New Internationalist

Middle East

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Olympic kidnap, cover up, and one woman’s lone battle

Felicity Arbuthnot tells the intriguing story of the disappearance of 24 members of Iraq’s Olympic Committee.

Filed in: Crime Iraq

Israel: ‘not an occupier’

The Israeli Levy Committee finds that settlements in the West Bank are legal. Noreen Sadik examines its flaws.

Filed in: Israel Palestine

Turkish authorities target trade unions

Protesters have taken to the streets of Istanbul after dozens are imprisoned during a major police crackdown on union activists.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Trade Unions Turkey

Suffer little children: five years of Gaza's blockade

In the month of the fifth anniversary of the land, sea and air siege of Palestinians, a report reveals it’s children who are most affected.

Filed in: Children Health Human Rights Israel Palestine

Why I attempted to arrest Tony Blair last week

Tom Grundy on his audacious attempt to bring to justice a man who’s arguably liable for mass civilian casualties in Iraq.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq Politics United Kingdom

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Ex-Israeli soldier intent on Palestinian citizenship

A former Israeli military programmer, fed up with Israel’s human rights violations in Palestine, is trying to renounce his Israeli nationality, reports Nick Harvey.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

Palestine Place occupies London

It’s more than just a squat, it’s a centre for real change whose impact will be felt for years to come, says Frank Barat.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine

A ‘strategic silence’ on Syria – to the Philippines’ shame

Iris Gonzales on an uncomfortable absence at this month’s Human Rights Council meeting.

Filed in: Philippines Syria

Why American Jews are falling out of love with Israel

Outspoken scholar Norman Finkelstein speaks to Hazel Healy about his latest book Knowing Too Much.

Filed in: Conflict Israel Palestine United States

Abu Qatada: when the net tightens on justice

Britain’s counter-terrorism policy is undermining the rule of law, argues Simon Crowther.

Filed in: Human Rights Jordan Terrorism

US tries to halt Iran-Pakistan pipeline

It’s the people who are suffering, says Syed Hamad Ali, as Hillary Clinton and co. object to an energy deal that would benefit tens of millions.

Filed in: Iran Pakistan United States

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