Daily Archives: July 24, 2021

2021-07-24: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-07-24). UK "Borders Bill" criminalises asylum-seekers. wsws.org The government has already blocked all "legal" means for migrants to reach Britain, through fines on airlines and other transportation companies for allowing someone to travel without a visa.

WSWS (2021-07-24). Hunger strike of hundreds of undocumented migrants in Belgium. wsws.org Over 430 undocumented migrants have staged a hunger strike for more than two months against their brutal treatment by Belgian authorities throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

_____ (2021-07-24). How Face Recognition Fuels Racist Systems of Policing and Immigration—And Why Congress Must Act Now. commondreams.org "No investment in the fight against Covid-19 is more urgent and cost-effective now than an investment in getting the world vaccinated as quickly as possible."

Judy Greenspan (2021-07-24). Acción de DC exige: 'Acabar con detenciones trans por ICE'. workers.org Llevando pancartas y tres ataúdes pintados de color rosa, los activistas de los derechos de los inmigrantes transgénero y sus partidarios marcharon hacia la Casa Blanca el 23 de junio para exigir el fin de la detención de personas transgénero y VIH+ por parte del Servicio de Inmigración y Control . . . |

Camille Gijs (2021-07-24). A migrant hunger strike is shaking Belgium's government. zcomm.org Once a local issue, the residency-seekers are gaining global attention…

Alliance for Peacebuilding (2021-07-24). Wednesday 8/4: Immigration Nation: Understanding and Addressing the Weaponization of Immigration in U.S. indybay.org Online / webinar…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-24). ISIS Terrorists Raided Iraqi Military Post Guarding Border With Syria, Jordan & Saudi Arabia (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image. | Late on July 24, ISIS terrorists raided a key post of the Iraqi military's First Division in the western province of al-Anbar.

splcenter (2021-07-23). 'Nobody wants to die': Asylum-seeking migrants need protection — now. splcenter.org

news.un (2021-07-23). Increased jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso spark record-breaking displacement: UNHCR. news.un.org Rising violent attacks by jihadist groups in Burkina Faso are forcing record-breaking numbers of people to flee both inside the country and across international borders, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, reported on Friday.

Staff (2021-07-23). Headlines for July 23, 2021. democracynow.org Tokyo Olympics Kick Off Amid COVID Surge, Protests; Italy Unveils New Pass for Vaccinated People, Missouri Hospital Worker Warns COVID Surge Will Get Worse; 20% of L.A.'s Cases Are Vaccinated People | , U.S. Imposes New Cuba Sanctions as 400+ Noted Activists, Political Figures Call for End to Embargo, Rep. Hank Johnson, Prominent Black Voting Rights Advocates Arrested at Pro-Democracy Demonstration, Indian Farmworkers Renew Protests Against Neoliberal Agricultural Reforms, South Africa Updates Death Toll from Unrest to at Least 337 People, 20 Refugees Likely Dead After Mediterranean Shipwreck, U.S. Launches Airst…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-07-23). El Salvador ordena arresto de expresidente Sánchez Cerén. telesurtv.net La FGR indicó que pedirá a la Policía Internacional (Interpol) que gire una alerta roja, a fin de arrestar a Sánchez Cerén (2014-2019).

Latino USA (2021-07-23). On The Other Side (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com We look at two Trump-era policies, the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) and Title 42 expulsions to see where they are under President Biden.

Eve Ottenberg (2021-07-23). Biden Gives Pregnant, Nursing and Postpartum Mothers a Pass. counterpunch.org Here's a scrap of good news. ICE will no longer target migrant women who are pregnant, nursing or within the year postpartum. This new rule is, well, actually civilized, especially when you consider the barbarity of Trump's ICE policies, when migrant women giving birth in border detention centers risked having their newborns snatched from their

_____ (2021-07-23). This Is What Happens to Child Migrants Found Alone at the US Border. commondreams.org Without urgent fixes to a shoddy online application portal, Wyden said, many of "America's most vulnerable communities" will not receive the expanded monthly benefit.

The Associated Press (2021-07-23). Texas Begins Jailing Migrants on Trespassing Charges. latinorebels.com AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is beginning to arrest migrants on trespassing charges along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's actions that he says are needed to slow the number of border crossings, jailing at least 10 people so far with more on the way, authorities said Thursday.

_____ (2021-07-23). Ilhan Omar Demands Answers After First Somalia Airstrike of Biden Era. commondreams.org When used by police and immigration enforcement, biometric surveillance technology can perpetuate an already dangerous racist system.

Anonymous669 (2021-07-23). 'Absolute Lie': Afghan Government Denies Taliban's Claim Of Controlling 90% Of Border. southfront.org Illustrative image. | The Afghan Ministry of Defense has called The Taliban's claim to hold 90 percent of the country's borders an "absolute lie". | "It is baseless propaganda," Fawad Aman, deputy spokesman for the ministry, told the France-Press Agency (AFP) on July 23. | Aman stressed that Afghan government forces are still in of control of the country's borders and all "main cities and highways". | The Taliban made the claim after advancing in several border areas and capturing crossings with Iran, Turkmenistan and Pakis…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-23). Protests In Greater Idlib Around Turkish Military Posts (Videos). southfront.org A Turkish army tank stationed near the Syrian border, in Suruc, Turkey, Sept. 3, 2016. (AP Photo) | On July 22, angry locals gathered around a number of Turkish military posts in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib to protest against what they called "ceasefire violations" by Syrian government forces. | The protesters, numbered in the hundreds, burned dozens of tires on the gates of Turkish posts and chanted against the ceasefire that was brokered by Russia and Turkey on March 5 of last year. | In the last…

Anonymous103 (2021-07-23). Azerbaijani Soldier Killed In Clashes In Border Region. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | A new round of clashes was reported in Armenian-Azerbaijani border region. The incident took place in the Kelbajar district, which came under the control of Azerbaijan following the recent war in Nagorno-Karabakh. | According to Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense, on July 23, at about 16: 00, the Armenian armed forces units from the positions in the Basarkechar region subjected to fire positions of the Azerbaijan Army in the area of the Kalbajar region of the Armenian-Az…

teleSUR, AC, JGN (2021-07-23). 60 años del FSLN: nacido y pensado por la libertad de Nicaragua. telesurtv.net El Gobierno nicaragüense liderado por el comandante Daniel Ortega ostenta logros económicos.

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-23). New war brewing: three Armenian soldiers shot by Azerbaijani invaders. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com See: Azerbaijan's defense chief tells commanders, troops to be ready for new war Three soldiers wounded as Azerbaijani forces open fire at Armenian positions in Gegharkunik — Defense Ministry Three Armenian servicemen were injured after the Azerbaijani troops opened fire at the Armenian positions stationed in the Gegharkunik section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border on Friday …

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