2022-11-19: News Headlines

Rqorinoco (2022-11-19). Venezuela Asks UN to Incorporate Impact of Sanctions in Its Agenda. orinocotribune.com On Friday, November 18, the vice president of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, requested the new high commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations, Volker Tàºrk, to incorporate into his work agenda the impact of the unilateral coercive measures on Venezuela. | "We have requested the incorporation of the aspect of Venezuela as a blockaded country, as a victim of unilateral coercive measures that impact the enjoyment of human rights of the Venezuelan people," Rodríguez told the press after her meeting with High Commissioner Tàºrk in Geneva. | The vice president added that the negative impact of unilater…

Karleigh Webb, Rosa Astra, Morgan Artyukhina (2022-11-19). On Transgender Day of Remembrancea call for working class unity against all bigotry. liberationnews.org What's needed is militant movement with a clear political program for confronting and totally abolishing the material causes of trans oppression.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-11-18). Canadian 'Rights Group' Demands Sanctions on Cuba, Calls for Regime Change. libya360.wordpress.com Aidan Jonah Canadian Conservative senator Leo Housakos reads out a speech on March 24, 2022, written by Democratic Spaces' leader, Michael Lima. Source: Michael Lima's YouTube channel. A Cuban-Canadian 'rights group' that wants Canada to cut diplomatic relations with the Cuban government, has teamed up with the MacDonald-Laurier Institute (MLI) to demand that Canada implements…

Sharon Zhang (2022-11-18). Sanders Seeks Role as Senate Health Chair With "Focus on Universal Health Care" truthout.org Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) announced on Thursday that he is seeking to become the chair of a powerful Senate committee that has wide influence over what he is planning to prioritize in the role: Medicare for All, workers' rights and affordable college. | The Vermont senator is likely to

WSWS (2022-11-18). Build the Assange defence campaign in the working class! wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party (UK) Congress resolution states, "The international working class must take the lead in the fight to free Assange. It is the sole constituency for the defence of democratic rights, and it alone has the power to wrest the WikiLeaks founder from his captors."

Anonymous669 (2022-11-18). Central Syria: ISIS Terrorists Kill Or Wound Five Pro-Government Fighters In Two Separate Attacks. southfront.org . | On November 17, ISIS cells in Syria's central region killed or wounded five pro-government fighters in two separate attacks. | In the southeastern countryside of Raqqa, the terrorists ambushed a convoy of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and the Military Intelligence Directorate (MID) near the town of al- Sabkhah. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that an SAA soldier was killed. An army officer and another from the MID were also wounded. | At around the same time in…

Jake Johnson (2022-11-18). Biden Administration Calls for Immunity for Saudi Crown Prince in Khashoggi Case. truthout.org The Biden administration said in a U.S. federal court filing on Thursday that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman should be granted sovereign immunity in a civil case brought by the fiancée of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a stance that human rights advocates condemned as a betrayal of the president's vow to hold the Saudi leader accountable. | Lawyers for the U.S. Department of Justice wrote in the new

Staff (2022-11-18). "A Near-Death Experience": U.K.-Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah Almost Dies on Prison Hunger Strike. democracynow.org The family of imprisoned British Egyptian human rights activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah visited him on Thursday for the first time since he ended his full hunger and water strike, which they say occurred after he collapsed inside his prison shower last week. El-Fattah had intensified his strike on the first day of the U.N. climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh to draw international attention to the country's human rights violations and protest his seemingly indefinite imprisonment. We go to Cairo to speak with his aunt, Ahdaf Soueif, who was among the visitors and says El-Fattah may resume his hunger strike if t…

Veronica Koman (2022-11-18). Video: Free West Papua with Veronica Koman and George Dimara. greenleft.org.au West Papuan activist George Dimara and Indonesian Human Rights lawyer and West Papua solidarity activist Veronica Koman spoke as part of Ecosocialism 2022.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). VIDEO: Funeral for Izeh martyrs. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — A large funeral was held for the 5 people who were martyred by terrorists in Izeh in Khuzestan Province in southwest Iran on Friday. It was reported on Friday that the terrorist were detained while trying to exit the country.

Editor (2022-11-18). Senate Investigation: Doctor Contracted By ICE Medically Abused Dozens of Women. scheerpost.com By Kevin Gosztola / The Dissenter Following an 18-month investigation, a subcommittee in the United States Senate released a report that further confirmed whistleblower allegations that female detainees in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) were subject to invasive, harmful, and often unnecessary gynecological procedures. Women in custody at the Irwin County Detention …

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). US sanctions on IRIB in violation of Iranian nation's rights. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — In a post on Twitter, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kan'ani lambasted the United States for sanctioning Iranian national TV while letting anti-Iran TV channels wage propaganda warfare against the country.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Video: Attorney for Will Lehman's statement on lawsuit against UAW and Monitor for violating members' right to vote in election. wsws.org "The rights of every single UAW member to participate in a meaningful election have been violated," Lehman's attorney, Eric Lee, declared in a statement Thursday in front of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

WSWS (2022-11-18). Sri Lanka: Glenugie Estate workers return after union betrays strike. wsws.org Tea plantation workers at Glenugie and elsewhere must prepare for a united struggle to defend their wages and basic rights by building workers' action committees, independent of the unions.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). US continues imposing sanctions on Iran-related firms. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — In continuation of the anti-Iran campaign, the United States imposed sanctions on 13 companies based in China, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for alleged role in sale of Iranian oil and petrochemical products.

En.mehrnews (2022-11-18). Iran gov. sanctions French automakers: spokesman. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 18 (MNA) — The Iranian government and industry ministry have sanctioned French automakers for their behavior and will not allow them to put pressure on the Iranian car industry and market with sanctions.

Staff (2022-11-18). Deputy chairman of Turkish ruling party: Nagorno-Karabakh belongs to Greater Turkey "until doomsday" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com AzertagNovember 18, 2022 Numan Kurtulmu≈ü: Karabakh is Azerbaijan and it will be Azerbaijan until the end of the world France refrains from imposing sanctions against Azerbaijan. First of all, France should talk about whether, as the co-chairman of the Minsk Group, it has said a sentence or taken a step regarding the solution of the …

TeleSUR, MER (2022-11-18). Presidente de Venezuela resalta labor de equipo diplomático por defensa de derechos sobre el Esequibo. telesurtv.net El mandatario aseveró que la vicepresidenta Delcy Rodríguez dio una lección al defender los derechos históricos de Venezuela sobre el Esequibo.

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