Samizdat | April 30, 2022
Syrian President Bashar Assad issued a decree on Saturday granting amnesty to Syrians for terrorist crimes up to the end of April, except those leading to death. Assad has extended similar olive branches to deserters, criminals and opposition fighters before, often to the displeasure of the US.Syria grants amnesty for terrorist crimes
Defund the Department of Homeland Security
By Dan Frieth | Reclaim The Net | April 30, 2022
Rep. Lauren Boebert is leading the way in introducing a bill to defund the newly formed Disinformation Governance Board, under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).New bill aims to dissolve Biden administration’s Disinformation Governance Board
When artillery hit a busy public space in Donetsk, it brought flashbacks of attacks in Gaza and SyriaUkrainian strike on Donetsk market was a terrorist act
A group of 20 civilians are leaving the Azovstal steelworks, where the last Ukrainian troops are holed up in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, the soldiers there said Saturday.
Earlier Saturday, a correspondent from Russia’s TASS news agency reported from the city that 25 civilians – including six children younger than 14 – had quit the site.
Ruling elite working toward eliminating free speech on a global levelGlobal Internet Pact: US & 55 Other Nations Sign Pledge Days After Musk Twitter Buyout
Everyone has the right to criticize Musk’s purchase of Twitter and the US government can investigate it if they have a legitimate reason to, but none of that has anything to do with China, which should be left out of this controversy.The New York Times Is Wrong: China Has No Leverage Over Twitter
Two newly introduced US bills aim to increase transparency at the Pentagon and reduce civilian harm in conflict.Lawmakers push to prevent civilian harm in US military operations
Samizdat | April 29, 2022
A scheme to send US weapons to Ukraine, using the “lend-lease” formula pioneered during WWII to skirt neutrality laws, was officially approved by Congress this week. However, it was put together all the way back in January – more than a month before Moscow recognized the Donbass republics as independent and sent troops into Ukraine.US weapons supply to Ukraine prepped in January