2021-08-26: News Headlines

Nicholas Stender (2021-08-26). Supreme Court forces re-adoption of racist anti-immigrant policy. liberationnews.org A Supreme Court ruling yesterday — upholding an earlier ruling by a right wing judge — dealt a blow to immigrants' rights by requiring the Biden administration to re-adopt a racist Trump era immigration policy. Known as the "Remain in Mexico" policy, this measure prohibits people who arrive at the southern border from entering the …

Brenda Norrell (2021-08-26). O'odham Voice Against the Wall Releases New Report on Elbit Spy Towers. indybay.org O'odham Voice Against the Wall demands a halt to the destruction and surveillance underway by Israel's Elbit Systems on the Tohono O'odham Nation and an end to the militarization by the U.S. Border Patrol, in a new 81-page report released to the world today.

Manuel Martin (2021-08-26). U.S. Should Force Pfizer to Share COVID Vaccine Technology with Africa. zcomm.org Doctors Without Borders is calling on Pfizer-BioNTech to immediately share the vaccine technology with manufacturers on the African continent, where less than 2% of the population is fully vaccinated…

Pedro Brieger (2021-08-26). Los Talibán, tan lejos y tan cerca de América Latina. globalizacion.ca Afganistán está muy lejos de América Latina y es uno de los países de Asia Central que menos puntos de contacto tiene con nuestra región ya que ni siquiera hubo corrientes migratorias importantes como las hubo de Ucrania, Rusia, China…

Staff (2021-08-25). Headlines for August 25, 2021. democracynow.org Biden: U.S. "On Pace" to Withdraw from Afghanistan by Aug. 31, Taliban Blocks Afghans from Accessing Kabul Airport, World Bank Cuts Funds for Afghanistan as U.N. Warns of Looming Catastrophe, House Democrats Approve $3.5 Trillion Budget Resolution, House Passes John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, Immigration: Supreme Court Revives Trump's "Remain in Mexico" Program, Judge Faults DHS for Not Considering Ecological Harm of Militarizing Border, U.S. Records 1,400 New COVID Deaths as AMA Calls for Broad Vaccine Mandates, U.S. & Cuba Pledge Vaccines for Vietnam, But Only Cuba Offers to Share Vaccine Technology,…

WSWS (2021-08-25). Afghan refugees face steel border walls and barbed wire from Europe's powers. wsws.org Europe's governments, since the fall of the Taliban, have so far refused to take more than a few thousand Afghan refugees.

Welcome w (2021-08-25). Wednesday 8/25: Rapid Response Call: How to Support Families in Haiti, Afghanistan & US Border. indybay.org Online via Zoom…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-08-25). México recibe a grupo de mujeres refugiadas procedentes de Afganistán. telesurtv.net Las refugiadas forman parte del equipo de robótica de Afganistán, llamado "Afghan Dreamers", que desarrolló ventiladores para la atención de pacientes con Covid-19.

Middle East Monitor (2021-08-25). Even love is forbidden under Israeli apartheid. juancole.com By Muhammad Hussein | — Israel's apartheid system directed at the Palestinians is well documented. Within Israel's officially-recognised borders — which the state has never actually declared — as well as across the occupied Palestinian territories, the people of occupied Palestine have long faced systematic discrimination which denies them the same rights afforded to Jewish …

Peoples Dispatch (2021-08-25). Israel carries out airstrikes on Gaza violating ceasefire agreement again. peoplesdispatch.org On August 23, Israel carried out yet another airstrike on the besieged Gaza Strip. It was the second violation of the May ceasefire agreement in a week. Israel has increased its assaults on Gaza recently. On August 21, Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinians at the Israel-Gaza border injuring at least 41.

Rick Rozoff (2021-08-25). Poland accuses Belarus of "all kinds of provocations," boosts troops on border. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com PM says Polish border 'well guarded' against 'Lukashenko's provocations' [Polish Prime Minister Mateusz] Morawiecki warned his country had to be prepared for "all kinds of provocations and unheard-of, unusual actions by the Belarus regime." He thanked border officials and soldiers who had been patrolling the boundary, noting that there were already 1,500 military personnel on …

Pablo Manríquez (2021-08-25). ICE Funding Faces Rising Opposition From Democrats in Congress. latinorebels.com The House of Representatives was back in the Capitol on Tuesday where Latino Rebels asked members about the future of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Perilous Chronicle (2021-08-25). Report from 'Shut'Em Down' Protest at the Northwest Detention Center. itsgoingdown.org Perilous Chronicle reports on an abolitionist rally at the Northwest Detention Center in so-called Tacoma, WA. By Alexa Villatoro and the Perilous Editorial Collective Protestors gathered outside the Northwest Detention Center (NWDC) in Tacoma, WA Saturday to call for an end to immigrant detention. The demonstration was organized by La Resistencia, a local immigrant rights…

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