By Stanley L. Cohen | CounterPunch | October 28, 2016 Empty Declarations of Democracy… Vacant Boasts of humanity For decades, Israel has held itself out as being the lone “democracy” in the Middle East; a state where the rights of individuals could not and would not be held hostage to the autocratic whims of royalty, […]
UN Resolution Calls for Ban on Nuclear Weapons http://www.voanews.com/a/un-resolution-calls-for-a-ban-on-nuclear-weapons/3569764.html U.N. member states have voted overwhelmingly on a measure that could lead to a ban on nuclear weapons. On Thursday, the U.N. Disarmament and International Security Committee voted to approve a resolution that calls for negotiations on a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons, despite opposition from nuclear-armed […]
A boat carrying refugees across the Mediterranean capsizes near to shore NEW REPORT: “IF I DIE, BURY ME IN PALESTINE” – HOW THE WORLD IS FAILING PALESTINIAN REFUGEES FROM SYRIA Medical Aid for Palestinians has launched a new report urging the international community to ensure support for refugees from Syria and living in camps across […]
“The West” did this to the Middle East a hundred years ago. The people of the Middle East have never recovered from this historical treachery. This year in fact is the hundred anniversary of Sykes-Picot which was followed the next year by The Balfour Declaration.
MEMO | October 29, 2016 A video has emerged showing an employee of Student Rights, a so-called ‘counter-extremism’ organisation linked to the Henry Jackson Society, shouting ‘Islamophobic’ abuse during a controversial event at University College London (UCL) on Thursday night. Elliot Miller, national organiser for Student Rights who has previously worked with the Israeli foreign […]
Press TV – October 24, 2016 The Myanmar army has forced about 2,000 Rohingya Muslims to abandon their homes in a village, as part of a crackdown on the religious minority following the recent attacks on border security forces. Sources said border guards on Sunday went to Kyee Kan Pyin village, in the central region […]
Let’s beleive the Israelis are serious about the findings of their probe, will they punish the murderer? “He remained bleeding to death,” Palestinian paramedics told Days of Palestine. The boy was identified as Khalid Bahar, 15 years old Internal Israeli army probe found that Palestinian child killed by Israeli soldiers last week did not pose […]