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Cruelty is not a human right

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Dr. Cesar Chelala

Cruelty is not a human right

From 1 January to 18 August 2015, the Israeli police demolished 331 Palestinian structures in Area C (not including East Jerusalem) and 457 people, including 263 children, lost their precarious homes, according to data from the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and B’Tselem, the Israeli human rights organisation


James M Dorsey

Israel and Palestine play high stakes football

Israel and Palestine are playing political football, with Palestinian football as the ball. It is a match which Israel is unlikely to win and that could prove to produce a bruising loss. The stakes for Israel‎ are far higher than for Palestine. Israel is effectively on probation as it seeks to definitively defeat Palestinian efforts to …


Leftist activist Haythim Mohamden speaking at BDS campaign. (Photo by Mahmoud Fikry)

BDS movement launched in Egypt

Amid popular support from political parties, student and labour movements, campaign aims to “redirect political struggle to Palestinian cause”