Abby Martin

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(Journalist, Activist, Artist)
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BornAbigail Suzanne Martin
6 September 1984
Oakland, California, U.S.
Alma materSan Diego State University
Interest of"Philip Cross"
Abby Martin beautiful journalist with a beautiful heart and mind with George Galloway, another strong voice for the voiceless. Hats off to you both for working so hard against injustice.[1]

Abby Martin is an American journalist and TV presenter. She produced The Empire Files for the Venezuelan broadcaster teleSUR and before that, presented RT's 'Breaking the Set' programme.[2]

Before hosting her own show, Martin had worked for two years as a correspondent for RT America.

She is also an artist and activist, and helped found the citizen journalism website Media Roots which she operates with her brother Robbie Martin.[3]

The Empire Files

In 2015 Abby Martin launched The Empire Files with journalist and activist Michael Prysner.[4]

The Empire Files is hosted by teleSUR, which is funded by several Latin American governments, but is editorially independent. Martin said:

"The show is totally independent of teleSUR... We merely sell them the content; they have zero control over anything we do".

Martin and Prysner received death threats for their reporting on protests in Venezuela.[5] For The Empire Files, Abby Martin also reported from the Palestinian territories, the West Bank and the Amazon rainforest.[6][7]

It was shut down by sanctions from the american government in 2018.[8]

MOATS interview

"I’m embarrassed to be an American."

On 5 March 2024, Abby Martin was interviewed by George Galloway on the Mother Of All Talk Shows and said: "I’m embarrassed to be an American."

She described Joe Biden as a genocider and a criminal, and the mainstream media as accomplices in Israel's genocide in Gaza.

Human shields in Gaza

Gaza Massacre: debunking Israel’s excuse

In May 2021, Abby Martin set out 5 points that evaporate Israel's assertion that the civilians it kills in Gaza were "human shields":

  • Israel has a history of lying about human shields;
  • By Israel's definition the IDF uses human shields too; and,
  • This is all a situation of Israel's design.[9]



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