BAR contributor Ann Garrison continues her reporting from the Horn of Africa. She is now in Eritrea.Notes from Eritrea
“The water is back,” one family member would announce in a mix of excitement and panic, often very late at night. The moment such an announcement was made, my whole family would start running in all directions to fill every tank, container or bottle that could possibly be filled. Quite often, the water would last for a few minutes, leaving us with a collective sense of defeat, worrying about the very possibility of survivingGaza’s Forthcoming Crisis Might Be Worse Than Anything We Have Ever Seen
Rafael Silver left Israel because he could no longer be a part of a system that practices apartheid against the Palestinian people. “I have seen it in action with my own eyes,” he writes. “I have enforced it during my military service in the West Bank and in the Gaza Strip and supported it as an Israeli taxpayer.”I know Israel practices apartheid because I helped enforce it
GT investigates: Who are the mouthpieces of US-led war of public opinion on “Chinese dams’ threats” along Mekong River, and what are their typical methods? By Hu Yuwei and Zhao Juecheng Mar 28 2022
US’ politicization of ecological water issues in the Mekong River for the purpose of tarnishing China’s reputation via launching rhetoric battles has become more trendy. The Stimson Center, a US-backed think tank, again bashed China in February for allegedly “holding a massive amount of water” and “might need to be paid to release water for downstream communities afflicted by droughts,” marking the US’ latest efforts to sow discord in the area.GT investigates: Who are the mouthpieces of US-led war of public opinion on “Chinese dams’ threats” along Mekong River
These forces must unite to overturn the war program of the White House and Pentagon which only robs the people of their rights to decent housing, education, food, water, environmental justice and all other necessities of modern life. A new foreign policy must be developed which defunds the defense department and dismantles the U.S. bases which are waging war around the globe.
The move followed outreach by a coalition of racial, social and Indigenous justice groups.Coalition Welcomes Sierra Club Decision to Drop Nature Outings Greenwashing Israeli Apartheid