The U.S. is facing sustained calls to end its opposition of a proposal to temporarily lift intellectual property rules for Covid-19 vaccines and related technology as soaring coronavirus cases ravage India and new reporting spotlights a debate within the Biden administration over whether to support the patent suspension effort to help tackle the global pandemic or prioritize Big Pharma’s interests.
Source: Biden Urged to Stand ‘On the Side of Humanity’ and Back Waiver for Covid Vaccine Patents | Common Dreams News
The world is not bifurcated into good and evil. The United States too is guilty for the killings at Srebrenica. The refusal to examine and accept our responsibility in this act of genocide means there will be more genocides, as we see with Myanmar’s assault on the Rohingya Muslims and the Saudi campaign against Yemen. We should have learned the central lesson of the Holocaust a long time ago: When you have the capacity to stop genocide and you do not, you are culpable.
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By Mohammed Nuruzzaman | (Informed Comment) | – – The Rohingya of Myanmar are probably passing through the darkest time …
Source: Rohingya Genocide: Why isn’t the World Community Doing Something?
Indonesia acquired West Papua in 1969 after a sham independence vote was rubber-stamped by the United Nations, sanctioning the genocide of 500,000 West Papuans.
Source: The Silent Genocide – The Exploitation and Illegal Occupation of West Papua | Wake Up World
The following short video, set the Simon and Garfunkel classic, “The Sounds of Silence” reveals a compelling insight to ongoing exploitation and human rights abuses in West Papua. Their legendary hit is covered by heavy metal band “Disturbed”. The video is short, but very powerful, giving the viewer a brief journey into the tragedy that is West Papua. The Australian government and the international community, including…
Source: West Papua – the silent genocide – » The Australian Independent Media Network
As many as 1 million people were killed by Indonesia’s Cold War regime—and we still don’t know the full story of our government’s involvement.
The UK and Australia were also complicit. Declassified files from the UK showed that UK and Australia carried out covert operations to spread false, “black propaganda” to encourage hostility against the PKI. The UK had an intelligence office in Singapore that they use to launch an anti-communism campaign.
Source: It’s Been 50 Years Since the Biggest US-Backed Genocide You’ve Never Heard Of | Mother Jones