Posts Tagged: military

‘The army is on their side!’

A video shot on the Friday of Anger, 28 January 2011, at the moment when the first army vehicles started moving into Tahrir via Qasr el-Nil Bridge. In the video you can see and hear cheers from the revolutionaries with great enthusiasm. This didn’t last long. They discovered the army was not coming in to

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Colombia’s dirty war

This is exactly what Sisi’s police and army are doing in Egypt. Colombia’s military carried out at least 6,400 extrajudicial killings and presented them as combat deaths between 2002 and 2008, a number significantly higher than previously estimated, a special court said Thursday. AFP

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Seoul court orders Japan to pay damages over wartime sexual slavery

Via the Guardian: The Seoul central district court on Friday said Japan was liable to compensate 12 women who were forced to work as so-called “comfort women”, in a ruling that is expected to inflict further damage on the countries’ already fraught ties.Some historians say that as many as 200,000 women – mostly Koreans, but

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