Posts Tagged “protestors”

Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority

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Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority

Committee to End Gaza Sanctions blasts Palestine Authority The Committee to End Gaza Sanctions has criticized Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for imposing sanctions they charge support Israel’s embargo and oppression of Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. Here is the statement the Committee issued Monday morning following massive protests held in Ramallah on Sunday,…

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UN rights experts call on Iran to halt execution of 2nd juvenile

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UN rights experts call on Iran to halt execution of 2nd juvenile

UN rights experts call on Iran to halt execution of second juvenile offender in two weeks UN human rights experts* have appealed to Iran to halt the execution of Abolfazl Chezani Sharahi, who was 15 when he was sentenced to death. He is due to be executed on Wednesday, less than two weeks after the…

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Yemen immigrant Nagi Daifallah gave his life for American cause

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Yemen immigrant Nagi Daifallah gave his life for American cause

Yemen immigrant Nagi Daifallah gave his life for American cause Forty-Four years ago today, an Arab American from Yemen gave his life for a just cause. The story of Yemeni immigrant and farm worker Nagi Daifallah’s has never been more important By Annie Riley “No other segment of our population is so poorly paid yet contributes…

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Dozens of Israelis, Palestinians protest Jerusalem Marathon

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Dozens of Israelis, Palestinians protest Jerusalem Marathon

Dozens of Israelis and Palestinians protested in the Jerusalem Marathon This Friday, 17th of March, the Jerusalem Marathon took place, marking 50 years to the “unification” of the city. Palestinian public committees along with Free Jerusalem group organized a protest in front of the marathon. The protesters wished to remind the residents and the participants…

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The Middle East: Who says popular quest for change has been quelled?

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The Middle East: Who says popular quest for change has been quelled?

By James M. Dorsey A series of recent mass protests in several Arab countries have called into question suggestions that civil wars, brutal crackdowns and military coups and interventions have quelled popular willingness to stand up for rights in the Middle East. The protests, although focussed on specific social and economic demands, fundamentally have the…

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