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By Michael Jansen - Mar 22,2023
The publicity for the Ukraine war has been handled far more successfully by the US, NATO and allies than the campaign to justify the 2003 US war on Iraq. The Ukraine news is pervasive.
By Michael Jansen - Mar 15,2023
Last week, I wrote about how the visit to Tehran of International Atomic Energy Agency chief Rafael Grossi could be a game changer by heralding a fresh effort to provide the agency real time access to developments in Iran's nuclear programme.
By Michael Jansen - Mar 08,2023
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Rafael Grossi's visit to Tehran could be a game changer.
By Michael Jansen - Mar 01,2023
The escalating violence in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank has been inevitable for a long time. The century-old Zionist project in Palestine has always been colonisation and exclusion or subjugation of indigenous Palestinians.
By Michael Jansen - Feb 22,2023
Moscow has pressed NATO to forget about recruiting Ukraine and urged Ukraine to remain a neighbour Russia can trust not to take up arms against it by joining the Western alliance as many former members of the collapsed Soviet Union have done.Russia has good reasons to reject Ukra
By Michael Jansen - Feb 15,2023
At a time the entire world community should unite to provide aid to all victims of the massive February 6th earthquakes which devastated south-eastern Turkey and north-western Syria, politics is dividing East from West — once again.
By Michael Jansen - Feb 08,2023
Last week, both Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch issued reports sharply critical of Israel's treatment of Palestinians living in the 1967 occupied territories.
By Michael Jansen - Feb 01,2023
Last Sunday, the BBC interviewed dissident Israeli journalist Gideon Levy on the Israeli attack on the West Bank city of Jenin, which killed nine Palestinians, and the Palestinian shooting deaths of seven Israeli settlers outside a synagogue.
By Michael Jansen - Jan 25,2023
Harvard University's Kennedy School last week reversed its decision to reject a fellowship for former Human Rights Watch (HRW) director Kenneth Roth who plans to write a book about his 30-year experience on the firing lines in global battles against discrimination and abuse.
By Michael Jansen - Jan 18,2023
The execution as a spy of former Iranian deputy defence minister Alireza Akbari who had British as well as Iranian citizenship has been condemned by Britain and France and international human rights organisations.



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