Archive for the category ‘SPOTLIGHT’


Letter of Concern to Oxford University Press regarding Dr Jacques Leider and ORE Asian History Series
Noam Chomsky, Johan Galtung, Maung Zarni, et al. - TRANSCEND Media Service
February 12th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
MLK: The Year of “Nonviolence or Non-Existence”
Rev. John Dear | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 15th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Martin Luther King’s Revolutionary Dream Deferred
Maj. Danny Sjursen – Truthdig
January 15th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Martin Luther King’s Poor People’s Campaign Reborn
Amy Goodman & Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
January 15th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
A Responsibility to Prevent Genocide
Tharanga Yakupitiyage – Inter Press Serice-IPS
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on A Responsibility to Prevent Genocide)
Is This Genocide?
Nicholas Kristof - The New York Times
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Is This Genocide?)
Rohingya Crisis Is ‘Very Deliberate Genocide’, Former UN General Romeo Dallaire Says
Dominic Waghorn – Sky News
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Rohingya Crisis Is ‘Very Deliberate Genocide’, Former UN General Romeo Dallaire Says)
Reporters Without Borders Tries to Shut Down Independent Press Event Discussing White Helmets
Brandon Turbeville - Activist Post
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Reporters Without Borders Tries to Shut Down Independent Press Event Discussing White Helmets)
Despite Western-Funded NGO’s Boycott, Vanessa Beeley Exposes White Helmets at Swiss Press Club
Brandon Turbeville – Activist Post
December 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Despite Western-Funded NGO’s Boycott, Vanessa Beeley Exposes White Helmets at Swiss Press Club)
Myanmar Says Refugees Must Prove Residency to Return Home
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Says Refugees Must Prove Residency to Return Home)
India Is Complicit in the Rohingya Suffering
Bela Bhatia – Al Jazeera
October 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on India Is Complicit in the Rohingya Suffering)
Under Siege in Their Villages, Rohingya Still In Burma Say They’re Trapped
Max Bearak – The Washington Post
October 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Under Siege in Their Villages, Rohingya Still In Burma Say They’re Trapped)
No Sign of Radicalisation in Rohingya, Says Bangladesh Foreign Secretary
Shubhajit Roy – The Indian Express
October 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on No Sign of Radicalisation in Rohingya, Says Bangladesh Foreign Secretary)
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 ( Comments Off on Religion Is Not the Only Reason Rohingyas Are Being Forced out of Myanmar)
Myanmar Government Plans to Redevelop Torched Rohingya Villages
Reuters – CBC Radio Canada News
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Government Plans to Redevelop Torched Rohingya Villages)
Oil, Gas, Geopolitics Guide U.S. Hand in Playing the Rohingya Crisis
Whitney Webb – MintPress News
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Oil, Gas, Geopolitics Guide U.S. Hand in Playing the Rohingya Crisis)
Israeli Support for Myanmar Is the Natural Alliance of Regimes Based on Ethnic Supremacy
David Lloyd | Mondoweiss – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Israeli Support for Myanmar Is the Natural Alliance of Regimes Based on Ethnic Supremacy)
The Unmaking of Myanmar
Sara Perria | Centre for International Governance Innovation – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Unmaking of Myanmar)
Slow Genocide Continues in Myanmar
Mizanur Rahman Khan – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Slow Genocide Continues in Myanmar)
Covering the Rohingya: Separating Fact from Fiction
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Covering the Rohingya: Separating Fact from Fiction)
Pogrom of Minority Rohingya in Myanmar
Mohammad Amjad Hossain – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Pogrom of Minority Rohingya in Myanmar)
French Pres. Macron Pulls No Punches: Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar Constitutes ‘Genocide’
The Japan Times – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on French Pres. Macron Pulls No Punches: Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar Constitutes ‘Genocide’)
Rohingya Genocide and the Liberal States: Dancing with the Demon of Destruction
C R Abrar – The Daily Star [Bangladesh]
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Rohingya Genocide and the Liberal States: Dancing with the Demon of Destruction)
Typhoon Hato Leaves 16 Dead as 27,000 Evacuated in China
Neil Connor – The Telegraph
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Typhoon Hato Leaves 16 Dead as 27,000 Evacuated in China)
41M Affected by South Asia Floods, but Who Knows about It?
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on 41M Affected by South Asia Floods, but Who Knows about It?)
Do Sierra Leonean Lives Matter?
Jugal Shah | OpenCanada – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Do Sierra Leonean Lives Matter?)
Harvey Didn’t Come Out of the Blue – Now Is the Time to Talk about Climate Change
Naomi Klein – The Intercept
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Harvey Didn’t Come Out of the Blue – Now Is the Time to Talk about Climate Change)
Devastating Himalayan Floods Are Made Worse by an International Blame Game
Jagannath Adhikari – The Conversation
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Devastating Himalayan Floods Are Made Worse by an International Blame Game)
Mumbai Floods: What Happens When Cities Sacrifice Ecology for Development
Harini Nagendra – The Conversation
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Mumbai Floods: What Happens When Cities Sacrifice Ecology for Development)
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)