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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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US visa seekers could undergo social media screening

Truth NGO – Nearly 15 million people seeking US visas may face social media checks, under new state department proposal. Visa seekers for the United States may soon have to submit their social media identities, previous telephone numbers and email addresses, under a new plan proposed by the country’s state department. According to the filing, which was published on Friday …

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Report Sheds Light On The Shady Relationship Between Bill Gates, His Foundation & Big Pharma

Report Sheds Light On The Shady Relationship Between Bill Gates, His Foundation & Big Pharma

Bill Gates is fond of using his bully pulpit to talk about “miracles” and “magic.” Gates has featured one or both words in nearly all of his annual wrap-up letters for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017), most often in reference to the Gates Foundation’s outsized financial and ideological support for global …

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33 rights groups urge UN to publish names of settlement-linked businesses

Truth NGO  – More than 30 international and Palestinian human rights groups and organisations have urged the UN Human Rights Office to make public a list of companies linked to Israel’s illegal settlements. According to MEMO, In a joint letter addressed to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein, the organisations welcomed January’s update by the Office …

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UN calls for an end to Yemen blockade

UN calls for an end to Yemen blockade

Aid has started to trickle into Yemen almost two weeks after the Saudi-led coalition closed land, air and sea borders. Vital supplies are being allowed into ports in government-controlled areas. While the blockade was designed to choke the alleged flow of weapons to Houthi rebels from Iran, it has made life difficult for millions of Yemenis as it cut off …

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First-ever bill on Palestinian human rights introduced in Congress

First-ever bill on Palestinian human rights introduced in Congress

Members of Congress on Tuesday introduced a bill in the House to prevent U.S. tax dollars from paying for human rights violations against Palestinian children during the course of Israeli military detention. The Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act requires the Secretary of State to certify annually that no funds obligated or expended in …

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10-yr-old girl arrested in US after surgery

10-yr-old girl arrested in US after surgery

A 10-year-old undocumented girl with cerebral palsy has been arrested right after a surgery in the United States to be deported to Mexico amid US President Donald Trump’s stated efforts to boost the country’s national security by cracking down on immigrants. US immigration officials followed Rosa Maria Hernandez to a hospital in the US state of Texas last week just …

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claimants human rights ‘proud’ of Balfour declaration that led to creation of Israel

UK ‘proud’ of Balfour declaration that led to creation of Israel

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says he is “proud” to be sitting in the same room in which his predecessor penned the Balfour declaration, a document that paved the way for the creation of Israel. Johnson wrote in an article published by The Telegraph on Sunday that the 1917 public declaration by Arthur James Balfour was “indispensable” to Israel’s creation …

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Ursula Haverbeck: 88-year-old Holocaust denier given six-month prison sentence

Ursula Haverbeck 88-year-old Holocaust denier given six-month prison sentence

An 88-year-old woman, who has a string of previous convictions related to Holocaust denial, has been handed a six-month prison sentence for denying Nazi Germany’s mass murder of six million Jews. Ursula Haverbeck, who has been branded the “Nazi grandma” by German press, was sentenced by a Berlin court on Monday for denying the holocast at an event in Berlin …

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