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Israel passes law banning sympathy for Palestinians in schools

Israel passes law banning sympathy for Palestinians in schools

Truth NGO – The Israeli parliament, known as the Knesset, has approved a law banning any criticism of the regime’s harsh treatment of Palestinians. Out of 120 members of the Knesset, some 43 voted in favor and 24 voted against the law on Tuesday. The law bars groups critical of the Tel Aviv policies and actions toward Palestinians from entering …

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Israel arrested 651 Palestinian children since start of 2018

Truth NGO – Israeli occupation forces have arrested 3,533 Palestinians from the occupied territories since the beginning of 2018, official statics by several Palestinian human rights organisations have showed. According to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club, Addameer – Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, and Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights, the Israeli arrests included 651 children, 63 women and four journalists. …

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Thousands protest Israel’s ‘racist’ nation-state draft law

Thousands protest Israel's 'racist' nation-state draft law

Truth NGO – Some 7,000 people have taken to the streets of Tel Aviv to protest against a controversial bill that declares Israel exclusively “the nation-state of the Jewish people.” Several Israeli politicians, social activists, public figures and lawmakers took part in Saturday’s demonstration to condemn the discriminatory nature of the measure. The bill is expected to come to a …

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Poll: 75% of Arabs see Israel, US as biggest threat to security

75% of Arabs see Israel, US as biggest threat to security

Truth NGO – A new poll published by the Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies has revealed that 75 per cent of Arabs see Israel and the United States as the biggest threats to national security. According to MEMO, The Arab Opinion Index surveyed over 18,000 individuals in 11 Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, …

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An Israeli Lawyer Appointed as the new chair of UN Human Rights Committee

TruthNGO- Yuval Shany, an Israeli lawyer was chosen yesterday to chair the UN Human Rights Committee, despite the country’s dire human rights record. The UN Human Rights Committee, not to be confused with the UN Human Rights Council, is a panel of legal professionals which reviews states’ adherence to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), which forms part of …

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Swedish pro-Palestine activist Ladraa barred from entering Israel

Swedish pro-Palestine activist Ladraa barred from entering Israel

Truth NGO – Swedish activist Benjamin Ladraa has been barred from entering Israel after 11 months of his #WalkToPalestine campaign. Ladraa approached the Jordan-Israel border yesterday with several other activists who had planned to walk the last 5,000 kilometres with him in solidarity. Upon arriving at the border, Ladraa found himself detained and interrogated for six hours, before being denied …

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Tunisian teachers refuse to correct exam papers over recognition of Israel

Tunisian teachers refuse to correct exam papers over recognition of Israel

Truth NGO – A group of teachers in Tunisia have expressed their strong dissent against a recent history and geography exam which referred to the Israeli regime as a “state” and not an occupying entity, refusing to correct the papers. Dozens of secondary school teachers attended a protest gathering in the central city of Ghasrin on Monday to voice their …

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Palestinians rally in occupied West Bank in support of detainees

Palestinians rally in occupied West Bank in support of detainees

Truth NGO – Hundreds of Palestinians have staged a rally in the central part of the occupied West Bank to express solidarity with detainees, who are languishing in Israeli prisons and detention centers. The protesters took to the streets in the city of al-Bireh, located 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) north of Jerusalem al-Quds, on Tuesday, holding up pictures of their …

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Did Israel inspire Trump’s family separation policy?

Did Israel inspire Trump’s family separation policy

Truth NGO – This past May, the United States Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced the government’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy at US border crossings. It was a matter of weeks before the new policy began yielding tragic outcomes. Those attempting to unlawfully cross into the US were subject to federal criminal prosecution, while their children were taken away by federal authorities, …

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The fallacy of Israel’s human shields claims in Gaza

Desperately trying to justify the killing of unarmed protesters, Israel once again uses its ‘human shields’ mantra. Article by Neve Gordon & Nicola Perugini in Aljazeera: It has become part of a macabre ritual. Each week, thousands of Palestinians stride towards the fence surrounding the small swath of land in which they have been imprisoned for years, as Israeli snipers …

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