Daily Archives: July 18, 2022

2022-07-18: News Headlines

____ (2022-07-18). Ukraine: End War. Lift Sanctions. transcend.org 11 Jul 2022 – NATO's hardline position on expansion and membership is further reinforced by a motive which has become more obvious in the course of the war. Some members of NATO and the US leadership are keen to exploit the war to emasculate Russia as a military power. This is why they would like to prolong the war.

WSWS (2022-07-18). Oppose union-sanctioned monitoring and speedups at Australia Post! wsws.org The Sustainable Delivery Model is a revised attempt to restructure Australia Post after the Alternative Delivery Model failed to deliver on the demands of management and the federal government.

WSWS (2022-07-18). Texas plan to deport migrants violates federal authority. wsws.org Texas Governor Greg Abbott's order would allow state authorities to transport migrants to the border, a direct violation of federal immigration law.

WSWS (2022-07-18). German court sentences far-right army officer to 5 Ω years imprisonment. wsws.org The court considered it proven that the Bundeswehr officer had planned terrorist attacks on high-ranking politicians and other public figures.

_____ (2022-07-17). 'Jerusalem Declaration': Imperialism, Zionism And Settler Colonialism. popularresistance.org Below are key points identified by Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network in responding to the Biden-Lapid Declaration ("The U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Joint Declaration") issued on Thursday, 14 July 2022. While the declaration largely holds nothing new, it once again reveals the joint commitment to imperialism and Zionism that is responsible for the past 75 years of colonization in Palestine. | Imperialism here means more arms, more support and more money for Israel. It means Phantom jets, atomic bomb secrets, and the building of an economy capable of facing the permanent blockade and state of w…

Staff (2022-07-17). Canada Extends Sanctions Regime Against Russia. orinocotribune.com Canada extended its illegal sanctions regime to eight more sectors of the Russian economy, adding to the already existing coercive measures that it maintains against 28 key sectors in the economy of the Eurasian country. | The amendments to the Special Economic Measures, published on Thursday, July 14, on the Canadian Foreign Ministry website, extended the sectoral sanctions to the manufacture of base metals; fabricated metal products except machinery and equipment; computer, electronic and optical goods; electrical equipment; machinery and equipment not classified elsewhere; motor vehicles, trailers and semi-tra…

Ariana Figueroa (2022-07-17). House Panel Told Pregnant Patients Without Abortion Access Face 'Death Sentence'. commondreams.org Banning access to essential healthcare will cost lives, reproductive rights advocates told a congressional committee this week.

Editor (2022-07-17). Investigation finds evidence of war crimes by UK special forces in Afghanistan. mronline.org A years-long investigation by BBC Panorama has revealed evidence of the repeated killings of unarmed Afghan civilians and detainees by the UK's elite Special Air Service, and the attempted cover-up.

TeleSUR, lvm, JGN (2022-07-17). Conoce los principales desafíos que enfrentan los niños en el mundo. telesurtv.net El Día del Niño, jornada para promover su bienestar y derechos, es una efemérides que es celebrada en diferentes fechas en cada país. En Venezuela y Panamá se festeja el tercer domingo de julio.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-17). Iranian Forces Tested Ababil-3 Combat Drone In Syria's Deir Ezzor: Monitoring Group. southfront.org An Ababil-3 "Atlas" combat drone armed with two Almas anti-tank guided missiles. Source: the Fars News Agency. | Iranian-backed forces had tested an Ababil-3 drone in the eastern Syrian governorate of Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on July 17. | According to the London-based monitoring group, the drone was launched from the area of al-Mazra'a near the town of al-Mayadin in the southern Deir Ezzor countryside. During the test, the drone flew over Deir Ezzor's desert, where it stuck…

TeleSUR, JGN (2022-07-17). Solicitan a Gobierno chileno establecer nexos con la República àÅrabe Saharaui. telesurtv.net Los firmantes de la misiva apuntaron que "hace 46 años que el pueblo saharaui sufre una sistemática violación a sus derechos humanos en los territorios ocupados por Marruecos".

____ (2022-07-17). Iran calls for urgent release of Iranian citizen from UK jail. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 17 (MNA) — While criticizing British government's opposition to return an Iranian citizen imprisoned in UK prison, the Deputy Chief of Iranian Judiciary for International Affairs called for his immediate release.

Ron Ridenour (2022-07-16). Julian: Let's Take a Stand! thiscantbehappening.net Julian Assange is the most important political prisoner in the world today, and we need to act in a myriad of ways to get him freed from the torturers' prisons. As he faces extradition from a supine and accommodating Britain to the waiting assassins in Washington who already stand exposed for plotting to murder … |

Ricardo Gomez (2022-07-16). YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Chile Proposes New Constitution. levernews.com Good things are happening! The proposal of a new constitution in Chile leaves behind the Pinochet era, enshrining the rights of workers and the environment. Also, California is tired of dangerous prices for insulin and will invest in producing its own low-cost options. Californians will also receive inflation-relief checks, and congressional staffers are organizing to demand climate action from Democratic leadership. Many of the staffers have been working on key climate policy for years, and they are now escalating their organizing commitments to go after stalling leadership.

Brett Wilkins (2022-07-16). Rights Groups Urge Biden to Secure Release of US Lawyer Held in UAE. commondreams.org The Dubai arrest of Asim Ghafoor—who once represented slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi—came two days before Biden met with the Emirati president in Saudi Arabia.

A Guest Author (2022-07-16). Biden in Occupied Palestine and the 'Jerusalem Declaration'. workers.org Samidoun Palestine Prisoner Solidarity Network issued this collective statement with co-signers "in struggle and solidarity" July 16. The full list of signers, including Workers World Party and the International Action Center, is at samidoun.net. Organizations can endorse at bit.ly/bidenpalestine. Protesters hounded U.S. President Joe Biden in Palestine, including July 15 . . . |

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