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Saudi Arabia Is a Brutal Human Rights Violator and Trump Appreciates That

Saudi Arabia Is a Brutal Human-Rights Violator — and Trump Appreciates That

Truth NGO – This article by Andrew Sullivan in newyork magazine :It wasn’t so long ago that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia was doing the rounds of various American muckety-mucks in business, politics, and pop culture. On his world tour, the fawning was extraordinary. He met Oprah and the Rock, Bloomberg and the Clintons, Bush after Bush, …

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Children losing out on education in EU migration deal

TruthNGO- The European Commission’s humanitarian agency agrees: “education is crucial” for girls and boys affected by crises, and is “one of the best tools to invest in their long-term future.” So one might expect that the European Union would demand to see educational results for its money in Greece, where by some counts it has spent over $14,000 [€12,100] in …

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How Mossad, has become the world leader in assassins with 800 operations in the last decade

How Mossad, Israel's secret service, has become the world leader in assassins with 800 operations in the last decade

Truth NGO – Dominic Sandbrook Write in DailyMail about Mossad: Forty years ago, Wadie Haddad was one of the world’s most wanted men. Bold, determined, ruthless, Haddad was the founder of the far-Left Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. He trained notorious terrorist Carlos the Jackal and masterminded the hijack of an Air France plane that was flown to …

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UK Arm Sales to Saudi Arabia Continues, Left Thousands of Yemenis Killed

TruthNGO_The UK nearly doubled the value of arms sales to countries on the government’s list of human rights abusers in the past year, figures reveal. As reported by Independent, licences for arms deals worth some £1.5bn were approved in Whitehall in 2017, up from £820m a year earlier, according to figures compiled by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade(CAAT) pressure group. Sales were …

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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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Belgian court suspends arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Belgian court suspends arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Truth NGO – Belgium’s Supreme Administrative Court has suspended eight licenses for export of arms to Saudi Arabia, citing the kingdom’s human rights record. The court said authorities in Belgium’s French-speaking Wallonia region had failed to examine the kingdom’s human rights record before issuing the permits. The decision affected planned sales to the kingdom by Belgium’s leading weapons manufacturer FN …

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America’s war crime in Yemen and silence of human rights

America's war crime in Yemen and silence of human rights

Truth NGO – This total war against an entire population, of the likes carried out by Hitler’s Third Reich three-quarters of a century ago, would be impossible without the uninterrupted support—military and political—of US imperialism since its outset. The US, together with its main NATO allies the UK and France, has supplied the planes, warships, bombs, missiles and shells used …

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Racism in US is not over

Racism in US is not over

Truth NGO – Protests continue for third day after officer kills unarmed black 17-year-old who was fleeing police. Chanting “three shots in the back, how do you justify that?” hundreds have taken to the streets of the US city of Pittsburgh for a third night to condemn the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. Protesters shut down several streets …

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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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No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

No, Israel Is Not a Democracy

Truth NGO – From Ten Myths About Israel, out now from Verso Books. June 12, 2018 “Information Clearing House” – Israel is not the only democracy in the Middle East. In fact, it’s not a democracy at all. In the eyes of many Israelis and their supporters worldwide — even those who might criticize some of its policies — Israel …

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