Muslim Charity Principles Denied Justice

Muslim Charity Principals Denied Justice - by Stephen Lendman On January 25, 1995, Bill Clinton issued Executive Order 12947 - Prohibiting Transactions With Terrorists Who Threaten To Disrupt the Middle East Peace Process. The same year, Hamas was declared a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). It's still one today, so any individual or group charged with... Continue Reading →

Critical Health Issues in Gaza

Critical Health Issues in Gaza - by Stephen Lendman Since locked down and isolated by Israel, Gaza's experienced systemic crisis. Its health system especially was gravely harmed. Many services and life-saving treatments aren't available. Accessing it elsewhere is uncertain and tenuous. Treating chronic illnesses is jeopardized by inadequate medicines and proper equipment. Regular Israel incursions... Continue Reading →

Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day - by Stephen Lendman A commonly accepted definition calls human rights basic freedoms "to which all humans are entitled, often held to include the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law." The UN said "(o)n Human Rights Day 2011, we pay tribute to all... Continue Reading →

Denying Palestinians Fair Access to Water

Denying Palestinians Fair Access to Water - by Stephen Lendman Water is essential to life. Denying it is criminal. Water and sanitation are recognized as indispensable human rights. In July 2010, the General Assembly's Resolution 64/292 affirmed it. It called on member states and international organizations to: "provide financial resources, build capacity and transfer technology,... Continue Reading →

Russia Bashing

Russia Bashing - by Stephen Lendman On December 4, parliamentary elections were held to fill 450 State Duma seats, Russia's Federal Assembly lower house. With nearly all votes counted, RIA Novosti said Medvedev/Putin's United Russia party won 238 seats, falling slightly below a majority with 49.67% of the vote. It added that it's "a far... Continue Reading →

Fascism in America

Fascism in America - by Stephen Lendman In 1932, Mussolini declared the 20th century a "Fascist century," saying: "It is to be expected that this century may be that of authority, a century of the "Right," a Fascist century." He claimed it would "sav(e) Western civilization." For what he didn't explain. Post-WW I, Fascim's roots... Continue Reading →

Israeli-Style Justice

Israeli-Style Justice - by Stephen Lendman Accused Israelis face charges in civil courts. Military tribunals try Palestinians. Virtually everyone is guilty by accusation. A new study says so. More on that below. In April 2008, the Addamer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association published a report titled "Defending Palestinian Prisoners: A Report on the Status... Continue Reading →

America’s Weak Jobs Report

America's Weak Jobs Report - by Stephen Lendman ABC News quoted an unnamed White House spokesperson, saying the November jobs report provides "further evidence that the economy is continuing to heal." Obama's Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Alan Krueger hyped the 0.4% unemployment rate drop to 8.6%, "the lowest (figure) since March 2009."... Continue Reading →

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