Jacqueline Luqman provides her analysis of an antiwar demonstration coming up in Washington DC this Sunday. Read her piece, “Why The Rage Against The War Machine Rally Is #AntiwarSoWhite,” at Black Agenda Report.
ANTIWAR ACTIVIST FACES REPRESSION IN GERMANY
A prominent Berlin antiwar activist, Heinrich Bücker, gave a speech this June in which he criticized the German government’s support for neo-Nazi organizations in Ukraine. As a result, he is now facing charges which carry the possibility of years in prison.
POLITICAL REPRESSION IN UKRAINE
The U.S. media is full of stories about what it calls political repression in other countries, but it’s strangely silent when it comes to Ukraine.
DEFENDERS STATEMENT ON YEMEN, WITH TWO UPCOMING ACTIONS AGAINST THE SAUDI-LED WAR
A reiteration of our January 26, 2022 statement on the Saudi-led war against Yemen, with additional information on two upcoming actions in March 2022.
“WHY THE TRUTH ABOUT UKRAINE SHOULD MATTER TO FAITH COMMUNITIES,” A WEBINAR PRESENTED BY THE PLYMOUTH CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
Saturday, March 19, at 4pm, the Board of Social Action of Washington, D.C.’s Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ is holding a webinar on the Ukraine crisis featuring four speakers.
RUSSIA, UKRAINE & THE U.S. – THE BACKGROUND THEY’RE NOT TELLING YOU
In the winter of 2022, the news is dominated by growing tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Will Russia invade? How close is the region to war? How would the U.S. be involved? Editor Phil Wilayto on the background of the the crisis.
Virginia Defenders’ Statement on Yemen
On Jan. 21, the United Arab Emirates, as a part of the U.S.-backed Saudi war on Yemen, launched a military attack, targeting civilian homes, hospitals, sports facilities and a detention center, resulting in more than 300 casualties. In a deliberate attempt to prevent international media coverage of the assault, the UAE also destroyed Yemen’s Internet cables, creating a nationwide Internet blackout that has yet to end.