Multiple messages in Israel's Syria strikes
- Victor Kotsev
A series of Israeli strikes in Syria over the last few days left more questions than answers, despite multiple leaks and speculations which accompanied them. The most urgent ones are whether or not they are just a prelude to a wider war in the Levant ...
Torturing hunger strikers at Guantánamo
- Nicole Colson
The hunger strike involving dozens of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay is a desperate protest against the atrocious conditions they face.
You won't hear much about it from the mainstream media, but detainees at the U.S. prison camp in Guantá ...
Egypt: Pressure that works
- Ahmed Morsy أحمد مرسي
Port Said’s residents have declared a campaign of disobedience. Ahmed Morsy visits the beleaguered city
On Sunday Port Said was brought to a standstill by the response to calls for a campaign of civil disobedience made by revolutionary movements ...
Either Freedom or Martyrdom
- Sameer Issawi سامر العيساوي
This letter from prisoner Samer al-Issawi, on hunger striker for 213 consecutive days, arrived through his lawyer Mahmoud Abu Sneineh, who succeeded, on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, to visit him in Ramlah prison hospital, in spite of the restrictions ...
Day 207 Urgent Action: Free Samer Issawi And Fellow Freedom Fighters Now!
- Adib S. Kawar أديب قعوار
To all concerned headed by President Barak Obama:
Samer Issawi is a Palestinian Arab freedom fighter, and not as categorized by Zionist occupation authorities a terrorist. Issawi has been detained by “Israeli” Zionist occupation ...
Lawyer: Long-term hunger striker Samer Issawi refusing water
- Maan News Agency وكالة معا الإخبارية
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Jailed hunger striker Samer Issawi has stopped drinking water after refusing food for 188 days, the Palestinian Prisoners Society said Tuesday.
Activists hold placards during a protest outside Israel's Ramle ...
Sun of Iran, a song for Nasrin Sotoudeh, prisoner of conscience in Iran
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
According to reports from Tehran, the imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoodeh has started a hunger strike on 17 October 2012 to protest refusal on the part of prison authorities to allow regular visits from her children and other family ...
South African miners defy repression
- Chris Marsden
On Friday, Gold Fields boasted that threats of mass sackings had succeeded in forcing the 9,000 workers at its Beatrix mine and 90 percent of the 14,300 workers at KDC West back to work. But a new strike by platinum miners at Lonmin’ ...
Apartheid never died in South Africa. It inspired a world order upheld by force and illusion
- John Pilger
The murder of 34 miners by the South African police, most of them shot in the back, puts paid to the illusion of post-apartheid democracy and illuminates the new worldwide apartheid of which South Africa is both an historic and contemporary model. ...
Greece: The Downsizing of a Country
- Panagiotis Sotiris Παναγιώτης Σωτήρης
The current Greek government came to power, after the June 17 election, in the name of “renegotiating” the terms of the “Memoranda of Understanding” with the EU – IMF – ECB Troika. This proved to be one of the ...