Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tag: Africa

Breaking the Camouflage Wall of Silence

When AFRICOM evaluates itself, the news is grim.

OGADEN: Ethiopia’s Hidden Shame

The film records the distressing stories of three extraordinary young women, Anab, Maryama and Fatuma.

An Exceptional Nation? French Foreign Policy and the 21st Century Scramble...

There seems to be no amount of human suffering and destruction that can’t be excused when undertaken by western countries who are always deemed to have good intentions, while those opposed to them are tarred as savages at best and pure evil at worst.

Egyptian Government Arrests Three Journalists in Three Days

Earlier this month, the Committee to Protect Journalists accused the Egyptian government of holding record numbers of journalists behind bars this year. Now the CPJ is demanding Egyptian authorities immediately release three journalists who were recently arrested.

VIDEO: In Victory for Corporations, Court Rejects Rule on Labeling Goods...

One of the deadliest documented conflict in African history is the fight over precious minerals. While many activist groups want mandatory labeling of "conflict minerals," a federal appeals court ruled against it this week.

On Green Energy, Ethiopia Leaves US in the Dust

Ethiopia is doing almost no damage to the Earth by its carbon emissions—far from that of the U.S. And now the country's government wants to cut even those tiny emissions. Shame on America.

As Nigerian Massacre Evidence Grows, Questions Swirl over Collusion Between Boko...

The massacre in northern Nigeria has killed and injured hundreds, possibly thousands. Boko Haram, a military terrorist group in Africa, is responsible for this horrific attack.

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.