US military drops weapons in areas held by ISIL in Iraq

(PressTV) Volunteer forces fighting against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists say US military aircrafts have dropped weapons in areas held by the terrorist group in Iraq. American helicopters dropped boxes of weapons in Yathrib and Balad districts in Iraq’s Salahuddin Province, according to the fighters. The report comes as the Iraqi army and volunteer fighters appear... Continue Reading →

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Industrial band Skinny Puppy demand $666,000 after music is used in Guantánamo torture

(http://www.theguardian.com/) A Canadian electro-industrial band is asking for thousands of dollars in royalties after learning that the US military used their music to torture prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Skinny Puppy claim they filed a $666,000 (£368,000) bill with America'd defence department. "We sent them an invoice for our musical services considering they had gone ahead... Continue Reading →

At the coal face: Mineral processing factory in Bangladesh where the women do all the hard work

(http://www.dailymail.co.uk/) A photo essay of the tremendous oppression of women in Bangladesh, where capitalism intersects with patriarchy: Dusty days work: The women at the coal processing plant in Munshiganj, Bangladesh, sort through the waste coal using a giant sieve : Still smiling: Despite working long hours doing back breaking work, this coal worker happily offers... Continue Reading →

Police attack students at UNAM

(RevolutionNews on facebook) Mexico: University of Mexico site of the shooting earlier this evening of two students and a dog. Riot Police entered UNAM earlier tonight, students have since secured some entrances around the university center and set up barricades to keep cops out. Supposedly the car of one of the officers involved in the... Continue Reading →

Iguala’s Martyrs are Immortal

Iguala’s Martyrs are Immortal (llco.org) Recently, following violence where six students were killed and 43 went missing in Guerrero, Mexico, burned remains were found in a mass grave in Iguala, about 200 km south of Mexico’s capital. The bodies in the grave reportedly match video images of students who were taken away by police. Several... Continue Reading →

UN warns Israel against relocating Bedouins

[Same old story. More Israeli genocide of Palestine, paid for by the USA -- NP] UN warns Israel against relocating Bedouins (AlJeezera) The United Nations relief and works agency for Palestine has urged the international community to block Israeli plans to relocate thousands of Palestinian Bedouin from the central West Bank, in fear the move... Continue Reading →

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