“This is appalling, this would not happen at any other holy place in the world,” a supporter of the resistance movement against the proposed mine tells MintPress News. “If someone tried to extract minerals from the Vatican or from Jerusalem it would be seen as an abomination.”

GOP Mega-Donor Sheldon Adelson Recruits NBA To Fight Israeli Boycott Movement
Supporters of Israel are pouring millions into opposing the growing success of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
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    The Private Sector Is Cashing In On The Pentagon’s ‘Insatiable Demand’ For Drone War Intelligence
    With the ratio of contractors to governmental personnel swelling, many worry that targeting decisions could become meaningless.
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      OPEC’s Internal Politics Threaten Global Energy Security
      In many ways, the current conflict in Yemen can be seen as a “proxy war” between two OPEC members, motivated by oil.
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        Saudi Arabia Weaponizes Humanitarian Aid In Yemen
        Saudi Arabia opened its checkbook in response to a U.N. appeal for funds to cover the most urgent humanitarian aid to Yemen. But that aid would come at a steep price and with more than a few strings attached.
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          Instagram Temporarily Blocks #SandraBland In Attempt To 'Control Hate Speech'
          Instagram also temporarily restricted the #CaitlynJenner hashtag when it was flooded by trolls during an award speech.
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            Guantanamo Lawyers Alarmingly High Cancer Rate Sparks Military Investigation
            A Miami Herald investigation found at least nine civilians and military lawyers suffering from lymphoma or brain, appendix or colon cancer, possibly caused by pollutants in their living quarters at the Navy’s controversial detention center in Cuba.
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              The Politics Of Punishment: Greece Is Being Destroyed By Europe And Austerity Orthodoxy
              With Greece and the eurozone committing to reforms and a bailout that’s still unsustainable, it’s the people of Greece who are left to suffer, not knowing “what will come tomorrow. They don’t know if they’ll have their jobs or if they’ll have money to live,” a Greek expat tells MintPress.
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                Native American Civil Rights Activist Dies Mysteriously In Police Custody
                The results of the state’s autopsy still haven’t been released to the public weeks after Henry’s death.
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                  ‘Monsanto’s Dream Bill’: DARK Act And Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Keep Consumers Ignorant
                  The controversial TPP trade deal could destroy the efforts of some states to mandate labelling of foods with GMO ingredients, while a bill moving through Congress has a similar goal.
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