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Israel rejects entry to human rights activists

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Israel rejects entry to human rights activists

Israel rejects entry to human rights activists Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director and Board Chair Both Denied Entry into Israel, Trip planned to witness human rights situation in Israel and Palestine. American Jews once stood at the vanguard of the civil rights and human rights movement in America, but today too many remain silent about…

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Yemeni’s organize nationwide protest against immigration restrictions

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Yemeni’s organize nationwide protest against immigration restrictions

Yemeni’s organize nationwide protest against immigration restrictions National One-Hour #BodegaStrike Shutdown April 24th Yemeni Americans will organize a protest and shutter their bodegas (small stores) across the United States to express their opposition to restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump and his immigration ban. Who: Yemeni American Merchants Association and National Bodega Partners What: Communities…

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New book explores the Syrian Refugee crisis

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New book explores the Syrian Refugee crisis

New book explores the Syrian Refugee crisis We have all seen the heartbreaking photos of Syrian refugees, but few of us will ever know firsthand what it’s like to be one. THE MAP OF SALT AND STARS (Touchstone; Hardcover; $27; ISBN: 9780501169038; on sale: May 1, 2018), the debut novel by Syrian American writer Jennifer…

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Hundreds killed as Syrian government targets medical centers

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Hundreds killed as Syrian government targets medical centers

Hundreds killed as Syrian government targets medical centers Seven Medical Facilities Attacked in One Day in Syria Leaving Thousands with Little or No Medical Care A four day surge in violence has left 237 dead and 1250 injured in Eastern Ghouta. Seven medical facilities were also attacked throughout Syria, leaving thousands with scarce access to…

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