Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal: Yemen

The Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal is holding accountable – through video testimony of witnesses – U.S. weapons manufacturers who produce and sell products which attack and kill not only combatants but non-combatants as well. Each week the Tribunal issues a new video segment offering evidence of guilt for the commission of War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity.

In this video episode, the War Crimes Tribunal examines Yemen, a country whose eastern coast features an 18-mile-wide, 70-mile long channel that is a chokepoint to the southern entrance into the Red Sea. It is one of the most important shipping lanes in the world. It is also a target of the U.S. military machine.

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Tax Day and War Resistance, Philip Berrigan Style

Each year Americans forfeit a sizable slice of their income to the United States Treasury to fund the government. Tax Day is dreaded. No one likes surrendering their hard-earned cash. But rather than a resigned shrug, Americans should look closely at what they are getting for their money when it comes to government services and policy.

In fiscal year 2023, the Pentagon received $858 billion for the preparation of war. This doesn’t include hidden costs for intelligence services, veterans’ benefits, Homeland Security, or the Department of Energy which oversees the nation’s nuclear arsenal. All totaled, over $1 trillion a year is allotted for warmaking. By comparison, the 2023 budget for the U.S. Department of State, this nation’s department tasked with making peace across the globe, was a relatively miniscule $63 billion.

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Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal: A Conversation With Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Matthieu Aikins

The Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal is holding accountable – through video testimony of witnesses – U.S. weapons manufacturers who produce and sell products which attack and kill not only combatants but non-combatants as well. Each week the Tribunal issues a new video segment offering evidence of guilt for the commission of War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity.

In this video episode, the War Crimes Tribunal interviews Matthieu Aikins, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who has reported from Afghanistan and the Middle East since 2008. Aikins received the 2022 Pulitzer for international reporting as part of a New York Times team that investigated civilian casualties from US airstrikes.

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Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal: The Destruction of Mosul

The Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal is holding accountable – through video testimony of witnesses – U.S. weapons manufacturers who produce and sell products which attack and kill not only combatants but non-combatants as well. Each week the Tribunal issues a new video segment offering evidence of guilt for the commission of War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity.

In this video episode, the War Crimes Tribunal examines the bloody destruction of Mosul by U.S. led coalition forces, with particular emphasis on the complicity of U.S. weapons manufacturers. War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity are revealed by the evidence gathered in this installment of the Tribunal.

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Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal: Dahr Jamail Reporting on Fallujah, Iraq

The Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal is holding accountable – through video testimony of witnesses – U.S. weapons manufacturers who produce and sell products which attack and kill not only combatants but non-combatants as well. Each week the Tribunal issues a new video segment offering evidence of guilt for the commission of War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity.

In this video episode of the Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal we interview Dahr Jamail, one of the few American journalists independent of and unattached to U.S. military units in Iraq during the horrific battle of Fallujah. In this interview Dahr recounts the devastation caused by the relentless U.S. assault on this city. Dahr spent over a year reporting in Iraq between 2003-2011.

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Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal: Fallujah, the Bloodiest Battle of the Iraq War

The Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal is holding accountable – through video testimony of witnesses – U.S. weapons manufacturers who produce and sell products which attack and kill not only combatants but non-combatants as well. Each week the Tribunal issues a new video segment offering evidence of guilt for the commission of War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity.

This video episode of the Merchants of Death War Crimes Tribunal examines the US aerial bombardment of Fallujah and the resulting bloodbath occurring there. The Second Battle of Fallujah would become the bloodiest battle of the entire Iraq War.

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