Middle East

01.11.2016

US uranium weapons have been used in Syria

US uranium weapons have been used in Syria

By John LaForge | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service 28 Oct 2016 – This month, the Pentagon admitted it has used uranium weapons in attacks inside Syria — violating its public promise last year that it would not use DU there, and contradicting the claim that US bombing… »

31.10.2016

Working for a shared society in Israel

Working for a shared society in Israel

Mohammed Darawshe, an Arab Israeli, talks about the schizophrenia of living as an Arab citizen in a Jewish state. He is the head of the Shared Society Program at Givat Haviva, a Jewish-Arab Peace center in Israel, and he is in Berlin for six months as a Richard von… »

27.10.2016

Tens of thousands of Israeli and Palestinian women walking for peace.

Tens of thousands of Israeli and Palestinian women walking for peace.

Muslim and Jewish Women have spent the last two weeks marching for peace and even marched outside the Israeli President’s residence. Thanks to Women Wage Peace for their bravery. (Youtube comments) How thousands of Palestinian and Israeli women are waging peace / By Riman Barakat, +972, 25.10.16 The thousands… »

22.10.2016

Steve Amsel: Peace is possible and WILL become a reality. There is no other alternative!

Steve Amsel: Peace is possible and WILL become a reality. There is no other alternative!

by Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. In the following interview with Steve Amsel of the DesertPeace portal, a Jew fighting for peace and against militarism and colonialism in Israel. Just like us at ProMosaik, for Steve “anti-Zionism” never means anti-Semitism, but is the opposition to a colonialist mentality in which… »

15.10.2016

Why Aleppo is the symptom of what is wrong with how we deal with atrocities

Why Aleppo is the symptom of what is wrong with how we deal with atrocities

By Patrick T. Hiller | PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service 8 Oct 2016 – “Never again!” is once again brought to our attention as we are facing killing and suffering of civilians on a large scale. The Syrian city of Aleppo is under siege and the United… »

14.10.2016

Presentation to the UN Security Council re Israel’s settlements

Presentation to the UN Security Council re Israel’s settlements

Letter from Be’tselem Tomorrow, Friday, 10.14, I will present in the name of Be’tselem to the special session of the UN Security Council in New York about the settlements. This is the most important international forum that deals with the occupation, and perhaps the only one currently capable of… »

12.10.2016

Stories from returning #WomenToGaza – Struggle to end illegal Israeli blockade continues

Stories from returning #WomenToGaza – Struggle to end illegal Israeli blockade continues

Women’s Boat to Gaza – TRANSCEND Media Service 8 Oct 2016 – As we write, the last of our wonderfully brave participants from the Women’s Boat to Gaza are either home with their loved ones and supporters, or on their journey home. They have been greeted with signs and… »

18.09.2016

Kuwait Urged to Redouble Efforts to Stop Trafficking, Exploiting Domestic Workers

Kuwait Urged to Redouble Efforts to Stop Trafficking, Exploiting Domestic Workers

By Baher Hamal  Human Wrongs Watch . While welcoming Kuwait’s commitment to fight trafficking in persons, a United Nations human rights expert on 14 September 2016 urged the Government to further strengthen its assistance and… »

15.09.2016

‘Hell is truth seen too late’

‘Hell is truth seen too late’

By AlonBen-Meir, Sep 15, 2016 Senator Bernie Sanders’ call during the primaries for a new approach to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was on-point and necessary. However, his plea for the US to adopt a policy of even-handedness in dealing with Israel and the Palestinians will not suffice. In fact,… »

11.09.2016

‘Liberated’ Afghanistan: More than One Million People on the Move

Human Wrongs Watch Seeking $150 million for aid efforts in Afghanistan, the top United Nations relief official on 7 September 2016 called on the international community to urgently scale up its support for the war-torn country so that it can meet the rising… »

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