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Category: Human Rights Around the World :: Palestine
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Biden Has Defended US Allies’ Use of Lethal Force Against Civilians 4.11.2019
Joe Biden points while speaking into a microphone
What human rights groups condemn as war crimes, Biden calls "legitimate self-defense."
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I’m a Hollywood Actor. I Support BDS. Will I Be Blacklisted? 19.10.2019
There is no better time for creative people in Hollywood to join the cultural boycott in support of Palestinian ...
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A UN Treaty Guarantees Youth Rights Everywhere on Earth — Except the US 18.10.2019
Greta Thernberg sits among a group of other young activists
The U.S. is the only UN member that has refused to embrace the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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Israel’s Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar Backfires 26.8.2019
Trump and Netanyahu thought they were pulling a fast one on two U.S. congresswoman, but it has blown up in their faces, as Marjorie Cohn explains. By Marjorie Cohn Truthout During Congress’s August recess, a group of 41 Democratic and 31…Read more →
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After Palestinian Authority Bans Queer Group, Rep. Ilhan Omar Tweets 'LGBTQ Rights are Human Rights' 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Omar clarified that "pretending that this act somehow balances or mitigates Israel violating the dignity and rights of Palestinians—or undermines cases for defending Palestinian rights—is deplorable."
Donald Trump Accuses Jews Who Vote Democrat of 'A Total Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty' 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It is not mearly [sic] an antisemitic dog whistle — it's a bullhorn to his white nationalist base," the progressive Jewish-American group If Not Now told Newsweek in a statement.
US Backs Xenophobia & Mob Violence in Hong Kong 20.8.2019
The ferociously anti-Chinese network behind the demonstrations has been cultivated with the help of U.S. funding and a Washington-linked local media tycoon, reports Ben Norton.   By Dan Cohen    The Grayzone President Donald Trump tweeted on August 13 that he “can’t…Read more →
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MELTDOWN: Beinart Goes Ballistic When Lowry Schools Him on Palestinians, Terrorism 20.8.2019 NewsBusters
On Monday’s The Lead, Atlantic writer, CNN political analyst, and Hamas apologist Peter Beinart suffered a meltdown for the ages, losing it while desperately trying to defend Palestinian terrorists and anti-Semitic groups like Miftah against a calm, sober evisceration of his world view by National Review editor-in-chief Rich Lowry. The child-like meltdown grew so hysterical that Beinart screeched about how National Review supports apartheid, segregation, and Israeli terror on Palestinians while denying that Miftah has issues with ...
HRW says Trump emboldened Israel to target country chief 26.7.2019 Raw Story
The head of Human Rights Watch has said Israel would be not be seeking to expel the organisation’s country director without US President Donald Trump in power. Israel has been trying to expel HRW’s American director for Israel and Palestine, Omar Shakir, after accusing him of advocating a boycott of the Jewish state, a claim […]
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NJ Bill Conflates Anti-Semitism With Criticism Of Israel Says CAIR, Jewish Voice for Peace And More 16.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Critics argued the bill, which prohibits public universities from 'demonizing' Israel, infringes on First Amendment rights.
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Resisting the Wall Industry, From Mexico to Palestine 12.7.2019
Organizers around the world are coordinating advocacy efforts as part of a #WorldWithoutWalls campaign.
The Gaping Hole in Jared Kushner's 'Peace Plan' | Opinion 3.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The plan promises prosperity—but ignores the very reason prosperity isn't there in the first place.
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Annexation: Israel Already Controls More Than Half of the West Bank 20.6.2019
Annexation would only formalize a situation in which almost two-thirds of Palestinian territory is controlled by Israel and settlers live as Israeli citizens, writes Jonathan Cook. By JonathanCook A state of de facto annexation already exists on the ground…Read more →
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Pete Buttigieg Lays Out An Encouraging Foreign Policy Platform 15.6.2019 Outside the Beltway
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg laid out his foreign policy platform in a speech this week. It's certainly an improvement over the current President.
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The Treacherous Falsification of Palestine-Israel History 9.6.2019
DePaul University's Jason Hill is perpetuating right-wing myths with no historical or legal basis.
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Activist Walked From Sweden to Palestine to Protest Occupation 8.6.2019
Activism is more of a lifestyle than a goal, says Benjamin Ladraa.
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Why Jared Kushner\'s Approach to Middle East \'Peace\' Is Doomed to Fail | Opinion 8.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The president's son-in-law has no experience in world politics and clearly no interest in upholding international law or the universality of human rights.
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Jared Kushner's White Supremacy Shines Through | Opinion 6.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Kushner's suggestion that the Palestinian people must prove their right to freedom, justice and equality is part of a lengthy tradition based on supremacist thinking.
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For Real Safety in US and Palestine, We Must Fight White Supremacy 5.6.2019
U.S. police and Israeli police conduct joint trainings, then use brutal tactics to control people of color.
John Bolton’s Absurd ‘Troika Tyranny’ 31.5.2019
The real tyrants are U.S. allies in the Middle East (not Venezuela, Cuba or Nicaragua), writes Danny Sjursen. By Danny Sjursen American foreign policy can be so retro, not to mention absurd. Despite being bogged down in more military…Read more →
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