Stop telling me to get over slavery…when you can’t get over monuments to slavers.

17/8/17 Danielle Fuentes Morgan – Danielle Fuentes Morgan is an assistant professor at Santa Clara University. USA It’s really that simple. Let’s start by tearing these statues down. Let’s ask everyone’s favourite separatist, Robert E Lee, his thoughts on even the possibility of these monuments. Lee ultimately decried separatism and Confederate statues following the war, […] read more…

Have black historians been wrong all along?

17-8-17; Donald Earl Collins @decollins1969 Donald Earl Collins is an Associate Professor of History with University of Maryland University College. With American racism and black history, there are no happy endings. I have been a black student of black history for nearly 30 years. Yet, I find myself with a question that feels like a […] read more…

Israel’s occupation: 50 years of Palestinian oppression

(8) 9/6/17 Philip Luther; Philip Luther is Director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Amnesty International. After 50 years of Israeli war crimes on Palestinian land, the; world has to act and ban Israeli settlement goods. Governments have the responsibility to ensure that goods grown, produced or manufactured on stolen Palestinian land […] read more…

Israel punishes Palestinian prisoner who led hunger strikers (7)

7/6/17; Israel, Middle East, News, Palestine The Israel Prison Service (IPS) has subjected a Palestinian prisoner to an arbitrary prison transfer as punishment for his leading role in a 40-day Palestinian hunger strike across Israeli prisons that was suspended nearly two weeks ago. Waddah Al-Bizreh was transferred from Israel’s Gilboa prison in northern Israel to […] read more…

The Unwanted ‘Bride’: Can the 1967 war offer opportunity for peace? (6)

4/6/17; Ramzy Baroud Published in: Article, Israel, Middle East, Opinion, Palestine There is a saying that goes: “Be careful what you wish for, for you may get it.” This has been Israel’s dilemma from the very beginning. The Zionist movement, which held its first conference in Basel, Switzerland 120 years ago, wanted Palestine but not […] read more…

Israel is a troubling guardian of the holy land (5)

28/5/17 28/5/17 Alastair Sloan @AlastairSloan Share to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to RedditShare to Email Share to More Article, Israel, Middle East, Opinion, Palestine Hebron: Saif still remembers seeing the gunman moving along the narrows steps towards one of the most magnificent houses of prayer in the world, known as the Ibrahimi Mosque by Muslims, and […] read more…

*** What the Palestinian people should forget (4)

7/6/17; Hossam Shaker; Published in: Article, Israel, Middle East, Opinion, Palestine The Israeli government led by Benjamin Netanyahu has celebrated the 50th anniversary of the occupation of East Jerusalem and large parts of the Palestinian territories. The scene looked like a party aboard a pirate ship as the cutthroats celebrated the theft of a precious […] read more…

Palestinian girl dies from Israeli gunshot wound (3

) 2/6/17; | Published in: Israel, Middle East, News, Palestine, Videos & Photo Stories `Israeli settlers mocked the Palestinian girl after she was shot by Israeli forces. A 15-year-old Palestinian girl who was shot and critically injured by Israeli forces yesterday, succumbed to her wounds this morning, according to the hospital where she was being […] read more…

US embassy relocation to Jerusalem ‘a war crime’ -Figures show that Israel has been allowing Jewish ultra-nationalists to visit the Al-Aqsa compound in record numbers.(2)

8/6/17; Jonathan Cook (2) Palestinians have long complained that Jewish extremists are being allowed to pray at the site, in contravention of agreements. Israel’s efforts to bring larger numbers of Jews into the Old City were highlighted with a new government-sponsored programme of ceremonies at the Western wall. Palestinian leaders have denounced new construction projects […] read more…

US embassy relocation to Jerusalem ‘a war crime’ (1)

8/6/17; Jonathan Cook Figures show that Israel has been allowing Jewish ultra-nationalists to visit the Al-Aqsa compound in record numbers. Palestinians have long complained that Jewish extremists are being allowed to pray at the site, in contravention of agreements. Israel’s efforts to bring larger numbers of Jews into the Old City were highlighted with a […] read more…

Have black historians been wrong all along?

17-8-17; Donald Earl Collins @decollins1969 Donald Earl Collins is an Associate Professor of History with University of Maryland University College. With American racism and black history, there are no happy endings. I have been a black student of black history for nearly 30 years. Yet, I find myself with a question that feels like a […] read more…

Pauline Hanson criticised after ‘disgusting’ tweets on London attacks

4/6/17 VIDEO Manchester benefit organisers ramp up security. Source: 7 News Pauline Hanson and Donald Trump have both received angry reactions to tweets posted just hours after attacks in London. Senator Hanson was criticised on Twitter after posting “Stop Islamic immigration before it is too late. #auspol” within hours of the attacks. “How sad it […] read more…

On the trail of the trade in human body parts

3/6/167 Killed for their bones In Malawi, people with albinism are being killed and their bodies harvested; children and adults hacked to death with machetes and kitchen knives. More than 115 people have been attacked in the past two years, at least 20, fatally. Those who have survived have been left with deep physical and […] read more…

US anti-Trump protesters facing decades behind bars

2/6/17 Patrick Strickland @P_Strickland_ More than 200 anti-Trump protesters are facing felony charges that could land some in prison for 70 to 80 years.On Inauguration Day, more than 230 people were arrested during anti-Trump protests – Reuters/Bryan Woolston When Olivia Alsip travelled to the capital to protest against the inauguration of right-wing US President Donald […] read more…

Israel set to approve 2,500 settlement housing units

3/6/17; Nigel Wilson Israeli authorities will meet next week to approve new units in illegal settlements across the occupied West Bank. The international community views Israeli settlements as illegal’ Reuters Israel is expected to approve nearly 2,500 new settlement housing units across the occupied West Bank next week after the projects were tabled at a […] read more…

The girl and her red shoes: A haunting story from Marawi

28 July 2017; by; Jamela Alindogan reports for Al Jazeera from South East Asia. Al Jazeera’s Jamela Alindogan writes about about the story from the Philippine’s Marawi that continues to haunt her. Citizens have called on the government to end martial rule and the bombing of Marawi. Her story continues to haunt me, yet I […] read more…
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