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The Rule of Law and the Palestinian Authority's Doctrine of Fear

The Rule of Law and the Palestinian Authority’s Doctrine of Fear

In the political discourse, one frequently hears about the formation of institutions of the rule of law. However, historically the term ‘rule of law’ appeared in legal and political theory as a polemical concept which settled a score with the practices of absolutist regimes. This was the revolutionary achievement of the rise of the bourgeoisie. […]

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Sayyed Nasrallah

Sayyed Nasrallah: The Number 1 Threat for Israel is Hezbollah

 Sayyed Nasrallah Adressing Iftar Held by the Women’s Activities of Islamic Resistance Support Association  Nour Rida  Hizbullah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah appeared via video-link to deliver a speech on the Resistance cause. During the annual Iftar banquet of the Hizbullah Women’s Activities of the Islamic Resistance Support Association, Sayyed Nasrallah continued the […]

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Billy the Kid

Goldman, Sachs Invests in Keeping Kids Out of Jail

Goldman, Sachs, the Wall Street investment firm that profited heavily from the world wide collapse in subprime mortgage bonds, has announced that it will participate in a bold new experiment to apply the principles of greed and the profit motive to the problem of preventing young ex-cons from returning to prison in New York City. […]

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Romney, Senor and Netanyahu in Israel

Conduct unbecoming a Presidential candidate

As the “political prostitution season” hots up, are Americans in the mood for another Israel-first Commander-in-Chief? Who is this Dan Senor, the organiser of Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s embarrassing jaunt to Israel? According to The Tablet, Senor not only interned at AIPAC but while in Jerusalem volunteered as an intern for Benny Begin, son of […]

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Israel tries to break Palestinian psyche

Published on Aug 5, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews Stress-related and mental health disorders are on the increase in the Gaza Strip, according to a recent report by the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the near east (UNRWA). A combination of internal and external influences; including forced displacement, dispossession and occupation – have […]

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Minister’s Sleight of Even-handedness

On 01 August 2012, the Palestine Human Rights Campaign (PHRC) finally received a reply to an emailed open letter, dated 30 April 2012, sent to New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully. Our open letter had asked some pretty straightforward questions. For instance: “In your statement supporting Israel’s application for admission to the OECD you […]

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