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Why journalists make great pets for corrupt governments

If the detainment of three Al Jazeera English journalists in Egypt has taught us anything, it’s that journalists make great pets for corrupt governments.

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Obama faces immigration protests in 40 U.S. cities | Al Jazeera America

“The president says he wants humane treatment, which is exactly what I was fighting for when ICE retaliated by deporting me,” said Valdéz, 31. “I hope that more humane treatment can start with our cases today.” 175 more words


Every Ghetto, Every City

Really insightful video on displacement in Washington DC from Al Jazeera English. This piece traces a dynamic that is seen across the US and around the globe – including example of residents fighting for a human right to housing and featuring… 13 more words

Human Rights

Al Jazeera once again removes Joseph Massad article on Palestine

Al Jazeera once again removes Joseph Massad article on Palestine

By Ali Abunimah


Massad’s article “The Dahlan Factor” had been among the most viewed on the Al Jazeera English website. 2,340 more words


Hey Egypt, journalism matters! #FreeAJstaff

Al Jazeera English staff members Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste are held in prison in Egypt for 85 days now. Just for doing their job. 28 more words


Drought causes extreme emergency in Haiti -- Al Jazeera English

A state of emergency has been declared across northeastern Haiti. This is a country where 78 per cent of the population lives below the poverty level. 144 more words


Why are American women dying in childbirth?

Al Jazeera English

The United States is not the first place that springs to mind when considering women dying in childbirth. So the fact that two American women die of pregnancy-related causes every day may come as a surprise. 89 more words