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Gaza’s Resistance Will Not be Crushed - by Ramzy Baroud

By Ramzy Baroud

On the 13th day of Israel’s so-called Operation Protective Edge, stories of entire families collectively pulverized, women and children keenly targeted by Israeli soldiers saturate the media. 1,096 more words

Middle East

Third and revised mapping of armed actors in eastern DRC

With a slight delay, the a new version of the armed actors mapping has now been launched and can be found here & here respectively. At a first glance, it does not entail major changes, but a closer look shows how recent military operations ( 116 more words

War And Peace

Exemplifying the Case for Investments on Young People on World Population Day

“A sustainable future depends on having resilient populations, which cannot be achieved without investments in young people” – Dr. Babatunde Ositomehin, UNFPA Executive Director and Under-Secretary General… 485 more words

Unfpa

Simon Deng, Former Slave, Speaks his Truth

Simon Deng was a slave in his native Sudan.  He is now a human rights activist.  He has visited Israel and speaks of and from his experience. 225 more words

Israel

Alan Dershowitz, at the Durban III Counter-Conference

Below, Alan Dershowitz speaks at the Durban III Counter-Conference.

This conference was arranged by Elie Wiesel as a response the the Durban III conference, which was the third UN-sponsored anti-racisim conference, commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the 2001 Durban I event, which was highly controversial and widely viewed as anti-semitic, intolerant and non-inclusive (for more on this see… 34 more words

Israel

Gaza: 'unacceptable, unjustified and illegal'

Lazarowicz calls for ceasefire and an end to Israeli military action

As the fighting in Gaza has continued with reports of an Israeli attack hitting a Gaza hospital with the loss of four lives, North and Leith MP Mark Lazarowicz has condemned the conduct of military action by Israel in Gaza and called for an immediate ceasefire in a letter to the Foreign Secretary. 886 more words

North Edinburgh News

Hague cunningly quits as Foreign Secretary just before World War 3

As passenger airlines are shot down, the Middle-East descends into even greater chaos and American Idol enters its 13th season – all the portents are shaping up nicely for a global Armageddon. 261 more words

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