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Trump official wants students prosecuted for Israel protests

The Trump administration’s top civil rights enforcer at the US Department of Education wanted students who did nothing but hold a noisy protest in …

Civil Rights

Ashrawi condemns ' Israel's murder of 6 Palestinians within 24 hours'

RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee Member, Hanan Ashrawi, strongly condemned, on Wednesday, "Israel's …

Gaza

Palestinians injured during settler raid into Nablus

A number of Palestinians, including two paramedics, were injured at dawn Monday during clashes in the vicinity of Joseph Tomb, east of Nablus city, …

West Bank

Medics recover 2 bodies after Israeli airstrike in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Health Ministry said early Tuesday that paramedics recovered two bodies after an overnight Israeli airstrike near the perimeter fence with Israel.<p>The Israeli army said an aircraft targeted Palestinians who approached the fence and placed what the military said …

Teargas

Preventing Palestine review: a fine history of Israel's negation of a nation

Why were Palestinians unable to move freely in the same space where I, a US citizen, could come and go as I pleased? Seth Anziska<p>This splendid book by a young American Jewish scholar is the product of an early emotional and intellectual transformation.<p>Seth Anziska was “raised with a strong …

Books

Palestinian dies during arrest by Israeli army: officials

RAMALLAH (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) (AFP) -<p>A Palestinian died after being arrested during a raid in the occupied West Bank overnight, the Israeli army said Tuesday, with his family accusing soldiers of beating him.<p>The army confirmed the death of Mohammed Khatib, 24, in custody but said he not …

West Bank

Palestinian activists address comments to UN General Assembly

Activists in occupied Palestine have decided to address their grievances to the UN General Assembly using social media. They are making the move …

UN General Assembly

Drugging an immigrant child in U.S. custody is immoral. The Trump administration must be held accountable

<b>To the editor:</b> Erik Castillo, a 12-year-old-child, arrived home in Guatemala after four months of illegal detention in the U.S. Relatives noticed that his behavior was not normal. He was hospitalized for depression while in custody, and he appears to have been given the drug risperidone.<p>Erik said …

Trump Administration

The State Department's silence on racism is deafening

<b>(CNN) —</b> The way in which America -- for years a self-proclaimed role model for human rights -- projects its values to the rest of the world has real, tangible effects on the global stage. In the age of Donald Trump, the US State Department has turned its back on the fight against racism and …

Human Rights

UN: Israel’s demolition of Khan al-Ahmar violation of international law

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov condemned on Sunday that Israel’s demolition of Palestinian village of …

Middle East

Book Claiming Israel Intentionally Maims Palestinians Wins Academic Prize

NEW YORK (JTA) — A book that claims Israel intentionally debilitates Palestinians in order to maintain control over them has won a prize from the …

Duke University

Leftists, don’t immigrate | Opinion

After “taking care” of the Israeli Declaration of Independence and replacing the principle of equality with Jewish superiority as a core value of the …

Trump's Insults Against His 'Hillbilly' Base Are Making Them Turn on Him: NYT Column

New polls show that Donald Trump's base is beginning to turn against him — and it may be related to his continual insults on their intelligence."A …

Roger Stone

Indian teenager, 19, is kidnapped from a bus stop, drugged and raped for eight hours by men her family KNEW - including a soldier

A teenage girl was drugged and raped after being kidnapped from a bus stop by up to 12 men for eight hours in northern India.<p>The incident is the …

Kidnapping

Israel demolishes homes, goes ahead with Khan Al Ahmar "colonial project"

Israeli forces have "illegally" demolished several shacks built by Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank on Thursday.The newly-built …

Israeli Settlements

American professor detained by Israel in West Bank scuffle

JERUSALEM (AP) — An American law professor was detained by Israeli police for allegedly trying to block Israeli troops in a West Bank village slated for demolition, his Israeli lawyer said Saturday.<p>Frank Romano, 66, is being held at a lockup in Jerusalem and is to appear before an Israeli military …

West Bank

Israel demolishes new Palestinian village, Wadi Al-Ahmar

Israel demolishes new Palestinian village, Wadi Al-AhmarUnder cover of darkness, Israeli soldiers conducted a 5am raid on the Bedouin Palestinian …

West Bank

Israel bans Ahed Tamimi from travelling abroad

Israel this weekend banned teenage Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi and her family from travelling abroad to meet European human rights groups.<p>Ahed’s …

Israel

Nearly 40% of female suicides occur in India

Nearly two in every five women in the world who kill themselves are Indian, according to a Lancet study published this week that says the country’s suicides rates constitute a public health crisis.<p>The rate of Indian women who die by suicide has fallen since 1990, but not as fast as elsewhere in the …

Medical Journals

Palestinians still live under apartheid in Israel, 25 years after the Oslo accord | Avi Shlaim

Twenty-five years ago today the Oslo accord was signed by Israel’s prime minister, Yitzhak Rabin, and PLO chairman Yasser Arafat in the Rose Garden of the White House, with Bill Clinton acting as an enthusiastic master of ceremonies. Despite its many shortcomings, the accord represented a historic …

Bill Clinton

Oslo Agreement...Palestinian State Pending in ‘Temporary Passage’

Late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat wanted Oslo Agreement to be a temporary passage towards the independent Palestinian state. However, after 25 …

Middle East

Israeli forces tear down protest camp near Khan al-Ahmar

Huts set up by Palestinians protesting against the planned demolition of Bedouin village dismantled in morning raid.<p>Israeli forces have dismantled several shacks near Khan al-Ahmar set up by Palestinian activists to protest against the planned demolition of the Bedouin village in the occupied West …

Protest

Huge ‘Free Palestine’ sign appears on Northern Ireland mountain in protest at Israel friendly

<b>A HUGE ‘Free Palestine’ sign has appeared on Belfast’s Black Mountain in protest at Israel’s soccer match with Northern Ireland.</b><p>The 60m x 20m display …

Northern Ireland

12 Women Accuse Bibi’s Spokesman Of Improper Behavior, Including Sexual Assault

<b>Updated 7:45 p.m.</b><p>Twelve women have accused David Keyes, a spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, of inappropriate behavior, …

New York State

Palestinians are finally receiving their mail — 8 years later

Life has been tough lately for people living in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, what with the partial defunding of UNRWA, several embassies to Israel relocating to Jerusalem, and the temporary closure of the only pedestrian crossing into the Gaza Strip. Forget solving the politics of the …

Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Australian schoolgirl Harper Nielsen's national anthem protest

<b>A nine-year-old girl has stirred controversy after refusing to stand for Australia's national anthem in protest at alleged institutional racism.</b><p>Harper Nielsen claimed the song "Advance Australia Fair" ignored the nation's indigenous people.<p>"When it says 'we are young' it completely disregards the …

Anthem Protests

Audio resurfaces of Trump falsely telling a TV station that he 'now owned the tallest building in Manhattan' just hours after the Twin Towers fell on 9/11

An audio interview has resurfaced of President Donald Trump falsely showboating about how one of his buildings was the tallest in New York just hours …

World Trade Center

Trump’s War on Palestinian Refugees Is as Heartless as Anything He’s Done

Cruel.<p>To me, that one word best sums up Donald Trump. We’ve seen Trump’s cruelty on display time and time again, from his inhumane policy of …

United Nations

This Is the President on 9/11

Double fist-pumping his way into a memorial service in Pennsylvania.<p>On September 11, 2001, during the hours following the terror attacks that killed almost 3,000 innocent people in New York, DC, and Pennsylvania, then-real estate tycoon Donald Trump called into a local news station, bragging about …

Jersey City

BDS: how a controversial non-violent movement has transformed the Israeli-Palestinian debate

Israel sees the international boycott campaign as an existential threat to the Jewish state. Palestinians regard it as their last resort.<p>By Nathan Thrall<p>The movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel – known as BDS – has been driving the world a little bit mad. Since its founding …

Non-violence