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textAuthor of WSJ “Wuhan lab” story wrote lies about Iraqi “Weapons of Mass Destruction” by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The lead writer of the Wall Street Journal piece that led to the embrace by the entire US media of the “Wuhan lab” theory was the co-author with Judith Miller of the discredited "aluminum tubes" story that helped launch the US invasion of Iraq....
Posted: Tue Jun 1, 2021 1:03PM
textPope Visits Iraq Amidst COVID Crisis, Conflict, Soaring Poverty and Struggling Economy by Zach Conti
Shia Muslim Leader and Pope to Meet...
Posted: Fri Mar 5, 2021 12:10PM
textYazidi survivors of ISIS want to go back to school by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Young people who survived Islamic State (ISIS) captivity say they have not been able to resume their formal education for years while living at camps for the internally displaced in the Kurdistan Region....
Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2020 1:35AM
textPoverty in Iraq's Basra rises to record 40% by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR) has warned that the Iraqi city and governorate of Basra is suffering from an increasingly high poverty rate, with almost 40 per cent of residents now living below the poverty line....
Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 5:43AM
textAt least eight shot dead in southern Iraq by Qassim Abdul-Zahra
At least eight anti-government protesters were shot dead and 52 were wounded in clashes with followers of a radical Shiite cleric in southern Iraq on Wednesday, Iraqi medical officials and activists said....
Posted: Sat Feb 8, 2020 7:09AM
imageIn San Francisco, Thousands March Against Occupation of Iraq And War With Iran
by Eddie Stiel
On Saturday, January 4, 2020, 2500 to 3000 people marched from Powell and Market to UN Plaza, proclaiming "US Out of Iraq" and "No War With Iran."...
Posted: Sun Jan 5, 2020 8:39AM
textTwo years since liberation, Mosul’s children face daily challenges by Huner Ahmed
Two years on from the liberation of Mosul in one of the fiercest urban battles since World War II, the children of the northern Iraqi city are still struggling, lacking vital documentation and assistance....
Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:34PM
calendarDon't Iraq Iran
by Martha Hubert
Downtown San Francisco We'll be near the escalator to/from BART/MUNI near the trolley turn around....
Event Date: Sun Jun 23, 2019 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:31PM
calendarPower and Love Letters to Chelsea by Orion Edmonson
Albany bulb #1 buchanan st Albany...
Event Date: Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:16AM
imageDaniel Ellsberg Praises Chelsea Manning After She Is Jailed Again
by Democracy Now!
“I Know No One More Patriotic”: Daniel Ellsberg Praises Chelsea Manning After She Is Jailed Again...
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:39PM
textYazidis freed from Islamic State captivity in Syria and returned to Iraq by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Over 3.000 Yazidi's remain missing, in an act declared as "Genocide" by the International Community....
Posted: Sat Mar 2, 2019 7:44AM
textReviving the spirit of Mosul: reconstruction and recovery in Iraq by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The ‘Revive the Spirit of Mosul’ Initiative was presented on 30 June 2018 during the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee....
Posted: Wed Jul 4, 2018 12:54AM
textComing back to life in Iraq's Sinjar by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Almost four years ago, tens of thousands of Yazidi people were forced to flee Sinjar, in north west Iraq, after being subjected to appalling violence. Returning takes courage, and determination....
Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 3:59AM
calendarSharat G. Lin: Kurds in the Eye of the Storm
by Monterey Peace and Justice Center
Monterey Peace and Justice Center 1364 Fremont Blvd Seaside CA 93955...
Event Date: Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:35AM
textViolence leaves 750,000 children in Mosul struggling to access health services by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
As many as 750,000 children in Mosul and surrounding areas are struggling to access basic health services. While violence has subsided, less than 10 percent of health facilities in Ninewah governorate are functioning at full capacity. Those that are operational are stretched to breaking point....
Posted: Fri Feb 9, 2018 11:40PM
textTeachers in Mosul learn to cope with traumatised pupils by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
On a classroom whiteboard in the battered city of Mosul the words "rediscovering how to smile" outline the heartbreaking task of Iraqi teachers striving to heal their students' mental scars after brutal Islamic State group rule....
Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:52AM
textUS Military Illegally Detains US Citizen & Denies Lawyer by repost
The ACLU reports that "For nearly two months, the U.S. military has been detaining an American citizen at a secret jail in Iraq, denying him access to a lawyer and even refusing to release his name. "...
Posted: Mon Nov 6, 2017 8:33PM
textUNHCR begins its winter assistance programme for displaced Iraqis and refugees by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
This week, UNHCR Iraq began its winter assistance programme to help vulnerable displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees. Altogether, more than 100,000 households will benefit from additional help over the next four months....
Posted: Sat Nov 4, 2017 2:02AM
textDire lack of winter funding puts millions of refugees in Middle East at risk by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Dwindling resources could severely jeopardize efforts to provide refugees and displaced persons across the Middle East with essential winter supplies such as thermal blankets and warm clothing, the United Nations refugee agency has warned....
Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:15AM
calendarIraqi Kurdistan - A Report-back by Peace Action of San Mateo County
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402...
Event Date: Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:59PM