserved the Jan. 6 rally space, and to the Stop the […]

Art/Violence: My time with Zakaria Zubeidi in Jenin

Introduction: I could hardly breathe. When I read about the escape from prison of Zakaria Zubeidi and his friends, memories of The Freedom Theater came back to me at once.  In 2010-11, I worked in the Jenin refugee camp for a year, helping my beloved friend Juliano Mer Khamis in the theater until the day of his […]

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 […]

US Likely To Escalate Violence In Afghanistan If Taliban Unable To Secure Stability

The Afghan Taliban have announced their interim-government, formed of group loyalists, throwing away the idea of an inclusive government in Afghanistan. If the country again plummets into chaos as a result the US government may again transition to a more hands on approach. The September 11 US troop withdrawal deadline is now here, with many […]

California Gun Violence Prevention Bill Makes its Way to Assembly Floor After Being Diluted

A California gun violence bill to ban sales of guns, ghost guns, and ammunition on state-owned property is on its way to the assembly floor. But the bill underwent some modifications and will now enact the ban on only one fairground site, the Orange County Fair and Event Center, instead of statewide.   The bill was […]

Dark Shadows – Domestic Violence and the Middle Class

A young woman comes to office wearing dark goggles. As her colleagues direct enquiring glances towards her, she says that of late she hasn’t had much sleep and has developed dark circles under her eyes. But her colleagues seem to think they are bruises. In the evening , in the lift of her housing society, […]

Only Those Taking Action Against Climate Violence Are Labeled ‘Terrorist’

Above Photo: Jessica Reznicek. Des Moines Register. Floods, fires, ice caps melting, hurricanes—all attest to the violence of human-caused climate disruption. It’s undeniable and undeniably fatal, and the only question for historians will be not what mysterious “factors” prevented humans from responding, but which political structures prevented the humans that wanted to respond meaningfully from doing […]

Sex and Violence in the South Korean Army

During a meeting with the country’s top military leaders on August 4, 2021, South Korean President Moon Jae-in stated that the Republic of Korea’s armed forces must work to regain the people’s trust. The armed forces have been undermined by several recent incidents, most notably a high-profile sex scandal. Recall that it all began on May […]

Study Reveals Extensive Hyper-Violence in Japan’s Ancient Yayoi Period

A new archaeological study in Japan, published in the August issue of Journal of Archaeological Science , has produced evidence supporting the idea that population growth can lead to an increase in warfare and other forms of violence. Academics who study the history of human warfare have identified population pressures as one root cause of […]

Royal Society of Literature ignores Anne Applebaum’s support for violence against Palestinian journalists

The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) recently presented the award-winning historian and journalist, Anne Applebaum, with a fellowship.  This prestigious accolade places her among the most honored figures in history for their outstanding contribution to literature. But does Applebaum deserve to be a member of this pantheon?   Applebaum has worked for major news outlets, is […]

Feds declare anti-vaxxers are “terrorists,” unveil 90-day plan to wage false flag violence and blame it on “anti-lockdown extremists”

Just as we repeatedly warned would happen, the corrupt, criminally-run federal government has just declared war against the American people. In a widely-circulated Homeland Security warning, the federal government declared that anyone who opposes vaccines, masks, social distancing, or lockdowns poses a “potential terror threat” to society at large. Dubbed a “National Terrorism Alert” by CIA-run […]

It Is Politically Correct to Support Black on White Violence

The clip starts out with the jewess who runs youtube talking about how much the platform supports Black people, who have been perpetual victims of White violence, which is an absolute lie when you really know the stats. Link Share now! Source

Hindu Nationalists Hold Rally in India Advocating for Anti-Christian Violence

Christian Leaders Fear Rally Will Trigger New Wave of Persecution 08/05/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Hindu nationalist leaders in India held an anti-Christian rally in the Bastar District of Chhattisgarh state. At this rally, leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) perpetuated false narratives against Christians […]

Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon

An officer died after being stabbed Tuesday during a burst of violence at a transit station outside the Pentagon, law enforcement officials said. A suspect in the incident was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene, officials said. The Pentagon, the headquarters of the U.S. military, was temporarily placed on lockdown after gunshots […]

Barbarians versus Romans: Violence and Urban Life in Late Antiquity

The image of the savage, violent barbarian is well-entrenched in Western culture and has been a part of our literary, popular culture and even our language for centuries. Most people would not question the association between “barbarian” peoples and violence, but why do we assume that the “uncivilized” or the “savages” are inherently violent? Where […]

Israel Attacks Al-Aqsa Mosque Worshippers, Attempting To Provoke Violence With Gaza

This Last Sunday Israeli Occupation forces violently stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, assaulting worshippers and risking an escalation with the Gaza Strip, similar to what happened back in May. Heavily armed Israeli occupation police forces, making way for illegal settler extremists to storm the site, violently removed Palestinian worshippers from the al-Aqsa mosque compound. The […]

Feminists Are Resisting Colonization By Fighting Sexual Violence

Above Photo: Mustafa Hassona / Anadolu Agency Via Getty Images. Earlier this summer, several news outlets reported that the Palestinian American Community Center (PACC) in New Jersey, where Palestinian Americans gather for community organizing, civic engagement and humanitarian relief efforts was “bombarded with threats for 7 hours.” Yet perhaps due to the patriarchal culture underlying […]

Violence And Destruction In South Africa Caused By Infighting Among Black Communists

While the mainstream media in South Africa is bending over backward to somehow blame Whites yet again for the widespread arson and looting that has engulfed the nation, the reliable website Africancrisis has provided a simple, concise explanation of what’s really behind the violence: This is a note for folks not familiar with South African […]

Crisis of Violence as Police Departments Massively Defunded

Privacy PolicyFeedback Thursday, Jul 15th 2021 6PM 83°F 9PM 82°F 5-Day ForecastADVERTISEMENT ‘We have a crisis of violence’: Oakland Police chief says city is in a ‘safety emergency’ and saw ’12 hours of nonstop chaos’ when there were seven shootings in one night after department budget is cut Chief LeRonne Armstrong has called on officials to ‘put public safety first’ […]

Report Calls For Reparations For Victims Of Racist Police Violence

Above Photo: Kerem Yucel / AFP Via Getty Images. On June 28, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet released a stunning 23-page report accompanied by a 95-page conference room paper for the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) documenting systemic racism and human rights violations by police forces against Africans and people of African descent throughout the […]

Record Weekend Violence in USA Again Exposes High Risks of Gun Culture

The weekend of 4 July was supposed to be a celebratory time in the USA as celebrations of freedom day were being held all over the country and fireworks celebrations were being organized. But this turned out to be actually a nightmarish time for a very large number of people as random shooting incidents and […]

Trump on Crime Wave: ‘Bloodshed and Violence Reaching Epidemic Proportions’

Speaking to a crowd of thousands on the final day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), former President Donald Trump called attention to the crime wave plaguing Democrat-run cities. “The bloodshed and violence in these cities is reaching epidemic proportions,” he said on Sunday, noting big percentage boosts in crime in cities like Los […]

Screen Shots: State violence on camera in Israel and Palestine

The following is excerpted from Screen Shots: State Violence on Camera in Israel and Palestine by Rebecca L. Stein, published by Stanford University Press, ©2021 by the Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All Rights Reserved.  On 24 March 2016, a Palestinian was lethally shot by an Israeli soldier in downtown Hebron, in the occupied […]

The violence against Palestinians in Gaza doesn’t stop when the bombs stop falling

Adalah Justice Project’s Sumaya Awad talks with Jehad Abusalim about Gaza, the Palestinian Authority, and the US movement for Palestine in the wake of the latest Israeli aggression on Gaza. Jehad is a PhD candidate at the History and Hebrew and Judaic Studies joint program at New York University where he studies Arab intellectual writings on […]

Israel’s Siege and Violence are Damaging Palestinian Children’s Minds

By Anjuman Rahman Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip are being psychologically tortured. Growing up with periods of prolonged fear and abuse has devastating physical and mental consequences, and young people are suffering as a result. Israel’s latest military offensive against the Palestinians in Gaza inflicted lasting trauma on children, with noticeable behavioural changes due […]

Hillary Clinton Campaign Official and Founder of Org to End Sexual Violence Against Children Is Arrested on Child Rape Charges – Sentenced to 13 Yrs in Prison

Joel Davis was a Hillary Clinton Campaign officials and founder of the organization “Youth to end Sexual Violence.” Joel was arrested in 2018 after engaging in sex with a child. Davis also had over 3,700 images and more than 330 videos of child pornography, including numerous images of prepubescent minors who had not attained 12 years of […]

Recognizing and resisting slow violence in Palestine

As Palestine slowly recedes into the background again, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about slow, obscured, daily violence and the ways that Israel’s military assaults on Gaza breed more death and injury long after the bombs stop falling.   There are moments that Israel commits extraordinary, exceptional violence against the Palestinian people like the assault […]

“Defund The Police” Movement ‘Coincided’ With Biggest Surge In US Violence Since The ’60s, FBI Data Confirms

Based on preliminary FBI data, America experienced one of its most murderous years in decades. Of course, let’s not forget this all happened during a socio-economic collapse thanks to the virus pandemic and resulting public officials who closed the economy, leaving tens of millions of people struggling to put food on the table. At the […]

French General Investigated For Inciting Hate And Violence After Asking ‘Who Controls The Media?’ On Live T.V.

Dominique Delawarde, a retired French army general, is facing possible criminal charges following a June 18th appearance on Morandini Live — a popular French TV CNews show — in which he visibly shocked the Jewish interviewer by asking, “Who controls the media?” Here is a transcript of the exchange — you can watch the video […]

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