Brussells Tribunal latest news http://www.brussellstribunal.orgThe BRussells Tribunal is an activist think tank and peace organisation with a special focus on Iraq.http://www.brussellstribunal.org/images/logo.jpgBrussells Tribunal latest newshttp://www.brussellstribunal.orgThe BRussells Tribunal is an activist think tank and peace organisation with a special focus on Iraq.nl-beSun, 5 Apr 2022 00:59:52 GMTinfo@brussellstribunal.orginfo@brussellstribunal.orgYemen and The Militarization of Strategic Waterwayshttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2203Securing US Control over Socotra Island and the Gulf of Aden]]>Sat, 4 Apr 2022 00:00:00 GMTBRUSSELLS TRIBUNAL - NEWSLETTER MARCH 29, 2022http://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2202Aliens go home and leave the light on.]]>Sun, 29 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTRefugees in their own country: Iraq's ticking time bombhttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2201There are 5.2 million Iraqis in need of assistance amid rising instability across the country, according to Unicef and OCHA. They are also warning that the coming war on Mosul will result in increasing numbers of IDPs seeking refuge in the Kurdistan region, on top of previous waves, including the arrival of 225,000 refugees from Syria.]]>Fri, 27 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTNeoconservative Ideology “Supports US Financial and Military-Political Imperialism”http://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2200NATO was a US creation allegedly to protect Europe from a Soviet invasion. Its purpose expired in 1991. Today NATO provides cover for US aggression and provides mercenary forces for the American Empire. Britain, Canada, Australia, are simply US vassal states just as are Germany, France, Italy, Japan and the rest. There are no partners; just vassals. It is Washington’s empire, no one else’s.]]>Fri, 27 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTReinforcing the Mindset of Warhttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2199Many Americans now understand that it has been a terrible folly to confuse the power to destroy with the power to build a better world. The two are quite distinct, and building a better world requires neither air strikes nor “boots on the ground” but working together, talking through problems and, even more important, listening to others.]]>Tue, 24 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTThe CIA Just Declassified the Document That Supposedly Justified the Iraq Invasionhttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2198Pillar, now a visiting professor at Georgetown University, added that the Bush administration had already made the decision to go to war in Iraq, so the NIE "didn't influence [their] decision." Pillar added that he was told by congressional aides that only a half-dozen senators and a few House members read past the NIE's five-page summary.]]>Mon, 23 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTCasualty Figures after 10 Years of the “War on Terror” Iraq Afghanistan Pakistanhttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2197First international edition (March 2015): Based on the third, improved German edition (October 2014) - Germany. ]]>Mon, 23 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTHamza’s Story: a Jihadi Who Left ISIShttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2196“At the beginning I thought they were fighting for Allah, but later I discovered they are far from the principles of Islam. I know that some fighters were taking hallucinatory drugs; others were obsessed with sex. As for the raping, and the way different men marry by turn the same woman over a period of time, this is not humane." - “I was paid 400,000 Iraqi dinars (£231) a month in addition to many privileges, including food, fuel, and more recently, access to the internet,” ]]>Wed, 18 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTStatement from the Association of Iraqi Lecturers objecting the high education ministry decision to transfer 19 male faculty members from Women College in the University of Baghdadhttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2194It seems like we are going back to Hareem Era??]]>Tue, 17 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTEulogy on the Occasion of the Death of Dr. Harith Al – Dharihttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2193Association of Muslim Scholars’ Eulogy on the Occasion of the Death of Dr. Harith Al – Dhari, its Secrteray General, God Rest His Soul, spoken by Dr. Mohammed Bashar Al – Faidhi on 16th March, 2015.]]>Tue, 17 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTHow Iraqi forces are destroying their own best shot at peacehttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2192Putting an end to ISIS will not be achieved by committing new atrocities and perpetuating more abuses.]]>Tue, 17 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTAmerica’s “dirty brigades” in Iraqhttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2191ABC News reported last week that Iraqi military units and Shiite militias trained and armed by the United States are being investigated by the Iraqi government for possible war crimes, including the torture and summary execution of Sunni prisoners.]]>Tue, 17 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTAllowing Iran To Conquer Iraq Will Not Help Defeat The Islamic Statehttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2190Instead of marginalising these merciless, sectarian, anti-Western, Iran proxy militias, American officials have “regularly participated in joint operation meetings in Baghdad that include representatives of Shiite militias.”]]>Tue, 17 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTIraq, the Ultimate War Crime: Erasing the History of Mesopotamia. The Destruction of Ninevehhttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2189“Iraq may soon end up with no history.” - (Archeologist Joanna Farchakh, quoted in Cultural Cleansing in Iraq, Pluto Press, 2010.)]]>Tue, 17 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTObama Promised Transparency on Drones, But We're Still in the Darkhttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2188American drone strikes have killed thousands of people abroad, many of them children.]]>Mon, 16 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTLife under Isis: The everyday reality of living in the Islamic 'Caliphate' with its 7th Century laws, very modern methods and merciless violence http://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2187US air strikes and Iraqi army artillery “kill us along with Isis fighters. There is no difference between what they do and the mass killings by Isis.” ]]>Mon, 16 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTUS Judge Sentences US Citizen Based on Israeli Military Documents http://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2186 This is how the US and Israel are reacting ... they are attacking us by trying to criminalize us. So if they can take down a community icon like Rasmea, then they think they can criminalize the movement as a whole.]]>Mon, 16 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTAtrocities Committed by U.S.-Trained Iraqi Forces — Againhttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2185That’s because torture, rather than being an aberration, was embedded in a strategy that was described, at the time, as the Salvadorization of Iraq—the use of dirty-war tactics to defeat an insurgency.]]>Sun, 15 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTIntelligence Services, Lobbies and Advertisers Dictate Mainstream Media Content, Journalists Admithttp://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2184Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung‘s former editor Udo Ulfkotte recently published a book called “Bought Journalists. How Politicians, Secret Services and High Finance Control the Mass Media” in which he explains how journalists manipulate the masses for powerful interests.]]>Sun, 15 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMTIraq investigating past abuses against Sunni civilians, says government http://www.brussellstribunal.org/article_view.asp?id=2183If the government failed to stop revenge attacks by Shia militias, the country would face reignited sectarian tensions.]]>Sun, 15 Mar 2022 00:00:00 GMT