Abby Martin: World Ignores Opposition Violence at Venezuela Protests

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Empire Files host Abby Martin just returned from Venezuela where she saw first hand how violent opposition protesters attempt to intimidate reporters and thereby give a false impression of what is happening. Sharmini Peries: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. Violent protests between opposition demonstrators and police forces in Venezuela have been going … Read More

Venezuelan Opposition Spreads Lies About U.S. Journalists, Inciting Violence, Death Threats

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Prominent members of the right-wing Venezuelan opposition, including professors and journalists, are spreading blatant lies about U.S. journalists, inciting violence and subjecting them to a torrent of extreme death threats. As the price of oil has plummeted, Venezuela has seen growing inflation and goods shortages. The South American nation’s right-wing opposition — which has long been backed by the United … Read More

Israel Bars Abby Martin From Gaza on Baseless ‘Enemy State’ Charges

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The Israeli Government Press Office has denied the host of TeleSUR’s popular “Empire Files” program Abby Martin credentials to enter Gaza, citing baseless charges that she is associated with the “enemy country” of Iran. “We are currently examining information that TeleSUR is associated with the government of Iran, an enemy country under the Israeli law,” Ron Paz, the director of … Read More