Did the US Use Depleted Uranium Munitions in Syria?

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In 2015 US Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman John Moore said the US didn’t use depleted uranium munitions in Syria. An article published in Foreign Policy, quoting US CENTCOM spokesman Maj. Josh Jacques suggests otherwise. Image courtesy Garryknight In 2015 US Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman John Moore dismissed More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Freedom of Speech, Bloggers and Independent Media under Threat in Russia

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Statements via the Internet have landed scores of Russians behind bars. Bloggers with more than 5,000 daily visitors have to register as media and bloggers are subject to repression and More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

NGOs Demand Decriminalization of Independent Sex Workers in Cambodia

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Several international NGOs including human rights organizations and advocacy groups for sex workers demand that the Cambodian government decriminalize independent sex work, regulate the More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Wife of Omar Mateen a.k.a. Orlando Shooter Arrested by FBI

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Noor Salman, the wife of Omar Mateen, commonly known as “the Orlando shooter” has been arrested on charges of aiding her husband in the attack on the Pulse gay nightclub in More...

By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Beijing Wants to Boost China – ASEAN Relations: Win-Win vs Claw-or-Paw

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, during his weekly press conference, in the first week of January 2017, said that the government in Beijing always regarded ASEAN as More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Colombian Government & ELN To Launch Official Peace Talks on January 10

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : One week before the scheduled, and very delayed launch of talks between the Colombian government and the leftist ELN, President Santos reiterated that the ELN has to release all “hostages”. More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Turkey Released Detained American Journalist Dion Nissenbaum

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Turkish authorities released, on Friday, the jailed U.S. American journalist Dion Nissenbaum. The Wall Street Journal journo had been held for nearly three days for allegedly violating More...

By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Baghdad’s $15 mn Security System Can’t Protect Journos Critcal of Systemic Abuse of Power

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Following the kidnapping of Iraqi journalist Afrah Shawqi from her home in Baghdad late Monday, Saad al-Matlabi, a member of Baghdad Governorate’s security commission criticized Baghdad’s More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 9th, 2016
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UK Spied on Israeli Diplomats? Really Snowden? Tell Us Something We Didn’t Know!

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Another wave of sensationalized Snowden Leaks reportedly reveals that British intelligence spied on Israeli diplomats and military officials in 2008 and 2009. So what’s new? Nothing! More...

By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Santos Opts for Approval of Colombia Peace Deal by Congress: No 2nd Referendum

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc ): Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos opts for having the newly-signed revised peace accord between the State and the FARC-EP approved by Congress rather than opting for a second More...