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With Trump to Hell

By Ángel Guerra Cabrera on June 27, 2019

A year ago, Donald Trump, in the purest Hitlerian style, decided to break the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program, whose official name is the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). (more…)

Iran Had the Legal Right to Shoot Down US Spy Drone

By Marjorie Cohn, on June 21, 2019

$220 million US drone shot down by Iran

The New York Times is reporting that on June 20, President Trump ordered military strikes against Iran to retaliate for its shootdown of a U.S. drone, (more…)

Angeles Maestro Prosecuted for Being in Solidarity with Palestine 

June 13, 2019

Angeles Maestro

The news coming from Madrid could not be more disturbing; the National High Court of Spain has denied the dismissal of the case against the Spanish internationalist (more…)

Oil Tanker Attacks in the Gulf Have US Fingerprints All Over Them

Tommy Sheridan on June 15, 2019

It was the Spanish philosopher, poet and novelist, George Santayana (1863-1952), who warned us all: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. (more…)

Facing the Facts: Israel Cannot Escape ICC Jurisdiction

By Ramzy Baroud on June 5, 2019

The Chief Military Advocate General of the Israeli army, Sharon Afek, and the US Department of Defense General Counsel, Paul Ney, (more…)

Notre Dame of Gaza: Our Mosques and Churches are also Burning

By Ramzy Baroud on April 29, 2019

As the 300-foot spire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris tragically came tumbling down on live television, my thoughts ventured to Nuseirat Refugee Camp, my childhood home in the Gaza Strip. (more…)

Access to Clean Water is a Human Right: Why is Palestine an Exception?

By Ramzy Baroud on April 17, 2019

Free access to clean water is a basic human right. This is not just a common-sense assertion, but also a binding legal commitment enshrined in international law. (more…)

Students Vote to Divest at Brown, Swarthmore

By Nora Barrows-Friedman on April 2, 2019

In a historic move, Brown University in Rhode Island has become the first US Ivy League institution to pass a student referendum supporting divestment from companies complicit in Israel’s human rights violations. (more…)

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