Ghanaian’s protest over expanded military deal with U.S. worth Millions of Dollars   Recently updated !


Hello again…

This one came to my attention today, the US is unknown to most of imposing itself and with what appears to be a kind of bribe or deal with corrupt leaders, in vulnerable states around the world in its quest to spread the American Dream around the world? You only have to read John Perkins Confessions of an Economic Hit Man to know this seems to be a trend going on for decades……

Anyway, Thousands of people took to the streets of Ghana’s capital this week March 2018, Accra, to protest the government’s decision to expand military cooperation with the U.S.

The deal, which lawmakers approved on March 23, allows the U.S. to station forces in the country and use its radio spectrum, according to parliamentary documents. The NDC, which President Nana Akufo-Addo’s New Patriotic Party unseated from power in a December 2016 election, boycotted the legislative vote.

The deal, which lawmakers approved on March 23, allows the U.S. to station forces in the country and use its radio spectrum, according to parliamentary documents. The NDC, which President Nana Akufo-Addo’s New Patriotic Party unseated from power in a December 2016 election, boycotted the legislative vote.

Pic: AFP.com

Police say around 3,500 protesters took part. Some voiced unease over the growing US military expansion in Ghana and beyond. “As a right-thinking citizen, I am here to fight for my country. I am against selling our peace and security for $20 million,” Gifty Yankson, a 49-year-old trader, told the media.

Similar protests against US military presence took place in different locations across the globe. The Japanese island of Okinawa is one of the most active venues of anti-American rallies. In recent years, demonstrations lambasting the US military occurred in Italy and the Czech Republic.

In Italy, locals have repeatedly voiced their unease over the US Dal Molin Army base. The country has one of the highest numbers of US bases in the world, and is the second-largest state in Europe after Germany which hosts an American military presence.

Sources:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-28/ghanaians-protest-in-accra-against-military-agreement-with-u-s

https://www.rt.com/news/422651-ghana-us-military-protests/

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