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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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Legalizing Tyranny

“The carcel state is a subculture unto itself, with an $81 billion budget and tremendous political clout.” The students I teach in prison who have the longest sentences are, almost without exception, the ones who demanded a jury trial. If everyone charged with a crime had a jury trial, the court system would implode. Prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges use …

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There are too many lost childhoods in Yemen

Truth NGO – They spill out into the streets early in the morning; they have small bodies, pale faces and bold features. You might think that they are on their way to school, but a closer look reveals that they are not carrying any school bags or books. “They” are the children of Yemen who have been pushed by the …

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UK mulls backing potential US military attacks in Syria

Truth NGO – UK Prime Minister Theresa May believes Bashar al-Assad’s regime was responsible for poisoning its own people and that the international community must respond. British Prime Minister Theresa May has held an emergency cabinet meeting to decide whether the country should back the US in any missile attacks against the Syrian government, as a response to the chemical …

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Charitable and humanitarian work is the ‘pounding heart’ of Palestine

Truth NGO – Palestine is still at the heart of the politics of the Middle East, good and bad alike, and the pounding heart of Palestine is charitable and humanitarian work by relief organisation finding it more and more difficult to get aid to where it is needed most. The chaos engulfing the international community has politicised charity work in …

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Why the US will never say sorry for destroying Iraq

Truth NGO – Nearly half of Americans still believe the war was legal – and its easy to see why According to middle east eye, The United States waged a two-decade war against Iraq, causing the deaths of 1.7 million civilians – half of whom were children. It did this with crippling sanctions during the 1990s, before ruining Iraqi civil …

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Gaza protests: Nine Palestinians killed, 780 wounded

Truth NGO – Israeli forces shoot dead eight Palestinians and wound hundreds more as protests near Gaza border continue. According to Aljazeera, For a second week, thousands of Palestinians are protesting along the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip, as part of the Great March of Return movement. Israeli forces have killed 30 Palestinians during the past week, including 21 …

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Most Americans support tougher gun control measures

Truth NGO – The majority of Americans support stricter gun control laws but have little hope that Congress will pass such measures, according to a new poll. The POLITICO/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday shows 66 percent of Americans prefer US gun laws to be tightened. Just 28 percent said they oppose tougher gun control measures. But voters have little optimism …

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