Front Page: Foreign Affairs
From Drone Killings To Hospital Bombings: 15 Years Of Civilian Deaths In The Global War On Terror August 24, 2016
Doctors Without Borders asked ‘the U.S., U.K. and France to ensure an immediate application of measures to substantially increase the protection of civilians’ after the latest deadly hospital bombing in Yemen.
‘The Confession’: Former GITMO Prisoner Moazzam Begg Stars In ‘Profound’ Documentary On His Captivity
On the 10th anniversary of the opening of Guantanamo Bay prison, Begg told CNN: ‘I still struggle personally, very much. It's not resolved in any way, how this has affected me.’
3 Years After Brutal Rabaa Al-Adaweya Square Massacre, US Still Funding El-Sissi Dictatorship In Egypt
At least 817 supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi died in the initial attack, and disappearances and crackdowns on civil liberties have become routine in the years since the 2013 massacre.
Refugee Team Shows The Olympics Are About More Than Michael Phelps & Medal Counts
Forced by hegemonic and civil conflict to grapple with both the physical and psychological scars of abandoning their homes, the Olympic Refugee Team provides unparalleled inspiration to the world with a deeply personal perspective on the cruel repercussions of war.
Lawsuit Warns $234B In Aid To Israel Violates US Law Against Supporting Secret Nuclear States
The lawsuit warns that the U.S. gave Israel about $234 billion in foreign aid since the passage of the International Security Assistance and Arms Export Control Act of 1976, despite a ban on support for secret nuclear weapons programs.
The Oslo Impasse: A 23-Year-Old Deal That Benefits Israel At The Expense Of Palestine
Recent gunfire against Palestinian protesters in Area C shows the Palestinian Authority's strange position more than two decades since the Oslo Accords were signed.
US-Backed Saudi Forces In Yemen Have Created Almost 180,000 Refugees
In 2015, the UNHCR classified over 2,800,000 Yemenis as asylum seekers, refugees, or other vulnerable ‘people of concern,’ and 500,000 children could be at risk of starvation as a result of the Saudi-led conflict.
Protests Surge Over Israeli ‘Administrative Detention’ Of Political Prisoner On Hunger Strike
Supporters warn that the Palestinian prisoner’s ‘administrative detention,’ immediately following a 14-and-a-half-year sentence in Israeli prisons, could set ‘dangerous new precedents.’
Israel’s Apartheid Policies Create Hurdles For Team Palestine On The Road To Rio
From blocked shipments of equipment to a lack of access to Olympic-sized, or even just adequate, training facilities, the six athletes of Team Palestine have overcome the odds to compete in the 2016 Games.
Crowdfunded Indie News Site Newsbud Takes On NBC Over Turkey Coup Propaganda
The independent journalists demanded that NBC retract a report about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeking asylum in Germany -- an allegation they called ‘highly irresponsible and harmful.’