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‘Equality over apartheid’: Lana Del Rey cancels Israel concert

'Equality over apartheid' Lana Del Rey cancels Israel concert

Truth NGO – American pop star Lana Del Rey on Friday cancelled a concert in Israel, citing her inability to perform for Palestinian fans. Del Rey had faced criticism from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement over her decision to perform in Israel. She initially resisted the pressure while acknowledging grievances of Palestinian rights supporters. “It’s important to me …

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In Israel, prison number (25) 121.207, that is me

In Israel, prison number (25) 121.207, that is me

Truth NGO – Prison number (25) 121.207, that is me, Gerd von der Lippe, the only Norwegian delegate on Al-Awda (The Return). In total there were 22 people on the boat, of which 13 were selected by the Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC). In addition, there were two journalists and seven crew, including four Norwegians. Why did we sail to Gaza …

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Israel slams UN chief’s calls to boost protection of Palestinians

Israel slams UN chief's calls to boost protection of Palestinians

Truth NGO – The Israeli regime has rejected calls by the United Nations chief to boost protection of Palestinians against persisting Israeli atrocities on protesting civilians in Gaza Strip and the occupied territories, demanding action against Palestinian leaders instead. “Instead of delusional suggestions on how to protect the Palestinian people from Israel, the UN should hold the Palestinian leadership accountable …

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Pro-BDS US journalist detained, questioned at Israeli airport

Pro-BDS US journalist detained, questioned at Israeli airport

Truth NGO – A leading Jewish-American journalist, who supports a pro-Palestine boycott campaign against Israel, says he has been detained at Tel Aviv’s airport and questioned about his political activities. In an article published in The Forward magazine on Monday, Peter Beinart said that he had been taken to a separate room at the Ben Gurion airport and interrogated for …

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Israel Mistrusts Saudi Arabia’s Nuclear Program, its Old and Close Ally

TruthNGO– The Energy-rich Saudi Arabia, a fierce regional foe of Iran and the old and close ally of Israel,  seeks US help in starting a nuclear program of its own, giving rise to concerns that it might be trying to compete with Iran’s nuclear program and create its own nuclear weapons program. Bin Salman has developed close relations with the …

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Israel acknowledges US-Saudi nuclear deal but presents its ‘red lines’

Israel acknowledges US-Saudi nuclear deal but presents its 'red lines'

Truth NGO – Israel has presented its “red lines” to Donald Trump regarding nuclear reactors that the US is helping Saudi Arabia build, Israel’s Channel 10 reported on Sunday. According to the report,  Benjamin Netanyahu dispatched Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz to the US two weeks ago to meet his American counterpart Rick Perry to discuss Israel’s concerns and “red lines” …

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Kamel Hawwash: Israel sells itself as a western democracy while its an illegal occupier

Professor Kamel Hawwash is a British Palestinian engineering academic based at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He is a commentator on Middle East affairs, Vice Chair of the British Palestinian Policy Council (BPPC) and a member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). He has kindly given TruthNGO an online interview on Palestine and other related issues. The questions are …

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UN to Israel: Free child prisoners

UN to Israel Free child prisoners

Truth NGO – The United Nations rights chief has called on Israel to release the some 440 Palestinian children it is holding in so-called administrative detention. “Israel should immediately charge, or release, all of them,” said Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Monday, while noting that the Tel Aviv regime’s administrative detention system is a “fundamental human rights violation.” He added …

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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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