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.
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.
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.
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.
STATEMENT BY THE VIRGINIA DEFENDERS ON THE ONGOING ATTACKS AGAINST THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE BY THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT
Yet another Palestinian town in East Jerusalem, Silwan, is under threat of ethnic cleansing through systemic dispossession by Israel.
In the largest antiwar protest this city has seen in nearly 20 years, more than 1,500 people turned out May 19 to defiantly declare, “We Stand with Palestine!”