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Where Streets Have No Name: Israel Leaves Palestinians in Postal ‘Dark Age’

Jonathan Cook on Saturday 17 March

Mural in Umm al-Fahm: “My country, you gave us love and light which revealed paths for the lost”

In the town of Umm al-Fahm, more than a third of all letters never reach their destination. Identity cards, passports and drivers’ licences go missing, welfare cheques are lost, appointments expire, and penalties mount up over unpaid fines. (more…)

The Iraq Death Toll 15 Years After the US Invasion

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J S Davies on March 15, 2018

Photo: Bill Hackwell

Numbers are numbing, especially numbers that rise into the millions. But please remember that each person killed represents someone’s loved one. (more…)

Israeli Army’s Lies Can No Longer Salvage Its Image

By Jonathan Cook on March 4, 2018

It is has been a very bad week for those claiming Israel has the most moral army in the world. Here’s a small sample of abuses of Palestinians in recent days in which the Israeli army was caught lying. (more…)

Ahed’s Generation: Why the Youth in Palestine Must Break Free from Dual Oppression

By Ramzy Baroud  on March 6, 2018

Photo: Bill Hackwell

As global voices continue to demand the freedom of 17-year-old teenage Palestinian girl, Ahed Tamimi, Israeli authorities have arrested nine additional members of her family. (more…)

Military Court Seeks to Hide Ahed Tamimi’s Trial from Public View as Global Solidarity Grows

Photo: Bill Hackwell

Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi, her imprisoned mother Nariman and her cousin Nour were brought before the Israeli Ofer military court on 13 February, (more…)

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