Category: Repression

Marjorie Cohn: Trump Creates, Then Exacerbates, Crisis for Palestinian Refugees

One of the most consequential actions Donald Trump took during the first year of his presidency was to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in December 2017. When the Palestinians predictably responded by pulling out of the US-led “peace process,” Trump retaliated by cutting US financial support to the United Nations Relief and Works Read more…

David Swanson: Witness Out of Palestine

This book documents the normalization of a long-term gradual genocide, one that in its duration serves as a marketing device for generations of new military weaponry

Nicola Chávez Courtright: Green for Blue in the Mexican Security State

Mexico’s recently approved Internal Security Law grants its military unprecedented policing abilities—with broad-reaching implications for security policy across the region.

Richard Falk: Why the Experience of Ahed Tamimi Matters So Much

Ahed Tamimi’s act and fate should matter greatly to all of us, and inspire increased commitment to solidarity with the Palestinian national struggle

Stephen Wallace: The Fires in Myanmar

Horror stories are being recounted daily, straight out of the mouths of the Rohingya as they flow into Bangladesh, by the hundreds of thousands

David Love: FBI Tracks & Arrests ‘Black Identity Extremist’

Anyone who posts his or her thoughts on police violence on social media — particularly someone with a high profile and influence — is susceptible to FBI surveillance

Jonathan Cook: Israel: DNA tests may provide answers on missing babies

Nazareth, Israel – Thousands of Israeli families who have been searching in vain for answers since their babies mysteriously disappeared in the early 1950s – shortly after Israel’s creation – have been thrown a lifeline. The mystery of the missing children has plagued Israel for decades, with evidence mounting that at least some of the babies Read more…

Andrea J. Ritchie: Police Violence Against Women of Color

Interview on how women of color and gender non-conforming people are the most vulnerable to police violence, yet their plight remains unaddressed by both media and legislators

Jonathan Cook: Another routine mishap for Israel’s occupation

How did a 14-year-old Palestinian girl who has never set foot in the open-air prison of Gaza find herself being dumped there by Israeli officials – alone, at night and without her parents being informed?

Jessica Corbett: Trump Plan Would Cost Workers Billions

So Labor Dept Buried Study

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