Daily Archives: May 5, 2022

2022-05-05: News Headlines

Anonymous103 (2022-05-05). Briefing Of Russian MoD On Morning Of May 5, 2022. southfront.org

_____ (2022-05-05). A Statement on Ukraine from the Black Liberation Movement. popularresistance.org The ongoing crisis and war in Ukraine threatens to pull the world into a disastrous nuclear confrontation. Disinformation, lies, and propaganda from the US and other western media are aimed at confusing millions of people inside the US and around the world to view Russia as the aggressor, while hiding the US role in the evolution of this conflict. One major example of this manipulation is that western media has not been honest about the massive role that the US played in facilitating a 2014 coup in Ukraine that overthrew the country's democratically elected president, and funneled support to neo-Nazi forces who w…

_____ (2022-05-05). Former CIA Contract Pilot Tosh Plumlee: "There Are Many More American Soldiers Like Willy Joseph Cancel Already In Ukraine" popularresistance.org Willy Joseph Cancel, a native of Orange County, New York, became the first U.S. casualty of the Ukraine War last week. The U.S. Marine veteran was killed fighting alongside Ukrainian forces while working for a private U.S. military contractor. He was ambushed by Russian forces during a night-time patrol—though his body has not yet been recovered. William "Tosh" Plumlee, a CIA contract pilot who participated in arms and drug smuggling missions into Nicaragua during the 1980s, said that "there are many more American soldiers like Willy Joseph Cancel already in Ukraine."

____ (2022-05-05). U.S., Japanese defense chiefs at Pentagon: "Can no longer separate security of Indo-Pacific from that of Europe" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S. Department of DefenseMay 4, 2022 Austin, Japan's Defense Minister Pledge to Defend Rules-Based Order Kishi unequivocally emphasized that Russia's invasion of Ukraine means that the Japanese can no longer separate the security of the Indo-Pacific from that of Europe. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Japanese Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi pledged to …

____ (2022-05-05). U.S. unit that was withdrawn from Ukraine back to Europe to train troops. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense OneMay 4, 2022 Task Force Gator Back to Training Ukrainians as Battle Rages For the Donbas Members of the Florida National Guard unit that was training Ukrainians in the days before Russia invaded are back at it, getting Ukrainian soldiers spun up on the new hardware the U.S. has sent…. The American soldiers are …

____ (2022-05-04). U.S. criticized over blaming, smears on China's position. ecns.cn The Chinese embassy in the United States has rebuked and debunked a recent statement issued by U.S. State Department attacking Beijing's position on the Ukraine situation, saying that "blaming and smearing just won't solve the problem".

____ (2022-05-04). Russia threatens to attack NATO vehicles delivering military supplies in Ukraine. ecns.cn Any vehicle of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) that arrives in Ukraine with weapons or material for the needs of the Ukrainian armed forces is considered by Russia as "a legitimate target for destruction".

____ (2022-05-04). Ukraine not to agree to 'frozen conflict' with Russia: Zelensky. ecns.cn Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Kiev will not agree to any deal that would lead to a "frozen conflict" with Russia, the Ukrinform news agency reported on Wednesday.

____ (2022-05-04). Pandemic, conflicts affect mlns' mental health: WHO. ecns.cn A senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic and military conflict in Ukraine have affected the mental health of millions of people.

____ (2022-05-04). Russia to open humanitarian corridor for civilian evacuation from Azovstal. ecns.cn The Russian military announced on Wednesday that it will open a humanitarian corridor from Thursday to Saturday for the evacuation of civilians from the blocked Azovstal plant in Ukraine's Mariupol.

Anonymous103 (2022-05-05). Ukrainian POW: When Retreating, We Were Ordered To Shell Settlements. Those Who Refused Were Killed. southfront.org

Anonymous103 (2022-05-05). Media Battle For Azovstal And First Casualties. southfront.org Ukrainian servicemen demand evacuation of civilians, wounded and dead militants | So far, about a hundred of civilians have been evacuated from the facilities of Azovstal in the city of Mariupol. As soon as they are in security, the warring sides launched informational campaigns on the issue. Civilians were filmed by the Azov militants when leaving their basements as well as by Russian media when they reached the village of Bezimennoe where they were treated by Russian forces, representatives of the UN and the Red Cr…

Editor (2022-05-05). Michael Moore: The Forced Birth Ruling. scheerpost.com By Michael Moore / One hundred seventy million American women and girls were suddenly informed on Monday that they have been removed from the ranks of full citizenship, and that their rights are now diminished so severely they will heretofore be commanded to give birth, whether they want to or not. | Once pregnant, the government will now make all women prisoners of their wombs, automatically forced for the full nine months to carry the fetus inside them to term, whether they intended to be pregnant or not, a 21st century versio…

_____ (2022-05-05). Cross Party Group Of 37 German Parliamentarians Call To Stop Extradition Of Julian Assange On World Press Freedom Day. popularresistance.org "As a cross-party group of parliamentarians of the German Bundestag, we have the honor to reach out to you, and to ask for your attention in a case that is currently of great concern to us, knowing that we share a mutual concern for the protection as well as the implementation of internationally recognized human rights. We have closely followed the fate of Julian Assange in the past; however, the current developments in his case arouse our concern all the more."

_____ (2022-05-05). Joint Health Statement For First Meeting Of States Parties. popularresistance.org Representing physicians, nurses, public health professionals, and medical students worldwide, we speak with a united voice on the urgent need to eliminate nuclear weapons as a matter of global health and survival. Updated evidence on the catastrophic consequences of any use of nuclear weapons, the acute and growing danger of their use, and the impossibility of any effective humanitarian and health response following nuclear explosions on populations, should underpin the work of the upcoming 1st Meeting of States Parties (1MSP) of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW).

_____ (2022-05-05). International Seminar For Peace Kicks Off In Cuba. popularresistance.org Leaders of the World Peace Council (WPC) and its member organizations, as well as prominent figures, academics, anti-war activists and friends in solidarity with Cuba, are present in the event, to be held until Thursday, May 5. | According to the program, WPC President Maria do Socorro Gomes, that organization's Executive secretary Iraklis Tsavdaridis and Venezuela's Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Ron Martinez are also attending the Seminar.

_____ (2022-05-05). Over 5 Million People March On May Day In Cuba, A Country Of 11 Million. popularresistance.org Led by the slogan, "Cuba Works and Lives," Havana's 2022 May Day parade was attended by more than 700,000 workers and students from across Havana, demonstrating both a joyful celebration and triumphant victory of the Cuban Revolution. | More than 5.5 million people celebrated throughout Cuba on May 1 in their respective provinces, for a total of 6 million people at events over the weekend. | It was a special celebration because of the parade's cancellation the last two years due to COVID-19 restrictions. Cuba's May Day parade is historically the largest in the world, and this year it came back with a roar in one…

_____ (2022-05-05). National Intelligence Report Found FBI Searched The Data Of Americans Millions Of Times In 2021. popularresistance.org The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) reported on Friday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) searched through the electronic data of Americans 3.4 million times in 2021. | The searches were revealed in the ODNI's "Annual Statistical Transparency Report Regarding the Intelligence Community's Use of National Security Surveillance Authorities" for calendar year 2021. The data shows that there was nearly a tripling of these unconstitutional searches from 1.3 million in 2020.

_____ (2022-05-05). Honduras Repeals Colonialist ZEDEs (Interview). popularresistance.org President Xiomara Castro fulfilled a major campaign promise last week when she signed the decree to repeal the ZEDEs law. We spoke to Honduran Vice Minister for Agrarian Reform, Rafael Alegría, on this important victory for the campesinos and social movements of Honduras. | Rafael is a historic leader of the international peasants movement, La Vía Campesina. Having been at the forefront of years of struggles in Latin America, he's now a strong anti-imperialist voice with the Partido Libre administration. Kawsachun News' Camila Escalante sat down with Rafael in Managua, where he and other movement leaders particip…

_____ (2022-05-05). Abortion Rights Protesters And Counter Protesters Demonstrate At Indianapolis Monument Circle. popularresistance.org Tensions were running high Wednesday evening in downtown Indianapolis as protesters both for and against abortion met in demonstrations at Monument Circle. | The crowd of at least 500 people was made up mostly of pro-abortion rights activists, with about 25 anti-abortion protesters. Police blocked off nearby streets as the two groups converged at close distances, sometimes yelling at each other. | The pro-abortion rights group chanted "abortion ban has got to go" and "we stand with Roe", while the anti-abortion group chanted "we are the pro-life generation and we will abolish abortion."

Staff (2022-05-05). Codify Abortion Rights and Civil Liberties in Federal Law. peoplesparty.org Getting an abortion should be up to a woman and her doctor. Justice Samuel Alito's decision overturning Roe v. Wade is an attack on the people of the United States. The decision states no such right as abortion "is protected by any constitutional provision, including… The Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. That provision has been held to guarantee some rights that are not mentioned in the Constitution, but any such right must be "deeply rooted in this Nation's history and tradition." | Alito goes on to describe the Nation's history and tradition as a continuous reign of "prohibiting abortion on pai…

Editor2 (2022-05-05). Sacha Llorenti: "ALBA-TCP is Fundamentally Anti-Imperialist" orinocotribune.com During the III Continental Assembly of ALBA Movements, allied platforms spoke about the importance of building unity and fighting imperialism and capitalism together | A central discussion throughout the III Continental Assembly of ALBA Movements was on the challenges that people's movements face in the medium and long term. One of the key strategies of ALBA movements has been strengthening over the last couple of years has been to build not only with organizations involved in its work across the continent but also to work with other platforms of people's movements and organizations that are resisting capitalism…

Joe Lauria (2022-05-05). PayPal Cancels Consortium News Account; May Seize Balance. orinocotribune.com The online payment system gave no warning or reason why Consortium News' account has been "permanently limited." PayPal indicated that only if "applicable" will the balance be returned. | PayPal has canceled Consortium News' account without any prior notice or due process and with virtually no explanation. | As Consortium News is today launching its Spring Fund Drive, it has lost one of its most important ways for its viewers and readers to show their support through donations. Clicking on the yellow PayPal donate button on our home page now yields this message: | PayPal has sent an email to CN that says: | "You…

_____ (2022-05-05). Tensions Flare in the Palestinian-Israeli Relations. journal-neo.org The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has reaffirmed its commitment and support for the rights of the Palestinian people to sovereignty over their occupied land. The OIC member states held an extraordinary meeting in Jeddah on April 25 and called for coordinated efforts to protect Quds (Jerusalem) and its holy sites from "crimes committed by …

Staff (2022-05-05). Cohesion, unity in Iraq always emphasized by Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Stating that cohesion and unity in Iraq have always been emphasised by Iran, Raeisi expressed hope that the political process of the parliamentary elections in Iraq will end soon with the formation of a powerful government.

Staff (2022-05-05). Massive explosion reported in eastern Baghdad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Some sources reported a loud sound of an explosion east of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Thursday morning.

Staff (2022-05-05). Iran calls on UNDGC to scale up anti-sanctions efforts. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — Iran's UN envoy calls on the world body's Department of Global Communications to ratchet up its efforts to inform the international community about the adverse effects of sanctions on the targeted countries.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-05-05). Iran marks national Shiraz Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 05 (MNA) — The 15th day of Ordibehesht in the Iranian calendar that falls on May 5 has been designated as Shiraz Day due to its historical and cultural importance as well as its unique beauty.

Staff (2022-05-05). Proyecto de Ley del Sistema de Recursos Naturales y del Medio Ambiente: Nuevas realidades y enfoque sistémico. cubadebate.cu Uno de los proyectos de leyes que abordará el Parlamento en su quinta sesión extraordinaria de la novena legislatura es el del Sistema de los Recursos Naturales y del Medio Ambiente. El texto legal, fruto de un proceso de análisis y estudio, consultas, conciliaciones y elaboración que comenzó años atrás, derogaría la vigente Ley 81, Del Medio Ambiente (1997).

Staff (2022-05-05). Este viernes, cuarta edición de la peña La Pupila Afilada. cubadebate.cu El encuentro, que ya es esperado por los comprometidos con la Revolución, se celebrará en la Casa de la Amistad del Vedado capitalino y estará dedicado a las madres cubanas y al pensamiento y obra de Antonio Guiteras Holmes.

Staff (2022-05-05). Recibió Díaz-Canel al presidente de la Confederación Mundial de Beisbol y Softbol (+ Video). cubadebate.cu ´Para nosotros es una nueva oportunidad de poder compartir ª, expresó el Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista y Presidente de la República, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, en el encuentro de bienvenida a Riccardo Fraccari, presidente de la Confederación Mundial de Beisbol y Softbol. | En el Palacio de la Revolución, el Jefe de Estado agradeció al directivo por el apoyo dado al país caribeño en el ámbito del beisbol…

Staff (2022-05-05). Visitará Cuba el Presidente de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos. cubadebate.cu El presidente de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, Excmo. Sr. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, realizará una visita de trabajo a Cuba a partir del próximo 7 de mayo. | El distinguido visitante sostendrá conversaciones con autoridades cubanas y realizará otras actividades.

Staff (2022-05-05). SNB 61: Los Gallos espirituanos ya tienen su boleto para los playoffs. cubadebate.cu Los Gallos espirituanos alcanzaron su victoria número 42 de esta temporada y se convirtieron oficialmente en el primer equipo de esta Serie Nacional 61 que asegura un puesto para los playoffs, cuando van restando cinco partidos para concluir el calendario regular.

Staff (2022-05-05). Ministro de Comunicación e Información de Venezuela: Hoy libramos una batalla por el derecho a tener voz. cubadebate.cu Sobre los desafíos que las redes sociales imponen a nuestros pueblos y el relato sobre la realidad que las grandes corporaciones mediáticas construyen a nivel global, conversó hoy el vicepresidente sectorial de Comunicación, Cultura y Turismo de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, Freddy àëáñez, con estudiantes de relaciones internacionales y profesionales de la prensa en Cuba.

Mark Taliano (2022-05-05). Critical Care Nurse Takes a Stand Against COVID Crimes. marktaliano.net READ MORE:

Contributing Writers (2022-05-05). NATO's fascist history/ By Prof. Anderson. marktaliano.net In recent years NATO — essentially the USA and Western Europe — has bared its fascist roots through multiple interventions across four continents. Original Link Here: NATO's fascist history | Al Mayadeen English In recent years NATO — essentially the USA and Western Europe — has bared its fascist roots through multiple interventions across four …

____ (2022-05-04). Beijing set to strengthen battle against COVID. ecns.cn The number of infections in Beijing's latest COVID-19 outbreak since April 22 has surpassed the total tally in the city's Xinfadi outbreak in 2020, and interventions will be further strengthened to cut potential transmissions.

____ (2022-05-04). New vaccine renews date with hope. ecns.cn Health volunteers in Hangzhou city received the first shot of a Sinopharm vaccine developed specifically to take on the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, on May 1.This marks the start of clinical trials for the first Omicron inactivated vaccine in the world.

____ (2022-05-04). Singer Liu scores smash hit with workout videos. ecns.cn Chinese singer Liu Genghong is enjoying an extra spike in popularity recently after branching out into online fitness.

____ (2022-05-04). Putin steps up actions against unfriendly states. ecns.cn Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Tuesday that bans economic relations with sanctioned individuals from "unfriendly countries" on a soon-to-be-published list.

____ (2022-05-04). U.S. secretary of state tests positive for COVID-19. ecns.cn U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, a State Department spokesman said.

____ (2022-05-04). Tax, fee cuts put enterprises in stronger position. ecns.cn China's continued tax and fee cuts and the recent move of refunding value-added tax credits to businesses are helping market players withstand economic headwinds and are critical in supporting growth this year, an official said.

____ (2022-05-04). China sees 160 mln domestic tourist trips during May Day holiday. ecns.cn China saw a total of 160 million domestic tourist trips during the five-day May Day holiday, down 30.2 percent from last year, according to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Wednesday.

____ (2022-05-04). China-Laos Railway sees brisk passenger, cargo transport over inaugural 5 months. ecns.cn As of Tuesday, the China-Laos Railway had handled over 2.7 million passenger trips and transported 2.9 million tonnes of cargo since its launch in December 2021, official data showed.

____ (2022-05-04). China sets up world's highest automatic weather station. ecns.cn Chinese scientific researchers on Wednesday established an automatic meteorological monitoring station at an altitude of over 8,800 meters, making it the world's highest of its kind, on Mount Qomolangma on the China-Nepal border.

____ (2022-05-04). 10 rescued, 5 dead in central China building collapse. ecns.cn Ten people have been rescued and five others died after a self-built residential structure collapsed in central China's Hunan Province on April 29, rescuers said early Thursday.

____ (2022-05-04). U.S. Fed raises interest rates by half point, ramping up inflation fight. ecns.cn The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by a half percentage point, marking the sharpest rate hike since 2000, as it takes more aggressive steps to rein in the highest inflation in four decades.

____ (2022-05-04). Vaccines still protect against new COVID-19 variants: WHO. ecns.cn Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) emphasized on Wednesday that vaccines are still highly effective against COVID-19, even new variants of the disease emerging in South Africa and the United States.

____ (2022-05-04). China ensures smooth road traffic during May Day holiday. ecns.cn China saw smooth and safe road traffic during the five-day May Day holiday, with road trips mainly made for short and medium distances due to the COVID-19 resurgence, the Ministry of Public Security said on Wednesday.

____ (2022-05-04). Ukraine crisis: Japan-Russia tensions at post-Cold War high. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 4, 2022 Russia bans entry of Japan PM, 62 others indefinitely Tatsuo has decided that with a war on in Europe and no one able to say how long Japan could stay out, and with the China Incident, now in its third year, showing signs of becoming a world war….Jun'ichir≈ç Tanizaki, The Makioka …

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