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'Keeping our communities safe and reassured' whilst Yemenis and Pakistanis live in fear

In a sane, humane world, the headline would be 19 arrests for executing civilians without trial.

But Pupul Chatterjee (@pupulchatterjee) shares the news… 143 more words

Drone Strikes

Today's Civilian Victims in Yemen Will be Ignored Because U.S. and its Allies Are Responsible - Glenn Greenwald

In Fayoush, Yemen this morning, just outside of Aden, “a massive airstrike” hit a marketplace and killed at least 45 civilians, wounding another 50. Officials told the AP that “bodies were strewn about following the strike.” The bombing was carried out by what is typically referred to as a “Saudi-led coalition”; it is rarely mentioned in Western media reports that the U.S. 212 more words

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The worst headline you'll read this week

I genuinely could not believe my eyes when I saw this headline on Facebook.

Paul D. Shinkman, a national security correspondent for US News & World Report… 572 more words

Politics

Japan Remembers Another Day of Mass Murder

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Okinawans were ordered to commit suicide (or murdered, if refused)

The order issued by the “supreme command of the Army and the Navy,” Emperor Hirohito, who was legally supreme commander of the Imperial General Headquarters, where the military decisions were made, also stipulated that those who did not commit suicide should be executed. 405 more words

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