An event held June 5 at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C., aimed to raise awareness and foster discussions around a new book, "Survivors Uncensored: 100+ Testimonies of Resilience and Humanity," co-authored by Rwandan genocide survivors Claude Gatebuke and Delphine Yandemutso.
The United States Africa Command—or AFRICOM—was founded in 2007. But it’s failed to bring peace and security. Major failures in Somalia, Libya and elsewhere have left many Africans suspecting it exists only to serve U.S. interests. African Stream reports.
Dozens of Bronx public school parents, teachers, students and community activists gathered on March 20, the 20th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, to oppose a military recruitment fair, hosted by U.S. House Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) and Adriano Espaillat, at Renaissance High School in the Bronx. The grassroots Bronx Anti-War Coalition organized the demonstration. Workers World newspaper reports.
Burkina Faso has given France one month to pull troops out. France was conducting an anti-terror operation that the people of Burkina Faso deemed a failure. African Stream reports.
Attempts by an alliance of foreign powers, domestic right-wing parties and the military junta to consolidate an authoritarian state in Sudan will be defeated by mass movements, said the Sudanese Communist Party. Pavan Kulkarni reports for Peoples Dispatch.
Shannonwatch’s objectives are to “end U.S. military use of Shannon Airport, to stop rendition flights through the airport, and to obtain accountability for both from the relevant Irish authorities and political leaders.” Vijay Prashad writes from Ireland for Globetrotter.