2019-10-06: Social Media Postees

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Support the Embassy Protectors Collective. U.S. Hands off Venezuela
Eugene E Ruyle | indybay.org | 2019-10-06
NPML, 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (just North of Alcatraz Ave.)…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/10/03/18827027.php

From Kabul: Youth on the Road to Peace
Dr. Hakim | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-06
In September 2019, facing everyday dangers of the war and under constant pressure to view those from other tribes as enemies, young people from each of Afghanistan's 34 provinces gathered for a three day "On the Road to Peace" conference in Kabul. ***** Despite the violent crises which we human beings have created for Afghanistan …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/from-kabul-youth-on-the-road-to-peace/

The Latest on the Diplomatic War Against Venezuela
Leonardo Flores | commondreams.org | 2019-10-06
Venezuela's Vice President Delcy Rodríguez with U.N. Secretary General António Guterres. (Photo: Twitter) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/venezuela_2.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2019/10/06/latest-diplomatic-war-against-venezuela?cd-origin=rss

'This Is Not What Democracy Looks Like': Outrage as London Police Use Battering Ram to Raid Extinction Rebellion Building
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-10-06
"These tactics are very questionable and are arguably infringing on our rights to peaceful protest, and indeed our efforts to preserve people's right to life." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/extinction_rebellion_raid.jpg
commondreams.org/news/2019/10/06/not-what-democracy-looks-outrage-london-police-use-battering-ram-raid-extinction?cd-origin=rss

UN chief encouraged by release of Cameroon opposition leader
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-05
The UN Secretary-General is encouraged by the release of the leader of the main opposition party in Cameroon. Maurice Kamto had spent the past nine months in jail following peaceful protests disputing the outcome of the October 2018 presidential election in which he was a candidate.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048642

Bloody Outrage: How party politics is obscuring human rights violations in China
Alexandra Jacobo | nationofchange.org | 2019-10-05
Earlier this year, a United Nations international tribunal concluded that the illegal, widespread, and systematic practice of forced organ harvesting in China is still ongoing. | Despite the overwhelming evidence of China's on-demand killing of prisoners — many of which are members of peaceful groups that the Chinese government has deemed "prisoners of conscience" — the Chinese government has denied the claims. | Such extraordinary acts of violence on hundreds of thousands of victims should be front and center in the media. Unfortunately, it seems party politics in the United States is getting in t…
nationofchange.org/2019/10/05/bloody-outrage-how-party-politics-is-obscuring-human-rights-violations-in-china/

Colombia: 52 Former FARC Fighters Killed This Year, UN Says
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-05
The United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia (UNVMC) on Friday published a report stating that at least 52 former members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have been killed this year, 24 of them being killed between June 27 and September 26. | RELATED: | Ex-FARC Fighter Killed in Colombia's Cauca Department | "Since the signing of the Peace Agreement in November 2016, the Mission has verified 147 homicides, 12 disappearances and 21 attempted homicides," the UN…
telesurenglish.net/news/Colombia-52-Former-FARC-Fighters-Killed-This-Year-UN-Says-20191005-0002.html

Cuba Manages Fuel Shortage With Venezuelan, Russian Cooperation
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-05
During the first week of October, a fleet of oil tankers from Venezuela arrived in Cuba to help President Miguel Diaz-Canel to alleviate fuel shortages generated by the U.S. economic and financial blockade. | RELATED: | Medvedev Receives Honoris Causa Degree From University Of Havana | Over the last few months, in order to cope wit…
telesurenglish.net/news/Cuba-Manages-Fuel-Shortage-With-Venezuelan-Russian-Cooperation-20191005-0001.html

Maduro: Socio-Productive Ties with Russia Stronger Than Ever
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-05
The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, said Saturday that diplomatic relations and socio-productive commitments with Russia are stronger than ever. | The intervention of the head of state, comes after holding a meeting with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov , who on behalf of President Vladimir Putin, reaffirmed his commitment to diplomatic strengthening and bilateral cooperation. | RELATED: | Venezuela Calls For Complementary Use Of Energy Sources | "We have created new ventur…
telesurenglish.net/news/Maduro-Socio-Productive-Ties-with-Russia-Stronger-Than-Ever-20191005-0009.html

Cómo Venezuela derrotó el intento de golpe de estado de Washington en las Naciones Unidas
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-04
Un vistazo a cómo los diplomáticos venezolanos obstaculizaron un intento de Estados Unidos de revocar sus credenciales en la ONU…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/04/venezuela-golpe-eeuu-onu/

In the Rain: 7 Years After Chavez Gives Last Campaign Speech
teleSUR-mj -EF | telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-04
On Oct. 4, 2012, the then president of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, ended his last presidential campaign in the center of the capital of Caracas in a rousing speech to massive crowds. | RELATED: | Venezuela Calls For Complementary Use Of Energy Sources | Torrential downpours marked the event, but thousands of men, women and children still arrived to the speech all donning their red Social Party shirts to be part of the closing speech prior to the nation's Oct. 7 elections. | Chavez was already s…
telesurenglish.net/news/under-the-rain-seven-years-after-chavez-last-massive-speech-20191004-0014.html

World Lauds Xi's National Day Speech as China Reaffirms Peace
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-04
Foreign officials and experts applauded a speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, as Beijing reaffirmed its commitment to world peace and development. | During his speech, Xi pledged that China will stay on the path of peaceful development, and pursue a mutually beneficial strategy of opening up. | RELATED: | Russia Helps China Build Missile-Attack Warning System | "We will continue to work wit…
telesurenglish.net/news/World-Lauds-Xis-National-Day-Speech-as-China-Reaffirms-Peace-20191004-0011.html

How Venezuela defeated Washington's coup attempt at the United Nations
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-02
An inside look at how Venezuelan diplomats stymied a US attempt to revoke their credentials at the UN and shatter…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/02/how-venezuela-defeated-washingtons-coup-at-the-united-nations/

Wednesday's Daily Brief: African youth pivotal to silencing the guns, UNHCR prize winner announced, street clashes in Iraq, Haiti humanitarian update
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-02
A recap of Wednesday's top stories: Kyrgyz lawyer honoured by UN refugee agency; Positive but realistic outlook in runup to Syria talks; Security Council debates how African youth can bolster peace; refugees in Mexico pursue innovative labor initiatives; UN laments violent clashes in Iraq; Roadblocks in humanitarian aid for Haiti.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048432

Venezuela's CITGO in Danger as Maduro Seeks Debt Renegotiation
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-02
US financial sanctions have stopped Venezuela from renegotiating foreign debt since 2017.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14678

Africa must 'value youth' in the drive towards lasting peace, young envoy tells Security Council
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-02
Recognizing the potential of African youth caught up in conflict to forge peace, is crucial for nurturing their developing identities, and could help them turn away from violence, a youth representative told the Security Council on Wednesday.‚Ä&Oslash…
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048412

Peace icon Mahatma Gandhi's message of 'mutual understanding, equality' reverberates on Day of Non-Violence
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-01
On Wednesday, the global community marks the International Day of Non-Violence, which this year coincided with the 150th anniversary of the birth of the global peace icon who led India to independence, Mahatma Gandhi.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1048362

Cultural production in Revolutionary Venezuela: A conversation with Kael Abello
Cira Pascual Marquina | mronline.org | 2019-10-01
A key member of the 'Comando Creativo' artists' collective reflects on how to make relevant art during a revolution. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/09/30/cultural-production-in-revolutionary-venezuela-a-conversation-with-kael-abello/

Behind the US-backed Venezuelan opposition's massive corruption scandal
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-09-30
On Pushback with Aaron Maté, The Grayzone's Anya Parampil explains how the Trump-backed right-wing opposition has essentially liquidated Venezuela's most…
thegrayzone.com/2019/09/29/venezuelan-opposition-corruption-citgo-crystallex/

Funcionario del golpe en Venezuela Ricardo Hausmann se ve obligado a renunciar tras revelaciones publicadas por The Grayzone
Max Blumenthal | thegrayzone.com | 2019-09-30
Luego de que Anya Parampil de The Grayzone publicara unas revelaciones sobre las prácticas opacas e hipócritas de Ricardo Hausmann,…
thegrayzone.com/2019/09/30/golpe-venezuela-ricardo-hausmann-renunciar-grayzone/

Daniel McAdams: "The US Has Ceased Being a Republic and Has Become a National Security State"
American Herald Tribune | theantimedia.com | 2019-09-30
Daniel McAdams, the Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, is banned from Twitter.

Daniel McAdams: “The US Has Ceased Being a Republic and Has Become a National Security State”

In Media Newspeak, a 'Peace Plan' for Israel/Palestine Is Anything US Proposes
Joshua Cho | fair.org | 2019-09-30
Prior to the elections in Israel/Palestine in September–marred by blatant racism posturing as the "democratic process," with millions of Palestinians living under varying degrees of Israeli rule unable to vote due to their ethnicity–Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu generated headlines for repeatedly pledging to annex nearly a third of the illegally occupied West Ba…
fair.org/home/in-media-newspeak-a-peace-plan-for-israel-palestine-is-anything-us-proposes/

Venezuelan ANC President Visits Vietnam, North Korea
TeleSUR English | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-30
National Constituent Assembly President Diosdado Cabello went on a Far East tour to strengthen political ties.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14672

Wave of Xenophobia Against Venezuelans in Peru Sparks Diplomatic Spat
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-30
The brutal beating of a young Venezuelan girl by Peru's police and a nationalist march have sparked outrage.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14674

Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza speaks in NYC
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-09-30
New York, NY – Over 400 people attended an event for Venezuela at Holyrood Church in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City, September 26. The main speaker of the evening was Venezuela's Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza, with introductions from the church, Black Agenda Report, and the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization. The talk was organized by the Venezuelan Welcoming Committee. | Arreaza spoke about how the U.S. sanctions against the country mean Venezuelans are unable to receive crucial medical services and treatments or imported food. He also mentioned how the United…
www.fightbacknews.org/2019/9/29/venezuelan-minister-foreign-affairs-jorge-arreaza-speaks-nyc

Following Grayzone exposé, top Venezuelan coup official Ricardo Hausmann is forced to resign
Max Blumenthal | thegrayzone.com | 2019-09-27
After The Grayzone's Anya Parampil published an exposé of Guaidó appointee Ricardo Hausmann's opaque and hypocritical financial practices, he was…
thegrayzone.com/2019/09/27/following-grayzone-expose-top-venezuelan-coup-official-ricardo-hausmann-is-forced-to-resign/

The Democratic Party Remains a Party of War, Not Peace
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-27
Green Party candidate Madelyn Hoffman says that even the progressive Democratic presidential candidates remain unwilling to challenge the Pentagon.
therealnews.com/stories/the-democratic-party-remains-a-party-of-war-not-peace

The Wounds of War
Kathy Kelly | progressive.org | 2019-09-27
Recovering from a broken hip, peace activist Kathy Kelly reflects on her experiences with people disabled and traumatized by war.
progressive.org/dispatches/when-will-the-war-cease-kelly-190927/

Venezuela: Trump Imposes Travel Ban, Putin Backs Dialogue
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-26
US officials and the Venezuelan opposition have also lobbied the EU to impose harsher sanctions against Caracas.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14671

Washington Gives Guaido $52M in Funding, Slaps Venezuela with New Sanctions
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-25
The new aid package dovetailed with fresh sanctions targeting Venezuela-Cuba oil shipping.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14668

Documents Prove "Creative Community for Peace" is Front for Right-Wing Israel Lobby Group "StandWithUs"
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-09-25
Documents Prove "Creative Community for Peace" is Front for Right-Wing Israel Lobby Group "StandWithUs": UpdateArtists who support justice for all and oppose racism in all forms should be aware of CCFP's deception and steer clear of its lobbying agenda. | Cultural BoycottSeptember 25, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
bdsmovement.net/news/ccfp-front

Take Action to Avoid War with Iran
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2019-09-25
photo credit Dear Groundswell Readers, We have to keep pushing Congress this week if we want to avoid war with Iran. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said recently that the U.K. might join a U.S.-led military effort in the Gulf. When other nations step up to join the "coalition of the willing" it's often a bad sign. …
peaceaction.org/2019/09/25/take-action-to-avoid-war-with-iran/

Venezuela: Dueling Delegations Sent to New York as TIAR Treaty Invoked
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-23
Colombian President Ivan Duque raised tensions on the eve of the UN General Assembly when he compared Maduro to Slobodan Milosevic and Al Qaeda.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14664

Venezuela: Gov't Releases Opposition Leader, Guaido Ratified as Parliament Head
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-18
Edgar Zambrano was a high-profile participant in the opposition's April 30 military putsch.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14660

US imposes New Sanctions Targeting Venezuela's Food Program
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-18
The Treasury Department has targeted people and companies involved in imports for Venezuela's CLAP program.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14659

Government Signs Agreement with Opposition Factions as Guaido Declares Dialogue Over
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-16
Guaido called for a "new stage of struggle" including the recent activation of the TIAR mutual defence treaty.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14657

Venezuela Probes Guaido over Photos with Colombian Drug Traffickers
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-15
Los Rastrojos have been accused of drug smuggling, extortion, and targeted killings.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14656

Venezuela Oil Production Continues Decline as China Cancels More Shipments
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-12
Russian oil giant Rosneft blasted threats of US sanctions as "unfair competition."
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14654

Venezuela's Maduro Warns of Colombia 'Threat' as Trump Fires Bolton
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-11
Venezuelan military exercises along the border started on Tuesday.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14653

Venezuela: Guaido Under Investigation over Essequibo Bargaining Revelations
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-09
Guaido envoy Vanessa Neumann was caught on tape offering to relinquish Venezuela's historic claim in exchange for backing from London.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14651

New Season of Amazon's Jack Ryan Focused on Venezuela Denounced as 'Over-the-Top and Ridiculous' US Propaganda
Eoin Higgins, Common Dreams | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-08
The upcoming season of Amazon's Jack Ryan could have been scripted by John Bolton.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14650

Mastercard Blocks Two Venezuelan Banks as Inflation Rises
Ricardo Vaz and Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-06
A Chinese contractor has also suspended work on an oil expansion project.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14649

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