Author: Stephen Lendman

Visitors look at images of torture and death reportedly carried out by Syrian government forces, on display in the halls of UN headquarters in New York on 12 March, 2015 (AA)

US House Members Up the Stakes in Syria

On November 15, House members unanimously approved legislation for new sanctions on Syria and its supporters, pointing fingers at Russia, Iran and Hezbollah – illegal if imposed without Security Council authorization. HR 5732, The Ceasar Syria Civilian Protection Act, requires reports on human rights violators (excluding war crimes by America, its rogue allies and terrorist foot soldiers called moderates), “abuse […]

Aerial image of MSF’s hospital in Kunduz, northern Afghanistan

NYT Justifies US Afghan Hospital Bombing

“We tried to take a look into one of the burning buildings,” said the nurse. “I cannot describe what was inside. There are no words for how terrible it was. In the Intensive Care Unit, six patients were burning in their beds.”

“We looked for some staff that were supposed to be in the operating theater. It was awful. A patient there on the operating table, dead, in the middle of the destruction. We couldn’t find our staff.”

Genocide in Yemen

Genocide in Yemen

Britain is complicit with Obama’s war – selling Saudi Arabia deadly weapons like Washington. Days earlier, Oxfam CEO Mark Goldring said Yemen “descended into a humanitarian disaster putting its people at risk of famine, and the UK is materially involved through its export of arms and military support to the bombing campaign.”