Tag: Lest we forget

The Iraq war, Fallujah and Jim Molan – Pearls and Irritations

November 2004; Soliders with the Iraqi Special Forces attached with the Marines with 2nd Squad, 3rd Platoon, L Company, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, A city street in Fallujah heavily damaged by the fighting, November 2004

The late Jim Molan will be remembered for many things. Few will remember him for the widespread violence by Coalition troops under Molan’s command during the brutal assault on Fallujah and other Sunni cities during the illegal occupation of Iraq in late 2004.

Source: The Iraq war, Fallujah and Jim Molan – Pearls and Irritations

Morrison’s Higgins investigation a very revealing cover-up: FLASHBACK 2021

The Bruce Lehrmann trial is in its second week, with many concerned about the well-being of Brittany Higgins after her unavailability to attend the trial.

In this article from 2021, managing editor Michelle Pini examined the despicable way the Morrison Government turned its back on Higgins and tried to cover up the scandal.

Source: Morrison’s Higgins investigation a very revealing cover-up: FLASHBACK 2021

FLASHBACK 2018: Peter Dutton — the would-be PM and overlord

Peter Dutton has entered his new role as Opposition Leader with a reputation as a hard-right conservative, devoid of compassion.

Even since this article from 2018 by managing editor Michelle Pini, the propaganda machine hasn’t stopped portraying him as a “good bloke”.

Source: FLASHBACK 2018: Peter Dutton — the would-be PM and overlord

As Saudi-led War Grinds on, 2.2 mn. Yemeni Children Suffering Malnutrition

Trump and Netanyahu support this and assist ther Saudis doing it. (ODT)

Hodeida (Yemen) (AFP) – Over seven million children face food insecurity in Yemen and ending the country’s war will not save all of them, the UN children’s agency said.

“Today, 1.8 million children under the age of five are facing acute malnutrition, and 400,000 are affected by severe acute malnutrition,” said Geert Cappelaere, regional director of UNICEF.

via As Saudi-led War Grinds on, 2.2 mn. Yemeni Children Suffering Malnutrition

» Israeli Army Kills Four Palestinians, Injures 323, In Gaza– IMEMC News

Israeli soldiers resorted, on Friday, to the excessive use of force against the Great Return March Procession in several parts of the Gaza Strip, Friday, killing four Palestinians, and injuring 232 others, including 180 who were shot with live fire.

via » Israeli Army Kills Four Palestinians, Injures 323, In Gaza– IMEMC News

The Dark Side of Israeli Independence

On May 14, 1948, Israel declared its independence. Each May 15, Palestinians solemnly commemorate Nakba Day. Nakba means catastrophe, and that’s precisely what Israel’s independence has been for the more than 700,000 Arabs and their five million refugee descendants forced from their homes and into exile, often by horrific violence, to make way for the Jewish state.

via The Dark Side of Israeli Independence

50 Years After My Lai Massacre in Vietnam, Revisiting the Slaughter the U.S. Military Tried to Hide | Democracy Now!

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50 Years After My Lai Massacre in Vietnam, Revisiting the Slaughter the U.S. Military Tried to Hide | Democracy Now!

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The GI Resistance Continues: Vietnam Vets Return to My Lai, Where U.S. Slaughtered 500 Civilians

Myall Creek Massacre (1838) – Creative Spirits

In 1838 white settlers murdered 28 Aboriginal men, women and children near Myall Creek Station. For the first time in history some killers were tried and hanged.The massacre is a harrowing reminder of Australia’s colonial violence.

Source: Myall Creek Massacre (1838) – Creative Spirits