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What Happens to Palestinians Who Demand a Better Life? by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 12, 2019 Mohammed Safi is reported to have lost his eyesight while being held in a Hamas prison. His crime: participation in demonstrations calling for an end to the economic crisis in the Gaza Strip and protesting new taxes imposed by the Hamas rulers. “The interrogator hit him in the head from behind three […]

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Iran Arrested 7,000 in Crackdown on Dissent during 2018 (BBC via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 28, 2019 Iran Arrested 7,000 in Crackdown on Dissent during 2018 (BBC News) Amnesty International says Iran arrested 7,000 people last year in a “shameless campaign of repression.” Hundreds were sentenced to prison or flogging. At least 26 protesters were killed and nine others died in custody. Five activists were charged with “corruption on earth” […]

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Palestinians Beat Female Journalists; World “Sees No Evil” by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  July 4, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 3, 2018 Had an Israeli soldier merely shouted at these female journalists, representatives of Western human rights organizations and major newspapers would have banged on their doors long ago, demanding that they justify physically abusing peaceful women who were just doing their job. It is harder, however, to make sense of the behavior of […]

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