2024-04-11: News Headlines

Marcy Winograd, CODEPINK. (2024-04-11). Protests At German Diplomatic Missions: Stop Arming Genocide. popularresistance.org On the first day of ICJ proceedings, April 8, 2024, in Nicaragua v. Germany, pickets and letter deliveries took place in DC, NYC, LA, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Houston, Miami and Seattle. Demonstrators echoed Nicaragua's requests of the World Court to order Germany and the United States to stop supplying weapons to Israel. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, the US supplies 69% of Israel's arsenal; Germany supplies 30% of the weaponry. | Benjamin Alvarez Gruber, US correspondent for Deutsche Welle (DW), state-owned German state-television, covered the story at the DC German em…

Ceasefire Postcards (2024-04-11). Sunday 4/14: Ceasefire Postcards to Congress Pop-Up. indybay.org Heyma Yemeni Coffee at 1122 University Ave in Berkeley…

Eric Walberg (2024-04-11). 2024: Historic al-Quds Day. dissidentvoice.org It took a genocide for Torontonians to commit themselves to the goal of defeating Israel. It turns out Iranian President Akhmedinejad was right after all. 'Israel' must be wiped off the map. It is an ugly cancer that could kill its Earthly host. But it will disappear only by the will of the people, Palestinian, …

Phil Pasquini (2024-04-11). Consulate Rally Demands an End to German Weapons for Israel. indybay.org Members of Code Pink held a rally at the German Consulate in San Francisco calling upon Germany to desist in arming the Israeli military and to reopen humanitarian aid to Gaza.

Consortium News. (2024-04-11). Aid Flotilla Heading To Gaza To Break Siege. popularresistance.org Hundreds of human rights activists with the Freedom Flotilla Coalition, including CODEPINK's Ann Wright and Medea Benjamin, are due to set sail on multiple vessels in mid-April to carry 5,500 tons of aid for Gaza. | Their mission, aside from delivering the much-needed humanitarian aid, is to challenge Israel's illegal blockade of Gaza amid dire conditions, including widespread hunger and lack of medical attention intentionally caused by Israeli policies. Time is running out for many in Gaza as Israel threatens an all-out attack on Rafah and experts warn hunger and disease could soon surpass casualties from bombin…

Brett Wilkins (2024-04-11). Salvadoran Court Slammed for Upholding Charges Against Environmental Activists. truthout.org Human rights defenders on Wednesday condemned a Salvadoran court's decision to uphold what critics say are politically motivated murder and illicit association charges against five environmental activists. Miguel Ángel Gámez, Alejandro Laínez García, Pedro Antonio Rivas Laínez, Teodoro Antonio Pacheco, and Saúl Agustín Rivas Ortega were arrested in January 2023 and accused of murdering María Inés… |

Oraily Madruga Rios (2024-04-11). Cuba bets on homeopathy in health care. plenglish.com Havana, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is betting on the application of homeopathy, which due to its potential and impact on health and life quality is a valid therapeutic care system in Cuba, local media reported.

teleSUR, MER (2024-04-11). Lanzan la Gran Misión Ciencia, Innovación y Tecnología en Venezuela. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado indicó que esta gran misión contará con cinco vértices, dando resultados de un nivel de conocimiento y de producción científica del mayor nivel.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2024-04-11). Fiscal general de Venezuela detalla el desmantelamiento de trama de corrupción. telesurtv.net Indicó que en la primera fase de PDVSA-Crypto que arrancó en marzo, resultaron detenidas 54 personas, mientras que en la segunda han sido encarceladas tres.

teleSUR, MER (2024-04-11). Venezuela denuncia compra de patrullero por parte de Guyana. telesurtv.net La vicepresidenta aseveró que Venezuela continuará vigilante de estas acciones realizadas por Guyana.

teleSUR, MER (2024-04-11). Presidente Gustavo Petro concluye visita a Venezuela. telesurtv.net El mandatario colombiano destacó que su visita a Venezuela tuvo como propósito profundizar en la agenda común.

newarab (2024-04-11). Palestinians try to find joy in Eid amid Israeli bombings. newarab.com Palestinians in Many gathered in the rubble of destroyed mosques across Gaza, to perform special Eid prayers in congregation. | Local Palestinian media reported that volunteers and activists also launched a campaign to distribute toys to wounded ch…

newarab (2024-04-11). US envoy asked Middle East foreign ministers to mediate with Iran. newarab.com The U.S. Middle East envoy called the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and Iraq to ask them to deliver a message to Iran urging it to lower tensions with Israel following an White House Middle East czar Brett McGurk asked the officials to contact the Iranian foreign minister to convey a message that Iran should de-escalate with Israel, which they did, said the source, who spoke on condition of anonymit…

newarab (2024-04-11). Iran says could close Hormuz Strait, amid Israel 'threat'. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-11). Iran seeking free trade agreement with Lebanon. newarab.com The Director General of the West Asia Office of the Iranian Trade Development Organisation, Abdul Amir Rabihawi, said that work is underway to expand the existing bilateral trade agreement into a free-trade agreement. | Lebanon and Iran signed a framework bilat…

newarab (2024-04-11). Activists target UK Ministry of Defence over Gaza support. newarab.com

presstv.ir (2024-04-11). Israel speeded up collapse by killing Hamas' leaders sons, grandchildren: FM. presstv.ir Iran's foreign minister says the Israeli regime's recent massacre against a Hamas' leader's family members only speeds up the regime's certain collapse.

presstv.ir (2024-04-11). Yemenis congratulate Palestinians on Eid from deck of seized UK ship. presstv.ir Yemeni worshippers congratulate Palestinians on Eid al-Fitr as they performed prayers on the deck of the seized Israeli-linked Galaxy Leader cargo ship.

presstv.ir (2024-04-11). 'Punishing aggressor a necessity', Iran FM tells German counterpart. presstv.ir Iran's foreign minister has told his German counterpart that "legitimate defense with the aim of punishing the aggressor is a necessity" after Israel's April 1 airstrike on the Iranian consular section in Damascus.

presstv.ir (2024-04-11). Leader: Israel made mistake, will be 'punished' for attack on Iran's consulate. presstv.ir Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Israeli regime "must be punished and will be punished" for its attack on Iran's consulate in Syria.

presstv.ir (2024-04-11). Iran tells Turkey Muslim countries should cut economic ties with Israel. presstv.ir Iran's Raeisi tells Turkey's Erdogan that Muslim countries need to cut their economic ties with Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-04-11). Yemeni naval units target Israeli, US vessels in solidarity with Gaza. presstv.ir The Yemeni forces targeted the vessels in the Gulf of Aden.

presstv.ir (2024-04-11). Raeisi: Killing of Haniyeh family members sign of Israel's desperation. presstv.ir Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi says Israel has revealed its desperation in the face of the Palestinian resistance with its killing of three sons and four grandchildren of Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-04-11). Thousands of Yemenis mark al-Quds Day in capital Sana'a. presstv.ir Thousands of Yemenis marched to mark al-Quds Day on Friday (April 5) in Sana'a.

presstv.ir (2024-04-11). Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr marking end of fasting month of Ramadan. presstv.ir Millions of Muslims in Iran and many other countries are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, which marks the conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan.

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