Israa Ghrayeb’s ‘honor killing’ should be our wake-up call
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
The death of Israa Ghrayeb has ignited furious reactions regarding so-called “honor killings” in Palestine and throughout the Arab world. It has also caused confusion with respect to the jurisprudential foundation of such crimes, ...
Testimonies: Moroccan women tell their ordeal of backstreet abortion
- Manal Zainabi منال زينبي
With the break-up of the Hajar Raissouni case, the debate about clandestine abortion and the importance of legalizing it was revived. TelQuel collected testimonies from three Moroccan women who used abortion illegally. Between worry and suffering, they ...
9/11 - TAKE THE QUIZ
- Massimo Mazzucco
How much do you really know about the most important terrorist attacks in human history?
World War Bibi
- Gilad Atzmon جيلاد أتزمون گيلاد آتزمون
Yesterday 9th of September, Netanyahu claimed he’d identified a third secret nuclear site in Iran where Iran allegedly “conducted experiments to develop nuclear weapons.” Yet, despite the hyperbole no one seemed to take Netanyahu ...
Please, Bibi, let the annexations begin
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
There’s no longer any real debate in Israel. The right wants to annex Palestinian land openly, and the center wants to annex, but deceive us. All that’s left now is to admit to the world that in reality Israel annexed the West Bank many years ...
The jeep was late
Daily life in the occupied West Bank
- Amira Hass عميرة هاس עמירה הס
When your children are too lazy to go to school, tell them about the man in the yellow shirt, and about the man in the purple shirt with the inscription “Regavim Ba’emek,” who is armed with two German shepherd dogs. No, not so your ...
The NED strikes again: how neocon money is funding the Hong Kong Protests
- Mnar Muhawesh منار مهاوش
The West has more to do with the Hong Kong protest movement than it would like us to know. It’s the ugly face of Washington’s long-standing foreign policy directed at destabilizing one of its long-standing economic foes: China ...
Death of Iran’s “Blue Girl” spotlights senseless ban on women in stadiums
- Center for Human Rights in Iran Centre pour les droits humains en Iran کمپین حقوق بشر ایران
September 10, 2019 – The death of Sahar Khodayari, a woman who set herself on fire in Tehran because she thought she would have to serve jail time for trying to watch a soccer match, has put the spotlight on the costs of a discriminatory state ...
Iranian authorities ignored serious mental health condition of defendant who set herself on fire outside courthouse
- Center for Human Rights in Iran کمپین حقوق بشر ایران
A 29-year-old woman who set herself on fire outside a Tehran courthouse was being prosecuted
as a “healthy person” despite suffering from a serious mental health condition, her sister told
an Iranian state media outlet.
- Salvador Allende (1908-1973) سلفادور أليندي Σαλβαδόρ Αλιέντε Сальвадор Альенде سالوادورآلنده
This speech was delivered at 9:10 am on September 11, 1973, in the midst of an ultimately successful US-sponsored coup d'etat against the democratically-elected government. Barricaded inside La Moneda, the presidential palace, President Allende ...