Rwanda’s economic and social accomplishments—while impressive—mask the underbelly of one of the world’s cruelest states. But Western powers remain silent on human-rights abuses as they reap profits.
The kidnapping of Alex Saab is a dramatic and far-reaching effort to enforce the illegal U.S.-decreed policy of economic sanctions. The United States is attempting to impose its will on a country by deliberately attacking the civilian population. Illegal sanctions are a conscious policy of imposing economic havoc to “make the economy scream.”
Imperial powers are intensifying their use of military “proxies” within Africa against other parts of Africa, not to defend the interests of Africa but to further the interests of capitalist-imperialism.
Phoenix Express 2021, the AFRICOM-sponsored military exercise involving 13 countries in the Mediterranean Sea region, concluded in May. While its stated aim was to combat “irregular migration” and trafficking, the U.S. record in the region indicates more nefarious interests.
A solidarity activist explains the case of Venezuelan ambassador Alex Saab and the dangerous legal precedents being set.
African Liberation Day (ALD), celebrated on May 25, has its origins in the long struggle of African people to liberate themselves from European domination and white supremacy.