Daily Archives: 2019-09-11

2019-09-11: News Headlines

WSWS (2019-09-11). Paris Stalingrad: The plight of refugees in the French capital, once "one of the best cities" wsws.org It already seems possible to assert that the most interesting and serious films at this year's event concern immigrants and refugees and conditions in the Middle East and North Africa.

teleSUR (2019-09-11). Egypt Court Sentences Top Muslim Brotherhood Leaders to Life. telesurenglish.net An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced top Muslim Brotherhood leaders to life after a five-year trial. | RELATED: | Muslim Brotherhood Mourns Morsi's Death in Turkey | The leaders were also top officials of late President Mohamed Morsi whose rule ended when he was ousted from power by a military coup in 2013. | According to Judge Mohamed Sherin Fahmy, 11 officia…

Rachel Cunliffe (2019-09-11). Knowledge in the Blood: Stories About 9-11. counterpunch.org A Saudi Arabian exchange student starting 12thgrade in an American high school this fall is bullied because his name is Osama. "Something about 11thof September?" I learn. Jonathan Jansen called it "knowledge in the blood" when he wrote of the vindictiveness and hostility of Afrikaaner youth born after the end of apartheid as they entered More

Tyler Durden (2019-09-11). Trump Slams "Mr. Tough Guy" Bolton for Making "Some Very Big Mistakes" theantimedia.com Trump slammed Bolton's "Libyan model" remark in regards to North Korea as "not a good statement to make."

teleSUR (2019-09-11). . telesurenglish.net The body of Zimbabwe's founder and former President Robert Mugabe has arrived in the African nation after his passing at a Chinese hospital earlier this month. | RELATED: | Zimbabwe's Former President Robert Mugabe is Dead at 95 | According to reports, Mugabe's body was transported to the country's main airport on Wednesday, but his final resting place remained a source of mystery amid a dispute between some family members and the government. | Mugabe, one of the last "Big Men" of Afr…

WSWS (2019-09-11). France and Germany escalate occupation of Mali and the Sahel. wsws.org France and Germany's neo-colonial occupation of the country is part of a renewed scramble for West Africa.

teleSUR (2019-09-11). Hundreds of Nigerians Leave South Africa After Xenophobic Attacks. telesurenglish.net Nigeria started Wednesday the repatriation of more than 600 of its citizens from South Africa after waves of violent xenophobic attacks broke out in the country at the beginning of September. | RELATED: | South African President Vows to Quell Attacks on Foreigners | A private Nigerian air-company offered to transport people back to the Nigerian city of…

Kate Zeller (2019-09-11). Pope Francis: Mauritius Reject "Idolatrous Economic Model" indybay.org Reject your "idolatrous economic model," were the words Pope Francis addressed Mauritius' political leaders with on Monday.

United Nations (2019-09-11). Wednesday's Daily Brief: 'Appalling' conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia. un.org A recap of Wednesday's top stories: 'Inhumane conditions' in Syria's Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in South Sudan; Arab League petitioned to support Palestine refugees; and mining in Mongolia should boost development.

Garikai Chengu (2019-09-10). Gaddafi vs the West: Two Revolutions on the Wrong Side of History. counterpunch.org Sunday marked half a century since Muammar Gaddafi's Libyan revolution, which led to the overthrow of the American-backed King Irdis. In Libya's 1969 revolution, Muammar Gaddafi inherited one of the poorest nations in Africa; however, by the time he was assassinated, Gaddafi's socialism had turned Libya into Africa's wealthiest nation. Libya had the highest GDP More

Kenneth Good (2019-09-10). The Brutality of Robert Mugabe and Zanu-Pf In Zimbabwe. counterpunch.org The independence elections, 27-29 March 1980, saw two main parties competing: ZANU-PF won 57 of the then 80 common roll seats, and 63% of the popular vote; and PF-ZAPU led by Joshua Nkomo gained 20 seats and 24% of the vote. It was clear that ZANU-PF controlled the ZANLA guerrillas whose 'presence was felt in over two-thirds of the country', mostly in the Shona-speaking regions, and there was no doubt that 'peace meant a ZANU-PF victory.' Turnout was a huge 91% of eligible voters. But participation fell to 54% in 1990, ZANU-PF having engulfed ZAPU after December 1987, and fell further to 31% in 1996. A deep and r…

Monica Moorehead (2019-09-10). How should Robert Mugabe be remembered? workers.org Robert Mugabe mural, Harare, Zimbabwe. When Robert Mugabe, the first democratically elected president of Zimbabwe (formerly white supremacist-governed Rhodesia), died on Sept. 6 at the age of 95, every pro-imperialist, bourgeois media united in demonizing him as a "tyrant" and "dictator" in the most vile manner. Mugabe has even been . . . | Continue reading How should Robert Mugabe be remembered? at Workers.org

United Nations (2019-09-10). 'All efforts must be made' to ensure peaceful elections for Guinea-Bissau, Security Council hears. un.org Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau's new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, the assistant chief for UN peacekeeping operations in Africa told the Security Council on Tuesday, briefing members on the state of the nation, and the UN peacebuilding office there (UNIOGBIS).

teleSUR (2019-09-10). Moroccan Journalist Faces 2yrs of Jailtime on Abortion Charges. telesurenglish.net A Moroccan journalist, Hajar Raissouni, who works for the daily Akhbar Al-Yaoum, went on trial Monday, accused by the government of voluntary abortion and pre-marital sexual relationships, acts considered felonies in Morocco which could lead to at least two years in prison. | RELATED: | Salvadoran Woman Acquitted in Retrial for Stillbirth | The journalist was arrested on Aug. 31 after been accused of "late voluntary abortion," something her lawyer denied arguing her client was undergoing…

United Nations (2019-09-10). Tuesday's Daily Brief: Afghanistan 'direct talks' needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update. un.org A recap of Monday's top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua's rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show solidarity with the Bahamas.

Tracy Keeling (2019-09-10). What a pro-trophy hunting open letter failed to mention about its 'conservationist' backers. thecanary.co An open letter recently appeared in the journal Science. As the Independent reported at the time, in it "133 conservationists and commun…

United Nations (2019-09-10). More funds needed to counter 'persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems' in Ethiopia. un.org Ethiopia is beset by "persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems", the United Nations relief chief said on Tuesday, calling for more international funding as well as support for the Government-led response to the country's displacement crisis.

Staff (2019-09-10). An Invisible Crisis: Thousands of African Migrants Are Stranded in Mexico Hoping to Head North. democracynow.org Hundreds of African migrants in Mexico are protesting the country's refusal to grant them transit visas to travel to the United States or Canada, where they want to apply for asylum. For months, thousands of African migrants have been forced by the Mexican government to stay in the southern state of Chiapas, on the Guatemalan border. Many of them have been sleeping in tent cities, cooking on the streets and bathing their children in buckets, without the promise of shelter, food or work permits. The long waits for African migrants began in June, when it was reported that Mexican immigration authorities were ignori…

Binoy Kampmark (2019-09-07). Robert Mugabe's Legacy: Revolution, Amity and Decline. dissidentvoice.org Robert Mugabe is the sort of figure that always caused discomfort. He was a permanent revolutionary, becoming, in time, the despotic ruler who frittered away revolutionary gain. He played multiple roles in international political consciousness. As Zimbabwe's strongman, he was demonised and lionised in equal measure for a good deal of his time in power. …

United Nations (2019-09-06). Friday's Daily Brief: Desertification summit, Dorian death toll rising, UN project eases Mali tensions, Yemen funding crisis, hope for Cameroon. un.org A recap of Friday's main stories: Desertification solutions can ease other world woes; Dorian death toll expected to rise; UN moves to ease communal tensions in Mali; Yemen funding crisis threatens reproductive health nationwide; special report on countering terror in Cameroon.

Staff (2019-09-06). Headlines for September 6, 2019. democracynow.org Hurricane Dorian Death Toll in Bahamas Rises to 30, Likely Far Higher, Trump Personally Altered Map to Promote False Hurricane Threat to Alabama, Brazilian Archbishops Denounce Amazon Fires, Brazil's President Taunts U.N. Human Rights Chief over Her Family's Torture by Pinochet, Taliban Suicide Blast Kills 12 in Afghan Capital, Including Two NATO Soldiers, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwean Liberation Fighter Turned Dictator, Dies at 95, Mike Pence Stayed in Trump Golf Resort 180+ Miles from Talks with Irish Leaders, Brother of British PM Boris Johnson Quits Parliament over Brexit, Federal Judge Rules Federal Terrorism Wa…

United Nations (2019-09-06). Growing a future free of terrorism: UN News special report from Cameroon. un.org When terrorists attacked and ransacked 30-year old Mamma Hamidou's village in the Far North region of Cameroon four years ago, she faced an impossible choice. Hand over her young daughter or risk that her husband be executed on the spot.

Staff (2019-09-06). Robert Mugabe, Ousted Zimbabwean President & Liberation Leader, Dies at 95. democracynow.org Zimbabwe's first post-independence leader, Robert Mugabe, has died at the age of 95. In 1963, he helped found the Zimbabwe African National Union in an effort to liberate the country from decades of white-minority rule. He was jailed from 1963 to 1974. Once freed, Mugabe became a leader of the liberation movement which successfully led to the formation of an independent Zimbabwe in 1979. He became Zimbabwe's first prime minister in 1980, but he would continue ruling the country for the next 37 years. While Mugabe has been hailed as one of the most significant anti-colonial leaders of the 20th century, he was wide…

Staff (2019-09-04). Nigerian Journalist & Activist Omoyele Sowore Remains Jailed for Calling for Peaceful Protests. democracynow.org Journalist and pro-democracy activist Omoyele Sowore is entering his second month in jail for calling for peaceful nationwide protests against the government. Sowore called his movement "Revolution Now" and mobilized activists to take to the streets August 5. But just two days before the protests were set to begin, Sowore was arrested by the state and accused of attempting to take over the government. He's been imprisoned for more than a month now as human rights groups continue to call for his immediate release. We speak with his wife Opeyemi Sowore and Nani Jansen Reventlow, one of the attorneys representing Om…

Joe Tache (2019-08-30). Study, fast, train, fight: The roots of Black August. liberationnews.org This article originally appeared on Liberation School Exactly 400 years ago, in August 1619, enslaved Africans touched foot in the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States for the first time. The centuries since have seen the development of a racial system more violent, extractive, and deeply entrenched than any other …

PACBI (2019-08-28). Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid. bdsmovement.net Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid: UpdateFilmmakers denounce "Close up," a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. | Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 | B…

PACBI (2019-08-26). Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project. bdsmovement.net Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project: In the NewsLeonidas Kioussis
| Catherine COLOMB-NANCY
| (EuropeAid Co-Operation Office of the European Commission)
| Rosamaria Gili
| (European Commission Delegation in Morocco) Cultural BoycottFebruary 16, 2006 | By: | | Israeli filmmakers, producers, scholars and artists

2019-09-11: Social Media Postees

Paris Stalingrad: The plight of refugees in the French capital, once "one of the best cities"
wsws.org | 2019-09-11
It already seems possible to assert that the most interesting and serious films at this year's event concern immigrants and refugees and conditions in the Middle East and North Africa.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/09/11/tff1-s11.html

Egypt Court Sentences Top Muslim Brotherhood Leaders to Life
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced top Muslim Brotherhood leaders to life after a five-year trial. | RELATED: | Muslim Brotherhood Mourns Morsi's Death in Turkey | The leaders were also top officials of late President Mohamed Morsi whose rule ended when he was ousted from power by a military coup in 2013. | According to Judge Mohamed Sherin Fahmy, 11 officia…
telesurenglish.net/news/Egypt-Court-Sentences-Top-Muslim-Brotherhood-Leaders-to-Life-20190911-0008.html

Knowledge in the Blood: Stories About 9-11
Rachel Cunliffe | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-11
A Saudi Arabian exchange student starting 12thgrade in an American high school this fall is bullied because his name is Osama. "Something about 11thof September?" I learn. Jonathan Jansen called it "knowledge in the blood" when he wrote of the vindictiveness and hostility of Afrikaaner youth born after the end of apartheid as they entered…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/11/knowledge-in-the-blood-stories-about-9-11/

Trump Slams "Mr. Tough Guy" Bolton for Making "Some Very Big Mistakes"
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-09-11
Trump slammed Bolton's "Libyan model" remark in regards to North Korea as "not a good statement to make."

Trump Slams "Mr. Tough Guy" Bolton for Making "Some Very Big Mistakes"


telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
The body of Zimbabwe's founder and former President Robert Mugabe has arrived in the African nation after his passing at a Chinese hospital earlier this month. | RELATED: | Zimbabwe's Former President Robert Mugabe is Dead at 95 | According to reports, Mugabe's body was transported to the country's main airport on Wednesday, but his final resting place remained a source of mystery amid a dispute between some family members and the government. | Mugabe, one of the last "Big Men" of Afr…
telesurenglish.net/news/Body-of-Former-Zimbabwe-President-Arrives-for-Burial-Ceremony-20190911-0010.html


telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
The body of Zimbabwe's founder and former President Robert Mugabe has arrived in the African nation after his passing at a Chinese hospital earlier this month. | RELATED: | Zimbabwe's Former President Robert Mugabe is Dead at 95 | According to reports, Mugabe's body was transported to the country's main airport on Wednesday, but his final resting place remained a source of mystery amid a dispute between some family members and the government. | Mugabe, one of the last "Big Men" of Afr…
telesurenglish.net/news/Body-of-Former-Zimbabwe-President-Arrives-for-Burial-Ceremony-20190911-0010.html

Hundreds of Nigerians Leave South Africa After Xenophobic Attacks
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Nigeria started Wednesday the repatriation of more than 600 of its citizens from South Africa after waves of violent xenophobic attacks broke out in the country at the beginning of September. | RELATED: | South African President Vows to Quell Attacks on Foreigners | A private Nigerian air-company offered to transport people back to the Nigerian city of…
telesurenglish.net/news/Hundreds-of-Nigerians-Leave-South-Africa-After-Xenophobic-Attacks—20190911-0032.html

France and Germany escalate occupation of Mali and the Sahel
wsws.org | 2019-09-11
France and Germany's neo-colonial occupation of the country is part of a renewed scramble for West Africa.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/09/11/mali-s11.html

Hundreds of Nigerians Leave South Africa After Xenophobic Attacks
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-11
Nigeria started Wednesday the repatriation of more than 600 of its citizens from South Africa after waves of violent xenophobic attacks broke out in the country at the beginning of September. | RELATED: | South African President Vows to Quell Attacks on Foreigners | A private Nigerian air-company offered to transport people back to the Nigerian city of…
telesurenglish.net/news/Hundreds-of-Nigerians-Leave-South-Africa-After-Xenophobic-Attacks—20190911-0032.html

Pope Francis: Mauritius Reject "Idolatrous Economic Model"
Kate Zeller | indybay.org | 2019-09-11
Reject your "idolatrous economic model," were the words Pope Francis addressed Mauritius' political leaders with on Monday.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/09/10/18826143.php

Wednesday's Daily Brief: 'Appalling' conditions in Syria camp, precarious SDG progress, South Sudan, Palestine refugees and mining in Mongolia
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-11
A recap of Wednesday's top stories: 'Inhumane conditions' in Syria's Al Hol camp worsening; SDG progress risks going backward; food insecurity in South Sudan; Arab League petitioned to support Palestine refugees; and mining in Mongolia should boost development.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/09/1046152

'All efforts must be made' to ensure peaceful elections for Guinea-Bissau, Security Council hears
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-10
Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau's new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, the assistant chief for UN peacekeeping operations in Africa told the Security Council on Tuesday, briefing members on the state of the nation, and the UN peacebuilding office there (UNIOGBIS).
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/09/1046092

Moroccan Journalist Faces 2yrs of Jailtime on Abortion Charges
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-10
A Moroccan journalist, Hajar Raissouni, who works for the daily Akhbar Al-Yaoum, went on trial Monday, accused by the government of voluntary abortion and pre-marital sexual relationships, acts considered felonies in Morocco which could lead to at least two years in prison. | RELATED: | Salvadoran Woman Acquitted in Retrial for Stillbirth | The journalist was arrested on Aug. 31 after been accused of "late voluntary abortion," something her lawyer denied arguing her client was undergoing…
telesurenglish.net/news/Moroccan-Journalist-Faces-2yrs-of-Jailtime-on-Abortion-Charges-20190910-0032.html

Gaddafi vs the West: Two Revolutions on the Wrong Side of History
Garikai Chengu | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-10
Sunday marked half a century since Muammar Gaddafi's Libyan revolution, which led to the overthrow of the American-backed King Irdis. In Libya's 1969 revolution, Muammar Gaddafi inherited one of the poorest nations in Africa; however, by the time he was assassinated, Gaddafi's socialism had turned Libya into Africa's wealthiest nation. Libya had the highest GDP…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/10/gaddafi-vs-the-west-two-revolutions-on-the-wrong-side-of-history/

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Afghanistan 'direct talks' needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-10
A recap of Monday's top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua's rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show solidarity with the Bahamas.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/09/1046082

The Brutality of Robert Mugabe and Zanu-Pf In Zimbabwe
Kenneth Good | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-10
The independence elections, 27-29 March 1980, saw two main parties competing: ZANU-PF won 57 of the then 80 common roll seats, and 63% of the popular vote; and PF-ZAPU led by Joshua Nkomo gained 20 seats and 24% of the vote. It was clear that ZANU-PF controlled the ZANLA guerrillas whose 'presence was felt in over two-thirds of the country', mostly in the Shona-speaking regions, and there was no doubt that 'peace meant a ZANU-PF victory.' Turnout was a huge 91% of eligible voters. But participation fell to 54% in 1990, ZANU-PF having engulfed ZAPU after December 1987, and fell further to 31% in 1996. A deep and r…
counterpunch.org/2019/09/10/the-brutality-of-robert-mugabe-and-zanu-pf-in-zimbabwe/

How should Robert Mugabe be remembered?
Monica Moorehead | workers.org | 2019-09-10
Robert Mugabe mural, Harare, Zimbabwe. When Robert Mugabe, the first democratically elected president of Zimbabwe (formerly white supremacist-governed Rhodesia), died on Sept. 6 at the age of 95, every pro-imperialist, bourgeois media united in demonizing him as a "tyrant" and "dictator" in the most vile manner. Mugabe has even been . . . | Continue reading How should Robert Mugabe be remembered? at Workers.org…
workers.org/2019/09/09/how-should-robert-mugabe-be-remembered/

Climate crisis cries out for social change
Joshua Hanks | workers.org | 2019-09-10
The climate crisis has surged to the forefront of many discussions recently, from mainstream news networks to everyday conversations between individuals concerned about the alarming state of the climate and environment. Massive wildfires are raging in Africa and the Amazon. The latter were likely started by wealthy landowners, backed by . . . | Continue reading Climate crisis cries out for social change at Workers.org…
workers.org/2019/09/10/climate-crisis-cries-out-for-social-change/

More funds needed to counter 'persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems' in Ethiopia
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-10
Ethiopia is beset by "persistent and multi-faceted humanitarian problems", the United Nations relief chief said on Tuesday, calling for more international funding as well as support for the Government-led response to the country's displacement crisis.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/09/1046052

An Invisible Crisis: Thousands of African Migrants Are Stranded in Mexico Hoping to Head North
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-09-10
Hundreds of African migrants in Mexico are protesting the country's refusal to grant them transit visas to travel to the United States or Canada, where they want to apply for asylum. For months, thousands of African migrants have been forced by the Mexican government to stay in the southern state of Chiapas, on the Guatemalan border. Many of them have been sleeping in tent cities, cooking on the streets and bathing their children in buckets, without the promise of shelter, food or work permits. The long waits for African migrants began in June, when it was reported that Mexican immigration authorities were ignori…
www.democracynow.org/2019/9/10/african_migrants_mexico_transit_policy

Robert Mugabe's Legacy: Revolution, Amity and Decline
Binoy Kampmark | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-07
Robert Mugabe is the sort of figure that always caused discomfort. He was a permanent revolutionary, becoming, in time, the despotic ruler who frittered away revolutionary gain. He played multiple roles in international political consciousness. As Zimbabwe's strongman, he was demonised and lionised in equal measure for a good deal of his time in power. …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/09/robert-mugabes-legacy-revolution-amity-and-decline/

Friday's Daily Brief: Desertification summit, Dorian death toll rising, UN project eases Mali tensions, Yemen funding crisis, hope for Cameroon
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-06
A recap of Friday's main stories: Desertification solutions can ease other world woes; Dorian death toll expected to rise; UN moves to ease communal tensions in Mali; Yemen funding crisis threatens reproductive health nationwide; special report on countering terror in Cameroon.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/09/1045812

Growing a future free of terrorism: UN News special report from Cameroon
United Nations | un.org | 2019-09-06
When terrorists attacked and ransacked 30-year old Mamma Hamidou's village in the Far North region of Cameroon four years ago, she faced an impossible choice. Hand over her young daughter or risk that her husband be executed on the spot.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/09/1045742

Robert Mugabe, Ousted Zimbabwean President & Liberation Leader, Dies at 95
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-09-06
Zimbabwe's first post-independence leader, Robert Mugabe, has died at the age of 95. In 1963, he helped found the Zimbabwe African National Union in an effort to liberate the country from decades of white-minority rule. He was jailed from 1963 to 1974. Once freed, Mugabe became a leader of the liberation movement which successfully led to the formation of an independent Zimbabwe in 1979. He became Zimbabwe's first prime minister in 1980, but he would continue ruling the country for the next 37 years. While Mugabe has been hailed as one of the most significant anti-colonial leaders of the 20th century, he was wide…
www.democracynow.org/2019/9/6/zimbabwe_robert_mugabe_horace_campbell

Nigerian Journalist & Activist Omoyele Sowore Remains Jailed for Calling for Peaceful Protests
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-09-04
Journalist and pro-democracy activist Omoyele Sowore is entering his second month in jail for calling for peaceful nationwide protests against the government. Sowore called his movement "Revolution Now" and mobilized activists to take to the streets August 5. But just two days before the protests were set to begin, Sowore was arrested by the state and accused of attempting to take over the government. He's been imprisoned for more than a month now as human rights groups continue to call for his immediate release. We speak with his wife Opeyemi Sowore and Nani Jansen Reventlow, one of the attorneys representing Om…
www.democracynow.org/2019/9/4/nigerian_journalist_activist_omoyele_sowore_jailed

Study, fast, train, fight: The roots of Black August
Joe Tache | liberationnews.org | 2019-08-30
This article originally appeared on Liberation School Exactly 400 years ago, in August 1619, enslaved Africans touched foot in the first permanent English settlement in what is now the United States for the first time. The centuries since have seen the development of a racial system more violent, extractive, and deeply entrenched than any other …
liberationnews.org/study-fast-train-fight-the-roots-of-black-august/

Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-28
Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid: UpdateFilmmakers denounce "Close up," a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. | Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 | B…
bdsmovement.net/news/pacbi-welcomes-statement-more-500-filmmakers-against-close-initiative-normalizing-israeli

Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-28
Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid: UpdateFilmmakers denounce "Close up," a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. | Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 | B…
bdsmovement.net/news/pacbi-welcomes-statement-more-500-filmmakers-against-close-initiative-normalizing-israeli

Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-26
Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project: In the NewsLeonidas Kioussis | Catherine COLOMB-NANCY | (EuropeAid Co-Operation Office of the European Commission) | Rosamaria Gili | (European Commission Delegation in Morocco) Cultural BoycottFebruary 16, 2006 | By: | | Israeli filmmakers, producers, scholars and artists …
bdsmovement.net/news/israeli-filmmakers-letter-greenhouse-project