Archive for February 22nd, 2023


‘Ticking Time Bombs’ for the Most Defenceless: The Children (I)

Human Wrongs Watch

MADRID, Feb 22 2023 (IPS)* – Today, there are more children in need of desperate humanitarian assistance than at any other time since World War II.

A child carries empty jerry cans to fill water from a nearby tap providing untreated water from the Nile river in Juba, South Sudan. Credit: UNICEF/Phil Hatcher-Moore

“Across the globe, children and their families are facing a deadly mix of crises, from conflict and displacement to disease, outbreaks and soaring rates of malnutrition. Meanwhile, climate change is making these crises worse and unleashing new ones.”

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NATO’s Aggressive Militarism

Human Wrongs Watch

By John Scales Avery, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service*

The Illegality of NATO: Violation of the UN Charter and the Nuremberg Principles


John Scales Avery

In recent years, participation in NATO has made European countries accomplices in US efforts to achieve global hegemony by means of military force, in violation of international law, and especially in violation of the UN Charter, the Nuremberg Principles.

Former UN Assistant Secretary General Hans Christof von Sponeck used the following words to express his opinion that NATO now violates the UN Charter and international law: “In the 1949 North Atlantic Treaty, the Charter of the United Nations was declared to be NATO’s legally binding framework.

However, the United Nations monopoly of the use of force, especially as specified in Article 51 of the Charter, was no longer accepted according to the 1999 NATO doctrine. NATO’s territorial scope, until then limited to the Euro-Atlantic region, was expanded by its members to include the whole world.”

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