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Muslim Minorities:The Hunted Rohingya

An article about the Rohingya genocide by Khurshid Khatib, including interview with human rights activist Jamila Hanan. Published in March 2013 edition of SISTERS Magazine In November 2012, President Obama became the first serving US President to visit Burma. In a historic speech in the presence of President Thein Sein and human rights activist Aung […]

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Andre Pshenichnikov

A Reckless Apartheid Fighter

Andre Pshenichnikov (24) is a most unusual kid. So unusual that he is languishing in Egyptian jail for crossing the border without proper papers. But his story begins earlier. I first heard of him when this young programmer from a Tel Aviv suburb stayed in Deheishe refugee camp near Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. […]

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Future Thought

We must look forward to the future as that is where most of us will spend the rest of our lives. ~ Charles Kettering A book that gave cause for thought in 1970, Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock, predicted some difficult tomorrows. Toffler presented clear evidence of how the speed of change had increased drastically as […]

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Keeping Hope Alive

Erdogan Nails It and US Replies…

And what is objectionable is US Policy that supports and sustains the ideology of Zionism, which presupposes a particular people are superior and thus entitled to legally owned Palestinian property…. On Wednesday at a United Nations conference in Vienna that was to encourage dialogue between the West and Islam, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan noted, […]

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Wanted: More “Impossible Women” for UK Independence Party

After Andreasen’s defection… Wanted: more “impossible women” for UK Independence Party A number of readers expressed shock and disappointment at my recent article ‘Rising star UKIP: another tool of the Zionist lobby?’. They’d had high hopes of UKIP hauling us out of the EU cesspit and injecting commonsense into the bloated backside of Westminster politics. […]

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George Galloway speaks for BDS as much as anyone

MP George Galloway is an advocate of and participant in BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) toward Israel. Anyone who participates in boycotting, divesting from or sanctioning anything that supports Israel is part of BDS. It includes those who defend Israel itself but oppose and boycott Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and it includes those […]

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Facilitate Global: 10th April 2013 Evening Dinner

Keynote speakers: Professor Ilan Pappe and Miko Peled Personal Journeys: the global impact of Israel’s dissenting voices Facilitate Global is proud to announce that we will be hosting two prominent Israeli speakers who have challenged Israel’s narrative,  militarised society and racist policies from within, consistently inspiring ever more generations of activists to believe in justice […]

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Portland Dissidents See Hope in Atzmon

Scott Free, February 2013 Portland, Oregon,  has at different times witnessed outpourings of activism directed at Justice and Social change:  Central American Solidarity, South African Solidarity, Anti-War activism and demonstrations, demonstrations and calls to end racist violence in Portland, many demonstrations and activism against sitting Presidents, calling for impeachment and prosecution,  all by dedicated volunteers […]

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Will Washington grasp the hand being offered by the Iranian people?

Will Washington grasp the hand being offered by the Iranian people? Franklin Lamb Tehran Graphics by Alex Truth be told, this American observer has attended his share of international conferences and has traveled in more than 70 countries. But never has he visited such a complex, evolving, striving and energized society, populated by idealistic people […]

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BDS at Brooklyn College: the Benefits of Pro-Israel Overkill

On February 7, Omar Barghouti and Judith Butler defended the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) movement in front of an audience of over 200 at Brooklyn College. Far more than 200 people have heard about it, because the college’s decision to host the talk was publicly denounced by renowned lawyer Alan Dershowitz, and other Jewish […]

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Humanity’s Economic Disease: Capitalism

Our situation may not only be stranger than we suppose; it may be stranger than we can suppose. ~ J.B.Haldane People demanding governmental change are not united in focusing on the political economics at the root of most global problems but they are moving in that direction. This shows that many can understand the situation, […]

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Racism Versus anti-Semitism

Several events happened in the past few weeks that, for me, created a mirror into the wider issue of racism versus anti-Semitism. One might reasonably conclude that these two words are close in meaning but given the prevailing force of today’s political gatekeepers it is becoming increasingly evident that the words are being driven further […]

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Charge or Free Amer Issawi!

Hunger striker Samer Issawi, 33 years old, has been on hunger strike for over 184 days now, protesting the injustice of his detention and that of all the other Palestinian political prisoners. Like other Palestinian political prisoners, Samer Issawi’s indefinite detention without charges or trial is inhumane and an Israeli facade to continue to persecute […]

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