User: newstrust Topic: Human Rights
Category: Human Rights Around the World :: Palestine
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“Israeli Settlers Make a Living Out of Our Suffering,” Says Palestinian Activist 5.8.2020 Truthout.com
The Jordan Valley is an Israeli business based on stolen land and water, says teacher and activist Sireen ...
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Trump Is Trying to Hide US and Israeli War Crimes by Attacking the ICC 8.7.2020 Truthout.com
Trump aims to ensure that no American or Israeli is brought to the ICC for war crimes and crimes against ...
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Congressional Democrats Supported Violent Force Against Protesters in 2010 19.6.2020 Truthout.com
Congressional Democrats Supported Violent Force Against Protesters in 2010
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Floyd killing, Trump's crackdown on protests make job harder for U.S. diplomats abroad 10.6.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Domestic troubles are complicating the job of U.S. foreign-service officials and eroding America's role as a model.

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No—Argue Noam Chomsky, Roger Waters, Monia Mazigh, and 100+ others—Canada does not deserve UN Security Council seat 20.5.2020 Raw Story
“Despite its peaceful reputation, Canada is not acting as a benevolent player on the international stage,” warns open letter from activists, artists, and academics. As Canada vies for a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council an open letter published Tuesday argues the Ottawa government—despite a more rosy reputation compared to its powerful U.S. neighbor—should be […]
What Can the Pandemic-Stricken World Learn From Palestinians’ Resilience? 10.5.2020 Truthout.com
Palestinians have relied on mutual solidarity and support to overcome a long history of injustices and ...
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Israel’s New Government Is Exploiting Pandemic to Annex 30 Percent of West Bank 2.5.2020 Truthout.com
The deal requires the U.S. government agree to Israel’s illegal annexation, making Trump complicit in war ...
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Emergency COVID-19 Laws May Become Permanent Features of the Security Landscape 8.4.2020 Truthout.com
Emergency COVID-19 Laws May Become Permanent Features of the Security Landscape
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Egypt’s ousted president Hosni Mubarak dies at 91 25.2.2020 Raw Story
Egypt’s ousted former president Hosni Mubarak has died at the age of 91, state television said on Tuesday, weeks after undergoing surgery. The former Egyptian strongman was under house arrest since he was ousted on February 11, 2011 after three decades in power. Mubarak suffered from health problems following his ouster and arrest, and his […]
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‘This is a war crime’: Video of IDF bulldozer dragging body of Palestinian man in Gaza sparks outrage 24.2.2020 Raw Story
Human rights advocates are demanding that the Israeli military immediately open a criminal investigation into the incident. [Warning… Graphic footage contained in or linked to in this article… Some people may find disturbing.] Human rights advocates expressed outrage and called for a criminal investigation after video footage of an Israeli military bulldozer dragging the body […]
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Klobuchar Has Pushed Extreme Right-Wing Policy on Israel/Palestine 14.2.2020 Truthout.com
Klobuchar even alarmed some conservatives by backing an anti-BDS bill that endangered civil liberties and free ...
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Buried in Trump-Netanyahu deal is effort to ‘torpedo’ ICC war crimes probe 30.1.2020 Raw Story
The plan announced Tuesday by the White House demands Palestinians “dismiss all pending actions” before the International Criminal Court. As the International Criminal Court moved forward this week with its investigation into alleged war crimes committed against Palestinians in the Occupied Territories, the White House’s new so-called “peace” plan includes a largely unreported provision that […]
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‘This is not a peace plan, it is a war plan’: Trump-Netanyahu deal decried as shameful attack on Palestinian rights 29.1.2020 Raw Story
Human rights advocates condemned U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “annexation plan” for large swaths of Palestinian territory as the two leaders on Tuesday presented what they termed a “peace deal” for Israel and Palestine. “This is not a peace plan. It is theft. It is erasure.” —Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)Critics […]
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Santa Fe Denies Permit for Mural Art Depicting Plight of Palestinian Children 27.1.2020 Truthout.com
Santa Fe Denies Permit for Mural Art Depicting Plight of Palestinian Children
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Palestinians Decry ICC Prosecutor’s Delay of Israeli War Crimes Investigation 31.12.2019 Truthout.com
International Criminal Court's prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, addresses a press conference in Kampala, Uganda, on February 27, 2015.
Accountability for Israeli war crimes is long overdue.
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What constitutes fair and unfair criticism of Israel? 8.12.2019 Raw Story
Canada recently voted at the United Nations for the establishment of a Palestinian state. At the same time, Canada reiterated its position that there were too many UN resolutions about Israel. Canada argued that these resolutions unfairly singled out Israel for criticism. Nevertheless, Israel’s ambassador to the UN claimed that Canada’s vote delegitimized Israel. The […]
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ALEC Is an Incubator for Efforts to Protect White Supremacy, Says New Report 5.12.2019 Truthout.com
Russel Pearce stands in front of the supreme court building
Racial justice groups filed a lawsuit today demanding transparency from Arizona lawmakers at ALEC's summit.
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During a quiet holiday week, new evidence of Trump’s financial crimes emerge 30.11.2019 Raw Story
Welcome to another edition of What Fresh Hell?, Raw Story’s roundup of news items that might have become controversies under another regime, but got buried – or were at least under-appreciated – due to the daily firehose of political pratfalls, unhinged tweet storms and other sundry embarrassments coming out of the current White House. This was […]
Microsoft Funds Facial Recognition Technology Secretly Tested on Palestinians 30.11.2019 Truthout.com
It's a shockingly unethical decision for a company holding itself out as the tech industry's "moral ...
Israel Expels Human Rights Watch Director for Opposition to Illegal Settlements 25.11.2019 Truthout.com
Omar Shakir walks through an airport
Omar Shakir was forced out of the country after the Israeli Supreme Court upheld the decision to revoke his work visa.
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