Foreign Policy/Imperialism

The Shortwave Report 10/18/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191018.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes reports on the government of Ecuador restoring fuel subsidies, the cancellation of which had led to massive protests. Last Friday the US announced an increase in its military troop and weapons presence in Saudi Arabia.

Kurds and antifascists protest again at White House vs Turkey's bombing

On the 12th of October, members of the Kurdish community supported by area anti-Fascist activists once again gathered at the White House to condemn Turkey's terror bombing and Trump's greenlight for a Turkish invasion of Kurdish portions of Northern Syria(part of Kurdistan is in Syria).

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The Shortwave Report 10/11/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191011.mp3        From JAPAN- On Monday half of the subway stations in Hong Kong were out of order after being vandalized by protestors over the weekend.

Kurdish protests continue as Turkey opens fire with bombing from the air

On the 9th of October, the criminal, theocratic regime of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Turkey began bombing Kurdish areas in Northern Syria. These first attacks killed a reported five civilians and three of the warriors defending Kurdistan. As Turkish bombers flew, Kurdish protesters and their anti-fascist allies gathered at the White House, protesting Trump's greenlight for Turkey's war of aggression.

Video- 2nd day of Kurdish protests at White House against Turkey's war and Trump's greenlight 48 sec

US Chair of Syrian Democratic Council condemns Trump's greenlight for Turkish invasion at WH rally

On the 8th of October, Kurdish protesters and antifascists gathered at the White House to condemn Trump's apparent green light to Turkish fascist Erdogen's plans to invade Northern Syria. The US Chair of Syrian Democratic Council spoke at the rally, warning that the Syrian Democratic Forces, YPG, and YPFJ are holding 70,000 ISIS detainees. An invasion from Turkey could force their release or Erdogen might liberate them outright.

Video: entire speech given by US chair of Syrian Democratic Council

The Shortwave Report 10/04/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr191004.mp3        From JAPAN- 36 European youth are sailing from Amsterdam to attend the upcoming COP 25 climate conference in Chile. More than 10 million signatures have been collected urging a UN treaty that prohibits the development and possession of nuclear weapons.

Anniversary of Kashoggi's dismemberment murder earns day of protest at Saudi Embassy

The 2nd of October was the anniversary of the brutal murder and dismemberment of Saudi/Washington Post journalist Jamal Kashoggi in a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Once in daytime and a second time after dark, protesters showed up at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia demanding that Crown Prince Mohommad Bin Salman be held responsible for this crime. Trump has done nothing to condemn this crime, no doubt wishing he too could butcher unfriendly journalists.

Video: Code Pink denounces Saudi Arabia as "terror state, NBC journalist warns media "is watching" Saudis 35 sec

The daytime protest at the Embassy of Saudi Arabia

The Shortwave Report 09/27/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190927.mp3        From RUSSIA- On his show called Going Underground Afshin Rattansi interviewed Tim Jones from Extinction Rebellion.

The Shortwave Report 09/20/19 Listen Globally!

Dear Radio Friend,     This week's show features stories from Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio.   http://www.outfarpress.com/swr190920.mp3        From SPAIN- Alison Hughes begins with a report on the Saudi war on Yemen, which the UN has called one of the worst humanitarian disasters of modern time. Last weekend 2 Saudi oil facilities were attacked by drones and missiles, which were claimed by rebel forces in Yemen.

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