Tag Archives: Yeman

Music Video: “War” by Edwin Starr

Original video of Edwin Starr singing his famous song: “War” [Original Music video from 1969] Originally written under the Motown label, and first performed by The Temptations, “War” was later re-released as a single with Edwin Starr as vocals. This version is considered a more emotional version and has become the most popular protest song […]

Common Dreams: Don’t Miss A Plethora of Important Articles This Week

Winnie Byanyima: Activists from around the world will defy the terrorists to attend the World Social Forum in Tunis on March 25, determined to make the occasion a beacon for free speech, justice and equality. I am proud to join the leaders of Greenpeace, ActionAid, Civicus and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) in highlighting the urgent need to tackle the vested interests of the 1 percent, in order to build a better world for all of humanity.

Truthout: A Year After Congressional Testimony, Drone Strike Victims Still Searching for Justice

 A recent investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has determined that fewer than 4 percent of drone strike casualties in Pakistan have been identified and confirmed through records as members of al-Qaeda.    By Candice Bernd  Truthout.org | Report  November 28,2014    (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) Drone strikes launched on October 11 of this year […]

▶ Cornel West speaks at Drone Summit, “Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance”

Dr. Cornel West and Q and A with Medea and Dr. West Cornel West was a featured speaker at a summit on drones, “Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance.” He talked about the relationship between the military and Wall Street.  codepinkaction  Published on Nov 25, 2013 View Full Event (3 Programs) Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise […]

Emmanuel Ortiz: Before I Start This Poem

“A time has come when silence is betrayal. That time is now.”  MLK  Before I Start This Poem by Emmanuel Ortiz Before I start this poem, I’d like to ask you to join me in a moment of silence in honour of those who died in the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon last September 11th. […]

[Video] Carolyn Forche> “Ourselves or Nothing”

Editor’s comment: I find myself remembering and thinking more and more often of the words of poet Carolyn Forche as I watch the news: Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Yeman, Pakistan, Afghanistan: half a world away and almost unreal as I watch and hear of the suffering of others in war-torn parts of the world as the […]

Jeremy Scahill & Noam Chomsky on Secret U.S. Dirty Wars From Yemen to Pakistan to Laos

Chomsky & Scahill discuss U.S. Dirty Wars.  menzaoooo Published on May 24, 2013 Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill and author Noam Chomsky recently sat down together at Harvard University to discuss Scahill’s groundbreaking new book, “Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield.” Amy Goodman hosted the discussion, which was sponsored by the Carr Center for Human Rights […]

Farea al-Muslim> My Village Was Attacked By US Drones in Yemen

A tribesman walks near a building damaged last year by a US drone strike targeting suspected al-Qaeda militants in Azan of the southeastern Yemeni province of Shabwa, Feb. 3, 2013. (photo by REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah) By: Farea al-Muslimi for Al-Monitor Posted on April 18 via Just Foreign Policy If you live in Yemen, the golden rule is to expect […]

The World Is A Battlefield: Jeremy Scahill on “Dirty Wars” and Obama’s Expanding Drone Attacks

 democracynow Published on Apr 24, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – As the Senate holds its first ever public hearing on drones and targeted killings, we turn the second part of our interview with Jeremy Scahill, author of the new book, “Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield.” Scahill charts the expanding covert wars operated by the CIA and JSOC, […]

TBIJ> Latest Casualty Estimates, Drone Strikes

Casualty Estimates   The Bureau of Investigative Journalism CIA Drone Strikes in Pakistan 2004–2013 Total US strikes: 366 Obama strikes: 314  Total reported killed: 2,537-3,581 Civilians reported killed: 411-884 Children reported killed: 168-197 Total reported injured: 1,174-1,465   US Covert Action in Yemen 2002–2013 Confirmed US drone strikes: 43-53 Total reported killed: 228-328  Civilians reported killed: 12-45  Children reported killed: 2  Reported injured: 62-144 Possible extra […]

Arms Trade Treaty May Bypass Anti-Riot Weapons: excludes weapons used against protestors worldwide

WAMMToday is now in Facebook.  Become a Friend of WAMMToday.  Search for WAMMToday and “Like” the Facebook page, and check the page regularly. Have an article you want to share?  Email us at wammmedia@gmail.com.   +++++++++++++++ Published on Monday, July 18, 2011 by Inter Press Service from CommonDreams.org Arms Trade Treaty May Bypass Anti-Riot Weapons by […]

Predator Drones and the International Mafia

Predator Drones and the International Mafia by Dr. Reza Pankhurst July 18, 2011     from Foreign Policy Journal Referred to WAMMToday by Coleen Rowley, who says:   I started to highlight the key portions of this article and almost ended up highlighting the whole thing!  As an aside, don’t forget that William Mitchell Law […]