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Sorting Facts From Fiction About the US Withdrawal From Syria

If one believes in the restoration of international law and the tenets of the UN Charter, then the withdrawal of U.S. military forces from northern Syria is a good thing. Here are some facts and history that explain why. 

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Strip Searches and Worse: Heba al-Labadi Among Palestinians Tortured in Israeli Prisons

Female prisoners say the mistreatment they experienced in Israeli prisons seemed often to involve sexual degradation and abuse.

Strip Searches and Worse: Heba al-Labadi Among Palestinians Tortured in Israeli Prisons

On August 20, Heba Ahmed al-Labadi fell into the dark hole of the Israeli legal system, joining 413 Palestinian prisoners who are currently held in so-called administrative detention.  On September 26, Heba and seven other prisoners

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Africa is Becoming the Latest Battleground in the Struggle for Palestinian Freedom

Israel has successively driven a wedge between African countries, which, at one point, were united in their unconditional support of the Palestinian struggle against Israeli military occupation and apartheid. 

Africa is Becoming the Latest Battleground in the Struggle for Palestinian Freedom

On September 16, I visited South Africa, a country where many Palestinians have always felt welcomed, if not overwhelmed by the degree of genuine and meaningful solidarity.

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One Year After the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi: Business as Usual?

Who is more evil—the maniacal Saudi crown prince responsible for Khashoggi’s murder and the murder of tens of thousands of  Yemenis, or the mendacious world leaders and businesspeople who continue to embrace what should be a pariah state?  

One Year After the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi: Business as Usual?

Heinous. Savage. Ghastly. It’s hard to find the words to describe the act of luring journalist Jamal Khashoggi into a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, suffocating him, chopping him up and dissolving his bones. Yet a year later, governments and business people around the world are eager to forgive and forget--or already have.

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