Category Archives: War

Identified, the jihadists who murdered and mutilated this Kurdish human rights advocate

Turkey’s undeclared war on the Kurds is supposedly now on pause. Though president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s objective remains: to ethnically cleanse a 30km strip of Rojava (the mainly Kurdish territory of north Syria). During the week that led up to … Continue reading

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According to Turkey’s president, these women are terrorists. Total crap.

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan says the invasion of Rojava (north-east Syria) is all about neutralising ‘terrorists’. Specifically, he’s referring to the mainly Kurdish militia, the YPG (Peoples’ Protection Units) and the YPJ (Women’s Defence Forces), which together form the … Continue reading

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UK government set to abandon Kurdish anti-terror allies to please Turkey

Daesh (Isis/Isil) has been fatally weakened if not defeated, thanks largely to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). In recent years, those same forces have received limited UK and US military support in the fight against Daesh. But now, there … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning faced visa ban, despite support from three Nobel Peace Prize winners

A threat to ban celebrated whistleblower Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning from visiting Australia has meant she will be unable to speak in person at a scheduled event at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday 2nd September. Government dithering also means … Continue reading

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‘BurqaGate’: the hypocrisy of Boris Johnson exposed

Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson is facing a possible inquiry into an article that compared women wearing burqas and niqabs with “letterboxes” and ‘bank robbers’. But this intervention by Johnson was all about internal Conservative politics and promoting his … Continue reading

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Key players escape scrutiny after investigation into the UK’s role in rendition and torture is halted

The government has prematurely halted a major investigation into the UK’s role in extraordinary rendition and torture. British Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has published two reports, resulting from the investigation: Detainee Mistreatment and Rendition: 2001 – 2010 [pdf] … Continue reading

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Shocking videos emerge of alleged war crimes by a UK-armed NATO ally

Not one but two shocking videos have emerged of what could be described as alleged war crimes by Turkey – a NATO member armed by the UK. WARNING: This article contains very disturbing scenes which may not be suitable for everyone and … Continue reading

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