Category Archives: Asia

Chinas Political Problems Comes to Surface with New Virus

Grief, anger in China as doctor who warned about coronavirus dies Dr Li Wenliang, a 34-year-old ophthalmologist, was reprimanded by officials after warning about the disease in December. by Shawn Yuan 7 Feb 2020 – aljazeera.com Beijing, China – Li … Les meir

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Protests in Iraq and Indonesia

Western threats split protests in Iraq Anti-corruption protests in Iraq last year (Pic: PA) Tue 28 Jan 2020 – socialistworker.co.uk Tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq’s capital Baghdad on Friday of last week to demand the withdrawal of … Les meir

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The US and Iran Fights for Regional Influence – Using Lebanon and Iraq (Again!)

PHOTO: cbc.ca Iran«s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the United States and its allies for spreading «insecurity and turmoil» in Iraq and Lebanon, urging anti-government protesters in both countries to seek changes in a lawful way. «Their people also have to know … Les meir

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Western – USA, UK, France, Germany (among others) – complicity in Saudi state huge war crimes in Yemen

The impact of the war in Yemen Photo by Ibrahem Qasim, CC BY-SA Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia has led the bombing of Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the world, killing thousands of civilians and creating a humanitarian … Les meir

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Militær opptrapping i ei usikker tid – Nei, til norsk deltaking i Gulfen!

Spenninga i Gulfen har auka i sommar med fare for storkrig. Etter at Trump og USA skrota atomavtalen med Iran i 2018 har tilhøva mellom dei to auka til det verre. Hendingar med arresterte skip i Hormusstredet av Iran og … Les meir

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Tiananmen Square 1989 – In Memory

Reporting from Tiananmen Square in 1989: «I saw a lot I will never forget» June 4 marks 30 years since the Chinese government violently ended weeks of pro-democracy protests in the heart of Beijing. by Adrian Brown   more on … Les meir

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The Biggest and Most Dangerous War Hawk in the World!

John Bolton: the man driving the US towards war … any war Donald Trump’s national security adviser is stoking tensions with North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, in line with decades of taking the most hawkish position on any given issue … Les meir

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