Sunday, June 19, 2016

Okinawans Finally Snap After Decades of US Military Depravity

The protest of Okinawans on Sunday is the latest in more than half a century of discontent with the presence of thousands of US troops on the island.

On Sunday 65,000 Okinawa residents held their biggest rally since 1995 to protest the presence of US bases on the island, over the high number of crimes committed by US troops stationed there.
The southwestern Japanese island hosts most of the US military personnel in Japan, of which there are over 50,000 in total, as well as 40,000 dependents and another 5,500 American civilians employed there by the US Department of Defense.

Russian mod: us-backed new syrian army 300 km away from american-facilitated ceasefire zones

Russia’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) released a statement on the bombing of the US-backed New Syrian Army militant group. The Russian MoD says that the Russian Aerospace Forces conduct air strikes against groups not separated from terrorist formations and not alligned to the ceasefire. In turn, the US can not provide direct information about “coordinates of regions of activity of opposition controlled by the US.”

In Owerri, man mistakenly slaps wife to death after returning from vigil

The Imo Police Command has arrested Onyekachi Anele, a 36-year-old father-of-two, for mistakenly murdering his wife, Chikodi, 32, after returning from a vigil, The Sun reports. Trouble allegedly started on June 1, 2016, when Chikodi, 32, asked him to give her son from an earlier marriage, N100 to take to school.

Anele said: “I got married to Chikodi over four years ago. She had a son for another man before we got married. We have been living together in peace. On May 31, 2016, I went to my church, Jesus Disciples Fellowship, where we had a vigil. I came back around 5: 30 am and started playing Christian music.

Three people allegedly electrocuted by a faulty streetlight pole at kosofe bus stop, Lagos

The sad incidence reportedly took place yesterday, between glass house mile and kosofe bus stop, Mile 12, Lagos, as they were trying to cross an iron barricade on the ikorodu expressway. .

According to Newseveryhour, the state government recently barricaded the road-divider around the area, with iron rails, to force people to use the newly built pedestrian bridge, instead of crossing the road.

neoliberalism and the globalization of war. america’s hegemonic project

Originally appeared at Globalresearch

The world is at a dangerous crossroads.  The United States and its allies have launched a military adventure which threatens the future of humanity. Major military and covert intelligence operations are being undertaken simultaneously in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia and the Far East. The US-NATO military agenda combines both major theater operations as well as covert actions geared towards destabilizing sovereign states.