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London hosts Nakba conference

http://107.189.40.50/ptv//newsroom/20180520/london_atl.mp4 London has played host to a key conference on Palestine, marking the 70th anniversary of the Nakba. The focus was on the right of return for Palestinians, an issue made even more urgent after the killing of scores of Palestinian protesters by Israeli snipers in the Gaza Strip.

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Israeli police break activist’s leg while in custody

Truth NGO – Activists say Israeli police have brutally beaten an Arab-Israeli NGO worker after arresting him at a Haifa demonstration, which landed him in hospital with a broken leg. Jafar Farah, the CEO of the Mossawa Center, was one of the 21 people arrested on Friday during a demonstration against the May 14 Israeli carnage in the Gaza Strip. …

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April deadliest month for civilians in Yemen, warns UN

Truth NGO – The United Nations Human Rights office has warned that April has been the deadliest month this year so far with a “sharp” increase in civilian casualties in Yemen, amid continued Saudi aggression against its impoverished Arab neighbor. Speaking at a news conference in the Swiss city of Geneva, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokeswoman for the UN High Commissioner …

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The Warmakers

Truth NGO – Between the US strikes on Syria in April and the recent developments on the Korean Peninsula, we are in somewhat of a lull in the Empire’s search for a new war to start. The always helpful Israelis, in the person of the ineffable Bibi Netanyahu, are now beating the drums for, well, if not a war, then …

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Israel uses Facebook to influence Iraqis

Truth NGO – Israel’s foreign ministry has launched a Facebook page uniquely dedicated to efforts to sway the public opinion in Iraq in favor of the Tel Aviv regime, a new report says. Analysts believe that the measure taken on Sunday is in line with the Israeli regime’s attempts to whitewash its blood-stained image in the Arab world and the …

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Saudi Arabia: Thousands Held Arbitrarily

Truth NGO – According to HRW, Saudi Arabia is detaining thousands of people for more than six months, in some cases for over a decade, without referring them to courts for criminal proceedings. Saudi Arabia’s attorney general should promptly charge or release all criminal defendants and stop holding people arbitrarily. Human Rights Watch analyzed data from a public online Interior …

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Soldiers good, Palestinians bad: Israel’s double standards on justice

Truth NGO – Two sharply contrasting sentences were handed down recently by Israeli courts. The Guardian:  In the first case a teenage Palestinian girl, Ahed Tamimi, was accused of slapping an Israeli soldier. Although she caused the soldier no physical harm, her assault was regarded by the Israeli military court that tried her behind closed doors as warranting incarceration for …

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Palestine refugees: Perpetual displacements and no return

Since their exodus from their homes in 1948, Palestinians have endured continuous displacements. Seventy years on and the Syrian conflict has revealed another tragic episode of displacement and loss for this vulnerable community. In order to face the flight of Palestinians between 1947 and 1948 – as a result of the ethnic purge, forcible expulsions, massacres (Deir Yassin), threats and fear for their lives and the UN Partition Plan of 1947 – the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for …

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Israel, UK engaged in secret arms deals

Truth NGO – A recent report has revealed that the United Kingdom has licensed the sale of arms to Israel worth $445 million since the 2014 war in occupied Palestinian territories. The Middle East Eye online news service reported on Tuesday that figures compiled by the Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) indicating that the arms included components for drones, combat …

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Palestinian children live life of hardship in Israeli lockup

Truth NGO – More than 350 Palestinian children are behind Israeli bars, where human rights groups say they endure mistreatment. According to Aljazeera, Omar al-Rimawi has not been home since he was arrested by Israeli troops more than two years ago, but his photos line the walls of the halls and rooms of his home. Although just 16 years old …

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