Afshin Rattansi goes underground with John Pilger on 2016.
Award winning Journalist and film maker, John Pilger talks about media silence on Yemen, media attacks on Corbyn and the importance of the Spanish election. Plus what to expect from the Chilcot report.
Posted December 21, 2015
Seven killed, 12 injured by Saudi airstrike in Yemen: media: At least seven people have been killed and 12 others wounded in an airstrike carried out by Saudi Arabia in Yemen’s western region despite a fragile truce.
Yemen: 68 people killed during cease-fire and inconclusive peace talks: Officials said at least 68 Houthis and Yemeni troops were killed during a six-day cease-fire that came amid inconclusive peace talks between the rebels and the government of Yemen.
Missile fired from Yemen kills 3 Saudi civilians: A missile fired from war-torn Yemen has struck a Saudi border city, killing three civilians, the kingdom said, in yet another violation of a ceasefire aimed at helping peace talks.
Yemeni government forces push into province around capital – tribal sources: Forces loyal to Yemen’s government fought their way into the province surrounding the capital on Monday, tribal sources said, the closest they have advanced toward Sanaa since the Houthi movement seized it in September last year.
Yemen: Coalition Bombs Homes in Capital: HRW: “How many civilians will die in unlawful airstrikes in Yemen before the coalition and its US ally investigate what went wrong and who is responsible,” said Joe Stork, deputy Middle East director. “Their disregard for the safety of civilians is appalling.”
UAE sending Colombian mercenaries to Yemen: sources: The United Arab Emirates has secretly sent some 300 Colombian mercenaries to fight for it in Yemen, paying handsomely to recruit a private army of well-trained, battle-hardened South American soldiers, sources told AFP.
Ten facts about Canada’s arms deal with Saudi Arabia: On the largest Canadian arms deal ever, with a human rights violator no less, the facts speak for themselves.
Disgrace in Saudi Arabia: U.S. ally set to behead third teenager for attending a protest a