Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Tag: civilians

Worth dying for?

When it comes to the war in the Greater Middle East, maybe we’re the bad guys.

Court overturns murder conviction and prison sentences for Blackwater killers

“Their poor judgments resulted in the deaths of many innocent people.”

Burning Raqqa

The U.S. war against civilians in Syria.

The Bureau identifies 15 civilians killed in a single US airstrike

In both the Somali and Afghan incidents, the US at first denied that any non-combatants had been killed.

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Israel escalates Rafah bombing despite ICJ order to halt assault, ignoring international condemnation

Reports from Gaza reveal that Israel intensified its bombing of Rafah just minutes after the International Court of Justice ordered a halt to the military operations, prompting widespread international condemnation.

Democratic lawmakers oppose Netanyahu’s congressional address amid genocide allegations and ICC arrest warrants

As Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu faces potential arrest warrants and accusations of genocide, House Democrats intensify opposition to Speaker Johnson’s invitation for him to address Congress.

Climate change and overuse degrade half of Earth’s pasture lands, endangering billions’ food supply

The UNCCD’s latest report reveals the alarming degradation of global rangelands, emphasizing the urgent need for sustainable management to secure food supplies and protect pastoral communities.

UAW challenges Mercedes-Benz union vote, demands new election over alleged unfair practices

The United Auto Workers union is contesting a recent vote at Mercedes-Benz’s Alabama plant, citing numerous allegations of anti-union activities by the automaker.

U.S.-backed Rafah massacre: calls for immediate suspension of Israeli aid after 45 civilians killed

International outrage mounts as images of the Rafah bombing reveal horrific civilian casualties, prompting demands for the U.S. to cease military support for Israel.