February 27, 2016
Syria’s permanent envoy to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari said on Friday that the Syrian government has spared no effort, since the beginning of the crisis, to find a political settlement to the crisis in the country. (more…)
February 26, 2016
On Friday, 26 February, after completing 94 days of hunger strike, Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qeeq suspended his strike in an agreement announced by the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society. (more…)
February 20, 2016
Exclusive: In his first interview as a free man, the last of the Angola Three talks about how he followed the news, including the ‘racism’ of Donald Trump, to keep himself sane.
In 1951, scientists at McGill University conducted an experiment in which they subjected male graduates to solitary confinement in a simulated prison cell, to see how they would cope with prolonged isolation. (more…)
By Aaron Williams on February 23, 2016
Leading GOP candidate is taking advantage of America’s fears.
Noam Chomsky, 87, is without a doubt the most significant academic figure to cast a highly critical eye on U.S. foreign policies. (more…)
By Ramona Wadi on February 22, 2016
“That conscience is ingrained in our internationalism, and is at the essence of our policies of international solidarity. It won’t change just because we establish a normal relationship with the U.S. or any other government,” the Cuban Five’s René González tells MintPress News.
The December 2014 announcement that Cuba and the United States would be normalizing relations was met with both eagerness and suspicion. (more…)