Daily Archives: 2024-05-09

2024-05-09: News Headlines

Joe Lauria, Consortium News. (2024-05-09). Whistleblower David McBride To Be Sentenced. popularresistance.org A sentencing hearing has concluded in the case of Australian whistleblower David McBride who was forced to plead guilty to leaking classified documents to the media after he was essentially denied a defense at his trial in November. The documents ultimately revealed evidence of war crimes committed by the Australian Defence Force. | Justice David Mossop will pronounce the sentence next Tuesday. The government has demanded more than two years in prison, while the judge could impose as little as house arrest, monitoring , and counseling outside prison for up to four years. | McBride, a former military lawyer, was c…

WSWS (2024-05-09). At House hearing on "antisemitism," school officials placate GOP fascists, back suppression of anti-genocide protests. wsws.org While paying lip-service to independent thought, every school district official declared support for the Zionist state of Israel.

Simon Hooper (2024-05-09). FBI informant who infiltrated Islamic State and al-Qaeda released from US prison. middleeasteye.net FBI informant who infiltrated Islamic State and al-Qaeda released from US prison | Kamran Faridi tells MEE he believes he was jailed for threatening to disclose 'dirty laundry' about FBI entrapment operations | | Kamran Faridi in a photo he says was taken near the frontline in opposition-held…

(2024-05-09). Shooter of Philippine journalist Percival Mabasa given to up to 16 years jail. news.abs-cbn.com

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-09). Azerbaijan: Arbitrary detention of Anar Mammadli. fidh.org In a context of increasing crackdown on civil society in Azerbaijan, more than 30 organisations including OMCT and FIDH in the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders call for the immediate release of Anar Mammadli and urge the authorities of Azerbaijan to end reprisals against human rights defenders in the country.
We, the undersigned human rights organisations, condemn in strongest possible terms the Azerbaijani authorities' detention of Anar Mammadli, (…) | – |

newarab (2024-05-09). Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof sentenced to prison. newarab.com

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