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Archive for the category ‘SPOTLIGHT’


Myanmar Says Refugees Must Prove Residency to Return Home
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 9th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
India Is Complicit in the Rohingya Suffering
Bela Bhatia – Al Jazeera
October 9th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
No Sign of Radicalisation in Rohingya, Says Bangladesh Foreign Secretary
Shubhajit Roy – The Indian Express
October 9th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Religion Is Not the Only Reason Rohingyas Are Being Forced out of Myanmar
Giuseppe Forino, Jason von Meding and Thomas Johnson – The Conversation
October 2nd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Myanmar Government Plans to Redevelop Torched Rohingya Villages
Reuters – CBC Radio Canada News
October 2nd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Oil, Gas, Geopolitics Guide U.S. Hand in Playing the Rohingya Crisis
Whitney Webb – MintPress News
October 2nd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Israeli Support for Myanmar Is the Natural Alliance of Regimes Based on Ethnic Supremacy
David Lloyd | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 2nd, 2017 ( No Comments »)
The Unmaking of Myanmar
Sara Perria | Centre for International Governance Innovation – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Slow Genocide Continues in Myanmar
Mizanur Rahman Khan – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Covering the Rohingya: Separating Fact from Fiction
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Pogrom of Minority Rohingya in Myanmar
Mohammad Amjad Hossain – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
French Pres. Macron Pulls No Punches: Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar Constitutes ‘Genocide’
The Japan Times – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Rohingya Genocide and the Liberal States: Dancing with the Demon of Destruction
C R Abrar – The Daily Star [Bangladesh]
September 25th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Typhoon Hato Leaves 16 Dead as 27,000 Evacuated in China
Neil Connor – The Telegraph
September 4th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
41M Affected by South Asia Floods, but Who Knows about It?
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 4th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Do Sierra Leonean Lives Matter?
Jugal Shah | OpenCanada – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 4th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Devastating Himalayan Floods Are Made Worse by an International Blame Game
Jagannath Adhikari – The Conversation
September 4th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Mumbai Floods: What Happens When Cities Sacrifice Ecology for Development
Harini Nagendra – The Conversation
September 4th, 2017 ( No Comments »)
Former President Jimmy Carter Releases Statement on North Korea
Fox5 Atlanta – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 14th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Former President Jimmy Carter Releases Statement on North Korea)
The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Jennifer Rosenberg | ThoughtCo – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 7th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki)
72 Years after Hiroshima, Where Is Japan’s Commitment to End Nuclear Weapons?
Yuko Yoneda | Greenpeace Japan – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 7th, 2017 ( Comments Off on 72 Years after Hiroshima, Where Is Japan’s Commitment to End Nuclear Weapons?)
The Little-Known History of U.S. Secrecy and Censorship in Wake of Atomic Bombings
Janet Farrell Brodie – The Conversation
August 7th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Little-Known History of U.S. Secrecy and Censorship in Wake of Atomic Bombings)
Survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Atomic Heritage Foundation – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 7th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki)
Trump‘s Red Line
Seymour M. Hersh - Die Welt
July 3rd, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Trained to Kill: How Four Boy Soldiers Survived Boko Haram
Sarah A. Topol – The New York Times Magazine
June 26th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Trained to Kill: How Four Boy Soldiers Survived Boko Haram)
Exclusive: Overruling Diplomats, U.S. to Drop Iraq, Myanmar from Child Soldiers’ List
Jason Szep and Matt Spetalnick | Reuters - US News & World Report
June 26th, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
How the Media Can Help Protect People with Albinism – A Tanzanian Case Study
Jean Burke – The Conversation
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How the Media Can Help Protect People with Albinism – A Tanzanian Case Study)
Joint African Action Crucial to Protect Persons with Albinism from Violence, Highlights UN Expert
UN News Centre – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 19th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Joint African Action Crucial to Protect Persons with Albinism from Violence, Highlights UN Expert)
UN Secretariat Designates Jammu and Kashmir as a “Separate Country” Independent of India
The aPolitical – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Secretariat Designates Jammu and Kashmir as a “Separate Country” Independent of India)
Kashmir
Dr. Ravi P. Bhatia – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Kashmir)
Conflict Management in Kashmir
Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 5th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Conflict Management in Kashmir)
You (and Almost Everyone You Know) Owe Your Life to This Man
Robert Krulwich | National Geographic – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 22nd, 2017 ( 1 Comment »)
Assessment of White House Intelligence Report of April 11, 2017
Theodore A. Postol | Massachusetts Institute of Technology – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Assessment of White House Intelligence Report of April 11, 2017)
Wag the Dog — How Al Qaeda Played Donald Trump and the American Media
Scott Ritter – The Huffington Post
April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Wag the Dog — How Al Qaeda Played Donald Trump and the American Media)
And the Winner is Raytheon
Rosemarie Jackowski | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on And the Winner is Raytheon)
These Two Rivers Were Just Given the Same Legal Rights as Humans in India
Lorraine Chow | EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 27th, 2017 ( 2 Comments »)
The Politics of Water Insecurity
Majed Akhter – Al Jazeera
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Politics of Water Insecurity)
No Water, No Life – Don’t Waste It!
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
March 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on No Water, No Life – Don’t Waste It!)
Senior U.N. Official Quits after ‘Apartheid’ Israel Report Pulled
Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 20th, 2017 ( 2 Comments »)
UN Launches Report on Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid
UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN Launches Report on Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid)
UN: Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid – Issue No. 1, Palestine and the Israeli Occupation
UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on UN: Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid – Issue No. 1, Palestine and the Israeli Occupation)
“Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030”
Lakshmi Puri – Inter Press Service-IPS
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50:50 by 2030”)
Seven Scary Facts about Widening Gender Gap
IPS World Desk – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Seven Scary Facts about Widening Gender Gap)
Protests in Asian Capitals over Violence against Rohingya
Channel News Asia – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Protests in Asian Capitals over Violence against Rohingya)
No Country for the Rohingyas
The Hindu | Editorial – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on No Country for the Rohingyas)
‘Mass Destruction’ of Ethnic Rohingya Villages Underway in Burma, Human Rights Group Warns
Nicola Smith – The Telegraph
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘Mass Destruction’ of Ethnic Rohingya Villages Underway in Burma, Human Rights Group Warns)
Bangladesh Pushes Back Rohingya Refugees amid Collective Punishment in Myanmar
Amnesty International – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Bangladesh Pushes Back Rohingya Refugees amid Collective Punishment in Myanmar)
Burma Is Pursuing ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Rohingya Muslims, U.N. Official Says
Feliz Solomon – Time Magazine
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Burma Is Pursuing ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Rohingya Muslims, U.N. Official Says)
Myanmar’s War on the Rohingya
The New York Times | Editorial – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Myanmar’s War on the Rohingya)
Bayer Buys Monsanto for US $66 Bln.
Greg Roumeliotis and Ludwig Burger | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Bayer Buys Monsanto for US $66 Bln.)
Monsanto and Bayer: Why Food and Agriculture Just Took a Turn for the Worse
Colin Todhunter – CounterPunch
September 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Monsanto and Bayer: Why Food and Agriculture Just Took a Turn for the Worse)
Bayer-Monsanto Merger Is ‘a Disaster for Global Food System’
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 19th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
The Improbable Story of the Man Who Won History’s ‘Biggest Murder Trial’ at Nuremberg
Karen Heller – The Washington Post
September 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Improbable Story of the Man Who Won History’s ‘Biggest Murder Trial’ at Nuremberg)
Europe: When a Swimsuit Is a Security Threat
Asma T. Uddin – The New York Times
August 29th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Europe: When a Swimsuit Is a Security Threat)
I Created the Burkini to Give Women Freedom, Not to Take It Away
Aheda Zanetti – The Guardian
August 29th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
The Olympian and the Terrorist: A Story of Two Belgian Brothers
Lukas Eberle – Der Spiegel
July 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Olympian and the Terrorist: A Story of Two Belgian Brothers)
The List — Bilderberg 2016: Middle Class Becomes Aimless as Tech Takes Over
Aaron Dykes – Activist Post
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The List — Bilderberg 2016: Middle Class Becomes Aimless as Tech Takes Over)
What the Panama Papers Mean for Global Development
Tharanga Yakupitiyage – Inter Pres Service-IPS
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on What the Panama Papers Mean for Global Development)
Panama Papers: Reigniting the Debate for a Global Tax Body
Share the World’s Resources – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Panama Papers: Reigniting the Debate for a Global Tax Body)
The Panama Papers and the 1%
Mel Gurtov, PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Panama Papers and the 1%)
WikiLeaks: US Government, Soros Funded Panama Papers to Attack Putin
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 11th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Spies and Shadowy Allies Lurk in Secret with Help from Offshore Firm
Will Fitzgibbon - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists-ICIJ
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Spies and Shadowy Allies Lurk in Secret with Help from Offshore Firm)
Imperialism, Political Corruption and the Real Face of Capitalism
Andre Damon, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Imperialism, Political Corruption and the Real Face of Capitalism)
‘Corruption’ as a Propaganda Weapon
Robert Parry – Consortium News
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘Corruption’ as a Propaganda Weapon)
A Key Similarity between Snowden Leak and Panama Papers: Scandal Is What’s Been Legalized
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on A Key Similarity between Snowden Leak and Panama Papers: Scandal Is What’s Been Legalized)
Beyond Panama: What the World Really Needs Is the #DelawarePapers
Nika Knight – Common Dreams
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Beyond Panama: What the World Really Needs Is the #DelawarePapers)
Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption: The Panama Papers
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists-ICIJ – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption: The Panama Papers)
Explore the Panama Papers Key Figures
Rigoberto Carvajal, Mar Cabra, Álvaro Ortiz and Fernando Blat - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists-ICIJ
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Explore the Panama Papers Key Figures)
Infographic: Victims of Terrorist Attacks Inside and Outside Western Europe
Statista – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Infographic: Victims of Terrorist Attacks Inside and Outside Western Europe)
Top Psychologist’s Personal History of MK-ULTRA: “The CIA-LSD Story in Retrospect”
Valtin, Invictus – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Top Psychologist’s Personal History of MK-ULTRA: “The CIA-LSD Story in Retrospect”)
Relationships – Reflections on Refugees
Dr Hakim, Afghan Peace Volunteers – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Relationships – Reflections on Refugees)
Romancing the Sunni: A US Policy Tragedy in Three Acts. Act I
Angelo Codevilla – Asia Times
January 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Romancing the Sunni: A US Policy Tragedy in Three Acts. Act I)
Romancing the Sunni: A US Policy Tragedy in Three Acts. Act II
Angelo Codevilla – Asia Times
January 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Romancing the Sunni: A US Policy Tragedy in Three Acts. Act II)
Romancing the Sunni: A US Policy Tragedy in Three Acts. Act III
Angelo Codevilla – Asia Times
January 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Romancing the Sunni: A US Policy Tragedy in Three Acts. Act III)
Confessions of a Terrorist Sympathiser
Richard Jackson – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 7th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Meeting Ed Snowden – John Cusack in Conversation with Arundhati Roy (I)
John Cusack - Outlook India
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Meeting Ed Snowden – John Cusack in Conversation with Arundhati Roy (I))
Meeting Ed Snowden – “We Brought You the Promise of the Future, but Our Tongue Stammered and Barked…” (II)
Arundhati Roy – Outlook India
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Meeting Ed Snowden – “We Brought You the Promise of the Future, but Our Tongue Stammered and Barked…” (II))
Meeting Ed Snowden – The Arundhati Roy—John Cusack Conversation Continues (III)
John Cusack – Outlook India
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Meeting Ed Snowden – The Arundhati Roy—John Cusack Conversation Continues (III))
Meeting Ed Snowden – What Shall We Love? (IV)
Arundhati Roy – Outlook India
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Meeting Ed Snowden – What Shall We Love? (IV))
State Terror or Capitalist Terror, Military Coup or Capitalist Coup
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on State Terror or Capitalist Terror, Military Coup or Capitalist Coup)
17 Sustainable Peace Goals [21 Sep Int’l Day of Peace]: The TRANSCEND Approach
Johan Galtung – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on 17 Sustainable Peace Goals [21 Sep Int’l Day of Peace]: The TRANSCEND Approach)
International Day of Peace – 21 Sep 2015
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on International Day of Peace – 21 Sep 2015)
International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons – 26 Sep 2015
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons – 26 Sep 2015)
Wilfred Burchett: The Atomic Plague
Wilfred Burchett, Fair Observer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 10th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Our 70th Anniversary Homework: Confronting the Myths and Learning the Lessons of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Joseph Gerson – Common Deams
August 10th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Our 70th Anniversary Homework: Confronting the Myths and Learning the Lessons of Hiroshima and Nagasaki)
Hiroshima Peace Declaration by Mayor Kazumi Matsui
The Japan Times - TRANSCEND Media Service
August 10th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Hiroshima Peace Declaration by Mayor Kazumi Matsui)
Blessing the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombs
Father George Zabelka – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 10th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Blessing the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Atomic Bombs)
The 70th Anniversary of the Bombing of Nagasaki: Unwelcome Truths for Church and State
Gary G. Kohls, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 10th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Why Americans Believe That Bombing Hiroshima Was Necessary
Gary G. Kohls, MD – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 3rd, 2015 ( 2 Comments »)
Hiroshima Cover-up: How the War Department’s Timesman Won a Pulitzer
Amy Goodman and David Goodman – Common Dreams
August 3rd, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Call for Sanity on 60th Anniversary of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto
Emanuel Pastreich – Foreign Policy In Focus
July 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Call for Sanity on 60th Anniversary of the Russell-Einstein Manifesto)
The War on Drugs: ‘A Trillion-Dollar Failure’
Will Dana – Rolling Stone
June 29th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The War on Drugs: ‘A Trillion-Dollar Failure’)
What It Was Like to Glimpse John Nash’s Beautiful Mind
Maurice Ewing – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on What It Was Like to Glimpse John Nash’s Beautiful Mind)
‘Politico’ Gives CIA’s Worst WMD Liar a Platform to Slam Seymour Hersh
Jon Schwarz – The Intercept
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on ‘Politico’ Gives CIA’s Worst WMD Liar a Platform to Slam Seymour Hersh)
Asian, African Nations Challenge ‘Obsolete’ World Order
Eveline Danubrata and Charlotte Greenfield, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Asian, African Nations Challenge ‘Obsolete’ World Order)
Asia-Africa Synergy Crucial For South-South Ties
Zheng Xiwen – China Daily
April 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Asia-Africa Synergy Crucial For South-South Ties)