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No, the UN Did Not Report China Has ‘Massive Internment Camps’ for Uighur Muslims

Beijing (GZ) – Media outlets from Reuters to The Intercept falsely claimed the UN had condemned China for holding a million Uighurs in camps. The claim is based on unsourced allegations by two independent commission members, US-funded outfits and a shadowy opposition group. Numerous major media outlets, from Reuters to The Intercept, have claimed that […]

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Trump Chairs UNSC Session but Faces Opposition on Iran Issue

New York (TNA) – US President Donald Trump presided over his first UN Security Council session but faced opposition from member states on his unilateral policy, particularly on the Iran issue. The UN Security Council meeting on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction was held Wednesday, one day after Trump attacked Iran at his General […]

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WATCH: GPA Editor Delivers Statement to UNHRC in Response to Yemen GEE Report

GENEVA (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert editor, Randi Nord, delivered an oral intervention to the United Nations Human Rights Council on behalf of NGOs Iraqi Development Organization and Arabian Rights Watch Association. The statement provided a rebuttal to the recent UN report from a group of eminent experts detailing Saudi violations against civilians in Yemen and demanded […]

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Activists Demand Accountability for Yemen at the UN Human Rights Council [VIDEO]

Geneva (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert editor Randi Nord participated in two side panel events at the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 39th session in Geneva Switzerland last week. The second panel demanded accountability for war crimes committed against civilians in Yemen — particularly due to the blockade. Coverage of the first panel, sponsored by Insan […]

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Geopolitics Alert Editor Randi Nord at UNHRC: US Facilitates War Crimes in Yemen [VIDEO]

Geneva (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert founder and editor, Randi Nord, participated in two side panels about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen at the United Nations Human Rights Council 39th session during its first week. The first panel, sponsored by INSAN Organization, covered human rights violations and crimes against children in Yemen by the Saudi-led coalition. […]

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UNHRC: Saudis Fight Back Against Report about Targeting Civilians in Yemen

 Geneva (GPA) – The Saudi Arabian ambassador and his Yemeni counterpart spent their time at the United Nations Human Rights Council spewing lies and skirting the blame for the humanitarian crisis and violence in Yemen. In his statement to the council, Saudi ambassador Abdulaziz al-Wasil completely rejected the findings and conclusions of a recent report […]

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“Houthis” Call for Ceasefire, Halt Red Sea Attacks for 2 Weeks

Sana’a (GPA) – Head of Sana’a’s Supreme Revolutionary Committee, Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, called for Yemeni forces to observe a 24-hour ceasefire on all fronts starting August 1st at midnight. Yemen’s Defense Ministry decided to halt all maritime retaliatory attacks in the Red Sea for two weeks to jumpstart a political solution. Members of the Saudi-led […]

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Libya: ISIS Kills Civilians at Fake Checkpoint, US Conducts Airstrikes

ISIS IN ACTION On 6 June, local sources claim that ISIS fighters established a fake checkpoint between Zillah and Waddan in the Jufra region and fired upon a vehicle killing two civilians from the Qadhafa tribe. However, in contrast to this version of events, ISIS published a claim stating that its fighters had killed two […]

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False Flag Alert in Crucial Week to Save Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington D.D. (SCF) – This week sees a flurry of diplomatic efforts by Iran, China, Russia and the European Union to salvage the international nuclear accord following US President Trump’s violation of the UN-backed treaty. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif is to travel to Beijing, Moscow and then Brussels to discuss how the remaining […]

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EU, AU, Arab League, and UN Support Libyan Presidential Elections in 2018

ISIS IN ACTION On the 26 April, Sirte security forces found a body in an orange jumpsuit, thought to have been killed by ISIS. It is unclear if the body was from a recent killing or from when ISIS controlled the city up until late 2016. WESTERN RESPONSE On 30 April, the Libya Quartet – […]

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