The following is an unedited facebook post by a Korean activist fighting planned THAAD deployment on Jeju. Okinawan activists will note how similar the behavior of the riot police is to that of Japanese riot police sent to Takae and Henoko to suppress anti helipad and anti base protests. Original post is here: Fwd: [April 20] The summary of the day.. video by … [Read more...] about Activism Asia: No Naval Base on Jeju!
This is the first article in Activism Asia: Stop THAAD No to Missile Defense On July 7, 2016, the U.S. and South Korean governments announced a joint decision to deploy the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system in South Korea. The two governments assert, without serious evidence and contrary to expert … [Read more...] about Activism Asia: Stop THAAD
Several rights groups responded Friday, calling on Trump to repeal the ban, which applies to migrants from Syria and 5 other countries in Africa and the Middle East. “Trump was using very strong words last night to describe the cruelty and the horrors that children and civilians in general are enduring (in Syria),” Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno, co-director of the US Program … [Read more...] about News and Views from the Global South
沖縄県名護市辺野古の新基地建設に反対する市民らが２２日午前、米軍キャンプ・シュワブのゲート前で座り込み、抗議行動している。市民らは交代でマイクを握り、「沖縄防衛局の工事は法に反している」「工事はまだ止められる」など建設阻止に向け気勢を上げた。一方、海上は波が高く、午前中は作業の様子は確認できなかった。 新基地建設反対を訴えキャンプ・シュワブゲート前で座り込む市民ら＝２２日午前、名護市辺野古 この日は本島北部や南部、那覇市を中心に午前８時前から集まり始め、１１時には２５０人を超える市民が座り込んだ。 兵庫県の民族歌舞団「花こま」が、同盟関係を強める日米両政府と基地に反対する沖縄を描いた寸劇を披露。トランプ米大統領と安倍晋三首相らをお面を使って演じ、拍手が起きた。 from Okinawa … [Read more...] about 「工事まだ止められる」 辺野古で250人座り込み 作業確認されず
An Israeli Military Court handed down an 18-month sentence to Israeli soldier Elor Azaria for the murder of Palestinian, Fatah Al-Sharif. Al-Sharif was lying on the ground at the time of the fatal shooting. Azaria, the soldier was convicted in early January of manslaughter for shooting Fatah Al- Sharif and for inappropriate conduct. We reported his conviction in Real News … [Read more...] about Sentencing of Israeli Soldier for Killing of Palestinian Exposes Contradictions of Occupation