Emergency Meeting Called at National Museum of the American Indian to Contest Sale of American Indian Remains in Paris

Published May 23, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. will host an emergency meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, May 24, at 3:30 p.m., to contest the May 30, 2016 sale of Native American human remains and sacred objects by the EVE auction house in Paris. Top officials from the […]

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Religious Zealots Ready for Takeover of Israeli Army

By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth  In a surprise move, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week forced out his long-serving defence minister, Moshe Yaalon. As he stepped down, Yaalon warned: “Extremist and dangerous elements have taken over Israel.”  He was referring partly to his expected successor: Avigdor Lieberman, leader of the far-right Yisrael Beiteinu party, […]

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Israeli Organisation Exposes Indiscriminate Warfare During Gaza War

Breaking the Silence is an Israeli organization that publishes anonymous testimony from soldiers regarding the use of excessive force against Palestinian civilians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The organization appeared in court on Sunday to counter the state of Israel’s demand by its prosecutor that the group reveal its sources. Breaking the […]

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Stand up for Freedom – Message from Mohammed Al-Qeeq

Mohammed Al-Qeeq, the 33-year-old Palestinian journalist who waged a 94-day hunger strike while in Israeli custody was finally released last week. His message to his fellow prisoners is: stand up to Israel’s unjust detention policies. In an interview with Anadolu Agency he referred to his imprisonment as, “a bitter experience, but it taught me to […]

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Israel Interrogates 2 Palestinian Children for Alleged Stone Throwing – for 6 Hours

Two Palestinian children were detained for six and a half hours for allegedly throwing stones at settlers in the village of al-Tur in occupied East Jerusalem, Muhammad Samih Ulayan, 10, and Mustafa Abu al-Hawa, 12, were arrested by Israeli forces while walking in al-Tur, before being transported to a nearby illegal Israeli settlement, then to […]

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What is it Like to Live in a Refugee Camp in Gaza?

Yousef M. Aljamal There is no privacy in refugee camps. The Gaza Strip is home to eight refugee camps, which host hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who were displaced in 1948 from their towns and villages following the creation of Israel. Jabalia refugee camp is home for nearly 90,000 Palestinians who live in only one […]

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