Gaza reporter: ‘My brother’s body was in pieces in front of me’

  23/7/18 Maryam Abu Daqqa, https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/07/gaza-reporter-brother-body-pieces-front-180722104924894;             Maryam Abu Daqqa, a local journalist in Gaza Strip, recounts reporting on the Israeli attack that killed her brother… For journalist Maryam Abu Daqqa, it was another day at work covering the protests near the Israeli fence, in the Gaza Strip’s east. Since March 30, the 24-year-old reporter […] read more…

Israel’s Regularisation Law: Colonialism under stress

2.9.2017 – What is Israeli settler trauma and will a new law legalising illegal settlements “cure” it? Neve Gordon; @nevegordon; Neve Gordon is a Leverhulme visiting fellow at SOAS, University of London. & Nicola Perugini @PeruginiNic; Nicola Perugini is lecturer at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. A draconic Israeli law […] read more…

Russia suspends US joint nuclear energy research

  6/10/16; Moscow AFP on October 6, 2016, 8:57 am Share Tweet Email   Russia said Wednesday it was suspending joint research on nuclear energy projects with the United States, as Moscow’s standoff with the West shows no sign of abating. The Russian foreign ministry said Moscow could “no longer trust Washington in such a […] read more…

Ten countries host half of world’s refugees: report

2/10/117; Al Jazeera News And News Agencies               World’s wealthiest nations accused by Amnesty of leaving poorer countries bearing the brunt of global refugee crisis. Ten countries – which account for just 2.5 percent of the global economy – are hosting more than half the world’s refugees, a rights group has said, accusing wealthy […] read more…

‘Torture’ at WA juvenile jail denied despite Amnesty International claims

u.news.yahoo.com/wa/a/38622488/torture-claim-at-wa-juvenile-jail-denied   Amnesty International says detainees at Banksia Hill Detention Centre have also been strip-searched, fed through a grill and constantly handcuffed when they are outside their cells. “There can be serious psychological consequences with solitary confinement and we have mental health concerns for these boys,” indigenous rights manager Tammy Solonec told 6PR radio on […] read more…

Pope voices nuclear war concerns at outset of Latin America trip

            Catherine Marciano AFP   Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear war as he headed for a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru. Pope begins Latin America visit in Chile Monday; “I think we are at the very edge,” the pope told reporters aboard his plane […] read more…

Israel’s Regularisation Law: Colonialism under stress

2.9.2017 – What is Israeli settler trauma and will a new law legalising illegal settlements “cure” it? Neve Gordon; @nevegordon; Neve Gordon is a Leverhulme visiting fellow at SOAS, University of London. & Nicola Perugini @PeruginiNic; Nicola Perugini is lecturer at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. A draconic Israeli law […] read more…

‘Torture’ at WA juvenile jail denied despite Amnesty International claims

u.news.yahoo.com/wa/a/38622488/torture-claim-at-wa-juvenile-jail-denied   Amnesty International says detainees at Banksia Hill Detention Centre have also been strip-searched, fed through a grill and constantly handcuffed when they are outside their cells. “There can be serious psychological consequences with solitary confinement and we have mental health concerns for these boys,” indigenous rights manager Tammy Solonec told 6PR radio on […] read more…

Pope voices nuclear war concerns at outset of Latin America trip

Catherine Marciano AFP   Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear war as he headed for a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru. Pope begins Latin America visit in Chile Monday; “I think we are at the very edge,” the pope told reporters aboard his plane when asked […] read more…

Some Jews aren’t welcome in the ‘Jewish state’

12/1/18; Hossam Shaker January 12, 2018 at 4:05 pm   January 12/18 at 4:05 pm | Published in: Article, Asia & Americas, BDS, International Organisations, Israel, Middle East, Opinion, Palestine, US Orthodox Jews hold banners during a protest in New York to support the UN’s decision to condemn Israeli settlements [Mohammed Elshamy / Anadolu Agency] […] read more…

Mahmoud Abbas slams Trump over ‘slap of the century

  15/1/2018; SOURCE: Al Jazeera News   Mahmoud Abbas has sharply criticised Donald Trump, saying the Palestinian Authority (PA) will never accept the US president’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The PA president made his comments on Sunday at the start of a two-day central council meeting of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) […] read more…

‘Torture’ at WA juvenile jail denied despite Amnesty International claims

u.news.yahoo.com/wa/a/38622488/torture-claim-at-wa-juvenile-jail-denied   Amnesty International says detainees at Banksia Hill Detention Centre have also been strip-searched, fed through a grill and constantly handcuffed when they are outside their cells. “There can be serious psychological consequences with solitary confinement and we have mental health concerns for these boys,” indigenous rights manager Tammy Solonec told 6PR radio on […] read more…

Pope voices nuclear war concerns at outset of Latin America trip

Catherine Marciano AFP   Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear war as he headed for a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru. Pope begins Latin America visit in Chile Monday; “I think we are at the very edge,” the pope told reporters aboard his plane when asked […] read more…

Gaza reporter: ‘My brother’s body was in pieces in front of me’

23/7/18 Maryam Abu Daqqa, https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/07/gaza-reporter-brother-body-pieces-front-180722104924894;             Maryam Abu Daqqa, a local journalist in Gaza Strip, recounts reporting on the Israeli attack that killed her brother… For journalist Maryam Abu Daqqa, it was another day at work covering the protests near the Israeli fence, in the Gaza Strip’s east. Since March 30, the 24-year-old reporter for […] read more…

‘Torture’ at WA juvenile jail denied despite Amnesty International claims

u.news.yahoo.com/wa/a/38622488/torture-claim-at-wa-juvenile-jail-denied   Amnesty International says detainees at Banksia Hill Detention Centre have also been strip-searched, fed through a grill and constantly handcuffed when they are outside their cells. “There can be serious psychological consequences with solitary confinement and we have mental health concerns for these boys,” indigenous rights manager Tammy Solonec told 6PR radio on […] read more…

Pope voices nuclear war concerns at outset of Latin America trip

  Catherine Marciano AFP   Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear war as he headed for a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru. Pope begins Latin America visit in Chile Monday; “I think we are at the very edge,” the pope told reporters aboard his plane when […] read more…
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