Category Archive: Asia

How myths and stereotypes colour rape sentencing in India

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[Mao said that “Women hold up half of heaven!” Women are the world’s majority. To rape anyone is to commit a horrible crime. To commit rape or sexual assault is to rob someone… Continue reading

Onward Towards 2017! A New Year’s Message

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Onward Towards 2017! A New Year’s Message Onward Towards 2017! (December, 2016) from LLCO.org A New Year’s message from the Director-General. The past year has been the most eventful, and arguably the most… Continue reading

Water Crisis in India: The Oppressed must Unite against the Enemies of our Planet!

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[Water is key to life! Without fresh water we are doomed! Through pollution, climate change, and over-consumption, fresh water is becoming more and more scarce.  In the article below we can see how… Continue reading

Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologize for World War Two bombing

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[The hypocrisy and arrogance of the United States knows no bounds. Once again we see the leader of the only nation to use nuclear weapons on human beings lecturing others on disarmament and… Continue reading

U.S. military proposes sending 250 more special forces to Syrian Kurdistan

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[The shills for US imperialism in the so-called left are doing their job. ISIS and the YPG paving the way for US invasion of Syria. – NP] (http://ekurd.net/) WASHINGTON,— The Obama administration is… Continue reading

Ancient Syrian treasures shipped to US

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(The New Arab) Since the start of Syria’s war in 2011, $26 million worth of antiquities have been imported to the United States from the war-torn country, according to Live Science. The news website gathered… Continue reading

Alleged Islamic State militants stab to death Christian in Bangladesh’s Kurigram

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[More barbarism from the Islamic State. -NP] (http://www.janes.com/) A CHRISTIAN man – identified as 68-year-old Hussein Ali Sarkar – was stabbed to death by Islamic State militants in Bangladesh’s Kurigram district on 22… Continue reading

Turkey’s nationalist ‘Gray Wolves’ enter Syrian fray

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[Turkey, like the Gulf States and Israel, are allied with the USA against the Syria people. Fascism is on the move.. — MP] Turkey’s nationalist ‘Gray Wolves’ enter Syrian fray by Fehim Taştekin… Continue reading

Palestine’s First Western Embassy Opens in Brazil

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Palestine’s First Western Embassy Opens in Brazil (http://www.telesurtv.net/) The inauguration comes weeks after Brazil rejected Israel’s ambassador, a former leader of West Bank settlers. The Palestinian Authority inaugurated its first embassy in the… Continue reading

A Fight for Land and Livelihood

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by Ahmad Ibrahim PHOTOS: KAZI TAHSIN AGAZ APURBO (http://www.thedailystar.net/) Mondagini Bakti stands in front of me with her left hand on her hip and her right hand outstretched towards the light, her palm… Continue reading

Yemeni forces kill Blackwater commander ‘Colonel Nicholas Petros’

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AhlulBayt News Agency – The commander of the infamous US security firm, formerly known as Blackwater, in Yemen and dozens of Riyadh’s mercenaries were killed Saturday in a missile attack by Yemeni forces… Continue reading

Iran accuses Saudis of striking its Yemen embassy as tensions grow

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[Saudi Arabia is another face of Empire. This criminal act shows how Empire has no regard for international law. – NP] by Greg Botelho and Schams Elwazer, CNN (CNN) Iran’s government accused Saudi… Continue reading