They have neither been authorized by the Syrian government, nor by the UN’s Security Council. Although the start of the bombardments inside Syria was preceded by efforts to craft a broad international coalition – at meetings held in Great Britain (NATO), in … Read Full Article
a mix of students, human rights activists and others – are demanding that rebels stop looting private houses and public buildings, although the latter have so far ignored the pleas and have continued to beef up their positions across Sanaa.
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And it shows a significant lack of sensitivity to not understand the harm this has done to the young woman and the re-victimization she's going through today.
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In Gaza this year, 2,100 Palestinians were massacred: including people taking shelter in schools and hospitals. Surely these atrocities demand an air war against Israel?
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Activists disrupt Jewish National Fund Negev campaign kickoff in Toronto – Mondoweiss.
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On Aug. 28 in the Washington Post, David Ignatius wrote that Saudi support for the UNCCT and the identification of IS as the main enemy of Islam were done to avoid criticism being leveled against Saudi Arabia for backing Sunni extremism.
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We need to be asking ourselves why environmental organizations in Canada are being audited left right and centre by the Canada Revenue Agency, and organizations like Kairos, Rights and Democracy, and the North South Institute are being defunded—while Harper is … Read Full Article
That means pressuring U.S. ally Saudi Arabia to stop arming and financing ISIS and other extremist fighters; pressuring U.S. ally Turkey to stop allowing ISIS and other fighters to cross into Syria over the Turkish border; pressuring U.S. allies Qatar, Saudi … Read Full Article