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Articles by Abayomi Azikiwe

Washington escalates role in Saudi attack on Yemen

April 15, 2015

Pakistan’s parliament on April 10 voted to refrain from joining the Saudi Arabian and Gulf Cooperation Council — a coalition of the Saudi rulers with the other Gulf-area monarchies — now bombing Yemen. The bombing is the latest in a series of political and military struggles over who will [...]

Casualties mount in U.S. proxy war in Yemen

April 12, 2015

Despite daily airstrikes by Saudi Arabia since March 26, the Ansurallah (Houthis) fighters seized the presidential palace in the southern city of Aden the following week. Subsequent reports claim that the Houthis occupying the palace were forced to retreat by military forces still loyal to ousted [...]

150 years after U.S. Civil War, anti-racist struggle continues

April 9, 2015

Christianburg Institute, a Freedmen’s Bureau School, founded during Reconstruction in Virginia. Confederate Army forces retreated from Richmond, Va., in early April 1865 in the face of advancing Union troops, many of whom were Africans. Soon the Union forces reached the last capital city of the [...]

Arabia Saudita, aliada de EUA bombardea Yemen

April 7, 2015

El Consejo de Cooperación del Golfo, bajo la dirección de Arabia Saudita, anunció el 26 de marzo que comenzó a bombardear posiciones Ansurallah en Yemen. Al mismo tiempo, el régimen egipcio, producto de un golpe de estado militar en julio 2013 que derrocó al gobierno electo encabezado por la [...]

Washington’s Saudi ally bombs Yemen

April 3, 2015

March 30 — The Gulf Cooperation Council, under Saudi Arabia’s direction, announced on March 26 that it began bombing Ansurallah positions in Yemen. At the same time, the Egyptian regime, product of a July 2013 military coup that ousted a Muslim-Brotherhood-led elected government, has taken [...]

Big business media criminalizes victims of police killings

April 2, 2015

St. Louis Rams pro-football players, know the truth behind the slogan, ‘Hands up, don’t shoot.’ It’s what the corporate media wants to stop. To further illustrate the widespread law-enforcement abuses in Ferguson, Mo., and throughout the United States, Jeffrey Williams, charged with the [...]

Detroit faces massive tax foreclosure crisis

March 31, 2015

Bulletin: A temporary moratorium on tax foreclosures until May 12 was announced on March 31, after a mass demonstration outside the Wayne County Treasurer’s office in downtown Detroit. A broad-based coalition of Detroit organizations is fighting for a moratorium on property tax foreclosures on [...]

Instability in Libya and Tunisia caused by U.S., NATO

March 30, 2015

Just two days before the 59th anniversary of Tunisia’s national independence from France in 1956, gunmen took over the Bardo Museum in Tunis, a major tourist destination. The resulting police response led to the deaths of 24 people, 20 of them foreign nationals from Poland, Germany, Spain, Italy [...]

Ferguson community resists police terror

March 18, 2015

Standing firm against police brutality in Ferguson, Mo., on March 13, less than 24 hours after two cops were allegedly shot, The police occupation of the Black community of Ferguson, Mo., is just as intense now as it was in the aftermath of the murder of Michael Brown last August. The Ferguson [...]

Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh to appeal unjust conviction

March 17, 2015

Supporters pack court in defense of community leader Rasmea Odeh thanks supporters at court house, March 12. WW photo: Abayomi Azikiwe Federal Judge Gershwin Drain sentenced Palestinian American activist and community leader Rasmea Odeh to 18 months in prison, revoking her citizenship and imposing [...]
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